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

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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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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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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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Barricades go up as Ferguson awaits grand jury decision

Crews erected barricades around the building where a grand jury has been considering whether to indict the Ferguson police officer who shot and killed Michael ...

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Feds to spend $200M on soldiers' mental health

The federal government will provide $200 million over six years to address mental health issues among members of the Canadian Forces. "More must be done to combat mental illness ...

Buffalo snow: 'Shovel brigade' cleans up as flood warning looms

Buffalo is making significant progress clearing streets still clogged from an epic storm left more than two metres of snow even as a flooding threat ...

Former D.C. mayor Marion Barry dies at 78

Divisive and flamboyant, maddening and beloved, Marion Barry outshone every politician in the 40-year history of District of Columbia self-rule. But for many, his legacy ...

Gun owners say Tories' Bill C-42 off-target

To the Coalition for Gun Control, the Conservative government's bill to overhaul Canada's gun licensing rules is more evidence that the party panders to gun owners. "The gun ...

Fighting over inheritance: Why more families may be headed for court

It’s no secret that family fights over wills can be vicious. Also this week on The Sunday Edition: Michael's Essay: Six years after the financial collapse, no ...