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‘We were worried that was going to be the end’: Dog attacked by beavers in Fort Saskatchewan

‘We were worried that was going to be the end’: Dog attacked by beavers in Fort Saskatchewan

A pit bull is lucky to be alive after he was attacked by a group of beavers in Fort Saskatchewan, according to a local wildlife expert. Gabbie Andrews was walking her three dogs on a trail near the Highway 15 bridge when three beavers attacked eight-year-old Kilo in the North Saskatchewan River. “As he was chasing the stick in the water, [Kilo] and his daughter must have ran into a beaver dam that we didn’t see because it was under the mud,” Andrews told CTV News. Kilo required 42 stitches:Read More


‘They will have to move out’: Government wants protesters to pack up

Protesters

For weeks, the Saskatchewan government has been trying to get campers to move out of a campsite on the lawn in front of the legislative building. With summer approaching, the government’s patience is running out. Minister of Central Services Ken Cheveldayoff brought up the protest in question period on Thursday, raising concerns about the lawn. “There needs to be maintenance, we will be turning sprinklers on and things like that,” he said. “They will have to move out.” The demonstrators have been camping for more than 85 days and haveRead More


Nova Scotia mulls fate of iconic Annie Leibovitz photography collection

Annie Leibovitz

HALIFAX — The Nova Scotia government is reviving hopes that a collection of iconic portraits by famed American photographer Annie Leibovitz could be displayed at the provincial gallery. The influential works, including an introspective image of the Queen and a portrait of a pregnant Demi Moore, have been stuck in storage at the Art Gallery of Nova Scotia in Halifax as a tax battle was waged in Ottawa. A federal cultural board refused to grant the collection a stamp of cultural significance, withholding lucrative tax incentives to the art donorRead More


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


Hydro One’s planned merger with U.S. energy firm Avista passes another hurdle

Hydro One office

TORONTO – Hydro One Ltd. and Avista Corp. say their proposed merger has cleared another hurdle in the U.S. The two companies say the Committee on Foreign Investment in the United States has completed a review of the deal and found no unresolved national security concerns. The friendly deal announced last summer for the Ontario-based utility to acquire the U.S. energy company received antitrust clearance in the United States in early April and consent from the Federal Communications Commission on May 4. Avista shareholders had previously approved the deal onRead More


Sudbury artist has colourful plans for underpass

Sudbury artist has colourful plans for underpass

Now that it’s rebuilt, a local artist has some colourful plans for the new Elgin Street underpass in Sudbury. Lyndsay Moggy reports. 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” limit=”20″] ABC NEWS Headlines [su_feed url=”http://feeds.abcnews.com/abcnews/usheadlines” limit=”20″]


CBC/Radio Canada warns employees their financial info may be at risk after theft

The CBC building

OTTAWA — Thousands of employees of Canada’s public broadcaster are being warned their personal information may have been compromised after a recent computer theft, the CBC said Wednesday. “The stolen equipment, while password protected, may contain electronic files, including some personal financial information” of people who recently worked for the CBC and Radio-Canada, the Crown corporation’s chief financial officer said in an email. Around 20,000 people could be affected, including current employees, outside contractors and some former employees who worked over the last 18 months, the broadcaster confirmed. But aRead 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


‘Guests are welcome to stand’: Stadium clarifies concert rules

‘Guests are welcome to stand’: Stadium clarifies concert rules

CTV Regina Published Monday, May 14, 2018 5:54PM CST Last Updated Monday, May 14, 2018 6:55PM CST Fans headed to the Eagles concert on Thursday night will be able to stand up to enjoy the show, as long as they are considerate of other fans. The Regina Exhibition Association Ltd. (REAL) clarified the policy on Monday afternoon. On Friday, REAL said fans would need to “remain seated during the concert.” It also said concertgoers weren’t allowed to take photos of the concert on their cellphones. On Monday, REAL send outRead More


Humboldt Broncos president displeased by league’s trademark application

Hockey sticks in Humboldt

The social media hashtags #HumboldtStrong and #Sticksontheporch became a rallying cry for those impacted by the horrific Humboldt Broncos bus crash last month. Now the two phrases have become part of a trademark battle between the team and the league. On April 6, the Humboldt Broncos team bus collided with a transport truck on the way to a Saskatchewan Junior Hockey League (SJHL) playoff game. The crash killed 16 people and injured 13 others. In the days and weeks after the collision, people on social media showed their support forRead More