Gusty Atlantic storm shifts to Newfoundland

HALIFAX - Blizzard conditions from an East Coast storm that cancelled flights and closed schools in the Maritimes unleashed powerful wind gusts as it...

Private hearing over new evidence at Ghomeshi trial

TORONTO - The judge in the trial of Jian Ghomeshi is holding a closed-door hearing to deal with new evidence that came to light...

Dead girl’s mom hopes DNA leads police to killer

GARDEN HILL FIRST NATION, Man. - The mother of a Manitoba girl found dead nearly a year ago has renewed hope that police will...

Vancouver woman urges new home for elephant in Japan

VANCOUVER - What struck Ulara Nakagawa when she first saw Japan's oldest elephant was how she resembled a figurine in a "concrete prison." "There was...
superconductors

Canadians edge toward usable superconductors

WATERLOO, Ont. - Canadian scientists have made an important advance that could one day lead to a science-fiction world of levitating trains and batteries...
Amish

Amish quit pricey Ontario, head for P.E.I.

MONTAGUE, P.E.I. - Much like the past when pioneer families travelled west for farmland to call their own, two groups of Amish families from...

Trailer Park Boys’ actress testifying at Ghomeshi trial

TORONTO - "Trailer Park Boys" actress Lucy DeCoutere is on the witness stand at Jian Ghomeshi's sexual assault trial describing how he allegedly attacked...

Lowe’s offers $3.2 billion cash to buy Rona

MONTREAL - The Lowe's home improvement chain aiming to buy Quebec-based Rona Inc. for $3.2 billion cash. The friendly deal would make Lowe's the Canadian...
Auditor General Michael Ferguson

Roughly 1,500 military houses vacant: auditor

OTTAWA - The management of military housing at the Department of National Defence is in disarray, with as many as 1,500 units sitting vacant...

Oil closes again below US$30 a barrel

TORONTO - Oil prices fell below US$30 a barrel Tuesday for the first time in nearly two weeks as North American markets posted steep...

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