Andreas Mann spent a week of vacation time painstakingly prepping and staining his deck in north Edmonton two years ago. He used a product that came with a four-year guarantee, so he was surprised this fall when he noticed that flakes of the stain were already coming off. By spring, large chunks were gone and it was clear the deck would need to be re-stained. "It's devastating because it's not just the paint and the money, which you're putting in — it's your free time, it's your labour, it's you
A new operations hub aimed at addressing disorder and crime in Edmonton's Chinatown is still in the works as city council looks to the province to step up with funding. The Healthy Streets Operations Centre is estimated to cost $18 million over four years in a joint city-police collaboration, administration told council at a meeting Monday. The city would hire four new peace officer sergeants, 16 community peace officers, two community safety liaisons and three firefighters or fire prevention of
RCMP said they have arrested another suspect related to June's shootout in La Ronge, Saskatchewan, about 600 km north of Regina. Police said they found the wanted man hiding under a blanket in the back seat of a vehicle parked at a business on Highway 2 in La Ronge at approximately 12:45 p.m. Tuesday. They arrested him and also seized an illegally-modified loaded firearm during a search of the vehicle. Thirty-six-year-old Allan Sanderson faces two charges related to the June 19 shootout that pro
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It took hundreds of messages to landlords, a groundswell of support from a community of dog lovers, and stints in the Gathering Place, a hotel, and multiple campsites. But after searching since last December, Tremaine "Trey" Clarke and his trusty dog, Buddy, have finally landed a new apartment. "My god, I've got my keys," Clarke said. "Now I've got some stability." Clarke said he was ecstatic when he heard the news this week. "I was jumping up and down—I felt like John Travolta, dancing all over
Some N.W.T. communities are under a heat warning this week with temperatures anticipated to hit 30 C in some Arctic regions. Environment and Climate Change Canada (ECCC) issued the warning for Aklavik, Inuvik, Fort Good Hope, Norman Wells, Tulita, Fort McPherson, Tsiigehtchic and surrounding areas. Though Natalie Hasell — a warning preparedness meteorologist with ECCC — said it's more common for heat waves to occur in southern N.W.T. communities, it's not unheard of to have higher temperatures i
Nova Scotia will lift all remaining community COVID-19 restrictions, including isolation requirements, on Wednesday. Dr. Robert Strang, Nova Scotia's chief medical officer of health, made the announcement Monday. "We're at a place now with our epidemiology and our ongoing adaptation to COVID being with us for the long term, that we feel ... it's appropriate to do what many other provinces have already done and make some adjustments to our last remaining restrictions in the areas of isolation, ma
Demand for recreational vehicles surged during the pandemic, but rising fuel prices have some owners limiting usage and may also be warding off new buyers.
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A second male youth has been charged with first-degree murder in connection with Regina's sixth homicide of 2022. A 15-year-old male was already charged in this case last Thursday. This investigation began last Wednesday at approximately 2:20 a.m. when police were called to an alley in the 1200 block of Rae Street. When officers arrived, they found a deceased 14-year-old male in the alley, as well as an injured 32-year-old female. She was taken to hospital by EMS. Then, late last week, a 17-year
Environment Canada has issued a heat warning for Windsor and Essex County for Monday and Tuesday. The weather authority warns temperatures will be near 31 C, with humidex values in the low forties on Tuesday. Overnight, lows are expected to be about 21 C, which will offer little relief. Environment Canada said the hot temperatures can cause deteriorating air quality. The Windsor-Essex County Health Unit has issued a heat warning based off of Environment Canada's information, warning residents to
The Assembly of First Nations is meeting in Vancouver this week, but what is meant to be the time to take care of important business is now being marred by infighting surrounding its national chief. Delegates voted to end the temporary suspension of RoseAnne Archibald late this afternoon, but the chief's fight isn't over yet. Neetu Garcha explains.
KSI says he's excited to see 'where I can take my body' ahead of upcoming fight against Alex Wassabi. (July 4)
People in the Hay River, N.W.T., area are still recovering from damages caused by the unprecedented spring flood. "It's going to be a lifelong impact," said Paradise Valley resident Bhreagh Ingarfield. Last week, the territory's Department of Municipal and Community Affairs (MACA) announced its assistance plan for flood recovery. Residents can submit eligible claims for reimbursement through the N.W.T. 's updated Disaster Assistance Policy. For residents of Paradise Valley — a small agricultural
Two Toronto men have been charged with first-degree murder in last month's shooting death of Jaron Williams, Toronto police say. The men, both 20 years old, were arrested by Montreal police and transferred into the custody of the Toronto Police Service, according to a news release issued Sunday. It did not specify when the pair were arrested. They already appeared in an Ontario Court of Justice and will remain in police custody, the release said. Williams was fatally shot in the area of Lotherto
Members of Canada's military will soon be soldiering under much less strict dress rules as the Canadian Armed Forces (CAF) introduces updated regulations on personal grooming. Under the new rules — which were released Tuesday and go into effect in September — CAF will allow military personnel to, among other things, colour their hair and grow it to any length, and to sport face tattoos. "The bottom line is, the Canadian Forces Dress Instructions are about fifty years old and so the policy as a w
Thirteen-year-old Jack Malott-Clarke of London, Ont., has been a comic book fan his entire life. He loves dressing up as some of his favourite characters and attending annual Comic Con events. But his world changed in 2019 when at age 10, he was diagnosed with severe aplastic anemia — his body is unable to produce new blood cells and platelets, causing an empty bone marrow. Jack's condition requires him to have a blood transfusion at least twice a week. To date, he's received about 130 units of
WARNING: This article contains details about the sexual abuse of a minor. A young Edmonton girl stayed away from the courtroom Monday as lawyers suggested how long the man who kidnapped and sexually assaulted her should be behind bars. The girl was eight years old when she was attacked. Her identity is protected by a publication ban. On March 10, 2020, she was playing with a friend in Edmonton's west central McQueen neighbourhood. When it was time for dinner, she was making the short trip home a
In the wake of multiple suspensions and ongoing investigations, the Thunder Bay Police Service (TBPS) in northwestern Ontario will have a new interim leader. Supt. Dan Taddeo has been appointed acting police chief, according to a news release Monday afternoon. The announcement comes a week after Chief Sylvie Hauth was suspended following news the Ontario Civilian Police Commission (OCPC), a provincial watchdog agency, would hold a hearing into "serious allegations" of misconduct. Earlier, Hauth
CBC News gets rare access to a Ukrainian military unit operating near Izyum, a city held by Russia and a gateway to the Donbas region.