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Owen Sound man charged for allegedly trafficking fentanyl, heroin

Owen Sound Police

Two men are facing multiple charges for allegedly trafficking fentanyl and heroin in Owen Sound. The Owen Sound police drug unit says they seized a variety of drugs, including fentanyl and heroin from a home on Tuesday. The estimated street value of the drugs is pegged at more than $8,400. Detectives say they suspected the home was being used to sell the illegal drugs.  A 53-year-old Owen Sound man has been charged with numerous offences, including trafficking fentanyl and heroin. A 42-year-old Hamilton man is also facing trafficking charges. BothRead More


Police investigation underway in Brant County

OPP

Ontario Provincial Police say they executed a search warrant at a home in Brant County. According to police, it was carried out at a residence on Jerseyville Road early Thursday morning. Police say the organized crime enforcement bureau, the west region community street crime unit, tactics rescue unit, emergency response team, urban search and rescue response team, aviation search, west region support and forensic identification unit all descended on the property. Police say their investigation is continuing and in the meantime officers will remain at the scene. Source link #canadiannewsRead More


Islanders join national pipeline protests

Islanders join national pipeline protests

A protest at the Courtenay courthouse was one of nearly 100 “snap action” events across Canada that put the Kinder Morgan pipeline in the cr Source link #canadiannews #worldnews #headlinenews and stories from around the world USA Today News Headlines [su_feed url=”http://rssfeeds.usatoday.com/usatoday-NewsTopStories” limit=”20″] USA News Headlines [su_feed url=”http://rss.cnn.com/rss/cnn_us.rss” limit=”20″] ABC NEWS Headlines [su_feed url=”http://feeds.abcnews.com/abcnews/usheadlines” limit=”20″]


Nova Scotia man who rescued elderly woman from fire to be honoured in Ottawa

Medal of Bravery

HALIFAX – A Nova Scotia man who will receive an award from the Governor General says he’s overwhelmed by the attention he’s received since he saved his neighbour’s life over a year ago. Travis Wolfe, 26, of the small village of Port Hood, N.S., will receive a medal of bravery from Julie Payette for rescuing his elderly neighbour from her burning home in February 2017. Wolfe says he was clearing snow from his grandfather’s driveway when an overheated generator exploded at his neighbour’s home over the hill, igniting a blazeRead 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

Amid perfectly blue skies and warm sunshine, Prince Harry and Meghan Markle have arrived at St. George’s Chapel on the grounds of Windsor Castle, ready to exchange their wedding vows. Harry arrived accompanied by his brother Prince William, both dressed in the uniform of the Blues and Royals as they made their way by foot up to the doors of St. George’s Chapel. Highlights so far: Prince Harry and Meghan Markle will receive new titles: Duke and Duchess of Sussex Wedding guests include Oprah, George and Amal Clooney, David andRead More


May long weekend kicks off season for southern Alberta campers

May long weekend, camping, campers, hikers, outdoo

Hundreds of campers and outdoor enthusiasts are heading out to the mountain parks and other recreation areas for the Victoria Day long weekend and enforcement officers will be out in full force to ensure everyone is following the rules. The province says more than 300 Fish and wildlife officers, conservation officers, park rangers and RCMP will be on patrol in parks and public lands over the weekend. “As Albertans, we are truly fortunate to have so many outdoor recreation opportunities. It is our mission to conserve and protect our publicRead More


Highway 407 investigating ‘inside theft of data’

Highway 407 entrance sign

TORONTO — The company that operates a major toll road in southern Ontario says the personal information of roughly 60,000 people was stolen from its offices “some time over the past 12 months.” The privately-operated 407 Express Toll Route says in a statement that the stolen data is limited to account names and phone numbers, and no credit card or banking information was taken. It says the incident is being investigated as an “inside theft of data,” and no external breach of its systems is suspected. The company says itRead More


AHS confirms measles case in Edmonton, warns individuals of potential exposure

AHS confirms measles case in Edmonton, warns individuals of potential exposure

An individual with lab-confirmed measles has been in several public locations across Edmonton while infectious, Alberta Health Services said. AHS warns individuals who were at these locations on certain dates they may have been exposed to the disease: May 8: Northgate Mall (9499 137 Avenue) between 8:30 a.m. and 10 p.m. May 9: Northgate Mall between 8:30 a.m. and 6:30 p.m. The Misericordia Community Hospital (16940 87 Avenue) Emergency department between 6:48 p.m. and 11:59 p.m. The Misericordia Community Hospital Diagnostic Imaging department between 11:55 p.m. and 11:59 p.m. MayRead More


Settlement reached in Giants, Manning memorabilia fraud case

Eli Manning

HACKENSACK, N.J. – Three sports memorabilia collectors who accused New York Giants quarterback Eli Manning of providing bogus “game-worn” equipment that was sold to unsuspecting fans settled their lawsuit against the Super Bowl-winning quarterback on Monday, days before the case was scheduled to go to trial. A spokesman for the defendants, a group that included Manning, the Giants, two equipment managers and Steiner Sports, the company with whom Manning is under contract to provide game-worn jerseys and helmets for sale, said Monday night a settlement had been reached to resolveRead More


Montreal holds pro-Palestine demonstration as U.S. Embassy opens in Jerusalem

Pro-Palestine demonstration in Montreal

There were protests in Montreal and around the world Monday as Israel marked the 70th anniversary of its founding by celebrating the opening of the new U.S. embassy in Jerusalem. Dozens took to the streets downtown Montreal to express their anger about the embassy’s new location as well as the Israeli government’s response to protests there. Israeli troops shot dead 55 Palestinian demonstrators and wounded 1,200 others. Another 1,200 Palestinians suffered other injuries. It was the deadliest day since a cross-border war in 2014. Protesters threw stones and the IsraeliRead More