Man, 35, in critical condition after stabbing at downtown shopping mall Social Sharing

Police say conflict between two people deteriorated into violence CBC News · Posted: Jan 25, 2020 8:35 PM ET | Last Updated: 5 hours ago A 35-year-old man is in critical condition after he was stabbed at a downtown Montreal shopping centre Saturday afternoon. Montreal police were called to the area of Ste-Catherine and St-Urbain streets around 5:10 p.m. for reports of a conflict between two people that turned violent. The man was stabbed inside a corridor of the mall, close to an exit leading out onto Ste-Catherine Street, police said. They found the victim on the ground just outside the mall. Police said the man was stabbed in his upper body and was conscious when transported to the hospital. Police are still searching for the suspect. […]

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Swiping right on cyber-dating safety

HALIFAX — The dating world is constantly evolving, with many people opting for online dating because they don’t want to meet at bars. However, there are some do’s and don’ts when it comes to finding virtual love. Halifax resident, Mallory Basha, has been using dating apps for almost a year following the end of a long-term relationship. The 22-year-old keeps an open mind with every date she goes on – and always makes safety a top priority. “We’ll go get coffee, we’ll go in the daytime, we’ll go to an establishment I know,” says Basha. “I often don’t accept if they want to drive. I’m fortunate enough to have a vehicle of my own – so I have a way […]

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Police search for suspect in northeast Calgary shooting

CALGARY — Calgary police are looking for a suspect after they say a man was shot inside a vehicle in the northeast community of Taradale. Officers were called to the residential neighbourhood just after 7:30 p.m. Saturday after a witness said they saw someone firing several shots into a vehicle. When police got to the scene, they found a male victim suffering from gunshot wounds. He was taken to hospital where his condition was stabilized. Police say they have no description of the suspect but believe the shooting was targeted and the public is not at risk. The investigation is ongoing. shared from Calgary CTV https://calgary.ctvnews.ca/police-search-for-suspect-in-northeast-calgary-shooting-1.4783896?fbclid=IwAR1fa6TGiqYF6lERl7kaU0UlvaC6v0BYpjGU8BosIQWPVm6vyiGFcsiLBLs

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‘We’re not giving up’: Friends of social worker killed on the job continue calls for justice

CALGARY — Supporters of Deborah Onwu, the Calgary caseworker killed while on shift, say they will hold rallies on the 25th day of every month until safety standards are addressed. “We’re not giving up,” said rally organizer Rebecca Opoku in front of the main office buildings of Wood’s Homes in Montgomery on Saturday. The non-profit organization once owned the assisted-living building in the 1800 block of 27 Avenue SW where Onwu was stabbed to death on Oct. 25, 2019.  She was the only social worker assigned to care for a teen with a known history of violence, according to the Canadian Union of Public Employees. Opoku told CTV News Calgary she’s made many attempts to contact various Alberta government officials […]

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Thunder Bay, Ont., police charge two with drug trafficking, forcible confinement

The accused had taken over apartment, using it to sell drugs, police said CBC News · Posted: Jan 26, 2020 10:00 AM ET | Last Updated: 41 minutes ago Two people are facing charges after allegedly taking over an apartment in Thunder Bay, Ont., and using it to sell drugs, police said. (Christina Jung / CBC) Two people are facing charges after allegedly taking over an apartment in Thunder Bay, Ont., and using it to sell drugs, police said. Police were called to a residence on Amelia Street West at about 11 p.m. Thursday, Jan. 23 with reports of people that had forced their way inside to deal drugs. Investigation revealed two males had been living in the apartment, and selling drugs out […]

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Health minister, chief public health officer to update Canadians on coronavirus

News conference begins in Ottawa at 10:30 a.m. ET after first ‘presumptive’ case confirmed in Toronto CBC News · Posted: Jan 26, 2020 10:20 AM ET | Last Updated: 12 minutes ago Watch Coronavirus update from Canadian health officials LIVE 9 minutes ago LIVE Canadian health officials to provide an update following the announcement of the first ‘presumptive’ case of coronavirus in Canada. 0:0011 comments Federal Health Minister Patty Hajdu and Canada’s Chief Public Health Officer Pauline Tam will hold a news conference in Ottawa this morning to update Canadians on the coronavirus outbreak. Canada confirmed its first “presumptive” case of coronavirus in Toronto on Saturday after receiving lab results. The patient, a man in his 50s who had recently travelled to Wuhan, China, […]

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Six more victims come forward in Peterborough massage sex assault case

Peterborough massage therapist Gerard Rodrigues faces additional counts of sexual assault and assault. – Facebook photo A 60-year-old Peterborough massage therapist has been charged with an additional six counts of sexual assault in relation to incidents that occurred at a local spa. Peterborough police say on Dec. 9, 2019 a victim attended a Peterborough spa for a massage. It was reported that during the appointment the accused, employed as a registered massage therapist at the time, allegedly sexually assaulted the victim. As a result of the investigation, on Dec. 10, 2019 officers attended a Peterborough residence where the accused was arrested and charged with sexual assault. On Dec. 12, 2019 it was further reported to police that during a massage appointment […]

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Snowmageddon has come and gone. Let’s hope metro St. John’s learns the right lessons

This record-breaking snowstorm gave us a glimpse of how things could be different Paris Marx · for CBC N.L. · Posted: Jan 26, 2020 7:16 AM NT | Last Updated: 44 minutes ago0 comments Watch Snowboards and street parties: Making the most out of an epic storm 7 days ago 2:26 Playback DetailsPlayback Details CBC Caffeine Player 17.0.1Newfoundlanders are facing a full day of shovelling after Friday’s record-setting blizzard, but some St. John’s residents aren’t letting that stand in the way of a good time. 2:26 In the St. John’s metro area, winter is synonymous with seasonal depression and months of shovelling out your car. If you don’t have one, it can be even worse — nine people were hit by cars in the first half of […]

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Unease at York University after woman stabbed near campus

York University students are feeling uneasy after a woman was critically injured in a stabbing along a pathway just steps from the campus in North York late Wednesday. And knowing the attacker is still on the loose has area residents, who regularly use the path to walk to and from school, especially unnerved. “It does scare me, for sure,” Emily Pittelli, 22, said Thursday. The fourth year Global Health student was heading to school along the walkway that runs north off Assiniboine Rd. at Leith Ave. — northwest of Keele St. and Finch Ave. W. — where the victim’s blood was still visible in the snow. “I have always felt safe in the York neighbourhood normally, but hearing about this […]

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Public Weather Alerts for Canada

Location Warning Watch Statement Alberta Bonnyville – St. Paul – Cold Lake – Lac La Biche     Fog (Advisory)Fog (Advisory) Bonnyville – St. Paul – Cold Lake – Lac La Biche Alberta City of Edmonton – St. Albert – Sherwood Park     Fog (Advisory)Fog (Advisory) City of Edmonton – St. Albert – Sherwood Park Alberta Fort Saskatchewan – Vegreville – Redwater – Smoky Lake     Fog (Advisory)Fog (Advisory) Fort Saskatchewan – Vegreville – Redwater – Smoky Lake Alberta Hanna – Coronation – Oyen     Fog (Advisory)Fog (Advisory) Hanna – Coronation – Oyen Alberta High Level – Rainbow Lake – Fort Vermilion – Mackenzie Hwy     Fog (Advisory)Fog (Advisory) High Level – Rainbow Lake – Fort […]

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