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.

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.

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.

‘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.

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.

‘Lean on each other’: First responder at Broncos’ crash says support helps in coping

As hundreds of would-be volunteer firefighters gather in Nipawin for training this weekend, Mitchell Lapchuk is going to hammer home a message he’s learned from years of handling the stress of responding to disasters — that it’s OK to ask for help.

Engineer fled war and racism to find community in Canada

When civil war broke out in 1993, the conflict wasn’t unfamiliar to Egide Nzojibwami. Expecting the violence to end as quickly as it had in the past, he brought his then-young family to Belgium to keep them safe, but the war persisted.

Health Canada’s ‘fake news?’ — It’s not fake but it’s not news either

Health Canada writing about itself is not fake because it’s fact-based, but it’s also not ‘news,’ journalism professor says.

Goal onslaught sends Winnipeg Jets into next round, fans into jubilation

Thirty-one seconds is all the Winnipeg Jets needed to send the Minnesota Wild into their off-season break.

Felix the cat has 1 less life after being rescued from Assiniboine River ice floe

Felix the cat didn’t get the message to stay off thin ice, so Winnipeg fire-paramedic crews were called in to save the stranded kitty from an ice floe on the Assiniboine River.

Desperate for French teachers, Vancouver comes to Toronto to recruit

The Vancouver School Board is in desperate need of French immersion teachers, leading members of the board to make the trek all the way to Toronto to try and recruit new staff.

Toddler found dead in Quebec City had been stabbed, police confirm

Police are asking Quebec City residents whose garbage bins have gone missing to contact 911 as part of their investigation into the death of two-year-old Rosalie Gagnon on Wednesday.

Burlington creek contamination turns out to be melting ice from arena

Crews worked overnight and into Friday afternoon to clean up a downtown Burlington creek after ice dye from nearby arena leaked into it.

American woman sentenced to life in prison for Valentine’s Day shooting plot involving Halifax mall

An American woman who took part in a plotted Valentine’s Day shooting rampage at a Halifax mall has been sentenced to life in prison.

Supreme Court’s free-the-beer ruling sparks fears of cannabis trade restrictions

A Supreme Court of Canada ruling on interprovincial beer imports has sparked fears that provinces and territories will be free to impose restrictions on cannabis flowing over their borders at a time the industry is in its early stages of growth.

From seafood to smokables: Newfoundland fish plant to be converted to cannabis

A local businessman hopes to revive a fish plant in Port Union, but with a focus on marijuana.

Actor Rob Lowe criticized over jokes about Halifax Explosion

Actor Rob Lowe’s jokes about the Halifax Explosion during a recent appearance on Jimmy Kimmel Live have drawn the ire of an Explosion researcher and author who says he should get his facts straight before talking about the famous 1917 blast that killed almost 2,000 people, wounded 9,000 and left…

Mosque shooting victim’s daughter tells sentencing hearing about losing ‘the best father ever’

Azzeddine Soufiane’s 14-year-old daughter left almost everyone in a Quebec City courtroom in tears on Thursday when she shared the last conversation she had with her father, who has been hailed as a hero for trying to stop Alexandre Bissonnette’s shooting rampage.

Nova Scotia PCs may offer sensitivity training after MLA’s comments labelled racist

The interim leader of the Nova Scotia PC Party says cultural-sensitivity training may be offered to its 16 MLAs after a comment made by one of them was labelled as racist.

3.6 magnitude earthquake hits Amherstburg, felt across Windsor-Essex

An earthquake hit Windsor and Essex County Thursday.

NDP MPP questioned staffer’s loyalty after taking parental leave, complaint alleges

A Hamilton-area MPP questioned a staffer’s commitment to his job for taking parental leave to care for his baby, in a voicemail obtained by CBC News.

Survivors of mosque shooting overwhelmed by anxiety, constant fear, court hears

Those who witnessed the deadly shooting at a Quebec City mosque and survived say they lost all sense of peace when Alexandre Bissonnette entered their place of worship, killing six men and wounding many more.

Humboldt Broncos GoFundMe closes, raises more than $15M

The GoFundMe page dedicated to the Humboldt Broncos, believed to be the largest of its kind in Canadian history, stopped taking donations at midnight Wednesday as planned.

‘We are sorry’: Facebook execs grilled by Canadian MPs over Cambridge Analytica scandal

Senior members of the Facebook leadership team faced a rough ride from MPs on Thursday for their failure to inform more than 600,000 Canadians that their privacy might have been compromised.

B.C. leads the country in C-section deliveries, data reveals

More than one in three deliveries in B.C. hospitals were by C-section last year, the highest rate of surgical birth in Canada, new national data reveals.

Tom Cochrane releases his reworked version of Big League

Tom Cochrane has released a reworked version of his song Big League and will donate all proceeds to a fund created to support those affected by the April 6 crash in Saskatchewan involving the Humboldt Broncos team bus and a tractor-trailer.

Wynne defends comparing Ford to Trump, says it’s not a campaign strategy

Ontario Premier Kathleen Wynne is defending her comparison of Ontario Progressive Conservative Leader Doug Ford to U.S. President Donald Trump this week, saying she doesn’t think her remarks will undermine the province’s trade relationship with the U.S. in any way.

Brother of crash victim says removing rumble strips could cost more lives

Just days after the 16th anniversary of his brother’s death, Ted Groen stood at the busy intersection of Alma Street and Howard Avenue in Amherstburg, Ont. where his brother was killed, saying town council has made a big mistake.