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Aboriginal leaders demand answers in artist Moses Beaver’s death

Aboriginal leaders demand answers in artist Moses Beaver’s death

An inquest will be held into the in-custody death of aboriginal artist Moses Beaver. Nishnawbe Aski Nation Grand Chief Alvin Fiddler and Nibinamik First Nation Chief Johnny Yellowhead say Beaver, a renowned Woodlands artist, is believed to have died in a jail in Thunder Bay, Ont., on Monday, but his death has not officially been confirmed. Thunder Bay police say ... Read More »

Canadian Attacked In Thailand: Two Criminals Arrested

Canadian Attacked In Thailand: Two Criminals Arrested

Police have arrested two men accused of slashing a Canadian man with a machete while trying to steal a gold necklace from his female Thai companion last week. The two suspects were identified by police… The Bangkok Post reported in its online edition that Canadian Philip Sullivan, 68, and King Kulkaew of Bangkok had left a restaurant on foot last ... Read More »

Snakes stolen from Thorold residence

Snakes stolen from Thorold residence

Police are warning people that a number of venomous snakes stolen from a Thorold home Saturday night include young cobras with the full venom strength of adult snakes. The stolen snakes include several juvenile cobras, rattlesnakes, adders and vipers, and a pregnant albino boa, Niagara Regional Police report. The stolen snakes range in size from 12 to 106 centimetres. The ... Read More »

Douglas Garland sentenced to 75 years for murders of Nathan O’Brien and grandparents

Douglas Garland sentenced to 75 years for murders of Nathan O'Brien and grandparents

Douglas Garland sentenced to 75 years in prison without parole for ‘meticulous’ triple murder. Justice David Gates sentenced the convicted triple-murderer to serve three 25-year sentences consecutively – meaning Garland would be 129 years old before being eligible to apply for parole. Garland was convicted of killing Alvin and Kathy Liknes and their five-year-old grandson, Nathan O’Brien in June of ... Read More »

Two dead in plane crash west of Calgary, Police

Two dead in plane crash west of Calgary, Police

Two people have died following a plane crash, just west of Calgary on Monday night, says police. Mount Royal University (MRU) has confirmed two instructors were the sole occupants on board one of the school’s planes when it went down. Police received the first report of the crash at 5:55 p.m. from another aircraft, after someone on board witnessed the ... Read More »

Atlantic Canada bracing for major snowstorm, Report

Atlantic Canada bracing for major snowstorm, Report

‘Intense’ snowstorm brings parts of Atlantic Canada to standstill. A wide swath of the Maritimes was shut down Monday by a massive, slow-moving blizzard that churned out a swirling mass of snow and ice pellets as it trudged across the region — and then refused to move on. The heavy snow and powerful wind gusts — at times topping 120 ... Read More »

Rohinie Bisesar: PATH stabbing accused asks to speak to victim

Rohinie Bisesar: PATH stabbing accused asks to speak to victim

Rohinie Bisesar is set to stand trial in January 2018 for the fatal stabbing of Rosemarie Junor, 28. Rohinie Bisesar appeared in Superior Court on Wednesday and discharged respected lawyer David Connally. She made accusations of jailhouse deprivation and abuse, and asserted that something was placed inside her body before 28-year-old Rosemarie “Kimberly” Junor was fatally stabbed. Justice John McMahon ... Read More »

Please Advise! Could Sarah Palin be the new ambassador to Canada?

Please Advise! Could Sarah Palin be the new ambassador to Canada?

Sarah Palin has been governor of Alaska, candidate for vice-president of the United States and the butt of countless jokes. Now is she about to become the American ambassador to Canada? The White House refused to rule out former Alaska Gov. Sarah Palin for the vacant post on Wednesday, reports the Guardian, and plenty of Canucks took to social media ... Read More »