News: Canada

Wettlaufer says she's 'truly sorry' for murder

Tuesday  01:35,   27 june 2017
MSN

Wettlaufer says she's 'truly sorry' for murderWOODSTOCK, Ont. - A former Ontario nurse who murdered eight seniors in her care was sentenced Monday to life in prison with no eligibility for parole for 25[...]

Resuming Meredith probe a mistake: lawyer

Tuesday  01:35,   27 june 2017
MSN

OTTAWA - The Senate ethics watchdog should have abandoned her investigation into allegations of workplace harassment and bullying when Don Meredith resigned his seat last month, his lawyer argued Monday. "I just don't think that it makes[...]

Fare hike coming for GO Transit, Union Pearson Express

Tuesday  00:21,   27 june 2017
Toronto Star

After freezing prices at the start of the year, Metrolinx plans to increase fares for GO Transit and the Union Pearson Express this fall. A report going to the transit agency’s board on Wednesday recommends that the cost of single-ticket adult[...]

Canadian accent more than just iconic 'eh'

Monday  22:26,   26 june 2017
MSN

Celebrations across Canada this weekend may look different from one community to the next, but for most of the country it will all sound the same. Derek Denis, a post-doctoral researcher of linguistics at the University of Victoria, said[...]

Case of killer nurse Elizabeth Wettlaufer to be subject of public inquiry

Monday  22:07,   26 june 2017
Toronto Star

Ontario will call an independent public inquiry into the Elizabeth Wettlaufer case now that the former nurse has been sentenced for murder in a spate of nursing home killings. “It is our hope that through the inquiry process, we will get the answers [...]

Lawyers at police sex assault trial spar over reliability of complainants

Monday  22:07,   26 june 2017
Toronto Star

<p>A Toronto police officer accused of sexually assaulting two women in his police cruiser on separate occasions had a clear modus operandi: seek out lone women in the Entertainment District who appeared to be intoxicated and offer to drive them[...]

Mom, son rescued from Bow River by CPS Marine Unit

Monday  21:22,   26 june 2017
Metro News

Lifejackets likely saved a woman and her 10-year-old son who were rescued clinging to the boom chain on the Bow River Sunday evening. According to the Calgary police, their marine unit discovered an overturned raft on the Bow River around 5:45 p.m.[...]

Crown says Saretzky told police details only the killer would know

Monday  21:22,   26 june 2017
Calgary Herald

Warning: Graphic content LETHBRIDGE – Confessions triple-murder suspect Derek Saretzky gave to police contained “hold back” details only the killer would know, a prosecutor said Monday. In detailing her case against the former Crowsnest Pass[...]

TTC named best public transit agency in North America

Monday  21:21,   26 june 2017
Toronto Star

In a development that will raise eyebrows among the thousands of Torontonians who like to grumble about their daily commutes, the TTC has been named outstanding public transit system of the year.TTC CEO Andy Byford announced the award at a press[...]

Bodies of last Fort Chipewyan hunters missing since April found

Monday  21:06,   26 june 2017
Edmonton Journal

The bodies of Andrew Ladouceur and Keith Marten, two of four hunters who went missing from Fort Chipewyan in late April, have been found.. Community members confirmed the body of Ladouceur, who was last seen April 23, was located eight kilometres[...]

Former fire chief Bob Kissner facing two more sex abuse charges

Monday  21:06,   26 june 2017
Windsor Star

Former Kingsville fire chief Bob Kissner is facing added charges of sexual exploitation and sexual assault involving another alleged victim, the Ontario Provincial Police announced Monday. The incidents are alleged to have taken place in 2015 when[...]

Nelson RCMP investigate swastikas near popular recreation area

Monday  21:06,   26 june 2017
cbc.ca

Nelson RCMP are investigating after someone painted a set of swastikas along a public road near a popular recreational area. © Copyright: (C) Canadian Broadcasting Corporation, http://www.cbc.ca/aboutcbc/discover/termsofuse.htm... The[...]

Is the public safety minister’s job too big?

Monday  20:47,   26 june 2017
Maclean's

The government’s new national security bill adds more to the minister’s bulky portfolio. Is it time to split up national security and emergency management?In reading all 150 pages of C-59, what’s striking is the number of times that various parts of [...]

Canada 150 unhappiness? Blame 1967

Monday  20:47,   26 june 2017
Maclean's

It was a ‘giddy, insane’ year. And the events it set off are at the centre of the national debate unfolding[...]

Ontario couple arrested for stealing rash of vehicles from across Nova Scotia

Monday  20:39,   26 june 2017
Metro News

A man and woman from Ontario have been arrested in connection with multiple motor vehicle thefts throughout Nova Scotia.&nbsp;On June 22, Lunenburg County District RCMP assisted Bridgewater Police Service in arresting Cory Lee Oickle, 37 and[...]