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Canadians feeling more financially insecure this holiday shopping season

TORONTO - Feelings of financial insecurity could overwhelm the Christmas giving spirit, pressuring Canadians to be more frugal holiday shoppers this season, according to a survey released Tuesday...

Financial insecurity, salmon, and God top Canadian headlines

 Canadians are feeling the impact of worldwide financial volatility.  Occupy protesters move out of Halifax's city hall, while in Vancouver, they remain, to the consternation of Police...

Tests find no cases of infectious salmon anemia in B.C.: food inspection agency

OTTAWA – The Canadian Food Inspection Agency says tests on 48 salmon samples from wild and farmed fish have found no cases of infectious salmon anemia in B.C. Con Kiley, director of the agency's...

"God brought us together," says woman who saved Canadian after he fixed her flat

MILWAUKEE – When a good Samaritan from Canada stopped along a Wisconsin highway to help Sara Berg and her cousin change a blown tire, he remarked that "someone up above'' must have brought them...

Occupy protesters vacate Halifax city hall site ahead of Remembrance Day

HALIFAX - The public square in front of Halifax city hall was unoccupied Tuesday for the first time in nearly a month as anti-capitalist protesters moved their encampment ahead of Remembrance Day...

"Jobs not jails": Manitoba protesters rally against Ottawa's omnibus crime bill

WINNIPEG – Protesters outside the Manitoba legislature have warned that the federal omnibus crime bill being fast-tracked into law will cost taxpayers more, won't reduce crime and will create more...

Chief Jim Chu orders Occupy protesters to disperse after overnight scuffle

Vancouver's police chief has issued a public warning to Occupy protesters, ordering them to disperse after an overnight scuffle that sent two officers to hospital with human bite wounds. Chief Jim...

Montreal construction boss who slept with gun next to his bed spared criminal record

MONTREAL – Twenty-four weapons were seized in a series of raids, as was as an armoured vehicle. It was part of a spate of arrests for weapons-related offences last fall following high-profile Mafia-...
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