NDP Leader Thomas Mulcair does not believe attack on Parliament Hill was a terrorist act.
Brace yourself if you’re a fan of scotch. A shelf collapse at a Whitehorse liquor store this summer took many a wee dram to the floor: about 1,000 bottles, to be exact.
Researchers probing the 1937 disappearance of famed American aviator Amelia Earhart's plane say they now believe a slab of aluminum found decades ago on an uninhabited island in the Pacific Ocean came from her aircraft.
A 24-year-old Gatineau woman has been charged with assault after another woman's head was smashed into her steering wheel last month in what police are calling a case of road rage.
The Calgary Police Service's victim assistance service dog, Hawk, will be allowed to sit with two child witnesses when they testify at a sexual assault trial.
A celebration in San Francisco's streets over the Giants' World Series victory turned raucous and violent in some areas with people injured by gunfire, officers hurt by bottles thrown by revellers, and police making arrests.
British Muslims are being urged to wear a new ‘Poppy Hijab’ – as a challenge to extremist groups who ‘spout hatred’ about the Armed Forces.
Typhoons from RAF Coningsby, Lincolnshire, flew to Kent at supersonic speeds to dramatically halt the plane on its way to Birmingham airport after it 'caused concern' to air traffic controllers.
Connecticut homeowner Alice Woodruff found her 22-year-old neighbor in her yard in the buff performing sexual acts on her 12-year-old rescue pit bull named Layla.
WASHINGTON (AP) -- Desperate Democrats are rushing to save suddenly vulnerable House incumbents, even in states where President Barack Obama cruised to double-digit victories, amid fresh signs of Republican momentum less than a week before the midterm ele
Early voting just started last week in Maryland, but there are already accusations that some voting machines are changing Republican votes to Democrat.
World's first internet levy fuels accusations Hungarian government of Viktor Orban is undermining democracy
A British man known as the 'Naked Rambler' has lost his legal bid to have public nudity declared a human right
Madison Bumgarner pitched five shutout innings to secure the San Francisco Giants 3-2 victory over the Kansas City Royals in Game 7 of the World Series Wednesday night.
Brazilian Michel’s goal from the penalty spot in the 84th minute lifted FC Dallas to a 2-1 home win over the Vancouver Whitecaps on Wednesday night in the opening round of the MLS playoffs.
Your wait is over, Nova Scotia. After days of sorting through thousands of submitted videos and photos, we're ready to present A Day in the Life of Nova Scotia, a visual tour of the province through its residents' eyes.
Space industry officials expressed surprise Wednesday after learning that the head of the Canadian Space Agency is leaving the position after barely more than a year on the job.
Halifax police say a man attempted an ocean getaway Wednesday afternoon after allegedly breaking into a home and using a canoe to flee the scene.
A former Scouts Canada volunteer in Ottawa who pleaded guilty to sexually assaulting four boys has been sentenced to five years in prison.
A national park at the southern edge of British Columbia's Haida Gwaii archipelago is in the running for a National Geographic travel award.
If Apaches are sent to Iraq - which are piloted by the Army Air Corps - it would mark the first British Army involvement in a conflict role in the country.
Most of the country will revert to standard time this weekend as clocks move back an hour on Sunday morning.
A 19-year-old woman who has a mental disability was sexually assaulted on a Winnipeg Transit bus as her support worker who sat two rows in front didn't notice anything was wrong until after the assault was over, CBC News has learned.
Paddy Cakes, a dog who was homeless two years ago, is now part of the Behchoko RCMP detachment. 'People can relate to her and just connect with her. It kind of just soothes everything down.'
An opposition group to a new bridge proposal for Gabriola Island is planning on mounting a petition campaign against the project.
Researchers have uncovered the real name of a mysterious Egyptian mummy nicknamed "Justine."
Canadian warplanes have taken up position in Kuwait, a country straining to hold back the tide of Islamic extremism from its borders.
A Montreal woman has won a small-claims lawsuit against Google for its "flagrant abuse of her right to a private life, the protection of her image and of her dignity" after a Street View camera caught a glimpse of her breast.
A new study for the Canada Revenue Agency gives a failing grade to the millions of letters sent to taxpayers each year, calling them "confusing" and "dense." The agency agrees, promising to clean up its act starting next February.
British pop star Phil Collins on Tuesday handed over his vast collection of artifacts related to the Battle of the Alamo and the Texas Revolution to the state of Texas.
It’s the little things that Ellen Riley likes most about her new apartment: A bathtub she doesn’t have to share with anyone else, a kitchen she can cook in and the thermostat.
