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Astronauts recreate dangerous waterworks in leaky spacesuit 27 Aug 2013 | 09:15 pm
The mystery of NASA's leaky spacesuit continues. On Tuesday, International Space Station astronauts turned on the suit that leaked water last month and almost led to the first-ever drowning in orbit.
‘Cronut’ burger’s maple bacon jam topping led to more than 79 cases of food poisoning 27 Aug 2013 | 07:35 pm
‘Cronut’ burgers were voluntarily pulled off the menu at the Canadian National Exhibit on Tuesday, after Toronto Public Health officials identified the maple bacon jam topping as the ingredient that l...
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...
Mac Harb resigns from Senate, repays eight years' worth of expenses 26 Aug 2013 | 11:59 pm
Embattled Sen. Mac Harb announced Monday that he is retiring from the Upper Chamber and has repaid all ineligible expense claims from the past eight years, totalling more than $230,000.
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...