After a perfect 11-0 round robin record, Team Canada won the 1-2 page playoff on Friday morning to advance directly to Sunday’s final at the World Women’s Curling Championship in Beijing. Team Homan (skip Rachel Homan, third Emma Miskew, second Joanne Cou
Brandt steps up with plan to save shuttered Saskatoon manufacturing facility
TransCanada says it has received a presidential
permit from the U.S. State Department that
allows it to build the long-delayed Keystone XL
Heavy caseloads, a toxic workplace culture, concerns about officer safety and low pay are among the reasons cited by Mounties who spoke to CBC News after leaving the RCMP for new careers at other Canadian police forces.
The Avalanche, who came into the game with only four more points (43) than the Edmonton Oilers had wins (39), weren’t dogs on National Puppy Day Thursday, but in the end, the Oilers rolled over them 7-4, unleashing a five-goal third period rally against t
Now that the dust has settled from a Canadian Geographic competition that anointed the low-profile gray jay as Canada’s national bird, there’s a new popularity contest underway. The Calgary Zoo is hoping to ignite a debate about Canada’s greatest animal w
An 18-year-old Quebec murder victim feared her ex-boyfriend and tried to seek help from police before her death, friends allege.
After months of bitter debate, the House of Commons passed M-103, a non-binding motion condemning Islamophobia and religious discrimination.
International Ice Hockey Federation President Rene Fasel tells The Associated Press he needs to know by the end of April whether NHL players will be cleared to play in the South Korea Olympics next year.
A Dartmouth man is furious that after 25 years the Nova Scotia Registry of Motor Vehicles has cancelled his personalized licence plate with his last name Grabher on it, following a single complaint.
Police say the 15-year-old girl was assaulted in a Facebook live video viewed by at least 40 people.
Israeli police on Thursday arrested a 19-year-old Israeli Jewish man as the primary suspect in a string of bomb threats targeting Jewish community centres and other institutions in Canada and the U.S., marking a potential breakthrough in a case that stoke
A group of four birdwatchers has spotted Australia’s most mysterious bird, the night parrot that was believed to be extinct
A hundred years after the Battle of Vimy Ridge, French citizens are travelling in Cape Breton to honour Nova Scotians who died in the First World War fight. One of the stories they are following is that of John Arsenault.
An inquiry starts Friday into the 2007 death of a Chinese temporary foreign worker after an accident at a Canadian Natural Resources Ltd. site near Fort McMurray.
Israeli police arrest Israeli-US teenager on suspicion of making bomb threats against Jewish community centres in US
A Saint-Michel mosque is facing a police complaint after a video of an Imam delivering a sermon in which he asks for Jews to be killed surfaced online.
Former Russian lawmaker Denis Voronenkov was shot and killed in Kyiv Thursday in what the Ukrainian president described as an "act of state terrorism" by Russia.
ANAHEIM - The coaches usually say itï¿½s all about the process, one game at a time, one shift, then the next. But this was not just game 1,088 on the NHL schedule Wednesday night. While the playoffs officially begin April 12, we got a big, bold, loud prev
The federal government is offering almost no new spending in the 2017 budget, a document that brings into focus already announced funding amid an economic crunch.
The province will be seeking changes to a new course taught at a rural Alberta school called "women studies," which covers topics such as hairstyles, dinner parties, recipes and interior decor.
There may still be one day of round robin play remaining at the World Women’s Curling Championship, but Team Canada has already clinched first place overall thanks to an undefeated record.
Alleged assailant was shot by armed police following the incident, Commons Leader says.
A recent email equating feminism with cancer issued by the Wildrose on Campus at the University of Calgary marked the climax of an implosion of the student group that started with a takeover by supporters of PC leadership candidate Jason Kenney, according
Benjamin Ferencz started his legal career in the spotlight — his first trial was as a chief U.S. prosecutor of the Nazi extermination squads in Nuremberg. Since then, he's spent seven decades fighting for peace and international justice.
A group of Canadian researchers say they have, for the first time, successfully raised wasps that will be used this summer as a weapon against an insect that is ravaging forests.
