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Ontario’s Epping continues to impress at Brier with 8-4 win over Saskatchewan

Steve Laycock

REGINA – Ontario’s John Epping continued to impress in his first Canadian men’s curling championship appearance, posting his sixth straight win with an 8-4 victory over Steve Laycock’s Saskatchewan rink in Wednesday’s afternoon draw at the Tim Hortons Brier. Epping’s foursome from Toronto’s Leaside Curling Club scored four in the ninth end to improve to 6-1 heading into championship pool play on Friday. Both teams had already advanced to the championship pool and came into the match on impressive runs. Laycock’s Saskatoon rink had won four straight heading into theRead More

Red Deer RCMP look for public assistance to ID suspects in criminal harassment file

Red Deer harassment

Red Deer RCMP are looking for assistance in identifying a man and woman who for the last three years have been anonymously mailing offensive material of a sexual nature to a Red Deer man. The suspects were captured on surveillance cameras mailing the offensive material from a Red Deer grocery store post office on December 8, and RCMP believe they may have mailed similar material to other targets this year, as well. The victim does not recognize either suspect, and isn’t aware of any reason why he has been targeted.Read More

University of Calgary officials say they have no grounds to expel Connor Neurauter

University of Calgary officials say they have no grounds to expel Connor Neurauter

A 21-year-old University of Calgary student who pleaded guilty to sexual interference in British Columbia earlier this month will not be expelled from the school. According to a statement released by Dru Marshall, the University of Calgary’s provost and vice-president, on Thursday afternoon, Connor Neurauter will remain an enrolled student but has been advised not to return to campus for the remainder of the term. “The matter in British Columbia occurred before Mr. Neurauter was a student at the University of Calgary. This is important, because our policies do notRead More

Canada’s Marie-Michele Gagnon out for season after suffering torn ACL

The Canadian Press Published Friday, December 1, 2017 8:29PM EST Last Updated Friday, December 1, 2017 8:36PM EST CALGARY — Canadian skier Marie-Michele Gagnon suffered a torn anterior cruciate ligament to her right knee during a training run and will miss the rest of the season. Alpine Canada announced the injury in a statement Friday — a day after Gagnon also dislocated her left shoulder and had some sutures to her left forearm. “This is really disappointing because I initially didn’t think this injury was as severe as it is,”Read More

‘He saw two coyotes running away’: Family issues warning after pet dog killed

A Winnipeg family is warning pet owners about coyotes. Kathy Mathae says two coyotes attacked and killed her Spanish mix dog Spencer. It happened Tuesday morning in Transcona near Peguis Street and Almey Avenue. Mathae said she let Spencer outside in the yard to do his business as usual. But this time, she didn’t hook him up to his rope. The backyard is not fenced. When Mathae called out for Spencer, he didn’t come back, so she had her husband take a look. “He saw two coyotes running away soRead More

Canadian Transportation Agency to deliver ruling on July Air Transat delays Thursday

We’ll learn Thursday what the Canadian Transportation Agency has to say about flight delays at the Ottawa Airport this past summer. Two Montreal-bound Air Transat flights from Europe were diverted to Ottawa because of bad weather on July 31st and sat for up to six hours on the tarmac. Passengers were not allowed to leave the planes and complained of a lack of air conditioning and water. One called 9-1-1. Both the Ottawa Airport and Air Transat have blamed each other for the delays and the passengers’ discomfort. The airlineRead More

Early morning fire causing traffic delays

An early morning fire on Flora Avenue is causing traffic delays. An official said a blaze in the 600 block of Flora Avenue has backed up traffic in the area, including Selkirk Avenue near McKenzie. The fire started shortly before 3 a.m. It is now under control but traffic is still congested in the area. No word yet on the cause. Crews remain on scene. Source link #canadiannews #worldnews #headlinenews and stories from around the world USA Today News Headlines USA News Headlines ABC NEWS Headlines

Homeowner hit with bear spray during break and enter at rural residence east of Calgary

RCMP are working to track down three suspects who assaulted a homeowner with bear spray at a residence north of Conrich earlier this month. Police were called to a home east of Calgary on November 17 at about 4:45 p.m. and say the homeowner was in an outbuilding when he saw a suspicious vehicle parked in the driveway. He approached the vehicle and was speaking with a woman in the car when two males came out of the residence and assaulted him with bear spray. The offenders fled the sceneRead More

CTV News at Six Northern Ontario for Sun., Nov 26

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Jets fan raising funds for Winnipeg charity in Ben Chiarot’s name

A local Winnipeg Jets fan is getting into the spirit of the season. Kyle Klatt has started a GoFundMe page after an incident in the Winnipeg Jets-Anaheim Ducks game Friday afternoon. Jets’ defenceman Ben Chiarot was fined by the NHL for hitting Ducks’ forward Corey Perry in the jaw with the butt end of his stick. Chiarot was fined $3,763.44 by the league. Klatt is hoping to raise the same amount of money as the fine, with all the proceeds going toward the Christmas Cheer Board, a Winnipeg charity thatRead More