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Updates Calgary Stabbing with photos & videos >The Calgary Herald

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Soldier accused of sexually assaulting 10 more women. Police still trying to identify more than 50 women. CBC Cpl. Derrick Gallagher of Petawawa facing 8 sexual assault chargesAny women with information about this soldier, or who have had contact with him, are asked to contact OPP @ 613-735-0188.


Homeless in Ottawa: Fewer people using shelters, but length of stays increasing, report finds The Citizen
City won’t make buses stop at rail crossings, but four crossings getting gates Ottawa Citizen
Ottawa jail among worst for violence 3,000 prisoner-on-prisoner assaults per day - TheOttawaCitizen

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Homicide in Orleans.

The Ottawa Police Service Major Crime Section is investigating the homicide of a 49 year old female at a home in the 600 block of St-Bruno Street.
Police responded to a call for service at approximately 1:07pm in relation to a suspicious death.
Notification of next of kin is ongoing and, as such, the identity of the victim will not be released at this time.
One person is in custody and no charges have been laid at this time.
Anyone with information about this incident is asked to call the Ottawa Police Service Major Crime Section at 613-236-1222 ext. 5493 or Crime Stoppers 613-233-8477 or toll free 1-800-8477.

Thursday, April 24

Construction union linked to firm with alleged Mafia ties

Canada’s largest construction union signed deal with firm tied to reputed crime family head Cosimo Commisso, the Star has learned. The Toronto Star
“Cowboys and Indians” in traditional clothing, promising to fight together against a common foe --- IPolitics Canadians now better off then Americans - A new high for middle incomes The Globe And Mail
Transport minister will require rapid phase-out of old tanker cars, emergency response plans CBC 'More activity' at North Korea nuclear test site BBC
Herb Gray, former MP and deputy prime minister, dies at 82 - Long-serving Ontario MP died in an Ottawa hospital Monday, Liberal Party says CBC Housing market ‘extremely discouraging’ for first-time buyers - Price of average Canadian home now over $400K CBC
Sudbury - Bear call season begins for northern Ontario police CBC Sherpas make a stand as Everest avalanche takes its toll BBC

Updates -

Calgary stabbing victims remembered - Jordan Segura, Kaitlin Perras and Joshua Hunter laid to rest 3 funerals CBC

Family breaks silence - Calgary Herald Suspect Matthew de Grood is now being held in a secure psychiatric facility after being accused of stabbing five young adults to death at a Calgary house party.

CBC Edmonton prosecutors to handle Calgary stabbing trial -

CTV Edmonton 5 teens stabbed at Calgary house party-

Worst mass murder in Calgary- Suspect arrested, bitten by canine - The Calgary Herald- story & videos & updates

Statement by University of Calgary

McDonald's foreign worker practices halted in face of investigation - Employers found abusing the plan could be charged with fraud CBC

McDonald's foreign workers call it 'slavery'
Belizian temporary foreign workers docked pay for rent in corporate apartment CBC

McDonald's foreign worker practices face growing investigation Workers coast to coast say franchisees discriminate against Canadians CBC

The World

Teenage stowaway said to survive 2,300-mile flight to Hawaii in the wheel well of jet - WATCH VIDEO - The Washington Post

Who, What, Why: What are the hazardsfacing a plane stowaway? The BBC Magazine

WATCH VIDEO - Ron MacLean won't be reprimanded over Quebec refs comment
CBC commentator said French-Canadian referee should not be assigned to Montreal Canadiens playoffsCBC

RON WAS RIGHT Ron MacLean was right to point out NHL’s bad refereeing call in Montreal The Montreal Gazette

RON WAS WRONG MacLean’s comments were unconscionable The Montreal Gazette


Canadian Darcy Oakes - Britain's Got Talent Watch video

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Senate wants 9 Changes to Fair Election Act Story & Details
Quebec will become a sovereign nation, tearful Marois insists The Globe And Mail
Suspended Senator Mike Duffy likely to be charged soon: Global News
Remember: Ontario hydro rates rise May 1

Stop sharing suicide attempt information, privacy commissioner tells policeCTV

Canadians' mental-health info routinely shared with FBI, U.S. customs CBC

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South Korea ferry: Death toll passes 108 - THE BBC

South Korea ferry disaster: New arrests BBC

South Korea ferry: President condemns crew actions

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Russia - Ukraine Conflict >more

The Agenda with Steve Paikin - WATCH live interview by experts on the Ukraine : A Fractured Ukraine

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RAF Jet Chases Russian Planes Away From UK -- Two planes are turned back as they approach Scotland, as the Royal Navy "keeps an eye" on a Russian warship's movements. SKY News



Pro-Ukraine activists defy harassment to rally in border town of Khartsyzk - US vice-president Joe Biden arrives in Kiev for largely symbolic visit as Russia hints it could send in troops - >The GUARDIAN
US and Russia trade blame on faltering accord & > LIVE BLOG - ALJAZEERA
Ukraine crisis: Biden to meet Kiev leaders in show of support >THE BBC
Ukraine peace deal falters as rebels show no sign of surrender > Reuters
OPINION: Under Russia, Life in Crimea Grows Chaotic
Neil MacFarquhar The NY Times



Iraq ready to legalise childhood marriage

Children under nine years old could be legally married and wives forced to comply with sexual demands under newly tabled legislation described by critics as a setback for women's rights The Telegraph


Malaysia MH370: Australia says cost 'no issue' BBC

Cyclone halts air search for Malaysian plane Reuters






Oscar Pistorius trial Prosecutor Gerrie Nel queries tears - The prosecutor at the Oscar Pistorius murder trial has suggested the South African athlete is using his emotions "as an escape".


Pistorius apologises for killing Reeva Steenkamp “Ìm scared to sleep . I have terible nightmares.

Pistorius on defensive over alarm. Prosecutors have pressed South African sprinter Oscar Pistorius to clarify his claim that his home alarm was switched off the night he shot his girlfriend. BBC


If you support legalized marijuana, memorize these 13 stats: The Huffington Post

Brain changes associated with casual marijuana use in young adults, study finds The Washington Post


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American reclaims marathon for Boston - The Boston Herald
Russian envoy calls Canadian diplomat a 'spy' amid expulsions CBC
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