Aaron MacDonald, 20-year-old Dartmouth man sentenced 5.5 years for abduction attempts

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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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Obama Defends Phone Data Collection Program

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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

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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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Annaleise Carr hopes to complete Lake Erie swim today

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From tots to teenagers, students head back to school this week, waving goodbye to parents as they board bright yellow buses or say a teary bon ...

New techniques helping curb advanced melanoma

Melanoma, a preventable skin cancer, is one of the most deadly forms of the disease if it is not found early.  But doctors say there are ...

Foreign worker 'mess' making oilsands site unsafe, Cdns say

Canadian tradesmen from a huge oilsands construction project are waving a red flag about safety hazards and near misses, which they blame on the use ...

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From tots to teenagers, students head back to school this week, waving goodbye to parents as they board bright yellow buses or say a teary bon ...

New sanctions will force Russia to 'protect our economy,' Lavrov says

Russia's Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov said on Monday any new sanctions from the European Union or the U.S. would force Russia to protect its economy, citizens ...

Jermain Defoe: Should Toronto FC let him go?

It’s been a crazy and wild 48 hours for Toronto FC, two days that few saw coming. First, Reds GM Tim Bezbatchenko called out his team ...

Toronto's new streetcars hit the streets

They're here. Some of the shiny new streetcars that will be taking TTC passengers across the city for years to come have finally hit the streets ...

Ferguson police to wear body cameras in wake of Michael Brown's shooting

Police officers in Ferguson, Mo., have begun wearing body cameras after weeks of unrest over the shooting death of an unarmed black teen by a ...

New restrictive abortion law enforcement blocked in Louisiana

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