"Islamic State" has confirmed the death of its spokesman, Abu Mohamed al-Adnani. Al-Adnani was monitoring operations in Syria when he was killed. "Sheikh Abu Mohamed al-Adnani, the spokesman of the "Islamic State," was martyred while surveying operations to repel the…
Following marathon bargaining sessions that reached into the wee hours, Canada Post and the Canadian Union of Postal Workers have reached tentative agreements, averting a possible mail disruption that had loomed for months. Labour Minister MaryAnn Mihychuk, who had held meetings with both sides and…
The military's top brass says progress has been made in the war on sexual misconduct in the ranks, as evidenced by an increase in the number of cases being reported. But they admit that victory remains a distant and elusive…
Fewer beds remain empty each night in Canada's emergency homeless shelters as users stay days, sometimes weeks, longer than they did a decade ago, even as their overall numbers decline. Within that population of almost 137,000 shelter users are nearly…
The Canadian government says it is “actively engaged” in the case of an Iranian-Canadian professor who has been hospitalized in Iran following her arrest in June. In a statement for release on Tuesday morning, Homa Hoodfar's family said Iranian officials…
Health Canada is offering DNA tests to people in northern Manitoba who suspect they may have been switched at birth at the Norway House Indian Hospital. The news comes days after a second pair of men recently learned they had…
The European Union says Ireland has given illegal tax benefits worth up to 13 billion euros ($14.5 billion US) to Apple Inc. and must now recover the unpaid back taxes from the U.S. Technology Company, plus interest. EU Competition Commissioner…
The New Brunswick government has tapped into its contingency fund as revenue expected to come from NB Power has fallen, according to the province's first quarter update. Treasury Board President Roger Melanson released the fiscal update in Fredericton on Tuesday.…
Italian naval ships and vessels from non-government groups rescued thousands of migrants off the Libyan coast on Monday, the latest surge in desperate attempts to flee to Europe driven by war, poverty, and human traffickers. The dramatic operation took place…
VANCOUVER -- Many of the immigrant support groups that leapt into overdrive less than a year ago to welcome the first influx of Syrian refugee families say the intensity of that experience has helped lay the groundwork for what is…