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Canada marks arrival of 10000+ Syrian refugees, two weeks behind schedule

Canada marks arrival of 10000+ Syrian refugees, two weeks behind schedule

Thousands of Syrian refugees expected in Canada in the coming days could spend up to two weeks in temporary accommodations — including military bases — before being able to settle into more permanent homes. According to the federal government, as part of the #WelcomeRefugees initiative, the milestone brings the country closer to its goal of welcoming 25,000 refugees to Canada ... Read More »

Traffic camera captures snowy owl in flight (Video)

Traffic camera captures snowy owl in flight (Video)

A traffic camera in Quebec captured striking images of a snowy owl in flight on Jan. 3. A series of frames were taken of the bird over Montreal’s Highway 40 and shared on Facebook by Robert Poëti, a Canadian politician, on Thursday. The transportation minister of Quebec posted the photos Thursday on Twitter and Facebook. Barbara Frei, director of the ... Read More »

Saskatoon family of four dead after highway crash: RCMP

Saskatoon family of four dead after highway crash: RCMP

The woman facing charges in connection with a weekend accident in Saskatoon that took the lives of a Saskatoon couple and their two children made a brief court appearance Monday morning. RCMP confirmed a Saskatoon family of four in a Hyundai Elantra was traveling westbound on Highway 11 when they were hit by a Jeep Wrangler SUV that was trying ... Read More »

Halifax woman killed in snowmobile crash in Kings County

Halifax woman killed in snowmobile crash in Kings County

A 29-year-old woman from Halifax is dead after the snowmobile she was driving smashed into a tree. The woman was driving on a groomed trail at about 3 p.m. when she crashed into a tree, said RCMP spokesman Cst. Mark Skinner. She was pronounced dead at the scene. Kings District RCMP, Springfield-East Dalhousie Volunteer Fire Department, and EHS responded to ... Read More »