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Two days after a mother was charged for leaving her infant alone in a hot vehicle in a northeast Edmonton parking lot, another woman was charged for doing the same thing. Clague said the two-year-old girl had been left alone for at least 15 minutes in the unlocked vehicle. The mother came out and told police she thought she'd only be gone for a few minutes.
An 18-year-old woman from Belleville, Ont., died while on a graduation trip to Cuba Thursday evening. Family members of Alex Sagriff confirmed her death in a statement widely distributed online on Saturday, but said they don't have a lot of information on what happened. Sagriff was found dead in her hotel room in Varadero, Cuba, the statement said, while on a trip organized by S-Trip, a student trip company.
President Donald Trump said Sunday that "it is time to move forward in working constructively with Russia" after his lengthy meeting with Russian President Vladimir Putin in Germany. Speaking in a series of tweets the morning after returning from a world leaders' summit in Germany, Trump said he "strongly pressed" Putin twice over Russian meddling during their meeting Friday. Trump said that Putin "vehemently denied" the conclusions of American intelligence agencies that Russian hackers and propagandists tried to sway the election in Trump's favour .
Guests watching a fireworks display after a New York wedding were cheering the bride, groom and booms when police arrived. Nassau County police say they were called to a Massapequa (mass-ah-PEEK'-wah) home early Saturday and found a big party with professional-level pyrotechnics in the backyard. Police say 39-year-old Thomas Giglio explained he was setting them off to celebrate his wedding.
Passengers going through the north terminal at the Edmonton International Airport got a bit of a scare Saturday evening when someone opened a can of bear spray. EIA spokesperson, Traci Bednard, said all staff and passengers were evacuated at about 8:40 p.m. from the terminal. Curtis Peters told CBC News a man found the can of bear spray in a garbage can outside the security.
Wilfred Duncan moved into his friend's house on the Ashcroft Indian Reserve two weeks ago, only to watch the home burn down after the wildfire overwhelmed the community, destroying more than 30 buildings. Duncan is a retired forestry firefighter with 20 years of experience, but said the Ashcroft blaze was overwhelming. "There was no time to get scared," he said, speaking outside the evacuation services centre in Kamloops on Saturday.
Three children and a 21-year-old man have died by suicide in a number of Indigenous communities in northern Ontario since last Friday. Deputy Grand Chief Anna Achneepineskum of the Nishnawbe Aski Nation said that two 12-year-olds from Pikangikum, Ont., a First Nations community near the Ontario-Manitoba border, killed themselves. There have now been 18 suicides, including the most recent deaths, within the Nishnawbe Aski Nation's territory since Jan. 1 of this year, according to statistics provided by a Nishnawbe Aski Nation spokesman.
Al-Shabab extremists from neighbouring Somalia beheaded nine civilians in an attack on a village in Kenya's southeast early Saturday, officials said, adding to growing concerns the Islamic militant group has taken up a bloody new strategy. The attack occurred in Jima village in Lamu County, said James Ole Serian, who leads a task force of security agencies combating the al-Qaida-linked al-Shabab. Beheadings by al-Shabab have been rare in Kenya even as the group has carried out dozens of deadly attacks over the years.
Two foreign specialists who visited Liu Xiaobo said Sunday that the cancer-stricken Nobel Peace Prize laureate can safely travel abroad for treatment, apparently contradicting statements by Chinese experts who say a medical evacuation would be unsafe for China's best-known political prisoner. Liu was diagnosed in May with late-stage liver cancer while serving an 11-year sentence for inciting subversion by advocating sweeping political reforms that would end China's one-party rule.
Hundreds of friends and family members gathered on Saturday for the funeral of Ashton Dickson, the 25-year-old former football star who was fatally shot outside a Rideau Street bar last month. Funeral officials estimated more than 500 people came to pay their respects to Dickson. Randy Roseway, who played football alongside Dickson at St. Francis Xavier, said he wasn't surprised by the huge turnout.
Mount Sinai Hospital is one of the top destinations for high risk births, and for a pair of nesting falcons, it was no different. Peregrine falcons are an at-risk species in the province. There are just over 40 nesting pairs in southern Ontario, according to Simpson.
One Toronto group is en route to making outdoor trails more accessible. AccessNow is mapping the Pan Am Path to find out how easily people with mobility devices can use the trail. Maayan Ziv, founder of AccessNow, an advocacy organization, said that people often forget about lifestyle and recreational activities in the conversation about accessibility.
The Winnipeg Blue Bombers made a bet and they lost — sort of. Fans heading to the home-opener game on Friday were promised the traffic flow leaving Investors Group Stadium would be better — and they could claim free tickets to the next game if that wasn't their experience. The Bombers made the promise on Wednesday, saying major improvements to the parking and transportation plan at Investors Group Field would address the traffic nightmares of past seasons.
Hundreds of people have been ordered out of their homes in Kelowna, B.C., on Saturday after a six-storey condo development under construction caught fire and collapsed.
Before the new Burnside Connector can be built linking Bedford to the Burnside industrial park, the area will need to be swept for unexploded ordnance, says a new report. The project, which will connect Akerley Boulevard near Highway 118 in Dartmouth to Duke Street near Highway 102 in Bedford, is expected to take five years. Unexploded ordnance can be bombs or other explosive weapons such as shells, grenades or cluster munition.
Crews from Ontario's ministry of natural resources will drop rabies vaccine baits by hand in the western half of Toronto this summer to prevent the spread of the disease among wild animals. The baiting is part of a larger $4 million provincial program designed to curb the spread of rabies in such animals as raccoons, skunks, foxes and bats. Maimoona Dinani, a communications officer with the ministry, said there have been no confirmed cases of what is known as fox strain or raccoon strain rabies in Toronto wildlife since December 2015, but baiting in areas west of Yonge Street will begin in mid-July and continue until the fall as a preventative measure.
Elections Saskatchewan should not have received personal health information about residents as part of a data-sharing agreement with eHealth, according to a report by the provincial privacy watchdog. In a report released on June 23, Saskatchewan information and privacy commissioner Ron Kruzeniski says eHealth had no legislative authority to share the information.
Thirteen years and $15 million since the idea to rejuvenate a storied Toronto green space was first floated, the newly revitalized Grange Park reopened to the public on Saturday.
Chelsea Werba was finishing her OC Transpo route on Thursday night when she got a call from transit control. They were sending over special constables to investigate graffiti on her bus.