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1 hr ago | Canada.com
Transport Minister Lisa Raitt speaks to the media with Minister of Public Safety Steven Blaney following the release of the Transportation Safety Board's final report from its investigation into the July 6, 2013 train derailment in Lac-Megantic, Quebec, on Parliament Hill in Ottawa on Tuesday, August 19, 2014.
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5 hrs ago | 680News
Touring the Douglas Channel on British Columbia's North Coast has convinced federal Opposition Leader Thomas Mulcair it would be "pure madness" to allow supertankers carrying raw bitumen to ply the narrow passage.
6 hrs ago | Brandon Sun
A radio station in Alberta has given up a format featuring shorter versions of songs which it said gave listeners "twice the music."
8 hrs ago | Brandon Sun
A former "Canadian Idol" contestant was acquitted on Tuesday of conspiring to facilitate terrorism, with the judge finding insufficient evidence that he intended to join a plot.
11 hrs ago | Canada.com
Users of the social media site Pinterest share photos of tattoos that just may cross the boundaries of good taste.
13 hrs ago | CNN
Auckland's laid-back culture lands the city at number 10 on the Economic Intelligence Unit's 2014 list of the world's most liveable cities.
18 hrs ago | Regina Leader Post
Ice floes float in Baffin Bay above the Arctic circle as seen from the Canadian Coast Guard icebreaker Louis S. St-Laurent on July 10, 2008.
Canadian casting director Jackie Lind felt a rush of nerves as she waited for her name to be called at the Creative Arts Emmys on Saturday, even though she'd won once before.
A pair of large international studies are questioning the validity of the notion that the less salt a person consumes, the better.
More than one-third of Canada's IT professionals know - for sure - that they'd had a significant data breach over the previous 12 months that could put their clients or their organizations at risk, a cybersecurity study suggests.
Liberal Leader Justin Trudeau, second left, holds his 5-month-old son Hadrien as his wife Sophie Gregoire, right, talks with their children Xavier and Ella-Grace while attending the B.C. Day Liberal barbeque in Vancouver, B.C., on Monday August 4, 2014.
Marijuana legalization activist Marc Emery, who served five years in a U.S. prison for selling marijuana seeds, has returned to Vancouver.
Cory Vallee, who had been sought for four years on two counts of murder, one count of attempted murder and three counts of conspiracy to commit murder at the height of the gang war between the UN gang and the Red Scorpions, was arrested in Mexico on Aug. 13 and returned to Metro Vancouver to face trial.
A Twitter account mocking bad Calgary parkers is the latest venue for anonymously ranting about others.
National Defence headquarters in Ottawa . Winner of an award of merit from the Illumination Engineering Society of North America.
Invading hordes of Liberal and New Democrat MPs will be doing some reconnaissance in Alberta over the next few weeks as their parties prepare plans to storm the Conservative bastion in the next federal election.
Calgary jihadist Farah Mohamed Shirdon, in his 20s, was reportedly killed abroad after joining the terrorist group Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant , which now calls itself Islamic State.
Updated: Tue Aug 19, 2014 08:55 pm
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