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Ontario NDP leader wouldn’t introduce corner store sale of beer and wine

Andrea Horwath

The current system of restricted retail beer and wine sales in Ontario works well and is socially responsible, New Democrat Leader Andrea Horwath said Saturday. Campaigning in Thunder Bay, Ont., Horwath said there’s no need to allow convenience stores to carry the products — a perennially favoured if never-implemented idea that once helped propel the Liberals to office in the mid-1980s. “I’m going to be straight up about it: I don’t think we need to have beer and wine in the corner stores,” Horwath said. “I don’t think this isRead More

Big Machines Take Over Capreol

Big Machines Take Over Capreol

The Greater Sudbury community of Capreol – known as a railway town – plays host to a different breed of large machinery. Source link #canadiannews #worldnews #headlinenews and stories from around the world USA Today News Headlines USA News Headlines ABC NEWS Headlines

Doug Ford would allow beer, wine and cider to be sold in Ontario corner stores


TORONTO — Doug Ford says if elected premier he would allow beer, wine, cider and coolers to be sold in corner stores. In the announcement, which he made a day before a long weekend, the Progressive Conservative leader says Ontario is mature enough for this change. The Liberal government expanded alcohol sales in recent years, with more than 200 grocery stores authorized to sell beer and cider, and another 70 allowed to sell wine. Under their plan, up to 450 grocery stores will sell beer and cider, including 300 alsoRead More

Painting newly attributed to Rembrandt on display in Amsterdam


AMSTERDAM — A painting newly attributed to Dutch Golden Age master Rembrandt van Rijn went on display Wednesday in an Amsterdam museum. The Hermitage Amsterdam museum called it the first unknown Rembrandt to surface in 44 years. The unsigned, undated 17th-century portrait of a young man resplendent in a black cape and white lace ruff, at the time attributed to an unknown member of Rembrandt’s circle, caught the eye of Amsterdam art dealer Jan Six when an auction catalogue plopped onto his gallery’s doormat in 2016. “It’s that sort ofRead More

Woman hit by truck in South End dies in hospital

Pedestrian struck by vehicle

Ottawa Police say the 63-year-old woman hit by a truck yesterday afternoon in the South End has died. The collision happened at the intersection of Cedar Creek Drive and Findlay Creek Drive at 1:20 p.m. The woman suffered serious injuries to her legs, pelvis and chest and was transferred to hospital, where she later succumbed to her injuries. Police sent out a reminder to the public today to make safety the priority, after they responded to five collisions with injuries yesterday afternoon alone. Source link #canadiannews #worldnews #headlinenews and storiesRead More

100 residents attend community meeting on gun violence

Ottawa Police

An Ottawa Councillor is urging residents to be the “eyes and ears” that help Ottawa Police deal with gun violence in the community. Diane Deans made the comment during a community meeting with Police Chief Charles Bordeleau and 100 residents in Ottawa’s south-end. Councillors Deans, Riley Brockington and Jean Cloutier organized the meeting after several shootings rattled residents in the Heron Gate/Ledbury area in April. On Tuesday, April 17, shots were fired in the area of Cedarwood Drive and Walkley Road. Shell casings were found, but no one was hurt.Read More

Getting to know the candidates in Barrie-Innisfil

Getting to know the candidates in Barrie-Innisfil

Adam Ward and Beatrice Vaisman, CTV Barrie Published Friday, May 11, 2018 7:10PM EDT While a lot of political attention has been on the riding of Barrie-Springwater-Oro-Medonte, the city has a second riding that the ruling Liberals arguably have more to lose in. Liberal incumbent Ann Hoggarth has represented the people of Barrie since 2014 when she snuck in a victory in what had been a conservative stronghold in recent years. With the city now split into two separate ridings, Hoggarth has chosen Barrie-Innisfil as the spot she wants toRead More

Woman found dead at roadside IDed; death considered suspicious

OPP cruisers in Vanastra, Ont.

A woman found dead at the side of a road in Huron County had been reported missing a few hours earlier, police say. The woman’s body was found Wednesday morning on Front Road near Vanastra, south of Clinton. She was identified Thursday as Laura Wigelsworth, a 27-year-old Vanastra resident. Huron County OPP say she had been reported missing Wednesday night, after failing to return home from an evening walk. Wigelsworth’s death is being treated as suspicious. Police hoped a post-mortem examination, which was expected to take place Friday, would helpRead More

Man, 92, dies after logging truck collides with pickup truck on N.S. highway

Highway 354 crash

CTV Atlantic Published Thursday, May 10, 2018 1:38PM ADT Last Updated Thursday, May 10, 2018 1:39PM ADT A 92-year-old man has died after a logging truck collided with a pickup truck on Nova Scotia’s Highway 354. Police say the crash happened at the intersection of the highway and Findley Road in the community of North Noel Road, N.S. around 10:15 a.m. Thursday. The driver, and sole occupant, of the pickup truck died at the scene. Police say the man was from Kennetcook, N.S. The driver of the logging truck wasRead More

Cab driver's finger bitten off in weekend assault

Cab driver's finger bitten off in weekend assault

There’s no question cabbies have to put up with a lot, but what Comox Valley driver Bruce Morgan went through is a new low. Source link #canadiannews #worldnews #headlinenews and stories from around the world USA Today News Headlines USA News Headlines ABC NEWS Headlines