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Canada's capital region reeling after intense tornado rips through communities

Canada's capital region reeling after intense tornado rips through communities

OTTAWA — Parts of Canada's national capital were still reeling Saturday after a powerful tornado carved paths of destruction through residential neighbourhoods — snapping huge trees, tossing cars and obliterating homes along its way.
One dead following police-involved shooting in Burlington, Ont.

One dead following police-involved shooting in Burlington, Ont.

BURLINGTON, Ont. — A 32-year-old man was shot and killed following an exchange of gunfire with police that also sent two officers to hospital west of Toronto, Ontario's police watchdog said.
Wedding with a twist: Tornado throws wrench in couple's wedding plans

Wedding with a twist: Tornado throws wrench in couple's wedding plans

OTTAWA — Joshua McEvoy was sure his wedding was ruined.
Quebec party leaders head to Gatineau to survey tornado-damaged areas

Quebec party leaders head to Gatineau to survey tornado-damaged areas

MONTREAL — Quebec's political party leaders set their political differences aside on Saturday as they headed to Gatineau, Que., to survey the damage from a tornado that ripped through homes and sent several people to hospital on Friday night.
Ottawa to name new ambassador for women, peace and security, Freeland says

Ottawa to name new ambassador for women, peace and security, Freeland says

MONTREAL — Canada will create a new ambassador position dedicated to women, peace and security, Foreign Affairs Minister Chrystia Freeland said Saturday.

Manitoba Metis Federation gets $154 million as it moves toward self-government

WINNIPEG — The federal government says it will provide more than $154 million to the Manitoba Metis Federation as the group works towards self-government.
'A little bright spot:' Ottawa residents rescue dog trapped beneath rubble

'A little bright spot:' Ottawa residents rescue dog trapped beneath rubble

OTTAWA — A freelance journalist says the rescue of a dog trapped under the rubble was "a little bright spot" amid the chaos in an Ottawa neighbourhood ravaged by a tornado.

QuickList: 10 of Canada's most notable tornado events over the years

OTTAWA — A tornado carved a destructive path through the Ottawa-Gatineau area on Friday, tearing roofs off of homes, overturning cars and felling power lines.
Baloney Meter: Do Liberal policies mean a typical family is $2,000 richer?

Baloney Meter: Do Liberal policies mean a typical family is $2,000 richer?

OTTAWA — "Our plan — to invest in people, to strengthen and grow the middle class, and to build an economy that works for everyone — is working. By this time next year, a typical family of four will be $2,000 better off under our plan.
B.C. wildfires burned large areas affected by mountain pine beetles: Experts

B.C. wildfires burned large areas affected by mountain pine beetles: Experts

VANCOUVER — Clearing or burning beetle ravaged forests may be costly but could mitigate against the kind of massive wildfires that have been seen in British Columbia the last two summers, say researchers.
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