News: Canada

Campers gather for Boler's birthday

Friday  23:45,   17 august 2018
msn

Campers gather for Boler's birthdayWINNIPEG - Angela Durand sits outside her camper which is decorated to look just like the yellow submarine in the well-known song by The[...]
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Susan Delacourt: Can the drifting Liberals find a future in their past?

Friday  22:05,   17 august 2018
thestar

Susan Delacourt: Can the drifting Liberals find a future in their past?When politicians start talking a lot about their old promises, it’s safe to bet that they’re in the midst of making new[...]

Hospitals prepare to lose Saudi physicians

Friday  22:03,   17 august 2018
msn

Hospitals prepare to lose Saudi physiciansPaul-Emile Cloutier, the president and CEO of HealthCareCan, says the primary concern among some hospitals is that there will be a delay in care in certain medical[...]

‘Total disregard for life.’ Toronto police ID victim in fatal drive-by shooting in Rexdale

Friday  21:51,   17 august 2018
thestar

‘Total disregard for life.’ Toronto police ID victim in fatal drive-by shooting in RexdaleThe victim of the city’s latest homicide has been identified as Toronto police gave an update on their investigation in the drive-by shooting in[...]

Toronto club promoter arrested in string of alleged sexual assaults

Friday  21:51,   17 august 2018
thestar

Toronto club promoter arrested in string of alleged sexual assaults between 2014 to 2017, Toronto police say. The first complaint came this year on June 14. Police said they were told that in May, 2014, a 15-year-old girl went to Kool Haus, a[...]

'I'm surprised I'm still here': Hunter OK after bowhead whale strikes him off boat

Friday  20:42,   17 august 2018
cbc.ca

Nunavummiut are still telling stories of the bowhead whale hunt outside of Iqaluit, including one about Brandon Oolayou, a young hunter who was hit by the whale. During a hunt in Frobisher Bay, ​the 23-year-old Inuk from Iqaluit was the[...]

Former SMU groundskeeper found not guilty of sexual assault

Friday  20:35,   17 august 2018
cbc.ca

A provincial court judge has found Matthew Percy, 35, not guilty on all counts.On Friday, a provincial court judge acquitted Matthew Percy, 35, of all counts. He was accused of sexually assaulting a female student in September 2017 and faced a[...]

Tina Fontaine’s family still looking to heal, 4 years after her death

Friday  20:35,   17 august 2018
globalnews.ca

Tina Fontaine's family is still searching for answers and healing, four years after her body was pulled from the Red River.It's been four years since Tina Fontaine's body was pulled from the Red River, and on the grim anniversary her family and[...]

Mounties nab mud-covered man after 2-day hunt

Friday  20:35,   17 august 2018
globalnews.ca

On Wednesday at around 10 a.m., police said they received several calls about a man seen wandering a rural area covered in mud. The man was asking people for directions and for a ride. "Callers also explained to RCMP that it looked like he had slept [...]

Montreal activists take aim at John A. Macdonald statue

Friday  20:21,   17 august 2018
globalnews.ca

A group claiming responsibility for defacing the statue of Sir John A. Macdonald in Place du Canada is hoping the city of Montreal will remove the monument from the park.A statue of Sir John A. Macdonald located at Place du Canada in downtown[...]

3 dead after plane crash near Fort Simpson, N.W.T., 2 survivors treated

Friday  20:21,   17 august 2018
cbc.ca

<p>Female passenger, male pilot treated and released from local health centre</p>Three people died after a Simpson Air flight went down Thursday night in the Northwest Territories, the Transportation Safety Board has[...]

Toronto police looking for man after boy sexually assaulted in department store

Friday  19:00,   17 august 2018
cbc.ca

Toronto police looking for man after boy sexually assaulted in department storePolice say officers responded to a sexual assault call Thursday at 10 a.m. in the area of Islington Avenue and Rexdale[...]

Doug Ford’s request for council to address ‘guns and gangs’ at special meeting isn’t possible, city says

Friday  18:56,   17 august 2018
thestar

Doug Ford’s request for council to address ‘guns and gangs’ at special meeting isn’t possible, city saysPremier Doug Ford has made a request to Toronto council that the city clerks say can’t be met, which is to match the province’s $25 million[...]

Alleged killer hit in stomach by gunfire in Fredericton, court documents show

Friday  18:37,   17 august 2018
msn

Alleged killer hit in stomach by gunfire in Fredericton, court documents showThe province's Court of Queen's Bench had issued the ban on Monday — hours after media reported on their content — imposing an information blackout on the sequence of[...]

Opinion: Justin Trudeau offers the lowest of low-hanging fruit to Canada’s Indigenous peoples

Friday  17:27,   17 august 2018
macleans.ca

Andrew MacDougall: A holiday marking the residential schools tragedy is an easy—if overdue—gesture. But picking a date on a calendar won’t be enough to solve our collective history problem isn’t as simple as picking a date on the calendar. The[...]