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Hollywood's Newest Couple?

Are Rihanna and Ashton Kutcher Hollywood's newest couple? Maybe! Earlier this week, Rihanna was spotted by TMZ photographer's arriving at the actor's $10 million dollar bachelor pad right around midni...

Obama seeks faster Keystone review

Building part of the Keystone XL pipeline is a priority for his administration, U.S. President Barack Obama said in a speech calling for a fast-tracked review process of the project. In a speech Thur...

B.C. landlord hit with $115K fine

A Metro Vancouver landlord has been handed a $115,000 penalty under the province’s Residential Tenancy Act for not fulfilling conditions in an order to repair a leaky roof. The Sahota family owns a n...

Joyce Carol Oates wins $10K Blue Met award

Montreal’s annual Blue Metropolis literary festival is luring American novelist Joyce Carol Oates in 2012 by honouring her with the International Literary Grand Prix. The $10,000 award recognizes a l...

Romney looks to April after Illinois win

Mitt Romney, who inched closer to the Republican presidential nomination with a win last night in the Illinois primary, is now looking ahead to April's more favourable contests to knock out his oppone...

Fake flood evacuee lived in Winnipeg home

A woman claiming to be a Manitoba flood evacuee moved from her Winnipeg home into a city hotel to get government benefits, according to another evacuee. Edee O'Meara of Lake St. Martin First Nation t...

Montreal's dirtiest streets

The early return of the warm weather has brought with it a less-than-desirable side effect. Many Montreal streets are now littered with a winter’s worth of trash and debris that usually doesn’t show...

Extra eye exam fee angers B.C. customer

Many B.C. optometrists appear to be breaking provincial regulations by charging an extra fee for a minor facial measurement that's supposed to be included in eye exams, CBC News has learned. The meas...
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Should a Leader be Put on Trial for Bad Decisions?

The trial of Geir Haarde -- the former Prime Minister of Iceland -- focuses attention on who or what is culpable for a financial crisis. Charged with negligence, Haarde is the first leader to be put on trial for the handling (or mishandling) of the economy up to and during the meltdown of October 2008. I

What We Should Remember Before Celebrating the Charter

Today marks the International Day for the Elimination of Racial Discrimination. To the innocent ear, this United Nations commemoration may sound sterile, even awkward. But under this clunky nomenclature lies a history that resonates meaningfully as Canadians celebrate the 30th anniversary of our Charter of Rights and Freedoms this month.

B.C. byelections open up 3-party race

B.C. Premier Christy Clark has called two byelections for Port Moody-Coquitlam and Chilliwack-Hope for April 19, giving three parties chances at winning seats in the legislature. The NDP are widely c...

Truck driver charged in 403 rollover

The driver of the tractor trailer that flipped on Highway 403 on Monday afternoon, trapping a woman in a car under the overturned vehicle, has been charged by police. The 52-year-old truck driver is...

B.C. to sign new 20-year RCMP contract

The B.C. government will sign a new 20-year RCMP contract with the federal government that includes significant changes for cost sharing, accountability and transparency. Details of the deal are to b...

Budget cuts could mean job losses at TDSB

Toronto's public school board, faced with an $85 million deficit, is considering hundreds of layoffs to deal with the problem. The Toronto District School Board discussed a plan to cut the positions...

When Will the Prosecutors be Prosecuted?

The report by Henry Schuelke III on the fraudulent prosecution of the late Alaska Senator Ted Stevens admirably exposed the problem of lawless prosecutors, which to some extent or another afflicts almost every jurisdiction in the country.