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Downtown shootings leaves one dead, two others injured

Downtown shootings leaves one dead, two others injured

One man is dead and at least two others are injured following a shooting inside a downtown Toronto bar on Monday night. Police say the shots were fired at about 11 p.m. near Queen and Sherbourne streets. One of the victims was pronounced dead in hospital and police say the homicide squad has been called in to investigate. There was ... Read More »

Cougar attacks dog in Port Moody: Police

Cougar attacks dog in Port Moody: Police

Police are warning the public about a cougar that attacked a small dog in Port Moody this week. The small dog needed surgery, but police say in a news release that it’s expected to make a full recovery. The neighbourhood borders on a heavily wooded area. Read More »

Three people injured in shooting outside Woodbridge sports bar

Three people injured in shooting outside Woodbridge sports bar

Police are searching for a male suspect after three people were wounded in a shooting outside a Woodbridge, Ont., lounge late Monday night. Officers were called to the venue on Highway 7, east of Pine Valley Drive at around 11:30 p.m., York Regional Police said. Three people were taken to hospital with non-life-threatening injuries, police said. The shooting is believed ... Read More »

Joe Howlett: Canadian Fisherman Killed by Whale He Rescued

Joe Howlett: Canadian Fisherman Killed by Whale He Rescued

Canadian man Joe Howlett was killed while trying to disentangle an endangered whale trapped in commercial fishing gear Monday, according to Fisheries and Oceans Canada. “We have lost an irreplaceable member of the whale rescue community. His expertise and dedication will be greatly missed,” Canadian Minister Dominic LeBlanc said in a statement. 59-year-old Joe Howlett was trying to cut free ... Read More »

Man killed in single vehicle crash on Highway 407

Man killed in single vehicle crash on Highway 407

A 52-year-old Ayr man is dead after his motorcycle crashed on Highway 407 on Sunday. The single-vehicle crash happened around 2:30 p.m. along Highway 407 near the Lake Ridge Road overpass. The rider was without vital signs when emergency crews arrived on scene, Ontario Provincial Police spokesperson Sgt. Kerry Schmidt says. Read More »

Kelowna woman charged with threatening Premier Christy Clark

Kelowna woman charged with threatening Premier Christy Clark

Special prosecutor has approved charges against Pavla Janeckova of Kelowna. Charges of uttering threats to cause death or bodily harm have been approved against a woman who is said to have threated Premier Christy Clark and current Speaker of the House Steve Thomson. The B.C. Prosecution Service (BCPS) announced Tuesday that two charges of uttering threats had been approved against ... Read More »

Three dead, including two children, in Mississauga crash

Three dead, including two children, in Mississauga crash

Three people, an adult and two children, are dead following a two-car collision late Sunday night in Mississauga, police say. It happened just before 11 p.m. Sunday on Winston Churchill Blvd. between North Service Rd. and the QEW. Two boys, aged four and 12, traveling in a vehicle with three other passengers were transported to hospital but later died. An ... Read More »

Three dead in house fire on Hamilton’s east mountain

Three dead in house fire on Hamilton's east mountain

Three people are dead following an overnight house fire in Hamilton. Fire Safety Officer Claudio Mostacci said that the Hamilton Fire Department received a call about the fire at 36 Laird Drive at 12:22 p.m. and found “heavy smoke conditions” when they arrived minutes later. Mostacci said the three people were pulled from the house and subsequently pronounced dead. He ... Read More »

Elizabeth Wettlaufer pleads guilty to killing eight in old age homes

Elizabeth Wettlaufer pleads guilty to killing eight in old age homes

Former nurse Elizabeth Wettlaufer plead guilty Thursday to all 14 charges against her including eight counts of first degree murder. The murders occurred between 2007 and 2014 and make Wettlaufer, who will turn 50 on June 10, the worst health care serial killer in Canadian history. In a 57-page agreed statement of facts, the court heard Wettlaufer injected each victim ... Read More »