A Quebec woman who was travelling in Burkina Faso with a friend hasn't been heard from in three weeks and is feared missing, her family said Saturday. Sherbrooke native Edith Blais and her Italian friend Luca Tacchetto were travelling in the West African nation when all communication with their families...
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...
Karen McPherson, the representative for Calgary-MacKay-Nose Hill, says the provincial government needs to improve how it investigates complaints against MLAs. In November, McPherson expressed her concerns in a letter to Robert Wanner, the Speaker of the Legislative Assembly, regarding what she believed to be a lack of transparency in the...
One teen has died and four others are in hospital after a single-vehicle crash in Vaughan. Emergency crews were called to the area of King Vaughan Road near Kipling Avenue just before midnight on Tuesday. Police said the vehicle was heading westbound on King Vaughan when, for an unknown reason, it...
A Lower Mainland woman wanted by Calgary police on 115 charges has been arrested in Saskatoon. Laetitia Acera, 25, faces charges including assault with a weapon, break-and-enter, fraud under $5,000, motor-vehicle theft and theft of mail. Acera is to be returned to Calgary to face the charges, which date to September...
Conservative Leader Andrew Scheer welcomed 2019 with a warning that if Canadians re-elect Justin Trudeau this year, the federal carbon tax that’s going to take effect will only climb. “Canadians know what Justin Trudeau is going to do. Now that his carbon tax is here, it’s only going to go...
Hundreds of clothing donation bins across Metro Vancouver should be recalled and redesigned after the fourth recent bin-related death in B.C., says Nicole Mucci of the Union Gospel Mission. “If this was a child’s toy or any other kind of product that was consumed by the general population and not...
Widespread heavy snow is in the forecast across the Maritimes and Newfoundland and Labrador as the moisture-packed system chugs through the region Tuesday and Wednesday, though some also have the risk for rain and a rain-snow mix. Strong northwest winds will also whip the region on the back edge...
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...
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...