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REGINA - 3 new names were added to the cenotaph this year: Those of constables Fabrice Gevaudan, Douglas Larche and Dave Ross, who were killed on June 4 in Moncton while in pursuit of an armed man. (Regina Leader-Post)
Fallen firefighters honoured
MALTA - The International Organization for Migration (IOM) says about 500 migrants are feared dead after their boat was deliberately rammed, causing it to sink off the Malta coast last week. (Daily Mail)
LAGOS - The number of people killed in the collapse of a guest house under construction at the Lagos headquarters of TB Joshua, one of Nigeria's best-known Christian evangelical pastors rose to 41 Sunday, rescuers said, as they worked to clear the site. (Reuters)
PARIS - The world's top diplomats pledged Monday during a Paris meeting to support Iraq in its fight against the group labeling itself the Islamic State by 'any means necessary', including 'appropriate military assistance'. Representatives from around 30 countries as well as several international organizations gathered in the French capital on Monday. (AFP)
COMMENT: Strongmen are the real winners
VANCOUVER - A controversial Canadian Muslim preacher has been deported from the Philippines after being declared an 'undesirable alien' by the country's Immigration Bureau. Bilal Philips, an unindicted co-conspirator in the 1993 attempted bombing of the World Trade Center in New York, was detained by police while on a speaking tour in the southern Philippines. (National Post)
MORE: Back in Canada
SYDNEY - 2 Canadian-Vietnamese dual citizens have been charged with smuggling heroin and methamphetamine worth $68M hidden in a consignment of frozen fish fillets shipped from Kuala Lumpur to Sydney. (AP)
TORONTO - Several people have overdosed on so-called research drugs, which
are starting to be used recreationally, prompting Toronto police to issue a
public warning. Police said the
drugs - ethylphenidate
methylbenzylpiperazine, which companies are willing to sell online - are
purported to produce highs similar to cocaine and ecstasy and are priced
OTTAWA - Canadian government secrecy has been quietly spreading of late.
There is a growing list of seemingly routine reports, memos and
documents caught up in an enhanced dragnet of so-called cabinet confidences
imposed, The Canadian Press has learned, by way of a stealthy Treasury Board
directive in the summer of 2013.
That quiet policy change required bureaucrats to ask departmental
lawyers to decide what constitutes a secret, a decision that used to be made
Privy Council Office, which oversees cabinet matters. (CP)
MONTREAL - Former Montreal mayor Gerald Tremblay knew that his party was
illegally financed, according to a search warrant unsealed Monday morning.
The unsealed warrant describes an 'entry rule' for firms bidding on
city contracts, stipulating that they add 10% to the cost of their bids.
The warrant says half of the overrun went to the Mafia and the other
half to Tremblay's entourage to fund election campaigns.
Michael Wilson Jr
MEMPHIS - A Memphis man is behind bars accused of killing a man and then
dismembering his body. The body
parts were discovered Saturday night at home in the
3800-block of Dunn Rd.
Police arrested the owner of the home, Michael Wilson Jr, after a witness
reported seeing a human head in a trash bag in the backyard.
Neighbors said Wilson is schizophrenic and has been off his meds for
NEW YORK - The National Football League (NFL), America's most popular sports league is also one of its more valuable companies, generating about $10B in annual revenue, and behind the scenes is an intricate and largely secretive three-layered security force - mainly comprised of former federal agents - in charge of staying in front of the league's problems. (Washington Post)
A new report paints a grim picture of access to dental care in Canada. The study found 'substantial inequalities' in access to care for approximately 6M Canadians who do not go to the dentist because of the cost. Included in that figure are some of Canada's most vulnerable groups: the elderly, young children and adolescents, recent immigrants, First Nations, the poor and working poor, and people with disabilities. (CTV)
You have around 100T bacteria living in your gut - and that's a good thing.
Known as gut flora or
gut microbiome, these microorganisms help your body digest certain
foods, aid the immune system, and maintain a healthy gastrointestinal tract,
all in exchange for a constant food supply.
But when you die, your friendly gut flora quickly become your gut
foe. Now, forensic experts are finding that this macabre Manifest Destiny
may provide crucial clues about a corpse.
OTTAWA - Canada has ratified the contentious Foreign Investment Protection
Agreement with China.
