The Democratic race was over the second that polls closed in New Hampshire at 8:00 PM ET Tuesday night, when Vermont Sen. Bernie Sanders was instantly declared the winner. By the time all the votes had been counted, five hours later, Sanders had defeated rival Hillary Clinton by a eye-popping 21 percentage7 hours agoAndrew Romano, Hunter Walker and Garance Franke-Ruta
A Syrian refugee family living in a central Halifax apartment say they're suffering from something that plagues a lot of buildings: bedbugs. Ten-month-old Rayan Zeina grimaces as his mother, Wafaa Al Safadi, lifts his shirt to show his chest and back covered in itchy bites and large scabs. The Zeinas, a family of six, moved into the 10th floor of Harbour View Apartments on Gerrish Street less than two weeks ago and the problem is getting worse.
Bernie Sanders won a commanding victory over Hillary Clinton in the New Hampshire primary Tuesday, and Donald Trump also scored a big win in a triumph of two candidates who have seized on Americans' anger at the Washington political establishment. Sanders, a self-described democratic socialist, beat a former secretary of state and first lady once seen as the all-but-certain Democratic nominee. While Clinton remains the favourite in the national race for the Democratic nomination, the win by the Vermont senator could be a springboard into a competitive, drawn-out primary campaign.
A young Calgary man allegedly victimized more than 50 people across the country in a vehicle repair scam, police say.
Crystal methamphetamine has become the drug of choice among addicts in Windsor and it's destroying many people's lives, according to police and addiction experts. The drug became more common in the city about two years ago and its use has been steadily on the rise to the point where it has become the most common choice among addicts, Windsor police told CBC News. Drug experts say many crack cocaine users in Windsor have switched to crystal meth because the high lasts longer and it can be purchased for far less money.
A Montreal superintendent along with the owner of the building have been ordered to pay a total of $13,000 for moral and punitive damages after actions targeting a Muslim tenant. Over the course of several years, Barchichat got into several verbal confrontations with Tighrine, who had been living in the Côte-des-Neiges apartment building on Ridgewood Avenue since 2007.
A New Brunswick economist is warning that Atlantic Canadians will become second-class citizens because of its aging population.
Australia is notorious for its scary variety of local wildlife, but wait till you get a look at the coconut crabs that roam around its Christmas Island territory. A photo of Mark Pierrot holding one of the deadly creatures has gone viral. In a feat that would likely scare most people, he uses both hands to display the huge the crab’s huge pincers, according to the Huffington Post.
The Calgary police officer who shot and killed Anthony Heffernan in a motel room last year — and has not yet been cleared of wrongdoing — was also involved in the shooting death of another man, according to CBC sources. The officer was one of three to fatally shoot Dave McQueen On Jan. 25, a man in a wheelchair who engaged in a shootout with police. Less than a year before, that same officer shot Anthony Heffernan four times — including three to the head, according to family — killing him in a hotel room in March 2015.
Oil producing Saskatchewan First Nations are suing the federal government in a class action lawsuit. Heather Rumble Peterson, a lawyer on the case, says the federal government hasn't done enough to support resource development on reserves. Rumble Peterson said the government has a legal obligation to develop land.
Sheila Dunwoodie, a part-time teacher and mother of four, has started using flyers and tracking down specials at various stores. Anneliesse Papaurelis and her fiancé have a blended family, and together they're raising three daughters. The program is open to everyone and provides a different mix of fresh food that members can pick up every two weeks.
Teresa Robinson's remains were found in May by searchers on the Garden Hill First Nation in northern Manitoba. Now, after nine months without an arrest, RCMP have taken an unusual step to find her killer. Mounties say it's the largest DNA sweep they're ever tried in the province and possibly in the country.
Alligators have been used as shoes, briefcases, university mascots, lunch and now, authorities say, a deadly weapon. Joshua James, 24, was arrested Monday and charged with assault with a deadly weapon without intent to kill after Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation officials say he threw a 3.5-foot alligator through a Palm Beach County Wendy's drive-thru window in October. Wildlife officer Nicholas Guerin said in his report that James drove his pickup truck to the window at about 1:20 a.m. Oct. 11.
