News: Canada

42 hospitalized due to carbon monoxide exposure at Delta farm

Sunday  10:50,   10 december 2017
Vancouver Sun

42 hospitalized due to carbon monoxide exposure at Delta farmMore than 40 people have been transported to hospital after carbon monoxide exposure at a greenhouse farm in[...]

Six Nations Chief on deadly house fire: 'It's been a pretty tragic week'

Sunday  03:50,   10 december 2017
cbc.ca

A three-year-old boy found trapped under a bed in a burning house on Six Nations was pronounced dead in hospital Friday morning.Six Nations of the Grand River Chief Ava Hall addressed the media[...]

High court defends text-message privacy

Sunday  03:21,   10 december 2017
MSN

High court defends text-message privacyIn a potentially significant 5-2 ruling today, the high court set aside the firearms convictions of a man whose messages were found by Toronto police on the mobile phone of an alleged[...]

Unruly passenger forces Air Transat flight back to Trudeau airport

Sunday  01:35,   10 december 2017
The Gazette

The flight to Puerto Plata was delayed about five hours , the time it took to change crews in order to comply with rules that limit the number of hours in flight for pilots and attendants.Some of the 183 passengers received a $15 food voucher, while [...]

'Another woman gave birth to my child': surrogate sues fertility clinic

Sunday  01:35,   10 december 2017
cbc.ca

A woman who agreed to have a baby for an infertile friend is suing the fertility clinic involved, claiming one of her donated eggs was later used to “implant and impregnate” her friend directly, without her written consent. The lawsuit alleges[...]

Police hope ring leads to identifying woman

Sunday  01:35,   10 december 2017
Toronto Star

Police hope ring leads to identifying womanPolice said foul play isn’t suspected in the death of the woman, whose body was found on Aug. 28 near the Scarborough[...]

Toronto police arrest 5 in Trinity Bellwoods-area marijuana dispensary raid

Saturday  21:50,   09 december 2017
Toronto Star

Toronto police arrested five people and seized nearly 10 kgs of marijuana after raiding a dispensary in the Trinity Bellwoods area Friday. Police also found nearly $6,500 in cash, 8.8 kg of marijuana oil, 377 g of hash and more than 125 g of shatter [...]

Edmonton agencies await their share of anti-gang dollars

Saturday  21:50,   09 december 2017
Edmonton Journal

While the federal government has announced $327.6 million in anti-gang funding, the amount Alberta will get and which agencies will be funded has yet to be determined. Ralph Goodale, the federal minister of public safety and emergency preparedness,[...]

Toronto police officer admits to inappropriate sexual relationship with youth group member

Saturday  19:50,   09 december 2017
Toronto Star

A Toronto police officer publicly admitted Thursday to having an inappropriate sexual relationship with a youth group participant.Discipline charges against Const. Kevin Ward stemmed from his role with the 22 Division Rovers, a program offered by[...]

More owls in Vancouver bad news for rodents

Saturday  15:36,   09 december 2017
MSN

A spike in owl sightings in downtown Vancouver could be good news for ridding the city of pesky rodents, a wildlife group says, but there's a downside for the birds.Photos of barred owls sitting outside transit stations and on building awnings[...]

Niagara Region apologizes to reporter

Saturday  12:51,   09 december 2017
MSN

The Niagara Region has apologized to a reporter for seizing equipment staff thought was being used to record a closed council session, an incident journalism organizations decried as an assault on press freedom. The St. Catharines Standard reported[...]

Toronto police chief dispels rumours of serial killer in Church and Wellesley neighbourhood

Saturday  11:07,   09 december 2017
Toronto Star

There’s palpable fear in the neighbourhood around Church and Wellesley.At least eight people have gone missing this year from the area around Toronto’s gay village. Two were found dead. Three are still missing.Toronto police Chief Mark Saunders[...]

I didn’t know Tess Richey but I’ve walked in her footsteps

Saturday  11:07,   09 december 2017
Toronto Star

<p>It’s a night I’ve had dozens of times — a night out with friends, in an area of the city where I’ve typically felt safe.Around midnight on the occasional Friday, my roommate and I will pile into an Uber and make our way down to Crews and[...]

'I just want justice,' Yosif Al-Hasnawi's mother speaks at vigil

Saturday  11:06,   09 december 2017
cbc.ca

Students, faculty, supporters and Yosif Al-Hasnawi's family gather at Brock University to remember the young man who lost his life to a gunshot last Saturday in Hamilton. The vigil began shortly after 3 p.m. ET in the Pond Inlet, a hall at the[...]

Ontario backtracks on cities' right to say no to pot stores

Saturday  11:06,   09 december 2017
MSN

TORONTO - The Ontario government appeared to backtrack late Friday on an earlier statement that municipalities would be unable to opt out of hosting marijuana stores, raising more questions about the province's readiness for the expected pot[...]