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Quebec police officer found guilty causing death of 5-year-old boy in accident

Thursday  17:56,   19 july 2018
cbc.ca

Quebec police officer found guilty causing death of 5-year-old boy in accident Quebec court Judge Éric Simard issued the ruling this morning at the Longueuil[...]
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Greenpeace members scale Olympic Stadium tower in Montreal

Thursday  17:37,   19 july 2018
msn

Greenpeace members scale Olympic Stadium tower in Montreal on Thursday to protest the Trans Mountain pipeline.The climbers, who were equipped with cables and harnesses, began their ascent just after dawn.They said they planned to unfurl a banner at [...]

Premier Doug Ford says he’ll join Saskatchewan’s lawsuit challenging carbon tax

Thursday  16:05,   19 july 2018
thestar

Premier Doug Ford says he’ll join Saskatchewan’s lawsuit challenging carbon taxSpeaking to reporters from the Council of the Federation meeting, Ford and Saskatchewan Premier Scott Moe said they don’t agree with Ottawa forcing provinces to have a[...]

Boy, 5, found with life-threatening injuries near train tracks in Brampton

Thursday  15:34,   19 july 2018
thestar

Boy, 5, found with life-threatening injuries near train tracks in BramptonPeel police have located a five-year-old boy suffering from life-threatening injuries by train tracks, after he went missing in Brampton early[...]

89 deaths now linked to heat wave in Quebec

Thursday  15:34,   19 july 2018
thestar

89 deaths now linked to heat wave in QuebecMONTREAL—Nearly 90 people are now believed to have died as a result of a July heat wave in Quebec, with new figures showing that 53 deaths in the city of Montreal may be linked to elevated[...]

Make no mistake — Trudeau's cabinet shuffle is his re-election kickoff: Chris Hall

Thursday  14:41,   19 july 2018
cbc.ca

Make no mistake — Trudeau's cabinet shuffle is his re-election kickoff: Chris[...]

Carbon tax debate could distract from premiers' united front on trade

Thursday  14:06,   19 july 2018
cbc.ca

Chair Brian Gallant wanted this summer's Council of the Federation talks to focus on trade issues. But Saskatchewan and Ontario appear keen to spotlight their looming fight with the federal government over imposing a carbon tax.But soon after he [...]

Multi-vehicle collision closes part of Hwy. 401 near Yonge St.

Thursday  14:06,   19 july 2018
thestar

A multi-vehicle collision has shut down the express lanes on Hwy. 401 near Yonge St. and sent three people to hospital. Paramedics say they responded to the scene around 12:30 a.m. and transported three patients to trauma centres. One of the[...]

Family's $500K inheritance seized by U.S. border officials

Thursday  12:01,   19 july 2018
cbc.ca

An Ottawa man acting as an executor of a will says TD Canada Trust gave him "faulty advice" to mail $500,000 in bank drafts to family members in the U.S. — a move that caught the attention of U.S. border officials, who seized the money.[...]

3 officers injured, 2 charged after 'high-risk arrest' in Steinbach

Thursday  09:21,   19 july 2018
cbc.ca

Two people are facing charges after RCMP chased down a stolen vehicle with armed occupants in Steinbach, Man., on Sunday. Three officers were injured in the process. Around 12:30 a.m. Sunday, an RCMP officer tried to stop the SUV because it was[...]

Then there were 2: More wild boars on the run in Yukon shot dead

Thursday  09:20,   19 july 2018
cbc.ca

The Yukon government said Wednesday that 5 of the original 7 escapees had so far been killed, leaving just 2 animals still at large. Territorial officials said Wednesday that four more of the animals have been tracked down by their owner, and[...]

11-year-old girl airlifted to hospital after falling over Troll Falls in Kananaskis

Thursday  09:20,   19 july 2018
cbc.ca

A young girl was airlifted to Alberta Children's Hospital in Calgary on Tuesday afternoon after falling over Troll Falls in Kananaskis Country. RCMP say the 11-year-old girl slipped and fell while looking at the falls. She was hiking with her[...]

Cougar killed by police in Nanaimo, B.C.

Thursday  09:20,   19 july 2018
msn

Cougar killed by police in Nanaimo, B.C.RCMP Const. Gary O'Brien says they received numerous reports of a cougar roaming the docks and fish-cleaning station around the Nanaimo Yacht Club early[...]

Jimmy Melvin Jr. threatens prosecutor, asks to be killed

Thursday  04:06,   19 july 2018
cbc.ca

There was a prolonged, emotional outburst in a Halifax courtroom Wednesday as notorious crime figure Jimmy Melvin Jr. challenged a Crown prosecutor to a fight and asked to be killed. "I'm worried about my mental health and well-being," Melvin told[...]

Interim PC leader wants 'conversion therapy' banned in Nova Scotia

Thursday  02:16,   19 july 2018
cbc.ca

PC leader Karla MacFarlane urged the province to outlaw the practice of trying to convince or coerce gay people to embrace heterosexually. She called "conversion therapy" antiquated and wrong. The attempt to convince or coerce individuals[...]