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RCMP: Pedestrian killed on Highway 1 by semi tractor

Pedestrian killed on Highway 1 by semi tractor

RCMP have confirmed a man in his 50’s is dead after being hit by a tractor trailer near the Calaway Park turnoff, just west of Calgary. Calgary and Cochrane emergency officials were called to the scene just after 3 p.m. Tuesday. The man, who has yet to be identified, was pronounced dead when EMS arrived. Read More »

German Heli-skier killed in B.C. avalanche

German skier dies in avalanche near Revelstoke

Caught in an avalanche north of Revelstoke, a German heli-skier has been killed. RCMP Staff Sgt. Kurt Grabinsky says the morning slide occurred in the backcountry and buried the heli-skier in as much as three metres of snow. Bystanders dug out the man who received medical treatment at the scene, but Grabinsky says he died from his injuries. Read More »

Stéfanie Trudeau, cop charged with assault

Stéfanie Trudeau

A Montreal police officer best known by her badge number has been charged with simple assault in connection with a highly publicized arrest caught on video. Stephanie Trudeau, who is known to many simply by her badge number of 728, is accused of assaulting a man who was standing outside of his residence while drinking a beer. Read More »

Nova Scotia: Second fireball seen Wednesday

Nova Scotia fireball

Almost 24-hours after scores of Nova Scotians and New Brunswickers reported see a fireball in the sky on a trajectory headed north, a second fireall is being reported this mroning in Nova Scotia. Jen Greene of Halifax said she driving to Stanfield International Airport with her boyfriend when she saw orange ball of fire at 5:15 a.m. while passing Miller ... Read More »

Canadian Soldiers return from Afghan mission

Canadian Soldiers return from Afghan mission

Canada’s involvement in the war in Afghanistan came to an end Tuesday morning when troops arrived home in a military plane escorted to the Canada Reception Centre by two CF18 fighter jets. Prime Minister Stephen Harper, Gov. Gen. David Johnston and military officials greeted the military families before the emotional reunion with their loved ones. Read More »

17-year-old killed in Milton rollover

Teen killed after car rolls over

A male teenager was killed and three others were injured in a single-vehicle accident early this morning in rural Milton. Police say a Pontiac Grand Prix carrying four people – 2 males and two females – was travelling south on Fifth Line when the driver lost control. Read More »

Two people killed in Lake Louise avalanche

Two people killed in Lake Louise avalanche

A father and son were found dead by the shores of Lake Louise, buried by an avalanche off of Mount Fairview on Saturday (March 15). Details are limited at this time, but Parks Canada reports they received a request from Lake Louise RCMP to search for two missing persons near the lake. By Saturday afternoon, a Parks Canada dog handler ... Read More »

Fire service says no radioactive leak at Halifax port : official

Fire service says no radioactive leak at Halifax port : official

Shortly before 10 p.m. Thursday, Halifax Regional Fire & Emergency Hazardous-Materials first responders were called to the Ceres shipping terminal for a reported radiation incident. Upon arrival, Fire officials were informed a 20-foot container was being moved from a ship to the dock. As many as four cylinders containing Uranium Hexafluoride fell about 20 feet from inside the container, landing ... Read More »

Three young women charged in vicious attack on bus driver

Three young women charged in vicious attack on bus driver

Three young women have been arrested and charged for punching a bus driver, pulling out chunks of her hair and smashing her glasses in Vancouver on Tuesday afternoon. The “vicious, unprovoked” attack occurred on a westbound bus near Broadway and Fraser, according to Transit Police spokeswoman Anne Drennan. The women, along with three men, boarded the bus without paying, sat ... Read More »