Bart the cat was hit by a car, buried and crawled back from the dead — literally.
Emma Paulsen, the B.C. dog walker who pleaded guilty to animal cruelty in the deaths of six dogs in her care, has been sentenced to six months in jail.
The Alberta Animal Rescue Crew Society calls the seizure of 201 dogs from an acreage near Milk River one of the worst cases of neglect they have ever seen.
Artwork showing womens shoes on Muslim prayer mats is removed from exhibition after warnings of possible violence
Canada has succeeded in blocking an investigation into Alberta's tailings ponds by NAFTA's environmental watchdog.
The so-called 'watermelon brother' has been spotted on an underground train, with stars cut in the huge fruit so he can see through
Dr Palaniappan Rajmohan is the subject of a rare private case launched by pro-life campaigner
Residents across the Maritimes are coping with blizzard conditions, including “near-zero visibility.” Gusts could hit the Atlantic up to 110 km/h, which is just shy of hurricane force.
A growing number of Canadians say they are concerned about privacy, according to a new survey commissioned by the federal privacy commissioner.
Normally frigid prairie cities are into their second week of a January thaw that has seen overnight rain in Edmonton and shirt sleeves in Calgary.
Dozens of corporate Tim Hortons workers, including pregnant women and staff who had been with the chain for 30 years, were summoned to meet with outplacement agents and then escorted out the doors of its regional offices and headquarters yesterday as part
Nadiya Savchenko, the Ukrainian army officer and pilot who was captured in Russia’s invasion of Ukraine and spirited to prison in Moscow, may die in captivity there on the hunger strike she has pursued for 45 days, her lawyer wrote on January 26. As her a
Charles Hard Townes, a professor emeritus of physics who built the first microwave amplifier -- the maser -- and designed the first laser, died Jan. 27 at the age of 99. After receiving the 1964 Nobel Prize in Physics, he went on to pioneer the use of las
Greek financial markets were in turmoil on Wednesday with investors fearing the new anti-bailout government was determined to defy its international creditors.
A group of Waterloo engineering students, sick of scraping car windshields free of snow and ice, have come up with a substance that prevents ice from forming.
Money for nothing and recovery for free? America's economic turnaround looks to have pulled even a reluctant Europe into the money-printing pool, Neil Macdonald writes. So what's a buck, or a euro, really worth anymore?
Richard Brower was finally ready to accept his dog was gone, a year and a half after Dozer was stolen. But while online searching for another pet, he found the German shepherd. 'My heart just kind of sank and I started shaking,' Brower told CBC Radio's Th
The view count on Brene Brown’s TED Talk about shame clocks in at more than 4.5 million. Though we’re loath to admit it, shame is a hot topic. It’s a major reason people don’t seek help with anxiety, depression and other mental-health issues.
Canada's electronic spy agency sifts through millions of videos and documents downloaded online every day by people around the world, as part of a sweeping bid to find extremist plots and suspects, CBC News has learned.
Inquiry told court that Vladimir Putin is a "common criminal dressed up as a head of state" who allegedly ordered the murder of a former spy. Litvinenko was murdered for trying to reveal Putin’s close links to organized crime and a cabal of crime lords wh
Texas could become the second state after Florida to pass a so-called Pop-Tart gun law. Legislators in several states were inspired by a seven-year-old Baltimore boy who was kicked out of school for two days in 2013 after chewing his toaster pastry into t
A high school student in Paterson, New Jersey was charged with assault Friday on suspicion of "body slamming" his physics teacher who took away his cell phone.
Another student recorded the alleged assault, which happened last Monday at J...
The city of Winnipeg is under a boil water advisory Tuesday night after tests confirmed the presence of E. coli.
U.S. soldiers are not allowed to direct airstrikes on ISIS positions in Iraq, the Pentagon said on Tuesday, a practice that their Canadian military allies have been engaged in despite it being seen by some as a combat manoeuvre.
