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Markham man charged in playground shooting that injured two young girls

Markham man charged in playground shooting that injured two young girls

TORONTO — A 21-year-old man from Markham, Ont., was charged with attempted murder a day after two young sisters were injured in a shooting at a Toronto playground, police said Saturday. Sheldon Eriya was arrested in nearby Pickering, Ont.

Endangered B.C. killer whale believed dead, dropping population to 75

FRIDAY HARBOR, Wash. — Researchers say they believe another endangered orca has died off British Columbia's coast. The Center for Whale Research, based Friday Harbor, Wash., says a southern resident killer whale known as L92 is presumed dead.

Privacy lawyer warns against victim blaming in recent sextortion scams

HALIFAX — A Canadian expert in privacy says he's concerned about victim blaming after recent reports of online "sextortion" scams in two Atlantic Canadian provinces.
Canadian arts groups join call for release of Ukrainian filmmaker Oleg Sentsov

Canadian arts groups join call for release of Ukrainian filmmaker Oleg Sentsov

TORONTO — Two of Canada's top arts groups are calling on Russia to release an incarcerated Ukrainian filmmaker who has been on a hunger strike for 34 days demanding the release of Ukrainian prisoners in Russia.

Amber Alert cancelled after seven-year-old girl is found safe in Quebec

A girl of about seven years of age who was briefly the subject of an Amber Alert was found safe and sound at a relative's house, Quebec provincial police said Saturday.
Second murder charge filed against Wash. man in 1987 death of Victoria couple

Second murder charge filed against Wash. man in 1987 death of Victoria couple

SNOHOMISH, Wash. — A second murder charge has been filed against a Washington State man accused in the death of a Canadian couple 31 years ago.
Another song and dance: Moncton realtor's sales video gains traction online

Another song and dance: Moncton realtor's sales video gains traction online

A New Brunswick realtor opted to think on his feet in a bid to sell a four-bedroom home near Moncton, dancing around the house to the 1980s classic "Take On Me" in a sales video that's gaining traction on Facebook "I've always had creative ideas when

Lightning strike likely behind the death of 50 geese near Montreal: experts

CONTRECOEUR, Que. — A lightning strike is likely behind the death of some 50 geese that were found floating in a river northeast of Montreal, experts say.
'It's daunting:' Family of paralyzed Broncos player preparing for next phase

'It's daunting:' Family of paralyzed Broncos player preparing for next phase

AIRDRIE, Alta. — The parents of a paralyzed Humboldt Broncos hockey player are preparing for the next phase of his recovery — his return home.
Health Canada to enlist social media influencers to help vaping awareness

Health Canada to enlist social media influencers to help vaping awareness

OTTAWA — Wanted: social media celebrities to warn teens of the risks of vaping.