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'Pure, utter devastation,' says public servant with $65K tax slip error
A Canadian public servant on maternity leave says her tax slip is incorrect by $65,000 because of the problem-plagued Phoenix pay system, and she doesn't understand how the government could "mess up so significantly."
Air Canada told golfer her clubs were on the next flight, but they showed up for sale on Kijiji
Sydney Lia had planned to work on her golf swing with her coach after taking a flight home to Timmins, Ont., for the holidays, but her $5,000 custom clubs never made it to baggage claim, and then the police got involved.
Driver flees on foot after driving SUV 800 metres into streetcar tunnel
This isn't the first time a driver has ditched their car after driving into the Queen's Quay underground streetcar lane, though the TTC says the tunnel is clearly marked.
'It's like nothing else on earth': Rarest of gemstones fuels boom for Alberta miners
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.
Syrian peace talks resume in Geneva after 10 months
Syrian peace talks under the auspices of the United Nations resume in Geneva, 10 months after falling apart over escalating bloodshed in the war-torn country.
Father John Misty sees himself in 'Ballad of the Dying Man'
The singer on how social media and the human condition inspired his new album.
Simple tips and light gear to help you work out while away
These tools and tips will help you stay fit on the road.
RNC Const. Doug Snelgrove's sexual assault trial goes to jury
The court case against a Royal Newfoundland Constabulary officer accused of sexual assault while on duty will be handed over to the jury for deliberations on Thursday.
Iranian Montrealer facing deportation can now stay in Canada
Roghayeh Azizi Mirmahaleh, a 60-year-old Iranian Montrealer set to be deported to Iran next week, has been granted a 2-year temporary residency permit.
SpaceX docks with International Space Station following delay
SpaceX has made good on a 400-kilometre-high delivery at the International Space Station.
'Change,' reaching a diverse K-W, the focus for new Oktoberfest president Margo Jones
K-W Oktoberfest will need to inspire a younger generation to get involved if the annual festival is going to thrive, new president Margo Jones says. The regulars who attend and volunteer at the festival are getting older and change is in order.
Swastika and hate speech found spray-painted on the Rail Trail
Hamilton police are investigating after a swastika and the words “gas the Jews” were found spray-painted on the ground on the Rail Trail Wednesday.
Breakaway of the feline kind: stray cat hid out in Morell Rink
A visitor's dressing room at the Morell Rink was being reserved for just one star, but his playing days are now over.
Toronto could break a high temperature record today
With just a few weeks until spring, it would seem that Mother Nature is getting a jump on the next season, as Toronto could reach record-high temperatures on Thursday.
'Simple little fish' from P.E.I. hooks big prize in international photo contest
A picture of a common fish on P.E.I. has made a splash for an Island photographer in an international contest, despite some heavyweight competition including whales and sharks.
Windsor is 'safe' despite fatal shooting, says police chief
Gangs and drugs play a major role in Windsor's violent crime, says police chief Al Frederick. The majority of handguns are coming from the United States.
Cambridge inside workers reach tentative deal with city
Cambridge says it has reached a tentative deal with its inside workers. Both sides will vote on whether to ratify the deal later Thursday.
Sask. MLAs in La Loche for update on community's state following shooting
Six MLAs, including Deputy Premier Don Morgan, were in La Loche on Wednesday to meet with the community and its leaders.
Attention shoppers: There's a way to get sale items at no cost
Have you ever bought an item on sale, only to get to the checkout and be charged the full price? Depending on the store and the cost of the item, you could be entitled to get it free under the Scanner Price Accuracy Voluntary Code.
Phoenix Falling
Public servant in Phoenix mess devastated over $65K tax slip error
A Canadian public servant on maternity leave says her tax slip is incorrect by $65,000 because of the problem-plagued Phoenix pay system, and she doesn't understand how the government could "mess up so significantly."
2 vehicle fires in Conception Bay North
Two RCMP detachments were kept busy with car fires over the last 24 hours in two communities half an hour away from each other.
Human rights advocates release report on children in immigration detention LIVE
'We're going to run into problems': Manitoba flood would endanger asylum seekers
A high risk of flooding near the Manitoba border this spring has officials in Emerson worried about the dangers that will pose to a continuing stream of asylum seekers crossing into the province.
Calgary police investigate suspicious death after body found in vehicle
Calgary police are investigating a suspicious death near the intersection of Centre Street and 12th Avenue north.