The man who shot and killed Cpl. Nathan Cirillo at the National War Memorial and was gunned down himself on Parliament Hill Wednesday morning told a B.C. judge almost three years ago that he was homeless and that he wanted to go to jail so he could change his ways.
CBC News has learned new details about Andrea Giesbrecht, the Winnipeg woman accused of concealing the bodies of six infants in a U-Haul storage locker earlier this week.
Canadians of Indian decent are celebrating across the country during Diwali, the five-day festival of light. At one Toronto temple, worshippers were mindful of this week's tragic events in Ottawa and Quebec.
A Doctors Without Borders physician who recently returned to New York City after treating Ebola patients in West Africa has tested positive for the virus, according to preliminary test results, officials say.
Former Guantanamo Bay prisoner Omar Khadr should be allowed to claim the Canadian government conspired with the Americans to torture him and breach his rights, a Federal Court judge ruled Thursday.
There was a great deal of chatter picked up about a terrorist attack but no specific threat to Parliament or Canadian Armed Forces soldiers in the lead up to this week's attacks in two separate provinces , CBC News has learned.
The family of Warrant Officer Patrice Vincent, who was killed Monday when he was struck in a targeted hit and run in St-Jean-sur-Richelieu, Que., is struggling to come to terms with his death.
The executive chairman of Google says the internet giant updated its encryption standards to make them unbreakable after learning the National Security Agency could spy on users.
Saks Fifth Avenue, which caters to a clientele with a taste for the finer things in life, is partnering with upscale food merchant Pusateri's in its soon-to-be opened Canadian stores.
Amazon gave a disappointing forecast for the crucial holiday quarter. The company also reported a wider loss than analysts expected for the third quarter, leaving investors asking 'where's the reward?'
Canadians may be buying more car than they can afford, and banks are making themselves vulnerable by allowing it, ratings agency Moody's says.
The first of the Canadian oilsands producers are noting the impact of a lower price for oil and increased development costs for new projects as they report third-quarter earnings.
Honda Motor Co. took the rare step of imposing pay cuts on its president and 12 other executives after the fifth recall in a year of its new Fit hybrid model.