Skip to content

National News

Rewards for good behaviour part of school-violence prevention: teachers' union

Rewards for good behaviour part of school-violence prevention: teachers' union

VANCOUVER — Hearing about the stabbing death of a 14-year-old boy outside a school in Hamilton has Darrel Crimeni grappling with questions of bullying and a lack of empathy that may also have played a role when his grandson's overdose was filmed and

Party leaders out on campaign trail Sunday turn focus to Toronto

OTTAWA — Liberal Leader Justin Trudeau is focusing his attention today on the seat-rich region in and around Canada's biggest city as the country prepares to mix politics with holiday meals.

No winning ticket for Saturday night's $5 million Lotto 649 jackpot

TORONTO — No winning ticket was sold for the $5 million jackpot in Saturday night's Lotto 649 draw. However, the guaranteed $1 million prize went to a ticket holder in Ontario. The jackpot for the next Lotto 649 draw on Oct.
Trudeau dons protective vest as security threat delays Toronto-area rally

Trudeau dons protective vest as security threat delays Toronto-area rally

MISSISSAUGA, Ont. — Liberal Leader Justin Trudeau took extraordinary safety precautions at a major election rally west of Toronto Saturday, donning an armoured vest and appearing with a heavy security detail because of a threat.

Saskatchewan premier among Canadians sheltering in place in typhoon-battered Tokyo

TOKYO — Saskatchewan's premier was sheltering in place in Tokyo on Saturday as a powerful typhoon battered the Japanese city.
Montreal demonstrators protest Turkish military invasion in northern Syria

Montreal demonstrators protest Turkish military invasion in northern Syria

MONTREAL — Demonstrators gathered in Montreal Saturday to protest Turkey's incursion into northeast Syria, warning of humanitarian disaster and U.S. strategic folly.
Mourners wear pink in stand against bullying at slain Hamilton teen's funeral

Mourners wear pink in stand against bullying at slain Hamilton teen's funeral

HAMILTON — Many mourners grew teary-eyed and wore pink in support of anti-bullying campaigns as they gathered Saturday for the funeral of a 14-year-old boy who was stabbed to death outside his school in Hamilton.
Manitoba Hydro unable to estimate how long some customers will be without power

Manitoba Hydro unable to estimate how long some customers will be without power

WINNIPEG — Electricity is returning to many Winnipeg customers affected by an intense winter storm, but Manitoba Hydro says it can't even estimate how long it will be before power is restored to thousands of people as the weather system moves north a

Quebec climate protesters disrupt traffic, swarming intersections in two cities

QUEBEC — Climate activists who scaled a Montreal bridge and overtook a downtown street last week are continuing their protests in the province this weekend, holding up traffic in Quebec City and Sherbrooke Saturday with so-called "slow swarms.
Despite Ottawa's LRT woes, experts say don't judge right away

Despite Ottawa's LRT woes, experts say don't judge right away

OTTAWA — The sleek red-and-white train sat beside a platform at the western end of Ottawa's new light rail line on Friday morning, shadowed from the autumn sun as riders walked aboard. And then the train on the $2.