Second World War veteran Ernest Côté, who survived a violent home invasion at his Ottawa condo in December, died Wednesday night at the age of 101.
Nestle Canada is revamping the packaging of Smarties products to make it easier for consumers to parcel out the candies into healthier portion sizes.
Would-be Canadians will have to keep taking an oath to the Queen after the Supreme Court of Canada on Thursday refused to hear a challenge to the citizenship requirement.
A growing number of human resources executives are starting to dig deep into computerized statistical data on employees, to make decisions regarding salaries, promotions, and even benefit programs, a trend that excites some and worries others.
Jeff Gustafson, from Kenora, Ontario, hopes to qualify for the Forrest Wood Cup this August. It's considered the most prestigious tournament in all of bass fishing.
In choosing to limit debate and expert witnesses on the proposed new anti-terror bill, the Harper government is showing it hasn't learned from the past, Chris Hall writes. Being tough on terror may be popular, but public approval is no substitute for publ
The future of a fair and open internet is at stake in Washington today, with the U.S. Federal Communications Commission expected to vote to regulate internet service like a public good, the way it has been treated in Canada for years.
A persistent, quasi-stationary high pressure system off the West Coast has caused the jet stream to flow from the northwest down into the southeast, bringing frigid temperatures that have shattered cold weather records in Ontario and Quebec.
At least six young Quebecers from Laval and Montreal left the country in January to join militants in Syria, sources tell CBC/Radio-Canada.
The father of one of the men who pleaded guilty in the Rehtaeh Parsons case was arrested for allegedly using a computer at a Nova Scotia Canadian Forces base to make inappropriate web comments, and edit the Wikipedia entry about the girl's death, accordin
The Islamic State militant known as "Jihadi John", who has been pictured in videos of the beheadings of Western hostages, is named as Mohammed Emwazi from London.
A paratrooper who showed "complete disregard" for his own safety during a Taliban attack in Afghanistan is awarded the Victoria Cross.
U.S. court documents claim she was “repeatedly sexually assaulted, raped and harassed” by the 69-year-old yoga celebrity with millions of followers around the world, including Beyoncé, Madonna and George Clooney.
After a string of recent high-profile criminal cases in B.C. involving men surreptitiously using video technology to secretly record women — including young girls — for sexual purposes, the director of Vancouver’s rape crisis centre says “the public shoul
According to sources close to the twins, Carlos and Ashton Larmond, 24, are “very proud” Algonquins. They believe they’re the first First Nations converts to Islam that have been charged under anti-terror laws in Canada.
During his testimony, Mr. Ansari was asked by a Canada Border Services Agency official why someone who was jobless and living in his brother’s basement would accumulate $20,000-worth of guns and ammunition in four months.
Amendments introduced to the Senate Wednesday would exempt the transgender rights bill from public washrooms, locker rooms and women’s shelters.
Madonna ended up putting on a performance that was memorable for all the wrong reasons, when she was pulled off the stage backwards as she closed out Wednesday night's BRIT Awards 2015.
LONDON -- Three Austrians have replaced injured hands with bionic ones that they can control using nerves and muscles transplanted into their arms from their legs.
Scientists say they have discovered a black hole so big that it challenges the theory about how they grow. Scientists said this black hole was formed about 900 million years after the Big Bang.
A resident of Black Tickle estimates there were about nine polar bears in the area on Monday, marking one of the earliest times ever that the large carnivores have been spotted in the coastal Labrador community.
Chicago Blackhawks right-winger Patrick Kane will be sidelined six to 10 weeks with an upper-body injury sustained in Tuesday’s 3-2 shootout win over Florida, multiple outlets reported Wednesday.
A west Indian city has banned large public gatherings in an attempt to halt the spread of swine flu, which has claimed at least 926 lives nationwide in 11 weeks.
Measles vaccinations need to be immediately stepped up in all age groups, the World Health Organization's European office urged Wednesday after the region recorded 22,000 cases since the start of 2014.
Ottawa's Rideau Canal has been open to skaters for 47 consecutive days — the longest stretch in its 45-year history.
Three men were charged on Wednesday with conspiring to support ISIS, U.S. authorities announced. One was arrested at John F. Kennedy International Airport where investigators say he was attempting to travel to Turkey and then to Syria.
Chris Brown was denied permission to cross the border into Canada ahead of two sold-out shows in Toronto and Montreal, the R&B singer tweeted his 14 million followers on Tuesday.
A person in Atikokan is believed to be the first in the region charged for feeding deer.
Provincial police say a Dryden man is to appear in court on March 16 to face an animal cruelty charge.
High mutual fund fees could cause Canadians to delay their retirement by as much as 11 years or else leave them with 40 per cent less money for their retirement, says a report from the Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives.
