Powerful waves prompt warnings, beach closures on west coast of Vancouver Island

TOFINO, B.C. — An extreme wave hazard advisory it in effect for part of the west coast of Vancouver Island including Pacific Rim National Park, Tofino...

VPD investigating after body found in car in East Vancouver

Vancouver Police are investigating after the discovery of a body in a parked vehicle in East Vancouver. The body was found in the area of...

Canadian travellers urged to ‘exercise a high degree of caution’ in Jamaica

Canadian sun seekers in Jamaica are being urged to "exercise a high degree of caution" following a spate of violent crime in the popular winter getaway. The...

Wynne criticizes owners of Tim Hortons franchise, says workers shouldn’t be used as pawns

TORONTO — Ontario's premier is accusing the owners of a Tim Hortons franchise of using their employees as pawns to push back against her...

Trudeau to push economic ties with February trip to California and Chicago

OTTAWA — As the North American Free Trade Agreement hangs in the balance, Prime Minister Justin Trudeau will visit three major American cities next month...

Transportation watchdog must revisit air passenger obesity complaint

OTTAWA — The Supreme Court of Canada says a federal transportation watchdog was too hasty in dismissing a consumer advocate's complaint on behalf of obese...

HMCS Charlottetown due back in port after six-month overseas deployment

HALIFAX — HMCS Charlottetown is due back in port today following a six-month deployment overseas. The Halifax-based frigate is returning home after taking part in exercises in the Baltic and...

Funeral services planned for four young children killed in N.S. house fire

PUBNICO, N.S. — They were children known for their mischievous smiles, boundless senses of humour, love of the outdoors and happy giggles. The descriptions are included in four separate obituaries for...

Canada providing another $12.1 million to help ease humanitarian crisis in Yemen

OTTAWA — The federal government will provide another $12.1 million to help the people of Yemen survive what the United Nations has called the...

In the news today, Jan. 19

Six stories in the news for Friday, Jan. 19 ——— QUEBEC CITY LATEST STOP ON TRUDEAU TOUR Canada must do a better job of welcoming newcomers and never...

Lac-Megantic jury to deliberate today for ninth consecutive day

SHERBROOKE, Que. — Jurors will deliberate for a ninth consecutive day today at the trial of three men charged with criminal negligence causing death in the Lac-Megantic railway disaster. There was no...

Man charged in presumed deaths of two missing Toronto men set to appear in...

TORONTO — A man charged with first-degree murder in the presumed deaths of two men who vanished from Toronto's gay village last year is...