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Arts and Entertainment, Society

Canadians’ interests revealed in Google searches

Hurricane Irma was one of the topics most searched by Canadians in 2017, according to the 17th annual survey of top-trending searches on Google. The hurricane that battered the Caribbean and Florida starting on August 30th  was also widely searched» 

International, Society

The Arrow legend: mystery, intrigue, search for last artefacts

It was a world-leading state-of-the-art jet interceptor. Indeed it seemed Canada would become a world leader in aerospace with the development of the CF-105 Avro Arrow, and its powerful new Canadian designed engines.   With the first planes completed and» 

International, Society

Privacy watchdog flags U.S. border searches

Canada’s privacy commissioner has warned the government that U.S. plans to enhance border searches may contravene Canada’s Charter of Rights and Freedoms and there’s little recourse for people subjected to them. At issue is the fact that the U.S. conducts» 

Indigenous, Society

More police divers arrive in Fort Chipewyan to search for missing hunters

Three more police divers have arrived in the remote Indigenous community of Fort Chipewyan in northeastern Alberta to assist in the search for three hunters feared drowned in a freak boating accident last week. The body of the fourth hunter» 

Indigenous, Society

Police send divers to search for missing hunters

The Royal Canadian Mounted Police has dispatched a team of police divers to help in the search for four hunters missing in the wilderness of northeastern Alberta. The four men, all experienced outdoorsmen from the First Nation community Fort Chipewyan, left the» 

Society

Search for Manitoba toddler missing since Tuesday resumes

Search teams fanned out in fields in rural Manitoba Friday morning resuming their frantic search for a little boy who’s been missing since Tuesday. Two-year-old Chase Martnes went missing from his farm home near Austin, Manitoba, about 120 kilometres west of» 

Society

Supreme Court rules on police mobile phone searches

In a precedent setting ruling, Canada’s Supreme Court has ruled police can search your mobile phone, tablet, computer, or other device without a warrant. In a narrow 4-3 decision the court ruled that in a lawful arrest, police are not» 

International, Internet, Science and Technology, Society

Renewed mission to find the lost Franklin ships

The lost ships of the 1845 voyage represent the only Canadian National Historic Site whose location is unknown to anyone. This August, the government, including the Coast Guard, the Navy, scientists, divers, researchers and agencies like the Royal Canadian Geographical»