International Trade Minister Ed Fast says the deal, known as FIPA, has been
ratified and will come into force on Oct. 1.
profiling has gone viral across the internet, enabling firms to reach
users with specific messages based on their location, interests, browsing
history and demographic group. Ads can now follow users from site to site.
SEATTLE - A Seattle woman has been charged with raping a man who told cops he awoke in his bed to find his attacker sexually assaulting him while she had his hands pinned down, according to a police report. (Smoking Gun)
number of new Ebola cases in West Africa is growing faster than authorities
can manage them, the WHO said on Friday, renewing a call for health workers
from around the world to go to the region to help.
The death toll rose to more than 2,400 people out of 4,784 cases,
BANGUI - More than 5,000 people have died in sectarian violence in Central African Republic (CAR) since December. The AP found at least 5,186 people were killed in fighting between Muslims and Christians. That's more than double the death toll of at least 2,000 cited by the UN in April. UN peacekeepers prepare to take over from African forces on Monday, bringing about 2,000 extra troops to the country. (AP)
PREVIOUS: CAR conflict
PRETORIA - A South
African judge on Friday found Oscar Pistorius guilty of culpable homicide in
the shooting death of girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp and declared him not guilty
of murder. (AP)
WASHINGTON - In late August, a great crack resounded across Philadelphia's Democratic establishment when Gregory Naylor, a prominent political consultant, entered a guilty plea in federal court, implicating not only himself but also a US congressman and several of his key allies in a sordid and complex fraud scheme involving taxpayer dollars and campaign finances. (National Review)
Case against non-profits
Hong Kong property tycoon Ronnie Chan Chi-chung and his brother Gerald have made international headlines with their record-breaking $350M donation to Harvard University's School of Public Health. The gift is from the Morningside Foundation, the philanthropic arm of the brothers' corporate empire. As a result the school will be renamed the TH Chan School of Public Health after the father of Ronnie. It would appear that the power of the Chan money trumps the fact that Chan is a pro-Beijing Chinese ethnic nationalist who has long made a habit of attacking fundamental American principles of liberty and democracy. (Asia Sentinel)
KAITAIA - New Zealand police say they have been contacted by potential victims from around the world after a local man was charged with drugging and indecently assaulting tourists in a lodge. Michael Harris, 56, is said to have made 'intimate visual recordings'. He was charged on Wednesday with harming 16 victims, all men aged between 18 and 25 years old. The offenses allegedly took place at the Main Street Lodge in the town of Kaitaia. (BBC)
SARASOTA - Police in Sarasota say they took photos of a burglar as he slept inside a home he had broken into. They say he had a bag of stolen loot on the bed next to him. (Fox)
MONTREAL - Anti-corruption officials in Quebec say a ninth person is facing charges in the alleged fraud of $22.5M related to the awarding of the McGill University superhospital project. Authorities say former SNC-Lavalin vice-president Stephane Roy held a senior position overseeing construction finances at the engineering giant. Quebec's anti-corruption unit says Roy was arrested today and faces 11 charges. (CP)
REGINA - The
City of Regina has admitted that for more than a year, glass food
containers have not been recycled. Instead, they have apparently ended up in
the landfill. During that year,
while the city was urging residents to recycle 'glass food and beverage
containers,' Regina's contract recycler
took in more than 650 tonnes of glass.
Emterra is paid by the tonne to recycle it. That money comes out of
the $91.25-a-year fee paid by homeowners.
Regina looking at 5% tax hike
Events are being held around the world today to mark World Suicide
Prevention Day. For organizers
in Nunavut, it's a chance to shed light on an ongoing crisis.
