A Toronto woman says she feels she was taken for a ride after being billed for an Uber trip ordered on her account that she didn't take — 7,000 kilometres away in Krakow, Poland. Laura Hesp was at home in her apartment in Toronto on Monday when she says she received a text saying an Uber driver would be there in five minutes to pick her up. Hesp says she thought it was it was a glitch and posted about the ride to the Weird Toronto Facebook group.
A Syrian refugee family who came to Corner Brook last December has moved on to be closer to family in Ontario. The al Homsi family was the first of two Syrian families who came to western Newfoundland, under the sponsorship of the Refugee Support Group – Corner Brook Region. Group member Ivan Emke said that saying goodbye was hard, but it's important to remember that people in Corner Brook succeeded in giving a Syrian family a chance to start over.
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.
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.
A puppy has survived a terrifying ordeal after a heartless young man picked it up and threw it into a creek on the NSW Central Coast that was captured on video. Security cameras captured the man trespassing on the Bensville property, before luring a 14-week-old French bulldog to him. The dog was rescued by its owner.
Since his birth in 2013, Prince George has shown an affinity for following in uncle Prince Harry's footsteps! Prince William and Kate's son never fails to give royal enthusiasts a sense of déjà vu when out and about, echoing Harry's own childhood antics from sticking his tongue out at royal events to having a beloved family pet. Prince Harry to this day is renowned for his sense of humour, often making jokes and laughing with others at events. Prince George has definitely inherited Harry's fun attitude.
Tiny Homes are taking off in popularity with people across the country joining the miniature movement but homebuilders in Manitoba say municipal bylaws haven't caught up with the craze. Darrell Manuliak, who owns Mini Homes of Manitoba with his wife Anita Munn, said they have sold five of the tiny dwellings in their first year of business in the province. The largest home they've build is only 320-square-feet but the little buildings can be connected to water and electrical outlets the same as a camper. Unlike seasonal vehicles, the tiny homes are made to withstand Canadian winters.
BARRINGTON, R.I. — Women clad in yoga pants are preparing to parade through a coastal Rhode Island town, right past the house of a man who derided the attire as tacky and ridiculous .
Fri, Oct 21: Global News has discovered that a large quantity of Wayne Gretzky's new book shipped by Chapters Indigo do not contain the authentic autograph promised to customers. As Sean O'Shea reports, the retailer says this has never happened before and it's working with the publisher on finding a solution.
We all know that one person who goes in on Halloween, year after year. Their costumes are always the most original, funny, or downright terrifying at any party, and — let’s be honest — they can make you feel totally low-effort in comparison (yes, even though you went out and purchased Eggo waffles to go with your El from Stranger Things costume). Heidi Klum is obviously that person, only it’s impossible to resent her, because, well, you’ll never find yourself at the same party as her. Klum loves Halloween so much, she’s hosted an annual Halloween bash every year since 2000 (in 2011, she blessed us with two). She’s managed to consistently top her costumes year after year, and it’s an amazing thing to behold. To celebrate the endless font of Heidi’s Halloween inspiration, we put together every look she’s worn over the last 15 years. Read on to see the evolution of Heidi’s Halloween style. See more Halloween style, tricks, and treats!
A Winnipeg mother says her 23-year-old daughter died from drinking too much water after she used the illicit drug MDMA.
Vancouver Canucks netminder Ryan Miller still has hard feelings over how he has been portrayed in the debate over the size of goaltending equipment. Last season, TSN’s Ray Ferraro pointed out how Miller and Carey Price wear the same size pant even though Price is much heavier than the 168-pound Miller.
This three-year-old girl was told she could choose her own outfit for her school photo - and she chose brilliantly. Kaylieann Steinbach could have picked from a whole range of options that her mum and dad picked out for her for the shoot.
Ashton Kutcher and Mila Kunis made a sweet appearance at last night's Dodgers game in Los Angeles. Mila, who is pregnant with her and Ashton's second baby, twinned with her husband in a matching white, personalized jersey that had 'Kutcher' and number one printed on the back. TAP FOR GALLERY Ashton Kutcher and Mila Kunis are expecting their baby later this year.
[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]
There is a gripping photograph of Prime Minister Justin Trudeau taken when newly elected Liberal MP Jody Wilson-Raybould was sworn in as justice minister. The two politicians stare into each other's eyes, smiling, both their faces lending themselves easily to projections about the promise of naming the first indigenous person — and the third woman — to head a department that has, throughout Canadian history, played a crucial role in designing legislation that has been so often harmful to First Nations, Metis and Inuit peoples. "I know that for both the prime minister and myself, the reaction to the appointment was not so much about me, but rather a response to how far we have come as country," Wilson-Raybould wrote in a statement issued in place of making herself available for an interview for this profile.
There's a right way and a wrong way to raise a baby on vegan food. A Pennsylvania mother claiming to be vegan was charged this month with child endangerment for feeding her baby nothing but small amounts of nuts and berries. In Italy, after a number of vegan babies required hospitalization for malnourishment, a lawmaker this summer proposed a bill that would make it a crime to feed children under 16 a vegan diet.
Over two hours, federal agents snapped pictures as the pair visited seven banks, stopping at each one to make cash deposits of just under $10,000 — all from piles of drug money stashed in their bags. The trick is keeping deposits small, because banks are required to report cash deposits of $10,000 or more to the government. Before they went to prison late last month, the Salgados were paid to launder up to $1 million a month collected from drug wholesalers doing business with the notorious Sinaloa cartel, prosecutors said.
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.
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.
A deal to buy Quebec's cheaper and cleaner hydroelectric power will save Ontario millions of dollars, but there's little relief in the agreement for citizens in this province who are struggling to pay their hydro bills. "I think somebody's going to save money, but I doubt very much that it's going to be the people," said Natalie Hundt, a low-income mother of two who also goes to school. "The bill is high and it's incrementally going up," said Hundt, who is also a volunteer with the low-income advocacy group, Association of Community Organizations for Reform Now.
Ivanka, Eric, and Donald Jr. are regularly cited as proof that candidate Trump is capable of greatness. But shouldn't their mother get some of the credit? From Town & Country
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.
A manager at a branch of McDonald’s has been jailed after he humiliated a woman by pulling her trousers down in front of shocked customers. Stuart Hubbard sneaked up behind the woman while the branch in Nottingham was open at 1am on February 18 and exposed her buttocks. Hubbard was initially suspended before being moved to another branch with a final warning but he was later arrested.