News: Canada

Hammy, the deer with a purple hammock on his head, is evading conservation officers

Monday  21:36,   20 november 2017
cbc.ca

Conservation officers are trying to capture Hammy in order to remove a piece of purple hammock stuck in his antlers, but the young buck is proving elusive.Hammy made headlines and attracted a large fanbase after photos of him strutting around Prince [...]

Students who quit college because of strike can get tuition refund

Monday  20:37,   20 november 2017
Toronto Star

Students who quit college because of strike can get tuition refundThe aid for full-time domestic and international students will cover unexpected costs such as child care, rebooked train and bus tickets and January[...]

American Held by Taliban Alleges She Was Beaten and Raped When She Tried to Protect Her Children

Monday  18:38,   20 november 2017
People

American Held by Taliban Alleges She Was Beaten and Raped When She Tried to Protect Her ChildrenLast month, Pakistan secured the release of American Caitlan Coleman and her husband, Canadian Joshua Boyle, along with their three children. The couple[...]

Const. James Forcillo finally runs out of breaks: DiManno

Monday  16:22,   20 november 2017
Metro News

Const. James Forcillo finally runs out of breaks: DiManno “James Forcillo absolutely does not deserve to go to jail. He is not a criminal. He is a police officer who had an extremely dangerous and tragic encounter. He is a father and a husband. He[...]

Gridlock on GTA highways costs each household $125 a year: Board of trade report

Monday  15:36,   20 november 2017
Toronto Star

Gridlock on GTA highways costs each household $125 a year: Board of trade reportThe study area included the Toronto, Waterloo, Hamilton, Oshawa and Guelph Census Metropolitan Areas[...]

Formerly homeless, they’re now advising doctors drafting Canada’s street health guidelines

Monday  14:22,   20 november 2017
Toronto Star

Formerly homeless, they’re now advising doctors drafting Canada’s street health guidelinesThe medical professionals had stepped away from their street practices to begin drafting Canada’s first set of evidence-based guidelines on homeless health[...]

Driverless trucks are coming to Canada and the impact will be profound: Don Pittis

Monday  14:22,   20 november 2017
cbc.ca

Experts say the cost savings of a multitrillion-dollar driverless truck industry will be unstoppable. And Canadian winter road conditions will be no barrier.At last week's rollout of Tesla's electric truck, it was the battery that got most of the[...]

15,000 on Canada's deportation list, but some 'uncooperative' countries won't take their citizens back

Monday  14:22,   20 november 2017
cbc.ca

15,000 on Canada's deportation list, but some 'uncooperative' countries won't take their citizens backThe Canada Border Services Agency (CBSA) confirms some countries either delay or refuse to repatriate their citizens who are here[...]

Murder trial begins today in death of off-duty police officer Catherine Campbell

Monday  13:50,   20 november 2017
cbc.ca

Murder trial begins today in death of off-duty police officer Catherine Campbell A second-degree murder trial begins this morning in a Halifax courtroom for a Nova Scotia man accused of killing off-duty pol in September 2015.Christopher Garnier,[...]

'It takes time and love:' Transgender woman 'lucky' for support

Monday  07:20,   20 november 2017
Windsor Star

'It takes time and love:' Transgender woman 'lucky' for supportShe legally changed her name and gender identity in 2016 on her actual birthday in[...]

Slain B.C. officer remembered as dedicated, funny

Monday  07:06,   20 november 2017
MSN

ABBOTSFORD, B.C. - An Abbotsford, B.C., police constable killed in the line of duty was remembered as dedicated and caring, a man who had a gut-busting sense of humour and a dislike for guns. Thousands of officers and first responders jammed into[...]

Homicide detectives investigate after man's body found in south Edmonton

Monday  07:06,   20 november 2017
cbc.ca

Homicide detectives investigate after man's body found in south Edmonton Homicide detectives are in charge of an investigation into a suspicious death Sunday evening in the city's south side, Edmonton police said in a press release. At about [...]

Woman hurt by SkyTrain car while running on platform

Monday  05:06,   20 november 2017
cbc.ca

A woman was hurt when she was caught in a moving SkyTrain while running alongside it at Main Street Station at approximately 1:15 a.m. PT Monday morning. Transit Police spokesperson Anne Drennan said the woman was running alongside a moving train at [...]

Santa Claus Parade draws thousands in Toronto

Monday  05:05,   20 november 2017
Toronto Star

In the last few minutes before floats and trumpets soared down Bloor St. for Toronto’s 113th Santa Claus Parade, 4-year-old Keegan Cao meticulously took to the parade route with a single piece of blue chalk. “This is my mom, and that is me, that’s a [...]

Letters from strangers delight hospitalized P.E.I. man

Monday  05:05,   20 november 2017
cbc.ca

A P.E.I. man's request for some letters while in the hospital has become a runaway success. Garfield MacLean has been in the intensive care unit at Prince County Hospital since September, recovering from a serious lung infection. 'A bit of[...]