Canada & World

Toddler fatally shot in Florida; mom says he found gun in friend’s home

Investigators have not said how he was shot, but said no suspects are at large.

Saskatchewan, Ottawa carbon tax case ‘monumental’ for Constitution: expert

A legal expert said there’s a strong chance the Supreme Court of Canada would uphold a federal carbon tax

Protesters hit streets of Washington, lawmakers weigh vaccine bill amid outbreak

Bill comes as health officials report at least 52 measles cases in Washington state, four in Oregon

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Pelosi shows pragmatic streak in pursuit of border deal

Nancy Pelosi set to endorse a split-the-differences deal on government funding for border

Fire chief wants changes in wake of Las Vegas mass shooting

Having a fire incident commander at the event could have improved communication, officials say

Losing climate change race a ‘disaster for Africa,’ UN says

Antonio Guterres urged more political will for financing and adaptation

Wilson-Raybould entered federal politics hoping to be a bridge builder

Jody Wilson-Raybould is at the centre of one of the biggest storms to hit the Trudeau government

Florida broadcaster arrested for damaging ‘racist’ sign

Collier County records show Warner Wolf surrendered on a felony criminal mischief charge

Trudeau Liberals face pushback on Indigenous child welfare legislation

Indigenous Services Minister Seamus O’Regan has given no indication when legislation will be decided

No personalized licence plate for Saskatchewan driver named ‘Assman’

David Assman pronounces his name differently than it’s spelled, he said

Search on for two bogus police officers in Calgary home invasion bid

Investigators say the men banged on the front door of a home and forced their way inside

Texas grandma uses child’s scooter to fight off masked men

Masked men with a machete were no match for Aretha Cardinal and the scooter

UPDATE: Bruce McArthur sentenced to life in prison with no parole for 25 years

Justice John McMahon said he has no doubt McArthur would have continued to kill if he wasn’t arrested

Ontario police say they ‘rescued’ multiple victims of alleged human trafficking

Investigators say multiple alleged victims have been safely relocated

Mosque killer Bissonnette could receive longest prison term ever in Canada

Alexandre Bissonnette pleaded guilty to six counts of first-degree murder and six of attempted murder

Canada adds 66,800 net new jobs in January, but unemployment rate ticks higher

Ontario and Quebec had the biggest job gains, while Alberta shed jobs for a second-straight month

Opposition parties push for emergency meeting on SNC-Lavalin case

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau said the allegations in the newspaper story ‘are false’

Not much Elections Canada can do about fake news spread about candidates

The NDP has asked the commissioner of elections, Yves Cote, to investigate the mansion matter

Vessel that spilled fuel into English Bay in Vancouver acquitted of all charges

MV Marathassa discharged a harmful pollutant into the waters of English Bay in 2015

StatCan says number of cannabis users relatively unchanged since legalization

About 4.6 million people, or 15 per cent of Canadians over age 15, reported using cannabis