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Quebecers honoured for their brave actions during 2017 mosque shooting

Canada’s Governor General Julie Payette is honouring five Quebecers for their brave actions during the 2017 mosque shooting in Quebec City, according to a news release from yesterday. On January 29, 2017, Alexandre Bissonnette killed six and injured five people »


Row with girlfriend may have triggered Nova Scotia shooting spree, police say

Canada’s worst mass shooting last weekend, which claimed the lives of 22 victims and that of the gunman, may have been triggered by an argument between the gunman and his girlfriend, the country’s national police force said Friday. Speaking at »

Internet, Science & Technology, Society

Adding insult to tragedy: Fake fundraiser after Nova Scotia shooting

Most people can’t imagine the kind of person who would try to cash in on people’s sorrow and generosity following the terrible shooting tragedy in Nova Scotia at the weekend. But sadly it seems, that kind of person or persons, »


Death toll in Nova Scotia shooting rampage rises to 23

Twenty-two people, including a 17-year-old, were killed in Canada’s worst mass shooting, police in Nova Scotia announced Tuesday after searching the charred remains of several houses set alight by the gunman during the weekend’s 12-hour shooting spree in the Atlantic »


Death toll from Nova Scotia gunman’s rampage climbs to 19

A gunman disguised as a policeman killed at least 18 people, before he was shot dead by police following the weekend’s 12-hour shooting spree across rural Nova Scotia, on Canada’s Atlantic Coast, marking the country’s worst mass shooting, the Royal »


At least 17 people killed in worst mass shooting in Canada

A gunman disguised as a policeman killed at least 16 people, including a police officer, during a 12-hour shooting spree across rural Nova Scotia, on Canada’s Atlantic Coast, making it the worst mass shooting in modern Canadian history, the Royal »

Ambulance transports victims of stabbing attack on Halloween night in Toronto


Triple stabbing, multiple shootings mar Halloween in GTA

A triple stabbing and multiple shootings marred Halloween celebrations across the Greater Toronto Area (GTA) on Thursday, keeping emergency services busy amid widespread power outages caused by strong winds that brought down power lines. At around 11:40 p.m. Thursday, police »

International, Society

Verdict in shooting of German tourist in Alberta

Indigenous youth found guilty Horst Stewin and his family were enjoying a vacation in Alberta in August 2018. Stewin was celebrating his 60th birthday in the western province as he loved horses and the “western” lifestyle. After visiting a nearby »

Indigenous, International

Trial of aboriginal youth in the shooting of a German tourist continues

One year ago, Horst Stewin and his family were touring Canada to celebrate the man’s 60th birthday. They were touring Alberta as the man liked horses and the “western” lifestyle. After taking some photos at the Morley rodeo grounds about »


Police in British Columbia lay 4 murder charges in deadly shooting spree

Police in the Southern Interior of British Columbia have charged a 60-year-old man in connection with a string of fatal shootings that that killed four people in the city of Penticton Monday morning. John Brittain, 60, has been charged with three »