The Harper government's stubborn push to eliminate the deficit in its election-year budget has opened a debate: should it even bother scrambling to balance the books at all, particularly with the financial sting of the oil slump?
UN Security Council members were moved to tears Thursday as the first eyewitness to the latest suspected chlorine attacks on civilians in Syria emerged from the country to give a graphic eyewitness account of dying children.
Protesters in kayaks greeted a rig that could be used for oil drilling in the Arctic as it arrived Friday in Washington state following a journey across the Pacific that included being boarded by Greenpeace activists.
A night at a downtown Victoria motel turned nightmarish for one couple who woke up to find a strange, drunk man in their bed. Joanie Blair and her girlfriend were staying at the Island Travel Inn about three weeks ago when the incident occurred.