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Jays' 7-game home win streak halted by big night from Braves' Camargo

Johan Camargo hit his first career grand slam and drove in five runs as the Atlanta Braves defeated the Toronto Blue Jays 11-4 on Tuesday in the opener of a two-game interleague series.
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Sunken boat found, but 3 fishermen still missing near Tofino

An underwater dive team recovered the vessel this week.
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Unstoppable: The Fentanyl Epidemic

It’s more powerful than heroin. For anyone who takes it, it’s like playing Russian roulette. It’s cheap, deadly & turning up almost everywhere. So, how do we stop it? Watch now.
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B.C. is Canada's hot spot as temperature records fall across province

More than two dozen daily temperature records were broken on Monday as the first heat wave of the summer continued to build across B.C.
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Crazy socks startup creates a sense of possibility for differently abled

The owners of sock sensation John's Crazy Socks, a company co-founded by a young man with Down's Syndrome, deliver a message about how to build a social media sensation and give back a bit, too.

Manitoba First Nations receive nearly $500K for participation in all-season road assessment

Several Manitoba First Nations will receive nearly half a million dollars in funding to participate in the environmental assessment process for a new all-season road connecting remote communities in northeastern Manitoba.
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Crazy socks startup

Since launching in 2016, John's Crazy Socks have sold 105,000 pairs, generating over $4M US in revenue, and raising over $130K US for charity.

Nathan MacKinnon's bounce-back year has him feeling more at ease at NHL awards

Nathan MacKinnon is one of three finalists for the Hart Trophy as regular-season MVP along with Taylor Hall of the New Jersey Devils and Anze Kopitar of the Los Angeles Kings after tallying 39 goals and 58 assists for 97 points.
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Stoney Trail shut down at 88th Street S.E. after serious crash involving motorbike

Calgary motorists are being asked to avoid Stoney Trail at 88th Street S.E. after a crash involving a small SUV and a three-wheel motorbike sent the rider to hospital with critical injuries.
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Senate passes pot bill, paving way for legal cannabis in 8 to 12 weeks

Senators have voted to pass the federal government's bill legalizing recreational marijuana by a vote of 52-29, with two abstentions, paving the way for a fully legal cannabis market within eight to 12 weeks.

Windsor firefighters ratify first freely-negotiated deal in more than a decade

For the first time in more than a decade, Windsor firefighters have gotten a new contract without arbitration. On Tuesday night, 95 per cent of the firefighters ratified a new deal.

'Everything else is gone': Art project helps Sask. seniors preserve stories through memory boxes

The Hello in There project pairs artists with seniors to preserve one special memory.

Police release video of violent attack on woman in Brampton, suspect still at large

Peel police have released shocking video of a sexual assault that took place outside a Brampton apartment building on June 1.

'Why not call 911?' Crown grills Peter Khill about the night he killed Jon Styres

A Hamilton man charged with second-degree murder says he was relying on his military training to "neutralize a threat" when he loaded a shotgun, ran outside and gunned down the man trying to steal his truck.
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Watch Power & Politics for June 19, 2018

The Trump administration withdrew from the UN Human Rights Council a day after its commissioner condemned the U.S. for separating children from their parents at the U.S.-Mexico border. P&P speaks with a UNHCR representative and a human rights lawyer from Guatemala. Plus, Andrew Scheer sits down with Vassy to discuss Trump's immigration policy, carbon pricing and Maxime Bernier.

Defence asks jury for acquittal, manslaughter verdicts in Mac's murders

The Crown and defence have presented closing arguments to the jury in the Laylin Delorme double first-degree murder trial. After presenting no evidence, the defence asks the jury to find his client guilty of manslaughter in one death, and for an acquittal in the other death.

Omar El Akkad, author of American War, among winners of $10K Kobo Emerging Writer Prizes

The award recognizes the best debut Canadian books in literary fiction, mystery and nonfiction.

Defence lawyer asks sex assault complainant why she didn't clench her legs together

A defence lawyer who asked a young woman why she didn't clench her legs together to prevent her father pulling down her pants and having sex with her has been admonished by a Calgary judge.

$140 million could save the old Northlands Coliseum, group proposes

A non-profit group in Edmonton is holding out hope that the abandoned Northlands Coliseum can be saved from the wrecking ball and repurposed as a housing complex.

Calgary Flames open to talking about resuming arena talks

The Calgary Flames are potentially interested in resuming talks on a new arena to replace the aging Saddledome.

Tories win in Jamie Baillie's former Cumberland South riding

Progressive Conservative Tory Rushton has won a seat in the Nova Scotia Legislature.

Pensions to be clawed back from overpaid Sears retirees

The company that took over Sears Canada's pension plan says former employees have been getting paid too much — and now they have to pay it back.

Towering Montreal preteen impresses even NBA stars

A grinning Denver Nuggets guard Jamal Murray posed for a selfie at last weekend's regional finals for the Jr. NBA world championship in St. Catharines, Ont., with a 12-year-old boy.

Eric Hamber $80 million school replacement largest seismic project in Vancouver history

Students at Eric Hamber Secondary will be moving into a new building by 2022, in what the province is calling the largest seismic project in Vancouver's history.

This former magician uses the power of suggestions to help heal real-life disorders

As a professional magician, Jay Olson mastered the art of illusion, deception and the power of suggestion. Now, as a PhD student in psychiatry at McGill University, he hopes the skills he's used to entertain people can also be used to heal them.