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Nova Scotia government to unveil Mi’kmaq licence plate in Truro

Mi'kmaq licence plate

TRURO, N.S. – Nova Scotia is set to unveil a new Mi’kmaq licence plate today. Deputy premier Karen Casey and Chief Wilbert Marshall of Potlotek First Nation in Cape Breton will officially release the new plate during a ceremony in Truro. The design for was selected by the Assembly of Nova Scotia Mi’Kmaq Chiefs last September. The province also recently unveiled licence plates celebrating the Gaelic and Acadian cultures. 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 HeadlinesRead More


Prime Minister Justin Trudeau calls U.S. child migrant policy ‘wrong’

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau calls U.S. child migrant policy 'wrong'

The Canadian Press Published Wednesday, June 20, 2018 11:12AM EDT Last Updated Wednesday, June 20, 2018 12:59PM EDT OTTAWA — The U.S. policy of separating child migrants from their parents and detaining them at the U.S.-Mexico border is “unacceptable,” Prime Minister Justin Trudeau said Wednesday. “What’s going on in the United States is wrong, ” Trudeau said prior to the weekly Liberal caucus meeting. “I can’t imagine what the families who are living through this are enduring,” he added, saying this “is not the way we do things in Canada.”Read More


OHL dreams? Brantford to study Civic Centre reno plan

OHL dreams? Brantford to study Civic Centre reno plan

In Brantford, it’s a question that never quite stops being asked. The city is bigger than five of the 17 Ontario communities which currently host Ontario Hockey League teams. It’s centrally located. It has its own place in hockey history, having given the game such legends as Wayne Gretzky and Doug Jarvis. So why doesn’t it have its own OHL team? Currently, junior hockey competition in Brantford tops out at junior B. The 99ers – named after Gretzky, of course – compete at that level. The 99ers play their homeRead More


Man seriously injured in knife attack in Gravenhurst

A man is in hospital with serious injuries after he was attacked with a knife in Gravenhurst. The OPP says the 58-year-old victim was assaulted by the unknown suspect in a driveway on Peter Street, at around 1:30 a.m. The victim was taken to hospital with serious injuries, but is expected to recover. Police are still trying to get a better description of the suspect. The person they are looking for is believed to be 5’6” to 5’7” with some facial hair. The suspect may have been wearing a blueRead More


Winnipeg school reaping rewards after putting scheduling to the test

Winnipeg school reaping rewards after putting scheduling to the test

A Winnipeg school is taking the standard school day and making some tweaks. Ecole Lacerte in Windsor Park has gone from three breaks during the day to two, and since making the switch student success has spiked. It’s called a ‘balanced day’ schedule, and students are enjoying it. “I like that you have more time to do classes and recesses,” said fourth grader Alexie George. The school day begins at 8:30 a.m. with the first block going until 10:30. At that time, students head outside for a 30 minute recessRead More


Veteran Family Day in North Bay

Veteran Family Day in North Bay

Campaign developed to ease the transition of military families into civilian life after service. 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″]


Legal hurdles may make Weinstein’s prosecution an exception

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Harvey Weinstein’s arrest in New York Friday is a landmark moment in the .MeToo movement. Yet as authorities work through dozens of cases against famous figures in entertainment and other industries brought on by the Weinstein-inspired wave that began in October, legal hurdles may make such prosecutions the exception. While men including Kevin Spacey and Mario Batali remain under investigation, the next round of charges could well be against Weinstein again, who also is facing scrutiny from authorities in Los Angeles and London. One expert said prosecutors in those jurisdictionsRead More


Italian Centre Shop brand ground veal recalled due to E. coli

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The Canadian Food Inspection Agency has issued a food recall warning involving ground veal from the Italian Centre Shop in Edmonton and Calgary due to possible E. coli contamination. Messinger Meats is recalling Veal – Ground Alberta 13095 packed on May 7 with a best before date of May 28, and packed on May 14 with a best before date of June 4. CFIA says these products should be thrown out or taken back to the store. Food contaminated with E. coli may not necessarily look or smell spoiled, theRead More


Investigation continues into death of man found in burned car on Ahtahkakoop First Nation

Brennan Ahenakew

RCMP are looking for more information as they continue to investigate the death of a man whose remains were found inside a burned vehicle. Police investigating the death of Brennan Ahenakew ask anyone who contacted him or saw his car on the Ahtahkakoop First Nation overnight May 9 and 10 to come forward. The remains of the 20-year-old were found in his burned vehicle the evening of May 10. A report about the car fire came in to RCMP that morning, at about 10 a.m., but the vehicle was notRead More


Mississauga blast: 15 hurt in explosion at Indian restaurant

Police release photos of explosion suspects

CTVNews.ca Staff Published Thursday, May 24, 2018 11:43PM EDT Last Updated Friday, May 25, 2018 7:33AM EDT Police in Mississauga, Ont., are on the hunt for two men who entered an Indian restaurant on Thursday night and detonated what police described as an improvised explosive device, injuring 15 people. Three of those suffered serious blast injuries and were taken to trauma centres; the rest sustained smaller shrapnel injuries. The majority of the victims have been treated and released, while the three most seriously injured are now in stable condition. PeelRead More