The monster storm in Boston has brought with it another monster - a yeti. The white, furry phantom has been getting laughs by walking through the blizzard in a sasquatch suit.
Canada's top general met with regional officials in Iraq and visited Canadian troops deployed in the fight against Islamic State militants, the Department of National Defence said Tuesday.
The larger-than-usual asteroid that flew by Earth on Monday wasn’t travelling alone – it brought along its own moon.
A Florida woman is suspected of drowning a 2-week-old puppy in a Nebraska airport bathroom so she could board a plane.
An Edmonton woman who was told that her elderly mother slid out of her bed at a continuing care centre found something quite different when she reviewed footage from a camera she secretly installed in the room.
A mother who used a hot clothes iron to punish a child for raiding the family fridge lost her bid Tuesday for a lower sentence.
With winds howling, a blizzard slammed Boston and surrounding parts of New England on Tuesday with none of the mercy it unexpectedly showed New York City, piling up more than 60 cm of snow.
Gordie Howe is doing so well after stem cell treatment that his son would like the hockey legend to undergo the treatment again.
Traffic at one West Vancouver intersection ground to a halt on Monday morning after a slow moving beaver decided to cross the road.
Motorists throughout the southern half of New Brunswick are being told by police and the provincial Emergency Measures Organization to stay off roads and highways as a blizzard continues to batter the province.
Carol and Lee Brown are having a pizza delivered from Arcata Pizza in Windsor, Ont., to their home in Regina, just in time for the Super Bowl.
Going Clear, the much-talked about Scientology documentary, premiered this week at the Sundance Film Festival, making more claims against the star-studded religion founded by L. Ron Hubbard.
A young woman from northern Quebec is suing her local police department and regional government for $400,000 after she was handcuffed and left alone in the backseat of a police vehicle with a repeat sex offender.
Longtime NHL goalie and current St. Louis Blues netminder Martin Brodeur is set to retire and join the team's front office in an executive role.
NASA expects to save millions of dollars sending astronauts to the International Space Station, once its commercial crew program starts flying in a couple of years.
Rio de Janeiro Olympic organizers said Tuesday they have "no plan B" for the 2016 games' sailing competitions, despite a recent admission by the state's top environment official that it will be impossible to meet pledges to clean up the raw sewage and tra
The Ontario government plans to ban the acquisition and sale of killer whales, part of new "higher standards of care" for marine animals that would also include dolphins and walruses.
The federal government will table new legislation during this sitting of Parliament to ensure criminals convicted of the worst crimes have no chance of being released from prison, Public Safety Minister Steven Blaney confirmed today.
Marriott International Inc. has signed a deal to buy the Delta hotel brand from B.C. Investment Management Corp. for $168 million.
Regina city council voted to deny an application for a bar that would feature exotic dancers. A packed city council gallery erupted with a standing ovation in response to the decision. Most had spoken against the proposed club.
The Russian ruble has shed nearly half its value since last summer, driving up the costs of food, housing and travel. Russia is being hit by 'perfect economic storm' of depreciating currency, western sanctions and shrinking oil revenue.
Canada will start accepting applications from millionaire immigrant investors and their families on Wednesday under a revamped version of a program critics once denounced as "cash for citizenship."
A man shot two police officers shortly after they were sworn in at a city hall in a Minneapolis suburb on Monday night and then was fatally shot by other officers in a rapid exchange of fire, authorities said.
It’s been a year and a half, but Sharlene Pietersma still can’t speak about the day her world was turned upside down.
Around 300 survivors of the Auschwitz death camp gathered Tuesday to mark 70 years since its liberation by Soviet troops, joined by world leaders for a commemoration held in the shadow of war in Ukraine and a rise in anti-Semitism in Europe.
Gunmen possibly linked to the Islamic State militant group attack a hotel popular with foreigners in the Libyan capital Tripoli, officials say.
The Justice Department has been building a national database to track in real time the movement of vehicles around the U.S., with hundreds of millions of records about motorists, The Wall Street Journal reports.
