Category: Canada

141 people killed in Pakistan school massacre

| December 16, 2014 | 0 Comments
141 people killed in Pakistan school massacre

Stephen Harper offers condolences following Pakistan school massacre Prime Minister Stephen Harper is offering his condolences to the families of the victims and others impacted by the deadly attacks in Australia and Pakistan. Harper says it’s hard enough to understand the motives that underlie a terrorist attack, but even more so when the targets of […]

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Bill Cosby Canadian shows draw controversy, criticism

| December 13, 2014 | 0 Comments
Bill Cosby Canadian shows draw controversy, criticism

15 women have publicly accused Bill Cosby of drugging, then raping them For five decades, Bill Cosby maintained a busy stand-up career even as his TV visibility rose and fell and new generations of comedians took centre stage. But the renewal of sexual assault claims that have soured TV and other comeback deals for Cosby […]

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Teagan Batstone murder: Father devastated, mother charged

| December 12, 2014 | 0 Comments
Teagan Batstone murder: Father devastated, mother charged

Body of Teagan Batstone discovered in trunk of a car in South Surrey Six months ago, an international campaign called G(irls)20 posted a homemade video by the CEO of a Vancouver industrial-technology firm under the title “Fathers empowering daughters.” The photo slideshow, set to bright music, shows a father embracing a little blond girl with […]

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Canadian soldiers to train Ukrainian military police: Nicholson

| December 8, 2014 | 0 Comments
Canadian soldiers to train Ukrainian military police: Nicholson

Canadian soldiers to help Ukrainian soldiers ward off Russian aggression Canadian soldiers are arriving in Ukraine to help train military police, Defence Minister Rob Nicholson says. The training is part of an agreement Nicholson signed with Ukraine pledging Canadian help in the face of Russian aggression. “The declaration seeks to initiate a process to strengthen […]

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Suspect arrested in Kamloops RCMP shooting

| December 3, 2014 | 0 Comments
Suspect arrested in Kamloops RCMP shooting

Kamloops RCMP shooting victim ID’d as Cpl. Jean Michaud, 13-year member A 36-year-old man who is known to police was arrested by members of an emergency-response team in Kamloops, B.C., just hours after an RCMP officer was shot and critically wounded. RCMP Supt. Brad Mueller said Wednesday that police helicopters and dogs were also involved in […]

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Kamloops RCMP officer shot, in critical condition after surgery

| December 3, 2014 | 0 Comments
Kamloops RCMP officer shot, in critical condition after surgery

Kamloops RCMP officer shot during traffic stop An officer who was shot during a traffic stop in Kamloops, B.C., is in critical but stable condition and has provided Mounties with helpful information, says a senior Mountie. Supt. Brad Mueller said the 40-year-old male officer underwent emergency surgery, though he wouldn’t reveal the extent of the […]

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Concerns about E. coli – ground beef recall in Western Canada

| December 2, 2014 | 0 Comments
Concerns about E. coli – ground beef recall in Western Canada

E. coli found in random sample of Your Fresh Market ground beef sold at Walmart Federal health officials are recalling packages of ground beef produced by food giant Cargill due to concerns about E. coli. The Canadian Food Inspection Agency said Tuesday there have been no reported illnesses related to the recalled products, but advised people […]

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WestJet Christmas Miracle – Santa shares joy with Dominican Republic town

| December 1, 2014 | 0 Comments
WestJet Christmas Miracle – Santa shares joy with Dominican Republic town

WestJet Christmas Miracle landed in Nuevo Renacer Santa in his bright blue suit along with a number of blue-hatted elves made an early Christmas stop at a small town in the Dominican Republic to share some holiday magic with the locals. This year, the WestJet Christmas Miracle program which is famous for brightening the Christmas season for some […]

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Jian Ghomeshi: ‘Fifth Estate’ criticizes CBC investigation

| November 29, 2014 | 0 Comments
Jian Ghomeshi: ‘Fifth Estate’ criticizes CBC investigation

“Fifth Estate” says CBC investigation of Jian Ghomeshi alleged sexual assaults never happened A new episode of “The Fifth Estate” takes aim at the internal CBC probe of Jian Ghomeshi, with one “Q” employee saying his faith in the broadcaster has been shaken due to lingering questions about the investigation.”Q” employee saying his faith in the […]

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Jian Ghomeshi charged with multiple sexual assault counts

| November 26, 2014 | 0 Comments
Jian Ghomeshi charged with multiple sexual assault counts

Jian Ghomeshi facing four sexual assault charges Ghomeshi, who sparked a national conversation on sexual assault and hasn’t been seen or heard from in weeks, surrendered to authorities on Wednesday, police said. He is facing four charges of sexual assault and one charge of what police called “overcome resistance – choking.” Ghomeshi, 47, was scheduled to […]

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