More than 450 people have taken their own lives since Nunavut was
created 15 years ago. (CBC)
SRINAGAR - Thousands of people fled their homes in Pakistan on Wednesday as monsoon flooding that has already inundated the disputed Himalayan region of Kashmir coursed down onto the plains, causing a major river to breach its banks. The death toll from the flooding in both countries has climbed to at least 457. (AP)
Timothy Ray Jones Jr
CAMDEN, Ala. - Authorities expect to charge a man in connection with the deaths of his 5 children after he led them to a far-away secluded clearing where their bodies lay wrapped in individual garbage bags. Timothy Ray Jones Jr of South Carolina has been charged. (AP)
NEW YORK - Jordan Hart, 31, of Huntington, New York was arrested Tuesday on charges he sold illegally obtained prescription painkillers to former hockey player Derek Boogaard before Boogaard died in 2011 of an accidental overdose. Also arrested was a physician's assistant, Oscar Johnson, 59, whose Utah-based employer provided medical services to hockey players. (AP)
Prime Minister Stephen Harper says one of the two lost ships from Sir John Franklin's doomed Arctic expedition has been found. Harper says it's not known yet whether the ship is HMS Erebus or HMS Terror. The find was confirmed on Sunday using a remotely operated underwater vehicle recently acquired by Parks Canada. (CP)
QUEBEC - The Atikamekw First Nation has declared its sovereignty over 80,000 square kilometres of territory and says any development in that area must get its approval. (CP)
OTTAWA - A new
study by Statistics Canada has found the needs of many Canadians who
require home care for long-term illnesses, aging or disabilities aren't
being fully met. A 2012 survey
found 792,000 Canadians aged 15 years and older who require home care
reported their needs were only partly met or not met at all.
That compares to 1.8M care recipients who said they got all the care
they needed. (CP)
ATLANTA - Home-improvement retailer
confirmed that its payment systems had been hacked, potentially exposing
millions of shoppers who used credit and debit cards at its more than 2,000
US and Canadian stores. (AP)
OSLO - Domestic violence, mainly against women and children, kills far more people than wars and is an often overlooked scourge that costs the world economy more than $8T a year, Copenhagen Consensus said on Tuesday. (Reuters)
Conflict and violence
MOGADISHU - Internationally-funded African Union troops in war-torn and impoverished Somalia have raped women and girls as young as 12 and traded food aid for sex, Human Rights Watch said in a damning report Monday. (AFP)
REPORT: Sexual abuse by AU soldiers
Troops 'raped' girls
LONDON - A shawl found by the body of Catherine Eddowes, one of the Ripper's
victims, has been analyzed and found to contain DNA from her blood as well
as DNA from the killer. (Daily
MORE: Jack revealed?
PREVIOUS: Jack the Ripper
A full course load for professors teaching at most Canadian universities is 4 courses a year. Depending on the faculty, their salary will range between $80,000 and $150,000 a year. A contract faculty person teaching those same 4 courses will earn about $28,000. Not all of those people live on the margins. In specialized fields like law, business and journalism, people are hired for the special expertise they bring to the field. They have other sources of income. (CBC)
RELATED: Half empty schools costing millions
About 120M girls under the age of 20 have been forced to have sex and one fifth of homicide victims globally are under the age of 20, resulting in 95,000 deaths in 2012, according to a UN report released Thursday. Drawing on data from 190 countries, the report from the UN children's agency, UNICEF, notes that children around the world are routinely exposed to violence, ranging from murder and forced sexual acts to bullying and abusive discipline in places where they should otherwise be safe. (AP)
REPORT: Hidden in plain sight
OTTAWA - Federal Conservatives are putting a new twist on an old tactic:
spying on political opponents.
They're no longer content to send observers to rival parties' public events,
passively monitoring proceedings in hopes of spotting a gaffe that can be
exploited. They're now employing
who actively try to instigate a miscue, secretly record it and then leak it
to the media. (CP)
OTTAWA - The Senate knowingly approved a crime bill with an error that could weaken the legislation and invite challenges by defence lawyers. In a second crime bill in two weeks revealed by The Globe and Mail to have reached the Senate with mistakes in it, the Senate approved measures cracking down on recruitment by criminal organizations or gangs. They became law in June. (Globe & Mail)
Crime bill mess
TORONTO - It is increasingly widely recognized that there is something very
amiss at the
Canada Pension Plan Investment Board. What began in 1999 as a lean,
tightly controlled fund to invest surplus contributions to the plan has
since become a costly monument to empire-building and bloat.
MORE:Stealth pension bailouts
An estimated $1T a year is being taken out of poor
countries and millions of lives are lost because of corruption, according to
campaigners. A report by the
anti-poverty organization One says much
of the progress made over the past two decades in tackling extreme poverty
has been put at risk by corruption and crime.
