Canada’s capital region bears witness to surprising inrush of… black bears

OTTAWA — High population density is a feature of most Group of Seven capitals — but Ottawa stands out among its international peers these days with an unusual demographic situation: a sudden influx of...

Canadians tuning out real CRA agents because of CRA phone scammers

OTTAWA — The Canada Revenue Agency says so many Canadians get calls from scammers pretending to be tax enforcers that real tax agents are...

At least 15 deaths in Quebec attributed to heat

As many as 16 people have died in Quebec from complications related to the extended period of hot and humid weather hitting much of Eastern and Central Canada. With the muggy temperatures...

Downtown Toronto hospital removes bars aimed at keeping homeless people away

TORONTO — A health organization that runs several hospitals in Toronto has apologized for installing bars over a vent outside a downtown emergency department to deter homeless people...

Trudeau blasts Putin, Russia following Finland summit but stays mum on Trump

OTTAWA — Prime Minister Justin Trudeau is standing firm in his condemnation of Vladimir Putin despite U.S. President Donald Trump's warm words for the...

Muslim woman makes peace with police officer who made Islamophobic comments

HALIFAX — A Muslim activist says she has made peace with a Halifax police officer who made Islamophobic comments on social media. Rana Zaman complained...

Trudeau says country must talk about how and where to rebuild after floods

OTTAWA — Prime Minister Justin Trudeau didn't close the door Sunday on using federal dollars to help relocate communities facing the recurring threat of...

Man behind Burlington, Ont., Christmas display dies after ladder falls from roof

An Ontario man known for decking his house in brilliant Christmas lights for more than three decades died this week after falling from his roof while tending...

Missing Ontario man’s family, friends search for clues on desert hiking trail

Dawne Robinson and about 10 other searchers spent Mother's Day searching a hot, dry, boulder-strewn hiking trail for clues of what happened to her younger...

Sinclair scores goal No. 181 as Canada heads to World Cup on winning note

TORONTO — Christine Sinclair scored goal No. 181 of her career and set up another as Canada defeated Mexico 3-0 Saturday in its farewell...