News: Canada

'Run, hide and fight': VPD's advice on what to do when faced with deadly threat

Thursday  09:53,   24 may 2018
cbc.ca

The Vancouver Police Department has released a video of a simulated public shooting as a way to help people in the event they're faced with a shooter bent on inflicting mass harm. Chief Adam Palmer said the main options are: "Run, hide and[...]

Premier Notley spars with federal NDP leader Jagmeet Singh over Trans Mountain

Thursday  09:53,   24 may 2018
cbc.ca

Premier Rachel Notley wasn’t mincing words Wednesday after federal NDP leader Jagmeet Singh chastised the federal Liberal government for subsidizing the fossil fuel industry, and in particular, offering a financial backstop to Kinder Morgan's[...]

Toronto opening 800 emergency spaces to deal with influx of refugee claimants

Thursday  07:20,   24 may 2018
cbc.ca

Toronto is opening two emergency reception centres to deal with an influx of refugee claimants, less than a week after the mayor warned that the current system was nearly at capacity. Beginning Thursday, Toronto will temporarily house[...]

Far-right group intimidates Vice journalists in their Montreal office

Thursday  07:20,   24 may 2018
cbc.ca

Masked men stormed into the Montreal office of the Vice digital media company Wednesday, apparently in an effort to intimidate journalists and show their dissatisfaction with a recent article about the far-right group Atalante Québec. A half[...]

Trump calls Canada 'difficult' on NAFTA

Thursday  06:54,   24 may 2018
msn

U.S. President Donald Trump says Canada and Mexico are "spoiled" and difficult to deal with in NAFTA negotiations. But Canadian officials are playing down the typically bombastic comments, insisting progress is still being made —[...]

First Nation community trapped as fire creeps closer

Thursday  06:54,   24 may 2018
msn

The federal government said it is stepping up efforts to evacuate two Manitoba First Nations that are threatened by a raging wildfire. Public Safety Canada said about 600 people were expected to be evacuated from the Little Grand Rapids and [...]

CN Rail to buy hundreds of hopper cars

Thursday  06:53,   24 may 2018
msn

Canadian National Railway is preparing to purchase hundreds of new grain hopper cars to get shipments moving after a bill that encourages railways to make investments to avert service disruptions became law Wednesday. CN Rail expects to buy new[...]

Canadian Blood Services records go missing in Alberta

Thursday  05:36,   24 may 2018
calgaryherald

Canadian Blood Services records go missing in AlbertaCanadian Blood Services says records from southern Alberta containing health screening questionnaires involving more than 2,600 people have gone[...]

'I just need them back': Alberta man turns to social media to find missing dogs

Thursday  05:36,   24 may 2018
calgaryherald

'I just need them back': Alberta man turns to social media to find missing dogsMichael Lacey says the two 14-month-old Karelian Bear Dogs, Willow and Aspen, went missing May 6 from his home near Black[...]

Canadians stranded in Cuba after fatal Cubana crash return home

Thursday  05:36,   24 may 2018
cbc.ca

Canadians stranded in Cuba after fatal Cubana crash return homeThe Quebecers among them landed in Montreal Wednesday[...]

Ontario Liberal Party to release recording of Doug Ford, Etobicoke candidate Kinga Surma

Thursday  05:05,   24 may 2018
globalnews.ca

Ontario Liberal Party to release recording of Doug Ford, Etobicoke candidate Kinga SurmaIn a press release issued by the Liberals late Wednesday afternoon, it said the tape will be released at the party's headquarters in downtown Toronto Thursday[...]

Worker dies at Winnipeg water treatment plant

Thursday  04:30,   24 may 2018
globalnews.ca

Worker dies at Winnipeg water treatment plant ," Mayes said.Oakbank #rcmpmb responded to fatal workplace incident at City of on May 22. Initial investigation: 58yo was working on equipment on top of large storage tank & fell. Pronounced[...]

Ontario PC party was not left in a mess, writes Patrick Brown

Thursday  03:25,   24 may 2018
thestar

Ontario PC party was not left in a mess, writes Patrick BrownThere has been a great deal of attention recently about the inner workings of the Ontario PC Party and the state I left the party in. Party leader Doug Ford recently told the media to ask[...]

'Knees-together' judge can practise law again

Thursday  02:10,   24 may 2018
msn

'Knees-together' judge can practise law againThe Law Society of Alberta approved Robin Camp's reinstatement this[...]

Two North Vancouver children suffer carbon monoxide poisoning aboard boat

Thursday  00:01,   24 may 2018
vancouversun

Two North Vancouver children suffer carbon monoxide poisoning aboard boatA pair of North Vancouver children are lucky to be alive after falling ill to carbon monoxide poisoning while boating with their[...]