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PayPal Ordered to Disclose Business Account Information to Canada Revenue Agency

PayPal Ordered to Disclose Business Account Information to Canada Revenue Agency

By Dan Healing, The Canadian Press

PayPal
This March 10, 2015, file photo, shows signage outside PayPal’s headquarters in San Jose, Calif. Digital payments company PayPal has been ordered to hand over information about its Canadian business account holders to the Canada Revenue Agency. (THE CANADIAN PRESS/ AP/Jeff Chiu, File)

CALGARY – The records of Canadians who use PayPal business accounts to make and receive payments will soon be in the hands of the federal government’s tax-collecting agency.

The online payments company said Wednesday it has been given 45 days to hand over information identifying its account holders and the amount and number of payments they paid or received between Jan. 1, 2014, and last Friday to the Canada Revenue Agency.

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Calgary Zoo Peacock Bolts During Roundup, Only to Become Lion’s Lunch

Calgary Zoo Peacock Bolts During Roundup, Only to Become Lion’s Lunch

By The Canadian Press

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A male peacock displays its tail feathers at Gut Aiderbichl in Henndorf, Austrian province of Salzburg, Saturday, April 26, 2014.One of the Calgary Zoo’s seven brightly plumed peacocks is dead after it flew into the lion enclosure and was killed and eaten during a pre-winter roundup of the birds. (THE CANADIAN PRESS/AP-Kerstin Joensson)

CALGARY – One of the Calgary Zoo’s seven brightly plumed peacocks died after it flew into the lion enclosure and was eaten during a pre-winter roundup of the birds.

The zoo says the peacock died last Thursday as the free-range birds — all males — were being taken to their cold-weather quarters.

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Manitoba RCMP Dogs Join Canine Colleagues to Sniff Out Human Remains

Manitoba RCMP Dogs Join Canine Colleagues to Sniff Out Human Remains

RCMP Dog Training
The first four RCMP dog teams to be trained to detect human remains. From left to right: Corporal Andrew Tarala with Genie from Brandon, MB; Constable Brian Veniot with Doc from Halifax, NS; Corporal Jesse Gawne with Ejay from Lethbridge, AB; Staff Sergeant Joel Leblanc with Henny from Surrey, BC. (CNW GROUP / RCMP)

RCMP canines from Manitoba are part of a group training with others in central Alberta to sniff out human remains.

Four provincial police agencies are taking part this week, including officers from the Brandon detachment.

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Former Winnipeg TV News Director Facing New Bank Robbery Charges in Regina

Former Winnipeg TV News Director Facing New Bank Robbery Charges in Regina

By The Canadian Press

Steve Vogelsang
Steve Vogelsang is seen in a still grab from a surveillance video during a robbery in Medicine Hat earlier this month. (MEDICINE HAT POLICE SERVICE)

WINNIPEG – A former Winnipeg television news director is facing more bank robbery charges.

Regina police charged Stephen Vogelsang on Friday with three separate bank robberies in that city.

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Accused Bank Robber, Former News Director Faced Debt, Divorce and Depression

Accused Bank Robber, Former News Director Faced Debt, Divorce and Depression

By Steve Lambert, The Canadian Press

Steve Vogelsang
Steve Vogelsang (FACEBOOK)

WINNIPEG – Court documents show a former Winnipeg television news director accused of robbing two banks in Alberta was battling depression, facing crippling debt and was the subject of a protection order earlier this year.

Stephen Vogelsang, 53, has been charged with two counts of robbery stemming from heists in Medicine Hat last week. Investigators said in both instances, the same man entered the bank and demanded money, leaving each scene with an undisclosed amount of cash.

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Police Officer Stabbing, Van Assault in Edmonton a ‘Lone Wolf Attack:’ Mayor

Police Officer Stabbing, Van Assault in Edmonton a ‘Lone Wolf Attack:’ Mayor

By Rob Drinkwater, Chris Purdy and John Cotter, The Canadian Press

Edmonton Attack
Police investigate the scene where a car crashed into a roadblock in Edmonton Alta, on Saturday September 30, 2017. (THE CANADIAN PRESS/Jason Franson)

EDMONTON – Edmonton’s mayor said violent attacks overnight in the city that saw a police officer stabbed and several pedestrians run down with a cube van were the work of a “lone wolf.”

Don Iveson said a 30-year-old male suspect was in custody and being interviewed by police Sunday morning.

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