Prep work to start in Lac-Mégantic rail bypass project
Residents of Lac-Mégantic and surrounding towns are divided on the project, with some saying the new route has more curves than the old one and could trigger derailments.
Alouettes’ Dequoy clarifies ‘keep your English’ speech following Grey Cup win
Alouettes safety Marc-Antoine Dequoy says his passionate French speech after Montreal won the Grey Cup on Sunday was nothing against English people.
Greece accuses U.K. over ‘lack of respect’ amid Parthenon sculpture row
Greece has accused Britain of showing "a lack of respect" by abruptly cancelling a meeting between their leaders in a dispute over ancient Greek sculptures in Britain.
Ontario food bank users rose 38 per cent last year: report
A report released today indicates the number of people who used Ontario food banks went up 38 per cent last year, which it says is the largest single-year increase recorded.
Hong Kong activist Agnes Chow says desire for freedom led her to flee to Canada
Hong Kong pro-democracy activist Agnes Chow, who fled to Canada while free on bail, says she won't return home amid a crackdown that curbed her freedoms.
Palestinian-Canadians recall harrowing ordeal in Gaza after Nova Scotia return
Palestinian-Canadian Khalil Manna and his wife Nabil Nemr are back on Canadian soil after surviving horrendous conditions for more than 40 days in Gaza.
Ibrahim Ali trial: Dead teen not ‘innocent,’ defence tells jury
Ibrahim Ali's lawyer says the young teen girl he's accused of murdering in a B.C. park wasn't the "innocent" depicted in a "rose-coloured" portrayal by the Crown at trial.
N.B. minister’s comments on homeless state of emergency lack compassion: mayor
The state of emergency accuses the N.B. government of failing to provide support services to the town of St. Stephen, where 70 people are homeless in a community of about 4,150.
N.B. RCMP add 51 frontline officers, but one mayor is disappointed by allocation
The New Brunswick RCMP will add 51 new frontline officers as part of an increased budget, but one mayor is disappointed by the allocation.
RBC fined $7.5M after Fintrac says bank failed to report suspicious transactions
Canada's financial intelligence agency has levied a $7.5-million penalty against the Royal Bank of Canada, saying the institution failed to report suspicious transactions.
Sugar shortages felt in Winnipeg, as strike in western Canada continues
A labour action at a refinery in Vancouver could pose concerns to business owners reliant on sugar. One Winnipeg owner says that so far, he's been spared.
Moncton, N.B. to display menorah after council votes to reverse decision on religious symbols
The City of Moncton has reversed a controversial decision not to display religious symbols, including the menorah and nativity scene, outside City Hall.
Nova Scotia revises long-term care expansion adding another 2,200 rooms by 2032
The Nova Scotia government is adding or replacing 2,200 rooms to the province's long-term care network by 2032 to meet the demands of an aging population.
Going to jail can disrupt health care for people with mental illness, inquest hears
People with mental illness can experience significant disruptions to their health care when they are taken into custody, coroner's inquest for Soleiman Faqiri reveals.
Deck modification led to fatal capsizing of First Nation fishing vessel: TSB report
The Transportation Safety Board once again linked lax regulation of vessel stability to fishing deaths off Nova Scotia in a report released Wednesday.
Stigma around PTSD still exists despite ‘shock’ around Ontario police officer’s death
Despite doors opening up over the last decade acknowledging the effects post-traumatic stress disorder, one a first responder says it still comes with a stigma attached to it.
Guilty: Ex boyfriend of Ashley Simpson admits to 2016 murder
The family of a Salmon Arm woman who went missing seven years ago will at long last have some closure, with her former boyfriend pleading guilty to her murder.
Winnipeg woman sues Tim Hortons alleging cream in tea led to hospitalization
A Winnipeg woman is suing Tim Hortons alleging a staff mistake that added cream instead of almond milk to her tea led to a severe allergic reaction.
Mentally ill man should not have been in jail where he died, inquest hears
Jurors at a coroner's inquest are hearing that a mentally ill man who died in an Ontario jail cell in 2016 should not have been held at that facility.
Canadian retells escape from Gaza as more return to Canada: ‘Nothing safe’
According to Global Affairs Canada, no new Canadians, permanent residents or eligible family members crossed at the Rafah border crossing on Thursday.