The Canadian PressChinta Puxley WINNIPEG—A study assessing a Manitoba alcohol rehabilitation program indicates participants are more likely to have their babies taken from them at birth than those who aren’t seeking help. The study by researchers at the University of Manitoba also suggests that being in the three-year program helped […]

The Associated Press GREAT FALLS, Mont.—A bow hunter is recovering after he survived a grizzly bear mauling by remembering a tip from his grandmother and shoving his arm down the animal’s throat. Chase Dellwo, 26, was hunting with his brother northwest of the town of Choteau on Saturday when he […]

The Canadian PressMurray Brewster OTTAWA—Stephen Harper took the politics of niqabs to a higher level yesterday, suggesting a re-elected Conservative government would consider legislation banning the Muslim face covering for anyone dealing with—or working for—the federal government. He opened the door earlier in the week with a CBC television interview, […]

By Maria Cheng The Associated Press LONDON The biggest study ever of women who had ovarian tissue removed, frozen and transplanted suggests the experimental technique is safe and can help about one third of them to have babies. The procedure is intended for women with cancer who wish to preserve […]

The Canadian Press STOCKHOLM—A Canadian is co-winner of the 2015 Nobel Prize in Physics for his work on tiny particles called neutrinos. Arthur McDonald, a professor emeritus at Queen’s University in Kingston, Ont. and the director of the Sudbury Neutrino Observatory in Northern Ontario, and Japanese scientist Takaaki Kajita were […]

The Canadian PressDirk Meissner VICTORIA—It was the perfect Hollywood ending to a guns-drawn pursuit of a cougar bounding across backyards, over fences, and through garages in a downtown Victoria neighbourhood steps from B.C.’s legislature. Dozens of residents peered over fences or stood on balconies watching the drama as police and […]

The Canadian Press OTTAWA—Stephen Harper’s blockbuster trade deal upstaged Justin Trudeau’s students and the stage and screen stars backstopping Tom Mulcair yesterday as the three main parties began their two-week sprint to the ballot box. Mulcair, the NDP leader, had a stage full of television, music, and film personalities (it […]

The Canadian PressJim Bronskill OTTAWA—A new court ruling means a devout Muslim woman who chooses to cover her face now has a chance to become a Canadian and vote in the Oct. 19 federal election. The Federal Court of Appeal yesterday rejected a government request to put a recent decision […]

The Canadian PressChinta Puxley WINNIPEG—A reserve cut off from the mainland and under a boil-water advisory for almost two decades is taking its case to the United Nations. Shoal Lake 40 First Nation, which straddles the Manitoba-Ontario boundary, became isolated a century ago during construction of an aqueduct that carries […]

The Associated PressDoug Ferguson INCHEON, South Korea—Phil Mickelson studied the line of the putt from both sides, then stood over an imaginary golf ball about halfway to the hole and gently swung his putter to make sure he had the right read. And it wasn’t even his shot. “The first […]

The Canadian Press HALIFAX—Canadians are using a multitude of social media platforms to explore and expand expression, according to an expert, who says we’re more digitally creative than ever before. Social media always has been about communication but it hasn’t always been about content creation, noted Sidneyeve Matrix, a media […]