Monday, May 14th, 2018

 

Nathan Gervais sentenced for breaching bail after skipping murder trial, fleeing Canada

Nathan Paul Gervais

A judge sentence Nathan Gervais to 15 months in jail on Monday after the man accused of murder missed his trial and left the country. The 23-year-old pleaded guilty to breaching his bail and, with credit for time served, will spend approximately seven months in jail. Gervais was scheduled to stand trial on a charge of first-degree murder in 2016 in connection with the swarming death of Lukas Strasser-Hird in 2013 but he failed to appear in court. A warrant was issued for Gervais’ arrest. In November 2017, Gervais wasRead More


Marchessault, Fleury lead Vegas in 3-1 win over Jets to tie series

Jonathan Marchessault scores against Jets

WINNIPEG – Jonathan Marchessault scored twice and Marc-Andre Fleury made 30 saves as the Vegas Golden Knights defeated the Winnipeg Jets 3-1 on Monday night to even the Western Conference final 1-1. Tomas Tatar also scored for the expansion Knights, while Reilly Smith added two assists. Kyle Connor replied for the Jets, who got 25 saves from Connor Hellebuyck. The series now shifts to Sin City for Game 3 on Wednesday and Game 4 on Friday. Game 5 will be back in Winnipeg on Sunday afternoon. Fleury, who has fourRead More


Settlement reached in Giants, Manning memorabilia fraud case

Eli Manning

HACKENSACK, N.J. – Three sports memorabilia collectors who accused New York Giants quarterback Eli Manning of providing bogus “game-worn” equipment that was sold to unsuspecting fans settled their lawsuit against the Super Bowl-winning quarterback on Monday, days before the case was scheduled to go to trial. A spokesman for the defendants, a group that included Manning, the Giants, two equipment managers and Steiner Sports, the company with whom Manning is under contract to provide game-worn jerseys and helmets for sale, said Monday night a settlement had been reached to resolveRead More


Montreal holds pro-Palestine demonstration as U.S. Embassy opens in Jerusalem

Pro-Palestine demonstration in Montreal

There were protests in Montreal and around the world Monday as Israel marked the 70th anniversary of its founding by celebrating the opening of the new U.S. embassy in Jerusalem. Dozens took to the streets downtown Montreal to express their anger about the embassy’s new location as well as the Israeli government’s response to protests there. Israeli troops shot dead 55 Palestinian demonstrators and wounded 1,200 others. Another 1,200 Palestinians suffered other injuries. It was the deadliest day since a cross-border war in 2014. Protesters threw stones and the IsraeliRead More


New kind of recovery centre planned for View Royal

New kind of recovery centre planned for View Royal

The new recovery centre in View Royal is modelled after a European approach focused on overcoming addiction through peer support. 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″]


Temporary water line up at Costco, says City of Saskatoon

Water

A temporary water line has been set up for one Saskatoon Costco location as the city continues to investigate the source of hydrocarbons in a line that serves the business. The provincial Water Security Agency issued a “do not use” water order for the Costco in the city’s Rosewood neighbourhood on Friday. The city said Monday the temporary line had been installed. Hydrocarbons, which are oily substances, were found in three water hydrants on the line that serves the Costco. “We continue to work closely with Costco to help keepRead More


U of A scientists use cyclotron to develop medical isotopes

U of A scientists use cyclotron to develop medical isotopes

Edmonton has become the first Canadian city to create large quantities of medical isotopes – a substance used to detect dangerous diseases, including cancer. University of Alberta scientists used a cyclotron machine (a particle accelerator) to produce enough isotopes to conduct up to 1,000 tests per day. This machine can produce enough medical isotopes to conduct tests for the entire province. “We were asked to show that we could make it in the quantities that are required to supply a province and we’ve done it,” U of A Oncology professorRead More


‘Guests are welcome to stand’: Stadium clarifies concert rules

‘Guests are welcome to stand’: Stadium clarifies concert rules

CTV Regina Published Monday, May 14, 2018 5:54PM CST Last Updated Monday, May 14, 2018 6:55PM CST Fans headed to the Eagles concert on Thursday night will be able to stand up to enjoy the show, as long as they are considerate of other fans. The Regina Exhibition Association Ltd. (REAL) clarified the policy on Monday afternoon. On Friday, REAL said fans would need to “remain seated during the concert.” It also said concertgoers weren’t allowed to take photos of the concert on their cellphones. On Monday, REAL send outRead More


Kitchener mother loses over 120 pounds

Kitchener mother loses over 120 pounds

After the birth of her last daughter, Kristina Todd tipped the scales at over 300 pounds. “I could barely walk to the park with my son, you know, I was feeling so uncomfortable,” Todd said. As her health deteriorated and her self-confidence diminished, she decided it was time to act. Todd had been on diets before, but called them “yo-yo diets” – because they make it quick to lose weight but difficult to keep it off. Todd began by analyzing her diet and eating better. She found that adopting aRead More


Sinkhole closes busy Barrie street

Innisfil Street closed

A sinkhole has forced the closure of a busy road in Barrie. Innisfil Street is closed between Tiffin Street and Brock Street, while crews conduct emergency repairs. A city spokesperson says the sinkhole was caused by flooding from previous storms. It caused the road near the sewer to erode. The city says the road will re-open by Tuesday afternoon. 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″]