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Police Shooting San Antonio

The driver was arrested after eight people were found dead inside a tractor-trailer outside a Walmart store in San Antonio, Texas, in what police are calling a horrific human trafficking case.

Alexandre Cazes

How a 25-year-old from Trois-Rivieres, Que., became the mastermind behind the largest dark web marketplace in the world.


Syrian government warplanes carried out several airstrikes in the Eastern Ghouta area east of Damascus on Sunday, a day after the Syrian military declared a cessation of hostilities in the area, the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights says.


Saudi Arabia, Russia and other oil producers meet Monday in St. Petersburg, Russia, to discuss oil productions cuts. Can they reassure the market?

Shipbuilding France 20130420

Intellectual property demands could be a key factor as Canada tries to compete with the U.S. for international bidders.

Kenton Desjarlais

A Regina judge will decide how long an HIV-positive man will spend behind bars for a sexual assault that sent a chill through the city. In May 2015, Kenton Desjarlais choked and raped a woman in a downtown back alley.

Charlottetown Sears

Sears Canada is trying to reinvent itself and entice customers. But every time it posts ads on Facebook, the retailer is bombarded with comments expressing anger the company is laying off workers without severance.

Tom Mulcair at NDP 2016 convention in Edmonton

Despite the big names within the NDP who opted to sit the leadership race out and the lack of enthusiasm for the contest outside of the party's existing membership base, the New Democrats are currently in a better position in the polls than they have been in most of their seven previous leadership contests.

Brian Quinn

The arrival of a new business in Toronto's Beach neighbourhood has some longtime residents upset at its location, saying the rental trailer of iPaddle Adventures is an eyesore that’s blocking their view.

Donald Trump

U.S. lawmakers have reached agreement on legislation would limit any potential effort by U.S. President Donald Trump to try to lift sanctions against Moscow.

kamloops evacuees

As thousands of evacuees got the OK to return home Saturday, federal public safety Min. Ralph Goodale said Ottawa will match financial aid contributions to the Canadian Red Cross.

Man drowning

A group of Florida teenagers who used cellphones to record a man who was drowning and laughed about it rather than calling for help could face charges, according to the police chief in Cocoa, Fla.

Alta Wildrose PC Merger 20170722

Alberta Wildrose and Progressive Conservative Party members have voted 95 per cent in favour of ratifying the agreement to join forces and form the new United Conservative Party.


He has been humiliated and mocked, and repeatedly frustrated and undercut by his own boss. But the hiring of a new White House communications director seems to have been the final straw for Sean Spicer, who announced on Friday he will abandon his post as Donald Trump's press secretary after a tumultuous six-month stint.

Modest Fashion 4

Despite the recent arrest of a young Saudi woman wearing a miniskirt in a video that went viral, a growing number of Canadian fashion designers are looking to prove that fashion for Muslim women can be both modest and fun.

LAC Indigenous Games 20170717

On the field, court, pitch or pool, there was no shortage of athletic triumphs as competitors from 22 teams battled for medals in 14 sports at the North American Indigenous Games. But for many, the event was more about the spirit of competition than reaching the podium.

Bridgett vonHoldt

Scientists studying the genetic basis for dog friendliness have found it comes from a portion of their genome that is similar to the area in the human genome that relates to sociability.

mortage debt bills woman stress concern

Trade your book club for a debt-destruction club, says personal-finance expert Bruce Sellery.

Joel Levesque

The big spending comes despite the loonie's relative weakness compared to the greenback.


New research published in the journal Current Biology finds that elephant seals identify breeding rivals by the rhythm of their vocal calls, much the way humans can discern accents and vocal tone.

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BC Parks says an evacuation of the park would be difficult, as it is only accessible by hiking trails.

Evacuees pack up tent

Evacuees granted the right to return home Saturday afternoon greeted the news with a mix of relief and the pragmatic acknowledgment that they could be forced to abruptly leaving again soon after returning home.

Fish Lake

While Tsilhqot'in elders and leaders were held up in a Abbotsford hotel because of smoke and fire back home, they learned that the B.C. government granted drilling permits to Taseko's controversial New Prosperity Mine.

Vancouver predictive policing

The Vancouver Police Department is implementing a city-wide "predictive policing" system that uses machine learning to prevent break-ins by predicting where they will occur before they happen — the first of its kind in Canada.

The first issue of the Georgia Straight

A lot has changed since 1967's Summer of Love in Vancouver, but fifty years on the Georgia Straight is still printing papers.

epp english channel

B.C. teen Emily Epp has become the youngest Canadian to swim across the English Channel.

Guofang Li's children

For kids from immigrant families who are settling in Canada, play can be a way to fit in and adapt to a new home. But some parents worry that these new ways of playing mean their children are losing touch with their family’s cultural heritage.

kamloops evacuees

As thousands of evacuees got the OK to return home Saturday, federal public safety Min. Ralph Goodale said Ottawa will match financial aid contributions to the Canadian Red Cross.

Fly tying

A Campbell river high school teacher is gearing up to hit the river, rod and reel in hand, with 30 students.


