Former Labrador cop found guilty of child luring
Montreal's John A. Macdonald statue vandalized in anti-racism protest
Facebook employees had access to millions of users' passwords in plain text — by accident
‘Put the kids first’: B.C. father speaks out about son’s alleged assault at elite hockey club
Humboldt Broncos bus crash: Truck driver Jaskirat Sidhu to learn sentence today
In the news today, March 22
ACOA contributes to Labrador Wellness Centre
The Labrador Wellness Centre has received a $1.5-million contribution from the Atlantic Canada Opportunities Agency (ACOA) Innovative Communities Fund. The presentation was made March 18. “The funding announced today is wonderful news for ...
Truck driver in fatal Broncos crash gets 8-year sentence
A truck driver who caused the deadly Humboldt Broncos crash has been sentenced to eight years in prison. Jaskirat Singh Sidhu of Calgary had pleaded guilty earlier this year to 29 counts of dangerous driving. He stood quietly and looked ...
Wilson-Raybould says she'll provide more evidence — including texts and emails — on SNC-Lavalin affair
Liberal MPs on the Commons justice committee may have shut down further hearings on the SNC-Lavalin affair, but Jody Wilson-Raybould has still found a way to provide more evidence. In a letter to committee chair Anthony Housefather, ...
Disturbance along Burin Peninsula highway leads to arrest of impaired North West Brook driver
A man from North West Brook will face charges of impaired driving and uttering threats after an arrest on the Burin Peninsula highway near Goobies. According to a release issued on March 21, RCMP says at 11 a.m. on March 16 they responded to a ...
Artist must pay gallery owner he defamed on social media: New Brunswick judge
FREDERICTON — In a cautionary tale about venting on social media, a New Brunswick artist has been ordered to pay damages for defaming a gallery owner. Ryan Livingstone has been ordered to pay Fredericton gallery owner Ingrid Mueller almost ...
Steering problem forces authorities to pull more than 600 Quebec buses off the road
MONTREAL — Quebec public transit corporations had to pull more than 600 buses off the road today after the manufacturer detected a technical problem. Nova Bus of St-Eustache, Que., ordered immediate inspections after finding a fault ...
Father of seven children who were killed in Halifax house fire remains in coma
HALIFAX — The father of seven children who were killed in a ferocious fire remains in a coma, a month after flames engulfed their Halifax home. Muslim community leaders said on Friday that Ebraheim Barho has undergone ...
DFO and harvesters discuss 3K fishery
The fishery was a hot topic in St. Anthony this past week, as inshore harvesters offered their insights on the industry’s future. On March 12, at the St. Anthony Lions Club, the Department of Fisheries and Oceans (DFO) hosted a consultation ...
Woman died after 11-hour ER wait at New Brunswick hospital, sister says
MONCTON, N.B. — The sister of a woman who spent some of her final hours waiting in a New Brunswick emergency room says she believes the wait contributed to her death. Donna Bordage says Marianne Porter waited for 11 hours in the Moncton Hospital ...
50th birthday bash for beloved Alberta Legislature burger
A group of burger-loving Albertans stood in the Edmonton Federal Building foyer Thursday night, wearing party hats as they sang Happy Birthday to a hamburger. To understand why, we must back up 50 years. On March 27, 1969, as interim supply ...