Man found dead from over 50 knife wounds

January 29, 2009 Vancouver, British Columbia The body of William Canning (65) is found following a knife attack Canning’s body was found in the home of his friend Nirmala Devi Arjun after Arjun called 911 twice to report his death. Police searched the home to find a meat cleaver and a bread knife — presumed…

The Halifax Explosion

December 6, 1917Halifax, Nova ScotiaTwo ships collide in the harbor, causing a massive explosion resulting in the deaths of over 1,800 people and wounding over 9,000 Traffic was congested in the harbor on December 6, and the SS Imo, a Norwegian vessel carrying supplies for the Belgian Relief Commission, had to navigate around a tow…

Man executed for the murder of family

November 15, 1960Fort Saskatchewan, AlbertaRobert Raymond Cook Jr (23) is hanged for the murder of his father, becoming the last person to be executed in Alberta On the night of June 27, 1959, Robert Raymond Cook Jr. was arrested on charges resulting from a fraudulent car transaction in which he had posed as his father…