• Prince William and his wife Kate focus on social causes during West Coast visit

    Prince William reflected on his first visit to Canada with his wife Kate as newlyweds on Saturday in highlighting that their latest trip will focus on the environment, support for young families and mental health initiatives, causes they have championed. William and Kate had only been married for three

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  • Cold Lake assisted living facility workers threaten to strike

    Staff at the Points West Living facility in Cold Lake are threatening to walk off the job this Friday if a contract with their employer isn't reached in time. Points West Living is a supportive living community geared towards seniors. Mike Dempsey, the vice president of the Alberta Union of Provincial

  • Alberta College of Paramedics privacy breach put information of thousands of members at risk

    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.

  • Man dies in plane crash near Bromont

    A man is dead after his small plane crashed Saturday afternoon close to Bromont's Roland-Désourdy Regional Airport.

  • Ottawa man drowns in Outaouais lake after likely falling out of boat

    Gatineau police say a 77-year-old Ottawa man drowned after he likely fell between a dock and a boat on an Outaouais lake Saturday afternoon.

  • New Mississauga waterfront will be 'much better' than Toronto's, says finance minister

    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'

  • 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

  • 'A real honour': Fort McPherson buzzing with pride over film shot in community

    A full-length feature film shot in and around Fort McPherson, N.W.T., is set to have its world premiere Sunday night in that community. The Sun at Midnight tells the story of an unusual friendship between a hunter obsessed with finding a missing caribou herd and a 16-year-old urban princess, who, in

  • Ottawa police shoot and kill dog after attack on father, infant

    Ottawa police say they had to kill a dog after it tried to attack a man and his one-year-old son in the Sandy Hill neighbourhood Friday evening. Police were called to the 200 block of Wiggins Private around 6:30 p.m. following a report of a dog attack, the Ottawa Police Service said in a statement Saturday

  • Edmonton community police station closures continue

    Earlier this month, the Old Strathcona and Namao stations shut down and EPS says closures will continue as lease agreements dry up. Some community stations will remain open but without front reporting counters while others will close entirely. Officers will still be operating out of the Old Strathcona

  • 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. Police are treating

  • Cascumpec Bridge construction could pose hazard to P.E.I. boaters

    Boaters are reminded to be extra careful while navigating around the Cascumpec Bridge in western P.E.I., as construction to replace it is underway. Darrell Evans of P.E.I.'s Department of Transportation says heavy equipment, pile-driving operations, as well as saw cutting and removal of timbers

  • Gatineau police not pressing charges after girl, 13, rams car into house

    Gatineau police say they don't intend to charge a 13-year-old girl after she took her parents' car without permission and crashed it into the side of a house early Saturday morning. The incident happened just before 1 a.m. at the intersection of Avenue de la Drave and Rue de Rouville.

  • Elegant and genuine: Bar Clementine

    You may need your smartphone at the ready when it comes to researching ingredients used at Bar Clementine, a new cocktail-focused eatery at the base of the Pearl Condominium tower on Jasper Avenue. Since the doors opened on Sept. 15, Andrew Borley, Jordan Clemens and Evan Watson haven't stopped

  • Flower named after Yukoner who discovered it

    "Try and get to the tops of mountains" is the advice given by Yukon biologist Bruce Bennett. After doing just that, he discovered a new species of a little yellow flower that now bears his name: Draba bruce-bennettii. When Bennett first saw and collected his specimens in 2012, he didn'

  • Montreal latest North American city being urged to explore 911 texting service

    A local politician wants Montreal city council to become the next municipality to consider allowing residents to use text messages to communicate with 911 emergency operators. Francois Limoges, an opposition city councillor with Projet Montreal, says he intends to introduce a motion Monday night asking

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  • Quebec judge apologizes for after-party insults

    The complaint against Vadboncoeur first came to light in a story by the Journal de Montreal in June. The federation of Quebec journalists condemned the seizure for attempting to reveal a journalist's sources.

  • Toronto police release description of Pelham Park homicide suspect

    Toronto police have released information about a suspect wanted in the death of a 47-year-old man in the west end. The man was pronounced dead on the scene by Toronto Paramedic Services, and a post-mortem that was performed on the victim on Friday revealed that he died due to multiple blunt-force trauma

  • 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

  • Playing Scrabble in Chipewyan: New game helps teach language

    If you think using the letter Q to nab a triple-word score is tough enough in English, try playing Scrabble in Chipewyan.

  • Motorcyclist dead after collision with pickup truck near Grande Prairie

    A motorcyclist is dead after a collision with a pickup truck late Friday evening, RCMP said in a release. The motorcyclist was pronounced dead at the scene. The driver and passenger of the truck were uninjured, police said.

  • Freeze frame: Film uses century-old footage dug up from within Yukon permafrost

    New York filmmaker Bill Morrison says the existence of his new film is nothing less than a miracle. Dawson City: Frozen Time is a feature-length documentary whose raw material was literally dug up from within the permafrost, dusted off, and assembled — like a museum's wooly mammoth skeleton — to

  • Driver uninjured after vehicle slams into stopped freight train in Etobicoke

    A vehicle slammed into a stopped freight train in Etobicoke early Saturday, but the driver escaped without injuries.

  • Annual Bennett Birding Classic underway Saturday on P.E.I.

    For 22 years, the annual Bennett Birding Classic has been put on by the Natural History Society of PEI and the Island Nature Trust. Of course, we'll be getting some tips on how to bird, and really it's just about getting outside and looking a little more closely at what's going on in nature

  • Borden-Carleton, P.E.I., wants visitors to see beyond the bridge

    Many people know Borden-Carleton as the first town you hit when you take the bridge to Prince Edward Island. "I think after the bridge opened, Gateway Village was built and there was a big hoopla about that, and then it kind of died down, so this community has been kind of … just kind of there,



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