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B.C. invests $6.5M to build school in Langford

B.C. invests $6.5M to build school in Langford

The school will be built on six acres of land at South Skirt Mountain, and the province says it will help relieve pressure on nearby schools Source link #canadiannews #worldnews #headlinenews and stories from around the world USA Today News Headlines USA News Headlines ABC NEWS Headlines


Plane carrying more than 100 people crashes in Cuba

Plane carrying more than 100 people crashes in Cuba Source link #canadiannews #worldnews #headlinenews and stories from around the world USA Today News Headlines USA News Headlines ABC NEWS Headlines


Dwane Casey nominated for NBA coach of the year five days after Raptors fire him

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NEW YORK — Dwane Casey has been named one of three finalists for the NBA’s coach of the year award. Too bad the nomination came five days after he was fired by the Toronto Raptors. Casey was named a finalist for the award on Wednesday night along with Quin Snyder of the Utah Jazz and Boston Celtics head coach Brad Stevens. The 61-year-old Casey was the most successful coach in Raptors history, rewriting the culture of what had been one of the worst teams in the league. He led TorontoRead More


Stabbing at Victoria Park Station sends male victim to hospital

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Kayla Goodfield, CTV News Toronto Published Tuesday, May 15, 2018 9:31PM EDT Last Updated Tuesday, May 15, 2018 10:25PM EDT A man has been taken to a trauma centre with a lower body injury after a stabbing took place at Victoria Park Station on Tuesday night. The incident occurred on the eastbound platform of the subway station at around 8:30 p.m. The male victim was taken to hospital with serious but non-life-threatening injuries, Toronto Paramedics said. Toronto police said a suspect wanted in connection with the incident fled the sceneRead More


Maurice calls Winnipeg Jets ‘most skilled group that I’ve ever coached’

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WINNIPEG — Paul Maurice experienced a hockey epiphany five years ago in the hallway of a Kontinental Hockey League arena. Then the head coach of Metallurg — located in Magnitogorsk, a city in Russia’s industrial heartland where Europe meets Asia — wanted to commend 21-year-old Pavel Zdunov for his efforts after one particular game. When the language barrier didn’t allow it, something clicked. “His parents had passed away, he had a special-needs brother that he cared for himself, and he played pro hockey,” Maurice recalled. “He was just a greatRead More


Crash causes lengthy delays on TCH in Langford

Crash causes lengthy delays on TCH in Langford

Those looking to get out of town early for the weekend hit a major snag on the Trans-Canada Highway after a truck hit a rock wall. Source link #canadiannews #worldnews #headlinenews and stories from around the world USA Today News Headlines USA News Headlines ABC NEWS Headlines


Former ‘Indian Hospital’ patients launch class-action lawsuit

Former 'Indian Hospital' patients launch class-action lawsuit

Tony Merchant has launched a class action lawsuit surrounding alleged medical experiments and testing conducted on Indigenous patients back when “Indian Hospitals” were in operation. Sixty-five-year-old Klyne Alexson is one of the people involved in the lawsuit, saying he was in the former Fort Qu’Appelle Sanitarium from six months old until he was three, as doctors said he had a collapsed lung from tuberculosis. “It was a nightmare,” Alexson told CTV News. He said he still has flashbacks of dark rooms and children crying. He also says he remembers beingRead More


Veteran who fought the Battle of the Atlantic attends London ceremony

Veteran who fought the Battle of the Atlantic attends London ceremony

Across the country ceremonies were held Sunday to remember of the Battle of the Atlantic. In London, a veteran who witnessed the devastation was on hand for the service. “I lost a lot of friends,” says former Royal Marines member Robert Kennedy. Kennedy, now 98, was a gun layer on HMS Naiad as the light cruiser patrolled the Mediterranean during World War II. The Naiad was sunk on March 11, 1942. “When my ship was torpedoed and sunk on the Malta convoys, we lost 83 of the ship’s company. IRead More


1 hurt in crash on Highway 401 off-ramp

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A transport truck and a passenger vehicle collided on a Highway 401 off-ramp Friday morning, leaving one person hurt. The crash occurred around 11:15 a.m. on the ramp from the westbound lanes of the highway to Highway 6 North. According to the OPP, one person suffered non-life-threatening injuries in the collision. The ramp remained closed as of noon as police investigated the crash. Source link #canadiannews #worldnews #headlinenews and stories from around the world USA Today News Headlines USA News Headlines ABC NEWS Headlines


Restaurant must pay $10K to black man who was asked to pre-pay for meal: human rights tribunal

Emile Wickham

A Toronto restaurant has been ordered to pay $10,000 in compensation to a black man who, along with his dinner companions, was asked to pre-pay for a meal on his birthday four years ago. In a recent decision, the Human Rights Tribunal of Ontario ruled that Hong Shing Chinese Restaurant discriminated against Emile Wickham on the basis of his race and must pay $10,000 for “injury to his dignity, feelings and self-respect.” Wickham told the Human Rights Tribunal that he and three friends, all of them black, went to theRead More