A former CIA officer was convicted Monday of leaking details of a covert mission to derail Iran's nuclear program in a case that, until the eve of the trial, was as much about the journalist who published the leaks as it was the accused leaker.
Jubilant Kurdish fighters ousted Islamic State militants from the key Syrian border town of Kobani on Monday after a four-month battle
A man from Armstrong, B.C., faces animal cruelty charges after SPCA officers raided his property in December to seize 16 severely undernourished horses.
Matt Lapointe, from Thunder Bay, Ontario, was one of only two Canadians to travel to the Swiss Alps for the Snow Epic fatbike competition earlier this month.
Susan Carter learned the truth about how her mother ended up lying on the floor at an Edmonton care home after examining footage from a hidden video camera that shows the 89-year-old getting dragged from her bed by a patient in the middle of the night.
Ratings agency S&P said on Monday it had cut Russia's sovereign credit rating to BB+ or below investment grade with a negative outlook, and said Russia's economic growth prospects have weakened.
Canadian special forces have now returned fire against the Islamic State in Iraq and Syria (ISIS) a total of three times, Capt. Paul Forget from Canadian Joint Operations Command said in Ottawa on Monday.
A passing asteroid the size of the world's most massive cruise ships has its own moon, NASA says. It flew safely past the Earth this morning. Try to spot it with binoculars or a telescope tonight.
To mark the 70th anniversary of the liberation of Auschwitz, a Canadian woman who was held there as a child is returning to the notorious concentration camp to recreate a famous photo taken of her and fellow inmates in 1945.
A Greek F-16 fighter jet crashed into other planes on the ground during NATO training in southeastern Spain Monday, killing at least 10 people, Spain's Defence Ministry said.
It may be the middle of winter but people in Calgary were enjoying temperatures of 17 C Sunday afternoon.
Univ. of California, Irvine and Australian chemists have figured out how to unboil egg whites, an innovation that could dramatically reduce costs for cancer treatments, food production and other segments of the $160 billion global biotechnology industry,
Thousands of people will pack into a hockey arena in Alberta this afternoon to say goodbye to Const. David Wynn, a Mountie killed in the line of duty. CBCNews.ca will have LIVE coverage of the funeral and procession starting at 1:30 p.m. MT.
Implanting a false memory of committing a crime is easier than you think. The idea that memories are not as reliable as we think they are is disconcerting, but it's pretty well-established. Various studies have shown that participants can be persuaded to
A New York teen’s Facebook posts have led to his arrest for making terrorist threats against the police as he awaits a court date for two robberies in the first degree.
ANKARA - A Syrian refugee child has been beaten by a restaurant manager in the Turkish city Istanbul for eating a customer’s leftovers, local media reported on Saturday.
About 1,000 paratroopers from the brigade will deploy this week as part of the Operation Inherent Resolve mission.
American Sniper has set its sights on another record: Within a matter of days, it will overtake Steven Spielberg's WWII classic Saving Private Ryan to become the top-grossing war-themed film of all time in North America, not accounting for inflation.
Richard Suter, the man accused of killing two-year-old Geo Mounsef by driving his SUV onto a restaurant patio, was abducted and seriously assaulted, his lawyer said Friday.
Two men have been arrested after police seized a rocket launcher, World War Two machine gun and AK-47 rifle (pictured) following a ten-man brawl in East Street, in Bromley.
Missing snowboarder Julie Abrahamsen has been found alive three days after she was last seen on Blackcomb Mountain, Whistler RCMP said on Saturday.
The parents of an infant boy from Ottawa say they need to travel to California for permanent treatment for their son's condition, commonly known as the "bubble boy" disorder.
