Canadian News

Sun, 12 Jul 2020 04:00:00 EDT
'Dead man walking': Mobster Pat Musitano has been shot and killed. What happens now?
Pasquale (Pat) Musitano was killed on Friday in Burlington, Ont. Mafia experts say the notorious Hamilton mobster was living on borrowed time long before the fatal shot was fired.

Sat, 11 Jul 2020 11:37:10 EDT
Quebec police confirm deaths of 2 missing girls, continue search for father
Quebec provincial police say investigators have reason to believe the sisters were abducted by their father, Martin Carpentier, and are intensifying their search for him.

Sun, 12 Jul 2020 04:00:00 EDT
Trudeau's past ethics transgressions hurt the Liberals. Will it happen again?
Twice before, Prime Minister Justin Trudeau has been found to be in violation of government ethics rules. If the WE Charity contract controversy has the same impact, the Liberals could find their hold...

Sun, 12 Jul 2020 04:00:00 EDT
Strapped for cash? How to uncover unclaimed money that may belong to you
Cash-strapped during the COVID-19 pandemic due to the economic slowdown? To find out if you have any unclaimed funds from your past, here are some free, simple ways to launch a search.

Sun, 12 Jul 2020 04:00:00 EDT
Bill before Commons could be tweaked to improve RCMP oversight, says Goodale
Former public safety minister Ralph Goodale says a bill now stalled in the House of Commons could be augmented to improve RCMP oversight — a suggestion that comes as calls to reform the national pol...

Canadian World News

Sun, 12 Jul 2020 04:00:00 EDT
As permafrost melts under intense heat, Russia's Siberia burns — again
It's hotter than ever in northern Russia and the implications for the earth's climate are significant. Currently, 1.77 million hectares of land is burning with expectations that the total fire area ...

Sun, 12 Jul 2020 04:00:00 EDT
Why Ghislaine Maxwell's arrest could turn up the heat on Prince Andrew
When British socialite Ghislaine Maxwell was arrested in New Hampshire on charges related to the investigation into convicted sex offender Jeffrey Epstein, it cast renewed attention on a royal friend ...

Sat, 11 Jul 2020 17:47:39 EDT
Trump wears face mask in public for 1st time during military hospital visit
U.S. President Donald Trump wore a mask during a visit to a military hospital on Saturday, the first time the president has been seen in public with the type of facial covering recommended by health o...

Sat, 11 Jul 2020 19:01:32 EDT
Robert Mueller defends Russia probe, says Roger Stone 'remains a convicted felon' in op-ed
An op-ed in The Washington Post marked Robert Mueller's first public statement on his investigation since his congressional appearance last July.

Sat, 11 Jul 2020 11:14:48 EDT
Coronavirus: What's happening around the world on July 11
A long-expected upturn in the U.S. for coronavirus deaths has begun, driven by fatalities in states in the South and West, according to data on the pandemic.

Journal de Quebec (fr)

Sat, 11 Jul 2020 23:57:50 EDT
Le décès des fillettes confirmé: le pire s’est produit
Norah et Romy Carpentier ont été retrouvées sans vie dans un boisé de Saint-Apollinaire.

Sun, 12 Jul 2020 00:00:00 EDT
Les détaillants ensevelis de canettes et bouteilles vides
La pause de trois mois de la consigne cause des maux de tête aux commerces.

Sun, 12 Jul 2020 00:26:42 EDT
La police déploie une vaste chasse à l’homme pour retrouver Martin Carpentier
Police, armée, bénévoles; les secteurs boisés des municipalités de Saint-Apollinaire et Saint-Agapit ont été ratissés.

Sun, 12 Jul 2020 00:00:00 EDT
De plus en plus de camions délinquants sur les ponts
Le manque de surveillance du ministère des Transports est pointé du doigt.

Sun, 12 Jul 2020 00:00:00 EDT
Les barrages ferroviaires n’auraient jamais dû être tolérés
C’est ce qu’affirme l’ex-ministre péquiste David Cliche dans un livre à paraître.

Regina Leader-Post

Sat, 11 Jul 2020 21:47:51 +0000
'A lazy thinking problem:' U of R professor studying why people share disinformation
At the heart of Gordon Pennycook's research is a single question: Why do people believe and share false content online?

Sat, 11 Jul 2020 20:01:50 +0000
'There's lots of stigma:' Youth with vision loss learn skills to break down job barriers
"I want employers to know we can and want to work. We just need to do it differently."

Sat, 11 Jul 2020 17:11:22 +0000
Wildlife rehab seeking fish for pair of pelican patients
Salthaven West is in need of donations to help feed its pelican patients who are currently on the mend after sustaining wing injuries

Sat, 11 Jul 2020 17:11:17 +0000
Mandryk: All sides of federal politics losing their way, perspective
Does't this say something about how broken Canadian political discourse is right now? How tone deaf do you have to be not hear the problem?

Sat, 11 Jul 2020 13:00:16 +0000
Your letters for July 11, 2020
I know that some citizens were opposed to this Conexus venture. I'm not in favour of business development in Wascana Park either, but it was the only way to save the College Building and Darke Hall, writes Verda Petry.

