At Least 2 Dead In Quebec Halloween Night Sword Attack ‘Medieval Outfit’

QUEBEC, CAN. (THECOUNT) — A suspect has been arrested Sunday after the overnight stabbing of multiple people in the historic district of Quebec. Two people have been confirmed dead with several other transported with unknown stab wound injuries.

The deadly incident occurred Saturday evening around 10:30 p.m. near historic Old Quebec.

According to CBC News, two people had been stabbed to death and five people injured by an unidentified mid-20s man who was wearing a medieval outfit and weilding a sword.

Officials searched for the suspect for several hours before taking him into custody around 1 a.m. in the city’s Old Port.

Five people were injured during the attack and were transported to area hospital with various injuries, Quebec Police confirmed on Sunday morning.

The suspect was also taken to a local hospital. His condition has not been released by officials.

The cause of the deadly incident remains under investigation.


Geo quick facts: Québec is a predominantly French-speaking province in eastern Canada with 2 vibrant cities in its south, connected by the Chemin du Roy highway along the Saint Lawrence River. The metropolis Montréal is named after Mt. Royal, the triple-peaked hill at its heart. Dating to 1608, Québec City retains its old colonial core, Place Royale, and historic harbor, Vieux Port, now known for nightlife – wikipedia.

Gabriel Wortman ID’d As Suspect In Ongoing Active Shooter Situation In Portapique ‘Multiple Victims’

COLCHESTER COUNTY, CAN. (THECOUNT) — RCMP are reporting an active shooter situation in Colchester County Sunday morning.

Reports say, 51-year-old Gabriel Wortman has been identified as the suspected shooter and there are several victims down in Portapique Sunday around 9 a.m.

Residents in the area are advised to stay inside their homes, lock all doors and call 911 if anyone is observed on your property.

Wortman is considered armed & dangerous.

He’s described as a white man, bald, 6’2-6’3 with green eyes.


Geo quick facts: Colchester County is a county in the Canadian province of Nova Scotia. With a population of 50,585 the county is the fourth largest in Nova Scotia. Colchester County is located in north central Nova Scotia – Wikipedia.

Pass the Tequila, Sheila: Canadian Political Icon John Crosbie Dead at 88

ST JOHN’S, CAN. (THECOUNT) — Newfoundland has lost one of its most famous political figures. John Crosbie has died. He was 88.

Crosbie will be remembered for many things, but perhaps the defining moment of his long political career came on July 2, 1992 when he announced the closure of Newfoundland and Labrador’s cod fishery.

“To Newfoundland and Labrador and to Canada, he was an independent spirit, a passionate nation builder, an orator of biting wit and charm, and always – forever – a tireless fighter for the people.” – From the family’s release

At the time, furious fishermen tried to break down the doors at the Delta Hotel where Crosbie outlined details of the cod moratorium and the compensation package for more than 20,000 people removed from the historic fishery, reports VOCM.

Crosbie was unapologetic, stating he was “making a decision based on the desire to ensure the Northern Cod survives as a species.”


Geo quick facts: St. John’s, a city on Newfoundland island off Canada’s Atlantic coast, is the capital of Newfoundland and Labrador province. Its harbour was settled by the British in the 1600s. Downtown is known for its colourful row houses. Above the city is Signal Hill with walking trails and the site of the first transatlantic wireless communication, Cabot Tower, which commemorates John Cabot’s discovery of Newfoundland – wikipedia.

Mass Shooting Reported In Ottawa Wednesday ‘Many Shot’ Say Officials

OTTAWA, CAN. (THECOUNT) — Police in Ottawa say “many injuries” have been reported following a shooting in the central part of the city.

Officials say they are responding to a mass shooting incident in the 400 block of Gilmour Street.

Police in Ottawa say multiple individuals have been reported injured after a shooting in the central part of the city, reports OttawaMatters.

Police say a coordinated response is underway.

Fatalities are unknown at this time.

Police are urging people to avoid the area.


Geo quick facts: Ottawa is Canada’s capital, in the east of southern Ontario, near the city of Montréal and the U.S. border. Sitting on the Ottawa River, it has at its centre Parliament Hill, with grand Victorian architecture and museums such as the National Gallery of Canada, with noted collections of indigenous and other Canadian art. The park-lined Rideau Canal is filled with boats in summer and ice-skaters in winter – wikipedia.

