• Canada Border Services Agency officer found dead at Pearson Airport

    A Canada Border Services Agency officer was found dead in Terminal 3 of Toronto's Pearson International Airport on Friday night, the agency confirmed on Saturday. Peel Regional Police said they received a call for medical assistance at about 8:20 p.m. Mark Fischer, spokesperson for Peel Regional Police, said Friday night that a man shot himself inside the airport but not in a public area.

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  • See the 3 star hotel where Prince William and Kate will spend a romantic night in Canada

    The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge are set to enjoy one romantic night alone during their royal tour of Canada, away from their two children, Prince George and Princess Charlotte – and have chosen to stay in a modest, three-star hotel. The pair are planning to spend the night stay in the Coast High Country Inn in the town of Whitehorse, which usually costs around $180 a night for a stay. Meanwhile, three-year-old Prince George and one-year-old Princess Charlotte will be cared for by their nanny, Maria Teresa Turrion Borrallo, who will accompanying the family on their trip as part of their 12-person entourage.

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  • Suspect in Washington shooting 'zombie-like' when arrested

    The 20-year-old suspect in the deadly Washington state mall shooting said nothing and appeared "zombie-like" when he was arrested by authorities nearly 24 hours into an intense manhunt, authorities said. Island County Sheriff's Lt. Mike Hawley said he spotted Arcan Cetin from a patrol car Saturday evening in Oak Harbor, Washington, and immediately recognized him as the suspect who killed five people at the Cascade Mall in nearby Burlington. Hawley said at a news conference they had received information that Cetin, of Oak Harbor, was in the area.

    The Canadian Press
  • Sophie Grégoire Trudeau greets Kate for Canadian tour in a chic homegrown ensemble

    Sophie Grégoire Trudeau and the Duchess of Cambridge were perfectly paired as the royal arrived for her tour of Canada with her husband Prince William and their children, Prince George and Princess Charlotte. Both Sophie and Kate were clad in knee-length, long-sleeved dresses in dark hues - and Prime Minister Justin Trudeau's wife was completely clad in Canadian designs. Sophie opted for a purplish-blue Edition de Robe dress with bow accents on the shoulders, which she paired with a wine-hued hat by Saucy Milliner jauntily tilted to the side.

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  • Canadians slip three past Bobrovsky in third for 5-3 win; Crosby posts three points

    Brad Marchand whipped the go-ahead goal past Sergei Bobrovsky at the early stage of the third period, with Canada adding two more goals in a decisive 5-3 win. Dominant in the preliminary round, the Canadians were far and away the better team again on Saturday and remain the tournament's heavy favourites entering a best-of-three finals matchup against either Sweden or Europe. Canada outshot their long-time international rival 47-34, sustaining control of the puck for long, heavy stints in the offensive zone.

    The Canadian Press
  • Found dead in Stroumboulopoulos's L.A. home, actor Richard Hong remembered by classmates, family

    Montrealers who grew up with Richard Hong remember him as a "rambunctious" student who loved music, basketball and hanging out at Dunkin' Donuts. The actor was found dead Friday morning in the Los Angeles home of his friend, Canadian broadcaster George Stroumboulopoulos.

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  • Friends remember Norman Wells man whose remains were found 29 years after accident

    Friends of the Norman Wells man whose remains were found last August — 29 years after he disappeared — remember a remarkably successful young man with a big heart. On Friday, RCMP confirmed that Raymond Persson's remains were found on an island in Great Bear Lake. Persson was originally from Red Deer, Alberta, and moved to Norman Wells in the 1970s.

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  • Baltimore Police: 3 gunmen shoot, wound 8 in attack

    Three gunmen shot and wounded eight people including a 3-year-old girl on an east Baltimore street Saturday night, police said, adding the suspects fled and the victims were all expected to survive. The shooting erupted outside some rowhouses about 8:30 p.m. after the three armed men converged on the group from different points, Baltimore Police Commissioner Kevin Davis said at a news conference.

    The Canadian Press
  • Ted Cruz calls his decision to back Trump 'agonizing'

    Ted Cruz appears uncomfortable defending the man he says he'll vote for in November, Donald Trump. Addressing a policy forum organized by The Texas Tribune, the Texas senator said Saturday it was "agonizing" making the decision to back Trump, whom he once called a "pathological liar" and "serial philanderer." He denied he caved in to pressure from top Republicans nationally and in his home state, saying he would have faced an outcry no matter what. "Any path we took, if I supported Donald, if I didn't support Donald, the criticism was going to be there," Cruz told a packed auditorium.

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  • 3 Cape Breton Regional Police officers suspended

    The three are Sgt. Jerome Kelly, Const. Greg Livingston, said the Nova Scotia Government and General Employees Union. According to the NSGEU Facebook page, Kelly was recently elected board alternate for the union's occupational council. He serves in the department's east division where he is the sergeant in charge of patrol.

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  • Candlelight vigil held for 15-year-old Kareem Deerr, fatally stabbed at Scarborough Centre bus bay

    Kareem was stabbed in the upper torso at the Scarborough Centre station and died in hospital, according to Toronto paramedics. Caroline de Kloet, spokeswoman for Toronto police, said officers were called to the Scarborough RT station near McCowan and Ellesmere roads at about 9:20 p.m. They found a 15-year-old suffering from a stab wound. "We don't even know what to do, we can't even step into his room," relative Tatiana Kitson said. "He's the baby of the family.

