News: Canada

Widow swears at PM during condolence call

Thursday  22:20,   16 august 2018
msn

Widow swears at PM during condolence callMelissa Robichaud said her family was hurt the prime minister did not reach out to them Sunday while in the city, where he paid public tribute to Constables Robb Costello and Sara Burns at city[...]
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No one injured after lightning strikes western New Brunswick home

Thursday  22:01,   16 august 2018
globalnews.ca

A man and woman in western New Brunswick are receiving temporary lodging after lightning struck their home on Wednesday.A man and woman in western New Brunswick are receiving temporary lodging after lightning struck their home Wednesday[...]

Trudeau Shuts Down Talk Of Snap Fall Election: 'It Has Never Been In Our Plans'

Thursday  21:46,   16 august 2018
huffingtonpost.ca

Trudeau Shuts Down Talk Of Snap Fall Election: 'It Has Never Been In Our Plans'"It has never been in our plans and it is not in our plans — there will be no federal election this fall," Trudeau said emphatically Thursday in Saint-Eustache,[...]

Father fights off cougar, child injured in Fernie, B.C., attack

Thursday  21:06,   16 august 2018
globalnews.ca

The attacked happened on Aug. 12 at around 1 p.m. local time in the Lower Morrissey Creek area.A man was forced to fight a cougar after it attacked his four-year-old son during a family fishing trip near Fernie,[...]

Edmonton homeowner fears ant infestation could leave her bankrupt

Thursday  21:06,   16 august 2018
cbc.ca

An Edmonton woman could go bankrupt less than two years after buying her first home, which passed inspection but has been plagued by water damage and a massive infestation of carpenter ants. Karla Touet, 33, took possession of her Mill Woods house[...]

Rejected by Saudi Arabia, Nova Scotia maple syrup makes its way across globe

Thursday  20:40,   16 august 2018
cbc.ca

Canadians — and maple syrup fans from around the world — have stepped up to help Anne Hutchinson's business based in Lake Paul, N.S.Anna Hutchinson had 900 litres of maple syrup and nowhere to sell[...]

Ill boy's mom in parking spat with neighbours

Thursday  20:40,   16 august 2018
msn

Ill boy's mom in parking spat with neighboursMelissa Huitema has a team of nurses and other professionals who take care of five-year-old Cade at home. She, her husband and three boys live on a suburban street where the single-family homes are[...]

Residential schools stat holiday coming: Trudeau

Thursday  20:40,   16 august 2018
msn

The federal government will move forward to create a statutory holiday dedicated to reconciliation with Indigenous Peoples, Prime Minister Justin Trudeau said Thursday. The holiday will be aimed at remembering the legacy of residential schools and[...]

Visitation for fallen Fredericton cops

Thursday  19:36,   16 august 2018
msn

Hundreds of mourners are expected to attend a public visitation Thursday for two Fredericton police constables described as "two of the most positive people anyone had ever met."FREDERICTON - Hundreds of mourners are expected to attend a[...]

Pipeline protest camp to be dismantled: RCMP

Thursday  19:36,   16 august 2018
msn

The RCMP arrested protesters when officers enforced a court injunction early Thursday ordering the removal of all structures from a site where the Trans Mountain pipeline ends in Burnaby, B.C. BURNABY, B.C. - The RCMP arrested protesters[...]

Tribunal rules against N.L. woman's harassment claim

Thursday  19:36,   16 august 2018
msn

The family of a Newfoundland-born woman who alleges she suffered a decade of harassment at her civil service office in Scotland — including once being taped to a chair — say they are disappointed that a tribunal has ruled against her claim. The BBC[...]

Photographer files complaint with police after alleged assault while on the job

Thursday  19:36,   16 august 2018
cbc.ca

A Toronto newspaper photographer said he opted to file a complaint with police about being attacked while covering a protest in order to raise awareness about the dangers of escalating anti-media sentiment. Longtime Toronto Sun staff[...]

Trudeau takes aim at Maxime Bernier for stoking 'politics of division'

Thursday  19:36,   16 august 2018
cbc.ca

In his first public remarks on the increasingly fractious debate over diversity in this country, Prime Minister Justin Trudeau says Maxime Bernier's tweets on "extreme multiculturalism" are just the latest display of the Conservative[...]

Unpaid taxi fare leads Charlottetown woman to her stolen bike

Thursday  19:35,   16 august 2018
cbc.ca

Karen Murchison's bicycle was stolen from her workplace on Monday, so she turned to Facebook for help. Several hundred shares later, Murchison got a message that her bike was at a taxi company, of all places.The saga played out over several[...]

Bernier defends himself following criticism

Thursday  18:57,   16 august 2018
msn

Bernier defends himself following criticismIn his latest string of tweets, Bernier says he has repeatedly stated he believes it is destructive to focus on cultural and ethnic identity in political[...]