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December 11, 2017 11:21 PM Crown to appeal stay against man accused in 'Surrey Six' murder case

VICTORIA -- The Crown is appealing a judge's decision to stay a murder charge against a man at a trial stemming from the murders of six people in Surrey, B.C. Jamie Bacon was charged with one count of first-degree murder and one count of conspiracy to murder Corey Lal. The case involves the murders of six people in a Surrey highrise in October 2007. In 2014, Cody Haevischer 7

December 11, 2017 5:59 PM B.C. man charged with animal cruelty after dog nearly dies of fleas

VANCOUVER -- An advocacy group says an animal cruelty charge has been laid against a British Columbia man after a dog nearly died of a serious flea infestation. The SPCA says in a release that an older terrier named Rascal was rushed to an animal hospital on Vancouver Island earlier this year after losing about 85 per cent of his blood to fleas 10

December 10, 2017 5:00 AM How to save money on shoes

We asked an expert on footwear how to save money on footwear. Whether it’s sneakers or sandals, high heels or loafers, work shoes or rain boots, shoes can also be a pricey part of your wardrobe. The Star reached out to Torontonian Kimberly Lyn, fashion and lifestyle writer on her website “The Souls of My Shoes”. As a self-proclaimed shoe lover, Lyn shared 7

December 6, 2017 5:47 PM Fisheries Minister Dominic LeBlanc diagnosed with leukemia

LeBlanc says he plans to remain a cabinet minister and Liberal MP while undergoing treatments for chronic lymphocytic leukemia. The diagnosis came in April. OTTAWA—Fisheries Minister Dominic LeBlanc says he will soon begin treatments for cancer. LeBlanc says he plans to remain a cabinet minister and Liberal MP while undergoing treatments for chronic 7

November 30, 2017 6:23 AM Late-minute deal averts school bus strike in GTA

TORONTO - A school bus strike that could have impacted about 10,000 students at 103 schools in parts of Durham Region and east-end Toronto was averted late Wednesday night. Unifor and First Student Canada signed a tentative agreement for 260 drivers just ahead of strike deadline of 12:01 a.m. Thursday. Details will be released after a ratification vote to be held in the coming 7

November 28, 2017 9:41 AM Canadian accused in Yahoo hack pleads guilty in American court

SAN FRANCISCO -- A Canadian man pleaded guilty Tuesday to charges stemming from a massive breach at Yahoo that authorities say was directed by two Russian intelligence agents and affected at least a half billion user accounts. Karim Baratov appeared in a jail jumpsuit before a federal judge and entered the pleas to one count of conspiracy to commit computer 8

November 3, 2017 2:32 PM Crown at gas plants trial asks judge for acquittal on breach-of-trust count

TORONTO - The prosecution at Ontario's gas plants trial has asked the courts to acquit the two accused on one of three charges they face. The Crown said there was no reasonable prospect of conviction on the breach of trust count against David Livingston and Laura Miller. The two former senior aides to ex-premier Dalton McGuinty still face two other counts 30

November 1, 2017 1:41 PM Facebook, Twitter, Google execs face 2nd day of testimony about Russian election interference

Facebook, Twitter and Google acknowledged to U.S. lawmakers Tuesday that Russian-linked accounts began exploiting their services in 2015 to sway last year's presidential election. Lawyers for the companies were grilled in Washington about why they didn't notice how their platforms were misused earlier, and about what they have done and will do to prevent 18

November 1, 2017 11:47 AM Russian meddling: 5 things tech giants need to tell Congress

NEW YORK -- Facebook, Twitter and Google acknowledged to U.S. lawmakers on Tuesday that Russian-linked accounts began exploiting their services in 2015 to sway last year's presidential election. Lawyers for the companies were grilled about why they didn't notice how their platforms were misused earlier, and about what they have done -- and will do -- to prevent 22

October 30, 2017 6:47 PM Decorated military officer accused of sex crimes in Quebec, New Brunswick

7 members of military have been charged in the last 30 days with sex-related offenses A high-ranking officer in the Canadian military, decorated by the Governor General for combat action in Afghanistan, is facing two charges of sexual assault and one count of committing an indecent act in alleged incidents that took place in two provinces over nearly 12