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  • Adult sentence denied in Winnipeg murder of Nigel Dixon

    The offender was a few months shy of his 18th birthday when he shot and killed Nigel Dixon, 20, in the city's West End. Justice Colleen Suche ruled against the Crown`s bid for an adult sentence in Dixon's killing. Instead, Suche ordered the offender to serve the maximum-available youth term for second-degree murder of four years in prison followed by three more of conditional supervision in the community.

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  • Facebook connects stolen car with Calgary owner in less than 2 hours

    A Calgary woman is singing the praises of social media after her Facebook post helped catch a couple that stole her car. Jennifer Allen noticed her car was missing from outside her home early Wednesday morning in the southeast community of Mahogany. "I called my husband downstairs, that's when he noticed there were multiple other things missing, which was a bit of a shock," Allen told the Calgary Eyeopener Friday.

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  • Missing woman Maria Machel, 85, safely located at Selkirk restaurant

    An elderly woman reported missing Friday has been safely located in Selkirk, Man. Maria Machel, 85, had last been seen at about 10 a.m. Friday at the Grant Park Shopping Centre in Winnipeg. On Saturday afternoon, after being missing for almost 30 hours, members of the family confirmed to CBC News that Machel had been found in a restaurant in Selkirk, Man.

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  • Corner Brook coffee shop establishes first franchise in Burgeo

    When Wayne and Mamie Keeping moved back to Burgeo from Western Canada 12 years ago, they had an idea to perk up the place by opening a proper coffee shop — so that's what they brought to the small town of 1,400 people, on Newfoundland's south coast. The Keepings own a store in Burgeo that used to be the Variety Quik Shoppe, now called Huntsview Market. Earlier this summer, they opened up the very first franchise location of Corner Brook-based coffee shop, Brewed Awakening.

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  • Here are 5 things a Canadian food safety expert would never eat

    Raw oysters, steak tartare and runny eggs — those are just some of the foods Dr. Rick Holley, a veteran food safety expert, won’t touch.

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  • Your turn: how would you choose to discipline these misbehaving civil servants?

    Imagine being part of a federal disciplinary panel charged with deciding how to handle a misbehaving civil servant. Marie is already in the civil service, but applied for a new job in a new department. John was taking a written exam for a job in the civil service when he noticed he was running out of time.

    The Canadian Press
  • Tulsa officer late to career, had de-escalation training

    The Tulsa police officer accused of manslaughter in the fatal shooting of an unarmed black man took a roundabout path toward her dream job of joining law enforcement, with stops as a convenience store clerk, an Air National Guard member and a teaching assistant. Family members and colleagues say Betty Jo Shelby, 42, was an engaged community member, a churchgoer and cool-headed enough to be tapped as a field-training officer even though she didn't join the Tulsa County Sheriff's Office until 2007 and the city's force until 2011. Despite completing de-escalation training, Shelby "reacted unreasonably" when she fatally shot 40-year-old Terence Crutcher on Sept. 16, according to an affidavit prosecutors filed with the first-degree manslaughter charge.

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  • Saint John coding workshop designed to reduce intimidation factor

    At the beginner-friendly workshop hosted by ConnexionWorks, learners get a primer in the programming languages HTML and CSS for interactive storytelling and game-making. "It's all about showing people that learning code can be fun," said ConnexionWorks director Allison Thorne. "The reasons that girls don't get into coding [relate to] he environment itself, and whether you see people who are like yourself doing coding," said workshop mentor Lindsay Brin.

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  • Think you paid fees over the advertised price for your car?

    In Saskatchewan, consumer protection legislation forces car dealers to keep copies of their ads for five years. In Manitoba, there's no such requirement in the Consumer Protection Act, though there is a law that says the advertised price of a vehicle is the price the consumer should pay.

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  • 'Dys-connected': cell phones are overriding creativity, according to UBC author

    Cell phones are a huge part of modern culture — according to Statista, by 2017 the number of mobile phone users is forecast to reach 4.77 billion. It's no surprise, that the effect of mobile phones on the human condition has become a popular area of study. Anton Scamvougeras is one of many scientists delving into the phenomenon.

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  • Hudson Bay to today: NorthMart employee marks 45 years with company

    Don Baryluk wasn't expecting well-wishers when he arrived at work on Wednesday morning. "He's getting phone calls from family and friends... it was a nice day for him," says Jane Baryluk. In September 1971, Don was reading the Regina Leader-Post when he says he saw an advertisement from the Hudson's Bay Company for jobs in the North.

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  • Fall decorating trend 'steadily growing' in P.E.I.

    The summer annuals in your urns and pots have all but turned to shriveled stalks. "People have a green thumb in the summer and enjoy their displays and container, then fall comes and a lot of garden centres just shut down," said Peter Meiijer of Van Kampen's Greenhouse in Charlottetown. "It's been steadily growing," said Meijer.

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  • More Alberta post-secondary students applying for loans

    More Alberta students are looking for loans to attend post-secondary school, but the province's economic downturn might not be the only reason why applications are up. According to Student Aid Alberta, an estimated 77,000 students will be looking for loans to help with tuition and living expenses this year, which marks a 10 per cent increase from last year. The provincial economy made it tough for students to earn tuition money over the summer, said Tristan Bray with the University of Calgary's Students' Union.

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  • Italian navy ship docks in Iran

    The Italian navy said the frigate Euro -- named for a wind that blows across the Mediterranean from North Africa -- was part of an EU anti-piracy mission and would remain docked in Iran for three days before returning to Italy. The Italian navy said the visit comes as part of the resumption of "historic and excellent relations" between the two navies. It posted a picture on its Twitter account showing an Iranian girl handing flowers to an Italian officer in Bandar Abbas.

    The Canadian Press

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