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Collection featuring Group of Seven paintings donated to University of Lethbridge

Canadian artist Emily Carr

LETHBRIDGE, Alta. – Margaret (Marmie) Perkins Hess spent a lifetime following her passion. A lifelong educator and art collector, the Order of Canada recipient bequeathed a collection worth as much as $5 million to the University of Lethbridge following her death at age 100 in 2016. The University of Lethbridge Art Gallery received word last year that Hess had donated her vast collection, which includes works from some of the most well-known artists in Canada and from around the world. University president Mike Mahon knew Hess for eight years priorRead More


Driver fined after Pride crosswalk in Grande Prairie damaged

Damaged Pride crosswalk

RCMP in Grande Prairie said a local driver is facing hundreds of dollars in fines, after a rainbow crosswalk in the northern Alberta city was damaged. Police said on Thursday, at about 8 p.m., a witness told police a truck had done a burnout on the recently repainted Pride crosswalk at 98 Street and 103 Avenue. The crosswalk was marked with black tire tracks. Investigators managed to track down the truck, and the vehicle’s owner was issued two tickets, with fines of more than $800. Source link #canadiannews #worldnews #headlinenewsRead More


Cornwall city workers strike continues

Cornwall city workers strike

There’s an ongoing stalemate in Cornwall as a strike by city workers drags on. Four hundred union workers remain on the picket lines. They work on everything from parks to paramedic calls. Services have been reduced in the city during the strike.  CUPE rejected the city’s last and final offer. The city now wants the Ministry of Labour to superivse a vote in the next two weeks.  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″] ABCRead More


Train derails near Rosser during thunderstorm

Train derailment near Rosser

CTV Winnipeg Published Tuesday, May 29, 2018 7:15PM CST Last Updated Tuesday, May 29, 2018 7:46PM CST CP police are investigating after approximately 13 train cars derailed Tuesday evening. It happened shortly after 6 p.m. on the CP Rail line near Rosser, RCMP said. A spokesperson for CP Rail said the train was heading eastbound, carrying shipping containers on flatcars. they said no one was injured and there were no environmental concerns. Cleanup efforts were getting underway Tuesday night. RCMP couldn’t say what caused the derailment, but noted a strongRead More


Police ID 21-year-old woman killed in The Annex

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Kayla Goodfield, CTV News Toronto Published Thursday, May 24, 2018 8:29PM EDT Last Updated Thursday, May 24, 2018 9:27PM EDT Police have identified a 21-year-old woman who was murdered inside an apartment building in The Annex on Wednesday afternoon. Emergency crews were called to 70 Spadina Road, located north of Bloor Street West, at around 4:30 p.m. for a report of sounds of gunshots heard in the area. Upon arrival at the scene, officers said they located a woman inside an apartment suffering from obvious signs of trauma. The victimRead More


Baby Moose Rescued on Wapati River beach

Baby Moose Rescued on Wapati River beach

Kiera Lyons, CTV Edmonton Published Sunday, May 20, 2018 5:28PM MDT Last Updated Sunday, May 20, 2018 5:45PM MDT A baby moose was rescued by Grande Prairie boaters on the Wapati River beach Saturday. Kane Savidan of Grande Prairie said he was where Bear Creek flows into the Wapiti River when his cousin Ryan heard the sound of a moose mewing. A baby moose had become stuck up to his head in mud and was unable to get free. The men were unsure how long he had been stuck, butRead More


Winnipeg Jets eliminated from playoffs after 2-1 loss to Golden Knights

Ryan Reaves

Joshua Clipperton, The Canadian Press Published Sunday, May 20, 2018 5:47PM EDT Last Updated Sunday, May 20, 2018 6:00PM EDT WINNIPEG — Ryan Reaves scored the game-winning goal and Marc-Andre Fleury made 31 saves as the expansion Vegas Golden Knights continued their improbable run by defeating the Winnipeg Jets 2-1 on Sunday afternoon to advance to the Stanley Cup final. Alex Tuch also scored for the Knights, who lost Game 1 in Winnipeg before winning four straight to become the first team since the St. Louis Blues in 1968 toRead More


Two Morley women arrested following gas-and-dash in stolen car and Highway 1A crash

Ghost Station gas-and-dash crash

Two women were arrested and charged after an attempted getaway following a gas-and-dash was halted by a t-bone crash just metres away from the station. Mike Mondor, the owner of Ghost Gas Station and Campground, a convenience store and campground located along Highway 1A approximately 13 kilometres west of Cochrane, says a car pulled into the station Tuesday morning shortly before 10:00. One of the occupants of the car filled the tank but failed to pay. The theft wasn’t noticed at the time but surveillance camera footage verified the driverRead More


AHS confirms measles case in Edmonton, warns individuals of potential exposure

AHS confirms measles case in Edmonton, warns individuals of potential exposure

An individual with lab-confirmed measles has been in several public locations across Edmonton while infectious, Alberta Health Services said. AHS warns individuals who were at these locations on certain dates they may have been exposed to the disease: May 8: Northgate Mall (9499 137 Avenue) between 8:30 a.m. and 10 p.m. May 9: Northgate Mall between 8:30 a.m. and 6:30 p.m. The Misericordia Community Hospital (16940 87 Avenue) Emergency department between 6:48 p.m. and 11:59 p.m. The Misericordia Community Hospital Diagnostic Imaging department between 11:55 p.m. and 11:59 p.m. MayRead More


London police investigating after child abducted by stranger

Suspect vehicle

CTV London Published Sunday, May 13, 2018 6:01PM EDT Last Updated Sunday, May 13, 2018 6:06PM EDT London police are searching for a suspect after a 4-year-old child was abducted by a stranger Sunday morning. Police say the incident happened around 9:15 a.m. in the area of Barker Street and Melsandra Avenue. The child was abducted by a male suspect driving a gold or beige-coloured older 4-door Chevrolet Impala. Witnesses followed the car and the child was located nearby a short time later. The child was not injured. The suspectRead More