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CORONA, Calif. (AP) — A young man who had been on life support after being shot inside a Southern California movie theater has died, police and his family said Saturday. Anthony Barajas, 19, was watching “The Forever Purge” at a theater in Corona with Rylee Goodrich, 18, on Monday when they were shot in the head. They were found by an employee after the last showing of the night. Goodrich died at the scene. Barajas was taken to a nearby hospital, where he was placed on life support. Police said
A two-year-old child has died after he was struck by an SUV in a parking lot in Scarborough. Toronto police received multiple calls at around 5 p.m. about a collision involving a child in a parking lot near Markham Road and McNicoll Avenue. Const. Alex Li said. When officers arrived the child was suffering from "very significant injuries," said Insp. Andy Singh, who spoke at a media conference at the scene. Paramedics attempted to save the boy's life, but he died at the scene. Singh said from hi
For days, thick smoke from wildfires has blanketed B.C. cities in the Kootenays and Okanagan. Now, Metro Vancouver is bracing for that smoke to reach the coast this weekend. On Saturday, Environment and Climate Change Canada issued a special air quality statement for parts of Metro Vancouver and the Fraser Valley, warning that elevated ozone levels due to the heatwave could pose health risks. They're also predicting wildfire smoke is likely heading west. "For a lot of the Interior right now, our
Halton Regional Police officers are investigating an early morning altercation at McCraney Street in which one individual received a stab wound. One person was injured as a result of the incident and has been transported to hospital with what is believed to be non life threatening injuries. This appears to be a targeted incident and there is no threat to public safety. Officers will continue to be in the area throughout the day investigating the incident. Police invite anyone who has information
TAIPEI, Taiwan (AP) — Chinese-Canadian pop star Kris Wu has been detained by Beijing police on suspicion of rape, police announced Saturday, following an accusation the former member of the Korean boy band EXO lured young women into sexual relationships. Wu, 30, earlier was accused by a teenager of having sex with her while she was drunk. Wu denied the accusation. The teenager said seven other women contacted her to say Wu seduced them with promises of jobs and other opportunities. She said some
New Democrat MPs Mumilaaq Qaqqaq and Charlie Angus joined protesters marching from Parliament Hill to the Justice Department on Saturday to denounce the Catholic Church for its failure to apologize following the discovery of hundreds of unmarked graves at former residential schools, and called on the federal government to launch an investigation.
The NHL said it will investigate an allegation made by Evander Kane's wife that the San Jose Sharks forward bet on his own games and has intentionally tried to lose for gambling profit. The league said Saturday night on Twitter that it was made aware of the social media posts by Anna Kane and plans to conduct a full investigation. Anna Kane wrote: "How does the NHL let a compulsive gambling addict still play when he's obviously throwing games to win money? Hmm maybe someone needs to address this
RCMP in White Rock, B.C., have arrested two men in connection with a devastating fire in 2016 that displaced dozens of residents and caused millions of dollars in damages. Police say the unnamed suspects were arrested for arson, break and enter, and theft among other offences. According to RCMP, one of the men is a local while the other resides outside the Lower Mainland. "We would like to thank the community and victims of this fire for their patience in awaiting this news," said Staff Sgt. Kal
MONTREAL — It's no coincidence that a wave of Indigenous women have won leadership roles previously held only by men, say leaders and advocates. They argue it's a sign of the times that Mandy Gull-Masty was elected the first female Grand Chief of the Cree Nation in northern Quebec this week, after Kahsennehawe Sky-Deer and RoseAnne Archibald became the first women voted in to lead the Mohawk Council of Kahnawake and the Assembly of First Nations, respectively. "The communities are asking for cha
It was a sombre occasion for a small group of Edmontonians who spent Saturday morning hanging 59 photos of loved ones lost to overdoses and other substance-related harms along River Valley Road. The effort is part of The Purple Ribbon Campaign, which runs every August in conjunction with Overdose Awareness Month. Rebecca Rummery is a member of Moms Stop The Harm, which organized the initiative in the face of rising overdose deaths. Data from the Alberta government shows 1,331 Albertans died due
