The family of a Quebec student says it will press charges against a Quebec City police officer after Naomie Trudeau-Tremblay was hit in the face with part of a tear gas canister during a protest on Thursday.
A woman was brutally sexually assaulted in Vancouver's Strathcona neighbourhood on Thursday afternoon, and police now have a 25-year-old man in custody.
Iraq's attempt to retake the city of Tikrit from ISIS has run into a major problem. More than 80 per cent of the ground forces involved on the government side are Shia militias. Many say they won't keep fighting if the U.S.-led coalition, including Canada
Newfoundland and Labrador's regional minister has stepped in to try to get a Corner Brook woman's sealskin purse returned to her after it was confiscated by U.S. Customs and Border Protection in Maine.
A newly identified marine creature found in a shale site on the Alberta-B.C. border lived more than 509 millions years ago, more than 250 million years before the first dinosaur walked the Earth.
Canadians are among the biggest online addicts in the world, visiting more sites and spending more time on the internet than anyone else in the world, according to comScore Canada.
A plane with nobody aboard crashed in a field near Nipawin, Sask., and sure enough, nobody was hurt.
Several Windsor communities in North America have received calls from royalty as part of a new book on the history of Windsor Castle, the Queen's retreat and the oldest continually inhabited castle in the world.
​A total of 111,438 public sector workers in Ontario were paid more than $100,000 in 2014, according to details included in the so-called Sunshine List released this morning.
Deep below the ice, far from the playful penguins and other animals that bring tourists to Antarctica, is a cold and barren world that by all indications should be completely void of life.
An hour before an apparent gas explosion sent flames soaring and debris flying at a Manhattan apartment building, injuring 19 people, utility company inspectors decided the work being done there was faulty.
Thanks to some creative pet detective work from an animal rescue worker, a cat that was missing for six years is finally being delivered back into the arms of her original owner.
Lewis Pugh completed four swims in the Antarctic with distances ranging from 200 metres to 500 metres. The goal was to show support for creation of a marine sanctuary in Antarctic waters.
Smokers, drinkers, speeders and high-income earners will pay more thanks to new measures introduced today by the Alberta government to deal with lower revenues brought by the plunge in oil prices.
A University of Manitoba researcher is hatching a plan to control mosquito populations by chemically sterilizing a batch of males and releasing them into the wild.
A discovery by an Alberta schoolteacher may have revealed what happened when Canada's ancient camels and horses met humans for the first time.
Al-Qaeda's Syrian affiliate, al-Nusra, is gaining strength and rising to the top in the Syrian civil war, benefiting partly from the coalition's single-minded focus on attacking its rival, ISIS.
A large residential apartment building partially collapsed and was engulfed in flames on Thursday in New York City's East Village neighbourhood, critically injuring at least one person, authorities said.
Toronto letter carriers are being threatened with discipline if they refuse to deliver a controversial newspaper that slams politicians from across the political spectrum with profanity, the postal workers union says.
The office of the Conflict of Interest and Ethics Commissioner says there is enough information to examine whether lobbying efforts for Peguis First Nation by former senior MP Vic Toews violated conflict of interest guidelines.
There will be no more Downton Abbey for fans of the popular period drama after the upcoming season six, the show's producers confirm.
NASA is aiming to launch a rocket to an asteroid in five years and grab a boulder off of it — a stepping stone and training mission for an eventual trip sending humans to Mars.
A woman who injected industrial silicone into the buttocks of customers as an illegal cosmetic procedure has been sentenced to eight years in prison.
It could be the ultimate road trip — on a proposed superhighway that would wind halfway round the world and connect Russia and the U.S. The project fits Russia's imperialist ambitions, but a few glaring holes in the proposal have left some wondering if it
Officers from the Canada Border Services Agency have charged a Minnesota man with smuggling firearms after a vehicle search last week at the Fort Frances, Ont. crossing uncovered two undeclared handguns
Instances of rickets, a rare disease caused by a lack of vitamin D, are far higher in the aboriginal population in the North, are continuing to rise.
For months Halifax and Irving Shipbuilding have been negotiating a special tax arrangement for the Halifax shipyard. There's now word the deal is done, prompting calls to make it public.
Reno arrived at the Humane Society in February, weighing seven kilograms, “dramatically under the weight he should have been,” the Humane Society said in a media release.
When a lynx attacked 'Stella', the pet goat, in Dinorwic, Ontario, earlier this month she ran inside her owner's home with the wild cat still on her back.
If Canada orders its warplanes into Syrian airspace to bomb ISIS targets, it will be joining a very small group of nations pushing the boundaries of international law in the name of self-defence, say legal experts.
A Europe-based anti-Islam, anti-immigration group called PEGIDA is making its Quebec debut this weekend — and local politicians and community members want to tell the group its views aren't welcome in Montreal.
