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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 »

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 »