A team of police officers that tries to help young women leave the sex trade is worried about what's happening at a group home in Laval. "This isn't a new phenomenon, so to point out and say that this youth centre is having issues, it's hard to say," said Melina Larizza, a co-ordinator for human trafficking awareness at the RCMP. One group that offers services and support to women who have entered the sex trade, La CLES, says that most women get into the industry at a very young age.
For the thousands of Syrian refugees expected to arrive in the U.S. in coming months, the first order of business will be securing the basics — health care, jobs, education and a safe home. Iham Al Horani, a 32-year-old refugee living in Worcester, Massachusetts, said he has had little time to think about his mental health in between months of job hunting and shuttling his mother, recovering from sniper gunfire, to doctor's appointments. "It was difficult, what we came from," Al Horani said through a translator.
Some of the most expensive and sought-after breeds of dogs are being nursed back to health in Vancouver after being seized from an alleged puppy mill in nearby Langley. Sixty-six animals, including 34 puppies, were seized Thursday in what British Columbia's SPCA said was one of the largest puppy mill seizures in the province's history. Veterinarians and staff at the society's Vancouver shelter have been working non-stop to care for a range of injuries including broken limbs, missing eyes or ears, malnourishment, infections, abscesses, and psychological issues, Marcie Moriarty, the society's chief prevention and enforcement officer, said Tuesday.
Elizabeth Lafantaisie was sexually assaulted before being strangled to death and put in the trunk of her car five years ago, testified Dr. Thambirajah Balachandra in court on Tuesday. It was the second day in the first-degree murder trial of Thomas Brine, the man accused in the 73-year-old's death. Dr.Balachandra, Manitoba's chief medical examiner, performed Lafantaisie's autopsy.
Tue, Feb 9: It's called a sextortion, and as Angie Seth reports, many kids are victims.
Gas prices have plunged again in Calgary, but they're still not as low as what people are paying at the pumps in the provincial capital. At least three stations were charging 62.9 cents per litre in Calgary on Tuesday, while at least 10 in Edmonton had sub-60-cent prices, with the lowest ringing in at one Fas Gas outlet charging 56.9 cents.
An Indian-American actor and designer who was turned away from an airline flight after refusing to remove his Sikh turban during a security check said he's "thrilled" that Aeromexico is vowing to overhaul its screening protocols. In an interview Tuesday night at a Mexico City hotel where he ended up extending his stay by two nights, Waris Ahluwalia also expressed gratitude for the outpouring of support on social media that he believes helped pressure airline executives to change and apologize. Ahluwalia showed an excerpt from an email that he said came from Aeromexico.
Tue, Feb 9: Hawaii's Big Island has declared a state of emergency over a dengue fever outbreak. Consumer Affairs reporter Anne Drewa with information you need to know if you are planning a vacation to the tropics.
The newest electric car in Newfoundland and Labrador belongs to the new minister of Environment and Conservation, Perry Trimper. To do his part to reduce emissions and demonstrate that electric vehicles can work in this province, he has purchased a BMW i3, the first one to be sold in Atlantic Canada. "Welcome to the world of electric vehicles — it's just a matter of hitting the drive and away we go," said Trimper.
Police officers testifying at the trial of two men accused of killing Tim Bosma described a frantic search of a trailer found north of Toronto as they looked for the missing Hamilton man. Cory Weick told court Tuesday he and another officer responded to a call in Kleinburg, Ont., about a "suspicious trailer" that might be related to Bosma, who had disappeared a week earlier after taking two men for a test drive in the truck he was trying to sell. Weick, a York Regional Police officer, said he had to call the force's tactical team to break into a large trailer that was parked at the home of Madeleine Burns, Dellen Millard's mother.
Leaders of the Islamic State are determined to strike targets in the United States this year, senior U.S. intelligence officials said Tuesday, telling lawmakers that a small group of violent extremists will attempt to overcome the logistical challenges of mounting such an attack. In testimony before congressional committees, Director of National Intelligence James Clapper and other officials described the Islamic State as the "pre-eminent terrorist threat." The militant group can "direct and inspire attacks against a wide range of targets around the world," Clapper said.
