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'No peace' for families after Matthew de Grood found not criminally responsible for 5 killings

CBC.ca - ‎58 minutes ago‎
The families of the five young people stabbed to death by Matthew de Grood at a Calgary house party say they will "never fully heal" after de Grood was found not criminally responsible (NCR) for the killings.
Matthew de Grood just one of many NCR cases across Canada
Calgary Man Found Not Criminally Responsible In Stabbing Deaths Of Five At 2014 House Party
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Alberta wildfires and will push GDP into red this quarter, central bank says

CBC.ca - ‎3 hours ago‎
The devastating wildfires in northern Alberta and Saskatchewan will put Canada's GDP into negative territory this quarter as oil production is cut back, but there is no need to change monetary policy, the Bank of Canada says.

Released Savchenko arrives in Kyiv, hints at political career

Kyiv Post - ‎4 hours ago‎
After almost two years of captivity in Russia, Ukrainian military pilot Nadiya Savchenko, 35, is finally back at home. After a Ukrainian government plane landed at Boryspil airport in the afternoon of May 25, Savchenko came out to talk to dozens of ...
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Mayor Tory commends High Park Zoo staff for effort to capture elusive 'Bonnie and Clyde' capybaras

CTV News - ‎31 minutes ago‎
The search continues for two capybaras who escaped from the High Park Zoo Tuesday. The furry rodents -- a male and female -- have managed to elude capture since they escaped from their pen as zoo officials were trying to place them alongside a male ...

Merkel says she is 'not worried' about EU-Turkey migrant deal

Hurriyet Daily News - ‎6 hours ago‎
German Chancellor Angela Merkel on May 25 brushed off concerns about a landmark EU-Turkey deal designed to stem the flow of migrants to Europe after critical comments by her Turkish counterpart.
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Huge swarms of bats wreak destruction in Australian town

CBC.ca - ‎2 hours ago‎
More than 100,000 bats have descended on the holiday town of Batemans Bay in New South Wales, Australia, with one local politician declaring it a disaster after residents were hit with a wave of dirt and destruction.
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Mysterious photo sparks hope for NS resident seeking missing Syrian girl

CTV News - ‎2 hours ago‎
HALIFAX -- Canadian relatives of a missing, five-year-old Syrian girl are appealing for help after a mysterious photograph surfaced on the Internet, suggesting she may have been the only member of her family to survive a bid to escape the war-ravaged ...
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Pallister second-most popular premier, poll shows

Winnipeg Free Press - ‎4 hours ago‎
With apologies to Sally Field, circa the 1984 Oscars, that's the case for Manitoba Premier Brian Pallister, according to the latest Angus Reid Institute (ARI) poll measuring the approval ratings of provincial premiers across Canada.
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Toronto woman sought in killing of her husband in India, say police

The Daily Courier (subscription) - ‎1 hour ago‎
TORONTO - A Toronto woman is sought in India after police there allege she paid four men - including her two lovers - to kill her estranged husband.
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Real number of sex assault complaints in military higher than official figures, watchdog says

CBC.ca - ‎16 hours ago‎
Canada's military watchdog says new numbers showing a one-third increase in sexual assault investigations in the Forces do not begin to tell the whole story of misconduct in the military.
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Wall Street rises, TSX rallies to 7-month high as banks, energy shares climb

Financial Post - ‎3 hours ago‎
Michael Nagle/BloombergA trader works on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange. North American markets were higher on Wednesday.
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Canadian defence industry stands by controversial Saudi arms deal

Toronto Star - ‎1 hour ago‎
The Canadian Association of Defence and Security Industries says it is not responsible for foreign policy regarding the controversial $15B sale of armoured vehicles to Saudi Arabia.
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CRTC pushes cable providers, public to tell all about new $25 basic TV packs

CBC.ca - ‎9 hours ago‎
The CRTC is making cable providers publicly explain their $25 basic TV packages. The broadcast regulator and a consumer group have received hundreds of complaints about the CRTC-mandated TV plans.
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Open letter to Premier Kathleen Wynne about Ontario's Climate Change Action plan

The Province - ‎10 minutes ago‎
The leaked Climate Change Action Plan, according to the Globe and Mail, includes an agenda to move homes, businesses and other buildings off of natural gas.
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Twitter's tiny tweaks do little to address big issues

CIO - ‎29 minutes ago‎
Twitter plans to make some changes to its social network later this summer, but the overdue modifications demonstrate the company's ongoing struggle to innovate.
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'Minecraft: Pocket Edition' top paid iPhone game app in Canada

TheChronicleHerald.ca - ‎4 hours ago‎
Top 10 free and paid game apps for the iPhone and iPad in Canada for May 16-22. Top Paid iPhone Game Apps. 1. Minecraft: Pocket Edition (Mojang).
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HTC 10 not a perfect 10 — but close

