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'He's always going to be in our hearts': Memorial grows for toddler found dead in Edmonton
In the days since a toddler's body was discovered near the back of an Edmonton church, members of the community and congregation who didn't even know the young boy have been paying their respects at a memorial for him.
MMIW advocate a victim in Whitehorse homicide investigation, family, friends say
A Whitehorse advocate for missing and murdered Indigenous women, whose own daughter was murdered in 2007, is now herself a homicide victim, friends and family tell CBC News.
Former Calgary man Farah Mohamed Shirdon 1 of 2 Canadians added to U.S. terrorist list
Farah Mohamed Shirdon and Tarek Sakr were named as "Specially Designated Global Terrorists," according to a release from the State Department.
Calgary mother hopes photo of dying son will deter others from doing fentanyl
A Calgary mother is hoping a photo of her lying on a hospital bed with her dying son will help steer others away from using the deadly drug, fentanyl.
These men want to be the first turbaned Sikhs elected to the B.C. Legislature
This month marks 70 years since Sikhs were given the right to vote in British Columbia and two South Asian candidates in the upcoming provincial election want to mark the occasion by making a little history of their own.
Recap Capitals end Leafs' playoff run in Game 6 video
The Washington Capitals have eliminated the Toronto Maple Leafs from the Stanley Cup playoffs after a 2-1 overtime victory in Game 6 on Sunday night.
Recap Senators advance with OT victory over Bruins video
Clarke MacArthur scored the winner 6:30 into overtime as the Ottawa Senators beat the Boston Bruins 3-2 on Sunday afternoon to win their Eastern Conference quarter-final series in six games.
Alberta woman fighting ISIS now part of offensive near Raqqa, video suggests video
A video released by Kurdish forces and featuring a young woman from Alberta, suggests she's part of an offensive near the Islamic State's de facto capital of Raqqa.
RCMP identify two women found dead in Whitehorse and say they are investigating
RCMP found Wendy Margaret Carlick, 51, and Sarah Macintosh, 53, at a residence in the McIntyre subdivision in Whitehorse on April 19. They say they are investigating the deaths as homicides.
1st-degree murder charge laid in Yellow Grass, Sask., death
Police have arrested one man and charged him with first-degree murder after a suspicious death Thursday in Yellow Grass, Sask.
With sun shining, floodwaters begin to recede west of Montreal
The floodwaters that forced hundreds from their homes in southwestern Quebec have begun to recede. Heavy rain earlier this week caused the Ottawa River to overflow, leading to forced evacuations in Rigaud, Que.
Saddle Lake dancer lands prestigious role in one of world's largest powwows video
A teenager from Saddle Lake First Nation has been chosen as one of the lead dancers for an event considered to be one of the world's biggest powwows.
CBC Investigates New post-secondary sexual assault policies a start but fall short, experts say
Next month, British Columbia will become the second province in Canada with mandatory sexual assault policies in place at its universities — but some experts say while such policies are a good first step they are far from a perfect solution.
What's next for the Montreal Canadiens?
After last night’s disappointing first-round exit, the Montreal Canadiens face a long, question-filled summer. Here's a look at the big ones.
Transgender inmate hopes to make history with transfer to women's prison video
After nearly two decades of taunts, threats and physical abuse behind bars, Fallon Aubee hopes to become Canada's first federal inmate to be placed in a prison based on gender identity rather than genitalia.
Flinthook, retro-inspired game by Montreal indie team, swings into action
If Flinthook looks, at first, like a video game from 20 years ago, don’t be too shocked — that’s the point.
Bank of Canada governor 'happy' to see plan for GTA housing market
Measures to cool the housing market in the Greater Toronto Area have received a warm response from Canada's central banker, who said Saturday it should have some effect on runaway housing prices.
Global March for Science raises concern over Trump policies
Scientists and their supporters marched in hundreds of cities around the world Saturday, including over a dozen in Canada, protesting against proposed U.S. government funding cuts to scientific research and public rejection of established science such as climate change.
Long lines in Montreal as French expats head to the polls
The pivotal, and unpredictable, presidential election in France is drawing thousands of eligible voters to polling stations in Quebec.
