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Humans responsible for more than 400 B.C. wildfires so far this season

Humans responsible for more than 400 B.C. wildfires so far this season

VANCOUVER — Campfires, cigarettes, flares and car accidents are some of the ways humans have likely started more than 400 wildfires in British Columbia this season. As wildfires blaze across the province, the B.C. Wildfire Service says many of them have been avoidable. Despite efforts to spread the word about fire bans and other restrictions, fire information officer Ryan Turcot says many people still aren’t getting the message. “It’s important to note that every time we run into a human-caused wildfire, that’s a wildfire that didn’t have to happen,” TurcotRead More


No end in sight for wildfire haze in parts of B.C.

No end in sight for wildfire haze in parts of B.C.

It will likely be at least several days before some parts of British Columbia see a return to normal summer skies. Environment Canada said Monday morning that air quality advisories remained in effect for most of the province due to the ongoing haze created by fine particulate matter from the hundreds of wildfires burning across the province. The agency warned that some of the particulate matter is small enough to “easily penetrate indoors” and said infants and seniors were among the people most likely to feel respiratory symptoms. People withRead More


Duron Carter plans to continue playing after cut from Riders roster

Duron Carter

Duron Carter plans to keep playing in the Canadian Football League after he was released by the Saskatchewan Roughriders over the weekend. Carter played one and a half seasons with the Riders. He scored 11 touchdowns in 25, playing on both sides of the ball. “I have fun in Regina and it will always be great memories,” Carter said at an event at a Regina clothing store on Tuesday. Riders coach Chris Jones said Sunday that the change wasn’t performance based. But, the roster change makes room for other talentedRead More


Teenage shooting victim attends sold-out Danforth benefit concert

Teenage shooting victim attends sold-out Danforth benefit concert

Olivia Bowden, The Canadian Press Published Sunday, August 12, 2018 8:12AM EDT Last Updated Sunday, August 12, 2018 1:59PM EDT TORONTO — A young victim of the mass shooting in Toronto’s Greektown neighbourhood was among the crowd at a benefit concert held Saturday night to raise money for those impacted by last month’s violence. Samantha Price, a recent high school grad, said she was on Danforth Avenue eating ice cream with 18-year-old Reese Fallon and some other friends on the night of July 22 when a gunman opened fire intoRead More


Saskatoon sees second homicide in less than a day

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Saskatoon Police Service Major Crime Section, Forensic Identification and the Office of the Chief Coroner are investigating two homicides that took place within a day of each other. Police and Medavie Health Services were called to the aid of an injured man in an apartment in the 200 block of 5th Avenue North on Friday night. The man was located in the hallway and was transported to a hospital where he died from the injury. On Saturday morning at approximately 10:40 a.m. members of both the Saskatoon Police Service andRead More


"CATCH THE ACE" thrills the Soo

"CATCH THE ACE" thrills the Soo

A fundraising game called “Catch the Ace” is a huge hit in Sault Ste.Marie, and is benefitting two local charities. CTV’s Jairus Patterson reports. 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″]


Illegal grow-op located in farmer’s field

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CTV Kitchener Published Tuesday, August 7, 2018 12:38PM EDT Last Updated Tuesday, August 7, 2018 12:50PM EDT Police say that unknown suspects cleared a section of a farmer’s field in Norfolk County and planted several suspected marijuana plants. A concerned citizen contacted police after making the discovery on Saturday morning around 10 a.m. Ontario Provincial Police say the plants have since been removed. Police say there is numerous public safety risks associated with illegal grow-op sites. They are reminding the public that growing the drug illegally is a criminal operationRead More


Saskatchewan baseball on display in Queen City

Saskatchewan baseball on display in Queen City

The top four baseball teams from across Saskatchewan are in the Queen City for the 2018 Baseball Saskatchewan Senior AA Tier One Provincial Championships this weekend. The Regina Trappers, Moose Jaw Padres, Marysburg Royals and Saskatoon Outlaws will all be taking part in the tournament. “It gives them an opportunity to play at a really high level of ball after college, after the WMBL. It gives them an opportunity to be able to go and play in a tournament like westerns where you’re playing against the best players,” said ColinRead More


Police conduct high risk takedown near LHSC

Police conduct high risk takedown near LHSC

CTV London Published Friday, August 3, 2018 2:59PM EDT Last Updated Friday, August 3, 2018 4:53PM EDT For the second time this week officers with guns drawn conducted a high risk arrest at a busy London intersection in broad daylight. The arrest took place at the intersection of Baseline and Wellington right near the Victoria campus of London Health Sciences. Police have released little information about the arrest other than to say it was high risk. No one was reported injured in the incident. A video of the arrest providedRead More


USC Annenberg suspends use of Moonves’ name on media centre

CTV National News: Investigation at CBS

LOS ANGELES — The USC Annenberg School for Communication and Journalism will temporarily suspend the use of the media centre’s name: The Julie Chen/Leslie Moonves and CBS Media Center. In a statement Wednesday, Dean Willow Bay says, “In recognition of the sensitivities surrounding recent allegations against Mr. Moonves, he and Ms. Chen have requested that USC Annenberg temporarily suspend use of the media centre’s name until the investigation concludes.” In an article last week in The New Yorker, six women alleged sexual harassment or misconduct by the CBS Corp. CEORead More