Sisters’ deaths in Thailand not from DEET, Quebec coroner says
A Quebec coroner is challenging the autopsy findings of Thai officials that ruled two Quebec sisters found dead in their hotel room in June were accidentally poisoned.
B.C. Conservative leader brushes off resignation demands
B.C. Conservative party leader John Cummins is brushing off calls for his resignation, describing the demands as a lot of noise with no substance.
XL Foods union calls for inquiry as E. coli cases hit 12
The union representing workers at XL Foods Inc. is calling for a public inquiry into the massive beef recall at the meat-packing plant in Brooks, Alta. The conference came hours before a 12th case of E. coli was confirmed, this one in Quebec.
Ontario to increase attention to Alberta to maximize business
Ontario’s minister for economic development says he plans to increase his department’s attention to Alberta by adding more staff to deal with trade issues.
Violent repeat offender to be released
A violent repeat offender who has a history of manslaughter, sexual assault and robbery in B.C. will soon be back on the streets, the CBC’s Tim Weekes reports.
How and why a navy spy sold secrets to Russia
Canadian Forces Sub-Lt. Jeffrey Paul Delisle sold secrets to Russia’s military intelligence agency using a system of USB keys and unsent emails to transmit the information from downtown Halifax to his home, then on to Russian agents.
11 teammates blow whistle on Lance Armstrong
The U.S. Anti-Doping Agency says 11 of Lance Armstrong’s former teammates testified against him in its investigation of the cyclist, revealing “the most sophisticated, professionalized and successful doping program that sport has ever seen.”
Veterans Affairs ends clawback of benefits for 2,500 families
Veterans Affairs is ending clawbacks for two more types of income-support benefits in the wake of a court ruling against deductions of long-term disability benefits for veterans receiving a disability pension.
Al Frederick to be next Windsor Police chief
Al Frederick is the new Windsor Police chief, CBC News has learned.
City approves downtown Calgary bike lanes
The City of Calgary approved plans Wednesday for two new bike lanes in the downtown core.