Government closely watching public opinion on asylum seekers, documents show

OTTAWA — The federal government has been closely monitoring public reaction to the influx of asylum seekers in Canada — regularly conducting national surveys and...

Marilyn Manson abruptly cancels Toronto concert due to ‘unforeseen illness’

TORONTO — Fans are fuming after goth rocker Marilyn Manson abruptly cancelled a Toronto concert due to "unforeseen illness." A video posted to Twitter shows the crowd...

A small bird, nest and four eggs hold up major Ottawa music festival

OTTAWA — A small plover and her egg-laden nest are holding hostage the biggest music festival in the national capital. Workers came across the killdeer...

Dog helps save man, boys in collapsed fort

LAWRENCETOWN, N.S. - A Nova Scotia man is praising the efforts of the family dog for helping save him and two young boys who...

Montreal skin-flick cinema bucking the trend

MONTREAL - As big-screen porn all but disappears from the Canadian landscape, Montreal's Cinema L'Amour is bucking the trend by providing what its owner...

Snow storm left dozens stranded at Vancouver Island ski resort

COURTENAY, B.C. — Chairlift operations resumed today on Mount Washington on Vancouver Island after a snowstorm left dozens stranded. Sheila Rivers of Mount Washington Alpine Resort says about...

Effectiveness of flu shot under 20 per cent for dominant strain this season: experts

TORONTO — Researchers say the effectiveness of this season's flu shot has been low, with the vaccine preventing only 10 to 20 per cent of infections caused...

Harper puts cash on table in stop Trudeau bid

OTTAWA - Conservative Leader Stephen Harper is literally putting cash on the table in an effort to halt the momentum of Justin Trudeau's Liberals...

$1 million doesn’t guarantee Canadian mansion

A million-dollar mansion in Canada may be anything but that, according to a report released today by a Canadian real estate company. Royal LePage says...

U.S. auto industry warns Trump administration of painful tariff fallout

OTTAWA — The Trump administration is hearing pleas from across the American automotive sector to back away from its threats to slap punitive tariffs on U.S. imports of vehicles...

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