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Child, 6, dies after being hit by vehicle in Scarborough

Child, 6, dies after being hit by vehicle in Scarborough

A 6-year-old boy has died after being struck by a vehicle in Scarborough Friday afternoon, Toronto police said. Const. Craig Brister told The Scarborough Mirror they received a call around 3:30 p.m. that a child and an adult had been hit by a car at Halfmoon Square and Canmore Boulevard, near Ellesmere and Conlins roads in Scarborough. Toronto paramedics said ... Read More »

Police say two dead, three hurt in rail crash

Police say two dead, three hurt in rail crash

RCMP confirm two people have died following a train derailment in the small B.C. community of Woss. Ambulance crews from across Northern Vancouver Island responded to the incident and the injuries are believed to be very serious. The RCMP is investigating the accident and the area has been cordoned off as they try to determine what caused the train to ... Read More »

Regina woman charged with human smuggling from US

Regina woman charged with human smuggling from US

A regina woman has been charged with human smuggling after nine foreign nationals were intercepted crossing into Canada from the United States, shining a light on the predatory nature of the practice as illegal border crossings rise across Canada. The nine, who RCMP say are from West Africa, were safely transferred into the custody of the Canadian Border Services Agency ... Read More »

Two dead, three injured in head-on crash in northern Alberta

Two dead, three injured in head-on crash in northern Alberta

Two people were killed in a head-on collision Thursday north of Sexsmith, police say. Police say the crash happened around 7:12 a.m. when a northbound truck crossed the centre line and collided head-on with an oncoming truck travelling southbound on Highway 2 near Township Road 750. A 34-year-old male passenger from Grande Prairie in the northbound truck was pronounced deceased ... Read More »

Kamloops: Hotel robbed by man with gun (Picture)

Hotel robbed by man with gun (Photo)

KAMLOOPS – Police say a lone man entered the CIBC in downtown Kamloops and demanded cash before fleeing on foot. Cpl. Kelly Butler says it happened at about 2:30 p.m. “We had reports that a lone male entered the bank, asked for an amount of money, and was provided with an undisclosed amount of money. That male then departed on ... Read More »

American man charged after security breach at Toronto Pearson

American man charged after security breach at Toronto Pearson

A 58-year-old American citizen was charged after a mock explosive device was found in a suitcase at a security checkpoint. Passengers were taken off a Chicago-bound United Airlines flight at Toronto’s Pearson Airport Thursday as a precaution. A spokesperson for Transport Canada told the News in a statement via email that “as part of Transport Canada’s security oversight program, aviation ... Read More »

Eight-year-old boy killed in canoe capsize, man facing impaired

Eight-year-old boy killed in canoe capsize, man facing impaired

Police have laid criminal charges against a Toronto-area man after a eight-year-old boy died in a canoeing incident in the Muskoka River near Bracebridge, Ont., on Friday. Bracebridge OPP and emergency services were called to the river near High Falls after a canoe with a man and eight-year-old boy overturned. Both canoe occupants were thrown into the river and were ... Read More »

RCMP arrest man in Toronto wanted for terrorism (Video)

RCMP arrest man in Toronto wanted for terrorism (Video)

The RCMP says that it has arrested a Toronto man for leaving Canada to participate in the activity of a terrorist group. The RCMP alleges 27-year-old Pamir Hakimzadah travelled to Turkey during the fall of 2014 to join the Islamic State but was subsequently returned to Canada after being detained by Turkish authorities. Toronto cops are also holding Hakimzadah for ... Read More »