United Nations review tells Canada to step up to end poverty, homelessness, and inequality. Justice Minister Jody Wilson-Raybould represented Canada in Geneva for the UN's third Universal Periodic Review of human rights. Wilson-Raybould says she heard the council's message "loudly and clearly," including the need to support the national inquiry into...
Environment Canada updated its weather warnings for strong winds and “severe” thunderstorms in the Ottawa-Gatineau region Friday, as heavy rainfall descended on the National Capital Region. According to the advisory, “very strong wind gusts can damage buildings, down trees and blow vehicles off the road.” The agency also warns that...
Coast guard has been called to help with flood relief work as water levels expected to continue rising. Authorities in the Maritimes province of New Brunswick have put residents of several communities in the St. John River basin on high alert due to rising flood waters, especially downstream from Fredericton. The...
The first victim publicly identified after a van plowed down a Toronto sidewalk, killing 10 people, was a woman who worked at an investment management firm and enjoyed sports and volunteering. Anne Marie D'Amico, 30, worked at Invesco, which is near the scene of Monday's incident. Toronto City Councilor Cesar...
An American woman who plotted to go on a Valentine's Day shooting rampage at a Halifax mall has been sentenced to life in prison with no parole for a decade. Lindsay Souvannarath was charged with conspiracy to commit murder for the plot she called Der Untergang (German for "The Downfall"),...
Police in Quebec City are confirming that the body they found near a home Wednesday afternoon is that of missing 2-year-old Rosalie Gagnon. City police are recommending that a murder charge be laid against 23-year-old Audrey Gagnon and say the file has been handed over to the Crown, which will...
It will be a cloudy and rainy day on Friday, ahead of a storm system that could leave the GTA covered in ice this weekend. Environment Canada has issued a special weather statement for Sarnia-Lambton, London-Middlesex, Elgin County, and Oxford County advising of a slow-moving weather system that is expected...
A man in his 60s and a woman in her 40s were rushed to hospital in critical condition after the shooting at a home near Clementine Dr. and Pergola Way in Brampton. Police said they believe the shooting is an isolated incident. Const. Bancroft Wright told reporters a male suspect...
One person is dead after a multi-vehicle crash on Highway 401 in Pickering. The crash happened in the eastbound collector lanes near Liverpool Road on Wednesday. Ontario provincial police were called to the scene around 1 a.m. Ontario Provincial Police Sgt. Kerry Schmidt said when the crash occurred, a Ministry of...
The captain of the Humboldt Broncos hockey team is among 15 dead following a horrific bus crash in Saskatchewan. Eight of the dead have now been identified as Humboldt Broncos head coach Darcy Haugan, captain Logan Schatz, 20, and players Adam Herold, 16, Logan Hunter, 18, Jaxon Joseph, 20, Stephen...