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Now that the dust has settled from a Canadian Geographic competition that anointed the low-profile gray jay as Canada’s national bird, there’s a new popularity contest underway. The Calgary Zoo is hoping to ignite a debate about Canada’s greatest animal w
An 18-year-old Quebec murder victim feared her ex-boyfriend and tried to seek help from police before her death, friends allege.
After months of bitter debate, the House of Commons passed M-103, a non-binding motion condemning Islamophobia and religious discrimination.
International Ice Hockey Federation President Rene Fasel tells The Associated Press he needs to know by the end of April whether NHL players will be cleared to play in the South Korea Olympics next year.
A Dartmouth man is furious that after 25 years the Nova Scotia Registry of Motor Vehicles has cancelled his personalized licence plate with his last name Grabher on it, following a single complaint.
Police say the 15-year-old girl was assaulted in a Facebook live video viewed by at least 40 people.
Israeli police on Thursday arrested a 19-year-old Israeli Jewish man as the primary suspect in a string of bomb threats targeting Jewish community centres and other institutions in Canada and the U.S., marking a potential breakthrough in a case that stoke
A group of four birdwatchers has spotted Australia’s most mysterious bird, the night parrot that was believed to be extinct
With the Ontario Liberal government planning to spend $160-billion on infrastructure over 12 years, Ontario is a market that New York will want to preserve access to, Economic Development Minister Brad Duguid said
A hundred years after the Battle of Vimy Ridge, French citizens are travelling in Cape Breton to honour Nova Scotians who died in the First World War fight. One of the stories they are following is that of John Arsenault.
An inquiry starts Friday into the 2007 death of a Chinese temporary foreign worker after an accident at a Canadian Natural Resources Ltd. site near Fort McMurray.
Israeli police arrest Israeli-US teenager on suspicion of making bomb threats against Jewish community centres in US
A Saint-Michel mosque is facing a police complaint after a video of an Imam delivering a sermon in which he asks for Jews to be killed surfaced online.
Former Russian lawmaker Denis Voronenkov was shot and killed in Kyiv Thursday in what the Ukrainian president described as an "act of state terrorism" by Russia.
ANAHEIM - The coaches usually say itï¿½s all about the process, one game at a time, one shift, then the next. But this was not just game 1,088 on the NHL schedule Wednesday night. While the playoffs officially begin April 12, we got a big, bold, loud prev
The federal government is offering almost no new spending in the 2017 budget, a document that brings into focus already announced funding amid an economic crunch.
The province will be seeking changes to a new course taught at a rural Alberta school called "women studies," which covers topics such as hairstyles, dinner parties, recipes and interior decor.
There may still be one day of round robin play remaining at the World Women’s Curling Championship, but Team Canada has already clinched first place overall thanks to an undefeated record.
Bell and Rogers, the twin conglomerates of the sports-media landscape in this country, have decided to remove their main sports channels from the bundled packages available to businesses that have a liquor licence. They will then offer TSN and Sportsnet a
Alleged assailant was shot by armed police following the incident, Commons Leader says.
A recent email equating feminism with cancer issued by the Wildrose on Campus at the University of Calgary marked the climax of an implosion of the student group that started with a takeover by supporters of PC leadership candidate Jason Kenney, according
Benjamin Ferencz started his legal career in the spotlight — his first trial was as a chief U.S. prosecutor of the Nazi extermination squads in Nuremberg. Since then, he's spent seven decades fighting for peace and international justice.
Crown lawyers walked away from charges against 35 Montreal mobsters over questions of how police officer obtained Blackberry data
A group of Canadian researchers say they have, for the first time, successfully raised wasps that will be used this summer as a weapon against an insect that is ravaging forests.
One mob called the other 'communists' and the other mob called the first one 'fascists' as tempers flared hours before a debate in the House of Commons
The Trump administration warns that U.S.-bound travellers from 10 airports in Turkey, the Middle East and North Africa will be banned from carrying certain electronic devices on board, owing to fears terrorists could conceal bombs in larger devices.
The extreme weather seen in Canada this past year -- such as massive snowstorms on both coasts and incredibly warm January weather in Toronto -- is set to become the new norm, a scientist says.
NHL commissioner Gary Bettman said on Tuesday that with negotiations on Olympic participation at a standstill people should assume the league will not be sending its players to the 2018 Pyeongchang Games.
Canadian military planners are grappling with how much intelligence they can share with allies deployed with them in Latvia this summer. The other NATO members will also be arriving with restrictions on how their troops are used.