Canadian Press

By IndepthAfrica
In Canada
Apr 10th, 2013
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After being allegedly sexually assaulted at the age of 15 by four boys and subsequently bullied, 17-year-old Rehtaeh Parsons committed suicide last week. Leah Parsons says her daughter was never the same after the night four boys sexually assaulted her. And when one of the boys circulated a cellphone...
By IndepthAfrica
In Eritrea
Nov 12th, 2012
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By Keven Drews, The Canadian Press VANCOUVER – A woman who repeatedly slashed her husband two years ago has been  acquitted of aggravated assault and attempted murder because she was a battered  wife, a B.C. Supreme Court judge has ruled. In his ruling posted online Friday, Justice Elliott Myer...
By IndepthAfrica
In Ethiopia
Oct 14th, 2012
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Runners of all ages and skill levels raced through Toronto’s streets Sunday to compete in the Scotiabank Waterfront Marathon. More than 24,000 runners participated in the run, which organizers said raised $3.7 million for 167 charities. Ethiopian runner Sahle Warga finished first, completing the mara...
By IndepthAfrica
In Canada
Jun 25th, 2012
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One person may be dead, trapped under debris, and at least nine people are missing after a portion of a mall roof collapsed this weekend in a northern Ontario city, shaking a community that considered the shopping centre as its hub. Despite the possible casualty, officials are working through the nig...
By IndepthAfrica
In Canada
Jun 4th, 2012
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Luka Rocco Magnotta was arrested in Berlin this morning, German police say. The 29-year-old Canadian wanted for a horrific Montreal murder was arrested in an Internet cafe, according to the Bild newspaper. The report comes just as French authorities said they were investigating the theory that Magnot...
By IndepthAfrica
In Canada
Jun 3rd, 2012
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The victim of a gruesome homicide that has captured international attention and launched a global manhunt is being remembered by friends in Montreal as a conscientious man who wanted to fit in to his adopted home. Investigators believe it was the remains of Jun Lin, a 33-year-old Chinese national, th...
By IndepthAfrica
In Canada
May 30th, 2012
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MONTREAL – In this chain of depraved events, orchestrated by a disturbed mind, it turns out that the severed human foot delivered to Tory headquarters was only the latest link. CAUTION: GRAPHIC CONTENT MAY DISTURB SOME READERS. Before that, someone repeatedly stabbed a young man with an ice pic...
By benim
In Canada
Jan 15th, 2011
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One person was injured when an avalanche struck Saturday at the Fernie Alpine Resort in southeastern British Columbia. In a written statement, resort general manager Andy Cohen said the avalanche hit an area known as Currie Bowl, which is rated as expert terrain, at about 2 p.m. MT. Cohen said approx...
By benim
In Canada
Dec 19th, 2010
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MONTREAL – With her sleeves rolled up, Michaelle Jean is laying the groundwork for what she hopes will lift her native Haiti from the rubble — once and for all. But Canada’s former governor general says lots of work remains nearly a year after an earthquake crumpled buildings and shattere...
By benim
In Canada
Dec 19th, 2010
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Ottawa and Ontario say Craigslist appears to have pulled prostitution ads from its Canadian websites after months of pressure from politicians. The San Francisco-based company’s “erotic services” section did not appear on the majority of its Canadian homepages Saturday, although some ads were s...