The government hasn't done enough to protect the privacy of "law-abiding Canadians" from new information-sharing powers in the omnibus security legislation known as C-51, says a federal watchdog.
Privacy commissioner Daniel Therrien says he was surpris
Wahida Mohamed Al-Jumaily, better known as Um Hanadi (pictured), heads a 70-strong unit which has driven ISIS out of her city, and claims to have killed 18 terrorists herself.
US SPECIAL forces are encircling a jihadi stronghold in Syria claimed by ISIS to be in old Islamic prophecy as the site of the final battle - triggering the apocalypse.
HOBOKEN, N.J. (AP) — A crowded rush-hour commuter train crashed through a barrier at the busy Hoboken station and lurched across the waiting area Thursday morning, killing one person and injuring more than 100 others in a tangle of broken concrete, twiste
An Ottawa man has been found not criminally responsible for a serious crime for the fourth time, believed to be a Canadian legal record.
Another bombshell has landed on Donald Trump's presidential run from Newsweek, which in a story released Thursday alleges the billionaire businessman broke U.S. law by doing business with Cuba.
Freedom of information is one of the few effective tools in our democracy that allows opposition parties, advocacy groups, journalists, and others to hold those in authority to account. But in Alberta, the right to know is being eroded, even under a new g
When the zipper on Jo Du’s wedding dress broke just hours before her ceremony, a sense of panic set it. But, as luck would have it, a Syrian refugee who worked as a tailor in Aleppo for 28 years had moved next-door with his family four days earlier.
A study is looking into why birch trees are dying off in the prairies and British Columbia, but a researcher says they can be salvaged.
CANMORE — Thousands of dollars in national park fines were handed out to 12 people who pleaded guilty in a Canmore court Wednesday — including several cases directly related to the troubled Bow Valley wolf pack in Banff National Park.
A 14-year-old boy is believed to have shot and killed his father before going to a nearby elementary school in South Carolina and wounding two children and a teacher, authorities say.
The town of Hanna has started to feel the impact of Alberta’s collapsing coal industry. On main street, now shuttered businesses are flanked by boarded-up buildings and empty lots.
OPEC agreed on Wednesday to reduce its oil output to 32.5 million barrels per day from the current production levels of around 33.24 million barrels per day, two OPEC sources told Reuters.
Nearly three months after a brutal dog attack that claimed the life of a Montreal woman, the city has passed its contentious pit bull ban.
In the last year to July, 320,932 immigrants landed in Canada
Indigenous and Northern Affairs Canada paid a consultant $134,000 to answer the question: Why are construction projects on First Nations reserves so frequently over budget? The answer: Look in a mirror.
A massive typhoon leaves one person dead in eastern China, a day after killing four and injuring more than 600 in Taiwan, where authorities remain on alert for the possibility of a landslide.
Court documents reveal new details about the alleged crimes that led to the arrest of five full-patch members of the Warlocks outlaw motorcycle gang in Fort McMurray.
"Please don't spray me. I'm not gonna hurt you."
Recent medical research has focused on links between the fungal composition of human microbiota and chronic inflammatory bowel disease.
Rebels were responsible for shooting down Malaysia Airlines flight MH17 over Ukraine and killing all 298 people on board, international prosecutors have found. A report by the Dutch-led Joint Investigation Team (JIT) said there was "no doubt" the missile
Organizers of a special turban tying event at the University of Alberta say it was a huge success, with over one hundred people showing up to experience what it's like to wear a turban. The event was in response to a racist poster discovered in Edmonton l
Dear Ryan, you’re fired. That’s the curt message one Alberta brewery has publicly served up to one of its customers.
BlackBerry says it plans to end all internal hardware development — signalling a strategic shift for a company that built its reputation on innovative smartphone technology created at its base in Waterloo, Ont.
If you thought that the massive DDoS attack earlier this month on Brian Krebs’ security blog was record-breaking, take a look at what just happened to France-based hosting provider OVH. OVH was the victim of a wide-scale DDoS attack that was carried via n
Grand Chief Stewart Phillip, pictured, Okanagan Nation Alliance Chairman and Spokesperson, had been due to meet the royals at the University of British Columbia Okanagan.
A proposed class action lawsuit is accusing Air Canada and WestJet of colluding on plans to charge a checked bag fee.
The Liberal government says it will introduce legislation this fall to regulate vaping. Health Canada says the move will balance the need to protect young people from nicotine addiction while allowing adult smokers to legally buy vaping products.
Landlords made an array of sexual propositions to a CTV News employee posing as a potential tenant.
