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Entries by Christian Cotroneo from 09/2011

Canada Autumn Weather: Warmer, Drier For Most Of The Country

Posted 09.01.2011 | Canada

TORONTO - Don't pack away those shorts and sandals just yet — it will be a warmer and drier autumn in most of the country, Environment Canada said i...

NDP To Push For More Quebec Party Members

Posted 09.01.2011 | Canada

The interim leader of the federal NDP says Quebec MPs will be pushing to get more membership cards signed in the run up to the leadership...

Tesfai Negasi, Edmonton Killer, Called 'Monster' By His Daughter

Posted 09.01.2011 | Canada

The daughter of an Edmonton man who killed and dismembered his wife before taking the remains to police headquarters and confessing says ...

Drugs Found In Driver's Area Of Bus Involved In Fatal TTC Crash

Posted 09.01.2011 | Canada

Detectives are now telling 680News that drugs were found on a TTC bus that hit a truck on Lawrence at the DVP earlier this week. ...

TTC Driver Involved In Accident May Face Charges

Posted 09.01.2011 | Canada

Toronto police now say the driver of the bus that collided with a truck on Tuesday, killing a passenger on the bus, was in possession of ...

Cyclist Who Struck Pedestrian Facing $3.75 Fine

Posted 09.01.2011 | Canada

Nobu Okamoto was walking along Finch Avenue West at about 10:00 a.m. on Aug. 4, when he was struck by a cyclist riding on the sidewalk. ...

Edmonton Salon Ad Controversy: Vandals Deface Fluid Hair

Posted 09.01.2011 | Canada

Vandals have painted messages on the windows of an Edmonton hair salon at the centre of a controversy over an online advertisement that c...

9/11 Firefighters Face Higher Cancer Risk

Posted 09.01.2011 | Canada

Firefighters who responded to the 9/11 attacks at the World Trade Center are more likely to have cancer than their colleagues who were no...

Riot Review Backs Police, Chief Says

Posted 09.01.2011 | Canada

Both Vancouver police Chief Jim Chu and Mayor Gregor Robertson say the review of the Stanley Cup riot supports their position that there ...

HMCS Charlottetown Returning To Halifax After Libya Mission

Posted 09.01.2011 | Canada

HALIFAX - HMCS Charlottetown will return to port in Halifax on Friday following a deployment with a NATO force off Libya. The frigate and its 240-m...

Keystone XL Protest: Naomi Klein, Native Protesters Arrested

Posted 09.02.2011 | Canada

WASHINGTON - A Canadian native protester and social activist Naomi Klein were among dozens arrested Friday outside the White House near the end of a t...

David Jacobson, U.S. Ambassador, Twice-Flagged For Security Risks

Posted 09.02.2011 | Canada

OTTAWA - The U.S. ambassador to Canada understands the frustration of cross-border travellers who've been ensnared in security restrictions since the ...

Libya's Weapons Must Be Safeguarded: Baird

Posted 09.02.2011 | Canada

Canada must help Libya make sure its weapons of mass destruction don't get into the wrong hands, Foreign Affairs Minister John Baird said...

Police Board Won't Promote Disciplined G20 Officers

Posted 09.02.2011 | Canada

The Toronto Police Services Board has taken the unprecedented step of turning down promotions for nine officers, all of whom were discipl...

Tania Pontbriand, Quebec Gym Teacher Accused Of Sexual Assault, Standing Trial

Posted 09.02.2011 | Canada

SAINT-JEROME, Que. - A Quebecer who alleges he had sex with his female gym teacher between 200 and 300 times when he was a teenager says their first l...

Saskatoon Speeder: 58-Year Old Was Clocked At 235 Kilometres Per Hour

Posted 09.02.2011 | Canada

AIRDRIE, Alta. - Police in Alberta have nabbed a speeder as the holiday weekend started.A traffic unit northeast of Calgary say they spotted a white n...

Gordon Campbell To Receive Order Of B.C.

Posted 09.02.2011 | Canada

Former premier Gordon Campbell is among 14 people soon to be awarded the honour of the Order of British Columbia. The office ...

Ont. Man Charged After Big US-Mexico Border Bust

Posted 09.02.2011 | Canada

A southern Ontario man is behind bars in the U.S. after a large and "advanced" but ultimately failed scheme to sneak marijuana out of Mexico....

Montreal Heart Researcher Stripped Of Status

Posted 09.02.2011 | Canada

A prominent researcher with the Montreal Heart Institute has been stripped of his lab, privileges and status following an investigation i...

N.L. Police Kicked, Insulted Woman During Arrest: Witness

Posted 09.05.2011 | Canada

A man in Corner Brook says he witnessed a Royal Newfoundland Constabulary officer assault a woman during an arrest Saturday night. ...

9/11 Ruins Find Homes In Canada

Posted 09.05.2011 | Canada

A rusted metal beam from New York City's fallen World Trade Center will soon stand in the middle of a Kitchener, Ont., park. It's 3.43 me...

Calgary Mayor Parades Into History As Pride Marshal

Posted 09.05.2011 | Canada

CALGARY -- Naheed Nenshi made history on Sunday by becoming the first Calgary mayor to act as the grand marshal for the Pride Parade. The mayor sat...

Arctic Airships: Discovery Air Signs Deal With Hybrid Air Vehicles

Posted 09.05.2011 | Canada

The idea has been floating around for years, but a deal between a northern aviator and a British manufacturer could finally see giant airships sailing...

Olivia Chow Rules Out NDP Leadership Bid

Posted 09.05.2011 | Canada

TORONTO — New Democrat MP Olivia Chow says she won't be a candidate to succeed her late husband Jack Layton. In an interview with the CBC Sunday ...

Jack Layton Memory Looms Over Toronto Labour Day Parade

Posted 09.05.2011 | Canada

TORONTO - The memory of Jack Layton loomed large at Toronto's Labour Day parade Monday, with his name or picture on banners, placards, orange T-shirts...