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Major fires destroy multiple Brandon buildings

Christie's building on fire

Ahmar Khan, CTV Winnipeg Published Saturday, May 19, 2018 2:03PM CST Last Updated Saturday, May 19, 2018 4:09PM CST Destructive fires have hit a historic block of Brandon based businesses near 7th and Pacific Avenue Saturday afternoon. Flames could be seen bursting through the buildings as clouds of smoke covered the sky over Brandon. According to local residents Christie’s Office Plus and Brandon Boxing Club have burned down. A spokesperson with the city of Brandon says the initial fire broke out at Christie’s Office Plus around the noon hour andRead More


No criminal charges against man who waved Nazi flag in Montreal: police

No criminal charges against man who waved Nazi flag in Montreal: police

Montreal police say there won’t be any criminal charges laid against a man who waved a Nazi flag from atop a condo building during a May Day protest earlier this month. The man was photographed holding the flag on the roof of a condo building on Hutchison Street in the city’s Park Extension neighbourhood on May 2 as demonstrators walked below. Police were notified after the image was posted on the Facebook page of a neighbourhood group called the Parc-Ex Action Squad. The Montreal police’s hate crimes division investigated theRead More


Nathan Gervais sentenced for breaching bail after skipping murder trial, fleeing Canada

Nathan Paul Gervais

A judge sentence Nathan Gervais to 15 months in jail on Monday after the man accused of murder missed his trial and left the country. The 23-year-old pleaded guilty to breaching his bail and, with credit for time served, will spend approximately seven months in jail. Gervais was scheduled to stand trial on a charge of first-degree murder in 2016 in connection with the swarming death of Lukas Strasser-Hird in 2013 but he failed to appear in court. A warrant was issued for Gervais’ arrest. In November 2017, Gervais wasRead More


Maurice calls Winnipeg Jets ‘most skilled group that I’ve ever coached’

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WINNIPEG — Paul Maurice experienced a hockey epiphany five years ago in the hallway of a Kontinental Hockey League arena. Then the head coach of Metallurg — located in Magnitogorsk, a city in Russia’s industrial heartland where Europe meets Asia — wanted to commend 21-year-old Pavel Zdunov for his efforts after one particular game. When the language barrier didn’t allow it, something clicked. “His parents had passed away, he had a special-needs brother that he cared for himself, and he played pro hockey,” Maurice recalled. “He was just a greatRead More


Big meeting for Northern Ontario municipal leaders

Big meeting for Northern Ontario municipal leaders

Federation of Northern Ontario Municipalities holds annual conference in Parry Sound to tackle a variety of issues. Tony Ryma reports. Source link #canadiannews #worldnews #headlinenews and stories from around the world USA Today News Headlines USA News Headlines ABC NEWS Headlines


Rally held to put the focus on healthcare for the provincial election

Rally held to put the focus on healthcare for the provincial election

Calling it a crisis in healthcare, protestors lined Commissioners Road in front of the London Health Sciences Centre Victoria Campus on Saturday morning. It was part of an effort to make hospital overcrowding a key issue in the upcoming provincial election. Members of the London Health Coalition are intent on keeping focus of all political parties on wait times and funding. “This facility, L.H.S.C ., is the so-called ground zero of hospital bed overcrowding in the province, and we are here to say that has to stop,” London Health CoalitionRead More


Evidence mounts against island man killed in Peru

Evidence mounts against island man killed in Peru

He was killed in Peru after allegedly taking a life himself, but supporters of Comox Valley man Sebastian Woodroffe aren’t buying it. Source link #canadiannews #worldnews #headlinenews and stories from around the world USA Today News Headlines USA News Headlines ABC NEWS Headlines


Platform rage: SkyTrain attack caught on camera; suspect sought

Platform rage: SkyTrain attack caught on camera; suspect sought

Vancouver transit police are appealing to the public for help in identifying a man who threw coffee at a woman and then pushed her dangerously close to the train tracks last month. Visit CTV Vancouver for more details on the case On April 6, security cameras at a SkyTrain station in New Westminster captured video of a 42-year-old woman rushing to catch an approaching train. As she’s running, the video shows her bump a man in her path. The pair can then be seen exchanging words before the woman turnsRead More


hunting, conviction, first nations, swift current

CTV Saskatoon: Saskatchewan’s Court of Appeal has

The Saskatchewan Court of Appeal has overturned a conviction involving a First Nations man who hunted on private land owned by a farming company. On September 30th, 2015, Kristjan Pierone, an Indigenous man from Treaty Five in Manitoba, shot a bull moose in a slough while hunting near Swift Current. The moose was killed about 70 meters off a roadway on land owned by Benmoen Farming Company Limited. Pierone was charged with unlawful hunting. However, court documents show the judge disagreed with the crown’s position. The Crown argued that, becauseRead More


Man from London company killed after granite slab fell on him in Kitchener

Man from London company killed after granite slab fell on him in Kitchener

One man is dead after becoming trapped underneath a slab of granite at a south Kitchener business. Emergency crews were called to a counter-top retailer on Manitou Drive shortly before 11 a.m. Monday for a report of an industrial accident. According to Waterloo Regional Police, a large piece of granite fell on top of a man as several slabs were being unloaded from a truck. People working in the area told CTV News that they heard a scream as the granite fell. The man was pronounced dead at the scene.Read More