Vancouver has become the next stop for real estate tycoon and reality television icon Donald Trump's international hotel chain. The 63-storey tower's twisting design by now-deceased architect Arthur Erickson was originally meant for the cancelled Ritz-Carlton Hotel in the city's downtown core.
After a spring of sleaze, Quebec's Charbonneau inquiry is taking a break for the summer. While the inquiry will continue to conduct investigations and prepare for the fall session, the public testimony is done until after Labour Day.
The trial of an RCMP officer charged with perjury for his testimony at the public inquiry into the Robert Dziekanski case is hearing from witnesses who saw the Polish immigrant's fatal confrontation with police at Vancouver's airport.
Senior managers agreed that intervening every time a teen inmate tied a ligature around her neck was unnecessary because she was not always in immediate danger, an inquest into her death heard Wednesday.
Montreal will have its next interim mayor -- the third mayor in less than a year -- early next week. The city clerk's office has announced a vote will be held during a special meeting of council next Tuesday.
Manitoba is abuzz about the possible return of a significant Metis artifact. The bell of Batoche was taken by federal troops when the Metis were defeated during the Northwest Rebellion in 1885. It was eventually displayed as a trophy in an Ontario legion hall until it mysteriously disappeared in 1991.
Half of Canada's First Nations children are living in poverty, triple the national average, according to a new analysis of census statistics that pegs the cost of easing the problem at $580-million a year.
An Alberta collector who decided to start selling off his Wayne Gretzky memorabilia netted nearly $550,000 at an auction this week, including $356,000 for a jersey the Great One wore during the 1987 Stanley Cup finals.
A campaign that raised $200,000 to purchase an alleged video appearing to show Toronto Mayor Rob Ford smoking crack was a "beautiful example" of the fundraising power of the Internet, says the website that hosted the controversial crusade.