Facebook requires its users to use a profile name that’s the same as the name they use in real life. But some indigenous people say Facebook is rejecting their real names because they don’t conform to their standards.
The news of Everest College's closure in Ontario came as no surprise to some, who say what is shocking is that the private career college they claim was corrupt wasn't shut down a lot sooner.
Parliament in Austria passes a controversial new bill that reforms a century-old law on Islam, despite claims it will treat Muslims unequally.
Russia's highly dependent petro-economy, with more than half of the state’s revenue coming from oil and gas taxes, is feeling the squeeze from sanctions and low petroleum prices.
After worries the province would fall into deficit, the finance minister said the 2014-15 fiscal year will end with a $465-million surplus
The verdict means Malley, 57, will serve an automatic life sentence with no chance of parole for 25 years for the murder of Victoria Shachtay on Nov. 25, 2011
The Canadian government has been spying on and collecting our emails en masse. Yawn, right?
The Russian government laid plans to annex Crimea and destabilize southeastern Ukraine weeks before the government fell in Kiev, a Russian newspaper reported on Wednesday, citing a strategy document.
Russia has long contended that it acted without prem
David Tredinnick says that astrology and complementary medicine could help healthcare and opponents are ‘racially prejudiced’
U.S. President Barack Obama has vetoed a bill that would have approved construction of the Keystone XL oil pipeline.
Mohammad Hossain, 19, is accused of tying up his victim, a fellow student, also 19, whipping and punching her before raping her in his dormitory at the University of Illinois at Chicago.
Around 130 birds have been injured while entering an area of concentrated solar energy created by the 110-megawatt Crescent Dunes Solar Energy Project near Tonopah, Nevada.
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A North Vancouver mother is raising concerns that a private school in her neighbourhood won't let other children play on its playground during the day.
Boosting the maximum Tax-Free Savings Account contribution to $11,000 a year could cost the federal treasury billions in lost revenue, according to the Parliamentary Budget Office.
A Calgary photographer has snapped some amazing shots of a fireball streaking through the sky.
Photos of emaciated women proudly displaying their protruding hips and ribs, as well as thinspirational quotes "fat-shaming" those who dare to eat, are shifting onto even more social media platforms.
The mayor of the southeastern Czech Republic town of Uhersky Brod says a local man has opened fire in a restaurant in a clash that has left at least eight people dead.
In the South African bush, elephants are being trained in the art of "bio-detection" to see if they can use their exceptional sense of smell to sniff out explosives, landmines and poachers.
A Boston-area researcher has decided to name a new species of wasp discovered in Kenya after Bruins netminder Tuukka Rask.
CBS News on Monday released video from four stories it aired about the Falklands War in 1982, all part of a dispute involving Fox News Channel host Bill O'Reilly and his subsequent statements about covering the war.
CBC News has learned that the director of the Florida health spa that treated Makayla Sault and another girl suffering from leukemia has been fined and ordered to stop practising medicine without a licence.
WASHINGTON – President Barack Obama is about to make good on his oft-stated threat to veto legislation to build the Keystone XL pipeline, a spokesman announced Monday.
Toronto police are expected to release more information Tuesday about the bizarre discovery last month of an underground tunnel located in a wooded area south of York University.
Moody’s credit rating firm is the latest to urge the Ontario Liberal government to stop spending.
Jonathan Giraldo, from Miraflores, Peru, gave himself the alias 'Tony Garcia' and nicknamed himself 'Anthrax' thinking it would help conceal his identity.
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Birdman, the bombastic comedy starring Michael Keaton, took home four golden statuettes at the 87th annual Academy Awards, including best picture and best director for Mexican filmmaker Alejandro Inarritu.
Two women with spouses devastated by the effects of dementia are outraged at large financial institutions for not showing compassion after their loved ones made large, irrational transactions that cost their families dearly.
It seems the days of cheap, unlimited internet are over. With Telus's announcement Friday that it is implementing usage-based charges in B.C. and Alberta, all major Canadian internet service providers are now deploying data caps when billing customers.
CBC has unearthed archival footage of Guy Burgess, the British turncoat who was one of the “Cambridge Five,” who spied for the Soviets during the Second World War and into the 1950s.
Honda Motor Co., the Japanese automaker at the center of an air-bag defect scandal, says its president Takanobu Ito will step aside and be replaced by another Honda executive.
A huge line brawl between two Saskatchewan Junior Hockey League teams was caught on camera and has accumulated tens of thousands of views on YouTube.
A 45-tonne humpback whale tangled in heavy fishing line in Hawaiian waters for more than a week has been freed.
