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November 9, 2018 5:24 PM Two minors in custody after Nunavut grocery store fire

IQALUIT, NUNAVUT—Two Iqaluit youths are in custody after a series of fires earlier this week in the Nunavut capital, including one that damaged the city’s largest store and grocer. RCMP said Friday charges of arson and disregard for human life are pending against the pair, who are not identified. “As the investigation progresses we’ll be able to release 38

November 7, 2018 5:35 PM Canadians tuning out real Canada Revenue Agency agents because of phone scammers

With help from police in India, the Mounties say they have dismantled three major operations there and arrested a dozen people here in Canada who are involved in the scheme. The RCMP has counted 4,000 victims who have lost $15 million. Virtually none of the money has been recovered. Tammy Branch, a director-general at the tax agency, says the CRA will never 21

October 30, 2018 6:27 PM Montreal engineering giant SNC asks court to review federal decision excluding it from remediation regime

SNC is “in the dark as to how they failed to meet the requirement of ‘appropriateness,’ or why the public interest requirement, though met, has apparently been ignored,” the document says. It adds that prosecutors failed to consider information SNC provided “regarding the turnover of senior management and the severance of any individuals who might have directed 17

October 29, 2018 7:51 PM RCMP arrest teen after online threat made to Cape Breton high school

Police are asking anyone with information about the incident to contact the Inverness detachment of the RCMP. “Given the nature of this sort of event we aren’t specific about what the threat actually was,” said Clarke. “However, it was concerning to both police and the school administration and it did prompt a lockdown and a police response.” She said the decision 15

October 26, 2018 7:39 PM Roads reopen, business resumes in Langley following ammonia leak

LANGLEY, B.C.—All roads have reopened around an industrial park in the Township of Langley, south of Vancouver, almost two days after an ammonia leak forced an evacuation of the area. RCMP say roads around the industrial park reopened around midnight to allow employees in affected businesses to get back to work. The area was evacuated early Wednesday 24

October 26, 2018 5:17 PM French appeal court orders review of evidence in case of Canadian accused in bombing, Hassan Diab

OTTAWA — The decade-long ordeal of Ottawa academic Hassan Diab, suspected by French authorities of being involved in a deadly bombing in Paris, showed no signs of ending on Friday after an appeal court ordered a fresh review of evidence in the case. The French Court of Appeal’s decision sparked immediate rebukes from Diab, his lawyer and human-rights 25

October 5, 2018 9:44 PM B.C. child hospitalized after eating cannabis-infused gummies, RCMP says

COURTENAY, B.C.—RCMP in British Columbia say a young child has been hospitalized after eating marijuana-infused gummy bear candies she found while in the back seat of a vehicle. Police say the girl’s parents took her to hospital when she showed signs of medical distress and she was airlifted to another hospital for further medical treatment. Const. Monika 20

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 33

September 15, 2018 2:13 PM Independent Investigations Office probing RCMP-involved shooting in B.C

KAMLOOPS, B.C.—RCMP in Kamloops, B.C. say a man is dead after a shooting incident that involved police. Police say they received a report late Friday afternoon about a suspicious and possibly impaired man spotted near a camper trailer just southeast of the city. They say officers were dispatched and there was an exchange of gunfire, after which a man was found 29

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 24