Tornados possible in several areas of Quebec, severe thunderstorms elsewhere

Tornados possible in several areas of Quebec, severe thunderstorms elsewhere

Environment Canada says “potentially life-threatening” tornados could form in several southern Quebec areas Saturday. Several regions have been placed under a tornado watch, which means conditions are “favourable” for a tornado to occur. Severe thunderstorm advisories lit up Quebecers’ cell phones warning of extreme weather and encouraging residents to take shelter from … Read more

Celebrations but lessons for Labor afters swings in three Tasmanian seats

Celebrations but lessons for Labor afters swings in three Tasmanian seats

Regardless of whether Labor manages to form a majority government, it has major lessons to learn from its performance in northern Tasmania.  The party has suffered swings against it in Bass, Braddon and Lyons, where two-term MP Brian Mitchell is locked in a tense battle with Liberal challenger Susie Bower.  Liberal Gavin Pearce has turned the … Read more

UPDATE: Police identify woman arrested after Orono officers find body in car trunk

UPDATE: Police identify woman arrested after Orono officers find body in car trunk

The Orono Police Department identified the woman arrested in relation to the death investigation that began when officers found a dead body in the trunk of a car. Julissa Thaler, 28-years-old, is currently being held in Hennepin County Jail for probable cause murder. She has yet to be formally charged. The superintendent of Westonka Public … Read more

Senior in Vancouver’s Chinatown attacked with bear spray, incident may be racially motivated: police

Senior in Vancouver’s Chinatown attacked with bear spray, incident may be racially motivated: police

The Vancouver Police Department says an attack on an 87-year-old Chinatown resident on Friday morning appears to be racially motivated. According to police, the senior was out for a morning walk and was standing near a bus stop close to the intersection of Pender Street and Columbia Street when a man came up to him around 11:40 … Read more

Toronto investigating first suspected case of monkeypox

Toronto investigating first suspected case of monkeypox

Health officials in Toronto say they are investigating the first suspected case of monkeypox in the city. In a news release issued Saturday afternoon, Toronto Public Health (TPH) said the suspected infection was found in a male resident in his 40s. TPH said the patient had recent contact with an individual who travelled to Montreal … Read more