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August 11, 2018 4:10 AM Man sought by police after Scarborough collision kills 71-year-old motorcyclist

Citizens on site are believed to have performed CPR on the injured motorcyclist while waiting for emergency services, but when paramedics arrived at 9:01 p.m., the man was pronounced dead on scene. Marc Laurin, a 29-year-old Toronto man, is wanted for dangerous operation of a vehicle causing death, failure to stop after a collision, and being unlawfully 9

August 10, 2018 12:58 PM Cineplex profit jumps in second quarter on higher attendance, more spending per person

Cineplex Inc. had $24.4 million of net income in the second quarter, beating analyst profit estimates, as total revenue increased by 12.4 per cent from last year and the company made progress on its cost-reduction efforts. The Toronto-based cinema and entertainment company says revenue for the three-months ended June 30 was $409 million, a record high for the second 11

August 8, 2018 5:28 PM Some vets forced to wait months for case manager, records show

Veterans Affairs Minister Julian Fantino was warned in May that nearly 300 veterans had been waiting months for a case manager to help them gain access to support services. The warning, contained in internal documents obtained by the Citizen, was delivered as Fantino prepared to defend millions of dollars in Veterans Affairs Canada budget cuts. Veterans 25

August 8, 2018 3:51 PM Man dies after altercation with Canada Border Services Agency officers in Calgary

CALGARY—A foreign national is dead after going into medical distress during an altercation with Canada Border Services Agency officers Tuesday in Calgary. In a press release Wednesday morning, CBSA Prairie Acting Regional Director General Nina Patel said “an altercation took place between the individual and the two CBSA officers on board a flight from Calgary 13

August 8, 2018 1:15 PM Ontario should offer incentives to reverse psychiatrist shortage, report says

And though enrolment in medical school is growing, the percentage of applicants choosing psychiatry is declining, the report says. “Governments are investing a significant amount of money into improving mental health services, which is great ... (but) there’s some issues with access to treatment at this point, and if we don’t have enough psychiatrists 7

August 7, 2018 7:35 PM Air Transat, Flair Airlines sign on with Aimia as Aeroplan partners

Partnership agreements between Aimia Inc. and two more Canadian airlines have taken flight, slated to take effect after the Montreal-based company’s current agreement with Air Canada ends in July 2020. One of Aimia’s new partners is Air Transat, a long-established airline owned by travel and leisure company Transat AT, based in Montreal. Aimia’s other 14

August 6, 2018 11:07 PM Saudi Arabia orders its foreign students out of Canadian schools

Barbara Joy, spokesperson for York University, said of the 7,259 international students at that school, 115 are from Saudi Arabia. “While we await further information, our immediate focus will be on supporting these students to understand the potential implications for them,” Joy said in an emailed statement. The news comes after Saudi Arabia’s decision 16

August 4, 2018 1:05 PM Trump may want a ‘Space Force’ but the Pentagon has a different idea

Trump’s focus has generated an unusual level of talk about space, but with little clarity. “At the moment, there is no concrete proposal on the table for what a Space Force will look like or what it will do,” said Brian Weeden, an Air Force veteran who is director of program planning at the Secure World Foundation, which promotes peaceful uses of outer 12

August 1, 2018 8:52 PM Migrant toddler reportedly dies after leaving ICE facility

“Without a name or more specific information, we are unable to research this allegation,” ICE spokesperson Danielle Bennett said in a statement. “That doesn’t make the allegation true, just impossible to refute.” Dilley, officially known as the South Texas Family Residential Center, is the largest of ICE’s three family detention centres, with a capacity 14

July 31, 2018 6:05 PM Saskatchewan court asked to give interim payment to victims of Humboldt Broncos crash

Court documents state the non-profit group has received free professional services from its law firm, bank and accountants. GoFundMe has deducted roughly $483,000 from the money raised to cover 2.9 per cent payment processing fees. An additional $49,000 is being held back by GoFundMe in a temporary reserve in case any donors challenge their contribution 13