| Nov 26, 2013
| 11:34 AM
By Randall Palmer
OTTAWA, Nov 26 (Reuters) - Canada's Liberals have
strengthened their claim to be the main challenger to the
governing Conservatives in the next general election after being
thrust back into the political mainstream by a strong...
| Nov 21, 2013
| 7:48 PM
The Sports Xchange
By Jason Bell, The Sports Xchange
Blackhawks 6, Jets 3
WINNIPEG, Manitoba -- Two quick goals to start the third period powered the Chicago Blackhawks to a 6-3 victory over the Winnipeg Jets on Thursday night at MTS Centre.
| Nov 21, 2013
| 9:01 PM
Toews, Blackhawks dominate Jets
WINNIPEG, Manitoba -- He didn't do much damage the last time he was in Winnipeg, but Chicago Blackhawks center Jonathan Toews was a wrecking ball Thursday night.
Playing in front of dozens of family members and friends,...
| Nov 21, 2013
| 10:16 AM
OTTAWA, Nov 21 (Reuters) - The Canadian government allocated
C$95 million ($90 million) on Thursday to help clean up
contamination caused by the disastrous derailment in July of a
train carrying crude oil through the small Quebec town of
| Oct 9, 2013
| 3:00 AM
I visited Halifax, Nova Scotia, last week — for my geographically illiterate fellow Americans, Halifax is the biggest city on Canada's Atlantic coast — to help celebrate the 20th anniversary of the founding of the Coast, Halifax's kick-ass...
| Sep 18, 2013
| 7:34 PM
OTTAWA, Ontario (AP) — Passengers screamed "Stop! Stop!" seconds before their bus crashed through a crossing barrier and into a commuter train during morning rush hour in Canada's capital on Wednesday, killing six people and injuring 30.
| Aug 27, 2013
| 12:34 PM
WASHINGTON -- The White House on Tuesday asserted that almost no one in the world doubts that the government of Syrian President Bashar Assad launched a chemical attack against civilians last week, as Obama administration officials worked the phones to...
| Jul 8, 2013
| 5:08 AM
LAC-MEGANTIC, Quebec (AP) — A Quebec town devastated when a runaway oil tanker train ignited explosions and fires braced Monday for what authorities assured would be a rising death toll as fire crews tried to reach the hardest hit areas more than...
| Jul 9, 2013
| 5:14 AM
LAC-MEGANTIC, Quebec (AP) — Traumatized survivors of an oil train derailment that wiped out the heart of a small town braced for more bad news as inspectors were finally cleared to enter the charred site's epicenter and look for remains late Monday,...
| Dec 30, 2012
Strike a pose
If you're Madonna and you plan to stage the most fashionable Super Bowl halftime show in years, there's only one way to kick it off: Perform the 1990 smash hit "Vogue" as classic Vogue covers are projected on stage. The Queen of Pop's...
| Apr 12, 2013
| 2:20 PM
LANSING, Mich. (AP) — Michigan won approval Friday to build a second bridge between Detroit and Canada, a key step toward starting construction on the $3.5 billion government project intended to relieve congestion and speed up trade at the busiest...
| Mar 29, 2013
| 1:05 AM
TORONTO - Evan Erlandson liked the flexible mortgage terms offered by Canada's government-owned agricultural lender to start a farm, so he bypassed traditional financial firms such as Royal Bank of Canada.
Erlandson, 31, borrowed C$100,000 ($97,800)...