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Families come together on 10-year anniversary of MMIW event

Families come together on 10-year anniversary of MMIW event

Dozens of people gathered in Winnipeg’s North End on Saturday to honour missing and murdered indigenous women and girls. The event called ‘No Stone Unturned’ started a decade ago after 21-year-old Claudette Osborne-Tyo disappeared leaving her family searching for answers. For her family, it’s been ten years of hardships with many questions unanswered of where she may be. “It’s really hard, you really live day by day. You wonder if when your doorbell rings, if that’s the police coming to your door or your sister ringing the doorbell to comeRead More


Tests confirm Oxford man has West Nile Virus

West Nile Virus

An Oxford County resident has tested positive for West Nile Virus, in what is believed to be the first human case in the London area this year. The Southwestern Public Health Unit received laboratory confirmation that an adult tested positive the virus. Officials say the man was hospitalized but is now recovering at home. Routine surveillance found evidence of the virus in late July, when a mosquito pool in Woodstock tested positive for the virus. Since then, two additional traps have tested positive in Oxford County, officials say. In 2017,Read More


Two men accused of robbery in Newmarket wanted by police

York Region Police Cruiser Generic

Police are searching for a wanted man and another suspect in connection with a robbery and assault in Newmarket. Officers were called to Kingsmere Avenue and Ivesbridge Boulevard on Thursday just before 4 p.m. after an 18-year-old man was approached by two men on bicycles. According to police, the suspects wanted his backpack and when the victim refused and tried to run they followed him.  Police say one of the men pulled out a knife and cut the victim’s hand and then cut his backpack off of him before fleeingRead More


Fatal crash near Clinton | CTV London News

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One person is dead following a two vehicle crash near Clinton Tuesday afternoon. It happened around 2:17 p.m. on Huron Road (Highway 8). Huron Road will be closed between Front Road and Sanctuary Line for the investigation. Motorists are asked to avoid the area. 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″]


Assault on Halifax bus driver leads to charges

bus driver assault suspect

Halifax police have charged a man for an assault on a bus driver last Tuesday night.  Police say officers responded to the 5700 block of South Street for a report of a Halifax Transit bus driver who had been assaulted after he asked a passenger to pay the fare. “The suspect left prior to police arrival. The driver was treated by EHS at the scene for non-life-threatening injuries,” Halifax police said in a news release. The police released security camera stills of the suspect on Friday and later that day,Read More


New Zealand politicians plan pay freeze as workers strike

New Zealand Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern

WELLINGTON, New Zealand – New Zealand’s lawmakers are planning to take a pay freeze at a time that teachers, nurses and other public workers have been going on strike for more money. Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern announced Monday that politicians would turn down a planned 3 per cent pay raise this year and would freeze their pay for 12 months while they worked out a fairer formula for future raises. Ardern said there is an increasing gap between what low- and middle-income New Zealanders earn and what highly paid workersRead More


One dead, two seriously injured following crash near Mitchell

RCMP

Ahmar Khan, CTV Winnipeg Published Saturday, August 11, 2018 6:02PM CST Last Updated Saturday, August 11, 2018 9:50PM CST One person is dead after a multi-vehicle crash just two kilometres east of Mitchell, Man. The collision happened at 10:15 a.m. on Friday, August 10 on Highway 52. A gravel truck was headed westbound and signaled to go south and slowed down for eastbound traffic to clear. According to RCMP, a van came to stop behind the gravel truck and was promptly struck from behind by a pickup truck. The vanRead More


Missy Elliott praises woman’s karaoke version of ‘Work It’

Rhode Island

WEST WARWICK, R.I. — A Rhode Island woman’s karaoke version of Missy Elliott’s hit song “Work It” has become an internet sensation, even drawing praise from Elliott. Mary Halsey, of West Warwick, recently performed a version of the 2002 hit at an outdoor party at a park and posted the performance on her Facebook page. Elliott reposted Halsey’s video on Twitter and Instagram and wrote : “I just found out I have a FUNKY WHITE SISTER.” She added that Halsey “straight killed” the song. Halsey’s video had been shared moreRead More


Construction begins for Windsor’s Miracle League diamond

Miracle League Baseball Diamond

After just one year of fundraising, Riverside Minor Baseball is breaking ground on a new Miracle League baseball diamond in east Windsor. A sod turning ceremony was held Wednesday morning to mark the official start of construction. The field, next to the existing Riverside baseball diamonds on Wyandotte Street East, will allow children with disabilities to participate in minor baseball programs. The Farrow Riverside Miracle Field is modeled after the existing one in Amherstburg. The diamond is part of a $2.5-million project on property leased from the city last October.Read More


Saskatoon police officers plead not guilty to assault, trial dates set

Saskatoon provincial court

Trial dates have been set for two Saskatoon police officers charged with assault. Cst. Cailin Link and Cst. Angela McEwen (formerly McDade) were not present in Saskatoon Provincial Court Wednesday morning, but defence lawyer Brad Mitchell entered not guilty pleas on their behalf. Link and McEwen were charged with assault in May after consultation with Crown prosecutors and an investigation overseen by the Saskatchewan Public Complaints Commission. The charges come from an alleged assault that happened in November 2017 when the two officers pulled a man over during a trafficRead More