Toronto Sun - ‎May 24, 2016‎
Simplification is the key word when it comes to the HTC latest flagship smartphone. Called the HTC 10, dispensing with the company's annoying HTC One branding, which basically named every phone the same thing, and has a cleaner look than its ...
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Depp continues war of words with Australia's deputy leader

CTV News - ‎15 hours ago‎
CANBERRA, Australia -- Australia's deputy prime minister boasted on Wednesday that he had got into Johnny Depp's head like fictional serial killer Hannibal Lecter after the Hollywood actor quipped that the ruddy-faced lawmaker appeared to be "inbred ...
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Edmonton widow knows something of road ahead in Gord Downie's cancer fight

CBC.ca - ‎10 minutes ago‎
Corinna Spaziani has a special insight into the battle ahead for Tragically Hip frontman Gord Downie. Her husband, Joe, was diagnosed with the same kind of incurable brain tumour - multiforme glioblastoma - in 2011, and died 37 months later.
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Madhur Anand's poetry shortlisted for Trillium Book Award

CTV News - ‎1 hour ago‎
TORONTO -- Six books and three poetry titles have been shortlisted in English-language categories for the 2016 Trillium Book Award honouring Ontario-based writers.

David Spade: 'The Do-Over' will please people that don't like me

Toronto Sun - ‎1 hour ago‎
Yes, they're meant to be watched in living rooms. But Adam Sandler's four-picture deal with Netflix includes test screenings in front of actual theatre audiences.
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Raptors shrug off Stephen A. Smith's apology to Canadians

Sportsnet.ca - ‎1 hour ago‎
CLEVELAND - The Toronto Raptors say they weren't paying attention when Stephen A. Smith wrote them off. So when the ESPN host apologized for underestimating them, the Raptors responded with a collective shrug.
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Crosby leads Penguins over Lightning to even series

Sportsnet.ca - ‎4 hours ago‎
Sidney Crosby had a goal and an assist, and Phil Kessel, Kris Letang, Bryan Rust and Nick Bonino also scored Tuesday night in a 5-2 victory to force a Game 7 in the Eastern Conference final.
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Tennis: Murray takes long road again, Wawrinka keeps it simple

Yahoo Canada Sports - ‎1 hour ago‎
PARIS (Reuters) - Andy Murray survived a second close shave at the French Open on Wednesday, but his path towards what he hopes will be a maiden title in Paris is becoming so circuitous he may soon find himself hacking through trees in the nearby Bois ...

Van Koeverden, Subban among high profile athletes following Raptors run

Sportsnet.ca - ‎2 hours ago‎
Toronto Raptors centre-forward Bismack Biyombo (8) smiles after being help up off the floor by teammates DeMar DeRozan (10), Cory Joseph (6), Kyle Lowry(7) and DeMarre Carroll (5) after their Eastern Conference final NBA playoff basketball win over the ...
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Alberta's oilsands industry is a huge source of harmful air pollution, study says

CBC.ca - ‎1 hour ago‎
Alberta's oilsands industry is one of the biggest sources in North America of harmful air pollutants called secondary organic aerosols (SOAs), a new Environment Canada study has found.
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Global Brands Pledge To Responsibly Source Fish in the Atlantic

Newsweek - ‎2 hours ago‎
Cod Fishing Norwegian fisherman Trond Ludvigsen holds a cod after a fishing trip to the Arctic Barents Sea on January 31, 2013. In an agreement published today, signatories promise to limit their harmful cod fishing activities in the Arctic with ...
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As climate warms, grizzly bears and polar bears interbreed

Globalnews.ca - ‎8 minutes ago‎
This image from Facebook, posted on May 15, shows a bear shot in Nunavut which may be a grizzly/polar bear hybrid. DIDJI ISHALOOK/FACEBOOK.
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Optics breakthrough to revamp night vision, new research

Canada News - ‎6 hours ago‎
A breakthrough by Australian scientists could make infra-red technology easy-to-use and cheap, potentially saving millions of dollars in defence and other areas using sensing devices.
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Concussions tied to more school problems than other injuries: study

The Globe and Mail (subscription) - ‎1 hour ago‎
High school and college students who get concussions may struggle more with academics than their peers who get other types of sports injuries, a small U.S.

Medical regulators in every province impose safeguards for assisted dying

CTV News - ‎10 hours ago‎
OTTAWA - Medical regulators in every province have issued detailed guidelines doctors must follow to help suffering patients end their lives once Canada's ban on medically assisted dying is formally lifted next month.
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Ontario invests $220M in Indigenous health care

CBC.ca - ‎2 hours ago‎
The Ontario government has announced plans to invest more than $220 million in Indigenous health care over the next three years, in what the Liberals say is the largest investment in Indigenous health in the province's history.
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