Police have confirmed the identity of Toronto’s 12th homicide of 2021 as Amanda Killeen. The 32-year-old single mother of three was initially the subject of a police investigation into a missing person last month that ultimately led to a fatal police shooting. Police were first called to an apartment building on...
Health officials counted 35 new cases of COVID-19 and one more death in the Vancouver Island region Thursday. The new cases were among 564 cases found across B.C. over the past 24 hours, for a total of 82,473 cases in the province since the pandemic began. Four more people in B.C....
Health Minister Christine Elliott says that with the approval of a new COVID-19 vaccine in Canada and new guidelines for administering second doses, Ontario is “recalibrating” its timeline for rolling out vaccines and may be able to get more people their first dose sooner than initially thought. “We were looking...
The provincial police watchdog is continuing to investigate a fatal police shooting that occurred Wednesday afternoon, but have identified the victim as a woman in her 20s. The Alberta Serious Incident Response Team (ASIRT) was called to investigate an incident at the Nuvo Hotel in downtown Calgary at about 4...
A Toronto police officer has been charged after he was allegedly caught committing an indecent act near an arena in Whitby on Monday. Durham Regional Police say they were called to the McKinney Centre just after 8:30 a.m. on March 1 for a report of an indecent act. Police allege a...
Scams routinely make their way through the community, but this year there is a noticeable increase in the amount of tax-related scams, or fake COVID-19 vaccination calls. Kamloops RCMP Cst. Crystal Evelyn says there are a variety of ways people are being contacted — via email, text message, or phone...
The hockey world was in mourning Thursday night after Wayne Gretzky announced the passing of his father, Walter, at age 82. "It is with deep sadness that Janet and I share the news of the passing of my dad," he wrote on Twitter. "He bravely battled Parkinson's and other health...
The Maple Leafs talked a lot about finding consistency following last summer's disappointment in the NHL's post-season bubble. A top-heavy roster stacked with offensive talent in recent years, Toronto would often look like world beaters one night and something completely different the next. Loose play in the neutral zone, maddening negligence...
Manitoba announced two deaths connected to COVID-19 on Thursday. One of the deaths was a woman in her 20s from Winnipeg. The other death was a woman in her 90s also from Winnipeg, linked to an outbreak at Park Manor Care Home. The death toll now sits at 903. Manitoba also added...
Ontario is reporting 994 new cases of COVID-19 today and 10 more deaths linked to the virus. Health Minister Christine Elliott says there are 298 new cases in Toronto, 171 in Peel and 64 in York Region. The province also reports that 1,072 more cases were resolved. More than 65,600 tests were...