Leaving violence behind can be scary, challenging and logistically overwhelming, especially for women who have pets to consider.

Jack the rat terrier.

At a mere 10 kilograms, Jack the rat terrier doesn't look lethal. But the Vancouver dog is an expert in sniffing out and killing rodents.

Riske Creek

Some in B.C. have defied evacuation orders to defend properties, but emergency management experts urge people to follow orders.


There was the music. There was the hair. And then there were the outfits.

Green Crab

Food scientists are exploring ways to turn the European green crab into a lucrative commercial industry.

Joel Levesque

The big spending comes despite the loonie's relative weakness compared to the greenback.

Bayne family lovebird

Some fire evacuated families in B.C.'s Interior are urging emergency crews and animal rescue workers to save the pets in their locked homes after not having the time to get them following swift evacuation orders.

Burned hillside Highway 97, north of Cache Creek

Residents like Joy and Terry Klein, who live north of Cache Creek B.C., returned home to their property after being away for two weeks to find everything intact but with scorched earth metres from their backyard.


A man and a woman have both been charged in a fatal shooting at Vancouver’s Savoy Hotel this winter.

Talia Gilpin Hink

Ten tiny newborns have made the days a little brighter for families forced out of their homes this month by B.C.’s wildfire emergency.

Russian Tim and Pavel Bures

Tim Bogdachev first heard punk rock on a boombox in Siberia in the mid-1990s and, from that moment, was hooked. He's now bringing his own twist on the scene to Vancouver.

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Calgary's Jerome Messam picked the perfect time to crack the 100-yard mark for the first time this season. And the perfect way to cap his big outing.


Francisco Lindor hit a leadoff home run in the bottom of the 10th inning and the Cleveland Indians defeated the Toronto Blue Jays 2-1 on Saturday night.


Veteran outside Kyla Richey of Roberts Creek, B.C., led the way for Canada as she earned 22 points, including 17 kills, to lead the Canadians to a 3-1 (20-25, 25-17, 25-17, 25-21) win over Peru in the 2017 World Grand Prix at the Richmond Olympic Oval Saturday.


Liam Stanley put Canada back on the podium Saturday at the world para athletics championships.


A man walked on to Centre Court during a Swedish Open semifinal and shouted Nazi slogans and raised his arm in a Nazi-like salute on Saturday.


Canada's Austin Connelly is making a name for himself at the British Open this week.

Savoured Moments from the Indigenous Games

Athletes share the moments that they loved most


Barcelona striker Neymar Jr. has reportedly agreed to contract terms with Paris Saint-Germain, according to multiple reports. Sources close to the French club reportedly told ESPN FC on Saturday that a move is imminent.


Akwesasne athlete Kawehnokwiio Bailey Thomas grew up playing hockey on a male-dominated squad and was a victim of bullying simply because she was a girl. However, the volleyball player never let that become an excuse or get in the way of her development.


Canada's Jennifer Abel tied Alexandre Despatie's Canadian record with her eighth career medal at the world championships, earning bronze with François Imbeau-Dulac in the 3-metre event in Budapest, Hungary, on Saturday.

LAC Indigenous Games 20170717

On the field, court, pitch or pool, there was no shortage of athletic triumphs as competitors from 22 teams battled for medals in 14 sports at the North American Indigenous Games. But for many, the event was more about the spirit of competition than reaching the podium.

​A botched exchange in the 4x100 relay leads to a disqualification for Canada at Monaco Diamond League

DQ just the latest in a long history of relay heartache for Canada.


After a successful junior tennis career it was obvious Denis Shapovalov had a future on the ATP Tour. But it's unlikely many anticipated his rise up the rankings to come this quickly.


Olympic star Usain Bolt held off the field to win the 100 metres Friday at the IAAF Diamond League Monaco event, while Canada's 4x100-metre men's relay team of Andre De Grasse, Aaron Brown, Brendon Rodney, and Gavin Smellie was disqualified after a bad exchange.

Penny Oleksiak on how her parents and friends keep her grounded

Despite a whirlwind year following the Rio Olympics, Oleksiak's friends and family won't let the fame go to her head


She's a swimming superstar and a household name in Canada, but in many ways Penny Oleksiak is still just a typical 17-year-old kid. And that's fine with her dad.


Canada will have 26 pool swimmers at the world aquatics championships, starting Sunday in Budapest, Hungary, including Kylie Masse, once ranked 201st in the world in the 100-metre backstroke and now threatening Gemma Spofforth's world record.


Canadian swimmer Javier Acevedo enjoyed his first taste of the Olympics last year, but he's got bigger things in mind as 2020 approaches.

pedro veniss rolex grand slam of show jumping live stream

Watch live action from the Rolex Grand Slam of Show Jumping event in Aachen, Germany. Brazil's Pedro Veniss will try to capture the second title of this Grand Slam season.


Watch live action on Sunday at 11:20 a.m. ET as breakout Olympic swimming star Penny Oleksiak competes at the FINA World Aquatics Championships in Budapest, Hungary.

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