Evan Xie

Teen dubbed International Master of Memory

WINDSOR, N.S. - Evan Xie's eyes flutter back and forth as his fingers sort through a randomly shuffled deck of cards — all 52...

Kosher pot prompts debate in Canada

VANCOUVER - Is marijuana kosher? If it's medicine, it doesn't matter. That's the message from Canada's largest kosher certification agency after its board of rabbis...

Candid cameras to watch for terrorists

OTTAWA - Canada's border agency plans to compare images of people arriving in the country with photographs of suspects on watchlists to keep out...

Aboriginals ‘high priority’ in federal budget

OTTAWA - The Liberal government's vows to help Canada's Aboriginal Peoples will be a "top priority" in the upcoming federal budget, Finance Minister Bill...

Shaw launches mobile TV app

TORONTO - Shaw Communications Inc. has launched its FreeRange TV mobile streaming app, bringing the company in line with rivals in offering its full...

Dion condemns North Korea bomb announcement

OTTAWA - Canada is condemning North Korea for what Pyongyang says was its first test of a hydrogen bomb. Foreign Affairs Minister Stephane Dion initially...

Royal Bank to hike some mortgage rates

TORONTO - One of Canada's biggest lenders will be raising rates on several of its mortgages starting Friday. Royal Bank of Canada says its special...

More than 40 horses perish in stable fire

PUSLINCH, Ont. - More than 40 racehorses persished in a stable fire late Monday in Puslinch, Ont. The fire began shortly after 11 p.m. at...

Top CEOs saw pay dip slightly in 2014: study

TORONTO - Canada's highest-paid CEOs saw their compensation dip two per cent from 2013 to 2014, but they still raked in an average of...

Canadians go for frosty New Year’s Day swim

VANCOUVER - C.J. Pentland has made it a tradition to celebrate New Year's Day by experiencing the chilly waters of the Pacific Ocean. Every year,...

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