Prominent Vancouver developer Mo Yeung (Michael) Ching lost his bid for refugee status because he is wanted by Chinese authorities for embezzlement, according to Immigration and Refugee Board documents obtained by CBC. Ching's lawyer has issued denials.
Calgary police say alcohol and speed are being investigated as the causes of a fatal crash at the intersection of Macleod Trail and 12th Avenue SE that killed a taxi driver and injured five others early Saturday morning.
They started out as political underdogs, but NDP Leader Rachel Notley and Wildrose Leader Brian Jean are emerging as serious challengers to the Progressive Conservatives' 44-year-long grip on Alberta politics just days before the provincial election.
With a history of alternating between Liberal and Conservative governments, this should probably be the Tories' turn. But with each of the four main parties on the island having brand new, untried leaders, Monday's vote is not easy to call.
The 44 Special Action Force (SAF) commandos killed in the Maguindanao clash with Moro rebels last Sunday will receive the Bravery Medal or the Medalya ng Katapangan, one of the highest recognition given by the Philippine National Police.