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

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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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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

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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'

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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

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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 video record of Parliament Hill under attack

The first reports of a shooting at Canada's National War Memorial in Ottawa came just before 10 a.m. E.T. Wednesday, as Ottawa police confirmed there ...

'We could smell that gun powder': MPs, eyewitnesses describe Ottawa shooting scene

Chaos erupted today around Parliament Hill when gunfire broke out around the National War Memorial, and carried on in Parliament and around the downtown Ottawa area.  Here's ...

Toronto police boost presence as security measures heightened across Canada amid Ottawa attack

On mobile? Watch Toronto Police Chief Bill Blair's briefing here Canada is on heightened alert Wednesday as shootings in Ottawa prompted tighter security measures across the country. Most ...

Toronto boosts police presence as security measures heightened across Canada amid Ottawa attack

Canada is on heightened alert Wednesday as shootings in Ottawa prompted tighter security measures across the country. Most official institutions reported heightened security protocols and were closely ...

Stintz says Moeser a 'great' councillor,' but wants him to go

Karen Stintz says she worked alongside Ron Moeser on council for more than a decade and thinks he's been "a great councillor, a great person," ...

Close shave for school bus, GO train

A school bus narrowly missed being crushed by a GO Train in Mississauga Wednesday morning.  The mini bus, which was carrying five children plus the driver, ...

Canadian soldier killed in Ottawa a reservist from Hamilton

CBC News Network LIVE 11:59:59 VIDEO War Memorial shooting 0:30 Ottawa police announced at a press conference ...

Canadian soldier killed in Ottawa a reservist from Hamilton

CBC News Network LIVE 11:59:59 VIDEO War Memorial shooting 0:30 Ottawa police announced at a press conference ...

NHL postpones Leafs-Senators game after Ottawa shooting

The game between the Toronto Maple Leafs and Senators that was scheduled for Wednesday night in Ottawa has been postponed, the National Hockey League announced. A gunman ...

Ottawa shooting: No credible threat to Toronto, police chief stresses

Toronto City Hall, Union Station, the Ontario Legislature and other locations in the city are in a heightened state of security after a shooting at ...