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Alleged scissor attack 'did not happen': Toronto police

Alleged scissor attack 'did not happen': Toronto police Source link #canadiannews #worldnews #headlinenews and stories from around the world USA Today News Headlines USA News Headlines ABC NEWS Headlines


Edmontonians win 50/50 at Oilers game in Las Vegas

Edmontonians win 50/50 at Oilers game in Las Vegas

Most people lose money in Las Vegas, and most visiting NHL teams are beaten at the T-Mobile Arena, but two Edmontonians, and the Oilers, are going home a success. At the Oilers’ 3-2 overtime win against the Golden Knights, the team’s second loss on home ice, Oilers fans broke the franchise’s 50/50 record, and three of them are splitting the winnings. Cassie Leggio bought US$100 worth of 50/50 tickets along with her husband and her uncle, who is from Calgary, and they won the US$138,590 jackpot. They will each getRead More


Third day of Lac-Megantic deliberations ends; no verdict reached

Lac-Megantic destruction

SHERBROOKE, Que. – The jurors at the trial of three men charged with criminal negligence causing death in the Lac-Megantic railway disaster will deliberate for a fourth day Sunday after failing to reach a verdict today. Day 3 of deliberations passed without any questions or messages from the 12 jurors. The jury is deciding the fate of Tom Harding, Richard Labrie and Jean Demaitre, who are charged in connection with the July 2013 tragedy in which 47 people were killed when a runaway train carrying crude oil derailed and exploded.Read More


Aaron Sanchez hopes blister saga doesn’t continue into 2018

Aaron Sanchez

Joshua Clipperton, The Canadian Press Published Friday, January 12, 2018 8:08PM EST Last Updated Friday, January 12, 2018 8:13PM EST BURNABY, B.C. — Aaron Sanchez felt like he was trying to run in quicksand last season. Coming off a breakout campaign where the Toronto Blue Jays starter led the American League in earned-run average and got his first all-star nod, 2017 was marred by blister and nail issues on the middle finger of his pitching hand. The baffling injury that first bubbled to the surface in April landed Sanchez onRead More


Some Tims raise prices on certain breakfast items after Ont. minimum wage hike

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TORONTO – The parent company of Tim Hortons says restaurants in select markets have increased prices on certain breakfast items. Restaurant Brands International (TSX:RBI) of Oakville, Ont., says regular price adjustments are “a normal part of the restaurant business.” The increases come after the company landed in hot water with consumers when it was revealed some franchisees cut employee benefits to offset the impact of minimum wage hikes in Ontario. On Jan. 1 the minimum wage in Ontario increased to $14 per hour from $11.60 — a 21-per-cent jump —Read More


Former Wolves player makes Team Canada’s hockey team

Former Wolves player makes Team Canada’s hockey team

From CTV Northern Ontario: The Canadian Olympic men’s hockey team named for upcoming winter games. Source link #canadiannews #worldnews #headlinenews and stories from around the world USA Today News Headlines USA News Headlines ABC NEWS Headlines


Louisiana teacher speaks out after arrest at board meeting

Teacher escorted out of board meeting in handcuffs

Kevin McGill and Gerald Herbert, The Associated Press Published Wednesday, January 10, 2018 8:01PM EST ABBEVILLE, La. — The Louisiana teacher who was ejected from a school board meeting and handcuffed after speaking out about salaries — a video-recorded arrest that sparked outrage — said Wednesday her treatment was appalling and encouraged others to speak out. The fallout from Deyshia Hargrave’s arrest Monday night was wide-ranging, with school district officials receiving death threats and the governor saying it “cast a negative light” on the state. Video of the arrest wasRead More


Salvadorans in Manitoba concerned after recent U.S. immigration decision

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The group Canadian-Salvadorians in Winnipeg is concerned about the safety of Salvadorans living in the United States. It comes following a decision by the Trump administration this week to end special protections for around 200,000 Salvadorans. Oscar Calix, the group’s past president, said Salvadorans living in Manitoba are watching the situation closely. “We are concerned for different reasons and one of them is the safety of our people,” said Calix. “We are concerned about the safety, the impact this will have in El Salvador.” “We hope Canadians will understand theRead More


“Day of Action” today in support of Tim Hortons workers

Tim Hortons

Organized labour has called for a ‘day of action’ Wednesday in support of workers at Tim Hortons. Certain individual franchise owners have balked at having to pay the Wynne government’s mandated 14-dollar an hour minimum wage, and have resorted to measures like eliminating paid breaks. London is among more than 15 communities across ontario, where protests have been called for on Wednesday, outside Tim Hortons stores demanding that the company not roll back workers’ wages and benefits. A local demonstration will take place at 3 p.m. at the Tim HortonsRead More


Iconic Orillia landmark gets a fresh start

Phase one of the Sundial Lakeview Retirement Residence in Orillia had its official ribbon-cutting ceremony today. According to its new owners, the opening was several years in the making. “It’s been about a just a little over two and a half year journey from the purchase of the land, to the development, to the final completion,” says Yaseen Nimjee. It’s a four-storey, spacious modern design with one hundred suites. The residence is loaded with amenities like a theatre, game room, fitness centre and hair salon. “We feel we wanted toRead More