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'Do you accept the challenge?': Crime Stoppers asks public to ID woman in white powder confessional
Saskatoon Crime Stoppers is again reaching out to the public for help in finding a woman tied to a mysterious white powder and bomb scare investigation, in what's being billed as "the greatest 'Where's Waldo?' internet challenge ever."
B.C. wildfires remain relatively stable despite wind, scattered storms
Environment Canada had forecast strong winds between 30 and 70 kilometres per hour are in the Cariboo and Interior regions and thunderstorms in the Kootenays, but the fire situation remained mostly unaffected.
'I can't believe she's really gone': Family and friends mourn death of Marrisa Shen video
Crowds gathered at Central Park Burnaby, B.C., Saturday evening to mourn 13-year-old Marrisa Shen, who was found dead there earlier this week.
Alberta's new United Conservative Party is a go. What happens next?
Now that the agreement to form Alberta's new United Conservative Party has been approved by Wildrose and Progressive Conservative Party members, work will begin immediately to get the new entity off the ground.
The secret life of Alexandre Cazes, alleged dark web mastermind
How a 25-year-old from Trois-Rivieres, Que., became the mastermind behind the largest dark web marketplace in the world.
Police appeal for witnesses after 2 men fatally shot at Scarborough birthday party
Investigators are appealing for witnesses after two Toronto men were killed after shots rang out at a birthday barbecue bash in Scarborough early Sunday morning, leaving hundreds of attendees fleeing for safety.
Ontario announces new mental health workers for troubled Pikangikum First Nation
Ontario Health Minister Eric Hoskins is announcing funding for 20 full-time mental health workers for Pikangikum First Nation — a remote community struggling with a suicide crisis and pressing mental health needs from about 380 people seeking counselling.
Analysis Intellectual property could be key as Canada and U.S. compete for frigate-building bids
Intellectual property demands could be a key factor as Canada tries to compete with the U.S. for international bidders.
'It's terrible': Beach residents upset over new business blocking their view
The arrival of a new business in Toronto's Beach neighbourhood has some longtime residents upset. They say the rental trailer of iPaddle Adventures is an eyesore that’s blocking their view.
Wildrose and PC members approve unite-the-right deal with 95% voting Yes
Alberta Wildrose and Progressive Conservative Party members have voted 95 per cent in favour of ratifying the agreement to join forces and form the new United Conservative Party.
Analysis Despite 2015 defeat, NDP in better spot now than during most of party's past leadership races
Despite the big names within the NDP who opted to sit the leadership race out and the lack of enthusiasm for the contest outside of the party's existing membership base, the New Democrats are currently in a better position in the polls than they have been in most of their seven previous leadership contests.
Teepee contract fuels frustration ahead of Grand Pré festival
An event being held next month in Grand Pré, N.S., to celebrate the historical ties between the Mi'kmaq and Acadians is taking heat over a decision to contract the work to build 15 teepees to a company that's not Indigenous-owned.
'Last fur trader' reconnects with northerners nearly 70 years after 1st trip to Arctic video
Hugh Kroetsch's photos and grainy video footage of the North in the 1950s are being shown in the North for the first time as the 85-year-old retraces his steps in the Arctic with his son.
Trudeau 'not working hard enough' on NAFTA file, says Scheer video audio
The leader of the Official Opposition is calling out Prime Minister Justin Trudeau's credentials handling the North American Trade Agreement file, less than a month before negotiations with the U.S. and Mexico get underway.
#BoycottSearsCanada: Retailer faces 'PR nightmare' over treatment of laid-off workers
Sears Canada is trying to reinvent itself and entice customers. But every time it posts ads on Facebook, the retailer is bombarded with comments expressing anger the company is laying off workers without severance.
HIV-positive status to factor into Regina rapist's sentence, but not criminal charge
A Regina judge will decide how long an HIV-positive man will spend behind bars for a sexual assault that sent a chill through the city. In May 2015, Kenton Desjarlais choked and raped a woman in a downtown back alley.
Elephant seals have rhythm and they know how to use it
New research published in the journal Current Biology finds that elephant seals identify breeding rivals by the rhythm of their vocal calls, much the way humans can discern accents and vocal tone.
Canadians set record with U.S. real estate shopping spree
The big spending comes despite the loonie's relative weakness compared to the greenback.
Indigenous Games leaves lasting impact on all who participated video
On the field, court, pitch or pool, there was no shortage of athletic triumphs as competitors from 22 teams battled for medals in 14 sports at the North American Indigenous Games. But for many, the event was more about the spirit of competition than reaching the podium.
New Dunkirk film stirs family's memories of ancestors who fought in battle
Both of James Mallon's grandfathers fought in the Battle of Dunkirk in the spring of 1940. On Saturday, he brought 13 family members to watch the new film based on the battle.
Muslim designers push forward modest fashion movement
Despite the recent arrest of a young Saudi woman wearing a miniskirt in a video that went viral, a growing number of Canadian fashion designers are looking to prove that fashion for Muslim women can be both modest and fun.
This cannibalistic invasive species could be coming to your dinner table
Food scientists are exploring ways to turn the European green crab into a lucrative commercial industry.
Analysis Hyperloop technology will revolutionize transportation, but it has to get off the ground first
A hyperloop is a vacuum-sealed tube that would theoretically allow pods of humans to travel at speeds close to the speed of sound. It might sound like science fiction, but it's closer to reality than you might think.
Indigenous Games: Akwesasne athlete inspires women by breaking barriers
Akwesasne athlete Kawehnokwiio Bailey Thomas grew up playing hockey on a male-dominated squad and was a victim of bullying simply because she was a girl. However, the volleyball player never let that become an excuse or get in the way of her development.
'Please save my pets': B.C. fire evacuee family pleads for help
Some fire evacuated families in B.C.'s Interior are urging emergency crews and animal rescue workers to save the pets in their locked homes after not having the time to get them following swift evacuation orders.
Ottawa family rattled by earthquake in Greece trying to get home
Bill Kokkaliaris and his family spent their Friday night at the Athens airport, trying to get back to Ottawa after a 6.7-magnitude earthquake struck the Greek island of Kos.
Video Couple catches slow, snaky death of rare Canadian salamander found only in Manitoba video
It was a sunny July day on the Prairies when Laura Reeves witnessed the slow death of a secretive amphibian in southeastern Manitoba that isn't found anywhere else in Canada.
Calgary man who claims neck was sliced by barbed wire on mountain bike trail charged with fraud
A Calgary man who claimed his neck was sliced by barbed wire on a popular mountain biking trail west of the city and then asked for financial donations online has turned himself in to RCMP.