The father of a teen girl found in Toronto following a reported abduction said her family is "relieved" that she's been brought home safely. CBC Toronto is not revealing her parents' names to protect the identity of the girl, who was the subject of an Amber Alert on Monday morning after reportedly being abducted on Sunday afternoon in Mississauga, Ont. Mark Fischer told CBC News that the girl had been found in Toronto and was then brought back to Mississauga for an interview so police could have a better idea about what happened.
The man accused of killing a Calgary couple and their five-year-old grandson was motivated by a "petty grudge" over a patent dispute and burned their bodies in a barrel after killing them, court heard Monday as the triple-murder trial of Douglas Garland began. In her opening statement, Crown prosecutor Vicki Faulkner said Douglas Garland was angry with Alvin Liknes over a dispute relating to a patent for a pump that dated back years.
The provincial minister of environment and conservation is asking snowmobilers not to use closed sections of the T'Railway Provincial Park. Perry Trimper said the remnants of Hurricane Matthew in October 2016 caused more damage to the trail than Hurricane Igor in 2010. Trimper said there are dozens of areas where the popular snowmobiling and ATV trail is unsafe.
Mon, Jan 16: Kirk Wilson was working security at the BPM electronic music festival in Mexico when he was shot and killed while trying to protect patrons. Marianne Dimain reports.
The increase of Israeli settlements has "gotten so substantial" that it is inhibiting the possibility for an "effective, contiguous Palestinian state," President Barack Obama said Sunday, in his final interview as president. Speaking to CBS' "60 Minutes," Obama dismissed the idea that there is a "major rupture" in the relationship between the United States and Israel after last month's decision by the U.S. to abstain from a United Nations vote condemning Israeli settlements. "Because of our investment in the region, and because we care so deeply about Israel, I think (the U.S.) has a legitimate interest in saying to a friend, 'This is a problem,'" Obama said.
Lukas Strasser-Hird was beaten, kicked and stabbed outside the Vinyl nightclub in Calgary on Nov. 23, 2013. Assmar Shlah and Franz Cabrera, who were found guilty of second-degree murder, were both sentenced Monday to life in prison with no chance of parole for 12 and 15 years respectively. Joch Pouk was convicted of manslaughter and sentenced to seven years in jail and with pretrial custody taken into account, could be out in less than two years.
A child sex doll case in St. John's has caught the attention of an American journalist from New York. Freelance writer Elizabeth Daley says she learned about the Kenneth Harrisson case after reading an article on the therapeutic uses of the dolls and then researching where child sex dolls might be illegal. "I'm interested because it brings up some issues on the limitation of freedom of expression — which is something we are very interested in — in the United States," said Daley.
The smiles radiate from photos posted online by friends: Grace Packer sporting an impish grin as a toddler, floating happily in a pool as a young teen, leaning in to talk to a friend at her school lunch table. At the time, police believe, Grace's adoptive mother and the mother's boyfriend were plotting to kill her. Grace, who moved a lot and had a learning disability, looked out for the lonely kids at school.
Winnipeg server Jennifer Peitsch says when you're working in restaurants, there's a great tip and then there's a completely life-changing tip. On an $87 bill, Peitsch received a $1,000 tip. Peitsch works two jobs just to get by.
At the heart of Turkmenistan’s Karakum Desert sits a crater of fire the size of a football field that’s been perpetually burning now for years. The Darvaza Gas Crater has been burning since 1971 — back when Turkmenistan was still a part of the Soviet Union. According to Smithsonian Magazine, Soviet geologists had been looking for oil in the desert and believed they’d finally found it.
An Ottawa community group that provides care for students before and after school but isn't a licensed daycare is concerned it may not be able to offer the service to children six years and under when new provincial rules come into effect in September. The changes are part of the next phase of the Ontario government's Child Care and Early Years Act, which first came into effect in August 2015. Mary Tsai, executive director of the Glebe Neighbourhood Activities Group, operates a recreational program for children from junior kindergarten to Grade 6, before and after school.
A blind Winnipeg man living at what was formerly called the Deaf Centre in Winnipeg says he'll "go crazy" if he gets one more notice about bedbug treatments, as a pest control company deals with what they say is a serious outbreak of the bloodsuckers in his building.
Being suddenly single can come as a devastating shock for many women, but a separation, divorce, or death of a partner can also be a catalyst for taking the reins of one's life, according to author and former stockbroker Victoria Ryce. Ryce was widowed at age 50, after her husband's thirteen-month battle with cancer. The idea of singledom as a catalyst for responsibility was what sparked the title CEO of Everything, according to Ryce.
