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Girls on the gridiron

Girls on the gridiron

From CTV Northern Ontario’s Joey Slattery: Two women in North Bay get the opportunity to experience glory on the gridiron. Source link #canadiannews #worldnews #headlinenews and stories from around the world USA Today News Headlines USA News Headlines ABC NEWS Headlines

Police seize weapons, drugs in raid

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Winnipeg police say they seized ammunition, a sawed-off shotgun and nearly $5,000 dollars’ worth of cannabis on Thursday. Officers say they found the items while executing a search warrant at a home on Machray Avenue. Drug paraphernalia, 12 grams of psilocybin (magic mushrooms) and about $4,500 dollars were also seized. A 35-year-old man is charged with several drug-related offenses, possession of a prohibited firearm and possession of property obtained by crime under $5000. Source link #canadiannews #worldnews #headlinenews and stories from around the world USA Today News Headlines USA NewsRead More

$85M New York apartment comes with trip to space

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A 15,000-square-foot, 10-bedroom duplex condo in New York City comes with a $1-millon yacht, two Rolls Royce Phantoms, a Lamborghini, and, oh, two tickets to outer space. Price tag: US$85 million. It’s the most expensive residential listing on the open market in NYC. The condo takes up two-and-a-half floors (44th and 45th) in the Atelier Condo on West 42nd Street in Hell’s Kitchen. Also included: a US$2-million construction credit to bring together 13 separate units into one massive space; a weekly dinner for two at a French fine dining restaurantRead More

Trump: U.S. hasn’t been notified about threat to cancel summit

Trump: U.S. hasn't been notified about threat to cancel summit

Zeke Miller and Catherine Lucey, The Associated Press Published Wednesday, May 16, 2018 12:57PM EDT Last Updated Wednesday, May 16, 2018 1:15PM EDT WASHINGTON — U.S. President Donald Trump said Wednesday the U.S. hasn’t been notified about North Korea’s threat to cancel his planned summit with Kim Jong Un next month. North Korea threatened earlier in the day to scrap the historic summit between Trump and Kim, saying it has no interest in a “one-sided” affair meant to pressure the North to abandon its nuclear weapons. Trump maintained that he’llRead More

Election candidates dividing minimum wage earners

Election candidates dividing minimum wage earners

The Liberal government pledged to raise minimum wage from $14 per hour to $15 per hour in the new year. PC leader Doug Ford has said he will scrap the extra $1 per hour increase in favour of a 0 per cent income tax on minimum wage earners, which his party estimates as a $500-million cost to the province. But according to NDP leader Andrea Horwath, that does minimum wage earners a disservice. “It’s very clear that the tax cut that he’s proposing is going to rip people off byRead More

Non-Indigenous professor gets go-ahead to teach residential schools course

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THE CANADIAN PRESS Published Tuesday, May 15, 2018 6:08PM ADT Last Updated Tuesday, May 15, 2018 6:14PM ADT HALIFAX — A non-Aboriginal history professor has been given the green light to teach a residential schools course at Mount Saint Vincent University, despite objections from some who say the course should be the purview of Indigenous academics. The Halifax school says a meeting was held Tuesday at the request of Dr. Martha Walls, who developed the course. The discussion included history department leaders, faculty, school administration and the senior adviser toRead More

Montreal holds pro-Palestine demonstration as U.S. Embassy opens in Jerusalem

Pro-Palestine demonstration in Montreal

There were protests in Montreal and around the world Monday as Israel marked the 70th anniversary of its founding by celebrating the opening of the new U.S. embassy in Jerusalem. Dozens took to the streets downtown Montreal to express their anger about the embassy’s new location as well as the Israeli government’s response to protests there. Israeli troops shot dead 55 Palestinian demonstrators and wounded 1,200 others. Another 1,200 Palestinians suffered other injuries. It was the deadliest day since a cross-border war in 2014. Protesters threw stones and the IsraeliRead More

‘That support is needed’: Some N.S. schools see reduction in guidance counsellor positions

'That support is needed': Some N.S. schools see reduction in guidance counsellor positions

As schools across Nova Scotia learn of their staffing allocations for next year, some guidance counsellors are learning their services won’t be needed full-time in September.        Earlier this month, the provincial government announced that it would be hiring more than 190 specialized education professionals as part of its efforts to help with classroom inclusion. But the Nova Scotia Teachers Union says the announcement is being soured by news that some student will have less time with guidance counsellors next year. “There has been a promise made for additional resources toRead More

Former CFL player Lin-J Shell stops angry woman with gun inside Florida school

Lin-J Shell

A former CFL football player has been credited with disarming an upset woman who allegedly brought a gun to a Florida high school as a brawl broke out inside the gymnasium.  Lin-J Shell, 36, won the Grey Cup with the Calgary Stampeders in 2014. He’s also played for the B.C. Lions, the Winnipeg Blue Bombers and the Toronto Argonauts, but has since moved on to teaching physical education at Jean Ribault High School in Jacksonville, Fla. Earlier this week, a fight involving multiple people broke out in the school’s gym.Read More

Search continues for man who allegedly abducted a London child

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London Police are trying to identify a man who allegedly abducted a 4-year-old child Sunday morning. The child was taken by an older man in the area of Barker Street and Melsandra Avenue around 9:15 a.m. He then fled in a vehicle described as a gold or beige-coloured older model 4-door Chevrolet Impala. Witnesses followed the vehicle and located the child a short distance away. The child was not hurt. The man is believed to be the only person in the vehicle at the time. Anyone who may have informationRead More