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Canadian army set to train near site of Boko Haram attacks

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Awards celebrating aboriginal music mark 10 years with name change

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Bombers open season in Saskatchewan

The Bombers will play the traditional back-to-back Labour-Day Classic and Banjo Bowl weekends with the Saskatchewan Roughriders. The Winnipeg Blue Bombers will open their 2015 season...

Ombudsman releases guidelines for surveillance cameras

Surveillance cameras are almost everywhere, prompting Manitoba’s ombudsman to release 10 guidelines today for their use in public places to protect privacy. "As the use of...

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Leonard Nimoy's legacy reaches far beyond science fiction

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Raptors never threaten, lose 4th straight

On a night that Toronto Raptors coach Dwane Casey called a "good old-fashioned wood shed butt-kicking," the highlight may well have been a third-quarter fist ...

Teaching assistants strike at University of Toronto

Teaching assistants and other staff at the University of Toronto will be on the picket line on Monday, having rejected a tentative offer that was ...

Critic disparages 'milestone' for Canada’s maligned submarine program

A longtime critic of Canada's submarine program is raising questions about a development the navy considers to be a "milestone." For the first time since Canada's four ...

Astronaut Chris Hadfield's flight suit found in thrift store

A flight suit once worn by astronaut Chris Hadfield is apparently now the property of a Toronto doctor who found it in — of all ...

Chris Hadfield's flight suit found in Toronto thrift store

A flight suit once worn by astronaut Chris Hadfield is apparently now the property of a Toronto doctor who found it in — of all ...

Widow recounts savage beating to Barrie court

The savage beating that led to the death of an aboriginal man was described in a Barrie, Ont. court on Friday as his widow took ...

Greyhound bus killer Vince Li gets unsupervised passes

The man who beheaded a fellow passenger on a Greyhound bus in Manitoba in 2008 has been granted more freedoms from the hospital where he is ...

Russian opposition leader Boris Nemtsov gunned down in Moscow

Boris Nemtsov, a charismatic Russian opposition leader and sharp critic of President Vladimir Putin, was gunned down Saturday near the Kremlin, just a day before ...

China restricts Canadian beef over mad cow disease

China has joined Taiwan, Korea, Peru and Belarus in restricting imports of Canadian beef products because of concern over a case of bovine spongiform encephalopathy ...