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Bob Simpson saying farewell to CTV, Farmgate

Bob Simpson is hanging up his boots. CTV Saskatchewan’s longtime Farmgate host is retiring after 30 years with our station in Saskatoon and nearly two decades hosting the farm show. “Bob Simpson is what it’s all about. He’s kind, fair and always up for a laugh,” CTV Saskatoon News Director Dani Mario said. “He cared deeply for his work. I’ll miss him tremendously in our newsroom, but it makes me so happy to know he’s starting this new chapter in his life.” Simpson joined our station — then CFQC TelevisionRead More

Michael Landsberg brings mental health crusade to Baden

For years TSN’s Michael Landsberg has been very vocal about his struggle with depression, and Wednesday he was in Baden to share his story. Landsberg shared a joking but bluntly honest speech at Steinmann Mennonite Church. “Mental illness is one of the few areas where you can simply change a life just by talking about it,” he says. Over 300 people attended the event, which is part of Landsberg’s “Sick Not Weak” campaign aimed at reducing the social stigma surrounding mental illness. “Our goal is to get the message outRead More

MISSING: 13-year-old Kiersta Goldsmith, last seen November 20

Ottawa Police are asking for your help finding a missing 13-year-old girl. Kiersta Goldsmith was last seen Monday, on Lacroix Avenue in Orléans. Kiersta is described as white with blond, shoulder-length hair and green eyes. She is 5’7″ (170 cm), 150 lbs (68 kg), with a medium build. She has piercings in both ears. She was last seen wearing black jeans, a black sweater, a black coat, combat boots, and was carrying a pink Jansport bag. Anyone with information regarding this investigation is asked to call Ottawa Police at 613-236-1222.Read More

Animal rescue society creates species sponsorship for holiday fundraising campaign

The Calgary Wildlife Rehabilitation Society is trying something new this year to raise funds and has launched a unique program to help support initiatives to treat injured and orphaned wildlife. The society provides medical treatment and care for over 2500 wild animals each year and has set a holiday fundraising goal of $10,000 this year. The animal care facility has started a Sponsor a Species campaign and created trading cards of some of its more popular patients for people to purchase or pass on as a gift. “So the cardRead More

Family raises concerns over coroner’s report into teen’s death

The family of an Indigenous teen found dead in Regina two years ago is raising concerns over the coroner’s report into his death. Fourteen-year-old Haven Dubois was found dead in a shallow ravine in east Regina in May of 2015. Dubois’ mother and grandmother, who spoke at a news conference on Monday in Saskatoon, claim the boy’s death was a result of a criminal act. A report by the coroner’s office ruled the death accidental. The family claims the report left out critical details. Grandmother Constance Dubois claims the teenRead More

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‘Mental toughness’ helping Connor Brown avoid the dreaded sophomore slump

TORONTO — When he arrived at the Maple Leafs’ practice facility on Wednesday morning, Connor Brown saw he’d been bumped down the depth chart to the team’s fourth line. That sort of demotion could leave a player feeling a bit sick to his stomach. But in Brown’s case, his coach has elected to take all of the blame. “I said to him today, ‘did you check out the lineup?’ He said. ‘Yeah.’ So I said, ‘you’re getting screwed again,’ and he just laughed,” Leafs coach Mike Babcock said. “He knowsRead More

Coyotes beat Canadiens for first regulation win

Kelsey Patterson, The Canadian Press Published Thursday, November 16, 2017 10:47PM EST Derek Stepan and Christian Fischer scored power-play goals in the third period as the visiting Arizona Coyotes came from behind to beat the Montreal Canadiens 5-4 on Thursday to earn their first regulation victory of the season. Brad Richardson, Christian Dvorak and Tobias Rieder also scored for the Coyotes (3-15-3), who snapped a five-game losing skid. Antti Raanta made 33 saves for the win in net. Brendan Gallagher, Paul Byron, Joe Morrow and Shea Weber scored for theRead More

Ontario Liberal government moves to introduce legislation to end college strike

The Canadian Press Published Thursday, November 16, 2017 6:05PM EST Last Updated Thursday, November 16, 2017 9:15PM EST Ontario’s Liberal government is moving to introduce back-to-work legislation that would end a nearly five-week strike by college faculty, though opposition from the NDP means it may not happen quickly.   Premier Kathleen Wynne said unanimous support of the legislation would have meant students could return to class on Monday morning.   “We have said repeatedly that students have been in the middle of this strike for too long and it is not fair,”Read More

Byelection called for Calgary-Lougheed in December

The premier has called a byelection for a Calgary seat in the Alberta legislature for mid-December. On December 14, voters in the Calgary Lougheed riding will head to the polls to choose a replacement for former MLA Dave Rodney. Rodney resigned on November 1, to give new United Conservative Party leader Jason Kenney a chance to win a seat. Kenney was acclaimed as the candidate for his party in that riding earlier in the week. “I think there’s a lot to be said for moving ahead with it,” Premier RachelRead More