WINNIPEG – The killing of a Winnipeg teenager 33 years ago that gripped the Manitoba capital is once again an open legal question.
Mark Edward Grant, a man with a long criminal history originally convicted of second-degree murder in the death of Candace Derksen, was found not guilty Wednesday in a new trial that followed an appeal.
TORONTO – Setting up its second headquarters in the Greater Toronto Area would save Amazon $1.5 billion a year, the man heading up Ontario’s bid for the project said Wednesday, as the deadline loomed for cities in North America to make their pitch.
Ed Clark, a business adviser to Premier Kathleen Wynne, said the region offers highly trained talent at a savings when compared to most U.S. jurisdictions — a software programmer in Ontario costs 34 to 38 per cent less than in Boston or New York — and corporate taxes in the province are lower than south of the border.
An ex-NHL agent has been charged by Winnipeg police after alleging defrauding former Ottawa Senators Chris Phillips and Dany Heatley out of $12 million.
Police say Stacey McAlpine, 54, used funds provided by the victims to invest on their behalf. Instead, police say McAlpine used the cash for personal business and provided both players with fraudulent account statements for their bogus investments.