Jacklyn MacPherson

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‘The system failed her’: Caregiver of murdered aboriginal teen, Tina Fontaine

<i>Bearing Witness: 2014 — The Globe and Mail looks back on the cataclysmic news events of 2014 through the eyes of the people who were there – be they bystanders, participants or journalists. Their accounts shaped our perceptions, while their witnessing the events changed their lives.</i><p>There was …

These 10 Hiking Trails Will Blow Your Mind

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Mehmet Ali Agca, the man who shot Pope John Paul II, lays flowers on his tomb in surprise vist

VATICAN CITY — The Turkish gunman who shot and wounded John Paul II in 1981 laid white flowers Saturday on the saint’s tomb in St. Peter’s Basilica, …

Man from Ahmadi religious minority killed in Pakistan after Muslim leader calls them 'enemy' | News Home | Reuters

ISLAMABAD (Reuters) - Gunmen in eastern Pakistan shot dead a member of the Ahmadi religious minority on Saturday, an Ahmadi spokesman said, five days after a Muslim leader denounced Ahmadis on a popular Pakistani television talk show.<p>Luqman Ahmad Shehzad was shot in the back of the head near Bhiri …

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Tim Hortons: Glazed and confused

The Canadian icon is selling out to Burger King and its ruthless Brazilian owners. Why that’s a dangerous move.<p>To hear stock market analysts and …

Teen pedestrian dead in B.C. after collision with off-duty police officer

Investigators with British Columbia's police watchdog are expected to return to the scene of a fatal motor-vehicle crash between an off-duty officer and teenage pedestrian in the Fraser Valley.<p>The collision occurred around 6 p.m. Friday near a bus loop at a shopping mall in Abbotsford, B.C., said …

Petition launched in support of ‘manspreading’ on TTC

While a new campaign by New York's transportation authority aimed at tackling the phenomenon of "manspreading" has drawn interest from transit users in Toronto, some say a similar concept north of the border would unfairly target men.<p>New York's Metropolitan Transportation Authority is set to unveil …

CTV National News: Baby delivered on subway

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Sandy the dog rescued from cliff ledge in Oregon

Labrador suffers minor injuries<p>Sandy, a yellow Labrador who got spooked on a Christmas Day hike in Oregon, was rescued off narrow ledge where she had …

How Michael Brown’s death stirred a Missourian to action

<i>Bearing Witness: 2014 — The Globe and Mail looks back on the cataclysmic news events of 2014 through the eyes of the people who were there – be they bystanders, participants or journalists. Their accounts shaped our perceptions, while their witnessing the events changed their lives.</i><p>When Justin …

More Than 160,000 Evacuated From Worst-Ever Floods In Malaysia

KUALA LUMPUR, Dec 27 (Reuters) - The number of people evacuated due to Malaysia's worst-ever floods jumped to more than 160,000 on Saturday, as Prime Minister Najib Razak reached the worst-hit state after cutting short a vacation in the U.S.<p>Najib arrived in Kelantan, which has the biggest problems …

Boy, 8, emerges from coma after surviving fire that killed parents, 2 siblings

A small community in Quebec is rallying around a boy who came out of a coma Saturday after surviving a fire that killed the rest of his …

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Vatican forever bars woman who bared breasts

The Vatican said it had arrested a member of women's rights group Femen who on Christmas Day bared her breasts and grabbed a statue of the baby Jesus …

Suspects arrested after two men found dead in interior B.C. home

Two men are dead and several suspects have been arrested in what Mounties are describing as a double homicide in British Columbia's Interior.<p>RCMP Cpl. Dave Tyreman said police were called to a rural residence just before midnight Friday in the small community of Anahim Lake, which is a drive of …

How to manage anger in the age of rage

Have you been following the "nut rage" saga?<p>It involves a 40-year-old Korean Air executive's outrage over the way she was served nuts while seated in first class: in a bag instead of on a plate! As media have reported, Heather Cho – the daughter of the company's chairman – angrily demanded to have …

TTC streetcar hits bus head-on, 4 injured

Intersection of Main and Danforth in Toronto reopens to traffic<p>Four people received minor injuries after a Toronto streetcar and a bus collided …

My rookie year working in the Downtown Eastside

When a person suffering from a schizophrenic episode starts trashing his room and screaming in rage, one of the best things you can do is knock softly on the door and ask if he would like a glass of water.<p>That's one of the ways 28-year-old Ryan Semiao has learned to calm troubled residents since he …

My rookie year after gender reassignment surgery

<i>A trans woman (male to female), Stacey Vetzal underwent sex-reassignment surgery in 2014, marking the start of feeling "aligned" after a lifetime of gender dysphoria. "I played with my sisters' friends. She hated it," Vetzal said, recalling childhood. At school, Vetzal avoided sports and the macho</i> …

My rookie year being open about my sexuality

<i>Arriving in Toronto from Kenya, where being gay is considered "unnatural," immoral and taboo, Sarah Ombija was able to live openly as a bisexual woman for the first time this year. Homosexuality remains criminalized in Kenya, where same-sex sexual acts can be punished with a maximum penalty of 14</i> …

My rookie year with a new prosthetic leg

It was a warm afternoon in June, Angelena Dolezar finished work, teaching a Grade 5/6 class at Laurier Heights School in Edmonton, and drove herself to the Glenrose Rehabilitation Hospital. These 4 p.m. appointments had become routine since the 29-year-old substitute teacher's left leg was …

Hippo jumps from moving truck in Taiwan

A hippopotamus jumped out of a truck as it was being transported in Taiwan on Friday, breaking a tooth and a leg and lying on the street for …

My rookie year having my son be able to hear

Late last spring, a few weeks after young Auguste Majkowski returned home to from experimental surgery to give him the sense of sound, a dog barked nearby and he looked up, startled. Hearing was at hand for a deaf little boy. His family rejoiced.<p>Then the dogs and all other noises seemed to go …

My rookie year working in Ebola-stricken Sierra Leone

Dr. Lauralee Morris has gone overseas to help refugees in South Sudan and typhoon survivors in the Philippines. But the international mission she took in late August, her ninth, was unlike any other. She travelled to Sierra Leone to help fight Ebola at the International Federation of the Red …

My rookie year training to be a reservist in Canada’s infantry

When Mischa Moscovitch started his military training in October, he had to learn – or relearn – how to get dressed.<p>"Deportment is a huge thing. It transfers over to everything else we do," says the 23-year-old Toronto native, who is midway through the basic military qualification to become a …

How to Stay Warm in Style This Winter

When the temperature drops, theres no need to forgo your sartorial preferences.<p>When the temperature drops, there's no need to forgo your sartorial preferences. From fur to leather to layers of knits, an abundance of chic, cold weather ensembles are at your fingertips. For a little inspiration, take …

6 Mistakes You're Making When Hanging Curtains

Here's what you need to know before you hang your window treatments.<p>Whether it's elegant draperies or a simple swath of fabric, every window needs the perfect complement.<p>1. Not Measuring Correctly<p>The first thing you should do is measure your windows and make adjustments depending on how you want to …

The Great Debate: How To Store Your Glassware

Face up or face down? We're not sure it will ever be settled.<p>Whether you live with roommates, a significant other or your whole family, there are a few household debates you're going to have to agree on. Next to deciding the "correct way" to hang your toilet paper (under or over?), how to store …

My rookie year adjusting to life without my husband

There are changes that happen because of choices you make and there are forced changes, those that blindside you and dramatically alter your life. I was blindsided by life. I am a 54-year-old widow. Seven months ago, I lost my husband and partner of 19 years to colon cancer.<p>Grief is unexplainable; …