The Canadian Press

Trapper kills wolf dog that terrified residents of Bowen Island, B.C.

BOWEN ISLAND, B.C. - A wolf-dog cross that has been prowling the suburban Vancouver community of Bowen Island has been killed by a trapper. Municipal officials called in veteran trapper Allan Starkey...

HIV killer: not wearing a condom would be OK if a woman is a 'risk taker'

HAMILTON, Ont. - A man believed to be the first in Canada convicted of murder through HIV transmission told a court Thursday that if he is ever released from prison he will always disclose his status...

Russia says Canada's Arctic criticisms show lack of understanding of "reality"

OTTAWA - A senior Russian diplomat says the Harper government's pointed public criticisms of his country's motives in the Arctic are not grounded in reality. Russia's ambassador-at-large for Arctic...

Reports of royal interest in 'Anne of Green Gables' causes excitement in P.E.I.

CHARLOTTETOWN - Tourism promoters in Prince Edward Island are abuzz over reports that the ``Anne of Green Gables'' novel may have inspired Prince William and Kate Middleton's upcoming trip to the...

Tories would force prisoners to work if they form next government: Hudak

TORONTO - Progressive Conservative Leader Tim Hudak says he'll put provincial prisoners to work if he becomes Ontario's next premier. He says prisoners would be forced to rake leaves, clean graffiti...

NDP shadow cabinet a mix of veterans, newcomers

OTTAWA - Opposition Leader Jack Layton is mixing old and new faces in his shadow cabinet and spreading the portfolios far and wide to give a broad array of MPs some experience. Among the familiar...

Harper, Obama to talk perimeter security on sidelines of G8 meeting

DEAUVILLE, France - Prime Minister Stephen Harper and U.S. President Barack Obama were expected to meet Thursday to discuss the next stage of the perimeter security agreement. The meeting will take...

Huffington Post launches Canadian site with blogs from Suzuki, May, Tilly

TORONTO - The Huffington Post news website has launched its first international incarnation with HuffPost Canada. In a blog post, co-founder Arianna Huffington said the new site would provide a ``...

Website offers artwork from man convicted of killing, hacking up Edmonton man

EDMONTON - A website says it will sell artwork done by an amateur filmmaker in Edmonton who was convicted of killing a man, hacking up his body and dumping it in the sewer. The site, called The Voice...

Olympics and '94 riots in mind as police prepare for Vancouver's Stanley Cup run

The last time the Vancouver Canucks made it to the Stanley Cup final, it didn't end well. First, they lost the 1994 series to the New York Rangers. Then, rioters in Vancouver caused $1 million in...