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Final inspections of international trade centre underway

Final inspections of international trade centre underway

Saskatchewan’s first international trade centre is ready to open in Regina. Final inspections are underway as Brightenview prepares to open the long awaited Global Trade and Exhibition Centre in the province. The massive wholesale mall will match Chinese manufacturers with North American buyers. “All business condo units have reached substantial completion, ready for occupancy of business owners,” Brightenview CEO Joe Zhou said. The facility was to have been built outside Dundurn but developers felt the Global Transportation Hub was a better location. Eight years ago, the massive trade and exhibitionRead More


Helping students find apprenticeships

Helping students find apprenticeships

Northern College urges candidates to endorse proposal to produce more apprentices. Kyle Gennings reports. Source link #canadiannews #worldnews #headlinenews and stories from around the world USA Today News Headlines USA News Headlines ABC NEWS Headlines


PMJT calls for investigation after London doctor shot in Gaza

Canadian physician Tarek Loubani shot in Gaza Strip while providing medical care

Justin Trudeau says he is appalled by the shooting of a Canadian doctor who was trying to help wounded protesters in Gaza on Monday. The prime minister is adding his voice to the calls for an independent investigation into the shootings by Israeli soldiers on the Gaza border that killed 59 Palestinians and wounded hundreds more during Monday’s mass protests. In a statement, Trudeau describes the reported use of excessive force and live ammunition as “inexcusable.” He is calling for a thorough examination of the possible use of both excessiveRead More


No criminal charges against man who waved Nazi flag in Montreal: police

No criminal charges against man who waved Nazi flag in Montreal: police

Montreal police say there won’t be any criminal charges laid against a man who waved a Nazi flag from atop a condo building during a May Day protest earlier this month. The man was photographed holding the flag on the roof of a condo building on Hutchison Street in the city’s Park Extension neighbourhood on May 2 as demonstrators walked below. Police were notified after the image was posted on the Facebook page of a neighbourhood group called the Parc-Ex Action Squad. The Montreal police’s hate crimes division investigated theRead More


Heritage Park faces financial challenges as a result of City’s flood mitigation effort

Heritage Park faces financial challenges as a result of City’s flood mitigation effort

A much beloved paddlewheeler will remain on shore for the foreseeable future and its dock will require a costly overhaul as a result of the City of Calgary’s decision to alter the water level of the Glenmore Reservoir. Alida Visbach, Heritage Park Historical Village’s president and CEO, confirms the S.S. Moyer will not operate in 2018. “The Moyer is one of our popular attractions, one of many that we have here, and this year, because of the mitigation work that’s being done due to the flooding in 2013 and lookingRead More


Humboldt Broncos team will return for 2018-19 SJHL season

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The Humboldt Broncos Junior A hockey team will return to the ice for the 2018-19 Saskatchewan Junior Hockey League season. The team says they will need to rebuild after a bus crash killed 16 people — including 10 players — and injured 13 others on April 6. The team’s head coach, Darcy Haugan, was one of the people who died in the crash. “Darcy Haugan was selfless, inspirational and motivating, building up his players to be great ambassadors and role models both on the ice and in the community.” saidRead More


Man arrested after WestJet flight from Halifax to Calgary diverted to Toronto

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The Canadian Press Published Wednesday, May 9, 2018 10:42PM EDT Last Updated Wednesday, May 9, 2018 10:43PM EDT MISSISSAUGA, Ont. — A man in his 20s is in police custody after a WestJet flight from Halifax to Calgary was diverted to Toronto’s Pearson airport on Wednesday evening. Peel Region police received the call around 7 p.m. about an unruly passenger on board WestJet flight 231. The plane landed at Pearson about 90 minutes later and police say the male suspect was arrested without incident. WestJet did not immediately respond toRead More


‘Really brown and tough growing’: Drought stressing southern Manitoba communities

'Really brown and tough growing': Drought stressing southern Manitoba communities

Bone dry conditions, parched earth and limited water supply is causing stress for communities across southern Manitoba. Government of Canada agriculture officials say a drought like the one Manitoba is experiencing happens about once in every 10 to 20 years. Take a stroll on Old Drover’s Run Golf Course in Niverville, and the signs of a drought are easy to find. Cracks in the earth reveal how parched parts of the province have become. “It’s really brown and tough growing season,” said head professional Brendan Baldwin. He said the dryRead More


Mueller team questions Trump friend Tom Barrack

Tom Barrack

WASHINGTON — Investigators working for special counsel Robert Mueller have interviewed one of President Donald Trump’s closest friends and confidants, California real estate investor Tom Barrack, The Associated Press has learned. Barrack was interviewed as part of the federal investigation of possible co-ordination between the Trump campaign and Russia in the 2016 election, according to three people familiar with the matter who spoke on condition of anonymity to discuss private conversations. The specific topics covered in questions from Mueller’s team were not immediately clear. One of the people who spokeRead More


Wynne vows to expand Greenbelt into Waterloo Region

Wynne vows to expand Greenbelt into Waterloo Region

Ontario’s governing Liberals are promising to expand a large stretch of protected land around the Toronto region if re-elected next month, a pledge that comes after the province’s Tories backtracked on a promise to allow housing development in the green space. The future of the Greenbelt — the world’s largest permanently protected green space — has been a political hot potato roughly a week before Ontario’s election campaign gets underway. Premier Kathleen Wynne vowed Wednesday to extend the Greenbelt into ecologically sensitive areas such as the Waterloo and Paris/Galt MoraineRead More