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Voting extended as online issues hit Election Day

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Wide-spread issues with the online voting system prompted several municipalities across the region and parts of Ontario to extend their voting hours. Municipalities that will offer voting on Tuesday until 8 p.m. are: Bracebridge Muskoka Lakes Innisfil Gravenhurst Collingwood Georgian Bay Bradford West Gwillimbury Owen Sound Huntsville Penetanguishene Town of Blue Mountains Lake of Bays Oro-Medonte We will have full coverage of the results as they become available. 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_feedRead More


Northern Pulp’s new proposal comes one day after effluent leak

Northern Pulp's new proposal comes one day after effluent leak

CTV Atlantic Published Monday, October 22, 2018 10:50PM ADT Last Updated Monday, October 22, 2018 10:55PM ADT Northern Pulp is proposing a new route for its controversial plan to pipe treated effluent into the Northumberland Strait. The idea comes the day after a leak was found in the current pipeline near Pictou Landing First Nation. First Nations leaders and fishing groups still say any pipeline is unacceptable, though. The pipe carrying effluent from the northern pulp mill started leaking Sunday morning, a day after the mill began maintenance shutdown. ItRead More


FBI says man with 200-pound bomb had Election Day plot

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NEW YORK — Federal authorities have charged a New York man with building a 200-pound (90-kilogram) bomb that he planned to detonate on Election Day on the National Mall in Washington. Paul Rosenfeld, of Tappan, was charged Wednesday with unlawfully manufacturing a destructive device and interstate transportation and receipt of an explosive. Prosecutors say he planned to use the bomb to kill himself and draw attention to a political system called sortation, in which public officials are chosen randomly rather than elected. It was not immediately clear whether Rosenfeld hadRead More


CEO gives his car to employee who walked 20 miles to work

CEO gives his car to employee who walked 20 miles to work

The Alabama man was ready to start his first day at a new job but his car broke down. source todays world news – CEO gives his car to employee who walked 20 miles to work #worldnews #breakingnews #music #headlinenews 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″]


Iveson receives spirit name ‘Day Star’

Iveson receives spirit name ‘Day Star’

Mayor Don Iveson was given the name “Day Star,” which in Cree translates to kîsikâw acâhkos, in honour of the city’s efforts in reconciliation and indigenous awareness. More than 8,000 employees have completed a unique training that highlights the impacts of residential schools, and encourages dialogue on reconciliation in the workplace. The city’s manager Linda Cochrane and Talent Management and Support Services Branch Manager Jeff MacPherson were also gifted with their own spirit names. Cochraine was given the name, Grandmother Fox, which in Cree translates to notokwew mahkêsîs. And MacPherson received theRead More


Are Lady Gaga fans trashing ‘Venom’ movie debuting same day as ‘A Star is Born’?

Are Lady Gaga fans trashing 'Venom' movie debuting same day as 'A Star is Born'?

Despite being two completely different genres appealing to very different moviegoers, Lady Gaga’s fans are reportedly trashing Sony Pictures’ “Venom” supervillain film online because it’s opening on the same day as the pop star’s own romantic drama “A Star Is Born.” In one widely circulated tweet, a user named Anne Harrison claims she left the cinema partway through “Venom” because it was so bad. “I saw Venom last night and had to leave halfway through, my children wouldn’t stop crying at how bad it was. Luckily a second pre screeningRead More


Say it ain’t snow: Wintry first day of fall in the Prairies

Say it ain't snow: Wintry first day of fall in the Prairies

The first day of fall seemed more like the first day of winter in the Prairies as temperatures plummeted and snow fell. People from across Manitoba, Saskatchewan and Alberta snapped pictures of the mini-snowpocalypse on Saturday. The snowfall amounts were so significant that they toppled trees and took out power lines in parts of Manitoba, forcing some residents to spend the night in the dark. And we had snow out here in the western part of the province yesterday. You should check the news once in a while. This picRead More


Kim, Moon raise hands on North Korea’s sacred volcano on last day of summit

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Eric Talmadge and Foster Klug, The Associated Press Published Thursday, September 20, 2018 2:40AM EDT Last Updated Thursday, September 20, 2018 3:16AM EDT PYONGYANG, Korea, Democratic People’s Republic Of — The leaders of the rival Koreas took to the road for the final day of their summit Thursday, standing on the peak of a beautiful volcano considered sacred in the North and a centerpiece of propaganda used to legitimize the Kim family’s rule, their hands clasped and raised in a pose of triumph. Their trip to the mountain on theRead More


It's a Dog Day in Sudbury

It's a Dog Day in Sudbury

From CTV Northern Ontario’s Lyndsay Moggy: It’s a dog day afternoon at the annual Kennel Club Dog Show in the Greater Sudbury community. 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″]


Labour Day parade will not end at CNE to show solidarity

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TORONTO – A parade to mark Labour Day will not finish at Toronto’s Exhibition Place as it usually does because of an ongoing dispute between locked-out workers and the venue’s board of governors. Unifor says marchers will show their solidarity with the workers by not crossing picket lines outside the Canadian National Exhibition. The board and the union representing about 400 stagehands and technical employees say talks this weekend failed to resolve the dispute. Both sides of the negotiations say they were unsuccessful after a 12-hour meeting on Saturday thatRead More