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Atlantic premiers take stage at Liberal convention in Halifax

Atlantic premiers take stage at Liberal convention in Halifax

CTV Atlantic Published Saturday, April 21, 2018 5:33PM ADT Last Updated Saturday, April 21, 2018 7:07PM ADT The four Atlantic premiers took the stage at the Liberal’s national convention to discuss cooperation among provinces to strengthen the East Coast. Framed by pictures of Hopewell Rocks and Peggy’s Cove, each spoke of their province’s part in working together Saturday in Halifax. “We’re genuinely friends,” said Newfoundland Premier Dwight Ball. In front of hundreds of liberals, the premiers were asked what they felt is the biggest challenge to overcome in the AtlanticRead More


Weather Apr. 19/18

Weather Apr. 19/18

Jessica Gosselin has your 7-day forecast. Source link #canadiannews #worldnews #headlinenews and stories from around the world USA Today News Headlines USA News Headlines ABC NEWS Headlines


Canadian manufacturing sales up 1.9 per cent to $55.8 billion in February

Chrysler plant in Windsor Ontario

OTTAWA – Statistics Canada says manufacturing sales grew 1.9 per cent to $55.8 billion in February, boosted by the transportation equipment industry. The increase in factory sales, an indicator of strength in the economy, came after two consecutive monthly decreases. The federal agency says sales were up in 14 of 21 industries, representing 72.2 per cent of the manufacturing sector. Transportation equipment industry sales increased 6.6 per cent to $10.7 billion in February, following assembly plant shutdowns in January. The increase came as motor vehicle sales gained 8.9 per centRead More


School bus cancellations for Monday, April 16, 2018

School Bus

Web Staff , CTV News Toronto Published Monday, April 16, 2018 5:42AM EDT Last Updated Monday, April 16, 2018 5:48AM EDT Here is a list of school bus cancellations for Monday, April 16, 2018: York Catholic and York Region District school boards: All buses cancelled today due to inclement weather Durham Catholic and Durham District school boards: Buses in Zone 1, Zone 2, Zone 3, and Zone 4 have been cancelled today due to the weather Source link #canadiannews #worldnews #headlinenews and stories from around the world USA Today NewsRead 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


Beyonce’s Coachella set includes Destiny’s Child reunion

Coachella Beyonce

INDIO, Calif. — Beyonce’s headlining set at Coachella may have been delayed by a year, but it did not disappoint. The superstar’s two-hour set of hits Saturday night included a tribute to historically black colleges and universities and also reunited her with Destiny’s Child. Beyonce had been scheduled to headline the two-weekend music and arts festival last year, but had to postpone due to her pregnancy with twins. Saturday’s performance paid tribute to the marching bands, dance troupes and step teams at HBCUs and included a rendition of “Lift EveryRead More


‘Our interests need to be heard’: Indigenous leaders want to be part of Trans Mountain talks

'Our interests need to be heard': Indigenous leaders want to be part of Trans Mountain talks

While they might have polar opposite views on Kinder Morgan’s Trans Mountain pipeline expansion, two prominent First Nations leaders can at least agree on one thing: Indigenous voices are not being sought or heard in talks about the controversial project’s future. “Without question, it represents a very stark contradiction to the commitments made by Prime Minister Trudeau with respect to a nation-to-nation relationship,” Grand Chief Stewart Phillip, who serves as the president of the Union of B.C. Indian Chiefs, told CTV Power Play from Vancouver. Phillip is a staunch opponentRead More


Sudbury businesses recognized for green efforts

Sudbury businesses recognized for green efforts

From CTV Northern Ontario: Green Economy North awards Sudbury businesses for efforts to reduce greenhouse gas emissions. Source link #canadiannews #worldnews #headlinenews and stories from around the world USA Today News Headlines USA News Headlines ABC NEWS Headlines


Whiteout takes over Winnipeg for playoff opener

Playoff Party

A whiteout blanketed downtown Winnipeg on the opening night of the Stanley Cup Playoffs. A street party was held outside Bell MTS Place as fans cheered on the Winnipeg Jets to their first playoff victory since the team moved to Manitoba. Hundreds of people turned out for the party. About half an hour before puck drop, street party organizers estimated around 5,000 people were in attendance. “This is fantastic,” said Economic Development president & CEO and party organizer Dayna Spiring. “We knew that Winnipeggers wanted a place to go. WeRead More


Homicide detectives investigating after male found dead in Brampton

Codi Wilson, CTV News Toronto Published Monday, April 9, 2018 7:10AM EDT Last Updated Monday, April 9, 2018 7:11AM EDT Peel Regional Police’s homicide unit is investigating after a male was found dead in Brampton on Sunday afternoon. Police were called to the area of Middleton Way and MacKay Street at around 2:15 p.m. and discovered a deceased male. Police have not disclosed how the male died but said they believe he was the victim of homicide. No suspect information has been released and police are calling the situation anRead More