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  • Death at Remand Centre confirmed to be homicide

    December 31, 2013 12:04 AM 10

    Edmonton police confirmed the death of a man in his 30s at the Edmonton Remand Centre on Christmas Eve, was a homicide. Police said Monday that Curtis Dale Hill, 34, had died from injuries related to blunt force trauma. The investigation began after police were called to the Remand Centre Tuesday, December 24, just before 9 p.m. Witnesses told police

  • Prostitution must remain illegal

    December 30, 2013 10:54 PM 19

    People who argue for the so-called “harm reduction” approach to drugs and prostitution are wily adversaries. Instead of debating the questions at the heart of an issue, they do a Mr. Rational shtick, claiming that their conlusions are dictated by the facts. Anyone who disagrees with them, they loftily declare, is ignoring the facts and slavishly following

  • Research Findings From 2013 Offer Insight Into Why Couples Split

    December 30, 2013 10:16 PM 34

    Things were over in June for Julianne Hough and Ryan Seacrest, after dating for close to three years. Britney Spears

    Blue Rodeo members headline latest Order of Canada recipients

    December 30, 2013 10:02 PM 22

    OTTAWA – The singer-songwriters behind the enduring success of the band Blue Rodeo headline a talented cast of new appointments to the Order of Canada. Jim Cuddy and Greg Keelor will be celebrated as Officers of the Order in a ceremony later in 2014, along with 88 other new or promoted appointees, Gov. Gen. David Johnston announced Monday. Those being

  • Missing glass eye, request to arrest Mike Duffy make Chatham, Ont. list of silly 911 calls

    December 30, 2013 9:29 PM 11

    A southwestern Ontario resident’s attempt to meddle in the Senate scandal by calling 911 on Mike Duffy made the local police force’s annual list of the silliest emergency calls of the year. The caller accused the embattled senator of fraud in effort to sic Chatham, Ont., police on him – despite being more than 700 kilometres from the capital. That wasn’t

  • Homicide team brought in after mom beaten outside arena

    December 30, 2013 9:13 PM 15

    The Integrated Homicide Investigation Team has been called in to probe a brutal attack in Surrey. CTV News has learned that a mother picking up her son from the arena at the Newton Recreation Centre Sunday night was apparently beaten in a robbery. It is believed the victim, a 53-year-old woman, is in hospital with life-threatening injuries. She is not expected

  • Toronto police investigating after Justin Bieber’s limo driver claims he was assaulted by singer’s entourage

    December 30, 2013 8:55 PM 25

    Toronto police are looking into allegations that a member of Justin Bieber’s entourage assaulted a limo driver who was driving the Canadian pop star and several others. But a spokesman says it’s unclear whether the teen heartthrob himself is accused in the attack or simply one of his companions. Const. Victor Kwong says officers were called either late Sunday

  • So, you want to be a doctor? Facing a job crunch, Canadian Medical Association updates profiles of specialties

    December 30, 2013 8:48 PM 24

    With surveys showing that one in six newly graduated medical specialists in Canada can’t find work, the Canadian Medical Association has produced updated profiles of all 38 medical specialties, from anatomical pathology to urology, to help medical students plot their career paths. The profiles include special skills required, average number of hours

  • Suspect in fatal south side stabbing turns himself in to authorities in Vancouver

    December 30, 2013 7:45 PM 17

    Edmonton police said Monday that the man wanted on Canada-wide warrants in connection to the stabbing death of a man in mid-December, had turned himself in to police in B.C. over the weekend. Police said Justin Sandquist, 23, surrendered to police in Vancouver Sunday, December 29. The development came after Edmonton Police Service Homicide Section detectives

  • Officer killed in on-duty crash wasn't wearing seatbelt: Blair

    December 30, 2013 7:41 PM 19

    A Toronto police officer who was killed in an on-duty car crash about a month ago was not wearing a seatbelt at the time of the accident, Toronto Police Chief Bill Blair has confirmed to CP24 in a year-end interview. Const. John Zivcic was pronounced dead on Dec. 2nd, less than 48 hours after his cruiser collided with another vehicle near Bloor Street