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News: Canada

Demonstrators rally for UBC alumna detained in Saudi Arabia

Monday  07:25,   24 september 2018
cbc.ca

Demonstrators rally for UBC alumna detained in Saudi ArabiaMore than a dozen demonstrators participated, some wearing T-shirts that read "Free Loujain," in reference to Loujain al-Hathloul, 29, who was arrested May...[...]

'What am I going to do?': Ottawa woman relies on electricity to survive

Monday  07:25,   24 september 2018
cbc.ca

'What am I going to do?': Ottawa woman relies on electricity to surviveFor others, like Ellen Lougheed, it could be a matter of life and...[...]

Man allegedly attacks 3 people with weapon on B.C. bridge

Monday  04:50,   24 september 2018
globalnews.ca

Police say the suspect attacked an elderly man before turning on two good Samaritans.A man has been arrested after allegedly attacking three people with a weapon on the Queensborough Bridge on...[...]

Cat dead, woman burned in northeast Calgary fire caused by cleaning products

Monday  04:50,   24 september 2018
globalnews.ca

Firefighters responded to the 300 block of Falshire Dr. N.E. just after 1 p.m. to reports of a fire. A house cat is dead and a woman is seriously burned after a fire broke out at an apartment building in the Falconridge neighbourhood in northeast...[...]

Ottawa police chief urging residents to stay home Monday

Monday  04:05,   24 september 2018
cbc.ca

Ottawa's police chief is urging residents to stay home Monday morning if they can as the region recovers from a pair of devastating tornadoes.With 400 traffic lights still out, people can expect delays on the road during the morning rush hour,...[...]

NAFTA talks 'very likely' on sidelines of UN General Assembly, Trudeau says

Monday  04:05,   24 september 2018
cbc.ca

Canadian Foreign Minister Chrystia Freeland and U.S. Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer — the two top officials at the NAFTA talks — are due to be in New York on Monday and Tuesday for the UN General Assembly.With time running out ahead of a...[...]

Trudeau affirms support for 'united Spain' following meetings with Spanish PM

Monday  03:25,   24 september 2018
cbc.ca

Trudeau affirms support for 'united Spain' following meetings with Spanish PMTrudeau made the comment in Montreal on Sunday, where he hosted a series of meetings with his Spanish counterpart, Pedro...[...]

Ottawa residents return to tornado rubble

Monday  03:25,   24 september 2018
msn

Ottawa residents return to tornado rubbleAlmost nothing was waiting for...[...]

Woman, 2 men assaulted in Moncton home invasion

Monday  02:52,   24 september 2018
cbc.ca

A man was sent to hospital after a home invasion in Moncton early Sunday morning. Police say three masked men entered a residence on High Street at about 1:30 a.m. and assaulted a woman and two men inside."[They were] waiting outside, door opened...[...]

Vintage TTC streetcar returns to the road for 80th anniversary

Monday  02:52,   24 september 2018
cbc.ca

A storied piece of Toronto's transit history rolled through downtown on Sunday.For four hours in the morning, a vintage model streetcar that shuttled passengers throughout the city for nearly six decades years briefly returned to the Queen...[...]

Halifax private healthcare clinic plans to expand across Canada

Monday  00:26,   24 september 2018
cbc.ca

The Unified Health Community Triage Centre held its grand opening in Halifax on Sunday, but is already eyeing other locations.Unified Health Community Triage Centre opened its doors to the public in August, offering out-of-pocket treatment for...[...]

Hours-long rescue saves 2 sailors near Rimouski amid treacherous storm

Monday  00:26,   24 september 2018
cbc.ca

Ted Savage was having dinner with his wife and friends Friday evening when the power went out and his phone started ringing. What followed was one of the most harrowing rescues of his career.As a volunteer firefighter in Métis-sur-Mer​, Que., about...[...]

Police arrest man for Facebook post threatening mass shooting

Sunday  21:25,   23 september 2018
thestar

A Hamilton man has been arrested for allegedly making a post on Facebook threatening a mass shooting at a night club in downtown Toronto. Police said they were made aware of the post on Friday. They arrested Michael Aaron Jardine, 27, alleging that...[...]

Doug Ford visits Ottawa following tornadoes

Sunday  20:51,   23 september 2018
msn

OTTAWA - Ontario Premier Doug Ford has arrived in the Ottawa neighbourhood hardest hit by a pair of tornadoes that snapped power lines and levelled homes on Friday. Ford was accompanied by city Mayor Jim Watson as he toured houses ravaged by the...[...]

Researchers use 3D-printing tech for dog's skull

Sunday  18:25,   23 september 2018
msn

Researchers at an Ontario university have used 3D-printing technology to replace the majority of a dog's cancer-ridden skull, a novel procedure they say marks a major advancement in veterinary medicine. Michelle Oblak, a veterinary surgical [...]