The world experienced its hottest year in 2016, a trend that contributed to the wildfires that decimated parts of Alberta and appears to already be worsening, according to a global analysis released Tuesday. The World Meteorological Organization (WMO) found that…
It's a gloves-off, no-holds-barred debate: Is Pluto a planet or not? Lately, the question has elicited some fiery exchanges between the scientists at the forefront of the argument. Both sides claim to have great respect for the other's work, but when…
Canada's inflation rate was two per cent in February, a slight cooldown from January's level. Statistics Canada reported Friday that if the impact of gas prices is stripped out, the cost of living increased by 1.3 per cent in the year…
Heavy caseloads, a toxic workplace culture, officer safety and low pay are among the reasons Mounties are choosing to leave the RCMP for new careers at other Canadian police forces.  That's according to Mounties who recently left or are preparing…
An obscure statute dating from Confederation has Parliament frozen in time, forcing the government to print every new law on old-fashioned paper. Bureaucrats want to ditch those rules, end the costly printing and make digital versions the new standard —…
Folks on Sesame Street have a way of making everyone feel accepted. That certainly goes for Julia, a Muppet youngster with blazing red hair, bright green eyes — and autism. Rather than being treated like an outsider, which too often is the…
Another winter blizzard is hitting Churchill, where people are already desperate for groceries that have been delayed since the last blizzard two weeks ago. "A lot of families are suffering because they have young children and they need milk," said…
Conservative leadership contender Lisa Raitt is calling on the party to expel any candidate who has broken the party's rules and levy "significant" fines on their campaigns. The call comes amid a flurry of allegations of membership fraud and vote buying…
A Canada-wide warrant is expected to be issued Monday for a man wanted in connection with the death of a boy in St Catharines, Ont. Seven-year-old Nathan Dumas was found injured at a residence Friday and died in hospital a day later.  …
Statements circulated by dozens of Manitoba chiropractors are misleading and potentially harmful, says a public health expert. "There is no evidence that chiropractic is effective in treating cancer and autism and any of those things that they are apparently claiming…