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January 18, 2018 4:28 PM 'Insanity' to allow nuclear waste storage near Ottawa River, Indigenous groups say

Canadian Nuclear Laboratories facility in Chalk River, Ont., could be up and running in 2020 Indigenous groups say a plan to store nuclear waste near the Ottawa River in eastern Ontario is "insanity" and want the federal government to intervene. Canadian Nuclear Laboratories, a private company, wants a 10-year licence to keep running the Chalk River 8

January 17, 2018 11:48 AM Police find body of 29-year-old Holly Hamilton

Hamilton was reported missing by her family Monday. She had not been seen or heard from since Sunday night. Hamilton police homicide detectives confirm they have found the body of 29-year-old Holly Hamilton, who had last been seen Sunday night. Homicide Staff Sgt. Dave Oleniuk confirmed police have found her body and her white, four-door Ford Escort 7

January 16, 2018 3:30 PM Good Samaritan's 'amazing actions' saved woman from cold, paramedics say

Elderly woman spotted Tuesday morning wandering along Uplands Drive in housecoat and socks Ottawa paramedics are praising a "Good Samaritan" who brought a woman in her 80s in from the freezing cold in south Ottawa Tuesday morning, potentially saving her from serious injuries. In a news release, paramedics said a woman saw the elderly woman walking along 16

January 15, 2018 10:43 PM North York girl, 6, rushed to hospital after being pinned by rolling SUV

Police say the girl was pinned against her parent's vehicle by a rolling SUV without a driver inside. A six-year-old girl has been rushed to hospital after she was pinned against her parent’s SUV near a North York school on Monday afternoon. Sgt. Duncan Miller told reporters the girl was getting into a Mercedes SUV on Ianhall Rd. when a second SUV rolled 15

January 15, 2018 9:07 PM Lowry returns from injury, but 76ers put hurt on Raptors

Philadelphia holds on despite late Toronto rally DeMar DeRozan scored 24 points and Kyle Lowry struggled in his return from a three-game absence because of a bruised tailbone as the Toronto Raptors lost 117-111 to the Philadelphia 76ers on Monday afternoon. Joel Embiid had 34 points and 11 rebounds and the 76ers narrowly avoided blowing another big lead; Philadelphia 10

January 14, 2018 9:03 PM Turkey vows imminent strike on Kurdish enclave in Syria

President Erdogan says he expects U.S. 'to support Turkey in its legitimate efforts' to combat terror Turkey's president said Sunday the country will launch a military assault on a Kurdish enclave in northern Syria "in the coming days" and urged the U.S. to support its efforts. President Recep Tayyip Erdogan said the operation against the Afrin enclave 16

January 12, 2018 2:49 PM 'I felt really scared:' Toronto girl says man tried to cut off her hijab while she walked to school

The attacker is described as an Asian man in his 20s An 11-year-old Toronto girl says a man approached her while she was walking to school on Friday morning and attempted twice to cut off her hijab with scissors. "I felt really scared and confused," said Khawiah Noman, a student at Pauline Johnson Junior Public School in Scarborough, Ont. Khawiah said she felt the man behind 34

January 10, 2018 9:58 PM Sinkhole big enough to swallow car opens on Yonge St. near Hwy. 401

Two traffic lanes closed on Yonge St., south of York Mills Rd. A large sinkhole shut down two traffic lanes on Yonge St., just north of York Mills Rd., on Wednesday. City work crews are attending to the large sinkhole, which appeared Wednesday morning at William Carson Cres., just south of Highway 401, and is large enough to swallow a car. While the cause 13

January 10, 2018 7:49 PM Two men found guilty in murders of family on central Alberta farm

Jason Klaus and Joshua Frank were found guilty of first-degree murder for shooting Klaus’ parents and sister on a central Alberta farm. RED DEER, ALTA.—Two men have been found guilty of first-degree murder for shooting one of the men’s parents and sister on a central Alberta farm. Jason Klaus and Joshua Frank sat silently with no expression as the verdicts 9

January 9, 2018 11:53 PM Zinedine Zidane gives Real Madrid a reality check

The coach is trying to keep Madrid motivated for La Liga competition, even though it is 16 points adrift of first-place Barcelona at the halfway point. MADRID—Zinedine Zidane is hoping his words will help put Real Madrid back on track. Zidane had a longer than usual talk with his players before training on Tuesday, saying it’s his responsibility to keep them motivated 10