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Nearly kilometre-long pipe pulled into harbour

Nearly kilometre-long pipe pulled into harbour

It was a slow journey for the nearly kilometre-long sewage pipe, which will connect from Ogden Point in Victoria to McLoughlin Point. Source link #canadiannews #worldnews #headlinenews and stories from around the world USA Today News Headlines USA News Headlines ABC NEWS Headlines

LIVE UPDATES: Blood stain analyst testifies about gruesome scene at Johnston’s home

Kristin Johnston

The Canadian Press Published Tuesday, April 17, 2018 10:10AM ADT Last Updated Tuesday, April 17, 2018 1:10PM ADT HALIFAX — A Halifax jury has heard from a blood stain pattern analyst about the gruesome scene inside Kristin Johnston’s Halifax-area home, where Nicholas Butcher allegedly killed the Montreal-born yoga instructor and cut off his hand. Police have testified that Johnston’s body was found in the master bedroom on a blood-soaked bed next to a steak knife on March 26th, 2016. The jury at Butcher’s second-degree murder trial has heard that aRead More

Newmarket convenience store robbed at gunpoint

York Regional Police car

Police are searching for two suspects who allegedly robbed a Newmarket store at gunpoint. York Regional Police say two men wearing masks entered a convenience store on Yonge Street and Davis Drive on Friday, at around 7 a.m. Police say one of the men was armed with a handgun. The pair allegedly grabbed cash and fled the store in a black Honda Civic. No one was injured during the robbery. The suspects are described as black men, last seen wearing dark-coloured clothing. Anyone with information is asked to call policeRead More

Police searching for suspect after sexual assault

Waterloo Regional Police

Waterloo Regional Police are searching for a suspect after a woman was assaulted in Kitchener. Police say they responded to reports of an assault around 6 a.m. Sunday morning. They say around 3 a.m. a woman was walking southbound on King Street South near Union Street, when she was approached from behind by an unknown man who sexually assaulted her. The man was last seen after the assault walking northbound on King Street. The woman was treated and released from hospital. Police say the man is described as having lightRead More

U.S. to hit Russia with new sanctions for aiding Syria’s Assad

U.S. missiles in Syria

Hope Yen And Robert Burns, The Associated Press Published Sunday, April 15, 2018 3:35PM EDT Last Updated Sunday, April 15, 2018 4:49PM EDT WASHINGTON — President Donald Trump on Sunday defended his use of the phrase “Mission Accomplished” to describe a U.S.-led missile attack on Syria’s chemical weapons program, even as his aides stressed continuing U.S. troop involvement and plans for new economic sanctions against Russia for enabling the government of Bashar Assad. Stepping up the pressure on Syria’s president, U.S. Ambassador Nikki Haley indicated the sanctions to be announcedRead More

Suspicious water bottle prompts call to bomb squad

bottled water

There was a heavy police presence in Stratford Thursday night after a specialized team was brought in to deal with a suspicious item. Stratford police say a citizen discovered a “plastic water bottle that looked suspicious” next to a tree at Queen Street and Lakeside Drive. The citizen pulled up the bottle, shook it, put it back down and called police. When officers arrived, they noticed that the bottle was wrapped in white tape and had something that looked like a wick attached to its cap. They called in aRead More

Heavy wind delays first cruise ship of the season

Heavy wind delays first cruise ship of the season

A cruise ship season predicted to be record-breaking was briefly blown off course before it even began on Wednesday. Source link #canadiannews #worldnews #headlinenews and stories from around the world USA Today News Headlines USA News Headlines ABC NEWS Headlines

SaskEnergy surcharge money returned to municipalities in 2018 budget

SaskEnergy surcharge money returned to municipalities in 2018 budget

CTV Regina Published Wednesday, April 11, 2018 5:20PM CST Last Updated Wednesday, April 11, 2018 6:45PM CST The provincial government has introduced a SaskEnergy municipal surcharge in the 2018 budget. The Crown will collect a five per cent surcharge to be paid to urban municipalities. The charge will be passed on to customers on their bills. “On the municipal level, they will have to sell it to their residents if it never existed before,” Finance Minister Donna Harpauer told reporters on Tuesday. “For those who had this charge on before,Read More

Businesses beside Lang’s Cafe picking up pieces after fire

Businesses beside Lang's Cafe picking up pieces after fire

Businesses beside Lang’s Cafe are starting to pick up the pieces after a fire left the restaurant in ruins. Miyosiwin Salon Spa suffered smoke and water damage as firefighters doused the blaze on Wednesday, leaving the owner uncertain about what the salon’s future holds at the Broad street location. “It just feels likea bad dream still,” Jennifer Dubois said emotionally. “I don’t know, you’re just on a rollercoaster of emotion everyday. You’re fine one minute and then the next you’re not.” Dubois opened the salon in early 2017, but nowRead More

‘Valley of darkness’: Hundreds honour Humboldt Broncos at emotional vigil

'Valley of darkness': Hundreds honour Humboldt Broncos at emotional vigil

HUMBOLDT, Sask. — Thousands gathered to remember 15 people who died when the Humboldt Broncos’ bus crashed late last week and heard a heart-rending recollection from the team chaplain who happened upon the gruesome scene and heard sounds of the dying. “We travelled up and arrived at the scene … and walked up on a scene I never want to see again,” Pastor Sean Brandow told a vigil held Sunday night in the Saskatchewan junior hockey team’s home arena. “To sounds I never want to hear again.” He said heRead More