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HAZMAT called to north side garage fire

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Kiera Lyons, CTV Edmonton Published Saturday, May 19, 2018 5:54PM MDT Last Updated Saturday, May 19, 2018 6:15PM MDT Edmonton fire crews received a fire call at 138 Avenue and 93 Street just after 4 p.m. Saturday. Firefighters said the blaze started in a detached garage at a north-side residence, and spread to two cars and a boat on the driveway. The HAZMAT team was called in to deal with two propane tanks that had blown their valves and began leaking. Fire officials told CTV News that wind was anRead More

Feasts, frills and fascinators: How Halifax rang in the royal wedding

Feasts, frills and fascinators: How Halifax rang in the royal wedding

Alex Cooke, THE CANADIAN PRESS Published Saturday, May 19, 2018 3:08PM ADT Last Updated Saturday, May 19, 2018 6:54PM ADT HALIFAX — Mimosas were toasted and tears were shed Saturday morning in Halifax, N.S., as spectators witnessed the newest addition to the Royal Family from across the pond. The well-dressed group of royal watchers feasted on a British breakfast at the Delta Halifax hotel, eagerly watching the big screen as Meghan Markle and Prince Harry tied the knot at St. George’s Chapel in Windsor. Men were mostly decked out inRead More

Royal wedding live: Crowds gather to watch Prince Harry, Meghan Markle tie the knot

Royal wedding live: Crowds gather to watch Prince Harry, Meghan Markle tie the knot

Adjust your fascinator and straighten your tie, because the big day for royal watchers is finally here. This morning, Meghan Markle will walk down the aisle to greet her prince, Harry, for a royal wedding unlike any other. With the sun shining brightly this morning in Windsor, some of the 600 wedding guests have already begun arriving for the occasion, with the men wearing morning suits and the ladies in their finest hats and heels. Scroll down or click here for our royal wedding live blog from Windsor Oprah Winfrey,Read More

Coroner speaks about mix-up of Humboldt Broncos crash victims

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A coroner involved in the Humboldt Broncos bus crash says it wasn’t until an injured player woke up in hospital and said he wasn’t who everyone thought he was that officials realized there had been a big mistake in identifying the dead. Since the crash, Parker Tobin’s loved ones from Alberta had been at the bedside of the player they thought was Parker, an 18-year-old goalie. He had serious facial injuries, but they believed he was their boy. It turned out it was actually teammate Xavier Labelle in the bed,Read More

CBC/Radio Canada warns employees their financial info may be at risk after theft

The CBC building

OTTAWA — Thousands of employees of Canada’s public broadcaster are being warned their personal information may have been compromised after a recent computer theft, the CBC said Wednesday. “The stolen equipment, while password protected, may contain electronic files, including some personal financial information” of people who recently worked for the CBC and Radio-Canada, the Crown corporation’s chief financial officer said in an email. Around 20,000 people could be affected, including current employees, outside contractors and some former employees who worked over the last 18 months, the broadcaster confirmed. But aRead More

As Hawaii erupts, scientists eye B.C.'s volcanoes

As Hawaii erupts, scientists eye B.C.'s volcanoes

As lava destroy homes in Hawaii, B.C. scientists say they’re keen on developing better technology to monitor volcanoes in our own backyard. Source link #canadiannews #worldnews #headlinenews and stories from around the world USA Today News Headlines USA News Headlines ABC NEWS Headlines

Man accused in Toronto military centre stabbing acquitted of terror-related charges

Ayanle Hassan Ali

TORONTO — A man with schizophrenia who attacked soldiers at a military recruitment centre in Toronto has been acquitted of terror-related charges and found not criminally responsible for lesser offences due to mental illness. Judge Ian MacDonnell says Ayanle Hassan Ali’s actions in May 2016 do not fit the intended scope of Canadian terrorism laws. Ali had pleaded not guilty to three counts of attempted murder, three counts of assault with a weapon, two counts of assault causing bodily harm and one count of carrying a weapon for the purposeRead 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

Words of love and wisdom for Mother’s Day from mom with incurable cancer

Words of love and wisdom for Mother's Day from mom with incurable cancer

Joanne Schnurr, CTV Ottawa Published Friday, May 11, 2018 4:10PM EDT Last Updated Friday, May 11, 2018 6:49PM EDT How are you marking this Mother’s Day? Maybe a special brunch for mom, some flowers or chocolates. For one Ottawa area mother, her best gift is still being alive to appreciate every moment with her children. Every moment with her children is a special moment for Jillian O’Connor. Even if it’s hangin’ out, waiting for an MRI. We first met Jillian 4 years ago when she was pregnant with her thirdRead More

Saskatoon public high schools vote to eliminate graduation banquets


This will be the last year for graduation banquets at Saskatoon public high schools. The schools recently unanimously decided to discontinue organizing graduation banquets, beginning in the 2018-19 school year, according to a letter sent Thursday to families of students in grades 9 through 11 at most Saskatoon Public Schools collegiates. “We understand that grad banquets are a tradition that many students and families have looked forward to sharing. However, given our schools’ commitment to provide equitable and safe opportunities that are in the best interest of all students, weRead More