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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Ontario Tories, NDP head back to the drawing board: Robert Fisher

Queen’s Park will be a pretty quiet place this morning and for many mornings to come. MPPs are back in their ridings after a brief summer ...

Blue Jays bats boom in Boston

Melky Cabrera's second home run sailed over the left-field wall and smashed a car window across the street, just a little extra damage in a game ...

Canadian gymnast Bezzoubenko wins 6th medal of Glasgow Games

Canadian rhythmic gymnast Patricia Bezzoubenko has won her sixth medal of the Commonwealth Games, adding a bronze to her five gold in Glasgow on Saturday. The 17-year-old ...

Ontario teen finishes Lake Erie swim short of planned destination

Annaleise Carr, 16, has ended her marathon fundraising swim across Lake Erie a little early, arriving at Long Point, Ont., instead of her planned destination ...

Annaleise Carr, Lake Ontario conqueror, ends Lake Erie swim

Annaleise Carr, 16, has ended her marathon fundraising swim across Lake Erie a little early, arriving at Long Point, Ont., instead of her planned destination ...

Gaza conflict: 12-hour humanitarian truce appears to be holding

A 12-hour humanitarian truce went into effect on Saturday after Israel and Palestinian militant groups in the Gaza Strip agreed to a UN request for ...

Wedding costs can be trimmed with a few simple tricks

Chances are, someone you know will get married this year. A recent unscientific survey by Weddingbells magazine says there will be 162,056 weddings across the country ...

Foot path at Dufferin Grove Park honours cyclist Jenna Morrison

Jenna Morrison, a 38-year-old mother expecting her second child, died in 2011 while riding her bike. A unique foot path is now open to ...

Blue Jays lose 17th straight at Yankee Stadium

Derek Jeter stood on the dugout steps, stone-faced as a statue, when Ichiro Suzuki approached after rounding with the bases with his first home run ...

Russia firing artillery at Ukraine troops, U.S. says

Russia is launching artillery attacks from its soil on Ukrainian troops and preparing to move heavier weaponry across the border, the United States and Ukraine ...