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105.9 The Region

ST. CATHARINES, Ont. — A lawyer for an Ontario police officer accused of shooting a fellow cop a year ago says the charges against her client have been dropped. Det. Sgt. Shane Donovan of the Niagara Regional Police had been charged with attempted murder, aggravated assault and assault with a weapon in relation to the incident. His lawyer Joanne […]

A group of Canadian volunteers helping with recovery efforts in the Bahamas say the harrowing story of a Canadian woman’s death during hurricane Dorian inspired them to help rebuild a school where she worked. Alishia Liolli, 27, from LaSalle, Ont., died in the storm after a wall collapsed at a lodge in the Abaco Islands where […]

TORONTO — Canada’s main stock index completed its first losing week in five after falling from a record high as investors remained cautious about trade risks. The S&P/TSX composite index closed down 44.35 points at 16,954.84. In New York, the Dow Jones industrial average was up 109.33 points at 27,875.62. The S&P 500 index was up […]

OTTAWA — Ontario Premier Doug Ford is trying to play the part of Canada’s peacemaker, asking his counterparts in Ottawa and in other provinces to turn down the heated rhetoric and find a way to get along. “We just have to calm the temperature,” he said. “I can’t emphasize it enough. We have to stick together […]

OSHAWA, Ont. — Police east of Toronto are investigating an alleged hit and run that left a cyclist dead early Friday. Durham regional police say a passing driver spotted the woman on the ground near an intersection in Oshawa, Ont., with her badly damaged bicycle nearby. They say many vehicles simply drove around the victim until one […]

TORONTO — Shares of Canopy Growth Corp. were trading down close to nine per cent after global alcohol giant Constellation Brands Inc. said it did not plan to make any more cash contributions to the cannabis firm. Constellation Brands made the comment in a U.S. regulatory filing where it says it expects to record a comparable nine month net loss of […]

MIDLAND, Ont. — A provincial police officer has been charged after a three-vehicle crash in Midland, Ont., last month. OPP say the officer was responding to an emergency call for service when their cruiser collided with two other vehicles in an intersection on the afternoon of Oct. 28. A photo from the scene shows a […]

TORONTO — Kermit Davis didn’t coach Terence Davis in his rookie season at the University of Mississippi. But he sure knows the player’s scoring average from that year. “TD averaged one point a game as a freshman at Ole Miss. One,” said the coach, who was hired by Mississippi ahead of Davis’s senior season. Davis, the player, […]

OTTAWA — Beijing has a new representative in Canada but his stern message to Ottawa remains the same as his predecessor’s: release Huawei Technologies executive Meng Wanzhou, arrested in Vancouver nearly a year ago at the request of the United States. In a roundtable interview Friday, Chinese ambassador Cong Peiwu also urged Canadians to speak out loudly against […]

TYENDINAGA MOHAWK TERRITORY, Ont. — Provincial police have charged an 18-year-old with trafficking after finding a live hand grenade while searching a home on the Tyendinaga Mohawk Territory in eastern Ontario. Investigators say they also found illegal drugs and a handgun during the search on Thursday. Police say the teen, whose gender was not provided by police, has […]