Embattled Sen. Mike Duffy could be considering a return to the Red Chamber, as indicated by his filing of an ethics declaration.
Amid hopes that Canadian manufacturing will drive economic growth in a country reeling from low oil prices, internal federal documents warn the sector's rebirth is staring at "significant" structural obstacles. In a recent memo addressed to Economic Development Minister Navdeep Bains, advisers point to industry hurdles that include low productivity, poor innovation, a failure to scale up and weak participation in global value chains. The fate of Canadian manufacturing will have consequences that reach beyond the industry, the briefing note says.
Calgarians have suffered tens of thousands of layoffs over the past year yet there are still cranes towering over the downtown skyline. Todd Throndson of Avison Young Calgary, a real estate services firm, explained the trend to the Calgary Eyeopener's David Gray. Throndson said Calgary's downtown office space will grow by four million square feet by the first quarter of 2018.
More guns were seized at the Ambassador Bridge than any other crossing in southern Ontario in the second half of 2015, according to the Canadian Border Service Agency. Another 12 firearms and 40 prohibited weapons were seized at the Windsor-Detroit Tunnel. The number of weapons found at border crossings in Windsor contributed to the overall figures for southern Ontario, which had the most firearm seizures in Canada for that time period.
The Glasgow SPCA’s search for a forever home for one of its rabbits has gone viral, thanks to the massive size of the animal. Atlas is a continental giant rabbit, a breed of bunny that’s known for its big size, which is generally bred for its meat. The seven-month-old butterscotch-coloured bunny is already the size of a Westie and is expected to grow even more.
Edmonton's unseasonably warm, dry winter is putting a spring in people's step and extra change in the city's pockets.
CALGARY - We've all got one — a story from our teenage years about a risky decision that we look back on with a mixture of pride and dread at the thought of what could have happened had something gone wrong.
A Regina couple's love for food and cooking is behind a special restaurant in Regina's North Central neighbourhood. Mohammed Iqbal Ansari and his wife Ruby Iqbal are the loving owners of Ruby's Kitchen, located three blocks North of the Pasqua Hospital on Wascana Street. Iqbal cooked her first full meal when she was 12 years old.
The sexual assault trial of fallen radio star Jian Ghomeshi was always going to be controversial. There was the 48-year-old’s pre-emptive strike on social media, defending his “private sex life,” and his $50-million lawsuit against the CBC, which dismissed the host over allegations of sexual violence dating back, some of them, well over a decade. The tone of coverage by dozens of media outlets flocking to the Toronto courthouse every day changed as Ghomeshi’s defence lawyer, Marie Henein, picked apart the testimony of the three women who allege the former CBC radio host punched, choked or otherwise assaulted them without their consent.
As weird as a “wearable chair” sounds, if you’ve ever worked a retail or service job that requires you to be on your feet for hours at a time, it could be heaven on earth. A company in Japan has created a wearable chair called the Archelis.
Charlotte Stephens says her family was walking along Botanical Beach when her husband made the grisly discovery. Investigators say it's difficult to determine how long the shoe was in the water, but they can get a sense of when the person would have gone missing based on its style and manufacturer.
Premier Brad Wall is suggesting that it's not likely a northern Saskatchewan high school where two people were shot to death will be torn down. Wall says there are no immediate plans to demolish the school in La Loche and it will be utilized. Although, the premier adds it will be a school division decision.
ESPN, the sports network that drives Disney's profit engine, has hit a soft patch. The conundrum was reflected in Disney's quarterly earnings Tuesday. It was Disney's second profit decline in the TV segment in the last four quarters.
Dump truck driver Dean Snow narrowly escaped Monday night as his vehicle fell into the frigid Atlantic from a poorly docked ferry in northeastern Newfoundland. The truck slid between the MV Capt. Earl W. Winsor ferry and the Change Islands wharf at about 6 p.m., seconds after Snow, 48, went out the window. It was an International dump truck with 14 tonnes of sand aboard.
