'Up' aviator Jonathan Trappe tries to cross Atlantic suspended by hundreds of helium balloons, fails
American aviator Jonathan Trappe made for a fantastic sight when he tried to cross the Atlantic suspended from 370 helium-filled balloons, but he didn't make it far.
Oil that exploded in Canada rail disaster was mis-labeled
Explosion from runaway train disaster in Lac Megantic, Quebec, killed 47 people and destroyed the entire downtown.
Polar bear attacks Canadian man who escapes using cell phone
"I heard he was bit in the ass," said one local resident.
ATMs that allow you to exchange cash for Bitcoins coming to Canada this fall
5 Bitcoin kiosks, similar to ATMs, are coming to Canada, with the first machine expected to land in Vancouver in early October.
Keystone decision not likely until 2014; senators urge end to delays
Officials pouring over 1 million public comments on $7B Keystone XL pipeline from northern Canada to Gulf refineries.
27 Hell's Angels members plead guilty to murder conspiracy in Canada
Twenty-seven members of the Hell's Angels biker gang in Canada pleaded guilty on Friday to reduced charges of conspiracy to commit murder.
Federal appeals court upholds California's ban on foie gras sales
New York, Canadian farmers had asked judge to suspend ban during court action.
Does world's 'responsibility to protect' civilians justify a Syria strike?
The architects of the UN's 'Responsibility to Protect' doctrine say it gives countries a mandate to attack Syria in order to stop mass atrocities.
Toronto mayor admits to marijuana habit
Controversial Toronto mayor Rob Ford admits to smoking "a lot" of marijuana, although he says he no longer partakes.
Colombia's ELN rebels free Canadian geologist
Jernoc Wobert was seized on Jan. 18 in northern Bolivar province along with two Peruvian and three Colombian miners.
Grizzly bear eats black bear on Banff hiking trail
The Sundance Canyon Trail in Banff National Park has reopened after a large male grizzly bear ate a black bear that apparently got in its way.
South Africa busts international child pornography ring
South African police arrest 6 men suspected of being part of an international child pornography ring.
Ted Cruz may have to wait months to renounce Canadian citizenship
Texas Sen. Ted Cruz, a possible Republican presidential candidate, vowed to renounce Canadian citizenship after Dallas Morning News revealed he holds US, Canadian citizenship.
Sammy Yatim: Toronto police officer charged with murder in controversial shooting (VIDEO)
Yatim was shot nine times and then tasered after he brandished a knife on Toronto public transit.
40 pythons confiscated from Canadian couple inside Toronto-area motel room
Police find 40 Ball pythons crammed into plastic bins after couple evicted from apartment.
Gays in Russia could find warmer welcome in Canada, minister says
Immigration Minister Chris Alexander says Canada would 'seriously' consider claims from Russian gays.
H&M pulls 'offensive' headdress in Canada after complaints
The Swedish retail chain pulled the colorful head bands after complaints they were offensive to aboriginals.
Boys killed by python died from asphyxiation, preliminary autopsies confirm (VIDEO)
Noah and Connor Barthe, two young brothers sleeping at friend's house, were killed by African rock python that might have mistaken them for prey.
Two boys in Canada killed by python as they slept
The two boys were killed by an African rock python as they slept in an apartment built over a pet store in New Brunswick, Canada.
'Concerned' Republicans press Obama on Keystone pipeline jobs
Obama said Keystone construction would create just 2,000 jobs, drastically lower than 42,000 estimated by State Department.
New Bigfoot video either masterful marketing, or proof Sasquatch lives (VIDEO)
Legend Tracker smartphone app asks for user videos, and gets two astonishing Bigfoot submissions within a week from Mission, British Columbia.
Sammy Yatim shooting video puts Toronto police on defensive
New security video shows police fatally shooting 18-year-old Sammy Yatim nine times, then using Taser, during confrontation.
Prince George brings fame, pending fortune to northern Canadian city
The city was named for King George III, or Mad King George if you know your history or Hollywood, so people there are happy with a new namesake.
Mayans to sue Canadian mining company over alleged murder, rapes in Guatemala
Mayan Guatemalans say mining company HudBay Minerals is responsible for security personnel killing an activist and raping 11 women.
Baristas unite! Halifax coffee shop workers push to unionize
The push came after workers at Just Us! coffee shop in the Nova Scotia capital formed a union, encouraging baristas from other cafes to do the same.
"Glee" star Cory Monteith died of heroin and alcohol overdose
The British Columbia Coroner's Service said that "Glee" star Cory Monteith, 31, whose body was found in a Vancouver hotel room on Saturday, died of a heroin and alcohol overdose.
Transportation nightmares for planes, trains, and automobiles
From the US to the Ukraine, it has been a deadly summer for transportation.
Concerts for cetaceans: Musicians perform for Canada's beluga whales (VIDEO)
Starting next week, musicians and other artists will put on a series of performances for the pleasure of the thousands of beluga whales that congregate near Canada's Hudson Bay throughout the summer months.
Quebec wreck: A disaster in the eyes of the beholder
The Quebec oil train explosion is seized on by fans and foes of fracking and the Keystone pipeline.
Senior charged after teaching 11-year-old neighbor to drive, run errands
Police charge a woman, 68, with two offences after pulling over 'very young-looking' driver.
Quebec train crash company president blames employee for fiery crash (VIDEO)
Angry residents of Lac-Megantic, Quebec, greet Edward Burkhardt as he tours town following deadly train explosion.