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'

A splendid example of a democracy at its finest happened here this week. Americans just weren't paying much attention. The most senior military men in America

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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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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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Gordon Stuckless, Gardens sex abuser, back in court to face new charges

Convicted pedophile and former Maple Leafs Garden usher Gordon Stuckless will be back in a Toronto court on Tuesday where he will plead guilty to ...

Time for Raptors to nail a win against Nets

Toronto basketball fans know that that it’s time for the Raptors to dig in against the Nets. After taking a win in the first game of these ...

Masai Ujiri fined $25,000 US by NBA for obscenity

The NBA has fined Toronto Raptors general manager Masai Ujiri $25,000 for using profanity in a public place. Ujiri was speaking at a public rally Saturday ...

Herb Gray, former MP and deputy prime minister, dies at 82

Herb Gray, a former deputy prime minister and Canada's first Jewish federal cabinet minister, has died at the age of 82, the federal Liberal Party announced late ...

Roxton Road tenants left homeless since wall collapse

Tenants of a semi-detached home on Roxton Road are still waiting to learn when they can return home, following the partial collapse of the adjacent ...

Ashley Smith's prison death the subject of new 1-woman play by Judith Thompson

Acclaimed Canadian playwright Judith Thompson takes to the professional stage as a performer for the first time in 35 years Tuesday as she stars in ...

Nearly 159,000 potholes filled in Toronto so far this year

The battle against potholes continues in Toronto, with crews having patched 158,964 holes in the road since the start of the year. The city has previously ...

Young Raptors say they're not fazed by grizzled Nets vets

Jonas Valanciunas was five years old when Kevin Garnett earned his first of 15 NBA all-star selections. He was 11 when Garnett was named the ...

Meet the Toronto Raptors 'superfan,' Nav Bhatia

Through his intense devotion to the Toronto Raptors over the past 19 years, Nav Bhatia has become known as the team’s so-called superfan. Bhatia has been ...

Rubin 'Hurricane' Carter and Steven Truscott refused to be 'condemned by history'

Their first meeting lasted only 30 minutes, but Rubin "Hurricane" Carter and Steven Truscott shared a lifetime of fighting injustice by finding the inner strength ...