One mob called the other 'communists' and the other mob called the first one 'fascists' as tempers flared hours before a debate in the House of Commons
The Trump administration warns that U.S.-bound travellers from 10 airports in Turkey, the Middle East and North Africa will be banned from carrying certain electronic devices on board, owing to fears terrorists could conceal bombs in larger devices.
The extreme weather seen in Canada this past year -- such as massive snowstorms on both coasts and incredibly warm January weather in Toronto -- is set to become the new norm, a scientist says.
NHL commissioner Gary Bettman said on Tuesday that with negotiations on Olympic participation at a standstill people should assume the league will not be sending its players to the 2018 Pyeongchang Games.
Canadian military planners are grappling with how much intelligence they can share with allies deployed with them in Latvia this summer. The other NATO members will also be arriving with restrictions on how their troops are used.
North Korea's latest missile launch appeared to have ended in a failure on Wednesday, South Korean defence officials said, three days after the North claimed a major breakthrough in its rocket development program.
The world experienced its hottest year in 2016, a trend that contributed to the wildfires that decimated parts of Alberta and appears to already be worsening, according to a global analysis released Tuesday.
Daniel Sedin scored a power-play goal 2:12 into overtime and the Vancouver Canucks beat the Chicago Blackhawks 5-4 on Tuesday night to end a six-game skid.
It's not every day that you see a polar bear flying through the air, but that was the scene over David Daley's Churchill, Man. property. Daley runs a dog-sledding company a few kilometres outside of the northern Manitoba town, and came home last Thursday
A ghost town in the B.C. Interior is raising money on GoFundMe to attract a student employee and reopen its museum.
The Kiskatinaw Bridge, built during WW II, has been damaged after a pickup truck crashed into it early Monday morning. The bridge was constructed as part of the Alaska Highway during the Second World War.
After 13 years of being "the only pub in town" the Falkland Pub is looking for a new owner to take the helm of the saloon-style establishment dating from 1937.
More than 100 years after he was killed in the line of duty, a Vancouver police officer has finally received a ceremony befitting a fallen officer.
A plaque was unveiled in B.C.'s Cariboo region to commemorate the contribution of Chinese Canadians and to signify their "hardship and suffering" under past provincial governments.
Charges have been laid in connection with an alleged illegal clam digging operation on Vancouver Island that turned violent Friday.
Players, parents, and coaches flipped out when a critical AA Bantam playoff hockey game was decided by a coin toss in Calgary over the weekend.
Three people are facing human trafficking-related charges after police say they were called to a home in Georgina where a woman was being held against her will.
Cpl. Curtis Peters, RCMP media relations said the man provided identification of someone else and held himself out to be that other person throughout the entire time he was in custody. “We found out, when we were contacted by the real man. Somebody had im
Senior defence officials have ordered a curb on non-essential activities across the department, The Canadian Press has learned, as they look to free up millions of dollars for military operations and other more critical tasks.
When the first phone book was published in 1878, it had only 50 entries, giving subscribers the names of fellow citizens privileged enough to have a telephone. Today, the ultimate privilege is being unlisted — but thanks to a complex ecosystem of online p
Crimes motivated by religion accounted for 46 percent of the incidents reported, the highest in the last 10 years
McGuinness was once Britain's number one terrorist and a feared commander accused of ordering some of the IRA's most spectacular attacks across Ulster and on mainland UK.
A hockey player with the Lacombe Generals has been suspended for elbowing former Edmonton Oilers' forward Ryan Smyth during Game 1 of the Chinook Hockey League finals earlier this month. The Generals’ Kyle Sheen has been suspended for 16 games for the Mar
Cam Talbot made 35 saves to record his second shutout in as many games and seventh of the season as the Edmonton Oilers closed out an eight-game homestand with a 2-0 victory over the Los Angeles Kings on Monday.
FBI director James Comey on Monday confirmed the agency was investigating possible Russian government efforts to interfere in the 2016 U.S. election, including any links between U.S. President Donald Trump's campaign and Moscow.
