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Crown, defence may consider splitting McArthur case into separate trials

As the case against alleged serial killer Bruce McArthur meanders its way through the courts, some important legal decisions may soon have to made, including whether the 66-year-old landscaper may face more than one trial. On Wednesday, McArthur made another court appearance, and is scheduled to be back again next month, just days after a judicial pretrial. At the pretrial, the Crown and defence will address ...

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Kathleen Wynne says 'I can do better'

We’re just about hitting the halfway point of the election campaign. NDP Leader Andrea Horwath is focusing on young people today, visiting Seneca College and holding a youth town hall in Toronto’s west end. Meanwhile, Liberal Leader Kathleen Wynne is travelling to the North for the first time during the election campaign, with stops in Sudbury and Thunder Bay. PC Leader Doug ...

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Zuckerberg dismisses Facebook monopoly concerns

Facebook’s CEO Mark Zuckerberg answers questions about the improper use of millions of users’ data by a political consultancy, at the European Parliament in Brussels, Belgium, in this still image taken from Reuters TV May 22, 2018. REUTERS/ReutersTV (YVES HERMAN)  (YVES HERMAN) Facebook chief Mark Zuckerberg appeared before the European Parliament on Tuesday, where he reiterated many of the points ...

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North Korean media return to angry tone as summit looms

North Korean media stepped up their rhetorical attacks on South Korea and its joint military exercises with the United States, warning Tuesday that a budding detente could be in danger. State media unleashed three strongly worded commentaries slamming Seoul and Washington for the manoeuvres and demanding Seoul take action against defectors it claimed were sending anti-North Korea propaganda leaflets across ...

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Her husband took his own life after he was bullied on the job

By Alicia Bridges Brenda Duhaime tries to avoid spending the night in her own home. She’s been staying with family off and on since August 2017. That’s when her husband, Robert Duhaime, was found unconscious on their living room floor. He had taken his own life. “I can’t live at my house anymore, it makes me so incredibly sad,” says Brenda. My husband died in our living room.– Brenda ...

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'Really bizarre' encounter between 2 wild, shrieking lynx caught on video

Ed Trist lives off-grid in the Ontario bush, about 17 kilometres from the closest town, but a video he posted on Facebook has thrust him into a global spotlight. Trist had been planning to catch a few minnows for fishing but instead caught a rare sighting of two lynx squaring off and wailing at one another.  “It was really bizarre,” he said, adding that it’s not unusual to see ...

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