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Trudeau set to reveal details of anti-ISIS mission
Prime Minister Justin Trudeau is expected to make an announcement on Monday on the future of Canada's contributions to the mission against ISIS in Iraq and Syria.
Calgary bobsled accident victims ID'd as twins Jordan and Evan Caldwell video
The twin 17-year-old brothers killed early Saturday after tobogganing down the bobsled track at Canada Olympic Park have been identified as Jordan and Evan Caldwell.
Highway 75 reopens, others remain closed due to blowing snow video
Highway 75 from the Perimeter to the U.S. border has reopened, other Manitoba highways have been opening and closing depending on weather conditions.
Video Fourth span of Saskatoon's Traffic Bridge taken out by explosives video
More of Saskatoon's iconic, yet derelict Traffic Bridge came down Sunday morning as crews used explosive charges to collapse the bridge's northern span.
Photos Alberta coal town of Forestburg faces hazy future as province goes green video audio
Alberta's plan to phase out coal-fired power by 2030 is creating a hazy future for some coal-reliant communities, like the tiny village of Forestburg.
Toddler slices hand at Kids Fun Factory in Dartmouth
A Nova Scotia toddler is recovering from hand injuries following a visit to a children’s indoor playground in Dartmouth on Friday afternoon and a friend of the family is questioning whether the facility is safe.
John Ralston Saul: Indigenous Peoples don't need sympathy, they need you to take action
John Ralston Saul is an award-winning essayist, novelist and philosopher, but at the height of Idle No More, he was compelled to lend his pen to the issues affecting Indigenous Peoples, creating The Comeback.
FORECAST Nova Scotia under winter storm watch with messy weather coming
A winter storm watch is in effect for Nova Scotia with up to 40 centimetres of snow in some parts of the province and high winds in the forecast for Monday.
Most Canadians disagree with Trudeau's plan to withdraw CF-18s, poll suggests
While Prime Minister Justin Trudeau pledged to withdraw Canada’s CF-18 fighter jets from the U.S.-led bombing mission against ISIS by the end of March, a majority of Canadians disagree with the move, according to a new poll released Saturday by the Angus Reid Institute.
Calgary bobsled track accident kills twin brothers, injures 6 other teens video
Teenage twin brothers are dead and six of their friends are injured after attempting to use their own toboggan on the bobsled track at Canada Olympic Park, according to CBC sources.
Tammy and Kevin Goforth convicted in death of 4-year-old girl, harm of girl's sister
A jury in Saskatchewan finds Tammy Goforth guilty of second-degree murder in the death of a four-year-old girl entrusted to her care in 2012. Her partner Kevin Goforth is found guilty of manslaughter.
Toronto bride wed by trailblazing NYC Fire Dept. chaplain amid fatal crane collapse
When a bride-to-be from Toronto found herself stranded on a New York City street amid the chaos of a fatal crane collapse, a trailblazing chaplain from the local fire department came to her rescue.
Ellen Page tweets support for Lucy DeCoutere after testimony at Ghomeshi trial
Oscar-nominated actress Ellen Page has tweeted her support for Trailer Park Boys star Lucy DeCoutere after a rough day at the Jian Ghomeshi sexual assault trial.
Furniture in hallway, lack of sprinklers a concern in deadly fire, says Toronto fire chief video
Toronto Fire Services says that some furniture in a hallway where a fire broke out in an apartment building housing seniors is a concern.
Anglican priest, Gordon William Dominey, charged with historical Edmonton sexual assaults
Edmonton police have charged an Anglican priest, who was working in B.C., with sexual assault that allegedly occurred in an Edmonton youth incarceration facility during the 1980s.
'Bear was looking right at him': Close encounters with polar bears in Labrador
What would you do if you came face to face with a polar bear in your kitchen window? Kate Turnbull and Tim Coombs who live in Labrador know exactly how it feels.
DNA order in animal abuse case sparks privacy debate
A southern Ontario man admits he bound a dog's snout, neck and legs with electrical tape and left it for dead behind a shopping centre in Windsor, Ont.
Quebec City funerals lay to rest 6 victims of Burkina Faso attacks video
Family, friends and dignitaries including Prime Minister Justin Trudeau attend funerals in Quebec City on Saturday for the six Quebecers killed during a terrorist attack in Burkina Faso.
Deported Roma have little chance of return despite disciplinary rulings against their lawyers
Refugee advocates are trying to reopen the cases of hundreds of Roma families who were denied refugee status in Canada after being bilked by lawyers, some of whom were later disbarred. But those who have already been deported have little chance of having their cases reviewed.
