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'

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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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Minto Street fire destroys Leslieville home under construction

A three-level home under construction on Minto Street in Leslieville was destroyed by fire early Thursday. Fire crews were called to the scene just before 3 ...

Bill Blair: Countdown begins for chief, along with search for successor

The clock is ticking for Toronto police Chief Bill Blair, who learned on Wednesday he has been turned down for a contract renewal. At 60, Blair ...

Blue Jays show no mercy in sweeping Red Sox

As his winless streak stretched toward a third month and his earned-run average continued to climb, Mark Buehrle began to have doubts. At 36, was he ...

Artwork casts new light near Weston and Eglinton

A new work of art is looking to shed a little light on a north-end neighbourhood, and perhaps bring in some new business.  The unlikely cluster ...

Toronto FC no match for Bill Hamid, DC United

Toronto FC coach Ryan Nelsen could probably provide a slew of reasons for his team's recent slide. But after TFC's 3-0 loss to D.C. United ...

Stop calling 911 with non-emergencies, Peel police say

You should not call 911 because there’s a duck on your roof and you’re not sure how to get it down. Nor should you call ...

Girl, 15, dies after accident on Bradford soccer field

A 15-year-old girl is dead in Bradford, Ont., north of Toronto, after an apparent accident on a soccer field. The girl was playing on the field ...

Rob Ford calls BMX track 'a scam' in ride with Deadmau5

Toronto Mayor Rob Ford appeared in an online video with electronic musician Deadmau5 on Wednesday, discussing campaign issues including the construction of a BMX bike track for the ...

Trish McAuliffe to run for NDP in Whitby-Oshawa

The byelection hasn't been called yet, but the campaign to fill the late Jim Flaherty's House of Commons seat is about to become a two-woman ...

Rob Ford campaign video may have violated rules

Toronto Mayor Rob Ford is brushing aside complaints he violated city election rules by filming a campaign video in the mayor's office. In the video called "What ...