Western provinces report new highs in number of…

The latest: Alberta, Manitoba, Saskatchewan set new records for COVID-19 hospitalizations. Manitoba moving to red alert level, with social gatherings banned, non-critical businesses closed. Stricter measures coming to Toronto as province, city see new COVID-19 records. Belgium, among worst-hit European countries,…

Hong Kongs pro-democracy lawmakers resign en masse |…

Hong Kong's pro-democracy lawmakers said Wednesday that they were resigning en masse following a move by the semi-autonomous Chinese region's government to disqualify four of their fellow pro-democracy legislators. The 15 lawmakers announced the move…

How technology — and a global pandemic —…

On a grey, windswept spring day three years ago, Ryan Mullens sat next to the grave of a long-dead soldier in the green shadows of the Canadian military cemetery at Groesbeek, Holland. Clutching a wooden flute carved from…

Second World War vet turns 100 with a…

For more than 20 years, Second World War veteran Robert Spencer has attended every single Remembrance Day ceremony in Ottawa. "I think it's very important. It's important for history," said Spencer, who fought in France, Belgium, Holland and Germany as part…