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September 18, 2018 5:41 PM Former DC mayor Marion Barry, who staged comeback after 1990 crack cocaine arrest, dead at 78

WASHINGTON - Divisive and flamboyant, maddening and beloved, Marion Barry outshone every politician in the 40-year history of District of Columbia self-rule. But for many, his legacy was not defined by the accomplishments and failures of his four terms as mayor and long service on the D.C. Council. Instead, Barry will be remembered for a single night 13

September 15, 2018 5:20 PM All but one of 10 workers injured in Saskatchewan crash out of hospital

KERROBERT, SASK. — A spokesman for the company that employs 10 workers who were hurt in a crash between a semitruck and a bus in Saskatchewan says all but one have been released from hospital. Paul Stuckless, corporate safety manager for O.J. Pipelines, says the workers were travelling to Kindersley, Sask., from a work site when their bus was struck 8

September 15, 2018 4:12 AM Ten hurt after bus and truck collide at Saskatchewan highway intersection

KERROBERT, SASK.—Ten people have been injured in a collision involving a semi-truck and a bus carrying workers at a highway intersection west of Saskatoon. Mounties say the crash happened at the intersections of Highways 21, 31 and 51 near Kerrobert shortly after 4 p.m. Friday. Three people have been sent to hospital in Saskatoon and seven were treated 9

September 12, 2018 7:47 PM Toronto schools put on lockdown, hold and secure after two separate shootings

Several Toronto schools were put into lockdown or hold and secure Wednesday after two separate shootings in Etobicoke and Scarborough. Paramedics said they found a male teen victim with a serious but non-life-threatening gunshot wound. Paramedics also took two teen girls to a local hospital with minor injuries. Police spokesperson Gary Long said the girls 12

September 12, 2018 3:45 PM Missouri boy miraculously survives after meat skewer pierces skull

HARRISONVILLE, MO.—A 10-year-old Missouri boy is recovering after he was attacked by insects and tumbled from a tree, landing on a meat skewer that penetrated his skull from his face to the back of his head. But miraculously, that’s where Xavier Cunningham’s bad luck ended. The skewer had completely missed Xavier’s eye, brain, spinal cord and major blood 11

August 28, 2018 7:38 PM Saudi Arabian medical residents can stay in Canada for now, according to hospital organization

The president of HealthCareCan says it was told by hospitals and the Saudi Arabian Cultural Bureau that more than 1,000 Saudi Arabian medical residents and fellows received an email on Monday saying they can continue their assignments in Canada until an alternative posting can be arranged. Paul-Emile Cloutier says the news is a relief as the looming 23

August 28, 2018 6:16 PM Felix Auger-Aliassime ‘fine’ after retiring from U.S. Open with heart palpitations, agent says

Agent Bernard Duchesneau told The Canadian Press Tuesday that the heat and humidity in New York caused the palpitations, and that Auger-Aliassime was feeling back to normal “maybe an hour after the match.” Duchesneau said Auger-Aliassime saw the ATP Tour doctor briefly Monday night, but added that the Montreal native was not required to see a specialist 22

August 26, 2018 7:57 PM ‘Multiple fatalities’ reported in mass shooting at gaming tournament in Jacksonville, Florida

Multiple people are dead, including a suspect, in what authorities called a mass shooting at a mall in downtown Jacksonville, Fla., on Sunday. The Jacksonville Sheriff's Office said that it did not know whether there were additional gunmen and that police were searching the area for suspects. The incident occurred at the Madden 19 video game tournament 23

August 26, 2018 12:32 PM Woman dead, daughter critically injured after car crash in Oshawa

The woman’s three-year-old daughter was also found with critical injuries. She was rushed to the Hospital for Sick Children in downtown Toronto, where she remains in life-threatening condition, according to the release. The crash involved a grey Toyota SUV, a grey Toyota Corolla and a white Jeep Cherokee. Witnesses at the scene told police the grey SUV was heading 25

August 23, 2018 11:22 PM Despite recent crash, Canadian Mike Woods ready for second crack at Spanish Vuelta

Defending champion Chris Froome and Tour de France winner Geraint Thomas, both members of Team Sky, are skipping the race to compete in the Tour of Britain. This year, Woods finished second in the prestigious Liege-Bastogne-Liege one-day race in April — the first Canadian to reach the podium at the event — and was runner-up on Stage 4 of the Giro D’Italia 12