The Canadian Press

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Driver gets ticket for going one kilometre over speed limit

Alberta man angry after officer writes him up for going 101 km/h

  • Sep 19th, 2017 12:50pm

Powerful earthquake jolts Mexico, sways buildings in capital

U.S. Geological Survey says quake had a magnitude of 7.1 and was centred southeast of Mexico City

  • Sep 19th, 2017 11:45am

Hurricane Maria smashes Dominica, now menaces other islands

Maria had maximum sustained winds of 160 mph (260 kph) late Monday when it slammed into Dominica

  • Sep 19th, 2017 8:30am

Dad arrested after Ontario Amber Alert now in hospital

The father of boy who was the subject of an Amber Alert is in hospital

  • Sep 18th, 2017 7:30am

20 investigations launched involving fentanyl from China

RCMP says charges to be laid in Canada involving fentanyl shipments from China.

  • Sep 18th, 2017 7:20am

Federal NDP candidates make their last pitch

Federal NDP candidates make final appeal ahead of leadership vote

  • Sep 18th, 2017 7:00am

Finance Minister chides NDP for tax-change opposition

Minister Bill Morneau says he’s disappointed by the NDP opposition to his “progressive proposal”

  • Sep 18th, 2017 6:30am

The Handmaid’s Tale, Veep win top Emmy Award prizes

Series based on Margaret Atwood novel also wins for writing, directing, acting

  • Sep 17th, 2017 8:30pm

Omar Khadr visits with sister remain restricted, but can use internet freely

Toronto-born Khadr spent years in U.S. detention at Guantanamo Bay

  • Sep 16th, 2017 10:00am

Hurricane Irma could hike insurance costs for Canadian snowbirds

An estimated 500,000 Canadians own Florida properties

  • Sep 14th, 2017 8:40am

Tragically Hip filmmakers say project came together fast

Film follows band’s tour and faces the reality of Gord Downie’s incurable brain cancer diagnosis

  • Sep 14th, 2017 8:00am

VIDEO: Hockey player steps on his toes for ballet studio opening

Former Hab Georges Laraque even put on a tutu for the occasion

  • Sep 13th, 2017 2:00pm

CFL bans full-contact practices during season

Teams were previously allowed to hold a total of 17 padded practices following training camp

  • Sep 13th, 2017 12:45pm

Olympic double: IOC says yes to Paris in 2024, and LA for 2028

Both cities will host their third Olympics

  • Sep 13th, 2017 11:50am

Apple unveils $999 iPhone X, loses ‘home’ button

Apple paid homage to its late co-founder Steve Jobs for the 10-year anniversary of the iPhone

  • Sep 12th, 2017 8:30pm

Trump hat-wearing judge suspended

Ontario judge who wore Trump hat in court suspended without pay for 30 days

  • Sep 12th, 2017 8:10am

Wildfire spreads in southwestern Alberta

Evacuation orders mount as a wildfire spreads in southwestern Alberta

  • Sep 12th, 2017 8:00am

US commemorates 9-11

Thousands expected at ground zero as the US commemorates 9-11

  • Sep 11th, 2017 8:30am

VIDEO: Canadians in Florida brace for hurricane Irma

Forecasters anticipate the storm is one of the most severe to hit Florida in decades

  • Sep 10th, 2017 8:20am

Pot-related policing, border enforcement to get $274M from Ottawa

Funds to also develop policy, bolster research, raise awareness of dangers of drug-impaired driving

  • Sep 9th, 2017 9:30am