Crews battle large fire at Bolton townhouse complex

Crews battle large fire at Bolton townhouse complex

Crews battled a large fire at a residential area in Bolton on Wednesday afternoon. According to Caledon Fire and Emergency Services, the call came in at 3:13 pm A communications officer initially said a townhouse under construction ignited on Stella Crescent, which is just east of Queen Street South and south of King Road. However, … Read more

New bill coming on Canadian early learning and child care

New bill coming on Canadian early learning and child care

The federal government appears to be on the verge of presenting new legislation aimed at strengthening Canada’s early learning and child-care system. On Thursday at 11 am ET, Minister of Families, Children and Social Development Karina Gould will be making what her office is calling a “national announcement” on this topic. Preceding Gould’s Ottawa announcement, … Read more

Sweeping powers for cabinet, premier scrapped from bill as Alberta Sovereignty Act nears finish line

Sweeping powers for cabinet, premier scrapped from bill as Alberta Sovereignty Act nears finish line

The Alberta legislature has voted to remove from the government’s sovereignty bill a controversial provision that granted Premier Danielle Smith’s cabinet the power to bypass the legislature and rewrite laws as it saw fit. Smith’s United Conservative caucus used its majority Wednesday night to pass an amendment to affirm that the Alberta legislature still has … Read more

Former BC mayor Colin Basran charged with sexual assault

Former BC mayor Colin Basran charged with sexual assault

Former Kelowna mayor Colin Basran has been charged with one count of sexual assault. The BC Prosecution Service announced the charge on Wednesday, saying the incident is alleged to have occurred on May 2022, when Basran was still mayor. He ran for a third term in October’s municipal election, but was soundly defeated by Tom … Read more

Why did York Memorial staff walkout?

Why did York Memorial staff walkout?

New details have emerged about the safety issues that prompted more than a dozen staff members at a Toronto school, including the principal, to refuse work last month. CP24 has obtained documents from a Ministry of Labor “field visit” to York Memorial Collegiate Institute that was undertaken on Nov. 24 in response to the work … Read more

Man found dead in Edmonton home

Man found dead in Edmonton home

An investigation is underway into the death of a man in the Parkdale area. Police were called to a home at 117 Avenue and 87 Street around 6:20 pm on Tuesday for a weapons complaint. When they arrived, they found the body of a man in his 30s inside the home. An autopsy has been … Read more

Kamloops mayor recuses himself from entire council meeting in ‘surprising’ move

Kamloops mayor recuses himself from entire council meeting in ‘surprising’ move

It was an awkward afternoon in the Kamloops, BC, council chambers on Tuesday. Five seconds into a regular council meeting, Mayor Reid Hamer-Jackson recused himself from the entire meeting. He cited potential conflicts of interest and handed the meeting over to Coun. Bill Sarai to lead. And then he never returned. Typically, if a council … Read more