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|Ontario to test basic income project in Hamilton, Lindsay, Thunder Bay - Mon, 24 Apr 2017 08:04:16 EDT|
Premier Kathleen Wynne announced on Monday that Hamilton, Lindsay and Thunder Bay will take part in Ontario's basic income pilot project.
|'A terrible life, full of violence': Toddler died from head trauma, Edmonton police say - Mon, 24 Apr 2017 12:35:01 EDT|
Edmonton police have charged a 19-month-old boy's father and his girlfriend with second-degree murder after the toddler's body was found outside a north Edmonton church on Friday.
|'This simply cannot stand': Premier says all options on table to fight Catholic school ruling - Mon, 24 Apr 2017 16:53:21 EDT|
Premier Brad Wall says the recent court ruling that the province should not be funding non-Catholic students to attend Catholic schools “is not good news” for students in Saskatchewan.
|Alberta premier challenges Trump on cross-border trade comments - Mon, 24 Apr 2017 14:35:10 EDT|
Premier Rachel Notley is urging U.S. President Donald Trump to explain what he means when he mentions sectors that ought to be reviewed under Canada-U.S. trade agreements.
|'Embarrassment to Canadians': Abuse, humiliation occurred at bases across country, soldiers say - Mon, 24 Apr 2017 05:00:00 EDT|
After a Go Public investigation on the abuse of young recruits during military training exercises, other former soldiers are now revealing the abuse was widespread.
|Vic Toews to face Canadian Judicial Council review over conflict-of-interest allegations - Mon, 24 Apr 2017 12:10:50 EDT|
Manitoba Justice Vic Toews will face an investigation by Canada's judicial watchdog over alleged breaches of conflict-of-interest rules, but the former Conservative cabinet minister — through his lawyer — says he's done nothing wrong.
|Why the Canada Revenue Agency is using this simple tactic to get you to pay your taxes - Mon, 24 Apr 2017 07:00:00 EDT|
The Canada Revenue Agency says it's begun using carefully crafted messages as a way of increasing the likelihood that people who owe taxes will pay up.
|Moncton RCMP did not have proper equipment or training, Crown tells labour code trial - Mon, 24 Apr 2017 06:00:00 EDT|
Some of the deaths and injuries of RCMP officers who responded to the Moncton, N.B., shootings in 2014 could have been avoided if the police force had complied with Canada Labour Code requirements, a lawyer said during opening arguments of a provincial court trial. A defence lawyer argued the RCMP did not cause the deaths of three officers.
|Halifax student accused of murder says victim was a no-show for drug deal - Mon, 24 Apr 2017 09:48:59 EDT|
A police interview with William Sandeson was played in Nova Scotia Supreme Court on Monday. In it, he describes a drug deal the two were negotiating, but says the victim didn't show up for a final meeting.
|Sask. tourists shocked to find Poundmaker's pipe in London museum - Mon, 24 Apr 2017 07:00:00 EDT|
A Saskatoon-based Indigenous lawyer was “completely surprised” to come across a rare artifact from Poundmaker Cree Nation on a recent trip to the British Museum in London.
|Softwood lumber decision Tuesday is Trump's next chance to hammer Canada - Mon, 24 Apr 2017 05:00:00 EDT|
Donald Trump's attack on Canada's softwood lumber industry last week was pretty vague. But this trade dispute is about to get very specific: the U.S. Department of Commerce will release its decision Tuesday on potentially damaging countervailing duties on Canadian imports.
|'This is a serious issue': Kellie Leitch vows to deport asylum seekers after visit to Manitoba town - Mon, 24 Apr 2017 06:00:00 EDT|
Conservative leadership candidate Kellie Leitch is vowing to deport asylum seekers who are caught sneaking into Canada, following a visit to the Manitoba town that's been a hotspot for border crossers.
|120 investors likely lost $9M in syndicated mortgages tied to convicted fraudster - Mon, 24 Apr 2017 05:00:00 EDT|
More than 120 people from the Greater Toronto Area's Chinese community have likely lost nearly $9 million in syndicated mortgage investments solicited by someone they trusted and who then loaned the money to a convicted fraudster, a CBC News investigation has found.
