Liberal MP Nicola Di Iorio says he’s quitting politics, cites family reasons

OTTAWA — Popular Quebec Liberal MP Nicola Di Iorio says he is leaving politics for family reasons. Di Iorio, who broke the news following today's...

What we know about the victims of the deadly Toronto van attack

TORONTO — Ten people were killed after a van mounted a sidewalk along a busy street in north Toronto on Monday, ramming into pedestrians in...

Commit to harassment-free environment or forego federal arts funding: Joly

OTTAWA — Heritage Minister Melanie Joly says cultural organizations will have to commit in writing to providing a workplace free of harassment and sexual misconduct...

End of an era as Montreal’s crumbling former racetrack to be demolished

MONTREAL — The abandoned Hippodrome de Montreal grandstand looks over a weed-choked field, a mountain of dirty snow covering the track where horses once thundered past on their way to the finish...

Letter warns Christians after yoga studio set to open in Manitoba community

BOISSEVAIN, Man. — As the first yoga studio prepares to open in a small southwestern Manitoba community, a letter is being circulated warning of its...

Nova Scotia deletes outdated ‘spinster’ reference from marriage law

HALIFAX — Nova Scotia is modernizing its outdated marriage law by, among other things, removing references to spinsters and illegitimate children. As well, the new Marriage Act...

Driver was operating pickup truck while seated in folding lawn chair, police allege

THUNDER BAY, Ont. — Police say a driver pulled over in Thunder Bay, Ont., had an unusual seating arrangement — a folding lawn chair...

G7 urged to remember women sweeping up after the shattered glass ceiling

OTTAWA — Prime Minister Justin Trudeau is being asked to raise the concerns of marginalized women — and not just female business leaders — when...

Jury gets case after Cosby painted as predator, victim

NORRISTOWN, Pa. — The jury in Bill Cosby's sexual assault case began deliberating Wednesday in the first big celebrity trial of the #MeToo era,...

An unlikely police watchdog takes office, envisioning an ‘inquisitorial system’

HALIFAX — After more than a decade of studying police oversight agencies, Kent Roach sees Felix Cacchione's appointment as the director of Nova Scotia's law enforcement watchdog as a potential game...

Bail hearing put over for mother of dead two-year-old Quebec girl

QUEBEC — A Quebec City woman whose two-year-old daughter was found dead last week has had her bail hearing put off until Friday. The Crown...

Case of alleged Toronto serial killer Bruce McArthur put over to May 23

TORONTO — Alleged serial killer Bruce McArthur had his case put over until May 23 after a brief court appearance in Toronto on Wednesday. McArthur, a 66-year-old...

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