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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

Chris Brown’s pet capuchin monkey seized

Chris Brown

LOS ANGELES — California fish and wildlife agents have seized Chris Brown’s pet monkey from his Los Angeles home. Capt. Patrick Foy says Friday that investigators determined the singer didn’t have a permit for the capuchin monkey, named Fiji. The singer posted an Instagram video last month showing his 3-year-old daughter, Royalty, cuddling with the monkey. Foy says that prompted a half-dozen calls to the wildlife department from concerned people. Foy says Brown agreed to co-operate. Agents served a search warrant Jan. 2 at his home. Foy says Brown wasn’tRead More

Neighbours take B.C. condo owner to court over allegations of prostitution

B.C. Supreme Court

Gemma Karstens-Smith, The Canadian Press Published Wednesday, January 10, 2018 6:44PM EST VANCOUVER — A condo owner has been ordered to stop using his property for business purposes — including alleged “prostitution related activities” — after his neighbours went to court armed with evidence they put together through dedicated sleuthing. Court documents say residents of the building in Burnaby, B.C., started raising concerns in August 2015 about visitors and disturbances at a unit owned by Christopher Nino Diopita. In a petition filed with the Supreme Court of British Columbia, neighboursRead More

Future looks bright for Maple Leafs rookie defenceman Travis Dermott

Maple Leafs defenceman Travis Dermott

TORONTO — Rookie defenceman Travis Dermott has one thing working against him, and it’s not his youth or inexperience. The 21-year-old Dermott has played two games for the Toronto Maple Leafs after being summoned from the American Hockey League’s Marlies on Jan. 5. But he would have started the season in the NHL instead of the minors if he wasn’t left-handed. “In an ideal world he’d be a right-hand shot and he would have been on the team all year,” said Leafs coach Mike Babcock, who has always preferred hisRead More

Winter barbeque in Porcupine benefits women’s shelter

Winter barbeque in Porcupine benefits women’s shelter

From CTV Northern Ontario: Porcupine corrections workers hold barbeque to raise awareness about workplace concerns and money for women’s shelter. Source link #canadiannews #worldnews #headlinenews and stories from around the world USA Today News Headlines USA News Headlines ABC NEWS Headlines

Shelburne man facing 24 charges after stolen SUV recovered

A Shelburne man is facing several charges after police recovered a stolen vehicle. A 2017 Ford Explorer had been reported stolen on Thursday after it was taken out of the owner’s driveway with valuables worth more than $5,000 inside. Police were able to identify the suspect within the first few hours of the investigation. Officers located the stolen SUV with the original suspect behind the wheel shortly before 1 a.m. Friday. The vehicle was recovered with no damage and a majority of the valuables were also recovered. Police say furtherRead More

The silence after the blast: How the Halifax Explosion was nearly forgotten

Brett Bundale, THE CANADIAN PRESS Published Thursday, November 30, 2017 11:45AM AST HALIFAX — A boy presses his small face up to a cold window pane. It’s an early winter morning, and two ships in Halifax harbour are exchanging a cacophony of horn blasts. Vessels use these loud whistles as they pass, the boy’s mom explains. But today, Dec. 6, 1917, they do not pass. The Norwegian relief vessel, the SS Imo, collides with a French munitions ship laden with explosives, the SS Mont Blanc. For 19-1/2 minutes, a dazzlingRead More

Heather Graham turning Hollywood sexism complaints into film

Sandy Cohen, The Associated Press Published Thursday, November 30, 2017 12:00AM EST WEST HOLLYWOOD, Calif. — Heather Graham says she was so frustrated by sexism and Hollywood and the dearth of female perspectives onscreen that she made a movie about it. She thought showing her experiences onscreen would be the only way to be heard in a system that favored the powerful and silenced the powerless. But that was before the flood of sexual misconduct allegations surfaced against Harvey Weinstein and other Hollywood power players. “My only recourse was writingRead More

Bones in incinerator photo likely from animal, archeologist tells Babcock trial

TORONTO – A photograph of what appears to be bones burning inside an animal incinerator was the focus of today’s testimony in the trial of two men accused of killing a young Toronto woman whose body has not been found. Scott Rufolo, an archeologist with the Canadian Museum of Nature, has testified that he believes the objects in the photo found on Dellen Millard’s phone are animal bones. Millard, 32, of Toronto, and Mark Smich, 30, of Oakville, Ont., have pleaded not guilty to first-degree murder in the presumed deathRead More

Canada’s Erik Guay pulls out of Lake Louise World Cup super-G with sore back

LAKE LOUISE, Alta. – Back problems continue to plague Canadian ski star Erik Guay as he withdrew from Sunday’s World Cup super-G race in Lake Louise, Alta. The 36-year-old from Mont-Tremblant, Que., is the reigning super-G champion after winning gold in St. Moritz, Switzerland, in February. Guay also pulled out of Saturday’s downhill, which was won by Swiss skier Beat Feuz. Back issues limited Guay’s training prior to arriving in Lake Louise. He says his back worsened in Friday’s training run. Guay is Canada’s most decorated alpine skier with 25Read More