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‘Smallville’ actress pleads not guilty in sex trafficking ‘guru to stars’ case

Actress Allison Mack

Colleen Long And Deepti Hajela, The Associated Press Published Friday, April 20, 2018 8:06PM EDT NEW YORK — A television actress best known for playing a young Superman’s close friend pleaded not guilty Friday to sex trafficking after federal prosecutors said she worked as a slave “master” recruiting unsuspecting women to a cult-like group led by a man who sold himself as a self-improvement guru to the stars. Allison Mack was accused in an indictment unsealed by the federal court in Brooklyn. She entered her plea and was remanded toRead More


‘Your brain kind of shuts down’: N.B. runner recalls 6-day race through the Sahara

'Your brain kind of shuts down': N.B. runner recalls 6-day race through the Sahara

In his six-day run across the Sahara Desert, Mathieu McCaie hit one of the worst snags on Day Two: blisters all over his feet. The New Brunswick man, who outfitted his basement with heaters and a humidifier to train for the gruelling ultramarathon, still had another 200 kilometres to go. In an interview with CTV News Channel on Thursday, McCaie recalled how he pushed through the pain. “Your brain kind of shuts down after a while and your body just keeps on going for quite some time after your brainRead More


TSB investigating after plane strikes parked aircraft

Plane hits other aircraft at Winnipeg airport

Published Sunday, April 15, 2018 6:51PM CST Last Updated Sunday, April 15, 2018 7:15PM CST Officials from the Transportation Safety Board are investigating after a plane struck another aircraft on the ground at Winnipeg Richardson International Airport. According to the TSB, the collision involved two private jet aircraft and no injuries were reported.  Tyler MacAfee with the Winnipeg Airport Authority told CTV News that firefighters and first responders at the airport received the call around 3:30 p.m. Sunday.  MacAfee went on to say that crews also coordinated the clean upRead More


CTV News at Six for April 14: Pipeline politics

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Search and rescue technician died after parachute became tangled mid-air: RCAF

Search and rescue technician died after parachute became tangled mid-air: RCAF

The Royal Canadian Air Force has released their final report into the death of a search and rescue technician during a training exercise near Yorkton. Master Cpl. Alfred Barr was killed on March 8, 2017 as he performed a parachute jump from a CC130H Hercules plane. The report indicates that Barr’s parachute became tangled. As he struggled to untwist it, he failed to deploy his backup parachute. He was killed as he hit the ground. The RCAF says there was no evidence that the chute had been improperly packed orRead More


Pickup truck veers off road, crashes through concrete barrier, burns

truck crash

CTV Saskatoon Published Sunday, April 8, 2018 1:10PM CST Last Updated Sunday, April 8, 2018 1:55PM CST The Saskatoon Fire Department and Saskatoon police responded to a vehicle that crashed and caught on fire early Sunday morning. Around 3 a.m., crews responded to a reported vehicle on fire. The pickup truck had crashed through a concrete barrier at the Preston Avenue and Circle Drive South overpass and ignited. When firefighters arrived, they were informed the driver was removed from the truck. Crews were able to control the fire. They confirmedRead More


Edmonton pub ditching straws to reduce plastic waste

straws

Sherlock Holmes Pub in the city is joining a worldwide campaign to reduce plastic waste.  Two weeks ago the establishment stopped serving straws in drinks at all five locations in Edmonton in hopes of keeping hundreds of thousands of plastic straws from reaching the landfill. After a scuba diving experience in the Dominican earlier this year, Jordan Beatty the General Manager of Sherlock Holmes Pub downtown said it really opened his eyes to the problem with plastic waste. “You got down about 3 metres and the floor was just litteredRead More


Bishop’s University student dies in accident in Dominican Republic

Bishop's University

A Bishop’s University student is dead following an accident while on vacation in the Dominican Republic. According to Principal Michael Goldbloom, student Ben Houtman was involved in an accident while visiting the country on Saturday morning. Houtman was one of 30 students who had travelled to the Dominican for spring break. The school’s dean of students has travelled to the Dominican to offer support to the other students, according to Goldbloom. In a school statement, Goldbloom described Houtman as a student at Bishop’s Williams School of Business and a VancouverRead More


WFPS vehicle involved in crash; 2 sent to hospital

WFPS crash

A Winnipeg Fire Paramedic Service vehicle was involved in a crash Sunday afternoon, sending two people to hospital. A city spokesperson said the collision happened around 2 p.m. at the intersection at Lagimodiere Boulevard and Regent Avenue when the WFPS vehicle was responding to an alarm with lights and sirens. Four vehicles were involved in the crash, the spokesperson said. Two occupants of the WFPS vehicle were taken to hospital in stable condition. Traffic was impacted in the area and the city said motorists should find alternate routes. Source linkRead More


Tessa Virtue and Scott Moir named Olympic flag-bearers

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