News Headlines January 2, 2015: New Years Eve massacre one dead six wounded after Calgary party shooting

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New Years Eve massacre one dead six wounded after Calgary party shooting

By Bonnie K. Goodman

While the world was reveling and welcoming in 2015, party-goers in Calgary, Alberta, Canada on New Year’s experienced the worse night of the lives, when they should have celebrating. At a New Year’s party in…READ MORE

News Headlines December 30, 2014: Edmonton mass murder-suicide, nine dead in city’s worst killing spree in history

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Edmonton mass murder-suicide, nine dead in city’s worst killing spree in history

By Bonnie K. Goodman

Nine people are dead, including two children and the gunman in Edmonton, Alberta, Canada in the worst mass murder in the city’s history. It all started on Monday evening, Dec. 29, 2014 and ended Tuesday morning Dec…READ MORE

News Headlines December 28, 2014: Family dog, 17-year-old Pit Bull-Rottweiler mix mauls newborn baby in BC, Canada

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Family dog, 17-year-old Pit Bull-Rottweiler mix mauls newborn baby in BC, Canada

By Bonnie K. Goodman

Another child has been injured in a dog attack, this time the tragedy occurred in Saanich, British Columbia, Canada in the early morning hours of Sunday, Dec. 28, 2014, when a longtime family pet mauled its owners’ newborn…READ MORE

News Headlines December 13, 2014: RCMP, AMF raided gaming king Baazov’s Amaya over insider trading allegations

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RCMP, AMF raided gaming king Baazov’s Amaya over insider trading allegations

By Bonnie K. Goodman

Montreal based online gaming company Amaya Gaming Group Inc. now known as Amaya Inc. is under investigation by the Quebec’s Autorité des marchés financiers (AMF) for their trading activities surrounding their takeover Oldford Group, Ltd. this past…READ MORE

News Headlines December 3, 2014: Hawk, police therapy dog helps seven-year-old girl testify at sex abuse trial

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Hawk, police therapy dog helps seven-year-old girl testify at sex abuse trial

By Bonnie K. Goodman

Hawk, a Labrador Retriever and police therapy dog has become one of the first dogs in Canada to comfort a witness while testifying in court. Hawk, a police therapy dog is helping two child witnesses testify this week in a…READ MORE

Political Headlines April 12, 2013: PM Stephen Harper ‘sickened’ by alleged ‘sexual criminal activity’ linked to Rehtaeh Parsons Case

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Stephen Harper ‘sickened’ by alleged ‘sexual criminal activity’

Source: National Post, 4-12-13

A shocked Stephen Harper says he is ‘sickened’ by the death of Rehtaeh Parsons and claims allegations in the case go well beyond bullying….READ MORE

Political Headlines April 11, 2013: PM Stephen Harper decries bullying as ‘criminal’ as Halifax vigil honours Rehtaeh Parsons

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PM decries bullying as ‘criminal’ as Halifax vigil honours Rehtaeh Parsons

Source: Globe and Mail, 4-11-13

Stephen Harper is speaking out on the tragic death of a Nova Scotia teenager, saying bullying is more than kids acting up – in some cases it is criminal activity.

“I think we’ve got to stop using just the term bullying to describe some of these things. Bullying to me has a kind of connotation of kids misbehaving. What we are dealing with in some of these circumstances is simply criminal activity. It is youth criminal activity. It is sexual criminal activity. And it is often Internet criminal activity.”…READ MORE