Simcoe County paramedic Frank Spiegelberg prepares to give blood Thursday to help fellow paramedic Brian Hekman, left, who is seeking a compatible bone-marrow donor for myelodysplastic syndrome.
Barrie councillors are looking at trading more height and density to developers for community benefits – providing planning merits exist.
One of the women involved with a slew of shocking sex offences involving children and animals pleaded guilty in Barrie court Thursday.
Who says you can only see dancing police officers in a Village People music video?
Seven people, including three children, were killed when a gas truck exploded and destroyed a large part of a maternity hospital in the west of Mexico City, emergency services said on Thursday.
After a frustrating bureaucratic battle, a young woman who lost both legs and six fingers after she was hit by a train in Montreal last month will hopefully be coming home to Ottawa in a few weeks.
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When it comes to city infrastructure, any form miscommunication or miscalculation lead to a bridge that’s too short or a lonely hydro pole in the middle of the road.
Attorneys at a New York City public defenders' office participated in an online video that advocated the killing of police officers, featuring the lyrics "time to start killing these coppers," a city investigation disclosed on Thursday.
Jurors at the terror case against two men accused of plotting to derail a Via train were given their first legal instructions Friday.
A Delta Air Lines Inc jet ended its flight from Minneapolis to Las Vegas on Thursday with its captain locked out of his cockpit, the airline said.
A Connecticut man who spent 21 years in prison after being wrongfully convicted of rape and murder was awarded $6 million on Thursday in the first such payout by the state.
The Northwest Territories announced Thursday it will begin a feasibility study that could be the first step towards construction of an oil pipeline along the MacKenzie Valley to the Arctic Ocean.
U.S. lawmakers in both houses of Congress introduced on Thursday a bill to protect and promote the rights of the international lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) community.
Islamic State's Egypt wing claimed responsibility for a series of attacks that killed at least 27 on Thursday in some of the worst anti-state violence in months, after commemorations around the anniversary of the 2011 uprising turned deadly this week.
A young Dutch-speaking man wielding a pistol forced his way into the studios of the national broadcaster NOS on Thursday demanding to be allowed to go on air, but was quickly arrested, television footage showed.
A passenger who said she had been raped by an Uber driver in India's capital sued the online car service in U.S. federal court on Thursday, claiming the company failed to maintain basic safety procedures.
Top government officials gave their first official briefing on the mission against ISIS in Iraq on Thursday and made no apologies for Canada's role.
A thief whose bank robbing spree spans three provinces has struck again, this time in Dawson Creek, B.C.