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Angels beat Blue Jays 5-4 at Rogers Centre

Toronto Blue Jays relief pitcher Tyler Clippard

TORONTO – Andrelton Simmons hit a tiebreaking two-run single in the ninth inning to help the Los Angeles Angels to a 5-4 win over the Toronto Blue Jays on Wednesday night. Shohei Ohtani tied the game earlier in the frame with a two-run single off Toronto reliever Tyler Clippard, who was charged with four earned runs over one-third of an inning. Justin Anderson (1-1) pitched the eighth inning for the win and Blake Parker survived a shaky ninth for his third save. Pinch-hitter Kendrys Morales drove in Dwight Smith Jr.,Read More


Final inspections of international trade centre underway

Final inspections of international trade centre underway

Saskatchewan’s first international trade centre is ready to open in Regina. Final inspections are underway as Brightenview prepares to open the long awaited Global Trade and Exhibition Centre in the province. The massive wholesale mall will match Chinese manufacturers with North American buyers. “All business condo units have reached substantial completion, ready for occupancy of business owners,” Brightenview CEO Joe Zhou said. The facility was to have been built outside Dundurn but developers felt the Global Transportation Hub was a better location. Eight years ago, the massive trade and exhibitionRead More


All positives for Collaros at camp

All positives for Collaros at camp

It’s seems to be all positives for Zach Collaros after his first training camp day with the Saskatchewan Roughriders. Rider training camp officially kicked off Sunday morning in Saskatoon, and all eyes were on the club’s biggest offseason acquisition, quarterback Zach Collaros. “It was awesome just playing football today and getting out there, and talking to Duron and Bakari and Naaman. Once we got into practice it felt like football again, and it was a really enjoyable thing,” Zach Collaros said. Ridernation is hoping the 29-year-old will be able toRead More


Police searching for suspect following groping incidents downtown

Winnipeg police

Winnipeg Police Service is looking to find the person or people responsible for two groping incidents in downtown Winnipeg. Police said the first incident happened on Friday, May 18 around 7:50 a.m. in the skywalk near Bell MTS Place and Cityplace Shopping Centre when a woman in her 30’s was approached and grabbed by a man. The man is described as approximately 20-years-old, five feet tall with a small build and wearing a t-shirt and cargo pants. No surveillance photos have been released from this incident.  The second incident tookRead More


Turcot, Lafontaine Tunnel closures ensure traffic headaches over Victoria Day weekend

Turcot, Lafontaine Tunnel closures ensure traffic headaches over Victoria Day weekend

Montrealers will get no holiday from road closures over the Victoria Day long weekend, with major road closures coming due to work on the Turcot Interchange and Lafontaine Tunnel. Among the closures announced by Transport Quebec are: Highway 15 North between the 20 West and the Sherbrooke entrance, as well as from Blvd. de la Verendrye. The ramp from Highway 136 West to Highway 15 North. The ramp from Highway 20 East to Highway 15. The ramp from Highway 15 South to Highway 136 East. The ramp from Highway 15Read More


Charges expected after truck slams into back of school bus in P.E.I.

The RCMP are investigating after a pickup truck slammed into the back of a school bus carrying 26 children in Central Bedeque, P.E.I. Police say the collision happened on Route 171 around 3:20 p.m. Thursday. Police say the school bus had stopped to allow children to exit the vehicle when it was struck from behind by the truck. No one was injured in the collision. Police say the incident is under investigation, but charges under the Highway Traffic Act are expected to be laid against the driver of the truck.Read More


N.S. family concerned about lack of supports for son with non-verbal autism

N.S. family concerned about lack of supports for son with non-verbal autism

A Nova Scotia family is rethinking plans of sending their son to school after learning he may not have the supports he needs in the classroom. Jade Williams knew something was wrong when Briem still wasn’t talking at the age of two. Concerned, she took him to the IWK Health Centre. Almost three years later, he was finally diagnosed with non-verbal autism. Briem may never be able to hold a conversation or even communicate verbally. Now four years old, Brien is supposed to start school this September, but Williams saysRead More


Oxygen tank explodes during house fire in Port McNicoll

Port McNicoll fire

CTV Barrie Published Wednesday, May 16, 2018 3:46PM EDT Last Updated Wednesday, May 16, 2018 3:47PM EDT A house fire in Port McNicoll not only destroyed a home, but shocked neighbours who heard a loud explosion. The fire broke out late Tuesday afternoon at a house on the corner of Seventh Avenue and Assiniboia Street. Two people and two dogs were able to escape the home without injury. When fire crews arrived on scene, flames could be seen coming out of the back, front and roof of the home. TheRead More


Painting newly attributed to Rembrandt on display in Amsterdam

Rembrandt

AMSTERDAM — A painting newly attributed to Dutch Golden Age master Rembrandt van Rijn went on display Wednesday in an Amsterdam museum. The Hermitage Amsterdam museum called it the first unknown Rembrandt to surface in 44 years. The unsigned, undated 17th-century portrait of a young man resplendent in a black cape and white lace ruff, at the time attributed to an unknown member of Rembrandt’s circle, caught the eye of Amsterdam art dealer Jan Six when an auction catalogue plopped onto his gallery’s doormat in 2016. “It’s that sort ofRead More


Woman charged with embezzlement after allegedly defrauding employers out of $1.2M

Calgary Police, police, CPS

A 50-year-old woman has been arrested and charged after allegedly writing cheques to herself from four companies, including three Calgary-based companies, where she had worked over the span of nearly six years. According to Calgary Police Service officials, Colleen Fay Dhuga cashed approximately $1.2 million in cheques between June 2008 and March 2014. The 185 cheques were allegedly made out to her, drawing from the commercial accounts and authorized with a signature stamp. In addition to the cheques, Dhuga is accused of making unauthorized purchases and cash withdrawals from corporateRead More