News: Canada

Two men in serious condition after hotel shooting in downtown Toronto

Sunday  03:55,   20 august 2017
Metro News

Two men in serious condition after hotel shooting in downtown[...]

Calgary Pride rejects UCP's application to participate in parade

Sunday  02:40,   20 august 2017
Calgary Herald

Calgary Pride rejects UCP's application to participate in paradeThe newly minted United Conservative Party will not be permitted to march in this year’s Calgary Pride parade, according to a letter sent to party[...]

Montreal police search for missing 77-year-old man

Saturday  23:41,   19 august 2017
CBC

Montreal police search for missing 77-year-old man Montreal police are asking for the public's help in finding a 77-year-old man who went missing earlier this week.Hernan Rodriguez was last seen at Le Boulevard shopping centre near Jean-Talon[...]

Quebec senator defends membership in anti-immigration Facebook groups

Saturday  22:20,   19 august 2017
The Gazette

Quebec senator defends membership in anti-immigration Facebook groupsBoisvenu, who is from Quebec, said that he followed the first group, which is associated with La Meute, out of curiosity and to see what people are talking about. As for the group[...]

Court refuses injunction to prevent asylum-seekers from entering Quebec

Saturday  20:40,   19 august 2017
The Gazette

Court refuses injunction to prevent asylum-seekers from entering Quebec .On Friday, Judge Michel Yergeau rejected the request for an injunction filed by Dr. Paul Clifford Blais, La Presse reported.The judge noted he was reluctant to intervene in[...]

Police investigating after body found in abandoned Abbotsford, B.C. home

Saturday  20:40,   19 august 2017
CBC

Police investigating after body found in abandoned Abbotsford, B.C. home A person has been found dead in what appears to be an abandoned home in Abbotsford, B.C.Police went to the home in the 1400 block of McCallum road at 11:30 p.m. on Friday.[...]

'Pure luck': Edmonton man escaped Spain attack by minutes

Saturday  19:21,   19 august 2017
CBC

An Edmonton man and his family narrowly missed a deadly van attack on a Barcelona tourist hub Thursday."We were there on that exact stretch 10 minutes before those murderers drove their van down it," said Neil Grahn, who visited the tourist hub with [...]

'It was a bad day': Canadian POWs recall disastrous Dieppe raid 75 years later

Saturday  18:55,   19 august 2017
CBC

'It was a bad day': Canadian POWs recall disastrous Dieppe raid 75 years laterTo mark the 75th year since the Dieppe raid, Delorme and three other former soldiers have returned to the scene of their capture here with an official government[...]

Five Things to Know: Terror victim was VPD dad, truck hits overpass

Saturday  16:35,   19 august 2017
Vancouver Sun

Five Things to Know: Terror victim was VPD dad, truck hits overpassThe Canadian killed in Thursday’s Barcelona terror attack has been identified, Friday’s commute was nearly a disaster, and the guy organizing a white supremacist rally says he isn’t[...]

For those fleeing the U.S. for Canada, our undefended frontier is a fantasy: Cohn

Saturday  16:01,   19 august 2017
Toronto Star

We’ve all grown up with the story of living alongside the world’s longest undefended border. Here’s another chapter. For the last few summers, we’ve vacationed on the Vermont side of the frontier with family friends from the U.S., perched a stone’s[...]

Man charged in connection with sexual assault at Bedford Walmart

Saturday  07:07,   19 august 2017
Metro News

A man has been charged in connection with a sexual assault that took place at the Bedford Walmart earlier this[...]

Canada Can't Deal With The Flood Of Asylum Seekers From The U.S.

Saturday  07:06,   19 august 2017
Huffington Post Canada

Donald Trump's threat to expel 60,000 Haitians granted temporary protection in the U.S. has, literally overnight, placed Canada's beleaguered immigration system under severe strain. What started off as a trickle has quickly turned[...]

Vancouver is no Charlottesville, says expert: 'Hate' rally 'isn't a Canadian thing'

Saturday  06:40,   19 august 2017
CBC

Hate group experts and activists are applauding the move to let a potentially racist rally to go ahead in Vancouver, despite fears anti-immigrant speakers could spark violence. As U.S. mayors scramble to remove confederate statues — fearing they are [...]

State of emergency extended over B.C. wildfires as windy weather expected

Saturday  06:40,   19 august 2017
Vancouver Sun

B.C. has extended its provincewide state of emergency because of wildfires that have scorched a record amount of land this season. KAMLOOPS — B.C. has extended its provincewide state of emergency because of wildfires that have scorched a[...]

Woman fights off sexual assailant with hammer in Saskatoon home

Saturday  06:40,   19 august 2017
Star Phoenix

A woman was sexually and physically assaulted in her Saskatoon home before hitting the assailant in the head with a hammer during a struggle. Officers were called to a home  […]A woman was sexually and physically assaulted in her Saskatoon[...]