A man who died after falling off a 401 overpass in Brockville was wanted for murder in Texas.

The province’s special investigations unit says moments before the 56 year old fell he had been approached by Brockville police.

It happened on Saturday.

Alberto Ayala Guerrero was wanted for the shooting death of a his 32 year old sister-in-law on July 13th.


A man’s body has been found behind an east-end Ottawa school.

The body was found behind Samuel Genest high school, on Carsons Road, a little after 5 yesterday afternoon.

Police are treating the death as suspicious but have released few details.

The homicide unit is among police sections investigating the death.

The investigation continues.


Ottawa police have tracked down a man wanted in an assault, whom they had described as violent.

The assault happened Sunday, near Bank and Riverside.

Police located and arrested 51-year-old Dean Russell Adkins.

He’s been charged with multiple assault offences.


Police are looking for your help to find a young woman whose family is concerned for her safety.

20-year-old Yuxin Sun of Ottawa, hasn’t been seen since yesterday.

She’s described as Asian, 5-foot-3, weighing about 88 pounds. She has black eyes, black hair, and a tattoo of a Chinese symbol on her left foot.

She may be in the area of Saint-Paul University or the Train Yards.

Anyone with information about her whereabouts is asked to contact Ottawa police.


A new survey has found that many Canadian parents are on the fence when it comes to sending their kids to school if and when classrooms are reopened.

Fifty-nine per cent of respondents with children said they would send their kids to school if there is some type of classroom instruction at least a few days a week.

The poll by Leger and the Association for Canadian Studies comes as provincial governments continue to work on plans to get students back into classrooms after months of COVID-19 closures.

We are expecting to hear more this week on Ontario’s plan to re-open schools.


A group says inconsistent funding for licensed child-care centres means facilities in some Ontario municipalities may not be able to reopen or expand capacity.

Andrea Hannen, executive director of the Association of Day Care Operators of Ontario, says at the local level are causing delays in daycare reopening in some areas.

She says Ontario is the only province that administers funding for childcare through municipalities.

She says in some municipalities, daycare owners and operators haven’t received funding or a firm commitment on how much they will receive, and thus can’t afford the expense of reconfiguring their space and programming to fit public health guidelines and requirements.


Ottawa’s COVID-19 emergency wage subsidy has been extended until, at least, December.

The Senate gave the law the green light yesterday after the package passed the House of Commons last week.

Bill C-20 also includes one-time payments for people with disabilities facing higher expenses, and extensions to certain legal deadlines disrupted by the pandemic.

The Liberal government says the extension is key to their plans to help the economy get back into shape through the fall.


The House of Commons finance committee will continue its probe of the federal government’s handling of a multi-million dollar student-volunteer program.

WE Charity founders Craig and Marc Kielburger say they are ready to testify today about the organization’s now-scrapped contract to run the Canada Student Service Grant program.

The finance committee decided on Monday to have the Kielburgers testify for four hours, either all at once on Tuesday, or spread evenly over two days.

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau is scheduled to appear on Thursday.


The public and media have been barred from the extradition hearing on Chinese executive Meng Wanzhou when it picks up tomorrow.

Lawyers for the Huawei executive spent Monday disputing the Canadian government’s claim that it can’t release some documents related to her arrest.

They argued that such a release would not constitute a threat to national security, as the government has claimed.

Meng is wanted in the U-S fraud related to violating Iranian sanctions.


A Royal Canadian Navy vessel is due to return home today, nearly three months after a deadly helicopter crash that claimed the lives of six crew members.

H-M-C-S Fredericton was docked in Italy for two weeks after the crash of the Cyclone helicopter, but resumed its mission in mid-May, completing a six-month deployment in the Mediterranean Sea.

The downing of the chopper, known as Stalker 22, caused the worst single-day loss of life for the Canadian Armed Forces since a 2007 roadside bombing in Afghanistan killed six Canadian troops.


The mayors of six U-S cities are appealing to Congress to make it illegal for the U-S government to deploy militarized agents to cities that don’t want them.

The mayors of Portland, Oregon, Seattle, Chicago, Kansas City, Albuquerque, New Mexico, and Washington wrote to leaders of the U-S House and Senate pushing for limits on agent deployments.

The move came Monday as a top official said federal militarized officers would remain in Portland until attacks on the U-S courthouse cease.


U-S Attorney General William Barr is set to testify at a House Judiciary Committee hearing today.

It is expected that he will be pressed on a number of issues, including the civil unrest in America and the investigation into the investigation of Russia’s election interference.

The attorney general has defended as necessary the broad use of law enforcement power to deal with ongoing protests, that he says have no real connection to any legitimate call for reform.


The head of the Chinese Centre for Disease Control and Prevention says he has been injected with an experimental COVID-19 vaccine, hoping to persuade the public to follow suit when one is approved.

He has been involved in research for one of China’s leading vaccine candidates, though he declined to specify which company’s vaccine he took.

The claim underscores the enormous stakes as China competes with U-S and British companies to be the first with a vaccine to help end the pandemic — a feat that would be both a scientific and political triumph.


Former Malaysian Prime Minister Najib Razak has been convicted in a criminal case involving the multi-billion-dollar looting of a Malaysian state investment fund.

The scandal brought down his government in a shocking election ouster two years ago.

Najib remained calm and stone-faced as he became the first Malaysian leader to be convicted, vowing later to appeal the verdict that could bring many years in prison.

The ruling is the first in his five corruption trials.

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