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The Canadian Press

Harper defends aide, senator following mysterious recordings

OTTAWA -The name of controversial Quebec construction boss Tony Accurso has cost the careers of figures connected to Montreal City Hall, and has suddenly landed like a ball of kryptonite on the...

Tories do damage control after abortion gaffe

DECISION 2011: Harper insists it's a dead issue after candidate makes funding comment.

Canadian nuclear plants to undergo safety, readiness assessment

Everything's on the table: plans, procedures, design, regulation and inspection regimes.

Ignatieff throws support behind nuclear power

DECISION 2011: The liberal leader throws his support behind nuclear power, but not coalition.

Charlie Sheen's charity cheque is bi-overdue

Manager says he'll make good on promise to bipolar group, may raise more money in Vancouver.

Kraft does a slow boil over student's cooking lessons

Food giant sticks a fork in his "Kick the KD" class.

Janitor says she was paid cash under the table to clean 24 Sussex

Contractor hired to clean prime minister's official residence accused of evading taxes and employment laws

Prince William and Catherine Middleton wedding to stream live on Youtube (for real)

The couple wish to strike a balance between a day that is sacred and intimate and a day that will be a cause for global celebration.

Canada's millionaires self-made

OTTAWA -A new report shows that Canada's rich didn't get there the old-fashioned way through inheritance, they earned it. The study by BMO Harris Private Banking finds that 94 per cent of Canadians...

Inflation increases chance of imminent increase hike

OTTAWA-The chances of an early hike to interest rates rose sharply Tuesday after Statistics Canada reported that annual and monthly inflation spiked in March, led by rising food and gasoline prices....