National

CALGARY - Alberta's Wildrose party has named an interim leader after Danielle Smith and eight other caucus members bolted to the governing Progressive Conservatives.

Heather Forsyth is one of the fiv

OTTAWA - The Conservative cabinet minister responsible for freedom of information says some federal data cannot be released to the public in electronic format because people might alter it and spread

OTTAWA - There are a couple of national discussions that few governments want to risk political capital to wade into — one is the Constitution, the other is the Indian Act.

Conservative MP Rob Clarke

VANCOUVER - The lawyer for a man who covertly recorded people using the washroom in his Vancouver restaurant says her client was driven by the thrill of knowing people's secrets, not sexual impulses.

DETROIT - A 22-year-old Canadian man who was shot by U.S.

TORONTO - An Ontario man will be tried for a fourth time in September 2016 in the murder of a nursing assistant who was killed 33 years ago in the Hamilton area.

Diane Werendowicz died in 1981.

EDMONTON - A 21-year-old man has been charged with attempted murder, aggravated sexual assault and kidnapping in an attack on a six-year-old girl on a reserve west of Edmonton.

RCMP say James Cliffor

TORONTO - Toronto's transit authority will be speeding up its review of bus and streetcar operators following the death of a 14-year-old girl who was killed after being hit by a city bus.

Toronto Tra

VANCOUVER - New climate-change research involving a University of British Columbia scientist predicts that one of the West Coast's most prized salmon stocks could be wiped out over the next 85 years.

An Egyptian-Canadian journalist who has spent the last year in a Cairo prison sounded the alarm about his network's approach to Egypt's precarious security situation months before he and his colleague