Nazanin Afshin-Jam and Justice Minister Peter MacKay are expecting a new addition to their family, the human rights activist announced on Twitter.
Lt.-Col. Martin Bernier, the former commander of the 2nd Canadian Division Training Centre at 2nd Canadian Division Support Base Valcartier, faces two charges of sexual assault and two charges of harassment.
The human rights group Amnesty International says in a new report that Palestinian militants committed war crimes during the 2014 Gaza conflict by killing both Israeli and Palestinian civilians using indiscriminate projectiles.
Sgt Bowe Bergdahl, the US soldier held by the Taliban in Afghanistan for five years before a controversial prisoner swap, is charged with desertion.
Britain will send two troop-carrying Chinook helicopters and new surface-to-air missile system to the Falkland Islands, amid fears Russia could be arming the Argentine government.
For years, RadioShack made a habit of collecting customers’ contact information at checkout. Now, the bankrupt retailer is putting that data on the auction block.
WASHINGTON (ABC News) -- Del. Eleanor Holmes Norton is awful at parking. Congressional staffers who witnessed the parking fail Wednesday morning laughed at the display.
At Iraq's request, the U.S. began airstrikes in Tikrit on Wednesday in support of a stalled Iraqi ground offensive to retake the city from Islamic State of Iraq and Syria (ISIS) fighters. The bombing marked a significant expansion of the U.S. military rol
King Richard III is set to get a new burial place Thursday after his bones were discovered in 2012 under a Leicester parking lot. CBC's Reg Sherren, in the U.K. ahead of the reinterment, looks at the Canadian connection in the historic process.
Saudi Arabia launches a military operation in Yemen against Houthi rebels to protect
The BBC has decided not to renew Jeremy Clarkson's contract as co-host of the popular program Top Gear after an investigation into an 'fracas' with a producer.
One team in the St. John's Junior Hockey League is looking for answers about who's responsible when fans are behaving poorly in the stands, after the forfeit of a crucial playoff game.
Two small earthquakes were measured just off Vancouver Island on Wednesday afternoon, about 150 kilometres south of Port Hardy.
Artyom Goncharuk, 27, of Richmond, B.C. is facing animal cruelty charges after he allegedly stabbed his three-year-old Pomeranian dog, Kaylly, 61 times last September.
Food fish stocks have declined at an alarming rate in the world's northern oceans and now the southern oceans are experiencing similar effects of overfishing, a B.C. study has concluded.
The leaders of almost all the other 28 NATO member countries have made time for Stoltenberg since he took over the world's largest military alliance in October.
Scientists at the US Geological Survey in Virginia are investigating ways of flushing out the valuable minerals, including gold, silver and rare elements such as palladium and vanadium.
The Leger Marketing polls found 63 per cent of Canadian Protestants, 62 per cent of Jews, 60 per cent of Catholics and 46 per cent of the non-religious believe Western and Islamic societies are “irreconcilable.” Even 42 per cent of Canadian Muslims believ
The cost of salary and benefits for Ontario public sector workers has increased by 47% in less than a decade, growing at a significantly faster rate than either inflation or the provincial economy, according to a new Fraser Institute report.
The Izumo helicopter carrier is as big as the Japanese Imperial Navy aircraft carriers that battled the United States in the Pacific during the Second World War.
As our cars get more high-tech and connected, they are increasingly spying on us and sending highly personal data about us to many different parties — in violation of Canadian privacy laws, a new report warns.
VANCOUVER -- Vancouver's police force has been ordered to pay a trans woman $15,000 for repeatedly referring to her as a man and refusing to provide her post-op treatment while she was in jail.
Prince Edward Island RCMP have made an arrest under a section of the Criminal Code that is related to terrorism.
The ground has truly shifted when a policeman actually says it's perfectly reasonable for a rape victim to just do nothing, or to let educational officials handle one of the most serious of crimes facing society today, Neil Macdonald writes.
An ongoing investigation by CBC News and the investigative consumer program Marketplace finds that pharmacists feel pressured to push extra services on patients.
A military antiques collector who turned over a Second World War helmet to the soldier who wore it in battle now has that helmet once again.
Nova Scotians take to Twitter after noticing a glowing light in the night sky.
Kraft Foods Group and H.J. Heinz will merge into a combined company with eight brands worth more than $1 billion each and five worth $500 million-$1 billion each, making it the world’s fifth-largest food and beverage company
CBC Windsor's Nick Boisvert climbed aboard the U.S. Coast Guard Bristol Bay, spent the day breaking ice, shot video and put together a photo gallery.
Radim Vrbata was signed to provide the Vancouver Canucks with some much-needed offence, and that's just what he's done as the team continues its push for a return to the playoffs.
