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Canada marks arrival of 10000+ Syrian refugees, two weeks behind schedule

Canada marks arrival of 10000+ Syrian refugees, two weeks behind schedule

Thousands of Syrian refugees expected in Canada in the coming days could spend up to two weeks in temporary accommodations — including military bases — before being able to settle into more permanent homes. According to the federal government, as part of the #WelcomeRefugees initiative, the milestone brings the country closer to its goal of welcoming 25,000 refugees to Canada ... Read More »

Traffic camera captures snowy owl in flight (Video)

Traffic camera captures snowy owl in flight (Video)

A traffic camera in Quebec captured striking images of a snowy owl in flight on Jan. 3. A series of frames were taken of the bird over Montreal’s Highway 40 and shared on Facebook by Robert Poëti, a Canadian politician, on Thursday. The transportation minister of Quebec posted the photos Thursday on Twitter and Facebook. Barbara Frei, director of the ... Read More »

Saskatoon family of four dead after highway crash: RCMP

Saskatoon family of four dead after highway crash: RCMP

The woman facing charges in connection with a weekend accident in Saskatoon that took the lives of a Saskatoon couple and their two children made a brief court appearance Monday morning. RCMP confirmed a Saskatoon family of four in a Hyundai Elantra was traveling westbound on Highway 11 when they were hit by a Jeep Wrangler SUV that was trying ... Read More »

Halifax woman killed in snowmobile crash in Kings County

Halifax woman killed in snowmobile crash in Kings County

A 29-year-old woman from Halifax is dead after the snowmobile she was driving smashed into a tree. The woman was driving on a groomed trail at about 3 p.m. when she crashed into a tree, said RCMP spokesman Cst. Mark Skinner. She was pronounced dead at the scene. Kings District RCMP, Springfield-East Dalhousie Volunteer Fire Department, and EHS responded to ... Read More »

BC man in positive spirits following dog attack

BC man in positive spirits following dog attack

Police likely saved the lives of a Fort St. John couple being attacked by a pair of dogs in their home on Christmas. RCMP in Fort St. John received a 9-1-1 call from a frantic woman on Christmas Day just before 8:00 p.m. The woman told police that two dogs had killed her cat and dogs and were now attacking ... Read More »

Raven Thundersky: Advocate who wanted insulation inquiry dies at 50

Raven Thundersky: Advocate who wanted insulation inquiry dies at 50

A Manitoba indigenous woman who advocated for victims of asbestos-linked cancers has died. Fifty-year-old Raven Thundersky was found dead in her home on Christmas Eve. She had been sick with lung cancer for over 10 years. “It was hard. It was, definitely. You know it’s coming, but it sucks when it comes,” said Thundersky’s daughter Raven-Domique Gobeil. Read More »