News: Canada

Man ‘lucky to be alive’ following ice rescue on Petitcodiac River

Thursday  18:22,   22 february 2018
Global News

Man ‘lucky to be alive’ following ice rescue on Petitcodiac RiverFire officials with the City of Dieppe say a man is lucky to be alive after he was stranded on a piece of ice that flowed with the current down the Petitcodiac[...]

Searchers brace for tragedy after child swept from mother’s arms into raging Grand River

Thursday  17:37,   22 february 2018
Metro News

Searchers brace for tragedy after child swept from mother’s arms into raging Grand[...]

America's most wanted deadbeat dad arrested in Calgary

Thursday  16:52,   22 february 2018
cbc.ca

After being on the run for nearly 20 years, a man considered to be America's most wanted deadbeat dad is behind bars thanks to a cherry pit and the investigative efforts of a Bearspaw, Alta. restaurateur. Joseph Stroup — who had been living[...]

Rescue mission underway for man floating on ice patch down Petitcodiac River

Thursday  16:22,   22 february 2018
cbc.ca

Rescue mission underway for man floating on ice patch down Petitcodiac RiverMeanwhile, the river is rapidly flowing out to the Bay of[...]

Search continues for 3-year-old-boy missing after minivan swept into Grand River

Thursday  15:51,   22 february 2018
Global News

Search continues for 3-year-old-boy missing after minivan swept into Grand RiverRelated Video: 'Titanic forces': Bridge stopping massive ice jam on Grand River in Brantford (Provided by The Weather[...]

'Calm before the storm' as jury deliberates on Raymond Cormier murder trial: MKO grand chief

Thursday  14:51,   22 february 2018
cbc.ca

'Calm before the storm' as jury deliberates on Raymond Cormier murder trial: MKO grand chief "Someone has to be responsible for it, and whether it's Cormier himself or someone, someone needs to be taken into justice and handled by the law[...]

Justin Trudeau's India visit deemed a 'slow-moving train wreck' amid claims he was 'snubbed'

Thursday  13:07,   22 february 2018
CNBC

Justin Trudeau's India visit deemed a 'slow-moving train wreck' amid claims he was[...]

Trudeau's 'Bollywood' wardrobe amuses India

Thursday  12:31,   22 february 2018
BBC News

Trudeau's 'Bollywood' wardrobe amuses IndiaJustin Trudeau is certainly no stranger to Indian wear - he has regularly worn it during official celebrations of Diwali, the Hindu festival of lights, which is one of the most important events[...]

PMO rescinds invitation to Sikh extremist

Thursday  10:57,   22 february 2018
MSN

PMO rescinds invitation to Sikh extremistA senior official from Justin Trudeau’s office says an invitation to Jaspal Atwal issued by the High Commission to India for Thursday's reception was a mistake and was corrected as soon as it was found[...]

Man fighting for his life after head-on crash east of Edmonton

Thursday  09:06,   22 february 2018
Global News

An 80-year-old man was critically injured after being involved in a head-on crash on Highway 14 Wednesday night, according to Strathcona County RCMP. An 80-year-old man was critically injured after being involved in a head-on crash on Highway 14[...]

Babysitter gets three years for manslaughter in toddler’s death

Thursday  06:35,   22 february 2018
Toronto Star

Babysitter gets three years for manslaughter in toddler’s death“She’s going to kill more babies,” shouted a family member of the toddler at supporters of the accused, a young woman who cannot be identified under the Youth Criminal Justice Act[...]

Police expand search for missing Vancouver woman

Thursday  06:35,   22 february 2018
cbc.ca

Police expand search for missing Vancouver womanInvestigators now believe Liang went missing on the morning of January 8, and they have surveillance footage of her car being driven near New Brighton Park early that[...]

Quebec coroner to investigate death of 14-year-old found at bottom of city pool

Thursday  04:47,   22 february 2018
The Gazette

He had been in critical condition in hospital after being pulled from the pool at the Centre Père-Marquette sports complex in the Rosemont—La-Petite-Patrie borough.Urgences-Santé paramedics arrived at the centre to find the boy in cardiac arrest on [...]

At-risk areas of Quebec are on flood watch, Coiteux tells reporters

Thursday  04:46,   22 february 2018
The Gazette

'In the Eastern Townships, in certain parts of the Montéregie I think it's clear that we're in a state of alert'With the memory of last spring’s flooding still fresh and the sound of freezing rain crackling on Quebec City,[...]

Parents want child care to be provincial election issue

Thursday  04:46,   22 february 2018
Toronto Star

Ontario must replace its patchwork of child care services with a universally accessible system of high quality care that is affordable for all families, say low- and moderate-income parents who responded to a survey in the run-up to this spring’s[...]