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

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Obama Defends Phone Data Collection Program

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U.S. Secretly Collecting Huge Number of Phone Records

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

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House Where Notorious Rob Ford Photo Taken Is Identified

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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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A rising Saint-François River has forced more than 600 people from their homes in Sherbrooke, Que., and more evacuations are possible Wednesday. The river's water level ...

Historic day in Manitoba courts: Murder case goes before cameras

Television cameras will be allowed to broadcast from inside a Manitoba courtroom for the first time ever Wednesday afternoon as part of a pilot program ...

End of Nigel Wright investigation won't end questions: Chris Hall

Nigel Wright is in the clear. His decision last year to repay $90,000 in improper expenses claimed by Senator Mike Duffy may well be regrettable, ...

Jim Flaherty's family, colleagues gather for state funeral today

Canada's political elite gather Wednesday to pay their final respects to Jim Flaherty, the former finance minister whose sudden death last week spurred an outpouring ...

Homegrown terrorist: Toronto 18 bomb plotter explains his radicalization

Saad Khalid had what he calls a typical middle-class immigrant upbringing in the suburbs west of Toronto. The teen who came to Canada with his family ...

Brain drain challenges First Nation communities across Canada

John Gladstone perches in his captain's chair above a gaggle of tourists as they board his ferry to downtown Vancouver. He casually steers the boat ...

'It's not black and white': The debate over the ethical treatment of livestock

Most producers of beef, pork and chicken would agree that their livestock should be raised as humanely as possible, industry experts say. But defining what ...

How deadly knife crime in Canada can cause 'moral panic'

The worst mass murder in Calgary’s history didn’t end at the barrel of a gun. Instead, the 22-year-old suspect identified on Tuesday as Matthew de Grood ...

5 little words that could change America's gun culture: Neil Macdonald

Three days after Frazier Glenn Miller tried to kill some of the Jews he has spent his life despising (the self-styled paramilitary warrior actually wound ...

Nigel Wright cleared, but questions won't end with investigation

Nigel Wright is in the clear. His decision last year to repay $90,000 in improper expenses claimed by Senator Mike Duffy may well be regrettable, ...