Why so few people on Six Nations reserve have clean running water, unlike their neighbours

A professor is calling attention to the dismal lack of access to clean running water on the Six Nations of the Grand River reserve in Ontario — despite it being a stone’s throw away from major towns and cities with fully functioning water infrastructure.

Tourists at French abbey Mont Saint Michel evacuated after threat

French authorities ordered tourists and others to leave the Mont Saint-Michel abbey and monument in western France on Sunday after a visitor apparently threatened to attack security services.

Radovan Karadzic, sentenced for Bosnian war crimes, gets appeal hearing Monday

The two-day appeal hearing in the case of Former Bosnian Serb leader Radovan Karadzic, who was sentenced to 40 years in prison for genocide and war crimes during the 1992-1995 Bosnian war, will begin on Monday at the International Residual Mechanism for Criminal Tribunals.

31 killed in Kabul suicide bombing

A suicide bomber struck a voter registration centre in the Afghan capital on Sunday, killing at least 31 people, officials said.

Lobbying commissioner asked to investigate Facebook

Canada’s Lobbying Commissioner is being asked to investigate whether Facebook is following the rules when it comes to lobbying the government.

Kendrick Lamar’s Pulitzer inspires Compton students from his former high school to ‘dream bigger’

Compton high schoolers say rapper Kendrick Lamar’s Pulitzer is encouraging others in his home community to strive for success.

Sustainable design, second-hand clothes: How you can become a conscious fashion shopper

From local, small-scale designers to huge corporations, it seems everyone wants to be on the sustainable fashion bandwagon. Here are some tips for how the average shopper can get on board.

Mi’kma’ki Water Walk moved to Earth Day to protest natural gas project

A sacred water ceremony by a group of First Nations women has been moved up to take place on Earth Day, due to their concerns about an ongoing natural gas storage project along the Shubenacadie River in Nova Scotia.

‘Greening’ project could end use of fossil fuel for Centennial Flame

The popular Centennial Flame monument on Parliament Hill has been drawing on natural gas from Western Canada for half a century. But Public Services and Procurement Canada wants a more eco-friendly fuel, and has launched a study to look at alternatives, including electricity and LEDs.

Liberal leadership and grassroots members appear to be on a different path at policy convention: Chris Hall

Grassroots Liberals know what the party needs to stand for in the next election. They made it clear to Justin Trudeau and his government this weekend that they expect the party to continue to push for progressive change, even if it runs counter to the prime minister’s own position, and…

PC Optimum member hit by theft a third time after Loblaws says password problem fixed

After getting hit by points theft once again, some PC Optimum members question a fix Loblaws says it has made to help curb the string of thefts plaguing the rewards program.

World’s oldest person dead at age 117

Japanese woman Nabi Tajima died of old age in a hospital Saturday evening in the town of Kikai in southern Japan, town official Susumu Yoshiyuki confirmed. She had been hospitalized since January.

Child’s body found in Ontario river downstream from where 3-year-old went missing during February flood

Ontario Provincial Police say a fisherman has found the body of a child in the Grand River, 13 kilometres downstream from where a three-year-old boy went missing during a flood in February.

Russia says not yet served with Democrat lawsuit over alleged collusion with Trump campaign

Russia has not been officially notified about the U.S. Democratic Party’s lawsuit over the results of the 2016 presidential election in the United States, the foreign ministry said on Saturday.

Nicaragua government open to negotiating reforms as protest death toll rises to 9

Nicaragua’s government says it is willing to negotiate over controversial social security reforms that have prompted protests and deadly clashes this week.

Canadian man imprisoned for 11 years in Ethiopia returns to Toronto

A Canadian citizen imprisoned in Ethiopia for more than 11 years has returned to Toronto after a gruelling campaign by his family and an international human rights groups to free him.

Verne Troyer, known for role in Austin Powers, dead at 49

Verne Troyer, the actor known for his role as Mini-Me in the Austin Powers films, has died at the age of 49.

Verne Troyer, known for role in Austin Powers, dead at 49

Verne Troyer, the actor known for his role as Mini-Me in the Austin Powers films, has died at the age of 49.

4 found dead at scene of suspicious vehicle fire: Timmins police

Timmins police say they believe they found the bodies of four people when investigating a suspicious vehicle fire near Timmins, Ont.

Alberta snowmobiler killed in 2-sled collision near Revelstoke, B.C.

An Albertan man driving a snowmobile on Boulder Mountain near Revelstoke B.C. has died after two snowmobiles collided, RCMP said.

‘Fear and division’: Trudeau rips Conservatives in campaign-style speech to supporters

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau took sharp aim at his chief electoral opponent, casting Andrew Scheer as a divisive force in a campaign-style speech to fire up his troops.

Canadian government and former federal employees reach settlement in ‘gay purge’

The Canadian government and members of the military and other federal agencies affected by the so-called gay purge have reached a proposed settlement in a class-action lawsuit launched in late 2016.

Chemical weapons inspectors in Syria reach Douma, get samples

A team of inspectors from the Organization for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons (OPCW) visited a site in Douma, Syria, on Saturday to collect samples as it tries to determine whether chemical weapons were used there on April 7, the agency said.

Aga Khan to visit Canada in May

The Aga Khan, one of the central figures in an ethics scandal involving the prime minister, will visit Canada to celebrate his Diamond Jubilee.

BP granted approval to start drilling off Nova Scotia’s coast

On Saturday, the Canada-Nova Scotia Offshore Petroleum Board (CNSOPB) gave the green light to the company to begin drilling one deepwater exploration well about 300 kilometres off the coast.

‘You can’t say enough about Mark Cross as a person’: Funeral Saturday for assistant Broncos coach

Mark Cross was a ferocious competitor when he played hockey, but those who knew him say the assistant coach for the Humboldt Broncos had a calming presence on his players, teammates and friends.

Shawn Mendes, Sting, Shaggy to perform at Queen’s birthday

Queen Elizabeth is marking her 92nd birthday with a Saturday night concert in London featuring singers such as Sting, Tom Jones, Shaggy and Canadian Shawn Mendes.

2 evacuation orders near Oliver, B.C., force people from more than 180 properties

Flooding has forced Regional District of Okanagan-Similkameen to order the evacuation of 33 properties Saturday, north of Oliver in the second evacuation order in 24 hours.

2 evacuation orders because of flooding in B.C. force people from their homes

Flooding has forced Regional District of Okanagan-Similkameen to order the evacuation of 33 properties Saturday, north of Oliver, B.C., in the second evacuation order in 24 hours.

Obamas, Clintons attend Barbara Bush funeral

Several former U.S. presidents are among the 1,500 mourners who have gathered at a Houston church for the funeral of former first lady Barbara Bush, who died on Tuesday at the age of 92.