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The Roman Catholic archbishop who administered holy communion to the prime minister last week says he believes Stephen Harper meant no disrespect when he consumed a communion wafer during the funeral of former governor general Romeo LeBlanc.
OTTAWA — German scientists are warning of a pig pandemic after tests suggested the swine flu can pass from humans to hogs and then infect a whole herd.
Winnipeg was hit Thursday by rain so heavy it knocked down power lines, flooded streets and sent water spilling into part of a hospital.
When Halifax’s Dave Carroll got off his United Airlines flight last spring and discovered his $3,500 custom-made guitar was severely damaged — allegedly by overzealous luggage handlers — at first he was mad.
A brand new virus diagnosed in at least two Saskatchewan hog farm workers will likely burn out with those cases, but public health authorities need to keep a wary eye on the virus in case it spreads, a leading Canadian infectious disease expert warns.
REGINA — Building a small reactor that focused on nuclear research and medical isotope production would be costly, but it could also be the answer to the isotope shortage, says Saskatchewan Premier Brad Wall.
The director of one of Canada’s premier gay and lesbian festivals sprang to the defence of the Conservative government Wednesday, saying she has received even more stable support since the Tories took power.
OROMOCTO, N.B. — The federal government is spending more than $5 billion to upgrade the Canadian army’s combat vehicles, including improvements for its existing light armoured vehicle fleet.
OTTAWA — The Chalk River reactor will be down until the end of year.
Emperor Akihito of Japan visits the National Peacekeeping Monument in Ottawa on Tuesday. The Emperor and Empress are on an 11-day visit to Canada where they will visit Ottawa, Toronto, Vancouver and Victoria.
Two theatre heavyweights convicted of a massive fraud spanning nearly a decade should be spared jail time and instead embark on speaking tours to inspire and instil ethics in students, their lawyers told court Tuesday.
A Montreal man who returned home last month after a six-year exile in Sudan says he wants those behind his ordeal brought to justice.
A faulty seatbelt left unrepaired for several years and the failure of the pilot to ensure that he was strapped in properly led to the fatal crash of a Snowbird jet two years ago, says the final report on the May 2007 crash.
KANDAHAR, Afghanistan — A helicopter crash possibly caused by mechanical failure claimed the lives of two Canadian soldiers on Monday, bringing Canada’s death toll from the Afghanistan mission to four in as many days.
OTTAWA — The recession will sink the federal government into a $155.9-billion hole over the next five years and cost hundreds of thousands of Canadians their jobs, the parliamentary budget officer predicts.
Three new deaths from swine flu were reported Monday — one in each Prairie province — increasing the known number of people who have succumbed to the virus in Canada to 36.
Police are hoping a new spate of tips will help them crack what appears to be the longest string of bombings since the FLQ terrorized Quebec in the 1960s.
A major international report says the increasingly rapid loss of Arctic sea ice is already taking a toll on polar bears and Canada should reconsider its decision not to include the predators on its list of endangered species.
It’s been nine months since the first explosion targeting EnCana’s (TSX:ECA) natural gas operations in northeastern B.C. — the start of six attacks the RCMP are now labelling “domestic terrorism.”
DAWSON CREEK, B.C. — It’s been nine months since the first explosion targeting EnCana’s (TSX:ECA) natural gas operations in northeastern B.C. — the start of six attacks the RCMP are now labelling “domestic terrorism.”