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N.B. campground opening delayed due to flood damage

N.B. campground opening delayed due to flood damage

The historic flooding of recent weeks has left significant damage that will take weeks to repair, including at a family owned campsite that has been located on the river for more than half a century. Repairing roads is not how Howard Hearns usually spends his Victoria Day weekend. “I’d be parking RV’s, one after the other. Trailers would be rolling both lanes here,” says Hearns, who owns Hardings Point Campground in Carters Point, N.B. But the campground he’s operated for 58 years is not open for business, and Hearns isRead More


N.B. flood clean-up continues | CTV Atlantic News

N.B. flood clean-up continues | CTV Atlantic News

Rather than relaxing with family and friends, many New Brunswick residents and cottage owners have spent the May long weekend cleaning up debris left by recent record-breaking floods. The last thing people trying to clean up from the devastating floods wanted to see was more water, and Sunday’s rain made the whole process a little more dreary. “You still got to work, still got to get it done, we’ve only got so much of a summer left now,” said Mike Goodwin, who owns a cottage in Mill Cove, N.B. GoodwinRead More


1 dead, 1 injured in cougar attack in Washington state

Washington cougar attack

NORTH BEND, Wash. — One man was killed and another seriously injured when they encountered a cougar Saturday while mountain biking in Washington state, officials said. Authorities said the two men were on a morning bike ride in the foothills near North Bend when the attack occurred. The town is about 30 miles (48 kilometres) east of Seattle. The mountain lion ran into the woods and officers with the Washington Department of Fish and Game later tracked it down and shot and killed it, said Capt. Alan Myers of theRead More


Big Machines Take Over Capreol

Big Machines Take Over Capreol

The Greater Sudbury community of Capreol – known as a railway town – plays host to a different breed of large machinery. Source link #canadiannews #worldnews #headlinenews and stories from around the world USA Today News Headlines USA News Headlines ABC NEWS Headlines


Sudbury artist has colourful plans for underpass

Sudbury artist has colourful plans for underpass

Now that it’s rebuilt, a local artist has some colourful plans for the new Elgin Street underpass in Sudbury. Lyndsay Moggy reports. Source link #canadiannews #worldnews #headlinenews and stories from around the world USA Today News Headlines USA News Headlines ABC NEWS Headlines


Repeat child porn offender Shane Pattison not eligible for treatment in prison: parole officer

Repeat child porn offender Shane Pattison not eligible for treatment in prison: parole officer

Warning: Extremely graphic content A man twice convicted of child pornography-related offences “fell through the cracks” when it came to receiving treatment while in prison after his first series of offences, according to a lawyer and parole officer. A long-term offender hearing is underway for Shane Dale Pattison at Saskatoon Court of Queen’s Bench. Pattison was deemed a low-risk to reoffend by an intake team when he first went to prison in 2012 after pleading guilty to 53 child porn-related offences. Jessica Diks, his parole officer in the facility, testifiedRead More


‘It’s a huge loss’: Beloved bakery in Churchill burns to the ground

Gypsy's Bakery burns down

A northern Manitoba community is faced with another loss following a massive blaze at a local restaurant. Gypsy’s Bakery in Churchill went up in flames early Sunday morning. Churchill Fire Chief Leroy Whitmore said crews were called just after 12:30 a.m., and upon arrival, heavy smoke and flames were shooting out of the roof. He said crews made several attempts at fighting the fire from the inside, but the fire proved to be too challenging. After three hours of actively fighting the fire, Whitmore made the decision to knock downRead More


CAQ introduces seven new candidates in Montreal area

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On Saturday, the Coalition Avenir Quebec (CAQ) announced seven new candidacies for the upcoming elections on the Island of Montreal, where the party currently has no MPs. The head of the CAQ, François Legault, revealed the names of those who will wear the “caquiste” colours in several metropolitan sectors. Among the candidates are Julie Séide (Bourassa-Sauvé), Simon Langelier (Laurier-Dorion), Vicky Michaud (Marguerite-Bourgeoys) and Marc Hétu (Marquette). Sonya Cormier, Janny Gaspard and Michelle Morin will try to get elected respectively in the ridings of Rosemont, Viau and Westmount-Saint-Louis. Legault says heRead 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


Detroit Pistons part ways with coach Stan Van Gundy

Stan Van Gundy

DETROIT — Stan Van Gundy will not return to the Detroit Pistons as coach or president of basketball operations. The Pistons announced Van Gundy’s departure Monday, with owner Tom Gores saying in a statement that the team has not progressed over the past two seasons. Gores said Van Gundy wanted to return for a fifth season with the team. The Pistons went 39-43 this season, missing the playoffs for the third time in four years under Van Gundy. They’ve made the post-season just once in the past nine years, andRead More