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Crime rate rose in 2018 but country still safer than a decade ago, StatCan says

OTTAWA — Statistics Canada says the country's crime rate ticked up again in 2018, for a fourth year in a row, though it was still lower than it was a decade ago.
Poor weather prevents attempt to free entangled North Atlantic right whale

Poor weather prevents attempt to free entangled North Atlantic right whale

HALIFAX — Poor weather conditions have forced a whale rescue team to postpone its bid to disentangle a North Atlantic right whale from fishing gear that is trailing from its head.
Vigil planned tonight to mark first anniversary of Greektown shooting

Vigil planned tonight to mark first anniversary of Greektown shooting

Toronto's Greektown community is expected to gather tonight to remember the victims of a mass shooting last summer. The vigil — set to begin at sunset — marks the first anniversary of the tragedy, which left two people dead and 13 others injured.
In the news today, July 22

In the news today, July 22

Four stories in the news for Monday, July 22 ——— VIGIL ON FIRST ANNIVERSARY OF DANFORTH SHOOTING Members of Toronto's Greektown community will gather tonight to remember the victims of a mass shooting last summer.
Two men go missing in northern B.C. near where body is found

Two men go missing in northern B.C. near where body is found

DEASE LAKE, B.C. — RCMP in northern British Columbia are searching for two young Vancouver Island men whose vehicle was discovered on fire Friday in the same area where police say a body was found.
PM's official residence becoming a costly 'debacle,' say Conservatives

PM's official residence becoming a costly 'debacle,' say Conservatives

OTTAWA — Nearly four years after Justin Trudeau opted not to move into the prime minister's official residence over concerns about its crumbling state, the building remains vacant — except for staff who continue to use the kitchen to prepare meals fo
Japanese Canadians call on B.C. to go beyond mere apology for historic racism

Japanese Canadians call on B.C. to go beyond mere apology for historic racism

VANCOUVER — Japanese Canadians across the country are meeting to discuss how an apology by the British Columbia government could be backed by meaningful action for those who were placed in internment camps or forced into labour because of racist poli

One dead, one injured after plane crashes into river near Jasper, Alberta

JASPER, Alta. — One person has died and another was taken to hospital after a small plane crashed into a river in western Alberta. RCMP Const.
Relief in sight for southeastern Canada following weekend heat wave

Relief in sight for southeastern Canada following weekend heat wave

MONTREAL — Relief is in sight for sweltering Canadians after a weekend of high humidity and thunderstorms that affected sporting events, caused localized flooding, and sent people flocking to local pools to beat the heat as temperatures soared into t
A year later, ceremony commemorates victims of the Danforth shooting

A year later, ceremony commemorates victims of the Danforth shooting

TORONTO — The names of the two people killed in a shooting in Toronto's Greektown last year were read aloud in a ceremony meant to honour their memory Sunday afternoon.