Corrupt activities include the use of phantom firms and money
laundering. The report blames
corruption for 3.6M deaths every year. (BBC)
REPORT: Trillion dollar scandal .pdf
OTTAWA - Faced with a historic number of Americans renouncing their US
citizenship, Washington has decided to grab some cash from their one-time
citizens on their way out, raising the processing cost to sever ties from
$450 to $2,350. At the US
consulate in Toronto, where an appointment to renounce citizenship was
usually available within two-to-four weeks, the next opening is now
mid-February, 2015. (Toronto Star)
TORONTO - A man is dead and another is in police custody after a stabbing at a North York home Sunday night. Officers were called to 1 Axsmith Crescent, around 8:45pm about a person with a knife. A 56-year-old man was declared dead at the scene. (QMI)
CLINTON - Employees at a Toronto construction firm were 'in a daze' Monday morning after realizing their vice-president was shot dead in the Hullett Provincial Wildlife conservation area west of the city Saturday evening. Police haven't publicly identified the deceased, but friends say it was Don Frigo, the vice-president of Hady Construction Group. (QMI)
VANCOUVER - Mounties are investigating after a body
was discovered in
Robertson Drive Park early Monday.
Police were notified of the discovery at
CALGARY - Police have laid a charge of second degree murder against a man in connection with the death of a woman in her 40s. At approximately 12:30pm on Sunday, police were called to a home in the 200-block of Holy Cross Lane SW. They had received several calls to 911 saying that a woman had been stabbed. Scott Monrow Ferguson, 24, has been charged with the murder of the woman. Police say Ferguson and the victim were in a relationship and this is being considered a domestic-related homicide. (CTV)
TORONTO - A father of 2 who was gunned down at a Toronto pizza shop on Sunday had come to Canada from Afghanistan just 4 months ago, so that he could support his family. Toronto police say that Abdul Monir, 31, came to Canada in May. He began working at Pizza Time, a restaurant on Markham Rd, only two weeks ago. (CBC)
Jamal Hassan Gonffa Krow
TORONTO - Police are searching for two men wanted in connection with a fight that left one man dead in Etobicoke. Richard Pepper, 60, died in hospital after an altercation with a group of men around 8pm Thursday on Mabelle Ave in the Bloor St and Islington Ave area. Jamal Abdinasir Hassan, 22, and Gonffa Krow, 20, both of Toronto, are wanted by police. (CityNews)
MORE:Victim dies in hospital
Natasha Carla Abogado
TORONTO - The family of an 18-year-old girl who was
struck and killed by an unmarked police vehicle earlier this year has filed a
$2.2M civil lawsuit against the York Regional Police.
Natasha Carla Abogado died after she was hit
by a police vehicle just after 8pm on Feb 12 shortly after she stepped off a
She was on her way home from work and hit just steps
away from the family home.
In June, Const. Remo Romano was charged with
dangerous driving causing death.
VANCOUVER - A man who ran a prostitution ring that exploited underage girls has been found guilty of a raft of charges. Reza Moazami lured girls as young as 14 into a sex-work scheme that operated out of downtown Vancouver apartments and hotels across BC and AB. He was charged with 36 criminal counts including human trafficking, trafficking in underage girls, sexual assault, and living on the avails of prostitution. (Vancouver Sun)
VANCOUVER - Clients of 2 lawyers accused of serious misconduct are outraged over being kept in the dark about their lawyers' records, which they said derailed their cases and cost them thousands. (CBC)
Hunger strike to protest law firm
VANCOUVER - A brief melee broke out at a parent, teacher and student pro-teachers rally at the Vancouver Art Gallery Sunday when it was crashed by a group of parents from Richmond wielding anti-union signs. (CBC)
PREVIOUS:Unions pledge $8M No school in BC
LETHBRIDGE - A Grade 12 student in Lethbridge, AB, was suspended last week for dealing Pepsi to fellow students out of his locker. Keenan Shaw was suspended for two days by Winston Churchill high school for selling the soft drink to students, violating a school policy that only permits diet pop on the premises. (CBC)
WINNIPEG - The old cop with the disarmingly big smile sits in the blue bungalow he built in the same West End neighbourhood where he was born 99 years ago. And he remembers. He still remembers. Ken Hansell needs a magnifying glass to identify the other young faces in a photo from the Winnipeg police department recruit class of 1936. (Winnipeg Free Press)
EDMONTON - A man who murdered his sleeping wife with a hammer and put her body
through a wood mulcher was sentenced to life in prison with no parole for 15
years on Friday.
Trevor Bobocel, 42, earlier pleaded guilty to
second-degree murder and committing an indignity to a body in relation to the
gruesome March 11, 2011, slaying of Roxanne Bigelow.
