News: Canada

Botched eyelash extensions leave Alberta teen's eyes swollen, burned

Wednesday  04:00,   28 june 2017
cbc.ca

A Fort Saskatchewan, Alta., teenager suffered swelling and burn marks around her eyes after a painful allergic reaction to eyelash extensions. © Copyright: (C) Canadian Broadcasting Corporation,[...]

Ontario gives $85 million to clean up ‘gross neglect’ at Grassy Narrows

Wednesday  04:00,   28 june 2017
Toronto Star

The Ontario government says it is committing $85 million to finally clean up the mercury-contaminated Wabigoon River that has poisoned the people of Grassy Narrows First Nation and nearby Whitedog for generations.The “comprehensive remediation plan” [...]

Hamilton home of Mafia boss Pat Musitano shot repeatedly during the night

Wednesday  03:10,   28 june 2017
National Post

Musitano’s younger brother, Angelo Musitano, was shot and killed in the driveway of his own home in Hamilton last monthThe violence suggests the Musitano crime family remains under attack. Musitano’s younger brother, Angelo Musitano, was shot and[...]

Charges laid after threats to B.C.'s premier

Wednesday  01:11,   28 june 2017
MSN

VICTORIA - A woman faces charges of uttering death threats aimed at Premier Christy Clark and Speaker of the legislature Steve Thomson over allegations she left threatening telephone messages at two Kelowna area constituency offices, a special[...]

Surrey coyote that knocked down four-year-old sought by conservation officers

Wednesday  00:41,   28 june 2017
Vancouver Sun

Conservation officers are looking for a coyote in Surrey that knocked a four-year-old girl to the ground early Monday evening, causing minor injuries. Around 6 p.m. Monday, the child fell to the sidewalk after she was pursued by a coyote outside[...]

Quebec feminist group denounces Couillard's anti-Islam comment

Wednesday  00:41,   28 june 2017
The Gazette

The Fédération des femmes du Québec (FFQ) has responded with outrage to an Islamophobic comment made by Quebec Premier Philippe Couillard.The Fédération des femmes du Québec (FFQ) has responded with outrage to an Islamophobic comment made by Quebec[...]

Waiting for death in Thunder Bay

Wednesday  00:41,   28 june 2017
Maclean's

A trailer hitch thrown from a passing car left Barb Kentner facing death, and her daughter contemplating life without herDoctors have told Barb, a member of the Waabigon Saaga’igan Anishinaabeg (Wabigoon Lake Ojibway Nation), that she will not live[...]

Sexual assault allegations pile up against denture clinic worker

Tuesday  23:37,   27 june 2017
Windsor Star

A denture clinic employee is facing eight more charges of sexual assault after police publicized his arrest last week. Mario Mouamer, 40, was originally arrested after a woman went to police saying a man at Precision Bite Denture Clinic had touched[...]

Boy, 3, dies after being run over in northern Alberta parking lot

Tuesday  23:36,   27 june 2017
cbc.ca

A three-year-old boy is dead after being run over by a pickup truck in the parking lot of a northern Alberta baseball field Monday night. Swan Hills RCMP were called to the scene at 7 p.m. after the child was struck by a vehicle in the parking lot[...]

Canada 150: How Saskatchewan shaped the nation

Tuesday  23:36,   27 june 2017
Leader Post

The Regina Leader-Post and Saskatoon StarPhoenix are teaming up to mark Canada's 150th birthday in 2017 with a special series chronicling 150 Saskatchewan people who helped to shape the nationIf you’re still nursing a New Year’s hangover, you’ve [...]

Record-breaking Canadian sniper shot should be ‘celebrated’, says Trudeau

Tuesday  23:36,   27 june 2017
Maclean's

Record-breaking Canadian sniper shot should be ‘celebrated’, says TrudeauOTTAWA – The record-breaking kill shot by a Canadian sniper in Iraq should be “celebrated,” Prime Minister Justin Trudeau said Tuesday, even as he insisted Canada’s mission in[...]

Alberta's top court rejects kinky sex defence in Calgary killer's appeal

Tuesday  23:27,   27 june 2017
Calgary Herald

Alberta's top court rejects kinky sex defence in Calgary killer's appealConvicted killer Kristopher Guenther’s kinky sex defence was rejected Tuesday by the province’s top[...]

How a Canadian sniper shot someone more than 2 miles away, explained by a Canadian sniper

Tuesday  23:00,   27 june 2017
Vox.com

How a Canadian sniper shot someone more than 2 miles away, explained by a Canadian sniperIt’s quite the feat. The sniper had to account for the wind, the angle, the light, and because of the long distance, even the Earth’s curve. The kill was[...]

Canadian myths: 'We were told there would be snow'

Tuesday  22:50,   27 june 2017
Toronto Star

The myth: Canada is a snowbound land where we live in perpetual winter. The impression likely originates both through our geography — it is a northern land — and Hollywood’s frequent presentation of our wilderness and winters. And, we’re good at[...]

Kelowna woman charged for threats against Premier Christy Clark

Tuesday  22:35,   27 june 2017
Metro News

Kelowna woman charged for threats against Premier Christy Clark A Kelowna woman will be charged with uttering threats to cause death or bodily harm to B.C. Premier Christy Clark and Speaker Steve Thomson.Pavla Janeckova is scheduled to appear in[...]