News: Canada

3-year-old boy dead, 2 children in serious condition after Six Nations house fire

Saturday  11:06,   09 december 2017
cbc.ca

A three-year-old boy found inside a burning house was pronounced dead in hospital following a house fire on Six Nations Friday morning. Six Nations Fire Chief Matthew Miller said crews were called to a two-storey home in Ohsweken Friday morning for[...]

Stranded deer rescued from frozen lake near Kamloops

Saturday  09:36,   09 december 2017
Vancouver Sun

Stranded deer rescued from frozen lake near KamloopsTwo members of the Kamloops Search and Rescue team carried out an unusual rescue this week after they received a call about a deer stranded on an ice-covered[...]

Premier talks of a more inclusive Nova Scotia

Saturday  00:20,   09 december 2017
MSN

Premier talks of a more inclusive Nova ScotiaHe said Nova Scotia must continue working to ensure minority communities are reflected in the province's institutions and in the community at[...]

Ontario caribou to be relocated by helicopter

Saturday  00:20,   09 december 2017
MSN

Ontario caribou to be relocated by helicopterThe complex relocation of the caribou from Michipicoten Island was announced by Ontario's minister of natural resources and forestry on Thursday, with the government noting that the animals are destined[...]

N-word debacle at U of T shows need for fourth R of education: ‘Racial Literacy’

Saturday  00:20,   09 december 2017
Metro News

N-word debacle at U of T shows need for fourth R of education: ‘Racial Literacy’ Editor’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.ca or[...]

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau makes stops in North Battleford, Saskatoon

Friday  23:06,   08 december 2017
Star Phoenix

Following an evening meet-and-greet in North Battleford, Prime Minister Justin Trudeau wrapped up a whirlwind visit to Saskatchewan with breakfast in Saskatoon. Trudeau was in the province Thursday night to prop up Liberal Party candidate[...]

'Rooftopping' trend takes viral photography to risky new heights

Friday  20:22,   08 december 2017
Metro News

'Rooftopping' trend takes viral photography to risky new[...]

St. Thomas family attacked by man wielding bat, yelling about ISIS

Friday  20:22,   08 december 2017
cbc.ca

St. Thomas family attacked by man wielding bat, yelling about ISISA St. Thomas family was attacked by bat-wielding man yelling about ISIS and terrorists in a parking lot Thursday[...]

Hehr back in hot water after fresh complaint

Friday  19:11,   08 december 2017
MSN

Hehr back in hot water after fresh complaintJennifer McCrea, who has been fighting on behalf of a group of mothers who say they were denied benefits while on maternity leave, contacted Hehr's office in October 2016 after being encouraged to speak to [...]

Who killed Cindy Blazek? 31 years later, her family is still trying to find out

Friday  17:55,   08 december 2017
cbc.ca

More than three decades after Cindy Blazek was brutally murdered in her Onion Lake First Nation residence, her family still doesn't have a full picture of what happened to her. Thursday marked 31 years since Blazek's death. After a night of[...]

Suspect arrested in fatal shooting of Good Samaritan Yosif Al-Hasnawi

Friday  17:10,   08 december 2017
cbc.ca

Hamilton police have arrested a suspect in the weekend slaying of Yosif Al-Hasnawi, who was shot after he tried to intervene when two people were accosting an older man.Police arrested Dale Burningsky King, 19, in Hagersville, Ont., at a family[...]

Jamie Bacon's 'true love' dies of an overdose on day of his court win

Friday  17:10,   08 december 2017
Vancouver Sun

Jamie Bacon's 'true love' dies of an overdose on day of his court winKelowna resident Madison Fine made her way to Vancouver last week to be near boyfriend Jamie Bacon when the ruling came down throwing out his murder[...]

Pair of Mouse Control Technicians to lose their jobs as Ontario plans to shut historic tree seed plant

Friday  17:09,   08 december 2017
National Post

The chorus of critics attacking the decision is not so much about the cats - Pepper and Sammy - as the future viability of native species of Ontario trees . Since the 1920s, the Tree Seed Plant has taken in various kinds of seed, each needing a[...]

Day home operator who abandoned children found not guilty

Friday  17:09,   08 december 2017
cbc.ca

A former day home operator was "irresponsible and wrong" for leaving five toddlers alone while she ran errands, but there isn't enough proof that the children were endangered by her actions, a judge ruled on Thursday. In[...]

Bertrand Charest to be sentenced later today

Friday  12:21,   08 december 2017
MSN

Former national ski coach Bertrand Charest is set to be sentenced today after his previous conviction on various sex-related charges involving teenage girls. A judge called Charest a sexual predator when he found him guilty last June on[...]