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Bicyle Group Seeks New Home

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Saturday was moving day for Bike-Friendly Windor-Essex, but the group isn’t moving to where it thought it was headed. Lori Newton with the cycling advocacy group says the home of Snack BBQ would not be available to house the new group, despite it previously being offered. As CTV News told you in June, the group’s Bike Kitchen was handed a surprise eviction from its home at the Capitol Theatre on Pelissier Street downtown. Before his shock passing on July 26, downtown business owner and city booster Mark Boscariol had arrangedRead More


Scientists use whale calls to coax lone orca from B.C. harbour

Scientists use whale calls to coax lone orca from B.C. harbour

The Canadian Press Published Thursday, August 2, 2018 8:00PM EDT Last Updated Thursday, August 2, 2018 9:30PM EDT COMOX, B.C. — Scientists have coaxed a large male killer whale out of a British Columbia harbour by playing recorded sounds of other orcas to the animal. Department of Fisheries and Oceans officials say the transient killer whale known as T73B immediately responded to the recorded sounds of whales likely familiar to him and left the harbour and was last seen heading for open ocean. DFO spokesman Paul Cottrell says the loneRead More


Local reaction to Doug Ford’s plans to cancel regional chair elections

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Following Premier Doug Ford’s stunning announcement Friday in which he revealed plans to cancel several region chair election, implications are being felt in Muskoka, Peel and York Region.  Wayne Emmerson; appointed Regional Chairman and CEO of York in 2014 had previously withdrawn his candidacy when polls showed he likely wasn’t going to win.  “Unless you’re from the Vaughan, Markham or Richmond Hill areas, it’s hard to get to get those numbers out for support…when you look at it, it’s a popularity contest,” said Emmerson.  Now Emmerson’s back in the raceRead More


Third suspect arrested in slaying of rapper XXXTentacion

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Curt Anderson And Freida Frisaro, The Associated Press Published Thursday, July 26, 2018 9:08AM EDT Last Updated Thursday, July 26, 2018 10:42AM EDT FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. — The third of four suspects in the shooting death of emerging South Florida rap star XXXTentacion was arrested in rural Georgia at a relative’s house, authorities said Thursday. The U.S. Marshals Southeast Regional Fugitive Task Force arrested Robert Allen, 22, of Fort Lauderdale on Wednesday. He was booked into jail in Dodge County, Georgia, and is being held without bond on a warrantRead More


Brantford police seize more than $20,000 worth of fentanyl

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On July 19, the Brantford Police Service executed a search warrant of a motel room. During the search, 76.28 grams of suspected fentanyl was located, worth an estimated $22,884, police say. The search warrant was a result of an investigation on July 18, where the aforementioned and one other suspect were arrested on outstanding warrants. One of the accused attempted to spit on a police officer during his arrest. He was found to be in possession of Percocet tablets. As a result of the investigation, a 23-year-old man from DundasRead More


Pirate ship for sale in Vancouver: 600 square feet for $550K

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RCMP, Coast Guard highlight water safety on Lake Winnipeg following Manitoba tragedies

RCMP, Coast Guard highlight water safety on Lake Winnipeg following Manitoba tragedies

Manitoba RCMP and the Canadian Coast Guard put a spotlight on water safety Sunday by holding a joint training exercise for search and rescue crews to improve communication, coordination with a focus on life saving skills, such as rescuing stranded boaters.  It’s been a difficult start to the summer on the water for some Manitobans that has led to multiple deaths. Four young Manitoba men have died in three separate incidents in the past week. On Thursday, a rescue operation was required to save two people stranded in a sailboatRead More


Brett Gardner lifts New York Yankees over Toronto Blue Jays 2-1 in 10th inning

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TORONTO — Brett Gardner delivered an RBI single in the 10th inning to lead the New York Yankees to a 2-1 win over the Toronto Blue Jays at the Rogers Centre on Sunday afternoon. The victory sees the Yankees (58-29) improve to 9-4 against the Blue Jays. New York is 5-4 in extra inning games this season. The Blue Jays (41-48) wrapped up their final homestand prior to the all-star break with a 4-5 record. Tyler Clippard (4-3) picked up the loss after allowing an earned run on one hitRead More


Doubt about North Korean denuclearization shadow Pompeo trip

Doubt about North Korean denuclearization shadow Pompeo trip

Kim Tong-Hyung and Hyung-Jin Kim, The Associated Press Published Monday, July 2, 2018 9:57PM EDT SEOUL, Korea, Republic Of — Three weeks after the U.S.-North Korea summit and ahead of an impending trip to North Korea by U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo, a leaked U.S. intelligence report and an analysis of satellite data suggest the North may be continuing its nuclear and missile activities despite a pledge to denuclearize. North Korea has been showering the United States and South Korea with goodwill gestures in recent months, including the shutdownRead 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