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Quebec Charter of Values a factor in radicalizing foreign fighters: study

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Five months after Shayma Senouci left Quebec to join Islamic State fighters (ISIS) in Syria, she wrote a long email to her friends back home. She told them that she felt she didn’t belong in the West and that she had an obligation to emigrate to a Muslim country. “I left because I felt imprisoned in this country, I felt dirty and deadly, an accomplice for the killings and the humiliations of Muslims worldwide,” the young woman wrote. Senouci also shared that the debate surrounding the Quebec government’s proposed CharterRead More


Toddler struck by vehicle in Royal Gardens

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CTV Edmonton Published Monday, June 18, 2018 10:18PM MDT Last Updated Monday, June 18, 2018 10:26PM MDT A toddler was struck by a vehicle in southwest Edmonton tonight. Police confirm it happened, around 8:30 p.m., near the intersection of 41 Avenue and 115 Street. The 2-year-old child was sent to hospital with serious but non-life-threatening injuries. The EPS Major Collisions unit is investigating the crash scene, just south of Whitemud Drive, in the Royal Gardens neighbourhood. More to come… Source link #canadiannews #worldnews #headlinenews and stories from around the worldRead More


Special weather event issued for Ottawa Sunday

Ottawa Heat Wave Beach

Environment Canada has issued a special weather statement for Ottawa.  The first “heat event” of the season will take place in portions of Central and Eastern Ontario Sunday.  A warm and humid airmass is expected to move into the region with temperatures between 20 and 31 degrees Sunday. But the hot weather event isn’t expected to stick around very long. Colder temperatures are predicted to move in on Monday. Anyone going outside is encouraged to wear hats and sunscreen and keep well hydrated.  Source link #canadiannews #worldnews #headlinenews and storiesRead More


Three Londoners rescued after sailboat capsized on Lake Huron

Capsized sailboat on Lake Huron

Three young Londoners are lucky to be alive after their sailboat capsized on Lake Huron. It happened shortly after 11 a.m. Sunday about two kilometers from shore north of Bayfield. The three men, between the ages of 19 and 24 were thrown into the water and were not wearing life-jackets, and none were on board. The OPP Marine Unit managed to locate the sailboat within 10 minutes and pulled them to safety as they were holding onto the hull of the boat. The trio were treated for hypothermia and exhaustion.Read More


Beachgoers beware of riptides | CTV Atlantic News

Beachgoers beware of riptides | CTV Atlantic News

Sue Barclay Gallant’s husband Dan drowned after being pulled out to sea by a powerful undertow at a Prince Edward Island beach and she’s speaking out to prevent more tragedies. She says not enough is known about the phenomenon and beachgoers need to be made aware of the risks, especially since danger can strike so quickly. Barclay Gallant said the whole incident in which her husband drowned took only minutes. “All of a sudden, there was, I’m going to call it a rogue wave that almost knocked everybody over,” sheRead More


Figure skating champion Zagitova gets dog for gold

Alina Zagitova

MOSCOW — Olympic figure skating champion Alina Zagitova has been given a Japanese akita dog in a ceremony involving Japan’s prime minister. Zagitova said at this year’s Pyeongchang Winter Olympics that she had fallen in love with the akita breed — which she calls a “devoted friend” — while training before the Games. Her parents said they would consider having a dog if she won in Japan. Japanese dog enthusiasts then rallied round to send the 16-year-old skater the puppy, named Masaru, or “victory”. Prime Minister Shinzo Abe and hisRead More


Strike at Caesars Windsor postpones Blink-182, Russell Peters shows

Caesars Windsor

WINDSOR, Ont. – An ongoing strike at Caesars Windsor has postponed more concerts, this time appearances by artists including Blink-182 and Russell Peters. The southern Ontario tourist draw says it is postponing concerts and cancelling hotel reservations through June 16. That includes Colosseum Shows for Blink-182 on June 2, Russell Peters on June 15, and Cole Swindell on June 16. About 2,300 members of Unifor Local 444 walked off the job April 6 over issues including wages and working conditions. The striking workers include dealers, cooks, housekeepers and janitors. TheRead More


New highrise towering above the rest in downtown Edmonton

Ice District

As construction continues on the new Stantec Tower, developers said the structure is now taller than any other highrise in downtown Edmonton. ICE District Properties Joint Venture measuring the new tower at 54 storeys and 197 metres tall. Officials said the tower will continue to grow about three metres each week. When it is finished, it will stand 66 storeys, or 251 metres tall and the tallest tower in western Canada. The tower will feature 29 floors of office space, with 483 residential suites on the floors above. Stantec TowerRead More


Couple finds therapy in art

Couple finds therapy in art

Published Monday, May 21, 2018 6:15PM CST Last Updated Monday, May 21, 2018 6:30PM CST A couple in Regina says the process of creating unique art by carving animal skulls is very therapeutic. Chad Mcindoe has been carving skulls for about three years. “For fifteen years of my life I worked a lot and liked to party and when I found art it was my total therapy, this is what I do on weekends now you know. It’s helped get my life together. Definitely,” Mcindoe said. Mcindoe says he getsRead More


Queen City celebrates the royal wedding

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People all around the world watched and celebrated the royal marriage of Prince Harry and Meghan Markle. Here in the Queen City, several royal family fans fled to the Vintage Tea Room to get a taste of the big event. The tea room had a special menu for Saturday’s royal wedding, including a ‘coronation chicken pie,’ drawing in a full-house at the British-inspired café. “I’m here to spend some time with my family and have some food and kind of celebrate the wedding,” said one of the café’s customers, BrooklyneRead More