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External LinkThe story behind one woman's 'rampage of social media terrorism' that targeted her exes

An agreed statement of facts at Alexa Emerson's sentencing laid out the means and methods behind her campaign of terror that targeted her ex-boyfriends, their families, friends and employers.

Sat, 26 May 2018 07:00:00 EDT

External LinkNew Coast Guard rescue boat station to be crewed by Inuit post-secondary students
Coast Guard Training

The Canadian Coast Guard is about to open something it's never had before — an Inshore Rescue Boat Station in Canada's vast North, crewed almost entirely by post-secondary students from Inuit backgrounds.

Sat, 26 May 2018 04:00:00 EDT

External LinkMotive still a mystery as police seek Ontario restaurant bombers
Peel blast

The search for 2 male suspects wanted in connection with an explosion at a Mississauga, Ont., Indian restaurant continues.

Sat, 26 May 2018 13:46:15 EDT

External Link'Loved to death': Too many whale-watching boats chasing too few orcas, B.C. island residents say
Watching Whales near Saturna

Some residents of the southern Gulf Islands are worried too many whale-watching boats are chasing too few killer whales — stressing the already at-risk species.

Sat, 26 May 2018 10:00:00 EDT

External LinkHow a 9/11 Truther may be influencing which Ontario election videos you see

He's a YouTube user who puts salacious titles and grabby headlines on otherwise innocuous videos, but he gets more views than many professional news organizations.

Sat, 26 May 2018 04:01:00 EDT

External LinkPolice fatally shoot man near Dartmouth, N.S., after he threatened another person
Many emergency services vehicles are on the scene.

A 24-year-old man threatened another man, fled a house, and was shot dead in a confrontation with police near Dartmouth, N.S., Halifax RCMP said Saturday afternoon.

Sat, 26 May 2018 09:47:39 EDT

External LinkJustice minister's tweet on Boushie verdict inspired wave of angry emails, letters
Impaired Driving 20180220

Hundreds of Canadians sent emails and letters to Justice Minister Jody Wilson-Raybould after she posted a comment to Twitter in the wake of a jury verdict in the death of Colten Boushie. Many accused the minister of political interference after she wrote: "We can and must do better."

Sat, 26 May 2018 04:00:00 EDT

External LinkOntario woman hit with 20-year-old bylaw ticket for dog that wasn't hers
Stacy Majchrowski

A Toronto woman was left scratching her head after receiving a $243.25 collection notice for an off-leash dog bylaw infraction dating back 20 years. The dog wasn't even hers and its owner has long since died.

Sat, 26 May 2018 07:00:00 EDT

External LinkDND doubles financial compensation for military who lose money on moving
Toronto Home Sales 20170503

About 12,000 members of the Canadian Armed Forces are ordered to move each year. The federal Home Equity Assistance program now offers up to $30,000 to cover losses when their house fetches less than they’ve put into it. Previously, the Treasury Board capped it at $15,000.

Sat, 26 May 2018 07:00:00 EDT

External LinkHorwath says political attacks she is facing make voters cynical about politics
Andrea Horwath Ontario NDP election campaign 2018

On Saturday morning, the Liberals co-opted language used by the PCs to go on the offensive against the New Democrats.

Sat, 26 May 2018 13:01:50 EDT

External LinkEvacuation order issued for 14 properties as wildfire burns north of Kamloops
Wildfires BC 20170908

An evacuation order has been issued for more than a dozen properties near Allie Lake due to "potential danger to life and health" from a wildfire burning in the area.

Fri, 25 May 2018 22:23:21 EDT

External LinkGarden gnome returns home after epic trip, complete with 157-photo scrapbook
Joe Butcher

Over a year ago, Joe Butcher's hand-painted gnome disappeared from his front yard. This week, he reappeared, and brought gifts.

Fri, 25 May 2018 23:43:37 EDT

External LinkBombay Bhel bombing: Witnesses describe bloody scene, 2 men fleeing after explosion
Toronto Mississauga Explosion Injured Woman

One witness says he heard a huge explosion, before coming upon a chaotic scene of broken glass and bloodied diners at a Mississauga Indian restaurant, while another spotted two men running away from the scene.

Fri, 25 May 2018 11:30:51 EDT

External LinkNew minor planet named after B.C. First Nation
Tsawout orbit

After more than 10 years of work with a telescope, a Victoria astronomer honours the Tsawout First Nation with their own minor planet.

Fri, 25 May 2018 15:55:26 EDT

External LinkMSVU drops valedictorian after learning he sexually assaulted girl

A spokesperson for Mount Saint Vincent University confirmed Friday that Ricardo Gorski had been slated to deliver the May 18 valedictory address until the school was informed of his background and confirmed he had been convicted of sexual assault.

Sat, 26 May 2018 12:05:59 EDT

External LinkThe Trudeau government gets another chance to do election law reform right
Question Period 20171128

Andrew Scheer's suggestion that the Liberals' new bill is an attempt to "rig the next election" may be over the top, but it's down to the Liberals to meet him halfway.

Sat, 26 May 2018 04:00:00 EDT

External LinkSaskatchewan man pleads guilty for 2017 crash that killed 3 Edmonton women
Eva Fatu Tumbay (left), Glorious Blamo (centre) and Jeanette Wright (right)

A Saskatchewan man has pleaded guilty to three counts of criminal negligence causing death for a crash that killed three Edmonton women.

Fri, 25 May 2018 23:23:35 EDT

External LinkNo guarantee Ottawa can come to terms with Kinder Morgan over Trans Mountain, says Jim Carr
Cabinet 20180410

Canada's natural resources minister says there's no guarantee that Ottawa can reach a deal with Kinder Morgan to keep the Trans Mountain pipeline expansion project alive.

Sat, 26 May 2018 04:00:02 EDT

External LinkAll evacuees from eastern Manitoba fires airlifted to Winnipeg
Manitoba fire Little Grand Rapids First Nations

All evacuees from Little Grand Rapids and Pauingassi First Nations are in Winnipeg Friday, the Canadian Red Cross said, as 25,000-hectare fire continues to burn just a few kilometres away from their communities.

Fri, 25 May 2018 09:27:14 EDT

External LinkOfficer-cadet from Royal Military College Saint-Jean to be expelled for defiling Qur'an
Royal Military College Saint-Jean stock

Canada's military plans to dismiss three cadets from its premier officer training academy in Quebec after a video was made of a student at the school masturbating over a copy of the Qur'an.

Fri, 25 May 2018 13:14:22 EDT