Friday, September 14th, 2018

 

Airdrie shoe store’s 15 year run set to end after alleged backdoor lease deal

Airdrie shoe store’s 15 year run set to end after alleged backdoor lease deal

The owner of Airdrie’s Walkin’ Around says his shoe business’ days are numbered after his landlord reneged on an agreed lease and offered the location to a Calgary-based footwear dealer. “We opened here in 2003 because there wasn’t a shoe store in Airdrie,” said Frankie Eng, the store’s owner. “We’re still the only one here.” Eng says he had decided not to renew his lease, which was set to end in October, for another five years as he wanted to step back from his business on Airdrie’s Main Street. WhenRead More


Ten people hospitalized after bus and semi collide near Kerrobert

Kerrobert crash

CTV Saskatoon Published Friday, September 14, 2018 8:50PM CST Last Updated Friday, September 14, 2018 9:24PM CST RCMP is currently on scene of a crash between a bus and a semi-truck near Kerrobert. The crash happened before 6 p.m. at the intersections of Highway 21, 31 and 51 on the northwest edge of Kerrobert. Police say there were 16 people on the bus. Ten people were taken to hospital in Kerrobert with undetermined injuries. Three of those people were then taken to hospital in Saskatoon. Police say none of theRead More


Parents sue Alberta government after son locked, naked, in ‘seclusion room’

Parents sue Alberta government after son locked, naked, in 'seclusion room'

The parents of a boy with autism who is non-verbal are suing his teacher and principal, the school board and the Alberta government after they claim he was locked — naked and unsupervised — in a seclusion room at an Edmonton school in 2015, where he was later found covered in his own feces. Marcy Oakes and Warren Henschel claim in the lawsuit that their then-12-year-old son Aidan was the victim of “malfeasance” and had his Charter rights violated during the incident. “This was inhumane,” Oakes told CTV Edmonton. “ThisRead More


Ladysmith basks in Hollywood glow as Sonic films

Ladysmith basks in Hollywood glow as Sonic films

Star James Marsden was spotted filming scenes for the live-action Sonic the Hedgehog movie, which has taken over Ladysmith this week. 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″]


Halifax approves groundbreaking affordable housing project

Halifax approves groundbreaking affordable housing project

CTV Atlantic Published Friday, September 14, 2018 10:01PM ADT Last Updated Friday, September 14, 2018 10:08PM ADT A Habitat For Humanity crew working on Drysdale Road in the Halifax suburb of Spryfield will soon be joined by many others. On Wednesday night, a Halifax Regional Council committee voted unanimously in favour of the affordable housing project at this site. “It’s the first of its kind in Canada, and we’re hopefully going to be able to accommodate a lot of families that can use it,” said District 11 Coun. Stephen Adams.Read More


Hypothyroid disease in dogs

Hypothyroid disease in dogs

In this week’s pet care segment, Rebecca Nobrega talks to veterinarian Chad Wilkinson about hypothyroid disease in dogs. 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″]


Successful surgery for Esther the Wonder Pig

Successful surgery for Esther the Wonder Pig

Esther the Wonder Pig is on the road to recovery after successfully undergoing surgery for breast cancer. The six-year-old pig started suffering from health complications, including seizures and hyperventilation, last fall. But there was no scanner big enough to diagnose her symptoms. So her caretakers, Steve Jenkins and Derek Walter, used Esther’s celebrity power to raise more than half a million dollars to bring an oversized CT scanner to the Ontario Veterinary College at the University of Guelph. Esther was found to have tumours in her mammary glands, one ofRead More


Chretien, Romanow, McMurtry condemn Ford’s use of notwithstanding clause

Chretien, Romanow, McMurtry condemn Ford's use of notwithstanding clause

TORONTO — Three prominent former politicians who negotiated the inclusion of the notwithstanding clause in the Charter of Rights and Freedoms are condemning the Ontario government’s use of the rare provision to push through legislation that was deemed unconstitutional by the courts. Former prime minister Jean Chretien, former Saskatchewan premier Roy Romanow and former Ontario attorney general Roy McMurtry have issued a statement saying the clause wasn’t meant to be used to circumvent proper process. The three men say they are calling on Ontario’s Progressive Conservative legislators to stand upRead More


Downtown JW Marriott to recognize Oilers greats

Downtown JW Marriott to recognize Oilers greats

JW Marriott announced Friday some rooms of its downtown hotel would be named after Oilers legends, like Grant Fuhr and Wayne Gretzky. Nine conference spaces at the Ice District location will recognize Mark Messier, Paul Coffey, Glenn Anderson, Kevin Lowe, Grant Fuhr, Al Hamilton, and Jari Kurri, as well as coach and manager Glen Sather, and broadcaster Rod Phillips. Additionally, the hotel’s largest ballroom will be named after Wayne Gretzky. Both Anderson and Fuhr were at the announcement in Edmonton Friday. Anderson made his professional debut with the Edmonton OilersRead More


14 other parties fighting for spotlight during Quebec election season

Alex Tyrell of the Green Party

CTV Montreal Published Friday, September 14, 2018 6:42PM EDT Last Updated Friday, September 14, 2018 8:19PM EDT In his 2001 Honda Civic, Alex Tyrell is traversing the province of Quebec courting voters for the upcoming election. He’s a candidate, but not for one of the four major political parties. Beyond the Liberals, PQ, CAQ, and Quebec Solidaire, there are 14 other parties running this election. Tyrell is the leader of one of them, the Green Party. “We’re sleeping in youth hostels,” he said. ”I spent one night sleeping on theRead More