N.L.'s college of physicians and surgeons has ordered a six month suspension of Dr. Adekunle Owolabi's medical licence and will require him to have a chaperone with female patients for two years.
THE exclusive hook up website hope the West Hollywood club will be the first of many, as the company capitalises on the desire among members and friends to socialise with exclusively good-looking people
Former Israeli PM and President Shimon Peres has died aged 93 following a stroke two weeks ago.
Ford Canada has told a Newfoundland and Labrador woman who has had ongoing issues with her hybrid vehicle that she hasn't been using the gas engine enough — which she says defeats the purpose of owning it.
A purchase of the producer of the Golden Globes would mark an expansion of Wanda's stated plan to enter the U.S. entertainment market in a big way.
The father of Ahmed Mohamed, the famous Clock Boy, is suing a host of media outlets claiming defamation based on their coverage of his family.
Abu Omar al-Assafi was installed by ISIS to govern Sharqat in northern Iraq after the terror group swept through the country in 2014.
WARNING GRAPHIC CONTENT: The demonstration in Paris organised saw those taking part wearing underwear and fake blood smeared as they were permanently burned.
Concordia University professor Homa Hoodfar, who has been detained in Tehran's infamous Evin prison since June 6, has been released, Prime Minister Justin Trudeau has confirmed.
As the bombs continue to fall on Aleppo, a new reality is descending on Syria: the long-held belief that the conflict there will only end with a political solution might not hold true.
For the better part of a day, KrebsOnSecurity, arguably the world's most intrepid source of security news, has been silenced, presumably by a handful of individuals who didn't like a recent series of exposés reporter Brian Krebs wrote. The incident, and t
Two referendums and an election in southern Europe are setting emotions swirling and stirring up political havoc.
The shooter was reportedly taken down by an officer.
Some people who lack basic necessities at the Alexander First Nation reserve are upset by the findings of a controversial audit that found $2.1-million in unaccounted spending by a former chief and band staff.
A high-profile task force is poised to recommend Toronto police not hire any new officers for three years and close six stations across Toronto, according to a document circulating among officers.
Suriyah Bi, 24, lost her job at Heartlands Academy in Birmingham, after just a week of being a teaching assistant in a year seven class there and is now pursuing claims for religious discrimination.
The 26-year-old said she woke up in a strange house with cuts and bruises, and believes her drink had been spiked on a night out in Sunderland before she was abducted and sexually assaulted.
Global Affairs Canada has confirmed that a Canadian citizen has been taken hostage in Libya.
A teenager caught up in a double shooting in Florida that left his older brother dead has been quietly deported to Canada following a remarkable standoff between U.S. federal authorities and the state judge who sentenced him, The Canadian Press has learne
The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge have landed in Victoria, Canada, with their two children, George and Charlotte - their first royal tour as a family of four and were greeted by the Prime Minister, Justin Trudeau.
BALTIMORE — Three gunmen shot and wounded eight people including a 3-year-old girl on an east Baltimore street Saturday night, police said, adding the suspects fled and the victims were all expected to survive.
The shooting erupted outside some rowhous
Up to 400 migrants will be housed in each centre, as protesters complained that they were "setting up Calais in our own towns".
A terminally ill minor has been helped to die in Belgium for the first time since the country did away with age restrictions on euthanasia two years ago, according to the senator who wrote the law.
Calgary Stampeders player Mylan Hicks has died following a shooting at a Calgary nightclub. Homicide investigators were on scene Sunday morning as yellow crime scene tape blocked off the entrance and parking lot to the Marquee Beer Room.
A CBS affiliate's evidence of voter fraud in Colorado has sparked an immediate investigation by Secretary of State Wayne Williams.
POLICE are investigating possible links to terrorism after a 'nail bomb' detonated in central Budapest, seriously injuring two police officers including a young female recruit (pictured), days before a crucial vote on the country's migration policy.
'They did not believe me. They didn't look over any evidence at work what he was doing'
The Commission on Presidential Debates refused to offer Hillary Clinton a step stool, but it is allowing a custom-built podium that will somehow minimize Donald Trump's 10-inch height advantage.
Hate crimes were reported to be on the rise since Brexit, but Guy Adams says we are not in the middle of an epidemic but a tolerant country.
A 21-year-old Kosovan receives a 20-year prison term in in the US after passing details on American military personnel to so-called Islamic State.
The terrorists had been hunting local forces and were on a barge trying to ferry a vehicle packed with explosives across the Tigris River.
A 16-year-old Chinese girl starved her mother to death after tying her to a chair for a week, in fury at being sent to an Internet addiction treatment centre where she was beaten and mistreated, Chinese media reported.
