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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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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2nd worker in critical condition after explosion in southwestern Ont.

Police say a second victim of an explosion at an industrial facility in southwestern Ontario is now in critical condition. Staff-Sgt. David Bonnema says the worker ...

2nd worker in critical condition after explosion in southwestern Ont.

Police say a second victim of an explosion at an industrial facility in southwestern Ontario is now in critical condition. Staff-Sgt. David Bonnema says the worker ...

CBC's relationship with Jian Ghomeshi has 'come to an end'

CBC's relationship with Jian Ghomeshi, host of the cultural affairs radio show Q, has ended, the network announced Sunday. "The CBC is saddened to announce its ...

CBC's relationship with Jian Ghomeshi has 'come to an end'

CBC's relationship with Jian Ghomeshi, host of the cultural affairs radio show Q, has ended, the network announced Sunday. "The CBC is saddened to announce its ...

Scarborough fire sends 1 to hospital

A man in his 40s is in critical condition in hospital after an apartment fire near Birchmount Road and St. Clair Avenue East in Scarborough.  Paramedics say ...

Doug Ford raises $300,000 from 738 donors

Mayoral candidate Doug Ford raised $300,000 in a short, six-week mayoral campaign, according to a donors list he released on Sunday. Ford's release follows donation disclosures ...

Man hospitalized after Etobicoke shooting

A man is in hospital after a shooting in Etobicoke. Police say a man in his 20s was rushed to hospital Sunday morning after he ...

Fatal stabbing at Canada's Wonderland

One man is dead and another is in hospital with life-threatening injuries after a double stabbing early Sunday morning in the parking lot at Canada's Wonderland.  York ...

Tribal community says Washington school shooter was 'happy-go-lucky, normal kid'

The Tulalip Indian Reservation sits on the Puget Sound on Washington's scenic northwest coast, a small community where everyone is "related in one shape or ...

Vote Compass shows Torontonians support handgun ban

Torontonians no longer want handguns on city streets according to preliminary results from Vote Compass, and the majority of them support a handgun ban. Vote Compass helps voters see ...