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59 min ago | CJAD
Quebec's new Liberal premier promised Thursday to work closely with other provinces and the federal government while at the same time defending his own province's interests.
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5 hrs ago | Houston Chronicle
A Mexican gang leader has been sentenced to life in prison for his role in the 2010 slayings in the border city of Ciudad Juarez, Mexico, of a U.S. consulate employee, her husband and the husband of another employee.
7 hrs ago | Canada.com
A new report by the C.D. Howe Institute is harshly critical of the federal government's controversial temporary foreign workers program, saying it has spurred a higher unemployment rate in western Canada.
8 hrs ago | Brandon Sun
Tanker cars run the length of the CN Rail yards between First Street and 17th Street East on Wednesday as the federal government ordered 5,000 dangerous tank cars off the rails as part of safety recommendations after the deadly derailment and fire in Lac-MA©gantic, Que., last summer.
12 hrs ago | Canada.com
A baby sleeps on a makeshift bed at a camp set up for Muslims waiting to be evacuated near the mosque of the PK 12 district of Bangui on April 22, 2014.
16 hrs ago | CFRA
People wait for the Service Canada employment centre to open April 2, 2014 in Montreal.THE CANADIAN PRESS/Ryan Remiorz" OTTAWA - "Since the worst of the recession in July 2009, our government has created over 1 million net new jobs.
18 hrs ago | The New Zealand Herald
A former Napier city councillor charged with murdering his Canadian wife in 2010 remains in custody in British Columbia awaiting the setting of a date for a trial delayed by his own difficulties with lawyers and plans to conduct his own defence.
Thousands of Canadians have signed an online petition urging Conservative senators to put the boots to the government's Fair Elections Act.
The Alberta Court of Appeal has refused to overturn a psychiatrist's three convictions for sexually assaulting his court-appointed patients.
One in three adult Canadians suffered some form of child abuse in their past, experiences that put them at a higher risk of developing mental health disorders later in life, a new study reports.
Three McDonald's franchises in Victoria and a pizza restaurant in Weyburn, Saskatchewan are at the centre of program abuse allegations.
Environment Canada has ended a special weather statement for Edmonton that called for heavy rain with amounts up to 70 mm by Wednesday night.
The diplomatic chess game between Canada and Russia over the Ukraine crisis continued Tuesday, with the Kremlin ordering the expulsion of a senior Canadian diplomat stationed in Moscow.
For years now he has been dodging persistent invitations hand-delivered by Prime Minister Stephen Harper and a parade of cabinet ministers and western premiers as well as plastered across the walls and floors of Washington subway stations in the form of ads promoting U.S.-Canada friendship and energy security.
A Royal Proclamation, a moment of silence in schools, and the heavy beating of helicopter rotors over Parliament Hill are slated for May 9, but the Harper's government attempt to turn commemoration of the Afghan mission into a national event is facing delays, confusion and the sting of politics.
The crewman belonged to HMCS Regina, currently patrolling the Indian Ocean as part of a multinational task force combating terrorism and pirates in the region.
After wrapping up nearly four years of public hearings, and with the clock ticking on a final report into the legacy of physical and sexual abuse at Indian residential schools, a pile of new documents is about to land on the doorstep of the Truth and Reconciliation Commission.