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Garfield Dunlop believes Ontario PC’s are blocking his comeback

Garfield Dunlop believes Ontario PC's are blocking his comeback

Former Conservative MPP Garfield Dunlop believes the Ontario PC party may be trying to stop him from becoming a candidate in Barrie-Springwater-Oro-Medonte in the June election. Dunlop filed the nomination paperwork three weeks ago and has yet to receive a response from the party.   “No one had the common courtesy to call me back and asked me if I was interested in running or not,” Dunlop told CTV News Barrie. Former Ontario PC leader Patrick Brown was going to run in the riding.  Dunlop believes he hasn’t heard aRead More


Nearly kilometre-long pipe pulled into harbour

Nearly kilometre-long pipe pulled into harbour

It was a slow journey for the nearly kilometre-long sewage pipe, which will connect from Ogden Point in Victoria to McLoughlin Point. Source link #canadiannews #worldnews #headlinenews and stories from around the world USA Today News Headlines USA News Headlines ABC NEWS Headlines


School bus cancellations for Monday, April 16, 2018

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Web Staff , CTV News Toronto Published Monday, April 16, 2018 5:42AM EDT Last Updated Monday, April 16, 2018 5:48AM EDT Here is a list of school bus cancellations for Monday, April 16, 2018: York Catholic and York Region District school boards: All buses cancelled today due to inclement weather Durham Catholic and Durham District school boards: Buses in Zone 1, Zone 2, Zone 3, and Zone 4 have been cancelled today due to the weather Source link #canadiannews #worldnews #headlinenews and stories from around the world USA Today NewsRead More


Jersey day in Canada: Islanders show support

Jersey day in Canada: Islanders show support

People across Canada and Vancouver Island wore jerseys on Thursday in support of the victims of the Humboldt Broncos bus crash. Source link #canadiannews #worldnews #headlinenews and stories from around the world USA Today News Headlines USA News Headlines ABC NEWS Headlines


Search and rescue technician died after parachute became tangled mid-air: RCAF

Search and rescue technician died after parachute became tangled mid-air: RCAF

The Royal Canadian Air Force has released their final report into the death of a search and rescue technician during a training exercise near Yorkton. Master Cpl. Alfred Barr was killed on March 8, 2017 as he performed a parachute jump from a CC130H Hercules plane. The report indicates that Barr’s parachute became tangled. As he struggled to untwist it, he failed to deploy his backup parachute. He was killed as he hit the ground. The RCAF says there was no evidence that the chute had been improperly packed orRead More


Crunching the numbers for the Stanley Cup playoffs

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DENVER — Pittsburgh Penguins right winger Josh Jooris wears No. 16. That happens to be the total wins necessary for the team to retain the Stanley Cup for a third straight season. There are lots of relevant numbers to be crunched heading into the playoffs, which begin Wednesday night. For instance, zero comes to mind, which is the number of expansion teams that have hoisted the Cup after starting from scratch. That’s a figure the upstart Vegas Golden Knights are aiming to update. Or Sweet 16 — the amount ofRead More


Canada’s Brad Gushue beats U.S. 6-4, into world curling championship semifinal

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LAS VEGAS — Canada’s Brad Gushue advanced to the semifinal at the men’s world curling championship with a 6-4 win over Greg Persinger of the United States on Saturday. Gushue, from St. John’s, N.L., faced Scotland’s Bruce Mouat in the evening semifinal. The winner advances to the gold-medal game while the loser plays for bronze Sunday. Sweden’s Niklas Edin was the other semifinalist. He awaited the quarterfinal winner between Norway and South Korea. Source link #canadiannews #worldnews #headlinenews and stories from around the world USA Today News Headlines USA NewsRead More


Russell Crowe sells off marriage mementos in ‘art of divorce’ auction

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Divorce can be messy, and – when all is said and done – everyday objects can become painful reminders of a spoiled marriage. Actor Russell Crowe has found a novel way to deal with the problem: by selling off hundreds of pieces collected during his marriage, including diamond jewelry, a dinosaur skull, two motorcycles and a leather jockstrap. The auction, organized through Sotheby’s Australia, will be held Saturday in Sydney. The date was carefully chosen – it’s Crowe’s wedding anniversary, which he once celebrated with his ex-wife, actress and singerRead More


Calgary recreational pot bylaw bans public consumption of non-medical weed

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Calgary city council has approved recreational marijuana rules that ban the consumption of any form of non-medical pot in public. The bylaw will apply to smoking, vaping and edibles once the federal legalization of recreational weed comes into effect later this year, likely sometime this summer. Medical cannabis will still be allowed to be consumed in public, but under the same restrictions that apply to smoking tobacco. City council has said no to a proposal to allow recreational pot to be consumed at approved areas at festivals and events, similarRead More


Proposed mandatory high heels bill called a step in the right direction by industry workers

Proposed mandatory high heels bill called a step in the right direction by industry workers

Published Thursday, April 5, 2018 5:50PM CST Last Updated Thursday, April 5, 2018 6:02PM CST Some in the restaurant industry are welcoming a proposed bill that if passed, would stop employers from mandating workers wear high heels. Bill 219, the Workplace Safety and Health Amendment Act, says an employer must not require a worker to wear footwear that “is not of a design, construction and material appropriate to the protection required for the worker’s work or does not allow the worker to safely perform their work.”  NDP MLA Nahanni FontaineRead More