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Bear mauls girl in Port Coquitlam, Report

Bear mauls girl in Port Coquitlam, Report

A 10-year-old girl is in hospital with serious injuries after being mauled by a bear in Port Coquitlam, Saturday. The mauling around 5 p.m. on Saturday by a sow with a cub by her side happened along a trail near Shaughnessy Street and Lincoln Avenue in Port Coquitlam. According to Inspector Murray Smith of the B.C. Conservation Officer Service, the ... Read More »

Toronto terror threat: Police shoot dead alleged ISIS sympathizer

Toronto terror threat: police shoot dead alleged ISIS sympathizer

Metrolinx, the TTC and the Greater Toronto Airports Authority were all made aware of a threat prior to a terrorism suspect being killed in a police takedown in Strathroy on Wednesday. The RCMP revealed several details of the investigation during their news conference this afternoon. Driver was someone police knew about. He was living at his sisters house with an ... Read More »

Irene Paquet: Chemainus woman survives 6 days lost in wilderness

Irene Paquet: Chemainus woman survives 6 days lost in wilderness

Irene Paquet was reported missing to North Cowichan RCMP on July 30 by her family, who identified her as someone with “significant health issues.” Irene Paquet’s daughters are in awe of what their 67 year old mother has just survived. “We just think its a complete miracle. We’re just so thankful,” says Celeste Paquet. After the 67 year old turned ... Read More »

Highway 40: Tanker explodes, killing driver “Video”

Highway 40: Tanker explodes, killing driver (Video)

One person is dead and two people were sent to a hospital with minor injuries after a fuel tanker burst into flames on Highway 40. Provincial police spokesman Jimmy says four vehicles — including two trucks — collided on the raised autoroute in the city’s north end at about 4 p.m. The City of Montreal says about 100 firefighters battled ... Read More »

Elizabeth May: Official support for Israel boycott policy causes some Greens to fear for party’s future

Elizabeth May: Official support for Israel boycott policy causes some Greens to fear for party's future

Green Party of Canada leader Elizabeth May has condemned her party’s decision to vote in support of the anti-Israel Boycott, Divestment and Sanctions (BDS) movement. The vote followed a heated debate over Israel during the final plenary session of the party’s national convention in Ottawa, according to reports in the Canadian media. “I’m deeply disappointed,” May said after the vote. ... Read More »

Granby Zoo: Lion mauls employee, quick action saves her life

Lion mauls Granby Zoo employee, quick action saves her life

A Granby Zoo employee has suffered serious injuries to her back and neck after being attacked by a lion on Monday morning. If not for the quick actions of a fellow zookeeper, the victim could’ve suffered worse injuries or possibly been killed, according to the Montreal Gazette. The woman, reported to be in her early 20s, suffered serious injuries to ... Read More »

Tornado Destroys Home in Waywayseecappo (Video)

Tornado Destroys Home in Waywayseecappo (Video)

Several homes were damaged and dozens of people have been temporarily displaced after a tornado swept through Waywayseecappo First Nation Monday night, about 280 kilometres northwest of Winnipeg. An eyewitness report suggests that at least one home was destroyed on the reserve and several others were damaged as a result of the storm. There have been no reports of any ... Read More »

Shark spotted in Maritime waters (Photo)

Shark spotted in Maritime waters (Photo)

A series of shark sightings in Maritime waters has some locals speculating the population is growing in the area, but a scientist says he has not seen any unusual activity. The latest sighting occurred near Cross Island off Nova Scotia’s South Shore on Saturday. The two-metre-long predator was believed to be either a mako or great white. Tour operator Bill ... Read More »

Steven Miller Murder: Three accused in Miller death linked to 2014 HMP riot

Steven Miller Murder: Three accused in Miller death linked to 2014 HMP riot

Three men accused in the brutal kidnapping and murder of 25-year-old Steven Miller of CBS, will remain in custody pending court appearances later this month. The trio — a 19-year-old from Paradise, and two St. John’s men aged 26 and 35 — are charged with first-degree murder, forcible confinement, robbery and arson, police announced Friday. Conception Bay South Mayor Stephen ... Read More »

Police: Teen drowns at Barrie’s Centennial Beach

Police: Teen drowns at Barrie's Centennial Beach

A 16-year-old boy has died after being pulled from the waters at a beach in Barrie Friday evening, police have confirmed. Barrie Police say they were called to the beach just after 6 p.m. on Friday night and along with paramedics and fire units initiated a search for the 16-year-old. The police marine unit located the boy approximately 30 to ... Read More »

Two tornadoes confirmed in Saskatchewan Sunday

Two tornadoes confirmed in Saskatchewan Sunday

Homes are wrecked and a community has declared a state of emergency after a weekend storm in southeastern Saskatchewan that produced two tornadoes. David Baggaley, a meteorologist with Environment Canada, says along with hail and thunderstorms, there were two instances of tornado’s touching down. According to Baggaley. one was located around 10 KM northwest of Melville and it touched down ... Read More »