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A toddler who died in a house fire was found with his dog and teddy bear next to him and authorities believe the dog tried to protect the boy, a spokesman for Spokane's fire department said Saturday. The dog, a terrier mixed breed, also died in the fire that broke out at about 11:30 p.m. Friday, said the spokesman, Brian Schaeffer. Three other children and two adults escaped the blaze in Spokane's Hillyard neighbourhood , he said.
WikiLeaks has brought shades of Cold War subterfuge to the U.S. presidential campaign, publishing documents that in any other election might have tarnished Hillary Clinton. Not while the Democratic candidate's Republican opponent, Donald Trump, continues to dominate the news cycle.
Hospital visits by Jehovah's Witness elders, aimed at defending the right of members to refuse blood transfusions, are under scrutiny following the death of a 27-year-old Quebec woman who hemorrhaged earlier this month.
Sat, Oct 22: One man is dead after an early morning shooting in Streetsville. As Erica Vella reports, a secondary scene could be connected to the fatal shooting.
A 26-year-old man died of his injuries after being stabbed several times on Clyde Avenue overnight in what Ottawa police are calling a targeted attack. Police confirmed the man who died is Joshua Briere. Police were called to 1098 Clyde Ave., near Castle Hill Crescent, around 2:30 a.m., where a man was found critically injured outside the house.
Changes on the SkyTrain network take effect today and they could impact how you get around Metro Vancouver.
A man is dead and two locations are being probed after a pair of shootings in Mississauga Saturday morning. Peel Police say that just before 4 a.m. they received numerous 9-1-1 calls about a disturbance at Queen Street South and Thomas Street. About 30 minutes later, police and paramedics were called to the scene of a shooting 2.5 kilometres away at a gas station.
When you hear the word "library," you probably don't think of a DJ booth. Whether it's the recording studio, the café, or the 3D printer, Vaughan's newest public library was designed to flip the typical library on its head. "People who come in this facility, one of the first comments is usually, 'this is nothing like the library that I grew up in,'" said Margie Singleton, CEO of Vaughan Public Libraries, during a tour of the facility this week for CBC's Our Toronto.
The Iraqi army pushed into a town near the Islamic State-held city of Mosul on Saturday, a day after dozens of IS militants stormed into the northern city of Kirkuk, setting off two days of clashes and killing at least 80 people, mostly security forces. U.S. Defence Secretary Ash Carter meanwhile met with Iraq's prime minister and commanders in Baghdad to discuss the offensive to retake Mosul, which the U.S. is supporting with airstrikes and advisers on the ground. The Iraqi army said the 9th Division has pushed into the town of Hamdaniyah, also known as Qaraqosh and Bakhdida, and raised the flag over its government compound, but the troops were likely still facing resistance in and around the town.
Montreal Police are searching for two suspects after a brazen attack on an armoured truck in Pointe-Claire.
A woman was hit by a car and killed on busy stretch of West Hunt Club Road on Friday night. The 26-year-old woman had no vital signs when paramedics responded to the intersection of West Hunt Club Road and Sunderland Street just after 9 p.m. One of the people working at a nearby car dealership Friday night said it was dark and misty at the time of the crash.
A difference of opinion between a Harvard University professor and the Newfoundland and Labrador government is being pushed to the top ranks of the Ivy league university. Minister of Environment Perry Trimper on Friday released a copy of a letter he sent to the president of Harvard, asking Drew Faust to clear up the confusion. At issue is whether a professor of environmental science and engineering, Elsie Sunderland, has agreed to participate in future research involving soil sampling to measure methylmercury levels in the Muskrat Falls reservoir.
Melika Popp was surprised to see her birth mother's last name on a poster on Facebook for the 80th birthday party for Federation of Sovereign Indigenous Nations Senator Luke Nanaquetung.
Six months ago 57-year-old Simeonie Kunnuk was a different man.
Classic rock blasts from the speakers as Davey Elmhurst enters the ring, wearing a fur vest with fringe. He's got long hair and a mustache. Elmhurst is a Nanaimo, B.C.-based wrestler with Elite Canadian Championship Wrestling (ECCW). Elmhurst has played at least four different wrestling characters over the years, and the "King of the Yukon" is just the latest. He has no personal connection to Yukon, but says it makes a good story.
Calgary, you are cleared for takeoff! In just a few short days, the new international terminal at our city's airport will fling open its gates. As a city grows and becomes more cosmopolitan, there's usually a push for its airport to keep pace.
A young man is recovering in hospital after a stabbing on Granville Street early Saturday morning.
Originally, the renovations to the former post office on Central Street were only going to involve the first two floors, but raising the fundraising goal from $1.5 million up to $2.5 million means the third floor will also be converted into usable space. - MORE P.E.I. NEWS | Take it outside: 6 fun things to do this week on P.E.I.
Rick Wanless had been riding horses for most of his life when one of his steeds knocked him over in an incident that taught him a lesson he's now using to help those who helped him.
A protester who put up a teepee to block flood damage restoration on the Siksika Nation is standing firm that his blockade isn't going anywhere and he will appeal an injunction handed down Friday. "It is going to stay up," Ben Crow Chief told CBC News Saturday. Crow Chief, a member of the Siksika Nation which is about 90 kilometres southeast of Calgary, said he's disappointed the judge didn't consider a number of factors when arriving at her decision.
Multitudes of feral cats roam New York City's concrete jungle, and some now have a practical purpose: They're helping curb the city's rat population. A group of volunteers trained by the NYC Feral Cat Initiative traps wild cat colonies that have become a nuisance or been threatened by construction, then spays or neuters and vaccinates them. "We used to hire exterminators, but nature has a better solution," said Rebecca Marshall, the sustainability manager at the 1.8-million-square-foot centre .
MacLean said AltaGas has reduced the number of storage caverns from three to two. The $100-million Alton Natural Gas Storage Project has faced many ups and downs, with permit delays, road blocks and continued environmental protests. MacLean took the opportunity on Saturday to discount rumours AltaGas was pulling out from the site entirely, after the company announced Friday drilling equipment will soon be removed.
At the time, Costco told CBC News it would offer free booster shots in six months to all affected customers. Dan O'Reilly said he and his wife got their first shots in April at a Costco in Newmarket, Ont., after they were notified by the company they had bought the frozen berries.
Bishop's University is working to bolster enrolment with an appeal to instant gratification through a plan called Accelerated Admissions. The admissions strategy is a fixture at the university's open house events and serves as a part of Bishop's budget recovery plan which was presented in 2009.
A trio of pet goats attacked with a sharp object are the third "sick" attack on farm animals near Yarrow, a rural area near Chilliwack, B.C. Sandra Battilana believes somebody got to her goats through the back part of her property between Oct. 12 and 13 and jumped a barbed wire fence.