Highlights/shooting

International, Politics

Canada offers its ‘deepest condolences’ following deadly attack in Crimea

Foreign Affairs Minister Chrystia Freeland offered Canada’s “deepest condolences and profound sympathy” as grieving residents in the Crimean port city of Kerch laid flowers and lit candles on Thursday, a day after an armed teenager killed 20 people at a» 

Society

Two police officers among four killed in small city of Fredericton

Canadians were shocked to wake up to the news of a shooting in the capital of the eastern province of New Brunswick, Fredericton.  One suspect is in custody and four people are dead, including two police officers. The shooting began» 

Society

Toronto mass shooting shocks Canadians

Canadians woke up to the news that a gunman went on a shooting rampage through a busy neighbourhood last night killing and 18 year-old and a 10-year-old and injuring 13 other people. He exchanged gunfire with police, fled and was» 

Indigenous, Politics, Society

A divisive murder trial, and government comments

In 2016, a man was shot and killed on a rural farm in the prairie province of Saskatchewan. The subsequent trial has made headlines all across Canada. The man was Indigenous and what he and friends intended on the farm» 

Society

Mosque attack commemorated across Canada

Ceremonies across Canada are being held to mark the day one year ago when a lone gunman walked into a Quebec City mosque and opened fire, killing six men and injuring 19. These are attended by people, officials and religious» 

Arts and Entertainment, Economy, Environment, Politics, Society

Gun control: More restrictions targeting wrong people?

(public comments are open and can be posted and read at the very bottom of page) Guns and gun control have long been a highly contentious issue in Canada. There are about two million licensed firearms owners in this country» 

Society

Massacre of 14 women in Montreal remembered

A gunman shot students at Montreal’s Ecole Polytechnique 28 years ago killing 14 women and injuring another 14 people. The 25-year-old Marc Lepine walked into the engineering school on December 6, 1989, separated the men from the women and began» 

The sport of Cowboy Mounted Shooting:Christa Paterson

It’s fast, loud, challenging to do, and exciting to watch; it’s the relatively new sport of “cowboy mounted shooting”. You have to know how to ride a horse, and be a good shot, with good reflexes. This is something you» 

International, Society

Canadians killed, injured in Mexico shooting

The Canadian government confirms that one Canadian died in a shooting at a nightclub in Mexico early today and at least two others were injured. In all, five people were killed and 15 were injured at the Blue Parrot nightclub» 

Society

Toronto policeman convicted of attempted murder

It has been an extremely controversial case ever since a young man was shot and killed by police around midnight on July 27, 2013. Sammy Yatim was an average 18-year-old when for no apparent reason he exposed his genitals on»