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KABUL - It burned white hot as a human-rights issue at the height of the Afghan war, sparking a political crisis that in 2009 nearly toppled Stephen Harper's minority government.
Prime Minister Stephen Harper is leading a trade delegation in South Korea this week. Perhaps as early as Tuesday, he is expected to announce the inking of a free trade deal with Korea — a deal that has been in … Continue reading →
EUREKA, Calif. - One of the largest earthquakes to hit California in decades rattled the state's northern coast, but its depth and distance from shore reduced the impact on land, where there were no reports of injuries or damage, scientists and authorities said on Monday.
WINNIPEG - Hundreds of Winnipeg homes are without water because of pipes left frozen by the extreme cold and the city is warning it could be weeks before the taps are flowing again.
BARRIE, Ont. - A woman is facing charges after allegedly distracting a cashier so her young child could steal items from a store in central Ontario.
FORT BRAGG, N.C. - A military judge has declined to dismiss sexual assault charges against an Army general. Judge Col. James Pohl on Monday offered the defence team to let a different commanding general and prosecutors consider a plea deal that was previously rejected. Before the trial, Brig.…
KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia - In an age when people assume that any bit of information is just a click away, the thought that a jetliner could simply disappear over the ocean for more than two days is staggering. But Malaysia Airlines Flight MH370 is hardly the first reminder of how big the seas are,…
B.C.'s Chief Coroner Lisa Lapointe has announced she will personally preside over the inquest into the deaths of Carl Charlie and Robert Luggi who died, January 2012, in the explosion and subsequent fire at the Burns Lake sawmill.
Shailene Woodley, star of 'Divergent', tells Yahoo Canada Movies how she trained for such a physical role, what faction she would be if she had to choose, and why she thinks the story behind the film resonates with so many people.
Real estate in the Greater Toronto Area is becoming increasingly divided between existing single family homes and a crush of new condo towers, one of Canada's biggest banks says in a report issued Monday....
VICTORIA - The B.C. government will introduce legislation today that allows firefighters to claim heart disease, including heart attacks, as job-related stress.
March 11 marks the third anniversary of the earthquake and tsunami that devastated Japan's Fukushima Daiichi nuclear power plant. In Koriyama, a short drive from the crippled Fukushima nuclear plant, the city recommended shortly after the disaster that children up to two years old not spend more…
NSA leaker Edward Snowden spoke at this year's South By Southwest Interactive Festival via the Internet. In responses to questions from the public, he advocated for greater use of encryption and said he was satisfied with his decision to leak. (March 10)
Excerpts from a workshop given by Laurel Hache at a conference in Charlottetown on handling emergency situations with animals.
The sudden and mysterious disappearance of an airline destined for China this weekend has left families in nearly a dozen countries scrambling for answers, including the families of Canadian couple listed among the passengers who went missing on Saturday. There …Continue reading →
MONTREAL - The day after media tycoon Pierre Karl Peladeau's plunge into provincial politics, he's earning considerable praise in the pages of Quebec's most-read newspaper — one he happens to own.
LONDON - There is a new kitten at the Winston Churchill estate.
TORONTO - Ontario's Liberal government is putting community hospitals and medicare at risk with a plan to turn a wide range of services over to private clinics that will extra bill patients, a health care advocacy group warned Monday.
Winnipeg's acting fire chief has identified four neighbourhoods of greatest concern for freezing pipes.