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Ted Hughes : Ex-judge urges national strategy on aboriginal child welfare

Ted Hughes : Ex-judge urges national strategy on aboriginal child welfare

The “gross disproportion” of aboriginal children in foster care across Canada is a national embarrassment that demands action, says the man who led an overhaul of B.C.’s child welfare system. In a speech Thursday, Ted Hughes, a former judge and deputy attorney general, called on Canada’s premiers to place the issue on the agenda at their meeting in Charlottetown in ... Read More »

Justin Bourque : Suspect Arrested in Fatal Police Shootings

Justin Bourque : Suspect Arrested in Fatal Police Shootings

Justin Bourque, the suspect who is believed to have killed three police officers and injured two in the east coast Canadian province of New Brunswick on Wednesday, was arrested early on Friday, the Royal Canadian Mounted Police, or RCMP, said. RCMP in New Brunswick wrote on its Twitter account that Bourque was arrested just after midnight in Moncton, ending the ... Read More »

Canada : 3 RCMP officers dead, 2 wounded in Moncton shooting

Canada : 3 RCMP officers dead, 2 wounded in Moncton shooting

Police in New Brunswick, Canada, are sweeping the area of Moncton in a manhunt for a lone gunman who has killed three Royal Mounted police officers and wounded another two. The killer has been identified as 24-year-old Justin Bourque, who is believed to be armed with an automatic weapon. It is one of the worst losses of life in the ... Read More »

Dogs poisoned on northside : Police

Dogs poisoned on northside : Police

Lethbridge Regional Police Service is investigating a case of animal cruelty, after two small dogs died of strychnine poisoning. Earlier today, police responded to a report from a local vet clinic that two miniature schnauzers had died as a result of ingesting strychnine. Read More »