News: Canada

Man, 56, dead after stabbing in Upper Beaches

Monday  09:57,   28 may 2018
thestar

The homicide unit is investigating after a Toronto man was fatally stabbed in the Upper Beaches Friday night.Toronto police were called around 11 p.m. at 550 Kingston Rd., west of Main St., for a reported stabbing. When officers arrived, they found[...]

Man dead, woman injured in south-end shooting

Monday  09:56,   28 may 2018
ottawacitizen

A double shooting Sunday evening left a man dead and a woman injured in the city’s south end, police said. Dozens of police vehicles descended on the townhouse at 5 Patola Pvt. after police reported an “active shooting” around 7:30 p.m. Sunday.,[...]

Wildfire season underway with large fire near Kamloops

Monday  08:31,   28 may 2018
vancouversun

As May turns into June, the B.C. Wildfire Service has already been in action on 227 fires in the current fire season. That’s not an unusual figure, the service’s chief fire information officer says. But what is unusual is how aggressive the current[...]

The myth surrounding Canadian Leopard tanks in Afghanistan

Monday  08:31,   28 may 2018
ottawacitizen

As stories go it’s a pretty good one. The Canadian Army was up against a tough enemy – the Taliban – in Afghanistan. Commanders called for Leopard tanks to join the battle but those armored vehicles had been mothballed and made into monuments. So[...]

'Have you ever been to a daycare?': 6 key moments from Ontario leaders' debate

Monday  08:31,   28 may 2018
cbc.ca

Not much was off limits as Ontario's three major party leaders sparred on stage for the final time before election day. They covered everything from Hydro One to Adolf Hitler. PC Leader Doug Ford, NDP Leader Andrea Horwath and Liberal Leader[...]

Final Ontario election debate turns nasty

Monday  08:31,   28 may 2018
thestar

It was the liveliest — and, at times, the nastiest — Ontario election debate in decades.The three major party leaders faced off Sunday night in Toronto for the final time in the June 7 election campaign.And things got personal almost right[...]

Bombay Bhel owners grateful the 15 victims of bomb explosion released from hospital

Monday  07:56,   28 may 2018
thestar

Bombay Bhel owners grateful the 15 victims of bomb explosion released from hospitalAfter a lengthy interview Saturday with investigators with Peel Police 12 Division, Bombay Bhel owner Mohan Nagpal continued to decline all contact with the media.[...]

'Sorry not sorry,' Wynne says in debate

Monday  04:00,   28 may 2018
msn

'Sorry not sorry,' Wynne says in debateWynne's approval ratings plummeted below 20 per cent as premier, and her party is trailing in a distant third in the[...]

Crude oil spill reported at Kinder Morgan facility north of Kamloops

Monday  02:32,   28 may 2018
vancouversun

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'Cricket in the Klondike': game returns to Dawson City over 100 years later

Monday  02:32,   28 may 2018
cbc.ca

'Cricket in the Klondike': game returns to Dawson City over 100 years later But they're not playing baseball. Wickets are set up for the first outdoor cricket match here since[...]

Watch: Ontario leaders face off in final TV debate

Monday  02:32,   28 may 2018
globalnews.ca

Doug Ford, Kathleen Wynne and Andrea Horwath are set to debate at 6:30 p.m. on Sunday.Click on the video above to watch a live stream of the[...]

Several homes evacuated as Calgary police investigate grenade found in backyard

Monday  00:06,   28 may 2018
globalnews.ca

Several homes evacuated as Calgary police investigate grenade found in backyardCalgary police said they were called to a yard at around 4 p.m. in the 1900 block of 12 Street[...]

15-year-old girl charged with hiding dead infant

Monday  00:06,   28 may 2018
thestar

15-year-old girl charged with hiding dead infantPeel Regional Police say they were alerted on Friday that a girl had given birth on Tuesday May 22, and not disclosed that fact to anyone at the time. Police then searched a Brampton residence and[...]

Bernier accuses black MP of focusing on race

Monday  00:06,   28 may 2018
msn

Bernier accuses black MP of focusing on raceIn a Twitter message published Saturday afternoon, he accused Liberal MP Celina Caesar-Chavannes, who is black, of thinking "the world revolves around (her) skin[...]