Rees is a legend, a sporting god, really, even though most Canadians do not know of him. His induction into the Sports Hall of Fame may change that.
Toronto will see a larger police presence at public institutions and on public transit in the wake of the shootings in Ottawa and the attack on soldiers in Quebec, Toronto Police Chief Bill Blair said.…
Andre Marin issued an unprecedented 113 recommendations, and calls the case of 2-year-old Eva Ravikovich’s death in a ‘brazenly illegal’ daycare, the ‘canary in the coal mine.’
Rear Admiral John Newton asked staff 'to restrict movement in uniform as much as possible' in light of the Ottawa attacks.

Federal sources confirm identity of slain Ottawa gunman

A high-ranking federal official is confirming that the gunman killed in today's deadly shooting rampage on Parliament Hill has been identified as Michael Zehaf-Bibeau.

War Memorial victim ID’d as Hamilton Cpl. Nathan Cirillo

HAMILTON – The soldier shot and killed at the National War Memorial on Wednesday has been identified as Cpl. Nathan Cirillo from Hamilton, according to family and other sources. A man reached at the Cirillo home said the family was grieving but refused to talk further. According to his Facebook profile, Cirillo was an animal Read the Rest of the Entry

Federal sources confirm identity of slain Ottawa gunman

A high-ranking federal official is confirming that the gunman killed in today's deadly shooting rampage on Parliament Hill has been identified as Michael Zehaf-Bibeau.

Sunshine Girl


Tamara PROFILE SUNshine Girl Tamara is a 41-year-old kickboxing gal who loves traveling and having fun in the sun. Her hobbies include snorkeling and diving, and is in Australia right now doing just that. (Jack Boland/QMI Agency)

Flax seed powder recalled over salmonella fears

Flax seed powder recalled over salmonella fears

Viagra ingredient could help treat heart problems: Study

The main ingredient in erectile dysfunction drug Viagra may be useful as a treatment for heart disease, a new study has found.

Women at risk to develop depression after heart attack, study says

Women are more likely to develop anxiety and depression after a heart attack than men, according to a study presented in Switzerland Sunday.

At U.N., China asked to back human rights case against North Korea

UNITED NATIONS (Reuters) - The chief U.N. investigator into human rights cases in North Korea said on Wednesday he has appealed to China to support calls to refer Pyongyang's actions to The Hague on suspicion of crimes against humanity.

Chinese peacekeepers expected in South Sudan at start of 2015: U.N.

UNITED NATIONS (Reuters) - Some 700 Chinese peacekeepers are expected to join a United Nations mission in South Sudan at the start of next year, the head of the U.N. operation said on Wednesday, though she appealed for Beijing to deploy the battalion "sooner rather than later."


Russell Brand: Don’t pay mortgage, taxes

Actor/comedian Russell Brand has courted controversy by urging British citizens to stop paying their taxes and mortages in a bid to force the financial industry to cancel personal debts.

Shia LaBeouf found God on ‘Fury’ set [Photos]

Shia LaBeouf found God on the set of new war movie Fury and credits co-star Brad Pitt and director David Ayer with helping him achieve a new level of spirituality.

Nicki Minaj falls asleep 4 times during interview [Photos]

Nicki Minaj had difficulty keeping awake while she was interviewed for a magazine and dozed off four times during the chat.

Shaggy tops celebrity birthdays for October 22

Reggae-pop singer and rapper Shaggy is celebrating a birthday today.


League welcomes British chancellor's support for London team

Britain's Chancellor George Osborne speaks on the first day of the Conservative Party Conference in Birmingham central EnglandLONDON (Reuters) - The National Football League welcomed British chancellor George Osborne's support for a London-based team and remain focused on building a fan base that could support any expansion plans, the league said on Wednesday. According to a story in the Evening Standard newspaper on Wednesday, Osborne held recent talks with NFL officials about the possibility of putting a team in London. "We warmly welcome the Chancellor's strong support for the possibility of an NFL team in London and look forward to welcoming him to a game at Wembley over the next few weeks," the NFL told Reuters. ...

NFL official says legal process will play role in abuse punishment

(Reuters) - Punishment for NFL players implicated in domestic violence will not be imposed upon arrest but at some point "farther down the process," said a key figure charged with overhauling the league's handling of such cases. Lisa Friel said the legal process will play a role in determining at what point the National Football League will sanction players involved in domestic violence. "It won't be upon an allegation, I can tell you that," Friel, the former head of the New York City District Attorney's sex crimes unit, said on NBC's "Today" show in an interview that aired Wednesday. ...

Albania PM seeks to ease tensions with Serbia

Albanian Prime Minister Edi Rama speaks during an interview with The Associated Press at his office in Tirana, Wednesday, Oct. 22, 2014. Albania’s prime minister has told the Associated Press that a heated spat with Serbia over a soccer match triggered by drone would not derail a common effort to seek faster European Union membership. (AP Photo/Hektor Pustina)TIRANA, Albania (AP) — Albania's prime minister said Wednesday that his nation and Serbia must try to end decades of hostility toward one another by focusing on major issues such as their mutual desire to join the European Union, not last week's dispute over a soccer match.

President's party leads in final polls before Ukraine vote

A kid waves a flag of pro-Ukrainian Azov battalion as he stands atop an armored personnel carrier which belonged to pro-Russian militants and is now on display in Kiev, on October 21, 2014Kiev (AFP) - Ukraine's President Petro Poroshenko's party on Wednesday led the final polls before Sunday's parliamentary vote held as the country faced an unresolved Russian gas dispute and raging hostilities in the east.


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