When 20-year-old Keziah Johnston of Coquitlam, B.C., died suddenly earlier this month, her sister Shiloh wrote an email to their mother about cherishing every moment. Just 10 days later, 22-year-old Shiloh died after being struck by a car that plowed into a power pole where she was standing in Burnaby.
Chemotherapy took such a horrific toll on Makayla Sault's weak body that she begged her parents to take her out of treatment and try instead traditional medicine, the mother of the 11-year-old aboriginal girl said Thursday.
China imposed a one-year ban on ivory imports that took immediate effect Thursday amid criticism that its citizens' huge appetite for ivory has fueled poaching that threatens the existence of African elephants.
The time is now to take on terrorists, Prime Minister Stephen Harper insisted Thursday even as his Conservatives agreed to opposition demands to devote more time to the study of their latest security bill.
A series of blasts in Cairo on Thursday killed one person and wounded at least seven, Egyptian security officials said, the latest in a wave of attacks using homemade explosives that authorities blame on Islamist militants.