David Koch, billionaire conservative activist and donor, dead at 79
American billionaire industrialist David Koch, a former executive vice-president of conglomerate Koch Industries, and a major backer of conservative causes and political candidates, has died, his brother said on Friday.
3 people missing after Poland lightning storm that killed 5, injured over 150
Three people were still missing Friday in southern Poland after a thunderstorm with multiple lightning strikes hit the Tatra Mountains, killing five people and injuring over 150.
'We are being told that we're 2nd-class citizens': Sikh teacher says Quebec secularism law forced move to B.C.
A new teaching graduate who practises the Sikh faith has moved to B.C. to avoid Quebec's new secularism law, which makes it illegal for certain public-sector workers to wear religious symbols while on the job.
Woman found dead in car crushed beneath transport truck in fiery Ontario highway crash
A 34-year-old woman is dead and one eastbound lane of the Queen Elizabeth Way in Oakville, Ont., is closed after a fiery, multi-vehicle crash, provincial police say.
Canada halts Hong Kong consulate staff travel after U.K. case
The Canadian Consulate in Hong Kong have stopped allowing local staff to leave the city on official business, following the detention of a British Consulate worker in mainland China.
DFO will soon use satellites to fight illegal fishing worldwide
Fisheries and Oceans Canada (DFO) will soon be able to find boats in waters anywhere in the world with pinpoint accuracy, thanks to a new satellite system in orbit since June.