Times Colonist

Sun, 12 Jul 2020 01:00:04 -0700
The latest numbers on COVID-19 in Canada for Sunday, July 12
The latest numbers of confirmed COVID-19 cases in Canada as of 4:00 a.m. ET on July 12, 2020:There are 107,346 confirmed cases in Canada._ Quebec: 56,407 confirmed (including 5,620 deaths, 25,773 resolved)_ Ontario: 36,594 confirmed (including 2,716 ...

Sat, 11 Jul 2020 17:59:32 -0700
2 officers, suspect killed in Texas border town shooting
MCALLEN, Texas — Two police officers were shot and killed Saturday by a suspect who later fatally shot himself in a South Texas border town after responding to a domestic disturbance call, authorities said.McAllen Police Chief Victor Rodriguez iden...

Sat, 11 Jul 2020 17:29:53 -0700
RCMP investigating sexual assault, robbery near Surrey SkyTrain station
SURREY, B.C. — RCMP in Surrey, B.C., are issuing a warning to the public after an alleged robbery and sexual assault near the King George SkyTrain station on Friday night.Police say a woman was walking under the Expo line near the Fraser Highway at...

Sat, 11 Jul 2020 17:26:59 -0700
2 officers, suspect killed in Texas border town shooting
MCALLEN, Texas — Two police officers were shot and killed Saturday by a suspect who later fatally shot himself in a South Texas border town after responding to a domestic disturbance call, authorities said.McAllen Police Chief Victor Rodriguez iden...

Sat, 11 Jul 2020 16:43:39 -0700
Demonstrators call for end to police violence at rally for B.C. nursing student
VANCOUVER — Shayla Raine ended her kickboxing class on January 20 to a flood of text messages asking what was going on in her apartment.The University of British Columbia Okanagan campus student rushed home to find a trail of blood leading to the s...

Toronto Star

Wed, 17 Jun 2020 05:00:00 EDT
The Medcan private clinic plans to offer COVID-19 antibody testing next month. What about the rest of us?
The Toronto-based private clinic will offer blood tests to show whether people have developed antibodies that suggest they’ve already had the virus and could be protected from getting it again.

Wed, 17 Jun 2020 05:00:00 EDT
A baseball writer returns to the Rogers Centre, as a food bank volunteer. The greed in the game is nowhere to be found
Work is still being done in the Jays’ outfield, as the park will see 10 million pounds of food through the end of July as part of a partnership between Rogers and the Jays Care Foundation in support of Food Banks Canada.

Tue, 16 Jun 2020 18:08:00 EDT
Shree Paradkar: Students, teachers, parents feel the sting of Islamophobia in Peel schools. They share their stories
Some of those who reached out to the Star told of being hassled over their desire to pray, being bullied over their names and having to fight to have Islamophobic books removed from school libraries.

Wed, 17 Jun 2020 07:51:00 EDT
Premier Doug Ford extends all COVID-19 emergency orders to June 30
The premier said another extension was necessary to ensure the government can “safely and gradually reopen the province.”

Tue, 16 Jun 2020 15:41:00 EDT
Name dropping Dundas Street
Andrew Lochhead started a petition to have the Dundas Street renamed, with over 10,000 signatures and City Hall looking into it. He and Melanie Newton, an associate professor of history of the Caribbean and the Atlantic World at the University of Tor...

Windsor Star

Sat, 11 Jul 2020 20:38:58 +0000
Bosnian community marks 25th anniversary of Srebrenica massacre
Crowd restrictions due to the COVID-19 pandemic limited the local Bosnian community’s ability to sombrely commemorate the 25th anniversary of the Srebrenica massacre. Still, a small group of people from Windsor and Toronto gathered at the Srebrenic...

Sat, 11 Jul 2020 18:46:05 +0000
Health Unit reports 14 new cases of COVID-19 Saturday
The Windsor Essex County Health Unit reported 14 new cases of COVID-19 in the region Saturday. Of those 14, four are agri-workers, three are from separate workplaces, two are from close community contact, one is a non-healthcare worker from Michigan ...

Sat, 11 Jul 2020 11:00:45 +0000
Guest column: Dilkens — Cities caught up in federal-provincial funding battle
Shakespeare once wrote, “beware the ides of March” to warn against events that transpire in the middle of the third month. That saying certainly rang true this year. Canada and the world have been dealing with the fallout from COVID-19 for over f...

Sat, 11 Jul 2020 01:05:03 +0000
Jarvis: Some growers donate a lot of money to political parties. Is that a factor?
“Perhaps thousands in donations help.” That tweet was in response to Essex MPP Taras Natyshak of the NDP last week. “Doug Ford wants to keep a greenhouse with nearly 200 COVID+ workers open while he keeps small businesses in Kingsvi...

Sat, 11 Jul 2020 00:17:51 +0000
Bowler quietly marks first anniversary as Spitfires' general manager
Bill Bowler has little time to stop and celebrate his one-year anniversary. Now working through the challenges of the COVID-19 pandemic, it was one-year ago on Saturday that the 45-year-old Bowler assumed the role of GM of the club after Warren Ryche...