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Mexicans fear they'll pay for Trump's wall 'one way or another'

Wed, 7 Dec 2016 14:09:57 EST


Trump's NAFTA threats are already causing pain in Mexico's trade-dependent border communities, with a low peso and unstable factory jobs.

'Our waters are sick': First Nations youth raise money for 'peaceful' protests against pipelines

Thu, 8 Dec 2016 18:11:40 EST


Prime Minister Justin Trudeau's decision to green-light the Trans Mountain pipeline has prompted First Nations youth to launch a "water protector fund" to raise money for cross-country protests to stop its construction.

Calgary mom beaten with hockey stick in bizarre road rage attack

Thu, 8 Dec 2016 16:38:02 EST


Calgary police are looking for two men who pulled a woman out of her minivan and beat her with the hockey stick they had used to smash the windows of the vehicle.

Researchers sound alarm over millions of tonnes of plastic dumped into oceans

Thu, 8 Dec 2016 16:58:24 EST


Members of an international organization based in Denmark that aims to raise awareness about the consequences of the increasing plastic pollution of the oceans, are set to collect data and measure levels of micro-plastics floating in the water.

Saskatoon family thought stolen van was gone for good — then they got photos of it in the mail

Wed, 7 Dec 2016 21:34:55 EST


When a thief stole keys and a Honda Odyssey from a Saskatoon family, they thought their van was gone for good — until they started receiving red light and parking tickets in the mail.

Former astronaut, U.S. senator John Glenn dead at 95

Thu, 8 Dec 2016 15:46:08 EST


John Glenn, whose life took him to the celestial heights as the first American to orbit in space, then into the trenches of congressional infighting as a longtime Democratic senator, before he re-entered space as a 77-year-old, has died.

Fake job, fake education, fake residency: 15 clients of fraudulent immigration scheme deported

Thu, 8 Dec 2016 09:45:25 EST


Fifteen former clients of an imprisoned B.C. immigration consultant have been deported to China. And the failed appeals by two women who fought to remain in Canada provide a rare glimpse into the illegal tactics used to carry out what has been labelled as the biggest immigration scam in B.C. history.

7 penguins drown at Calgary Zoo

Thu, 8 Dec 2016 16:53:30 EST


Seven Humbolt penguins were found dead at the back of the Penguin Plunge exhibit at the Calgary Zoo.

How civil rights icon Viola Desmond helped change course of Canadian history

Thu, 8 Dec 2016 11:57:32 EST


She's often described as "Canada's Rosa Parks," but if anything, Rosa Parks is America's Viola Desmond.

Feathered dinosaur tail found trapped in amber

Thu, 8 Dec 2016 12:00:00 EST


Scientists have discovered a unique find: a tail feather of 99-million-year-old dinosaur.

NHL's Vegas Golden Knights denied trademark

Thu, 8 Dec 2016 15:35:33 EST


The National Hockey League says it won't change the name or logo of its newest club, despite being denied a trademark by U.S. authorities.

'Make Canada great again' flyers with anti-Muslim, anti-gay imagery alarm McGill University community

Thu, 8 Dec 2016 09:22:37 EST


Flyers posted around McGill University featuring anti-Muslim and anti-homosexual imagery, along with a call to "make Canada great again," are raising concern among students and faculty.

Biden goes to Ottawa, but likely won't be bearing gifts: Chris Hall

Thu, 8 Dec 2016 05:00:00 EST


He's just a few weeks away from becoming just another ordinary Joe. But that's not stopping U.S. Vice-President Joe Biden from making an official visit to Ottawa, where the Canadian government will roll out the carpet. Just don't expect any big gifts from the outgoing administration.

Tsunami forecast over following 7.8 magnitude quake near Solomon Islands

Thu, 8 Dec 2016 14:32:21 EST


A tsunami forecast issued for parts of the South Pacific Ocean following a 7.8 magnitude earthquake near the Solomon Islands has ended without incident.

Optimistic women less likely to die prematurely: study

Thu, 8 Dec 2016 05:00:00 EST


Harvard study of 70,000 female nurses over eight years finds those who had an optimistic outlook on life had lower rates of death from cancer, heart disease, stroke, respiratory disease and infection than women who were less optimistic.