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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

Second man identified related to serious assault

CTV Windsor Published Friday, December 1, 2017 4:59PM EST Last Updated Friday, December 1, 2017 5:45PM EST Windsor police have identified a second man related to an assault at a home on Dougall Avenue. Patrol officers were called to a residence in the 2100 block of Dougall Avenue on Nov. 11 at about 9:15 p.m. for a report of an assault that had just occurred. A 23-year-old man has been charged and a second suspect is sought by police. The second suspect has been identified as Michael Patrick Jackson, a 35-year-oldRead More

Calgary researchers investigate effect of second-hand pot smoke

Scientists at the University of Calgary have found that you can feel the effects of marijuana just by being in the same room as a pot smoker even without taking a puff for yourself. Researchers at U of C’s Cumming School of Medicine conducted a four month study into second-hand marijuana smoke and discovered that in just a short time, non-smokers begin to absorb THC while in close proximity to a marijuana smoker. The study was comprised of data from eight existing studies that looked at healthy participants in aRead More

Quebec City woman arrested on animal cruelty, bestiality charges

La Presse Canadienne Published Friday, December 1, 2017 7:47AM EST Last Updated Friday, December 1, 2017 7:48AM EST A Quebec City woman in her 20s is facing animal cruelty and bestiality charges. She was arrested on Thursday night in a Quebec City housing unit after people called police to the attention of images posted to social media that allegedly appeared to show animal cruelty. Police believe there was a sexual act involving a human and an animal. The woman was released on a promise to appear in court at aRead More

Sask. government gives financial update

CTV Regina Published Wednesday, November 29, 2017 7:00PM CST Last Updated Wednesday, November 29, 2017 7:07PM CST The last provincial budget saw some major cuts, leaving the province to make some tough decisions to make up for lost revenue. The government is now giving an update on its financial situation. The Finance Minister has said things are back on track, but Saskatchewan is projected to end its fiscal year $679 million short. “Our budget is on track. We haven’t lost ground in this budget,” said Donna Harpauer, Minister of Finance.Read More

‘A forever project’: Ont. First Nation carefully examining nuclear waste bunker plan

TORONTO — Indigenous people in the shadow of one of the world’s largest nuclear reactors are adamant their values will underpin their decision on whether to approve a proposed multibillion-dollar storage bunker for radioactive waste — a process that could take at least another year to play out. Armed with commitments from both the Canadian government and proponents of the Deep Geologic Repository to await their buy-in, the Saugeen Ojibway Nation say they will take their time to reach an informed opinion on a project already more than a decadeRead More

Hydro hip-hop: listen to two tunes about Ontario hydro bills

The Wack MCs have the “Hydro Blues.” “Look at this bill — am I reading it right?” they rap in a new music video. “If I feed my kids, I gotta shut off my lights?” Released this week, “Hydro Blues” is a tongue-in-cheek jab at Ontario Premier Kathleen Wynne and her government’s energy policies. “Basically, The Wack MCs make songs about things that people shouldn’t make songs about,” Carl Welch, a member of the London, Ont.-based trio recently told CTV London. The Wack MCs, he explains, operate as a customRead More

Shediac residents left in the dark after malfunction at sewage pumping station

It’s been nearly a month since a lift station pumped 795 cubic meters of untreated wastewater into the Shediac Bay as a result of detector equipment failing to activate pumps. The Greater Shediac Sewerage Commission says it was a quick fix, but residents aren’t happy to be finding out about it weeks later. “Why wait over 20 days to advise the public when apparently, according to one of the reports, the fix was done very quickly because it was not a big fix putting that third censor in there,” saysRead More

CFL considers moving Grey Cup to October

CTV Regina Published Friday, November 24, 2017 6:29PM CST Last Updated Friday, November 24, 2017 6:31PM CST The CFL is considering moving the Grey Cup to October. In his State of the League address Friday morning, Commissioner Randy Ambrosie said he welcomes the idea. But the league commissioner says a season shift will not happen without proper consultation with fans and stakeholders first. “Imagine playing our Grey Cup in the third week of October when it’s beautiful everywhere and you don’t have to wear 900 layers of clothing and youRead More

One boater rescued, another missing, in Kitimat harbour

KITIMAT, B.C. — A search continued early Friday for a missing boater in Kitimat harbour. The Joint Rescue Co-ordination Centre in Victoria said two people were on board a four-metre long aluminum vessel when it overturned Thursday night in heavy rain and near zero visibility. Coast Guard officer Dylan Carter said one of the two people tried to swim to shore and was rescued about 180 metres from land and taken to hospital to be treated for hypothermia. Carter said the second boater was last seen clinging to the overturnedRead More