Chlorine gas -- sent crawling in favourable winds over Flanders Fields from German positions -- sowed terror and agony for the first time on April 22, 1915. The era of chemical weaponry had dawned.
NDP leader Tom Mulcair says his party will introduce a motion in Parliament this week demanding the Conservative government reopen the Kitsilano Coast Guard station in Vancouver.
An Ontario man has been charged with the kidnapping and sexual assault of a Calgary restaurant worker 20 years ago.
A female grey whale from Russia crossed the Pacific, swam to Mexico and back in a record-breaking migration - revealing some disconcerting news along the way.
The remains of a soldier from Saskatchewan who died in the Second World War have been identified in the Netherlands.
The Calgary Zoo had some fun with the the rivalry between the Calgary Flames and Vancouver Canucks. On Friday it placed a straw-filled Canucks jersey inside its gorilla habitat.
Six months after Cpl. Nathan Cirillo was shot while standing guard at the National War Memorial in Ottawa, his regiment in Hamilton opened its armoury to thank the public for its support in the aftermath of the reservist's death.
Katie Kerrick was excited to head to the Bell Centre to catch the Montreal Canadiens versus the Ottawa Senators in the second game of the 2015 NHL playoffs. Until several fans intimidated her to the point of tears.
The Edmonton Oilers won the National Hockey League draft lottery on Saturday, giving them the first selection in the 2015 entry draft. The Erie Otters' Connor McDavid is widely expected to be picked first.
In the realm of law enforcement, iris recognition could be used to identify suspects at a long range in various lighting conditions.
As many as 70 vehicles piled up in one spot of a Wyoming interstate Thursday after a heavy April storm dropped almost 10 inches of snow on the area, authorit...
The Wolf of Wall Street star, who urges others to reduce their carbon footprint, took his then girlfriend and male pals on the private planes too, all paid for by Sony according to leaked docs.
Clowns brawled with animal rights protesters under a circus big top in San Bernardino Friday night.
Dr. Oz doesn’t walk or talk like a duck — but 10 prominent critics say he’s still a quack.
The group of nationally known doctors, in a lacerating letter to his boss, called for the TV doctor’s dismissal from the prestigious post of vice chairman of Col
A former TSA screener at Denver International Airport says colleagues who conspired to grope male passengers viewed what they were doing as “just a game.” CBSDenver.com - News for Colorado and Denver from CBS4, plus Sports, Weather, Traffic and Top Spots
Parisians are calling on the government to combat sexual harassment on public transport after a poll shows that 100 per cent of the women said they experienced at least one incident.
Finally, thankfully, mercifully, the time has come for Connor McDavid to find out where his new hockey home will be.
Stoll was arrested at the MGM Grand Hotel's Wet Republic pool for possession of cocaine and club drug MDMA, also called "Molly".
'The surplus that was previously forecast over the 5-year outlook has been eliminated by a combination of policy announcements and the impact of lower oil prices on nominal tax bases'
New traffic signs are popping up across New York, calling out those who like to catcall women, a problem activists say can no longer be laughed off.
Four British sailors are charged with sexually assaulting a woman in Nova Scotia.
A Yukon government lawyer was in court this week arguing the meaning of "'hands-free," in the territory's appeal of a recent decision to toss a ticket given to a man who was using his cellphone while driving.
The suit against subsidiaries of Bell alleges that the defendants used the program to track, collect and sell the sensitive account and internet browsing information of their customers to advertisers.
The Kremlin said Friday the arrival of about 300 U.S. paratroopers in Ukraine to train Kyiv's National Guard could destabilize the situation in the east of the country, where pro-Russian separatists are fighting Ukrainian government forces.
Canadians like to imbibe the occasional frosty beer. Here's a roundup of how the provinces and territories sell their suds.
TV host and author Ezra Levant, who has said he wrote some speeches for Mike Duffy five or six years ago, will testify via video conference Friday at Duffy's Senate expenses trial.
A 149-page Treasury Board submission on advertising has been deemed advice to cabinet, placing it behind a lead sheet of secrecy that even the federal information commissioner can’t penetrate.
Calgary police say they have recovered a patrol rifle that was stolen from an officer's vehicle along with two ammunition clips containing 56 bullets.
'We don’t know why but suddenly in the beginning of 2015, after the selection was made, other veterans became aware and asked for the Legion of Honour'
Striptease shows in bars are once again banned in Saskatchewan, although a little bit of stripping for charity will be allowed, the province says.
A tower-crane operator looked down from his work on a downtown Toronto condo to see a raccoon had climbed up 213 metres on a ladder on Thursday morning.
Premier Kathleen Wynne announces the most sweeping reforms of beer sales in the Ontario’s history.
