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|Morneau's small business tax changes promise simpler rules for income sprinkling - Wed, 13 Dec 2017 12:10:07 EST|
The federal government has unveiled its new proposal to curb "income sprinkling" by some small business owners to family members, with substantive changes to a much-criticized initial proposal unveiled in the summer.
|Principals sounded alarm over defibrillators after boy's death - Wed, 13 Dec 2017 05:00:00 EST|
Dozens of principals with Ottawa's largest school board flagged potentially serious problems with defibrillators in their schools months after the death of an eight-year-old boy who went into cardiac arrest during recess, CBC News has learned.
|Man accused in bat attack is Toronto lawyer with influential roots - Wed, 13 Dec 2017 18:15:57 EST|
CBC News has learned the man charged in connection with a baseball bat attack on an immigrant family is a Toronto personal injury lawyer and the great-grandson of former Toronto mayor Nathan Phillips.
|Hostage situation at Toronto-area bank ends after police shoot armed man - Wed, 13 Dec 2017 14:54:07 EST|
The province's police watchdog is now investigating after York Regional Police officers shot and killed an armed man who entered a bank in Vaughan, Ont. Wednesday and took more than a dozen hostages.
|P.E.I. 'refining' how sexual assaults are investigated - Wed, 13 Dec 2017 18:15:00 EST|
A government review of sexual assault case data on P.E.I. has concluded nearly 40 per cent of reported sexual assaults on P.E.I. were ruled "unfounded" by police.
|4-month-old girl in critical condition after violent incident in west Toronto - Wed, 13 Dec 2017 09:02:25 EST|
A four-month-old girl is in critical condition after police say she was assaulted during a violent incident in which a man was assaulted and stabbed in west Toronto on Wednesday morning.
|Quebec City man dies after boat capsizes - Wed, 13 Dec 2017 14:08:39 EST|
One man is dead after a canoe carrying five men capsized on the St. Lawrence River near Quebec City around noon Wednesday. The other four people were able to swim to shore.
|50 dogs removed from South Korea meat farm recovering in Canada - Tue, 12 Dec 2017 17:01:15 EST|
After the humane society shut down a dog meat farm in South Korea, about 50 of the 170 canines were brought to Canada, where they will eventually be placed in homes.
|'It's OK to speak out' says whistleblower after investigator finds vote-buying in First Nation election - Wed, 13 Dec 2017 08:00:00 EST|
Cocaine, marijuana and tens of thousands of dollars in cash were used to bribe voters in a recent Saskatchewan First Nation election, says a report commissioned by the federal government.
|6 horses stolen from Alberta ranch found safe - Wed, 13 Dec 2017 11:06:09 EST|
Six horses stolen from a family ranch southwest of Edmonton have been returned to their owners.
|What legal weed stores will look like: 'Very chic, very modern, very clean-cut' - Wed, 13 Dec 2017 11:14:11 EST|
With less than seven months to go before recreational marijuana becomes legal, provinces and territories are scrambling to come up with plans to sell cannabis, but few details have emerged about what the retail experience of buying legal weed will be like.
|Canada's response to Rohingya humanitarian crisis tops $50M - Wed, 13 Dec 2017 12:30:00 EST|
Canadian donors have chipped in $12.5 million to help Rohingyas escaping violence in Myanmar, bringing Canada's total aid to address the humanitarian crisis to $50 million.
|'Inflammatory' claims cited in appeal of Saskatchewan swimming mishap settlement - Wed, 13 Dec 2017 13:58:29 EST|
The University of Regina is appealing a jury's decision that awarded $9.1 million to a woman who was left a quadriplegic after a swimming accident at the school.
|Health Canada decides against banning wire-bristle BBQ brushes - Wed, 13 Dec 2017 07:00:00 EST|
Health Canada has decided against banning the sale of wire-bristle barbecue brushes, and is instead leaving brush safety mostly in the hands of industry and grillers, according to its latest risk assessment report.
|Nunavut images added to Centennial Flame monument, 18 years after territory created - Wed, 13 Dec 2017 11:34:24 EST|
It's taken almost two decades, but Nunavut is finally getting a spot on the Centennial Flame monument. The government will unveil the updated monument today and reignite the flame.
|Sister of Loretta Saunders needs liver transplant but deemed ineligible: family - Wed, 13 Dec 2017 19:39:00 -0500|
A 26-year-old woman whose sister was murdered in Nova Scotia three years ago is in hospital with acute liver failure, and her family says strict rules around substance abuse is preventing her from receiving a transplant she desperately needs.
|Plane crashes in Saskatchewan with 25 people on board, no fatalities - Wed, 13 Dec 2017 21:43:00 -0500|
RCMP say a plane with 25 people on board has crashed in northern Saskatchewan.
|Suspect description released in alleged attempted abduction of 9-year-old boy - Wed, 13 Dec 2017 14:52:54 -0500|
Police have released more information about a middle-aged man involved in an alleged attempted abduction of a nine-year-old boy in a small Ontario town.
|Sexual masochism expert takes stand at murder trial in death of off-duty cop - Wed, 13 Dec 2017 08:29:00 -0500|
Christopher Garnier's account of his sexual encounter with Catherine Campbell amounts to him facilitating erotic asphyxiation for the off-duty police officer, a sexual masochism expert said Wednesday.
|Ontario Liberals ordered hydro firms to advertise rate-cut plan on bills: NDP - Wed, 13 Dec 2017 16:01:29 -0500|
Ontario NDP Leader Andrea Horwath says the provincial government ordered hydro distribution companies to place partisan messages on customers' bills that advertise the Liberals' plan to cut electricity rates.
|Hillary Clinton praises Trudeau, celebrates Roy Moore defeat in Vancouver - Wed, 13 Dec 2017 18:53:00 -0500|
Hillary Clinton says she feels 'a tiny bit less' concerned about the United States following the Democratic party's surprise win in Alabama's senate race on Tuesday.
|Alberta set to fight back Thursday on Saskatchewan licence plate ban - Wed, 13 Dec 2017 16:47:00 -0500|
Alberta says it will take action on two fronts Thursday in its escalating fight with Saskatchewan over the ban on Alberta licence plates on Saskatchewan job sites.
|Accused tells Winnipeg letter-bomb trial he knows nothing about explosives - Wed, 13 Dec 2017 14:53:00 -0500|
A man accused of sending letter bombs to two law offices and his ex-wife has suggested that she is the real culprit and went so far as to send a bomb to herself.
|Police looking for more women extorted for nude photos in alleged Ont.-wide scheme - Wed, 13 Dec 2017 15:56:48 -0500|
Police have laid dozens of charges against a man accused of using Instagram and Snapchat to extort women for nude photographs and money.
|Montreal mosque denies asking that female construction workers be barred from site - Wed, 13 Dec 2017 14:30:06 -0500|
Members of a Montreal mosque are denying a TV report it asked for female construction workers to be excluded from a site opposite their building.