Crime (Canada)

Former Mountie who fired Taser at Robert Dziekanski drops appeal of sentence

The former RCMP constable who fired a Taser at a Polish immigrant at Vancouver’s airport has dropped his appeal of a 30-month jail sentence he …

Canada

12 arrested, millions of dollars stolen

Twelve people were arrested Tuesday in the Montreal area for forgery of government documents, and acts of fraud committed against public institutions …

Canada

Police wrap examination of property linked to McArthur, find more remains

TORONTO - Police say they found human remains on nearly every day of a nine-day exploration of a property related to alleged serial killer Bruce …

Crime

Prince Edward Island woman faces multiple charges in death of two infants | The Star

CHARLOTTETOWN— A P.E.I. woman has been charged in connection with the deaths of two infants following a yearlong investigation.<p>The major crime unit …

Canadian News

Fears about further Legal Aid privatization 'completely without foundation': CEO

Legal Aid Saskatchewan's chief executive is dismissing concerns that a significant restructuring of the agency's Saskatoon office is anything but an …

Canadian News

Ottawa police seek public’s help to identify man found dead in Rideau River

Local police are appealing to the public to help them identify an adult man who was found dead in the Rideau River the morning of July 6.<p>A police …

Canadian News

Family, friends hope for new information in 2016 Saint John murder of Tammy Boratynec

Family and friends of a woman murdered in Saint John two years ago are still hoping someone will come forward with information that could lead to an …

Canadian News

Indigenous population in Alberta jails remains disproportionately high

Alberta’s justice minister says she’s disappointed by the lack of progress in bringing down disproportionately high rates of Indigenous incarceration …

Crime

Windsor man arrested after minivan smash and grab

A 30-year-old Windsor man has been arrested after police say a minivan was used to break into a computer store.<p>Officers were called to a commercial …

Southwestern Ontario

Quebec Ranked #1 Best City In Canada For "Young People"

<b>According to a recent study conducted by</b> Point2home, an independent market research company that covers real estate and market trends has uncovered …

Canada

Trucker found guilty of smuggling drugs at Ambassador Bridge

A Windsor judge has found a Kitchener truck driver guilty of attempting to transport $3.9-million worth of drugs in a fruit shipment into Canada at a …

Crime

Three people suffer life-threatening injuries in Lakeshore crash

Three people suffered life-threatening injuries after a two vehicle accident in Lakeshore.

Southwestern Ontario

Man arrested, released without charges in incident that sent Halifax Transit passenger to hospital

Police in Halifax have arrested and released a man without charges as they investigate a weekend incident where a projectile damaged a city bus and …

Canadian News

Kingston, Ont. family accused of allegedly kidnapping, abusing woman for 11 months

TORONTO -- Investigators say three family members have been charged after a woman was allegedly kidnapped and abused for nearly a year.<p>Police say the …

Crime

New Brunswick police identify body found in Saint John River

Police have identified the remains of a man found in the Saint John River, but will not be releasing further details at the request of the family.<p>The body was discovered at 6:30 a.m. on Saturday in the Grand Bay-Westfield, N.B., area.<p>At this time, police say foul play is not suspected.<p>The cause of …

Canadian News

Man in police custody in connection with downtown Montreal homicide

A 66-year-old man is in police custody after a 53-year-old man was stabbed to death in Montreal’s Villemarie borough Saturday night.<p>Police cadets …

Crime

Oakville shooting a ‘targeted’ attack: cops

A 19-year-old man was shot to death in a “targeted” attack Friday evening in Oakville, police say.Halton Regional Police responded to a shooting call …

Crime

‘It appears he had a very revolving door’: Allegations against Halifax-based Buddhist leader rising

The woman whose whistleblowing research has touched off a sex scandal in a Halifax-based Buddhist organization suggests the allegations have just …

Canada

Judge denies bail following gun charges on Peepeekisis First Nation.

The man at the centre of a gun incident on the Peepeekisis Cree Nation Wednesday made his first appearance in a Regina court Friday afternoon.<p>Patrick …

Aboriginal Canadians

Stolen SUV hits Halifax utility pole, Yarmouth man faces charges

A 20-year-old man from Yarmouth will remain in custody over the weekend after a stolen SUV crashed into a utility pole early Saturday morning on …

Nova Scotia

Peter Khill banned from Six Nations territory for life

The council for the Six Nations of the Grand River has voted to bar Peter Khill from its territory for life.<p>If Khill, a Hamilton man who was found …

Aboriginal Canadians

Man sought on charges of threatening Trump may be in Montreal: U.S. Marshals

Authorities believe 27-year-old Shawn Christy may have crossed into Canada on foot after abandoning a stolen vehicle near the border in upstate New …

Donald Trump

Fourth person in three months dies at Edmonton Remand Centre

Crime

Quebec police went to great lengths to lure man in disappearance of Cédrika Provencher, 9

TROIS-RIVIERES, Que. — Court documents show Quebec provincial police went to great lengths to lure a man they considered a key suspect in the …

Crime

Calgary police re-examining 89 closed sexual assault cases

Nearly one-third of all sexual-assault cases reported in the first quarter of 2018 are being re-examined by the Calgary Police Service under the …

Crime

Saskatoon police, family concerned for welfare of missing 27-year-old man

Saskatoon police are asking for the public’s help to find a missing man.<p>Desmond Fischer, 27, was last seen leaving his home in the 200-block of …

Canadian News

Canada-wide warrant issued for federal offender

The provincial Repeat Offender Parole Enforcement or ROPE Squad is looking for the public’s help in locating a federal offender wanted on a …

Canadian News

Thunder Bay police locate woman and children reported missing

The Thunder Bay Police Service has issued a statement saying a woman and her two daughters who were reported missing on Thursday have been …

Aboriginal Canadians

Upper Granville, N.S. man facing child pornography charges

A 29-year-old man is facing child pornography charges after RCMP searched a home in Upper Granville, N.S., Thursday.<p>RCMP say their Internet Child …

Canada

Charges dropped against suspect in Windsor murder case

A woman, charged in connection with a Windsor homicide in 2017, has had the charge withdrawn.<p>Dazzmirhal Scott of Windsor was charged with being an …

Southwestern Ontario