The al-Qaeda-linked group al-Shabaab appears to call on followers to attack shopping malls in Canada, United States, U.K. and France and has released a video naming the West Edmonton Mall as a possible target.
A future prime minister John Turner and Britain's Princess Margaret may have "nearly married," according to a recently unearthed cache of letters written by the princess from 1950 to 1966.
A Canadian automobile executive imprisoned in Cuba on corruption charges for more than three years was released Saturday after Cuba's government ended a case that it called a demonstration of the fight against bribery and critics said was a warning agains
Another Quebecer has contracted measles and had visited a mall during the incubation phase, according to the department of public health in the Lanaudière region.
Canadians have reason to blame Russia for the prolonged deep freeze that’s settled over central and eastern parts of the Great White North.
A research team at the Royal Saskatchewan Museum in Regina is reconstructing the skeleton and skull of a crocodile. It was discovered near Coronach, Sask., in 2001. The team is using 3-D printers to help create a complete skeleton.
Ukraine's deputy foreign minister says he's is preparing for "full-scale war" against Russia and wants Canada to help by supplying lethal weapons and training to use them. Vadym Prystaiko says the world must not be afraid of joining Ukraine in the fight a
Do people care more about animals than humans? A B.C. columnist learned the hard way the dangers of expressing sympathy for a woman convicted of animal cruelty.
Watch the reunion of two Ontario women who were sent to Britain during the Second World War to support the top secret code-breaking team portrayed in the Oscar-nominated The Imitation Game.
Toronto police say they are charging the mother of a four-year-old boy after the child was found wandering outside in the bitter cold today in the city's west end.
For the second consecutive winter, bitter weather threatens to turn the surface of the Great Lakes into a vast, frozen plain.
Defence Minister Jason Kenney has indicated that the government is not ruling out taking Canada's military mission against ISIS beyond Iraq — to Syria and Libya.
The errors affecting 800,000 people were found in new forms called 1095-As, which are like W-2 for health care. They were sent to millions of consumers nationwide.
NEW YORK (Reuters) - Millions of people awoke to painfully cold weather in the eastern United States on Friday, with temperatures frigid enough in New York City and Washington to break decades-old record
Indian police are investigating claims that the one of world's top climate change officials, Rajendra K. Pachauri, chairman of the U.N.'s Intergovernmental Panel , sexually harassed a 29-year-old woman, police and lawyers said on Friday.
Eighteen months ago, a Virginia man was shot by police while standing at his suburban front door with his hands raised. The facts are clear and barely in dispute, but no one seems to want to do anything about it, Neil Macdonald reports.
Scientists have discovered a natural material stronger than titanium, Kevlar and even spider silk - in the teeth of a vegetarian sea snail.
Claudia Flores Jimenez is fit to stand trial for allegedly killing her seven-year-old daughter in their Vaudreuil, Que., family home, a judge has decided.
Edmonton may think of itself as a hockey town, but the feeling apparently isn't mutual with NHL players.
A Saskatchewan reserve where two children were killed in a blaze that didn't get a response from firefighters has a working fire truck but no proper equipment or a crew trained to use it.
The owner of a B.C. wildlife shelter wants to use paintball guns to treat moose infested with ticks.
A Chilliwack fisherman thought the steelhead he hooked last week on the Vedder River would make a fine supper before he cut it open to find its body stuffed with garbage. Jordan Butt, 32, said he felt “disgusted” by what he found Feb. 13: Shards of blue,
Two powerful cyclones smashed into northern Australia on Friday, knocking out power to thousands, tearing roofs and doors off houses and prompting coastal residents to flee their homes, but appeared to have spared the region earlier predictions of a 'cala
Canada has seen cases of young children who become lost in bitterly cold weather, and while many end in tragedy, there are also stories of hope and survival.
LONDON — The Royal Air Force scrambled warplanes to intercept two Russian bombers off the coast of Cornwall in southwest England, the Defense Ministry said Thursday, as a government minister sounded alarms about the Kremlin’s intentions elsewhere in Europ
A German nurse has expressed regret for killing up to 30 patients by giving them an overdose of heart medication.
A Utah woman has been granted the ability to sue herself for negligence in the case of a deadly accident that killed her husband in 2011. FM News Radio 100.5 KXNT
Researchers recently identified an aggressive new strain of human immunodeficiency virus in Cuba that advances to Aids much faster than the average strain, but this variant of the virus may be the most aggressive ever studied in humans.
A woman who fell off an I-91 bridge and died after stopping to help the victims of a hit-and-run crash early Thursday morning will be remembered as a hero, her family said.
Conklin, NY (WBNG Binghamton) The local economy is pushing one organization in Upstate New York to pose a question: Is it possible to secede to Pennsylvania?
