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Former Vatican diplomat wanted in Windsor for child pornography gets five years

A former high-ranking diplomat from the Holy See’s Washington embassy wanted by Windsor police for allegedly uploading child pornography at a local church has been sentenced to five years in prison by the Vatican. 682 more words

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Dragon boat crews cut through the water at Mooney's Bay

Paddlers continued to lean into their strokes on Day 3 of the 25th annual Tim Hortons Ottawa Dragon Boat Festival on Saturday at Mooney’s Bay Park. 99 more words

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Driving a bus gives a whole new appreciation for Edmonton transit drivers

I’ve ridden roller coasters and hiked through some steep gorges — but driving big hulking pieces of metal is not really my thing.

So, when I was assigned to drive the city bus and write about it, I had a knot of fear at the bottom of my stomach. 571 more words

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Five years after being battered by flood waters, Harvie Passage set to open Wednesday

It’s been a long, long time coming, but Harvie Passage, the Bow River’s watery playground, is set to open within days.

The passage filled with man-made pools and rapids was built for rafters and kayakers in 2012 and was set replace the old weir, known locally as the drowning machine, which laid claim to over a dozen victims over the years.  694 more words

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Colourful, creative Pride parade floats capture spirit of event

The floats in the Saskatoon Pride Parade are a celebration of the LGBTQ2+ community in the city — and sometimes they are a gesture of love and goodwill. 543 more words

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2 teeners arrested, one a minor, for drugs possession

Spot report re Apprehension of Person & CICL for violation of RA 9165.

Please be informed that at around 2:45 a.m. June 24, 2018, PO1 Peligrono, PO1 Silverio, PO1 Guadalupe and PO1 Canaña under direct supervision of Stacom PCI Ronald Lim Lao implemented City Ordinances & Oplan Kap Kap Bakal Sita at Sandawa, Matina, Davao City, particularly at the junction of Quimpo Blvd and Sandawa, when a Honda motorcycle with sidecar w/ plate number 6156LL driven by Sajir Janjawe Janarin was beating the red light thus prompted the aforesaid peace officers to chase and held the aforesaid driver. 147 more words

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Gay Men's Chorus of Los Angeles Says Bomb Threat Prompted Evacuation at Alex Theatre in Glendale

A bomb threat on Saturday prompted an evacuation during a performance by the Gay Men’s Chorus of Los Angeles at the Alex Theatre in Glendale, the group announced. 187 more words

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