Bruce MacArthur, the Canadian landscaper accused of slaying five gay lovers, not only stashed his victims in landscape planters, but also may have feasted on them. Cops believe sicko McArthur, 66, may have cannibalized his victims before concealing the rest of their remains in planters outside more than two-dozen homes...
Eleanor Widdowson made a pointed call for transparency from the Saskatchewan government after her sister died from the novel coronavirus in March. "Don't hide shit." Saskatchewan refuses to reveal communities where COVID-19 has been detected unless there is an outbreak declared. Widdowson said that more knowledge might have protected her...
Health officials in Quebec recorded an additional 131 fatalities, raising the province’s death toll to 3,351. Those fatalities are among the province’s 40,724 total cases after 793 new patients were identified, marking Quebec the first to surpass the 40,000-case mark. There are now 10,829 people who have recovered from the virus,...
Two recent COVID-19 victims were announced Wednesday, after Alberta went five straight days without an increase to its death toll. One was a woman in her 90s from Extendicare Hillcrest, and the other a woman in her 80s from Intercare Chinook Care Centre. The two long-term care victims increase the...
Saskatchewan Party candidate Daryl Cooper has resigned his nomination ahead of Saskatchewan’s provincial election. Cooper, a candidate for the Saskatoon Eastview riding, resigned after now-deleted social media posts and interactions linked to conspiracy group QAnon surfaced online. “The content and views that Mr. Cooper interacted with on social media are concerning...
The Simcoe Muskoka District Health Unit has confirmed 12 new cases of COVID-19 in Simcoe County today - including one in Collingwood and one in Wasaga Beach. The Collingwood case involves a man between the ages of 18 and 34. The cause is under investigation. This is the first confirmed...
Quebec health officials announced 169 new cases of COVID-19 on Sunday, and one additional death related to the respiratory virus. It’s now the 11th straight day that Canada’s worst-hit province has recorded over 140 cases and the 15th straight day it has recorded over 100. Before the recent stretch,...
The COVID-19 virus may bring an end to Nova Scotia's streak of record-breaking immigration increases. "The landings for the month of April are low, very low, relative to what we would have expected prior to COVID," Immigration Minister Lena Diab said Thursday. "The January, February landings, prior to COVID were...
Health officials have identified 18 more COVID-19 patients, bringing their provincial total to 249. Of Saskatchewan’s cases, four are in hospital, which includes two in intensive care. Twelve more people have recovered in the past 24 hours, for a total of 67 resolved cases in the province. There are 109 patients...
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...