​Winnipeg Jets fans might want to keep their eyes peeled for The Old Spice guy donning just a towel at Saturday’s game.
Stunning video shows the jihadi suicide bomber attempting to launch an attack on Kurdish Peshmerga forces, reportedly near Kirkuk in northern Iraq.
New data, released by the United Nations, shows how the number of international migrants has increased by nearly 80 million globally over the last 25 years, with 7.8 million immigrants now recorded in the UK.
Muslims trying to get from Libya to Italy in a boat threw 12 fellow passengers overboard -- killing them -- because they were Christians, Italian police say.
Edmonton’s own Duchess Bake Shop has been handed a dollop of international recognition after being included in Buzzfeed’s ultimate bucket list of bakeries to visit before you die.
CBC failed to provide its staff a workplace "free from disrespectful and abusive behaviour," says the report of an independent investigator hired to examine CBC's handling of the behaviour of former radio and television host Jian Ghomeshi.
Footage released later today is expected to reveal the first glimpses of divers plunging deep below thick Arctic sea ice to get "an up-close-and-personal look" at the wreck of the Franklin Expedition's HMS Erebus.
A decision from the B.C. Court of Appeal paves the way for First Nations to launch lawsuits to protect their territory from private parties, even without proving aboriginal title.
For the growing number of cat owners who want to connect with their often-aloof fur babies, experts say there's something to gain from those attempts at communication.
Cloud-based "outbound interactive voice response" is being embraced by telemarketers.
Netflix is enthralling viewers and investors alike as popular original programming such as House of Cards lure subscribers at a quickening pace.
Cirque du Soleil's headquarters will remain in Quebec even though the entertainment company is being sold to American and Chinese investors, CBC/Radio-Canada has confirmed.
A Camrose woman whose arrest for speeding was caught on a dashcam video was found guilty of assaulting a peace officer, resisting arrest and obstruction Wednesday.
On Tuesday, the U.S. military announced it would exhume and attempt to identify the remains of almost 400 sailors and Marines from the USS Oklahoma who were buried as unknowns after the war.
﻿The search is on for Paddington's mother and sibling cubs.
Jean Beliveau was honoured by the Montreal Canadiens in the a ceremony prior to facing the Ottawa Senators at the Bell Centre in their playoff opener on Wednesday.
The former CEO of a U.S. catering company who was caught on video kicking a dog in a Vancouver elevator has been fined $5,000 and banned from owning animals for three years.
Vancouver Canucks coach Willie Desjardins announced his starter for Game 1 of the Western Conference First Round against the Calgary Flames on Wednesday.
And Lack’s his guy.
Canada's pipeline regulator took a "big step forward" on a promise to be more transparent with the release of a map of spills and other incidents. But gaps in the data still exist.
One of the Energy Information Administration's (EIA) tasks is analyzing the future of the US energy economy. This year's report, released today, looks forward to 2040. And the picture it foresees is one where the US becomes increasingly energy independent
Toyota to build Corollas in Mexico beginning in 2019.
A celebrity mountain lion that lounged under a home for hours and refused to budge for bean bags, tennis balls and prods has wandered out on its own, wildlife officials said Tuesday.
The Supreme Court of Canada has ruled that elected officials do not have the right to recite prayers at municipal council meetings.
After this year's controversial deer cull in Oak Bay, a local group has stepped forward with a plan that involves giving female deer birth control.
A restaurant in North Sydney has reversed a decision to stop serving "small screaming children" after the Facebook post announcing the policy provoked swift response from patrons and parents.
Three opening round series between the Canucks and Flames over the past 26 years have produced three game seven overtime heroes.
Police say a Long Island man suffered first- and second-degree burns after he accidentally set his rental car ablaze while trying to kill bedbugs inside the vehicle.
The vast majority of hacking attacks are successful not because the hackers were sophisticated, but because their targets were careless, a new study suggests.
Toyota will spend $1 billion to invest in an assembly plant in Guanajuato, Mexico, and move production of its popular Corolla sedan there from another plant in Cambridge, Ont.
The province’s auto-industry watchdog is investigating whether a former employee improperly accessed its confidential databases to conduct side work for the Alberta Progressive Conservative party.
Police in a Tucson suburb have released a video showing an officer using his cruiser to ram an armed suspect.
Police said Tuesday they were investigating the fatal shooting of a gay community college worker as a possible hate crime. The shooting victim, 44-year-old campus print shop director Ron Lane, was gunned down by former student Kenneth Morgan Stancil III o
Experts on judicial ethics condemn Judge Olu Stevens' remarks about victim statements.
The man who was once the top pick for prime minister today finds himself in third place, trailing Stephen Harper and NDP leader Thomas Mulcair, a poll released Monday shows.
