Are we driving our kids to unhealthy habits? That's what a new report asks readers, as it details how Canadian schoolchildren are more likely to be driven to and from school and to after-school activities than they were in generations past.
On the heels of a five-month stay aboard the International Space Station, captivating audiences worldwide with tweets and photos from orbit, astronaut Chris Hadfield says he hopes his highly-publicized mission will spur continued support for the Canadian Space Agency.
Prime Minister Stephen Harper's former special counsel and legal adviser worked on the legal deal between Nigel Wright and Sen. Mike Duffy's lawyer that called for Wright to help Duffy pay off $90,000 in invalid expense claims, CTV News has learned.
Anyone who wants to use public office for their own benefit should find a new line of work, Prime Minister Stephen Harper said Tuesday -- for the first time addressing a deepening scandal related to Sen. Mike Duffy's repayment of improperly filed expenses.
A week ago, not many Canadians had heard of singer Alexis Normand. Today, she's rather famous, but perhaps not in the way she had hoped. Normand is the French-Canadian singer who's earned a degree of infamy for botching the American national anthem before Saturday's Memorial Cup hockey game in Saskatoon.
BEIJING, China - Two emotionless prison guards watch Ai Weiwei as he eats, sleeps, paces, showers - and even sits on the toilet - in the Chinese artist's new obscenity-filled, metaphor-rich music video mocking state power.
WASHINGTON - The most far-reaching U.S. immigration legislation in about two decades moved forward on a solid bipartisan vote in the Senate Judiciary Committee after supporters avoided a controversy over the rights of gay spouses.
Daniel Paille snapped a tie with 3:31 left in the third period, and the Boston Bruins put the New York Rangers on the brink of elimination with a 2-1 victory in Game 3 of the Eastern Conference semifinal series on Tuesday night. The win gives the Bruins a 3-0 lead in the best-of-seven series.
Kelly Johnson and Desmond Jennings homered and Tampa Bay starter Alex Cobb pitched 6 1-3 strong innings as the Rays defeated the Toronto Blue Jays 4-3 on Tuesday night at Rogers Centre. Starter Ramon Ortiz (1-2) took the loss for Toronto, which had its four-game home winning streak come to an end.
Bryan Colangelo's time as general manager of the Toronto Raptors is over. However, he will remain as the team's president, reporting directly to new Maple Leaf Sports and Entertainment CEO Tim Leiweke. Colangelo won't have the final say on basketball-related decisions anymore though. That job will belong to the team's new general manager, whom Leiweke is hoping to have in place in the next 30 days.
Nick Gilbert and the Cleveland Cavaliers have beaten the NBA lottery odds again. The Cavaliers won the lottery for the second time in three years Tuesday, giving them the No. 1 pick for the June 27 draft. The Toronto Raptors were unable to move up from the 12th spot, meaning the Oklahoma City Thunder will receive that pick, which they acquired by trade via Houston.
Tony Parker had 15 points and a career playoff-high 18 assists, Tim Duncan scored San Antonio's first six points of overtime and the Spurs bounced back after squandering a 13-point lead in the fourth quarter to beat the Memphis Grizzlies 93-89 on Tuesday night. The Spurs took a 2-0 lead in the Western Conference finals with Game 3 on Saturday in Memphis.
Martin Frk had a hat trick and an assist and Darcy Ashley also scored twice and had an assist of his own Tuesday as the Halifax Mooseheads hammered the London Knights 9-2 in the final round-robin game for both teams at the MasterCard Memorial Cup. Halifax has booked a spot in at least Friday's semifinal with a clinical offensive performance.
WASHINGTON - Twitter is booming as a social media destination for U.S. teenagers who complain about too many adults and too much drama on Facebook, according to a new study about online behaviour. It said teens are sharing more personal information about themselves even as they try to protect their online reputations.