Premier Christy Clark says she expects British Columbia's real estate industry to act on allegations that some agents are exploiting a clause that allows a contract to be resold multiple times before a property deal closes, driving up prices and commissions. Some Metro Vancouver real estate agents have allegedly been involved in "shadow flipping," or selling a property multiple times before a closing date. The allegations, which first emerged in media reports and from Opposition politicians, cast new scrutiny on the self-policing real estate industry.
For health workers battling Zika across much of Central America, the immediate menace is not the mosquitoes that transmit the virus. Armed and well-organized street gangs known as maras exert near-total control over entire neighbourhoods, using sentries to track everyone who comes and goes. In some cases, they deny access to health crews they suspect of working with police or a rival gang.
The Yukon government has officially opened a new 10-bed continuing care facility in downtown Whitehorse. The Sixth Avenue Continuing Care facility is in the former Oblate Centre, which the government bought a year ago. Premier Darrell Pasloski and Health and Social Services Minister Mike Nixon cut the ribbon at the new facility on Tuesday morning.
The Canadian Air Transport Security Authority (CATSA) says it is investigating after allegations were made by Manitoba Grand Chief Derek Nepinak that security staff at the Ottawa International Airport mishandled sacred objects in his carry-on luggage. Nepinak, grand chief of the Assembly of Manitoba Chiefs, said his experience on Monday at the Ottawa International Airport left him feeling deeply uncomfortable. A female security guard was instructed to open a sacred bundle of ceremonial tobacco and a pipe during the carry-on screening process, Nepinak said.
As a move to foil thieves, Saskatchewan Government Insurance is taking people's addresses off vehicle registrations. Meanwhile, SGI is also introducing another change that it says will make getting registrations more convenient. Now, anybody who's signed up for a free MySGI account can print off a vehicle registration at home.
Beck Taxi is urging its drivers not to participate in a strike to protest against Uber during the upcoming NBA All-Star Game in Toronto this weekend. "In short, don't do it," Gail Beck-Souter, the president of the cab company, wrote in a note to drivers. "Some may want to convince you a protest that upsets this big event would help us get our message out.
A new report says Saskatoon's downtown office market vacancy rate could reach 20 per cent by the end of 2016. The report by Colliers International showed that Saskatoon's Central Business District has a rising vacancy rate linked to the decline in the mining and resource sector. "A lot of the impact is due to the slowdown of the resource sector," Tom McClocklin, managing director of Colliers International in Saskatchewan, said.
The federal government is drafting regulations to ban plastic microbeads from facial cleansers, toothpaste and other products and is asking for public input. Consumers have until March 10 to make their views known, as Environment Canada works out a timetable for eliminating the environmental pollutant. The former Conservative government announced the move to ban the tiny plastic particles last August, the day before the federal election was called.
Former Toronto Maple Leafs captain Dion Phaneuf boarded a flight in Calgary to join his new team, after being traded to the Ottawa Senators in a blockbuster nine-player deal Tuesday.
A Houston-area couple forced a Nigerian woman to care for their five children and home without pay during a two-year period in which she was physically and verbally abused, made to work nearly 20 hours a day and told to sleep on the floor, federal authorities say. Chudy and Sandra Nsobundu were arrested Monday on charges of forced labour, withholding documents, conspiracy to harbour an illegal immigrant and visa fraud. Authorities say the couple seized the nanny's passport, so she was unable to leave.
Manitoba is changing how it counts the number of children in its care to exclude hundreds cases like Tina Fontaine's amid concerns it is being unfairly compared to other provinces. The 15-year-old, who was killed in 2014, was placed into the care of Child and Family Services voluntarily by her guardians. The province will no longer include children who are voluntarily placed in care as part of the overall number.
"It's forgiving, so you don't have to really monitor your times, your kneading or your structure quite so much as you do with other breads that you're shaping," she said. The actual making of the bread takes at most ten minutes, said Docherty. Waiting for the yeast to activate and build the bread structure, on the other hand, requires a bit more patience.
