The Conservatives have dumped a candidate in suburban Toronto who defended therapies that attempt to turn gays straight and who penned an editorial that referred to homosexuality as "unnatural behaviour" and heterosexuals as "normal."
Canada is ill-prepared for the "demographic bomb" set to hit the health-care system, NDP Leader Tom Mulcair said Tuesday as he highlighted commitments such as a plan to deliver universal, prescription drug coverage.
Most polls show the race is still a toss-up between the Conservatives and Liberals, but not every poll agrees. Is mode of contact the source of the disagreement? Poll analyst Eric Grenier takes a look.
Arthur McDonald, a professor emeritus at Queen's University in Kingston, Ont., is the co-winner of the 2015 Nobel Prize in physics. He joins author Alice Munro and insulin-discoverer Frederick Banting among prominent Canadian Nobel laureates.
Conservative Leader Stephen Harper says his government would consider banning public servants from wearing the niqab, but rejects the suggestion that recent assaults against Muslim women should stifle debate about the issue.
Waterloo Region Police say the arrow-shooting death of Michael Gibbon, 60, in Kitchener, Ont., is now being treated as a homicide.
A Roma rights group in Hungary is demanding several airlines, including Air Transat, pay back nearly 50 passengers it says were prevented from boarding flights to Canada — either because they are ethnic Roma or appeared to be Roma.
In the backwaters of Eastern Europe, authorities working with the FBI have interrupted four attempts in the past five years by gangs with suspected Russian connections that sought to sell radioactive material to Middle Eastern extremists, The Associated Press has learned.
Airbus on Tuesday called off talks with Bombardier over propping up the troubled CSeries jet, leaving the Canadian plane-maker facing dwindling options to keep its dream of competing in the aerospace big league alive.
The Canadian dollar continued its rise above 76 cents US on Tuesday after oil prices surged by more than five per cent.
Toyota Motor Corp. announced it plans to produce cars that are fully capable of self-driving on highways by 2020, as it demonstrated its “automated driving” systems in Tokyo today.
New York's attorney general on Tuesday sent letters to daily fantasy sports websites DraftKings and FanDuel demanding they turn over details of any investigations into their employees, saying they "may have gained an unfair, financial advantage in a contest known as Daily Fantasy Football."
A Calgary oil forecaster has a positive message to a beaten down oilpatch, as he expects prices to start recovering in the next year.
Starbucks Canada will introduce a mobile payment system that allows customers to order their coffee in advance to some of its Toronto stores next week.