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Entries by Christian Cotroneo from 06/2012

U.S. Lawyer Locked In $1.77 St. Stephen Border Dispute

Posted 06.01.2012 | Canada

A Massachusetts lawyer says an incident at the St. Stephen border crossing over two oversized bottles of Jim Beam bourbon could prevent h...

Luka Rocco Magnotta: John Baird Offers Condolences To Chinese After Cops ID Victim In Body-Parts Death

Posted 06.01.2012 | Canada Politics

OTTAWA - The global impact of the vicious sex killing and dismemberment of a Chinese student in Montreal was brought home when Foreign Affairs Ministe...

Deformed Oilsands Fish Appearing In Lake Athabasca, Says First Nation

Posted 06.01.2012 | Canada

FORT CHIPEWYAN, Alta. - Natives downstream from the oilsands in northern Alberta say they have caught more deformed fish in Lake Athabasca and will be...

Maple Ridge Cat Mutilations: B.C. SPCA Waiting On Forensic Results

Posted 06.01.2012 | Canada

VANCOUVER - As the bodies of mutilated cats continue to turn up in a Vancouver suburb, the SPCA is waiting on the results of a forensic necropsy aimed...

Canada Accused Of 'Complicity' In Torture In UN Report

Posted 06.01.2012 | Canada

In a biting report issued Friday, the United Nations Committee Against Torture condemns what it calls Canadian "complicity" in torture an...

Magnotta To Be Charged With Criminal Harassment Of PM

Posted 06.01.2012 | Canada Politics

The man wanted in the shocking murder and dismemberment of a man in Montreal now faces charges of criminal harassment against Prime Minister Stephen H...

Ex-Friend Says Magnotta Not 'Natural-Born Killer'

Posted 06.01.2012 | Canada

A former friend of Luka Rocco Magnotta says the accused murderer is not a "natural-born killer." Dane, who has asked CBC News...

Grassy Narrows, White Dog First Nations Mercury Poisonings Still A Problem, Says Expert Masazumi Harada

Posted 06.04.2012 | Canada

TORONTO - Two First Nations communities devastated by mercury poisoning nearly 50 years ago are still feeling the impacts from the metal toxins in one...

Luka Rocco Magnotta Arrest: 'OK, You Got Me'

Posted 06.04.2012 | Canada

MONTREAL - Luka Rocco Magnotta, wanted on various charges related to the gruesome murder of Jun Lin, was captured by Berlin police on Monday. A sketch...

N.S. Family Warns Of Poppy Seed Tea Dangers

Posted 06.04.2012 | Canada

A Nova Scotia family says they want to warn others about the dangers of poppy seed tea after their son died of a morphine overdose. ...

B.C. Limo Driver Who Reported Drunken Passengers Fails Booze Test: Police

Posted 06.04.2012 | Canada

VERNON, B.C. - A limousine driver who called police in Vernon, B.C., to deal with some of his drunken passengers ended up being cited for drunk drivin...

Luka Rocco Magnotta Arrest: Timeline Of Events That Led To Suspect's Capture In Germany

Posted 06.04.2012 | Canada

MONTREAL - A timeline of events in the dismemberment slaying and international manhunt that led to the arrest of Luka Rocco Magnotta in Germany on Mon...

Luka Rocco Magnotta Arrest: Travelling With Canada's Most Wanted?

Posted 06.04.2012 | Canada

A man fitting the description of Luka Rocco Magnotta was stressed and agitated during his flight from Montreal to Paris, according to a man who said h...

Donald Alexander Hay, Port Moody Underground Bunker Keeper, Dies In Psychiatric Centre

Posted 06.04.2012 | Canada

SASKATOON - A British Columbia man who kidnapped and raped a 12-year-old girl in an underground bunker more than three decades ago is dead.The Correct...

Danielle Smith, Wildrose Leader, Gay Pride Week-Bound

Posted 06.04.2012 | Canada Politics

EDMONTON - The Wildrose party says leader Danielle Smith will make an appearance at Gay Pride Week festivities in Edmonton.Party spokesman Brock Harri...

Luka Rocco Magnotta Arrest: Video Shows Police Leading Murder Suspect From Internet Cafe

Posted 06.04.2012 | Canada

An international manhunt for Luka Magnotta, the man suspected in the grisly slaying and dismemberment of a Chinese student in Montreal, ended with his...

Luka Rocco Magnotta Arrest: Jun 'Justin' Lin's Friends Relieved Suspected Killer Nabbed

Posted 06.04.2012 | Canada

Friends of Jun "Justin" Lin, some of whose remains were discovered last week after they were sent to the federal Liberal and Conservative...

B.C. Tourism Could Stall In 2012

Posted 06.04.2012 | Canada Travel

A tourism expert says 2012 is poised to be a slower-than-hoped-for year for the industry, despite the provincial government’s optimism....

Stolen Tractor Buried In Manure In Manitoba

Posted 06.05.2012 | Canada

FISHER BRANCH, Man. - A $300,000 tractor stolen from a Manitoba business has been recovered, but not without some dirty digging.RCMP say the machine w...

Hindu Temple Faces Fine Over Tsunami Donations

Posted 06.05.2012 | Canada

A Hindu temple has been fined $301,869 by the Canada Revenue Agency for sending money to "non-qualified donees," which include a group th...

Katy Perry, Rihanna And I 'Will Have Sex'

Posted 06.05.2012 | Canada
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Katy Perry and Rihanna comprise the music business' hottest BFF duo ... and according to Katy, things are about to get even hotter between the besties...

Montreal Police Reveal New Details In Lin Killing

Posted 06.05.2012 | Canada

Montreal police revealed disturbing forensic details Tuesday about a murder and dismemberment case that netted a suspect in Germany after a global man...

Davos Limo Ride Cost $20,000, But don't Expect An Apology From Tory Government

Posted 06.05.2012 | Canada Politics

OTTAWA - The Harper government is making no apologies for spending more than $20,000 to ferry three cabinet ministers around the tiny Swiss village of...

Luka Rocco Magnotta Link? Human Hand, Foot Sent To False Creek, St. George Schools In Vancouver

Posted 06.05.2012 | Canada

VANCOUVER - Staff opening the mail at two Vancouver elementary schools Tuesday discovered a human hand and a human foot, prompting immediate speculati...

3 B.C. Lotto Vendors Could Face Fraud Charges

Posted 06.05.2012 | Canada

Three B.C. lottery ticket vendors could lose their registration and face criminal charges for theft and fraud, according to government br...