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Michael Buble tour to hit Canada, starting in Vancouver

Michael Buble

TORONTO — Jazz crooner Michael Buble has announced new tour dates that will hit several Canadian cities next year. The North American leg of his tour will kick off in Tampa, Fla., on Feb. 13 and go through parts of the U.S. before landing in his hometown of Vancouver on April 12. It will then hit Edmonton on April 15 and wind through several cities on this side of the border. Tickets go on sale to the general public on Nov. 19. The four-time Grammy Award winner will release hisRead More


After deadly Gaza protests, rockets hit southern Israel

Protests in Gaza Strip

GAZA, Palestinian Territory — Israeli aircraft struck several militant sites across the Gaza Strip early Saturday shortly after militants fired rockets into southern Israel, the Israeli military said. Israel’s chief of staff Lt. Gen. Gadi Eisenkot conducted situational assessment while the airstrikes and barrages of rockets continued, the army added without elaborating. The cross-border violence came hours after Israeli forces shot and killed four Palestinians protesting along the perimeter fence dividing the Hamas-ruled Gaza and Israel. In a rare statement implicitly claiming responsibility for the rocket fire, the smaller IslamicRead More


Police release more surveillance video in shooting that nearly hit eight-year-old boy

Police release more surveillance video in shooting that nearly hit eight-year-old boy

Chris Fox, CTV News Toronto Published Thursday, October 25, 2018 4:30PM EDT Last Updated Thursday, October 25, 2018 4:50PM EDT Police have released a more detailed description of a vehicle that was used in a brazen weekend shooting which came perilously close to wounding or killing an eight year-old boy. The shooting took place at around 9:30 p.m. Saturday on Jamestown Crescent, which is near Martin Grove Road and Finch Avenue. Police have said that the boy was crossing the road to buy a popsicle at a Toronto Community HousingRead More


Voting extended as online issues hit Election Day

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Wide-spread issues with the online voting system prompted several municipalities across the region and parts of Ontario to extend their voting hours. Municipalities that will offer voting on Tuesday until 8 p.m. are: Bracebridge Muskoka Lakes Innisfil Gravenhurst Collingwood Georgian Bay Bradford West Gwillimbury Owen Sound Huntsville Penetanguishene Town of Blue Mountains Lake of Bays Oro-Medonte We will have full coverage of the results as they become available. 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_feedRead More


Rotating postal strike could hit Windsor Monday

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CTV Windsor Published Sunday, October 21, 2018 4:13PM EDT Last Updated Sunday, October 21, 2018 4:15PM EDT Windsor is one of the places that would be hit first with rotating strikes by postal workers if no agreement is reached with Canada Post Sunday evening. The Canadian Union of Postal Workers will begin rotating strikes at 12:01 a.m. Monday in Windsor, Victoria and Edmonton and at 1:01 a.m. in Halifax, it says. The strikes will last for 24 hours with locations striking daily. Canada Post says it will continue to operateRead More


Gas prices hit all-time high in Metro Vancouver

Gas prices hit all-time high in Metro Vancouver

Gas prices in Metro Vancouver reached an all-time high Saturday, with numerous gas stations in the region charging 163.9 cents per litre. The previous record, 161.9 cents, was set in April and tied again on Friday. According to the Canadian Automobile Association, the national average for gasoline prices on Saturday was 124.4 cents per litre. The dramatic price spike in Metro Vancouver follows a pipeline explosion near Prince George, B.C. on Oct. 9 that put two natural gas lines operated by Enbridge out of service. According to GasBuddy.com analyst DanRead More


Dunrobin tornado strongest to hit eastern Ontario since 1902

Damage from a tornado is seen in Dunrobin, Ont.

Ted Raymond, Newstalk 580 CFRA Published Friday, October 5, 2018 11:49AM EDT Last Updated Friday, October 5, 2018 12:16PM EDT Environment Canada says the tornado that touched down in Dunrobin on September 21 was historic. According to their September weather review, Environment Canada says the EF3 twister is the most powerful tornado seen in eastern Ontario since 1902 when an F4 tornado struck Chesterville. An F3 tornado hit Rockland in 1903. The weather agency says an exception could be made for a tornado that touched down in Masson-Angers in 1978Read More


Woman who inspired hit song ‘Peggy Sue’ dies in hospital

Peggy Sue

LUBBOCK, Texas — The Texas woman who inspired the 1958 Buddy Holly song “Peggy Sue” has died at a Lubbock hospital. Peggy Sue Gerron Rackham of Lubbock died Monday at University Medical Center. She was 78. UMC spokesman Eric Finley said Tuesday the family gave him permission to confirm the death, but asked that no additional information be released. Peggy Sue Gerron in 2008 released her autobiography “Whatever Happened to Peggy Sue?: A Memoir by Buddy Holly’s Peggy Sue” to mark the 50th anniversary of the song. Gerron at theRead More


Pedestrian hit by truck in Spruce Grove

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A pedestrian is in hospital after being hit by a truck in Spruce Grove Thursday morning. The crash happened in the area of Jennifer Heil Way and Grove Drive. The pedestrian was taken to an Edmonton area hospital. The extent of the person’s injuries is unknown. It’s unclear whether the pedestrian was in the crosswalk. More to come… 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″]


Lumsden Scarecrow Festival hit with a taste of winter weather

Lumsden Scarecrow Festival hit with a taste of winter weather

CTV Regina Published Saturday, September 22, 2018 5:52PM CST Last Updated Saturday, September 22, 2018 6:37PM CST For much of Saskatchewan, the first day of fall was more like the first day of snowfall. But that didn’t stop people from going to Lumsden’s Scarecrow Festival. This festival is the town’s way of winding down the summer season, although this year it felt more like a winter welcome. “I’m pretty sure I’ve never had to have mitts on the first day of fall,” said Lumsden resident Cherie Kowalyshyn. The early snowfallRead More