Crank up the heat: A late-winter snowstorm is heading for Eastern Canada. Most of southern Ontario, Quebec and the Maritimes are under a special weather statement after a low pressure system intensified near the Great Lakes. Environment Canada is warning that snowfall will range anywhere from 15-25 centimetres and will be accompanied with strong winds – the Maritimes should expect rain that could take the form of hail.
A disturbing new Facebook group is targeting homeless people. ‘Creature Hunting’ is an emerging trend where people record humiliating exchanges with the homeless and then post them online to be made fun of. Police say they will be investigate who exactly is uploading videos to the site. You can check out some of the encounters below:
Still confused about the missing plane? Here’s everything we know about Malaysian Airlines Flight MH370. Radar at a military base detected the airliner between its trip from Kuala Lumpur to Beijing at around 2:40 a.m. local time, which is shortly before it lost contact with air traffic control. There was no distress signal or radio communication made, and the plane suddenly stopped transmitting signals detectable by radar.
Missing OHL player Terry Trafford was found dead in a truck. Michigan police recovered Trafford’s body from inside of his vehicle Tuesday afternoon in the parking lot of a Walmart store. The 20-year-old OHL player was last seen on March 3 at the Dow Event Centre, the home arena for the Saginaw Spirit, on his way home to Toronto.
As many as 100 children in the Fraser Valley may have measles amid the recent outbreak. Two unvaccinated children contracted an extremely contagious measles virus, prompting Fraser Health to follow up with as many as 100 suspected cases among children in the community. Adding to the concern is the already low rate of vaccinations in the area, due to strong religious beliefs that they expose the body to potential harm.
Did they come in peace? Canadians spotted 1,200 UFOs last year. According to a Winnipeg group called Ufology Research, more than 40 per cent of the sightings were Ontario, with a typical sighting lasting about 13 minutes. In more than half of the recorded UFO encounters, witnesses reported ‘simple lights in the sky’ while others described floating spheres and boomerangs.