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Amber Alert: Girl in Matane found safe and healthy

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A seven-year old girl in Matane has been found safe and sound after going missing on Saturday morning.  Police had issued an Amber Alert saying that a 26-year old man had taken her in his car. She was found a half hour later at the home of her family. The suspect was stopped and taken in for questioning.  When police stopped his vehicle, they found a 19-year old woman who had also been taken by the man. The woman and girl had been walking on a street in Matane whenRead More


Midtown Plaza plans $80M renovation for Sears space, requests tax abatement

A rendering from the City of Saskatoon website shows proposed plans for the former Sears space at Midtown Plaza. (supplied)

CTV Saskatoon Published Wednesday, June 13, 2018 7:40PM CST Last Updated Wednesday, June 13, 2018 7:45PM CST Managers at Midtown Plaza in Saskatoon’s downtown are hoping a tax abatement will help the mall cover the costs of a more than $80-million renovation plan for the former Sears space. The mall’s request for the tax abatement passed through a city committee Wednesday and now only needs to be approved by city council. “This isn’t about, you know, an ask to have taxes reduced. The plaza will still be paying millions ofRead More


Police say Ont. restaurant bombing 'complex case'

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Garage fire breaks out in Waterloo

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A garage in Waterloo was heavily damaged by fire Friday morning. A report of a garage fire brought emergency crews to a home on Oak Park Drive, near University Avenue East and Millennium Boulevard, around 11 a.m. Firefighters were able to stop the flames from causing significant damage beyond the garage. Nobody was inside the garage or the attached home when the fire began. 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 NEWSRead More


C2 in Montreal: Chelsea Manning reminds citizens that they have power

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The Canadian Press Published Thursday, May 24, 2018 4:36PM EDT Last Updated Thursday, May 24, 2018 4:37PM EDT Whistleblower Chelsea Manning says the average citizen has power and needs to use it. The internationally recognized transgender activist told the annual C2 Montreal business conference today that people have the political power to change things. Manning, 30, is a former Army intelligence analyst who served seven years in a U.S. prison for leaking government documents to Wikileaks until then-President Barack Obama commuted the sentence in 2017. Known as Bradley Manning atRead More


Spring snow storm closes schools along the northeast coast of Newfoundland

Snow falls in St. John's, N.L.

ST. JOHN’S, N.L. — A spring storm that has buried cars in snow and closed a slew of schools in Newfoundland has prompted dismay — and disbelief — from residents along the northeast coast of the island. Photos posted on social media show a barbecue entombed in snow and drifts that reached halfway up a front door. “Meanwhile in Gander…my daughter is waxing her skis. Why? Why? Why?” wrote a Twitter user with the name David Newell. Dozens of schools in the Newfoundland and Labrador English School District are closedRead More


Calgary man frustrated by delay in getting lost citizenship card replaced

Calgary man frustrated by delay in getting lost citizenship card replaced

A Calgary man who lost his Canadian citizenship card more than two years ago says he’s still waiting for a replacement and has been stuck in limbo ever since. Verol Morgan, who came to Canada with his parents when he was three years old and became a citizen in 1978, lost his wallet in 2015. His citizenship card was in the wallet, and he applied for a replacement card. In December, 2015, he got a letter from the federal government saying that his application had been delayed.  Morgan said heRead More


Community members on evacuation standby as RM of Grahamdale issues state of emergency

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Published Monday, May 21, 2018 11:58PM CST Last Updated Tuesday, May 22, 2018 12:06AM CST Some living in the rural municipality of Grahamdale are on evacuation standby, after a wildfire prompted a local state of emergency. The fire is burning roughly 2 hours north of Winnipeg near Ashern, Man. on the east side of Hwy. 6.  As of Monday night, people living between Mulvihill and Ashern were being told to prepare to evacuate.  Officials with the RM delivered notices door-to-door and updates were being posted to the municipality’s website andRead More


Final inspections of international trade centre underway

Final inspections of international trade centre underway

Saskatchewan’s first international trade centre is ready to open in Regina. Final inspections are underway as Brightenview prepares to open the long awaited Global Trade and Exhibition Centre in the province. The massive wholesale mall will match Chinese manufacturers with North American buyers. “All business condo units have reached substantial completion, ready for occupancy of business owners,” Brightenview CEO Joe Zhou said. The facility was to have been built outside Dundurn but developers felt the Global Transportation Hub was a better location. Eight years ago, the massive trade and exhibitionRead More


Board members at Hydro One give themselves $25,000 pay hike

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Hydro One’s board of directors approved to a $25,000 pay hike for their own jobs in 2018 and a $70,000 raise for the chair of the board. The utility company’s Annual General Meeting will be held today in Toronto and in a Management Information Circular released ahead of the meeting, the document reveals that the part-time board voted in favour of bumping up their salaries from $160,000 per year to $185,000 per year, effective at the start of this year. They receive half of the money in cash and theRead More