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Saskatoon’s first cannabis ticket issued

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A woman found herself the recipient of Saskatoon’s first cannabis ticket after police discovered her consuming cannabis in a vehicle. In a Saturday tweet, the Saskatoon Police Service said the woman had been a passenger in the vehicle. She “was issued a $360 ticket under the Cannabis Control (SK) Act,” the tweet read. “Some people must not have believed us when we said that wasn’t legal,” it went on to say. 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″] USARead More


Special Weather Statement issued as strong winds expected

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Strong southwesterly winds are expected in Windsor and surrounding areas today as a cold front moves into the region. Environment Canada has issued a special weather statement stating gusts up to 80 km/h are expected to develop this afternoon and evening. Higher gusts are possible if they are accompanied by thunderstorms. The winds are then expected to flip around once the cold front moves in and 60 to 70 km/h northwest winds are likely. Damage to buildings, such as to roof shingles and windows, may occur. Loose objects may beRead More


Boil water advisory issued for Saint-Bruno and Saint-Hubert

Boil water advisory in parts of Longueuil

Officials in Longueuil issued a boil water advisory for the borough of Saint-Hubert and the neighbouring municipality of Saint-Bruno-de-Montarville. Lab tests performed on a sample from the aqueduct system revealed the presence of the E coli bacteria in the water.  Residents should boil their water for at least a minute before using it. Authorities are cautioning about the dangers of using unboiled water for the preparation of beverages and food, washing fruits and vegetables, making ice, and brushing teeth. However, unboiled tap water can be used to wash dishes –Read More


Amber Alert issued for 6-year-old Sask. girl with epilepsy, autism

Amber Alert issued for 6-year-old Sask. girl with epilepsy, autism

CTV Saskatoon Published Sunday, September 16, 2018 7:38PM CST Last Updated Monday, September 17, 2018 4:52AM CST An Amber Alert has been issued for a 6-year-old girl with urgent medical needs who was abducted from North Battleford, Sask. RCMP says Emma O’Keeffe was in her car seat in a dark grey 2010 Mercedes Benz GL350 Bluetec SUV with Saskatchewan plate 897 HMX when it was stolen from outside a strip mall at 11204 Railway Avenue in North Battleford around 5 p.m. on Sunday. Emma is described as 3’6” tall, weighingRead More


Hundreds of tickets issued in back to school enforcement blitz

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As many students were heading back to class, police were sending a message to drivers: slow down in school zones. Police say a total of 349 charges were laid against drivers in a back to school enforcement initiative on Tuesday. 230 tickets were issued for speeding while 59 were for drivers using their cell phones according to a tweet from the Saskatoon Police Traffic Unit. Police also tweeted a photo of a radar gun capturing one driver travelling 91 km/h in a school zone. The driver was given a $921Read More


Canada wide warrant issued for man possibly traveling to Winnipeg

Ronald Countryman

CTV Winnipeg Published Monday, September 3, 2018 12:03PM CST Last Updated Monday, September 3, 2018 12:04PM CST The Ontario Provincial Police and Repeat Offender Parole Enforcement (ROPE) Squad are asking for public’s help to find a federal offender for breaching his parole. A Canada-wide warrant has been issued for 57-year-old Ronald Countryman. Countryman is in the midst of serving a ten-year, two month sentence for driving a vehicle while disqualified, impaired driving and possession of stolen property. He’s previously served five federal sentences. Police said was last seen in theRead More


Heat alert issued for Southwestern Ontario

Heat alert in Windsor

Environment Canada has issued a heat alert on the unofficial last weekend of summer for Southwestern Ontario. It includes London-Middlesex, Elgin, Oxford, Lambton, Windsor-Essex and Chatham-Kent. Daytime temperatures of 31 degrees are forecast for Sunday through to Wednesday. Lows at night will remain above 21 degrees. A cold front is expected to arrive on Thursday. Residents are urged to stay cool and hydrated and keep an eye on those susceptible to extreme temperatures such as the very young and the elderly. Source link #canadiannews #worldnews #headlinenews and stories from aroundRead More