Tag: Canada

Teen Son Of Canadian Consul Arrested, Brother Killed In Drug Deal [VIDEO]

Police arrested the son of the Canadian Consul General in Miami after they say he was involved in a marijuana deal that ended in gunfire and claimed the life of his older brother and another man. Police think 15-year-old Marc Wabafiyebazu and his 17-year old brother Jean Wabafiyebazu — both equipped with guns — prepared…

Airbus Plane Skids & Crash Lands Off Runway in Halifax Canada

An Air Canada passenger suffered a hard landing and the A320 jet skidded off the runway at the Halifax airport in Nova Scotia, sending 25 people to the hospital. The airline said that Air Canada Flight 624 from Toronto an Airbus A320 “exited the runway” upon landing. It said a preliminary count showed 133 passengers…

Canada: ‘Spocking’ $5 notes not illegal, but illogical [VIDEO]

Canada’s central bank is urging citizens to stop defacing their $5 notes in a tribute to deceased actor Leonard Nimoy. In a trend dubbed “Spocking,” Canadians have taken to drawing pointy ears and tiled brows on top of Canada’s seventh prime minister, Sir. Wilfrid Laurier, to make him look like Mr. Spock, the half-Vulcan, half-human…

Canada Monitoring User’s Websites File Downloads [VIDEO]

Canada’s electronic spy agency analyze millions of videos and documents downloaded online every day by people around the world, as part of a sweeping bid to find extremist plots and suspects, CBC News has learned. “Every single thing that you do — in this case uploading/downloading files to these sites — that act is being…

1 Dead, 6 Injured At New Year’s Party In Canada [VIDEO]

Gunfire broke out at a New Year’s Eve party in western Canada, killing one and injuring six others. About 50 people who identified themselves as members of African communities attended a New Year’s Eve party in Killarney, a quiet neighbourhood in southwest Calgary. Police received multiple phone calls about the party shooting shortly after 5…

9 Dead in Rampage in Canada [VIDEO]

On Tuesday, seven people, including two children, were found dead at two separate locations in Edmonton and Fort Saskatchewan, Canada. They were later linked to the murder of a middle-aged woman on Monday evening, as stated at a press conference, when a man allegedly entered a private residence and fired a gun before fleeing. Six…

Canada’s Courts: Police Officers Can Search Phones Without Warrant

The Supreme Court of Canada has ruled by a 4-3 decision that the Canadian police has the right to search cellphones without a warrant during arrests and under certain circumstances. Prior to this, the police were allowed to search cellphones without the need for a warrant, so essentially what this new ruling does is that…

Montreal Canadiens hockey legend Jean Béliveau dies

Jean Béliveau, the legendary, brilliant Montreal Canadiens centreman whose grace and leadership on and off the ice transcended hockey for more than six decades, died Tuesday night the Montreal Canadiens announced on Twitter. He was 83 years old. Béliveau leaves his wife and soulmate of 61 years, Élise; the couple’s daughter, Hélène; and granddaughters Mylène…

Arctic Weather Hits U.S., Canada

Temperatures in parts of the U.S. and Canada have dropped by as much as 40 degrees as cold air has been pushed south by a powerful storm hitting Alaska with hurricane-force winds. Parts of Michigan have already received more than two feet of snow, more than 150 fights have been canceled at the Minneapolis airport,…

Remembrance Day marked as veterans groups rail against government

Canadians will gather to mark Remembrance Day today, but two groups of veterans are expressing anger at the Conservative government over its policies. The main Remembrance Day event in Ottawa will be held at the National War Memorial, where Cpl. Nathan Cirillo was shot and killed nearly three weeks ago, two days after a man…

Jian Ghomeshi investigators hear from 3rd woman [VIDEO]

Toronto police are asking for the public’s help as they investigate former CBC radio host Jian Ghomeshi for what they are calling complaints of “assault and sexual assault” after three women alleged that they were attacked by him. The investigation is in its “infancy,” sex crimes Insp. Joanna Beaven-Desjardins said Saturday. None of the allegations…

Canadian Consulate In Istanbul Gets Package with Yellow Powder [VIDEO]

Turkish authorities on Friday launched an investigation after an unidentified yellow powder was found in a package sent to the Canadian consulate in Istanbul. Turkey’s disaster management agency, AFAD said in a statement, “The letter containing a yellow substance was examined in line with regular procedures.” The statement said, one Canadian consulate employee came directly…

VIDEO Shows Gunman Running Into Parliament

The RCMP has released dramatic video that shows Michael Zehaf Bibeau approaching Parliament Hill, hijacking a car and then running into Parliament. The security footage was shown at a news conference Thursday and indicates there there were Mounties close on the gunman’s heels as he rushed up the stairs and into Parliament. The footage immediately…

