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CTV Ottawa wins Best TV Newscast Award

CTV News Ottawa

CTV Ottawa Published Saturday, April 21, 2018 6:22PM EDT Last Updated Saturday, April 21, 2018 9:58PM EDT CTV Ottawa was recognized at the Radio-Television Digital News Association of Canada awards Saturday taking home two of the top prizes. The station was awarded the “Bert Cannings” Award for Best TV Newscast in a large market for the “Live in the floodzone” coverage last spring. In addition, Joel Haslam’s piece on the untold story of Oscar Peterson’s World Famous “Canadiana Suite” won the Hugh Haugland Award for excellence in video. Haslam sharesRead More


‘Smallville’ actress pleads not guilty in sex trafficking ‘guru to stars’ case

Actress Allison Mack

Colleen Long And Deepti Hajela, The Associated Press Published Friday, April 20, 2018 8:06PM EDT NEW YORK — A television actress best known for playing a young Superman’s close friend pleaded not guilty Friday to sex trafficking after federal prosecutors said she worked as a slave “master” recruiting unsuspecting women to a cult-like group led by a man who sold himself as a self-improvement guru to the stars. Allison Mack was accused in an indictment unsealed by the federal court in Brooklyn. She entered her plea and was remanded toRead More


Phillip Levac arrested, charged with sex offences

Phillip Levac

A high risk sexual offender has been arrested in Regina. Phillip Levac was arrested on Wednesday afternoon. Police say he was seen in the company of an underage girl, according to police, this is a breach of his release conditions. Levac has been charged with two counts of sexual assault, two counts of sexual interference and four counts of breach of recognizance. On Nov. 10, 2017 Regina police issued an advisory to the public that Levac was moving into the North Central neighbourhood. The advisory was issued because Levac isRead More


Parents of children with autism consider legal action against QC government.

Parents of children with autism consider legal action against QC government.

CTV Montreal Published Sunday, April 15, 2018 6:19PM EDT Last Updated Sunday, April 15, 2018 8:39PM EDT For years, the complaint has been that there’s not enough money or resources for children with autism. Now their parents are considering filing lawsuits against numerous government bodies, citing “systemic discrimination.” Claudia Taboada can’t help but get emotional when she thinks about the impact autism has had on her life – her son, a teen, has a neurodevelopmental disorder. In order to care for him, Taboada quit her job in 2003 to takeRead More


Federal support for military families

Federal support for military families

From CTV Northern Ontario’s Joey Slattery: The Military Family Resource Centre at 22-Wing CFB North Bay receives funding for services. Source link #canadiannews #worldnews #headlinenews and stories from around the world USA Today News Headlines USA News Headlines ABC NEWS Headlines


Island fighter pilot to rep Canada in CF-18 demo

Island fighter pilot to rep Canada in CF-18 demo

A fighter pilot has been chosen to fly at this year’s CF-18 demonstration, where he’ll perform maneuvers at airshows across the continent. Source link #canadiannews #worldnews #headlinenews and stories from around the world USA Today News Headlines USA News Headlines ABC NEWS Headlines


This $4M home is the first in Calgary to be sold at auction

This $4M home is the first in Calgary to be sold at auction

A detached family home in Calgary, that has sat on the market for more than two years, will be the first in the city to be put up for auction. The 4,600 square-foot home in the Collingwood neighbourhood, a 15-minute drive from the downtown core, is listed at $3.88 million. Mark Evernden with Engel & Völkers Real Estate hopes bespoke features like a Guinness-themed bar, gourmet kitchen, climate-controlled wine cellar, and mountain views will attract international bids. “The house is set up for entertaining with the openness of it,” heRead More


Tom Patterson Theatre rebuild project gets $10M donation

The Stratford Festival’s plan to rebuild the Tom Patterson Theatre has taken a big step toward reality – even though it technically hasn’t been approved. A $10-million gift to the project from philanthropist Ophelia Lazaridis was announced on Monday. That donation brings the total raised to date to $70 million. The federal and provincial governments have committed $20 million apiece to the project, while festival board chair Dan Bernstein and his wife Claire Foerster have pledged $10 million. Another $10 million has been raised through smaller pledges. Festival organizers sayRead More


Syrian soap maker opens new store in southeast Calgary

Syrian soap maker opens new store in southeast Calgary

A man who fled the warfare in Syria two years ago is thanking Canadians for the support they gave him and other refugees so they could rebuild their lives. Abdul Fatah Saboni came to Canada as a government-sponsored refugee about two years ago. His family has a long history of making soap and Saboni says he had a successful business in Aleppo but had to abandon it when the war broke out. When he arrived in Calgary, he worked on learning English as he continued his trade from his home.Read More


Decision made on where to put new downtown convention centre

Decision made on where to put new downtown convention centre

From CTV Northern Ontario’s Lyndsay Moggy: Sudbury council opts to use city-owned land for new convention and performing arts centre building. Source link #canadiannews #worldnews #headlinenews and stories from around the world USA Today News Headlines USA News Headlines ABC NEWS Headlines