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At least 19 killed, 20 injured in knife attack outside Tokyo

Globalnews.ca - ‎10 minutes ago‎
SAGAMIHARA, Japan - At least 19 people were killed and about 20 wounded in a knife attack Tuesday at a facility for the handicapped in a city just outside Tokyo in the worst mass killing in generations in Japan.
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Michael Ford wins Ward 2 Etobicoke North byelection

Toronto Star - ‎1 hour ago‎
Michael Ford (right), being congratulated by his uncle Doug Ford on Monday night, acknowledged his Etobicoke ward has some "challenges, particularly crime” to overcome.
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Ottawa man critically injured during arrest has died

CBC.ca - ‎5 hours ago‎
A Somali-Canadian Ottawa man with mental health issues who was taken to hospital in critical condition on Sunday after police tried to arrest him has died from his injuries, his family said Monday.
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BC's foreign-buyer tax will turn political liability into revenue bonanza

The Globe and Mail - ‎1 hour ago‎
If anyone needed evidence of just how hot a political issue rising house prices in Metro Vancouver has become, it was supplied on Monday by the B.C.
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Michael Jordan speaks out as racial tensions mount in US

Toronto Star - ‎5 hours ago‎
Michael Jordan, who lost his father, James, to gun violence in 1993, has donated $1 million (U.S.) each to the NAACP's Legal Defense Fund and the International Association of Chiefs of Police's Institute for Community-Police Relations.
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Attacks by asylum seekers in Germany renew criticism of Merkel's refugee policy

CTV News - ‎7 hours ago‎
BERLIN -- Four attacks in a week -- three of them carried out by asylum seekers -- have left Germany on edge and Chancellor Angela Merkel's policies of welcoming refugees under renewed criticism.
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SEE IT: Siberian tiger drags a female tourist away from car

New York Daily News - ‎10 hours ago‎
A female tourist was mauled to death by a Siberian tiger while attempting to rescue her daughter who was abducted by the beast during a tour inside a Chinese safari park.
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Former minister Hunter Tootoo finishes treatment for alcohol addiction

National Post - ‎6 hours ago‎
OTTAWA - Former cabinet minister and Liberal MP Hunter Tootoo says he has completed his treatment for alcohol addiction. Tootoo, who left the Liberal caucus two months ago, has scheduled a news conference and open house Wednesday at his ...
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Family grieves death of toddler hit by car in parking lot

CTV News - ‎5 hours ago‎
An 18-month-old boy fatally struck by a car Sunday evening was laid to rest Monday afternoon. Dozens of family members gathered in a Waterloo cemetery to say a final goodbye to Mohamed Abdulla.
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York student convicted in Mandi Gray case has bail revoked

Toronto Star - ‎8 hours ago‎
Judge cites seriousness of sex assault as Mustafa Ururyar enters custody two months before sentencing. Mustafa Ururyar was convicted of sexually assaulting fellow York student Mandi Gray.
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Defiant docs get open vote on deal with province

Toronto Sun - ‎5 hours ago‎
In a shocking last-minute attempt to avoid having a controversial new Physician Services Agreement (PSA) foisted on them, almost 3,000 doctors have signed a petition calling for the Ontario Medical Association (OMA) to hold an open vote on the new deal.
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Canadian National Railway Co earnings slip as decline in shipments cut into company's revenue

Financial Post - ‎5 hours ago‎
TORONTO - Canadian National Railway Co reported slightly lower second quarter earnings on Monday as a decline in shipments cut into revenue, but said it expects volumes to improve in the months ahead.
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TSX dragged lower by energy stocks as oil falls

Reuters Canada - ‎5 hours ago‎
TORONTO (Reuters) - Canada's benchmark stock index lost ground on Monday, weighed by energy stocks that retreated with oil and to a lesser extent by gold miners hurt by lower prices for bullion.
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Stocks Move Modestly Lower Amid Light Trading - U.S. Commentary

RTT News - ‎6 hours ago‎
Trading activity was somewhat subdued, but stocks moved moderately during trading on Monday. The pullback on the day came on the heels of the strength seen in recent weeks.
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Eyeing expansion, Element deals for SPAC

The Globe and Mail - ‎3 hours ago‎
Specialty lender Element Financial Corp. plans to take over special purpose acquisition corporation (or SPAC) Infor Acquisition Corp.
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#PokemonStop: Police catch drivers playing smartphone game

CTV News - ‎2 hours ago‎
Vancouver police are asking players of Pokémon Go to "PokémonStop," at least while they're driving. In a span of two days, officers issued six tickets to distracted drivers, saying they were caught playing the popular cellphone game behind the wheel.
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Farewell to VCRs: Japanese maker to shelve once-hit product

