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Climate protesters arrested after scaling Montreal's Jacques Cartier Bridge

MONTREAL — Climate activists with the Quebec chapter of Extinction Rebellion were arrested on Tuesday after they scaled the structure of Montreal's Jacques Cartier Bridge, forcing authorities to close traffic as they mounted an operation to get them
Diab, who fought terrorism allegations, finally gets new citizenship certificate

Diab, who fought terrorism allegations, finally gets new citizenship certificate

OTTAWA — Sociology professor Hassan Diab has received a copy of his Canadian citizenship certificate a week after launching a court fight to get it.

Four teens facing murder charges in stabbing outside Hamilton high school

Four teens face first-degree murder charges after a 14-year-old boy was stabbed to death outside a southern Ontario high school, police said Tuesday as they alleged the attack was premeditated. Hamilton Police Det. Sgt.
List of Canadians who have won the Nobel Prize

List of Canadians who have won the Nobel Prize

Here is a list of Canadians who have won the Nobel Prize: 1923: Frederick G. Banting, Nobel Prize in medicine for the "discovery of insulin." 1949: William F.
'Stuff of which dreams are made:' Physical cosmology looks to explain the universe

'Stuff of which dreams are made:' Physical cosmology looks to explain the universe

WINNIPEG — When James Peebles was acknowledged by the University of Manitoba for his work in physical cosmology, the research was described as "the stuff of which dreams are made.
Olympic gold medallist Bruny Surin to run for city council seat in Laval, Que.

Olympic gold medallist Bruny Surin to run for city council seat in Laval, Que.

LAVAL, Que. — Olympic gold-medal sprinter Bruny Surin is entering a different kind of race — this time, for a spot as a city councillor in Laval, Que. Surin has announced he'll run in a Nov.

Teen accused of staging his kidnapping to get parents in China to pay ransom

RICHMOND HILL, Ont. — Police north of Toronto say a 16-year-old boy from China has been charged after he allegedly faked his own kidnapping.
Quebec man seeking to withdraw plea for killing unborn child seeks legal help

Quebec man seeking to withdraw plea for killing unborn child seeks legal help

MONTREAL — A Quebec man who pleaded guilty to fatally stabbing his unborn child will have a legal aid lawyer study his attempt to withdraw his plea.
Lawsuit settled in fatal wheelchair accident at New Brunswick train crossing

Lawsuit settled in fatal wheelchair accident at New Brunswick train crossing

MONCTON, N.B. — Three years after a Moncton man in an electric wheelchair was struck and killed by a freight train at a level crossing in the city, a lawsuit stemming from his death has been resolved.
A look at Canadian-born Nobel physicist James Peebles

A look at Canadian-born Nobel physicist James Peebles

WINNIPEG — A look at James Peebles, the Canadian-born physicist who shares this year's Nobel Prize in Physics. Age: 84 Early years: Born in the Winnipeg neighbourhood of St.