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Anita Baker honoured honoured at BET Awards

Anitba Baker

Legendary singer Anita Baker was honoured at the BET Awards with impressive performances that nearly brought the eight-time Grammy winner to tears. Baker earned the Lifetime Achievement Award on Sunday at the Microsoft Theater in Los Angeles, where Ledisi, Marsha Ambrosius and Yolanda Adams – in superior form – sang the singer’s well-known hits onstage. The 60-year-old, who dominated the R&B charts from the early ’80s to mid-90s with smooth songs like “Sweet Love” and “Giving You the Best That I Got,” used her speech to encourage the artists inRead More


Missing Flin Flon man may have hitchhiked, is vulnerable: RCMP

Skylar Bighetty

RCMP are asking for help to find a 31-year-old Flin Flon man, reported missing on Tuesday. The Mounties said Skyler Bighetty was last seen heading towards Creighton, Sask. on Saturday Investigators believe he may have got on a bus or hitchhiked, and they aren’t sure where he could possibly be now. RCMP said Bighetty is vulnerable and police are concerned for his wellbeing. He has brown eyes and black hair, and is about five feet eight inches tall and 190 lbs. Anyone with information is asked to contact RCMP inRead More


China says North Korean leader Kim Jong Un to visit Beijing

Kim Jong Un and Chinese President Xi Jinping

BEIJING — Chinese state media say North Korean leader Kim Jong Un will make a two-day state visit starting Tuesday. Kim’s trip follows his groundbreaking summit with President Donald Trump in Singapore last week that resulted in a surprise announcement of a U.S. suspension of military drills with its South Korean ally. Security was tight Tuesday morning at the Beijing airport where paramilitary police prevented journalists from shooting photos. A motorcade was seen leaving the airport in vehicles that were not apparently carrying flags. The state media reports did notRead More


Two children injured in Toronto playground shooting

Two children injured in Toronto playground shooting

Michelle McQuigge and Peter Goffin , The Canadian Press Published Friday, June 15, 2018 6:06PM EDT A close-knit Toronto community was questioning the safety they once took for granted as police searched Friday for a man who sprayed bullets into a local park, injuring two young sisters as they played among other children. While residents struggled to come to terms with the gun violence that sent the girls aged five and nine to hospital, the city’s mayor pledged “swift justice” for those responsible and said the perpetrators had no placeRead More


Man seriously injured in knife attack in Gravenhurst

A man is in hospital with serious injuries after he was attacked with a knife in Gravenhurst. The OPP says the 58-year-old victim was assaulted by the unknown suspect in a driveway on Peter Street, at around 1:30 a.m. The victim was taken to hospital with serious injuries, but is expected to recover. Police are still trying to get a better description of the suspect. The person they are looking for is believed to be 5’6” to 5’7” with some facial hair. The suspect may have been wearing a blueRead More


Walkers, exercisers raise over $1M for cancer support and treatment

CancerCare Foundation Walk

Hundreds of Winnipeggers took to the streets Saturday for the 11th annual Challenge for Life held by the CancerCare Manitoba Foundation. The 820 participants raised $1,082,512 while either walking 20 kilomteres or working out for 200 minutes.  To date, the event has raised more than $11-million with the funds staying in Manitoba to support prevention, early detection, treatment, research and patient support at CancerCare Manitoba.  “The funds raised at today’s Challenge for Life are critical to improving outcomes for the people we all know and love who are living withRead More


Where do the parties stand on auto insurance?

Where do the parties stand on auto insurance?

Where do Ontario’s main political parties stand when it comes to plans for auto insurance in the province? 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″] ABC NEWS Headlines [su_feed url=”http://feeds.abcnews.com/abcnews/usheadlines” limit=”20″]


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


Former B.C. premier Christy Clark joins Bennett Jones as senior advisor

Christy Clark

VANCOUVER — Former British Columbia premier Christy Clark is joining the Bennett Jones law firm as a senior advisor in its Vancouver office. The firm says Clark will join its government affairs and public policy team, which also counts former deputy prime minister Anne McLellan and former foreign minister John Baird as members. Bennett Jones CEO Hugh MacKinnon says in a statement that Clark’s focus on economic growth through trade fits in well with the interests of the firm’s clients. Clark resigned as B.C. premier last summer, having served inRead More


Italian Centre Shop brand ground veal recalled due to E. coli

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The Canadian Food Inspection Agency has issued a food recall warning involving ground veal from the Italian Centre Shop in Edmonton and Calgary due to possible E. coli contamination. Messinger Meats is recalling Veal – Ground Alberta 13095 packed on May 7 with a best before date of May 28, and packed on May 14 with a best before date of June 4. CFIA says these products should be thrown out or taken back to the store. Food contaminated with E. coli may not necessarily look or smell spoiled, theRead More