It was a move some have been waiting for with bated breath behind their masks. "It's an adjustment but it's really nice seeing things open," said Jessica Farrer, who tends to the Fosters Fresh Vegetables stall at the Fredericton Boyce Farmers Market. "It's nice to see people's faces again," Farrer said with a laugh. "You forget what people's smiles look like." As of Saturday, masks were no longer required in public in New Brunswick as the province entered the green recovery phase. But many peopl
AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — Country music legend Willie Nelson led more than a thousand spectators in singing “vote them out” Saturday from the steps of the Texas Capitol during a rally wrapping up a four-day march in support of Democratic state legislators who bolted for Washington two weeks ago to block GOP-backed voting restrictions. Families with lawn chairs spread out across the sprawling Capitol greens in Austin. Clergy, politicians, constituents and musicians all spoke out about the proposals to
Concertgoers at the Rock the Boat music festival in Tyne Valley are excited COVID-19 restrictions have loosened on P.E.I. It's the first time since 2019 the province has been able to host a large concert series. "I'm super excited, we've never been to a concert together, this is our first one," said Victoria Murphy, standing beside partner Sheldon Paugh. The two Islanders said they have been wanting to get to Rock the Boat over the past few years. COVID cancelled the event last year. "I think ju
A Thursday night Zoom conference hosted by the Coalition of Canadian Palestinian Organizations has highlighted difficulties faced by Palestinian Canadians and the hypocrisy between Canada’s policy and practice on Palestine and Israel. Over 250 attendees heard from a number of guest speakers including NDP MP Matthew Green and NDP MP candidate Beisan Zubi. The panelists spoke about both lived experience and research into Canada’s relationship with Palestine, pointing out Canada’s fickle support of
VANCOUVER — The number of wildfires in British Columbia climbed slightly Saturday to 245, as officials braced for potential lightning that could spark even more blazes. An information officer with the BC Wildfire Service says there were 241 fires burning earlier in the day, but the number rose as lightning struck the Coastal fire centre. Erika Berg notes the number of wildfires is still down from the 300 that were active last week. There are heat warnings in effect across swaths of British Colum
Five people have been arrested after breaking into business at Toronto Premium Outlets in Halton Hills on Friday. The Halton Regional Police Service (HRPS) responded to an alarm at the Gucci store located in the Toronto Premium Outlets in Halton Hills. Officers arrived on the scene and located the suspects in a vehicle in the plaza parking lot. Five suspects smashed the front window to gain access to the store When officers approached the vehicle, all five occupants exited and fled on foot. With
Six people were hospitalized Saturday after a two-vehicle crash near Constance Bay in Ottawa's rural west end, paramedics say. The crash happened just before 4 p.m. at the intersection of Constance Bay and Dunrobin roads, Ottawa Fire Services said in a media release. Three women were taken to The Ottawa Hospital's trauma centre, while three children were taken to the Children's Hospital of Eastern Ontario, according to the Ottawa Paramedic Service. All six people suffered "multi-system trauma" i
People hoping for some outdoor adventures this August long weekend should get ready for busy lakes and beaches in Saskatchewan. This is the first three-day weekend since the province lifted its public COVID-19 restrictions earlier this month and many campgrounds at regional, provincial and national parks are packed. "This whole summer has been extremely busy," said Melanie Neufeld who manages Sturgeon Lake Regional Park. "But this weekend seems to be unprecedented." All 55 camp sites are full at
A home in Tsiigehtchic, N.W.T. burned to the ground Saturday in an early morning blaze the community's fire chief says is "most likely" suspicious. "We could not save the house because it was already in full burn, from inside out," said Albert Ross, chief of the volunteer fire department, who received a call about the fire at 4:23 a.m. Minutes later, when he reached the scene near Church Hill — a prominent hill that overlooks the confluence of the Arctic Red and Mackenzie rivers — other firefigh
A new book about British Economist Ronald Coase, was released Friday by Canadian independent public policy think tank The Fraser Institute. The book was written by Lynne Kiesling, a University of Colorado professor, and senior fellow with the Fraser Institute The Essential Ronald Coase also includes a website and animated videos, summarizing Coase’s key research in an accessible format. “Coase’s work on a wide array of subjects, including transaction costs, have helped shaped how we study and un