Search crews have found the bodies of the two pilots of a cargo plane that crashed in Vancouver's North Shore Mountains yesterday morning, the Joint Rescue Co-ordination Centre in Victoria has confirmed.
Two Calgary men are facing weapons charges after several vehicles and homes were peppered by gunfire on the weekend.
A runner celebrated his way to a loss on Saturday at a meet in Eugene, Ore.
Environmentalists are asking consumers to stop buying almonds, a crop being blamed for guzzling water amid California's unprecedented drought.
A non-profit organization that has been testing toys for children since 1952 has shut down after members were unable to secure financial backing.
U.S. President Barack Obama told Congress on Tuesday that he plans to remove Cuba from the U.S. list of state sponsors of terrorism.
Some public servants say they are effectively barred from participating in political campaigns by a new directive requiring them to disclose any political activity, even on personal time.
New measurements from the Gale crater contradict theories that the planet is too cold for liquid water to exist, but Mars still considered hostile to life
A U.S. Department of Transportation committee will hear testimony starting today about health and safety concerns raised by airlines' push to get more seats on passenger aircraft. Seats are getting narrower, thinner and some say much less comfortable.
He has a doctorate in education. He is an international expert who has advised everyone from the premier of Ontario to governments the world over, and yet it was Benjamin Levin’s fantasy to rape and hurt children.
Two suburban Washington, D.C., parents are under scrutiny again for letting their 6- and 10-year-old children play in a park and walk home alone in a case that has stirred debate about "free-range" parenting and government powers.
McGill University's Vicky Kaspi, one of the world's leading experts on neutron stars and pulsars, has just been awarded the prestigious Killam Prize for academic-career achievement.
One of Canada's new Arctic Offshore Patrol Ships will be named after a nurse who was in the Royal Canadian Navy.
The Supreme Court of Canada has ruled that the Harper government's law requiring mandatory minimum sentences for gun crimes is unconstitutional, upholding a lower court ruling.
Prime Minister Stephen Harper and Defence Minister Jason Kenney will announce today that Canadian troops are headed to Ukraine to join in U.S. and British forces in helping train the Ukraine military.
An Alaska Airlines flight from Seattle to Los Angeles had to turn back minutes after takeoff Monday afternoon when an employee's screaming and banging could be heard from the cargo hold.
A federal judge sentenced one former Blackwater security guard to life in prison and three others to 30-year terms for their roles in a 2007 shooting that killed 14 Iraqi civilians and wounded 17 others.
Japan will open the first hotel that is entirely staffed by androids. The hotel will be named "Henn na," which is Japanese for strange hotel.
Ontario and Quebec’s new pact might not be the environmental coup it’s cracked up to be
The fires in Khakassia have reportedly killed 15 people, Anna Borodina from the Khakassia Health Ministry told Interfax. "A total of 613 people needed medical attendance, and 533 of them have received aid and gone home. Eight are in a grave condition. Mos
Law enforcement groups and private security companies around the world said they have taken down a botnet that enslaved more than 770,000 computers in 190 countries, stealing owners' banking credentials and establishing a backdoor to install still more ma
Researchers at Cornell University claim to be able to identify internet trolls with more than 80% AUC*, positing the possibility of creating automated methods to identify or even auto-ban forum and comment-thread pests.
Two college students from Alabama's Troy University have been suspended after authorities discovered a cellphone video that allegedly shows them sexually assaulting a woman at a beach while a large crowd of spring-break revellers watches.
The next space station grocery run will carry caffeine to a whole new level: aboard the SpaceX supply ship is an authentic espresso machine straight from Italy.
Parents who refuse to vaccinate their children will miss out on government benefits of up to $15,000 per child under a new measure announced by Australian Prime Minister Tony Abbott.
Milwaukee police say the driver of a car who struck and killed a 2-year-old has been shot to death at the scene of the accident. A teen who was not in the vehicle was also shot and died at a hospital.
A recently launched map allows users to discover Edinburgh via its literary history, while an ongoing mapping project getting buzz this week delves into Shakespeare-era London. With these interactive maps, the world's literary capitals are just a click aw
Jose Bautista hit the last of Toronto's three home runs, and the Blue Jays beat the Baltimore Orioles 10-7 Sunday to complete a solid season-opening road trip.
Lewis Hamilton put Mercedes back on top with a win at the Chinese Grand Prix on Sunday, but it may have come at a cost -- another schism with teammate Nico Rosberg.
Recent archeological digs outside some of the main buildings on Parliament Hill have turned up tens of thousands of artifacts from the early 19th century.
Romeo and Juliet, two dinosaurs that died tragically side by side millions of years ago, are helping reveal what dinosaur love looked like back in the day.
When fire ripped apart one of Moscow's great research libraries in January, volunteer book lovers stepped up, where the state didn't, to help save the historic remnants.
