The victims of a horrific hit-and-run crash that left two people dead and two others injured were international students with Thompson Rivers University (TRU), the school says. In a statement published Monday, TRU president Brett Fairbairn said the victims were current and alumni students with the international program. “Our deepest thoughts...
Hundreds of thousands of Canadians are consuming tap water laced with high levels of lead leaching from aging and deteriorating infrastructure. A year-long investigation by more than 120 journalists from nine universities and 10 media organizations, including the Toronto Star and the Institute for Investigative Journalism, collected test results that...
Facebook has banned several significant Canadian far-right groups and figures, including Faith Goldy and the Soldiers of Odin, from its platform Monday morning. A Facebook spokesperson told VICE that several groups—all of which exist in the far-right, white nationalist, or anti-Islam ecosystem—were banned by the social media giant. These bans...
A Canadian drug mule says she was recruited by her "sugar daddy" to be a decoy in a group who tried to smuggle $21 million worth of cocaine into Australia on a luxury cruise ship. Melina Roberge pleaded guilty in February on the eve of her trial for importing the...
Rachel Notley warns of new measures next week if no progress in B.C. pipeline talks. That province has until next week to step back from its threat to reduce bitumen shipments, or Alberta will come at its western neighbours with guns blazing. “Albertans are only so patient. We do have other...
Extreme cold weather alert continues, Meteorologist Alexandre Parent said Wednesday the big chill is affecting the Prairies, Ontario and western Quebec and was to spread into the Maritimes. But Nova Scotia was already dealing with a winter weather system that snapped hydro poles and knocked out electricity for thousands. The province’s...
Premier Rachel Notley officiated a historic Alberta wedding on Friday. Calgary-Cross MLA Ricardo Miranda, who is also the minister of culture and tourism, became the province's first cabinet minister to be married in a same-sex wedding. Miranda and his partner Christopher Brown tied the knot at Calgary's Glenbow Museum Friday. Notley thanked...
A London police officer charged in the death of Debra Chrisjohn has been found guilty of failing to provide the necessaries of life and criminal negligence causing death. Const. Nicholas Doering was charged with criminal negligence causing death and failing to provide the necessaries of life in the 2016 death...
The Canadian Surface Combatant contract was signed Thursday by the Liberal government. The contact with Irving and the Lockheed Martin-BAE consortium was negotiated in near record time. The signing of the contract will be announced by Procurement Minister Carla Qualtrough at the Irving yard in Halifax on Friday. That $60 billion...
A Calgary millionaire, a former police officer, and the officer’s wife, have been convicted in a harassment case. The jury finding millionaire Ken Carter guilty of criminal harassment in trial that centered on a custody battle between Carter and his ex-girlfriend. The woman claimed she was the subject of a...