Newspaper article The Canadian Press

--Thirteenth NewsWatch-

Newspaper article The Canadian Press

--Thirteenth NewsWatch-

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(Ont-Mississauga-Shooting) (Audio: 080)

Authorities are on the hunt for suspects after one person was killed in a shooting that sent five others to hospital west of Toronto.

Police say it happened outside an apartment building in a residential area of Mississauga, Ontario Saturday evening.

A 17-year old boy died at the scene and five others -- four teenagers and a woman in her 50s -- were taken to hospital with gunshot wounds.

Police said four suffered life-threatening wounds and the 5th was in serious condition.

They also said that according to eye-witness accounts there were multiple shooters firing semi-automatic weapons.

No arrests have been made, no further suspect information was immediately released, and police were still working to determine if it was a targeted attack. (13)



Two students from the University of Victoria are dead after their bus crashed and rolled on a narrow stretch of gravel road on Vancouver Island.

More than a dozen other people were hurt when the bus ended up against some trees six to nine metres down an embankment in a remote, hilly area between Port Alberni and Bamfield.

Three people were airlifted to hospital in Victoria -- two in critical condition and one serious.

The university says the students on the bus had been headed to the Bamfield Marine Science Centre.

The local First Nations community says it's been asking the province for years for road improvements in the area. (13)



No rest for the main party leaders on the first weekend of the federal election campaign.

Liberal Leader Justin Trudeau will be making stops in Cobourg, Mississauga and Markham, Ontario Sunday.

Conservative Leader Andrew Scheer is in B-C with events planned for Surrey, Comox and Parksville.

N-D-P Leader Jagmeet Singh will meet with supporters in Sherbrooke and Saint-Hyacinthe, Quebec. …

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