What should have just been an unpleasant experience for arachnophobic Jamie Roberts quickly turned into 'something out of a horror film.' Spiders could be the world's most deadly »
ST-JEROME, Que. - A rookie politician who has taken a break from his sales job to battle Pierre Karl Peladeau is unfazed by the task of thwarting one of Canada's biggest media magnates on the campaign trail. Patrice Charbonneau, a real-estate agent from St-Jerome, will try to cling to the seat for…
OTTAWA - Canada's minister of state for social development is heading to Chicago on Wednesday to tout Canada as an emerging world leader in the battle against homelessness.
WINNIPEG - Manitoba is hiring 50 new health-care professionals to help lighten the workload of family doctors so they are able to see more patients.
WASHINGTON - The Food and Drug Administration said Tuesday it approved a nerve-stimulating headband as the first medical device to prevent migraine headaches.
REGINA - The Saskatchewan government continues to reject the idea of banning young people from using tanning beds despite their link to melanoma — a deadly form of skin cancer.
I don't know whether Melanie McIntosh is a victim of circumstance or just poor money management. The suburban Vancouver woman owes more than $5,000 in bridge tolls and, according to CBC News, is not being allowed to renew her car insurance as a consequence.
MONTREAL - As Liberal Leader Philippe Couillard delivered his strongest attack yet against sovereignty Tuesday, Pauline Marois talked up a border-less Quebec country that would open its arms to tourists from Canada. Day 7 of Quebec's election campaign saw battle lines clearly drawn, with…
"I was living on the streets and I was drinking Listerine and rubbing alcohol," Valerie said in a video shot by staff at the Portland Hotel Society, one of five groups across Canada that has decided to extend to chronic alcohol addiction the controversial harm reduction approach better known for…
Roads are reopening in the Bonnybrook area following a fire that is sending black smoke above southeast Calgary.
Halifax’s latest murder victim in was a partially deaf senior who walked with a cane and lived in a rooming house.
As many in Winnipeg enjoy milder temperatures this week, after months of frigid winter weather, some are wondering if all the snow piled up across the city will cause flooding in the spring.
WINNIPEG - Two children out sledding told their parents they heard a beeping noise before seeing what looked like a flying hotel, a massive structure with protrusions and windows. It flew over a nearby house and vanished.
WASHINGTON - The head of the Senate Intelligence Committee declared on Tuesday that the CIA interfered with and then tried to intimidate a congressional investigation into the agency's possible use of torture in terror probes during the Bush administration.
City officials are warning you not to hook up hoses from neighbours yourself or you could face health problems and your neighbour could be stuck with a higher water bill.
Increased outdoor play had a number of positive effects on Holland College's daycare children, say childhood education researchers who were researching the subject.
Lethbridge officials are asking residents to keep conserving water, even though the treatment plant is working at full capacity again.
NOTRE-DAME-DES-BOIS, Que. - Parti Quebecois Leader Pauline Marois insisted Tuesday that Ottawa pick up the entire tab for moving a rail line that cuts through Lac-Megantic. Forty-seven people were killed and most of the Quebec community's downtown was destroyed last July after a fuel-laden train…
Ferry crews and passengers all over Newfoundland and Labrador and Atlantic Canada say the water seems clear enough near the shore, but head further out and it's nothing but ice as far as the eye can see.
The Canadian Human Rights Tribunal has slammed Canada's Border Services Agency for discriminating against a black job seeker in B.C.
Philippe Steele-Morin, 30, appeared in a Montreal courtroom Monday afternoon and was charged with the murder of Tricia Boisvert.