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

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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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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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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Oppenheimer Park protest raises issue of aboriginal claim to urban Vancouver

When Vancouver police served an eviction notice to a small group of homeless people camping in a downtown park recently, the protesters responded with some ...

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Foreign retailers have flooded the Canadian market in recent years opening hundreds of new stores and the pressure may be too much for some long-established retail ...

America 'a great place for 2nd chances': Why Rick Perry may run again for president

Gov. Rick Perry may have set his sights on the Texas border with his plan to send 1,000 state National Guard troops to boost security, ...

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Bring up world events in almost any conversation these days and the sense of confusion pours out at a flood tide. "There's more crises out there ...

Businesses with high-skilled hires ‘blindsided’ by temporary foreign workers changes

David Lynn, the president and CEO of Canada West Ski Areas Association, has written to Employment Minister Jason Kenney to complain about the recent changes ...

1st bodies from MH17 tragedy en route to Netherlands

Two military aircraft carrying the first bodies of victims of the Malaysia Airlines Flight MH17 crash left the embattled plains of eastern Ukraine today, bringing ...

Israel, Palestinians hurl accusations of war crimes at emergency UN meeting

Israel and the Palestinians accused each other of war crimes at an emergency debate at the UN Human Rights Council on Wednesday, and both said their ...

'We will send you back': Almost 200 arrests in U.S. border crackdown

U.S. officials have made almost 200 arrests and seized more than $625,000 in illicit profits in a month-long crackdown on human smuggling in response to ...

Blue Jays respond with win over Red Sox

J.A. Happ faced pressure before he even stepped on to the mound Tuesday night at Rogers Centre. A night after the Blue Jays got blown out ...

Safe skies? How pilots avoid flying near conflict hot spots

Even the skies have limits, but whether or not sovereign airspace is "safe" may not always be best judged by the nation controlling it. That became ...