News: Canada

Ontario Tories to say if Brown can run for leader

Wednesday  17:57,   21 february 2018
MSN

Ontario Tories to say if Brown can run for leaderThe former Opposition leader stepped down from the job last month amid allegations of sexual misconduct, which he has vehemently[...]

Vancouver elementary teacher suspended after using worksheets containing N-word

Wednesday  17:37,   21 february 2018
cbc.ca

Vancouver elementary teacher suspended after using worksheets containing N-wordThe Vancouver School Board says a teacher at Trafalgar Elementary distributed worksheets with the derogatory term to[...]

Downtown Halifax wine store target of smash-and-grab robbery

Wednesday  17:37,   21 february 2018
Global News

Downtown Halifax wine store target of smash-and-grab robberyHalifax police have made one arrest and are looking for a second suspect in a smash-and-grab robbery at a downtown private wine[...]

Trial begins for Edmonton mother accused of second-degree murder in daughter’s death

Wednesday  17:37,   21 february 2018
Global News

Trial begins for Edmonton mother accused of second-degree murder in daughter’s deathA three-day trial is set to begin Wednesday morning for an Edmonton mother charged in her daughter's December 2016[...]

Jury in Fontaine case to get final instructions

Wednesday  13:56,   21 february 2018
MSN

WINNIPEG - The fate of a man accused of killing an Indigenous girl and dumping her body into Winnipeg's Red River is expected to be in the hands of a jury today. Raymond Cormier, 56, has pleaded not guilty to second-degree murder in the August[...]

Trudeau rejects Sihk separatist claim

Wednesday  13:56,   21 february 2018
MSN

AMRITSAR, India - Defence Minister Harjit Sajjan says he and Prime Minister Trudeau made clear to the chief minister of Punjab today that his repeated allegations that Canadian cabinet ministers were Sikh separatists are extremely false. Trudeau and [...]

The 44-year-old unsolved mystery of Patrick Power's disappearance

Wednesday  12:36,   21 february 2018
cbc.ca

It's been 44 years since Patrick Power disappeared without a trace. His family refuses to give up hope in finding answers to what really happened. Now, 44 years later, his family refuses to give up their quest for[...]

Woman believes her missing brother could be one of Bruce McArthur's alleged victims

Wednesday  12:36,   21 february 2018
cbc.ca

Jon Riley went missing in May of 2013. His sister, Judi, believes he's a victim of alleged serial killer Bruce McArthur. "All the pieces fit together. It's the only thing that really makes sense. He simply vanished. He went to Toronto for the[...]

Canada's PM says India trip about broader ties not just political ones

Wednesday  12:36,   21 february 2018
Reuters

Canada's PM says India trip about broader ties not just political ones 1/3 SLIDES © REUTERS/Danish Siddiqui [...]

Patrick Brown’s girlfriend says ‘wrong how media has treated him’

Wednesday  06:42,   21 february 2018
Toronto Star

Patrick Brown’s 23-year-old girlfriend says the ousted former Progressive Conservative leader “is one of the most respectful, decent and caring individuals I have ever met.” “You can ask any questions you want but I have no interest in participating [...]

Sexual predator poses 'high risk' for future violence, psychologist says

Wednesday  06:42,   21 february 2018
cbc.ca

Lance Blanchard has a history of violence that dates back to the 1970s and includes sexual attacks on both boys and girls, a psychologist testified Tuesday at a dangerous offender hearing. Dr. Andrew Haag said he considers Blanchard "a high risk[...]

Overdose deaths taking ‘huge toll’ on advocates

Wednesday  06:41,   21 february 2018
Toronto Star

Kim Paré said his family did everything they could to help their bright and beautiful daughter, but in the end she couldn’t fight the illness of addiction. It’s been almost four years since Kaitlyn died, at 24, from a prescription opioid[...]

Safety board notes jump in aviation incidents

Wednesday  06:41,   21 february 2018
MSN

The number of incidents involving commercial aircraft flew above the average last year, raising calls from an airline pilots association for the Liberals to boost spending on safety oversight. Figures released Tuesday from the Transportation Safety[...]

Party to decide if Brown can run for leader

Wednesday  04:36,   21 february 2018
MSN

TORONTO - Patrick Brown is expected to find out Wednesday whether he will be able to continue his bid to lead Ontario's Progressive Conservatives through the spring election. The former Opposition leader, who was forced to resign last month amid [...]

Roof collapses at Fairview Arena in southeast Calgary

Wednesday  03:40,   21 february 2018
cbc.ca

No injuries were reported after the roof collapsed at Fairview Arena in southeast Calgary. Emergency crews were called to the arena in the 8000 block of Fairmount Drive S.E. just after 4:30 p.m. Tuesday.According to its website, the arena was[...]