Regina girl, 5, survived '1-in-4 million' dental surgery mistake, expert says

Regina girl, 5, survived '1-in-4 million' dental surgery mistake, expert says

A dental anesthesiologist at the University of Toronto who has studied the safety of surgeries in dental clinics says mistakes such as the one that put a five-year-old Regina girl temporarily on life support are extremely rare. Autumn Ferguson’s lungs collapsed while receiving oxygen in the wrong way under general anesthesia, according to the Regina surgical […]

Father of slain 7-year-old Quebec girl gets bail pending his trial

Father of slain 7-year-old Quebec girl gets bail pending his trial

GRANBY, QUE.—The father of a slain 7-year-old Quebec girl at the centre of an alleged case of neglect has been granted bail by a judge. The evidence heard at his bail hearing today was under a publication ban, but at its conclusion a Quebec Superior Court justice agreed the 30-year-old man should be freed pending […]

This girl is on fire: Maren Morris leads CMA nominations

This girl is on fire: Maren Morris leads CMA nominations

Maren Morris has a chance to win up to eight trophies including album of the year at the 2019 Country Music Association Awards thanks to her work as an artist, songwriter and producer. With the success of her album Girl, which Morris co-produced, the Grammy-winner scored nominations like single of the year, song of the year […]

Reported hijab attack on 11-year-old girl ‘did not happen,’ Toronto police say

Reported hijab attack on 11-year-old girl ‘did not happen,’ Toronto police say

An 11-year-old girl’s report last week that a man tried to cut off her hijab as she walked to school didn’t occur, Toronto police said Monday. “After a detailed investigation, police have determined that the events described in the original news release did not happen,” police said. “The investigation is concluded.” The girl reported Friday […]

1955 murder case of 8-year-old girl remains a mystery to this day

The mysterious after-school disappearance of 8-year-old Judy Carter on Feb. 25, 1955 would lead to a search dubbed the “greatest ever carried out in Toronto,’’ by police of the day. Little Judy had been missing for 10 days when a search party of 500 people — firefighters, off-duty and on duty police officers, Boy Scouts […]