The Obamas have been raking in some serious post-presidential cash.
A new fossil has been discovered by Canadian researchers that is shedding light on the evolution of insects, millipedes and centipedes. Researchers at the University of Toronto collected the tiny fossil during a 2014 expedition to Marble Canyon in the Bur
Lakes that dot Canada's Boreal Shield region offer important information about greenhouse gases and early life forms, their numbers potentially revolutionizing studies into Earth's early life forms.
On Thursday, New Westminster police issued a warning about Jared Edward Harris who was arrested the next day for allegedly masturbating in public.
Police are concerned Jared Harris, who has a history of sexual-related offences associated with minors, is a high risk to reoffend. Jared Edward Harris moved to the city after receiving a peace bond for causing fear of a sexual offence to a person under 1
Truth being the first casualty of war has taken a decidedly different turn with growing outrage in both the political and military community about Defence Minister Harjit Sajjan's characterization of himself as the architect of Operation Medusa.
Thanks to a local rock climber, a young New Brunswick boy has his cat back after it was stuck on the ledge of a bridge for four days. It took three separate rescue attempts before experienced rock climber Rehan Basson successfully pulled off the daunting
In a mystery that has baffled scientists for more than a century, U.S. researchers have now discovered how blood-red water travels from an ancient lake trapped beneath Antarctica’s Taylor Glacier out towards a waterfall fittingly known as Blood Falls.
Women in Corner Brook knitted their way back in time by using an archival sock pattern used by the Women's Patriotic Association during the First World War.
New research suggests newborn humpback whales "whisper" to their mothers, which could be to avoid detection by predators such as killer whales.
The defence minister's description was denounced as ‘a bald-faced lie’ by a retired officer familiar with the planning for Operation Medusa in 2006
A 12-year-old girl has been forced to drop out of a chess tournament because she was wearing an 'improper' and 'seductive' dress.
Every Canadian member of Parliament and senator started getting bigger paycheques just days after the Liberal government released a budget projecting years of deficits and offering no plan to eventually balance the books.
Canada's much-loved Centennial Flame monument was built in the 1960s, long before the 1999 creation of Nunavut, so it lacks the shield and flower of the newest territory. But the Liberal government has plans to correct the omission, with a project to inse
A group of Yale University graduate students announced Tuesday evening that they would be undertaking a hunger strike to pressure the administration into granting them better union benefits.
After a threatening email was sent to parade organizers - singling out members of the Multnomah County Republican Party (MCRP) who were planning to take part – officials have decided to cancel the family-friendly in an effort to avoid any clashes between
Nick Troller got a call from Manitoba Public Insurance who told him two people complained that the word ‘assimilate’ is offensive to indigenous people
Air pollution is a big killer. Researchers estimate that smog—particularly the tiniest particles in the mix—contributes to the early deaths of up to 7 million people worldwide each year. Harm to fog-filled lungs is an obvious concern, yet air pollution is
Parliament is to approve the move as a displeased Russia bans wine imports from the Balkan state.
An email scam offering people an instant tax refund is on the rise in Canada this tax season.
Aura looks for intruders based on the subtle disturbances in wireless spectrum their movements make, like ripples in a lake.
Pharmacare is poised to become an election issue in Ontario, with Premier Kathleen Wynne promising free prescription drugs for children and young adults in Thursday's budget, and the NDP rolling out its own version earlier this week,
Agriculture Secretary Sonny Perdue even brought along a prop to the Oval Office: A map of the U.S. that illustrated the areas that would be hardest hit
Two Canada Border Services officers are among five people arrested by the Royal Canadian Mounted Police for breach of trust and drug importation offences.
Police on Wednesday arrested a German army officer suspected of posing as a Syrian refugee to carry out an attack that would be blamed on migrants. According to the Frankfurt prosecutors in charge of the investigation, the 28-year-old, whose name wasn’t
The International Ice Patrol says no one predicted so many bergs would drift in to international shipping lanes this year.
Maria Jimena Rico Montero and her Egyptian girlfriend Shaza Ismail have been reported missing to Spanish and Turkish officials after leaving the UK for the Middle East.
While many art aficionados credit the brooding red sky in The Scream to Edvard Munch's troubled psyche, a new paper posits a more scientific theory.
The Vancouver Aquarium is making a last ditch effort to gain public support for keeping mammals like dolphins on display in tanks, as a bylaw addressing cetacean captivity looms.
A new training exercise underway on Vancouver Island tests what the Canadian military would do if Canadian citizens needed to be evacuated from a destabilized foreign nation.
Victoria Police are warning people of a cougar sighting this morning in the James Bay neighbourhood.
NASA announced Thursday morning its Cassini spacecraft was successful in its historic first dive through the gap between Saturn and its rings.
