• Defrauded former NHLer Bryan Berard speaks out about financial missteps

    When Bryan Berard retired in 2009, he was shocked to learn that the nest egg he built over a 10-year NHL career was gone. Berard was one of a number of former NHL players defrauded by Phil Kenner and Tommy Constantine, who were convicted in the U.S. last summer on charges of wire fraud, conspiracy and money laundering. "For me, I thought the best thing was to talk about it, let people know what happened to me," Berard said in an interview.

    The Canadian Press
  • Edmonton teen suffers 'Joker' cut to mouth in alleged machete attack

    A family friend of Braydon Heather, 14, who lives in Mill Woods, said he remains sedated in intensive care after being found with what police described as "obvious head injuries" at about 1:35 a.m. June 21. Melanie Aube, who has known Heather's mother Amberleah since kindergarten, said she was disturbed by the photos of the 14-year-old hooked up to tubes in hospital. Aube said it's unclear what the lasting effects of the injuries will be but said Braydon Heather was battered so severely there is swelling in his brain.

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  • Home levelled, 1 person dead after explosion in Mississauga, Ont.

    One person is dead after a devastating explosion levelled a house in Mississauga, Ont., and damaged 24 others. A fire official said it is too early to speculate on what led to the explosion that occurred about 4:20 p.m. ET on Hickory Drive, near Dixie Road and Rathburn Road East. Chief Tim Beckett of Mississauga Fire and Emergency Services said the area is now secure.

  • Trump's shifting position Muslim ban causes confusion

    The blanket nature of the proposal, which appeared to stretch beyond immigration to include any member of the Muslim faith seeking to cross the U.S. border, provoked a flurry of questions. In response to questions that day from The Associated Press, Trump's campaign manager at the time, Corey Lewandowski, said the ban would apply to "everybody" — including tourists and Muslims seeking immigration visas. Trump's campaign refused to respond to additional questions, including how the U.S. would determine a person's religious beliefs.

    The Canadian Press
  • Greedy, stupid people continue to destroy the world, says Stephen Hawking

    King reconnected with Hawking recently and asked if anything has shifted since the last time they spoke. Air pollution has increased by 8 percent over the past five years. Another worry that plagues Hawking is the advance of artificial intelligence.

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  • 'Watermelon Snow' Could Spell Doom

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  • Facebook CEO's Hawaii neighbours grumble about new wall

    Some of Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg's neighbours are grumbling about a rock wall he's having built on his property on the north shore of the Hawaiian island of Kauai. Retiree Moku Crain said Tuesday the wall looks daunting and forbidding. Crain hopes and expects Zuckerberg will soften the wall's look by planting foliage around it.

    The Canadian Press
  • Woman takes to Facebook to stop inappropriate photos at Toronto beach

    Tue, Jun 28: A woman has posted photos of two men on Facebook and alleges they were taking pictures of women at Toronto’s Sunnyside Beach while groping themselves. Christina Stevens reports.

    Global News
  • Canada Post contract dispute could mean problems for Northerners

    Trouble could be brewing for mail dependent communities in the North as negotiations stall between Canada Post and the Canadian Union of Postal Workers with both parties talking about the possibility of a disruption in services. Employees could be locked out or on strike if an agreement between the crown corporation and the union isn't reached by July 2. "Any disruption to the postal services would be very dramatic here because so many people depend on the postal service," said Mike Richards, senior administrative officer for the Nunavut hamlet of Whale Cove.

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  • Wild boar can now be hunted without a licence

    Hunters in Saskatchewan can now kill wild boar without a licence. The government recently amended its wildlife and stray animals regulations to make it easier to hunt boar, which have become a nuisance to farmers in more than 60 rural municipalities in the southern half of the province. Since Friday, hunters have had the right to kill wild boar without a licence.

  • Attempted abduction of 13-year-old girl in Sylvan Lake

    RCMP are investigating after reports a man tried to abduct a 13-year-old girl in Sylvan Lake. 

  • Lastest: Hollande: UK cannot cherry pick rules

    French President Francois Hollande says that Britain will not be able to cherry pick just what it wants from the European Union in its future relationship, especially when it comes to free movement of people. Immigration and an influx of non-British EU citizens into the UK was a key theme of the referendum campaign which led Britain to vote to leave the EU. Hollande said Britain will not simply be able to say now to keep foreigners out while keeping all other business advantages of the EU's seamless single market.

    The Canadian Press
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  • Fort McMurray mother's cheeky 'fire baby' onesie in hot demand

    LeeAnne Leonard created the "Made in Fort Mac and proud to be back" outfit just for her son, before she decided to produce more of them to raise money for a friend who lost her home in the wildfire just days after moving in. Leonard went into labour on May 3, the day more than 90,000 people were evacuated from the city. After Leonard picked up her fiance, the family got stuck on the highway for four hours, her contractions coming and going the whole time.

  • Edmonton workers told to 'be thankful' for jobs via whiteboard message

    Although it was erased weeks ago, a notice reminding Edmonton workers they could be easily replaced amid the economic downturn continues to draw backlash online. In the message scrawled on an office whiteboard, a manager told employees at PermaCorp Group of Companies they should be "thankful" for their jobs because thousands of unemployed Albertans were waiting to take their place.

  • Aldergrove grower's 'secret' experimental crop proved goji is a go in Canada

    When Aldergrove B.C. bell pepper grower Peter Breederland decided to branch out in 2010 — he got ambitious. Some very preliminary studies have shown promising results using goji berries to benefit eyesight.