Islamic State of Iraq and Syria militants hammered, bulldozed and ultimately blew up parts of the ancient Iraqi Assyrian city of Nimrud, destroying a site dating back to the 13th century BC, an online militant video purportedly shows.
A woman was dangling her two-year-old son over a railing at the Cleveland zoo when he fell about three metres into a cheetah exhibit, zoo officials said.
Actress and long-time St. John's resident Lisa Hurd is the special guest speaker at the Jewish Community Havura's annual Holocaust memorial service on Sunday night. Hurd said it's taken her almost eight decades to speak publicly and finally tell her famil
Police in southwestern Ontario say they've arrested a man who allegedly threatened to blow up the Parliament Buildings in Ottawa
Pourquoi, a 200-pound Vietnamese pot-bellied pig, was rescued by firefighters from a flooded garage on Saturday. "[The water] was up to his chin," said owner Hanna Hunziker of Brule, N.S., a small community north of Halifax.
In the most anticipated pre-draft event since the Pittsburgh Penguins won the right to select Sidney Crosby first overall back in 2005, CBC's Hockey Night in Canada will broadcast the NHL’s draft lottery on Saturday at 8 p.m. ET.
Two people jumped from a third floor balcony to escape a man who opened fire on an apartment party with a shotgun, police say.
A man was rescued from Montreal's Lachine Canal on Sunday morning after jumping into the water to rescue his dog.
Fresh off a 4-3 loss to Montreal that ended a horrific 30-44-8 season, the Toronto Maple Leafs announced Sunday morning they had fired GM Dave Nonis, interim head coach Peter Horachek and some of his staff.
A Toronto-bound Air Canada flight departing from Frankfurt Friday night was forced to make an emergency landing in Ireland after an unruly elderly passenger allegedly lashed out and bit one of the members of the flight crew.
Two people, including a police officer, were taken to hospital with minor injuries following a chase through central Edmonton early this morning.
A Nanaimo, B.C. teacher is suing an investigator who concluded he sexually abused a female student based on claims allegedly fabricated from episodes of Law & Order: Special Victims Unit.
Mohammed Dahbi discriminated against actress Kassie Thornton and her TV executive partner Christy Spitzer during a trip in New York in 2011.
A B.C. Supreme Court judge has ruled that ambassadors asking homeless people to move from public spaces in Vancouver's Downtown Eastside constituted discrimination.
Garry Kasparov, the Russian chess master now exiled in the U.S., says western countries are complacent, while President Vladimir Putin poses worse dangers than ISIS. Kasparov is part of a public debate, 'The West vs. Russia,' in Toronto Friday.
Assistant Coast Guard Commissioner Roger Girouard says a Transport Canada flight on Friday saw only about six litres of oil left in English Bay, most of which would have evaporated overnight.
Mike Duffy's trial may be only a few days into an extended run, but it's already clear none of the principal figures in this case is going to emerge from it for the better. Not Duffy. Not Stephen Harper. Not Nigel Wright. Not the Senate itself.
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Video from the dashboard camera of a Cottonwood Police Department cruiser showed a close-knit Idaho family that appeared nearly invulnerable to stun guns, police batons and fists during a melee in a Walmart parking lot March
A Thunder Bay resident "encountered ice like we've never seen it before" in Lake Superior while kayaking near the Sand Islands east of Silver Islet this week.
Seventy per cent of the solved murders of aboriginal women were committed by people of aboriginal descent, RCMP Commissioner Bob Paulson says in a letter to Grand Chief Bernice Martial of the Treaty Number 6 Nations.
President Obama blames global warming for his daughter's asthma. Today that's politically useful spin, but the science says something different. If you're looking for a culprit, it just might be Malia's dad.
Stay away, Rev. Al.
That was the message from the family of South Carolina police shooting victim Walter Scott to the civil rights activist Thursday two days before the funeral for the slain father of four.
“We don’t want another Ferguson type of ci
Military officials in Kazakhstan have introduced a Miss Army competition in the hope of encouraging more recruits.
The greatest extinction event in the history of the planet was driven by oceans acidifying about as fast as they are today.
Transport Canada has confirmed that the fuel spill in Vancouver’s English Bay is coming from the Marathassa grain carrier.
A Northwest Territories man convicted of sexually abusing his 10-year-old stepdaughter was allowed to return to the family home after his release, going on to sexually abuse the same stepdaughter and other girls living in the house.
Late last month, China began flooding American websites with a barrage of Internet traffic in an apparent effort to take out services that allow China’s Internet users to view websites otherwise blocked in the country.
Initial security reports suggeste
The Fort McMurray airport is laying off all 26 of its custodial staff and contracting out the work to a company which employs temporary foreign workers.