Donald Trump's suggestion he may challenge the results of the upcoming U.S. presidential election is striking a chord with some Canadians who know just what can happen when the outcome of a political race isn't accepted by the losing parties. For Genc Tirana, Trump's words brought back memories of living in Albania, a small country in eastern Europe that spent decades under communist rule. "It is surprising because we don't expect there to be a rigged system in the United States.
A toddler who died in a house fire was found with his dog and teddy bear next to him and authorities believe the dog tried to protect the boy, a spokesman for Spokane's fire department said Saturday. The dog, a terrier mixed breed, also died in the fire that broke out at about 11:30 p.m. Friday, said the spokesman, Brian Schaeffer. Three other children and two adults escaped the blaze in Spokane's Hillyard neighbourhood , he said.
Three additional Minnesota players have been served with restraining orders preventing them from playing in games at the Gophers’ TCF Bank Stadium effective immediately. According to KMSP in Minneapolis and the Minneapolis Star-Tribune, an attorney for defensive backs Ray Buford, KiAnte Hardin and Dior Johnson said the three received restraining orders Friday.
Nearly six months after one of the largest evacuations in Canadian history, no one in Fort McMurray seems to have a clear idea of just how many residents have returned to the fire-ravaged city. About 88,000 people were evacuated from Fort McMurray and the surrounding communities in the wake of the fire, which first reached the city on May 3. Residents who lost their homes remain scattered in distant cities, and whether they intend to return or rebuild may be dependent on the health of the oilsands sector.
Fri, Oct 21: A new book on the Jian Ghomeshi scandal by Toronto Star journalist Kevin Donovan looks at the former CBC radio star’s dating history. Alan Carter has more.
Prince Harry's got some competition! While at an engagement in London, the 32-year-old royal seemed delighted to meet his miniature doppelgänger. Harry was distracted by the flame-haired young boy who, like the Prince, was suited and booted in a smart navy-blue ensemble. Prince George and Princess Charlotte's uncle helped empathize with fellow guests during Thursday's (Oct. 20) solemn engagement.
Annie Pootoogook was found dead in the Rideau River on Sept. 19 in what police are investigating as a suspicious death. In a second post, Hrnchiar wrote "much of the Aboriginal population in Canada is just satisfied being alcohol or drug abusers." The comments have since been deleted.
The Blue Jays' season came to an end in the ALCS for a second straight year and already the hot stove is piping hot. Here are the five key questions that will shape the offseason in Toronto.
[Physicist Stephen Hawking believes the development of human-like A.I. technologies could be the worst thing that’s ever happened to humanity. Photo: Getty Images]
The city says after the first phase of an investigation, Format Group has paid $155,064 to remediate the impact of cutting down the trees at 103 and 108 Bayview Ridge. "Some of the trees were over 100 years old, one of which was apparently 150-years-old, the same age as our nation, a linden tree" said Robinson. An order to comply was issued by the city for the replanting of 200 trees on the sites to replace the mature trees that were lost.
On "Watch What Happens Live," a caller asked the Top Chef host, “You were with a woman in Milan. I was curious, when was the last time you took a dip in the lady pond?”
Parents and students are demanding answers from the York Region District School Board about an investigation into Facebook posts by an elementary school principal that they say are offensive to Muslims. In an email to CBC News, York Region District School Board trustee Billy Pang confirmed an investigation has taken place, saying board staff "have investigated and followed up on the matter," but because it is of "a personnel nature" he said he is not in a position to share any details.
There have long been complaints about the lack of women in the tech industry. Now there's a towering female figure, in a tech park across the bay from San Francisco, although not quite what some people had in mind. A 55-foot tall statue of a nude woman unveiled this week in the working-class community of San Leandro is stirring controversy and a lot of conversation.
Homeowners on the Miller Walk cul-de-sac in Bathampton, Somerset, have been embroiled in a bitter planning row with neighbour Valerie Vivian that has lasted an astonishing 20 years. In a desperate bid to prevent the picturesque lawn being destroyed, Mrs Vivian’s neighbours dialled 999 and four officers turned up to calm the commotion. Former Conservative councillor and RAF pilot Terry Gazzard, 72, who has lived in Miller Walk for four years with his wife Gill, 70, said he and other residents pleaded with Mrs Vivian to stop the work as soon as they saw what was happening.
Veronica Panarello throttled her son Loris Stival to death with electrical cables and abandoned his body in a remote gully in Santa Croce, Sicily. When Panarello confessed that her son had been killed, she blamed her husband’s father Andrea Stival. Panarello was found guilty of the boy’s murder and of concealing a body and jailed for 30 years.
New Brunswick's cross-border beer bust case could be headed for the Supreme Court of Canada. The New Brunswick Court of Appeal has ruled it will not hear the province's appeal of the acquittal of Gerard Comeau of Tracadie. Comeau was charged with exceeding the limit on beer and liquor that can be brought into New Brunswick from another province when he imported 14 cases of beer and three bottles of liquor from Quebec.
A man owing more than $10,000 in outstanding fines had his vehicle impounded Friday night. Police said the driver was charged with operating a vehicle with a suspended licence and failing to transfer ownership under the Highway Traffic Act. Also on Friday night, the RNC conducted a traffic stop on a vehicle in the east end of St. John's.
TAP FOR GALLERY Shania received CMT's Artist of a Lifetime award for 2016. The 51-year-old, rocking a shorter hairstyle, looked stunning in a wide-leg black jumpsuit and silver accessories as she made her way down the red carpet outside of Nashville's Schermerhorn Symphony Center. Shania was joined at the event by this year's lineup of Artists of the Year, a list that included Carrie Underwood, Luke Bryan, Chris Stapleton, Florida Georgia Line and Thomas Rhett.
A trio of pet goats attacked with a sharp object are the third "sick" attack on farm animals near Yarrow, a rural area near Chilliwack, B.C. Sandra Battilana believes somebody got to her goats through the back part of her property between Oct. 12 and 13 and jumped a barbed wire fence.
A Winnipeg mother says her 23-year-old daughter died from drinking too much water after she used the illicit drug MDMA.
For breaking her baby's jaw, elbow and rib, a Calgary mother will almost certainly spend less than two years behind bars. Originally charged with four counts of aggravated assault, the woman pleaded guilty to a single count on Friday afternoon. A joint submission of a two year prison sentence was proposed by Crown prosecutor Ron Simenik and defence lawyer Shamsher Kothari, and accepted by Justice Jo'Anne Strekaf.
Armed with rifles and in full military gear, tens of reservists stormed the shores of Toronto today, transforming the city's waterfront into a battle scene. Instead it was members of the 32nd Combat Engineer Regiment, who landed on three sites along Lake Ontario as a part of a training exercise to practice techniques used in overseas operations and in emergencies here at home. Soldiers landed at Sunnyside Park, Casimir Gzowski Park and Hanlan's Point Beach, prompting an advisory from Toronto police that, despite the soldiers crawling onto the city's shores, Toronto was not facing an invasion.
A decision by the United Nations to name Wonder Woman as the organization’s ambassador for female empowerment is creating discord. According to The New York Times, more than 600 UN staff members have signed a petition asking departing Secretary General Ban Ki-moon to stop it. Lynda Carter, who played the iconic hero on television in the 1970’s, was on CBS This Morning.