Ex diplomat who worked on Trudeau’s Hong Kong visit detai...
OTTAWA — Prime Minister Justin Trudeau says his government has contacted Chinese authorities about the detention of a sometime Canadian diplomat in China at ...
Canadian warship witnesses possible violations of North K...
OTTAWA — The crew of a Canadian warship in the Pacific had front-row seats to potential violations of UN sanctions against North Korea during a recent patrol...
Trump to envoy Canada says Huawei arrest not political, b...
OTTAWA — China’s economic and political rise may be bad news for North American workers but the U.S. pursuit of a Huawei executive is a separate legal ...
City to rebuild Maple Leaf Pool
On Tuesday night, Regina city council voted unanimously to replace the 72-year-old facility in the Heritage neighbourhood. It had been scheduled to close in ...
China says no information on detained ex-Canadian diplomat
China's Foreign Ministry says it has no information about a former Canadian diplomat believed to have been detained in Beijing in retaliation for Canada's ar...
Cloverdale Sport and Ice Complex postponed in Surrey’s dr...
Surrey council's voted 5-4 in favour of the draft capital plan; it goes to a final vote next week.
‘Part of the solution:’ Alberta seeks proposals to build ...
EDMONTON — Alberta is looking for someone to build a new oil refinery, but Premier Rachel Notley says any deal needs to work for both industry and taxpayers....
No flood of extremist returnees to Canada expected, feder...
OTTAWA — There has been no surge of extremist travellers returning to Canada, despite the overseas setbacks suffered by militant forces in Iraq and Syria, a ...
N.S. auditor slams lack of oversight, financial controls ...
HALIFAX — Nova Scotia’s auditor general says he was “shocked and troubled” to find a lack of oversight and basic financial management controls at Atlan...
Ontario offers alternate municipal oath of office for Ind...
TORONTO — Indigenous people will no longer have to swear allegiance to the Queen when they’re elected to civic office after the Ontario government crea...
Police say they’ve busted gun manufacturing ring in the T...
A group making and selling illegal handguns using legal parts has been busted in the Toronto area after an eight-month investigation that culminated in a mas...
Washington state combats collisions with new wildlife bridge
SNOQUALMIE PASS, Wash. — Before descending the Cascade Mountains on its final stretch to Seattle, Interstate 90 cuts through a mountain pass of old growth fo...
Rockets own ICE in Cranbrook
The WHL Kelowna Rockets improved their record to 14-15-2-0 following a 3-1 win against the Kootenay ICE on Tuesday night. 
California wildfires costs soaring past last year’s records
SAN FRANCISCO — Insurance claims and cleanup costs associated with California wildfires last month are expected to exceed the record-breaking amounts paid ou...
Indian Prime Minister Modi’s party loses key state elections
NEW DELHI — Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s Hindu nationalist party has suffered an embarrassing defeat in three state elections in its Hindu str...
Students at Edmonton school get into Christmas spirit by ...
Even as the school term winds down ahead of Christmas, students at St. Bernadette School in Edmonton's Beverly neighbourhood were beyond busy on Tuesday.
Democrats focus on voting rights ahead of 2020 primary
WASHINGTON — Democrats are trying to turn their most painful losses this year into a rallying cry they hope will electrify the 2020 presidential campaign: Ev...
Glass reading room, a 'beacon', added to Rosemount librar...
An upgraded design for the Rosemount library has added a glass reading room that promises to be a symbolic beacon of light for the neighbourhood around Welli...
Death toll from Taliban attack in Afghan capital rises to 12
KABUL — An Afghan official says the death toll from a suicide bombing on the outskirts of Kabul on Tuesday has climbed to 12. Nasrat Rahimi, the Interior Min...
Campaign flyers from 2017 B.C. election amount to hate sp...
"My Twitter and my Facebook and my email are regularly filled with people who very, very calmly and clearly give hateful commentary."
In the Habs' Room: 'Unacceptable' performance against Wild
There were eight players in the Montreal lineup who were blissfuly unaware that the Canadiens have trouble winning at the Xcel Energy Center, but have a bett...
Florida massacre commission considers school safety plans
FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. — There were plenty of missteps in communication, security and school policy before and during the Florida high school massacre that al...
South Carolina teen charged in school shooting off to court
ANDERSON, S.C. — A teen charged with shooting at a group of South Carolina elementary school students outside for recess, killing one of them, is set to appe...
Southeast Alaska town plans new pier at Icy Strait Point
ANCHORAGE, Alaska — A small town in southeast Alaska is planning to construct a new pier, aiming to boost tourism by allowing access for more cruise ships. K...
How self driving cars will make our cities more charming
Everyone’s trying to get ready for roads that will be filled with more and more self-driving cars. But just as the first cars were imagined to be like ...
Erik Matti’s ‘On The Job 2’ now has a release date
Save the date, moviegoers! Award-winning director Erik Matti’s film, On The Job 2, will be hitting theaters next year, entertainment media Variety said...
