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  • Yazidi boy who was captured by ISIS reunited with family - CTV News August 17, 2017
    CTV NewsYazidi boy who was captured by ISIS reunited with familyCTV NewsA young Yazidi boy who was captured and released by ISIS is now on Canadian soil. Emad Mishko Tamo,12, was able to hug his family early Thursday morning at Winnipeg James Armstrong Richardson International Airport. It has been nearly three years ...Tearful reunion as Yazidi […]
  • 2 men charged after RCMP cruisers rammed by pickup - CBC.ca August 17, 2017
    CBC.ca2 men charged after RCMP cruisers rammed by pickupCBC.caTwo men are facing charges after Nova Scotia RCMP say two police cruisers were rammed Tuesday afternoon in Hants County by a pickup truck allegedly driven by a drunk driver. RCMP said officers from East Hants and Indian Brook were responding to ...NS man faces impaired driving charges […]
  • StatCan revises census data to show fewer English speakers in Quebec - CTV News August 17, 2017
    CTV NewsStatCan revises census data to show fewer English speakers in QuebecCTV NewsOTTAWA -- Statistics Canada is walking back a key census finding that stoked political fires in Quebec and saying that the English as a mother tongue is on the decline in the province instead of on the rise. The change is the result […]
  • Three children killed in Alberta highway crash, parents injured - CTV News August 17, 2017
    CTV NewsThree children killed in Alberta highway crash, parents injuredCTV NewsA fatal collision between a semi-tractor and a SUV has claimed the lives of three children from the same family in Alberta. Emergency crews responded to a report of a serious two-vehicle crash at the intersection of Highway 36 and Highway 570, south of ...Infant, 11-year-old […]
  • Rip currents, heavy rainfall expected as Gert glances Atlantic Canada - Edmonton Journal August 17, 2017
    CTV NewsRip currents, heavy rainfall expected as Gert glances Atlantic CanadaEdmonton JournalHALIFAX — Environment Canada is warning of rip currents, rapidly changing water levels and heavy rainfall in parts of Atlantic Canada today as hurricane Gert glances the region. The national weather forecaster says while Gert will not have a direct ...Gert Missing Island, but […]
  • Gun used in Sherway Gardens shooting had silencer, witness says - CBC.ca August 17, 2017
    CBC.caGun used in Sherway Gardens shooting had silencer, witness saysCBC.caAn eyewitness to a brazen shooting at Sherway Gardens shopping mall Wednesday evening says that a man in black clothing suddenly appeared and began firing a gun into a parked car. 2 people shot at Sherway Gardens, 1 taken to hospital with ...Male suffers serious injuries after […]
  • CBSA to provide update today on Quebec asylum seeker surge - CBC.ca August 17, 2017
    CBC.caCBSA to provide update today on Quebec asylum seeker surgeCBC.caThe Canada Border Services Agency is expected to give an update this morning on illegal border crossings by asylum seekers, including providing the total number in July. The federal and Quebec governments will also provide some new information.Refugee claimants found in possession of child porn at […]
  • Independent MLA Derek Fildebrandt hires lawyer to fight 2016 hit-and-run charge - CBC.ca August 17, 2017
    CBC.caIndependent MLA Derek Fildebrandt hires lawyer to fight 2016 hit-and-run chargeCBC.caNewly independent MLA Derek Fildebrandt could not have damaged his neighbour's vehicle because he was in a caucus meeting at the time of the alleged accident. That is the defence Fildebrandt's recently hired lawyer will present to an Edmonton court ...Fildebrandt steps down from UCP caucus, […]
  • US opens NAFTA talks with focus on trade balance — and a deficit of facts - CBC.ca August 17, 2017
    CBC.caUS opens NAFTA talks with focus on trade balance — and a deficit of factsCBC.caRobert Lighthizer didn't give a long speech on Wednesday to open the talks to renegotiate NAFTA. But he really didn't have to. Donald Trump's choice to get a better trade deal for the United States had only one message, one that […]
  • HBC removes divisive Confederate plaque from Montreal store - CTV News August 16, 2017
    CTV NewsHBC removes divisive Confederate plaque from Montreal storeCTV NewsAs a debate on the future of Confederate monuments rages south of the border, Hudson's Bay Company quietly removed a plaque dedicated to Confederate President Jefferson Davis from outside its downtown Montreal store Tuesday night, a company ...Confederate plaque on Montreal Hudson's Bay store removedCBC.caColby Cosh: Montreal […]