“Today I went outside and I came back in and it was warm. It was so nice,” s
Just as we have underestimated recent threats, such as the Islamic State and a revanchist Russia, we are in danger of underestimating those threats that follow a changing climate, retired US military leaders say.
The theories of evolution and the Big Bang are real and God is not “a magician with a magic wand”, Pope Francis has declared. Speaking at the Pontifical Academy of Sciences, the Pope made comments which experts said put an end to the “pseudo theories” of
The Toronto Maple Leafs tied a franchise record for the fewest shots allowed in a game, and their offence eventually came to life in a 4-0 rout of the Buffalo Sabres on Tuesday night at Air Canada Centre.
The military funeral for Warrant Officer Patrice Vincent will be held Saturday, Nov. 1, at Cocathédrale Saint-Antoine-de-Padoue in Longueuil, Quebec.
Nova Scotia wildlife officers are seeking public help in identifying poachers who killed an endangered mainland moose.
A retired Saint John doctor was among 14 New Brunswick veterans honoured Tuesday for his work during WWII. Dr. Frederick George received the French National Order of the Legion of Honour for his role in liberating France.
Goaltender Ryan Miller posted his 300th NHL career win as the Vancouver Canucks beat the visiting Carolina Hurricanes 4-1 in NHL action Tuesday night.
NHL legend Gordie Howe suffered a serious stroke on Sunday, according to The Detroit News. The 86-year-old is said to be having trouble speaking and has lost some function on one side of his body.
The Vancouver Aquarium has released a new video showing the recovery of a false killer whale rescued near Tofino in July.
Two young airmen killed during the Second World War were honoured with a moment of silence today as wreckage of their crashed plane was pulled from an Ontario lake.
A popular student responsible for a shooting at a Washington state high school on Friday invited his victims to lunch by text message, then shot them at their table, investigators said Monday.
CAMP LEATHERNECK Afghanistan (Reuters) - British troops ended their combat operations in Afghanistan on Sunday as they and U.S. Marines handed over two huge adjacent bases to the Afghan military, 13 years
Most modern cellphones have cameras on them, so wouldn’t it be amazing if it could take a picture of the person who stole yours?
As thousands of mourners gathered in Hamilton to pay their final respects to Cpl. Nathan Cirillo, people in North Sydney held a silent vigil in remembrance of the soldiers killed last week in separate violent attacks.
The family of a man whose leg was amputated after he was run over by a piece of construction equipment while shopping is suing West Edmonton Mall and a local drywall company for $1.4 million.
An unmanned rocket launched from Virginia exploded shortly after liftoff Tuesday, according to NASA video footage.
A new television series premierEs featuring 17 Sask. World War II vets telling their stories.
In a tale that wouldn't look out of place in a John le Carré novel, an amateur historian who lived on Salt Spring Island, B.C. has been revealed as a key British agent during the Second World War.
Cpl. Nathan Cirillo, who was gunned down while standing guard at the National War Monument in Ottawa, was honoured today with a regimental funeral in his hometown of Hamilton.
The Supreme Court of Canada has denied financial compensation to an Ottawa couple who sued Air Canada when, among other things, they could not order a 7Up in French.
Emergency measures to prevent blackouts this winter have been unveiled by National Grid after Britain’s spare power capacity fell to just 4 per cent.
Students at the University of California, Berkeley are petitioning to have Bill Maher removed as their 2014 fall commencement speaker.
The Nature Conservancy of Canada will be using a drone, chartered aircraft, as well as "boots on the ground," to try and get a clearer picture of the impact of the invasive green crab on eel grass beds.
Gatineau, Que., police are searching for a woman who allegedly assaulted another driver who had cut her off inadvertently last month.
The European Union's environment agency says the bloc's greenhouse gas emissions dropped by nearly 2 per cent last year, putting the EU very close to reaching its emissions target for 2020.
RCMP say John Carter Cash had stripped down to his underwear during an unusual incident after a hunting trip.
The PCs call four byelections and win them all; the very thought would have seemed absurd only a few months ago.
But they did it. Full credit has to go to Premier Jim Prentice, who has revived the PC brand to a level few thought would ever be attained ag
The Parliamentary Budget Officer says the federal government has not budgeted enough money to buy between six and eight Arctic patrol ships.
John Tory has won the election to be Toronto's next mayor — ending the often gruelling, hotly contested race for the city's top job and the tenure of outgoing Rob Ford.
One of the world's leading investment banks says the price of the North American oil benchmark is going to fall even further, to $70 US a barrel by next spring.
Their quest for food has driven them to the shore
For almost 40 years, Carole Hinders has dished out Mexican specialties at her modest cash-only restaurant. Last year two tax agents knocked on her door and informed her they had seized her checking account, almost $33,000.
