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TSB investigating after plane leaves runway while landing in Toronto

Feb 25 2017 — The Canadian Press — TORONTO — The Transportation Safety Board is investigating after an Air Canada plane briefly left the runway while landing at Toronto Pearson Airport. Air Canada spokeswoman Isabelle Arthur says the aircraft's landing gear left the runway for a short distance when landing Friday night. Flight 623 from Halifax was carrying 118 people and no injuries were reported, the […]

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TSB investigating after plane leaves runway while landing in Toronto

Feb 25 2017 — The Canadian Press — TORONTO — The Transportation Safety Board is investigating after an Air Canada plane briefly left the runway while landing at Toronto Pearson Airport. Air Canada spokeswoman Isabelle Arthur says the aircraft's landing gear left the runway for a short distance when landing Friday night. Flight 623 from Halifax was carrying 118 people and no injuries were reported, the […]

One dead after two vehicle crash in Niagara Falls

Feb 25 2017 — The Canadian Press — NIAGARA FALLS, Ont. — A woman is dead following a two vehicle accident in Niagara Falls, Ont., Friday night. Niagara Regional Police say a vehicle carrying five people collided with a second vehicle at an intersection. All five people in the first vehicle were taken to hospital where one of them died of her injuries. Two […]

One dead, two injured in fire at group home for teens in Kawartha Lakes

Feb 25 2017 — The Canadian Press — KAWARTHA LAKES, Ont. — Provincial police are investigating a fatal fire at a group home for teenagers in the Kawartha Lakes area. Members of the OPP's Kawartha Lakes Detachment were called to the youth facility northwest of the Village of Oakwook late Friday afternoon. Police said in a release that upon arrival officers found the building […]

Newfoundland police officer acquitted in contentious sexual assault case

Feb 24 2017 — The Canadian Press — ST. JOHN'S, N.L. — A jury has acquitted a Newfoundland police officer of sexually assaulting an intoxicated woman he drove home from a bar while on duty. Const. Carl Douglas Snelgrove of the Royal Newfoundland Constabulary broke down in tears after being found not guilty of the allegation early Friday evening. Snelgrove, who goes by Doug, hugged […]

Fort McMurray fire chiefs retires, says no regrets in handling of wildfire

Feb 24 2017 — The Canadian Press — FORT MCMURRAY, Alta. — The fire chief who offered regular updates to Canadians during last May’s enormous wildfire in Fort McMurray, Alta., has officially retired. Darby Allen celebrated his retirement by having cake with colleagues on Thursday. Allen tells CTV News he his wife are moving to Vancouver to enjoy the ocean and milder winters, and he […]

Manitoba judges ask federal government to replace preliminary inquiries

Feb 24 2017 — The Canadian Press — WINNIPEG — Manitoba’s attorney general and three chief justices are calling on the federal government to overhaul preliminary inquiry requirements in the province. The letter was sent to Justice Minister Jody Wilson-Raybould late last year and asks for an amendment to the Criminal Code. The letter proposes a four-year pilot project where preliminary hearings would be replaced with […]

U.S. soccer captain Michael Bradley quotes one president to shed light on another

Feb 24 2017 — The Canadian Press — TORONTO — In the wake of White House media restrictions, U.S. soccer captain Michael Bradley took to social media — quoting Theodore (Teddy) Roosevelt on the need to be able to hold the U.S. president accountable. Bradley, currently in Florida at training camp with Toronto FC, posted an excerpt from a May 1918 letter from former president Roosevelt published in the Kansas […]

U.S. soccer captain Michael Bradley quotes one president to shed light on another

Feb 24 2017 — The Canadian Press — TORONTO — In the wake of White House media restrictions, U.S. soccer captain Michael Bradley took to social media — quoting Theodore (Teddy) Roosevelt on the need to be able to hold the U.S. president accountable. Bradley, currently in Florida at training camp with Toronto FC, posted an excerpt from a May 1918 letter from former president Roosevelt published in the Kansas […]

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Conservative leadership candidates attempt deeper dive into policy at debate

Feb 24 2017 — The Canadian Press — OTTAWA — Candidates for leadership of the federal Conservative party went four rounds Friday in a debate aimed at providing an opportunity for a deep dive into policy. But the cut-and-thrust of politics remained on display even as the format of having 14 people on stage at once was dissolved into smaller groups of candidates debating specific policy themes, […]