Technology exists to fix design flaws of the ‘Alert Ready’ system: expe

TORONTO — The technology exists to fix some of the design flaws in Canada's mobile emergency alert system that was tested last week for an Amber...

Deaths of Gaza children more than just numbers, says Canadian UNICEF worker

OTTAWA — When Genevieve Boutin and her colleagues at the United Nations Children's Fund were finished verifying the aftermath of last week's carnage at the...

Life and death: Mistake sent one family to funeral home, the other to hospital

Doctors told Jody Littlewolf that her daughter was brain dead and should be taken off life support, but the mother couldn't shake a strange feeling...

How a 94-year-old retiree became a gym rat

ST. JOHN'S, N.L. — Like many gym rats, Paul Russell lifts weights and runs obstacle courses. Here's what makes him different: Russell is 94 — so...

Experts warn against baiting, harassing wildlife for Instagram-worthy photos

MONTREAL — While some wildlife photographers dream of that perfect shot of a majestic moose or a swooping snowy owl, some observers say more and more people are stooping to unethical practices...

‘Like a warzone:’ People evacuated as fires burn through Manitoba city’s downtown

BRANDON, Man. — Leanne Marlow saw the flames engulf the building across the street from her Brandon, Man., apartment before the smoke alarm started...

Montreal designer creates ‘elegant’ look for Jessica Mulroney at royal wedding

MONTREAL — A Montreal designer says seeing her custom dress on Jessica Mulroney at the royal wedding was a wonderful experience and is giving...

Ontario NDP leader wouldn’t introduce corner store sale of beer and wine

THUNDER BAY, Ont. — The current system of restricted retail beer and wine sales in Ontario works well and is socially responsible, New Democrat...

Mulroney twins capture hearts during page boys duties at royal wedding

Seven-year-old Canadian twins Brian and John Mulroney are capturing Internet hearts following their star turn as page boys at the royal wedding. A photo of one...

NAFTA sticking points: A list of impediments holding up a deal

WASHINGTON — The NAFTA negotiations could continue for a while, with U.S. trade czar Robert Lighthizer signalling he wants significant changes in multiple areas and...

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