Scientists in Australia are examining the possibility of enlarging and brightening the clouds around the Great Barrier Reef to save it from bleaching.
Instead, Trudeau and Peña Nieto ‘agreed to proceed swiftly... to enable the renegotiation’ of the trade deal,’ the White House announced Wednesday
It didn’t help his case that he shared a
joke about a devout Muslim on his
Nathan Fillion says Canadian fans give him a “swell of national pride,” Netflix has created a new generation of Firefly fans and he jumps at any chance to work with directors like James Gunn.
An agreement that has resulted in hundreds of thousands of Canadian banking records being sent to the U.S. Internal Revenue Service could violate the U.S. constitution, a congressional subcommittee heard Wednesday.
The bogus stories that pollute the internet in the Philippines are startling in their venom, frequency and sometimes clumsy attempts to look real, writes Adrienne Arsenault.
A Russian navy ship sinks after colliding with a Togo-flagged vessel off the Turkish coast.
It's not often you get a chance to see an avalanche up close from a safe vantage point. But a small group visiting the Rocky Mountains did
Adam Larsson scored his second goal with 4:40 remaining, Mark Letestu had two power-play goals and the Edmonton Oilers defeated the Anaheim Ducks 5-3 in Game 1 of the second round on Wednesday night.
In the wake of the U.S. imposing new penalties on Canadian softwood lumber imports, Christy Clark is asking Ottawa to ban the shipment of all thermal coal — including U.S. thermal coal — through British Columbia.
A beaver that may have packed on a little too much weight over the winter was saved by an animal services officer yesterday, after it was found stuck between the bars of a wrought-iron fence.
A Canadian Coast Guard buoy, originally moored near Cape Breton, has been found near County Clare, Ireland.
Isaac and Teresa Vatkin died touching hands in two hospital beds placed side by side, relatives say. "Their love for each other was so strong, they simply could not live without each other," said daughter Clara Gesklin at the couple's joint funeral.
A massive explosion has hit the area near Damascus international airport, the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights says.
"The blast was huge and could be heard in Damascus," said Rami Abdel Rahman, head of the UK-based monitoring group.
Mount Logan will see twice as many climbers as usual this spring, says Parks Canada. One party has already been rescued.
A Winnipeg family is still trying to understand why Air Canada kicked them off a flight. First, the mother wasn't allowed to board; then the father and two kids were pulled off the plane.
Dozens of volunteers and police continue to scour the Rocher River and surrounding area for four experienced outdoorsmen who 'always made it home,' according to the sister of two of the missing.
NASA's Cassini spacecraft ventured Wednesday into the never-before-explored region between Saturn and its rings. But flight controllers won't know how everything went until Thursday when they are back in touch with the craft.
A team of scientists believe they have found evidence of human activity in North America that dates back 130,000 years ago — more than 100,000 years earlier than believed.
Heavy sea ice has jammed up against the northeast coast of Newfoundland leaving boats in many communities dozens of kilometres away from open water.
The Royal Canadian Navy is launching an offence against an all-too-familiar enemy right in its midst: fatty, fried foods.
In 1992, a group of archaeologists found something extraordinary buried below a sound berm next to the San Diego freeway in Southern California. They had been called in during a freeway renovation to do some excavation because the fossil-laced earth of th
Businessman and reality TV star Kevin O'Leary ends his campaign for the Conservative leadership just hours before the last debate in Toronto, and two days before party members can start casting their ballots.
Sunny with a scientific certainty of climate change. More at 11.
The man is seen hitting one of the four children, suspected by police of being pickpockets, around the head before chasing them away from the ATM near Notre Dame Cathedral.
Margaret Atwood's classic dystopian novel — the one that's required reading in most Canadian schools and which has been banned in some American ones — has given birth to its first television series, set to air in Canada April 30 on Bravo.
A woman who became stuck on a downtown Toronto construction crane’s hook block, dangling approximately 12 storeys above the ground, was taken into police custody following a daring rescue by emergency workers.
Greek yogurt giant Chobani filed a lawsuit Monday against right-wing radio host Alex Jones, accusing the conspiracy theorist of publishing false information about the company.
Pope Francis made a surprise video address to the TED Conference in Vancouver, calling on the powerful to exhibit more solidarity, humility and tenderness toward others.
After Microsoft officials dismissed evidence that more than 10,000 Windows machines on the Internet were infected by a highly advanced National Security Agency backdoor, private researchers are stepping in to fill the void. The latest example of this open
Every year, Google.com makes hundreds of changes to improve the computer code of its search engine, but in an attempt to combat the scourge of fake news and offensive content, its engineers are beginning to collect data from a new source: humans.
