Man shot dead in Stoney Creek neighbourhood: Hamilton police

A man is dead after a shooting in the city’s east end on Monday night, according to Hamilton police. Investigators say officers responded to call of shots fired at around 10:45 p.m. in the area of Portofino Place in Stoney Creek, not far from Winona Road and the North Service

Vernon RCMP not answering questions as sudden death investigation continues

Police remained on the scene of a suspicious sudden death at a Vernon motel on Monday, days after the fatality occurred. Officers were originally called in to investigate the death around 8 p.m. on Friday, but the local detachment is staying quiet about the situation. Whatever police are discovering at

Child dead after migrants rush to cross Greek border from Turkey

Greek police fired tear gas at migrants trying to push into Greece from Turkey through the land border Monday, and a child died when a dinghy boat capsized during a sea crossing, after Turkey opened its frontier for migrants and refugees to enter Europe. The child’s death, reported by the

Alberta funding Blood Tribe addiction beds, more police officers

STAND OFF, Alta. – The Alberta government is giving money to the Blood Tribe in southern Alberta to add beds to its safe withdrawal site and to bolster its police force. Up to $2.2 million per year will help expand the Bringing the Spirit Home site to 24 beds from

Justin Trudeau says Canada working with international community on novel coronavirus

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau says provincial health authorities won’t be alone in their fight against the novel coronavirus because the federal government will ensure they have the resources to contain and treat cases. The Public Health Agency of Canada has said that Canada is preparing for a pandemic outbreak, though

EU SURRENDER: Greta Thunberg silences Brussels MEPs as she challenges their ’empty words’

Speaking at the European Parliament in Brussels, the 17-year-old slammed the bloc’s latest pledge to be carbon neutral by 2050. The activist insisted the EU is “pretending you can be a climate leader…that empty words will make this emergency go away”. “This must come to an end. You yourselves declared

Gardiner Expressway reopens after alleged impaired driver closes eastbound lanes

The Gardiner Expressway has reopened after Toronto police say a woman was arrested after driving westbound in the eastbound lanes Tuesday morning. Police said they were called to the Gardiner Expressway approaching the Don Valley Parkway (DVP) just after 5 a.m. for a collision. The female driver struck a minivan

1 person injured in George Street house fire in Peterborough

One person was taken to hospital for burns and smoke inhalation following a house fire in Peterborough on Sunday night. According to Peterborough Fire Services, crews responded around 11:05 p.m. to a fire in a single-family residence on George Street North. Platoon chief Don Broersma says crews found heavy smoke