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Quebec to reimburse costs of attending trials for families of crime victims

Close friends and relatives of homicide victims can soon be compensated for costs associated with attending the killer's trial, Quebec's justice minister announced Tuesday.
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Quebec to reimburse costs of attending trials for families of crime victims

Close friends and relatives of homicide victims can soon be compensated for costs associated with attending the killer's trial, Quebec's justice minister announced Tuesday.

66 years after her secret adoption, Ontario woman meets sisters

A 66-year-old woman met two sisters she never knew existed Tuesday after the family members reconnected through an online DNA test.
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66 years after her secret adoption, Ontario woman meets sisters

A 66-year-old woman met two sisters she never knew existed Tuesday after the family members reconnected through an online DNA test.

Search underway for missing plane west of Edmonton

Searchers are looking for a light plane that went missing after taking off from a small airport west of Edmonton. The Royal Canadian Air Force says the Cessna 172 took off from Edson, Alta., on Sunday afternoon heading for nearby Westlock but did not arrive.
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Search underway for missing plane west of Edmonton

Searchers are looking for a light plane that went missing after taking off from a small airport west of Edmonton. The Royal Canadian Air Force says the Cessna 172 took off from Edson, Alta., on Sunday afternoon heading for nearby Westlock but did not arrive.

Diesel fuel cleanup underway after tugboat capsizes in Fraser River

The Canadian Coast Guard is working to determine how much diesel fuel has spilled into the Fraser River after a tugboat pulling a barge of gravel capsized overnight.
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Diesel fuel cleanup underway after tugboat capsizes in Fraser River

The Canadian Coast Guard is working to determine how much diesel fuel has spilled into the Fraser River after a tugboat pulling a barge of gravel capsized overnight.

Ontario government passes bill to cut Toronto council size

The Ontario government passed a controversial bill to slash the size of Toronto city council on Tuesday, capping off a rare and tumultuous summer legislative sitting that saw the newly elected Progressive Conservatives forge ahead on several key campaign prom
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Ontario government passes bill to cut Toronto council size

The Ontario government passed a controversial bill to slash the size of Toronto city council on Tuesday, capping off a rare and tumultuous summer legislative sitting that saw the newly elected Progressive Conservatives forge ahead on several key campaign promises.

Man charged in Toronto subway homicide has case put over to December

The case of a man accused of killing an elderly stranger by pushing him in front of a Toronto subway train has been put over until December.
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Man charged in Toronto subway homicide has case put over to December

The case of a man accused of killing an elderly stranger by pushing him in front of a Toronto subway train has been put over until December.

'What right did he have to take my son's life?' B.C. man gunned down in road rage incident

A grieving mother is pleading for answers after her 33-year-old son was shot and killed during an apparent road rage incident in Vancouver last Friday morning.
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'What right did he have to take my son's life?' B.C. man gunned down in road rage incident

A grieving mother is pleading for answers after her 33-year-old son was shot and killed during an apparent road rage incident in Vancouver last Friday morning.

Teen recounts rescue of baby who snuck onto roof during naptime

A teenager who pulled a toddler off the roof of a home in Hamilton, Ont. says he didn’t think twice before rushing into the home to get the young child to safety.
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Teen recounts rescue of baby who snuck onto roof during naptime

A teenager who pulled a toddler off the roof of a home in Hamilton, Ont. says he didn’t think twice before rushing into the home to get the young child to safety.

LIVE UPDATES: Judge to decide parole eligibility for man convicted of killing off-duty cop

A Nova Scotia Supreme Court judge is expected to render his decision today on how much prison time a man convicted of killing an off-duty police officer must serve before he can apply for parole.
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LIVE UPDATES: Judge to decide parole eligibility for man convicted of killing off-duty cop

A Nova Scotia Supreme Court judge is expected to render his decision today on how much prison time a man convicted of killing an off-duty police officer must serve before he can apply for parole.

