The coast guard evacuated two cadets off the icebreaker Ann Harvey on Wednesday night after the ship struck a rocky shoal and punctured its hull while working off the coast of southwest Newfoundland earlier in the day.
Mario Reyes choked back tears on Wednesday while discussing his last-ditch attempt to remain in Canada as the clock ran out for thousands of temporary foreign workers like him whose work permits have expired.
Canada's war in Iraq and Syria is expected to cost more than half a billion dollars by this time next year, Defence Minister Jason Kenney revealed Wednesday, one day after federal budget reports stamped the estimate as secret.
Defence Minister Jason Kenney delivered a mea culpa Wednesday for his erroneous claims that Canada was the only nation outside of the United States with smart-bomb technology that was willing to launch airstrikes in Syria.
At least 40 current and former senators have received confidential letters from Auditor General Michael Ferguson about questionable expense claims, and one of them has been asked to account for more than $100,000, sources have told CTV News.
Opposition Leader Thomas Mulcair says the results of the auditor general’s investigation into senators' expenses should be released 'as soon as possible,' after CTV News reported that at least 40 current and former senators have received letters about questionable expense claims.
Islamic State militants infiltrated a Palestinian refugee camp in Damascus on Wednesday and were clashing with a Palestinian group, the deepest foray yet by the extremist group into the Syrian capital, according to opposition activists and Palestinian officials.