How a former councillor's election campaign inspired Rebecca Alty to enter politics

Yellowknife’s new mayor, Rebecca Alty, officially takes office on Nov. 5. As she prepares for the work ahead, she reflects on how an opportunity to run someone else’s election campaign sparked her career in city politics.

Dog suffered possible cannabis overdose, owner says

As cannabis is set to be legalized Wednesday, an Ottawa woman is warning people to be more aware of where they leave their drugs after her dog fell ill while on a walk.
How I Wrote It

How her father's war-time love letters inspired Kathy Page's new novel

Kathy Page takes us behind-the-scenes of her new novel Dear Evelyn.

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Here's a sneak peek inside a Quebec cannabis store

The Société québécoise du cannabis gave reporters access to a store on St-Hubert Street in Montreal a day before the stores officially open, tomorrow at 10 a.m.

Power restored to thousands on P.E.I.

Power has been restored to thousands on P.E.I, particularly in Prince County, according to Maritime Electric.

Lawyers predict 'significant period of transition' as justice system faces legal cannabis

Saskatoon defence lawyers suggest that, in the coming months, police and the courts are going to struggle mightily with the legalization of cannabis.

Make America Dinner Again: Tableside for a potluck that serves up food, booze and dicey debate

On a recent Sunday night, eight U.S. voters met for a supper club known as "Make America Dinner Again," a nationwide project that makes tablemates of strangers with clashing political ideologies. Find out if anyone had to use the safe word, "hummus."

Indigenous woman says she was turned away from Doug Ford event in North Bay after late arrival

An Indigenous woman says she was turned away from a public event for Doug Ford in North Bay yesterday, an allegation that Ford's team denies.

Dryden police investigating report of stolen firearms

Police in Dryden, Ont., say they're looking for the public's help after two firearms were reportedly taken from a vehicle earlier this week.

Today's cameras are helping sold many of the world's remaining mysteries

While cameras have always helped us gauge the size, appearance and some basic facts about some of Earth's more mysterious creatures, many of the nuances of the natural world remained hidden until only recently.

Plane narrowly misses crashing into Ottawa home

The pilot of a plane that just missed crashing into a house in rural west Ottawa Tuesday has been taken to hospital with a serious head injury.

Buyer's guide to pot: What should (and shouldn't) be in a pot leaf

Here's a primer on things you should probably know before you walk into a cannabis store.

Princess Eugenie marries in 2nd big U.K. royal wedding of the year

Celebrities joined British royalty at Windsor Castle today for the second big royal wedding of the year, with Princess Eugenie, granddaughter of the Queen, marrying Jack Brooksbank.

Liberals move to end solitary confinement of federal prisoners

The Liberal government is moving to end the use of solitary confinement in federal prisons. Public Safety Minister Ralph Goodale tabled legislation to create new penitentiary units to house inmates separately while still offering them access to rehabilitation and other programs.

How Saudi Arabia reportedly plans to explain case of missing journalist

Turkish officials have said they fear a Saudi hit team killed and dismembered Jamal Khashoggi, who wrote critically of Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman. Watch now.

Pride Toronto opens door for city police to possibly rejoin summer parade after 2-year ban

City police would be allowed to march in the 2019 Pride parade following a two-year ban if they meet Pride Toronto's entrance policy, the organization says.

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2 arrested in north Edmonton coin store robbery

Police have arrested two men in an armed robbery which saw more than $120,000 in antique coins and cash taken from a north Edmonton currency store in September.

Trump threatens to cut off aid to Honduras over caravan of migrants

U.S. President Donald Trump threatened on Tuesday to withdraw funding and aid from Honduras if it does not stop a caravan of people that is heading to the United States, in his latest effort to show his administration's tough stance on immigration.

Man believed to be high on meth kicks officers, threatens to stab them

A 26-year-old man is charged with assaulting two police officers after they caught him rummaging through property at the back of a business in Winnipeg's St. Boniface area.

Transport Canada taking a 'fresh look' at issue of seatbelts on school buses

Transport Canada will investigate whether seatbelts are necessary on school buses following a CBC investigation that showed the buses failed the department's own safety tests.

Curling Canada looking at potential changes to residency rules

Change could soon be on the horizon for residency rules at Curling Canada. The organization says the rules have evolved over time have become quite complicated.

Report silent on whether lobster fishing should be allowed in marine protected areas

The development of marine protected areas has been sensitive in coastal provinces where premiers have complained they could hinder economic activity.

Families displaced after house fire in East Vancouver

Their home in the 3500 block of Price Street caught fire just before 7 a.m.