Jeremy Corbyn is re-elected as Labour leader, comfortably defeating his challenger Owen Smith.
U.S. President Barack Obama rejected a bill Friday that would have allowed the families of 9/11 victims to sue the government of Saudi Arabia, arguing it undermined national security and setting up the possibility Congress may override his veto for the fi
Calgary police and Alberta liquor license inspectors are investigating after a suspected drunk driver caused a serious head-on collision after staff at a restaurant said they tried to convince him not to get behind the wheel of his vehicle.
Donald Trump's campaign is planning for what it says will amount to $140 million worth of advertising from now until Election Day.
The president of an Ontario chapter of Crime Stoppers was forced out of his position this week, after police charged him in connection with a large marijuana grow-operation.
The Royal Family has dozens of events planned during its eight-day visit to Canada and will meet thousands of Canadians along the way. But for those of us who may not have the chance to meet the family in person, CTV News will have full coverage of the ro
Police searched Saturday for a gunman who opened fire in the makeup department of a Macy's store at a mall north of Seattle, killing four females, authorities said.
A small but fast growing Ontario community looking for a safe drinking water supply has been outbid in its attempt to buy a well by multinational giant Nestle, which acquired the site to ensure "future business growth.''
A 12-year-old boy has been arrested in connection with a fire in Shamattawa that destroyed the northern Manitoba community's only grocery store and crippled some of its essential services.
The U.S. Treasury Department has designated Vancouver-based payments processor Pacnet a "significant transnational criminal organization" as part of a major crackdown on mail fraud.
The design and installation of a number of components of the Nipigon River bridge were responsible for the structure's failure, according to results of an investigation released by Queen's Park on Thursday.
Investors have been calling for a great turnaround for years, but still, BlackBerry Ltd. (TSX:BB)(NASDAQ:BBRY) remains in a quagmire.
Its smartphones command less than 1% of the global market, and its software division, which is promising, is so small
Almost 60 per cent of devices looked at didn't adequately explain how personal information is collected, used and disclosed.
South Korea has elite troops on standby ready to assassinate Kim Jong Un if the country feels threatened by North Korean nuclear weapons, the country's defense minister revealed this week.
The NFL's Eagles-Bears matchup on Monday night garnered an 8.3 overnight rating, an 11 percent drop from last year's week two Monday night face off between the
You can imagine the shock of some Mississauga condo owners when they moved into their units and discovered that something simple was missing: None of the units in the 35 storey building had been equipped with a bathroom.
Holly, the award-winning sniffer dog at the border crossing at North Portal, Sask., has packed it in.
During her working life, she assisted in 216 seizure actions, sniffing out guns and drugs across Saskatchewan.
She's recognized as being one of the bes
After being touted as first Afghan-born MP, Monsef reveals birth and most of early life took place in Iran
Disney withdraws a children's costume promoting its upcoming movie Moana, after it was accused of cultural appropriation and racism.
A champion athlete tried to kill an official in a 'savage' knife attack after British Athletics threatened to strip her of her titles when it emerged she was born a man.
YouTube is looking for 'heroes' to help moderate its content and comments sections, but early feedback has been overwhelmingly negative with users describing it as crowdsourced censorship.
China has agreed to at least a partial solution for two key agricultural trade irritants: Canadian canola exports can continue through 2020, while exports of bone-in beef from Canadian cattle under 30 months of age will resume following a BSE-related ban.
Nigeria is teetering on the brink of a famine, and aid agencies are urging the world to pay attention.
The federal government no longer keeps track of how many fires occur on First Nation reserves, raising the question of how officials determine where to target funds for fire fighting and prevention.
Public Safety Canada has repeatedly approved CSIS and the RCMP’s use of devices to spy on Canadians' communications, documents obtained by CBC News reveal.
A system administrator with Platte River Networks, the company that took over hosting Hillary Clinton's mail server after it was moved out of her basement in Chappaqua, has been the target of a crowdsourced investigation on Reddit into whether he took par
False, inflammatory, and disrespectful.
Thatï¿½s how Peel Regional Police Chief Jennifer Evans characterized the words of...
A dog rescue at Lubicon Cree and Woodland Cree reserves in northern Alberta on the weekend became the largest rescue in the Edmonton Humane Society's history when 71 dogs were collected.
There will never be a horse like Mr. Ed, the talking equine TV star. But scientists have discovered that the animals can learn to use another human tool for communicating: pointing to symbols. They join a short list of other species, including some primat
Charlotte Medic tweeted that the person was injured and taken to hospital on Wednesday night, but didn't give details.
