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December 10, 2018 2:36 PM GoFundMe page raising money for family of murdered Mississauga boy

The 14-year-old’s dead body was found several hours later in Meadow Park, near Southdown Rd. and Truscott Dr., not far from his home Friday morning with obvious signs of trauma. Three days after the brutal killing, the Driver-Martin family is struggling to pay for the child’s funeral, a family friend says. “Riley’s body was found alone and cold early 6

November 27, 2018 10:49 PM Scarborough man found not criminally responsible for killing his mother, who struggled for years with his schizophrenia

After Christopher’s father Donald died from a stroke in 2007, it was just the two of them living in the bungalow in Scarborough’s Port Union neighbourhood. Crown prosecutor Dimitra Tsagaris told a Toronto court Tuesday they were only people in each other’s lives. In a rare finding Tuesday, Christopher Hardie, 40, was ruled not criminally responsible 19

November 21, 2018 3:54 PM American is killed by bow and arrow on remote Indian island

Dependra Pathak, police chief in the Andaman and Nicobar Islands, said Chau, from Washington state, may have been trying to convert the islanders to Christianity. Right before he left in his kayak, Chau gave the fishermen a long note. In it, police officials said, he had written that Jesus had bestowed him with the strength to go to the most forbidden 18

November 21, 2018 1:02 PM Dennis Oland to plead not guilty, finally face retrial for his father’s murder

SAINT JOHN, N.B.—Dennis Oland is expected to enter a plea of not guilty this morning, as his retrial in his father’s murder finally gets under way. Oland will be re-arraigned in a Saint John courtroom, before the much-delayed case proceeds to opening statements and possibly the first witnesses. The New Brunswick Court of Queen’s Bench judge dismissed 15

November 15, 2018 1:28 PM Woman’s death aboard Princess Cruises ship may be murder, reports say

A 52-year-old American woman aboard a Princess Cruises ship sailing in the Caribbean died Tuesday in what authorities are treating as a possible murder case, according to several news outlets in the region. Aruba-based Diario reports the woman plunged from an upper deck of the 3,600-passenger Royal Princess onto a lifeboat after struggling with a man who was seen choking 14

November 13, 2018 6:04 PM Christopher Plummer to star in new TV series for Global

The series is being produced by Toronto’s Shaftesbury, the company behind Frankie Drake Mysteries and Murdoch Mysteries, and the U.K.’s Greenpoint Productions Ltd. Vincent Shiao, who executive-produces Global’s Ransom, is the creator of Departure, in which Panjabi’s character, Kendra Malley, investigates the disappearance of Flight 716, with Plummer 17

November 5, 2018 7:40 PM Man accused of Fredericton murder spree says he wants different lawyer

FREDERICTON — A Fredericton man accused of murdering two police officers and two civilians in an August shooting spree has told a judge that he wants a new lawyer. The court was to have heard the Crown’s application today for a psychological assessment, but that’s on hold until Raymond’s lawyer issue is settled. During two previous court appearances 21

November 3, 2018 1:13 PM Government urged to rein in Canadian Commercial Corporation on arms deals

OTTAWA —The Crown corporation that arranges Canadian arms sales abroad has to be stopped from making deals with human-rights violators that become practically impossible for the government to cancel, say two international arms-trade watchdogs. Project Ploughshares and Amnesty International say the upcoming ratification of the United Nations Arms Trade 18

November 1, 2018 1:17 PM Case of Yonge St. van attack suspect Alek Minassian heads straight to Superior Court

The case of Toronto van attack suspect Alek Minassian will proceed directly to the Superior Court of Justice. Crown attorney Joe Callaghan on Thursday told Ontario Court Justice Charles Vaillancourt the deputy attorney general has agreed to proceed by preferred indictment, waiving Minassian’s preliminary inquiry. The 25-year-old faces 10 counts of first-degree 16

October 31, 2018 4:22 PM Fourteen jurors chosen for Dennis Oland’s retrial in murder of his father

It was the first step in what promises to be a closely watched, high-profile murder case involving one of the most prominent families in the Maritimes. Richard Oland, whose bludgeoned body was found in a pool of blood in his Saint John office on the morning of July 7, 2011, was a former executive at the family brewery, Moosehead. The multimillionaire 15