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Police arrest driver in early morning Parliament Hill crash

Police arrest driver in early morning Parliament Hill crash

Ottawa police arrested a driver after what they describe as an unauthorized vehicle drove into the front gates of Parliament Hill early this morning. Police say a vehicle rammed into the gates outside the legislature at about 3:30 a.m.
Ontario woman who was known as 'napalm girl' helping Ukrainians settle in Canada

Ontario woman who was known as 'napalm girl' helping Ukrainians settle in Canada

Tears streamed down Kim Phuc Phan Thi's face as she stood at the entrance to a plane set to carry Ukrainian newcomers from Poland to Canada last month.
Rising sextortion cases, Conservative leadership debate : In The News for Aug. 3

Rising sextortion cases, Conservative leadership debate : In The News for Aug. 3

In The News is a roundup of stories from The Canadian Press designed to kickstart your day. Here is what's on the radar of our editors for the morning of Aug. 3 ... What we are watching in Canada ...

Research team collecting first field data on 'zombie fires' in N.W.T.

YELLOWKNIFE — Jennifer Baltzer and her family were living outside of Yellowknife during the worst wildfire season on record in the Northwest Territories in the summer of 2014.
'A wake-up call': Online crimes see stark increase during COVID-19 pandemic

'A wake-up call': Online crimes see stark increase during COVID-19 pandemic

WINNIPEG — New statistics show that police-reported extortion cases in Canada rose by nearly 300 per cent in the last decade, as the crime swelled online during the COVID-19 pandemic.

Aircraft experienced engine failure during operations near Cranbrook

CRANBROOK, B.C. — A water-bomber aircraft involved in firefighting efforts in British Columbia made a forced landing Tuesday.

No winning ticket sold for Tuesday's $50 million Lotto Max jackpot

There was no winning ticket sold in Tuesday's Lotto Max $50 million draw. However, one of the two available $1 million Maxmillion prizes was claimed by a ticket holder in B.C. The jackpot for the next draw on Aug.

Lotto Max winning numbers for Tuesday, Aug. 2, 2022

TORONTO — The winning numbers in Tuesday's Lotto Max draw for an estimated $50 million: 04, 05, 15, 18, 22, 28 & 32.
After Pope called residential schools 'genocide,' House of Commons should too: NDP MP

After Pope called residential schools 'genocide,' House of Commons should too: NDP MP

OTTAWA — A New Democrat member of Parliament said Tuesday she hopes all of her colleagues will recognize the residential schools system as genocide, now that Pope Francis has used the term.
Data 'fragments' can't identify Dutch man as Amanda Todd's extortionist, says defence

Data 'fragments' can't identify Dutch man as Amanda Todd's extortionist, says defence

NEW WESTMINSTER, B.C. — "Fragments" of computer data cited by police cannot link a Dutch man to the harassment and extortion of British Columbia teenager Amanda Todd, says a defence lawyer.