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  • 'Jewish Taliban' flees Quebec for Ontario

    November 23, 2013 12:06 AM 41

    CHATHAM, Ont. — About 200 members of a reclusive Jewish sect known in Israel as the 'Jewish Taliban' have fled their Quebec compound amid a child-protection probe. Israeli media have previously reported that the ultra-orthodox Lev Tahor group engages in forced marriages. Child protection services north of Montreal had issued a summons for Lev Tahor members

  • B.C. judge finds woman not guilty of human trafficking of young African woman

    November 22, 2013 6:53 PM 23

    VANCOUVER - A Tanzanian businesswoman accused of bringing a young woman to British Columbia to work as an unpaid maid has been found not guilty on all charges against her, including human trafficking. Mumtaz Ladha was charged under the Immigration Act with human trafficking, employing a foreign national without authorization, misrepresenting facts to the High Commission

  • Environment Canada works every CFL team’s name into a game-day weather forecast

    November 22, 2013 6:39 PM 19

    The stampede of fans heading to Regina for the 101st grey cup has begun. The cold weather this week came in like a lion, but will be a tabby by Sunday in comparison. There was a cold leadup to the 101st grey cup this week, but by game day the weather will not be giving anyone too rough a ride. For those who argoing to the game Sunday, milder conditions

  • Former Winnipeg Blue Bomber facing criminal charges

    November 22, 2013 4:53 PM 19

    A former Winnipeg Blue Bomber is facing 27 different criminal charges including fraud and theft. RCMP arrested David Pitcher in British Columbia on a Canada wide warrant on Sunday. He has been transported back to Winnipeg. A number of investors were allegedly duped of more than $5 million, said RCMP. Pitcher was a slotback for the Blue Bombers during

  • Stephen Harper to make announcement with Manitoba premier

    November 22, 2013 4:37 PM 22

    Prime Minister Stephen Harper is expected to make an announcement in Winnipeg this morning with Manitoba Premier Greg Selinger. Harper will be joined by Canadian Heritage Minister Shelly Glover and the president and CEO of CentrePort Canada, Diane Gray. A major interchange in Manitoba will open to traffic at 2 p.m. ET. The CentrePort Canada Way will provide

  • Canadians recall the day JFK was assassinated

    November 22, 2013 4:30 PM 35

    TORONTO -- It was just another Friday in 1963 with all the time in the world for Canadians to struggle through school classes, go for a walk or even skip work to shake off a winter bug. But when a man fired gunshots south of the border and ended a president's life, Canadians were quick to join their American neighbours in mourning. Men and women across

  • Who's responsible when a sperm freezer defrosts?

    November 22, 2013 4:09 PM 19

    A man who says his sperm was destroyed when power was cut to a freezer at the University of British Columbia is one step closer to his day in court. Howard Lam is the lead plaintiff in a class-action lawsuit against the university seeking damages for those affected. When Lam was diagnosed with cancer in the late 1990s his oncologist advised him to freeze

  • Taylor Swift listed as next of kin by pilot, a convicted felon, in fatal plane crash 

    November 22, 2013 3:42 PM 21

    Michael Callan who had a rap sheet that included convictions for armed robberies and charges of child pornography was hundreds of miles off course from his flight plan at the time of the Oct. 29 crash at Nashville International Airport. The mystery surrounding the crash of a small plane at Nashville Airport three weeks ago -- a single-engine Cessna that strayed

  • Canadians remember where they were the day JFK was assassinated

    November 22, 2013 2:58 PM 45

    11/22/2013 05:40 AM Michelle McQuigge, The Canadian Press It was just another Friday in 1963 with all the time in the world for Canadians to struggle through school classes, go for a walk or even skip work to shake off a winter bug. But when a man fired gunshots south of the border and ended a president’s life, Canadians were quick to join their American

  • Police investigating shooting in northeast Calgary

    November 22, 2013 1:26 PM 31

    Calgary Police are trying to find out what exactly went on after gunshots rang out in the northeast community of Marlborough Park. HAWCS was dispatched to the area to try and track down the suspects involved, but no arrests have been made.