Canada’s PM: ‘Terrorist’ murdered soldier ‘in cold blood’ [VIDEO]

First a soldier guarding a hallowed war memorial was gunned down in Canada’s capital. Then shots erupted in the halls of the country’s Parliament minutes later. The two shootings in Ottawa Wednesday left lawmakers barricaded inside offices and parts of the city on lockdown for hours as police searched for suspects. Ottawa Police lifted the…

Attack on Ottawa: One soldier killed, one suspect dead [VIDEOS]

The Canadian soldier shot Wednesday at the National War Memorial has died. The shooter has been named as Michael Zehaf-Bibeau. Conservative MPs were informed that the Canadian Armed Forces member passed away. “We were told … that according to the Department of National Defence, he died,” a government source said. “We held a moment of…

Attack in Canada: – Shootings at Parliment, Gunman Loose [VIDEO]

BREAKING: Hospital says it has received 3 victims from Ottawa shootings, 2 are in stable condition. Ottawa police say they believe there is more than one shooter but this is unclear. The crack of gunshots rang through the halls of Parliament Hill’s Centre Block after a gunman fired on soldiers guarding Canada’s main war memorial,…

1 shot at war memorial near Canada’s Parliament

One person was shot Wednesday morning at a war memorial near Canada’s Parliament in Ottawa, police there said, amid media reports that gunfire also was heard in Parliament. The Canadian Broadcasting Corp. reported that a soldier who was standing guard at the memorial was shot. Gunfire also was heard inside the halls of Parliament, CNN…

Canadian soldier dies after hit-and-run involving suspected radical

One of the two soldiers struck by a Quebec motorist with suspected jihadi sympathies has died. The soldiers were hit while they were walking late Monday morning in a shopping mall parking lot. The Prime Minister’s Office, which played a key role in making terror allegations against the suspect public, said the individual under investigation…

Canada to start shipping experimental Ebola vaccine to WHO

Canada’s government announced on Saturday that it will start shipping an experimental Ebola vaccine to the World Health Organization on Monday. The WHO will consult with its partners, including the health authorities from the affected countries, to determine how best to distribute and use the vaccine.

Canada Approves ISIS Airstrikes in Iraq

Canada’s parliament has authorized the country’s armed forces to join U.S.-led airstrikes against ISIS militants in Iraq. The vote allows the strikes for up to six months, but rules out the use of ground troops. The Canadians will provide as many as six CF-18 fighter planes, as well as surveillance and refueling aircraft. Canada already…

Rob Ford Has Rare Form of Cancer called Liposarcoma

Rob Ford has been diagnosed with a rare and aggressive form of cancer. The Toronto mayor has been hospitalized since last week for a tumor in his abdomen, which doctors now conclude is a malignant liposarcoma. “It comprises about one per cent only of all cancers. It has about 60 different cell types,” said Dr.…

Rob Ford Back To Work Apologizes And Asks For Forgiveness [VIDEO]

Watch Rob Ford’s Post Rehab Speech VIDEO: Rob Ford was apologetic in an impassioned first public speech after a stint in rehab and two months away from his job as Toronto’s mayor. Mayoral candidate Olivia Chow wished Ford well but called him a ‘failed mayor.’ Pronouncing himself “ashamed, embarrassed and humiliated,” Mayor Rob Ford acknowledged…

Helicopter prison escapees captured in Old Montreal

Three dangerous fugitives who made a brazen escape from a Quebec prison by helicopter two weeks ago have been captured hiding out in a luxury condominium in Old Montreal. A Sûreté du Québec SWAT team forced open the door of the one-bedroom condo at about 1:30 a.m. Sunday morning and arrested the three men without…

Toronto Mayor Rob Ford Returning to Office After Rehab

Toronto mayor and admitted crack cocaine user, Rob Ford, plans to hit the ground running when he returns to his seat of power on June 30. Ford notified the city clerk in a letter released on Tuesday that he’ll be back at work later this month. “Kindly be advised that I will be returning to…

Canada Gunman Captured: Suspect yelled ‘I’m done’ at time of arrest

The Canadian town of Moncton, New Brunswick, slipped out of a tense fear and into mourning overnight with the arrest of a man suspected of killing three police officers and wounding two others. ‘I’m done,” suspect Justin Bourque yelled as he gave up, a nearby resident who watched the 24-year-old’s arrest through a window told…

Manhunt for Canada gunman who killed 3 officers

In a country often stereotyped for being too genteel, the Canadian city of Moncton prides itself on a special distinction: It was named the most polite. So what happened here Wednesday seems unimaginable to residents. A man dressed in fatigues and carrying a rifle went on a rampage, killing three police officers and wounding two…