Skip to content
Join our Newsletter
Join our Newsletter

National News

'We will stand together': Harper

'We will stand together': Harper

OTTAWA — The gunman who staged a deadly attack Wednesday on Parliament Hill was a terrorist whose despicable crime will only harden Canada's resolve to crack down on terrorists at home and abroad, Stephen Harper says.
Soldier dead, two others injured in Parliament Hill siege

Soldier dead, two others injured in Parliament Hill siege

OTTAWA - A Canadian honour guard who witnesses said was shot twice "point blank" by a gunman at the National War Memorial has died, while police continue combing a locked-down national capital for other potential threats.
UPDATE: Soldier shot in Ottawa - witness offers insight

UPDATE: Soldier shot in Ottawa - witness offers insight

OTTAWA - Police are expanding a security perimeter in the heart of the national capital after a gunman opened fire and wounded a soldier at the National War Memorial before injuring a security guard on Parliament Hill, where the gunman was reportedly
Attack on soldiers linked to terror ideology: minister

Attack on soldiers linked to terror ideology: minister

SAINT-JEAN-SUR-RICHELIEU, Que. — Police say a car was driven deliberately into two soldiers, killing one of them in what Public Safety Minister Steven Blaney called an act of violence against Canada that was "clearly linked" to terrorist ideology.
Toronto Mayor Rob Ford diagnosed with rare cancer

Toronto Mayor Rob Ford diagnosed with rare cancer

TORONTO — Toronto Mayor Rob Ford has been diagnosed with malignant liposarcoma – a rare cancer in which cancer cells are found in soft tissue in the body. Dr. Zane Cohen of Mount Sinai Hospital says the mayor will undergo chemotherapy. Dr.
Safety board says rail company had weak safety culture

Safety board says rail company had weak safety culture

LAC-MEGANTIC — The Transportation Safety Board of Canada says many factors contributed to the Lac-Megantic train derailment in 2013, including lax safety measures at the company that owned the runaway train.
Ex-Tory staffer found guilty of election fraud

Ex-Tory staffer found guilty of election fraud

GUELPH, Ont. - Michael Sona fell victim to his own "apparent arrogance and self-importance," a judge said Thursday as he convicted the former Conservative staffer of using automated phone calls to misdirect voters in the 2011 federal election.
Taxes top average Canadian family spending: study

Taxes top average Canadian family spending: study

VANCOUVER - The average Canadian family is spending more on taxes than on food, shelter and clothing combined, according to a new study by the Fraser Institute, but at least one economist cautions that the findings need to be seen in context.
Redford used public money inappropriately: auditor

Redford used public money inappropriately: auditor

EDMONTON - Alberta's auditor general says former premier Alison Redford and her office used public resources inappropriately.

Firm backs out of LNG project

CALGARY - A liquefied natural gas project planned for Kitimat, B.C., faces an uncertain future after one of its U.S. partners announced plans to get out of the LNG business. Apache Corp.