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Douglas Garland sentenced to 75 years for murders of Nathan O’Brien and grandparents

Douglas Garland sentenced to 75 years for murders of Nathan O'Brien and grandparents

Douglas Garland sentenced to 75 years in prison without parole for ‘meticulous’ triple murder. Justice David Gates sentenced the convicted triple-murderer to serve three 25-year sentences consecutively – meaning Garland would be 129 years old before being eligible to apply for parole. Garland was convicted of killing Alvin and Kathy Liknes and their five-year-old grandson, Nathan O’Brien in June of ... Read More »

Two dead in plane crash west of Calgary, Police

Two dead in plane crash west of Calgary, Police

Two people have died following a plane crash, just west of Calgary on Monday night, says police. Mount Royal University (MRU) has confirmed two instructors were the sole occupants on board one of the school’s planes when it went down. Police received the first report of the crash at 5:55 p.m. from another aircraft, after someone on board witnessed the ... Read More »

Atlantic Canada bracing for major snowstorm, Report

Atlantic Canada bracing for major snowstorm, Report

‘Intense’ snowstorm brings parts of Atlantic Canada to standstill. A wide swath of the Maritimes was shut down Monday by a massive, slow-moving blizzard that churned out a swirling mass of snow and ice pellets as it trudged across the region — and then refused to move on. The heavy snow and powerful wind gusts — at times topping 120 ... Read More »

Rohinie Bisesar: PATH stabbing accused asks to speak to victim

Rohinie Bisesar: PATH stabbing accused asks to speak to victim

Rohinie Bisesar is set to stand trial in January 2018 for the fatal stabbing of Rosemarie Junor, 28. Rohinie Bisesar appeared in Superior Court on Wednesday and discharged respected lawyer David Connally. She made accusations of jailhouse deprivation and abuse, and asserted that something was placed inside her body before 28-year-old Rosemarie “Kimberly” Junor was fatally stabbed. Justice John McMahon ... Read More »

Please Advise! Could Sarah Palin be the new ambassador to Canada?

Please Advise! Could Sarah Palin be the new ambassador to Canada?

Sarah Palin has been governor of Alaska, candidate for vice-president of the United States and the butt of countless jokes. Now is she about to become the American ambassador to Canada? The White House refused to rule out former Alaska Gov. Sarah Palin for the vacant post on Wednesday, reports the Guardian, and plenty of Canucks took to social media ... Read More »

Family pet alerts Clairmont family to fire

Family pet alerts Clairmont family to fire

A cat is being credited with alerting a family to a fire in their home early this morning. At approximately 3:30 a.m., firefighters from the Clairmont, Dunes and Sexsmith stations responded to reports of a fire in the Hamlet of Clairmont. Firefighters worked quickly and were able to contain the fire to the underside of the mobile home. Read More »

Alberta RCMP responding to emergency in Pincher Creek

Alberta RCMP responding to emergency in Pincher Creek

One man is in custody following a more than seven-hour stand off with police in Pincher Creek after he allegedly fired a rifle at two officers early Wednesday morning. The residents near the incident have been informed and their homes have been secured, according to RCMP. Police are asking the public to remain clear from the area for the time ... Read More »

Quebec City Imam calls mosque shooting suspect Alexandre Bissonnette a ‘victim’

Quebec City Imam calls mosque shooting suspect Alexandre Bissonnette a 'victim'

Nearly a week after 27-year-old French Canadian Alexandre Bissonnette stormed into a Quebec City mosque and shot and killed six worshippers, a funeral was held for several of the victims at a local convention center. Imam Hassan Guillet gave an address in English during the service that was attended by Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau. “We are here to celebrate ... Read More »