The veteran sniper scored twice, including a beautiful effort on the winne
With less than three weeks to go before the end of the NHL’s regular season, five Canadian teams currently hold down playoff spots. There have been many surprises to this point, but has one team captured the imagination of the nation? We ask you.
A Medicine Hat College basketball forward with an awkward surname is finally being identified by it when he plays the game.
Here's 10 enduring images involving Canadians.
Lana Barrett happened to catch two bobcats hanging out in her yard in Kelvin Grove, and it's not the first time a wild cat has visited the southwest Calgary neighbourhood.
Students at Newfoundland and Labrador's Memorial University say the food they're being served on a meal plan mandatory for students in residence is frequently undercooked and rotten, and something needs to change.
The Vancouver Aquarium is sending some of its experts to California to help rescue hundreds of starving sea lion pups that have been washing up along the coast.
Vernon, B.C. woman Holly Schellenberg took an icy cold plunge into Kalamalka Lake on Thursday to rescue a little girl's golden retriever pup that couldn't swim back to shore.
A Detroit mother is arrested after officials find two of her children dead inside her freezer.
Residents who own security cameras are being asked by Thunder Bay police to assist with investigations.
Boston Bruins fans don't like Montreal Canadiens star Max Pacioretty. But what happens when they don't recognize the Habs foe and he offers them free burgers?
Trying to go green by replacing your gas guzzler with an electric car? In some provinces, that may actually be worse for the environment, a University of Toronto researcher says.
David Duchovny and Gillian Anderson will be back as agents Fox Mulder and Dana Scully in a limited X-Files series, Fox confirmed Tuesday.
A 21-year-old Winnipeg man who had a first date interrupted Tuesday night is grateful the driver he pulled from a burning vehicle is alive.
Canada's telecom regulator says four air duct cleaning companies paid a total of $55,000 as part of a settlement following violations for unsolicited phone calls to potential customers.
A Long Island woman’s insistence that President Obama follows her on Twitter made doctors at the Harlem Hospital psych ward think she was delusional and suffering from bipolar disorder — but she was actually telling the truth, a lawsuit charges.
A single mother in a small Alberta town is stocking her house with donated furniture and shopping at a second-hand store because the moving company she hired more than a month ago still has her possessions after demanding four times the price it quoted he
In what may be a first for a central Newfoundland airport, a mother and newborn baby appear to be healthy in a Gander hospital after the child was born mid-flight in Canadian airspace.
Australian scientists have uncovered what is believed to be the largest asteroid impact zone ever found on Earth, in central Australia.
Britain will reinforce its military presence on the disputed Falkland Islands to ensure they are properly protected, Defence Secretary Michael Fallon said on Tuesday, a move rejected as unnecessary by Argentina which lays claim to the archipelago.
The cable guy has a new competitor: the anti-cable guy. He helps you cut the cord on traditional television services and hooks you up with alternatives. Most Canadians still watch cable or satellite TV, but cord-cutting is catching. Help is available for
WestJet said it uncovered the scam, which advertised return flights for up to 50% lower than fares available through its website, while doing routine checks of its credit-card transactions
Political ideas behind lone wolf attacks “run the gamut,” say internal CSIS documents, but they’re likelier found in the radical right-wing than in radical Islam.
The “independent” investigator hired by Alberta’s Progressive Conservative party to investigate allegations of bribery in one of its Edmonton riding associations works for the Tory party.
There are likely "no survivors," says French President Francois Hollande following the crash of a Germanwings Airbus A320with 150 people aboard in southern France.
OTTAWA (Reuters) - Canada plans to expand its mission against Islamic State militants by sending fighter bombers to attack targets in Syria as well as Iraq, two well placed political sources said on Monday.
The Crown wants a prison sentence of two-and-a-half to three years for a Calgary man who taped the mouths of a dog and a cat shut and left them to die.
Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu apologized to Israel's Arab citizens on Monday for remarks he made during last week's parliament election that offended members of the community.
A five-month police investigation into an alleged gang rape at the University of Virginia, described in graphic detail in a Rolling Stone article, produced no evidence of the attack and was stymied by the accuser's unwillingness to co-operate, authorities
Taylor Swift is now the legal owner of TaylorSwift.porn — but don't get the wrong idea, Swifties. The pop star's URL purchase is not part of an attempt to shake off her wholesome image. In fact, it's quite the opposite.
Farmers are paying for genetic research aimed at developing gluten-free wheat that can be eaten by people with celiac disease and other consumers spending millions a year on gluten-free products.
It's very rare that visitors can be found at the Hibernia oil platform, but a four-legged guest was all the talk Monday.
Canadian actress Alberta Watson has died after a long battle with cancer.
