Friday, September 28th, 2018

 

Video shows attempted assassination of Hells Angels member at Vancouver airport

Video shows attempted assassination of Hells Angels member at Vancouver airport

Newly released surveillance video shows the moment an Ontario man disguised in a burka tried and failed to assassinate a Hells Angels member in a packed food court at the Vancouver International Airport in April 2015. In the video, Knowah Ferguson, the 18-year-old would-be hitman, is seen approaching a table where his target, Damion Ryan, a Hells Angels member dressed in white, is sitting. Ferguson lifts one of the two handguns he was carrying in his purse to the back of Ryan’s head and pulls the trigger, but nothing fires,Read More


Wings Clipped: Maple Leafs dump Red Wings 6-2 in opener of home-and-home set

Toronto Maple Leafs' John Tavares

Gregory Strong, The Canadian Press Published Friday, September 28, 2018 10:22PM EDT TORONTO – The Toronto Maple Leafs broke open a tight game with a four-goal outburst in the second period en route to a 6-2 victory over the Detroit Red Wings on Friday night at Scotiabank Arena. Jake Gardiner, John Tavares and Patrick Marleau scored on the power play and Par Lindholm added a shorthanded goal — all within a span of 3:54 — to help Toronto improve its pre-season record to 6-1-0. Gardiner added another goal late inRead More


Tour de Rock riders grind it out on 'hump day'

Tour de Rock riders grind it out on 'hump day'

Cyclists took on the hump to Port Alberni, one of the hardest and most anticipated parts of the entire Tour de Rock journey. 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″]


‘Everybody’s healing journey is very different’: Advocates weigh in on impact of Kavanaugh hearing on survivors

'Everybody's healing journey is very different': Advocates weigh in on impact of Kavanaugh hearing on survivors

An advocate for survivors of sexual assault hopes testimony given by Christine Blasey Ford in front of the Senate Judiciary Committee empowers other women to speak up. Blasey Ford testified Thursday in a hearing seen around the world about sexual misconduct allegations against U.S. Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh. Sherry Lee Benson-Podolchuk retired from the RCMP in 2009 due to bullying and harassment. Benson-Podolchuk said Blasey Ford’s testimony is another significant moment in the #MeToo movement. “What she did yesterday is she shared her trauma,” said Benson Podolchuk. “Not onlyRead More


Alberta’s minimum wage hike: highest rate in Canada

Alberta’s minimum wage hike: highest rate in Canada

Beginning October 1, the minimum wage in Alberta will jump from $13.60 per hour to $15 – the highest rate in the country. The province believes the upcoming increase will bring an overall positive impact to the economy. “The $15 minimum wage will make life more affordable for women, single parents, families and everyone who has been working a full-time job or more but is still struggling to put food on the table and pay their rent,” said Minister of Labour Christina Gray. But an economics professor at the UniversityRead More


Dilkens pledges to make E.C Row ‘world class’

Dilkens pledges to make E.C Row 'world class'

The incumbent mayor of Windsor says if re-elected, he would make the E.C Row Expressway ‘world class.’ Drew Dilkens made the pledge Friday as he announced his plan to improve roadways across the Rose City. “We have seen the expressway become busier at many times during the day, now boasting traffic in one direction 75,000 at peak times during the week,” says Dilkens. According to Dilkens, the city has always wanted to make improvements along the stretch but the timing wasn’t right. The mayor’s plan also calls for continued workRead More


Marty Balin, founder of Jefferson Airplane, dies at 76

Marty Balin

Hillel Italie, The Associated Press Published Friday, September 28, 2018 8:01PM EDT Last Updated Friday, September 28, 2018 8:32PM EDT NEW YORK — Marty Balin, a patron of the 1960s “San Francisco Sound” both as founder and lead singer of the Jefferson Airplane and co-owner of the club where the Airplane and other Bay Area bands performed, has died. He was 76. Balin died Thursday in Tampa, Florida, on the way to the hospital, spokesman Ryan Romenesko said. The cause of death was not immediately available. The dark-eyed, baby-faced BalinRead More


Ontario seeks extension on overdose prevention sites as it decides fate of facilities

London to get 2 permanent, 1 mobile supervised drug consumption sites

The Ontario government is asking Ottawa to extend an exemption that would allow overdose prevention sites to continue operating in the province while it decides the fate of the facilities. The province said this summer it was halting the opening of new overdose prevention sites while it conducted its review, and said it would announce its decision by the end of September. Ontario’s health minister, Christine Elliott, said in a statement late Friday afternoon that she has received data on the sites and held consultations on the issue, and isRead More


Police search for vehicle wanted in Scarborough hit-and-run

vehicle hit-and-run sheppard avenue east

Katherine DeClerq, CTV News Toronto Published Friday, September 28, 2018 5:19PM EDT Police have released security camera image of a vehicle wanted in connection with a hit-and-run in Scarborough that left an elderly man with life-threatening injuries. Police say a 79-year-old man was crossing the street on Wednesday around 8:54 p.m. when he was struck by a vehicle. The collision occurred on Sheppard Avenue East near Allanford Road and the vehicle did not remain at the scene. The man was rushed to a trauma centre where he was treated forRead More


Ottawa’s Lebanese community celebrates St. Charbel Way

Celebration at St. Charbel Parish

There were fireworks, political speeches and a Holy visit as Ottawa’s Lebanese community celebrated the renaming of Donald Street. Lebanese Cardinal Bechara Boutros Raï was greeted by hundreds of people in Ottawa Thursday as part of a ten day tour of Eastern Canada. A portion of Donald Street was renamed to St. Charbel Way in front of the local parish of the same name. The evening ended with a Mass and gala. Ottawa has one of the highest Lebanese populations in Canada. Source link #canadiannews #worldnews #headlinenews and stories fromRead More