Canadian pilot, along with U.S. counterpart Elana Meyers Taylor, is competing against men, charting new ground for females in the process.
Media outlets have reported that a soldier has been killed following an incident.
Driver ignored warning signs and drove into the tunnel early Saturday.
Obama has been a holdout among BlackBerry users, as the company has largely abandoned the consumer market and focused on business and government customers
Flung about in a suit against the Toronto French School are allegations of Islamophobia, drug-dealing, sex as payment and more.
A hospital in eastern China set up free sessions after several new moms complained they got little sympathy from their partners
Bandits got more than they bargained for when they made off with blood samples that are believed to be infected with the deadly Ebola virus.
One week before American Thanksgiving, much of the nation is digging out from snowstorms, but the ground is bare in Alaska's largest city.
Despite a bitter cold snap in parts of North America, the globe is rushing hell-bent toward its warmest year on record with last month setting the fifth monthly heat record of the year.
The North Pacific Ocean is setting record high temperatures this year fuelling global warming and raising concerns over the potential impact on cold water marine species like salmon, scientists say.
A group of outdoorsmen near Merritt, B.C., say they're being threatened with criminal charges and accuse the RCMP of taking sides in a dispute over access to lakes on a massive cattle ranch owned by a U.S. billionaire.
Mark Howe told the Detroit Free Press today that his dad, Gordie, has shown minor improvements and "isn't in so much pain anymore." Although Howe, 86, remains mostly quiet and immobile, the family was able to get him out of bed "to a living room chair" fo
A video of a giant panda playing in the snow at the Toronto Zoo has gone viral. In the video the panda repeatedly toboggans or "bear-boggans" down a hill.
Thanks to the kind deed of a stranger, a drained car battery turned out to be the highlight of a U of A student's day.
Police say they're investigating two separate incidents involving a well-dressed man who appears to be in his 30s.
Montreal comedian Sugar Sammy's Christmas wish has come true. Two days after putting up ads in the Montreal Metro reading "For Christmas, I'd like a complaint from the Office de la langue française," he had to remove the English portion of the billboard a
In what might be the most ridiculous aspect of the whole thing, the bill forbids scientific experts from participating in “advisory activities” that either directly or indirectly involve their own work. In case that wasn’t clear: experts would be forbidde
A number of Canadian military veterans say they'll be enlisting with the growing ranks of foreign fighters who have joined the Kurdish battle against ISIS in Syria and Iraq, CBC News has learned.
A minister from Kenora, Ont. says revelations that $1.13 billion meant for veterans has been returned to the Treasury Board prove the point that resulted in her losing her job as a legion chaplain.
Leafs fans showed the kind of teamwork, hustle and heads-up play their team has been lacking lately when they jumped in to sing the U.S. national anthem after a technical glitch caused the audio to drop out before Tuesday's game.
Scientists working in the Experimental Lakes Area in northwestern Ontario are celebrating the end of a successful research season.
A car crash that killed a five-year-old boy in St-Hubert, Que., was caused by a police surveillance operation aimed at Robert Parent, the former director of the Quebec Liberal Party, according to documents obtained by the newspaper La Presse.
Three people were caught having "sexual activity" on board a Toronto streetcar Thursday evening, as the TTC's 504 King was making its way through the downtown core.
On the morning of Oct. 7, two days before the Blue Jackets opened the 2014-15 season, Jack Johnson left his Ferrari parked in the garage of his Dublin apartment and drove his BMW to a federal courthouse Downtown to file for bankruptcy. Johnson has earned
Israel has arrested four Palestinians suspected of planning to kill Foreign Minister Avigdor Lieberman with an anti-tank rocket while he drove to his Jewish settlement in the occupied West Bank, Israeli officials say.
Sexual allegations such as those against comedian Bill Cosby are unlikely to make it to a U.S. court because the maximum time for starting legal proceedings has passed, say some experts who wish American statutes of limitations were more like Canada's.
There's something gentle and peaceful about a snowfall — that is, until it comes to shovelling the stuff, at which point it can actually become deadly.
The RCMP has abandoned some investigations because of a key Supreme Court ruling that said police require a warrant or other legal tool to obtain basic Internet subscriber information, an internal government memo says.
Women and men are paying different amounts for similar, comparable products at major retailers, and Canada has no consumer protection against price discrimination based on gender, CBC's Marketplace found.
People in the aviation world are commending an Air Tindi pilot for landing a Cessna 208 Caravan safely Thursday on the ice of Great Slave Lake outside Yellowknife.
The planet notched its warmest October ever, continuing on its track for the warmest year on record as global warming continues unabated, scientists announced Thursday.