Identity of asylum seekers key to trying Michelle Omoruyi as human smuggler: lawyer
Prosecutors will have to prove that Michelle Omoruyi, the Regina woman charged with human smuggling, was not providing humanitarian-type aid to asylum seekers or trying to help members of her family, says a Vancouver lawyer.
Catholic school funding decision could extend beyond Sask.: professor
The court decision that the province of Saskatchewan should not be funding non-Catholic students to attend Catholic schools could have an inter-provincial effect, says one professor.
Groups on both sides of assisted-death debate want more transparency
Advocates on both sides of the medically assisted dying debate say the Nova Scotia Health Authority should be more transparent about patients who apply to end their lives.
After son's suicide, father pushes for assisted dying for mentally ill video
Adam Maier-Clayton of Windsor, Ont. fought for years to raise awareness about what he saw as a need for assisted dying for anyone with the severe health issues like his.
1 dead, several sent to hospital after Greyhound bus crash near Quesnel, B.C.
One person is dead and at least seven others have been sent to hospital after a Greyhound bus crashed in B.C.'s Cariboo region.
Stayed sex assault charge speaks to 'hugely flawed' system: victims advocate
The head of the Antigonish Women's Resource Centre and Sexual Assault Services is speaking out after a sexual assault case in Nova Scotia collapsed following lengthy delays.
Canadian entrepreneurs The Young Astronauts shine bright among stars of new media game video
With offices in Toronto and Los Angeles and clients like Ariana Grande and Nike, a media production company called The Young Astronauts has been on a rocket ship ride to the stars.
Cougars spotted on SkyTrain tracks in Port Moody
The animals tripped an alarm early Friday morning.
Analysis WestJet and the leap into no-frills flying
Ultra-low-cost carriers go mainstream in Canada with WestJet's leap into the business. It may be good for fares, but is it good for WestJet?
CBC broadcaster Rex Loring has died at age 91 video
Legendary CBC broadcaster Rex Loring, best known for his work on World Report, has died.
Vancouver 420 damage at Sunset Beach Park will take up to 5 weeks to fix video
The Vancouver Park Board estimates the cleanup from the 420 event at Sunset Beach will cost taxpayers thousands of dollars.
Canadian jets intercept Russian bombers, 1st time since 2014
Canadian fighter jets have intercepted Russian bombers off Canada's northern coast for the first time in more than two years, as relations between Moscow and the West continue to worsen.
After son's suicide, father pushes for assisted dying for mentally ill video
Adam Maier-Clayton of Windsor, Ont. fought for years to raise awareness about what he saw as a need for assisted dying for anyone with the severe health issues like his.
Lost dog WestJet put on wrong flight found safe near Hamilton airport video
After a long, strange plane trip that began in Halifax and should have ended in Newfoundland, Terri Pittman has finally found her lost labradoodle Cooper — near Hamilton International Airport.
Handful of Syrian refugees paid sponsors to come to Canada, evaluation reveals
A handful of Syrian refugees paid their sponsors to come to Canada, a government study published Friday reveals.
Dundas suffered flooding, mud slides when a full month of rain fell in 1 day video
City crews will spend Friday cleaning up Dundas after aggressive rainfall drenched neighbourhoods, created mudslides and closed about 10 streets overnight.
Court ruling could force thousands of Sask. students from Catholic schools, education minister says
Some Saskatchewan schools could become overcrowded while others would see vastly reduced numbers of students if a judge's ruling on funding for non-Catholic students is applied, says the province's education minister.
Marc and Jodie Emery still in legal limbo after court date adjourned
Marc Emery, Canada's self-proclaimed Prince of Pot, and his wife and fellow marijuana activist Jodie Emery made a brief appearance in a Toronto courtroom on various drug-related charges.
Former cabinet minister-turned-Manitoba judge broke conflict of interest rules, commissioner finds
Former Conservative cabinet minister Vic Toews broke conflict of interest rules by doing consulting work for two Manitoba First Nations after he left office, Canada’s ethics commissioner says in a report released today.
Company offers to launch customers' DNA into space with the help of Canadian tech
A company that has been sending cremated remains into space since 1997, announced on Friday it is partnering with an Ontario-based DNA processing lab to expand its services to the living.
Court ruling bars Sask. gov't from funding non-Catholic students in Catholic schools
Justice Donald Layh's far-reaching decision is poised to take effect in June 2018.