recent news headlines


Thousands of Canadians gather to watch royal wedding

Thousands of Canadians gather to watch royal wedding

  IN PICTURES Thousands of Canadians gather to watch royal wedding © 2018 All rights reserved. Prince Harry and Meghan Markle arrive at St. George’s Chapel on the grounds of Windsor Castle to exchange their wedding vows. Oprah and Idris Elba are among the celebrity guests arriving in flashy flare for the royal wedding. Excitement grows in Windsor ahead of Prince Harry and Meghan Markle’s wedding. CTV News is on the ground in the U.K. as royal wedding fever heats up. Israel faces growing backlash and new charges of usingRead More

Royal wedding live: Crowds gather to watch Prince Harry, Meghan Markle tie the knot

Royal wedding live: Crowds gather to watch Prince Harry, Meghan Markle tie the knot Staff Published Saturday, May 19, 2018 3:49AM EDT Last Updated Saturday, May 19, 2018 4:22AM EDT Adjust your fascinator and straighten your tie because the big day for royal watchers is finally here. This morning, Meghan Markle will walk down the aisle to greet her prince, Harry, for a royal wedding unlike any other.   With the morning sun shining brightly on this important day, thousands of fans of the happy couple have already gathered in the narrow streets of Windsor, some draped in Union Jacks, others waving U.S.Read More

OPP say boating fatalities rising

OPP marine unit

CTV London Published Friday, May 18, 2018 2:48PM EDT Last Updated Friday, May 18, 2018 5:36PM EDT OPP say boating fatalities on on OPP-patrolled waterways hit an eight-year high in 2017, with 31 people losing their lives last year, compared to 23 deaths in 2016. As the long weekend begins, OPP sent out the message Friday that it is partnering with the Canadian Safe Boating Council to promote safety on the water. Falling overboard is the leading cause of boating deaths for both years. The outcome could have been differentRead More

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

Repeat child porn offender Shane Pattison not eligible for treatment in prison: parole officer

Repeat child porn offender Shane Pattison not eligible for treatment in prison: parole officer

Warning: Extremely graphic content A man twice convicted of child pornography-related offences “fell through the cracks” when it came to receiving treatment while in prison after his first series of offences, according to a lawyer and parole officer. A long-term offender hearing is underway for Shane Dale Pattison at Saskatoon Court of Queen’s Bench. Pattison was deemed a low-risk to reoffend by an intake team when he first went to prison in 2012 after pleading guilty to 53 child porn-related offences. Jessica Diks, his parole officer in the facility, testifiedRead More

Campaign for Ontario’s June 7 election officially begins

Ontario election debate

TORONTO — The campaign for Ontario’s June 7 election officially kicks off today. Lt. Gov. Elizabeth Dowdeswell signed a proclamation on Tuesday dissolving the province’s 41st Parliament and paving the way for the vote. Liberal Leader Kathleen Wynne starts her day with a couple of events in Toronto before attending an evening rally in Ottawa. Progressive Conservative Leader Doug Ford makes an announcement this morning in Toronto, then heads to Carp, Ont., for an afternoon meet-and-greet followed by an evening rally in Renfrew, Ont. NDP Leader Andrea Horwath spends theRead More

High winds sweep region as homes plunge into darkness

High winds sweep region as homes plunge into darkness

CTV Montreal Published Friday, May 4, 2018 10:34PM EDT Last Updated Saturday, May 5, 2018 7:34AM EDT A wind warning is in effect in for the Montreal area as strong winds knocked out power to approximately 200,000 across the province. Gusts of up to 90 kilometres / hour are expected and the winds bring with them a significant risk of damaging items or tree branches breaking. A tractor-trailor truck was knocked over on its side at the Highway 10 west ramp to Highway 30. The SQ is not reporting anyRead More

Halifax police seek help in solving decade-old cold case

Jaurmar Carvery

CTV Atlantic Published Thursday, May 3, 2018 11:00AM ADT Last Updated Thursday, May 3, 2018 11:04AM ADT Halifax Regional Police are asking for the public’s help in solving a 10-year-old cold case. Police say two beat officers patrolling on Gottingen Street heard gunshots in the area of Sunrise Walk and Olympic Court around 12:08 a.m. on May 3, 2008. The officers rushed to the scene, where they found 21-year-old Jaurmar Carvery lying on the walkway, suffering from multiple gunshot wounds. Carvery was taken to hospital, where he died a shortRead More

N.B’s 4-year-old art prodigy taking world by storm

Advait Kolarkar

When he’s not playing with dinosaurs or reading a book, four-year-old Advait Kolarkar uses paint, canvases and his imagination to create internationally recognized abstract artwork. The preschooler is already selling his paintings for thousands of dollars and has had his art featured in three exhibits. His mother Shruti said in an interview Sunday that Advait first picked up the paintbrush when he was less than a year old and displayed a prowess for painting right away. “He was creating something, not just playing with colours,” she said. “He had aRead More

Parking enforcement officers to ticket panhandlers in Fredericton

Parking enforcement officers to ticket panhandlers in Fredericton

The people who hand out parking tickets in Fredericton will soon be able to ticket panhandlers too. It’s the city’s latest attempt to curb panhandling and a strategy already in place in Moncton. “The people on the street who knew the most about what was going on was the [parking] commissionaires,” says Bruce McCormack, general manager of Downtown Fredericton Inc., which represents downtown retailers. Parking enforcement officers in Fredericton will have the authority to issue panhandlers a $140 fine. “Some of the aggressive panhandlers are going up to, knocking onRead More