A Peace River farmer says new rules intended to deal with long-standing complaints about powerful, gassy smells from heavy oil operations have allowed the Alberta government to once again shift responsibility for the problem.
Canada's top cop says ongoing computer network failures and slipshod service from Shared Services Canada could have catastrophic consequences for police and the public.
Like hundreds of others, Sid Ahmed Tfeil fled the United States and crossed illegally into Quebec last month seeking refugee status. The 32-year-old from Mauritania, who fears for his life if returned back, is hoping to start a new life in Montreal.
President Trump’s administration Friday made its first tangible step towards developing and implementing one of the president’s chief campaign promises to build a wall on the U.S.-Mexican border.
U.S. President Donald Trump announced on Saturday that he would not attend the annual White House Correspondents' Association dinner, a high-profile event that draws celebrities, politicians and journalists.
Lawmakers are inviting 'Dreamers,' Muslim-Americans and others to his joint address before Congress on Tuesday.
Instead of milling around Washington, organizers have in mind a “general strike” called the Day without a Woman. In a manifesto published in The Guardian on Feb. 6, the brains behind the movement are calling for a “new wave of militant feminist struggle.”
PHOENIX (AP) — The full Arizona Senate on Wednesday approved a bill that makes participating in or helping organize a protest that turns into a riot an offense that could lead to criminal racketeering charges, legislation Republican backers say is needed
President Trump's claim that he's been the subject of false and fake news stories has been mocked by an eye-rolling media, but a Secrets analysis of Trump coverage reveals that Team Trump have been hit with an average of one false, distorted or denied sto
The son of legendary boxer Muhammad Ali was detained by immigration officials at an airport in Fort Lauderdale, Fla., according to a lawyer and family friend.
Miel Vasulka says she sat in front of his feet, not on top of them, but says she takes a stand against ‘small injustices.’
A 17-year-old transgender boy has moved within one match of winning a Texas state girls wrestling title.
A politician in northern Sweden wants to list sex as an officially approved activity for civil servants during their daily paid lunchbreak.
The Parliamentary Press Gallery is opposing a plan to fingerprint and conduct criminal background checks on journalists who cover Parliament Hill.
A woman sentenced to 10 years in prison after killing four people while driving drunk has been moved to an indigenous “healing lodge” just one month after she was sentenced.
Trudeau defends letting Anbang Insurance buy retirement-home chain, saying it's part of his mandate to ‘create middle-class jobs, economic growth and long-term prosperity for Canadians’
Tommy Chong has a message for those fearing a crackdown on recreational marijuana use: Don't worry. Stay High.
Health Canada tests have confirmed the presence of dangerous substances laced into other illicit drugs in two B.C. communities.
The parents of a 15-year-old boy who died from starvation and neglect have been found guilty of first-degree murder by a Calgary judge.
Despite the loud, unhinged competing narrative, in the real world, Muslim Canadians and the rest of us are not at one another’s throats at all. Not even close
An anti-foreigner mob of about 1,000 people rampaged across South Africa’s capital city on Friday, assaulting and looting, in the latest dangerous escalation of tensions over immigration here.
A new Mainstreet/Postmedia poll shows 51 per cent of Albertans said the provincial carbon tax has had a major impact on their lives, while 42 per cent said the has had a minor impact.
Back in February 2016, the Canadian Taxpayers Federation first pointed out that Smith and her fellow panelists had racked up a $26,895.67 in limousine bills in just one year.By October 2016, Smith and her cohorts had racked up an additional $12,000
Under the deal, MacDonald Dettwiler will offer $17.50 in cash and 0.3132 of its shares for each DigitalGlobe share
The Alberta government had some good news to report with its latest quarterly update - real GDP is expected to grow by 2.4 per cent in 2017, meaning the province may be finally moving out of recession and into a modest recovery.
The Alberta government spends nearly $2,700 more per man, woman and child in the province compared to British Columbia, while collecting roughly $1,300 less in tax.