Prime Minister Justin Trudeau dropped into a provincial byelection Tuesday, where, according to the Liberal candidate, the party believes it has a real shot at the seat for the first time in decades. The Ontario Liberals brought out the big guns in the final days of the Whitby-Oshawa byelection campaign even though the result of the vote won't change the balance of power in the provincial legislature. Trudeau's participation comes after Premier Kathleen Wynne took a high-profile role in Trudeau's successful federal campaign, though it's unusual for a prime minister to wade into a provincial byelection.
By Saqib Iqbal Ahmed NEW YORK (Reuters) - The crash in LinkedIn Corp's shares last week has many traders in the options market braced for an unusually violent reaction from Twitter Inc and Pandora Media Inc's shares after the companies report results this week. LinkedIn shares dropped 44 percent on Friday, wiping out nearly $11 billion of market value, as investors balked at a disappointing revenue forecast. Traders in Twitter and Pandora options are pricing post-earnings share moves that are more volatile than normal for the companies.
The Haute-Garonne prefecture launched a successful rescue operation in the morning, and said that the six men and one woman were "lifted out of a chasm" and are "tired but not injured." Officials say a doctor is at the scene to provide a medical checkup. Officials said that the Spaniards were part of a group of 15 explorers who began a descent on Tuesday afternoon and eventually got trapped.
Tue, Feb 9: Husky Energy has confirmed layoffs, but will not disclose how many workers were let go. Stefan Keyes reports.
New Brunswick Liberals are defending their decision to piggyback a party fundraiser on a taxpayer-funded meeting of the four Atlantic premiers. Stephen McNeil of Nova Scotia, Wade MacLauchlan of Prince Edward Island, and Dwight Ball of Newfoundland and Labrador will join New Brunswick's Brian Gallant on Wednesday for a meeting of the Council of Atlantic Premiers.
A woman knocked unconscious by an avalanche that buried her in nearly five feet of snow north of Pemberton, B.C., on Sunday survived — dug out within minutes by well-prepared backcountry skiers. The woman was part of a group of 10 people who were ski-and-snowboard touring in the backcountry near Wendy Thompson Hut, off the Duffy Lake Highway, said RCMP.
A 6.3-magnitude earthquake struck Chile's central region Tuesday evening, shaking buildings as far away as the capital of Santiago. The U.S. Geological Survey said the epicenter of the quake was 25 miles (40 kilometres) west of Ovalle. It struck at 9:33 p.m. and caused buildings to shake in Santiago, 202 miles (326 kilometres) to the south-southeast.
When psychiatric nurse Alexandre Boisvert arrives at Tina-Maria Sirois's home, Sirois is waiting. Sirois, who suffers from a schizoaffective disorder, struggles with depression, and she's been hearing voices for the past eight years. In recent months, Sirois has started having visual hallucinations as well: an intimidating, faceless man appears in her bedroom at night.
The mayor's executive committee approved the city's operating budget for 2016 on Tuesday, including a residential property tax increase of 1.3 per cent, which is in line with inflation. The budget goes to city council next week, when it is expected to get final approval. While Mayor John Tory has included a number of promises in the budget, from reducing poverty in the city to improving TTC service, some councillors say the tax increase won't be sufficient to fulfil them.
If you owe more than $15,000, there is a way to pay off credit card debt that few people think of first. (It's not what you think!)
Summerford's Troy Burt, who was told by doctors he would never snowmobile again after an accident claimed his left leg, is on cloud nine after being named 'North America's top snowmobiler' in an online contest. Burt found out about the win, which was calculated via online votes, when his phone began lighting up with congratulations from friends and family early Tuesday morning. Burt lost his left leg below the knee almost eight years ago, in a severe motorcycle accident that caused brain damage and numerous other injuries.
A 13-year-old who has been the victim of cyberbullying is speaking out about the issue with a powerful video. Luke Culhane from Limerick, Ireland, created a short campaign video titled ’Cyber Bullying: Create No Hate,’ to show how virtual bullying still has a physical impact on the victim. In the video, Culhane is seen getting cyberbullied through various social media platforms by an anonymous person and each time the hurtful comment results in a physical injury.