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An unintended symbol of urgency in flooded Montreal 2019-05-10 15:54:40Image of the Week: Residents of Ile Bizard, Que. devised a quick, smart solution to overwhelmed sewers. But like most responses to floods across Canad

What happens if U.S. Congress fails to pass 2019-05-10 12:30:23The consequences for Canada could be bad—very bad, say experts. But not every scenario is bleak. The post What happens if U.S. Congress fails to

Taking one for Team Trump 2019-05-10 07:00:06Politics Insider for May 10: Mark Norman's uncertain future, Del Mastro returns and the neglected NAFTA 2.0 The post Taking one for Team Trump appea

Who may have broken the law in the 2019-05-09 17:39:10Opinion: The common claim that nothing illegal took place overlooks a multitude of laws, codes and conventions that might apply. Where the evidence is

Stormin’ Norman: Vice-Admiral Mark Norman wants answers about 2019-05-09 07:00:26Politics Insider for May 9: Mark Norman freed, Meng Wanzhou claims 'political interference' and costing Scheer's promises The post Stormin’ N

How dairy farmer Bloyce Thompson became the real 2019-05-08 14:23:38The farmer with a sense of humour, a knack for publicity and a love for cows (and cow photography) toppled the province's former premier, Wade MacLau

Mark Norman breach of trust charges to be 2019-05-08 07:00:17Politics Insider for May 8: Norman charges to be dropped today, Scheer fleshes out his foreign policies and parsing the Green win in Nanaimo The post

How an astrophysics teacher became the ultimate oracle 2019-05-07 15:44:22Philippe J. Fournier studied the deep cosmos in grad school. Now he teaches by day and transforms into an election modelling whiz by night—somet

Federal election litmus test in Nanaimo-Ladysmith by-election reads 2019-05-07 08:57:16Anne Kingston: As preview, it delivered in polling gaffes, federal strategies and emphasis on the environment The post Federal election litmus test i

Greens win second seat as voters shift away 2019-05-07 07:00:39Politics Insider for May 7: Final byelection before October vote, the Scheer Conservatives have an intolerance problem and Canada-U.S. tensions flare

Some say anti-elitist populism is sweeping Canada. Don’t 2019-05-07 00:01:59The latest Samara Centre survey suggests Canadians' faith in their leaders and public institutions is growing, not dwindling The post Some say anti-e

Nanaimo–Ladysmith by-election 2019: Live results 2019-05-06 15:49:43The Greens toppled the NDP in the last by-election before this fall's general election, and will send a second MP to Ottawa The post Nanaimo–La

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The big question about democracy lurking behind Quebec's 2019-05-12 18:21:26Amid the theatrics at the first week of hearings into Quebec's secularism bill, the stakes of the whole exercise became clear in one dramatic, but li

Vancouver expected to headline long Canadian summer of 2019-05-12 12:04:17Gasoline prices are expected to remain just below record highs all across Canada this summer, except in Vancouver — where a perfect storm of fac

CBC Radio brings home RTDNA awards for excellence 2019-05-12 09:23:58The podcast Uncover: Bomb on Board and an interview with a doctor about the aftermath of the Las Vegas shooting were two of the pieces of work from CB

2 Canadian women freed from Somaliland prison say 2019-05-12 08:13:02Two Canadian women jailed in Somaliland for two months say they endured extreme abuse "bordering on torture" while they were detained overseas.

Mothers of NHL's Connor McDavid and Connor Brown 2019-05-12 06:00:00Kelly McDavid and Anne Brown, mothers of NHL players Connor McDavid and Connor Brown, sat down with CBC Toronto’s Dwight Drummond for Mother&rsq

Redfish rebound in Gulf of St. Lawrence show 2019-05-12 05:00:00Redfish continue to bounce back from previously depleted stocks in the Gulf of St. Lawrence, leading to hopes that a harvest isn't too far away.

Why a N.S. lobster plant is building a 2019-05-12 05:00:00Riverside Lobster International in Meteghan has purchased houses, duplexes, trailers and even a motel to house its workers — nearly half of

Black market guns: Where they're coming from and 2019-05-12 04:00:00Police are scrambling to keep pace with criminals who are coming up with creative ways to supply Canada's black market with firearms.

Evacuation order issued in Central B.C. after human-caused 2019-05-12 00:30:32Fire burning along Highway 16 near Fraser Lake and Lejac, B.C., grew to 100 hectares in 5 hours.

Ottawa River continues to rise, breaks 59-year-old record 2019-05-11 08:12:13Flood-weary residents will be tested again this weekend as water levels rise on the Ottawa River. According to the latest Saturday afternoon numbers,

After 3 years with no settlement, Fort McMurray 2019-05-11 08:00:00A Fort McMurray woman wants to see changes to the Insurance Act after struggling for three years to get an insurance settlement.

