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News: Canada

RCMP search for man accused of robbing Alberta bank with bear spray

Tuesday  21:21,   25 february 2020

Police are looking for a man after an armed robbery in Magrath, Alta., on Monday afternoon.Officers were called to the town's ATB Financial around 2:40 p.m. Monday after a complaint of an armed... >>>

Officers cleared after woman who overdosed in jail cell left with 'cognitive impairments'

Tuesday  20:55,   25 february 2020

Officers cleared after woman who overdosed in jail cell left with 'cognitive impairments'In a decision released Tuesday, Special Investigations Unit (SIU) director Joseph Martino said the woman should have been more thoroughly searched after >>>

Doorbell camera captures porch pirate taken down by Edmonton police

Tuesday  20:30,   25 february 2020

A 32-year-old woman has been charged after doorbell camera video captured police arresting an alleged porch pirate on Friday. In a video posted to YouTube on Saturday, a woman can be seen walking up to the front door of someone's home, taking a... >>>

Father de Souza: Fires on the tracks, which the police dared not put out

Tuesday  20:15,   25 february 2020

TYENDINAGA MOHAWK TERRITORY, ONT. — “Anyone over there want to talk?” That was the plaintive cry from the north side of the tracks, where the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) were standing by, to the south side of the tracks, where some Tyendinaga... >>>

Nova Scotia coast chosen as potential home for retired whales raised in captivity

Tuesday  20:15,   25 february 2020

SHERBROOKE, N.S. — A U.S.-based conservation group has chosen a site in Nova Scotia where it plans to build a kind of retirement home for whales raised in captivity. The Whale Sanctuary Project announced today that it wants to provide a home for... >>>

Defence lawyer raises concerns about new impaired driving test for cannabis

Tuesday  19:50,   25 february 2020

Defence lawyer raises concerns about new impaired driving test for cannabisBut a Saskatoon-based defence lawyer said he's got some concerns about the SoToxa device, which was recently used by the Regina Police Service to catch two impaired... >>>

All Canadians evacuated from Wuhan released from quarantine at CFB Trenton

Tuesday  19:50,   25 february 2020

All Canadians evacuated from Wuhan released from quarantine at CFB TrentonAll the Wuhan evacuees were quarantined at Canadian Forces Base Trenton for 14 days — the presumed incubation period of the virus — to be isolated and observed for signs of... >>>

Man, puppy escape injury after van ends up in icy creek near Stratford

Tuesday  19:45,   25 february 2020

Man, puppy escape injury after van ends up in icy creek near StratfordThey say the incident occurred at around 6 a.m. on Perth Line 29 near Road 140 in West Perth and it remains under... >>>

CP obtains injunction to remove a blockade from tracks in Kahnawake

Tuesday  19:27,   25 february 2020

CP obtains injunction to remove a blockade from tracks in KahnawakeThe blockade has interrupted commuter train service between Montreal and Candiac since Feb.... >>>

Calgary woman charged in aggravated assault of 11-month-old daughter

Tuesday  19:15,   25 february 2020

Calgary woman charged in aggravated assault of 11-month-old daughterThe girl was brought to the Alberta Children's Hospital with a broken arm in March... >>>

The latest on protests across Canada in support of Wet'suwet'en hereditary chiefs

Tuesday  19:15,   25 february 2020

The latest on protests across Canada in support of Wet'suwet'en hereditary... >>>

Erin O'Toole: This is how I would make this country work

Tuesday  18:50,   25 february 2020

Erin O'Toole: This is how I would make this country workWe are at a critical moment in our country’s... >>>

B.C. demonstrators supporting Wet'suwet'en hereditary chiefs stay the course overnight

Tuesday  18:05,   25 february 2020

B.C. demonstrators supporting Wet'suwet'en hereditary chiefs stay the course overnightPeople formed the blockades in B.C. on Monday afternoon after provincial police in Ontario arrested several people at a rail blockade in Tyendinaga Mohawk... >>>

'It was like they were playing football with her': Hillel Lodge rebuked for refusing resident returned from hospital

Tuesday  17:35,   25 february 2020

'It was like they were playing football with her': Hillel Lodge rebuked for refusing resident returned from hospital ” and that the registered nurse on duty “did not attempt to communicate with the hospital.” The incident was one of four... >>>

Wet'suwet'en solidarity protests echo across country, despite Monday's arrests

Tuesday  17:31,   25 february 2020

Wet'suwet'en solidarity protests echo across country, despite Monday's arrestsOn Monday, Ontario Provincial Police descended on a rail blockade set up more than two weeks earlier by the Tyendinaga Mohawk near Belleville, Ont., and... >>>