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Crews battle house fire in northeast Calgary

Coral Springs fire

Fire crews were called to the scene of a second house fire in less than 12 hours in Calgary, this time in the northeast community of Coral Springs. Authorities say the fire started just after 5:30 p.m. and a number of neighbouring homes have been evacuated. EMS are also at the scene but there is no information on if anyone was hurt. More details to come. Source link #canadiannews #worldnews #headlinenews and stories from around the world USA Today News Headlines USA News Headlines ABC NEWS Headlines

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

Winnipeg Commodity Exchange’s last trading function moving to New York

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The American company that bought the Winnipeg Commodity Exchange in 2007 says it is shutting down its last commodity trading function. Atlanta-based Intercontinental Exchange Inc. (ICE) says it will move trading of canola contracts from Winnipeg to New York by July 29. The change will effectively end trading at the WCE, which has been operating in the city since 1887. ICE says the move to New York, which requires regulatory approvals, will provide customers with deeper liquidity, reduced administrative costs and a more diversified risk management pool while retaining theRead More

Search continues for driver who crashed car into Clayton Park home

Search continues for driver who crashed car into Clayton Park home

Halifax Police continue to search for a man who drove a car into a home in Clayton Park Saturday morning. The car smashed into the side wall of the house, causing major structural damage. No one was hurt, but the necessary repairs will be extensive. Neighbours say the owners of the home were on their back deck at the time. “They were just out back enjoying some coffee in the morning, heard a bang, and all of a sudden a car is halfway in their house,” says neighbour Derek Linders.Read More

‘Really brown and tough growing’: Drought stressing southern Manitoba communities

'Really brown and tough growing': Drought stressing southern Manitoba communities

Bone dry conditions, parched earth and limited water supply is causing stress for communities across southern Manitoba. Government of Canada agriculture officials say a drought like the one Manitoba is experiencing happens about once in every 10 to 20 years. Take a stroll on Old Drover’s Run Golf Course in Niverville, and the signs of a drought are easy to find. Cracks in the earth reveal how parched parts of the province have become. “It’s really brown and tough growing season,” said head professional Brendan Baldwin. He said the dryRead More

Police identify type of vehicle involved in deadly hit-and-run

The OPP has released more information about the vehicle involved in a deadly hit-and-run in Springwater Township. Police say the vehicle that struck and killed a 28-year-old Springwater Township man on Saturday is a 2011 to 2013 Toyota Corolla. The vehicle is believed to have damage to the front end and passenger side. The damage includes a broken headlight. The OPP says the victim was crossing County Road 53 near Carson Road, just before 6 a.m. According to police, the driver fled the scene. The vehicle was last seen headedRead More

Lightning strike sparks house fire

willow wood erbsville lightning fire

CTV Kitchener Published Sunday, May 6, 2018 5:12PM EDT Last Updated Sunday, May 6, 2018 5:32PM EDT Firefighters say a lightning strike is responsible for a Waterloo house fire. Crews were called to Willow Wood Drive, at Erbsville Road, around 4:21 p.m. Sunday. It happened shortly after a burst of heavy rain and thunder. Flames and smoke were seen shortly after the strike, but were quickly extinguished. Source link #canadiannews #worldnews #headlinenews and stories from around the world USA Today News Headlines USA News Headlines ABC NEWS Headlines

EPA finds nothing toxic at Wisconsin Husky Energy refinery explosion site

Husky Energy

SUPERIOR, Wis. – The Environmental Protection Agency says it has finished monitoring the air at the site of a recent oil refinery explosion in northwestern Wisconsin and found no elevated levels of anything toxic. The blast at the Husky Energy refinery in Superior last Thursday injured at least 13 people, caused a widespread evacuation and sent billowing plumes of black smoke into the air. WCCO-TV reports EPA officials say the agency will continue to provide oversight for additional monitoring done by a third-party company, GHD. Local authorities continue to workRead More

Raptors advance in NBA playoffs with six-game series win over Wizards

Toronto Raptors forward Pascal Siakam

WASHINGTON – The Toronto Raptors have advanced to the Eastern Conference semifinals for the third consecutive season. Kyle Lowry scored 24 points and the Raptors beat Washington 102-92 on Friday, winning the opening-round playoff series four games to two. DeMar DeRozan added 16 points for Toronto, while Jonas Valanciunas finished with 14 points and 12 rebounds, and Pascal Siakam scored 11 off the bench. Bradley Beal had 32 points to top the Wizards, while John Wall added 23. The home team had won each of the first five games ofRead More

Police release names of Evanston homicide victims

Police investigate double homicide

The names of the victims of a double homicide in the northwest community of Evanston have been released.Autopsies have been completed and have confirmed the identities as 25-year-old Joshua Brendan Bamfo and 23-year-old Mahad Abdirahman Ainanshe of Calgary.A person of interest taken into police custody on Sunday, April 22 has since been released without charges.The investigation into the double homicide continues.Police responded to the 0 to 100 block of Evanscrest Manor Northwest on Friday, April 20 around 3:10 p.m. for reports of gunshots.Officers found two people dead in a vehicle.AnyoneRead More