Aaron MacDonald, 20-year-old Dartmouth man sentenced 5.5 years for abduction attempts

A 20-year-old Dartmouth man who pleaded guilty to several charges in relation to two dramatic abduction attempts was sentenced to 5.5 years minus time served

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Boyfriend of missing Halifax woman received a strange text message from the cellphone of his girlfriend

The boyfriend of a missing Halifax woman told CBC News he is suspicious about the last text message he received from his girlfriend's cellphone before

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Saskatchewan Senator Pamela Wallin Filing Lists Toronto Home

Senator Pamela Wallin is listed as a resident of Toronto — and not Saskatchewan, the province she represents in the Senate — according to the

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Canadian Soccer Association Tells Quebec Turbans Are OK

Sikh soccer players in Quebec have received some high-level support in their bid to be able to wear turbans on the field. The Canadian Soccer Association

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NASA Map Shows What Antarctica Would Look Like Without Ice

The Antarctic continent is a frozen landscape of snow and sleet, but a new map NASA exposes what the region would look like if all

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Obama Defends Phone Data Collection Program

U.S. President Barack Obama vigorously defended sweeping secret surveillance into America's phone records and foreigners' internet use, declaring "we have to make choices as a

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MP Brent Rathgeber Explains 'Difficult Decision' to Quit Tory Caucus

Alberta MP Brent Rathgeber said it was a "difficult decision" to quit the Conservative caucus but that so far his constituents are showing support for

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U.S. Secretly Collecting Huge Number of Phone Records

The government is secretly collecting the telephone records of millions of U.S. customers of Verizon under a top-secret court order, according to the chairwoman of

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Neil Macdonald: How to Tell 'a Slap on the Bottom From a Rape'

A splendid example of a democracy at its finest happened here this week. Americans just weren't paying much attention. The most senior military men in America

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House Where Notorious Rob Ford Photo Taken Is Identified

Published reports have identified the house where a notorious photo of Rob Ford was taken, and that is at the centre of a scandal involving

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Canadian Jobs Rise in May Best Since 2002

Canada's economy had its best month for job creation in more than a decade last month, adding 95,000 new jobs, according to Statistics Canada. A consensus... Full story 5 comments

Tropical Storm Andrea Picks Up Strength

Southwestern Nova Scotia and much of the Maritimes are bracing for a good soaking this weekend from the remnants of tropical storm Andrea, first named... Full story 5 comments

Why Are Home Prices So High and When Will They Fall?

A recent report from the Organization for Economic Co-operation and Development that revealed Canada has the third most overvalued real estate in the developed world... Full story 12 comments

Rosemarie Surakka: B.C. Mother Wins Fight Over Slain Daughter's Charter Rights

The Supreme Court of British Columbia says a grieving mother who blames the federal and provincial governments for violating the charter rights of her slain... Full story 9 comments

Elections Canada Letters Put Speaker Andrew Scheer in the Hot Seat

Commons Speaker Andrew Scheer is in the hot seat over his decision to withhold letters sent to him two weeks ago about two Conservative MPs... Full story 4 comments

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Royals or celebrities? Prince William and Kate take Manhattan

Prince William and Kate arrive in New York City today, the start of a whirlwind trip that will reflect their high-wattage celebrity status in the ...

Canadian Forces medical team sent to fight Ebola in Sierra Leone

A Canadian Forces medical team left CFB Trenton in Ontario on Saturday en route to Britain, where they’ll undergo training before deploying to Sierra Leone ...

John Baird: Canada won't expand airstrikes on ISIS to Syria

Canada has no plans to follow the United States in expanding airstrikes against the ISIS jihadists in Syria, Foreign Minister John Baird said Saturday during ...

New Horizon robotic probe awakened, begins exploration of Pluto

After nine years and a journey of 4.8 billion kilometres, NASA's New Horizons robotic probe awoke from hibernation on Saturday to begin an unprecedented mission ...

Syrian troops repel ISIS attack on air base

Syrian government forces repelled an attack by the Islamic State group on a major air base in the country's east on Saturday, in fighting that ...

Justin Bourque evidence release could have wider impact, lawyer says

One day after a judge made public candid audio and video recordings related to Moncton Mountie killer Justin Bourque's murder spree, his lawyer says the decision to release the evidence ...

CFIA confirms avian influenza in B.C. has spread to a 5th farm

The Canadian Food Inspection Agency confirmed Saturday afternoon that avian influenza had spread to a fifth Fraser Valley farm, a turkey producer near Abbotsford, B.C. Farms affected by ...

Body of missing Calgary mom kept in home for 2 years

Calgary police say the common law husband and children of Lisa Michelle Mitchell, a missing Calgary woman, lived among what are believed to be her ...

'Impossible to forget': Polytechnique remembered 25 years later

Fourteen beams of light shot out into the night sky over Montreal on Saturday, one for each of the 14 victims of the École Polytechnique massacre that ...

Mayor wants mandatory annual drug testing for teens between 12 and 18

The mayor of a Budapest district wants to introduce mandatory annual drug tests for children between the ages of 12 and 18, as well as ...