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Watson congratulates Ford and new PC Government

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Mayor Jim Watson says he’s committed to building a “productive working relationship” with Premier Designate Doug Ford and the Progressive Conservatives. Watson issued a statement shortly after Ford and the Progressive Conservatives won a majority mandate in the 42nd Ontario election. He says “I have said previously that there were policies in each of the Liberal, PC and NDP platforms that would be good for the city. I continue to feel optimistic about the future and I will be focusing on areas of common alignment with the new Progressive ConservativeRead More

Mattis warns of bumpy road to U.S., North Korea nuclear summit

U.S. Defense Secretary Jim Mattis

Lolita C. Baldor, The Associated Press Published Saturday, June 2, 2018 10:56PM EDT SINGAPORE — It will be a “bumpy road” to the nuclear negotiations with North Korea later this month, Defence Secretary Jim Mattis warned Sunday, telling his South Korean and Japanese counterparts they must maintain a strong defensive stance so the diplomats can negotiate from a position of strength. Mattis was speaking at the start of a meeting with South Korean Defence Minister Song Young-moo and Japanese Defence Minister Itsunori Onodera on the final day of the Shangri-LaRead More

‘We were worried that was going to be the end’: Dog attacked by beavers in Fort Saskatchewan

‘We were worried that was going to be the end’: Dog attacked by beavers in Fort Saskatchewan

A pit bull is lucky to be alive after he was attacked by a group of beavers in Fort Saskatchewan, according to a local wildlife expert. Gabbie Andrews was walking her three dogs on a trail near the Highway 15 bridge when three beavers attacked eight-year-old Kilo in the North Saskatchewan River. “As he was chasing the stick in the water, [Kilo] and his daughter must have ran into a beaver dam that we didn’t see because it was under the mud,” Andrews told CTV News. Kilo required 42 stitches:Read More

Charges laid after man tried to remove toddler from parked car

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CTV London Published Tuesday, May 22, 2018 4:34PM EDT Last Updated Tuesday, May 22, 2018 4:41PM EDT London police are investigating after a man allegedly tried to grab a toddler from a vehicle. The incident happened Monday around 7:30 p.m. in a parking lot near Dundas and Adelaide. Police say a 26-year-old man reached into a parked car and tried to remove the child. A woman inside the car intervened and was assaulted by the man who then took off. The child was not hurt and the woman suffered minorRead More

Aurora Cannabis to buy MedReleaf in all-stock deal worth $3.2 billion


TORONTO — Aurora Cannabis Inc.’s friendly $3.2-billion all-stock deal to acquire MedReleaf Corp. marks the biggest transaction to date in Canada’s nascent marijuana industry and creates what MedReleaf’s CEO describes as “the undisputed world leader in cannabis”. The transaction will create a cannabis behemoth capable of producing more than 570,000 kilograms of marijuana per year, the companies said Monday, as the country moves to legalize recreational pot later this year. However, the deal is a global play to scale up and compete on the international stage, and capitalize on theRead More

5 things to know on Monday, May 14, 2018 on Missing woman, B.C. flooding, kidney donation

A former CFL star is being praised for his intervention in a potentially dangerous situation at a Florida highschool. Plus, residents of B.C.’s southern interior are bracing for more flooding. 1. CFLer intervenes: A former CFL football player has been credited with disarming an upset woman who allegedly brought a gun to a Florida high school as a brawl broke out inside the gymnasium. 2. B.C. braces for flooding: Residents in B.C.’s southern interior are bracing for more flooding, with officials saying rising temperatures will accelerate the melting of highRead More

OPP make arrest in case of woman found dead at roadside

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CTV Kitchener Published Saturday, May 12, 2018 11:35PM EDT Last Updated Saturday, May 12, 2018 11:36PM EDT Huron County OPP say a suspicious death investigation involving a woman near Clinton is now a homicide. Provincial police say they arrested a man in connection with her murder around 1 p.m. Saturday, after a post-mortem examination conducted in London confirmed the death to be a homicide. The victim was identified Thursday as 27-year-old Laura Wigglesworth from Vanastra. OPP say she had been reported missing Wednesday night, after failing to return home fromRead More

Winnipeg Jets beat Las Vegas Golden Knights 4-2

Winnipeg Jets beat Las Vegas Golden Knights 4-2

Joshua Clipperton, The Canadian Press Published Saturday, May 12, 2018 10:01PM EDT Last Updated Saturday, May 12, 2018 10:06PM EDT WINNIPEG — Mark Scheifele and Dustin Byfuglien each had a goal and an assist as the Winnipeg Jets defeated the Vegas Golden Knights 4-2 on Saturday to take a 1-0 lead in the Western Conference final. Patrik Laine and Joel Armia also scored for Winnipeg, while Blake Wheeler added three assists. Connor Hellebuyck made 19 saves for the Jets. Brayden McNabb and William Karlsson replied for the expansion Knights, whoRead More

Victoria's Ship Point to get major facelift

Victoria's Ship Point to get major facelift

The city dropped concept designs today as it prepares to give a major makeover to Ship Point in the Inner Harbour. Scott Cunningham reports. Source link #canadiannews #worldnews #headlinenews and stories from around the world USA Today News Headlines [su_feed url=”” limit=”20″] USA News Headlines [su_feed url=”” limit=”20″] ABC NEWS Headlines [su_feed url=”” limit=”20″]

Pompeo en route to N. Korea to finalize Trump-Kim summit

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Matthew Lee, The Associated Press Published Tuesday, May 8, 2018 2:41PM EDT Last Updated Tuesday, May 8, 2018 4:47PM EDT YOKOTA AIR BASE, Japan — U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo was heading to North Korea on Wednesday to finalize details of a planned historic summit between President Donald Trump and North Korea leader Kim Jong Un. Trump announced the mission in Washington on Tuesday just minutes before Pompeo arrived in Japan to refuel before flying on to Pyongyang, and as the president declared he was withdrawing from a landmarkRead More