| Nov 7, 2013
| 12:32 PM
Toronto Mayor Rob Ford is learning that a bad situation can always get worse. Video has emerged that shows him angry and out of breath, ranting about killing someone.
"It's first-degree murder!"
"No holds barred."
"He dies or I die."
| Nov 7, 2013
| 3:36 PM
Two days after apologizing for having smoked crack cocaine, Toronto Mayor Rob Ford was confronted Thursday with another video in which he admits being "extremely, extremely inebriated" as he rants and threatens to kill someone.
The Toronto Star,...
| Nov 8, 2013
| 5:30 PM
Toronto Mayor Rob Ford on Friday lost the radio show he has used to ignite a conservative following and came under mounting pressure from family, colleagues and critics to resign or go on leave.
Fellow city officials in Canada's biggest municipality...
| Oct 23, 2013
| 8:03 AM
Before winning the Nobel Prize in Literature, Canadian short story master Alice Munro announced her retirement in an interview with Mark Medley of Canada's National Post.
“When you’re my age,” Munro said in June, “you don’t...
| Oct 5, 2013
| 11:57 PM
CAIRO — Egyptian authorities, seeking the quiet resolution of a case that had become an international embarrassment, have freed two Canadian citizens who had been detained without charges for more than seven weeks, according to the men’s...
| Oct 6, 2013
| 2:30 PM
ROME - Egyptian authorities have released Canadian filmmaker John Greyson and physician Tarek Loubani after they spent nearly 50 days in a crowded Cairo prison without charges being pressed.
Their detention had prompted a campaign for their release...
| Oct 28, 2013
| 6:14 PM
An Iranian-born Montreal man faces three criminal charges in an alleged attempt to board a Los Angeles-bound plane with bomb-making components in his carry-on luggage, Canadian media reported Monday.
Antony Piazza, 71, appeared in court a day after...
| Oct 29, 2013
| 6:30 AM
KNBC-TV Channel 4 is taking the bus.
Nearly 1,800 Los Angeles County buses operated by the Metropolitan Transportation Authority have become the latest vehicles for the local TV station's advertising sales and marketing.
The NBCUniversal-owned station...
| Nov 13, 2013
| 11:18 AM
Toronto city leaders on Wednesday urged disgraced Mayor Rob Ford to resign or take a leave of absence to "address your challenges privately," calling his admissions to smoking crack cocaine a distraction and a stain on the city's reputation.
| Aug 15, 2013
| 5:00 AM
The combination of Al Jazeera and America doesn't exactly sound like a match made in Heaven, or Jannah for that matter.
But that's not stopping the deep-pocketed media giant, funded by the government of Qatar, from spending hundreds of millions of...
| Jul 16, 2013
| 3:40 PM
The train engineer on duty during the July 6 Canadian rail disaster that killed at least 50 people and incinerated the Quebec town of Lac-Megantic is devastated and in seclusion, his lawyer told Canadian journalists Tuesday.
Tom Harding, who was the...