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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


Granby mayor logs of Facebook, citing cruel comments

Granby mayor logs of Facebook, citing cruel comments

Having had enough of the negativity of Facebook, Granby’s mayor has vowed to log off for good. In a post on his public page, Pascal Bonin said cruel comments have led him to permanently shut the page down. “For over five years, I have produced thousands of post on Facebook, I have responded to several tens of thousands of messages and I have invested a phenomenal amount of hours,” he wrote. “I really thought that being open about my life would be positive, but the reality was something else. SeveralRead More


Historic lighthouse destroyed by lightning fire

Historic lighthouse destroyed by lightning fire

Onlookers looked in horror as a beloved lighthouse nestled in the St. Lawrence River, just west of Brockville was destroyed by a lightning fire on Monday, July 23. Many felt utterly helpless as they watched from the shoreline as flames brought down the aged structure after a single flash of lightning in stormy weather brought down the 162-year-old landmark. “A few people shed some tears. It was just kind of like a death in the family.” says Mike Milne, an area cottager in the Thousand Islands. The Cole Shoal LighthouseRead More


Ford recalls 550,000 vehicles that can roll away unexpectedly | CTV News

Ford recalls

DETROIT — Ford is recalling about 550,000 cars and SUVs in North America to fix a gearshift problem that could cause the vehicles to roll away unexpectedly. The recall covers certain 2013 through 2016 Fusion sedans and some 2013 and 2014 Escape small SUVs. Ford says a bushing that attaches the shifter cable to the transmission can fall off. If this happens, the driver could shift into park but the vehicle could be in another gear. That could let the vehicle roll, increasing the risk of injury or crash. TheRead More


ByWard Market Businesses say rent increase and added costs forcing them to leave

wedel store

 Businesses in the ByWard Market say a new hike in rent and operating costs will force them to leave. Edward Olszowka has owned and operated Wadel Touch of Europe for over 20 years. He moved the store to the market two years ago to better service tourists and customers looking for European specialty foods. Last month he says he got notice that his rent was increasing and there would be more operational costs. He can’t afford them. Olszowka says he is “Very sad… you build something, I put all myRead More


CAA warns heat can also cause peformance issues for vehicles

Car battery

There could be a run on car batteries come Tuesday. The CAA South Central Ontario is expecting a high volume of calls for services over the long weekend, which is predicted to peak on Tuesday. With extreme heat throughout southern Ontario, the CAA says it’s not just the cold that can affect batteries. Canadians are used to plugging in batteries during cold snaps, but don’t think about their batteries in the summer. Extreme heat can weaken a vehicle battery and shorten its lifespan. It’s best to have a charging systemRead More


Judge releases dashcam video of fatal crash after speeding driver’s acquittal

Dashcam video

A B.C. judge has released a dashcam video of a high-speed crash that killed a Vancouver doctor in 2015. The driver of the car was found to be going 119 km/h in a 50 km/h zone at the point of impact, but was acquitted in May of dangerous driving causing death. The November, 2015 video shows Ken Chung’s Audi collide with the passenger’s side of Dr. Alphonsus Hui’s small red Suzuki at an intersection. Hui, who was turning left at a green light en route to work, died at theRead More


Trade war? Trump blasts Canada on Twitter

Trade war? Trump blasts Canada on Twitter

CTVNews.ca Staff Published Friday, June 1, 2018 9:29AM EDT Last Updated Friday, June 1, 2018 10:13AM EDT OTTAWA – U.S. President Donald Trump has taken to Twitter criticizing Canada for being “highly restrictive on trade.” In a 274-character comment on Friday, Trump took aim at Canada, imploring his neighbour to the north to open their markets and take down its trade barriers. “Canada has treated our Agricultural business and Farmers very poorly for a very long period of time. Highly restrictive on Trade! They must open their markets and takeRead More


Justin Bieber spotted at St. Jacobs Farmers’ Market

Justin Bieber

Justin Bieber is in town. The pop star was spotted Thursday at the St. Jacobs Farmers’ Market, where his appearance caused a bit of a buzz. So many great people love our Market-special visitor today- thanks for visiting us today @justinbieber. Come back soon, we would love to see you! Any photos you can share with us of your day today? — St. Jacobs Market (@stjacobsmarket) May 24, 2018 At least one person claimed to have seen Bieber at nearby Conestoga Mall shortly after he left the market. Pictures postedRead More


saskatoon, homicide, applegate, third, person, charged

saskatoon police

Published Wednesday, May 23, 2018 8:28PM CST Last Updated Wednesday, May 23, 2018 8:42PM CST Police have charged a woman with manslaughter in connection with a killing last summer. The woman is third person charged in the death of Tyler Applegate. He was shot in the stomach at his home on the 2300 block of 33rd Street West on July 22, 2017. The 27-year-old died from his injuries three weeks later. Following the shooting, police were looking for a black Nissan Titan truck with three male occupants, which was stolenRead More