|Hamilton man in naval spy case wants info on CSIS wiretaps of Chinese Embassy - Mon, 24 Apr 2017 08:41:34 EDT|
A naval engineer from Hamilton, accused of trying to spy for Beijing, is asking a federal judge for full access to information about Canadian Security Intelligence Service wiretaps of the Chinese Embassy.
|Some celebrity pads in Los Angeles cheaper than homes in downtown Toronto - Sun, 23 Apr 2017 20:13:07 EDT|
As if housing market prices in Toronto aren't discouraging enough, a celebrity pad in Los Angeles can be comparable in price to some homes in the downtown core, so some Canadians are looking to purchase homes in Tinseltown.
|Halifax to debate motion that could change commemoration of city's founder - Mon, 24 Apr 2017 22:12:32 -0400|
On Tuesday, Halifax council will debate a motion that could change how the city remembers its controversial founder. Edward Cornwallis is remembered as a brave leader and his entourage of soldiers and settlers trying to survive in a new world or the commander of a bloody and barbaric extermination campaign against Mi'kmaq inhabitants
|'Like a branch cracking': Witness in trial at 2015 gas-and-dash death - Mon, 24 Apr 2017 15:20:08 -0400|
A witness testifying in the hit-and-run death of a gas station worker says she screamed at the woman to get away from a fleeing truck because she feared it was a "dangerous situation."
|Court ruling on funding for Catholic schools can't stand, Wall says - Mon, 24 Apr 2017 19:42:00 -0400|
Saskatchewan will look at all the options after a court ruling said the province can't provide Catholic schools funding for students who aren't Catholic, says Premier Brad Wall.
|B.C. police make major fentanyl bust - Mon, 24 Apr 2017 15:39:00 -0400|
Police in British Columbia say they have made numerous arrests and taken approximately $300,000 worth of fentanyl and other drugs off the streets. New Westminster Police Acting Sgt. Jeff Scott called the drug bust “very significant.”
|April showers? Southern Manitoba hit with snow instead - Mon, 24 Apr 2017 21:36:00 -0400|
People in southern Manitoba might have been expecting April showers, but in the last day they’ve seen snow instead.
|Some Mountie deaths in 2014 Moncton massacre were preventable: Crown - Mon, 24 Apr 2017 07:31:00 -0400|
Some of the Mounties killed in a 2014 shooting rampage in Moncton might have survived had the RCMP complied with labour laws, a Crown prosecutor said Monday. The Crown said the vast majority of the officers who responded that day lacked full training and requalification in firearms.
|World-famous iceberg drifting from Newfoundland town, mayor says - Mon, 24 Apr 2017 14:11:48 -0400|
The world's most famous intact iceberg appears to be on the move. Ocean currents appear to be sweeping the colossal iceberg away from tiny Ferryland, N.L., where it squatted this month and put the town of about 500 on the world's radar.
|Rescheduled inquest into indigenous inmate's death in Saskatoon to go ahead - Mon, 24 Apr 2017 13:08:21 -0400|
A public inquest into the death of an inmate at the Saskatoon Regional Psychiatric Centre is to go ahead next month after a lengthy delay.
|Montreal couple hid winning $55M lottery ticket in daughter's toy box - Mon, 24 Apr 2017 14:13:00 -0400|
A Montreal couple who won $55 million in a lottery jackpot hid the winning ticket in their daughter's toy box over the weekend. Nathalie Langlais and Gilles Rosnen picked up their winnings at Loto-Quebec headquarters in Montreal on Monday, three days after the Lotto Max draw.
|Murder charges after toddler dies of 'head trauma' - Mon, 24 Apr 2017 07:27:00 -0400|
Second-degree murder charges have been laid against a father and his girlfriend after the badly bruised body of a toddler was found outside a church in Edmonton. Police said that Anthony Joseph Raine, 19 months, died of head trauma and was found with “bruises all over his body.”