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Alexandre Bissonnette's parents

The parents of the man who killed six people inside a Quebec City mosque say the Crown 'demonized' Alexandre Bissonnette in sentencing arguments and failed to take into account how bullying had left their son with severe mental health problems.

6/21/2018 12:41:39 PM


On the heels of Prime Minister Justin Trudeau's announcement Wednesday that adults will be able to legally buy and consume recreational marijuana on Oct. 17, some doctors are reminding Canadians of potential risks from cannabis and countering some of the misperceptions about the drug that still prevail.

6/21/2018 12:02:45 PM

TV-Roseanne Reboot

ABC, which cancelled its Roseanne revival over its star's racist tweet, said Thursday it will air a Conner family sitcom minus Roseanne Barr this fall.

6/21/2018 8:19:48 PM

La Loche Community School

The man convicted of the 2016 mass shooting in La Loche, Sask., is appealing his adult sentence, with his lawyers contending that the judge failed to consider tests set out in the Youth Criminal Justice Act.

6/21/2018 6:45:00 PM

Bridge to trump ad

The U.S.-owned company behind a Windsor-Detroit bridge crossing is stepping up its fight to prevent a Canadian-funded second span from being built. And they're doing it by appealing to U.S. President Donald Trump with a TV commercial.

6/20/2018 5:00:37 PM

Immigration US Mayors

The U.S. government is wrestling with the fallout over President Donald Trump's move to stop separating families at the border, with no clear plan to reunite the more than 2,300 children already taken from their parents and Congress again failing to take action on immigration reform.

6/21/2018 7:59:12 AM


Canadian guard Shai Gilgeous-Alexander was drafted No. 11 overall by the Charlotte Hornets on Thursday. He wasn't a Hornet long, as moments later Gilgeous-Alexander was headed to the Los Angeles Clippers in a trade.

6/21/2018 7:02:03 PM

Charles Krauthammer Cancer

Charles Krauthammer, the Pulitzer Prize-winning columnist and pundit who helped shape and occasionally dissented from the conservative movement as he evolved from "Great Society" Democrat to Iraq War cheerleader to denouncer of Donald Trump, died Thursday at age 68.

6/21/2018 6:50:59 PM

Nursing Home Probe 20170113

When they were finally considering firing nurse Elizabeth Wettlaufer, top executives at the Caressant Care nursing home in Woodstock, Ont., agreed she was "a danger to resident safety."

6/21/2018 7:07:20 AM

Selfie at Trout Lake

People gathered in parks, community centres and public squares across the country for National Indigenous Peoples Day.

6/21/2018 5:38:42 PM

Iranian Visa Delays 20180610

While Canada's handling of asylum seekers is "obviously already better than the American system," there's room for improvement, Public Safety Minister Ralph Goodale says.

6/21/2018 8:43:52 AM

Ferguson Justice Department

A study published in The Lancet Thursday found that police killings of unarmed black Americans harm the mental health of the wider black American population, largely because the killings are perceived as a symptom of systemic racism.

6/21/2018 5:28:48 PM

Melania Trump

Melania Trump boarded a flight to a facility housing migrant children separated from their parents wearing a jacket that had "I really don't care, do u?" written on the back.

6/21/2018 2:29:03 PM

Koko and Penny Patterson

Koko became an icon for interspecies communication, meeting celebrities, caring for kittens and appearing in many documentaries.

6/21/2018 10:04:29 AM

Children throat singing

The Turtle Island Childcare Centre in St. John's is teaching its young charges Inuit throat singing as a way to pass an ancient tradition forward.

6/21/2018 1:35:08 PM