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  • Judge to give instructions to jury at Lac-Mégantic trial

    January 10, 2018 1:23 PM 8

    Tom Harding, Richard Labrie and Jean Demaitre are charged with criminal negligence in the train disaster that killed 47 people. SHERBROOKE, QUE.—The judge at the Lac-Mégantic criminal-negligence trial is to give his instructions to the jury today. Tom Harding, Richard Labrie and Jean Demaitre are charged with criminal negligence in the disaster that killed

  • Fatal Kansas 'swatting' suspect wanted for similar hoax in Calgary

    January 9, 2018 10:01 PM 14

    Police say 25-year-old Tyler Barriss has been charged for making a prank call that resulted in armed response The Los Angeles suspect in a fatal swatting incident in the United States has been charged by Calgary police for a similar, but non-fatal, hoax. Swatting is when a call is made to police claiming that a major incident, often involving hostages

  • Quebec opposition parties balk at making mosque shooting anniversary a day of awareness

    January 9, 2018 5:52 PM 8

    The National Council of Canadian Muslims is asking for the Jan. 29 anniversary of the mass shooting one year ago to become a day of action on Islamophobia. But the Parti Quebecois and the Coalition Avenir Quebec say the term Islamophobia is too controversial. MONTREAL—Quebec’s main opposition parties are coming out against a call to make the anniversary

  • North Korea, South Korea agree to hold military talks

    January 9, 2018 12:40 PM 13

    Delegations from both sides gathered at border village of Panmunjom on Tuesday The two Koreas have agreed in a joint statement to hold talks on reducing military tensions and "actively co-operate" in next month's Winter Olympic Games in South Korea. Senior officials of the rival Koreas gathered at the border village of Panmunjom on Tuesday for their

  • As flu case numbers spike, experts say peak could be a few weeks away

    January 9, 2018 12:34 AM 11

    Infectious diseases experts describe this influenza season as “unusual,” in that a mix of two strains are dominating this year’s flu epidemic. The number of flu cases is continuing to spike across Canada, suggesting the peak of the season could still be a few weeks off, say infectious diseases experts, who describe this influenza season as “unusual

  • Montreal-area house explosion leaves one dead, two others in hospital

    January 7, 2018 11:01 PM 12

    Police said the cause of the explosion, which largely destroyed the house and damaged several others, is unclear MIRABEL, QUE.—One of three people who were injured in an explosion in a home north of Montreal early Friday morning has died. Mirabel police have confirmed the 24-year-old man died in a hospital burn unit on Friday evening. A police spokesperson

  • Several people dead after house fire in Pubnico Head, N.S

    January 7, 2018 2:17 PM 22

    Fire department says they got the call just after midnight At least two people are dead as the result of a house fire in Pubnico Head, N.S., RCMP say. Troy Amirault, deputy chief with the West Pubnico Fire Department, said they got the call just after midnight early Sunday morning about a fire on Highway 3 not far from Pubnico, N.S. He said some people

  • Costco recalls Kirkland croissants sold in Ontario that may contain plastic

    January 7, 2018 2:45 AM 11

    The products were sold only at Costco outlets in Barrie, London, Newmarket and west Toronto. OTTAWA—Costco Wholesale Canada Ltd. is recalling Kirkland Signature brand All Butter Croissants sold in certain stores in Ontario due to the possible presence of plastic. The Canadian Food Inspection Agency says consumers should not eat Kirkland Signature All Butter

  • What the letters on Sen. Beyak's website said

    January 5, 2018 9:10 PM 11

    Perry Bellegarde, National Chief of the Assembly of First Nations, said they contain “racist and stereotypical attitudes” that perpetuate misunderstandings of Indigenous peoples. Sen. Lynn Beyak was booted from the Conservative caucus on Thursday after she refused to take down letters from her personal website that her party leadership deemed racist

  • Defence lawyer says client had limited role in deadly Lac-Mégantic train derailment

    January 5, 2018 6:32 PM 9

    Guy Poupart says Richard Labrie, who was traffic controller for the Montreal Maine and Atlantic Railway, was 200 kilometres from Lac-Mégantic when the tragedy occurred. SHERBROOKE, QUE.—The lawyer for one of the three men charged in the deadly Lac-Mégantic train derailment says his client had a limited role in the tragedy. Guy Poupart says Richard Labrie