Uncovering the story of John Nzipo, the Zulu 2019-05-11 04:00:00John Nzipo, a 22-year-old student from Africa in 1892, was likely the only non-North American Indigenous person ever enrolled at a residential school

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Man charged in 2018 dog stabbing attack that 2019-05-12 19:59:59Kyle Michael Arnold is due in court next month for the violent attack that its victims are still recovering from.

Southern Alberta’s largest farmers market opens for 2019 2019-05-12 19:53:24The market is currently taking place in Exhibition Park's west pavilion but will be moving to the north pavilion in early June and will include a bis

‘It’s way too early’: Officials, residents scramble as 2019-05-12 19:22:01The first evacuation order of the 2019 wildfire season has officials worried about how early they're having to contend with dry conditions.

Winnipeg Transit Plus bus repaired after photo of 2019-05-12 19:19:23The City of Winnipeg's transit department didn't say what caused the issue but added that the problem was identified on Friday.

Flowers are ‘symbol of Mother’s Day,’ say last-minute 2019-05-12 19:18:51What makes flowers the best Mother's Day present? Last-minute shoppers in Winnipeg explain the importance of celebrating their mothers.

Sask. robotics team looking for sponsorship to join 2019-05-12 19:10:24To help out with costs, the team is looking for sponsors in order to help fund its efforts at World Skills, an international robotics competition.

Flood watch continues in Ste-Anne-de-Bellevue 2019-05-12 18:32:56Floodwaters from the Lake of Two Mountains have been slowly rising following heavy rains last week.

Earning badges through robotics, Girl Guides learning about 2019-05-12 18:32:37Local Girl Guides were challenged at the University of Saskatchewan to coding and building robots to simulate how to think outside the box, earning th

Vigil to be held Sunday night in southeast 2019-05-12 18:07:29A vigil for Jasmine Lovett, 25, and her 22-month-old daughter Aliyah Sanderson is scheduled for Sunday at a Cranston park.

4-hectare wildfire burning out of control east of 2019-05-12 17:46:34In a message on social media, the B.C. Wildfire Service said the blaze was south of Hook Road and east of the Barnhartvale area of Kamloops.

Peter MacKay says RCMP should have questioned Tories 2019-05-12 13:57:45Peter MacKay said it was surprising that key members of the Stephen Harper government were not interviewed by the police force during its probe of an

‘Community, safety issue:’ Saskatchewan struggling with crystal meth 2019-05-12 13:11:23The province's health ministry says three per cent of people seeking treatment services in 2012-2013 reported a crystal meth addiction.

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PGA CHAMPIONSHIP PREVIEW: Happy hour for PGA of 2019-05-12 19:46:16It’s a great time to be the PGA Championship. With a new spring date, a thrilling venue in Bethpage Black, and the return of Tiger-mania, it&rsq

BRAUN: School’s out! And kids go hungry 2019-05-12 19:45:02Every month in Canada more than a million people need to use a food bank. And nearly 400,000 are children. When school lets out in June, those kids wi

George Smitherman promises candour in new book 2019-05-12 19:35:42George Smitherman was never shy about speaking his mind. Unconventional Candour, written in collaboration with former Toronto Star editor and columnis

EDITORIAL: No cover-ups on Norman, just let the 2019-05-12 18:59:42The Norman fiasco isn’t over just because prosecutors have decided to stay the charges. There are still many questions that remain. Some of them

GORDON: City’s bike lane plan misguided 2019-05-12 18:24:01When it comes to Toronto’s roads, city officials are busy tinkering with things that don’t need fixing. With bike lanes proposed for Scarl

‘I was called a chew toy’: Dog attack 2019-05-12 18:11:35Jynnie Kent is a fan of man’s best friend. The anti-body shaming advocate has three canines — Leo, a one-year-old pit bull; Buddy, an

Bruins bulldoze Hurricanes in Game 2 of Eastern 2019-05-12 18:07:52BOSTON — It was with 1:38 remaining in the second period when fans began chanting, “We want the Cup.” It was only Game 2. And it was

ELDER: Trump’s ‘infrastructure’ plan versus Obama’s ‘stimulus’ 2019-05-12 18:00:36What’s the difference between the US$2-trillion “infrastructure” plan that Sen. Chuck Schumer, D-N.Y., and U.S. President Donald Tru

OPINION: Don’t fall for Iran’s latest charade 2019-05-12 18:00:22The following editorial was first featured in Bloomberg Opinion: Iranian President Hassan Rouhani is hoping the world will give him credit for restrai

Toronto arrows win third in a row 2019-05-12 17:47:12The Toronto Arrows withstood a tough week and now find themselves near the top of the Major League Rugby standings. A scrum win by Toronto’s for

NUCLEAR NORTH: How a Canadian defection kicked off 2019-05-11 20:28:09George Brown passed away at 63 in his Mississauga home on June 28, 1982. Survived by his wife and eight children, Brown’s ordinary life in the y

The Sun’s Steve Buffery inducted into Ontario Boxing 2019-05-11 20:17:53Sometime back in the late 1970’s, future Toronto Sun sports writer Steve Buffery and his friend Steve Chalmers were hanging out at a boxing gym