West Texas gunman killed 7 and wounded 22, including toddler

West Texas gunman killed 7 and wounded 22, including toddler

A gunman who went on the rampage with an AR-type rifle in West Texas killed seven people and wounded 22 others, including a toddler who was shot in the face, before he was killed by police, authorities said on Sunday. Police said the second mass shooting in Texas in four weeks began on Saturday afternoon […]

Pipeline protesters including MPs Elizabeth May, Kennedy Stewart should face criminal charge: judge

Pipeline protesters including MPs Elizabeth May, Kennedy Stewart should face criminal charge: judge

A B.C. provincial court judge has recommended that protesters arrested at demonstrations against the Trans Mountain pipeline project — including two federal politicians — be prosecuted criminally, rather than in civil court. Green Party Leader Elizabeth May and NDP MP Kennedy Stewart were among a dozen protesters who appeared in court on Monday on charges of civil contempt. The […]

Nova Scotia house fire leaves four dead, including at least two children

Nova Scotia house fire leaves four dead, including at least two children

By Michael MacDonaldThe Canadian Press Sun., Jan. 7, 2018 PUBNICO, N.S.—A Nova Scotia fishing village is shaken after a house fire left four people dead early Sunday, including at least two children, according to a relative. RCMP Cpl. Jennifer Clarke said two people escaped the fire in Pubnico Head, N.S, near Yarmouth, one of whom […]

Ontario unveils pot plan including online ordering, 150 stand-alone stores

Ontario unveils pot plan including online ordering, 150 stand-alone stores

The Ontario government has announced a framework to manage the sale and use of marijuana, which includes an online ordering service and roughly 150 stand-alone stores. The plan revealed Friday morning includes several key components:? Eighty stand-alone stores that will be open by July 1, 2019, with roughly 150 opened by 2020. Online distribution that […]