Wednesday, September 19th, 2018

 

Kim, Moon raise hands on North Korea’s sacred volcano on last day of summit

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Eric Talmadge and Foster Klug, The Associated Press Published Thursday, September 20, 2018 2:40AM EDT Last Updated Thursday, September 20, 2018 3:16AM EDT PYONGYANG, Korea, Democratic People’s Republic Of — The leaders of the rival Koreas took to the road for the final day of their summit Thursday, standing on the peak of a beautiful volcano considered sacred in the North and a centerpiece of propaganda used to legitimize the Kim family’s rule, their hands clasped and raised in a pose of triumph. Their trip to the mountain on theRead More


Pedestrian struck by LRT train dies at hospital

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CTV Edmonton Published Wednesday, September 19, 2018 8:54PM MDT Last Updated Wednesday, September 19, 2018 11:22PM MDT A pedestrian, who suffered life threatening injuries after being hit by an LRT train, has died.  The EPS Major Collisions Unit closed 82 Street, between 112 and 114 Avenues, for a few hours as they investigated the incident. The area has since re-opened to traffic. The injured male was treated at the scene and then taken to hospital, where he died. Police say they do not believe anything criminal happened. Source link #canadiannewsRead More


How the 2026 Olympics could fix an Alberta town’s housing crisis

How the 2026 Olympics could fix an Alberta town's housing crisis

If Calgary wins a bid to host the 2026 Winter Olympics, the event could help solve one of Alberta’s most pressing housing problems. Canmore, a town nestled in the Rocky Mountains about 100 kilometres west of Calgary, is the most expensive place to live in Alberta. The average price of a house is just under $700,000, and rent for a one-bedroom unit starts at around $1,000 per month, not including utilities. The picturesque community, dotted with restaurants and cafes, is a popular stop for tourists. But for many of thoseRead More


Alleged Crips gang associate released from jail after arrest in Wasaga Beach

CTV Barrie Published Wednesday, September 19, 2018 7:48PM EDT Last Updated Wednesday, September 19, 2018 7:52PM EDT An alleged associate of a well-known street gang was released from jail on Wednesday. Police arrested Jalen Pitt in Wasaga Beach on September 12.   Officers say he had a loaded gun, along with a large quantity of cocaine and digital scales. The Peel Region Guns and Gangs unit had the 20-year-old Brampton man under surveillance for several hours after receiving information that members of an organized criminal gang, the Crips, would be inRead More


‘Ghost gear’ blamed for deaths of nearly 140,000 marine animals: advocacy group

'Ghost gear' blamed for deaths of nearly 140,000 marine animals: advocacy group

Ben Cousins, CTVNews.ca Staff Published Wednesday, September 19, 2018 7:39PM EDT Last Updated Wednesday, September 19, 2018 8:46PM EDT A Canadian animal welfare group has made their way to the G7 meetings in Halifax to shed some light on a little-known issue impacting oceans worldwide: ghost gear. Ghost gear refers to fishing gear that has been lost or abandoned from fisheries around the world. The organization estimates 640,000 tons of fishing gear is lost each year, resulting in the deaths of more than 136,000 whales, turtles and other sea animalsRead More


“I think it’s holding back investment”: Former mayor weighs in on Portage and Main debate

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Former Mayor Glen Murray is moving back to Winnipeg and says he will be an “unrelenting advocate” for reopening Portage and Main to pedestrians. “Open it up. Restore life,” said Murray. “It’s a platform for culture and commerce. This is one of the most important intersections.” Speaking at a Liveable Cities conference hosted by the Winnipeg Chamber of Commerce, Murray told a crowd keeping the intersection closed is suppressing Winnipeg’s tax base. “It’ll build your tax base. CentreVenture’s already spun out $600 million in net, new revenue from smart investments.Read More


Seth Meyers on Trump fatigue, Norm Macdonald controversy

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Cassandra Szklarski, The Canadian Press Published Wednesday, September 19, 2018 2:43PM EDT Last Updated Wednesday, September 19, 2018 3:09PM EDT TORONTO — Between upcoming cannabis legalization, the tense tenure of Ontario Premier Doug Ford and endless social media parodies of Prime Minister Justin Trudeau, late night TV host Seth Meyers admits Canada has plenty of political fodder to mine for comedy these days. “There’s a lot going on, you guys should be very proud right now,” Meyers says in a recent call from New York while preparing to tape “LateRead More


CNN Wolf Blitzer 8/29/18 I CNN Breaking News August 29, 2018

CNN Wolf Blitzer 8/29/18 I CNN Breaking News August 29, 2018

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Zamboni tires stolen from Chatham-Kent business

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CTV Windsor Published Wednesday, September 19, 2018 1:38PM EDT Last Updated Wednesday, September 19, 2018 1:41PM EDT Chatham-Kent police are looking for suspects after $8,800 in tires were stolen from a business. It happened Tuesday morning around 4:20 a.m. Police say unknown suspect(s) in a silver Dodge Ram pick-up truck attended a business on McCreary Line and stole a set of Zamboni Tires valued at $800 and four other sets of regular tires and rims valued at $8000. Anyone with information is asked to contact Const. Kyle Blommers at kyleb@chatham-kent.ca or 519-436-6600Read More


NAFTA talks resume in Washington as Congress grows restless

NAFTA talks resume in Washington as Congress grows restless

James McCarten, The Canadian Press Published Wednesday, September 19, 2018 8:37AM EDT WASHINGTON — Foreign Affairs Minister Chrystia Freeland is back in Washington — and back in search of a way to bridge the divide that’s keeping Canada out of a new North American free trade pact. Freeland flew back to the U.S. capital Tuesday as a prominent congressional ally of President Donald Trump made it clear that American lawmakers are growing weary of what they see as Canadian intransigence. House of Representatives majority whip Steve Scalise (R-La.) is warningRead More