ST. JOHN’S, N.L.—Conservatives urged Labrador voters to overlook spending rule violations and return incumbent Peter Penashue to Ottawa as a cabinet minister—an offer they answered with a resounding “No.”
HAMILTON, Ont.—A massive search for a southern Ontario man who vanished more than a week ago came to a grim conclusion today when police announced his body had been found.
Hamilton Police Chief Glenn De Caire broke the news of Tim Bosma’s death “with a heavy heart,” he said.
Police are convinced human remains they found are Bosma’s, he said in a morning news conference.
OTTAWA—Canadian snowbirds soon may be able to spend an extra two months nesting in their favourite sunshine state each year.
U.S. legislation winding its way through Congress would allow Canadians aged 55 and older to spend up to 240 days (about eight months) in the country without a visa—58 days longer than the current 182-day annual limit.
TORONTO—Ontario’s ombudsman should have oversight of the health-care system, including the troubled Ornge air ambulance service and chemotherapy treatments, NDP leader Andrea Horwath said Friday in her latest demand to prop up the minority Liberals.
HAMILTON, Ont.—The mother of a southwestern Ontario man missing for almost a week pleaded for his safe return yesterday, saying his disappearance is breaking her heart.
Mary Bosma struggled to keep her composure as she described how her son Tim Bosma’s absence has affected his family.
OTTAWA—The RCMP says it is examining senators’ expense claims following an independent audit and pointed reports from the upper chamber’s internal economy committee.
But the Mounties stressed yesterday it was too early to know whether they will open a full-fledged investigation into accusations that three senators improperly claimed a housing allowance.
CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. — Canadian astronaut Chris Hadfield has handed over command of the International Space Station has he prepares to return to Earth.
He wrapped up a five-month visit to the giant laboratory, saying it’s time to turn over the reins to Pavel Vinogradov, a Russian cosmonaut.
NEW YORK—The sophistication of a global network of thieves who drained cash machines around the globe of an astonishing $45 million in mere hours sent ripples through the security world.
Not merely for the size of the operation and ease with which it was carried out, but also for the threat that more such thefts may be in store.
DHAKA, Bangladesh—A seamstress buried in the wreckage of a collapsed garment factory building for 17 days was rescued today—a miraculous moment set against a scene of unimaginable horror, where the death toll shot past 1,000.
Reshma survived—in remarkably good shape—by eating dried food that was in her area and drinking spare amounts of water with her.
MEDFORD, Ore.—A team of smokejumpers parachuting into a fire in the mountains of southern Oregon landed in an illegal marijuana garden being prepared for growing season.
The six smokejumpers found the site Monday evening, when there was a rash of lightning strikes.