Pop Singer Kelly Fraser Found Dead At 26 Says Family

WINNIPEG, CAN. (THECOUNT) — Pop singer, Kelly Fraser, has been found dead. She was 26.

Fraser, who was born in Sanikiluaq, NT, was living in Winnipeg when she died.

Her Facebook page has been turned into a memorialized account.

She first made waves with a cover of a Rihanna song sung in Inuktitut posted online in 2013 that has been viewed more than 380,000 times.

Fraser released her first album “Isuma” in 2014. Her second album “Sedna,” which came out in 2017, was nominated for a Juno for Indigenous Music Album of the Year.

A GoFundMe has been created on behalf of Fraser’s sisters, to help raise money for the costs associated with the death of a loved one. So far, nearly $30,000 has been fundraised, reports Winnipeg.

Fraser’s family is asking that people not ask them about what happened, but messages of support and love are welcome.

A cause of death was not provided by officials as of Friday.


Geo quick facts: Winnipeg is the capital of the Canadian province of Manitoba. Its heart is The Forks, a historic site at the intersection of the Red and Assiniboine rivers, with warehouses converted to shops and restaurants, plus ample green space dedicated to festivals, concerts and exhibits. Nearby, the Exchange District is known for its well-preserved, early 20th-century architecture and numerous art galleries – wikipedia.

Toronto Rapper Jahquar ‘Bvlly’ Stewart ID’d As Victim In Fatal Tuesday Oshawa Shooting

OSHAWA, ON. (THECOUNT) — Rising Toronto rapper, Jahquar Stewart, known professionally as “Bvlly,” has been identified as the victim of a Fatal Tuesday shooting, according to reports.

Stewart, 24, was killed in an early-morning homicide while at his home in Oshawa, Ont.

Durham Regional Police say, Stewart was found suffering from gunshot injuries early Tuesday after officers responded to a call of shots fired around 3:00 a.m.

Stewart was pronounced dead at the scene of gunshot injuries.

The independent artist was building his name in Toronto’s rap scene following the debut of his first single “No Light Bag” in 2018, reports lethbridgeherald.

Bvlly released the full-length album “Made in Austria” in September.

Police say they do not have any suspects in custody and are continuing their investigation.

Anyone with possible information on the deadly incident should contact police at your local police number.


Geo quick facts: Oshawa is a city in Ontario, Canada, on the Lake Ontario shoreline. It lies in Southern Ontario, approximately 60 km east of Downtown Toronto. It is commonly viewed as the eastern anchor of the Greater Toronto Area and of the Golden Horseshoe. It is the largest municipality in the Regional Municipality of Durham – Wikipedia.

Thunder Bay Sports Anchor Randy Scheffee Dies At 57

THUNDER BAY, ON. (THECOUNT) — Randy Scheffee, long-time Thunder Television sports director and anchor, has reportedly passed away Monday, according to reports.

Scheffee, 57, was surrounded by his children when he passed at Thunder Bay Regional Health Sciences Centre on Monday.

Scheffee, who started at Thunder Bay Television as a sports reporter in 1987, is survived by his daughter, Rhiannon, and son, Tye and was always one of the most popular fixtures in the Thunder Bay Television newsroom, mentoring a new generation of sports reporters and anchors every couple of years, reports tbnewswatch.

A lifelong fan of the Toronto Maple Leafs, Cincinnati Reds and Cincinnati Bengals, Scheffee was an icon to television viewers in Ontario’s northwest, the insider people turned to for the latest on the Lakehead Thunderwolves, Thunder Bay Border Cats and Thunder Bay Chill.

He was the consummate professional, said long-time Thunder Bay Television news director Gary Rinne.

A cause of death was not provided by the station.

Geo quick facts: Thunder Bay is a city on Lake Superior, in northwestern Ontario, Canada. The Fort William Historical Park recreates an 1816 fur trading post. A trail leads to the summit of Mount McKay. Offering panoramic views, the Terry Fox Memorial and Lookout features a statue of the athlete and cancer research activist. On Sibley Peninsula, Sleeping Giant Provincial Park has trails, plus wildlife like moose and wolves – wikipedia.