Strange things are happening on the shores of the Philippines right now, with two massive carcasses washing up in separate locations, sparking questions over what's been dredging them out of the sea.
Banned chemical weapon VX, blamed for the death of Kim Jong-nam, is so potent that an amount weighing two pennies could kill 500 people
Can a cabinet full of billionaires make poor people richer? Critics including Canadian Minister of Foreign Affairs Chrystia Freeland once warned of the effects of crony capitalism.
Millions of people have been watching and waiting with anticipation to witness the birth of a baby giraffe at Animal Adventure Park in Harpursville, NY.
A suicide bomber who attacked a military base in Iraq this week was a former Guantanamo Bay detainee freed in 2004 after Britain lobbied for his release, raising questions about the ability of security services to track the whereabouts of potential terror
The scaled-down version of Berlin’s Reichstag will allow the Yunarmia to replay the Red Army’s storming of the building during World War II
Brent Burns has a chance to move into the rarefied air of legendary defenceman Bobby Orr. The San Jose Sharks defenceman could become only the second defenceman to ever win the Art Ross trophy as the NHL's leading scorer, joining Orr who did it twice for
A New York City landlord is accused of stabbing his tenant to death following an apparent dispute over unpaid rent.
An Ontario veterinarian who was suspended for misconduct after being seen on video abusing pets in his care has returned to work at a St. Catharines clinic, but he hasn’t received a warm welcome.
GAMALIYA, Egypt (Reuters) - Thousands of mourners gathered in a small Egyptian town on Wednesday for the funeral of the Muslim cleric known as "the blind sheikh" who was convicted of conspiracy in the 1993 World Trade Center bombing in New York.
SUNRISE, Florida - The Edmonton Oilers lost a key piece of their back end for a second straight night but starting the game without Adam Larsson and going the last two periods without Andrej Sekera, they still managed a win against the hottest team in the
Scientists have discovered seven Earth-sized planets orbiting a small star 39 light-years away, with several planets believed to be capable of having water.
A Calgary-based mining company says its operation will quadruple in size within 12 months — thanks to prehistoric squid-like creatures transformed into gemstones that can only be found in one spot in the world, southern Alberta.
Prime Minister Justin Trudeau is defending proposed legislation to expand border preclearance at Canadian airports and other crossings.
The first-ever study to map U.S. wild bees suggests they are disappearing in the country's most important farmlands—from California's Central Valley to the Midwest's corn belt and the Mississippi River valley.
As Canada and the European Union reach the home stretch to an historic free trade deal, a new research report says the agreement was made on the basis of flawed, unrealistically optimistic economic models.
Montreal's police chief has asked Quebec provincial police to look into allegations that internal affairs investigators fabricated evidence to keep officers quiet about corruption within the force.
A report commissioned by the previous Progressive Conservative government shows it was aware that Alberta farm workers needed workplace insurance protection.
Authorities say a father and son have been killed in a head-on collision with each other in Fayette County, Alabama.
An 86-year-old pensioner says he had no choice but to sell his home after he was charged $4,000 for a paint job he did not ask for.
A man is being hailed a hero after running into a burning apartment building in downtown Toronto to get residents away from the danger.
TAMPA ï¿½ The Tampa Bay Lightningï¿½s Triplets ï¿½ Nikita Kucherov, Ondrej Palat and Tyler Johnson ï¿½ provided all the thunder Tuesday against the Edmonton Oilers.
A U.S. aircraft carrier strike group has begun patrols in the South China Sea, the U.S. navy said on Saturday, amid renewed tension over the disputed waterway.
Canadian special forces have shifted their operations in northern Iraq to put pressure on ISIS in places outside the strategic city of Mosul — including along the border with Syria.
Royal Canadian Navy Captain Steve Jorgensen says the Canadian Forces are prepared for disaster — but 'no plan survives first contact with the enemy'.
A Nova Scotia man is praising the efforts of the family dog for helping save him and two young boys who were buried under a heavy mountain of snow after their fort collapsed on top of them.
