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Montreal was warned years ago about cost overruns, report reveals

Montreal was warned years ago about cost overruns, report reveals

The City of Montreal has released an old report that suggests the municipality knew eight years ago that it was significantly overpaying for construction projects, perhaps by more than 30 per cent.
Canada honours fallen with Remembrance Day services

Canada honours fallen with Remembrance Day services

OTTAWA - A large hushed crowd converged around the National War Memorial in Ottawa on a chilly Sunday as the country paused for a moment to honour those who made the ultimate sacrifice for their country.
Prescription opioid deaths as high as drunk driving deaths, say B.C. officials

Prescription opioid deaths as high as drunk driving deaths, say B.C. officials

CRANBROOK -- People in southeast British Columbia are dying from prescription opioid overdoses at the same rate that they're dying in drunk driving accidents.
Graft threatens China, president tells incoming leaders

Graft threatens China, president tells incoming leaders

President Hu Jintao warned China's incoming leaders on Thursday that corruption threatened the ruling Communist Party and the state, but said the party must stay in charge as it battles growing social unrest.
Worker admits setting sub fire

Worker admits setting sub fire

A former shipyard worker who set fire to a U.S. nuclear-powered submarine, causing about $450 million in damage, pleaded guilty Thursday under an agreement that could send him to prison for nearly 20 years.
Blast, fire prompt evacuation

Blast, fire prompt evacuation

A precautionary evacuation of residents near a sulphur plant east of Guelph ended after a few hours Thursday. Fire chief Brent Marshall said there was a minor explosion and fire at the Holly Industries plant in Acton around 12: 30 p.m.
B.C. to protect caribou habitat

B.C. to protect caribou habitat

The B.C. government is promising to protect 90 per cent of the winter habitat for the northern caribou, considered threatened under the federal Species at Risk legislation.
U.S. Northeast digs out, gas rationing expands

U.S. Northeast digs out, gas rationing expands

'God hates us!' New York Post headline declares
Iranian jets fire at U.S. drone

Iranian jets fire at U.S. drone

Iranian warplanes fired at an unarmed U.S.
PM urges Obama to avoid 'fiscal cliff'

PM urges Obama to avoid 'fiscal cliff'

Harper calls president from India; consulate to open in Bangalore