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Police make major drug bust, seize $200K in drugs, cash

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CTV Winnipeg Published Sunday, May 20, 2018 11:58AM CST Last Updated Sunday, May 20, 2018 12:00PM CST Winnipeg Police Service, along with RCMP, carried out search warrants at a pair of homes in the East St. Paul and Lord Roberts areas Friday.  They arrested two men, who were taken into custody.  At a house in the 100 block of Eagle Creek Drive in East St. Paul police found one kilogram of cocaine worth $60,000, $45,000 in cash, two bulletproof vests, ammunition, cutting agents, money counters and multiple cellphones. During aRead More


Three-year-old boy mauled by coyote, receives 100 stitches

Three-year-old boy mauled by coyote, receives 100 stitches

A three-year-old boy in B.C. received more than 100 stitches after he was attacked by a coyote outside of his home. Amanda Dycke said her son Ayden slipped through the backyard gate to the sidewalk behind their house in Burnaby, B.C. on Tuesday evening. Only seconds later, Dycke said she heard him scream. “I ran out through the front door,” she recalled to CTV Vancouver on Wednesday. “I didn’t see until I got to the sidewalk that there was a coyote gnawing on his head.” “He was flailing and screaming.”Read More


Montreal holds pro-Palestine demonstration as U.S. Embassy opens in Jerusalem

Pro-Palestine demonstration in Montreal

There were protests in Montreal and around the world Monday as Israel marked the 70th anniversary of its founding by celebrating the opening of the new U.S. embassy in Jerusalem. Dozens took to the streets downtown Montreal to express their anger about the embassy’s new location as well as the Israeli government’s response to protests there. Israeli troops shot dead 55 Palestinian demonstrators and wounded 1,200 others. Another 1,200 Palestinians suffered other injuries. It was the deadliest day since a cross-border war in 2014. Protesters threw stones and the IsraeliRead More


Former CFL player Lin-J Shell stops angry woman with gun inside Florida school

Lin-J Shell

A former CFL football player has been credited with disarming an upset woman who allegedly brought a gun to a Florida high school as a brawl broke out inside the gymnasium.  Lin-J Shell, 36, won the Grey Cup with the Calgary Stampeders in 2014. He’s also played for the B.C. Lions, the Winnipeg Blue Bombers and the Toronto Argonauts, but has since moved on to teaching physical education at Jean Ribault High School in Jacksonville, Fla. Earlier this week, a fight involving multiple people broke out in the school’s gym.Read More


WASOON Conference & Workshop

WASOON Conference & Workshop

From CTV Northern Ontario’s Lydia Chubak: The Weavers and Spinners of Ontario North (WASOON) come together in Timmins. Source link #canadiannews #worldnews #headlinenews and stories from around the world USA Today News Headlines USA News Headlines ABC NEWS Headlines


Search continues for driver who crashed car into Clayton Park home

Search continues for driver who crashed car into Clayton Park home

Halifax Police continue to search for a man who drove a car into a home in Clayton Park Saturday morning. The car smashed into the side wall of the house, causing major structural damage. No one was hurt, but the necessary repairs will be extensive. Neighbours say the owners of the home were on their back deck at the time. “They were just out back enjoying some coffee in the morning, heard a bang, and all of a sudden a car is halfway in their house,” says neighbour Derek Linders.Read 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


Locals fight to preserve part of Linley Valley

Locals fight to preserve part of Linley Valley

Residents trying to preserve wildlife and wetlands in the valley took politicians on a tour of the area today. Source link #canadiannews #worldnews #headlinenews and stories from around the world USA Today News Headlines USA News Headlines ABC NEWS Headlines


Body found along banks of Restigouche River identified as missing man

Lawrence Caissie

CTV Atlantic Published Friday, May 11, 2018 11:15AM ADT Last Updated Friday, May 11, 2018 11:16AM ADT A body found along the banks of New Brunswick’s Restigouche River has been identified as that of a Campbellton man reported missing in January. Police say a person walking along the edge of the river made the discovery near Rimap Park in Campbellton around 5:45 p.m. Tuesday. The body has been identified as 59-year-old Lawrence Caissie, who was last seen leaving the Campbellton Regional Hospital on Jan. 4. He was reported missing toRead More


Renewed optimism as price of oil reaches four year high, fuel prices expected to follow suit

Renewed optimism as price of oil reaches four year high, fuel prices expected to follow suit

As the West Texas Intermediate (WTI) eclipsed the $70 US mark for the first time since late 2014, experts in Alberta say the higher price of oil is great for the economy but will likely translate to higher prices for motorists. “The higher oil price will help our energy producers and our provincial government and our economy so, overall, that’s a positive,” said Todd Hirsch, “On the downside, it probably will translate into a little higher prices at the fuel pump.” “Moving into holiday season, travel season, it will takeRead More