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...
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...
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...
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...
Winnipeg Police Service Drug Enforcement and Street Crimes Units have been targeting mid-level drug dealers in an effort to disrupt the illegal trafficking of Methamphetamine, Cocaine and Heroin. Since mid-November officers have recovered 10.14 kilograms of meth with an estimated street value of more than $1 million. They have also...
Police have released the name of the man charged in connection with Tuesday’s savage assault on a nurse at Abbotsford Regional Hospital. Neale Rex Heath has been charged with aggravated assault and was set to appear in Abbotsford provincial court Thursday. Online court records list Heath’s birth year as 1957,...
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...
Homeless man returns mistakenly donated diamond ring to BC woman. Trinda Gajek, a resident of Salt Spring Island, pauses while shopping after encountering a young homeless man who she said “wasn’t looking too good.” Gajek empties the zippered change pocket of her wallet and gives the young man everything inside. She forgets...
Sports fans across Ontario may soon be able to have a drink outside their favourite sports venues. With the Maple Leafs gearing up for the playoffs and the Raptors soon to follow suit, the Ontario government is considering an amendment that would allow tailgate parties to be held outside sports...
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...