One dead, five still missing in Quebec snowmobiling accident
Provincial police are searching for five missing French tourists after their snowmobiles fell through the ice of Lac-Saint-Jean on Tuesday evening. The group of eight tourists from France were being led by a tour guide that day who later died after being pulled from a channel that was covered... Read more
Volkswagen pleads guilty to all charges in Canadian emissions-cheating scandal
FRANKFURT (Reuters) – Daimler AG warned its earnings halved in 2019 and it faced further charges of up to 1.5 billion euros ($1.7 billion)related to dieel pollution, in the latest blow to the German luxury carmaker. The profit downgrade, blamed on restructuring costs at the company’s vans and mobility services... Read more
Toronto police charged 15-year-old with second-degree murder following Monday’s Scarborough shooting
Toronto police have charged a 15-year-old boy with second-degree murder after the shooting of a fellow teen in Scarborough on Monday afternoon. Safiullah Khosrawi was gunned down on Monday while walking home from school in the Markham-Ellesmere Rds. area at about 3:10 p.m. He was rushed to the hospital... Read more
China steps up prevention of new coronavirus pneumonia
SEATTLE, Wash. (REUTERS) –A Washington state man who recently traveled to China has been diagnosed with the coronavirus, becoming the first confirmed U.S. case of the newly identified illness that has killed  17 people in China and sickened some 400 others across Asia. In Canada, steps have been taken... Read more
Homelessness death toll passes 1,000 names
The Church of the Holy Trinity’s Toronto Homeless Memorial passed 1,000 names on January 14, following the death of Daniel Duncan the day before. Community members... Read more
The Notorious is Victorious in return
‘The Notorious One,’ Conor McGregor, came out fast and furious at the UFC Saturday night, as he fought for the first time since October 2018. McGregor, 31, broke Donald ‘Cowboy’ Cerrone’s nose with a flurry of shoulder strikes in the clinch. He then blocked a patented-Cerrone head kick before... Read more
Humber gathers to mourn ‘saddening’ Iran plane crash victims
The students in the K-building were so quiet, one could hear a pin drop. Many were praying or bowing their heads. A woman could be seen crying. Midday Thursday, Humber College’s Lakeshore campus hosted a moment of silence for victims of the Ukraine International Airlines Flight 752 crash, which... Read more
Russia’s prime minister and government step down
MOSCOW, (Reuters) – Russian President Vladimir Putin proposed changes in the constitution that would allow him to extend his presidency power limits and chose a new prime minister after Dmitry Medvedev and the government resigned from duties. Putin picked a 53-year-old head of the tax service Mikhail Mishustin for the position... Read more
Humber holds service  for  Ukraine Flight 752 victims
Humber College’s Lakeshore campus will be hosting a moment of silence for victims of the Ukraine International Airlines Flight 752 crash which claimed the lives of 176, including 57 Canadians.  The event will be hosted in the K-building by the Ignite Student Services tomorrow at 11 a.m. Ignite, the... Read more