Carol Gordon writes in this week with a question that comes up often. She asks, "Just as you have a section on The National 'Only in Canada' would consider having a section called 'And Now for the Good News'?"
The ex-girlfriend of accused killer Mark Smich told jury members at the Laura Babcock murder trial about a night when Smich and friend Dellen Millard told her they were testing out a towering animal incinerator. more »
Countries like the U.S., U.K., France, and Australia have adopted a policy of killing their citizens who have gone to Syria and Iraq to join ISIS. But Canadians who join the militant group have so far had little to fear from their own government, either at home or abroad. more »
A Calgary mother convicted in her son's "senseless" death after failing to take the bedridden seven-year-old to a doctor for his treatable strep infection was sentenced to three years in prison Friday. more »