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  • Suspicious death

    January 30, 2014 2:47 AM 5

    OTTAWA - The Ottawa Police service responded to a call for service in the 100 block of Brambling Way at 1:00 p.m. on Wednesday, Jan. 30, 2014. A single deceased individual was located in the residence. The death is considered suspicious.

  • Is compromise possible on transit referendum?

    January 30, 2014 1:49 AM 4

    The increasingly serious game of chicken between the provincial government and the mayors of Metro Vancouver over transit funding shows no sign of ending. Last week, I wrote that the transit referendum scheduled for the fall faced a rocky road before actually being held. Now, however, the standoff casts doubt on whether that referendum will actually

  • Saskatoon-based Claude Resources fined $25K for safety violations

    January 30, 2014 1:08 AM 3

    A Saskatoon-based gold mining company and a supervisor has been fined almost $27,000 for safety violations. Claude Resources Inc. (TSX:CRJ) pleaded guilty to three charges under Saskatchewan occupational health and safety legislation and was fined $24,500 in Saskatoon provincial court earlier this month. Claude shift boss Steve Strickland also pleaded

  • Saskatoon man sentenced to 15 months for hiding daughter from his mistress

    January 30, 2014 1:00 AM 16

    A man who admitted to taking and hiding the daughter he fathered with his Brazilian mistress has been sentenced to 15 months in jail. Alexander Fiodor Levin of Saskatoon pleaded guilty earlier this week to child harbouring. He told court he took the girl from her mother as punishment when he found out the woman had been seeing other men. Levin and his mistress

  • Snow, poor visibility prompt Dufferin County to declare emergency

    January 30, 2014 12:06 AM 15

    County has been plagued with harsh winds and blowing snow since last week, causing numerous accidents. Extreme weather conditions that have plagued Dufferin County since Friday prompted county officials to declare an emergency on Wednesday. The harsh winds and blowing snow have caused numerous motor vehicle accidents in the region, said chief administrative

  • Former Quebec premier denies receiving $3,000 cheque from lobbyist: Liberal leader

    January 29, 2014 10:49 PM 2

    SAINT-FELICIEN, Que. -- Jean Charest has denied ever receiving a $3,000 cheque from a lobbyist when he was premier, Liberal Leader Philippe Couillard said Wednesday. Charest's name has surfaced for the first time during testimony at Quebec's corruption inquiry. A witness testified that a lobbyist handed Charest a $3,000 cheque that had been signed by a senior

  • Calgary mother who threw 3 infants in trash sentenced to 18 more months

    January 29, 2014 8:54 PM 6

    CALGARY -- A Calgary woman who tossed three of her newborns into the garbage has been given 18 more months in jail and faces three years of probation. Meredith Borowiec, 32, gave birth in 2008 and 2009, but the babies' bodies have never been found. A third child born in 2010 survived when the baby's father unknowingly helped pull the infant out of the trash

  • Coroner Andrée Kronstrom answers tough questions for L’Isle-Verte families

    January 29, 2014 8:10 PM 4

    L’ISLE-VERTE — For the second time in seven months, coroner Andrée Kronstrom has become the link between the gruesome scene of mass fatality still under investigation and the grieving families desperate for answers. She spent one month in Lac-Mégantic in July, and for another three months after that she continued to answer questions and support the families

  • Council approves cash for police headquarters audit amidst full slate at city hall

    January 29, 2014 8:09 PM 3

    Councillors passed a motion to spend up to $500,000 on an external audit of the downtown police headquarters in Winnipeg. St Norbert Coun. Justin Swandel was the lone vote against the probe. Council wants a report back by the summer, before the fall election, as to why the project went $75 million over budget. As well. St. Boniface Councillor Dan Vandal

  • Redford says she spoke to Gore about Alberta oilsands but didn't sway him

    January 29, 2014 7:04 PM 2

    EDMONTON - Alberta Premier Alison Redford says she stated her case to high-profile American oilsands critic Al Gore, but doesn't have any illusions about the result. Redford says she and Gore agreed to disagree on points about climate change and what Alberta is doing to eradicate it. Redford and Gore, the former U.S. vice-president, met last week at the World