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Protesters rally against demolition of $6M Vancouver mansion built in 1996 that just got $350K in renos

Protesters rallied Sunday against the proposed demolition of a 20-year-old mansion in the swish Vancouver suburb of Shaughnessy.

The home at 6088 Adera St. underwent $350,000 in renovations just three years ago, but its owners have applied for a demolition permit, with plans to build a new single-family home. 193 more words


Everton Biddersingh gets life without parole for 1994 murder of abused daughter

TORONTO — A Toronto father who starved or drowned his daughter to death two decades ago has been jailed for life without parole eligibility for 25 years. 81 more words


'I felt him leave': Ottawa firefighter's PTSD battle began with a child dying in his arms

Brandon Hogan was a rookie firefighter at Station 22 at Lincoln Fields in March 2005 when his life changed.

That morning, there was a call about a child who had swallowed his mother’s anti-psychotic medication. 735 more words


Low loonie no ‘game changer’ for U.S. tourists who see Canada as boring

What Canada’s sagging economy needs is perhaps more events like this weekend’s NBA All-Star Game in Toronto, or last summer’s FIFA Women’s World Cup in Vancouver. 437 more words


Teen among five people murdered Sunday in a wave of violence across the Toronto region

Police across the Greater Toronto Area were busy Sunday after five people were murdered in separate incidents across the region. One was killed in Toronto, while two murders were reported in both York and Peel regions. 373 more words