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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

Police officials want more resources for Innisfil, Bradford

As the towns of Bradford West Gwillimbury and Innisfil continue to grow, there are concerns that police resources aren’t. The South Simcoe Police services board presented its 2018 budget to both town councils before Christmas. Both municipalities approved the addition of four new officers. “The population between Bradford and Innisfil is growing or has grown upwards of 35 per cent over the last four to five years, and the police service is basically status quo and has been for the last 10 years,” says Dan Tucker, president of the SouthRead More

Two arrested after afternoon SWAT call


CTV Regina Published Friday, January 12, 2018 5:09PM CST Last Updated Friday, January 12, 2018 5:16PM CST Two people were taken into custody after a SWAT call in the Lakeridge area on Friday. Police say officers were called to a home on Nicurity Drive earlier in the afternoon. By 4:30 p.m., police were able to take two people safely into custody. Police officers remained at the scene to clear the house. The area should be cleared shortly. Source link #canadiannews #worldnews #headlinenews and stories from around the world USA TodayRead More

If 2017 weather was a downer, you ain’t seen nothing yet: Environmental Defence

Extreme cold

OTTAWA — When it comes to extreme weather, 2018 has a throwdown message for last year’s show of hurricanes, forest fires and non-stop rainfall: hold my beer. Tim Gray, executive director of Environmental Defence Canada, says that while predicting when and where extreme weather will hit is difficult, if not impossible, he’s confident there will be even more wacky weather this year. Gray says greenhouse gases like carbon and methane sit and gather in the earth’s atmosphere, where they trap heat as energy. The more energy there is in theRead More

Shelburne man facing 24 charges after stolen SUV recovered

A Shelburne man is facing several charges after police recovered a stolen vehicle. A 2017 Ford Explorer had been reported stolen on Thursday after it was taken out of the owner’s driveway with valuables worth more than $5,000 inside. Police were able to identify the suspect within the first few hours of the investigation. Officers located the stolen SUV with the original suspect behind the wheel shortly before 1 a.m. Friday. The vehicle was recovered with no damage and a majority of the valuables were also recovered. Police say furtherRead More

Thousands flee Bali volcano but some stay put or run to it

Stephen Wright, The Associated Press Published Thursday, November 30, 2017 8:20AM EST KARANGASEM, Indonesia — When an enormous volcano belches ash and the people who live around it flee, you get out too, right? Probably. But apparently not always. The compelling impulse to see an aggressive and majestic show of nature, and to record an uncontrollable force, is motivating some visitors to the tropical island of Bali to stick around for a while rather than just head for the nearest airport. Take Mark Levitin. He’s not going anywhere. The activityRead More

Buyer’s remorse at the Global Transportation Hub

CTV Regina Published Tuesday, November 28, 2017 6:55PM CST Last Updated Tuesday, November 28, 2017 7:04PM CST There has been some buyer’s remorse at the Global Transportation Hub. Some companies have either delayed or cancelled construction projects. One company has sold its property back to the government for more than it paid. Every land deal at the global transportation hub comes with a buy back option. “It’s in the contract that the Global Transportation Hub can purchase the land back,” said Dustin Duncan, Minister in Charge with the Global TransportationRead More

Crews dismantle iconic Blackfriars Bridge for repairs

CTV London Published Monday, November 27, 2017 6:08PM EST Last Updated Monday, November 27, 2017 6:30PM EST For more than 145 years it has spanned the Thames River in London’s downtown. But now for the first time since 1875 Blackfriars Bridge is gone. The work was meticulous, as workers attaching 28 chains to vertical supports along the length of the bridge bridge with two of the largest cranes London has ever seen sit ready for the lift. “So we know they’re locations of strength and using 28 different locations, itRead More

Stangs get set for 53rd Vanier Cup against Laval

The Western Mustangs are making their 13th appearance in the Vanier Cup Saturday against the Laval Rouge et Or, who have been in the Canadian university football championship 11 times. Defending champion Laval is looking for a record 10th national title while Marshall hopes a long Vanier Cup drought will come to an end for Western, which can cap a perfect season with a victory. “We’ve improved every single week and our run in the playoffs has been a continuation of that improvement throughout the season,” Marshall said. The championshipRead More

Former IWK CEO removed from list of Canada’s most powerful women

The online version of Canada’s 100 Most Powerful Women is now down to 99. Former IWK president and CEO Tracy Kitch was to receive an award Thursday for her inclusion on that list, despite her expenses being under investigation by police and Nova Scotia’s auditor general. It was announced Tuesday Kitch was one of Canada’s 100 most powerful women. The awards are handed out each year by the Women’s Executive Network, and Kitch won in the category of public sector leader. The parent company of the Women’s Executive Network, PhaseNyne,Read More