Skip to content

National News

Top general says military started dealing with suspected neo-Nazi in the spring

Top general says military started dealing with suspected neo-Nazi in the spring

OTTAWA — The military "did not miss" a Manitoba army reservist's alleged links to a neo-Nazi group, but in fact first started looking into it months before media reports on the subject began to surface, Canada's top general said Thursday.
Board extends parole, grants overnight leaves for convicted killer Kelly Ellard

Board extends parole, grants overnight leaves for convicted killer Kelly Ellard

VANCOUVER — The Parole Board of Canada has granted overnight leaves and extended day parole for a British Columbia woman convicted in the 1997 swarming and murder of Victoria teenager Reena Virk.
Daughter of federal politician loses court battle to run in Manitoba election

Daughter of federal politician loses court battle to run in Manitoba election

WINNIPEG — A Winnipeg woman has lost a bid to run in the upcoming Manitoba election because she has been living outside the province to attend university.
Putrid stench envelops Cape Breton town known as premier golf destination

Putrid stench envelops Cape Breton town known as premier golf destination

INVERNESS, N.S. — Known for its two world-class golf resorts, a former coal mining town in Cape Breton is quickly gaining a reputation for something other than spectacular seaside fairways. In recent weeks, Inverness, N.S.
Canada commits $930M to Global Fund fight against AIDS and other diseases

Canada commits $930M to Global Fund fight against AIDS and other diseases

OTTAWA — The Liberal government is shoring up its commitment to eradicating AIDS, tuberculosis and malaria.

Independent investigation begins into RCMP response to B.C. teen's death

LANGLEY, B.C. — The office that looks into all cases of police-involved deaths or serious injuries in British Columbia says it is examining what role two Langley RCMP officers may have played in the death of a 14-year-old boy.

Just a little off the sides please; black bear ruins Alberta barber's day

SLAVE LAKE, Alta. — A northern Alberta barbershop owner is assessing the damage after an encounter with a wild customer that wasn't looking for a trim and a hot shave.
In the news today, Aug. 22

In the news today, Aug. 22

Five stories in the news for Thursday, Aug. 22 ——— SECURITY TIGHTENED FOR POMPEO VISIT Security around Parliament Hill has been tightened in anticipation of today's visit to Ottawa by U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo.
B.C. man takes stand at trial, denies killing daughters and attempting suicide

B.C. man takes stand at trial, denies killing daughters and attempting suicide

VANCOUVER — A Vancouver Island man testified Wednesday that he didn't kill his two daughters and denied he tried to take his own life on the day they died.
Huawei executive's defence team alleges Canadians were 'agents' of the FBI

Huawei executive's defence team alleges Canadians were 'agents' of the FBI

VANCOUVER — A defence team for a Chinese telecom executive is alleging Canadian officials acted as "agents" of American law enforcement while she was detained at Vancouver's airport for three hours ahead of her arrest.