News: Canada

Two of Elizabeth May's bullying accusers pull out of Green party investigation

Thursday  03:08,   22 february 2018
Metro News

OTTAWA— Two former Green party staffers who accused Elizabeth May of workplace bullying say they won’t participate in an investigation launched last month because they don’t trust it is being conducted independently. Vanessa Brustolin and Diana[...]

TTC officers convicted in ticket scam sentenced to jail time

Thursday  03:08,   22 february 2018
Metro News

After a five-year legal saga, three former TTC officers have been sentenced to jail time for writing fake tickets to homeless people as part of a scheme to skip out on work. At a College Park courtroom on Wednesday morning, Justice S. Ford Clements[...]

Deliberations begin for accused in death of teen girl

Thursday  01:51,   22 february 2018
MSN

Deliberations begin for accused in death of teen girlRaymond Cormier, 56, has pleaded not guilty to second-degree murder in the August 2014 slaying of 15-year-old Tina Fontaine in[...]

How Patrick Brown’s childish premier fantasies can still come true

Thursday  01:37,   22 february 2018
Metro News

How Patrick Brown’s childish premier fantasies can still come trueEditor’s note: The opinions in this article are the author’s, as published by our content partner, and do not necessarily represent the views of MSN or[...]

Becca laid to rest, in sorrow and gratitude

Thursday  01:36,   22 february 2018
MSN

Becca laid to rest, in sorrow and gratitudeMore than 700 people gathered at Immaculate Heart of Mary Roman Catholic Church in Riverview, N.B., for an ecumenical funeral service in honour of 18-year-old Rebecca Schofield, who died of brain cancer on[...]

Quebec announces reforms to its liquor laws

Thursday  00:21,   22 february 2018
MSN

Quebec announces reforms to its liquor lawsBill 170 allows parents with kids to remain on a patio until 11 p.m. instead of 8 p.m., gives tourists the right to take a beer bought at the hotel bar back to their room, and liberates businesses open for[...]

Ontario PC leadership hopeful Caroline Mulroney raised over $461,000 in nine days

Thursday  00:20,   22 february 2018
Global News

Ontario PC leadership hopeful Caroline Mulroney raised over $461,000 in nine daysOntario PC leadership contestant Caroline Mulroney raised over $461,000 in the first nine days of her campaign, figures released by Elections Ontario on Wednesday[...]

Patrick Brown approved to run for Ontario PC leader: source

Wednesday  23:51,   21 february 2018
cbc.ca

Patrick Brown approved to run for Ontario PC leader: sourcePatrick Brown has been cleared to run for the leadership of the Ontario Progressive Conservatives, a job he previously held, a source told CBC Toronto Wednesday[...]

OPP constable lost his leg after crashing into a goose. But you won’t catch him sitting at a desk.

Wednesday  23:06,   21 february 2018
Toronto Star

OPP constable lost his leg after crashing into a goose. But you won’t catch him sitting at a desk.The first time was in 2014. Tucker somehow survived a catastrophic motorcycle crash at 130 km/h on Hwy. 400 north of Barrie. He flat-lined more than[...]

Nova Scotia woman left ventilator-dependent quadriplegic after contracting meningitis: family

Wednesday  21:50,   21 february 2018
Global News

Nova Scotia woman left ventilator-dependent quadriplegic after contracting meningitis: familyA Nova Scotia family hit by tragedy is reaching out for[...]

Criminal charges stayed after man tried to board flight from Winnipeg with semi-automatic gun

Wednesday  21:11,   21 february 2018
cbc.ca

Criminal charges stayed after man tried to board flight from Winnipeg with semi-automatic gunMohammad Peyawary, 35, was taken into custody in August 2017 after he tried to take a garment bag containing the gun through screening as carry-on baggage,[...]

Trudeau family criticized for overdoing it on their traditional Indian outfits

Wednesday  20:40,   21 february 2018
Global News

The PM and his family's traditional outfits have been described as "over the top."It's one thing to pay respectful homage to a culture, but it's another thing entirely when your traditional attire starts to veer into costume territory. [...]

DNA phenotyping used to sketch mother of dead baby left in Calgary dumpster

Wednesday  19:10,   21 february 2018
cbc.ca

DNA phenotyping used to sketch mother of dead baby left in Calgary dumpsterThe newborn baby girl was found in a parking lot near the intersection of Bowness Road and 79th Street[...]

N.S. artist's stolen painting of grandfather found in thrift store 24 years later

Wednesday  18:51,   21 february 2018
cbc.ca

N.S. artist's stolen painting of grandfather found in thrift store 24 years later Charmaine Wheatley, artist-in-residence at the University of Rochester Medical Center in New York, painted a portrait of her grandfather, Thomas Wheatley Sr.,[...]

Tractor trailer strikes MacKay bridge tollbooth; repair could take weeks

Wednesday  18:40,   21 february 2018
Global News

Tractor trailer strikes MacKay bridge tollbooth; repair could take weeksHe added that the particular lane was not designed to accommodate such a large[...]