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Regina to hold second point-in-time count

Homelessness numbers

Regina will be hosting its second point-in-time count on Wednesday evening. The count is a measure of the number of people living homeless. It counts people who are sleeping on the streets or in shelter systems on a specific day and time. The Queen City’s first point-in-time count was conducted in 2015. At that time, there were 232 people either living on the streets or in shelters. This year’s count is being held in cities across Canada. “This count will give more context to conversation surrounding homelessness in Regina, helpingRead More


University of Regina using cameras to increase exam security

University of Regina using cameras to increase exam security

Some students at the University of Regina have begun sitting down to take their final exams, but this year they are being watched by cameras in some of the rooms. The university has introduced a pilot project, to video record students during some exams. In a letter sent to students the university says: “This season, we are adding to our ongoing efforts to combat academic misconduct, (with) the implementation of video recording during exam sessions held in some areas that have been designated for this purpose. The university will beRead More


Deliberations continue in trial of N.S. man charged in delivery driver’s death

Deliberations continue in trial of N.S. man charged in delivery driver's death

CTV Atlantic Published Sunday, April 15, 2018 6:20PM ADT Last Updated Sunday, April 15, 2018 6:34PM ADT A Nova Scotia jury remained locked away, deliberating a verdict in the trial of Randy Desmond Riley Sunday. Riley stands accused of first-degree murder in the shooting death of a pizza delivery driver back in 2010. Riley has pleaded not guilty to first-degree murder in the death of 27-year-old Chad Smith. Another man has already been found guilty in the case, but the jury has been grappling with serious questions in Riley’s trial.Read More


Spring snowfall on icy roads plagues travel on city streets

Rolled van - Stoney Trail

CTV Calgary Staff Published Thursday, April 12, 2018 10:03PM MDT Last Updated Thursday, April 12, 2018 10:07PM MDT The recent return of winter-like weather has motorists encountering slick sections of road in-and-around Calgary. Shortly before 9:00 p.m. Thursday, Stoney Trail was closed in both directions between the McKnight Boulevard N.E. and 17 Avenue S.E. overpasses was temporarily closed due to extremely slippery conditions as emergency crews responded to a number of crashes including a rollover. The extent of the injuries to the occupants of the vehicles have not been confirmed.Read More


Redevelopment of Cambridge golf course approved

Saginaw Golf Club

Residents of a central Cambridge neighbourhood say they’re not giving up in their fight to limit redevelopment of a former golf course. The Saginaw Golf Club was sold to a Toronto-area developer in 2015. Niveda Properties now plans to build 368 residential units on the 65-acre site. Some people living near the course have been fighting the project ever since, raising concerns about increased traffic and decreased house values. The issue went to city councillors Monday night, with eight of nine council members voting in favour of a staff recommendationRead More


Manitobans turn sorrow over Humboldt Broncos tragedy into tribute

Manitobans turn sorrow over Humboldt Broncos tragedy into tribute

CTV Winnipeg Published Monday, April 9, 2018 6:02PM CST Last Updated Monday, April 9, 2018 6:05PM CST Manitobans have been deeply affected by the 15 lives lost in the Humboldt Broncos bus tragedy. Three days following the fatal collision, much of the sorrow is turning to tribute. On porches and doorsteps in Winnipeg and across Canada, families are putting hockey sticks out for Humboldt to ease the heartbreak. It’s a small gesture spearheaded by Winnipeg Jets broadcaster Brian Munz who was inspired by a photo sent to him. “I justRead More


Windsor Police alert leads to arrest of Vatican diplomat

Windsor Police alert leads to arrest of Vatican diplomat

Vatican City, The Associated Press Published Sunday, April 8, 2018 11:36AM EDT Last Updated Sunday, April 8, 2018 11:46AM EDT VATICAN CITY — The Vatican has announced the arrest of a diplomat accused in a U.S.-Canada-Vatican investigation of child pornography. The Vatican on Saturday said Monsignor Carlo Capella was being held in gendarmerie barracks inside the Vatican, and that his arrest follows a Vatican investigation. Capella was recalled from the United States by the Vatican secretary of state last year after being caught up in a three-nation investigation into childRead More


Support for teammates and families paramount following Humboldt Broncos tragedy: Sheldon Kennedy

Sheldon Kennedy

Friday’s fatal crash involving the Humboldt Broncos’ team bus and a tractor trailer on a Saskatchewan highway that claimed multiple lives rang familiar with former members of another Saskatchewan hockey team who encountered a similar tragedy more than three decades ago On Friday, RCMP officials confirmed a crash that occurred at the intersection of Highway 35 and Highway 335, north of the town of Tisdale resulted in multiple fatalities. The Humboldt Broncos bus was on its way to Nipawin at the time of the crash for the fifth game ofRead More


Train backlog leaves $500M in Canadian grain waiting at farms

Train backlog leaves $500M in Canadian grain waiting at farms

At the moment, Curtis McRae has $120,000 of grain sitting in a massive metal container on his farm. But, thanks to a service backlog by Canada’s biggest railway, he has no idea when it will be brought to market. As Canadian farmers prepare for their 2018 harvests, many are still trying to offload last year’s crops. About 28,000 carloads of grain – equivalent to $500 million – are waiting to be transported via rail. “We’re starting to see some price hits because it’s hard to move because nobody wants itRead More


Fraser Valley digs out after heavy snow

Fraser Valley digs out after heavy snow

After Friday’s wicked storm, the big melt is now underway. Source link #canadiannews #worldnews #headlinenews and stories from around the world USA Today News Headlines USA News Headlines ABC NEWS Headlines