Spotty ice expected on roads as thawing snow refreezes
RALEIGH, N.C. — Officials are warning of another day of dangerous road conditions after a wintry snowstorm walloped several Southern states. While sunny skie...
AP News in Brief at 12:04 a.m. EST
Trump threatens shutdown in wild encounter with Democrats WASHINGTON (AP) — In a wild Oval Office confrontation, President Donald Trump heatedly threatened t...
Water from sewage rivers used to grow vegetables in Bolivia
LA PAZ, Bolivia — What gets flushed down in Bolivia’s capital city is used to irrigate the green, leafy fields that supply its produce markets. For far...
Edmonton Oilers sink Avs for fourth-straight win
Ryan Nugent-Hopkins scored twice as the Edmonton Oilers won their fourth game in a row on Tuesday night.
Strong start propels Winnipeg Jets past Chicago Blackhawk...
The Winnipeg Jets raced out to an early four-goal lead and held on, handing the Chicago Blackhawks their eighth straight loss.
BTr fully awards 7-year T-bond, opens tap facility
MANILA — The rate of the Philippines’ re-issued seven-year Treasury bond grew further to seven percent Tuesday amid investors’ risk-on sentiment....
PH, EU sign Horizontal Aviation Agreement
BRUSSELS – The Philippines and the European Union (EU) have signed the PH-EU Horizontal Aviation Agreement during a ceremony held at the Justus Lipsius Build...
Crown's change of strategy in Vice Admiral Mark Norman ca...
Lawyers for Vice Admiral Mark Norman and the federal government will be in court Wednesday to continue the proceedings in preparation for a trial for the sen...
Canadiens blown out 7-1 in chilly Minnesota
Bruce Boudreau is an old-time coach and he had the Minnesota Wild playing old-time hockey as they used their size advantage to grind the Canadiens offence to...
Local markets recover as investors scout opportunities
MANILA — Bargain hunting powered the Philippine Stock Exchange index (PSEi) into recovery after four days of losing while the peso was lifted by invest...
55-year-old Allan Caidic scores 142 points in exhibition ...
Fifty-five-year-old Allan Caidic, who donned his moniker of “The Triggerman” did not fail to still meet claims that he is the best shooter the country has ev...
Toronto stock market ends lower amid mixed geopolitical t...
TORONTO — Canada’s main stock index closed lower Tuesday despite a rise in oil prices as mixed geopolitical messages over trade fostered uncertainty ab...
Ellis scores go-ahead goal as Nashville Predators beat Ot...
Ryan Ellis scored the game-winning goal an Pekka Rinne made 25 saves and the Nashville Predators defeated the Ottawa Senators 3-1 on Tuesday night.
Nancy Pelosi questioned Trump’s manhood in private remark...
"You get into a tickle contest with a skunk, you get tinkle all over you,” Pelosi said after Tuesday’s meeting with Trump, according to an aide.
Kylie Padilla, Aljur Abrenica tie the knot
Celebrity couple Kylie Padilla and Aljur Abrenica are officially Mr. and Mrs. after getting married last Tuesday, December 11 at Villa Milagros in Rizal. The...
2018 Breakthrough: John David Washington, ‘Black KkKlansman’
LOS ANGELES — John David Washington comes from a strong acting lineage, but he has carved out his own identity as a powerful actor, earning a Golden Globe no...
Pakistan rejects downgrading by US in religious freedom
ISLAMABAD — Pakistan’s foreign ministry has rejected Washington’s move of placing Islamabad on its annual list of worst offenders for nations tha...
No update from China on arrest of Canadian Michael Kovrig...
Kovrig's detention came after police in Canada arrested the chief financial officer of China's Huawei Technologies Co Ltd on Dec. 1 at the request of U.S. au...
San Juan Knights conquers Bataan to end the Risers’ winni...
It was not win number 15 for the Bataan Risers, as opponent, San Juan Knights ended its winning streak last Monday, December 10. This was also the first time...
Montreal West parents worry about room at Edinburgh Eleme...
Last year, Edinburgh Elementary rejected 47 new families--some in favour of unzoned students. 
Meng Wanzhou, Huawei CFO, released from prison following ...
Huawei CFO Meng Wanzhou was released from custody Tuesday night following a bail hearing earlier in the day.
Meng Wanzhou, Huawei CFO, released from custody following...
Huawei CFO Meng Wanzhou was released from custody Tuesday night following a bail hearing earlier in the day.
Acting head of OPP asks for investigation into hiring of ...
TORONTO - The interim commissioner of the Ontario Provincial Police is asking the province's ombudsman to investigate the appointment of Premier Doug Ford's ...
Vancouver Canucks rally in the third period to beat Colum...
Jake Virtanen scored in the last two minutes of regulation and Jacob Markstrom stopped 34 shots as the Canucks beat the Blue Jackets 3-2.
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