Skip to content

National News

Canadian Trucking Alliance condemns protests by unvaccinated truckers

Canadian Trucking Alliance condemns protests by unvaccinated truckers

OTTAWA — A federation representing truckers across Canada has denounced a series of planned protests against the federal government's cross-border travel vaccine mandate, arguing such demonstrations aren't a safe or effective way of resisting the pol
Focus in U.S.-Canada border tragedy to shift Monday as accused appears in court

Focus in U.S.-Canada border tragedy to shift Monday as accused appears in court

FARGO, N.D. — Under cover of darkness, strafed by bitter winds and obscured by a swirling blizzard, four people plodded through deep snow and deadly cold, aiming to cross an invisible threshold that held the promise of a better life.
Canada flags unexplained illnesses for overseas staff to meet 'duty of care'

Canada flags unexplained illnesses for overseas staff to meet 'duty of care'

OTTAWA — Canada's foreign ministry has advised staff serving around the world to watch for mysterious illness symptoms following unexplained health incidents among diplomats in Cuba and U.S. personnel in various countries.

'Old fish did great': Study finds some lake trout get older without aging

Research in a set of unique Canadian lakes is backing up a strange consequence of evolutionary theory often predicted but never before shown. Given the right circumstances, fish get old — decades old — but they don't age.

How a golf game led to talks between the military and sex misconduct survivors

OTTAWA — Royal Canadian Navy commander Vice-Admiral Craig Baines admits he made a mistake by golfing with retired general Jonathan Vance last summer while the former chief of the defence staff was being investigated for alleged sexual misconduct.

Canadian scientist examines melting Antarctic glacier, potential sea level rise

HALIFAX — As icebergs drifted by his Antarctica-bound ship, David Holland spoke this week of how the melting glacier he's cruising towards may contain warning signals for the coasts of far-off Canada.

Ottawa beacon, pipe bands, town criers to mark Queen's Platinum Jubilee

OTTAWA — The Queen has made no secret of her affection for Canada, which she has visited 22 times during almost seven decades on the throne Now Canada is preparing to honour the 95-year-old royal — Canada's head of state and the world’s longest servi

No winning ticket for Saturday's $8 million Lotto 649 jackpot

TORONTO — No winning ticket was sold for the $8 million jackpot in Saturday's Lotto 649 draw. However, the guaranteed $1 million prize was won by a ticket holder in Ontario. The jackpot for the next Lotto 649 draw on Jan.

Northern border tragedy warns of new, unfamiliar immigration wrinkle for Canada, U.S.

PEMBINA, N.D. — For decades, the United States — long a beacon of freedom and prosperity for people around the world — has been fixated on what to do about the persistent flow of illegal migration at its southern border.

COVID-19: Ontario, Quebec see dip in hospitalizations, but numbers remain high

Both Quebec and Ontario reported a drop in COVID-19-related hospitalizations on Saturday, but the numbers remained high in the country's most populous provinces, which have been hit hard by the pandemic's Omicron-driven fifth wave.