Entries by Lauren Strapagiel from 06/2012

Murder Suspect Magnotta Accused Of Harassing PM

Posted 06.01.2012 | Canada

The aspiring Montreal porn actor suspected of killing and dismembering a lover, then mailing some of the body parts to political parties ...

Quebec Student Protests: Student Group Promises Summer Of Protests After Talks Fail

Posted 06.02.2012 | Canada Politics

MONTREAL - Frustrated after a breakdown in negotiations, thousands took to the streets of Montreal Saturday and promised a summer full of demonstratio...

From Sussex And I Know It: Small-Town New Brunswick Dairy Farm Parody Of LMFAO Hit Goes Viral (VIDEO)

Posted 06.02.2012 | Canada

Much like the Sh*t People Say trend, LMFAO's ultra-catchy 'Sexy and I Know It' has inspired many parodies. We've seen nerds, Santa and even Elmo take ...

Peter Bryant ID'd As One Pilot In Deadly B.C. Helicopter Crash

Posted 06.02.2012 | Canada

TERRACE, B.C. - Rescue crews have now recovered the bodies of three people killed in a helicopter crash in northwestern, B.C.The A-Star 350 helicopter...

'Bath Salts' Drug Hits Edmonton Streets

Posted 06.02.2012 | Canada

Edmonton police say bath salts, a street drug that’s been sweeping through the United States, has been popping up in the city. ...

Harper At The Queen's Diamond Jubilee: Prime Minister Leaves For London

Posted 06.03.2012 | Canada Politics

LONDON, England United Kingdom - Prime Minister Stephen Harper stepped off his aircraft and got a proper British welcome to London.Thick fog and cold ...

Halifax Safe-Driving Ads: Sexy 'Bridget' Ads Criticized By Women Advocates

Posted 06.03.2012 | Canada Living

HALIFAX - Some say she's a confident, crime-fighting avenger, devoted to protecting drivers in Atlantic Canada's largest city.Oh, and she does it whil...

Interest Rates: Hikes Mark Carney Warned About Now Seem Unlikely

Posted 06.03.2012 | Canada Business

OTTAWA - Is the next move for Mark Carney to cut interest rates?The question would have seemed unthinkable a few weeks ago given that the Bank of Cana...

Research In Motion Troubles Brought On By Identity Crisis Says Advisor Hired By The BlackBerry Maker

Posted 06.03.2012 | Canada Business

TORONTO - A brand strategy adviser hired by Research In Motion at the peak of the company's success says the BlackBerry maker was locked in an identit...

Luka Rocco Magnotta Spotted In Paris: French Police Investigate Sightings Of Accused Killer

Posted 06.03.2012 | Canada

MONTREAL - The subject of an international manhunt for the gruesome killing and dismemberment of a student in Montreal was tracked in France over the ...

Eaton Centre Shooting: Brett Lawrie, Blue Jays Third Baseman, Describes Scene Of 'Instant Panic'

Posted 06.03.2012 | Canada

TORONTO - Blue Jays third baseman Brett Lawrie wasn't sure what he had heard when the sound of gunshots rang out at the downtown Eaton Centre on Satur...

Eaton Centre Shooting: Quest For Fame Takes Conflicts Public, Say Experts

Posted 06.04.2012 | Canada

OTTAWA - Toronto police called the shooter who opened fire in a downtown mall Saturday "one idiot with a gun."But some gang experts argue public shoot...

Allyson McConnell, Alberta Mother Who Drowned Sons In Bathtub, Sentenced To Six Years For Manslaughter

Posted 06.04.2012 | Canada

WETASKIWIN, Alta. - Jim McConnell thinks the lives of his two young grandsons are worth more than the sentence their mother has received for drowning ...

Luka Rocco Magnotta Arrested In Berlin: Stephen Harper Congratulates Cops For Catching Suspected Killer

Posted 06.04.2012 | Canada Politics

LONDON - Prime Minister Stephen Harper is offering his congratulations to the police for catching Canadian fugitive Luka Rocco Magnotta in Berlin.Harp...

Magnotta's Extradition Could Take Months

Posted 06.04.2012 | Canada

The arrest of Luka Rocco Magnotta in Berlin on Monday marks the end of an international manhunt, but it now sets off a legal process that...

Luka Rocco Magnotta Video: Best Gore Under Investigation For Hosting '1 Lunatic, 1 Ice Pick' Video Allegedly Depicting Murder Of Jun Lin

Posted 06.05.2012 | Canada

Online images and videos of murder, suicide and gory accidents are certainly unsavory, but are they illegal? Montreal Police are investigating the ...

Stabbing Prompted Eaton Centre Shooting, Sources Say

Posted 06.05.2012 | Canada

The man killed in the deadly Eaton Centre shooting in Toronto that left six other people wounded apparently stabbed the suspect three mon...

Luka Rocco Magnotta: Police Search For Ties Between Accused Killer And Unsolved 2011 Murder Of Valerie Leblanc

Posted 06.05.2012 | Canada

MONTREAL - Montreal police are scouring archives and talking to law-enforcement colleagues elsewhere to determine whether murder suspect Luka Rocco Ma...

Canadia: CNN's Erin Burnett Out Front Misspells 'Canada' In Luka Rocco Magnotta Broadcast (VIDEO)

Posted 06.08.2012 | Canada

Being the self-proclaimed "Worldwide Leader in News," CNN is tasked with swiftly and accurately spelling tricky names and places from around the globe...

Alberta's Red Deer River Hit By Oil Leak - The Globe And Mail

Posted 06.08.2012 | Canada
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A large amount of oil has spilled from an Alberta pipeline into a creek, with an early estimate of 1,000 to 3,000 barrels leaking into a tributary of ...

Alberta Oil Spill: Up To 3,000 Barrels Spill Near Red Deer River Reports Plains Midstream Canada

Posted 06.08.2012 | Canada Business

SUNDRE, Alta. - Crews were scrambling Friday to contain and clean up a pipeline spill that is believed to have sent up to 475,000 litres of crude oil ...

Luka Rocco Magnotta: No Information On Extradition To Canada Before Next Week Says Berlin Court

Posted 06.08.2012 | Canada

A Berlin court says there will be no information until next week on a request to transfer a Canadian porn actor suspected of the grisly slaying and di...

Armoured Vehicle Purchase: Ottawa To Buy 500 Tactical Vehicles At A Cost Of $708 Million

Posted 06.08.2012 | Canada Politics

CFB GAGETOWN, N.B. - The federal government has awarded a $708-million contract for the purchase of 500 tactical armoured patrol vehicles for the Cana...

Toronto To Look Into 2024 Olympic Bid

Posted 06.08.2012 | Canada

The City of Toronto will study the possibility of hosting the 2024 Summer Olympic Games. Coun. Denzil Minnan-Wong, an ally of...

Toronto 2024 Olympic Bid: London Mayor Boris Johnson Tells Toronto To Go For It

Posted 06.08.2012 | Canada

TORONTO - A surprise city council decision Friday to consider bidding for the 2024 Summer Olympics was given a solid thumbs up from the mayor of Londo...