Monday, April 16th, 2018

 

Windsor Mayor warns Senate of ‘border city’ impact of cannabis legalization

The legalization of marijuana continues to weigh on the mind of Windsor’s mayor. On Monday, Drew Dilkens appeared before a senate committee that is looking into the legalization of marijuana and the impact it will have on border communities. The Committee of National Security and Defense is taking a closer look at Bill C45 — the Cannabis Act. Dilkens says people need to know there are different rules in Canada and the United States on the use of marijuana, and people could be denied entry into the U.S. for usingRead More


Maple Leafs beat Bruins 4-2 in Game 3

Toronto Maple Leafs centre Auston Matthews

TORONTO – Auston Matthews scored the go-ahead goal in the second period as the Toronto Maple Leafs defeated Boston 4-2 on Monday to cut the Bruins’ lead in their first-round series to 2-1. Patrick Marleau, with two, and James van Riemsdyk also scored for Toronto, while Mitch Marner and Morgan Rielly added two assists each. Frederik Andersen made 40 saves to get the win. Adam McQuaid and Zdeno Chara replied for Boston. Sean Kuraly had two assists for the Bruins, who got 26 stops from Tuukka Rask. The Leafs willRead More


Dozens of neglected dogs surrendered to BC SPCA

Dozens of neglected dogs surrendered to BC SPCA

The SPCA is recommending charges against a former breeder who gave up 45 Havanese and Havanese-cross dogs matted in urine and feces. Source link #canadiannews #worldnews #headlinenews and stories from around the world USA Today News Headlines [su_feed url=”http://rssfeeds.usatoday.com/usatoday-NewsTopStories” limit=”20″] USA News Headlines [su_feed url=”http://rss.cnn.com/rss/cnn_us.rss” limit=”20″] ABC NEWS Headlines [su_feed url=”http://feeds.abcnews.com/abcnews/usheadlines” limit=”20″]


Sask. premier will follow Alta. in blocking oil to B.C.

Pipeline

Saskatchewan’s premier says he will follow suit with this Alberta counterpart when it comes to introducing legislation which would cut off the province’s flow of oil to BC if an agreement can’t be reached. “The province of Saskatchewan would be the next place for BC to look for fuel products. So we will be looking at this legislation more closely and we will be introducing our own piece of legislation in the next couple of days, not weeks, but days. We will be asking the opposition here in Saskatchewan toRead More


Special weather statement issued for central, southern Sask.

Weather Statement

Environment Canada has issued a special weather statement for central and southern Saskatchewan, with snow and freezing rain on the way. The weather agency says the area, including Regina and Saskatoon, could see freezing rain on Monday night. On Tuesday, five to 10 centimetres of snow is expected. The snow should taper off on Tuesday night. Source link #canadiannews #worldnews #headlinenews and stories from around the world USA Today News Headlines [su_feed url=”http://rssfeeds.usatoday.com/usatoday-NewsTopStories” limit=”20″] USA News Headlines [su_feed url=”http://rss.cnn.com/rss/cnn_us.rss” limit=”20″] ABC NEWS Headlines [su_feed url=”http://feeds.abcnews.com/abcnews/usheadlines” limit=”20″]


Diamond lane privileges reducing travel times for taxis

Diamond lane privileges reducing travel times for taxis

If you’ve travelled along one of Winnipeg’s diamond lanes lately, you may have noticed something a little different about who’s bypassing rush hour traffic. A new pilot project now permits taxis to travel in the lanes which have traditionally been reserved for cyclists and city buses. It’s only been a month and a half since the new rules took effect, but some road users are already offering feedback. The Winnipeg Community Taxi Coalition said allowing cabs access to diamond lanes has helped taxi passengers get where they need to beRead More


Ontario NDP leader unveils platform

Ontario NDP leader unveils platform

Ontario NDP Leader Andrea Horwath announces platform: free childcare for low income families and boosting hospital funding. Source link #canadiannews #worldnews #headlinenews and stories from around the world USA Today News Headlines [su_feed url=”http://rssfeeds.usatoday.com/usatoday-NewsTopStories” limit=”20″] USA News Headlines [su_feed url=”http://rss.cnn.com/rss/cnn_us.rss” limit=”20″] ABC NEWS Headlines [su_feed url=”http://feeds.abcnews.com/abcnews/usheadlines” limit=”20″]


Coroner’s report: Wrong injection killed toddler at Ste-Justine

Coroner's report: Wrong injection killed toddler at Ste-Justine

CTV Montreal Published Monday, April 16, 2018 6:10PM EDT Last Updated Monday, April 16, 2018 8:01PM EDT A 23-month-old boy being treated for cancer at Sainte-Justine Hospital died when a nurse gave him the wrong injection, according to a coroner’s report. Ghali Chorfi (who was referred to by his mother’s last name El Amrani in previous reports) was given potassium instead of saline. The boy was being treated for cancer and was supposed to receive a potassium injection followed by a saline injection to rinse out the vein. He wasRead More


Newmarket convenience store robbed at gunpoint

York Regional Police car

Police are searching for two suspects who allegedly robbed a Newmarket store at gunpoint. York Regional Police say two men wearing masks entered a convenience store on Yonge Street and Davis Drive on Friday, at around 7 a.m. Police say one of the men was armed with a handgun. The pair allegedly grabbed cash and fled the store in a black Honda Civic. No one was injured during the robbery. The suspects are described as black men, last seen wearing dark-coloured clothing. Anyone with information is asked to call policeRead More


GRCA says flood watch still in effect after ice storm

GRCA says flood watch still in effect after ice storm

CTV Kitchener Published Monday, April 16, 2018 4:49PM EDT Last Updated Monday, April 16, 2018 6:32PM EDT After winter-like weather hit Waterloo Region this weekend, the Grand River Conservation Authority says they’re keeping a flood watch on the entire watershed. They are warning residents to stay away from local waterways, which are currently flowing roughly twice as fast as normal for this time of year. “It’s slippery out here. Certainly the rivers are going to be cold, fast. Stay back,” said GRCA spokesperson Cam Linwood. Authorities expect flows to remainRead More