The brother of a Muslim fanatic who died in Syria after bragging about his '5-star jihad' has been charged with preparing to carry out terrorist acts. He was arrested, along with his parents after police raided their Portsmouth home last week.
Many of volunteers are stepping forward for one of 78 spots in two clinical trials of an experimental Ebola vaccine designed by scientists at the National Microbiology Laboratory in Winnipeg.
Edmonton police are investigating after a woman was killed after being hit by a vehicle in a crosswalk.
While many new arrivals to Canada go out of their way to learn about their new home, few jump immediately to buying a helmet and strapping on a pair of skates.
A group of Alberta farmers who pasture their cattle near Cooking Lake are asking for the province’s help to manage a pack of wolves that are killing their animals.
Police say a second victim of an explosion at an industrial facility in southwestern Ontario is now in critical condition.
A woman is dead and her husband seriously injured after a man in his 20s plowed a car into the bedroom of their family home in St-Alexis in the Lanaudière region early Sunday.
'I've been raped 30 times and it's not even lunchtime': Desperate plight of Yazidi woman who begged West to bomb her brothel after ISIS militants sold her into sex slavery
Lawyers for Jian Ghomeshi say he intends to sue the CBC for $50-million
TORONTO (Reuters) - About 100 police, firefighters and other emergency workers held a disaster-response drill in downtown Toronto's deserted financial district on Sunday following a week that saw two soldiers
The company that designed the coffee cream pot lids featuring images of Hitler and Mussolini is facing bankruptcy after Swiss supermarket chain Migros said it planned to terminate its contract
One of the arrestees is reportedly a lance corporal in the Danish army, but police are remaining tight-lipped on details and a possible motive.
Law follows re-arrest of two convicted cannibal brothers who allegedly dug up more than 100 corpses from the local graveyard in Bhakkar District in the Punjab, in order to eat them.
While American air strikes on the Syrian border town of Kobane play out in front of the world's media, Isil has made territorial gains in Iraq
Scrap dealers scavenge wrecks of British battlecruisers HMS Repulse and HMS Prince of Wales sunk off the coast of Malaysia in 1941, with damage intensifying in recent months
Iraqi government forces and Shi'ite militias seized control of the strategic town of Jurf al-Sakhar near Baghdad from Islamic State on Saturday and Kurdish fighters made
Video sites are by far the biggest consumers of bandwidth on the web: Netflix, YouTube, Twitch ï¿½ MindGeek. Or maybe that last one doesnï¿½t ring a bell?
Happy-Valley-Goose Bay is hosting the annual operation, which involves air force troops training together to defend the north in the face of possible threats.
Bear spray might not be part of the traditional Halloween festivities but this year, Parks Canada officials in Banff are advising trick-or-treaters to have some on hand after multiple grizzly sightings around town.
They used hearts that had stopped beating in successful transplants.
Changes to religious studies qualifications are expected to be set out by ministers next week when the subject criteria for GCSEs is published. Faith schools are likely to see the biggest impact as they can currently choose to teach their own religion and
LUMBERTON - A Lumberton man traded gunfire with three men who forced their way into his home, robbed the family, tried to rape his granddaughter and stole his car Monday, Robeson County authorities said.
Jihadists lauded the attacks in Canada that took the lives of two soldiers, posting celebratory wishes on Twitter and encouraging more destruction
A student opened fire in the cafeteria of a Washington high school on Friday, killing one person, wounding at least four others and spreading panic among students who scrambled across fields and parking lots to safety, police and hospital officials said.
Two military aircraft are leaving 14 Wing Greenwood Friday night to join the mission against ISIS.
A Federal Court ruling means Omar Khadr can significantly expand his $20-million civil lawsuit in which he accuses Ottawa of complicity in what he claims was his torture at the hands of the Americans.
Man who attacked police officers with axe in New York City on Thursday had Islamic "extremist leanings", according to SITE monitoring group
It appears the vandalism sparked reaction from many in Cold Lake, by 1:30 Friday afternoon, a number of Cold Lake residents had converged on the mosque, in an effort to clean up the spray paint.
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There's one key item missing from the mammoth omnibus budget bill introduced by the government earlier this week: A controversial proposal that had reportedly been in the works to amend the Copyright Act to give a politician or party the power to use vide
Spending the day sitting at your desk and the evening in front of the TV? You could be hurting your health and costing the economy a lot of money, according to a new study.
Vandals have defaced a mosque in Cold Lake, Alta., smashing its windows and spray-painting the building with a racist message.
The U.S. Coast Guard says a barge, owned by Northern Transportation Company Ltd., carrying diesel on its way to Tuktoyaktuk, N.W.T., broke away from its tugboat Monday during a severe storm.
