News: Canada

‘There’s a Perception That Canada Is Being Invaded’

Saturday  22:45,   26 may 2018
theatlantic

‘There’s a Perception That Canada Is Being Invaded’It may seem paradoxical. Last year, Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau appeared to issue an open invitation to refugees with a tweet declaring, “to those fleeing persecution, terror & war[...]

Why does Canada use more human plasma than almost any other country?

Saturday  19:52,   26 may 2018
cbc.ca

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One dead after incident in Dartmouth

Saturday  19:51,   26 may 2018
msn

One dead after incident in DartmouthFew details are available, but Serious Incident Response Team director Felix Cacchione says a person is dead and SiRT is investigating the[...]

2 men charged with first-degree murder in stabbing death of Abbegail Elliot

Saturday  18:52,   26 may 2018
cbc.ca

Two men in their mid-20s have been arrested and charged with murder in connection with the death of a 21-year-old Toronto woman. Paramedics transported her in critical condition to hospital, where she was later pronounced[...]

Coquitlam fentanyl trafficker sentenced to 16 years in prison

Saturday  18:51,   26 may 2018
vancouversun

Coquitlam fentanyl trafficker sentenced to 16 years in prisonA major Coquitlam fentanyl trafficker, who sold more than 50,000 of the deadly pills in a year, was sentenced Friday to 16 years in prison after pleading guilty to drug and firearms[...]

How a fake CRA agent extorted $24K in bitcoin from a Lower Sackville man

Saturday  18:00,   26 may 2018
cbc.ca

A Nova Scotia man took what he thought was a call from the Canada Revenue Agency and wound up losing $24,000, Halifax RCMP say. The 67-year-old Lower Sackville man was called at his home by a person who said they were with the federal tax agency.[...]

100 years after his death, 'forgotten' officer to be commemorated on Hill

Saturday  17:40,   26 may 2018
cbc.ca

100 years after his death, 'forgotten' officer to be commemorated on Hill Lt.-Col. Samuel Sharpe and Lt.-Col. George Baker were the only two sitting MPs to have died as a result of service in the 1914-1918[...]

Woman stunned to receive 20-year-old bylaw ticket for off-leash dog that wasn't hers

Saturday  15:12,   26 may 2018
cbc.ca

Woman stunned to receive 20-year-old bylaw ticket for off-leash dog that wasn't hers "At first I thought it was a joke," said Stacy Majchrowski. "Well, no. No, it's[...]

Woman claims her mare died, another vanished in care of family charged with killing 13 horses

Saturday  15:11,   26 may 2018
cbc.ca

Woman claims her mare died, another vanished in care of family charged with killing 13 horsesMarie-France Anagnostopoulos claims one of her horses died in Whitchurch-Stouffville, Ont., at Speedsport Stables, a family-run horse boarding business, in[...]

How a 9/11 Truther may be influencing which Ontario election videos you see

Saturday  12:05,   26 may 2018
cbc.ca

He's a YouTube user who puts salacious titles and grabby headlines on otherwise innocuous videos, but he gets more views than many professional news organizations. A CBC News investigation found that a YouTube channel devoted to putting[...]

What Trump's proposed auto tariff could mean for Canada

Saturday  12:05,   26 may 2018
cbc.ca

Trump's Section 232 investigation of car imports seems aimed at pressuring Mexico to accept U.S. demands for higher wages in its car plants. But if the investigation leads to a blanket tariff on imports, it will hit Canada hard. To understand[...]

Justice minister's tweet on Boushie verdict inspired a wave of angry e-mails and letters

Saturday  12:05,   26 may 2018
cbc.ca

Hundreds of Canadians sent e-mails and letters to federal Justice Minister Jody Wilson-Raybould after she posted a comment to Twitter in the wake of a jury verdict in the death of Colten Boushie. Many accused the minister of political interference[...]

Garden gnome returns home after epic trip, complete with 157-photo scrapbook

Saturday  07:37,   26 may 2018
cbc.ca

Over a year ago, Joe Butcher's hand-painted gnome disappeared from his front yard. This week, he reappeared, and brought gifts. "We didn't think too much of it. Maybe it was a neighbourhood kid decided to play a prank and take the gnome," Joe[...]

Toronto teacher arrested after allegedly assaulting eight girls on school property

Saturday  07:37,   26 may 2018
thestar

Toronto teacher arrested after allegedly assaulting eight girls on school propertyA teacher, identified on Friday as from Edgewood Public School, allegedly assaulted eight girls between September 2017 and May 2018, according to[...]

Voters still haven’t taken a close look at NDP, Wynne says

Saturday  07:36,   26 may 2018
thestar

The sudden surge in support for the NDP is a result of voters turning away from Doug Ford who still haven’t taken a close look at Andrea Horwath’s plan for the province, says Liberal Leader Kathleen Wynne.In a sit-down interview with the Star on[...]