National News

Outrage greets Tory proposal to quadruple pardon cost

OTTAWA — The federal government wants to quadruple the cost of seeking a criminal pardon to $631, sp… more
Terror suspect plans to fight extradition

EDMONTON — The lawyer for a Canadian man suspected of supporting a ter… more
Cyclone helicopters delayed for third time

HALIFAX — There has been a third delay in the delivery of a new navy h… more
Stakeholders could be steakholders

GRAND FORKS, B.C. — In this debate, the stakeholders could carry knives — and the horseradish sauce … more
Palin's family were Manitoba bootleggers

HARTNEY, Man. — When Sarah Palin mentioned last week that one of her husband’s forefathers came from… more
Nunavut man guilty of first-degree murder

IQALUIT, Nunavut — Jury members broke into tears Thursday after findin… more
RCMP may speed pre-flight screening but new Ottawa rules cause havoc, holdups
TORONTO — Ottawa’s move to call in the RCMP to help with passenger searches at Canada’s main airport… more
Canadian soldier killed by IED in south Afghanistan

KANDAHAR, Afghanistan A period of relative post-fighting season calm … more
Harper announces RCMP help for drug-war-addled Mexico

GUADALAJARA, Mexico — The Mounties will play a role in Mexico’s fight … more
Layton calls for release of Canadian-Iranian reporter held in Iran

TORONTO — NDP Leader Jack Layton is urging Ottawa to send a senior member of Parliament to Iran to s… more
Flaherty fires back on deficit

OTTAWA — Finance Minister Jim Flaherty has dismissed a prediction of deeper, longer-term deficits fr… more