Entries by Jacqueline Delange from 01/2012

Newfoundland Man Dead In Alberta; Two Men Charged With Murder

Posted 01.01.2012 | Canada

EDMONTON - Two men from Newfoundland face murder charges after Edmonton police found the body of a third man who was also from that province.A 35-year...

Occupy Fredericton Camp Remains Despite Eviction Notice

Posted 01.01.2012 | Canada Business

An Occupy protest camp remains in front of Fredericton City Hall despite a Saturday eviction order. A number of the protester...

Oscar Bartholomew Death: 3 More Grenada Officers Charged

Posted 01.01.2012 | Canada

ST. GEORGE'S, Grenada - Three more police officers in Grenada have been charged with manslaughter in the beating death of a Canadian man.A police stat...

Hobbema Stabbing Victim Dies

Posted 01.01.2012 | Canada

A man who was stabbed over the weekend on a First Nation reserve south of Edmonton has died. RCMP in Hobbema say they were called at about 7:40 p.m...

Man With Explosives At Texas Airport Charged

Posted 01.01.2012 | Canada

Authorities have charged a member of the U.S. military who was arrested after trying to go through a security checkpoint at a Texas airpo...

Polar Bear Swim: Canucks Raise Money For Charity With Annual Tradition

Posted 01.01.2012 | Huffington Post

Rather than pledge to shed unwanted pounds or make more money, Al Peterson opted to do something more realistic, starting 2012 with a dip in 7 C ocean...

Calgary Hospital Locked Down Due To Gun Threat

Posted 01.01.2012 | Huffington Post

A Calgary hospital has been put into emergency lockdown following reports about a man with a firearm in the facility. Police put out the alert for ...

Alberta Mom Gives Birth To 2nd New Year's Baby In A Row

Posted 01.01.2012 | Canada

Lightning shouldn't strike in the same place twice, the same person shouldn't win two lotteries and people really shouldn't have back-to-back New Year...

'Extremely Serious' B.C. Court Delays Worsening

Posted 01.07.2012 | Canada

The B.C. government claims it is taking steps to reduce delays in the court system, despite a report that says the backlogs are getting w...

Dorothy Woods Sought Help Before Death, Friend Says

Posted 01.07.2012 | Canada

Dorothy Woods — the Saskatoon woman police say was murdered — was looking for help prior to her death, a friend says. "I ...

Peter MacKay: Defence Minister's Wedding Photo Shared on Facebook

Posted 01.07.2012 | Canada Politics

NEW GLASGOW, N.S. - Peter MacKay is sharing a moment of his recent intimate wedding with the public.The Defence Minister has posted a photograph of hi...

Montreal Subway Shooting: Homeless Man Identified As Victim

Posted 01.07.2012 | Canada

MONTREAL - Police have released the name of a man fatally shot by a Montreal police officer in a downtown subway station on Friday.Farshad Mohammadi, ...

NHL Players' Union Set To Discuss Collective Bargaining Agreement

Posted 01.07.2012 | Canada

TORONTO - Discussions for a new collective bargaining agreement aren't even officially underway and the NHL and its players' union are at odds with on...

Bishop Raymond Lahey: Child Pornography Offence Prompts Church To Reaffirm Moral Commitment

Posted 01.07.2012 | Canada

ST. JOHN'S, N.L. - A Newfoundland archbishop is reaffirming his church's commitment to ensuring a safe environment for parishioners just days after a ...

Ximena Osegueda Memorial: UBC Student Killed In Mexico Honoured By Friends

Posted 01.07.2012 | Canada

MEXICO CITY - Friends of a University of British Columbia student killed in Mexico gathered Saturday to celebrate her life in a pair of memorial servi...

Torreon Killings: Five Severed Heads Found In Northern Mexican City

Posted 01.07.2012 | World

MEXICO CITY, Jan 7 (Reuters) - Mexican police in the northern city of Torreon found the severed heads of five people killed in a suspected outbreak ...

Widower Of B.C. Woman Slain In India Lives In Fear

Posted 01.07.2012 | Canada

The widower of Jassi Sidhu, whose mother and uncle have been arrested in connection with her slaying, still fears for his own life, accor...

Omar Ortiz: Mexican Soccer Goalie Arrested For Alleged Role In Kidnappings

Posted 01.07.2012 | Canada

MONTERREY, Mexico - Suspended first-division soccer goalkeeper Omar (El Gato) Ortiz has been arrested for alleged participation in a kidnapping ring, ...

Northern Gateway Pipeline: Hearings Begin On $5.5 Billion Oil Pipeline Proposal

Posted 01.08.2012 | Canada Politics

VICTORIA - It's being called a nation-builder, nation-divider and non-starter.Depending on who's talking, the proposed Northern Gateway oil pipeline p...

Archbishop Writes Parishioners About Lahey Case

Posted 01.08.2012 | Canada

Archbishop Martin Currie has issued a message to Newfoundland and Labrador parishioners about the Raymond Lahey child pornography case, e...

Canada Day: Harper Government Hires Consultant To Highlight War Of 1812

Posted 01.08.2012 | Canada Politics

OTTAWA - The Harper government has hired a consultant to inject a little war into this year's Canada Day bash on Parliament Hill.A Toronto theatre exp...

Stephen Hawking A No-Show At Birthday Conference

Posted 01.08.2012 | Canada

Renowned physicist Stephen Hawking, who suffers from Lou Gehrig’s disease, was too sick to attend a conference celebrating his 70th bir...

Montreal Police Shooting: Homeless Man Shot In Subway Remembered As 'Solitary Guy'

Posted 01.08.2012 | Canada

MONTREAL - By all accounts, Farshad Mohammadi was a quiet man who kept to himself.So when those who knew him heard the 34-year-old homeless man had be...

Bungee Jumper's Cord Snaps In Freak Accident; Australian Erin Langworthy Survives Plunge

Posted 01.08.2012 | Canada

"I think it's definitely a miracle that I survived," a bungee jumper said after her cord snapped during a 111-metre nosedive into an African river. ...

Iran Nuclear Program: Uranium Enrichment Reportedly Begins Amid Threats

Posted 01.08.2012 | Canada

TEHRAN, Iran - Iran has begun uranium enrichment at a new underground site built to withstand possible airstrikes, a leading hard-line newspaper repor...