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Tim Bosma murder suspect, Dellen Millard made surprising decision to dismantle family business

In his role as a business development consultant to Millardair’s new Waterloo airport venture, Al Sharif was happy to have only limited contact with …

Conservatives have given Canada a voice in Israeli-Palestinian conflict, but are we still seen as an ‘honest broker’?

<i>Canada’s vigorous defence of Israel has dramatically raised this country’s profile in the region, earning praise and condemnation. In a four-part</i> …

Inteliscope

While you won't see Seal Team Six storming walled compounds with iPhones strapped to their rifles, it doesn't mean yours isn't welcome at the range. …

Scratch and sniff cash? Canadians ask Bank of Canada about maple syrup smell on new bank notes

OTTAWA — The penny may be history, but some Canadians suspect the Bank of Canada has been circulating a new scent along with its plastic bank …

This Incredible Full Scale Lego X-Wing Is the Largest Model In History

This is truly unbelievable: Lego has built a <i>1:1 scale model</i> of the X-Wing fighter using an astounding <i>5,335,200 bricks!</i> It's as big as the real thing, …

Smartphone maker HTC in ‘freefall,’ bleeding high-level talent amid disappointing sales: reports

All is not well inside HTC Corp. The embattled Taiwanese smartphone manufacturer is shedding employees at an ever quickening pace, after its flagship …

'A real suicide run': 70 years after the Dambusters raid, an airman tells remarkable tale

Afraid?<p>Hell, yes, Fred Sutherland was afraid. Terrified. Every airman in the briefing room at Royal Air Force base Scampton was, and if they were …

U.S. braces for 'Swarmageddon' as billions of cicadas expected to emerge after 17 years underground

America’s East Coast is bracing for a cacophonous summer as hordes of flying insects emerge for a once-in-a-generation phenomenon popularly known as …

Wireless stranglehold: How Ottawa failed to break the dominance of the Big Three

In 2008, Ottawa took bold steps explicitly designed to shake up a wireless communications sector dominated by three big players, determined to give …

Why many women are putting their careers on pause to have children while in their 20s

Tanya Granic Allen was an upwardly mobile 20-something woman in Toronto: She lived in a Bay Street condo, worked at least 60 hours a week as a …

'They’re so out of touch': British Columbians stuck with Canada's most isolated provincial capital

When the Big One finally hits coastal B.C., while Vancouver’s earthquake-proof skyline and the region’s many wood homes will come out largely …

After 26-year fight, Canada finally deports Palestinian terrorist convicted of attack on Israeli plane

A Palestinian terrorist who “made a mockery” of Canada’s immigration system by avoiding deportation for 26 years has finally been expelled, the …

Highway tolls, fuel tax and parking fees could pay for Toronto transit if Metrolinx has its way

[np_storybar title=”Rob Ford responds to transit-funding plan by pretending to vomit in front of reporters” …

All bets are on: Do casinos pay off for cities?

<b>This article appears in the April edition of the Financial Post Magazine. Visit the iTunes store to download the iPad edition of this month’s …

Schools should train teachers to carry guns, NRA-backed task force says prior to Senate gun control debate

WASHINGTON — Schools across the nation should train selected staff members to carry weapons and should each have at least one armed security officer …