CRANBROOK, B.C.—Winston Blackmore was making no apologies yesterday after he and another former bishop of an isolated religious community in British Columbia were found guilty of practising polygamy.
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A southern Ontario city has retracted a policy that had left many parents uneasy about taking their young children to their local pool.
Officials in London, Ont. received a flood of complaints after signs posted at municipal swimming pools said children over the age of three weren't permitted in change rooms for the opposite sex.
WINNIPEG—A Manitoba man found driving a lawn mower on a road leading to the Trans-Canada Highway in the dark has been charged with impaired operation of a motor vehicle.
RCMP said officers pulled over a man on a John Deere riding mower in the rural municipality of Headingley around 2 a.m. on Saturday.
OTTAWA—Ontario Health minister Eric Hoskins has announced funding for 20 full-time mental health workers for Pikangikum First Nation—a remote community struggling with a suicide crisis and pressing mental health needs from about 380 people seeking counselling.
OTTAWA—The number of cannabis-related offences reported to police declined for the fifth-straight year, Statistics Canada said today as it released its annual report on police-reported crime.
KELOWNA, B.C.—While many teens spend summers relaxing, a 17-year-old from Kelowna, B.C. has been pushing her body and mind to the limits—and raising thousands of dollars for charity in the process.
Emily Epp swam across the English Channel earlier this month in a gruelling trek that took nearly 12 hours to complete.
Before the Internet, before TV or radio, even before newspapers, there was an earlier source for news: the town crier.
This past weekend, dedicated Ontario criers gathered for some competition paying tribute to one of the world's oldest methods of communication—and a wedding.
THUNDER BAY, Ont.—The mayor of Thunder Bay, Ont. has been charged with extortion and obstructing justice.
The OPP said the charges against Keith Hobbs are in connection with an investigation into allegations of criminal wrongdoing that include a municipal official and a local resident.
OTTAWA—It was an hour into her Senate confirmation hearing yesterday before Kelly Knight Craft, chosen by U.S. President Donald Trump to serve as the next ambassador to Canada at a pivotal time for bilateral relations, was asked her first question.
It came from Indiana Republican Sen. Todd Young.
LOS ANGELES—Linkin Park lead singer Chester Bennington, whose screeching vocals helped the rock-rap band become one of the most commercially-successful acts in the 2000s, was found dead in his home near Los Angeles yesterday, the Los Angeles County coroner said.
The coroner confirmed today that Bennington died by hanging.