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1 hr ago | Weyburn This Week
Prime Minister Stephen Harper says the murder of American journalist James Foley by Islamic State militants in Iraq is part of a "degrading and disgusting terror" campaign being carried out across the entire region.
5 hrs ago | Canada.com
The death of a 15-year-old aboriginal girl found wrapped in a bag and dumped in the Red River is prompting renewed calls for a national inquiry into missing and murdered aboriginal women.
6 hrs ago | Regina Leader Post
They already opposed tobacco. Now the nation's doctors say Canadians shouldn't smoke "any plant material" whatsoever, including marijuana.
8 hrs ago | Edmonton Journal
Justin Trudeau's Liberals are aiming to win a majority government in next year's election, an ambitious goal for a party that was trounced in the 2011 campaign and holds just 37 seats in Parliament.
8 hrs ago | 680News
The new Communications Security Establishment Canada complex is pictured in Ottawa on October 15, 2013.
10 hrs ago | Edmonton Journal
The RCMP are investigating two more men with suspected ties to Calgary who allegedly left Canada to participate in the Syrian civil war, according to community members.
14 hrs ago | Edmonton Journal
In this file photo,, Prime Minister Stephen Harper wears the Canadian Ranger sweater after he was bestowed honorary Canadian Ranger status in Gjoa Haven, Nunavut.
18 hrs ago | The Washington Post
Late at night, folding clothes on the couch when she couldn't sleep, Maby Caceres would replay the moment she lost Cindy.
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.
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.
A radio station in Alberta has given up a format featuring shorter versions of songs which it said gave listeners "twice the music."
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.
Users of the social media site Pinterest share photos of tattoos that just may cross the boundaries of good taste.
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.
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.
Updated: Wed Aug 20, 2014 10:47 pm
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