The Canadian Press

1,000 year Arctic storm linked to climate change: study

A study says that a howling beast of an Arctic storm that caused the worst flooding in 1,000 years backs up predictions that climate change will cause unprecedented and unpredictably violent weather...

Research In Motion recalls 1,000 PlayBook devices due to faulty software

TORONTO - Research In Motion (TSX:RIM) is recalling about 1,000 of its PlayBook tablet devices that were shipped with a faulty operating system. The company, which is best known for its BlackBerry...

Mixed reaction as Cdn banks and pension funds put in $3.6 billion bid for TMX Group

TORONTO-There was mixed reaction from the business community on Sunday to a home-grown multi-billion-dollar bid for the operator of the Toronto Stock Exchange that's being viewed as an attempt to...

Parliament to resume June 2

OTTAWA-Parliament will return June 2-one month to the day after the Conservatives won their long-sought majority. Government House leader John Baird said the Commons will first choose a Speaker, then...

Pride and regret for Canadian troops leaving Afghanistan as mission winds up

KANDAHAR, Afghanistan -- The slight swagger in the steps of Canadian soldiers in southern Afghanistan these days is tempered by wistfulness over what has been and what might yet come. As the sun...

Four B.C. Mounties in Dziekanski airport Taser case charged with perjury

VICTORIA -- Perjury charges have now been laid against the four Mounties who confronted Robert Dziekanski at Vancouver's airport and repeatedly stunned him with a Taser in 2007. But the four will not...

Al Jazeera says detained Canadian reporter moved from Syria to Iran

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates -- Syrian officials have told Al-Jazeera television that they have sent detained Canadian reporter Dorothy Parvaz to Iran, the broadcaster says. "This information has come...

Add to bucket list: CN Tower offers thrill seekers chance to walk on the edge

Brave souls will be harnessed in for hands-free along 1.5-metre-wide ledge around tower's pod, 356 metres above the ground.

Handwritten notes detail stranded B.C. woman's ordeal in Nevada wilderness

Penticton woman instinctively did all the right things to assist her survival and rescue, experts say.

Canada's economy creating more full time, and better paying jobs, says report

Employment growth is coming in the high-paying sectors -- and is outperforming the U.S., says CIBC study.