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|Punches thrown during anti-immigration protest in Edmonton - Sat, 15 Dec 2018 18:38:21 EST|
A fist fight broke out during an anti-immigration protest in downtown Edmonton Saturday afternoon, before police moved in to separate protesters and counter-demonstrators, comprising about 150 people in total.
|Allstate tried to cut off auto insurance sales to drivers in Brampton, Ont., lawsuit claims - Sat, 15 Dec 2018 17:59:54 EST|
An Ontario woman is taking Allstate Insurance Canada to court, alleging she was fired for pushing back on a "discriminatory" effort to stop selling plans to drivers who live in Brampton.
|PCs delay controversial appointment of OPP chief while selection is reviewed - Sat, 15 Dec 2018 13:27:42 EST|
The Ontario government said Saturday it will "respect" a request from the incoming OPP commissioner to delay his appointment while the province's integrity commissioner reviews the circumstances of his selection.
|N.W.T. privacy commissioner to investigate 'major breach' of health data found at dump - Sat, 15 Dec 2018 07:00:00 EST|
The N.W.T.'s privacy commissioner says she will investigate after a man found hundreds of confidential medical records at a dump in Fort Simpson.
|Rash of bomb threats a learning opportunity for response capacity, says Goodale - Fri, 14 Dec 2018 17:38:49 EST|
Law enforcement officials in Canada and beyond will be working to learn lessons about how to best respond to bomb threats after a rash of such incidents this week, the federal public safety minister said Friday.
|PM plans changes to ensure Senate can remain less partisan - Sat, 15 Dec 2018 10:31:41 EST|
?Justin Trudeau says his government hopes to make legal changes that will cement his transformation of the Senate into a more independent, non-partisan chamber, making it harder for a future prime minister to turn back the clock.
|GM working to retrain employees affected by Oshawa plant closure - Fri, 14 Dec 2018 11:38:06 EST|
General Motors of Canada says it's working with other employers to identify jobs and targeted training programs for GM employees affected by the closure of the Oshawa Assembly plant next year.
|Mikael Kingsbury fights off food poisoning for 51st World Cup victory - Sat, 15 Dec 2018 08:04:55 EST|
Canadian freestyle skier Mikael Kingsbury earned his 51st career World Cup victory on Saturday with a gold medal in moguls in Thaiwoo, China.
|Beer battle brewing between Regina craft brewer and Minhas distillery - Fri, 14 Dec 2018 19:41:40 EST|
The Saskatchewan Liquor and Gaming Authority confirmed it has received complaints about a brewery in the province.
|Suncor warns oil cutbacks mandated by Alberta government pose safety, operational risks - Fri, 14 Dec 2018 10:34:41 EST|
Forced Alberta government crude oil production cuts next year will result in "unintended consequences" that could include increased safety hazards for its employees, Suncor Energy Inc. warned Friday.
|Thunder Bay police charge man with 2nd degree murder in killing of Braiden Jacob - Fri, 14 Dec 2018 21:35:46 EST|
The Thunder Bay Police Service said Friday that a man has been arrested and charged in connection with the death of 17-year-old Braiden Jacob from Webequie First Nation.
|Supreme Court quashes mandatory victims' surcharge for convicted criminals - Fri, 14 Dec 2018 10:14:53 EST|
Canada's top court has quashed a mandatory fine slapped on convicted criminals, overturning a surcharge that critics blamed for keeping impoverished people trapped in the criminal justice system.
|U.S. Secretary of State Pompeo says China's detention of 2 Canadians is 'unlawful' - Fri, 14 Dec 2018 09:07:46 EST|
U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said two Canadian citizens being held in China are being unlawfully detained and they should be returned to Canada.
|$1.1B pledged by Washington governor in 'herculean effort' to save orcas - Fri, 14 Dec 2018 00:20:28 EST|
With scientists warning that the Northwest's beloved killer whales are on the brink of extinction, Washington Gov. Jay Inslee announced dramatic plans Thursday to help the population recover — including $1.1 billion USD in spending and a partial whale-watching ban.
|Peter MacKay, Scott Brison could be called as witnesses in Vice-Admiral Mark Norman's trial - Fri, 14 Dec 2018 18:35:04 EST|
The Crown in Vice-Admiral Mark Norman's breach of trust case tabled its witness list today — and it reads like a political, military, bureaucratic and business who’s-who of official Ottawa.
|Snow dampens Alberta wildfire that threatened two small communities - Sat, 15 Dec 2018 16:04:00 -0500|
Evacuation notices have been lifted in a few small Alberta communities after an out-of-season wildfire that threatened them was brought under control.
|'Intoxicated' man dies after falling from Victoria bridge: police - Sat, 15 Dec 2018 17:35:00 -0500|
Police in British Columbia's capital say a man has died after climbing the railing of a bridge and losing his balance.
|Parents warned after student's drugs tested positive for fentanyl - Fri, 14 Dec 2018 16:02:00 -0500|
Parents in Delta, B.C., have received an urgent notice after a student's drugs tested positive for fentanyl.
|Thunder Bay police make arrest in Indigenous teen's death - Sat, 15 Dec 2018 12:06:11 -0500|
Police in Thunder Bay, Ont., say a 22-year-old man charged in the death of an Indigenous teen whose body was found in a local park appeared in court on Saturday.
|Increased push for free movement between Canada, U.K., Australia, New Zealand - Sat, 15 Dec 2018 07:00:00 -0500|
2019 is going to be a big year for advocates of an agreement calling for freer trade, movement, and co-operation between Canada, Australia, New Zealand, and the United Kingdom thanks to an upcoming federal election and the promise of a Brexit deal next year, according to the movement’s founder.
|Ontario government delays controversial OPP commissioner appointment - Sat, 15 Dec 2018 13:59:00 -0500|
The Ontario government is delaying the appointment of the man set to become the province's top cop until an investigation into allegations of political interference in the hiring process is complete.
|Caught on cam: Drivers ignore crosswalk signs as little girl tries to cross - Sat, 15 Dec 2018 11:59:48 -0500|
A Nova Scotia man is angry after he witnessed half a dozen drivers ignore his five-year-old daughter who was trying to cross the street at a crosswalk in an incident he captured on camera.
|Quebec's anti-corruption unit blames media coverage for recruiting troubles - Sat, 15 Dec 2018 16:49:00 -0500|
UPAC's annual report revealed that there was a 30 per cent rate of voluntary departures among permanent employees.
|Winnipeg police at higher risk of being poked by needles: union - Sat, 15 Dec 2018 14:23:00 -0500|
The police union in Winnipeg is calling for the purchase of special gloves to protect their officers from the increasing number of contaminated needles on the streets.
|Man facing charges after drugs are seized from Ontario hotel room - Sat, 15 Dec 2018 09:34:21 -0500|
Provincial police say a Toronto man is facing charges after officers seized drugs and cash from the Bracebridge, Ont., hotel room he was staying in on Friday.