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Power outage reported in south Regina


CTV Regina Published Tuesday, May 22, 2018 5:42PM CST Last Updated Tuesday, May 22, 2018 5:54PM CST A power outage is impacting several neighbourhoods in south Regina. SaskPower says the power is out in Albert Park, Harbour Landing, Parliament Place, Hillsdale, Lakeview and the surrounding area. Other reports say the power is out in the Cathedral neighbourhood as well.   This is a BIG power outage. #YQR — Justin Reves (@justinreves) May 22, 2018     Hey @SaskPower, any word on when Harbour Landing will get power back? #yqr —Read More

Cyclists near Seattle tried to scare cougar but it attacked, killing 1

Washington cougar attack

SEATTLE – The two mountain bikers did what they were supposed to do when they noticed a mountain lion tailing them on a trail east of Seattle. They got off their bikes. They faced the beast, shouted and tried to spook it. After it charged, one even smacked the cougar with his bike, and it ran off. It wasn’t enough, authorities said. As they stood trying to catch their breath, the cougar returned, biting one of them on the head and shaking him, Capt. Alan Myers of the Washington DepartmentRead More

Markle chooses Givenchy designer for wedding gown

Markle chooses Givenchy designer for wedding gown

Meredith MacLeod, Published Saturday, May 19, 2018 7:17AM EDT Last Updated Saturday, May 19, 2018 7:40AM EDT Meghan Markle’s bridal gown is a long-sleeved, high-neck simple white silk gown by British designer Clare Waight Keller. Waight Keller last year became the first female artistic director at the historic French fashion house Givenchy. The gown’s five-metre veil was carried up the steps of St. George’s Chapel by twins Brian and John Mulroney, sons of Ben and Jessica Mulroney. Speculation has raged for months about what Markle would wear. What designerRead More

CAQ introduces seven new candidates in Montreal area


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

Meet Daisy, a dog that brings comfort to the dying

Meet Daisy, a dog that brings comfort to the dying

An Ontario hospice has hired a full-time employee perfectly suited to provide a dose of happiness to those moving through life’s final transition. Daisy, a three-year-old golden Labrador retriever, has been working as a certified service dog at Hospice Simcoe in Barrie, Ont. for about a year. Her job is simple: to be there for those who need her most. “She can reduce anxiety, she can lower blood pressure, just by being there with people. She loves to be touched,” hospice employee Lynda Murta, who is also Daisy’s primary careRead More

Wounded Quebec City mosque worshippers urge Trudeau to ban assault weapons

Quebec City mosque shooting victims

Wounded worshippers and family members of those killed in the Quebec City mosque shooting are calling on Prime Minister Justin Trudeau to outlaw assault weapons. In a Monday letter to Trudeau, more than 75 people express dismay that the Liberal government’s firearms bill does not ban assault rifles like the one carried by mosque shooter Alexandre Bissonnette. Bissonnette, 28, pleaded guilty in March to six charges of first-degree murder and six of attempted murder. Sentencing arguments in the case begin June 18. Bissonnette began his January 2017 rampage with aRead More

Vehicle strikes Saskatoon cyclist | CTV Saskatoon News

Saskatoon Police

A man is in critical condition after being struck by a vehicle. On Friday around 4:22 p.m. Saskatoon police were called to the intersection of Arlington Avenue and Taylor Street East for a report of a collision involving a cyclist and a vehicle. When police arrived on scene, they found an injured 19-year-old man. The man was rushed to hospital and remains in critical condition. The investigation is ongoing. Traffic restrictions that were in place have since been lifted.  Source link #canadiannews #worldnews #headlinenews and stories from around the worldRead More

Missing Irish soccer player’s body found in B.C. lake

David Gavin

VANCOUVER – The body of an Irish soccer player who disappeared in a British Columbia lake last year has been recovered. The Breaffy Gaelic Athletic Association club posted on its website and social media that it was both a “great relief and a lot of sadness” that the body of David Gavin was found in Kinbasket Lake north of Revelstoke. The Irish Sporting and Social Club Vancouver said on Facebook that water levels were down at the lake allowing for a search to resume and Gavin’s family and girlfriend wereRead More

Polls suggest fiscal restraint not denting Manitoba Tory popularity

Brian Pallister

WINNIPEG — Two opinion polls released last week suggest Manitoba Premier Brian Pallister continues to enjoy strong voter support halfway through his current mandate and despite controversies over health care cuts and his vacation home in Costa Rica. A survey released Friday by Mainstreet Research suggested Pallister’s Progressive Conservatives had the support of 45 per cent of decided or leaning voters, compared to 30 per cent for the NDP and 13 per cent for the Liberals. Fourteen per cent of respondents were undecided or would not state a preference. TheRead More

U.S. says crossing is full before caravan tries to seek asylum

Central American migrants

Elliot Spagat, The Associated Press Published Sunday, April 29, 2018 7:00PM EDT Last Updated Sunday, April 29, 2018 7:39PM EDT SAN DIEGO — A group of Central Americans who journeyed in a caravan to the U.S. border resolved to turn themselves in and ask for asylum Sunday in a direct challenge to the Trump administration — only to have U.S. immigration officials announce that the San Diego crossing was already at capacity. Nearly 200 migrants, many travelling with children, had decided to apply for protection at the nation’s busiest borderRead More