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Bruce McCallum, Toronto Teacher killed in Costa Rica

Bruce McCallum, Toronto Teacher killed in Costa Rica

A Toronto teacher has been killed in what is believed to have been a violent robbery in Costa Rica. Bruce McCallum, 58, who worked at Albert Campbell Collegiate Institute, near Finch Avenue East and McCowan Road, was fatally stabbed on Sunday, March 5 in what appears to be a botched robbery attempt, according to that country’s Judicial Investigation Police. Read More »

RCAF Search and Rescue technician dies killed in training accident in Saskatchewan

RCAF Search and Rescue technician dies killed in training accident in Saskatchewan

A Royal Canadian Air Force search and rescue technician has died during a training exercise near Yorkton, Sask., on Wednesday. Master-Corporal Alfred Barr was a member of the 435 Transport and Rescue Squadron based in Winnipeg. “On behalf of all 17 Wing Winnipeg and the entire RCAF, I would like to express my condolences to Master-Corporal Alfred Barr’s family, friends ... Read More »

Police: Man punches woman in face during road rage incident

Police: Man punches woman in face during road rage incident

A young mother in Edmonton had both of her arms broken by a man during a violent road rage incident on Tuesday. Southeast Division patrol officers responded to a report of a road rage incident near 76 Avenue and 87 Street, at approximately 6:30 a.m. on Tuesday, March 7th. Police were told a 34-year-old woman was heading northbound when she ... Read More »

Female former teacher pleads guilty to sexual assaulting students

Female former teacher pleads guilty to sexual assaulting students

A former grade-school teacher pleaded guilty Tuesday to numerous sex-related charges involving eight minors in a Belleville court. Jaclyn McLaren appeared in Belleville court Tuesday and entered the pleas with the Crown saying those seven counts were a representation of the crimes attached to all 42 of the charges. In addition, the court heard, each of the counts McLaren pled ... Read More »

Squamish RCMP look for suspects in $500K theft

Squamish RCMP look for suspects in $500K theft

Squamish RCMP are on the hunt for two suspects who stole $500,000 in money, jewellery and Persian rugs from a Lions Bay home. On February 15th, Brenden Eslick and Samantha Pelletier reportedly stole over $500,000 worth of money, jewellery, Persian rugs, laptops, passports and other expensive items from a residence within the small community of Lions Bay in Squamish. Some ... Read More »

Abbotsford, BC, boy dies during ski trip to Whistler

Abbotsford, BC, boy dies during ski trip to Whistler

A student from MEI Secondary has died following a Ski & Snowboard Club school trip to Whistler. The student was among 11 students and two staff who made the trip as a part of the MEI Secondary Ski and Snowboard Club. The student went missing on the hill, prompting resort staff to launch a search. MEI says the searchers informed ... Read More »

Alberta sisters found alive and well decades later

Alberta sisters found alive and well decades later

Two Canadian sisters who went missing more than 30 years ago have been found safe in the U.S. and reportedly told police officers they didn’t even know they were the subjects of a decades-long missing persons search. Relatives of Anna and Kym Hakze say they last saw the sisters in Edmonton, Alberta, in the mid-1980s. The women didn’t see their ... Read More »

Air Canada Plane skids off runway, TSB examining weather conditions

Air Canada Plane skids off runway, TSB examining weather conditions

The Transportation Safety Board is investigating after an Air Canada flight from Halifax skidded off the runway at Toronto Pearson International Airport on Friday night. Air Canada Flight 623 arriving from Halifax carrying 118 passengers slid off the runway amidst heavy fog and rain on Saturday, shortly after midnight. Media reports indicate there was damage to the side of the ... Read More »