Ottawa and Quebec Muslim converts followed several radical preachers on Twitter, including Choudary.
ISTANBUL (Reuters) - Packets of an unidentified yellow powder were sent to the Canadian, U.S., Belgian and German consulates in Istanbul on Friday, prompting security alerts following two militant attacks
Michael Zehaf-Bibeau was a familiar face in Vancouver’s Downtown Eastside
United Nations human rights experts described Detroit’s mass water shut-offs as “a man-made perfect storm” Monday and called on city officials to restore water to people unable to pay, including those with disabilities or chronic illnesses.
Image: Hendo Hoverboards This hoverboard looks like the real deal - unlike the recent fake hoverboard. Although I'm not exactly sure how the Hendo Hoverbo works, I have a pretty good guess.
So, like so many other radicals before him he was also at Calgary; his car even linked to a particular Islamic centre there...
Ryan Miller made 31 saves in his return to St. Louis and the Vancouver Canucks scored three times in the third period to beat the Blues 4-1 on Thursday night. Nick Bonino, Linden Vey and Jannik Hansen all scored in the third period to help the Canucks (4-
RCMP have revealed dramatic security video footage from Parliament Hill showing the moments before and after a gunman fatally shot a soldier from behind at the National War Memorial and then stormed Centre Block carrying a high-powered firearm.
Two members of the Squamish Nation's elected council have been stripped of their authority over financial matters after an independent investigation revealed a significant portion of $1.5 million from the band's "emergency fund" was not properly accounted
More than 3,000 students at University of North Carolina took fake classes as
part of a program that allowed many to remain eligible to play sports
Though surely a hero, Kevin Vickers was not the only person to display exceptional bravery amid the fear and uncertainty of the attack. Some of their names are unknown, but their courage will not go unappreciated.
Honda Motor Co. took the rare step of imposing pay cuts on its president and 12 other executives after the fifth recall in a year of its new Fit hybrid model.
VANCOUVER — With fangs and the first sawlike teeth on Earth, the biggest predator in the swamps of the early Permian Period ate anything it wanted.
The German U-boat U-576 sank with all hands aboard on July 14, 1942 after attacking a U.S. convoy off the coast of North Carolina
The gunman who shot and killed a soldier in downtown Ottawa yesterday had been staying at the Ottawa Mission homeless shelter in recent days, residents there say.
The mother of the man accused of killing a soldier at Ottawa's war memorial then storming Parliament before being shot dead says she is crying for the victims of the shooting, not her son.
Multi drug-resistant tuberculosis remains at crisis levels, with about 480,000 new cases this year, and various forms of lung disease killed about 1.5 million people in 2013, World Health Organization says.
The moon will take a bite out of the sun this afternoon during a partial solar eclipse that will be visible across much of Canada, but not in Atlantic Canada.
Kevin Vickers was different. Most high-ranking cops, at least to native eyes, would come rolling into Burnt Church, N.B., with two or three other officers in tow, looking and acting like what they were: outsiders.
But not RCMP Inspector Vickers.
Beginning next year, the use of cigarettes, cigars or pipes will no longer be permitted in the company’s offices, conference rooms and elevators.
A woman in her 20s has died the morning after she was savagely beaten on a bike path in Longueuil, Que.
The RCMP say there was little they could have done to prevent Martin Couture-Rouleau from targeting two soldiers in Quebec, despite their monitoring of his activities, his recent arrest, and subsequent attempts to de-radicalize him.
After a soldier in Ottawa was shot and Parliament Hill was attacked by at least one gunman, members of the military and their families are reacting to the news.
The remains of the two-story temple also contain fragments of humanlike figurines and animal bones.
Metro Vancouver's first big windstorm of the fall knocked down trees and power lines throughout the region on Tuesday night, cutting power to 80,000 BC Hydro customers.
Companies will soon have to get consent before installing a program on a person's computer if the software has the ability to covertly send electronic messages or has other functionality outlined in the legislation.
Thousands of remote starters in Canadian vehicles have been recalled because they could cause the vehicle to shut down suddenly without notice, but there is no way of notifying consumers who may be affected.
Multiple shots have been fired at the National War Memorial in Ottawa, just steps from the nation's parliament.
The Ben Bradlee of legend was born in 1976 on the big screen, in the Watergate movie All the President's Men. It told the story of how two investigative reporters, working for Bradlee at The Washington Post, brought down the president of the United States
A paralysed man becomes the first in the world to walk again following a pioneering therapy which involved transplanting cells from his nose into his severed spinal cord.
Environment Canada has issued a warning that strong, potentially damaging winds could develop later this evening.