The B.C. Lions have fired head coach Mike Benevides after the team's 50-17 defeat by Montreal in the CFL East Division semifinal.
The generation that came of age in the past decade is “the world’s greatest social experiment” in terms of what unlimited access to pornography can do to the young brain
A time capsule hidden for more than a hundred years at one of Boston's most popular tourist attractions was opened on Friday in Boston.
Privacy Commissioner Daniel Therrien warned senators today that the increased police powers proposed in the government's cyberbullying bill need to be matched with ways of tracking their use.
A free tool released Thursday allows users to scan their computers for surveillance malware that has been used to spy on journalists and activists.
Seventeen Second World War veterans in Montreal have been awarded the French Legion of Honour, including one who will turn 100 next year.
An emotional ceremony featuring the 17 was held today in the presence of Philippe Zeller, the French ambassador to
DUBAI (Reuters) - Iran's Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei on Thursday pardoned Iranian-Canadian blogger Hossein Derakhshan after six years in prison for spreading propaganda, insulting Islam and cooperating
A new international test shows Ontario students are among the most computer literate even though the province's schools generally put less priority on facilitating the use of technology than other participating countries.
Steven Pinizzotto first hit the ice as a junior hockey player for the Oakville Blades in the 2000-01 season. On Wednesday night in Edmonton, some 14 years later, he scored his first National Hockey League goal.
Jo Ann Brown knew there was an all-white deer in the area around her husband's family farm near Stratton, about 400 kilometres west of Thunder Bay.
A new report says that the global cost of obesity has risen to $2 trillion US annually — nearly as much as smoking or the combined impact of armed violence, war and terrorism.
Experts have a message for anyone with webcams, baby monitors and home security cameras: change your password now.
Most of the minivans' structures collapsed from the force of the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety's verlap front crash test
The Harper government passed up conducting its own internal analysis on the job-creation potential of its $550-million small-business job credit, relying instead on numbers produced by an interest group, the finance minister revealed Wednesday.
Anti-corruption protests are growing all over the world from central Europe to South America and some of the poorest parts of Africa. They are being fuelled by social media and the growing sense that enough is enough, Brian Stewart writes.
Here we go again. Just a few days after a former FBI agent argued that the new iOS 8 encryption would cause somebody to die, a Department of Justice boss upped the ante. At a meeting on October 1, Deputy Attorney General James Cole told a room full off Ap
Forget what you think you know about dashing through the snow
Winter driving has provided more than its share of wake-up calls to motorists smug in their supposed knowledge of dealing with nasty weather.
The Israeli military says militants in the Gaza Strip have test-fired rockets into the Mediterranean Sea, in an apparent attempt to show off their capabilities amid increased tensions in the wake of this week's deadly synagogue attack.
CONTENT WARNING: ITEM CONTAINS OFFENSIVE LANGUAGE AND SUBJECT MATTER. A CBC Saskatchewan caller delivers a blustery rant about winter -- and the wind.
Florida State University police fatally shot a gunman at the campus library early Thursday in a shooting that left three students wounded as hundreds studying inside the library fled or took cover in panic.
The restaurant chain says it plans to increase prices for both coffee and breakfast sandwiches at its Canadian locations starting next Wednesday.
Japanese police were looking for traces of poison in the home of a woman arrested on suspicion of killing her husband, one of six men who have died while in a relationship with her over the past 20 years.
Mike Nichols, famed as a Hollywood writer, producer and director, has died at 83, ABC News has announced.
Veterans Affairs Canada has returned $1.13 billion to the federal treasury in unspent funds since the Conservatives came to power in 2006 — cash that critics say should have gone towards improved benefits and services.
The Buffalo Bills are looking for anyone with a snow shovel and plenty of spare time. With 4 feet of snow having fallen at Ralph Wilson Stadium over the past two days, the Bills are racing the clock and Mother Nature to have the facility cleared in time t
SeekingArrangement.com has seen membership grow in Canada, and a Winnipeg "sugar baby" and "sugar daddy" say membership has been great for them.
It looks unbelievable, but snow really did take out this pair of French doors at a home in Cheektowaga on Tuesday.
Target has made progress in Canada but a lot more work is needed if the chain is going to have a bright future in this country, executives at the retail chain said Wednesday.
Canadian safety regulators are launching an investigation into air taxis, concerned over the numbers of deaths associated with those operations each year.
Former Conservative staffer Michael Sona has been sentenced to nine months in jail plus a year on probation for trying to keep some voters in Guelph, Ont., from casting ballots in the 2011 federal election.
While parts of Buffalo only received a few inches of snow, Sabres forward Patrick Kaleta was unable to escape the four feet that blanketed his home in Hamburg, N.Y., and missed the Sabres' home game Tuesday night against the San Jose Sharks.
