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Grey wolf habitat to open at Assiniboine Park Zoo Saturday

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The wolf pack at Assiniboine Park Zoo is taking up new digs in time for the Father’s Day weekend. On Thursday, the zoo gave members of the media a sneak peek of the wolf habitat that will open Saturday. The new habitat includes a pond, a naturalized landscape and “many places for them to forage and dig,” said Johanna Soto, curator of animal care. Soto said the exhibit also includes a first for the Assiniboine Park Zoo – heated rocks the animals can perch on throughout the winter months. “TheRead More


Writer of glowing Olive Garden review grateful for Anthony Bourdain’s support

Anthony Bourdain

MINNEAPOLIS — A North Dakota newspaper columnist who received online vitriol in 2012 for her glowing review of an Olive Garden in Grand Forks said Saturday she was grateful that Anthony Bourdain came to her defence as others ridiculed her prose about the town’s hottest new Italian restaurant. Marilyn Hagerty catapulted to internet fame after her Olive Garden review, in which she marveled about the chain restaurant’s chicken Alfredo, crisp greens and “two long, warm breadsticks.” Then, she learned what it’s like to go viral. Bourdain, who died Friday inRead More


Three people injured in highway crash in Woodstock

Vehicle crash on 401

A single-vehicle crash on Highway 401 in Woodstock left three injured. Around 3:30 p.m. Sunday, a vehicle travelling eastbound lost control and rolled into the ditch, Oxford County OPP say. A female passenger was reportedly airlifted to hospital with serious injuries. She had to be extricated from the vehicle. Officers say a male passenger was ejected from the vehicle and taken to hospital by ambulance. The driver is reported to have suffered minor injuries as well. The 401 was closed Sunday between Highway 59 and Highway 2. With files fromRead More


If you’re buying Trans Mountain, where’s your backing for Energy East: Raitt

If you're buying Trans Mountain, where's your backing for Energy East: Raitt

OTTAWA — The federal Conservatives say if the Liberals are willing to put up billions of dollars to save the Trans Mountain pipeline to the West Coast, they should be willing to provide the same level of certainty to revive the Energy East line to the East Coast. Opposition parties are sharpening their attacks on the government’s decision to buy Trans Mountain for $4.5 billion to ensure it gets built, with the Conservatives looking to see how far the government is willing to go on other pipelines and the NDPRead More


Handgun used in carjacking: police

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Winnipeg police are investigating a carjacking involving a gun. Police said they were called Tuesday at about 6 a.m. to the 1000 block of McGregor Street. That’s where a 48-year-old woman told them she was sitting in her car when two men appeared. Police said one of the suspects had a handgun and demanded she get out, and after she exited, the suspects left with the car, a red 2013 Toyota Corolla. The suspects are described as being Indigenous males who looked between 20 and 25 years old. Police saidRead More


Prices at the pumps continue to skyrocket over the long weekend

Prices at the pumps continue to skyrocket over the long weekend

Emily Silva , CTV Kitchener Published Sunday, May 20, 2018 5:16PM EDT Last Updated Sunday, May 20, 2018 6:43PM EDT Local drivers say they’ve been feeling the pain at the pumps as gas prices continue to skyrocket over the long weekend. “It seems kind of suspicious, it’s the long weekend or during the summer, it’s just the season that gas goes up,” said local resident Roberta Hannaford. Out on the campaign trail Ontario’s leaders are making promises to put an end to the long-weekend spikes in gas prices. Campaigning inRead More


Singing, whistling, yelling banned on Muskoka lake

Singing, whistling, yelling banned on Muskoka lake

Yelling, shouting, hooting, whistling, and singing are banned on a lake in Muskoka this summer. The Township of Georgian Bay passed a bylaw amendment in March, effectively turning Myers Lake into a 24-hour quiet zone. “We’re in the stages of testing it for the summer,” says Mayor Larry Braid. “Basically they have to keep quiet for the most part throughout the day.” Braid says they received several complaints in 2017 about noise on the lake, which is located south of MacTier. There are 61 properties that circle the lake. UnderRead More


Aurora Cannabis to buy MedReleaf in all-stock deal worth $3.2 billion

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TORONTO — Aurora Cannabis Inc.’s friendly $3.2-billion all-stock deal to acquire MedReleaf Corp. marks the biggest transaction to date in Canada’s nascent marijuana industry and creates what MedReleaf’s CEO describes as “the undisputed world leader in cannabis”. The transaction will create a cannabis behemoth capable of producing more than 570,000 kilograms of marijuana per year, the companies said Monday, as the country moves to legalize recreational pot later this year. However, the deal is a global play to scale up and compete on the international stage, and capitalize on theRead More


Province temporarily restoring Saskjobs.ca | CTV Regina News

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The provincial government will be bringing back its online job listing temporarily after employer complaints over the move to the National Job Bank. Saskjobs.ca will remain up for the next few months while the government works with employers to transition to the national site. The government says employers were concerned that the National Job Bank wasn’t user friendly. The provincial website also links to the national site. 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″] USA News Headlines [su_feed url=”http://rss.cnn.com/rss/cnn_us.rss”Read More


Elderly man taken to hospital after being struck by a truck

Elderly man struck by truck

Windsor, CTV Windsor Published Sunday, May 6, 2018 1:19PM EDT Last Updated Sunday, May 6, 2018 1:43PM EDT An elderly man was taken to hospital with injuries after he was struck by a truck Sunday morning. The happened just after 11 in the morning at the intersection of College Avenue and Elm Street. Police say the man was crossing the street when he was hit by the transport truck. College Avenue was closed for several hours. it is unknown how serious the man’s injuries are. Windsor Police are continuing toRead More