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News: Canada

Girl, 3, seriously injured after she was bitten by dog in Mississauga

Tuesday  08:51,   25 september 2018
cbc.ca

A three-year-old girl bitten by a dog on the weekend in a Mississauga park suffered serious injuries but is now in stable condition in a Toronto hospital, Peel police say. The girl was bitten in the Parkway Belt Leash-Free Dog Park, near Highway 403 [...]

'My family is going to die here': Gatineau father recalls tornado terror

Tuesday  08:51,   25 september 2018
cbc.ca

As a tornado shredded his Gatineau, Que., apartment Friday afternoon, James Widder gripped his four-year-old daughter by her fingertips, terrified she'd be torn from his grasp."When [the tornado] ripped our roof, my daughter went flying off. I...[...]

Student on trial for sex assault says accuser initiated their ‘hookup’

Tuesday  08:51,   25 september 2018
thestar

Warning: Graphic details follow. A man on trial for sexual assault testified Monday his accuser was the one who initiated their “hookup” and the sex that followed, after the two met at a downtown Toronto bar on May 12, 2016. But under...[...]

3rd tornado hit eastern Ontario, says Environment Canada

Tuesday  08:51,   25 september 2018
cbc.ca

Environment Canada has confirmed that a third tornado touched down in Calabogie, Ont., on Friday.The tornado touched down shortly after 4:15 p.m. and tracked roughly 15 kilometres east to White Lake, the weather agency...[...]

Doug Ford Refuses To Denounce White Nationalist He Posed With At BBQ

Tuesday  08:51,   25 september 2018
huffingtonpost.ca

Doug Ford Refuses To Denounce White Nationalist He Posed With At BBQNDP MPP Jill Andrew hurled the accusation during question period after asking Ford to "unequivocally denounce Faith Goldy" and apologize for posing for a photo with...[...]

Dellen Millard’s conviction in father’s death makes him Canada’s latest serial killer

Tuesday  08:51,   25 september 2018
nationalpost

Millard told police he slept at the home of his friend, Mark Smich, the night before he discovered his father’s body. It was all a sham, the judge ruledFor the first time, however, he displayed what passes for a rush of emotion from the typically...[...]

‘I’ll f—ing kill you’: Vancouver transit police probe death threat caught on video

Tuesday  05:25,   25 september 2018
globalnews.ca

Transit police said the confrontation started when the woman refused to give up the empty seat next to her.Metro Vancouver Transit Police say they are looking into an angry, expletive-filled confrontation on a West Vancouver bus that was caught on...[...]

Capital region picking up post-tornado pieces

Tuesday  04:51,   25 september 2018
msn

Capital region picking up post-tornado piecesFestus John worried about his future Monday in a Gatineau, Que., community centre that had been transformed into an emergency shelter for hundreds of people unable to return...[...]

Canada Post strike averted, for now

Tuesday  02:51,   25 september 2018
msn

Canada Post strike averted, for nowThe Canadian Union of Postal Workers said Monday it would not issue a 72-hour notice of job action, giving the Crown agency's negotiators an opportunity to address the union's demands, which include higher wages...[...]

Radio ad claiming to debunk 'myths' of residential schools draws criticism

Tuesday  01:26,   25 september 2018
cbc.ca

A radio ad that aired in Saskatchewan talking about "myths" of residential schools is drawing criticism from listeners. The two-minute piece is from the Winnipeg-based Frontier Centre for Public Policy (FCPP), touted in the ad as a "reasoned,...[...]

Researchers tag great white shark off southern Nova Scotia

Tuesday  01:26,   25 september 2018
cbc.ca

Team of scientists is searching off Nova Scotia for a Canadian great white shark mating site.The official Ocearch Twitter account posted a photo on Monday afternoon of the male shark, named Nova, that was tagged off the south shore of Nova...[...]

Police rescue pig on Toronto-area highway

Tuesday  00:26,   25 september 2018
msn

Police rescue pig on Toronto-area highwayYork regional police tweeted a photo Monday of an officer holding a young pig found wandering along a major highway north of Toronto late last Friday...[...]

Doug Ford refuses to distance himself from far-right mayoral candidate

Monday  23:31,   24 september 2018
thestar

Doug Ford refuses to distance himself from far-right mayoral candidateAsked twice in the legislature Monday to denounce Goldy, and the photo taken at the annual Ford Fest barbecue in Vaughan on Saturday night, Ford did...[...]

'It's absolutely amazing': Families relieved unmarked graves finally recognized

Monday  22:53,   24 september 2018
cbc.ca

The Gander Lions Club unveiled a monument Sunday. It's dedicated to all the civilians who were buried near the Commonwealth War Graves site — including dozens who were buried in unmarked graves. The list of names is still growing, according to...[...]

Trudeau tells UN summit Canada will stand up for human rights at home, abroad

Monday  22:53,   24 september 2018
cbc.ca

Trudeau tells UN summit Canada will stand up for human rights at home, abroad"As we pay tribute to the legacy of Nelson Mandela, Canada reaffirms its resolve to push forward the work he began," Trudeau said. "Canada will continue to call out the...[...]