IQALUIT - A Nunavut judge sentenced Pitseolak Peter
to 15 years in prison Friday for manslaughter in the death of his common-law
spouse Kathy Michael.
was found guilty of manslaughter in July.
TORONTO - In a stunning last-minute reversal,
Toronto Mayor Rob Ford has withdrawn from the mayoral race, with brother Doug
Ford registering instead to run in his place.
Doug Ford officially signed his registration
papers Friday afternoon, just minutes before the deadline for candidates to
submit their registration papers. The elder Ford's move came shortly after Rob
Ford - who is in hospital with an abdominal tumour - withdrew his candidacy.
(Globe & Mail)
PRINCE GEORGE - A jury in Prince George, BC, has found Cody Alan Legebokoff guilty on 4 counts of first-degree murder. The 24-year-old was charged in the slayings of Loren Donn Leslie, Jill Stacey Stuchenko, Cynthia Frances Maas and Natasha Lynn Montgomery, who died in 2009 and 2010. (CBC)
MORE: Legebokoff guilty
COMMENT: Another predator
TORONTO - Police have identified a man who died after being shot in the Jane St and Lawrence Ave W area on Monday as Joseph Okoro, 21, of Toronto. Police found Okoro without vital signs just before 6:30pm Monday, with multiple chest wounds. He died in hospital. (CityNews)
EDMONTON - On Thursday, a jury found 31-year-old Kirsten Lamb mentally unfit to stand trial in the death of her mother. Sandra Lamb, 49, was found dead inside her Capilano home in November 2010. The older woman was found with her throat slashed and blunt force trauma to her head and neck. Kristen Lamb showed up to her hearing earlier this week visibly pregnant. The child was conceived while Lamb was a patient at Alberta Hospital, where she has lived in a secure ward since December 2013. (CBC)
Unfit for trial
WHITEHORSE - Cynthia Blackjack died while being
medevaced to Whitehorse from Carmacks on Nov 7, 2013.
Blackjack had gone to the Carmacks health
centre on Nov. 6 because of dental pain.
IQALUIT - A Nunavut judge has found a former Roman Catholic priest guilty of 24 of the more than 70 sex-related charges he faced involving Inuit children more than 30 years ago. Defrocked Oblate priest Eric Dejaeger had already pleaded guilty to 8 counts of sexual assault when his trial began in December. (CP)
MORE: Guilty of 24 charges
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ATIKAMEG -RCMP officers responded to the Atikameg First Nation after receiving reports of a deceased woman found inside a home on the reserve. When the responding officers entered the home, they discovered the bodies of Mary Ann Thunder, 83, and her husband Elzear Thunder, 83. (Beacon)
Mahan Dori Che'don Jackson
BRAMPTON - On Sunday, around 6:40pm, police responded to a call about shots fired at 85 Charolais Blvd. Mahan Dori, 21, was found suffering from gunshot wounds and was rushed to a local hospital where he later died from his injuries. Che'don Jackson, 22, identified publicly by police as a suspect earlier on Wednesday, turned himself in later in the day. (Toronto Star)
BRAMPTON - Mayor Susan Fennell said she's hired lawyer David Shiller, to sue the Toronto Star, certain Brampton councillors, Deloitte and integrity commissioner Robert Swayze. (Toronto Star)
Some pretty simple math sums up the situation at
over the last decade: ferry fares have gone way up, and ferry ridership has gone
way down as a result.
Now comes a stunning new report showing just
what that declining ferry ridership is costing all of us: $2.3B in lost economic
activity for the province.
The report by the
Union of BC Municipalities
is one of the first comprehensive studies linking skyrocketing ferry fares and
squandered economic opportunity.
Impacts of Ferry fare increases
MORE: Hikes mean loss
CONCEPTION BAY - A mother in Newfoundland's
Conception Bay was sent to prison today after a judge threw the book at her for
abusing her children.
The woman, 33, who cannot be named because of
a wide-ranging publication ban, has been sentenced to 12 years and 88 days.
WINNIPEG - Police in Manitoba are warning people to
be on the lookout for Christopher Edwin Murdock, a sex offender who is currently
Murdock failed to report to his parole
officer on Aug. 15 and a Canada-wide warrant has been issued for his arrest for
being unlawfully at large.
Murdock was designated as a long-term
offender in September 2002.
Murdock has been at large at least twice
before, in 2010 and in 2012.