AUSTIN (KXAN) — An Austin lawyer is claiming responsibility for several stickers placed on East Austin businesses that claimed they were “exclusively for white people.”
Nora Fitzgerald, who had her sealskin purse confiscated by border control, says she'll think twice before accessorizing in the United States again.
Ontario-based soldier Pte. Jeremiah Cross, his wife, and infant child were killed in a fiery crash on Interstate 95 in South Carolina on Saturday night.
As many as 100 people may have fallen for a scam involving deeply discounted airline tickets from Toronto to Las Vegas for an upcoming conference.
An Arizona woman who spent more than two decades on death row in her 4-year-old son's killing was exonerated Monday, bringing an end to a controversial case that relied almost entirely on the work of a detective with a long history of misconduct.
Twenty-five years ago, Norway chose to bank the returns from its oil resources, and it has paid off handsomely - to the tune of $1 trillion. Alberta can only look on with envy, writes Susan Ormiston.
The UK will no longer tolerate the behaviour of Islamist extremists who
A man killed at a Canada-U.S. border crossing in B.C. earlier this week was wanted in connection to the murder of an 18-year-old in Calgary, police said Sunday.
The federal government will help bolster the development of next-generation surveillance technology with a $75 million investment in Burlington, Ont.-based L-3 Wescam.
The federal government needs to take action to assess how escalating phone, internet and television bills are affecting Canadians, especially those earning the least income, a new study on affordability says.
Top-secret documents obtained by the CBC show Canada's electronic spy agency is using a vast arsenal of cyberwarfare tools to hack into computers and phones in many parts of the world, including in friendly trade countries like Mexico and hotspots like th
Retirement Concepts, a large company that runs private seniors' residences, is under fire from relatives forced to pay $1,000 monthly fees long after their loved ones have died or moved out.
Dignitaries and descendants paid tribute Sunday to King Richard III, whose remains were discovered more than 500 years after his death in a 15th-century battle.
The U.K. couple detained after a manhunt when they took their son out of the country to seek specialized treatment for a brain tumour says the boy is free of cancer.
Astronaut Chris Hadfield has commanded the International Space Station, made three flights into space and orbited the globe more than 2,300 times.
There is something powerful lurking behind the message of ISIS. More than 3,400 people from the West have left their homes to live in a war zone, and there is debate about how to dereadicalize them.
The cost of providing medical marijuana to the country's injured soldiers under a Veterans Affairs program jumped to more than $4.3 million this fiscal year, an increase of 10 times what was spent last year.
Six men are arrested after a group forced its way into a synagogue in north London in an attack treated by police as "anti-Semitic".
Anti-UKIP protesters invade a pub in south London where the party leader is having lunch with his family.
The first day of spring is coming, whether nature allows it or not....
A group of Commonwealth residents advocating for free movement among the UK, Canada, Australia and New Zealand, has collected 35,000 signatures.
Nine British medical students and doctors are feared to have travelled to Syria to work in areas controlled by Islamic State militants.
Scientists affixed custom-made cameras to the shells of 26 leatherback sea turtles off the northern coast of Cape Breton in Nova Scotia.
Residents in Bridgewater, N.S. are growing increasingly concerned after a former Royal Canadian Navy ship docked in the town's harbour tilted over due to heavy ice and snow.
Victoria's Steve Nash is calling it a career. The 41-year-old guard announced his retirement from basketball Saturday on his Twitter account.
The City of Kitchener has closed part of Stauffer Drive so that a colony of endangered Jefferson salamanders can cross safely from one side of the street to the other.
When Pierre Cloutier's longtime girlfriend broke up with him, he decided to leave Quebec and head to British Columbia's Okanagan Valley in the the same way pioneers once travelled west dreaming of a better life.
LOS ANGELES – Radim Vrbata scored at 4:31 of the third period and goalie Eddie Lack made 25 saves to give the Vancouver Canucks a 4-1 win against the Los Angeles Kings at Staples Center on Saturday.
Two lion cubs brought home by one Palestinian family play cheerfully with small children in a Gaza refugee camp
Strip clubs are an endangered species being killed off by lack of demand, says the Adult Entertainment Association of Canada, as B.C.'s Cheetah Lounge closes its doors.
A supertide turned France's famed Mont Saint-Michel back into a true island and then retreated out of sight, delighting thousands of visitors who came to see the rare phenomenon.
An unusual victim in the attack on the National Bardo Museum in Tunisia's capital city last Wednesday is getting a lot of attention.
Dozens of aging U.S. veterans, many in their early 90s and some in wheelchairs, gathered on the tiny, barren island of Iwo Jima on Saturday to mark the 70th anniversary of one of the bloodiest and most iconic battles of World War II.