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2 hrs ago | Edmonton Journal
Tom Mulcair says an NDP government would turn on its ear a Conservative policy that permits government to override environmental assessments of major energy projects.
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6 hrs ago | Surrey Leader
Natural Resources Minister Joe Oliver assured a Vancouver business audience Wednesday that the federal government is committed to "world class" oil spill prevention and response on the B.C. coast.
8 hrs ago | Canada.com
As dusk falls and lights flick on amongst a hodgepodge of restaurants, nail salons and dance clubs overlooking this Cambodian capital's waterfront, tuk-tuk taxis whisk past a reality that emerges nightly in the shadows along the street.
10 hrs ago | Ottawa Citizen
The NDP will roll out details of its "pan-Canadian" energy plan Wednesday - a plan focused on sustainability, partnerships with provinces and First Nations communities and long-term prosperity, Postmedia News has learned.
14 hrs ago | MDJonline.com
A cargo truck hauling used medical equipment with extremely dangerous radioactive material was stolen from a gas station in central Mexico, and authorities have put out an alert in six central states and the capital to find it, Mexican and U.N. nuclear officials said Wednesday.
14 hrs ago | Regina Leader Post
The Senate is planning a comprehensive review of the CBC 's role in Canadian society examining how it has used billions of dollars in government subsidies received over the years.
18 hrs ago | Regina Leader Post
David Reid uses a snow blower mounted on a tractor to clear his driveway during a blizzard near Cremona, Alta., Monday, Dec. 2, 2013.
19 hrs ago | The Winnipeg Free Press
A collection of parliamentarians of all stripes are backing Conservative MP Michael Chong's provocative new bill, one designed to rebalance the power between MPs and domineering party leaders.
Israel's new ambassador says his country appreciates Prime Minister Stephen Harper's unwavering friendship, his government's tough talk on Iran, and even its financial aid to the Palestinian people.
The moment the Canadian military told him he was being discharged because of his post-traumatic stress disorder, Master Cpl.
Proposed logos for Canada's 150th birthday are shown in a handout photo. The logos are getting decidedly mixed reviews from the first Canadians to see them, with some complaining one looks too much like a hockey puck and another is too Disneyland.There were also complaints about a military theme conjured by a badge-like logo, while another retro ... (more)
Miley Cyrus twerked her way to the top of Canadian searches in 2013, according to a year-in-review released Tuesday by Yahoo Canada.
Experts and industry representatives are giving a cautious nod of approval to Industry Minister James Moore's announcement that details of Canada's new space plan will be released in the new year.
A new survey says many Canadians consider the time it takes to get to work as important as the job itself.
The allegations against Tomas Yarrington, who governed Tamaulipas from 1999 to 2004, marked the latest attempt by U.S. prosecutors to prove that organized crime has penetrated deeply into Mexican politics at the state level.
There's a run on shoeboxes around Parliament Hill this season, and it has nothing to do with the latest in stacked heels or pumps.
Their names hang from a wooden cross at the altar of a Catholic cathedral, the dead and missing of the diocese: Manuel Alaya.