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Sask.’s emerging second language | CTV Regina News

Sask.’s emerging second language | CTV Regina News

Seven-year-old Quentin Silvestre belts out Ed Sheeran in perfect English. But his mother, Michelle Silvestre, hopes Quentin will learn the song in his home language too. “We still speak Tagalog at home because they should still look after their roots,” Michelle Silvestre said. Almost three years ago, Silvestre and her family left the Philippines for life in Canada. Friends already in the country suggested the Silvestre’s move to prairies. “They recommended (living) in Regina because it’s quiet and peaceful, and there’s a lot of job opportunities,” Silvestre said. Saskatchewan’s smallRead More

Vancouver motorist slapped with 2 distracted driving tickets in 7 minutes

Vancouver motorist slapped with 2 distracted driving tickets in 7 minutes

A Metro Vancouver driver is facing over $700 in fines after receiving two separate distracted driving tickets within seven minutes of one another. The 22-year-old male driving a Dodge Journey was first cited at 12:20 p.m. on Tuesday, for using an electronic device while driving. He was nabbed again for the same offence just a few kilometres away at 12:27 p.m. The New Westminster Police Department’s traffic department posted pictures of both tickets to Twitter on Wednesday. The combined fines total $736, plus an eight-point penalty on his licence. That’sRead More

Pedestrian seriously injured in Barrie hit-and-run

Barrie police

Police want to speak with anyone who witnessed a hit-and-run collision that seriously injured a pedestrian in Barrie. The 53-year-old man was returning to his vehicle after helping another motorist when he was struck in the area of Huronia Road and McKay Road. This happened at around 12:30 a.m. on Friday. Barrie police says the driver stopped momentarily and then left the scene. The vehicle is described as a dark-coloured hatchback, which might have damage to its front end. The man was taken to hospital with serious injuries. Anyone withRead More

‘These stories should be told’: ‘Black Panther’ claws its way into film history

'These stories should be told': 'Black Panther' claws its way into film history

“Black Panther” is poised to pull of one of the biggest premieres in the history of superhero movies, with an anticipated $165-million opening weekend and sold-out screenings across the globe. But it’s the film’s substance that’s guaranteed to be revolutionary. The movie, which officially premieres in Canada on Saturday, follows T’Challa, AKA the Black Panther, as he fights to retrieve a valuable artifact stolen from his country, the fictional African nation of Wakanda. The film has earned hype for its predominantly black cast and crew, including director Ryan Coogler, actressRead More

Dolores O’Riordan found second home in Ontario, called herself ‘half a Canuck’

Cranberries singer Dolores O'Riordan dead at 46

By David Friend, The Canadian Press Published Monday, January 15, 2018 5:36PM EST Dolores O’Riordan, the defiant voice of Irish rock band the Cranberries who died Monday at 46, found a certain solace in her second home — a remote town in Ontario. When she wasn’t performing rock anthems like “Zombie,” “Linger” and “Dreams” before audiences of thousands, O’Riordan was often at her cottage north of Peterborough, Ont., about 90 minutes northeast of Toronto. It was there she escaped from her sometimes relentless global fame and lived for years withRead More

Glenn only player to have CFL rights held by all nine teams after joining Eskimos

Kevin Glenn

EDMONTON — Kevin Glenn is now nine-for-nine over his CFL career. The veteran quarterback signed with the Edmonton Eskimos on Monday. The CFL said that makes Glenn the only player in its history to have had his rights held by all nine franchises. Glenn, a 17-year CFL veteran, was part of both the Ottawa Redblacks and Toronto Argonauts but never played a game for either franchise. Glenn played on three occasions with the Saskatchewan Roughriders (2001-03, 2015, 2017) and twice for the Winnipeg Blue Bombers (2004-08, 2016). The 38-year-old DetroitRead More

Racial firestorm surrounds Trump at Martin Luther King Jr. holiday

Bernice King, the daughter of MLK Jr.

Errin Haines Whack, The Associated Press Published Saturday, January 13, 2018 10:56PM EST ATLANTA — The first Martin Luther King Jr. holiday of Donald Trump’s presidency is taking place amid a racial firestorm of Trump’s own making. In the same week that he honoured King by making a national park out of the ground where King was born and preached until his death, Trump denigrated practically the entire African diaspora, and left many Americans headed into the civil rights icon’s birthday convinced that the leader of their country is aRead More

Fraser Valley braces for flooding

Fraser Valley braces for flooding

The ice is beginning to thaw, but those rising temperatures are bringing fears of flooding. Source link #canadiannews #worldnews #headlinenews and stories from around the world USA Today News Headlines USA News Headlines ABC NEWS Headlines

Accused in attacks fit to stand trial, but second assessment not yet complete

Abdulahi Hasan Sharif

The man accused in the Sept. 30 attacks in Edmonton has been found fit to stand trial, although an assessment on his mental state at the time of the alleged assaults has not been completed. Abdulahi Hasan Sharif appeared in court Friday on the 11 charges he faced in connection to the attack – where an Edmonton Police Service officer was hit by a vehicle and then stabbed, and hours later, a cube van hit four people in the downtown core. His lawyer told court Friday an assessment found SharifRead More

Nanaimo high-schoolers' project to soar into space

Nanaimo high-schoolers' project to soar into space

In an island first, a group of high school students have learned their science project will be launched to the International Space Station. Source link #canadiannews #worldnews #headlinenews and stories from around the world USA Today News Headlines USA News Headlines ABC NEWS Headlines