A young couple and their dog were lucky to be spotted by search crews Thursday after spending a week stuck in the backcountry. On Thursday, Mounties from the Columbia Valley and Kimberley RCMP detachments put out a notice asking the public for help locating Catherine Gibbons, 22, and Damon Brodeur,...
The end of daylight saving time: it’s one of the most reliable events in Canada, unless you’re in Saskatchewan. But we’ll get to that. Each November, Canadians switch back their clocks to standard time. Summer is gone and so is that extra hour of evening sun. While the fall time...
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...
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...
Hundreds of thousands of people in Quebec are without power this morning as Hydro-Québec power outages province-wide continue due to intense rain and wind which is currently ripping through the province. Environment Canada still has most of Southern Quebec under Rainfall and Wind Warnings, as rain continues in some areas...
Nuns living in a secluded Greek Orthodox convent in the Laurentian Mountains, northwest of Montreal, have recently been fined nearly $75,000 for allegedly selling milk without a permit. They do have their own “Fromagerie” where they produce feta cheese – which is regulated by the state. But this supposed violation...
Transit workers have announced strike action would begin with a uniform and overtime ban. If negotiations between Unifor — the union that represents bus, SeaBus and maintenance workers — and Coast Mountain Bus Company (CMBC), a TransLink subsidiary, do not reach a tentative agreement, the strike action is scheduled to...
One Calgary man just got $65 million richer. Tai Trinh, of Calgary, just cashed in a lottery ticket worth $65 million. He bought the ticket on October 4 as part of his daily routine, according to a release from the Western Canada Lottery Corporation. “You know, when you buy a ticket,...
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,...
The sole occupant of a small plane performing in the Smith Fall Fair in northern Alberta has died after the aircraft crashed. Just after noon Saturday, Slave Lake officers were called to the fair after an incident at the air show. Two small planes were performing acrobatic manoeuvres when one...