An Islamic Shariah court in Indonesia's conservative Aceh province has sentenced two gay men to public caning for the first time, further undermining the country's moderate image after a top Christian politician was imprisoned for blasphemy. The court, whose sentencing…
A Ghanaian asylum seeker who lost his fingers to frostbite while crossing into Manitoba from the U.S. on Christmas Eve has won his case to stay. Seidu Mohammed, 24, told CBC News his was thrilled. "Good news, I won my…
TheTransportation Safety Board report  says the crew aboard Flight 624 had set the autopilot at the correct angle of descent during a March 29, 2015, blizzard, but they did not notice wind had pushed the plane off its flight path.…
The skies above Saint John are going to come alive Thursday night, as hundreds of explosions will light up the harbour in a celebration of the city's heritage, all thanks to three of its oldest companies. On Wednesday afternoon, pyrotechnician…
That stranger was a peacock, and that woman was a turkey – a turkey who refused to give her heart away to her showy suitor. Farm owner Mark Hogeweide says he's inadvertently become caught up in a bizarre love triangle…
The federal government is set to release a discussion paper Thursday outlining how it plans to impose a national carbon tax that will include flexibility for provinces who are at least working towards implementing their own plans, CBC News has learned.…
Imagine a day when the familiar bird calls of spring are no more. This could become a reality in the face of climate change, new research suggests. Researchers from the Department of Ocean Sciences at Memorial University of Newfoundland, as well…
Vladimir Putin said on Wednesday that U.S. President Donald Trump had not divulged any secrets during a meeting in Washington with Russian officials and offered to prove it by supplying Congress with a transcript. But a leading U.S. Republican politician…
MONCTON, N.B. -- Alphonse MacNeil, who was hired by the force to conduct an independent review of the shootings, said few front-line supervisors were trained to take control of such situations at the time. He said more than 20 officers…
The RCMP labour code trial will resume today with testimony from retired assistant commissioner Alphonse MacNeil, who led a 2015 report recommending that officers be equipped with patrol carbines. The MacNeil report made 64 recommendations after finding the Codiac RCMP officers who responded to the shooting spree of Justin…