Halifax Regional Police's new armoured vehicle is expected to arrive in the spring of 2020, according to a spokesman for the municipality. The Terradyne Gurkha MPV will cost the municipality $368,000; that sounds like a lot of money, but it’s a lot less than the $500,000 the city had budgeted...
Pet pig adopted from BC SPCA killed and eaten by new owners. This is the story of Molly, a rescued Vietnamese potbelly pig recently adopted by a BC couple who promptly slaughtered and ate her. Naturally, some people are angry. The RCMP have said they are not investigating the couple who...
Canadians will have to wait until late in the summer before they will be able to legally consume cannabis under a new timeline laid out by the federal government – even if the Senate votes in favour of the legislation by May or June. Ottawa now says it will give...
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...
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...
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...
Winner of largest Lotto jackpot in B.C. history to remain anonymous. The winning ticket in the record $30-million April 25 draw was purchased at the IGA grocery store on Parkway Boulevard in Coquitlam. You won’t, however, be seeing the customary photo of the lucky person posing with a giant novelty cheque. The...
A charge of sexual assault and another charge of voyeurism have been laid against a constable from the RCMP’s Meteghan Detachment. The province’s independent Serious Incident Response Team (SiRT) laid the charges against Const. Yannick Frechette, 27, following an investigation of an incident alleged to have occurred at a party...
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...
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...