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Society

Manhunt for fugitive teens shifts to another isolated Manitoba community

Heavily armed police officers are combing through the bush and swamps surrounding the remote Indigenous community of York Landing in northern Manitoba, following a reported sighting of two teenage murder suspects who have been on the run for nearly two» 

Society

Manhunt for fugitive teens moves to wilderness of northern Manitoba

Heavily armed police officers in northern Manitoba are on the lookout for two teenagers accused of murdering three people in Northern British Columbia and then driving across half of the country before ditching their getaway car near a remote Indigenous» 

Society

Pair of missing teens now suspects in 3 homicides: police

Police in British Columbia say two teenagers reported missing last week in the remote northern part of the province are now considered suspects in the murder of a young couple and the suspicious death of another man whose body was» 

Society

Police don’t rule out link between 2 murders, missing teens and unidentified body in B.C.

Police in British Columbia are not ruling out a connection between the murders of two young tourists, the disappearances of two teenagers, the burnt out camper truck they had been driving, and an unidentified body found nearby – all in» 

Society

Florida police arrest suspect in double homicide of Canadian couple

Florida police have arrested a man in connection with the murder of two Canadian seniors in late March. The Broward County Sheriff’s Office said in a news release Thursday that they arrested the suspect, a 28-year-old man, after police were» 

Society

Mother of murder victim warns women to leave abusive partners

Mohammed Shamji was sentenced to life in prison with no chance of parole for 14 years after admitting he killed his wife. Police, the judge and the mother of victim all spoke about the danger of domestic violence. Mother repeatedly» 

Health, Society

Domestic homicide is predictable, preventable: report

A new report found that 476 people died in Canada between 2010 and 2015 as a result of domestic violence. Most of the victims were women, but so were men and children. Of the perpetrators, 86 per cent were men» 

International, Politics

Khashoggi mystery: international reaction limited to “concern”

Some media outlets are reporting alleged new and horrific details regarding the mysterious disappearance of Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi. Circumstantial evidence would seem to indicate a murder inside the embassy, something the Saudis have denied. International reaction has been muted,» 

On this day, a pseudo religious doomsday cult l'Ordre du Temple Solaire, began its series of murders and collective suicides in Quebec (Radio-Canada)

International, Society

History Canada: October 4,1994: An international cult tragedy begins

Sex, money, strange rituals and mysticism, charismatic leaders, weapons, doomsday belief. All these elements above typically associated to varying degrees with cults, came to a head on this day in international death and murder starting in a quiet town in» 

Politics, Society

Fallout from Stanley murder trial continues

(respectful public commenting is open at very bottom of page) The trial involved a second-degree murder charge against a farmer who shot and killed an intruder on his farm. Most people feel the case would not have attracted widespread attention»