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Hamilton man arrested after bomb threat on GO Bus

Hamilton man arrested after bomb threat on GO Bus

A GO transit bus had to be evacuated this morning after a bomb threat on board. According to Metrolinx spokesperson Anne Marie Aikins, the bus was travelling on Highway 407 near Britannia Road when a passenger approached the driver to inform them that there was a man on the bus claiming to be in possession of a bomb. Read More »

Father Joe LeClair: Former PEI priest facing drunk driving charges

Father Joe LeClair: Former PEI priest facing drunk driving charges

Father Joe LeClair will be back before a criminal court next week to face impaired driving charges recently issued by the Ontario Provincial Police. Father Joe LeClair, 58, an associate pastor at St. Joseph’s Catholic Church on Paisley Road, was arrested at a spot check on the Hanlon Expressway by Wellington County OPP around noon on May 21. “While speaking ... Read More »

Eagle and Canada goose battle caught on camera (Photo)

Eagle and Canada goose battle caught on camera (Video)

A bald eagle, America’s national bird, and a Canada goose came beak-to-beak at a campground in British Columbia. Vancouverite Lisa Bell stumbled upon a classic battle between national symbols: a bald eagle vs. Canada goose, and photographed the tense battle. While the eagle initially appeared to be the victor (#Murica), it turns out the goose was simply playing dead and ... Read More »

One of two Trudeau nannies will be let go July 1

One of two Trudeau nannies will be let go July 1

Taxpayers will only have to foot the bill for one nanny at 24 Sussex Drive after Canada Day. Caregiver Marilou Trayvilla no longer works for the Trudeau family and will be off the public payroll on July 1, according to an order-in-council. Trayvilla was one of two nannies hired as special assistants under the Official Residences Act to watch the ... Read More »

Nicholson and Vey found guilty, Report

Nicholson and Vey found guilty, Report

The father of Vancouver Canuck Linden Vey has been found guilty of conspiracy to commit murder. Curtis Vey and his lover Angela Nicholson were accused of plotting to kill their spouses in Saskatchewan. The Crown argued that Curtis Vey and Nicholson were lovers who planned to kill Vey’s mother, Brigitte, in a house fire. Read More »

26-year-old man dies after truck crashes; sinks into quarry

26-year-old man dies after truck crashes, sinks into quarry

A serious collision outside Hagersville, south of Brantford, left one man dead and two women in hospital. Const. Edward Sanchuk of the Ontario Provincial Police confirmed that the man driving the truck died in the crash. According to Sanchuk, the truck was northbound along Sandusk Rd. and collided with an “SUV-style vehicle” travelling westbound on Concession Rd. 12. Read More »

Canada’s national anthem may be Changed to make it gender-neutral

Canada's national anthem may be Changed to make it gender-neutral

It appears Canada’s national anthem is well on its way to becoming gender-neutral after a vast majority of members of Parliament voted in favour of the change Wednesday. It shouldn’t be an issue. The change makes our anthem inclusive. It’s long overdue. It’s a recognition that almost 51 per cent of our population is female. But that’s not good enough ... Read More »

Tourist who put Yellowstone bison calf in SUV gets probation

Tourist who put Yellowstone bison calf in SUV gets probation

A tourist received six months of probation after pleading guilty Thursday to putting a bison calf in his car at Yellowstone National Park because he thought the animal was cold. The calf later had to be euthanized because it couldn’t be reunited with its herd. Court records show Shamash Kassam of Quebec entered a guilty plea over the telephone on ... Read More »

Wolf warning issued for Banff National Park, Report

Wolf warning issued for Banff National Park, Report

Parks Canada has posted a wolf warning for the Bow Valley in Banff National Park following some bold behaviour by wolves. The warning covers campgrounds and day-use areas. It comes after wolves accessed human food at a campsite. Officials say wolves are showing bold behaviour, including going after human food in a campsite. Read More »