News: Canada

'I'm fighting for the people': Midfield Park senior launches legal battle against looming eviction

Thursday  02:50,   21 september 2017
Calgary Herald

'I'm fighting for the people': Midfield Park senior launches legal battle against looming evictionMidfield Mobile Home Park residents are taking a last-ditch legal stand to block the city’s efforts to evict them by month’s[...]

Families walk B.C. Highway of Tears to honour missing, murdered Indigenous women

Thursday  02:50,   21 september 2017
Vancouver Sun

Families walk B.C. Highway of Tears to honour missing, murdered Indigenous womenWhen Gladys Radek walks the Highway of Tears, she says she can feel the spirits of women who are missing or have been murdered walking beside[...]

Nenshi campaign says oversight led to perception of improper donation

Thursday  02:50,   21 september 2017
Calgary Herald

Nenshi campaign says oversight led to perception of improper donationAn error in listing a larger donor to Naheed Nenshi’s re-election bid created the impression it was done illegally, the mayor’s campaign said[...]

Video released of suspect in Toronto restaurant shooting

Thursday  02:36,   21 september 2017
Metro News

Video released of suspect in Toronto restaurant shooting Police have released a video showing the suspect in the fatal shooting of a real estate agent at a Toronto restaurant on Saturday.Simon Giannini, 54, was sitting at a table in Michael’s[...]

SQ believe the body found in Arundel is that of missing man Yvon Lacasse

Thursday  02:36,   21 september 2017
The Gazette

The police had been searching for 71-year-old Yvon Lacasse for six days. Quebec provincial police say they have found a body investigators believe is that of a missing 71-year-old man connected to last week’s Amber Alert case.Sgt. Claude Denis[...]

Jarrod Bacon back behind bars for drunken strip club incident

Thursday  01:25,   21 september 2017
Vancouver Sun

Jarrod Bacon back behind bars for drunken strip club incidentB.C. gangster Jarrod Bacon has had his parole revoked after drinking in a strip club with another known criminal and then providing police with a false[...]

Ontario colleges and union still bargaining days after strike vote

Thursday  00:36,   21 september 2017
Metro News

Ontario colleges and union still bargaining days after strike vote Ontario colleges and the union representing their faculty remain at the bargaining table, days after a vote that saw more than two-thirds of teachers support strike action if no[...]

Feds launch Supreme Court appeal in sons-of-Russian-spies case

Thursday  00:06,   21 september 2017
Maclean's

Feds launch Supreme Court appeal in sons-of-Russian-spies caseThe Trudeau government has launched a Supreme Court appeal in the stranger-than-fiction saga of two Ontario-born brothers who were stripped of Canadian citizenship—and banished from their [...]

Calgary man jailed for life after robbery turns deadly

Wednesday  23:55,   20 september 2017
Calgary Herald

Calgary man jailed for life after robbery turns deadlyThose were the facts admitted Wednesday by Said Raed Abdulbaki, after he pleaded guilty to a charge of second-degree[...]

Ontario considers pricing recreational pot at $10 a gram

Wednesday  23:52,   20 september 2017
CBC

Ontario considers pricing recreational pot at $10 a[...]

‘He just died in his sleep’: Spring prognosticator Wiarton Willie is dead at 13

Wednesday  23:06,   20 september 2017
National Post

‘He just died in his sleep’: Spring prognosticator Wiarton Willie is dead at 13Wiarton Willie, who was 13 years old, was found dead in his home at Bluewater Park on the weekend, South Bruce Peninsula announced[...]

Moving from talk to action on Indigenous affairs

Wednesday  23:06,   20 september 2017
Maclean's

Moving from talk to action on Indigenous[...]

Tory leader Andrew Scheer may regret wading into the tax reform debate: Hébert

Wednesday  22:50,   20 september 2017
Toronto Star

Tory leader Andrew Scheer may regret wading into the tax reform debate: HébertWith the prime minister present on Monday, Scheer himself rose a dozen times to launch verbal volleys at the government. On the first day of the fall sitting of the House[...]

Tories unleash attack ads on ‘untrustworthy’ Wynne

Wednesday  22:36,   20 september 2017
Toronto Star

Tories unleash attack ads on ‘untrustworthy’ WynneReleased last week, the U.S.-style spot features a grim-faced Wynne against a red and black backdrop as an ominous true-crime soundtrack[...]

Trudeau’s sinister stand against doctors

Wednesday  22:36,   20 september 2017
Toronto Star

Trudeau’s sinister stand against doctors“Doc, don’t listen to him. You’re not a[...]