News: Canada

Far-right groups, Chinese-Canadians call for Trudeau apology

Monday  05:09,   19 february 2018
cbc.ca

Hundreds of protesters — including some associated with a pair of far-right groups — rallied on Parliament Hill Sunday afternoon to demand an apology from Prime Minister Justin Trudeau. The protesters wanted Trudeau to apologize for denouncing an[...]

2 killed in Grand Rapids, Man., trailer fire hours after protest demanded better living conditions

Monday  04:06,   19 february 2018
cbc.ca

A Manitoba man woke up to learn his mother and her partner were killed in a fatal trailer fire on his reserve just days after setting up a tent to protest poor living conditions on his First Nation. "I want to believe that it's not true, but it is[...]

Petition wants GoFundMe to drop Stanley page

Monday  04:06,   19 february 2018
MSN

An international advocacy group says it has collected thousands of names in a campaign calling for GoFundMe to remove a page that's raising funds for Saskatchewan farmer Gerald Stanley's family. The online petition launched by the group[...]

Windsor police investigating suspicious death in Sandwich Town

Monday  04:06,   19 february 2018
cbc.ca

Windsor police are investigating a “sudden death” on Bloomfield Road in the city’s west end after evidence at the scene led officers to believe the death might be suspicious. The investigation is ongoing. An autopsy will be conducted to figure out[...]

Angry Quebec nurses push for change

Monday  04:06,   19 february 2018
MSN

MONTREAL - Veronique Brouillard says she loves being an auxiliary nurse. But between the constant requests to work overtime, calls that interrupt her vacations, and a heavy and stressful workload, the 36-year-old mother of three said she's[...]

NDP upbeat as attention turns to 2019

Monday  04:06,   19 february 2018
MSN

OTTAWA - Jagmeet Singh has emerged from the federal NDP's national convention with a strong mandate from his party, but also unanswered questions about how he plans to beat the Liberals at their own game and deliver in 2019. The three-day[...]

Vigil held in Toronto for Florida school shooting victims

Monday  04:05,   19 february 2018
cbc.ca

Dozens gathered at the Superior Court of Justice in downtown Toronto on Sunday in a vigil to honour the victims of Wednesday’s shooting at a Florida high school that left 17 people dead. The event was organized by the Toronto chapter of Democrats[...]

Final days for Montreal's Oreo cookie plant

Monday  04:05,   19 february 2018
MSN

MONTREAL - There was a time when the whole neighbourhood surrounding an east-end Montreal bakery would smell like baking Oreos. But that era comes to an end this month when snack-maker Mondelez International closes its Montreal factory for good.[...]

Family of Marilyn Bergeron, missing for 10 years, fighting for change

Sunday  23:15,   18 february 2018
cbc.ca

Ten years after she vanished, the family of Marilyn Bergeron is still looking for answers about her disappearance, and want to change how Quebec police handle missing persons cases. Bergeron was 24-years-old and had just moved back to her parents'[...]

Raw sewage flowing into the LaHave River in Bridgewater, N.S.

Sunday  23:15,   18 february 2018
Global News

Repairs to a broken pipe won't be made until Tuesday or Wednesday.Raw sewage from about 1,000 homes is currently flowing into the picturesque LaHave River in Bridgewater,[...]

African man suing Quebec congregation for alleged abuse

Sunday  23:15,   18 february 2018
MSN

MONTREAL - A Senegalese man is suing a Quebec-based Catholic congregation for $1.4 million, alleging one of its brothers sexually abused him when he was a boy in the 1980s at a school the religious order ran in Africa. Legal experts consulted by The [...]

Skier found dead near Revelstoke, B.C.

Sunday  23:15,   18 february 2018
MSN

REVELSTOKE, B.C. - Police say a skier has been found dead one day after he was reported missing from a resort near Revelstoke, B.C. Twenty-four-year-old Michael Foster of Airdrie, Alta., was last seen Tuesday and was reported missing on Friday. RCMP [...]

N.B. teen behind #BeccaToldMeTo dies at 18

Sunday  22:51,   18 february 2018
MSN

RIVERVIEW, N.B. - A New Brunswick teenager who turned a terminal prognosis into a online movement that has inspired acts of kindness across the globe has died of brain cancer. Rebecca Schofield of Riverview, N.B., died in Moncton on Saturday evening [...]

Former Ont. PC leader says he deserves post

Sunday  21:51,   18 february 2018
MSN

MISSISSAUGA, Ont. - The former leader of Ontario's Progressive Conservatives says he helped grow the party to unprecedented levels, so he should be the one to lead it into the upcoming election. Patrick Brown was forced out of his position last[...]

Blast of winter weather leaves thousands without power on B.C.’s south coast

Sunday  21:01,   18 february 2018
Global News

Blast of winter weather leaves thousands without power on B.C.’s south coastThousands on B.C.'s south coast are without power on Sunday following an overnight blast of winter[...]