Britain's Home Secretary Theresa May is allegedly going to block Julien Blanc from entering the UK after the techniques used by controversial 'pick up artist' (PUA) were deemed "racist and sexist".
US citizen Blanc, whose 'pick-up artist' techniques in
Pay phones on New York City streets would become a thing of the past under a plan announced Monday that would replace them with stand-alone devices offering free Wi-Fi and nationwide phone calls as well as mobile phone charging capability.
Self-harm among youth in Canada is an increasing problem, according to a new report on intentional injuries such as cutting and poisoning.
Scientists at the world's largest particle collider have discovered two new subatomic particles never seen before.
He held out hope and promise, but at last count at least 120 of those promises have gone unfulfilled, Neil Macdonald reports. Barack Obama himself must be wondering where it all went sideways.
Digital Globe satellite imagery of the U.S. military base at Camp Lemmonier in Djibouti, dated Sept. 20, depicts NASAï¿½s WB-57 high-altitude aircraft on the recently-expanded auxiliary operations apron.
The question isï¿½why? What purpose does a scien
Lakes in the Canadian Shield are slowly becoming "jellified," a legacy of acid rain that changed the water chemistry and has made life easier for a tiny crustacean with a big jelly blob on its back.
The TFW program helped the Alberta town weather a hot economy and stiff competition from the booming oil-sands region, but now businesses say service could suffer this season if they are unable to find qualified workers
Humboldt's Jennifer Huculak-Kimmel gave birth nine weeks early while on holiday in Hawaii, and it's going to cost her nearly $1 million US.
Russians are bewildered by what they see as Canada's "militancy" over Ukraine, Nahlah Ayed writes. "Why is Canada so strongly against Russia?" Pravda keeps asking.
BRUSSELS (Reuters) - NATO Secretary-General Jens Stoltenberg denounced on Tuesday what he called a serious Russian military buildup both inside Ukraine and on the Russian side of the border and urged Moscow to pull back its troops.
Students at Dalhousie University can boost their marks by getting tested for sexually transmitted infections.
Sears has closed locations, sold off stores and has its fair share of detractors, but the venerable retailer has a bright future and is here to stay, an executive with the company tells Dianne Buckner.
At least 18 women who wanted to have their tattoos removed are now scarred for life, after their skin was badly burned during the removal process.
The legion in Kenora, Ont. has been offered the resignation of its chaplain after some members and the local Conservative MP complained about her Remembrance Day service.
The Harper government is looking for ways to better use secret intelligence in court proceedings as a means of countering homegrown terrorism, says a senior federal official.
The number of polar bears in eastern Alaska and western Canada has declined by 40%, according to a scientific study that raises more questions about the impact of global warming on the creature that has become the symbol of some of its worst effects.
Starfish had been dying by the millions of a virus that has now been identified
Two Palestinians stormed a Jerusalem synagogue on Tuesday, attacking worshippers praying inside with knives, axes and guns, and killing four, authorities said, before being shot to death by police.
Enthusiasts witness touchdown of giant Antonov An-225 cargo aircraft in first Toronto appearance.
A blanket denial from Bill Cosby's lawyer dismissing allegations of sexual abuse by the comedian against several women has been clarified with a subsequent statement
Parents whose children have been diagnosed with autism often struggle with financial challenges.
American Afton Elaine Burton, 26, who moved to Corcoran, Calif. nine years ago — the site of the prison — to be near Manson, says she believes he is innocent.
The majority of First Nations students on reserves in Ontario and Alberta are failing at reading, writing and math, according to 2013-14 test results recently published by the Department of Aboriginal Affairs. Students in Atlantic Canada and Manitoba are
I have been visiting First World War battlefield sites since the mid-1980s, when I was in my twenties: even back then I was on the outskirts of what most people considered were suitable or mainstream pastimes. Of course, in the City of London in the 1980s
A new U.S.-Canada study says a key polar bear population fell nearly by half in the past decade, with scientists seeing a dramatic increase in young cubs dying.
The federal government says six Royal Canadian Navy members sprang into action to battle a fire while dining on shore in Turkey, dousing flames and evacuating a burning building.
One of the owners of an eco-friendly lodge in British Columbia's remote Bella Coola Valley says recent ferry service cuts are threatening local businesses and costing governments almost $1 million in lost tax revenues.
Several previously unseen photographs taken during the Halifax Explosion have surfaced at a home in Cornwall, England.
Charlottetown Police have arrested a 31-year-old city woman in connection with the theft of 15 poppy cans.
