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HALIFAX - The Halifax Chronicle Herald issued layoff notices to 20 unionized newspaper employees today in a bid to cut costs.

Herald CEO Mark Lever says the move was made because of declining adverti

MONCTON, N.B.

TORONTO - A Toronto man broke into dozens of homes, often while the homeowners were sleeping, took property and on numerous occasions sexually assaulted the female occupants before making an escape, "

VANCOUVER - The governing council of the Law Society of British Columbia has voted to uphold the results of a member referendum, and reject accreditation for graduates of a Christian law school.

The

OTTAWA - Prime Minister Stephen Harper has announced plans for his third visit to China, set to begin next week.

The prime minister will lead a Canadian business delegation to the industrial city of

HALIFAX - Police say an armed man dressed as Batman tried to hold up an armoured vehicle as guards were making a delivery at a bank in the Halifax area.

Clad in a Batman mask, a hoodie and jeans, the

KUWAIT CITY - Two Canadian CF-18 fighters conducted the country's first combat mission over Iraq, but bad weather west of Baghdad prevented them from striking any Islamic State targets, the task force

TORONTO - Toronto Mayor Rob Ford says a cancerous tumour in his abdomen has not shrunk after two rounds of chemotherapy, and he will need another round.

Ford tells the Toronto Sun he will start the n

CALGARY - A man is dead after a shooting involving police in Calgary.

Investigators say in a release that officers went to a southeast neighbourhood early Friday morning after getting word about a ma

ST. JOHN'S, N.L.