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Woman dies after falling in water at Peggys Cove: RCMP

Woman dies after falling in water at Peggys Cove: RCMP

Halifax RCMP are investigating what led to a woman’s death Sunday afternoon at Peggys Cove, N.S. Emergency officials were called to the area shortly after 1:30 p.m. By the time they arrived, a local fishing vessel had recovered the woman’s body and brought it to a nearby wharf. “A woman was recovered from the water and was pronounced deceased,” a ... Read More »

Marwa Hamdy: Mom of three killed in jet crash

Marwa Hamdy: Mom of three killed in jet crash

One of the two Canadians aboard the EgyptAir flight that crashed into the Mediterranean Sea was originally from Saskatoon. A friend confirmed to Postmedia Friday that Marwa Hamdy, a businesswoman, was on Flight 804, which disappeared from radar screens between Paris and Cairo. She was a “very attentive mother, kind, helpful… loved by everyone who knew her,” Haleh Banani told ... Read More »

Justin Trudeau Liberals’ introduce radical new transgender rights bill

Justin Trudeau Liberals' introduce radical new transgender rights bill

Legislation has been introduced to extend human rights protection to transgender Canadians. Prime Minister Justin Trudeau announced in Montreal federal legislation about to be tabled, which will guarantee legal and human rights protection to transgender people across Canada. “In Canada, we celebrate inclusion and diversity. All Canadians should be safe to be themselves. The law should be clear and explicit: ... Read More »

Hartley Bushell Refuses to Run From Fort McMurray Wildfire

Hartley Bushell Refuses to Run From Fort McMurray Wildfire

Hartley Bushell, A stubborn Canadian is defying the raging wildfire that’s been devouring the northern Alberta town of Fort McMurray. Hartley Bushell didn’t do it alone, either. He said he had his wife, Chalinee, at his side. “My wife was in tears and wanted to leave, but I wouldn’t do anything that would endanger her, ever, so I assured her ... Read More »

10-year-old boy stabbed in eye with pencil at school

10-year-old boy stabbed in eye with pencil at school

A Montreal family is accusing their child’s school of doing little to stop a bullying problem that ended with their son stabbed in the eye with a pencil last month. The incident happened at the François-La Bernarde school in Pointe-aux-Trembles, after young Alexandro Baiamonte and the bully had an altercation just off school grounds during the lunch hour on April ... Read More »

BC Crown wants five years’ jail for ‘Swirl Face’ pedophile

BC Crown wants five years' jail for 'Swirl Face' pedophile

Crown is asking for a five year sentence for a convicted pedophile known as ‘swirl face’. Former Maple Ridge teacher Christopher Neil pleaded guilty in December to five charges relating to sex crimes he committed in Canada and overseas. This sentencing relates to two counts of sexual interference in Cambodia in 2003, as well as three child pornography counts related ... Read More »

Three in custody after suspected explosive device found in vehicle at BC border

Three in custody after suspected explosive device found in vehicle at BC border

The Abbotsford-Huntingdon border crossing was closed Thursday afternoon, after a routine search found what appeared to be an explosive device in a vehicle. The agency said at about 6:30 p.m. that Abbotsford police were called and three people are in agency custody. The investigation is continuing, with police on site, but no other information was released. The agency said that ... Read More »