Man wanted for attempted murder after incidents in Punnichy, Sask. area

Two men have been arrested and police are looking for one more in relation to several violent incidents near Punnichy, Sask. on Wednesday and Thursday, according to Saskatchewan RCMP. Punnichy RCMP received a complaint of a shooting near a residence on the Muskowekwan First Nation on Wednesday at about 3:45 p.m. Related Two Regina men facing 26 charges related to […]

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2019 Peterborough Arts Awards and the Mayor’s Luncheon for the arts.

Organized by EC3, the Electric City Culture Council, the awards are are open to professional artists in any discipline living in the City of Peterborough and Peterborough County. Awards are presented in six categories and were presented Friday at the Mayor’s Luncheon for the Arts Arts Champion Charlie Werger, lead the rescue of Market Hall as a performing arts centre […]

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Buildings at the former Canadian Coast Guard site being turned into retail, residential spaces

Officials in Saint John are calling it a big step in the makeover of the city’s uptown. Demolition began Friday morning on the remaining buildings at the former Canadian Coast Guard site. Backhoes worked through early-morning rain, clawing down a helicopter hanger beside a former administration building. Develop Saint John solicited applications for re-purposing the site with potential residential, retail, […]

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Regina gun violence down compared to 2018

The Regina Police Service‘s April gun violence report suggests crime involving firearms in Regina is decreasing. From January to April in 2018, there were 53 reported violent incidents involving a firearm. Over the same period in 2019 there were 48, a 9.4% decrease. In April of this year, police recorded 16 violent firearm occurrences. April 2018 saw 23. Related Crime […]

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Controversy over Dorval housing project continues

The future of a sprawling piece of premium green space property in Dorval rests with the Quebec Environment Department. Officials have to decide whether to approve a request from Presti Homes and Development to back-fill land and extend sewage and water pipes for a luxury housing project to be built. The promoter wants to construct 31 houses at the McConnell […]

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‘It was absolutely shocking’: Man arrested, removed from Sherbrooke gold mine information session

A 68-year-old man was arrested in Sherbrooke, N.S., while attending two information sessions organized by Atlantic Gold aimed at informing the St. Mary’s community about modern tailings management practices and to answer questions. He was forced out the room by an RCMP officer and the company’s security guard. “I would like to know why this happened, who authorized the Mounties […]

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