The launch of China's second aircraft carrier comes as tensions rise on the Korean peninsula. It is the country's second aircraft carrier, after the Liaoning, and the first to be made domestically.
201 bison were harvested between September and March. 'It helps us maintain the population and not allow the population to grow any further,' said biologist Tom Jung.
Chris Coghlan made an acrobatic, run-scoring leap over St. Louis All-Star catcher Yadier Molina, and Marcus Stroman came across with the go-ahead run after pinch hitting in the 11th inning and doubling for his first major league hit in the Toronto Blue Ja
A fisherman and his crew are safe on shore again thanks to the quick actions of a B.C. marine rescue unit that arrived just in time and managed to catch the whole event on tape.
A training accident at Canadian Forces Base Wainwright in eastern Alberta has left one soldier dead and three others injured.
Workers in New Orleans removed the first of four prominent Confederate monuments on Monday morning, becoming the latest Southern institution to sever itself from symbols viewed by many as a representation of racism and white supremacy.
North Korea said on Sunday it was ready to sink a U.S. aircraft carrier to demonstrate its military might, as two Japanese navy ships joined a U.S. carrier group for exercises in the western Pacific.
It comes amid heightened tensions, and fears North Korea is planning more nuclear or missile tests. The missile-armed USS Michigan is set to join an incoming group of warships led by aircraft carrier Carl Vinson.
​The 19th head coach in Vancouver Canucks' history will be announced Wednesday at 2 p.m. ET, with Travis Green widely reported as the successor to Willie Desjardins.
Bison recently introduced into Banff's backcountry are settling into their new homes by welcoming new offspring to the herd.
Alberta sky watchers chasing the northern lights have partnered with scientists on the discovery of a curious ribbon of purplish light that everyone is calling "Steve." The feature is attracting attention for its unexpected name, as well as how it was dis
The unlikely story of how Mac McIntyre found the "extinct" New Guinea highland wild dog, after 20 years of searching.
Taco Bell Canada has announced that it will begin serving alcohol at select locations in Canada beginning in June.
Working with several other forces, NWPD also seized firearms, replica weapons, vehicles and cash.
Starting next month, Alberta will no longer throw people in jail if they can't pay fines for minor infractions, such as transit fare evasion or drinking in public.
A new international report shows that Arctic temperatures are rising higher and faster than expected, and the effects are already being felt around the world.
Canada's forest industry felt the slap of the countervailing duties they were bracing for late Monday, with confirmation out of Washington that a U.S. Commerce Department investigation has once again concluded that softwood lumber imports are unfairly sub
Security experts believe that tens of thousands of Windows computers may have been infected by a highly advanced National Security Agency backdoor. The NSA backdoor was included in last week's leak by the mysterious group known as Shadow Brokers.
A B.C. fashion model-turned-freedom fighter is speaking out about her decision to rejoin the fight against ISIS in Syria.
With offices in Toronto and Los Angeles and clients like Ariana Grande and Nike, a media production company called The Young Astronauts has been on a rocket ship ride to the stars.
The story of Lexin Resources is a cautionary tale for Alberta. A small company, a big mess and questions about whether Albertans were put at risk.
In the wake of U.S. President Donald Trump's comments about Wisconsin dairy farmers being treated unfairly by Canada, people in the dairy industry say the problem is more about overproduction of milk in the state.
With so few people, you'd expect the Arctic to be a plastic pollution-free zone, but new research suggests that's far from the truth. Researchers exploring the Arctic Ocean and found that the waters are rife with plastic debris. As Tatiana Schlossberg at
Marine Le Pen has made it into the second round of France's presidential elections, according to the exit polls.
Azhar Hussain, an assistant professor at ISU has been arrested on charges alleging he made false reports of anti-Islamic threats against him and even reported an attack authorities say did
With Russia and the West finding itself at odds across the globe, is it time for Canadians to be worried about the Russian bear in the Arctic?
Trump's decision to allow news media coverage of the medal ceremony was in sharp contrast to former President Barack Obama, who awarded Purple Heart medals during his own regular visits to Walter Reed but always did so behind closed doors.
'Who let her in? She is either SICK or a fraud!' White race faker Rachel Dolezal causes outrage as she lectures black South Africans about her 'struggle' with being 'trans black'
Stephen Morse, from Langley, entered a guilty plea last week for the crimes committed in 2015.
Charges are possible after 25 "sick and neglected animals" were removed from a Mission property.
The field includes artificial turf that wheelchairs can travel on and has no raised obstacles.
Naomi Shawana refuses to leave her cell to attend court for thecase, frustrating her lawyer who says she'll have to go 'voluntarily or involuntarily'
Video has emerged showing an American Airlines employee challenging a passenger to a fight after a woman holding a baby was allegedly hit with her stroller in an argument.
