The mother of a Toronto man believed to be missing following a deadly earthquake and avalanche in Nepal says her "prayers have been answered" after the 22-year-old reached out to let her know he's safe.
The death toll from Nepal's earthquake soared past 3,300 Monday, and how much higher it would rise depended largely on the condition of vulnerable mountain villages that rescue workers were still struggling to reach two days after the disaster.
Kashechewan First Nation Chief Derek Stephen has now ordered the complete evacuation of his flood threatened town on the western shore of James Bay. More than 1,400 residents had already been evacuated by Friday, and a statement issued by Kashechewan First Nation Communications says the remaining 400 or so will be moved out by tomorrow.
A former combat commander who has led operations at home and overseas has been appointed to the country's top military job. Prime Minister Stephen Harper and Defence Minister Jason Kenney say Lt.-Gen. Jonathan Vance will be the next chief of defence staff, replacing the soon-to-retire Gen. Tom Lawson.
The Arab Spring may have started a revolution, but it will fail unless women in the Middle East and North Africa overthrow “dictatorship in the home,” according to Egyptian journalist and author Mona Eltahawy.
An Ontario teacher who was denied unpaid leave to take his 90-year-old father to a Second World War ceremony in Holland is getting support from strangers across the country thanks to the efforts of a Canadian musician.
A prosecutor's rare tactics to block a British Columbia man who murdered his three children from gaining some freedom is laying the groundwork for a possible test of the Conservative government's tough-on-crime agenda.
With Britain's general election fast approaching, almost anything can become political -- even Prince William and his wife Kate's choice of private medical care for the upcoming birth of their second child.
Pittsburgh Penguins superstar Sidney Crosby has been added to Canada's roster for the upcoming world hockey championship, giving the Canadian team a huge boost as it seeks to win its first gold medal since 2007.