The fight over Montreal's contentious pit bull legislation comes to a head this week as city lawmakers are set to weigh the merits of the bylaw amid a last-ditch counter-offensive by opponents trying to convince them it's unnecessary. Mayor Denis Coderre's ruling party has tabled a proposed bylaw that would ban new pit bulls from the city and place strict rules those living here now, including that they be sterilized and muzzled when in public. The proposed ban was announced in June following a string of dog attacks, including a fatal one involving 55-year-old Christiane Vadnais, who was killed in her Montreal backyard.
The Duchess of Cambridge, née Kate Middleton, proved a master of casual chic yet again as she and Prince William arrived at the Great Bear Rainforest in Bella Bella, Canada. Kate wowed in the tailored cream jacket from Holland and Holland, which she paired with black skinny jeans from one of her favourite high street shops, Zara, and a pair of brown knee-high boots. Under her sweater she wore a Topshop blouse, which sold out almost instantly! When it came to her jewellery, she chose to champion a Canadian designer, opting for sparkling earrings from Pippa Small.
ST. JOHN'S, N.L. — A Labrador West physician who asked a woman during a Pap test if she "liked big ones or small ones" has lost his medical licence for six months and must be chaperoned when seeing female patients for two years once he goes back to work. A three-person tribunal established by the provincial College of Physicians and Surgeons found Dr. Adekunle Owolabi guilty Monday of four counts of professional misconduct after a six-day hearing earlier this year. In each of the four separate complaints, Owolabi was found to have shown a lack of respect for the dignity and privacy of his patients, constituting professional misconduct.
Donald Trump's habit of peddling hype and fabrication emerged unabated in the first presidential debate while Hillary Clinton played it cautiously in her statements, though not without error. TRUMP: President Barack Obama "has doubled (the national debt) in almost eight years. THE FACTS: Trump's expressed concern about the national debt obscures that his own policies would increase it by much more than Clinton's, according to the nonpartisan Committee for a Responsible Federal Budget.
A high-ranking Air Force Space Command officer who was charged with rape and other crimes was found dead in his Colorado home after civilian police received a report of a suicide, officials said Monday. The body of Col. Eugene Caughey (KAW'-hee), 46, was found Sunday at his off-base home in Colorado Springs, city police said. Caughey was relieved of his duties in June 2015 after the rape investigation began, the Air Force has said.
A male skier was killed Sunday morning by an avalanche in an area near Lake Louise commonly known as "The Death Trap," Parks Canada said Monday. The avalanche occurred as the two men were heading down, trapping one of them, a Parks Canada spokesperson told CBC News. "We suspect that the first skier triggered a slab avalanche that we class as a size one.
A man is in life-threatening condition after being encased in hot tar that solidified during an industrial accident in Toronto on Monday morning. Clint Stibbe said the truck that was carrying a vat of hot, liquid tar, came to a sudden stop in the city's east end after the driver noticed a boom attached to the vehicle fell to the road. There were three men in the back, Stibbe said, when the abrupt stop caused the tar, which was kept around 200 Celsius, to spill onto one of the men, trapping him inside.
Happy birthday to the happy couple! Catherine Zeta Jones was in a festive mood as she celebrated her joint birthday with husband Michael Douglas by giving her longtime love a sweet kiss on the cheek on Sunday (Sept. 25). The Welsh actress, who turned 47 at the weekend, is 25 years younger than Michael, who is now 72. Basic Instinct star Michael is grinning from ear-to-ear in the photograph, his eyes hidden beneath dark sunglasses.
A worker covered in hot tar suffered serious burns following an industrial accident in the Toronto area of Logan Avenue and Danforth Avenue, police say.
A 25-year-old Saskatoon man is on life support after he was hit several times with a pool cue at a bowling alley in Winkler, Man., an assault police say stemmed from an argument over money. The man had been struck "several times" with a pool cue, police said. "The first one arriving on scene immediately began CPR, while other responding officers began gathering the necessary information to locate the suspect," Winkler police Chief Rick Hiebert said Monday.
Taking to her Instagram page on Sunday, Karlie captioned the photo of the pair smiling with the simple words, "My wedding date". The ladies were guests at the wedding ceremony of art collector and dealer Alberto "Tico" Mugrabi and Colby Jordan.
