Helicopters crisscrossed the mountains above a remote district Tuesday near the epicentre of the weekend earthquake in Nepal that killed more than 4,600 people, ferrying the injured and delivering emergency supplies. Officials said 250 villagers were feared missing in a new mudslide.
National Guard troops fanned out through the city, shield-bearing police officers blocked the streets and firefighters doused still-simmering blazes early Tuesday as a growing area of Baltimore shuddered from riots following the funeral of a black man who died in police custody.
Protesters placed toilet seats on the steps of Parliament Hill Tuesday as they rallied against the so-called “Bathroom Bill” that would prevent transgender people from using single-sex washrooms and change rooms.
A Cape Breton man living with ALS is preparing to travel to a tiny village that has become a popular site of Christian pilgrimage, after locals reported seeing apparitions of the Virgin Mary more than 30 years ago.
The death toll from Nepal's earthquake soared past 3,300 Monday, and how much higher it would rise depended largely on the condition of vulnerable mountain villages that rescue workers were still struggling to reach two days after the disaster.
The evacuation of a flood-threatened northern Ontario community is nearing completion. Kashechewan First Nation Chief Derek Stephen said there are about 200 people remaining in the town of nearly 2,000.
A former combat commander who has led operations at home and overseas has been appointed to the country's top military job. Prime Minister Stephen Harper and Defence Minister Jason Kenney say Lt.-Gen. Jonathan Vance will be the next chief of defence staff, replacing the soon-to-retire Gen. Tom Lawson.
The Arab Spring may have started a revolution, but it will fail unless women in the Middle East and North Africa overthrow “dictatorship in the home,” according to Egyptian journalist and author Mona Eltahawy.
An Ontario teacher who was denied unpaid leave to take his 90-year-old father to a Second World War ceremony in Holland is getting support from strangers across the country thanks to the efforts of a Canadian musician.