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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Saskatchewan Senator Pamela Wallin Filing Lists Toronto Home

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Canadian Soccer Association Tells Quebec Turbans Are OK

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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

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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'

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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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Simon Fraser University

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Student, 19, charged in Oshawa campus stabbing

A 19-year-old student faces charges of aggravated assault and assault with a weapon after a stabbing at a college in Oshawa on Wednesday that sent ...

Arrest made 16 years after Toronto sex assault was reported

An arrest has been made in a Toronto sex assault, 16 years after it was first reported. Toronto police say that the alleged incident unfolded on ...

Why is Olivia Chow asking for campaign donations in Hamilton?

A Hamilton man is trying to figure out why Olivia Chow’s mayoral campaign keeps asking him for donations in the mail – especially considering he ...

Scotland referendum No vote holds lessons for Canada

It's tempting to look at the results in Scotland's not-so-close referendum and conclude there are no real lessons for Canada, a country that already has weathered ...

Even Scotland's No vote holds lessons for Canada: Chris Hall

It's tempting to look at the results in Scotland's not-so-close referendum and conclude there are no real lessons for Canada, a country that already has weathered ...

$30M gift will help St. Michael's Hospital build new tower

St. Michael's Hospital is set to become the premier critical care facility in the country, as a result a landmark donation announced Friday morning, officials ...

Florida man shoots 6 grandchildren, daughter, self, police say

A man who spent time in prison a decade ago for the shooting death of his young son killed six of his grandchildren, including an ...

91 lashes, jail time suspended for 'Happy' dancers in Iran

Six young Iranian men and women videotaped dancing to Pharrell Williams' "Happy" and the homemade video's director have been sentenced to suspended jail terms and 91 lashes ...

91 lashes, jail time suspended for 'Happy' dancers in Iran

Six young Iranian men and women videotaped dancing to Pharrell Williams' "Happy" and the homemade video's director have been sentenced to suspended jail terms and ...

NASA's SpaceX, Boeing deal a giant leap for space flight: Bob McDonald

The handover from expensive government space flight to commercial travel was completed this week, as NASA awarded two contracts to companies that will supply transportation to ...