News: Canada

One dead, 11 hospitalized as E.coli outbreak expands in Edmonton

Saturday  10:30,   21 april 2018
Edmonton Journal

One dead, 11 hospitalized as E.coli outbreak expands in EdmontonPublic health officials say they have ramped up the search for the source of an E.coli outbreak in Edmonton that has now expanded to 34 cases and is believed to be responsible for one[...]

One death likely linked to E. coli outbreak in Edmonton, health officials say

Saturday  10:10,   21 april 2018
cbc.ca

One person has died and 11 others have been sent to hospital as Alberta Health Services expands its investigation into the source of a recent outbreak of E. coli in Edmonton. The number of lab-confirmed cases of E. coli O157:H7 has increased to 34,[...]

Father and son team clamber across massive, steep, slippery surface to patch Rogers dome roof

Saturday  09:30,   21 april 2018
Toronto Star

Father and son team clamber across massive, steep, slippery surface to patch Rogers dome roofDave Carneiro is used to looking up to his father … especially when dad is strapped to a rope hundreds of feet above the ground, walking along the edge of[...]

After helping to kill the Red Baron 100 years ago, a Canadian hero finally get his due

Saturday  09:30,   21 april 2018
Toronto Star

Canada’s most fascinating military relic stands sentinel in a private collection overlooking downtown Toronto, little known and seldom seen.To the naked eye, it is a curiously contoured chunk of aluminum. Just a chair, really.But to those few who[...]

Dog poisonings, sex propositions: Canada’s man in Havana remembers the Cold War weirdness

Saturday  09:16,   21 april 2018
Toronto Star

Dog poisonings, sex propositions: Canada’s man in Havana remembers the Cold War weirdnessOTTAWA—The first phone call came a few days after Jim Bartleman arrived in Havana. Canada’s new ambassador to Cold War Cuba was still too green to know not to[...]

Liberal official apologizes for crude remark about Doug Ford

Saturday  09:10,   21 april 2018
cbc.ca

A senior campaign official for the Ontario Liberals is apologizing for a crude comment he made on live television about Progressive Conservative Leader Doug Ford. David Herle, the campaign co-chair for Ontario Premier Kathleen Wynne, issued a[...]

Accused B.C. killer not fit for trial: court

Saturday  07:55,   21 april 2018
MSN

Accused B.C. killer not fit for trial: courtB.C. Supreme Court Justice Heather Holmes ruled Friday that Gabriel Klein is currently unfit to stand trial because of his mental[...]

Cannabis users flock to Ottawa pot rally

Saturday  07:31,   21 april 2018
MSN

Cannabis users flock to Ottawa pot rallyThe event marks the last time pot users will flock to the Hill to celebrate cannabis culture in late April before the federal government legalizes recreational marijuana later this[...]

'Good Samaritan' attacked at Southgate Centre has died, according to Facebook post

Saturday  05:55,   21 april 2018
cbc.ca

'Good Samaritan' attacked at Southgate Centre has died, according to Facebook postSharon Armstrong said on Facebook on Friday afternoon that her husband, Iain Armstrong, had[...]

Parents of Quebec mosque shooter are collateral victims, judge says

Saturday  05:00,   21 april 2018
The Gazette

Parents of Quebec mosque shooter are collateral victims, judge saysQUEBEC — Alexandre Bissonnette has shown little emotion over almost six days of his sentencing[...]

They thought he was hiding: The story behind the Tamil refugee believed to be Bruce McArthur’s eighth victim

Saturday  04:35,   21 april 2018
Toronto Star

They thought he was hiding: The story behind the Tamil refugee believed to be Bruce McArthur’s eighth victimHe’d first met the man on the grounds of a Sri Lankan elementary school. Years later, they shared arduous days aboard a rickety cargo ship on [...]

CP Rail strike postponed, unions say

Saturday  04:30,   21 april 2018
MSN

CP Rail strike postponed, unions sayStatements from both CP Rail and two unions representing workers say the minister's order to administer a ratification vote on each of the offers follows advice of federal[...]

Antler chef refuses to display vegan slogan, so protesters attempt to shine it on restaurant with projector

Saturday  04:00,   21 april 2018
National Post

Antler chef refuses to display vegan slogan, so protesters attempt to shine it on restaurant with projectorThe slogan reads “Animals’ lives are their right. In their desire to live and capacity to suffer, a dog, is a pig, is a chicken, is a human.[...]

Toddler found dead in Quebec City had been stabbed, police confirm

Friday  23:36,   20 april 2018
cbc.ca

Toddler found dead in Quebec City had been stabbed, police confirmPolice are asking residents whose garbage bin has gone missing and who live on or near de Gaulle Avenue to contact[...]

Canadian First Nations to fight Alaska drilling

Friday  22:01,   20 april 2018
MSN

Canadian First Nations are gearing up to fight new U.S. interest in oil drilling on the calving grounds of a caribou herd Indigenous people depend on for food. The Trump administration has announced the start of a 60-day environmental review before[...]