The father of a Nova Scotia high school student is considering launching a lawsuit if his daughter's upcoming trip to Europe is cancelled because of work-to-rule. Robert Patenaude's daughter, Jessica, has spent more than a year saving up for a $3,500 March trip to tour Holocaust sites with her classmates at Avon View High School in Windsor.
The RCMP confirmed Monday that an abandoned snowmobile discovered near Ocean Pond shortly after the rescue was stolen from a shed in Deep Bight, near Clarenville. The Polaris Switchback Adventure 600 was spotted in Clam River, not long after Tyler Saunders, 24, was found, 100 kilometres from Deep Bight. The owner of the snowmobile, meanwhile, confirmed for CBC News that his sled was stolen sometime during the early hours of Thursday, Jan. 12.
A man is demanding action after he says a police officer used excessive force against him during an arrest caught on camera at a Mississauga bowling alley Saturday night. Nicholas Blake was celebrating ahead of his 20th birthday with a group of friends at Classic Bowling, in the Dundas Street West and Winston Churchill Boulevard area around 10:40 p.m., when an on-duty officer approached him, claiming he was too drunk. Blake says he immediately started recording, claiming something about the encounter felt fishy.
Curtis Mooney could have walked away from the Broadway Avenue 7-Eleven with just bag a Doritos. Mooney won $5 million in the Aug. 31 Lottery 6/49 draw, but the 45-year-old didn't know he was the winner until his father was checking numbers on the morning of New Year's Eve. Mooney said he was in the same room when his father realized Mooney had won.
John Fodchuk says life is good for him and his family in Weyburn, Sask. There's no carbon tax, and there's plenty of optimism and opportunity — a sharp contrast to the Alberta he left behind. "Southeast Saskatchewan reminds me of the way Alberta used to be," says Fodchuk, 34. Born and raised in Brooks, Alta., Fodchuk was working as a journeyman instrumentation technician in Alberta at the end of 2015 when — knowing the direction the economy was headed — he decided to jump at a job in Saskatchewan.
Matthew McConaughey and Jimmy Fallon read a script penned by Ontario’s Leo Chicoine on ‘The Tonight Show.’ Photo from YouTube. A nine-year-old Ontario boy has gotten his 15 minutes of fame after his script was performed live on ‘The Tonight Show’. Leo Chicoine attends École Publique Saint-Joseph in Tiny Township, ON, reports the Midland Mirror.
Saskatoon's new mayor has been given the second-highest approval rating for mayors in the country in a new survey released Monday. Charlie Clark has a 72 per cent approval rating in a Mainstreet/Postmedia poll conducted earlier this month. Saskatoon city council, meanwhile, has a 59 per cent approval rating.
An elderly couple in a municipality just east of Toronto have been living without running water for the past several months, and no one seems to know why Libby and Stan Racansky's well has run dry. "Bathing, it's just incredible," said Libby Racansky. There are about 4,700 household wells in Clarington, according to the provincial Ministry of Environment and Climate Change.
The wife of the Orlando nightclub shooter, who was extensively questioned by federal agents in the days after the massacre, has been arrested by the FBI in connection with the attack, authorities said Monday. Noor Salman was taken into custody Monday morning in the San Francisco Bay area and is facing charges in Florida including obstruction of justice. A Twitter post from the United States attorney's office in Orlando said Salman will make her initial court appearance Tuesday morning in Oakland, California.
Humans may have been living in Yukon's Bluefish Caves 10,000 years earlier than previously thought, new research from the University of Montreal suggests. If confirmed, this would make it the oldest known archeological site in North America, representing the earliest evidence found so far of humans in North America. New carbon aging tests were done on bones first discovered in the caves south of Old Crow, Yukon, in the 1970s.
For the first time since receiving naloxone kits in November, Manitoba RCMP used the overdose reversal drug on a patient Friday night. Officers administered a dose of nasal spray naloxone and saw an improvement in the man's vital signs. The officers had to administer two more doses of naloxone while they waited for an ambulance to arrive.
P.E.I.transportation officials hope an experiment on some secondary roads in Stratford, P.E.I., may lead to less slippery conditions across the province. Now transportation officials want to see if the briny solution would also be effective to keep sand sticking to secondary roads. "It is sticking a lot better," said Paula Biggar, P.E.I.'s Minister of Transportation.