Wife of Nigerian man who died during deportation seeking answers: lawyer

A lawyer for the family of a Nigerian man who died while he was being deported from Canada says his widow is looking for answers. Bolanle Idowu Alo died following an altercation with two CBSA officers on an Aug. 7 flight to Amsterdam from Calgary.
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Wife of Nigerian man who died during deportation seeking answers: lawyer

A lawyer for the family of a Nigerian man who died while he was being deported from Canada says his widow is looking for answers. Bolanle Idowu Alo died following an altercation with two CBSA officers on an Aug. 7 flight to Amsterdam from Calgary.

Ottawa residents fearful after boa constrictor goes missing

Residents of an Ottawa neighbourhood are concerned after a five-foot-long (1.5-metre-long) boa constrictor escaped from its owner’s house.
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Ottawa residents fearful after boa constrictor goes missing

Residents of an Ottawa neighbourhood are concerned after a five-foot-long (1.5-metre-long) boa constrictor escaped from its owner’s house.

Court hearing on Humboldt Broncos fundraising to test new Saskatchewan law

A court hearing related to money raised following the Humboldt Broncos bus crash will be the first real test of Saskatchewan's efforts to regulate crowdfunding campaigns, says a lawyer for the fund.
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Court hearing on Humboldt Broncos fundraising to test new Saskatchewan law

A court hearing related to money raised following the Humboldt Broncos bus crash will be the first real test of Saskatchewan's efforts to regulate crowdfunding campaigns, says a lawyer for the fund.

Kingston man charged after allegedly threatening officer with machete, hammer

Police say a man is facing charges after he allegedly threatened an officer with a machete and a hammer in Kingston, Ont., on Monday.
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Kingston man charged after allegedly threatening officer with machete, hammer

Police say a man is facing charges after he allegedly threatened an officer with a machete and a hammer in Kingston, Ont., on Monday.

Man charged with arson after fireworks set off at Regina protest camp

A 25-year-old man faces an arson charge after fireworks were discharged towards a protest camp outside the Saskatchewan legislature in Regina.
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Man charged with arson after fireworks set off at Regina protest camp

A 25-year-old man faces an arson charge after fireworks were discharged towards a protest camp outside the Saskatchewan legislature in Regina.

Ontario to sell pot online in fall, in private stores next year

Ontario says it will sell recreational cannabis through an online retail channel when it is legalized this fall, with plans to have pot in private retail stores early next year.
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Ontario to sell pot online in fall, in private stores next year

Ontario says it will sell recreational cannabis through an online retail channel when it is legalized this fall, with plans to have pot in private retail stores early next year.

Canadian Armed Forces to help as nearly 600 wildfires burn across B.C.

The federal government is offering support with air power and Canadian Armed Forces troops in British Columbia as nearly 600 wildfires burn across the province, displacing thousands of people and forcing scores more to be prepared to leave at a moment's notic
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Canadian Armed Forces to help as nearly 600 wildfires burn across B.C.

The federal government is offering support with air power and Canadian Armed Forces troops in British Columbia as nearly 600 wildfires burn across the province, displacing thousands of people and forcing scores more to be prepared to leave at a moment's notice.

'We just need to find him': Manitoba teacher missing in Germany

The family of a Canadian man who went missing on a mountain trek between Munich, Germany and Venice, Italy earlier this month is praying that other hikers will come forward with information that helps the search.
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'We just need to find him': Manitoba teacher missing in Germany

The family of a Canadian man who went missing on a mountain trek between Munich, Germany and Venice, Italy earlier this month is praying that other hikers will come forward with information that helps the search.

Forest fire in Ontario cottage country hasn't grown in nearly a week: officials

Officials say a large forest fire burning in northeastern Ontario has successfully been contained for nearly a week, allowing area residents to return to their homes.
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Forest fire in Ontario cottage country hasn't grown in nearly a week: officials

Officials say a large forest fire burning in northeastern Ontario has successfully been contained for nearly a week, allowing area residents to return to their homes.

Man charged in death of Tess Richey denied bail

A man accused of killing a young woman in Toronto's gay village last year has been denied bail. Kalen Schlatter is charged with first-degree murder in the November 2017 death of Tess Richey.
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Man charged in death of Tess Richey denied bail

A man accused of killing a young woman in Toronto's gay village last year has been denied bail. Kalen Schlatter is charged with first-degree murder in the November 2017 death of Tess Richey.

