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Man in his 20s injured after Scarborough shooting

Toronto Police

A male victim believed to be in his 20s is suffering from serious injuries after a shooting took place in Scarborough’s Golden Mile area on Thursday night. Officers were called to the area of Eglinton and Pharmacy avenues at around 10 p.m. Upon arrival at the scene, police said they located a male victim suffering from a gunshot wound. He was subsequently taken to a trauma centre in non-life-threatening condition. No information on any possible suspects has been released in connection with this case. Roads have been blocked off inRead More

Gymnastics coach arrested in Edmonton for alleged sex crimes

Edmonton police file

MONTREAL – Quebec provincial police say an Alberta-based gymnastics coach is facing sexual assault charges in Montreal dating back to the 1980s and early ’90s. Michel Arsenault was arrested in Edmonton today by Quebec detectives and local authorities. A provincial police spokeswoman says six alleged female victims have been identified and that Arsenault faces seven charges in all. Audrey-Anne Bilodeau says the women were all between 10 and 20 at the time of the alleged crimes. The 56-year-old Arsenault is expected to appear in a Montreal courtroom May 24. PoliceRead More

Stabbing at Victoria Park Station sends male victim to hospital

victoria park station stabbing

Kayla Goodfield, CTV News Toronto Published Tuesday, May 15, 2018 9:31PM EDT Last Updated Tuesday, May 15, 2018 10:25PM EDT A man has been taken to a trauma centre with a lower body injury after a stabbing took place at Victoria Park Station on Tuesday night. The incident occurred on the eastbound platform of the subway station at around 8:30 p.m. The male victim was taken to hospital with serious but non-life-threatening injuries, Toronto Paramedics said. Toronto police said a suspect wanted in connection with the incident fled the sceneRead More

Accused in Garden Restaurant shooting says it is not him in surveillance video

Accused in Garden Restaurant shooting says it is not him in surveillance video

A man accused in a brazen shooting at a packed downtown restaurant took the stand in his own defence Friday, saying he wasn’t the killer seen on surveillance video. “Is that you on the video? Are you Shooter Number Two?” defence lawyer Gary Grill asked Harvard McKenzie. “No, that’s not me,” McKenzie replied. Tariq Mohammed, 31, was gunned down while lying in the fetal position at the Garden Restaurant in the early morning hours of Nov. 16, 2014. Jurors watched surveillance video that showed Mohammed and his friend being robbedRead More

Oak Bay to U.K.: Friends plan to crash wedding

Oak Bay to U.K.: Friends plan to crash wedding

They aren’t on the guest list, but that’s not stopping two long-time friends from crashing the wedding of the century. Source link #canadiannews #worldnews #headlinenews and stories from around the world USA Today News Headlines USA News Headlines ABC NEWS Headlines

U.K. lawmakers summon ex-Cambridge Analytica boss to testify

Cambridge Analytica

LONDON – British lawmakers investigating the use of Facebook users’ information in political campaigns have issued a summons for the former head of data firm Cambridge Analytica after he declined to answer their questions. Parliament’s culture and media committee said Thursday it had summoned Alexander Nix to appear June 6. It also issued a summons for Dominic Cummings, former director of the Vote Leave campaign in Britain’s 2016 European Union membership referendum. Last month Nix refused to appear before the committee, citing British authorities’ ongoing investigation into Cambridge Analytica. CommitteeRead More

Province temporarily restoring | CTV Regina News


The provincial government will be bringing back its online job listing temporarily after employer complaints over the move to the National Job Bank. will remain up for the next few months while the government works with employers to transition to the national site. The government says employers were concerned that the National Job Bank wasn’t user friendly. The provincial website also links to the national site. Source link #canadiannews #worldnews #headlinenews and stories from around the world USA Today News Headlines USA News Headlines ABC NEWS Headlines

Nova Scotian teenager named among East Coast Music Award winners Sunday night

Makayla Lynn

CTV Atlantic Published Sunday, May 6, 2018 9:10PM ADT Last Updated Sunday, May 6, 2018 10:39PM ADT HALIFAX — A teenage girl walked away from the 2018 East Coast Music and Industry Awards celebration Sunday night with a prize under her belt, making her one of the youngest winners in the event’s 30-year-history. Makayla Lynn, 16, from Elmsdale, N.S., took home Country Recording of the Year for her fourth album, “On A Dare and a Prayer.” Lynn exploded onto the music scene as a preteen, first performing in Nashville atRead More

Calgary greenspaces a little nicer after the annual pathway cleanup

Calgary greenspaces a little nicer after the annual pathway cleanup

The annual event drew thousands of volunteers to clean up parks, paths and river banks across the city on Sunday. 2500 people signed up to take part for the 51st year in a row, and for many participants, it’s not just a cleanup, it’s a checkup on the changing city environment. “This gravel bar is kind of a new thing,” said volunteer John McDermid as he stood on the riverbank. “It wasn’t here before the flood five years ago. It seems to act as a comb that picks up aRead More

Mueller team questions Trump friend Tom Barrack

Tom Barrack

WASHINGTON — Investigators working for special counsel Robert Mueller have interviewed one of President Donald Trump’s closest friends and confidants, California real estate investor Tom Barrack, The Associated Press has learned. Barrack was interviewed as part of the federal investigation of possible co-ordination between the Trump campaign and Russia in the 2016 election, according to three people familiar with the matter who spoke on condition of anonymity to discuss private conversations. The specific topics covered in questions from Mueller’s team were not immediately clear. One of the people who spokeRead More