A massive dump of dead crabs along a main northern highway has triggered a major investigation. The 250 male Dungeness crabs were found rotting beside a Highway 16 rest stop, west of Smithers.B.C., last week. Officials believe it's linked to ongoing illegal seafood sales along B.C.'s North Coast. 'Very unusual' "I've never...
A lawyer representing Manitoba says a “Star Trek” fan wasn’t allowed to keep his personalized ASIMIL8 licence plate because the word cannot be dissociated from the history of forced assimilation of Indigenous people in the province. Manitoba Justice lawyer Charles Murray told court Monday that licence plates are owned...
A neurosurgeon accused of killing his physician wife has pleaded guilty to second-degree murder in her death. Mohammed Shamji had been charged with first-degree murder in the 2016 death of Elana Fric-Shamji, the mother of his three children and wife of 12 years. He entered his guilty plea at a Toronto...
A five-year-old girl was killed yesterday after she was hit by an unoccupied SUV near her school (St. Raphael Catholic Elementary School) in North York. Sgt. Duncan Miller told reporters the girl was getting into a Mercedes SUV on Ianhall Rd. when a second SUV — a Kia — rolled...
Loblaw Companies Ltd. turned itself in to authorities to avoid facing criminal charges and fines for fixing bread prices, said it would offer $25 gift cards to customers, and promised it had taken steps to ensure it wouldn’t happen again. According to a report from the Toronto Star, Loblaws—which operates...
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...
Police are on the hunt for a pair of bandits linked to a string of armed robberies and assaults in the southeast over the holidays. The crime spree started on Dec. 19 when two masked men held up a Circle K convenience store at 9909 Fairmont drive S.E. around 1...
Quebec City dumped about 46 million litres of raw sewage into the St. Lawrence River over 12 hours in order to do scheduled maintenance work on a pumping station, the city said Friday. A spokesperson for the city said everything went as planned. The city said earlier this week that neglecting...
A B.C. man who went to Syria seeking adventure has been detained in the war-ravaged country, and Canada’s foreign ministry says there is little it can do to help him. The mother of the man from Nanaimo, said he has not been in touch for more than a month and...
Two eels found slithering on a bathroom floor Monday afternoon were captured and relocated to nearby Big Al’s Aquarium. A video posted online showed the eels squirming around on the floor while security tells customers to 'clear out' the area. The woman who caught them on camera says she "came...