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1 hr ago | Regina Leader Post
Some local TV stations will be forced to close and more than 30,000 people could lose their jobs if Canada's broadcast regulator adopts changes it wants Canadians to consider, says a broadcast industry watchdog group.
5 hrs ago | Brandon Sun
Russia's growing military presence in the Arctic is a concern and Canada should not get complacent about it, Prime Minister Stephen Harper said Friday during the second leg of his annual northern tour.
10 hrs ago | WALB-TV Albany
Mexico launched a special 5,000-strong police force Friday to combat industrial, farm and business crime that has extended throughout the country's economy, strangling commerce in some regions.
14 hrs ago | The Windsor Star
In 2013, the New Glasgow police in Nova Scotia acquired a decommissioned Cougar armoured vehicle free of charge from the Canadian Forces.
18 hrs ago | Vancouver Sun
Canadian Prime Minister Stephen Harper responds to questions after making an announcement at the Yukon college in Whitehorse, Thursday August 21, 2014.
22 hrs ago | Brandon Sun
Once he gets past the plastic-bucket body, the pool-noodle arms and the complete lack of a soul, Seb Leeson sees a lot of himself in HitchBOT, the ragtag robot that spent several weeks hitchhiking across Canada.
23 hrs ago | KRNV-TV Reno
Thousands of Mexican citizens deported by U.S. authorities are finding refuge at call centers in Tijuana and other border cities.
A Virginia man with the last name Stoner is facing drug charges after police found more than $10,000 worth of marijuana plants at his home.
An environmental group has filed court documents saying a lawsuit against it is an attempt to silence its criticism of a forestry company's harvesting practices.
A prominent imam intends to draw attention to what he calls the "un-Islamic" beliefs and actions of militants claiming responsibility for the murder of a U.S. journalist.
Canada's Senate may never become an elected parliamentary chamber, but a move is afoot to bring at least a measure of democracy to the appointed upper house.
Canada's new social security tribunal has suddenly stopped tracking the results of thousands of appeals launched by ailing Canadians after they've been denied Canada Pension Plan disability benefits.
That's the question Jonathan Nikodem faced when he graduated and weighed the financial and personal benefits of taking a year off before university to consider his options.
OTTAWA, ON: MAY 08, 2013 - Ontario Provincial Court House in Ottawa, May 08, 2013.
Prime Minister Stephen Harper says the murder of American journalist James Foley by Islamic State militants in Iraq is part of a "degrading and disgusting terror" campaign being carried out across the entire region.
The death of a 15-year-old aboriginal girl found wrapped in a bag and dumped in the Red River is prompting renewed calls for a national inquiry into missing and murdered aboriginal women.
They already opposed tobacco. Now the nation's doctors say Canadians shouldn't smoke "any plant material" whatsoever, including marijuana.
Updated: Fri Aug 22, 2014 11:52 pm
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