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Three people injured in highway crash in Woodstock

Vehicle crash on 401

A single-vehicle crash on Highway 401 in Woodstock left three injured. Around 3:30 p.m. Sunday, a vehicle travelling eastbound lost control and rolled into the ditch, Oxford County OPP say. A female passenger was reportedly airlifted to hospital with serious injuries. She had to be extricated from the vehicle. Officers say a male passenger was ejected from the vehicle and taken to hospital by ambulance. The driver is reported to have suffered minor injuries as well. The 401 was closed Sunday between Highway 59 and Highway 2. With files fromRead More


All positives for Collaros at camp

All positives for Collaros at camp

It’s seems to be all positives for Zach Collaros after his first training camp day with the Saskatchewan Roughriders. Rider training camp officially kicked off Sunday morning in Saskatoon, and all eyes were on the club’s biggest offseason acquisition, quarterback Zach Collaros. “It was awesome just playing football today and getting out there, and talking to Duron and Bakari and Naaman. Once we got into practice it felt like football again, and it was a really enjoyable thing,” Zach Collaros said. Ridernation is hoping the 29-year-old will be able toRead More


Two beaches in Bracebridge remain closed

bracebridge beaches closed

Two beaches in Bracebridge remain closed all long weekend for a police investigation. Town officials decided to shut down Kirby’s Beach Park and Bracebridge Bay Park on Friday, after broken glass and sewing needles were purposely placed in the sand, both in the water, and on the beach. Bracebridge Mayor Graydon Smith says volunteer scuba divers from Gravenhurst will be on site Monday conducting a thorough underwater inspection to ensure the beaches are as safe as possible. “We have a nice safe beach 99.99% of the time, but unfortunately somethingRead More


Rattle toys recalled over choking risk

Rattles

CTV Winnipeg Published Thursday, May 17, 2018 6:40PM CST Last Updated Thursday, May 17, 2018 6:53PM CST Dollarama is recalling two rattle toys that could pose choking hazards. The Oball Rollin’ Rainstick and Oball 2-in-1 Roller appeared on Health Canada’s recall list on Thursday. Both toys are multicolored and have beads inside. If the toy is damaged, the company says pieces could be pulled off, creating a choking hazard to young children. As of Thursday, the company received two reports of incidents in Canada without injury. About 19,875 Oball Rollin’Read More


Kitchener mother loses over 120 pounds

Kitchener mother loses over 120 pounds

After the birth of her last daughter, Kristina Todd tipped the scales at over 300 pounds. “I could barely walk to the park with my son, you know, I was feeling so uncomfortable,” Todd said. As her health deteriorated and her self-confidence diminished, she decided it was time to act. Todd had been on diets before, but called them “yo-yo diets” – because they make it quick to lose weight but difficult to keep it off. Todd began by analyzing her diet and eating better. She found that adopting aRead More


Former CFL player Lin-J Shell stops angry woman with gun inside Florida school

Lin-J Shell

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.  Lin-J Shell, 36, won the Grey Cup with the Calgary Stampeders in 2014. He’s also played for the B.C. Lions, the Winnipeg Blue Bombers and the Toronto Argonauts, but has since moved on to teaching physical education at Jean Ribault High School in Jacksonville, Fla. Earlier this week, a fight involving multiple people broke out in the school’s gym.Read More


Tesla with Autopilot slams into truck stopped at red light | CTV News

Tesla in South Jordan, Utah

SOUTH JORDAN, Utah — A Tesla sedan with a semi-autonomous Autopilot feature has rear-ended a fire department truck at 60 mph (97 kph) apparently without braking before impact, but police say it’s unknown if the Autopilot feature was engaged. The cause of the Friday evening crash, involving a Tesla Model S and a fire department mechanic truck stopped at a red light, was under investigation, said police in South Jordan, a suburb of Salt Lake City. The crash, in which the Tesla driver was injured, comes as federal safety agenciesRead More


Production halted at Ford Essex engine plant

Ford Essex Engine Plant

Repercussions are starting to be felt on Windsor-Essex production lines from last week’s fire at the Meridian Magnesium plant in Lansing, Michigan. The Ford Essex engine plant will be closed for the rest of this week. The two-day shutdown is due to a production slowdown south of the border. Essex engine supplies the V8 engines to plants in Kansas City, Missouri and Dearborn, Michigan. Ford has already halted production of the F-series at its Kansas City plant. Now, employees at the Dearborn truck plant have been alerted and production thereRead More


School officials recommend revoking Cosby’s honorary degree

Bill Cosby

COLLEGE PARK, Md. – Officials with the University of Maryland, College Park, have recommended revoking Bill Cosby’s honorary degree after the comedian’s sexual assault conviction. University spokeswoman Katie Lawson tells The Baltimore Sun the decision by the school’s committee on honorary degrees will be sent to the University System of Maryland office for Board of Regents approval. The newspaper reported Wednesday that Johns Hopkins University revoked Cosby’s honorary degree after jurors convicted him of drugging and molesting a Temple University employee in 2004. Mike Lurie with the University System ofRead More


Fire ban implemented in Corman Park following grass fires

Fire ban implemented in Corman Park following grass fires

The RM of Corman Park is implementing a fire ban after two major fires over the weekend. On Saturday, a controlled burn quickly became unmanageable as dry conditions fueled the flames. Saskatoon fire crews responded to a large grass fire near Auction Mart Road. The fire threatened three homes. Two were saved by crews, but one had extensive damages. Then on Sunday, a house fire on an acreage in the RM of Blucher quickly spread. Winds gusting between 35 to 40 km/hr pushed the fire towards three homes to theRead More