The new format will feature the usual Big Six hockey nations plus a best-of-the-rest Team Europe and a North American Under-23 Team
Eerie fluorescent blue patches of water glimmering off Hong Kong’s seashore are magnificent, disturbing and potentially toxic, marine biologists say
Take your Liams, Olivias, Ethans, Emmas, Avas, Michaels, Williams and Christophers — none of them, not one, can match the Jennifer juggernaut
Two women who run an animal rescue operation are facing aggravated animal cruelty charges after cops caught them with more than 100 dogs and one cat stuffed in the back of a U-Haul truck without food, water, or adequate air, police said.
Toller Cranston, one of figure skating's greatest artistic innovators, has died in Mexico at the age of 65.
The Pineapple Express rolled into Metro Vancouver on Friday, drenching the South Coast with 30 millimetres of rain in most areas and more than 80 millimetres on the North Shore, according to Environment Canada.
The neat thing about a Canadian effort to donate hockey equipment to the Himalayas is that there is a lot of ice in those mountains.
The spectacular slump of the Canadian dollar is hammering some of the NHL’s seven teams north of the border, but the Canucks are in a strong enough position financially that they’re weathering the storm.
A man who was video’d by an elevator security camera allegedly kicking a puppy has been charged. Des Hague, former Centerplate CEO, has been charged with two counts under the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals Act.
An Ontario couple faces an unspeakable dilemma: their ailing twin girls both need new livers to live, but the father can only save one.
As Greece prepares for an election which could decide the fate of Europe, find out how the EU project is slowly falling apart in the ten major member states and two cities which form its heart
NEW YORK (AP) – McDonald’s isn’t lovin’ it, and it’s going to do something about it.
The world’s largest hamburger chain reported falling earnings and sales for its fourth quarter on Friday and says it is going to take action this year to save money an
Homeless encampments are expanding beyond their historic boundaries in downtown L.A. to neighborhoods such as Highland Park.
Blake Deschenes says he loves being a minor hockey referee but some days he's ready to quit the game because the abuse from players' parents has become so bad.
Israeli barber Shalom Koresh fashioned the skullcaps from hair samples to obscure wearers' identities as Jews following a rise in anti-Semitism in Europe.
If you want to quantify the alarming impact of the anti-vaccine movement, the chart above is a good place to start. It plots the cumulative number of new measles cases by month, for each year from 2001 to 2014.
Flags lowered along Whitehall in honour of the Saudi King, who faced fierce protests over human rights
It's a poo-nado, a poo-nami, or just a poo-storm. Whatever you want to call it, it's a rare underwater event that most people would do their best to avoid.
Landlord took former tenant to court for refusing to pay for damage to the marble floor of the bathroom he said was caused by stray drops from the tenant habit of relieving
Alexander Zakharchenko, the leader of Russian-backed separatists in eastern Ukraine, has ruled out any new ceasefire proposals and said advances by rebel forces will continue.
Eerie fluorescent blue patches of water glimmering off Hong Kong's seashore are magnificent, disturbing and potentially harmful to marine life, biologists say.
Some Canadian pharmacists are saying they are under intense pressure to meet business quotas, which causes an assembly-line mentality that increases the likelihood of making mistakes, a Marketplace investigation has revealed.
One of Canada's richest men poured $112 million US into a gambling venture headed by three businessmen with ties to organized crime, and is now locked in a fight over Caribbean casinos whose cast includes one of Canada's most feared Mafia clans, a joint C
The disappearing lakes were discovered by a team of researchers from Ohio State University who are building the highest-resolution map of the Greenland Ice Sheet.
REUTERS - Rising threats from climate change and nuclear arsenals prompted the scientists who maintain the Doomsday Clock, a symbolic countdown to global catastrophe, to move it two minutes closer to midnight
Winnipeg's mayor choked back tears as he began to address the media today about claims by Maclean's magazine that the city as the most racist in Canada.
TORONTO — Several thousand smart meters have been ordered removed from Ontario properties over concerns they could start fires.
Ariella Wilkinson came home crying after Ofsted inspectors interrogated her about homosexuality during a visit to Grindon Hall Christian School.
