The Canadian dollar fell sharply Wednesday to below the 80-cent US level as oil prices retreated to fresh six-year lows and traders considered a less dovish than expected announcement on interest rates by the U.S. Federal Reserve.
A Petawawa, Ont., mother is seeking answers after her son was dropped off at school following his usual morning bus ride with injuries he received when he got his tongue stuck on the window and his cries for help went unheeded.
Trevor Mills is starting a conversation about mental health right in the classroom. A high school teacher at Kitsilano Secondary in Vancouver, Mills uses rap to get students to open up about the stigma of mental illness.
Former South Korean President Lee Myung-bak says late North Korean leader Kim Jong Il repeatedly pushed for summit talks with him. But he says the plans failed because Pyongyang demanded $10 billion and large-scale shipments of food and fertilizer.
A hostage who died during a siege in a downtown Sydney cafe was killed when she was struck by fragments of a bullet fired from a police officer's gun as authorities stormed the cafe to end the 16-hour standoff, a lawyer told an inquest on Thursday.
The Dutch man accused of cyberbullying a British Columbia teen who died by suicide has penned an open letter from jail in the Netherlands proclaiming his innocence and denying he was "the so-called tormentor" of Amanda Todd.