16-year-old teen stabbed outside a school in Montreal’s east end: police – Montreal | Globalnews.ca

Montreal police say a 16-year-old teenager was stabbed outside a school in Saint-Michel Thursday afternoon after an altercation broke out between three teen boys. Authorities say the incident happened just after 3 p.m. in front of Collège Reine-Marie, a private high school located on Saint-Michael Boulevard near the Champdoré Street intersection. The victim was stabbed … Read more

Belleville man facing charges from Canadian border services – Kingston | Globalnews.ca

A Belleville man is facing nine charges, including smuggling, after an investigation by the Canada Border Services Agency. The investigation began in early August when officers at the International Mail Centre in Vancouver intercepted a stun gun headed for a Belleville address. On Aug. 31, border service officers with assistance from Belleville police executed a … Read more

Ukraine war, energy crisis has Canadians more supportive of oil and gas: poll – National | Globalnews.ca

Canadians are growing more supportive of the oil and gas sector due to Russia’s Ukraine war and the subsequent energy crisis, a new poll suggests. However, the Ipsos poll conducted exclusively for Global News found while Canadians want their government to help Europe in its energy crisis, they are split on the path forward when … Read more

Canada: Coroner launching inquests into stabbing spree deaths

Two public inquests will be held in relation to fatal attacks in Saskatchewan that sent shock waves across the country. The chief coroner in the Canadian province of Saskatchewan has announced plans to hold two public inquests into a stabbing spree earlier this month that left 12 people dead, including the alleged attacker, and injured … Read more

Biden vows solidarity with Iran women as protests spread

US President Joe Biden vowed solidarity with Iranian women Wednesday as eight people were reported killed in growing protests over the death of a young woman arrested by morality police. Addressing the United Nations shortly after a defiant speech by Iranian President Ebrahim Raisi, Biden saluted the protesters while renewing his support for reviving a … Read more

China says will do all it can for peaceful Taiwan ‘reunification’

Beijing says the self-ruled island is part of China and has been increasingly assertive over its claim. Beijing says it is willing to make the utmost effort to strive for peaceful “reunification” with self-ruled Taiwan, after staging major military manoeuvres around the island in recent weeks. While China claims Taiwan as its territory, the island’s … Read more

Saskatchewan Appeal Court removes injunction, allows Broncos lawsuit to proceed | Globalnews.ca

The Saskatchewan Court of Appeal has set aside a temporary injunction that halted a lawsuit filed by some parents of those who died in the Humboldt Broncos bus crash. Sixteen people were killed and 13 were injured when an inexperienced truck driver went through a stop sign and into the path of the junior hockey … Read more

Nova Scotia sets five gigawatt target for offshore wind power by 2030 | Globalnews.ca

Nova Scotia is signaling its intent to make offshore wind power the foundation of its future energy supply with a target of five gigawatts generated from offshore turbines by 2030. Premier Tim Houston told reporters Tuesday the ambitious plan would triple the province’s current total energy output of 2.5 gigawatts from all sources. Houston says … Read more

Economists worry StatCan numbers will show high inflation persisting

Canada’s inflation rate likely dropped in August, but economists warn it might not have been by as much as you were hoping. With Statistics Canada set to announce the Consumer Price Index — the standard, broad-based measure of inflation — for August on Tuesday, economists surveyed by Bloomberg expect the stated rate of inflation to … Read more

Canada marks queen’s state funeral with federal holiday. What’s closed across provinces. – National | Globalnews.ca

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau has declared Sept. 19 a federal holiday to mourn Queen Elizabeth II on the day of her state funeral in London. Some provinces are closing schools and select workplaces, while others are not recognizing the holiday. Here’s what we know so far: What did the federal government announce? The prime minister … Read more