Infowars editor Paul Joseph Watson donates $2,000 to a US journalist to travel to Sweden.
French right-wing presidential candidate Marine Le Pen has refused to wear a headscarf for a meeting with the Lebanese Grand Mufti. In her statement, Le Pen said she would not cover herself up and cancelled the encounter.
More businesses are turning to Wi-Fi marketing, whereby users give permission to be targeted with ads in exchange for free internet.
Pincher Creek has one of the highest rates of childhood immunization in Alberta but Fort Macleod, just down the road, ranks nearly dead last.
Researchers have uncovered an advanced malware-based operation that siphoned more than 600 gigabytes from about 70 targets in a broad range of industries, including critical infrastructure, news media, and scientific research.
Elor Azaria's fatal shooting of a prone and wounded Palestinian knifeman split Israeli opinion.
Indictment issued against 35-year-old Tayibe resident for contact with ISIS and swearing allegiance to organization’s leader Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi; suspect planned an attack against IDF soldiers on a bus in Tel Aviv, distributed instructions on how to prep
BAGHDAD (AP) — U.S. Defense Secretary Jim Mattis said Monday he believes U.S. forces will be in Iraq and in the fight against Islamic State militants for a while, despite some rocky times between the two nations. Speaking at the end of a day of meetings i
An SAS unit stopped a potentially deadly ISIS truck bombing by weeing into the fuel tank to disable the vehicle and bring their targets out to kill.
An Obama-tied activist group training tens of thousands of agitators to protest President Trump’s policies plans to hit Republican lawmakers supporting those policies even harder this week, when they return home for the congressional recess and hold town
Secret intelligence analysis seen by The Mail on Sunday warns of the influx. The anticipated military defeat of IS in their stronghold of Raqqa is set to send jihadis back across Europe.
When Brad Renout stepped out to load his truck for work last weekend, 16 people who had illegally crossed the border were in his driveway.
Authorities say a vehicle in U.S. President Donald Trump's motorcade was struck by a '2x4' and five middle school students are now facing charges.
Kimberly McLeod, 28, said she 'misread the signs' of the women dancing together at the venue. She attempted to kiss them but lashed out when they rejected her, bursting one victim's nose.
More than a million penguins have travelled to Argentina's Punta Tombo peninsula during this year's breeding season, drawn by an unusual abundance of small fish.
A woman drinking coffee on her deck spotted the adventurous marsupial in her backyard on Saturday morning.
As of Feb. 14, 221 people have fallen ill – including 159 cases in B.C., 36 in Alberta and 26 cases in Ontario – after eating raw or undercooked oysters. The Public Health Agency of Canada is now investigating the case along with federal and provincial he
CHICAGO - The Oilers were wise to pack up their stuff and blast out of Chicago immediately after Saturday’s game ... before the cops caught wind of what happened at the United Center and hauled all of them off to the clink.
Student demands for censorship get a lot of coverage. Spiked Online’s Free Speech University Rankings, now in its third annual edition, argues that there is a “crisis of free speech on campus”.
Convicted triple murderer Douglas Garland was rushed to hospital in Calgary Friday night after being beaten by fellow inmates at the Calgary Remand Centre, sources confirm to Global News.
The tremor was reportedly felt on Vancouver Island, according to Earthquakes Canada. Earthquakes Canada says a 4.0 magnitude quake occurred 120 kilometres northwest of Pemberton just after 6 a.m.
Prime Minister Justin Trudeau spoke about Canada's diverse contributions to the NATO partnership without committing to up its defence spending when he addressed a news conference in Berlin.
Almost 500 migrants have broken through gates and forced their way into Spanish territory in Morocco. A Ceuta regional government official said 498 migrants made it into Spanish territory following the 6am incident, in which more than 50 people were injur
Premier Kathleen Wynne’s approval rating
has increased four percentage points and
still comes in at under 20%.
