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Markle chooses Givenchy designer for wedding gown

Markle chooses Givenchy designer for wedding gown

Meredith MacLeod, Published Saturday, May 19, 2018 7:17AM EDT Last Updated Saturday, May 19, 2018 7:40AM EDT Meghan Markle’s bridal gown is a long-sleeved, high-neck simple white silk gown by British designer Clare Waight Keller. Waight Keller last year became the first female artistic director at the historic French fashion house Givenchy. The gown’s five-metre veil was carried up the steps of St. George’s Chapel by twins Brian and John Mulroney, sons of Ben and Jessica Mulroney. Speculation has raged for months about what Markle would wear. What designerRead More

OPP say boating fatalities rising

OPP marine unit

CTV London Published Friday, May 18, 2018 2:48PM EDT Last Updated Friday, May 18, 2018 5:36PM EDT OPP say boating fatalities on on OPP-patrolled waterways hit an eight-year high in 2017, with 31 people losing their lives last year, compared to 23 deaths in 2016. As the long weekend begins, OPP sent out the message Friday that it is partnering with the Canadian Safe Boating Council to promote safety on the water. Falling overboard is the leading cause of boating deaths for both years. The outcome could have been differentRead More

Humboldt Broncos and league face off over Humboldt Strong trademark

Humboldt Broncos and league face off over Humboldt Strong trademark

The Humboldt Broncos hockey team is facing off with the Saskatchewan Junior Hockey League over the slogan Humboldt Strong and several others. After the deadly bus crash on April 6 that killed 16 people and injured 13 others, people across the country showed their support using the phrase “Humboldt Strong” and putting hockey sticks out on the porch. The president of SJHL, Bill Chow, said he wanted to protect the hashtags #HumboldtStrong, #SticksonthePorch, and seven others, by applying for trademark. Chow said the league controls all proprietary rights and broadcastRead More

Former CFL wide receiver arrested and charged on allegations of assault

Canadian Football League wide receiver Josh Boden

NEW WESTMINSTER, B.C. – Former Canadian Football League player Joshua Boden is facing four criminal charges in New Westminster, B.C. Police say Boden has been charged with two counts of assault, failure to comply with conditions of recognizance and dangerous driving. He is also charged with driving while prohibited under the Motor Vehicle Act. New Westminster police say they received a report of an alleged domestic dispute on Sunday, but a suspect wasn’t at the scene when they arrived. Police say Boden was arrested a few days after the allegedRead More

East Coast Music Awards hit a high note with Halifax business and industry insiders

East Coast Music Awards hit a high note with Halifax business and industry insiders

Musicians and fans alike are in Halifax this weekend for the East Coast Music Awards. Last night, artists took to the stage for the awards, but the winners aren’t the only ones celebrating. There are over 70 music buyers here at the ECMA’s. “It’s a significant opportunity for Atlantic Canadian artists and their music companies to expand their touring, networking and their release territories for their records,” says Scott Long, the Executive Director of Music Nova Scotia. ECMA organizers say it isn’t just the music industry that’s booming this weekend.Read More

Winnipeg Jets advance to second round of playoffs with 5-0 win over Wild


Judy Owen, The Canadian Press Published Friday, April 20, 2018 10:14PM EDT Last Updated Friday, April 20, 2018 10:23PM EDT WINNIPEG — Vezina Trophy finalist Connor Hellebuyck made 30 saves and the Winnipeg Jets scored four goals in the first period to eliminate the Minnesota Wild with a 5-0 victory in Game 5 of their best-of-seven series Friday. It was Hellebuyck’s second shutout of the matchup and marked the first playoff-series victory in franchise history. The white-clad crowd of 15,321 at Bell MTS Place stood and began cheering and wavingRead More

NYC postal worker hoarded more than 17,000 pieces of mail, officials say

U.S. post office

The Associated Press Published Friday, April 20, 2018 7:15PM EDT Last Updated Friday, April 20, 2018 7:16PM EDT NEW YORK — A postal worker who prosecutors say hoarded away more than 17,000 pieces of undelivered mail in New York City allegedly told investigators he was overwhelmed by the amount of mail he had to deliver. But officials say Aleksey Germash told them he “made sure to deliver the important mail.” Germash was charged Thursday in Brooklyn with delaying or detaining mail. He declined to comment as he left the federalRead More

Speed Skating Canada fires coach Crowe after investigation

National team coach Michael Crowe

The Canadian Press Published Friday, April 20, 2018 6:29PM EDT Last Updated Friday, April 20, 2018 7:15PM EDT OTTAWA – Speed Skating Canada has fired the head coach of Canada’s long-track speedskating team. Michael Crowe went on a leave of absence a month before the Pyeongchang Olympics while the organization conducted an internal investigation. He did not accompany the Canadian team to South Korea. Speed Skating Canada didn’t specify the nature of its investigation. Former American speedskaters claimed last January that Crowe had sexual relationships with some skaters while aRead More

Melting Arctic sea ice may be behind endless winter: scientists

arctic sea ice

Scientists are suspecting that not enough winter in the Arctic has led to too much of it across the rest of Canada. From Toronto, where ice storms cancelled baseball games, to Calgary where residents this week faced yet another heavy snowfall warning, April 2018 has come to feel like endless winter. Some climatologists say this is the future — long stretches of freakishly unseasonable weather that flip to something else on a dime. “It was looking like it was going to be the warmest December on record in Western Canada,”Read More

Water vaults above buildings in main break aftermath

Water main break

Water flew high over a Cambridge neighbourhood Tuesday afternoon due to a water main break. The break occurred during the mid-afternoon hours on Grand Avenue near Cedar Street. By the 4 p.m. hour, water continued to rise above buildings in the area as crews worked to shut off the water. Waterloo Regional Police were urging drivers to avoid the area. The cause of the break was not immediately apparent. An estimated repair time was not available. Source link #canadiannews #worldnews #headlinenews and stories from around the world USA Today NewsRead More