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Society

‘It’s a miracle’: Woman survives fall from plane after parachute fails

Denis Demers is still processing what he witnessed on Saturday evening in Trois-Rivières, Que., when a skydiver’s parachute failed to open as she plummeted a kilometre and a half to the ground. “It’s a miracle,” Demers told Radio-Canada on Wednesday. »

International, Politics

Canadian soldier killed during training exercise in Bulgaria

A Canadian soldier has died during a parachute training exercise in Bulgaria, Defence Minister Harjit Sajjan confirmed Tuesday. Speaking to reporters in Ottawa, Sajjan identified the soldier as Bombardier Patrick Labrie, a member of the 2nd Regiment, Royal Canadian Horse Artillery based at »

Society

3 dead, 23 injured in ‘serious’ bus crash at Ottawa’s Westboro station

Three people were killed and 23 others injured after an Ottawa city bus slammed into a bus shelter in the city’s western Westboro neighbourhood late Friday. The collision of the OC Transpo double-decker bus happened on the westbound Transitway just before 4 p.m. local time »

Society

Cargo plane skids off runway in Halifax

Runways have been reopened but flight delays persist after a 747 cargo plane skidded off the runway just after 5am on the morning of November 7, 2018 near the eastern city of Halifax.  Five people aboard the large plane were »

Health, Society, Sports

Organ donations spike after horrific hockey bus crash

A few weeks before the bus crash that would claim the lives of 16 people, hockey player Logan Boulet signed an organ donation card. When became clear the 21-year-old would not survive the accident, he was placed on life suppoer »

Society

29 people injured in major crash in British Columbia

Twenty-nine people were taken to hospital after a massive pileup involving trucks, coach buses and cars on the Coquihalla Highway in the interior of British Columbia on Sunday night. Another 136 people were taken to a warming centre in the nearby community »

Environment & Animal Life, Society

Welcome to winter in Montreal…Oh Noooooo!!!

After an unusually warm November, today sees the first real snowfall Montreal has seen this winter, and the fun (so-to-speak) has just begun. It caught a number of motorists off guard on the relatively steep Beaver Hall Street in the »

Society

Video shows cyclist hit by door

Video from a nearby shop captured Chelsea Mobishwash cycling down a major thoroughfare in downtown Toronto, the door of a truck opening and knocking her off her bike. The accident occurred on August 26 as she was riding to work, »