News: Canada

'We have far more pressing issues': Inuit who support Edmonton Eskimos speak out

Friday  23:06,   17 november 2017
cbc.ca

Since the latest push by the mayor of Winnipeg to get the CFL team to change their name, many Inuit have spoken out to voice their support for the Eskimos moniker. Since the latest push by the mayor of Winnipeg to get the CFL team to change[...]

The Alberta Personal Health Card is a blight on everything that makes Alberta great: opinion

Friday  23:06,   17 november 2017
National Post

It’s a brittle, outdated, fraud-prone abomination that should have been abolished years agoIf you ever want to see a perfect totem to the most obscene limits of government apathy, ask the nearest Albertan to show it to[...]

When politicians get that faraway look in their eyes: Delacourt

Friday  23:06,   17 november 2017
Toronto Star

When politicians get that faraway look in their eyes: DelacourtEditor’s note: The opinions in this article are the author’s, as published by our content partner, and do not necessarily represent the views of MSN or[...]

Toronto police release graphic video of pedestrian being struck

Friday  22:21,   17 november 2017
Metro News

Toronto police release graphic video of pedestrian being[...]

Mom sentenced to three years for son's death

Friday  21:24,   17 november 2017
MSN

Mom sentenced to three years for son's deathTamara Lovett, 48, was found guilty in January of criminal negligence causing[...]

It’s a lucky break to catch a glimpse of the revered spirit bear in B.C.

Friday  21:24,   17 november 2017
Toronto Star

It’s a lucky break to catch a glimpse of the revered spirit bear in B.C.It was at this moment I crossed my fingers, and[...]

Shot beagle 'Sadie Mae' awaits extensive care, soon ready for new home

Friday  21:23,   17 november 2017
Ottawa Citizen

Shot beagle 'Sadie Mae' awaits extensive care, soon ready for new homeThe white-and-sandy-brown-coloured beagle — affectionately named Sadie Mae by OHS staff — was found wandering on a trail in Carp on Saturday evening by people who were[...]

Canada geese have found a hiding spot from hunters — in downtown Chicago

Friday  21:23,   17 november 2017
Metro News

Canada geese have found a hiding spot from hunters — in downtown[...]

Death of drug squad officer by fentanyl overdose confounds police

Friday  21:23,   17 november 2017
Metro News

Death of drug squad officer by fentanyl overdose confounds[...]

Crown seeks to revoke Forcillo's bail

Friday  21:23,   17 november 2017
MSN

Crown seeks to revoke Forcillo's bailConst. James Forcillo was sentenced to six years in prison for the 2013 shooting of Sammy Yatim, but had been out on bail while appealing his[...]

Dog walkers face limits on animals in parks

Friday  14:36,   17 november 2017
MSN

Victoria-area politicians are considering putting limits on the number of dogs people can walk and charging a fee for dog-walking businesses who use regional parks amid complaints about packs of wandering animals. Capital Regional District[...]

Justin Trudeau’s retreat from UN peacekeeping unfair but politically wise: Walkom

Friday  14:35,   17 november 2017
Toronto Star

It began two years ago with Justin Trudeau’s bold campaign promise to restore the great Canadian tradition of United Nations peacekeeping.It ended Wednesday in Vancouver with the prime minister’s tacit admission that Stephen Harper, his Conservative [...]

Toronto police criticized for not disclosing drug squad officer's fentanyl overdose sooner

Friday  10:37,   17 november 2017
cbc.ca

Toronto police issued a statement Thursday afternoon saying a constable with the drug squad died of a fentanyl overdose back in April.Const. Michael Thompson, 37, was found in medical distress at his home in Durham Region on April 10, police say. He [...]

Triple murder trial hears about Mr. Big operation

Friday  10:37,   17 november 2017
MSN

RED DEER, Alta. - The trial of a central Alberta man accused of killing his family heard evidence Thursday that was gathered during an elaborate RCMP undercover operation where Mounties posed as members of a crime organization. Jason Klaus and[...]

Keystone pipeline spills oil in South Dakota

Friday  10:37,   17 november 2017
MSN

CALGARY - TransCanada Corp. said its original Keystone pipeline has leaked an estimated 795,000 litres of oil in Marshall County, S.D. just days before Nebraska is set to decide the fate of plans to expand the pipeline network. The company (TSX:TRP) [...]