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Weapons cache, including loaded AK-47 magazines, found at home of Danforth shooter: police docs

Jan 15 2019 — — Nearly six months after the Danforth shooting, newly unsealed search warrants show that police discovered a cache of automatic weapons ammunition — including fully loaded AK-47 magazines — in shooter Faisal Hussain’s bedroom. The new details of the Danforth shooting investigation released Tuesday were previously redacted by the Crown and shed new light on the […]

After Wet’suwet’en protests, when might Trans Mountain get built? ‘Not anytime soon’: business leader

Jan 13 2019 — Amanda Connolly — Construction on the controversial Trans Mountain pipeline project is probably unlikely to begin any time soon. In an interview with the West Block‘s Mercedes Stephenson, Goldy Hyder, the president of the Business Council of Canada, said based on renewed tensions between law enforcement and Indigenous people blockading pipeline work sites over the past week, he’s […]

2018 was the warmest year on record for oceans, new study warns

Jan 11 2019 — — Oceans are warming far more quickly than previously thought, making 2018 the warmest year yet, according to a new study published in the journal Science. A group of international researchers says the findings are dire because the ocean’s temperature is a clear indication of climate change.