GARRISON PETAWAWA - A newly renamed unit has welcomed its new commanding officer.
Roughly 100 members of the 3rd Battalion, Royal Canadian Regiment (3 RCR), along with a handful of soldiers from a variety of other units stationed at Garrison Petawawa, returned to home soil on Tuesday afternoon after months spent in Eastern Europe as part of the massive Operation Reassurance.
As anyone who has had children in hockey, sports are a family affair. Whether it's shuttling to and from practice, carving out a chunk of the family budget for equipment, or travelling to tournaments, it takes a team to be on a team.
A group of local youth from the Salvation Army Youth Centre, with the help of the Pembroke Business Improvement Area and the Renfrew County and District Health Unit, has been working to butt out smoking in public spaces, all part of the Love My Life… Tobacco Free program (LML).
SRB Technologies will be a fixture in the Pembroke and area industrial landscape for another seven years, after the Canadian Nuclear Safety Commission granted the company a seven-year license to operate this week.
It was a cup of coffee which first indicated Terry Steve's life was about to change in a dramatic way.
The Renfrew County Child Poverty Action Network received a big boost to their efforts to break the cycle of poverty.
SAN DIEGO - A woman with amnesia who has been undergoing cancer treatments since she was found semiconscious in Southern California has turned to social media and law enforcement as she struggles to rekindle memory of her own identity and any family she may have.
HAVANA/WASHINGTON - The United States and Cuba formally agreed on Wednesday to restore diplomatic relations on July 20, setting up a trip to Havana by John Kerry, who would become the first U.S. secretary of state to visit the country in 70 years.
ISMAILIA, Egypt/CAIRO - Egypt's army said on Wednesday more than 100 militants and 17 soldiers were killed in simultaneous attacks on military checkpoints in North Sinai, in the most sustained fighting of its kind in years in the restive province.
A Tennessee hardware store owner who objects to the U.S. Supreme Court's ruling permitting same-sex marriage across the country posted a "No Gays Allowed" sign at his store on Monday, according to a local media report.
TAIPEI - The crew of a TransAsia Airways ATR plane that crashed in Taiwan in February, killing 43 people on board, had shut off the working engine after the other lost power, a source with direct knowledge of the matter said on Wednesday.
TUNIS - Thirty Britons and eight other foreigners were killed last Friday when a gunman opened fire on holiday-makers at a Tunisian hotel, Tunisia's health ministry said on Wednesday, completing the last formal identification.
MEDAN, Indonesia - Indonesia's president promised a review of the country's ageing air force fleet and a defence modernisation drive on Wednesday, as the death toll from the crash of a military transport plane in the north of the country climbed to around 140.
Department store Macy's Inc said on Wednesday that it would end its business relationship with Donald Trump, becoming the latest company to sever ties with the real estate developer and TV personality after his comments insulting Mexicans.
A woman who gave birth alone and was stranded for days in a remote area of Northern California survived the ordeal by starting a fire that roared out of control and drew firefighters to her rescue, local media reported.
The white supremacist Ku Klux Klan has received approval from South Carolina officials to hold a pro-Confederate flag rally at the state capitol, a newspaper reported on Monday, less than two weeks after a white man shot dead nine people in a black church.
Republican presidential candidate Jeb Bush released 33 years of tax records on Tuesday showing that his net worth of between US$19 million and $22 million has been amassed largely through investments and speaking fees.
Families whose homes were destroyed in a massive grassland wildfire in Washington state were allowed to return to their residences on Tuesday, as firefighters fought to contain the virtually unchecked blaze, officials said.