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Electrical fire causes major damage to Montreal home

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Everyone inside a Montreal home managed to escape safely when the building caught fire overnight in Montreal. A man living in the house spotted flames coming from a back wall near a stove around 2:40 a.m. Monday. He immediately got everyone outside and they took shelter at a neighbour’s home, at which point they called 9-1-1. Firefighters said smoke alarms were going off when they arrived. It took about an hour to extinguish the flames, but lots of damage was caused to the building on Armand Bombardier Blvd. near MauriceRead More


Police cruiser rammed during attempted getaway

A heavy police presence descended on Clinton Thursday morning as officers attempted to stop a stolen vehicle. The police action ended with a man from out of the province facing charges including dangerous driving, impaired driving and assault with a weapon – and the discovery that the man was wanted on a Canada-wide warrant for robbery. Huron County OPP say it began when an officer noticed a pickup truck that had been stolen from a parking lot in Seaforth two days earlier. The truck drove away, was tracked down aboutRead More


Video hopes to encourage more youth to become hockey referees

Referees

Thousands of Calgary kids are taking to the ice for Minor Hockey Week at the Max Bell Centre but a growing number of youngsters are slipping into striped shirts rather than pads for the tournament. As a result of the resounding interest in officiating at events, a group of hockey officials put together a video that they hope will encourage more young people to get involved. The video follows one of the youngest linesmen on the ice in the city, 13-year-old Mason Rockley. In the video, Rockley reveals why heRead More


Motorhead guitarist Fast Eddie Clarke dies at 67

Motorhead

LONDON – British hard rock band Motorhead says former guitarist Edward “Fast Eddie” Clarke has died aged 67. Motorhead says on Facebook that Clarke died Wednesday in a hospital while being treated for pneumonia. Clarke joined Motorhead soon after it was founded in 1975 by former Hawkwind bassist Ian “Lemmy” Kilmister. He was the final survivor of the band’s classic lineup: Lemmy, Clarke and drummer Phil “Philthy Animal” Taylor. Kilmister and Taylor both died in 2015. Clarke’s time in Motorhead produced some of the band’s biggest hits, including the ferociousRead More


Trump turns to U.S. Supreme Court in immigrant document fight

SAN FRANCISCO — The Trump administration is asking the U.S. Supreme Court to block a federal judge’s order requiring it to disclose all emails, letters and other documents it considered in its decision to end a program protecting young immigrants from deportation. In a court filing Friday, attorneys for the U.S. Department of Justice say the order by U.S. District Court Judge William Alsup in San Francisco is too broad and would require the administration to turn over protected and nonpublic documents. More than a dozen states along with theRead More


Buyer’s remorse at the Global Transportation Hub

CTV Regina Published Tuesday, November 28, 2017 6:55PM CST Last Updated Tuesday, November 28, 2017 7:04PM CST There has been some buyer’s remorse at the Global Transportation Hub. Some companies have either delayed or cancelled construction projects. One company has sold its property back to the government for more than it paid. Every land deal at the global transportation hub comes with a buy back option. “It’s in the contract that the Global Transportation Hub can purchase the land back,” said Dustin Duncan, Minister in Charge with the Global TransportationRead More


Gov’t reaches agreement in principle with LGBT group

The Canadian Press Published Saturday, November 25, 2017 11:43AM EST Last Updated Saturday, November 25, 2017 11:44AM EST OTTAWA — A lawyer says a group of people seeking to sue the government over alleged state-sanctioned persecution for their sexual orientation have reached an agreement in principle. Doug Elliott says details of the agreement will be released on Tuesday to coincide with the apology. The agreement comes ahead of Prime Minister Justin Trudeau’s promised apology, which will acknowledge how members of the military, RCMP and civil service were discriminated against onRead More


Sudbury Red Ribbon campaign 29th launch

From CTV Northern Ontario’s Alana Everson: Driving sober is the focus of Sudbury’s 29th annual Red Ribbon Campaign. Source link #canadiannews #worldnews #headlinenews and stories from around the world USA Today News Headlines USA News Headlines ABC NEWS Headlines


Small dog attacked by owl in Sherwood Park backyard

A small dog is recovering after being attacked by an owl in a Sherwood Park backyard Tuesday night. Bailey, a 15-year-old Shih Tzu, was in her backyard when a great horned owl swooped in and attacked her. “I came out to check and I came around the corner, and I saw her laying in the snow and I couldn’t quite figure out what I was seeing because there was a big dark shape over her,” Anita Labrentz told CTV news. “She was just laying there with her eyes open andRead More


Guelph man arrested for child porn offences

Guelph police arrested a 42-year-old man on Friday after child pornography was found in his home. Police executed a search warrant at a home in the south end of Guelph on Nov. 9. They seized a variety of computer systems and digital devices during the search, which after further investigation led to a Guelph man’s arrest. The man is facing charges of accessing child pornography, distribution of child pornography and possession of child pornography. Source link #canadiannews #worldnews #headlinenews and stories from around the world USA Today News Headlines USARead More