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NATIONAL NEWSToronto cop sentenced to six years in shooting of teen on streetcar
TORONTO - A Toronto police officer has been sentenced to six years in prison for gunning down a troubled teen on an empty streetcar in 2013.
Const. James Forcillo was convicted of attempted murder in the death of 18-year-old Sammy Yatim, which was captured on a cellphone video that went viral and spurred public outrage in Toronto.
BUSINESS NEWSBlackBerry launching new smartphone with emphasis on beefed up security
TORONTO - BlackBerry is releasing a new smartphone with an emphasis on security in a bid to revive its flagging fortunes.
The company announced Tuesday the launch of the DTEK50, its second device powered by Android and one it says is more secure than other Android-powered phones on the market.
ENTERTAINMENT NEWSCanadian Madeleine Thien and Canada-born David Szalay get Booker Prize nods
LONDON - Two Canadians are among 13 novelists nominated for Britain's prestigious Booker Prize for fiction.
Madeleine Thien of Vancouver and Canadian-born David Szalay got nods for their novels "Do Not Say We Have Nothing" and "All That Man Is" respectively.
Oil spill triggers Saskatchewan city to shut down water intake
PRINCE ALBERT, Sask. - The sighting of an oily sheen on the North Saskatchewan River from last week's Husky Energy pipeline leak has prompted the City of Prince Albert to shut down the intake at its water treatment plant.
City manager Jim Toye says the slick was spotted near the Saskatchewan community of more than 35,000 shortly after 6:00 a.m. today.