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Actress who accused Weinstein needs money to finish film

Paz de la Huerta and Harvey Weinstein

NEW YORK — Actress Paz de la Huerta has started a crowdfunding campaign to finish a movie she began making years before she publicly accused Harvey Weinstein of rape. The movie “Valley of Tears” is her take on the Hans Christian Andersen story “The Red Shoes,” about a little girl with a pair of enchanted shoes. The story is tragic; the shoes force the girl to dance until she asks an executioner to cut off her feet. A 1948 film set the story in the world of dance; a ballerinaRead More


Baby Moose Rescued on Wapati River beach

Baby Moose Rescued on Wapati River beach

Kiera Lyons, CTV Edmonton Published Sunday, May 20, 2018 5:28PM MDT Last Updated Sunday, May 20, 2018 5:45PM MDT A baby moose was rescued by Grande Prairie boaters on the Wapati River beach Saturday. Kane Savidan of Grande Prairie said he was where Bear Creek flows into the Wapiti River when his cousin Ryan heard the sound of a moose mewing. A baby moose had become stuck up to his head in mud and was unable to get free. The men were unsure how long he had been stuck, butRead More


‘Arrested Development’ stars stand by co-star Tambor

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LOS ANGELES – The cast of “Arrested Development” made it clear they fully support co-star Jeffrey Tambor as the beleaguered actor made one of his first public appearances at the show’s premiere. Tambor has kept a low profile since he was accused of sexual misconduct by two women who worked on “Transparent,” which he denied. He’s been dismissed from the show and its future is unclear. But he still has a role on the Netflix comedy, and at its Thursday-night premiere, co-stars like Will Arnett, Jason Bateman and Portia deRead More


PMJT calls for investigation after London doctor shot in Gaza

Canadian physician Tarek Loubani shot in Gaza Strip while providing medical care

Justin Trudeau says he is appalled by the shooting of a Canadian doctor who was trying to help wounded protesters in Gaza on Monday. The prime minister is adding his voice to the calls for an independent investigation into the shootings by Israeli soldiers on the Gaza border that killed 59 Palestinians and wounded hundreds more during Monday’s mass protests. In a statement, Trudeau describes the reported use of excessive force and live ammunition as “inexcusable.” He is calling for a thorough examination of the possible use of both excessiveRead More


Maurice calls Winnipeg Jets ‘most skilled group that I’ve ever coached’

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WINNIPEG — Paul Maurice experienced a hockey epiphany five years ago in the hallway of a Kontinental Hockey League arena. Then the head coach of Metallurg — located in Magnitogorsk, a city in Russia’s industrial heartland where Europe meets Asia — wanted to commend 21-year-old Pavel Zdunov for his efforts after one particular game. When the language barrier didn’t allow it, something clicked. “His parents had passed away, he had a special-needs brother that he cared for himself, and he played pro hockey,” Maurice recalled. “He was just a greatRead More


Winnipeg Jets beat Las Vegas Golden Knights 4-2

Winnipeg Jets beat Las Vegas Golden Knights 4-2

Joshua Clipperton, The Canadian Press Published Saturday, May 12, 2018 10:01PM EDT Last Updated Saturday, May 12, 2018 10:06PM EDT WINNIPEG — Mark Scheifele and Dustin Byfuglien each had a goal and an assist as the Winnipeg Jets defeated the Vegas Golden Knights 4-2 on Saturday to take a 1-0 lead in the Western Conference final. Patrik Laine and Joel Armia also scored for Winnipeg, while Blake Wheeler added three assists. Connor Hellebuyck made 19 saves for the Jets. Brayden McNabb and William Karlsson replied for the expansion Knights, whoRead More


CAQ introduces seven new candidates in Montreal area

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On Saturday, the Coalition Avenir Quebec (CAQ) announced seven new candidacies for the upcoming elections on the Island of Montreal, where the party currently has no MPs. The head of the CAQ, François Legault, revealed the names of those who will wear the “caquiste” colours in several metropolitan sectors. Among the candidates are Julie Séide (Bourassa-Sauvé), Simon Langelier (Laurier-Dorion), Vicky Michaud (Marguerite-Bourgeoys) and Marc Hétu (Marquette). Sonya Cormier, Janny Gaspard and Michelle Morin will try to get elected respectively in the ridings of Rosemont, Viau and Westmount-Saint-Louis. Legault says heRead More


Parry Sound debate kicks off day 3 of Ontario election campaign

Parry Sound debate kicks off day 3 of Ontario election campaign

Ontario’s major party leaders will kick off the third day of the provincial election campaign with a debate. Liberal Leader Kathleen Wynne, Progressive Conservative Leader Doug Ford and NDP Leader Andrea Horwath will lock horns at the closing event of the Federation of Northern Ontario Municipalities conference in Parry Sound, Ont. Kapuskasing, Ont., Mayor Alan Spacek says conference participants are looking forward to asking tough questions and hearing the leaders’ plans for northern Ontario. After the debate, Ford will attend a meet-and-greet in Parry Sound before heading south to visitRead More


Stastny and Jets beat Predators in Game 7, advance to Western Conference final

Stastny and Jets beat Predators in Game 7, advance to Western Conference final

Joshua Clipperton, The Canadian Press Published Thursday, May 10, 2018 10:44PM EDT Last Updated Friday, May 11, 2018 1:43AM EDT NASHVILLE – Paul Stastny says his father Peter still talks about the overtime goal he scored in Game 7 for the Quebec Nordiques against the Montreal Canadiens in the 1985 playoffs. While not quite as dramatic, the younger Stastny provided a performance on Thursday that Winnipeg fans won’t soon forget. The veteran centre had two goals and an assist, Connor Hellebuyck made 36 saves, and the Jets defeated the NashvilleRead More


Ban on owning animals, probation for B.C. breeder guilty of animal cruelty

Ban on owning animals, probation for B.C. breeder guilty of animal cruelty

A woman in Surrey, B.C. has been found guilty of causing distress to animals more than two years after her breeding and boarding facility was raided by the BC SPCA and dozens of animals were seized. The animal welfare agency confiscated more than 80 animals, mostly cats, from Ivy Zhou’s business in Surrey’s Cloverdale area in February 2016. The BC SPCA said all of the animals required medical treatment and some of them were in critical distress and had to be euthanized as a result. Adrian Walton, a veterinarian whoRead More