Six months ago, Mostafa Ismail was living in Turkey after fleeing Syria's violent civil war, which had spread to his hometown Idlib and claimed the life of his father. Ismail, 29, now lives in Victoria with his family, after they became sponsored refugees by Canadian government. "We are happy here — but I have other brothers and sisters in Turkey, and they are far away," he said.
Prime Minister Justin Trudeau is used to shaking hands with everyone he meets, but when the time came to greet Prince George, let's just say the politician had trouble making a connection. While the prime minister tried to engage with George using everything from a handshake to a low five, the little prince left the father of three hanging. TAP FOR GALLERY Little George was tired after a long flight.
Life is not easy for Dorothy Powder and her husband on the Alexander First Nation reserve, where they have been waiting for power poles for six years. On Aug 4, Dorothy attended a band membership meeting where accountants presented a scathing report identifying $2.1 million in "unexplained payments" between 2013 and 2015 to a former band chief Herbert Arcand and seven administrative staff. "It's very bad," said Brent Burnstick, adding he is concerned about the health of his six children.
Ontario Provincial Police say a 26-year-old man and a 15-year-old boy are facing a total of 54 charges arising from an incident that sent four officers to hospital and left four cruisers wrecked. It's alleged the occupants broke into a home in Shedden, where they abandoned the first truck and stole another pickup. OPP say that truck collided with two police vehicles northeast of Shedden and two additional police vehicles a few kilometres later, injuring four officers, who were taken to hospital for treatment.
Prince William and Kate arrive in Bella Bella at the end of a somewhat perilous ride via propeller plane. The flight in was said to be so bumpy, there was talk of diverting to Port Hardy.
Idina Menzel looked gorgeous at the iHeartRadio Music Festival in Las Vegas over the weekend, but all eyes were on the star for one reason in particular! While she looked stunning in a daring, black jumpsuit and bejewelled stilettos, it was her sparkly new engagement ring that had fans talking. Idina, 45, has just got engaged to fellow Broadway veteran Aaron Lohr, and Saturday's appearance was the first time she was showing off her rock. "I'm super happy, yeah! Very happy," the actress told radio star Elvis Duran at the festival.
Rachel Wagner, a young single mother of two from Louisbourg, N.S., embodies toughness with a positive "get 'er done" attitude.
Most sushi fans love wasabi with their rolls, but they may not realize they're probably not consuming real wasabi at all. On The Coast food columnist Gail Johnson says genuine wasabi is, in fact, a rarity. "I hate to say it, but chances are most people have never tasted real wasabi," she told On The Coast host Stephen Quinn.
Raymond Green peered down into his well in his front yard near downtown Shelburne, N.S., Monday and there is still no sign of water. On Monday it was up to 1.67 metres. The worst, Shand said, may finally be over.
Dean Snow was driving his dump truck full of sand off the MV Capt. Earl W. Winsor when he noticed the ship's ramp started to drift away from the wharf. The dump truck fell into the icy water. "Obviously our position is that liability is quite clearly against the operators of the ferry," said Steve Marshall, Snow's lawyer.
CBC News has confirmed the identities of the two people found dead inside a home Friday afternoon in the northern Alberta community of Wabasca-Desmarais.
The man accused of attacking a woman at a Calgary transit stop before a bus driver scared off the suspect now faces five new charges, including a second count of sexual assault. Chase Collier is also accused of harassing three local women and failing to comply with his bail conditions. The new charges — which allegedly took place before the bus stop attack — were laid after Collier was arrested for aggravated sexual assault.
John Duchow and Marla Clarke dreamed of buying a home in Vancouver. "It was very nice to be able to come to a place where you can acquire a slightly larger piece of land or a house for a very affordable price in the grand scheme of things," Duchow told CBC Radio's St. John's Morning Show.
A B.C. asbestos removal company has been handed an additional $279,000 in fines by WorkSafeBC as a result of a long list of asbestos-related infractions in 2013, 2014 and 2015.
Mon, Sep 26: Mike Smith was diagnosed with stage four testicular cancer, and as Angie Seth reports a video announcement telling his kids he is cancer-free has become a message of hope for others around the world.