One man is in hospital and a property owner is in custody after shots were fired during an alleged theft in progress early Saturday, Alberta RCMP said later in the day. It happened near Okotoks at about 5:30 a.m., police said in a release, adding officers were on scene within minutes. During the confrontation
Dozens of Indigenous students and professionals are meeting in Calgary this weekend and they're all connected in some way to the STEM fields of science, technology, engineering and math. Mount Royal University is hosting MAANOMATAPOYAH: First Steps, the first Canadian conference for .caISES, the
A man died after he was found in medical distress by paramedics and police in Stand Off, Alta., late Friday, RCMP said in a Saturday release. Blood Tribe police and EMS responded shortly after 11 p.m. The man was taken to a local hospital where he was pronounced dead. RCMP major crimes unit has taken
Team Bottcher is in full training mode ahead of representing Alberta at the Tim Hortons Brier in Regina on March 3. The young curling team representing Alberta consists of Brendan Bottcher (skip), Karrick Martin (lead), Brad Thiessen (second) and Darren Moulding (third). "This year we went hard
The personal records of Montreal's longest-serving mayor, Jean Drapeau, are now on display in Montreal for anyone who cares to meander through them — and they reveal some interesting things, according to the chief librarian of rare books at McGill's McLennan Library. Much of Christopher Lyons
Rallies in Canadian cities that were sparked by the acquittal of a man accused of murdering an Indigenous teen in Winnipeg continued Saturday, including one that briefly blocked an intersection for a round dance. On Thursday, a jury in Winnipeg found Raymond Cormier not guilty of second-degree murder
Mourners gathered at a Val-des-Monts, Que., church Saturday to pay their final respects to a six-year-old girl struck and killed by a truck near her school. Kayla Filteau-Côté was hit Feb. 12 by a truck that had turned onto Migneault Street in Gatineau, Que., not far from École Carle where she attended
Montreal Mayor Valérie Plante's administration says its overhauled animal control bylaw aims to put more onus on owners, rather than singling out one specific breed. It held the first of nine community consultations Saturday in La Fontaine Park, after promising in its campaign to repeal the controversial
Following the suspension of the city's pit bull ban, Montrealers weighed in on the future of animal control in the city in a series of public consultations that began Saturday. The city's Projet Montreal administration lifted the pit bull ban in December, following through with an election promise
An Ottawa man charged with second-degree murder in the death of a man who spent six months in a coma has turned himself in, police say.
A central Ontario community was searching for answers on Saturday as police investigated the suspicious deaths of four people. Ontario Provincial Police offered few details, but said they received a 911 call at 7:30 p.m. Friday from someone who found the bodies in a home in Ryerson Township, Ont., about
Twelve French heritage and tourist locations on Prince Edward Island are among hundreds across Canada in the newly created Francophone Heritage, Cultural and Tourism Corridor. Gilles Arsenault, a development officer with RDÉE P.E.I., says tourists can now plan their visits to the province, and Canada
The longest-serving member of Quebec's legislature is retiring. Francois Gendron announced on Saturday that he won't be running for re-election this fall. Gendron, 73, was first elected to the legislature in 1976 as a member of Rene Levesque's Parti Quebecois government.
The failure to hold anyone accountable for the 2014 death of an Indigenous teenager brought several hundred people to Montreal's Cabot Square on Saturday, where they demanded more concrete action on reconciliation and urgent reforms to Canada's justice system. "I have rage at the system
A state of emergency and flood warnings remain in place in southwestern Ontario, though officials say damage from a local river appears to be less than expected. Officials in Chatham-Kent, Ont., say the Thames River, swollen by days of heavy rains and melted snow, is reaching its peak in most areas
Mohamed Labidi, president of Quebec City's Islamic Cultural Centre, testified Friday at a sentencing hearing for one of the men charged with deliberately setting his car ablaze. "It reignited fear in the community," Labidi told the court.
The former leader of Ontario's Progressive Conservatives has filed a notice of libel against CTV News, claiming it engaged in false and malicious reporting when it broadcast sexual misconduct allegations against him. Patrick Brown abruptly resigned as leader of Ontario's Tories in January, just
The New Democratic Party in Prince Edward Island is creating its first sexual harassment policy. Party president Leah-Jane Hayward says discussions about creating a new policy started in the last few months in the wake of the #MeToo movement. As women around the world come forward with their stories
The path Canadians must take to inform their governments about a death in the family is getting a digital overhaul to avoid delays that have led to wrongful or missed benefit payments. Federal, provincial and territorial governments turned to private consultants two years ago to offer a blueprint for
"You know, not just every four years when the Olympics come around, but if we can get more coverage on a regular basis for the game, I think that helps increase sponsorships and TV revenues and those types of things," Campbell-Pascall said. Calgary Inferno Captain Erica Kromm has played for
Fans of the standing desk should take a walk, says a University of Alberta ergonomics expert. Standing upright instead of sitting within the confines of a cubicle may not be as healthy as advertised, said Linda Miller, an adjunct professor with the Faculty of Rehabilitation Medicine. "I have people
ST. JOHN'S, N.L. — Former elite Newfoundland athlete Anne Norris has been found not criminally responsible in the death of 46-year-old Marcel Reardon, who was repeatedly hit in the head with a hammer. The families of both the accused and the deceased broke down in tears as the verdict was read in
All Highway 401 westbound lanes approaching Yonge Street have reopened after crews worked for hours to clean up debris from a collision Saturday morning.
The Nunavut Author Event is scheduled to take place at the Frobisher Inn, with around a dozen writers on hand for a book signing and other activities. "Basically [it's] a celebration of Nunavummiut authors, of Inuit authors, the northern story, northern perspectives and why it's so important