Lawyers representing the family of Sammy Yatim say the prison sentence for the officer found guilty of attempted murder in the teen's shooting death is a sentence against "bad policing," not an indictment of all police officers. James Forcillo received a six-year sentence for shooting
John Tuckwell always had a twinkle in his eye.
Larry Dunville owns a narrow plot of land at the corner of Richmond and West streets. Some neighbours have expressed concern the home would change the neighbourhood and block views of the Charlottetown Harbour. Dunville applied for a variance to have it reduced to six feet.
This upcoming Monday Aug. 1 is the Civic Holiday, otherwise known as Simcoe Day in Toronto.
An American entrepreneur wants to get the Wakefield steam engine back on track and tonight he is asking Chelsea's municipal council for support. The company in charge couldn't afford the repairs, but Matt Armitage wants to bring the train back, from Chelsea to Wakefield, above the destroyed
Once again, Twyla Campbell, Edmonton AM's food columnist, takes on Taste of Edmonton — with suggestions for how best to use those precious food tickets by offering her top three picks at Churchill Square this year. The winners include a Thai dish, a good old Alberta roast beef dish, and a Mexican
Fair and warm Friday. A beautiful Saturday. Possible showers on Sunday.
Charlottetown is "right in the sweet spot" as a place to live in the Atlantic provinces, says the Canada Mortgage and Housing Corporation. Alex MacDonald told CBC: News Compass that P.E.I. is having a good year in terms of housing sales and and prices compared with other parts of the region
Bill Cosby has dropped a lawsuit that argued a confidential settlement agreement was violated by a woman accusing him of sexual assault. Cosby's lawsuit also had accused the woman's two lawyers and the publisher of the National Enquirer. A federal judge in the case ruled recently the defendants
The children's show said that actor Bob McGrath, part of the original cast in 1969, and Emilio Delgado, who plays Luis the handyman, last performed in episodes taped in 2013. Roscoe Orman, who has played original character Gordon since 1974, filmed new appearances for the current season of the show
The oil spill in Saskatchewan could increase public skepticism of pipeline projects, says the CEO of TransCanada, the company behind the proposed Energy East Pipeline. "All of these incidents shake public confidence," Russ Girling said in an interview. Last week, a Husky Energy pipeline spilled
Hundreds of people gathered at a Baton Rouge church Thursday for a vigil honouring three law enforcement officers who were killed during a shootout with a lone gunman outside a convenience store. Authorities say the gunman was targeting police officers in the July 17 shooting. Vice-President Joe Biden
A Montreal respiratory therapist has been suspended after taking drugs meant for a patient undergoing heart surgery last year. Sylvain Taillon, 47, who worked at the Royal Victoria Hospital, had three professional misconduct charges brought against him for incidents that occurred in April and May 2015
British Columbia's auditor general says a staffing shortage at the Financial Institution Commission is hampering the review process for provincial credit unions. Carol Bellringer's progress audit on credit union supervision says there's a 37 per cent vacancy rate for staff at the commission
CHICAGO — Grain futures were lower Thursday on the Chicago Board of Trade.
Looking back now, the student developers of a location-based game drawing crowds at the Ontario Science Centre would seem to be prescient geniuses. "I'll just note for the record that we had BitMorph out on the floor weeks before "Pokemon Go." They copied us!" jokes Kevin Von
An 11-year-old Watson Lake boy died on Wednesday, after he was hit by a pickup truck while riding his dirt bike.
Keon Raymond is looking forward to another meeting with Ottawa Redblacks quarterback Henry Burris. It's been five years since the two were teammates with the Calgary Stampeders and they're further connected as members of the Stamps' 2008 Grey Cup-winning squad. On Sunday, they'll be
An elderly man has been rushed to hospital with life-threatening injuries after being struck by a dump truck in the downtown area.
Husky Energy has changed details of when it discovered its oil pipeline spill into the North Saskatchewan River. Earlier this week the company filed a report that said it found the leak of up to 250,000 litres of blended crude oil at 8 p.m. on Wednesday, July 20. A new reported filed to the Saskatchewan
After three days of Democratic stars, including a pair of presidents, asserting she is ready for the White House, Clinton must make that case for herself on her nominating convention's final night. The first woman to lead a major U.S. political party toward the White House, Clinton will be greeted
Two teens found dead earlier this week in northern Alberta were shot to death and the case is now considered a double homicide, Mounties said Thursday. Gibson Glavin said an autopsy on the bodies of Dylan Laboucan and Cory Grey revealed they died by gunshots.
A Toronto police officer who gunned down a troubled teen on an empty streetcar three years ago abused his authority in a way that undermines public trust in law enforcement and the justice system, a judge said Thursday in sentencing him to six years in prison. The sentence "should not be taken
An NTCL tug, and the barges it was pushing, are stuck on rocks near Lutselk'e, N.W.T. The vessels got stuck earlier this week after resupplying the remote Great Slave Lake community. Some people in Lutselk'e are worried the tug might leak fuel or other contaminants into Christie Bay so a group
Christine Girard appears poised to become Canada's first Olympic gold medallist in weightlifting, but she may have to wait years to celebrate the historic achievement. Girard learned Wendesday that her bronze medal from the London Olympics may be upgraded to gold after the two women who finished