Canada's war in Iraq and Syria is expected to cost more than half a billion dollars by this time next year, Defence Minister Jason Kenney revealed Wednesday, one day after federal budget reports stamped the estimate as secret.
The father of two teens at the centre of a deadly Miami gun battle says he feared for the safety of his boys in the big city and didn't want them to move there with their mother, a high-ranking Canadian diplomat.
Mario Reyes choked back tears on Wednesday while discussing his last-ditch attempt to remain in Canada as the clock ran out for thousands of temporary foreign workers like him whose work permits have expired.
The wreckage of an Air Canada plane that crashed Sunday has been removed from the Halifax airport's main runway, which will remain out of operation until damage is assessed and any necessary repairs are made, the airport authority said Wednesday.
When lawyers arrive at the Ottawa courthouse Tuesday for the long-awaited start of the Mike Duffy trial, they'll be armed with the equivalent of advanced degrees in the rules governing Senate expenses.