October 31, 2013 Mayor Rob Ford says he hasn't smoked crack. A video that allegedly shows him doing just that was reported about, but not seen publicly, last spring. Now, police say they have that video. Images on it are "consistent" with earlier media reports, Toronto's police chief says.
September 30, 2013 The country wants to replace home and small-scale production with quality-controlled marijuana produced by large growers. Officials are tapping in to what they say will be a $1.3 billion medical marijuana market serving as many as 450,000 Canadians.
September 27, 2013 The Nordic Orion's journey across the Arctic, made possible by global warming, saved 1,000 miles and $80,000 in fuel, the ship's operator says.
September 10, 2013 A man in Churchill, Manitoba, saved his life by using the light from his cellphone to distract an attacking polar bear.
August 20, 2013 The Dallas Morning News reported Cruz holds dual U.S. and Canadian citizenship. In a statement, Cruz, who's been mentioned as a possible presidential candidate, announced plans to give up his Canadian citizenship.
August 13, 2013 MRWhen Detroit filed for bankruptcy protection last month, the people in Windsor, which is located directly across the Detroit River, took note. And while Detroit's economic troubles are far deeper than Windsor's, the two cities' economic fortunes are linked.
June 28, 2013 The Food and Drug Administration and the U.S. attorney's office in Colorado cracked down on more than 1,600 websites that the feds say are breaking the law in the way they're selling prescription drugs, some of them counterfeits.
June 21, 2013 In some smaller Canadian communities, the damage is breathtaking. One video shows an entire home being dragged by a swollen river. More rain is expected today in the region.
May 28, 2013 After a new version of the bill was introduced in 2011, the Bank of Canada heard from dozens of people who were convinced that it included a maple-scented scratch-and-sniff patch. The bank says it didn't do that. But imagine: What might be a good scent for U.S. bills?
April 30, 2013 The Neskantaga First Nation is grappling with mental health and other issues in Canada's northern Ontario, where a high suicide rate prompted officials to declare a state of emergency earlier this month. The community has a population of around 400.
March 18, 2013 The chopper swooped down. Ropes were dropped to the ground. Two prisoners clambered up and got away. But within hours, Canadian authorities had tracked them down. Just like in the movies, the bad guys were brought to justice.
March 15, 2013 Canadian officials are investigating a "highly unusual" incident in which a driverless van traveled across the runway at Toronto's Pearson International Airport, at the same time an Air Canada flight was landing. The plane's pilots did not heed commands to abort their landing.
February 26, 2013 A government agency in Quebec, Canada, has come under intense criticism after attempting to get pasta stricken from a restaurant's menu. The move had nothing to do with the food: Officials said Italian words such as pasta, calamari, and antipasto should be replaced with French words.
February 14, 2013 "Canada will never become a safe haven for zombies, ever," the nation's minister of foreign affairs declared this week. It was a tongue-in-cheek moment in Parliament. Or is tongue-in-cheek the wrong analogy in this case?
February 4, 2013 The USA's northern neighbor stopped distributing cents on Monday. The Canadian government expects to save millions of dollars a year. The case has been made for years that the U.S. should get rid of its penny too. Would that be a good idea?