Working closely with the Trump administration was very important for my family at this critical time.
Canadian fighter jets have intercepted Russian bombers off Canada's northern coast for the first time in more than two years, as relations between Moscow and the West continue to worsen.
RCMP have confirmed that one person is dead and at least seven others have been sent to hospital after a Greyhound bus crashed in B.C.'s Cariboo region.
Defence Minister Harjit Sajjan says Canada has not been asked to contribute to any kind of military buildup around Korea. He says the Liberal government prefers to concentrate on diplomacy and would not discuss the country's obligations under the armistic
Elizabeth took in some time at the horse races with family as Britain marks the occasion with 41-gun salute.
US authorities have prepared charges to seek the arrest of WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange, US officials familiar with the matter tell CNN.
Authorities are on alert for additional flooding as heavy rains continue to batter parts of Quebec.
Zero-rating might sound like a good deal, but critics say it violates a core principle of net neutrality — and Canada's telecommunications regulator agrees.
It wasn’t a scene from 'Home Alone' but rather a parent’s worst nightmare when strangers broke into a family's home in Airdrie, Alta. on Wednesday while the parents were out.
Afghanistan is the world's premier producer of opium, but that fact did not prevent the country from receiving a spot on a United Nations drug control board
Russia is using a post-Cold War agreement to conduct an aerial surveillance mission over Canadian military facilities this week, even as relations between the two countries remain frosty.
If you're using Chrome, Firefox, or Opera to view websites, you should be aware of a weakness that can trick even savvy people into trusting malicious impostor sites that want you to download software or enter your password or credit card data.
An environmental group is taking Canada's environment minister to court for what it says is a failure to uphold its responsibilities laid out in the Species at Risk Act.
Views of public life are tightly controlled in North Korea. But during a recent six-day trip to Pyongyang, CBC News got a look at life on the streets of the capital city.
A Russian government think-tank controlled by Vladimir Putin developed a plan to swing the 2016 U.S. presidential election to Donald Trump and undermine voters' faith in the American electoral system, according to three current and four former U.S. offici
U.S. government scientists have found a dramatic impact from the continuing decline of coral reefs: The seafloor around them is eroding and sinking, deepening coastal waters and exposing nearby communities to damaging waves that reefs used to weaken.
Two scientists at St. Boniface Hospital in Winnipeg have discovered a brand new way of killing invasive bacteria and, if approved, it promises minimal side effects for patients.
From the slimy backs of a South Indian frog comes a new way to blast influenza viruses. A compound in the frog’s mucus—long known to have germ-killing properties—can latch onto flu virus particles and cause them to burst apart, researchers report in Immun
Scientific evidence of a ‘higher’ state of consciousness has been found in a study led by the University of Sussex.
Neuroscientists observed a sustained increase in neural signal diversity – a measure of the complexity of brain activity – of people und
For Carson Morin, it was all about the money.
And he wanted to make a lot of it by running a network of strippers.
The beloved polar bear, Szenja, has died unexpectedly at SeaWorld in San Diego at the age of 21. Caregivers say she had a loss of appetite and energy for about a week before she died.
Dementia patients have been offered hope that their memory could be repaired after scientists showed that injecting blood from the umbilical cords of human babies restores brain function.
PRATTVILLE — A family is up in arms after their 16-year-old daughter was expelled from Prattville High School for having a water gun on school grounds.
The head of the city’s police union delivered a letter to the mayor’s office Wednesday that calls it “unacceptable” for Toronto to sponsor this year’s Pride Festivities when the Toronto Police Service has been excluded from participating.
"Yes, it was officially banned," said the political commentator and author. "But they can't stop me. I'm an American. I have constitutional rights."
There are over a million kilometres of road in Canada, but hardly any have gone as far as our third coast — the Arctic Ocean. But that's about to change.
Two leaders of a fundamentalist sect that condones plural marriage have pleaded not guilty to polygamy charges in a Cranbrook, B.C., courtroom where an epic battle to test the limits of religious freedom in Canada is playing out.
One of the most curious aspects of the criminal investigation involving Vice-Admiral Mark Norman is the notion that one particular leak, involving the navy's deal to acquire a temporary supply ship, stood out among all of the other leaks that flood Canada
The only would-be challenger for chief of O'Chiese First Nation plans to take his case to federal court after he was disqualified as a candidate under new election rules that also make it nearly impossible for him to challenge the decision.
Why the government cannot simply decide to invoke prosecutorial and police discretion, and cease enforcing the cannabis laws it considers unjust, was not explained. Why that would necessarily be a "free for all" also went unexplained.