The Canadian Press

Canada drops 240 smart bombs on Libya but reluctant to reveal cost of mission

Forces spokesman says Canadian warplanes have dropped 240 laser-guided bombs on Libyan targets since March 31.  The information comes from a weekly briefing on Canada's participation in the NATO...

Liberals to cut HST to 10 per cent if B.C. voters support tax in summer referendum

Finance Minister Kevin Falcon promises to cut HST by two per cent -- if B.C. voters agree to support the tax in this summer's referendum.

Bob Rae named interim leader of federal Liberal party

OTTAWA -- Bob Rae has been chosen as interim leader of the devastated federal Liberal party. Rae had to give up his long-term leadership ambitions to take the interim post. The much-diminished...

Vancouver erupts in massive street party as Canucks advance to Stanley Cup final

 Canucks fans are pouring onto the streets of Vancouver to celebrate the team's first trip to the Stanley Cup final in 17 years The Canucks defeated the San Jose Sharks 3-2 in second overtime,...

Jersey draped Canucks fans in Vancouver making bold predictions ahead of Game 5

 Canucks fans measure their anticipation in years. It's been 17 since the Vancouver team last made it to the Stanley Cup final, losing the 1994 series to the New York Rangers. And 41 since the...

Canada imposes economic sanctions on Syria, including ban on export of munitions

OTTAWA - Canada has imposed economic sanctions against Syria in response to the Middle East country's violent suppression of anti-government protesters. In announcing the measures Tuesday, Foreign...

Canada gets failing grade for lax enforcement of anti bribery laws

OTTAWA - Canada has been singled out as the only country in the G7 that's failing to enforce anti-bribery rules against its businesses operating abroad. For the seventh year in a row, Transparency...

Holiday weekend brings fatal car crashes across the country; at least 17 dead

TORONTO - The long weekend was marred by deaths on roads and waterways across the country. There were more deaths on Ontario highways this Victoria Day weekend than last year, with five people killed...

House debates whether to send oil from Alberta to the Texas Gulf Coast

WASHINGTON - A dispute over a plan to send oil from Alberta to the Texas Gulf Coast moved to Capitol Hill on Monday, where a House panel debated whether to speed a decision by the Obama...

B.C. government launches over 8,000 lawsuits to recover health costs

VANCOUVER - It started with an innocent walk across the street. George Kripner was hit by a vehicle driven by an alleged drunk driver, setting off a lawsuit which involves neither Kripner, nor the...