Canada's infrastructure minister, Mich. governor break ground on Gordie Howe International Bridge

Weeks after the Windsor-Detroit Bridge Authority named a preferred proponent to take on the Gordie Howe International Bridge project, officials on both sides of the Ontario-Michigan border break ground in the state.

Ottawa chips in for Highway 104 twinning along deadly stretch of road

Standing at a photo op off the side of Highway 104, Prime Minister Justin Trudeau personally announced a $90-million contribution for twinning a deadly 38-kilometre stretch of road between Sutherlands River and Antigonish, N.S.

Randall Okita's film The Lockpicker shows a different side of the teenage experience

The Lockpicker explores the complexity of adolescence by giving a chilling look at what happens when a teenager falls into a cycle of violence he can't escape from.

Skratch Bastid's musical ode to Bedford, Nova Scotia

Toronto DJ Scratch Bastid shares a playlist of songs that remind him of his hometown of Bedford, N.S.

12 new moons discovered around Jupiter

Astronomers looking for the a proposed planet beyond Pluto instead found 12 new moons around Jupiter, with one they refer to as an 'oddball.'

Forest fire update for northeastern Ontario

Officials with the Ministry of Natural Resources and Forestry say the forest fire that was threatening Temagami is now being held.

Thai cave survivors to be released from hospital tomorrow

The 12 Thai boys and their soccer coach who were rescued from a flooded cave last week will be discharged from hospital tomorrow.

Indiana authorities give update on arrest in 30-year-old cold case LIVE

Prosecutors hold news conference in Fort Wayne, Ind., following the arrest of a man in connection with the 1988 assault and killing of an eight-year-old girl

'The Russians tried to destroy our country,' says former interim chair of the Democratic National Committee

Former Democratic National Committee interim chair Donna Brazile says she walked into a "huge mess" during the 2016 campaign and believes the Russians "took active measures to destabilize" U.S. democracy.

Watch the Polaris Prize short list announcement now

Find out which albums are still in the running for the coveted prize.

Trump, standing with Putin, sided with him over U.S. intel. Is this the dawn of 'America's surrender'?

In the face of a geopolitical menace in the form of Russia, critics warn that U.S. President Donald Trump's refusal to publicly denounce Russian leader Vladimir Putin for interference in the 2016 election heralds the beginning of an era of American 'surrender.'

The Three Pleasures

Set in 1940s Vancouver, Terry Watada's novel is narrated by a young reporter working for the only Japanese-Canadian newspaper allowed to keep publishing during the war.

More gender diversity needed on Nalcor board, activist says

Natural resources minister says the N.L. government has asked Nalcor to look for women to fill four remaining board of director seats.

The Dictionary of Animal Languages

For her first novel, Heidi Sopinka made the book's protagonist a nonagenarian specialising in animal sounds.

Mary Cyr

From a coal mine in Mexico to a wealthy family in New Brunswick, David Adams Richards's novel revolves around a single mysterious woman.

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As the 'red forest' encroaches, Jasper steps up measures to protect itself from wildfire

Worries about wildfires are heating up in Jasper, as forests that have turned a rusty red colour due the mountain pine beetle offer a visible reminder of the area's vulnerability to a blaze.


Frank by graphic novelist Ben Rankel is a mystery story set during the Frank Slide disaster of 1903, one of Canada’s deadliest disasters.

New highway making Tuktoyaktuk an all-seasons destination

Hamlet officials in Tuktoyaktuk say 30 to 50 vehicles are driving the new highway each day to the N.W.T. community of 900. 'We are getting an unbelievable amount of people,' says the mayor.


Two teens are raised in post-war London by a group of eccentrics in Michael Ondaatje's novel.

How to be practical and look polished at the airport

How to be practical and look polished at the airport

Obama delivers Mandela address in likely rebuke to Trump

Former U.S. President Barack Obama makes his highest-profile speech since leaving office, urging people around the world to respect human rights and other values under threat in an address marking the 100th anniversary of anti-apartheid leader Nelson Mandela's birth.

The Water Beetles

The Water Beetles is Michael Kaan's debut novel.

Ulukhaktok cleans up dump, shipping out 24 vehicles, 160 oil drums

Ulukhaktok is cleaning up its dump. The community is preparing 24 vehicles and 160 oil drums to be sent away for recycling. An official says this is not something they can afford to do every year, and people need to start thinking about 'reusing what we can.'

If you've never crossed something off of your Bucket List, here's how to start

If you've never crossed something off of your Bucket List, here's how to start