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Humboldt Broncos overwhelmed by volume of applicants for GM/head coach position

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The Saskatchewan Junior Hockey League squad devastated by tragedy is preparing to begin anew for the 2018-2019 season and hundreds of people have expressed interest in joining the club as players or head coach/general manager. According to the president of the Humboldt Broncos Junior ‘A’ hockey club, the team has been humbled and overwhelmed by the number of applications to fill the roles of head coach and general manager following the loss of Darcy Haugan. “We are thrilled with the exceptional experience, background and competencies of all of the candidatesRead More


Air quality alert issued for Waterloo Region

Air quality alert issued for Waterloo Region

CTV Kitchener Published Sunday, May 27, 2018 2:10PM EDT Last Updated Sunday, May 27, 2018 6:51PM EDT High levels of air pollution are expected Sunday in southwestern Ontario according to Environment Canada. Environment Canada has issued an alert for Southern Wellington County, Northern Wellington County, Waterloo Region, and the GTA. Environment Canada is warning individuals may experience symptoms such as increased coughing, throat irritation, headaches or shortness of breath. They say the statement is in effect due to the possibility of deteriorating air quality. Frank Seglenieks, the weather station coordinatorRead More


Alaska man pleads guilty in Florida airport shooting in exchange for life sentence

Esteban Santiago court appearance

Curt Anderson, The Associated Press Published Wednesday, May 23, 2018 12:02PM EDT Last Updated Wednesday, May 23, 2018 12:22PM EDT MIAMI — An Alaska man pleaded guilty Wednesday in exchange for a life prison sentence in the Florida airport shooting that killed five people and wounded six, blaming his rampage on severe mental illness a psychologist said is now under control. Esteban Santiago, 28, pleaded guilty to 11 charges stemming from the January 2017 attack. Santiago, of Anchorage, Alaska, admitted he opened fire with a handgun in a baggage areaRead More


Joint traffic initiative leads to 76 charges in Windsor-Essex

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CTV Windsor Published Tuesday, May 22, 2018 5:05PM EDT Last Updated Tuesday, May 22, 2018 6:23PM EDT Members of Essex County OPP and Windsor police conducted a joint traffic enforcement initiative over the Victoria Day long weekend that resulted in 76 charges. Speed enforcement was conducted at two locations including E.C. Row Expressway at Central Avenue in Windsor and Highway 401 at Essex County Road 19 (Manning Road) in Tecumseh. This joint police effort resulted in 76 charges including 2 stunt drivers (one at each location) and one distracted drivingRead More


Fire in suite forces evacuation of entire apartment building

Apartment fire

An apartment building in west Edmonton had to be evacuated Monday afternoon, after a fire started in one of the suites. Edmonton Fire Rescue said the fire started just after 1 p.m. in the basement suite of an apartment on 100 Avenue and 154 Street. Crews had the fire under control within 20 minutes, and officials said the fire was mostly contained to one suite. The entire building was evacuated as a precaution, and no injuries were reported. Source link #canadiannews #worldnews #headlinenews and stories from around the world USARead More


Two homes destroyed in pair of Puslinch fires

Two homes destroyed in pair of Puslinch fires

Emily Silva , CTV Kitchener Published Monday, May 21, 2018 5:33PM EDT Last Updated Monday, May 21, 2018 6:33PM EDT The Puslinch Fire Department had their hands full Sunday dealing with two devastating fires. The first call came into the Puslinch Fire Department around 1 p.m. for an address on Sideroad 10 North. When fire crews arrived the home was fully engulfed in flames. Crews quickly called for back-up from the Rockwood and Guelph fire departments. Approximately 25 firefighters were able to get the fire under control in about 45Read More


Man rescued from Etobicoke Creek dies

Etobicoke, Creek

Codi Wilson, CTV News Toronto Published Monday, May 21, 2018 7:55AM EDT Last Updated Monday, May 21, 2018 8:18AM EDT Toronto police say a man rescued from Etobicoke Creek on Sunday night has died in hospital. Police, paramedics and firefighters were called to Mill Road, near Rathburn Road, at around 6:30 p.m. for reports of a man in a ravine in the area. Speaking to CP24, police said it appears the man slipped down a steep hill and hit rocks as he slid down. When crews arrived on scene, paramedicsRead More


Investigation under way on Ojibway Parkway

CTV Windsor Published Saturday, May 19, 2018 4:02PM EDT Last Updated Saturday, May 19, 2018 4:53PM EDT Windsor police have shut down a portion of Ojibway Parkway. Police said on Twitter Saturday afternoon that they clsoed the road from Broadway Boulevard to Weaver. Police did not indicate the reason, only saying the Ojibway Parkway will be closed until further notice. There is a heavy police presence in the area. Witnesses tell CTV News officers had their weapons drawn. Source link #canadiannews #worldnews #headlinenews and stories from around the world USARead More


New Hamburg Canada Day gathering to charge admission

Canada Day in Wilmot

The biggest Canada Day party in New Hamburg won’t be free this year. Organizers of Canada Day in Wilmot say this year’s celebration will require paid admission due to declining sponsor and donor support. They say they want to keep the fee low, possibly at $5 per person or less. According to the organizers, the money is necessary to “maintain the expected quality of entertainment and attractions our community deserves to celebrate Canada Day.” This year will mark the 36th straight community party for Canada Day in New Hamburg. LastRead More


Old Maple Leaf plant being turned into cannabis facility

Cannabis company takes over Maple Leaf plant.

An old meat processing plant in Winnipeg is turning over a new leaf. The former Maple Leaf building on Warman Road is being taken over by cannabis company GrowForce Holdings, where it plans to open its flagship cannabis-cultivating facility. The company plans to grow, test and package cannabis products in the facility, which is set to open in 2019. In the future, GrowForce Holdings also wants to create a research and development lab. Source link #canadiannews #worldnews #headlinenews and stories from around the world USA Today News Headlines [su_feed url=”http://rssfeeds.usatoday.com/usatoday-NewsTopStories”Read More