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at 04:00 on October 01, 2014, EDT.

Magnotta trial to continue with cross-examination of crime-scene technician

MONTREAL - Luka Rocco Magnotta's lawyer will continue his cross-examination of a Montreal police crime-scene technician today as his client's first-degree murder trial heads into Day 3.


at 04:30 on October 01, 2014, EDT.

Today on the Hill: Party caucuses talk Iraq as Harper decides next step

OTTAWA - It's down to some serious business today as the party caucuses gather on Parliament Hill to discuss, among other things, Canada's potential commitment to an anti-extremist war in northern Iraq.


at 00:10 on October 01, 2014, EDT.

Chilean searchers find bodies of Cdn skier JP Auclair and Sweden's Andreas Fransson

Chilean searchers on Tuesday found the bodies of two professional skiers, including a Canadian, who had been missing since an avalanche swept them away while they were hiking in the country's south.


at 23:56 on September 30, 2014, EDT.

RCMP steps away from Islamic booklet about risk of radical extremist groups

WINNIPEG - The RCMP has stepped away from its involvement with a booklet being produced by two Islamic groups that is aimed at youth who are in danger of being radicalized.


at 18:28 on September 30, 2014, EDT.

Magnotta trial: bizarre note naming prime minister among exhibits seen by jury

MONTREAL - A bizarre note naming Prime Minister Stephen Harper and his wife Laureen was part of the evidence viewed by jurors on the second day of Luka Rocco Magnotta's first-degree murder trial.


at 21:40 on September 30, 2014, EDT.

Case of woman killed eight years ago put over again for third time

WINNIPEG - A man accused of killing a Manitoba woman eight years ago has failed again in his ongoing attempts to plead guilty to the crime.


at 20:59 on September 30, 2014, EDT.

Mexican woman who hanged herself showed no distress over deportation: inquest

BURNABY, B.C. - A Mexican woman willingly signed travel documents for her deportation and was calm and showed no distress in the days before she hanged herself, a Canada Border Services Agency officer told an inquest into the death.


at 20:24 on September 30, 2014, EDT.

Health ministers want more federal action on tobacco, e-cigarettes

BANFF, Alta. - Provincial and territorial health ministers want the federal government to do more about flavoured tobacco and the growing popularity of electronic cigarettes.


at 19:05 on September 30, 2014, EDT.

New Democrats thwarted in bid to compel on-point answers during question period

OTTAWA - An NDP motion aimed at compelling on-point answers during question period in the House of Commons has gone down to defeat.


at 19:40 on September 30, 2014, EDT.

On eve of meeting, health ministers urged to make dementia top priority

BANFF, Alta. - Health Minister Rona Ambrose is in Banff for a meeting with her provincial and territorial counterparts amid a growing call for a national strategy on dementia.


at 18:32 on September 30, 2014, EDT.

Washington hears of Plan B for exporting oil: an 'Arctic Gateway'

WASHINGTON - With pipeline plans facing opposition in the West, the East, and the South, a Canadian premier is in the U.S. this week promoting an alternate route for exporting oil: the North.


at 18:11 on September 30, 2014, EDT.

Tories overturn RCMP move to trade muskrat hats for winter tuques

OTTAWA - A move by the Mounties to doff their fur hats in favour of more animal-friendly tuques isn't getting any muskrat love from the federal Conservatives.


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