Notwithstanding Canada's proximity to the U.S., it is Angela Merkel and Germany that stand at the front line in the battle to defend the familiar world order.
'Someone who has taken part in religious persecution in another country should not have safe haven in Canada'
The federal government will give apologies and compensation to three Canadians who were tortured in Syria.
Research has shown little support for the enduring proposition that increases in immigration are associated with increases in crime. Although classical criminological and neoclassical economic theories would predict immigration to increase crime, most emp
The U.S. government made its digital-search policies public in 2009, but Canada's remain a mystery — something legal experts say is to the detriment of travellers.
Canadian intelligence agencies could end up feeling the pain of the bruising political fight unfolding in Washington over leaks and the alleged ties of some in the Trump administration to Russia, experts warned on Thursday.
For a glimpse at how Donald Trump’s “America first” approach to immigrants may affect the meat industry in the U.S. — the world’s largest beef producer — look no further than across the northern border to Canada.
Scientist leading ‘de-extinction’ effort says Harvard team just two years away from creating hybrid mammoth-elephant embryo
It's considered one of Canada's most important founding documents.But the British North America Act, signed in 1867, remains under lock and key in the United Kingdom, where the government charges more than $350 for visitors to take a peek.
MADISON, Wis. (AP) -- Black students should be offered free tuition and housing at the University of Wisconsin-Madison because blacks were legally barred from education during slavery and university
An elite Upper East Side private school’s annual ice-skating party at Trump Wollman Rink in Central Park had to be canceled after parents refused to send their kids in protest of the president, sources said.
The Parents Association at The Dalton School
PITTSBURGH — Sidney Crosby just wants it over with so he can stop talking about it and focus on winning another Stanley Cup. “I’d like to just get it,” Crosby said. “It’s been a while that I’ve been hovering around it. I’m trying to enjoy it and getting i
When Edmonton Oilers captain Connor McDavid shockingly inferred last December in Philadelphia that Flyers defenceman Brandon Manning had intentionally tried to hurt him when the youngster broke his collarbone in his rookie NHL season, McDavid’s post-game
Work crews finally broke ground this week on the Great Canadian Flag Project. The group behind the project plan to erect a massive flag that stretches 18 metres by nine metres on the city's waterfront.
They might be down, but they're not out. The four remaining full-time residents of Tilt Cove on Newfoundland's Baie Verte peninsula have no plans to leave Canada's tiniest incorporated town.
The oxygen content in the world's oceans has decreased by more than two per cent in the last 50 years and could decrease by seven per cent by 2100, a new study shows.
Police have arrested an unlikely suspect after an armed robbery of a New Brunswick corner store: A 12-year-old boy. Police say the boy was being held in custody and was due to appear in Moncton provincial court.
A recent spate of road closures has highlighted how dependent B.C. communities are on regular shipments of food and other supplies. Produce sections in B.C. grocery stores were running low, just one day after the Lower Mainland was cut off from the rest o
British Columbians have seen plenty of snow this winter, but that doesn't mean it's landing in all regions of the province. Snow fell much more in populated centres and valleys than at the tops of mountains, Campbell said, resulting in lower snowpacks in
The Trans-Canada Highway is shut down in both directions near Golden, B.C. because of a high avalanche hazard. There is a detour around the area, which stretches from 2.4 kilometres to 17.2 kilometres east of the town, but travel is not recommended.
Calgary almost broke a 101-year-old temperature record for Valentine’s Day as chinook winds continue to bring warmth to southern Alberta this week. Here's a look at why chinooks happen, and how often the city has them.
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A new industry handbook provides information and practical advice for ships to help avoid collisions in areas with large cetacean populations.
Two men and a teenager in Florida are behind bars after they attacked a disabled Navy veteran who was trying to protect a turtle that they were torturing, according to police and the vet's family.
From photovoltaic paint to thermal fuel, we peek at a future beyond today's solar cells.
WARNING: GRAPHIC CONTENT As disturbing as some of the images shown jurors in the Douglas Garland triple-murder trial were, they could have been worse.
