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|Sony defends cancelling The Interview release after Obama says studio 'made a mistake' - Fri, 19 Dec 2014 11:24:28 EST|
Sony Pictures is defending the decision to cancel the Christmas Day release of The Interview, saying they had no other options when theatres said they were cancelling screenings of the comedy.
|Gas now a buck a litre across Canada on average - Fri, 19 Dec 2014 08:44:41 EST|
Yesterday marked the first time in 4½ years that the average cost of gasoline dropped below $1 a litre and gas analyst Dan McTeague predicts it will keep falling.
|Police say 3 young boys abducted from north Edmonton - Fri, 19 Dec 2014 14:35:10 EST|
Police say the boys, aged two, eight and nine, were taken by 50-year-old Leonard Hutchinson, a bald, white man who was last seen wearing a grey shirt, grey pants, suspenders and glasses.
|Special toonie to bear likeness of Canada's 1st prime minister - Fri, 19 Dec 2014 15:34:45 EST|
Sir John A. Macdonald will be honoured with a spot on the $2 coin for the 200th anniversary of his birth, according to a notice posted Friday.
|Luka Magnotta trial: Still no verdict - Fri, 19 Dec 2014 18:32:05 EST|
The jury in the Luka Magnotta murder trial has still not reached a verdict after a fourth day of deliberations.
|'She is our world': Family of N.B. girl who lost parts of 4 limbs in rare infection - Fri, 19 Dec 2014 06:59:48 EST|
A nine-year-old girl from Baie-Sainte-Anne, N.B., has a long recovery ahead of her after a rare type of bacteria forced doctors to amputate portions of her arms and legs.
|Holiday travel: Friday before Christmas busy, but smooth - Fri, 19 Dec 2014 09:30:15 EST|
The last Friday before Christmas is usually one of the busiest, most chaotic days of the year for anyone taking flights. All that holiday travel, though, has not yet created a frenzy of longer lineups and delays as of Friday afternoon. Airports are urging passengers to plan ahead and arrive early.
|Australian woman arrested in killing of 8 children - Fri, 19 Dec 2014 16:46:25 EST|
An Australian woman was arrested in the killings of eight children, seven of whom are believed to be her own, police said Saturday. The children were found dead inside the woman's home.
|Apple 'offended' by BBC allegations it broke promise to improve factory conditions - Fri, 19 Dec 2014 12:13:55 EST|
Apple is in the spotlight again over working conditions for the people who make its products, following a BBC investigation that alleges poor treatment of workers in Chinese factories.
|Incomplete autopsy on dead infants delays bail hearing for accused Winnipeg woman - Fri, 19 Dec 2014 13:56:39 EST|
The defence lawyer for Andrea Giesbrecht, the woman charged after infant remains were uncovered in a Winnipeg storage locker, says the remains could be up to 10 years old.
|PM's comments about missing, murdered aboriginal women show 'lack of respect' - Fri, 19 Dec 2014 12:51:16 EST|
Prime Minister Stephen Harper's comment that a national inquiry into missing and murdered aboriginal women is not high on the government's radar, made during an interview with the CBC's Peter Mansbridge, shows a disregard and lack of respect for indigenous people, says Tanya Kappo.
|Russia facing more Canadian sanctions over Ukraine - Fri, 19 Dec 2014 13:52:34 EST|
Just one day after Russian President Vladimir Putin blamed Western sanctions for his country's current economic woes, Foreign Affairs Minister John Baird has announced Canada will be imposing additional sanctions over the ongoing conflict in Ukraine.
|Protesters demand action over Dalhousie misogynistic Facebook posts - Fri, 19 Dec 2014 11:00:40 EST|
About 200 people protested at Dalhousie University in Halifax today to demand action over misogynistic Facebook comments by some men in the faculty of dentistry.
|Fort McMurray Airport evacuation over, passengers returning - Fri, 19 Dec 2014 15:36:00 EST|
The Fort McMurray Airport was evacuated after a security threat Friday afternoon. Police have a person in custody and are allowing people back into the building.
|Kathleen Petty: What could Danielle Smith possibly have been thinking? - Fri, 19 Dec 2014 05:00:00 EST|
She was probably the most effective opposition leader Alberta has seen in decades, Kathleen Petty writes. But when Wildrose leader Danielle Smith crossed the floor to the government benches she also opened the door to cynicism.
|Jurors at Luka Rocco Magnotta trial to deliberate on weekend - Fri, 19 Dec 2014 04:29:00 -0500|
Jurors at Luka Rocco Magnotta's murder trial will be working on the weekend after failing to reach a verdict on Friday, their fourth day of deliberations.
|Protesters demand male dentistry students be expelled over Facebook posts - Fri, 19 Dec 2014 13:44:00 -0500|
A group of about 200 people marched to the office of Dalhousie University's president Friday to demand the school expel dentistry students accused of posting misogynistic messages online about their female peers.
|Edmonton police issue Amber Alert for 3 children - Fri, 19 Dec 2014 14:36:00 -0500|
Edmonton police have issued an Amber Alert after three children who were reportedly abducted from a home in north Edmonton.
|Fetuses found in Winnipeg storage locker may have been there 10 years: lawyer - Fri, 19 Dec 2014 12:08:00 -0500|
The lawyer for a woman accused of concealing the remains of six fetuses or babies in a storage locker says they may have been there for eight to 10 years.
|9-year-old girl loses arms, legs after severe strep throat infection - Fri, 19 Dec 2014 18:10:00 -0500|
Fundraising efforts are underway for a nine-year-old New Brunswick girl whose arms and legs were amputated after she became gravely ill in November.
|101-year-old Second World War vet eager for arrest in home invasion - Fri, 19 Dec 2014 13:47:00 -0500|
Ottawa police say a 101-year-old, decorated Second World War veteran, who was the victim of home invasion on Thursday, is doing well but is eager to see an arrest made.
|Canada sending HMCS Fredericton to Mediterranean Sea over Ukraine crisis - Fri, 19 Dec 2014 16:57:36 -0500|
Canada is sending HMCS Fredericton to help a NATO maritime force aiming to provide reassurance to eastern European allies that are jittery over the crisis in Ukraine.
|Majority of Canadians still have holiday shopping to do this weekend: poll - Fri, 19 Dec 2014 05:07:27 -0500|
According to CIBC, 64 per cent of those recently surveyed said they had yet to finish shopping for holiday gifts this year.
|Ottawa to buy 5th C-17 aircraft - Fri, 19 Dec 2014 12:14:00 -0500|
Ottawa has procured another C-17 military transport aircraft, bringing the total number of C-17s in the Royal Canadian Air Force's fleet to five.
|No bail for suspected Quebec election night shooter - Fri, 19 Dec 2014 11:13:00 -0500|
A judge denied bail Friday to the man charged in Quebec's 2012 election shooting, telling him political violence is unacceptable in a democracy such as Canada.