Two brothers accused of sexually assaulting a 17-year-old girl on Friday night have been charged with multiple offences.
Norway's Statoil risks millions of dollars in extra costs in Canada, in test case that could spell problems for other oil firms too as coastal states extend their seabed territories far into resource-rich ocean depths.
Canadians subsidized the legal fees of Dean Del Mastro, the former parliamentary secretary to the prime minister, through a fundraiser organized by his riding association that allowed it to provide tax receipts to contributors.
Birds in Yukon are getting tipsy on fermented berries, so Environment Yukon has set up an avian drunk tank where they can sober up safely.
Ten-times NHL All-Star Teemu Selanne tells Finnish MTV Monday that his career as a hockey player is over.
Is diet-based DNA testing about science, marketing or both?
A parcel delivery company in Bangkok put three packages bound for the United States through a routine X-ray and made a startling discovery — inside were a variety of preserved human parts, including an infant's head, a baby's foot and an adult heart.
A Calgary activist says she wants answers after the YMCA rescinded a peace award.
As bargain-hunters waited in a packed room at a property auction in Lisbon last month, one language dominated their chat: Mandarin.
University of Calgary officials are banning intramural sports team names deemed offensive, sexist or that refer to the use of drugs and alcohol after concerns were raised by students, who say some of the monikers perpetuate rape culture on campus.
Russia responded to E.U. sanctions by restricting imports of certain types of meat and cheese — grim news for Moscow’s lovers of true Italian food.
Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan is claiming that Muslim sailors reached the Americas more than 300 years before explorer Christopher Columbus.
Buddy, a part-beagle, had been sitting on the side step of the ambulance for 20 miles en route to a hospital in Fredericksburg, Texas, before a motorist flagged down the driver.
Assistant Commissary Officer Walter Dunne's rare handwritten letter describes how he and a vastly outnumbered group of soldiers successfully defended the outpost in South Africa.
A suspected coyote attack on a Brampton woman and two recent attacks on dogs in the GTA have prompted demands for municipalities to take more aggressive action.
We ask the new inductees who they think should be joining them in the Hall in coming years.
A Quebec man accused of impersonating a soldier at a Remembrance Day ceremony this week has been arrested and faces four charges.
A video released onto the internet claims to show that Islamic State militants have killed the captured US aid worker Abdul-Rahman Kassig.
Sara and Peter’s five-year-old daughter was raped by the 12-year-old son of a neighbour. Since reporting it to Essex Police they have been subjected to a catalogue of blunders and cover-ups from officers.
A new governmental agreement drafted by Russia and North Korea will see Moscow hand over Koreans who have fled the totalitarian regime in their native country.
Photographer Robyn Arout thought she had seen it all.Then one day she stumbled upon an abandoned trio of animals in a neighbors yard, a Yorkie, and two kittens.
A social worker wanted to stop a three-year-old girl, who was a quarter Jewish, being adopted by a Jewish couple as the household would have been too religious, Supreme Court judge Lord Wilson said.
Jihadi John, the Briton who beheaded two British and two American hostages held by Islamic State terrorists, has been injured in a US-led air strike, according to reports received by the Foreign Office.
The U.S. Navy has deployed on a command ship in the Persian Gulf its first laser weapon capable of destroying a target.
Judge lambastes six officers, including OPP cop who offered a range of “professional courtesies” after the Peel officer tried to cover up his crime.
For years, airlines have struggled to figure out best way to board a plane. Air Canada is adopting a new five-zone policy designed to simplify process.
Russian President Vladimir Putin got a blunt message when he approached Canadian Prime Minister Stephen Harper for a handshake at today’s Group of 20 summit in Brisbane, Australia.
Ramzan Kadyrov used the service to announce the death of a notorious Islamic State fighter — but then changed his mind.
White widow Samantha Lewthwaite is alive and well and living in southern Somalia with her jihadist husband, a wanted al-Qaeda suspect who calls himself Marco Costa, Kenyan sources say.
Rapunzel is impregnated by her prince, the evil queen in Snow White is the princess’s biological mother, plotting to murder her own child, and a hungry mother in another story is so “unhinged and desperate” that she tells her daughters: “I’ve got to kill
MOSCOW (Reuters) - Russia plans to create its own Wikipedia to ensure its citizens have access to more detailed and reliable information about their country, the presidential library said on Friday.Citing
Three people charged with killing at least two women, eating parts of their bodies and using their flesh to make and sell stuffed pastries went on trial Thursday in northeastern Brazil.
There are many reasons why what is seemingly someone’s last breath is just the first stage of a process that doesn’t always end in death
The interfaith message by the nation’s most prominent Episcopal church sparked some criticism.