News: Canada

Newmarket man claims $250,000 Instant Ice prize OLG flagged as ‘insider win’

Thursday  20:36,   22 february 2018
Toronto Star

Newmarket man claims $250,000 Instant Ice prize OLG flagged as ‘insider win’On Wednesday, the Newmarket man claimed his $250,000 prize, won playing Instant Ice, following a 30-day waiting period imposed after the Ontario Lottery and Gaming[...]

Jury resumes deliberations in Winnipeg murder trial

Thursday  19:45,   22 february 2018
MSN

Jury resumes deliberations in Winnipeg murder trialRaymond Cormier, 56, has pleaded not guilty to second-degree murder in the August 2014 slaying of Tina Fontaine, whose body was found wrapped in a duvet cover and weighed down with rocks in[...]

Mulroney calls on Brown to drop out of Tory race

Thursday  19:32,   22 february 2018
MSN

Mulroney calls on Brown to drop out of Tory raceMulroney, a Toronto lawyer and daughter of former prime minister Brian Mulroney, says the race is not the place for Brown, who stepped down amid sexual misconduct allegations, to clear his[...]

Fire marshal releases cause of fatal Pubnico Head fire that killed 4 children

Thursday  19:31,   22 february 2018
cbc.ca

Fire marshal releases cause of fatal Pubnico Head fire that killed 4 childrenFred Jeffers says the stove was the source of ignition, and the origin of the fast-moving fire on Jan. 7 was around the[...]

Quebec pit bull owner guilty of criminal negligence

Thursday  19:21,   22 february 2018
MSN

Quebec pit bull owner guilty of criminal negligence after his pit bull-type dog mauled a young girl.Karim Jean Gilles had been on trial near Montreal this week on a charge of criminal negligence causing bodily harm.On Monday, the girl's mother[...]

Man ‘lucky to be alive’ following ice rescue on Petitcodiac River

Thursday  18:22,   22 february 2018
Global News

Man ‘lucky to be alive’ following ice rescue on Petitcodiac RiverFire officials with the City of Dieppe say a man is lucky to be alive after he was stranded on a piece of ice that flowed with the current down the Petitcodiac[...]

Searchers brace for tragedy after child swept from mother’s arms into raging Grand River

Thursday  17:37,   22 february 2018
Metro News

Searchers brace for tragedy after child swept from mother’s arms into raging Grand[...]

America's most wanted deadbeat dad arrested in Calgary

Thursday  16:52,   22 february 2018
cbc.ca

After being on the run for nearly 20 years, a man considered to be America's most wanted deadbeat dad is behind bars thanks to a cherry pit and the investigative efforts of a Bearspaw, Alta. restaurateur. Joseph Stroup — who had been living[...]

Rescue mission underway for man floating on ice patch down Petitcodiac River

Thursday  16:22,   22 february 2018
cbc.ca

Rescue mission underway for man floating on ice patch down Petitcodiac RiverMeanwhile, the river is rapidly flowing out to the Bay of[...]

Search continues for 3-year-old-boy missing after minivan swept into Grand River

Thursday  15:51,   22 february 2018
Global News

Search continues for 3-year-old-boy missing after minivan swept into Grand RiverRelated Video: 'Titanic forces': Bridge stopping massive ice jam on Grand River in Brantford (Provided by The Weather[...]

'Calm before the storm' as jury deliberates on Raymond Cormier murder trial: MKO grand chief

Thursday  14:51,   22 february 2018
cbc.ca

'Calm before the storm' as jury deliberates on Raymond Cormier murder trial: MKO grand chief "Someone has to be responsible for it, and whether it's Cormier himself or someone, someone needs to be taken into justice and handled by the law[...]

Justin Trudeau's India visit deemed a 'slow-moving train wreck' amid claims he was 'snubbed'

Thursday  13:07,   22 february 2018
CNBC

Justin Trudeau's India visit deemed a 'slow-moving train wreck' amid claims he was[...]

Trudeau's 'Bollywood' wardrobe amuses India

Thursday  12:31,   22 february 2018
BBC News

Trudeau's 'Bollywood' wardrobe amuses IndiaJustin Trudeau is certainly no stranger to Indian wear - he has regularly worn it during official celebrations of Diwali, the Hindu festival of lights, which is one of the most important events[...]

PMO rescinds invitation to Sikh extremist

Thursday  10:57,   22 february 2018
MSN

PMO rescinds invitation to Sikh extremistA senior official from Justin Trudeau’s office says an invitation to Jaspal Atwal issued by the High Commission to India for Thursday's reception was a mistake and was corrected as soon as it was found[...]

Man fighting for his life after head-on crash east of Edmonton

Thursday  09:06,   22 february 2018
Global News

An 80-year-old man was critically injured after being involved in a head-on crash on Highway 14 Wednesday night, according to Strathcona County RCMP. An 80-year-old man was critically injured after being involved in a head-on crash on Highway 14[...]