August 31, 2023

Vancouver police arrest suspect in cold-case sexual assaults, judge releases suspect on bail

Arturo Garcia Gorjon has been charged with sexually assaulting a number of women in downtown Vancouver, police are working to find whether he can be linked to other incidents
August 31, 2023

NWT Premier urges residents to stay put until it’s safe to return while suspected convoy plans return

Officials say the wildfire burning near Yellowknife has been stable, but it’s not yet safe for residents to return home, and it will take another four to five days to ensure essential services are available
August 31, 2023

Calgary teacher told teen to keep sexual relationship a secret, court hears

A teacher at Western Canada High School initiated a sexual relationship with a 17-year-old he’d taught months earlier, a Calgary judge was told Wednesday.
August 30, 2023

Canada to receive rock sample share collected from asteroid surface in NASA mission

Unmanned capsule carrying rock fragments to return to earth from NASA mission, giving Canada its first sample of material from a celestial body (edited)
August 30, 2023

B.C. judge to review police handling of Surrey constable caught drunk driving

Case of Surrey Police Service officer’s impaired driving case to be reviewed by retired B.C. Supreme Court justice
August 30, 2023

Edmonton officer faces assault charges after use-of-force investigation, ASIRT says

Edmonton police officer facing charges of assault with a weapon, assault causing bodily harm
August 30, 2023

Former Ontario lieutenant-governor James Bartleman gave inspiration and books to Indigenous youth

A member of the Chippewas of Rama First Nation, Bartleman wrote autobiographies and fiction in addition to stocking libraries in remote communities and establishing literacy summer camps for children
August 30, 2023

From strikes to wildfire evacuations: How to manage a short-term income loss

An emergency relief fund is an important and prudent way to prepare for an emergency, but with rising cost of living Canadians are finding it more difficult to save, say experts
August 30, 2023

Evening Update: Ontario housing minister violated ethics rules in Greenbelt land swap, commissioner says

Also in the news today, Hurricane Idalia unleashes on Florida and Georgia, swamping wide stretch of coast
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