Ashton Kutcher is preparing to take to the witness stand to testify against a man suspected of the grisly murder of the actor's then-girlfriend.
Joseph Edwards, 17, was found hanged at his home in Windsor, Berkshire. When officers examined his laptop they found an email demanding £100 and saying he had downloaded indecent images.
Federal prisons are potential breeding grounds for Islamist radicalization and the government and correctional system are doing little to confront the public safety risk, experts warn.
An asteroid up to 550 metres (1,800 feet) across is headed Earth's way. But don't worry: It will miss us by 1.2 million kilometres (745,000 miles), about three times the distance between Earth and the moon.
Saudi Arabia's King Abdullah died early on Friday and his brother Salman became king, the royal court in the world's top oil exporter and birthplace of Islam said in a statement carried by state television.
Prime Minister Stephen Harper has waded into the growing debate over a recent incident that saw Canadian special forces troops come under hostile fire while accompanying Iraqi troops near the front lines.
The US justice department will not bring civil rights charges against a white Missouri officer who killed an unarmed black teenager, US media report.
The growl from some best-selling cars and trucks is actually well-tuned lip-syncing or digitally faked.
Vancouver police and the park board are investigating after 17 maple trees were chopped along Cambie Street and West 29 Avenue and left lying on the ground sometime after midnight.
The blue and gold braided beard on the burial mask of famed pharaoh Tutankhamun was hastily glued back on with epoxy, damaging the relic after it was knocked during cleaning.
Social media readers had some snarky remarks Thursday about reports that the former CEO of Target got a walk-away package worth about the same as the total amount being offered to all 17,600 of the chain’s Canadian employees who will soon be out of work a
Seventy people have been infected in a measles outbreak that led California public health officials to urge those who haven't been vaccinated against the disease, including children too young to be immunized, should avoid Disney parks where the spread ori
One Beaconsfield man's snow fort has become the subject of a heated argument with the city.
Police in a Mexican border city said Wednesday that a drone overloaded with illicit methamphetamine crashed into a supermarket parking lot.
Canadian diplomats in Ireland tweeted a few photos of Kevin Vickers meeting with senior Irish officials as he began his posting as ambassador to the Emerald Isle. Vickers is quite tall - about six-foot-five. Ireland's president is... less so. Laura Payton
Royal Bank of Canada has a friendly deal to acquire L.A.-based City National Corp. for $5.4 billion US in cash and common stock.
The European Central Bank announces a huge bond-buying program in a last-ditch attempt to resuscitate a struggling eurozone economy.
Christopher Phillips threatened to hurt police and posed a threat to the public by carrying two dangerous chemicals, police allege in court documents filed a day after the Halifax resident was arrested in Ottawa.
To mark the 50th anniversary of Sir Winston Churchill's death, CBC News Chief Correspondent Peter Mansbridge met with the former British prime minister's granddaughter, who shed light on some of the daily tensions her "grandpapa" faced during the Second W
The video of the Dec. 30 killing of Jerame Reid in Bridgeton, a struggling, mostly minority city of 25,000 people just south of Philadelphia, was released this week, raising questions and stirring anger over another death at the hands of police.
The wrecks of two 19th-century canal boats have been found on the bottom of Lake Ontario, an unusual discovery because such vessels typically weren't used on open water, a team of New York shipwreck hunters said Wednesday.
They are on the cusp of an electoral breakthrough - and an examination of Green Party policy reveals a extraordinary list of demands
Pupils at a Christian school have been branded bigots after a young boy gave the wrong answer when asked what a Muslim was.
The arrest of Merve Buyuksarac follows a crackdown in the country on critical media in the wake of the Charlie Hebdo shootings in Paris.
“Tell me what fear is,” Tranel began.
“Well, that’s what I’m trying to — to be honest, I truly have no clue,” SM said, her voice raspy. That’s actually a
symptom of the condition that stole fear from her. Urbach-Wieth disease, which is characterized b