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2 people, including police officer, taken to hospital after Scarborough shooting

Wednesday  05:35,   26 june 2019
cbc.ca

Ontario's police watchdog will invoke its mandate after two people, including a police officer, were taken to hospital following a shooting in Scarborough Tuesday evening. © Taylor Simmons/CBC A spokesperson for Toronto police said a call came in... >>>

Officer among 2 injured after shooting in Scarborough, Toronto police say

Wednesday  04:15,   26 june 2019
globalnews.ca

Shortly after 8:30 p.m., police tweeted that a man and an officer were both taken to hospital after a shooting in the area of Midland Avenue and Midwest Road. There is no word on exactly how the two victims sustained injuries and if they were in... >>>

Regina family creates fence gallery to showcase neighbourhood kids’ art

Wednesday  03:06,   26 june 2019
globalnews.ca

A family in Regina has turned their fence into an outdoor neighbourhood art gallery for kids. Cheryl Hymus-Fraser and her husband came up with the idea as a way to make their home more inviting. "Fences are generally to keep people out, but we kind... >>>

Toronto's 'professional tenant' found guilty of fraud for skipping out on rent for 2 years

Wednesday  03:06,   26 june 2019
cbc.ca

A man sometimes referred to as Toronto's "professional tenant" and the city's "classiest con man" was found guilty of fraud Tuesday after not paying rent at three high-end addresses since 2014. James Regan was convicted on three counts of fraud over >>>

China bans all Canadian meat before G20

Wednesday  01:31,   26 june 2019
msn

OTTAWA — The Chinese Embassy says it has suspended all Canadian meat exports in a dramatic escalation of its diplomatic dispute with Canada over the December arrest of Huawei executive Meng Wanzhou in Vancouver. The latest Chinese move comes as... >>>

Toronto police evacuating High Park after man spotted with gun

Wednesday  00:30,   26 june 2019
globalnews.ca

Toronto police said officers responded to reports of an armed man in the park just before 4 p.m. A spokesperson said officers arrived on scene and saw a man with a handgun. He then fled into a wooded area. READ MORE: 18-year-old man in critical... >>>

Mother of Alberta boy who died of meningitis breaks down testifying at trial

Wednesday  00:30,   26 june 2019
msn

LETHBRIDGE, Alta. — The mother of a toddler who died of bacterial meningitis broke down several times while she testified at her trial Tuesday that she is still haunted by her boy's death. Collet Stephan told court that she still counts Ezekiel, who >>>

Canada's indifference to the 1985 Air India bombing is disturbing

Tuesday  23:37,   25 june 2019
qz

A long-ignored act of... >>>

Date set for carbon case hearing before Canada's top court

Tuesday  23:26,   25 june 2019
leaderpost

The Supreme Court of Canada has tentatively set Dec. 5 to hear Saskatchewan’s challenge of the federally imposed carbon tax — and the province plans to follow through even if Andrew Scheer becomes prime... >>>

Decision to pull trigger in fatal Thompson shooting was consistent with RCMP training, officer's trial hears

Tuesday  23:22,   25 june 2019
cbc.ca

A police use of force expert told a Thompson, Man., court Tuesday that Const. Abram Letkeman perceived Steven Campbell as a threat to his life on Nov. 21, 2015 — the night the RCMP officer fatally shot Campbell in the northern Manitoba city. "The... >>>

Victim of Tadoussac ferry crash identified, hailed as 'hero'

Tuesday  23:22,   25 june 2019
cbc.ca

Eyewitnesses say the crash that killed 40-year-old Éric Belec could have been much worse if he hadn't warned bystanders by honking and... >>>

Rosie DiManno: Police report into Danforth shooting offers one intriguing detail and a clueless conclusion

Tuesday  22:45,   25 june 2019
thestar

Investigators never discovered why Stephen Paddock unleashed hell upon the Las Vegas Strip, killing 58 and wounding 422 from the 32nd floor of the Mandalay Bay... >>>

Hello Narluga! Ontario researcher helps confirm rare hybrid whale

Tuesday  22:07,   25 june 2019
cbc.ca

When a beluga romanced a narwahl, this unusual hybrid was the... >>>

Plastics forks at Trudeau lunch a sign of hypocrisy: Conservatives

Tuesday  22:06,   25 june 2019
msn

OTTAWA — The federal Conservatives are calling Prime Minister Justin Trudeau a hypocrite over plastic cutlery that was available at a lunch meeting he held with youth activists in his Montreal riding. Trudeau tweeted a picture of himself having... >>>