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'How am I going to get this chaos under control?' detective reflects on van attack

'How am I going to get this chaos under control?' detective reflects on van attack

TORONTO — Inspector Graham Gibson never bought into the argument that autism prevented Alek Minassian from knowing that killing unsuspecting pedestrians on a crowded sidewalk was morally wrong.
Van attack trial, verdict gave glimpse into new reality of virtual court cases

Van attack trial, verdict gave glimpse into new reality of virtual court cases

TORONTO — Thousands of people tuned in earlier this week as the judge overseeing a high-profile trial into one of the deadliest attacks in Toronto delivered her guilty verdict from the basement of her home, with a fireplace and tightly shut blinds as
Desmond inquiry: therapist adds to long list of challenges that Lionel Desmond faced

Desmond inquiry: therapist adds to long list of challenges that Lionel Desmond faced

PORT HAWKESBURY, N.S. — The inquiry investigating why a former soldier killed three family members and himself in 2017 heard testimony today from an occupational therapist who said Lionel Desmond had trouble controlling his anxiety and anger.

In pre-budget request, cities ask Liberals for $7 billion for rapid-housing program

OTTAWA — Canada's municipalities are asking the federal government to include $7 billion in its upcoming budget for cities and housing providers to buy disused properties and quickly turn them into affordable housing.
Walter Gretzky mourned in Ontario city he helped put on the map

Walter Gretzky mourned in Ontario city he helped put on the map

BRANTFORD, Ont. — A small memorial has sprung up for Walter Gretzky outside the arena that bears his son's name in Brantford, Ont. The elder Gretzky died Thursday at the age of 82.
Father of the Great One dies and 'The Hardy Boys' series: In The News for March 5

Father of the Great One dies and 'The Hardy Boys' series: In The News for March 5

In The News is a roundup of stories from The Canadian Press designed to kickstart your day. Here is what's on the radar of our editors for the morning of March 5 ... What we are watching in Canada ...
Who have provinces pegged to receive COVID-19 vaccines in the coming weeks?

Who have provinces pegged to receive COVID-19 vaccines in the coming weeks?

As COVID-19 vaccine supplies ramp up across the country, most provinces and territories have released details of who can expect to receive a shot in the coming weeks.

A look at COVID-19 vaccinations in Canada on Friday, March 5, 2021

The latest numbers on COVID-19 vaccinations in Canada as of 4 a.m. ET on Friday, March 5, 2021. In Canada, the provinces are reporting 76,438 new vaccinations administered for a total of 2,168,138 doses given.

The latest numbers on COVID-19 in Canada for Friday, March 5, 2021

The latest numbers of confirmed COVID-19 cases in Canada as of 4 a.m. ET on Friday, March 5, 2021. There are 878,391 confirmed cases in Canada. _ Canada: 878,391 confirmed cases (29,903 active, 826,337 resolved, 22,151 deaths).
Walter Gretzky, father of the Great One, dies at 82

Walter Gretzky, father of the Great One, dies at 82

Walter Gretzky, the ultimate Canadian hockey dad who taught and nurtured the Great One, has died. He was 82. The father of Wayne Gretzky became a name himself, a constant in Wayne's world.