Seyed Mirsaeid-Ghazi, who was 45 years old when he was arrested and charged last year, appeared in Nova Scotia provincial court to finish his preliminary inquiry, which began in December. Mirsaeid-Ghazi was arrested and charged in April 2016 in relation t
The Canada Border Services Agency detained more Mexican migrants in the first two months of 2017 than it did in all of 2016, new statistics show.
While convention-goers waited for the results of the Alberta PC leadership vote Saturday afternoon in Calgary, a spontaneous gathering took place just outside the main auditorium.
While several factors suggest a gloomy outlook for production from the world's third-largest proven oil reserves, Canada's oilsands output is still expected to set new records in 2017 and climb even further in the coming years.
Another winter blizzard is hitting Churchill, where people are already desperate for groceries that have been delayed since the last blizzard two weeks ago.
Norway vaulted into the top position of the ranking of 155 countries. Canada came in the seventh spot, with the U.S. trailing behind in 14th
Genome study reveals different human groups evolved to eat specific diets.
BEIJING — Rachel Homan and Team Canada are still undefeated at the 2017 world women’s curling championship.
Homan and her Ottawa foursome downed the United States 7-5 on Monday in their fourth draw of the 12-nation tournament, improving to 4-0 in round
The Edmonton Oilers can all but clinch a playoff spot Monday night. The math won’t sort itself out until later, but if they take down the only team that can catch them from behind in a head-to-head showdown at Rogers Place it’s all but over. So expect a G
A dog missing for more than four years has been returned to her owner. Morrow says her Brussels griffon went missing New Year’s Eve 2013 and Morrow, who lives in St. Albert, Alta. just north of Edmonton, believes she was stolen.
A former kindergarten teacher-turned life coach is bringing playtime to adults.
The Comox, B.C. group Vimy Flight is packing six First World War replica planes into a Boeing C-17 and flying them to France for the 100th anniversary of the Battle of Vimy Ridge.
A Toronto-based company wants to use its drones to deliver items to more than 40 First Nations communities in northern Ontario, many of which aren't easily accessible by road and can only be reached by plane or helicopter.
Following a bump in crime rates in many parts of rural Canada, some farmers and ranchers are turning to high-tech security systems to help them monitor their properties.
On Saturday, Chapman was among 13 people honoured for her bravery by the Lifesaving Society at a reception at Vancouver's Fairmont Hotel. She said the day of the rescue was the first time in three months she had left the house. Chapman mustered the streng
A popular attraction for divers in Pacific Rim National Park Reserve, the HMCS Thiepval went down in 1930 carrying unexploded shells. Now, the Canadian Department of National Defence is planning to remove the ordinance.
The oldest crust that exists today is about 2.7 billion years old, and remnants have long been known to be in the Canadian Shield. Researchers have found traces of Earth's crust in the Canadian Shield dating back 4.2 billion years, when our planet was in
Lockheed Martin has completed the design, development and demonstration of a 60 kW-class beam combined fiber laser for the U.S. Army.
A California woman has become the latest victim of alleged dine-and-dash bandit Paul Gonzales, who is accused of repeatedly skipping out on dates before the bill comes, CBS Los Angeles reported.
Portland residents will host small shelters for the city's homeless in their backyards as part of a government pilot program that will take effect this summer.
PRO-LIFE campaigners have condemned an ethics expert at the British Medical Association (BMA) after she said women should be able to have abortions if their child is the “wrong”...
Chandler police responded early on Dec. 30 after Naomi and Seth Ellis said they woke up to find a menorah, which they had placed in their front yard, disfigured overnight into the shape of a swastika.
It was a packed house at a Baptist church in rural Nova Scotia on Saturday, as family and friends gathered to say goodbye to a woman called “Momma” who left behind more than 300 direct descendants.
BEIJING — Ottawa's Rachel Homan and her Canada rink improved to 2-0 at the world women's curling championship on Saturday with a 6-2 win over Germany following a 9-3 victory over host China in the tournament's first draw.
To the two NHL teams in the Province of Alberta and, they believe, the majority of their fans, Thomas Dang’s private member bill to establish ‘Alberta Standard Time’ is going over like a lead balloon.
