Canada

Tim Hortons CEO Makes an Abrupt Exit

May 25, 2011 - 2:27 PM

CP

Don Schroeder, president and CEO of Tim Hortons, has suddenly left the company, forcing the company to scramble for a permanent replacement.

Liberals Name Bob Rae Interim Leader

May 25, 2011 - 10:26 AM |CBC News

Sean Kilpatrick, Canadian Press

Liberal MPs chose Bob Rae as their interim leader Wednesday in a decision that was confirmed by the party executive.

Stephen Harper Goes to Europe for G8

May 25, 2011 - 8:03 AM |CBC News

Sean Kilpatrick, Canadian Press

Prime Minister Stephen Harper will travel to Europe on Wednesday on his first foreign trip since winning a majority this month.

Police Seek DNA Samples in Varaschin Case

May 25, 2011 - 7:42 AM |CBC News

CP

Investigators looking into the murder of Sonia Varaschin are seeking voluntary DNA samples in hopes of catching the Orangeville nurse's killer.

Crews Battle House Fire Near High Park

May 25, 2011 - 7:36 AM |CBC News

CBC

Firefighters are battling a two-alarm fire inside a vacant house near Bloor and Keele streets.

Canucks Fans Rejoice as Team Advances

May 25, 2011 - 7:06 AM |CBC News

Jonathan Hayward, Canadian Press

The Canucks downed the San Jose Sharks 3-2 in double overtime Tuesday to win the Western Conference final 4-1.

Joplin Braces for More Dangerous Weather

May 24, 2011 - 3:26 PM |CBC News

Jeff Roberson, AP/CP

In the aftermath of the deadliest tornado to strike the U.S. in more than 60 years, Joplin, Mo., braces for a possible second punch.

B.C. Man Blames WestJet for Mother's Death

May 24, 2011 - 7:20 AM |CBC News

Larry MacDougal, Canadian Press

His 87-year-old mother died of pneumonia a week after her spare oxygen was taken away during a WestJet flight.

New Liquor Laws Coming to Ont. This Summer

May 24, 2011 - 7:13 AM |The Canadian Press

Jacques Boissinot, Canadian Press

There's "overwhelming" public support for Ontario to relax its liquor laws — something the provincial government will deliver this summer.

Strong Winds Push Quebec River to New Record

May 24, 2011 - 7:06 AM |CBC News

Ryan Remiorz, Canadian Press

Towns and cities along the Richelieu River are on high alert as winds force water from Lake Champlain into the river southeast of Montreal.

Royal Couple Drawn to P.E.I. by Anne: Report

May 24, 2011 - 7:02 AM |CBC News

AP/CP

Anne of Green Gables is being credited for bringing the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge to Prince Edward Island this summer.

Dispute Between Quebec Police Officers Leaves 1 Dead

May 23, 2011 - 6:51 PM |CBC News

CBC

A domestic dispute on Montreal's South Shore has left one dead and the other wounded.