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News: Canada

Tornado destroys Paralympic athlete's home in Dunrobin

Sunday  03:05,   23 september 2018
cbc.ca

Tornado destroys Paralympic athlete's home in DunrobinTodd Nicholson, now Team Canada's mission chief of the 2018 Paralympics, is one of dozens of people whose homes were severely damaged after a tornado ripped through Dunrobin, a rural...[...]

Much of Ottawa blacked out after tornado

Sunday  03:05,   23 september 2018
msn

Much of Ottawa blacked out after tornadoThe tornado inflicted heavy damage late Friday as it churned across pockets of Ottawa's west and south ends, as well as densely populated sections of the neighbouring Quebec city of...[...]

Tornado aftermath: Brothers lose Kinburn homes within minutes, sheep perishes in storm

Sunday  02:50,   23 september 2018
ottawacitizen

Tornado aftermath: Brothers lose Kinburn homes within minutes, sheep perishes in stormThere are four of them. They live within 30 minutes of one another west of...[...]

Three charged after 16-year-old boy kidnapped, assaulted in Brampton, Ont.

Sunday  02:25,   23 september 2018
thestar

Three charged after 16-year-old boy kidnapped, assaulted in Brampton, Ont.Two boys aged 16 and 17 are among three males that have been arrested and charged with kidnapping a boy in Brampton, Peel Regional Police...[...]

Ottawa to name ambassador for women and peace

Sunday  01:51,   23 september 2018
msn

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Tornado upends Quebec leaders' schedules

Saturday  19:53,   22 september 2018
msn

MONTREAL - Quebec's political party leaders set their political differences aside on Saturday as they headed to Gatineau to survey the damage from a tornado that ripped through homes and sent several people to hospital on Friday night. On Day 31 [...]

Ottawa residents could be without power for days after tornado devastates Hydro One station

Saturday  19:05,   22 september 2018
globalnews.ca

The twister devastated a Hydro One transformer station in Merivale in west-end Ottawa, one of the major electricity supply points to the city. READ MORE: Thousands without power, several injured after tornado rips through Ottawa-Gatineau region"It...[...]

Where to find food, supplies in Ottawa post-tornado

Saturday  19:05,   22 september 2018
cbc.ca

Here's what you need to know in the hours and days after Friday's tornado in Ottawa and Gatineau.Here's where you can find food and supplies over the next few...[...]

'It looks like a war scene': Ottawa mayor warns it will take days to restore power after tornado

Saturday  19:05,   22 september 2018
cbc.ca

About 150,000 Hydro Ottawa customers alone remain without power after a twister ripped through the area Friday — and the city's mayor warns it could take "days" to restore service to those affected by the storm. Speaking to reporters Saturday,...[...]

Man caught wielding sword in Scarborough parking lot, police say

Saturday  16:25,   22 september 2018
thestar

Police have a man in custody for allegedly wielding a sword in a parking lot in the L’Amoureaux neighbourhood of Scarborough, late Friday night. Police have a man in custody for allegedly wielding a sword in a parking lot in the L’Amoureaux...[...]

Government apologizes to Japanese Canadians in 1988

Saturday  16:25,   22 september 2018
cbc.ca

The federal government issues a formal apology to Japanese Canadians for interning them during the Second World War.The federal government confiscated and sold their property. Unlike prisoners of war, who are protected by the Geneva Convention,...[...]

Halton police investigate police shooting at Esso gas station in Burlington

Saturday  15:27,   22 september 2018
cbc.ca

Halton police say they are investigating a police shooting in Burlington, Ont. early Saturday. Police said the shooting occurred at Appleby Line and Harvester Road. An Esso gas station at that intersection is now behind police tape.There is a heavy...[...]

Death of intellectually disabled inmate highlights service gaps, advocates say

Saturday  14:51,   22 september 2018
cbc.ca

"How would you supervise a 7-year-old? Certainly we wouldn't lock them in a segregation cell," says Sen. Kim Pate.Joshua Evans, 29, died in hospital on Sept. 11 after attempting to take his life in a jail cell at the Central Nova Scotia...[...]

Quirky Quebec parties offer a bit of everything

Saturday  14:51,   22 september 2018
msn

MONTREAL - Jean-Louis Themis believes the true measure of a society is how well it eats. If that thinking were more widespread, the retired chef and cooking teacher would be a shoo-in to enter Quebec's legislature after the Oct. 1 election....[...]

Doug Ford’s notwithstanding decision is a symptom of a problem with Canada’s democracy

Saturday  14:51,   22 september 2018
macleans.ca

Opinion: When Canada’s uniquely powerful majority governments punt the political football to the courts, they do so at the risk of making some voters feel helplessIt’s been quite the month for Doug Ford and his majority Ontario PC government. After...[...]