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Amber Alert: Girl in Matane found safe and healthy

SQ headquarters

A seven-year old girl in Matane has been found safe and sound after going missing on Saturday morning.  Police had issued an Amber Alert saying that a 26-year old man had taken her in his car. She was found a half hour later at the home of her family. The suspect was stopped and taken in for questioning.  When police stopped his vehicle, they found a 19-year old woman who had also been taken by the man. The woman and girl had been walking on a street in Matane whenRead More

Ottawa Liberal candidates dealing with Wynne’s concession

Candidates in Ottawa South

Kathleen Wynne’s decision to concede defeat before the vote has thrown a wrench into the spokes of local campaigns. Ottawa ridings known for strong Liberal support could go in any direction with a few short days before the election.  So where else to find the pulse of the electorate than at a bakery, where it’s all about choice and decisions, and finding out whether what you get is really what you wanted. The Rideau Bakery has been in this little spot along Bank Street in Ottawa south for half aRead More

Russia’s doping capital gears up for World Cup

Olympic Sports Center

James Ellingworth, The Associated Press Published Monday, May 21, 2018 2:21PM EDT SARANSK, Russia — Nestled on the edge of the forest outside the Russian city of Saransk is the home of one of the most successful doping programs in history. Athletes from the V.M. Chegin Olympic Training Center dominated race-walking for over a decade, winning nine Olympic and 18 world championship medals between 2004 and 2016, when head coach Viktor Chegin was banned for life amid a blizzard of doping cases. Now Saransk — like Russia itself — wantsRead More

Baby Moose Rescued on Wapati River beach

Baby Moose Rescued on Wapati River beach

Kiera Lyons, CTV Edmonton Published Sunday, May 20, 2018 5:28PM MDT Last Updated Sunday, May 20, 2018 5:45PM MDT A baby moose was rescued by Grande Prairie boaters on the Wapati River beach Saturday. Kane Savidan of Grande Prairie said he was where Bear Creek flows into the Wapiti River when his cousin Ryan heard the sound of a moose mewing. A baby moose had become stuck up to his head in mud and was unable to get free. The men were unsure how long he had been stuck, butRead More

Staged crash teaches life-saving techniques to Riffel students

Staged crash teaches life-saving techniques to Riffel students

Students at Michael A. Riffel School watched Wednesday morning as their teacher Murray Wright was extricated from a crashed car by first responders. However, it wasn’t an emergency. It was a demonstration taking place on the front lawn of the school. EMS, fire and police all participated in the demonstration that was meant to mimic a real emergency situation. “It’s very important that we can get out in the community. Especially with these young people that are getting their license and the challenge of them being hooked on phones. SoRead More

‘Guests are welcome to stand’: Stadium clarifies concert rules

‘Guests are welcome to stand’: Stadium clarifies concert rules

CTV Regina Published Monday, May 14, 2018 5:54PM CST Last Updated Monday, May 14, 2018 6:55PM CST Fans headed to the Eagles concert on Thursday night will be able to stand up to enjoy the show, as long as they are considerate of other fans. The Regina Exhibition Association Ltd. (REAL) clarified the policy on Monday afternoon. On Friday, REAL said fans would need to “remain seated during the concert.” It also said concertgoers weren’t allowed to take photos of the concert on their cellphones. On Monday, REAL send outRead More

Montreal police arson squad investigating torched car in Parc-Extension

Arson Parc-Extension may 13

Around 3 a.m., several calls were placed with 911 to report a car in flames on Papineau Ave, near the intersection of L-O David St. in Parc-Extension. When police and firefighters arrived on-scene, the vehicle was still burning. However, they were able to extinguish the fire, but determined that the vehicle was a total loss.  Montreal police are treating the incident as an arson, and are currently working with the car’s owner to determine the exact circumstances. He is not known to police services, a spokesperson said, and there areRead More

Winnipeg Jets advance to Western Conference Final with convincing win over Nashville

Winnipeg Jets advance to Western Conference Final with convincing win over Nashville

The Winnipeg Jets playoff run continues following a 5-1 win in game 7 over the Nashville Predators. The Jets won 3 of 4 games at Bridgestone Arena in Nashville in a second round series which featured the top two teams in the league. No team won two games in a row in the series. The back and forth continued right up until the final buzzer. “I think right now we’re just thrilled to move on,” said Jets captain Blake Wheeler. “We’re pretty pleased to knock off a team like Nashville.”Read More

Production halted at Ford Essex engine plant

Ford Essex Engine Plant

Repercussions are starting to be felt on Windsor-Essex production lines from last week’s fire at the Meridian Magnesium plant in Lansing, Michigan. The Ford Essex engine plant will be closed for the rest of this week. The two-day shutdown is due to a production slowdown south of the border. Essex engine supplies the V8 engines to plants in Kansas City, Missouri and Dearborn, Michigan. Ford has already halted production of the F-series at its Kansas City plant. Now, employees at the Dearborn truck plant have been alerted and production thereRead More

Wounded Quebec City mosque worshippers urge Trudeau to ban assault weapons

Quebec City mosque shooting victims

Wounded worshippers and family members of those killed in the Quebec City mosque shooting are calling on Prime Minister Justin Trudeau to outlaw assault weapons. In a Monday letter to Trudeau, more than 75 people express dismay that the Liberal government’s firearms bill does not ban assault rifles like the one carried by mosque shooter Alexandre Bissonnette. Bissonnette, 28, pleaded guilty in March to six charges of first-degree murder and six of attempted murder. Sentencing arguments in the case begin June 18. Bissonnette began his January 2017 rampage with aRead More