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News: Canada

University of Calgary bans cannabis use on campus ahead of legalization

Monday  22:26,   24 september 2018
thestar

University of Calgary bans cannabis use on campus ahead of legalizationCALGARY—Getting high before class will still be banned at the University of Calgary — even after...[...]

About 1% of asylum seekers removed by Canada

Monday  21:53,   24 september 2018
msn

About 1% of asylum seekers removed by CanadaNumbers tabled recently in the House of Commons show nearly 900 irregular migrants intercepted by the Mounties in Canada since April 2017 were already under removal orders issued by American...[...]

No parole for 25 years for man who killed Calgary mother Dawns Baptiste

Monday  21:25,   24 september 2018
globalnews.ca

The brother of a Calgary woman who was raped and murdered in 2015 says he'll never forgive her killer.A man found guilty of first-degree murder in the death of a Calgary mother has been sentenced to life in prison with no chance of parole for 25 [...]

Naked man rescued from storm drain in Trenton: OPP

Monday  21:05,   24 september 2018
globalnews.ca

A man was found in the area of Water and Nicolas streets on Sunday.Quinte West OPP had to rescue a man who was found naked and stuck in a storm drain in Trenton on Sunday...[...]

Man facing charges after truck plows into Red Deer pub

Monday  20:56,   24 september 2018
globalnews.ca

Police were called to the Lion’s Den Pub at the Quality Inn shortly before 10 p.m. after a report that a truck had driven between two pillars and through the doorway of the pub. READ MORE: ‘It could’ve been far worse’: Mother and kids uninjured...[...]

Trudeau fills two more seats in Senate

Monday  20:56,   24 september 2018
msn

Trudeau fills two more seats in SenatePrime Minister Justin Trudeau is making the appointments to fill seats in British Columbia and...[...]

Sex assault charge stayed against 1 British sailor, trial proceeding for other

Monday  19:55,   24 september 2018
cbc.ca

Simon Radford and Darren Smalley were charged in relation to an alleged group sexual assault in barracks at 12 Wing Shearwater on April 10, 2015. Today, the Crown said it was staying the charge against Radford. The Crown has the right to lift the...[...]

NewsAlert: Millard guilty in father's death

Monday  19:27,   24 september 2018
msn

TORONTO - A Toronto man accused of killing his father in a case originally deemed a suicide has been found guilty of first-degree murder. Dellen Millard, 33, had pleaded not guilty in the death of 71-year-old Wayne Millard. Justice Maureen Forestell [...]

Toronto man arrested in downtown Guelph stabbing over the weekend

Monday  19:11,   24 september 2018
globalnews.ca

A 21-year-old man from Toronto is facing charges following a stabbing that put a man in hospital with serious injuries.A 21-year-old man from Toronto is facing charges following a stabbing in downtown Guelph over the...[...]

Why Canada will lead the charge on the UN’s global refugee plan

Monday  19:11,   24 september 2018
macleans.ca

Op-ed: The UN’s global compact on refugees could be a game-changer—and Canada is well-placed to help make it a reality, say two cabinet ministers and a UN...[...]

Tight race expected in New Brunswick election

Monday  19:11,   24 september 2018
msn

FREDERICTON - New Brunswick voters go to the polls today in a provincial election that appears to be a tight race between the incumbent Liberals and the Progressive Conservatives. Liberal Leader Brian Gallant is looking to become the first New...[...]

Saskatchewan RCMP searching for prisoner who escaped from hospital

Monday  18:27,   24 september 2018
globalnews.ca

Saskatchewan RCMP are searching for Tyler Cote, who escaped from police custody while being treated at hospital. Saskatchewan RCMP are searching for a man who escaped police custody wh Members of the Kamsack RCMP detachment were called to a home on...[...]

Tornado aftermath: Hundreds of elderly residents of Richmond Park Square without food after storm

Monday  17:27,   24 september 2018
ottawacitizen

Hundreds of elderly residents at Richmond Park Square are without food following the dual tornadoes that ripped through the nation’s capital on Friday. The facility, which is located at 1275 and 1285 Richmond Road and is made up of two 20-storey...[...]

400 Cape Bretoners come together to fight hospital closures

Monday  16:51,   24 september 2018
cbc.ca

Cape Bretoners are preparing to protest the province's plans to close the Northside General Hospital and the New Waterford Consolidated Hospital. On Sunday, 400 people gathered at a North Sydney arena to discuss how best to do that.In June,...[...]

Power restored for thousands in Ottawa after Friday tornadoes

Monday  16:51,   24 september 2018
cbc.ca

Hydro Ottawa crews managed to restore power to thousands of customers overnight, two days after tornadoes struck the National Capital Region. As of 7:30 a.m. ET Monday, only about 3,600 customers remained without power in the Nepean area.  At 11...[...]