As John Nuttall outlines his plan to bomb the B.C. legislature, he becomes practically giddy when comparing the Canada Day fireworks in Victoria to the explosions.
A three-year-old Toronto boy has died after spending hours outside in the bitter cold after wandering away from the low-rise apartment building where he was staying with family.
The Vancouver Canucks came from behind three times to grab a shootout victory against the New York Rangers and former head coach Alain Vigneault.
De-classified documents reveal details of Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi's former life as a husband and office worker.
The House of Commons debate over Bill C-51, the anti-terrorism bill, began yesterday with strong opposition from the NDP, disappointing support from the Liberals, and an effort to politicize seemingly any criticism or analysis from the Conservative govern
The global obesity epidemic needs to be reconsidered in terms of regulatory controls to make it easier for people to choose healthier foods, according to a new medical journal series.
The Ontario Liberals have contravened of a bribery section of the Election Act in the recent Sudbury, Ont., byelection, the chief of Elections Ontario wrote in a letter released on Thursday.
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration is advising people with peanut allergies to avoid cumin after several shipments of the spice tested positive for peanuts not listed on the label.
The Town of Loon Lake, Sask., which is generally responsible for emergency services in the area, said it didn't respond to a fire that killed two toddlers on Makwa Sahgaiehcan First Nation this week because of a contract dispute and unpaid bills.
Global progress towards tackling obesity has been "unacceptably slow," health experts said on Wednesday, with only one in four countries implementing a policy on healthy eating before 2010.
In a series of studies published in The Lancet medical journal
New satellite maps show the variation in ocean acidity across the globe, revealing a side effect of climate change that threatens marine life.
What happens when renewable energy runs out?
Victoria Ayling, Ukip’s parliamentary candidate for Great Grimsby in Lincolnshire, posed the rhetorical question during a Question Time-style debate in Cleethorpes this week, prompting “guffawing” from the a
A Dryden couple had an unexpected visit from a bison at their home in northwestern Ontario, on Tuesday.
Chinese hardware manufacturer Lenovo has come under fire for allegedly shipping consumer Windows laptops with software that hijacks secure website connections, as well as inserting ads into search results.
Alberta Premier Jim Prentice has personally ordered documents from all general freedom of information requests be publicly posted, despite serious concerns from the civil servants responsible for implementing the new policy, CBC News has learned.
Citronella bug sprays are getting a second chance. After a long battle, Health Canada has decided to review its plan to ban the products.
There is a "real and present danger" of Russia trying to destabilise Latvia, Lithuania and Estonia, the UK defence secretary says.
A broad-based coalition is calling on Prime Minister Stephen Harper to halt proposed changes to federal aquaculture regulations, warning they could damage the environment and existing businesses.
The Lake Superior Binational Forum will shut down operations at the end of March, because of funding cuts by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency.
Herbert and Ellen Worthman did everything together, and that included dying. As Caroline Hillier writes, there's growing scientific interest in whether heartbreak can hasten death.
Scientists for the first time have mapped out the molecular "switches" that can turn on or silence individual genes in the DNA in more than 100 types of human cells and are responsible for differences between identical twins.
Professor Benjamin Levin has broken the silence about his child pornography charges.
Two teenage girls have been charged in connection with a violent confrontation with a police officer in Brampton, Ont., that was caught on video.
Documents obtained by Greenpeace raise environmentalistsâ€™ fears theyâ€™ll be targets of surveillance and dirty tricks under Bill C-51
A Toronto woman says she tested positive for gun powder during an airport screening and believes her hand cream may have been the cause of the false alarm.
A ski resort in southwestern Alberta was forced to end its season early on Monday because of a lack of snow.
A brief exchange between Prime Minister Stephen Harper and Green Party Leader Elizabeth May did nothing to allay concerns about the broad powers proposed for Canada's spies in the government's anti-terrorism bill, May said Tuesday.
A B.C. beagle honoured the family name when she won Best in Show at the 139th Westminster Kennel Club Dog Show in New York City on Tuesday evening.
Five unruly hockey parents on Vancouver Island have been banned from attending their sons’ midget rep games this weekend after a hearing determined they had verbally abused referees and opposing players last Saturday.
A Langford couple awoke to an intruder in their Leigh Road home early Saturday, leading to a “battle royale” between the 62-year-old retired Saanich firefighter and the would-be thief as West Shore RCMP rushed to the scene.
A woman who missed out on her dream home in San Diego has been convicted of stalking the young family who outbid her.
The longtime head of a suburban Chicago Islamic school has been charged with sexually assaulting a woman who worked there, and a civil suit filed Tuesday accuses him of abusing that employee and three teenage students. The legal actions shed light on an i