TORONTO—The legalities of self-defence and what constitutes “reasonable” actions are the focus of the Crown's appeal of a Hamilton-area homeowner's acquittal in the fatal shooting of an unarmed Indigenous man in 2016.
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MARKHAM, Ont.—Police north of Toronto have charged one of their own with impaired driving after an alleged hit-and-run that sent a motorcyclist to hospital.
Investigators say an SUV collided with a motorcycle in Markham, Ont., Sunday evening, seriously injuring the biker.
They allege the driver of the SUV left the scene, but officers caught up with him later.
YORKTON, Sask.—A Saskatchewan Junior Hockey League player who was serving a suspension for rough play on a goaltender won't be playing for the rest of the season after appearing in a profanity-laced video.
The Yorkton Terriers released forward Greg Mulhall on Sunday and the league banned him for the remainder of the 2019-20 season.
GATINEAU, Que.—Their anonymous deaths have been honoured and their names—hundreds and hundreds of them—are finally known.
The National Centre for Truth and Reconciliation revealed yesterday the names of 2,800 children who died in residential schools during a sombre ceremony in Gatineau, Que.
NANAIMO, B.C.—British Columbia conservation officers say two piranhas found in a Vancouver Island lake were likely unwanted pets.
One red-bellied piranha was reeled in by an angler at Westwood Lake in Nanaimo last week.
Another was caught in the same lake during the summer.
GATINEAU, Que.—Their anonymous deaths will be honoured and their names—hundreds and hundreds of them—finally known.
TORONTO—Tens of thousands of education workers across Ontario have begun a work-to-rule campaign in a bid to pressure the provincial government into making concessions in contract negotiations.
The union representing 55,000 custodians, clerical workers and early childhood educators across the province made the announcement last night after mediation broke down over the weekend.
OTTAWA—The federal Liberal election platform is out, and it's brimming with talking points not only for Justin Trudeau, but for his political rivals as well.
There's billions in new spending—$57 billion worth, according to Conservative math—to be financed in part by new taxes on the wealthy, large international corporations, foreign housing speculators and tech giants.
OTTAWA—Indigenous people are spending fewer nights in homeless shelters than non-Indigenous users, a finding from federal researchers who warn in internal documents that the result points to more problematic—or even insidious—issues in the country's housing system.
SURREY, B.C.—The RCMP will release its investigative findings on Friday into the murders of three people in northern British Columbia that sparked a manhunt for two teenage suspects across Western Canada.
Bryer Schmegelsky, who was 18, and 19-year-old Kam McLeod were found dead of self-inflicted gunshot wounds last month in the wilderness of northern Manitoba.