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|Home levelled, 1 person dead after explosion in Mississauga, Ont. - Tue, 28 Jun 2016 16:46:32 EDT|
One person is dead after a devastating explosion levelled a house in Mississauga, Ont., and damaged 24 others.
|Severe thunderstorm rolls through Calgary and much of Alberta - Tue, 28 Jun 2016 14:22:11 EDT|
Lightning strikes lit houses and trees on fire as heavy rain caused flooding in Calgary, while hail pounded areas outside the city on Tuesday.
|Provinces studying terms of reference for inquiry on missing, murdered Indigenous women - Tue, 28 Jun 2016 18:11:21 EDT|
Prime Minister Justin Trudeau was the one who promised a national inquiry into missing and murdered Indigenous women, but the provinces still need to sign off on the details.
|Victoria homeless camp a symptom of B.C.'s broken housing market - Tue, 28 Jun 2016 18:13:42 EDT|
The dramatic leap in housing prices in British Columbia has pumped hundreds of millions of unexpected tax dollars into provincial coffers, but residents of Victoria's long-standing tent city wonder why so little of it has been shared with the province's poorest residents.
|Realtors should face fines up to $250K for misconduct, B.C. report recommends - Tue, 28 Jun 2016 09:48:41 EDT|
An independent advisory group tasked with reviewing a series of damning revelations about unscrupulous activity in B.C.’s overheated housing market says real estate agents who break the rules should face fines of up to $250,000.
|Montreal families greet flight out of Istanbul with relief, and tears - Tue, 28 Jun 2016 17:30:53 EDT|
Montreal families gathered to welcome home family members on a Turkish Airlines flight out of Istanbul's Ataturk airport, which was attacked by suicide bombers shortly after Flight TK35's departure.
|One million Canadians have donated to Red Cross campaign for Fort McMurray fire victims - Tue, 28 Jun 2016 15:52:08 EDT|
More than one million Canadians have now donated to the massive Red Cross campaign to help Fort McMurray residents forced from their homes almost two months ago.
|Andrew Murray, who killed mother in alcohol-induced psychosis, sentenced to 9 years - Tue, 28 Jun 2016 16:18:26 EDT|
A Calgary man who chased his mother around the house in an alcohol-induced psychosis before shooting her in the neck was told to honour her through his sobriety as a judge sentenced him to nine years in prison.
|74 runaway CN Rail cars rolled 5 km out of GTA yard, TSB says - Tue, 28 Jun 2016 15:28:18 EDT|
The Transportation Safety Board has announced it is opening an investigation into a runaway train incident earlier this month at CN Rail's MacMillan Yard in Vaughan, in which 74 rail cars — one of them carrying dangerous goods — rolled away uncontrolled for five kilometres.
|Volkswagen settles U.S. emissions lawsuit, but Canadian owners still waiting - Mon, 27 Jun 2016 21:30:21 EDT|
Volkswagen will repair or buy back every one of its polluting vehicles on U.S. roads under a $14.7-billion US deal the automaker has reached to settle lawsuits stemming from its emissions cheating scandal.
|'I went there so that Marois would not be able to make her speech,' Richard Bain trial hears - Tue, 28 Jun 2016 06:30:00 EDT|
In a recording uploaded to Facebook, Richard Bain says he regrets the tragedy and admits he went to the Metropolis to stop then-premier-designate Pauline Marois from delivering her speech, the murder trial heard.
|Beef industry celebrates 'symbolic' re-opening of Mexican market - Tue, 28 Jun 2016 15:28:04 EDT|
Mexico will fully re-open its market to Canadian beef imports on Oct. 1, offering producers valuable new customers for their mature cattle this fall. But a fully-integrated North American beef industry also sends an important signal to other emerging markets.
|After 8-month inquest, we still don't know why 4 of 7 First Nations youth died in Thunder Bay, Ont. - Tue, 28 Jun 2016 15:07:04 EDT|
The deaths of four young aboriginals who moved from their remote northern Ontario reserves to attend high school in Thunder Bay, Ont., occurred in an undetermined manner, an inquest jury decided Tuesday.
|Classmates remember kindergarten student killed along with mother, grandmother in fiery Hwy. 400 crash - Tue, 28 Jun 2016 13:29:08 EDT|
A fatal car crash would be tragedy for any family, but for the Vokshi family, a deadly crash on the Highway 400 Friday took the lives of three of its members: kindergarten student Isabela Kuci, her mother Valbona Vokshi, 35, and 55-year-old grandmother Xhemile Vokshi, a press release on behalf of the family's legal team says.
|Landon Webb's parents give up guardianship as Incompetent Persons Act made invalid - Tue, 28 Jun 2016 07:19:05 EDT|
Nova Scotia's Incompetent Persons Act has been declared invalid as Webb's parents give up guardianship of their 25-year-old son.
|Indigenous kids were healthy before they were sent to residential schools: study - Tue, 28 Jun 2016 13:34:00 -0400|
A study suggests indigenous children from Saskatchewan and Manitoba were healthy when they were sent to residential schools, but the malnutrition they suffered while there set the stage for health problems plaguing First Nations today.
|Toronto law student denied police ride-along files human rights complaint - Tue, 28 Jun 2016 17:50:36 -0400|
A former law student who says he was denied a police ride-along for being randomly stopped and carded has filed a complaint with the Human Rights Tribunal of Ontario.
|Air Canada cancels flights to Istanbul after airport bombing - Tue, 28 Jun 2016 19:52:00 -0400|
All immediate Air Canada flights to and from Istanbul were cancelled after twin bombings on Tuesday killed at least 31 people at the bustling Turkish travel hub, known as one of the world’s busiest international airports.
|Running mates: Trudeau, Pena Nieto go for friendly jog in Ottawa - Tue, 28 Jun 2016 18:54:47 -0400|
Prime Minister Justin Trudeau and Mexican President Enrique Pena Nieto jogged together Tuesday along the Alexandra Bridge that connects Ottawa and Gatineau, Que.
|PQ election night shooter allegedly expresses regret in audio recording - Tue, 28 Jun 2016 18:54:54 -0400|
The jury at Richard Henry Bain's murder trial heard an audio recording Tuesday during which he allegedly expresses regret for the events that occurred during the Parti Quebecois' 2012 election celebration.
|Man challenging N.S. law has parents removed as legal guardians - Tue, 28 Jun 2016 09:16:00 -0400|
A Nova Scotia man fighting a law that limits the rights of people with intellectual disabilities won some personal freedom and claimed a major victory Tuesday as the province declared its Incompetent Persons Act invalid.
|Mennonite man jailed for assaulting multiple Manitoba children - Tue, 28 Jun 2016 16:31:00 -0400|
A man from an Orthodox Mennonite community in Manitoba has been sentenced to 18 months in jail for assaults on several children.
|Universities relax admission rules for Fort McMurray students - Tue, 28 Jun 2016 16:46:00 -0400|
Post-secondary institutions across Alberta are doing their utmost to make life easier for high school graduates impacted by the wildfires in Fort McMurray.
|Vancouver Islanders asked to conserve water as highest drought alert issued - Tue, 28 Jun 2016 15:12:40 -0400|
Low rainfall and record-high temperatures have prompted British Columbia to issue its highest drought alert for residents across southern and eastern Vancouver Island.
|Quebec lost 600K residents to other provinces since 1971: report - Tue, 28 Jun 2016 14:43:00 -0400|
The number of Quebecers who left for other provinces between 1971 and 2015 was almost 600,000 higher than the number of Canadians who came to Quebec during that period, according to a Fraser Institute report.