More than 145 new blazes in B.C., as wicked weather adds to firefighters' woes

The BC Wildfire Service lists more than 145 new wildfires sparked over the weekend, bringing the total number of active blazes in the province to nearly 600.
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More than 145 new blazes in B.C., as wicked weather adds to firefighters' woes

The BC Wildfire Service lists more than 145 new wildfires sparked over the weekend, bringing the total number of active blazes in the province to nearly 600.

With influence waning, Quebec unions gear up for election campaign

Quebec's labour movement is gearing up ahead of the October election as it faces the prospect of another four years with limited influence in the provincial government.
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With influence waning, Quebec unions gear up for election campaign

Quebec's labour movement is gearing up ahead of the October election as it faces the prospect of another four years with limited influence in the provincial government.

Fallen officers' families gather with prime minister after tragedy

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau met with families of fallen Fredericton police officers Sunday, and said he told their children something he had learned -- mourning is made a little bit easier when you've got the whole country's support.
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Fallen officers' families gather with prime minister after tragedy

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau met with families of fallen Fredericton police officers Sunday, and said he told their children something he had learned -- mourning is made a little bit easier when you've got the whole country's support.

North-central B.C. communities under expanded evacuation orders and alerts

More evacuation orders and alerts are in effect for an area of north-central British Columbia that is nearly surrounded by forest fires.
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North-central B.C. communities under expanded evacuation orders and alerts

More evacuation orders and alerts are in effect for an area of north-central British Columbia that is nearly surrounded by forest fires.

Witnesses describe how the Fredericton shooting unfolded

Two days after the fatal shooting that claimed the lives of two police officers and two civilians in New Brunswick's capital, new details of Friday's rash of violence began to emerge in witness accounts.
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Witnesses describe how the Fredericton shooting unfolded

Two days after the fatal shooting that claimed the lives of two police officers and two civilians in New Brunswick's capital, new details of Friday's rash of violence began to emerge in witness accounts.

Wildfires in B.C. prompt helicopter rescues, evacuation orders

Residents in and around the western edge of Quesnel, B.C., were prepared to leave at a moment's notice as wildfires raged on nearby and flames from blazes northwest forced almost 90 people from their homes.
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Wildfires in B.C. prompt helicopter rescues, evacuation orders

Residents in and around the western edge of Quesnel, B.C., were prepared to leave at a moment's notice as wildfires raged on nearby and flames from blazes northwest forced almost 90 people from their homes.

Quebec election campaign to kick off earlier than expected: premier

Quebec Premier Philippe Couillard has confirmed the provincial election campaign will begin earlier than expected. Couillard announced Saturday the campaign will officially start Aug. 23. Quebecers will go to the polls Oct. 1.
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Quebec election campaign to kick off earlier than expected: premier

Quebec Premier Philippe Couillard has confirmed the provincial election campaign will begin earlier than expected. Couillard announced Saturday the campaign will officially start Aug. 23. Quebecers will go to the polls Oct. 1.

Police say presence in Fredericton's north side unrelated to shooting

A day after a shooting incident left four people dead including two police officers, Fredericton police responded in force to another event Saturday night.
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Police say presence in Fredericton's north side unrelated to shooting

A day after a shooting incident left four people dead including two police officers, Fredericton police responded in force to another event Saturday night.

Fredericton shooting: Strangers show support with flowers, funds

A makeshift memorial is growing outside the police headquarters in Fredericton, N.B., after four people including two police officers were shot dead on Friday morning.
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Fredericton shooting: Strangers show support with flowers, funds

A makeshift memorial is growing outside the police headquarters in Fredericton, N.B., after four people including two police officers were shot dead on Friday morning.

Spread of B.C. wildfire prompts evacuation of another 900 properties

Several residents in the Cariboo region of B.C. are being told to leave their homes immediately to escape wildfires that are moving dangerously close to their properties.
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Spread of B.C. wildfire prompts evacuation of another 900 properties

Several residents in the Cariboo region of B.C. are being told to leave their homes immediately to escape wildfires that are moving dangerously close to their properties.