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Man arrested after hour-long, 170-kilometre joyride in Quebec police cruiser

YAMACHICHE, Que. — A man swiped a Quebec provincial police car Thursday and took it on a 170-kilometre joyride, authorities said. The incident began in Boischatel as police responded to an alarm at a home at about 5:30 a.m.

'Billion-piece jigsaw puzzle:' Canadians key to 1st complete map of wheat genome

SASKATOON — Canadian scientists are at the heart of a breakthrough in wheat genetics that could revolutionize how the world's most important crop can continue to feed a growing global population.
B.C. wildfire emergency prompts re-booking options from Air Canada, WestJet

B.C. wildfire emergency prompts re-booking options from Air Canada, WestJet

WestJet and Air Canada are offering more flexible flight options for passengers booked to fly in or out of some cities in B.C., where hundreds of wildfires have sparked a state of emergency.

Former NHL journeyman Enrico Ciccone enters political arena with Quebec Liberals

MONTREAL — The Quebec Liberals are beefing up their ranks by adding a hulking former NHL defenceman to run in the upcoming election in a riding that has long been a party stronghold.

Four-month-old baby pulled from under truck that rammed home in Surrey, B.C.

SURREY, B.C. — A four-month-old girl had to be pulled from under a pickup truck that rammed into her home in Surrey, B.C.
Trudeau to move forward to create residential schools holiday

Trudeau to move forward to create residential schools holiday

SAINT-EUSTACHE, Que. — The federal government will move forward to create a statutory holiday dedicated to reconciliation with Indigenous Peoples, Prime Minister Justin Trudeau said Thursday.
Greens won't run candidate in Burnaby South as 'leader's courtesy' to Singh: May

Greens won't run candidate in Burnaby South as 'leader's courtesy' to Singh: May

VICTORIA — The Green party will not run a candidate against NDP Leader Jagmeet Singh in the riding of Burnaby South.

Four-month-old baby pulled from under truck that rammed home in Surrey, B.C.

SURREY, B.C. — A four-month-old girl had to be pulled from under a pickup truck that rammed into her home in Surrey, B.C.
Pickle ice cream and steak eclairs: CNE unveils this year's wacky treats

Pickle ice cream and steak eclairs: CNE unveils this year's wacky treats

TORONTO — Chocolate-banana steak eclairs, pickle ice cream, fried frog legs and s'more fried chicken sandwiches are among the crazy gastronomic concoctions that will be served up at the Canadian National Exhibition when it opens in Toronto on Friday.
Toronto library gets public to craft new book, one tweet at a time

Toronto library gets public to craft new book, one tweet at a time

TORONTO — The Toronto Public Library is using the power of social media to build a work of fiction, one tweet at a time.