News: Canada

Accused kidnapper testifies he got no money

Tuesday  22:39,   17 october 2017
MSN

Accused kidnapper testifies he got no moneyTestifying today in Ontario Superior Court, Ali Omar Ader says that in 2013, he lied about being paid to a Mountie posing as his business agent because it was what the man wanted to[...]

Man charged with assaulting Prince Albert officer during arrest

Tuesday  21:52,   17 october 2017
cbc.ca

A 30-year-old man is facing new charges after allegedly assaulting a police officer while being arrested in Prince Albert.On the evening of Oct. 16, officers were at an apartment on the 900 block of Central Avenue to serve court[...]

'It was just so easy': 70 years of marriage for 2 Moose Jaw, Sask. couples

Tuesday  21:51,   17 october 2017
cbc.ca

Two couples celebrating 70 years of marriage in Moose Jaw, Sask. persevered through tough economic times, the loss of children, and a changing world but maintain it was all made easier by facing life side-by-side. Frank and Regina Tress, 94 and 88[...]

The Tiny House Warriors take on Kinder Morgan

Tuesday  19:55,   17 october 2017
Maclean's

Secwepemc activists have something homey in store for the Kinder Morgan pipeline expansionGrowing up in Secwepemc territory near Kamloops, B.C., Kanahus Manuel knew she’d become a warrior for her people, even if that’s not what her father, Arthur,[...]

Man charged with attempted murder after running down suspect who robbed him: Halifax police

Tuesday  18:16,   17 october 2017
Metro News

Man charged with attempted murder after running down suspect who robbed him: Halifax police A vehicle/pedestrian collision on the Halifax waterfront boardwalk Sunday night has led to a 22-year-old Hammonds Plains man facing attempted murder[...]

Toronto should adopt more cargo biking, report says

Tuesday  16:13,   17 october 2017
Toronto Star

Toronto should adopt more cargo biking, report says“If Toronto is going to be a true cycling city, let’s think beyond people and start thinking about how goods can also be moved more efficiently by bikes,” said Nithya Vijayakumar, a senior adviser[...]

Victim's friends feared accused triple-killer was stalking her

Tuesday  15:42,   17 october 2017
Ottawa Citizen

Victim's friends feared accused triple-killer was stalking herLorraine Wallace told the court Monday that several incidents involving Borutski — whom Culleton referred to first as “the handyman” and later as Basil — had put her co-worker[...]

Opinion: Does Ontario’s Black Youth Action Plan do enough?

Tuesday  15:41,   17 october 2017
Maclean's

Opinion: Does Ontario’s Black Youth Action Plan do enough?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 or[...]

Naheed Nenshi put out a fire, now must deal with the Flames

Tuesday  15:20,   17 october 2017
Maclean's

What Nenshi’s close brush with defeat against an inexperienced conservative candidate means for the arena debate—and the next provincial electionThe first salvo in the battle that will likely define Naheed Nenshi’s third term as Calgary mayor came[...]

A crash course in how the feds could improve gender equality

Tuesday  14:22,   17 october 2017
Maclean's

A crash course in how the feds could improve gender equalityOn Tuesday, the Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives‘ released its annual analysis, “The Best and Worst Places to be a Woman in Canada: “The Gender Gap in Canada’s 25 Biggest[...]

After chaotic election night, Naheed Nenshi emerges as winner

Tuesday  12:26,   17 october 2017
Calgary Herald

After chaotic election night, Naheed Nenshi emerges as winnerAfter a tumultuous municipal campaign and a chaotic election day on Monday, Naheed Nenshi was returned for a third term as Calgary’s[...]

Metis want recognition for their veterans

Tuesday  11:52,   17 october 2017
MSN

Metis want recognition for their veteransOTTAWA - The president of the Metis National Council is urging the federal government to formally recognize the contribution of Metis veterans in the Second World War before it is too late for remaining[...]

Don Iveson re-elected but with bridges to build in northeast Edmonton

Tuesday  11:51,   17 october 2017
Edmonton Journal

Don Iveson re-elected but with bridges to build in northeast EdmontonEdmonton’s north side sent a clear message of discontent to city hall Monday – with early results showing that incumbent Dave Loken was sent packing from Ward 3 and a new northeast [...]

Mother of ex-hostage Amanda Lindhout speaks out on ‘victim shaming,’ Joshua Boyle and her ‘disgust’ with Ottawa

Tuesday  10:55,   17 october 2017
Toronto Star

Mother of ex-hostage Amanda Lindhout speaks out on ‘victim shaming,’ Joshua Boyle and her ‘disgust’ with OttawaLorinda Stewart was dismayed when the Hollywood ending she had played over and over again in her mind during the 460 days her daughter was [...]

Everything you need to know about the Ontario colleges strike

Tuesday  09:00,   17 october 2017
Metro News

Everything you need to know about the Ontario colleges strike Who are the players? The faculty are represented by Ontario Public Services Employees Union (OPSEU) and the College Employer Council (CEC) represents their employer, the colleges.Who[...]