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...
After finally letting a Canadian compete on Season 11 of RuPaul's Drag Race, the franchise is launching its very own Canadian incarnation of the popular reality show. Bell Media-owned streaming service Crave and OUTtv, which airs the wildly popular drag queen competition, are teaming up to produce a Canadian adaptation...
Two cousins from Paqtnkek Mi'kmaw Nation are dead after an oyster fishing boat capsized in waters off Bayfield, Antigonish County, on Monday. A woman who was on the boat when it flipped about 150 metres from shore was taken to hospital. The band’s official Facebook page identified the two men as...
Former Canadian Treasury Board Secretary Jane Philpott said on Tuesday that Prime Minister Justin Trudeau broke a parliamentary law by expelling her and former Veterans Affairs Minister Jody Wilson-Raybould from the Liberal Party's caucus last week. Philpott told the House of Commons that the party did not follow the legislated...
A recent inspection of six bridges with similar designs to one that collapsed last year shortly after its opening has found that five of them should have weight restrictions for safety reasons. The ministry is working with Saskatchewan rural municipalities to restrict weight or close the roadways containing the bridges...
A massive dump of dead crabs along a main northern highway has triggered a major investigation. The 250 male Dungeness crabs were found rotting beside a Highway 16 rest stop, west of Smithers.B.C., last week. Officials believe it's linked to ongoing illegal seafood sales along B.C.'s North Coast. 'Very unusual' "I've never...
Alberta pot smokers are expected to spend about $940 million on legal weed by 2024, with the province becoming Canada's second-largest market for cannabis behind Ontario, according to a new forecast. U.S.-based research firms BDS Analytics and Arcview Market Research said in a new report Albertans spent about $216 million...
When Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau took office in late 2015, he was a political golden boy who seemed destined to build on the legend of his father, who led the country for more than 15 years. But six months ahead of an October election, polls suggest the 47-year-old politician...
Former senator, heart surgeon and University of Ottawa Heart Institute founder Wilbert Keon died on Sunday. He was 83. “Together with the Heart Institute staff, including those who worked alongside him for decades, I pledge that we will live up to his legacy, and his dream to continue growing his...