May 27, 2022
May 27, 2022

Toronto police kills suspect carrying gun near school

Toronto police shot and killed a man who was walking down a street carrying a gun in a city neighborhood on Thursday afternoon, an incident that prompted five nearby schools to be placed under precautionary lockdowns, city officials said.

May 14, 2022
May 14, 2022

Extreme intoxication can be defence in homicide, sexual assault: Canada's Supreme Court

The Supreme Court of Canada on Friday ruled that defendants accused of violent crimes such as homicide and sexual assault can use self-induced extreme intoxication as a defense, striking down a federal law supported by women's advocacy groups.

February 26, 2022
February 26, 2022

Canadian liquor stores remove Russian vodka from shelves

Canadian liquor stores are removing Russian vodka and other Russian made alcoholic beverages from their shelves in an act of condemnation over Moscow's invasion of Ukraine.

February 20, 2022
February 20, 2022

Canadian police clear parliament area, arrest dozens of protesters

Canadian police on Saturday used pepper spray and stun grenades, and made dozens of arrests as they cleared demonstrators from the street in front of parliament, where they have been camping for more than three weeks to protest against pandemic restrictions.

February 18, 2022
February 18, 2022

Police begin arresting protesting truckers in Canada's Ottawa

Police began arresting protesters Friday in a bid to break the three-week, traffic-snarling siege of Canada’s capital by hundreds of truckers angry over the country’s Covid-19 restrictions.

February 17, 2022
February 17, 2022

Police deployed in Canadian capital, likely to remove anti-vaccine mandate protesters

Police poured into downtown Ottawa on Thursday in what truckers feared was a prelude to a crackdown on their nearly three-week, street-clogging protest against Canada’s Covid-19 restrictions.

February 16, 2022
February 16, 2022

Canada to open borders for vaccinated travellers as Covid cases decline

Canada will ease entry for fully vaccinated international travelers starting on Feb. 28 as COVID-19 cases decline, allowing a rapid antigen test for travelers instead of a molecular one, officials said on Tuesday.

February 15, 2022
February 15, 2022

Canadian capital's police chief resigns over truckers' protest against mandatory vaccine sanctions

Ottawa police chief Peter Sloly has resigned and will make a public announcement on Tuesday, a Canadian Broadcasting Corp. reporter said, citing sources.

February 15, 2022
February 15, 2022

Trudeau invokes emergency powers to quell truckers' protests in Canada

Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau invoked emergency powers Monday to quell the paralysing protests by truckers and others angry over Canada’s Covid-19 restrictions, outlining plans not only to tow away their rigs but to strike at their bank accounts and their livelihoods.

February 7, 2022
February 7, 2022

Anti-vaccine protest in Canada capital: Ottawa mayor declares state of emergency

Ottawa Mayor Jim Watson on Sunday declared a state of emergency to help deal with an unprecedented 10-day occupation by protesting truckers that has shut down much of the core of the Canadian capital.