A man is in custody after a double stabbing at a Toronto subway station on Thursday afternoon that left one woman dead and another woman injured. The injured woman is listed in stable condition in hospital, police told reporters at a news conference outside the station in the city's west end. Police said officers responded to calls about a person assaulting and stabbing people on the eastbound subway platform shortly after 2 p.m. They said two women were found with stab wounds and were taken to
Conspiracy theorist Alex Jones on Wednesday said he has less than $12 million of the $1.5 billion he owes the families of Sandy Hook school shooting victims, but they immediately questioned the accuracy of his statements. In the first hearing of Jones' bankruptcy in a Houston court, his attorney Vickie Driver said Jones wanted to settle with the Sandy Hook families. Jones said in a court filing that it would be "functionally impossible" for him to pay the defamation verdicts in full.
A deep chill is lurking on the horizon that could boost your odds of waking up to snow on the ground come Christmas morning.
Families, Children and Social Development Minister Karina Gould said Thursday that new legislation aimed at enshrining the Trudeau government’s child-care program into federal law would prevent Conservatives from dismantling the system. She said it would require them to “publicly tell Canadians they do not believe in affordable child-care.”
OTTAWA — Prime Minister Justin Trudeau says the federal government is going to work as constructively as possible with Alberta after lawmakers passed Premier Danielle Smith's controversial sovereignty act. The legislature passed the legislation overnight after stripping out a provision that would have granted the provincial cabinet extraordinary powers. Indigenous groups had called for the bill to be scrapped and the Opposition New Democrats described it as “a hot mess express.” Trudeau says the
The Quebec coroner's office has opened an investigation into the death of an 84-year-old woman at the Jewish General Hospital's emergency room in Montreal last month. The coroner confirms the woman was taken to the ER Nov. 26 where she died, as first reported by Global News. The coroner's office refused to comment or give details, as the investigation is ongoing, but said a detailed report shedding light on the causes and circumstances of the death will be made public once the investigation is c
Relaxing on a warm beach in Mauritius last February, Valeriia Marchuk kicked back and dreamed about an exciting future ahead of her. The successful, 30-something, IT professional — on her honeymoon with her husband Anton — was busy making the kind of plans that newlyweds make. "We want to buy an apartment, we want to give birth to our children, and so on," Marchuk recalled. Then came the news that changed everything. Russian forces had launched an attack on Kyiv, Ukraine, with her apartment buil
The Climate Change Plan for Clean Growth includes 68 actions, but the biggest emission reductions are dependent on projects like the Atlantic Loop.
NEW YORK (AP) — Scientists discovered the oldest known DNA and used it to reveal what life was like 2 million years ago in the northern tip of Greenland. Today, it’s a barren Arctic desert, but back then it was a lush landscape of trees and vegetation with an array of animals, even the now extinct mastodon. “The study opens the door into a past that has basically been lost,” said lead author Kurt Kjær, a geologist and glacier expert at the University of Copenhagen. With animal fossils hard to co
CALGARY — The Canada Energy Regulator has issued financial penalties against Trans Mountain Corp. related to the 2020 death of a worker. The regulator says the Crown corporation failed to take all reasonable care to ensure the safety and security of workers on the day of the incident. The incident occurred on Oct. 27, 2020, when a person working near Edmonton, Alta. on the Trans Mountain pipeline expansion project was fatally injured. The person was disassembling a trench box at the time. The re
A couple living in London, Ont. is calling out the city for allowing abandoned and collapsed tents, soaked mattresses and turned over shopping carts to remain strewn over a large swath of riverfront. "I just think it's really sad," said Amy Holman, 46, from the middle of the debris on the Adelaide Hiking Trail near Trafalger and Adelaide streets. "People are scared to come down here and that's really sad because the walking trails, they're beautiful down here." Holman and her partner, Jody Leblo
YELLOWKNIFE — Some northerners are criticizing proposed changes to a bill intended to address gun violence in Canada, saying they are confusing and could negatively affect hunters. The Liberal government proposed an amendment to strengthen Bill C-21 late last month that would enshrine the definition of a prohibited "assault-style" firearm in law, alongside a list of guns it said should be banned. While some have praised the move, critics argue it could affect several rifles and shotguns primaril
Saying she's 'overwhelmed with emotions,' Cherelle Griner, the wife of Brittney Griner, thanks the people who helped secure the basketball star's release from Russia as part of a prisoner exchange.
The federal government said the RCMP is suspending its contract with Sinclair Technologies over the company’s links to China’s government. That’s something a security review would have revealed but it isn’t mandatory and the RCMP never asked for one.
Jim Stanford, director of the Centre for Future Work says raising interest rates is not the only way to tackle inflation in Canada.
OTTAWA — Canada's premiers presented a united front Friday as they demanded Prime Minister Justin Trudeau come to the table personally to hammer out an agreement for Ottawa to shoulder more of the burden when it comes to health-care costs. Premiers also defended their refusal to accept conditions for additional federal funds, and pushed back on any suggestion of throwing their own money into the pot even though some provinces are posting budget surpluses. The provincial and territorial leaders i
BEIRUT (AP) — A Lebanese actress with links to the country’s controversial Central Bank governor was briefly arrested Friday after answering summons and showing up for questioning at the Beirut prosecutors office. She was set free hours later on condition she return for more questioning when needed, a judicial official and the state-run new agency said. he arrest is the latest in the controversy surrounding the governor, Riad Salameh, who is being investigated for corruption as an economic meltd
SAVANNAH, Ga. (AP) — A member of President Joe Biden's Cabinet is urging Georgia officials to deny permits for a proposed mine near the edge of the famed Okefenokee Swamp and its vast wildlife refuge, saying the plan poses “unacceptable risk” to the swamp's fragile ecology. “I write to express serious concerns regarding proposed mining activities that have the potential to negatively impact the Okefenokee Swamp ecosystem and Okefenokee National Wildlife Refuge,” Interior Secretary Deb Haaland sa
SAN JOSE, Calif. (AP) — Former Theranos executive Ramesh “Sunny” Balwani was sentenced Wednesday to nearly 13 years in prison for his role in the company’s blood-testing hoax — a punishment slightly longer than that given to the CEO, who was his lover and accomplice in one of Silicon Valley’s biggest scandals. Balwani, 57, was convicted in July of fraud and conspiracy connected to the company’s bogus medical technology that duped investors and endangered patients. His sentencing came less than t
Indigenous communities around the world have "enthusiastically" welcomed the European Union's new law on deforestation, but they are demanding more laws to protect human, land, and forest rights.View on euronews