NDP on top, opinion polls

Polls show NDP near top but voters disengaged

OTTAWA - "For the first time in Canadian political history, the NDP is in first place in a national public opinion poll." For newshounds watching...
Air Bag Recalls

Airbag recall affects 1.2M in Canada

TORONTO - Transport Canada has released a detailed list of vehicles being recalled in Canada due to faulty airbags made by Japan's Takata Corp.,...
Low Interest Rates

Central bank keeps key interest rate at 0.75%

OTTAWA - The Bank of Canada is keeping its trendsetting interest rate locked at 0.75 per cent even as recent weakness in the United...
Cancer Treatment

Aging population to send cancer cases soaring: report

TORONTO - The annual number of new cancer diagnoses in Canada will increase by 40 per cent by 2030, the Canadian Cancer Society predicted...

‘Corner Gas’ actor, CBC writer Mike O’Brien dies of cancer

TORONTO - Mike O'Brien, a longtime CBC comedy writer and an actor who played a recurring character on "Corner Gas," has died of cancer....
Facebook Targets Amber Alerts

Facebook to distribute targeted Amber Alerts

OTTAWA - Facebook Canada will start sending Amber Alerts about missing children to users who are in the immediate vicinity of the disappearance. The alerts...
Air Canada Clamps Down

Air Canada begins clamp down on carry-on bags

TORONTO - With the busy summer travel season taking flight, Air Canada today began clamping down on carry-on baggage. Airline staff at Toronto's Pearson International...

Six unusual complaints filed to the CRTC

TORONTO - Consumers lodged hundreds of complaints against telecom companies between January and August of 2013. Here are six of the more unusual complaints,...

Driverless trucks hauling cargo to Mexico?

REGINA - Trucks hauling cargo from Canada through the United States to Mexico and back navigate border crossings without the need for passports, visas...

Feds told to turn over file on terrorism leak

A Canadian man the federal government once accused of terrorism has won a small victory in his ongoing legal battle for compensation for damaging...

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