  • The 2017 Cadillac XT5 Is Bringing Luxury Back

    The story behind Cadillac's new luxury crossover, the XT5 and how the company's most successful model, the SRX got reworked & re-christened to the XT.

  • Mothers, 4 children killed in fiery wreck near Los Angeles

    A fiery minivan wreck in northern Los Angeles County killed two mothers and their four children early Tuesday, while the two hysterical fathers of the families were held back from the fast-moving flames. The minivan had come to rest partially in the right-hand lane after it was involved in a minor wreck on Interstate 5 near the community of Gorman, about 65 miles north of downtown Los Angeles. A semi-truck going about 55 mph slammed into the van from behind, sending it off the road and down an embankment, where it quickly caught fire, CHP Officer Frank Romero said.

    The Canadian Press
  • Manitoba Old Order Mennonite man sentenced to 18 months for child abuse

    It was the longest sentence to date in the case involving dozens of children abused in an insular horse-and-buggy community over a two-year period ending in 2013. The "moral blameworthiness" of the 32-year-old man ranked as the worst among the men already sentenced because children in the community suffered more frequent abuse at his hands, said Queen's Bench Judge Robert Cummings in Brandon. CBC News is not identifying the community to protect the identities of the victims.

  • Mandatory server training the new reality in Sask. nightclubs and bars

    The death of 28-year-old Myles MacIntosh is not the only reason Saskatoon bars and clubs changed how they do business. The chain of events that led to MacIntosh's death began when he was celebrating his stag in February 2014. Instead, he ended up wandering into the South Saskatchewan River and drowning.

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  • Bolivia’s Great Train Graveyard

    In a vast desert plain in Southwestern Bolivia, a field of steam-powered locomotives have been left to rust. The hulking skeletons of British trains and rail cars sit in a sprawling train graveyard on the edge of the Andean plain. The trains were imported to Bolivia from Britain in the 20th century. But when the rail industry choked and faltered, the enormous machines were abandoned and left to the mercy of the elements.  The hollow carcasses of the great machines are buffeted by the salt blown over from the nearby salt flats, and are gradually rotting away entirely.  Photographer Chris Staring visited the train graveyard, capturing the bleak beauty of the rusting machines and the bizarre Mad Max-style atmosphere. 

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  • House-hunting couple who made personal postcard plea have a deal

    A Toronto couple who sacrificed personal privacy in a bid to find a house in Toronto now have a home of their own in which to raise their young son. "I'm very happy. Very happy," Val Woloshyn says. Woloshyn and her partner, Njacko Backo, went public earlier this spring with a radical approach to stand out from the hordes of fellow home buyers.

  • Syrian refugees benefit from driving test in Arabic

    Mahmud Kahwaji passed his road test on Monday in Sussex in his second attempt.

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  • 911 calls capture moments surrounding daughters' shootings

    Authorities on Tuesday released 911 calls that capture the panic in the home of a Houston-area mother before she killed her two daughters, as well as in the home of a neighbour after the shootings. In the third call, a neighbour describes 17-year-old Madison Sheats and 22-year-old Taylor Sheats, apparently still alive, lying in the street in front of their house. The neighbour describes Christy Sheats kneeling over her eldest daughter and shooting her dead.

    The Canadian Press
  • Bearspaw First Nation to experiment with shipping container homes

    A southern Alberta First Nation is about to put an unconventional housing material to the test — steel shipping containers. A container home is being designed for the Bearspaw First Nation's Eden Valley reserve, about 100 kilometres southwest of Calgary, as part of a pilot project this summer. "It's a partnership in designing them both from a technical and cultural standpoint," said Joe Kiss, president of Ladacor, the Calgary-based company working with the First Nation.

  • Conrad Black reaches settlement with CRA over tax liens on his mansion

    Conrad Black says he has reached a settlement with the Canada Revenue Agency after it placed liens on his Toronto home due to claims that he owes $15 million in unpaid taxes. Black had originally asked for an emergency hearing with the Federal Court, arguing that the tax liens, which were placed on his mansion last month, were stalling the sale of his property. Black had agreed in March to sell the nine-bedroom, 11-bathroom home in Toronto's ritzy Bridle Path neighbourhood to multimillionaire businessman Harold Peerenboom for $14 million.

    The Canadian Press
  • Navy Seal Flashlight Should Be Banned From Public?

    Controversial classified military technology has just been released to the public. Get this flashlight before it's banned or runs out -limited supply!

  • Police carding a useful tool for Calgary police, says chief

    Police carding, while controversial, is an important practice that helps the Calgary Police Service do its job, chief Roger Chaffin told a crowd at a public talk on Monday night. Carding, referred to as "police check-up slips" by Calgary police, is when officers stop people in public places to ask for identification and what they're doing. The Rocky Mountain Civil Liberties Association says not only are these checks unconstitutional, they are also more likely to happen in Calgary neighbourhoods with greater racial diversity.

  • Mayor John Tory's immigrant talk 'crossed a line' in Scarborough subway op-ed: Josh Matlow

    Mayor John Tory "crossed an ethical line" when he implied that Torontonians living outside of Scarborough don't care about providing transit for the area's largely immigrant population in an editorial in support of the subway extension, Coun. Josh Matlow said. Matlow was referencing two lines in Tory's Toronto Star op-ed where he wrote that many of the extension's critics don't live in Scarborough, "where more than half the population is born outside of Canada. The councillor for Ward 22 (St. Paul's) said that the statement is "factually untrue" and those who are against the subway extension, himself included, are still in favour of bringing more transit to Scarborough.



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