Vancouver Sun - ‎4 hours ago‎
TOKYO - Japanese electronics maker Funai Electric Co. says it's yanking the plug on the world's last video cassette recorder.
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Apple Inc expands transit support in Apple Maps to Vancouver, Victoria and other B.C. rails

Financial Post - ‎10 hours ago‎
Tomohiro Ohsumi/Getty ImagesAn Apple Inc. iPhone SE is displayed at an Apple Store. Twitter · Google+ · LinkedIn · Email · Typo?
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Car Review: 2016 Toyota Prius C

Driving - ‎16 hours ago‎
How I would spec it? At $22,265 all in, the Upgrade Package adds some bells and whistles but keeps the price down. In the auto world, the price of stamping body panels and screwing everything together is a relatively small expense in the overall cost ...
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Tragically Hip 'fans for life' flock to Victoria to soak up special show

Montreal Gazette - ‎5 hours ago‎
VICTORIA - The Tragically Hip are a Canadian religion, with frontman Gord Downie as their adored messenger. Fans flocked from all over the country Friday, making the pilgrimage here to see their beloved band one last time.
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We ranked everything we saw at WayHome 2016

ChartAttack - ‎5 hours ago‎
Southern Ontario didn't know it wanted a camping megafest until WayHome cropped up last year. But, boy, it fell in love quickly.
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Doubleday Canada To Publish How To Be A Bawse By Canadian Comedian Lilly Singh

Edmonton Journal - ‎12 hours ago‎
TORONTO, July 25, 2016 /CNW/ - Doubleday Canada, an imprint of Penguin Random House Canada, has acquired HOW TO BE A BAWSE: A Guide to Surviving Conquering Life by Lilly Singh.
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Rogers Cup: Canada's Denis Shapovalov stages huge upset over Australia's Nick Kyrgios

CBC.ca - ‎1 hour ago‎
Canadian teenager Denis Shapovalov upset Australia's Nick Kyrgios 7-6 (2), 3-6, 6-3 on Monday night at the Rogers Cup men's tennis tournament.
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Canadians bring the heat on Day 1 of Rogers Cup

Sportsnet.ca - ‎5 hours ago‎
Peter Polansky of Canada returns the ball against Tim Smyczek of the United States during men's first round Rogers Cup action in Toronto on Monday, July 25, 2016.
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Sanchez throws 7 shutout innings as Blue Jays top Padres

Sportsnet.ca - ‎20 minutes ago‎
Toronto Blue Jays starting pitcher Aaron Sanchez (41) works against the San Diego Padres during first inning Major League Baseball action in Toronto on Monday, July 25, 2016.
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Global deal on cutting HFCs could be reached this year

CBC.ca - ‎Jul 24, 2016‎
A global agreement on cutting the use of hydrofluorocarbons (HFCs) - potent greenhouse gases used in aerosols, refrigerants and air conditioning - seems within grasp, delegates said on Sunday after 10 days of talks on climate change in Vienna.
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Innisfil residents can help Great Canadian Bumble Bee Count

Simcoe.com - ‎5 hours ago‎
All you need is a camera and some curiosity to find the bees in your town. www.foecanada.org/. next play/pause pre 1/1. Innisfil Journal.
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NASA MODIS satellite data used by U of C prof to predict Alberta wildfires

CBC.ca - ‎4 hours ago‎
A University of Calgary professor is using NASA satellite data to better understand forest fire dangers across Alberta, particularly in remote areas that lack traditional weather stations.
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Bizarre-Looking 'Graham' More Likely Than You to Survive Car Collision

Live Science - ‎8 hours ago‎
The human brain and neck are highly vulnerable to injury during a crash, so Graham was designed to have an exaggeratedly reinforced skull and no neck at all.
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New cooling device in Calgary helps babies avoid brain damage

CBC.ca - ‎5 hours ago‎
Transporting babies deprived of oxygen at birth to a neonatal intensive care unit in Calgary will soon be safer thanks to a new portable cooling device.
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Watch for behaviour changes for clues of dementia onset

Toronto Sun - ‎6 hours ago‎
WASHINGTON -- Memory loss may not always be the first warning sign that dementia is brewing -- changes in behaviour or personality might be an early clue.
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Ontario's drug plans cutting off high doses of morphine, fentanyl to curb abuse

Toronto Star - ‎4 hours ago‎
Health Minister Eric Hoskins called the measure “an important first step in limiting high opioid doses, which are frequently associated with an increased risk of death from an overdose.
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UBC researchers using non-invasive microneedles to test drug levels in blood

CTV News - ‎1 hour ago‎
Researchers at the University of British Columbia and the Paul Scherrer Institute in Switzerland have come up with a non-invasive way to monitor drugs in the bloodstream with a microneedle.
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