The Canadian Press

B.C. man who wins $35.7 million has plans for a Canucks game and a Texas ranch

Canada's newest multimillionaire is still trying to grasp the concept of winning $35.7 million in Friday's Lotto Max draw. David Rennie of Campbell River, B.C., says he was shaking so hard after...

Workers, Canada Post continue negotiations to avert possible strike

Canada Post and the union representing its urban-based workers were continuing negotiations on a new collective agreement as a union-imposed strike deadline loomed, the Crown corporation said...

Lawyers warn that even average social media users risking jobs with their tweets

TORONTO -- Manchester United is considering a ban on tweeting after star Wayne Rooney responded to a heckling soccer fan with: "I'll put u asleep within 10 seconds u little girl.'' Rocker Courtney...

One man dead after truck drives off ramp at BC Ferry terminal north of Victoria

SWARTZ BAY, B.C. - A man died Friday in a spectacular crash in which his truck sped off a loading ramp at a BC Ferry terminal, flew into the air and then plunged into the water, sinking 10 metres...

Canada's spy agency misses accountability mark set by Supreme Court, says report

OTTAWA -- Canada's spy service has failed to meet strict new accountability standards set by the Supreme Court, says a watchdog report obtained by The Canadian Press. The latest annual review from...

Economist's inadvertent email reveals a more pessimistic view from Mark Carney

OTTAWA - Bank of Canada Governor Mark Carney may be more pessimistic about the prospects for recovery in the U.S. and Europe than he lets on in public. A glimpse of the central banker's gloomier view...

Canada's wage gap is the result of a self fulfilling prophecy by women: study

GUELPH, Ont. - Female university graduates looking for their first jobs expect to earn less than men, and those lower expectations may be the very reason the very real wage gap persists, a new study...

B.C. judge says anonymity for sperm, egg donors is unconstitutional

A woman born as a result of donor insemination has won her legal battle seeking to end anonymity for sperm and egg donors in British Columbia. Olivia Pratten was born in 1982 as a result of donor...

Ontario man charged after allegedly concocting Oprah ticket theft story

CHICAGO - An Ontario man is facing a felony charge in Chicago for allegedly making up a story about being robbed of tickets to the final Oprah show tapings. Chicago media reports 44-year-old Robert...

Women link up on the web to bring convicted pedophile priest back to Canada

He must have thought he was through with Canadian prisons. Father Eric Dejaeger probably figured as recently as last spring that he'd never have to answer to accusations he'd betrayed the faith and...