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Woman murdered in westside Vancouver home

VANCOUVER – An eight-hour standoff is over between a murder suspect and  police emergency response team. Police said the standoff with the man, 28, began after the body of a woman was found at about 8:30 p. m. on Saturday night. Cops said the body was located inside a home near West 23rd Avenue and Balaclava Street.  […]

November 9th, 2014 | Posted in More News,Top Stories | Read More »

Toronto roads are killing fields for pedestrians


TORONTO – Nearly 66 per cent of traffic fatalities in Toronto to-date this year were pedestrians and many victims were seniors. Police said 23 pedestrians have lost their lives on city roads this year, representing 66 per cent of all accident fatalities. Usually, at least 60 per cent of vehicular accidents every year involve pedestrians. […]

November 3rd, 2014 | Posted in Top Stories | Read More »

Parliament terrorist made Jihad video before attack in Ottawa


OTTAWA – A man who attacked the Canadian parliament with a gun and managed to kill an honour guard had made a Jihad video that RCMP are now analyzing, RCMP Commissioner Bob Paulson said on Sunday. Some Canadians have suggested Zehaf-Bibeau was nothing more than a mentally ill man. But the video sheds light on […]

October 26th, 2014 | Posted in EDITOR'S CHOICE,Featured,Top Stories | Read More »

Parliament terrorist wanted to go to Syria, was linked to Jihadist

OTTAWA – A home-grown terrorist who shot dead a soldier and then invaded the Canadian parliament intended to travel to Syria and was connected to a Jihadist who is wanted for questioning by Canadian authorities. “We have learned through the current investigation that this individual has been in Ottawa since at least October 2nd, 2014, […]

October 23rd, 2014 | Posted in Top Stories | Read More »

Malala wins Nobel Peace Prize

OSLO – Pakistani girl Malala Yousafzay who took a Taliban bullet that nearly killed her has won the coveted Nobel Peace Prize. She survived a Taliban assassination attempt that was aimed at her campaign for education for the girl child. Kailash Satyarthi of India was named a joint winner. “Despite her youth, Malala Yousafzay has […]

October 10th, 2014 | Posted in Top Stories | Read More »

Vancouver car crash kills elderly man and his wife

Police line do not cross

VANCOUVER – An 82-year-old man and his wife, 74, were killed when a vehicle driven by their son crossed from the south-bound lane on Main Street and slammed into parked cars on the side of the  north-bound lane. Police said the driver’s father was seated in the back of the vehicle and he was pronounced […]

October 3rd, 2014 | Posted in Top Stories | Read More »

Update: 176 missing, 14 dead in Washington State slide

Devastating slide near Oso in Washington State. Photo by department of transportation.

ARLINGTON, Wa.. – (Update) There has been a sharp rise in the number of people reported missing as a result of a massive mudslide near Oso with authorities stating that 176 people now listed as unaccounted. Department of Emergency Management director John Pennington also said 14 people are now confirmed dead. Pennington stressed the number […]

March 24th, 2014 | Posted in Featured,Top Stories,World | Read More »

All souls lost aboard Malaysia Airlines MH370 as sabotage feared


Kuala Lumpur – New evidence released to Malaysian authorities by the UK’s Accident Investigation Branch confirms missing Flight MH370 went down in the Indian ocean and that there are no survivors in the harsh environment where several nations have spotted possible debris. Malaysia  Airlines posted its condolences to the families of passengers and crew on […]

March 24th, 2014 | Posted in Featured,Top Stories | Read More »

Aga Khan warns extremism is becoming a ‘disaster’

Aga Khan speaks to Canadian parliament on June 27, 2014

OTTAWA – The Aga Khan says religious extremism is on the rise in several countries around the world and in some countries it borders on a “disaster.” He made the comment in a wide-ranging historic speech to both houses of the Canadian parliament on Thursday in Ottawa. The Aga Khan was greeted with a long, […]

February 27th, 2014 | Posted in Canada,Top Stories | Read More »

Full Text: Aga Khan’s historic speech to Canadian Parliament

Aga Khan greeted by Prime Minister Harper while parliamentarians give him a standing ovation. - AKDN Photo by Gary Otte.

Bismillah-ir-Rahman-ir-Rahim Mr Prime Minister, Speaker Kinsella, Speaker Scheer, Honourable Members of the Senate and House of Commons, Chief Justice of the Supreme Court Honourable Members of the Diplomatic Community Distinguished Guests, Ladies and Gentlemen: The Prime Minister’s generous introduction has been very kind. I am grateful for this invitation, for our association, and for so […]

February 27th, 2014 | Posted in Featured | Read More »