OTTAWA - In a story that moved Sunday, Aug. 18, about the federal laws governing third-party advertising during the election campaign period, The Canadian Press reported that any partisan activity — including advertising, surveys, or any kind of campaign costing at least $500 — would require…
OTTAWA - Conservative Leader Andrew Scheer says the federal ethics commissioner's stinging conclusions about Justin Trudeau's handling of the SNC-Lavalin affair appear to align with a criminal offence.
OTTAWA - A pre-election chill has descended over some environment charities after Elections Canada warned them that discussing the dangers of climate change during the upcoming federal campaign could be deemed partisan activity.
MISSISSAUGA, Ont. - Police say a worker was sent to hospital after he was hurt by a piece of equipment at Toronto Pearson International Airport.
WELLINGTON, New Zealand - Police in New Zealand say a grieving Canadian woman is focusing on the memories she shared with her Australian fiance before he was murdered Friday in a seemingly random attack.
FORT NELSON, B.C. - A blast of unseasonable, snowy weather on the weekend forced the closure of one provincial park in northeastern British Columbia and prompted a recommendation to stay away from two others, but conditions are expected to ease soon.
LONDON, Ont. - Police in London, Ont., say they have arrested a third man wanted in connection with a human trafficking investigation.
Ontario will move ahead with some of its controversial municipal funding cuts for public health and child care next year, Premier Doug Ford announced Monday at a gathering of municipal leaders in Ottawa.
DILDO, N.L. - Days after a Hollywood-style sign went up over Dildo, N.L., officials have had to post warnings to deter people from clambering through private yards and scaling a steep hill to take photos with it.
A national not-for-profit land trust says it has expanded a conservation area on a Lake Huron island that has large forests and a long stretch of undeveloped shoreline.
OTTAWA - Chinese officials accused Foreign Affairs Minister Chrystia Freeland of "meddling" in China's internal affairs Sunday after her weekend statement condemning violence in Hong Kong in the wake of escalating tensions between pro-democracy protesters and police.
THOMPSON, Man. - A judge is expected to give a verdict today in the manslaughter trial of an RCMP officer in northern Manitoba who fired a dozen shots into a Jeep following a police chase.
LANGLEY, B.C. - The turtle in my hand dangles its churning feet as I set it down. It touches its first dirt and immediately, unerringly, points toward shore and races as fast as a turtle can to the water.
OTTAWA - The Canadian Food Inspection Agency says Rosemount brand cooked diced chicken meat is being recalled due to possible Listeria contamination.
OTTAWA - Maxime Bernier argued to a crowd of flag-waving, cheering candidates and supporters that not inviting him to take part in the official election debates means excluding the only political party leader who has anything different to say.
OTTAWA - Foreign Affairs Minister Chrystia Freeland has condemned violence in Hong Kong amid escalating tension between pro-democracy protesters and police.
MONTREAL - A jubilant, rainbow-hued crowd lined the streets of Montreal on Sunday as federal and provincial political rivals set their differences aside to march together in the city's annual Pride parade.
TILLSONBURG, Ont. - Police say dozens of residents are back in their homes after a major gas leak in Tillsonburg, Ont., forced them out early Sunday.
OTTAWA - The United Kingdom is shirking its share of the international community's duty to help keep the world safe from terrorism, the federal government suggested Sunday after the British Home Office revoked the citizenship of a dual citizen imprisoned in Syria.
MONTREAL - More than seven years after Raif Badawi was thrown in prison, lawyers and allies of the Saudi blogger are increasingly lobbying foreign governments in an effort to secure his release as Saudi Arabia prepares to host next year's G-20 meeting.
REGINA - A Regina mother has filed a lawsuit alleging negligence after the tip of her baby's penis was severed during a circumcision.
KAPUSKASING, Ont. - Provincial police say a teen is dead and three others were hospitalized after a collision in central Ontario.
TORONTO - Provincial police say one man has died and another has been arrested after an alleged drunk-driving crash on a Toronto highway on Saturday afternoon.
LONDON, Ont. - A benefit concert is in the works to rally around the community members whose homes were damaged or destroyed in an explosion in London, Ont., in the last week.
OTTAWA - Emotions ran free in Ottawa Saturday as the more than 150 Canadians killed in Afghanistan were honoured during a sombre ceremony attended by hundreds of family members, many of whom continue to struggle with the loss of their loved ones.
OTTAWA - In a story Friday, Aug. 16, about the federal government's plans to award a sole-source contract for hundreds of light armoured vehicles to General Dynamics Land Systems-Canada, The Canadian Press included perspective from a defence analyst at the Canadian Global Affairs Institute, …
OTTAWA - The federal Liberal government has unveiled plans to award a sole-source contract for hundreds of light armoured vehicles to General Dynamics Land Systems-Canada, while also promising the London, Ont., company a $650-million loan.
MISCOU, N.B. - The Department of Fisheries and Oceans say a North Atlantic right whale that was last seen entangled is now free of the gear.
SASKATOON - A minor injury cost former Humboldt Broncos hockey player Jacob Wassermann an opportunity to compete at last month's adaptive water-ski world championship in Norway.
OTTAWA - Omran Alahmad has played soccer every week since his arrival in Ottawa almost four years ago, much the way he did as a boy growing up in Syria.
OTTAWA - The federal food safety watchdog says it is recalling a certain brand of baby food due to the possibility of insects being in the product.
WELLINGTON, New Zealand - New Zealand police have charged a man with murder after a tourist was killed in a seemingly random attack on a van that sparked a large manhunt after the victim's Canadian fiancee reported the shooting.
EDMONTON - An Alberta judge has dismissed a lawsuit filed by Karlheinz Schreiber in 1997 in which the German-Canadian businessman alleged he had been defamed by the Attorney General of Canada.
OXFORD COUNTY, Ont. - Police in southern Ontario say they're on the hunt for a man who allegedly made off with $187,000 worth of cheese.
OTTAWA - Federal ethics commissioner Mario Dion says he's willing to testify about his scathing report on Trudeau's handling of the SNC-Lavalin affair — if he's invited to do so by the House of Commons ethics committee.
SQUAMISH, B.C. - The operators of the Sea-to-Sky Gondola say the popular tourist attraction near Squamish, B.C., likely won't reopen until early next spring.
OTTAWA - The New Democrats booted Quebec MP Pierre Nantel out of the party's federal election fold Friday after confirming with him that he is in discussions to run for the Green party instead.
The family of a teen who died after being shot by a former Toronto police officer is shocked that the man has been granted day parole after serving less than a third of his sentence, their lawyer said.