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38 min ago | The Gazette
The science and technology education hub proposed for Steelcase's massive pyramid-shaped building is an attention-grabber as grand as the pyramid itself, but it deserves a full vetting.
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4 hrs ago | Edmonton Journal
Military planners have trod delicately on how best to remind the country of the sacrifices of Canadian Forces members in Afghanistan, raising concerns about potential political and public sensitivities, newly released documents show.
Forget crystal meth. The pseudo-religious Knights Templar drug cartel in western Mexico has diversified to the point that drug trafficking doesn't even rank among its top sources of income.
An investigation at Canada's secretive eavesdropping agency has uncovered misuse of public assets and "serious breaches" of the spy outfit's values and ethics code.
Canada has denounced the controversial referendum in Ukraine's Crimean Peninsula on Sunday that showed overwhelming support to split off and join Russia, saying it would lead to further isolation of Russia's Vladimir Putin.
Canada's last 100 troops from the Afghanistan training mission are on their way home, but the families of 158 soldiers, one diplomat, one journalist and two civilian contractors are left wrestling with that brutal, unsettling and awkward question.
MORELIA, Mexico: Relatives of Nazario Moreno, head of the Knights Templar drug gang killed last week despite being reported "dead" in 2010, gathered for a wake with no police presence late Saturday.
The caribou herd know for its epic annual migrations between the Northwest Territories and Alaska is thriving after a decade of decline.
The treasure trove of rare jewels, glittering gems, and ancient fossils that became the Royal Ontario Museum was originally imagined by architectural firm Darling and Pearson as a cavernous Italianate structure capable of dominating the corner of Bloor Street and Queens Park Crescent.
Mexico City, June 4 - Mexican actor Enrique Lizalde died here Monday, the Mexican Arts and Cinematographic Sciences Academy, of AMACC, announced via the social media networks.
The Joint Rescue Co-ordination Centre in Halifax says a cargo ship has run aground off the southwest coast of Newfoundland Maj.
Mental health services are strained as a growing number of teens show up at emergency rooms across Canada with self-inflicted injuries and suicidal thoughts, say pediatric psychiatrists.
The carmakers signed a memorandum of understanding last month to create the venture, according to the person, who asked not to be named because the plans are confidential.
Sea survivor Jose Salvador Alvarenga pauses during an interview, after arriving at the airport in Mexico City, Friday, March 14, 2014.
Sgt. Janick Gilbert, 34, of Baie Comeau, Que., drowned in an otherwise successful effort to pluck two Nunavut hunters from the Hecla Strait on Oct. 27, 2011.
But just beneath the unblemished surface, political fault lines are forming, a ripple effect of the crisis between Russia and Ukraine.