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Transcona butcher baffled by beef burglary, sausage snatching

Wednesday  02:20,   19 june 2019
cbc.ca

Police are investigating after an east-end butcher shop was targeted in a beefy burglary early Monday... >>>

Crown won't appeal case of Quebec man who killed wife with Alzheimer's

Wednesday  02:20,   19 june 2019
cbc.ca

Michel Cadotte, 58, was sentenced to two years less a day in jail for smothering his wife Jocelyne Lizotte, who was in the late stages of Alzheimer's disease. "Following a rigorous review by experienced prosecutors on the appeal, the DPCP made the... >>>

Boy missing since May 20 may be in Toronto

Wednesday  02:20,   19 june 2019
ottawacitizen

City police are asking the public to help them find a 14-year-old boy who was last seen in Ottawa on May 20. Missing persons investigators have also alerted their counterparts in Toronto because they have information that Alex Reyes-Brunhuber may... >>>

Disappointed Horgan says B.C. will continue with Trans Mountain pipeline fight

Wednesday  02:20,   19 june 2019
vancouversun

VICTORIA — Premier John Horgan says he’s disappointed that Ottawa has again approved the expansion of the Trans Mountain pipeline, and B.C. will continue with its court challenges. “Although I regret the federal government’s decision it is within... >>>

Three-year-old boy killed in farm equipment accident near Fort Macleod

Wednesday  02:20,   19 june 2019
calgaryherald

First responders say a toddler was killed near Fort Macleod on Tuesday after an equipment accident involving a tractor. Calgary EMS spokesperson Stuart Brideaux said at least two ambulances responded to a property southwest of Fort Macleod near... >>>

Diver missing in St. Lawrence River identified as 'renowned instructor trainer'

Wednesday  02:20,   19 june 2019
ottawacitizen

Stormont, Dundas and Glengarry OPP say police are still hunting for a diver identified Tuesday as Thomas “Andy” Phillips, 46, who didn’t resurface from the St. Lawrence River on June 11. But Scuba Diver Magazine printed an online obituary Tuesday,... >>>

The Liberals review Andrew Scheer’s climate plan. Spoiler: They don’t like it.

Wednesday  01:55,   19 june 2019
macleans.ca

Paul Wells: Ministers have been eagerly pre-butting Scheer’s credibility. Not that their own party has much to brag... >>>

Canadian Forces investigating after soldier dies while parachuting in Bulgaria

Wednesday  01:45,   19 june 2019
msn

OTTAWA — The Canadian Forces were searching for answers Tuesday after an Ontario-based soldier was killed during a parachute-training exercise in Bulgaria. Bombardier Patrick Labrie, a soldier based out of CFB Petawawa, was confirmed by the Defence... >>>

Police release names of 3 accused in shootings at Raptors NBA Championship celebrations

Wednesday  01:16,   19 june 2019
cbc.ca

Toronto police have released the names of three men arrested after gunfire erupted as at least a million people gathered in the city's downtown core to celebrate the Toronto Raptors' NBA... >>>

Trans Mountain pipeline expansion gets green light to proceed

Wednesday  00:25,   19 june 2019
globalnews.ca

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau announced on Tuesday afternoon that the federal cabinet has approved the expansion of the existing... >>>

Edmonton man sentenced to 26 years in U.S. for role in suicide attack

Tuesday  23:50,   18 june 2019
cbc.ca

An Edmonton man has been sentenced to 26 years in U.S. prison for supporting a group of jihadists who committed a 2009 suicide attack that killed five American soldiers in Iraq. Faruq Khalil Muhammad 'Isa played a limited role in the conspiracy and... >>>

Jennifer Wells: Canada was right to tightly restrict edibles — they can be dangerous

Tuesday  23:11,   18 june 2019
thestar

On Friday, residents of California will be able to treat themselves to the latest line of cannabis edibles, marketed as Sugar Stoned. When you call a product “Sugar Stoned” it screams buzzy candy. The line of sweet and sour gummies will be available >>>

Police in Thunder Bay, Ont., reopen investigations into deaths of 9 Indigenous people

Tuesday  23:00,   18 june 2019
cbc.ca

Police in Thunder Bay, Ont., will re-investigate the deaths of nine Indigenous people with the help of outside agencies, the service's chief said at Tuesday's meeting of the city's police services board. In an update on the police service's... >>>

Vernon physiotherapist facing criminal charges put on public notice

Tuesday  22:56,   18 june 2019
globalnews.ca

The College of Physical Therapists of B.C. says it is taking sexual assault charges against Stephen Witvoet seriously, and that it has placed him on its public notices... >>>

Elderly Alberta couple says dream home is now a nightmare to live in

Tuesday  22:56,   18 june 2019
globalnews.ca

It was their retirement dream home but now an elderly couple in Thorhild County, Alta. say they are trapped living in dangerous construction... >>>