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Barrie Student arrested for not going to school

Barrie Student arrested for not going to school

A teenage girl in Barrie spent a night in jail after she was arrested Friday night for allegedly skipping a large number of high school classes. Barrie police say a warrant was issued March 8 for the 16-year-old girl under the Education Act because she was consistently absent from school without cause and then failed to attend her originally scheduled ... Read More »

Family finds jewelry toddler flushed three years ago (Photo)

Family finds jewelry toddler flushed three years ago (Photo)

Dani Jacobsen, a B.C. mother-of-two, is celebrating a “mini miracle.” She’s been reunited with a couple of her most precious belongings. They were flushed down the toilet of her Salmon Arm-area home more than two years ago by her then two-and-a-half-year-old. The jewellery, which also included Jacobsen’s wedding band and a pair of diamond earrings, had been flushed while the ... Read More »

Bethany Paquette: Christian graduate wins human rights case

Bethany Paquette: Christian graduate wins human rights case

A Trinity Western University graduate’s complaint against the wilderness tourism company that refused to hire her is justified, the BC Human Rights Tribunal ruled March 2, 2016. In September of 2014, Bethany Paquette applied for an assistant guide position with Amaruk Wilderness Corporation, a Norwegian company which has a Vancouver office. Read More »

Lorenzo Giordano: Man linked to Rizzuto clan shot dead in Laval

Lorenzo Giordano: Man linked to Rizzuto clan shot dead in Laval

Known Montreal Mafia member Lorenzo Giordano, 52, had been in prison for two years, serving a 15-year sentence, when he was transferred to a different prison in 2011 to ensure his own protection. Multiple sources say Giordano was hit with several bullets at around 8:45 a.m. near the Carrefour Multisports in the Chomedey district, across the street from the Carrefour ... Read More »

Undercover RCMP terror operation racked up $900K in overtime, Report

Undercover RCMP terror operation racked up $900K in overtime, ReportUndercover RCMP terror operation racked up $900K in overtime, Report

The Mounties aren’t commenting about the 910-hundred-thousand dollar overtime bill that officers and others racked up during an undercover terrorism operation. Documents obtained by The Canadian Press show the operation netted former drug addicts John Nuttall and Amanda Korody, who were found guilty of plotting to blow up the B-C legislature on Canada Day, 2013. Read More »