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Notley calls Trudeau’s acknowledgement of groping allegations a ‘good start’

Notley calls Trudeau’s acknowledgement of groping allegations a ‘good start’

Premier Rachel Notley says it is encouraging that accusations of inappropriate behaviour, including groping, are being acknowledged and addressed even when the allegations are against the Prime Minister. “I think that in all cases where people, usually women, raise these issues, they have to be taken very, very seriously,” said Notley ahead of the start of Friday’s Calgary Stampede Parade. “I think that it is a good start here that her concerns have been acknowledged and, once that happens, we have to make sure there’s a fair process and thatRead More


Putin urges closer international cybersecurity co-operation

Putin cyber

MOSCOW — President Vladimir Putin on Friday called for closer international co-operation in fending off cyberattacks. Addressing a cybersecurity conference in Moscow, Putin said it’s important to develop common cybersecurity standards that take into account interests of all nations. He noted that cyberthreats have mounted around the world. “Cyberthreats have reached such a scale that they could only be neutralized by combined efforts of the entire international community,” Putin said. “We have repeatedly seen that some nations’ egoism, their attempts to act squarely to their own advantages, hurt the globalRead More


Swift Current Broncos announce Dean Brockman as new head coach

Dean Brockman

CTV Regina Published Wednesday, June 27, 2018 2:50PM CST Last Updated Wednesday, June 27, 2018 3:37PM CST The Swift Current Broncos have announced Dean Brockman will be the team’s new head coach and director of hockey operations. Brockman spent the last four years with the Saskatoon Blades — and was the team’s head coach for the past two seasons. Brockman also spent 17 seasons with the Humboldt Broncos. He joined the team in 1997 and took over as head coach in 2004. “I’m very happy to be given this opportunityRead More


Owen Sound man charged for allegedly trafficking fentanyl, heroin

Owen Sound Police

Two men are facing multiple charges for allegedly trafficking fentanyl and heroin in Owen Sound. The Owen Sound police drug unit says they seized a variety of drugs, including fentanyl and heroin from a home on Tuesday. The estimated street value of the drugs is pegged at more than $8,400. Detectives say they suspected the home was being used to sell the illegal drugs.  A 53-year-old Owen Sound man has been charged with numerous offences, including trafficking fentanyl and heroin. A 42-year-old Hamilton man is also facing trafficking charges. BothRead More


N.B. campground opening delayed due to flood damage

N.B. campground opening delayed due to flood damage

The historic flooding of recent weeks has left significant damage that will take weeks to repair, including at a family owned campsite that has been located on the river for more than half a century. Repairing roads is not how Howard Hearns usually spends his Victoria Day weekend. “I’d be parking RV’s, one after the other. Trailers would be rolling both lanes here,” says Hearns, who owns Hardings Point Campground in Carters Point, N.B. But the campground he’s operated for 58 years is not open for business, and Hearns isRead More


“Their lives were ruined”: Families of MK Ultra survivors planning class-action suit

"Their lives were ruined": Families of MK Ultra survivors planning class-action suit

Lindsay Richardson, CTV Montreal Published Sunday, May 20, 2018 6:44PM EDT Last Updated Sunday, May 20, 2018 7:15PM EDT By the time Phyllis Goldberg died in 2011, she’d spent the last 20 years of her life institutionalized – a “complete vegetable,” her niece recounts – an “infant.” In the cracked sepia photograph Marlene Levenson holds, her aunt is a young, optimistic woman – only 19 years old, pursuing a career as a nurse. But after an admission to the Allan Memorial Institute in 1945 to treat a bout of mildRead More


B.C. invests $6.5M to build school in Langford

B.C. invests $6.5M to build school in Langford

The school will be built on six acres of land at South Skirt Mountain, and the province says it will help relieve pressure on nearby schools 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″]


Gymnastics coach arrested in Edmonton for alleged sex crimes

Edmonton police file

MONTREAL – Quebec provincial police say an Alberta-based gymnastics coach is facing sexual assault charges in Montreal dating back to the 1980s and early ’90s. Michel Arsenault was arrested in Edmonton today by Quebec detectives and local authorities. A provincial police spokeswoman says six alleged female victims have been identified and that Arsenault faces seven charges in all. Audrey-Anne Bilodeau says the women were all between 10 and 20 at the time of the alleged crimes. The 56-year-old Arsenault is expected to appear in a Montreal courtroom May 24. PoliceRead More


Repeat child porn offender Shane Pattison not eligible for treatment in prison: parole officer

Repeat child porn offender Shane Pattison not eligible for treatment in prison: parole officer

Warning: Extremely graphic content A man twice convicted of child pornography-related offences “fell through the cracks” when it came to receiving treatment while in prison after his first series of offences, according to a lawyer and parole officer. A long-term offender hearing is underway for Shane Dale Pattison at Saskatoon Court of Queen’s Bench. Pattison was deemed a low-risk to reoffend by an intake team when he first went to prison in 2012 after pleading guilty to 53 child porn-related offences. Jessica Diks, his parole officer in the facility, testifiedRead More


Sinkhole closes busy Barrie street

Innisfil Street closed

A sinkhole has forced the closure of a busy road in Barrie. Innisfil Street is closed between Tiffin Street and Brock Street, while crews conduct emergency repairs. A city spokesperson says the sinkhole was caused by flooding from previous storms. It caused the road near the sewer to erode. The city says the road will re-open by Tuesday afternoon. 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″]