A solemn ceremony at the cenotaph in Victoria marked the start of the official arrival of Prince William and his wife Kate on Saturday as they embark on a week-long tour of British Columbia and Yukon. Standing alongside Gov.-Gen. David Johnston, the skirl of the bagpipes and a lone bugler preceded the royal couple laying a wreath at the war memorial near the B.C. legislature. The couple's children, Prince George and Princess Charlotte, were not part of the official welcome and they are not expected to feature prominently during the visit.
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.
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.
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.
A 15-year-old boy has died following a stabbing at Scarborough Centre station at Scarborough Town Centre in Toronto on Friday night, Toronto police said Saturday. The teen was stabbed in the upper torso 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.
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.
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.
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.
When Kathryn Fudurich was only 21 years old her mom was diagnosed with early-onset Alzheimer's and her world turned upside down. "It affects everything," she told CBC's Metro Morning.on Wednesday, which was World Alzheimer's Day. Fudurich is also the co-founder of Memory Ball, a fundraiser that raises money for Alzheimer's research, and encourages awareness and support for young caregivers.
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.
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.
A gunman police said killed five people in a Washington state mall remained at large Saturday as authorities appealed for help in identifying the suspect but said there were no indications the slayings north of Seattle were a terrorist act. People fled, customers hid in dressing rooms and employees locked the doors of nearby stores after gunshots rang out just after 7 p.m. Friday at the Cascade Mall in Burlington. The gunman entered the shopping centre without a weapon, but 10 minutes later, went inside Macy's with a rifle and opened fire, authorities said Saturday.
Construction is kicking off in Mississauga to transform the city's waterfront into a 300-acre development and "green oasis" that will be in sharp contrast to Toronto's. "We are intending to do something much better than Toronto," said Finance Minister Charles Sousa, who's also the local MPP. While Toronto has several buildings and roads blocking the waterfront, Sousa said that won't be the case in Mississauga.
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.
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.
Video of a deadly encounter between Charlotte police and a black man shows his wife repeatedly telling officers he is not armed and pleading with them not to shoot her husband as they shout at him to drop a gun. The footage, recorded by Keith Lamont Scott's wife and released Friday by his family, offers a raw look at how the situation unfolded but does not show whether Scott had a gun as police have said. After darkness fell, dozens or people carried signs and chanted to urge police to release dashboard and body camera video that could show more clearly what happened.
A Coquitlam, B.C., woman is searching for the young victim of a bear attack so she can deliver several get well cards from the community. Danielle Tadman was saddened by the news and started collecting get well cards to pass on to the girl and her family. Since the girl's name hasn't been released by police, Tadman is now trying to track down the young victim's family so she can deliver the cards.
ACP is a regulatory college that governs and regulates the province's emergency medical responders, emergency medical technicians, and emergency medical technologists. Furthermore, it was possible for someone not registered with ACP to create a username and password and view the information.
It's been that way for a year, ever since the 15-year-old dog's previous owner, Way's friend Anastasia Kuzyk, was gunned down. Kuzyk's former partner, Basil Borutski, has been charged in her death, and in the deaths of two other women, Nathalie Warmerdam, 48, and Carol Culleton, 66. At the time of the killings, Way's own dog had just died, so Kuzyk's sister asked her to care for Sheba.
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.
Police from across B.C. are offering a door-to-door collection service during a month long gun amnesty that will run through October. Anyone with a gun, replica firearm or ammunition will be able to hand it over to police without fear of prosecution as long as the weapon has not been used in a criminal offence. "The fact is, in Canada, 60 percent of weapons used in a crime are sourced domestically," said B.C. RCMP Commanding Officer Craig Callens.
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.
Manchester United captain Wayne Rooney was dropped for the English Premier League game against champion Leicester on Saturday. Rooney was demoted to the bench by United manager Jose Mourinho, who said Friday that the striker had not been the same player since he was criticized for his display for England against Slovakia in early September. Aside from being occasionally rested, Rooney has not been dropped by United since he was left out by Louis van Gaal against Stoke midway through last season.
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.
The night before one lucky person draws for the elusive ace in McIvers, Jim Laing and his fellow volunteer firefighters prepare the streets for a massive crowd. Laing, a resident of the town of less than 600, has been putting in plenty of work behind the scenes over the last 50 weeks. As the crowds get bigger and the pot grows larger, the volunteer firefighters keep getting busier.
It's been a fantastic year for B.C. apples — arriving three weeks early due to a strong growing season.