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Humboldt Broncos and league face off over Humboldt Strong trademark

Humboldt Broncos and league face off over Humboldt Strong trademark

The Humboldt Broncos hockey team is facing off with the Saskatchewan Junior Hockey League over the slogan Humboldt Strong and several others. After the deadly bus crash on April 6 that killed 16 people and injured 13 others, people across the country showed their support using the phrase “Humboldt Strong” and putting hockey sticks out on the porch. The president of SJHL, Bill Chow, said he wanted to protect the hashtags #HumboldtStrong, #SticksonthePorch, and seven others, by applying for trademark. Chow said the league controls all proprietary rights and broadcastRead More


Male motorcyclist seriously hurt after striking tree in Mississauga

Chris Herhalt, CTV News Toronto Published Saturday, May 12, 2018 5:24PM EDT Last Updated Saturday, May 12, 2018 5:26PM EDT A male motorcyclist is in serious condition in hospital after striking a tree in central Mississauga on Saturday evening. Peel Regional Police say they were called to the area of Central Parkway East and Rathburn Road at 4:41 p.m. for a report of a collision. They arrived to find a male, who paramedics described as being in his 30s, suffering from injuries. He was rushed to St. Michael’s Hospital forRead More


Meet Daisy, a dog that brings comfort to the dying

Meet Daisy, a dog that brings comfort to the dying

An Ontario hospice has hired a full-time employee perfectly suited to provide a dose of happiness to those moving through life’s final transition. Daisy, a three-year-old golden Labrador retriever, has been working as a certified service dog at Hospice Simcoe in Barrie, Ont. for about a year. Her job is simple: to be there for those who need her most. “She can reduce anxiety, she can lower blood pressure, just by being there with people. She loves to be touched,” hospice employee Lynda Murta, who is also Daisy’s primary careRead More


Unemployment rate essentially unchanged in April: StatsCan

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Andy Blatchford, The Canadian Press Published Friday, May 11, 2018 8:48AM EDT Last Updated Friday, May 11, 2018 9:14AM EDT   OTTAWA — Wage growth hit its highest level in nearly six years last month as the economy posted a slight net loss of 1,100 jobs and an unemployment rate that held steady at 5.8 per cent. Statistics Canada released a new jobs report Friday that showed average hourly wages in April were 3.6 per cent higher than they were a year earlier. It was the monthly reading’s largest annualRead More


Dozens of homes and cottages at risk of flooding in West Quebec

Dozens of homes and cottages at risk of flooding in West Quebec

CTV Ottawa Published Thursday, May 10, 2018 6:29PM EDT Last Updated Thursday, May 10, 2018 6:35PM EDT Dozens of homes in West Quebec are at risk of flooding as water rises. The flooding is along both the Coulonge River and Ottawa River in the municipalities of Mansfield and Davidson. Denis Paquette says his basement started flooding on Friday morning, and he has been fighting off the water since. He lives along Rue des Rapides along the Coulonge River. Paquette says it’s the second year in a row he has hadRead More


Local artists ‘insulted’ after asked to perform for free by Tourism Saskatoon

Local artists ‘insulted’ after asked to perform for free by Tourism Saskatoon

A call from Tourism Saskatoon is not sitting well with local artists. The organization is asking artists to do “Random Acts of Culture” in honour of the naming of the Joni Mitchell Promenade. The City of Saskatoon has recently announced it will be naming the promenade at River Landing after the Canadian folk singer, who once called Saskatoon home. The unveiling ceremony is set to take place June 10th and Tourism Saskatoon has asked local artists to contribute to the ceremony by offering off their arts, for free. Several artistsRead More


Renfrew fire chief forced out due to age

Renfrew fire chief forced out due to age

CTV Ottawa Published Tuesday, May 8, 2018 6:00PM EDT Last Updated Tuesday, May 8, 2018 6:49PM EDT The fire chief in the town of Renfrew is out of a job — for a reason some find unfair and infuriating. Guy Longtin was a veteran of the job. He had been serving in the role of fire chief since 1992. This week that all came to an end. Longtin has learned he no longer holds the position because at the age of 61 it’s been decided he’s too old for theRead More


The strong shall survive

The strong shall survive

From CTV Northern Ontario’s Lydia Chubak: Men and women battle for prizes and bragging rights at a weekend ‘strongman’ competition. Source link #canadiannews #worldnews #headlinenews and stories from around the world USA Today News Headlines USA News Headlines ABC NEWS Headlines


Montreal mother returning to Peru armed with new clues on missing son

Montreal mother returning to Peru armed with new clues on missing son

CTVNews.ca Staff Published Sunday, May 6, 2018 4:03PM EDT Last Updated Sunday, May 6, 2018 4:52PM EDT Armed with some new information, a Montreal mother will be returning to Peru this week to continue the six-month-long search for her missing son. Jesse Galganov disappeared last September while on a solo backpacking trip in Huarrez, Peru, where he planned to hike the well-known Santa Cruz trail. He was 22 years old at the time. Galganov’s mother, Alisa Clamen, said she can’t reveal all the details about the new findings but saysRead More


RAAM clinics for the Cochrane District

RAAM clinics for the Cochrane District

The North East LHIN announces Rapid Access Addiction Medicine clinics to be opened in the Cochrane District. Lydia Chubak reports. Source link #canadiannews #worldnews #headlinenews and stories from around the world USA Today News Headlines USA News Headlines ABC NEWS Headlines