SAINT JOHN - Police agencies are conducting searches
related to organized crime in 8 communities on Wednesday morning.
The RCMP said in a statement there have been
'several arrests' as a result of the searches that are being conducted in
'The searches are related to an ongoing drugs
and organized crime investigation in the province,' said the RCMP.
There have also been arrests in Laval, QC,
and Halifax, NS.
MORE: 29 arrested
COCHRANE - RCMP are comparing a tow truck driver to a superhero after a daring, high-speed confrontation with a thief. (CBC)
TORONTO - A man is dead and another is in serious condition after a double stabbing in the Danforth Ave and Dawes Road area. Emergency crews were called to the scene around 5:20pm Monday. One of the men was found without vital signs and rushed to the hospital where he was pronounced dead. Police say it's believed the incident began when several men got into an argument which then escalated and knives were pulled out. (CityNews)
SUNDRE -Laura Coward, the mother of 9-year-old Amber Lucius who was found dead in a vehicle in southern Alberta last week, has been charged with first-degree murder. (CBC)
VANCOUVER - If you're a gangster, you're more likely to die if you're Caucasian, you're inside a car, and it's January. Those are among the findings contained in the Combined Forces Special Enforcement Unit's annual report. (Vancouver Province)
HALIFAX - 3 NS police officers have been cleared of
wrongdoing in the July arrest of a suspected shoplifter who jumped off a
building's roof before he was apprehended.
The province's Serious Incident Response Team
says the 26-year-old man broke his heel on the landing, bringing a foot chase by
Bridgewater police to an abrupt end.
TORONTO - Between 2008 and 2013, the
was also allegedly billed for more than $100,000 in fraudulent purchases,
including decorative front door handles, bike locks, firearm trigger locks and
folding knives that cost $80 each.
6 men, including 5 current and former TTC
charged in June with a range of offences,
including theft, fraud and conspiracy.
VANCOUVER - 2 former BC Liberal staffers have been charged following an investigation into the party's efforts to woo ethnic voters in the 2012 byelection. A special prosecutor tasked with reviewing the scandal approved Elections Act charges against Brian Bonney and Mark Robertson last week, the Criminal Justice Branch announced Monday. Bonney, Robertson and a numbered communications corporation are each charged with three counts in connection with candidate Dennis Marsden's failed campaign in Port Moody-Coquitlam. (CTV)
ALEXANDER FIRST NATION - At about 3:30am Sunday morning, RCMP responded to a complaint about a possible hit and run on the reserve, about 2 Km north of Highway 642 on Range Road 272. When officers arrived at the scene, they discovered the body of Ian Cardinal, 28, in the ditch. (Beacon)
Alexandre Joseph Lavallee
TORONTO - Police say that on Friday afternoon a
citizen flagged down some officers about an alleged assault at a parkette near
Wellesley St E and Parliament St.
Police allege that a 53-year-old man was in
the parkette when he was approached by a man he knew and attacked.
Alexandre Joseph Lavallee, 53, was taken to
hospital, where he died the following day.
Paul Douglas Richard, 56, has been charged
with second-degree murder.
LONDON, ON - A weekend of labour and inmate unrest
at London's provincial jail after a mass firing of guards showed no signs of
cooling off late Sunday.
Inmates at the Elgin-Middlesex Detention
Centre remained locked in their cells for the fourth day in a row as
correctional officers refused to work and managers took over their jobs.
MONTREAL - Around 1:30am, police received reports of a shooting at the intersection of Langelier Boulevard and Lacoursiere St. Police arrived to find a 19-year-old man who had been shot at least once in the upper body. He died of his wounds soon after in hospital. Investigators are looking into whether the shooting was gang-related. (CBC)
LAVAL - A man in his 20s is dead following an argument. Around 2:30am, police say the victim became involved in an argument with another man in a bar on Hotel-de-Ville Boulevard. The two apparently took the argument outside and the victim was shot. Police are still investigating to find out if the victim was shot by the man he was arguing with, or if others were involved. (Global)
DARTMOUTH - A second person is now accused of killing Daniel Michael Pellerin, 28. Pellerin was stabbed to death on Windmill Road last Saturday. Halifax police arrested Trevor Hannan, 23, of Dartmouth. Friday police arrested a 15-year-old boy. He's charged with a long list of crimes. Officers say Pellerin's killing was not a random act. (CBC)
MORE: 2nd person charged
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