It's a crisis the world has largely ignored, despite some 20,000 deaths and an estimated 2.6 million people forced from their homes. Northeast Nigeria is facing famine, the collateral damage from seven years of Boko Haram's deadly insurgency and a…
As the Gallant government approached the second anniversary of its provincial election win this month it found itself running afoul of Auditor General Kim MacPherson. She was objecting to the government's use of a "contingency fund" in its budgeting that…
Public Safety Canada has repeatedly approved CSIS and the RCMP's use of devices to spy on Canadians' communications, documents obtained by CBC News reveal. Canadians have been kept largely in the dark about police and intelligence agencies' surveillance capabilities. But…
Cabinet minister Maryam Monsef, who has frequently been touted as Canada's first Afghan-born member of Parliament, now concedes she was actually born in Iran. Monsef, 31, says her mother told her of her true place of birth last week, after…
BEIRUT -- An airstrike in northern Syria killed four medics responding to an earlier bombing raid, a relief group said Wednesday, as the U.N. announced it would resume aid deliveries suspended after an attack on a convoy two days ago…
Supporters of Homa Hoodfar, the Montreal academic imprisoned in Iran since June, took to the streets outside Concordia University Wednesday to call for her release. The gathering took place at Bethune Square at the corner of de Maisonneuve Boulevard West and Guy Street.…
BRADFORD, Maine - A missing 18-month-old boy was returned to his family after a game warden found the toddler sleeping along the side of a road in Maine. Game Warden Jim Fahey came upon the unidentified boy just after 4…
"At what age does a deer become a moose?" is just one of the questions curious visitors to Saint John asked during the 2016 tourist season as a last day of summer surge hit the city on Wednesday. On a…
Two campuses of the Nova Scotia Community College — the IT campus in Halifax and Marconi campus in Sydney — have been evacuated due to bomb threats, say police.  Cape Breton Regional Police said the Marconi campus received a bomb…
All schools in P.E.I. are under an evacuation order due to a potential threat, say police. A police news release Wednesday says school staff are taking students to safe locations in the community, and buses will meet the children there. Parents and…