Canadian captured in Syria admits to role in gruesome ISIS execution videos

A Canadian captured in northern Syria last month has admitted he helped produce ISIS propaganda videos that showed prisoners digging their own graves and being executed, according to a local source. Help us improve Globalnews.ca Story continues below Mohammed Abdullah…

Vigil to be held in Mississauga for 11-year-old girl found dead after Amber Alert

A vigil is set to be held Saturday evening in Mississauga for an 11-year-old girl who was found dead following an Amber Alert. Riya Rajkumar was found dead in a Brampton home late Thursday after Peel police issued the alert…

Edmonton’s funicular was a popular river valley ride in its first year: report

The river valley funicular proved a “popular destination” in its first year of operation, according to a City of Edmonton report. But it also faced a number of challenges. Successes Help us improve Globalnews.ca Story continues below “As of Nov.…

GoFundMe to helicopter stranded Canadian nurses to Haiti airport beats goal by over $7,000

Eight nurses from Canada are currently trapped in a compound in the community of Grand Goave, Haiti, and their supplies are running out. The nurses have travelled there on a mission coordinated by Hope Grows Haiti, an organization that works to…

The best (and worst) from Montreal’s biggest storm of the year

This week’s winter storm not only brought 40 centrimetres of snow with it, it also brought Montrealers together in some wonderful –and not so wonderful — ways. From strangers helping others, to businesses finding clever ways to increase foot traffic,…

Calgary orthodontists stepping up after patients allege they paid for services they didn’t receive

The Alberta Dental Association and College (ADA&C) says it’s “aware of a disruption” at a Calgary orthodontist’s office that has drawn outcries online over services that were allegedly paid for but not completed. In an email confirmed to Global News…