The Islamic republic used the 36th anniversary of the start of the Iran-Iraq war to parade warplanes, tanks, marching troops and arms - including 16 ballistic missiles - through the capital,Tehran.
A high school girl, whose name is being withheld by DailyMail.com because she is a minor, has revealed her online relationship with Anthony Weiner began last January.
Nazi-era newspapers, coins, documents and copies of Hitler's "Mein Kampf" have been found in a "time capsule" that was buried in 1934 in the foundations of a Nazi training center, a Polish town official said Tuesday.
The man was caught after a bank employee became suspicious of the large cheques he kept cashing.
Kids who spend more time outdoors seem to gain a boost in their peer relations, according to a new report from Statistics Canada.
Today CBC Aboriginal will be renamed CBC Indigenous, and CBC's Aboriginal Digital Unit will become the Indigenous Digital Unit.
A new leak of tax haven data lists firms that may be legitimate, but the sheer number has drawn the attention of watchdogs concerned about the relationship Canadaï¿½s banks have forged with island tax havens over the past half-century.
A member of Prime Minister Justin Trudeau’s inner circle billed taxpayers more than $125,000 to move to Ottawa, Global News has learned.
The captain, identified in court documents as Alain N. B, blamed the Christians for rough seas, survivors of the perilous crossing between Nador in Morocco and southern Spain testified.
Whether leaky water pipes or inefficient energy grids, we know that fixing aging infrastructure is expensive and essential, even when it's largely out of sight. So why do we think we can pinch pennies on Statistics Canada's computers?
Hemp has many uses, such as clothing and accessories, but it is finding its calling in nutrition.
WestJet has reached a multi-year deal with Suncor Energy to fly employees and contractors to and from its oilsands operations in Northern Alberta beginning in early November.
Just over two decades in the making, Canada's newest diamond mine is set to officially open Tuesday in the N.W.T. at a ceremony involving Indigenous leaders, mining and territorial officials.
Moving thyroid gland from throat to arm is seeing a decrease in hypothyroidism for patients undergoing head and neck cancer treatments.
CBC News has learned Captain Malcolm Grace is accused of conducting a seven-year campaign of terror against a woman who's identity is protected by a publication ban. A one-day preliminary inquiry will be heard in Wainwright Thursday.
Plus, why you won't be richer than you think
Revelation comes as Chinese Premier arrives in Ottawa for talks with PM that are expected to address extradition treaty
Two groups have set a new record for quantum teleportation, setting the stage for encoded communications networks that stretch between cities
China has been extending its anti-corruption campaign to foreign soil, irking other countries
Giuseppe Crupi fraudulently obtained more than $1.2M of federal money meant for the program. The RCMP allege he misappropriated about $694,000 for his personal use
BC Hydro has finished blasting and excavating a giant cavern that will house a new generating station at the John Hart Dam near Campbell River.
The mountains west of Calgary are getting an early taste of winter as rain showers are turning to snow in Banff National Park.
The United States has been eliminated from contention at the World Cup of Hockey after a 4-2 loss to Canada on Tuesday night that featured a clinical, dominant performance by the tournament favourite.
A recent attempted armed robbery on a rural road in west-central Saskatchewan has struck fear into the hearts of farmers in the area, and some are now carrying firearms to protect themselves.
An unusual encounter between four killer whales hunting a sea lion and four humpback whales that intervened might just help rewrite our understanding of animal behaviour.
'Advocating the denial of a genocide by the country responsible for it — that’s not publishing a "provocative viewpoint," that’s spreading lies'
When Al Sahn saw the poster on his way to class, he couldn’t help but rip it off the wall. It pictured a turbaned man of the Sikh faith. Above the photograph, in bold letters, it read “F---k your Turban ... If you’re so obsessed with your third world cult
Kremlin critics were horrified by the possible return of an institution synonymous with political oppression. The KGB disbanded in 1991, following the Soviet collapse
Canada is forming a partnership with the UN and billionaire George Soros to help other countries implement their own version of Canada's private refugee sponsorship, Immigration Minister John McCallum said on CBC News Network's Power & Politics.
The Great Old One objects to being compared to the GOP presidential candidate.
Northern Gateway will not appeal a recent Federal Court of Appeal decision that overturned the federal government's approval of the controversial pipeline project, CBC News has learned.
Global banking watchdog Bank for International Settlements has singled out Canada as the lone developed country where credit growth remains startlingly high relative to the economy
Five years after the Conservative government launched its new centralized information technology service in a bid to save taxpayers money, the president of the agency says he still does not know when any savings will be realized.
More than 90 per cent of the population at Grassy Narrows First Nation is showing signs of mercury poisoning, according to new research released on Tuesday by Japanese experts.