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Missing Sylvan Lake Senior found dead

A 69-year-old man from Sylvan Lake reported missing has been found dead by police.

Robert William Plunkett was last seen by family on Feb.10 around 7:30 a.m. at his home. READ

'Jesus Loves Nerds:' Faith focus of funeral for twins who died on bobsled track

A memorial table for twin brothers who died in an after-hours joyride down a bobsled track at Canada Olympic Park focuses on the boy's faith and their academic achievement. READ

Alberta bishops reiterate Catholic opposition to physician-assisted dying

Catholic leaders in Alberta are reiterating the church's opposition to physician-assisted dying. READ

Verdict in Jian Ghomeshi's sexual assault trial set for March 24

The judge at Jian Ghomeshi's sexual assault trial says he will deliver his verdict on March 24. READ

Dennis Oland sentenced to life for murder of his millionaire father

Dennis Oland has been sentenced to life in prison with no chance of parole for 10 years for the second-degree murder of his father. READ

Trudeau casts doubt on Liberals' balanced-budget vow, cites fading economy

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau is backing away from a campaign vow to balance the public books before the end of his government's four-year mandate — a pledge that was central to the Liberal election platform. READ

Canada will seek a United Nations security council seat, Trudeau says

Canada is looking to win a seat on the UN Security Council as part of a move to renew its relationship with the world body, Prime Minister Justin Trudeau said today. READ

Sajjan claims success in bid to sell Canada's ISIL strategy to NATO allies

Defence Minister Harjit Sajjan says allies are giving their political and military blessing to Canada's retooled mission against the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant. READ

Governor General David Johnston promoting innovation in visit to U.S.

Canada needs to avoid becoming complacent on the innovation front if it hopes to reverse a brain drain that has top researchers heading south of the border and overseas to complete their work, the Governor General says. READ

Economist delivers potential solutions to Canada Post's troubles in new study

A new study is delivering some potential solutions to Canada Post's woes, including a recommendation that postage rates should be higher in rural areas than urban ones. READ

TransCanada must overcome Quebec identity politics in quest to build Energy East

On a recent visit to Montreal, the head of Energy East was all smiles as he spoke about how his company is listening to Quebecers' concerns about the deeply divisive pipeline project. READ

Breakthrough: Scientists detect Einstein's gravity ripples

In an announcement that electrified the world of physics, scientists said Thursday that they have finally detected gravitational waves, the ripples in the fabric of space-time that Einstein predicted a century ago. READ

NATO orders warships into Aegean to help ease migrant crisis

In a dramatic response to Europe's gravest refugee crisis since the Second World War, NATO ordered three warships to sail immediately Thursday to the Aegean Sea to help end the deadly smuggling of asylum-seekers across the waters from Turkey to Greece. READ

52 dead, 12 injured in riot at northern Mexico prison

A brutal fight between rival factions killed 52 inmates and injured 12 at a prison in northern Mexico on Thursday, the state governor said. READ

Last occupiers of Oregon wildlife refuge surrender to FBI

Surrounded by FBI agents in armoured vehicles, the last four occupiers of a national nature preserve surrendered Thursday, and a leader in their movement who organized a 2014 standoff with authorities was criminally charged in federal court. READ

Trump, Sanders face challenges after commanding primary wins

Republican Donald Trump and Democrat Bernie Sanders were moving on Wednesday from commanding wins in the first-in-the-nation New Hampshire primary to more diverse states that will challenge their transformation from outsider candidates to their parties' presidential nominees. READ

Kurds attack Syrian air base held by insurgents

Kurdish fighters helped by Russian airstrikes launched an attack in northern Syria on Wednesday in an attempt to capture a military air base held by Syrian insurgents, while an international aid group warned that the health system in parts of the north is close to collapse. READ

NATO ministers approve new reinforcements for eastern Europe

NATO defence ministers on Wednesday approved new multinational reinforcements to beef up defences of frontline alliance members most at risk from Russia, the alliance's secretary-general announced. READ

Taxi drivers in Montreal protest against Uber by blockading airport

Montreal taxi and limousine drivers targeted the city's airport Wednesday as part of their protest against against Uber. READ

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