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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″]


Cornwall city workers strike continues

Cornwall city workers strike

There’s an ongoing stalemate in Cornwall as a strike by city workers drags on. Four hundred union workers remain on the picket lines. They work on everything from parks to paramedic calls. Services have been reduced in the city during the strike.  CUPE rejected the city’s last and final offer. The city now wants the Ministry of Labour to superivse a vote in the next two weeks.  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″] ABCRead More


Former B.C. premier Christy Clark joins Bennett Jones as senior advisor

Christy Clark

VANCOUVER — Former British Columbia premier Christy Clark is joining the Bennett Jones law firm as a senior advisor in its Vancouver office. The firm says Clark will join its government affairs and public policy team, which also counts former deputy prime minister Anne McLellan and former foreign minister John Baird as members. Bennett Jones CEO Hugh MacKinnon says in a statement that Clark’s focus on economic growth through trade fits in well with the interests of the firm’s clients. Clark resigned as B.C. premier last summer, having served inRead More


Train derails near Rosser during thunderstorm

Train derailment near Rosser

CTV Winnipeg Published Tuesday, May 29, 2018 7:15PM CST Last Updated Tuesday, May 29, 2018 7:46PM CST CP police are investigating after approximately 13 train cars derailed Tuesday evening. It happened shortly after 6 p.m. on the CP Rail line near Rosser, RCMP said. A spokesperson for CP Rail said the train was heading eastbound, carrying shipping containers on flatcars. they said no one was injured and there were no environmental concerns. Cleanup efforts were getting underway Tuesday night. RCMP couldn’t say what caused the derailment, but noted a strongRead More


Bell Aliant doubling pay phone prices in Atlantic Canada, from 25 to 50 cents

Payphones at Pearson International Airport

HALIFAX — Bell Aliant is doubling the cost for pay phones in all four Atlantic provinces on Monday, bringing the region in line with the rest of the country. Company spokeswoman Isabelle Boulet said in an email Sunday that the change — from 25 cents to 50 cents — is the first pay phone price increase in Atlantic Canada in more than 20 years, and that all other regions in the country have been paying the higher price since 2009. She did not disclose the costs associated with keeping aRead More


Official: Syrian militants dug up graves to find Israelis

Syria

DAMASCUS, Syria – A Syria-based Palestinian official says insurgents have excavated graves in a cemetery in a refugee camp in the capital Damascus in search of the remains of three Israeli soldiers who have been missing for decades. Anwar Raja of the Popular Front for the Liberation of Palestine-General Command said the bodies of the three Israeli soldiers who have been missing since a 1982 battle in Lebanon were transferred to Syria after the incident. He said the insurgents’ aim was to find the remains and transfer them to Israel.Read More


Family upset with EMS response to fatal overdose

Family upset with EMS response to fatal overdose

One year ago Tuesday, Bill Pearl saw his stepson’s final moments. According to a Special Investigations Unit report, Kieran Kay was in his Cambridge home on May 22, 2017, when he took off his clothes and started saying he was seeing snakes. Worried – and aware that he had finished a drug rehab program the previous day – family members in the house called 911. They told the SIU they had seen a syringe sticking out of Kay’s body, and their first attempts to calm him down had failed. SeeingRead More


N.S. veteran’s battle to have injury acknowledged stalls after doctor retires

Bill MacKay

CTV Atlantic Published Tuesday, May 22, 2018 5:33PM ADT Last Updated Tuesday, May 22, 2018 5:37PM ADT A Nova Scotia veteran’s battle to have an injury acknowledged by Veterans Affairs has stalled after his family doctor retired. Bill MacKay says he sustained a neck injury when he was in the navy. Documents show the Department of National Defence acknowledges the incident happened, but says it wasn’t the cause of MacKay’s neck injury. MacKay says Veterans Affairs has rejected his injury twice. He was working with a lawyer on a thirdRead More


Two homes destroyed in pair of Puslinch fires

Two homes destroyed in pair of Puslinch fires

Emily Silva , CTV Kitchener Published Monday, May 21, 2018 5:33PM EDT Last Updated Monday, May 21, 2018 6:33PM EDT The Puslinch Fire Department had their hands full Sunday dealing with two devastating fires. The first call came into the Puslinch Fire Department around 1 p.m. for an address on Sideroad 10 North. When fire crews arrived the home was fully engulfed in flames. Crews quickly called for back-up from the Rockwood and Guelph fire departments. Approximately 25 firefighters were able to get the fire under control in about 45Read More


Winnipeg Jets eliminated from playoffs after 2-1 loss to Golden Knights

Ryan Reaves

Joshua Clipperton, The Canadian Press Published Sunday, May 20, 2018 5:47PM EDT Last Updated Sunday, May 20, 2018 6:00PM EDT WINNIPEG — Ryan Reaves scored the game-winning goal and Marc-Andre Fleury made 31 saves as the expansion Vegas Golden Knights continued their improbable run by defeating the Winnipeg Jets 2-1 on Sunday afternoon to advance to the Stanley Cup final. Alex Tuch also scored for the Knights, who lost Game 1 in Winnipeg before winning four straight to become the first team since the St. Louis Blues in 1968 toRead More