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News: Canada

A look at some seatbelt rules across Canada

Sunday  18:25,   23 september 2018
msn

Coaches and some players on the University of Lethbridge Pronghorns women's rugby team are making it a habit to buckle up on the bus when they travel to games this season. Seatbelt use on buses has been in the spotlight since April 6 when a bus...[...]

Hamilton man charged in what police call 'mass shooting hoax' on Facebook

Sunday  18:25,   23 september 2018
cbc.ca

Police have arrested and charged a Hamilton man after a "threatening" Facebook post from a fake profile suggested there would be a mass shooting at a downtown Toronto nightclub. Police have arrested and charged a Hamilton man after a "threatening"...[...]

Special Investigations Unit launches probe after man found dead at Tews Falls

Sunday  16:51,   23 september 2018
globalnews.ca

Ontario's police watchdog has been called in to investigate the death of a man at Tews Falls in Dundas.Ontario's Special Investigations Unit has been called in to investigate after a man died at Tews Falls in...[...]

Tornado an 'emotional rollercoaster' for Ottawa residents

Sunday  16:51,   23 september 2018
cbc.ca

All levels of government are joining forces to help with restoration efforts Sunday morning, two days after a pair of tornadoes ravaged through the Ottawa-Gatineau area leaving tens of thousands without power.  Ottawa Mayor Jim Watson said Ontario...[...]

The Vatican 'owes God an apology': activist

Sunday  16:51,   23 september 2018
msn

ST. JOHN'S, N.L. - The prominent founder of a Newfoundland organization for clergy abuse survivors has written a letter to Pope Francis, saying the Vatican "owes God an apology" for mismanagement of abuse allegations. "I realize you inherited...[...]

Here's where the power is still out

Sunday  16:51,   23 september 2018
cbc.ca

Damage from Friday night's tornado has still left around 80,000 households across the region without power. Here are updates on the power outages in and around Ottawa. © Leah Hansen/CBC Hydro poles in the Greenbank/Hunt Club area of Ottawa were...[...]

A campaign apart: Quebec's unique election

Sunday  15:30,   23 september 2018
msn

MONTREAL - At a downtown Montreal hotel last week, Quebec solidaire co-spokesperson Manon Masse looked out at members of the city's business community and calmly declared she wanted a revolution. Across Canada, many political parties at the...[...]

Tory divide a painful lesson not learned by all

Sunday  15:30,   23 september 2018
thestar

Ask any Canadian conservative about federal politics during the mid-’90s, and you will be met with a...[...]

Vancouver facing 'weird' election race: expert

Sunday  15:30,   23 september 2018
msn

VANCOUVER - As election campaigns kick off across British Columbia its largest city is facing a race unlike any other, experts say. A proliferation of new parties and independent candidates are crowding the Vancouver race in a widespread turnover of [...]

Tornado strikes were 'luck of the draw,' says meteorologist

Sunday  15:30,   23 september 2018
cbc.ca

They're more associated with Canada's prairie provinces, and Mayor Jim Watson says the aftermath looks like a scene out of Oklahoma. So how did two powerful tornadoes end up touching down in Ottawa-Gatineau?The devastation had Ottawa Mayor...[...]

Toronto voters should demand less style and more substance

Sunday  14:26,   23 september 2018
thestar

Toronto voters should demand less style and more substanceThanks to Doug Ford, Toronto has barely a month to figure out its priorities for the next four years and decide who’s the best person to lead the...[...]

You have 'our full support' premier tells tornado-ravaged areas of Ottawa

Sunday  08:51,   23 september 2018
cbc.ca

You have 'our full support' premier tells tornado-ravaged areas of OttawaPremier Doug Ford promised Saturday evening "to do whatever it takes" to help residents of Ottawa affected when two tornados tore through the area...[...]

68 collisions reported Saturday as snow persists in Edmonton

Sunday  05:51,   23 september 2018
cbc.ca

68 collisions reported Saturday as snow persists in EdmontonScott Pattison, a police spokesperson, said 68 collisions took place across the city on Saturday between 9 a.m. and 5...[...]

Tornado aftermath: Residents scramble to gather emergency supplies

Sunday  04:50,   23 september 2018
ottawacitizen

Tornado aftermath: Residents scramble to gather emergency suppliesBijan Sulaimany drove for more than an hour from his Barrhaven home on Saturday morning, looking for an open gas station in the wake of Friday’s tornado that ripped through the...[...]

Rob Ford confidant Sandro Lisi running for school trustee in Etobicoke

Sunday  04:50,   23 september 2018
thestar

Rob Ford confidant Sandro Lisi running for school trustee in EtobicokeThe man who became famous for his sidekick role in one of the most scandalous periods in Toronto history is running to be a school board trustee in...[...]