Single winning ticket sold for $60M Lotto Max jackpot
There is one winning ticket for the $60-million jackpot in Friday night's Lotto Max draw.
Halifax scientist off to Japan for Astro-H satellite launch audio
Saint Mary's University astronomer Luigi Gallo leads the Canadian portion of the space telescope being launched in Japan next week.
David Suzuki's world view profoundly influenced by Haida ties video
David Suzuki will never forget the day, 30 years ago, he interviewed Haida activist and artist Guujaaw about his fight against logging operations on Haida Gwaii.
Only Ontario, Quebec have interim guidelines ready for those seeking assisted death video
As of today, anyone seeking a physician-assisted death can apply to the Superior Court of their home province for help, until federal laws are changed in June. Few provinces, however, have set out any guidelines for how this interim process is to work.
Nova Scotia storm leads to flight cancellations and power outages
A storm that brought rain, freezing rain and snow to Nova Scotia Friday and overnight has caused cancellations and delays at the Halifax Stanfield International Airport and has left hundreds of Nova Scotia Power customers without power.
2015 federal election cost taxpayers $443M, up 53% from 2011 election
The price tag for the 2015 federal election has come in at $443 million, up 53 per cent from the $290 million the 2011 election cost taxpayers, according to the Elections Canada preliminary estimate.
Photos Halifax exotic animal exhibit teaching diversity and conservation
Fans of reptiles and exotic animals in the Halifax area have an opportunity this weekend to get up close and personal with an assortment from the animal kingdom.
The House TPP would make it harder for Canada to innovate, Jim Balsillie warns
Jim Balsillie, co-founder of Research In Motion, argues that given Canada's current "innovation deficit," implementing the Trans Pacific Partnership would seriously impede the country's future prosperity.
BlackBerry lays off 200 employees in Waterloo, Ont., and Sunrise, Fla.
BlackBerry is laying off 75 workers in Sunrise, Fla., and 125 employees in Waterloo, Ont., where the company is headquartered. The company has also parted ways with Gary Klassen, creator of BlackBerry Messenger.
Recap Jian Ghomeshi trial: Lucy DeCoutere sent letter and emails to accused after alleged assault
Crown attorney Michael Callaghan cut short Friday's hearing at Jian Ghomeshi's sexual assault trial by saying that he had to disclose evidence to the defence related to the third complainant. He had to do the same with complainant Lucy DeCoutere on Thursday.
Mother Canada project won't go ahead in Cape Breton park
The controversial Mother Canada project planned for the Cape Breton Highlands National Park will not be going ahead after Parks Canada announced Friday it is withdrawing its support.
Justin Trudeau restarts 'neglected' relationship with Canada's mayors video
Talks between the mayors of Canada's largest cities and federal ministers continue today in Ottawa, with the prime minister acknowledging the need to restart a relationship that has been "neglected over the last 10 years."
Paolini's sausage products pulled due to E. coli scare
Calgary-based Paolini's Sausage and Meats is recalling some of its products due to possible E. coli contamination, the Canadian Food Inspection Agency (CFIA) said in a release Friday.
Laval group home not infiltrated by criminal organization, 2nd minister says
Quebec Public Security Minister Martin Coiteux has clarified another minister's claim about the "infiltration" by a criminal organization of a Laval group home where four teenage girls have gone missing.
Michelle Schroth dropped by family doctor over walk-in clinic visits
A Vernon single mother of four children has been dropped by her family doctor of more than 13 years over visits to a walk-in clinic.
Photos 8 Canadian Olympians on the rise
With the Olympics officially six months away, we reveal eight Canadians who expect to make a big impact at the Summer Games in Rio.
Students at Gatineau school asked to raise $20K for desks and chairs
A Gatineau, Que., elementary school is asking its students to sell chocolate bars to pay for desks and chairs, but the school board says it wasn't their decision.
Olympic team leader, Jean-Luc Brassard, mulls quitting over Marcel Aubut affair video
Canada’s chef de mission for the 2016 Olympics, Jean-Luc Brassard, says he considered resigning — and may still — over the way the Canadian Olympic Committee has handled the Marcel Aubut scandal.
Canada lost 5,700 jobs in January video
The Canadian economy lost 5,700 jobs in January and the unemployment rate inched up to 7.2 per cent, Statistics Canada reports.
Actor playing Martin Luther King, Jr., on Ontario stage twice hit with racial slurs
An American actor who is set to portray Martin Luther King, Jr., in an upcoming stage production in London, Ont., says he's twice had racial slurs hurled at him in recent days.