Canada health report card ranks B.C. first, Nunavut last

British Columbia is home to the healthiest Canadian population, while residents in Newfoundland and Labrador and the three territories are the least healthy, according to

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B.C. wolf cull will likely last five years, assistant deputy minister says Video

The point man for British Columbia's effort to save endangered mountain caribou says a controversial wolf cull will likely be necessary for the next five

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William Wise gets twenty-two years in prison for $130M Ponzi scheme

A former Cornwall, Ont., man who once owned an Ontario Hockey League team has been sentenced to almost 22 years in prison by a California

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Sgt. Mark Salesse: body of missing RCAF member recovered

The family of Sgt. Mark Salesse has confirmed their son's remains were found today in Banff National Park."The door bell rang, and the three military

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New defence minister Jason Kenney says Canada is open to training Ukrainian forces

The country's new defence minister left the door open Wednesday for Canadian troops to join the U.S. in training Ukrainian forces and for an extension

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Stephen Harper's new election: Lose one minister, shuffle three

It's been a busy "off-week" on Parliament Hill. First Eve Adams bolted from the Conservatives — after the party abandoned her — to become a

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Cenovus loss widens to $472 million as oil company cuts spending plans

Cenovus says it plans to cut 15 per cent of its workforce this year and freeze all remaining employee salaries as the oil company posted

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Dimitri Soudas holds Conservative secrets amid fiancée's move to Liberal Party

Dimitri Soudas held privileged positions in the Conservative Party, including as one of Prime Minister Stephen Harper's closest allies.He went on to become the party's

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Sydney Academy student dies after being struck by school bus

Cape Breton Regional Police say a student died after being struck by a school bus in front of Sydney Academy on Wednesday afternoon.Witnesses told CBC

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Canadian army set to train near site of Boko Haram attacks

Canadian special forces are set to take part in a multi-country military training exercise in a part of Western Africa that continues to see attacks

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Nova Scotia RCMP found unlabelled chemicals packed floor to ceiling in a cottage linked to biochemical weapons specialist Christopher Phillips, who has been charged with... Full story 0 comments

Huge boulder shuts down B.C.'s Highway 12

B.C.'s Highway 12 is closed between Lillooet and Lytton because of a massive boulder that tumbled into the middle of the road.Officials with the Ministry... Full story 0 comments

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

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SeaWorld San Diego won't breed orcas, but will expand tank size

The California Coastal Commission on Thursday approved a $100 million US expansion of the tanks SeaWorld uses to hold killer whales in San Diego — ...

At Issue: First-time voters ask the panel

The National's At Issue panel participated in a special edition of electoral talk on Thursday, with the focus on the concerns and questions of first-time ...

Protester rushes stage at Stephen Harper campaign rally

Stephen Harper's security detail restrained and removed a protester who rushed the stage and got within a metre of the Conservative leader at a campaign ...

OPSEU releases details of tentative deal reached with province

The Ontario Public Service Employees Union has released details of the tentative three-year contract it reached with the Liberal government. OPSEU reached a deal with the ...

Jets beat Bruins, snap 13-game losing streak in Boston

Six different Winnipeg skaters scored in the season opener, and Jets coach Paul Maurice is happy about that. Not just for the well-distributed scoring, but ...

More irregularities on voter cards surface following CBC News report

CBC News continues to receive phone calls and e-mails from voters across the GTA reporting mistakes on their voter cards following a CBC report about people ...

South Carolina city to pay $6.5M to family of Walter Scott, unarmed man shot by officer

City officials in South Carolina approved a $6.5 million US settlement Thursday with the family of an unarmed black man fatally shot by a white ...

Blue Jays fans heartbroken but resilient after ALDS Game 1 loss

Toronto Blue Jays' fans were charged up for the team's first trip to the playoffs in 22 years, but left Rogers Centre disappointed after a 5-3 ...

Syrian refugee crisis makes unexpected return as campaign issue

It's unlikely to be a so-called October surprise — an event that could have a drastic effect on the course of the election — but the re-emergence of ...