National News

Recent National Headlines

1 to 12 of 327

at 17:54 on April 27, 2015, EDT.

B.C. terror trial sees video of accused allegedly planting pressure-cooker bomb

VANCOUVER - A jury sat riveted in B.C. Supreme Court on Monday watching video of a short, hooded figure hiding a package in the flower bushes near the legislature buildings in the early hours of July 1, 2013.

→ READ FULL ARTICLE

at 17:51 on April 27, 2015, EDT.

No new assisted death law before election, but consultations soon: MacKay

OTTAWA - The federal government will not introduce new legislation to govern doctor-assisted dying before the expected October federal election, Justice Minister Peter MacKay said Monday.

→ READ FULL ARTICLE

at 17:44 on April 27, 2015, EDT.

New CSIS powers not as frightening as they seem: Harper's security adviser

OTTAWA - Planned new powers for Canada's spy agency seem scarier than they really are, says Prime Minister Stephen Harper's national security adviser.

→ READ FULL ARTICLE

at 17:39 on April 27, 2015, EDT.

Montreal taxi bureau has seized 40 vehicles from UberX since early March

MONTREAL - The City of Montreal's taxi bureau is cracking down on ride-sharing service UberX and has seized 40 vehicles from drivers in recent weeks.

→ READ FULL ARTICLE

at 17:23 on April 27, 2015, EDT.

Conservatives commit $13.5M for pre-election budget-ad blitz in April, May

OTTAWA - The Conservative government has booked $13.5 million for an all-out, co-ordinated blitz in April and May to advertise its 2015 pre-election budget.

→ READ FULL ARTICLE

at 17:22 on April 27, 2015, EDT.

Canadian stranded in Nepal says Ottawa not doing enough to bring citizens home

Canada is sending more relief supplies to earthquake-stricken Nepal, promising to match donations to a fund specifically set up to help โ€” and defending itself from claims that affected Canadians aren't getting the assistance they need.

→ READ FULL ARTICLE

at 17:22 on April 27, 2015, EDT.

Former Kandahar combat commander named as Canada's next defence chief

OTTAWA - A former combat commander who has led operations at home and overseas has been appointed to the country's top military job.

→ READ FULL ARTICLE

at 17:19 on April 27, 2015, EDT.

Parliament's omission of Srebrenica from genocide motion raises Bosnian eyebrows

OTTAWA - The Bosnian government is calling on the Canadian Parliament to correct its "mistake" of not including the 1995 Srebrenica massacre during its Friday recognition of 20th century genocides.

→ READ FULL ARTICLE

at 17:18 on April 27, 2015, EDT.

Senate moves to keep internal report on residency from Duffy trial

OTTAWA - The Senate is attempting to block the release of a politically sensitive audit it quietly conducted into the residency status of all senators, the Mike Duffy trial heard Monday.

→ READ FULL ARTICLE

at 17:18 on April 27, 2015, EDT.

Trudeau vows to bolster support for police, fire fighters as he showcases Blair

OTTAWA - Justin Trudeau is backing up his latest star recruit โ€” newly retired Toronto police chief Bill Blair โ€” with promises that a Liberal government would beef up support for first responders.

→ READ FULL ARTICLE

at 17:17 on April 27, 2015, EDT.

Winnipeg police looking for 'person of interest' in deaths of two street men

WINNIPEG - Police in Winnipeg have removed trash bins from a downtown alley as officers investigate the weekend deaths of two city men who spent much of their time on the streets.

→ READ FULL ARTICLE

at 17:15 on April 27, 2015, EDT.

Bail hearing in June for two Montreal teens in terrorism case

MONTREAL - Two Montreal teens who each face four terrorism-related charges will have a bail hearing in early June.

→ READ FULL ARTICLE

Content Provided By Canadian Press.