ON Man Dale Armstrong ID’d As Victim In Monday Fatal Single-Vehicle Crash Near Kemptville

KEMPTVILLE, ON. (THECOUNT) — Dale Armstrong has been identified as the victim killed Monday morning in a single-vehicle crash near Kemptville, according to Tuesday morning reports.

Armstrong, 40, was killed in a single-vehicle crash, east of Kemptville.

Officers say, Armstrong was operating a vehicle on CR-43 in Kemptville, around 5:30 a.m., when for unknown reasons, his vehicle crossed centerlines and exited the roadway.

The vehicle then struck a substantial tree.

Armstrong was pronounced dead at the scene of multiple blunt force trauma injuries.

He was the sole occupant of the vehicle.

Grenville County OPP continues to investigate the collision with the assistance of the OPP Traffic Collision Investigators (TCI), reports OttawaMatters.

Anyone with information about the deadly crash is asked to contact the Grenville County OPP at 1-888-310-1122 or Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477.


Friends and family members took to Facebook to remember the beloved father:

The cause of the crash remains under investigation.

Geo quick facts: Kemptville is a community located in the Municipality of North Grenville in Eastern Ontario, Canada in the northernmost part of the United Counties of Leeds and Grenville. It is located approximately 56 km south of Ottawa and 2.5 to 3 km south of the Rideau River – Wikipedia.

David Thomson Suspect In Hamilton Double-Murder Found Dead At Brantford Hotel Monday

HAMILTON, CAN. (THECOUNT) — David Thomson, the suspect wanted in connection with a double homicide in Hamilton, Ontario, has been found dead.

Police say they confirmed early Monday morning, Thomson, 35, was found dead at a hotel in Brantford.

The two victims have been identified as Donald Lowe, 62, and Cheryl Nicholl, 32, both of Hamilton.

They were found dead on Saturday night after investigators were called to a townhouse complex on Towercrest Drive by a member of the public to check on the well-being of the residents in the home, reports TorontoCityNews.

With assistance from Brantford police, they secured the immediate area around the hotel. A short time later, Thomson was found dead in his hotel room.

Hamilton police say they are not looking for any other suspects in connection with the double murder and the province’s Special Investigations Unit have invoked their mandate.

Lowe and Nicholl had been shot to death.

A post-mortem is expected to be conducted on Monday morning.


Geo quick facts: Hamilton is a Canadian port city on the western tip of Lake Ontario. The Niagara Escarpment, a huge, forested ridge known locally as “the mountain” and dotted with conservation areas and waterfalls, divides the city. The long-distance Bruce Trail runs along the escarpment. HMCS Haida, a naval warship on the city’s lakefront, and the Canadian Warplane Heritage Museum in the south, trace Canada’s military past – wikipedia.

Winnipeg Man Daniel Jensen Arrested In Stabbing Of 3-Year-Old Boy ‘Grave Condition’

WINNIPEG, CAN. (THECOUNT) — Winnipeg man, Daniel Jensen, has been identified by as the man arrested and charged in connection with a stabbing of a 3-year-old boy, according to reports.

Jensen, 33, was arrested Wednesday after a young boy was found with serious upper body lacerations. The boy was listed in ‘grave condition,’ as of Thursday morning.

The boy was transported to an area hospital where he remained as of Thursday.

Police said the suspect knew the boy’s family, and had previously been in a relationship with the boy’s mother. The mother, who was not identified, was allegedly assaulted before child was attacked.

The incident occurred on Pritchard Avenue at around 2:35 a.m. Wednesday morning, reports Winnipeg.

Jensen has been charged with attempted murder, assault cause bodily harm as well as charges related to breaching court conditions and a probation order.


Geo quick facts: Winnipeg is the capital of the Canadian province of Manitoba. Its heart is The Forks, a historic site at the intersection of the Red and Assiniboine rivers, with warehouses converted to shops and restaurants, plus ample green space dedicated to festivals, concerts and exhibits. Nearby, the Exchange District is known for its well-preserved, early 20th-century architecture and numerous art galleries – wikipedia.