Health Minister Rona Ambrose says Ottawa is offering a $125,000 lump sum payment to thalidomide victims. She announced the offer on Friday, saying the money is tax free and intended to cover urgent health-care needs.
Even some Conservatives say the party’s Facebook post promoting its anti-terrorism bill, using an image of a Somali militant and a quote threatening an attack on the West Edmonton Mall, was over the top. But the ad may also be in violation of the very law the government is trying to implement.
The fatal shooting of a soldier at the National War Memorial was “in retaliation for Afghanistan” and Canada's mission in Iraq, according to a cellphone video made by the gunman moments before the attack.
Thousands of British students mark World Book Day by going to school in costume as their favourite fictional characters. But one 11-year-old found himself in a bind when he dressed as Christian Grey, the S&M-loving billionaire hero of erotic thriller "50 Shades of Grey."
If the world is about to be taken over by slow-shuffling but brain-hungry zombies, what should you do? A group of American researchers made a few calculations, whipped up some maps, and came up with an answer: head to the Rocky Mountains.
Having a sick child is hard enough for any parent. But a family in Newfoundland is learning to stay positive as they care for a son with an incurable illness so rare, there's no one else in Canada who has it.
An 85-year-old man says his suburban Cleveland home has been pelted with eggs several times a week for a year, and police haven't been able to crack the unusual case despite stakeouts, questioning neighbours, installing a surveillance camera and even testing eggshells as evidence.