A Crown prosecutor says a Newfoundland man murdered his five-year-old daughter in a calculated plan to inflict suffering on her mother, his estranged wife.
A nine-year prison sentence for a day-care supervisor who used the toddlers he was looking after to make child pornography is enough to both denounce his behaviour and act as a deterrent to others, the Ontario Court of Appeal ruled on Wednesday.
Canada has closed its skies to Boeing's 737 Max 8 aircraft until further notice over safety concerns arising from the crash of an Ethiopian Airlines flight that killed everyone on board, including 18 Canadians.
Canadian passengers reacted with a mixture of frustration and disappointment about the effect the grounding of all Boeing 737 Max 8 aircraft will have on their best-laid travel plans, though some expressed relief about not having to fly on an aircraft that may be dangerous.
A Quebec man convicted of killing another driver and injuring two teenagers while texting at the wheel has been sentenced to four years in prison.
Police in New Brunswick say two missing inmates have been found, but another convicted criminal is now on the loose.
In a city that’s been hit hard by Ontario’s opioid epidemic, things are going to get a little tougher for the organizations that help the community’s most vulnerable.
An overnight fire on Potlotek First Nation’s Chapel Island in Nova Scotia that destroyed several cabins has been deemed suspicious by police.
Indigenous child advocates aren’t surprised that the Manitoba government systematically failed 15-year-old Tina Fontaine, as outlined in a new damning report on the events leading up to her death in 2014.
Cellphones will be banned in Ontario classrooms during instructional time, starting in September.
A judge has found a man guilty of second-degree murder in the slaying of Calgary Stampeders football player Mylan Hicks.
One year to the day after a young boy disappeared in north-end Montreal, his photo is being widely distributed in hopes of drumming up new information.
The Manitoba children's advocate is to release a highly anticipated report today detailing the investigation into the death of a First Nations teen whose body was found in the Red River.
A youth facing terrorism charges in Kingston, Ont., is due in court for a bail hearing today. He was charged in late January after a Canadian police investigation sparked by a tip from the FBI and has been in custody ever since.
Saskatchewan's Appeal Court is to start hearing arguments today about whether mistakes were made by a judge who ruled the province can't fund non-Catholic students attending Catholic schools.
A scorpion stung a passenger on an Air Transat flight from Toronto to Calgary two weeks ago, in what the airline is calling 'an extremely rare situation.'
Winnipeg’s spike in meth-related violence is prompting the Manitoba government to consider new powers for hospitals security staff, and review all security at health-care facilities.
A year after 10-year-old Ariel Jeffrey Kouakou vanished after setting out to visit a friend in north-end Montreal, new efforts are being launched this week to find him.
Eighteen Canadians were killed when an Ethiopian Airlines plane crashed shortly after takeoff, killing all 157 aboard. It was on en route to Nairobi, Kenya.
Ontario is weighing a ban on single-use plastics as part of a broader strategy to send less waste to landfills.
A leader of the Metis National Council has asked Veterans Affairs Minister Lawrence MacAulay to act quickly to ensure an apology is issued to Metis veterans from the Second World War before it's too late.
A Canadian singer-songwriter has had her instruments stolen on the eve of a U.S. tour.
A second earthquake in less than a week shook central Alberta on Sunday, although a seismologist notes it occurred in a different geologic region than a quake last week that's been linked to fracking.
Child protection hearings are usually not open to the public in Manitoba, but social media offered a glimpse of one family's situation when a video was posted in January showing police taking away a newborn from her mother in hospital.
Ontario Provincial Police in Haldimand County say a four-year-old girl is fighting for her life after she and a 13-year-old boy were struck by a vehicle early Saturday afternoon.
RCMP are investigating a dramatic bank heist in the community of Winfield, Alta. in which a stolen picker truck was used to pull a safe out of a wall.
B.C. may change its Civil Forfeiture Act to require defendants to prove that seized assets are not tied to illegal activity, which critics say may be unconstitutional.
A long-serving former member of the Nova Scotia legislature who racked up eight consecutive election victories has died.
The battle between the Ford government and parents took a new turn this week with news that a lack of confirmed provincial funding may put a camp for children with autism at risk of shutting down.
The past two years have not been easy for Quebec's three major police forces, whose officers have been working in a climate of suspicion, scandal and now an allegation of criminal wrongdoing at the highest level.
The Detroit Free Press reports Lake Superior was 94 per cent ice covered as of Friday, marking first time the largest of the Great Lakes had more than 90 per cent coverage in four years.
A man who surrendered to police after a hostage-taking in a Quebec bank was released from hospital on Saturday and is expected to face charges, according to police.