Ailing inmate sues federal government over ‘sardine-can-style’ van trip

OTTAWA — A federal inmate who says he was shackled in a cramped transport van for almost eight hours — despite a heart condition and other...

Olympian Adam van Koeverden wins federal Liberal nomination in Ontario riding

MILTON, Ont. — Former Olympic flag-bearer Adam van Koeverden will be carrying the Liberal banner into the coming federal election, after securing the nomination...

Fierce winter storm descends on Central Eastern Canada, bringing snow and wind

Much of Eastern and Central Canada is being battered by a fierce winter storm that's bringing icy cold winds and could dump as much as...

Tall timber towers taking root in Canada as builders look to go green

TORONTO — Six years ago architect Michael Green took the stage at a TED conference and called for an global era of wood-framed skyscrapers. Some...

Americans face deadline to file paperwork for Huawei executive’s extradition

OTTAWA — American authorities are facing a key deadline at the end of the month to formally request the extradition of Huawei executive Meng Wanzhou from Canada...

Eating less beef, more plants can be a gradual change, experts say

TORONTO — New recommendations urging a drastic reduction in the amount of meat Canadians eat would require support from industry and government to achieve,...

Fire aboard June WestJet flight caused by e-cigarette batteries, says TSB

OTTAWA — The Transportation Safety Board says an onboard fire that forced a WestJet plane to return to the Calgary International Airport soon after takeoff...

North American stock markets push higher in late-morning trading, loonie up

TORONTO — The financial, industrial and energy sectors helped Canada's main stock index push higher in late-morning trading, while U.S. markets also charged higher. The...

Human rights groups set to protest controversial Google project in China

TORONTO — Human rights groups say they will protest outside Google offices in Canada in hopes of forcing the tech giant to confirm it...

Ambassador John McCallum says travel to China safe for most Canadians

OTTAWA — Canada's ambassador to Beijing says he believes it is safe for most Canadians to travel to China, despite the current rocky relations...

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