The agency stopped releasing unfounded numbers 14 years ago despite warnings from criminologists and policy analysts that it would prevent researchers from scrutinizing statistics that many say reveal how often police believe complainants
Stuart McLean, the host of CBC Radio's The Vinyl Café and an award-winning humorist, has died at age 68 after a battle with melanoma.
The mother of a Grade 7 student in Harbour Grace is fuming after her son was videotaped in a school bathroom stall by a group of boys, and even madder at how the school reacted.
The Republican-led U.S. Senate has voted to block an Obama-era regulation that would prevent an estimated 75,000 people with mental disorders from being able to purchase a firearm.
While the Oroville Dam in northern California has been flirting with disaster due to excessive rainfall, the water story in the Golden State has been much more about lack than excess in recent years. In an unfortunate double consequence, the recent drough
Transit vehicles today are mostly powered by gasoline, diesel, and CNG, while batteries only represent about 1% of the market. It is currently a small part of the industry, but it’s also the fastest growing fuel source in the sector and it’s starting to b
Kim Jong-Nam was reportedly killed by two female Pyongyang operatives who grabbed him from behind and poisoned him at Kuala Lumpur International Airport in Malaysia.
Ken Drake owns a retirement home in Florida. He can't get to it anymore, as he has been barred from the U.S. over a 47-year-old conviction for stealing floral prints.
The Arctic has a serious litter problem: in just ten years, the concentration of marine litter at a deep-sea station in the Arctic Ocean has risen 20-fold.
Canada’s training mission is set to expire at the end of March, and in spite of appeals from the Ukrainian government, the federal Liberals have not decided whether to extend it
The European Parliament in Strasbourg on Wednesday approved the Canada-EU trade agreement, with roughly 58 per cent voting to ratify it, after a noisy and sometimes emotional debate.
It took a while for the Edmonton Oilers to wake up, but
once they emerged from a sluggish first period they
wasted no time turning the lights out on the Arizona
Russia has deployed a new cruise missile despite complaints by U.S. officials that it violates an arms control treaty banning ground-based U.S. and Russian intermediate-range missiles, a senior Trump administration official said on Tuesday.
Anaheim Ducks centre Antoine Vermette could be facing a suspension after being ejected from Tuesday's game against the Minnesota Wild for abuse of an official.
That peninsula under all the white stuff? That's Nova Scotia. A ruler becomes a key part of your weather forecast!
The U.S. Federal Aviation Administration said on Tuesday it is investigating an incident involving a single-engine private plane that flew over an American Airlines Boeing 737 jet in Santa Ana, Calif.
A rockslide has cut off a highway in southwestern British Columbia, stranding vehicles and stopping train traffic. The road is blocked, but no vehicles were hit in the slide and no injuries have been reported.
Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe condemned North Korea's latest missile launch as "absolutely intolerable" and President Donald Trump assured Japan that the U.S. stands behind it "100 per cent."
The half-brother of North Korean leader Kim Jong-un was assassinated at an airport in Kuala Lumpur, telling medical workers before he died en route to a hospital that he had been attacked with a chemical spray, a Malaysian official said Tuesday.
Authorities in the northern Greek city of Thessaloniki say an unexploded World War II bomb found under a gas station was defused Sunday and safely taken to an army firing range outside the city, paving the way for over 70,000 people to return home.
Shrimp-like creatures living in the deepest parts of the oceans contain high levels of man-made toxins, scientists said on Monday. In one sample, PCB levels were 50 times higher than in crabs in one of China's most polluted rivers.
Researchers aren't saying they've found a monster, but they do say they believe something big is lurking in a small lake on Vancouver Island.
An attempt to get the perfect selfie has proven costly — and a little painful — for two men driving on Highway 99 Sunday.
A woman in Thunder Bay, Ont. says an edited, one minute video she shot depicting two lynx shadowing each other, then engaging in a brief scrap has received a lot of attention.