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Author, bank robber Stephen Reid dead at 68

Author, bank robber Stephen Reid dead at 68

CTV’s Chandler Grieve takes a look back at Stephen Reid’s complicated and polarizing legacy following news of his passing at age 68. 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″]


Judge faces quandary in sex assault case after teenage complainant quits showing up

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A sexual assault complainant who testified against her alleged attacker — but then simply refused to finish cross-examination — has presented a rare quandary for the justice system. The matter in Newfoundland and Labrador Supreme Court underscores the tenuous balance between the right to cross-examine a witness — a cornerstone of the adversarial court process — with the importance of minimizing the potentially traumatic impact the legal system can have on alleged victims. At issue is a he-said, she-said case: A 19-year-old woman said she had been sexually assaulted byRead More


Walkers, exercisers raise over $1M for cancer support and treatment

CancerCare Foundation Walk

Hundreds of Winnipeggers took to the streets Saturday for the 11th annual Challenge for Life held by the CancerCare Manitoba Foundation. The 820 participants raised $1,082,512 while either walking 20 kilomteres or working out for 200 minutes.  To date, the event has raised more than $11-million with the funds staying in Manitoba to support prevention, early detection, treatment, research and patient support at CancerCare Manitoba.  “The funds raised at today’s Challenge for Life are critical to improving outcomes for the people we all know and love who are living withRead More


Police say Ont. restaurant bombing 'complex case'

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‘People are coming to expect this’: Two more leaks found at Victoria General Hospital

Victoria General Hospital

A health advocate says Nova Scotians should be demanding more from Halifax’s main hospital after two more leaks were found over the past two weeks. One leak was discovered at the Victoria General Hospital on May 8and another on May 17 – both in the same area of the hospital’s Centennial Building. It’s just another issue at the site, which has been plagued by bedbugs, foul water and floods in recent years. “People are coming to expect this, that this is just another day at the Victoria General Hospital,” saysRead More


Family says rental company won’t renew their lease because of their crying child

Family says rental company won’t renew their lease because of their crying child

A man says he and his family are being treated unfairly by the company that manages the home they rent in northeast Calgary after they were told they could not renew their lease because of noise complaints. Mukesh Khanal, his wife and his young daughter moved into their home in Martindale back in July 2017 and felt that it was a perfect place for them to be and expected that they could stay a few years. However, he says that the company has issued them a notice that they willRead More


Ottawa woman dies surfing in B.C. before daughter’s wedding

Ottawa woman dies surfing in B.C. before daughter's wedding

Catherine Lathem, CTV Ottawa Published Tuesday, May 22, 2018 6:04PM EDT Last Updated Tuesday, May 22, 2018 7:09PM EDT The beauty of the Pacific Ocean off Vancouver Island’s west-coast is a surfer’s paradise, on Sunday morning though that beauty quickly turned to tragedy. Ottawa woman Ann Wittenberg, 52, was trying out surfing with her daughter Rachel, when Wittenberg was pulled under by the current. The tragedy happening just hours before her older daughter, Victoria Emon’s wedding was scheduled to take place nearby. Several surfers worked to save the woman afterRead More


Motorcyclist in critical condition after crash on Highway 400

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A man in his 50s is in critical condition after a motorcycle crash on Highway 400. The OPP’s Southern Georgian Bay Detachment and Simcoe County Paramedics responded to the single-vehicle crash in the southbound lanes of the highway, between Highway 12 and Vasey Road, around 3:15 p.m. on Monday. Investigators say the motorcyclist veered off the road and into the centre median. He was treated at the scene, before being transported to a hospital in Midland. A spokesperson for Ornge Air Ambulance confirms the man was then airlifted to aRead More


Man sent to hospital after drive-by shooting in Lawrence Heights

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Katherine DeClerq, CTV News Toronto Published Friday, May 18, 2018 5:50PM EDT Last Updated Friday, May 18, 2018 6:19PM EDT A man has been taken to the hospital with serious injuries after a drive-by shooting in Lawrence Heights, on Friday afternoon. Police responded to reports of a shooting near Flemington and Allen roads around 4:20 p.m.. They found a male in his late teens or early 20s suffering from gunshot wounds. He was taken to hospital with serious injuries. Police say the incident was a drive-by shooting and witnesses sawRead More


5 things to know on Monday, May 14, 2018 on CTVNews.ca: Missing woman, B.C. flooding, kidney donation

A former CFL star is being praised for his intervention in a potentially dangerous situation at a Florida highschool. Plus, residents of B.C.’s southern interior are bracing for more flooding. 1. CFLer intervenes: 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. 2. B.C. braces for flooding: Residents in B.C.’s southern interior are bracing for more flooding, with officials saying rising temperatures will accelerate the melting of highRead More