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Racoons 'horrendously tortured' Ottawa Humane Society says; charges laid 27 Aug 2013 | 06:35 pm
An Ottawa man has been charged in an animal cruelty case the humane society says is among the 'most serious' it has ever seen.
B.C. police investigating after 2 escorts found dead in same apartment complex 27 Aug 2013 | 04:42 pm
Police have issued a public warning after two escorts died, within two weeks of each other, in the same apartment complex in New Westminster, B.C.
Home buying becoming less affordable for average Canadian: RBC study 27 Aug 2013 | 04:24 pm
A Royal Bank study says buying a home in Canada has become slightly less affordable for the average homeowner.
Ontario to allow police officers to carry stun guns 27 Aug 2013 | 04:06 pm
Granting more Ontario police officers an additional alternative to guns, the provincial government has announced that Tasers can be made available to all frontline officers, not just the supervising o...
Wright worked with 2 Conservative senators to reach Duffy deal, emails show 27 Aug 2013 | 07:00 am
Prime Minister Stephen Harper’s ex-chief of staff worked closely with two Conservative senators to persuade Sen. Mike Duffy to pretend to repay $90,000 in invalid expenses with his own money, emails s...
Sen. Mac Harb has resigned, repays eight years' worth of expenses 26 Aug 2013 | 11:59 pm
Mac Harb announced Monday that he is retiring from the Senate and has repaid all ineligible expense claims from the past eight years.
Leave hospital against medical advice? You’re more likely to be re-admitted or die 26 Aug 2013 | 11:29 pm
People who leave hospital before they’ve been fully treated are more likely to either die within a few months or be readmitted to hospital, a large study from Canadian researchers has found.
Toronto man charged after allegedly making threats on plane 26 Aug 2013 | 11:09 pm
A 25-year-old man from Toronto has been charged after he allegedly uttered terrorist threats aboard an Air Transat flight headed for Turkey, forcing the plane to land in Montreal.
Baird says political solution in Syria 'becoming more and more difficult' 26 Aug 2013 | 09:18 pm
Foreign Affairs Minister John Baird says Canada still believes a political solution is the best way to end the violence in Syria, but he concedes that is “becoming more and more difficult as the crisi...
PQ minorities plan takes a step forward, with partial backing of opposition party 26 Aug 2013 | 08:51 pm
The Parti Quebecois plan on minority accommodations took a big step toward becoming a reality Monday as the party that likely has the swing vote in the legislature backed major parts of it.