TORONTO—A man who allegedly said Allah instructed him to kill was charged today with stabbing and wounding two uniformed soldiers at a north-end military recruitment centre a day earlier.
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VANCOUVER—In a community laboratory she co-founded, Alaina Hardie isolates and sequences sections of her own DNA though she has no formal education in biology.
The Toronto software developer believes that “citizen scientists” like her have potential to make breakthroughs as significant as universities or big corporations.
It appears the federal government thinks so, too.
A recently-published study suggests climate change may encourage longer and more frequent blooms of toxic algae along Canada’s Pacific coast.
The research on the presence of algae toxins in marine mammals along the Alaska coastline holds a warning for British Columbia, said study author Kathi Lefebvre.
OTTAWA—Tom Mulcair was leaving the national capital—his devastating federal election defeat still stinging—when he realized he wanted to stay on as leader of the NDP.
Mulcair, having just wrapped up a post-election event in Ottawa with defeated colleague and “extraordinary friend” Paul Dewar, was returning to his hometown of Montreal with his deputy chief of staff Chantale Turgeon.
TORONTO—A single paragraph buried in the Ontario budget could mean big changes in the lives of some of the province’s most impoverished residents by giving them a guaranteed minimum income.
OTTAWA—Justin Trudeau has vetoed an out-of-court settlement in the long-running dispute over the NDP’s allegedly improper use of parliamentary resources for partisan purposes, The Canadian Press has learned.
WASHINGTON—Prime Minister Justin Trudeau brought “Trudeaumania” to America yesterday and the verdict was a resounding thumb’s up.
“Breath of fresh air,” ‘’impressive,” and “very impressive” was how some of the guests at a splashy White House state dinner in Canada’s honour described the country’s new leader.
VANCOUVER—Two homeless Saskatchewan men who say they were given one-way bus tickets to British Columbia have arrived in Vancouver.
Charles Neil-Curly, 23, has been homeless for about five months and living in a North Battleford, Sask. shelter.
But he says the province cut his funding—forcing him to find somewhere else to go.
OTTAWA—Mauril Belanger no longer is able to talk but he managed to speak volumes yesterday about the desperate need to find a cure for amyotrophic lateral sclerosis as he accepted an unprecedented tribute from his peers in the House of Commons.
LETHBRIDGE, Alta.—Three close calls that could have ended in tragedy spurred the Lethbridge Police Service to rethink how it was responding to troubled individuals causing a disturbance.
Officers were dispatched to deal with reports of armed persons who were suffering from a mental crisis.
In each instance, they were taken into custody safely.