A man has been shot at Paris airport after trying to take a soldier's gun, it has been reported.
Once known as a jet-set party town, Acapulco's reputation has taken a hit in recent years due to a high rate of violent crime. Now the oceanside Mexican city is trying to make a comeback — and getting Canadians to return is part of that strategy.
Famous arms maker Kalashnikov says it's rebounding from losses brought on by western sanctions by making and marketing new consumer products and reaching into markets previously untapped.
Syria said it launched anti-aircraft missiles against Israeli warplanes in Israeli-controlled territory early on Friday, following a series of Israeli airstrikes inside Syria — a rare military exchange between the two hostile Mideast neighbours that was c
A passenger plane landed safely Friday after one of its two propellers fell off in a near disaster as the plane approached Sydney Airport.
When an employee at a Miami-area McDonald’s saw a customer struggling to breathe Tuesday morning, he literally leapt into action -- right out the drive-thru window.
California Gov. Jerry Brown's administration on Thursday proposed spending nearly $400 million over 10 years to slow the shrinking of the state's largest lake just as it is expected to evaporate an accelerated pace.
From the deserts of southern New Mexico and Nevada to islands in the Pacific Ocean, the U.S. government conducted dozens of nuclear weapons tests from the 1940s until the early 1960s.
A UBC law professor and expert in victim crime says the Canadian criminal justice system needs to take a hard look at the way it treats victims.
If police enter someone's home without a warrant only to discover a trove of guns and illegal drugs, does the severity of the evidence trump that person's charter rights? That was the question at the heart of a Supreme Court of Canada decision Friday.
Regional Hospital Centre does not mince words when voicing his frustration with Thursday’s provincial health spending announcement. “I would say (I’m) beyond disappointed. I would say extremely disappointed,” said Dr. Kym Jim on Friday. “How projects can
The public broadcaster says it stands by its findings that the chicken in the chain’s chicken sandwich contains a significant amount of soy filler, something Subway says is not true.
ISPs that want the federal government to eliminate broadband privacy rules say that your Web browsing and app usage data should not be classified as "sensitive" information.
The NDP government unveiled a record $21.4-billion health budget Thursday that featured substantial new investments for mental health and the opioid crisis, but also left the opposition criticizing the government’s resolve to rein in rising costs.
Shortly after crossing the Rio Grande into the gang-infested border city of Reynosa, dozens of Mexicans deported during U.S President Donald Trump's first days in office said they would soon try to head north again - but this time to Canada.
A man from Osage, Minn. has been fined $4,250 for a pair of offences related to unsafe hunting in northwestern Ontario, according to the Ministry of Natural Resources and Forestry.
You think people in Boston are sick to their stomachs the morning after St. Patrick’s Day? Well, they had to be feeling a little queasy the night before too, watching the Edmonton Oilers turn back the clock and then beat the Bruins senseless with it in th
Tyler Seguin scored on the power play in the third period as the Dallas Stars defeated the Vancouver Canucks 4-2 on Thursday night.
Subway is crying fowl over claims that its chicken is loaded with soy fillers — this time in court.
The fast-food chain has slapped the Canadian Broadcasting Corp. with a lawsuit over an TV expose last month that claimed its chicken was only about
CHATHAM — Ontario’s soaring electricity prices are emptying the charitable coffers of churches in the southwestern part of the province that are being tapped by parishioners unable to pay their power bills.
President Donald Trump will find the job of reining in spending on climate initiatives made harder by an Obama-era policy of dispersing billions of dollars in programs across dozens of agencies -- in part so they couldn’t easily be cut.
Brian Jones has flipped his fair share of opponents on the mats of dojos in Manitoba over the years. The sixth-degree black belt started practising judo since 1956 and shows no signs of slowing.
Gilbert Samson got a call from Pierre Thibault and Mickael Fiset, stuck in a truck not far from their workplace on Tuesday night, and urged the men to abandon their vehicle due to a blizzard. The next morning, he helped dig out the truck. The men were fou
Authorities in Connecticut say a 3-year-old girl was found living alone with her dead mother and with nothing to eat but cereal for several days in an apartment.
