Once Canada's oil relief valve, rail shipping grinds to near halt

WINNIPEG, Manitoba (Reuters) – After moving record-large Canadian oil volumes by rail just five months ago, shippers have hit the brakes, idling thousands of cars and tens of millions of dollars’ worth of infrastructure. Rail was Canada’s oil lifeline in

Canada officer guilty after ‘street justice’ blinding

An off-duty Toronto police officer has been convicted of assault after blinding a black man in an attack with a metal pipe four years ago. Dafonte Miller, 19, was chased and attacked by officer Michael Theriault and his brother Christian.