Israel-Hamas fighting looked headed for escalation after U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry failed Friday to broker a weeklong truce as a first step toward a broader deal and Israel's defence minister warned Israel might soon expand its Gaza ground operation 'significantly.'
The Canada Revenue Agency has told a well-known charity that it can no longer try to prevent poverty around the world, it can only alleviate poverty -- because preventing poverty might benefit people who are not already poor.
Residents of an Edmonton condo complex had their first chance to get back inside their units Thursday, days after fire tore through their building – meanwhile, Edmonton Fire Rescue officials said they were concerned over the number of fires caused by cigarette butts.
A day after a fire broke out in a west Edmonton condo building, causing millions of dollars in damages; officials with the condo board were releasing plans for residents to get their possessions back.
More than a year after Edmonton Police Service officers were called to a weapons complaint, and ended up going after the fleeing suspect – a chase that ended in shots being fired by police – investigators say charges will not be laid against the officers.
As major airlines continue to cancel flights scheduled to travel to Tel Aviv this week, the ongoing violence between Israeli forces and Hamas militants is also prompting one entertainment company to suspend shows in the troubled region.
The UN's top human rights official demanded Wednesday that all sides in the two-week war in the Gaza Strip refrain from indiscriminate attacks on civilians, warning that violations may amount to war crimes.