Amazon has come under fire for selling apparel for St. Patrick’s Day featuring the slogan 'Drunk Lives Matter.'
Google is now directing its review teams to flag content that might come across as upsetting or offensive in search results.
Niki Ashton deleted the 'to the left' meme after Black Lives Matter Vancouver tweeted 'appropriating Black culture is not intersectional feminism ... please delete'
The empty posturing of the UN's climate campaign is well known by now, but it might finally get called out for it by the most powerful leader in the world, President Donald Trump
The LHCb experiment at CERN is a hotbed of new and outstanding physics results. In just the last few months, the collaboration has announced the measurement of a very rare particle decay and evidence of a new manifestation of matter-antimatter asymmetry,
The families of the 47 people killed in the July 2013 train explosion in Lac-Mégantic, Que., decided to sue the companies involved in the tragedy in U.S. courts. Working with them behind the scenes was a Texas case runner named Willie Garcia. He's not a l
Environmental groups are giving Canada's seafood labelling requirements an F grade due to their lack of details compared to American and European packaging standards.
USA Hockey has set a Thursday deadline for members of the women's national team to decide whether they will play in the world championships after they threatened to boycott the tournament because of a wage dispute.
Mark Rutte’s liberal VVD may have come out on top, but it was a limping victory. One which saw the party lose around a quarter of its seats and radically shift its position over immigration.
Robots are inevitably going to automate millions of jobs in the US and around the world, but there’s an even more complex scenario on the horizon, said roboticist Matt Rendall. In a talk Tuesday at SXSW, Rendall painted a picture of the future of robotic
The pending legalization of recreational marijuana is expected to cause a spike in the number of users, and that has some employers worried about stoned workers in safety-sensitive jobs. They want Ottawa to pass new regulations on prohibition and random-t
13 dogs, seven puppies and seven horses were rescued from the property south of Burns Lake.
56,000 signatures fill petition organized by the B.C. Federation of Labour and tabled by NDP Leader John Horgan.
Questions are being raised about reinforced gloves used by Ottawa police following the death of a man last year, and CBC News has learned that an internal police audit of all gloves issued to officers is underway.
Carleton University is feeling the burn from students on social media for removing a weight scale from its gym to promote a more holistic approach to a healthy body image.
The United States announced charges Wednesday against a dual Canadian-Kazakh national, two Russian intelligence officers and a fourth man, who lives in the U.S. but has ties to Russia, accusing them of a massive data breach at Yahoo that affected at least
“UtiSometimes a beautiful data set occurs in the wild, begging to be analyzed. When a Swedish housing company decided to switch around half of its apartments so that tenants paid for their electricity, it created a natural, controlled experiment. Three ec
On the edge of the milky way, a star circles an all-consuming black hole in the tightest orbit known to man.
A team of scientists have found a way to use solar power to generate a sustainable and relatively cheap fuel.
Todd McLellan’s obviously a good teammate as a coach because after the Edmonton Oilers’ morning skate Tuesday, he looked at Lindy Ruff’s Dallas Stars’ woeful lineup and, with a straight face, said: “They’re an offensive time-bomb. They could come up with
Indonesia's government says it will take strong action after a cruise ship destroyed coral reefs in a popular tourist area known for its extensive marine biodiversity.
A massive deer eradication on Haida Gwaii will mean venison for school lunches and marksmanship training for local youth.
A rookie member of McGill University's basketball team says he was a victim of a brutal hazing ritual in 2015, throwing into question the university's commitment to wipe out the practice following another high-profile incident more than a decade ago.
Six advertising industry trade groups yesterday thanked Republican lawmakers for introducing legislation that would overturn rules that protect the privacy of Internet users. If the rules are overturned, advertisers would not be prevented from buying cons
Liberal backbenchers have defied Prime Minister Justin Trudeau, voting in favour of a bill that would bar health and life insurance companies from forcing clients to disclose the results of genetic testing. Just hours before the vote late Wednesday in the
Over the last two decades there’s been a big improvement in survival rates for people with cystic fibrosis, with patients in Canada living 10 years longer than those in the U.S.