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3 hrs ago | Ottawa Citizen
Canada says it will try to extend its territorial claims in the Arctic all the way to the North Pole, although it hasn't yet fully mapped the area and does not have the scientific evidence to back the claim.
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3 hrs ago | Ottawa Citizen
Music legend Neil Young is playing four concerts in his native Canada to benefit a northern Alberta aboriginal band fighting oilsands development in its territory.
5 hrs ago | The Abbotsford News
BC Ferries' fleet has 18 different classes of vessels in a fleet of 35. It wants to reduce that to five classes with standardized replacements.
9 hrs ago | Canada.com
So insular and sphinxlike has Prime Minister Stephen Harper become this past year that we, despised guttersnipes of the media, must resort to tea-leaf reading, gizzard dissection and palmistry to discern his intent.
Canada is running out of time to offer U.S. President Barack Obama a climate change concession that might clinch the controversial Keystone XL oil pipeline, as the country's energy industry continues to resist costly curbs on greenhouse gas emissions.
Prime Minister Stephen Harper leaves today for South Africa to join leaders from around the world who are paying final respects to Nelson Mandela.
Bahrain, Algeria and Iraq, countries with dubious human rights records or a history of violent internal conflict, have recently become new buyers of Canadian-made guns and ammunition, an analysis of federal government data shows.
Canadian short story master Alice Munro will be the toast of the book world Tuesday when her daughter Jenny receives the Nobel Prize in literature on her behalf in Stockholm.
Most of the Prairies continues to be locked in a deep freeze, with a number of communities under wind chill warnings, including, Regina and Winnipeg.
In anticipation of the holiday break, I often think about the dive trip I went on while a student at Texas A&M.
A new documentary shines a worrying and grisly light on a growing Latino pop culture phenomenon in the United States inspired by the deadly drug violence which has ravaged neighboring Mexico.
The 70th anniversary of an infamous battle - and the faithful Canadian tradition it has inspired - will be marked this Sunday at the Cloverdale Legion when more than 350 cadets recreate the Seaforth Regiment Christmas dinner.
Nelson Mandela's family has released its first statement since the former South African president and anti-apartheid icon died two days ago.
It's a day of reflection in Ottawa as federal politicians look back on the life of Nelson Mandela, who died Thursday at age 95. Mandela was remembered in all-party statements in the House of Commons on Thursday a short time after his death was announced.
Yannick Bisson as William Murdoch in "Murdoch Mysteries," is seen in this undated handout photo.
Fourteen young women who were killed in Canada's worst mass shooting were remembered on Friday amid repeated calls for more to be done to eradicate violence against women.