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Motorcyclist in critical condition after crash on Highway 400


A man in his 50s is in critical condition after a motorcycle crash on Highway 400. The OPP’s Southern Georgian Bay Detachment and Simcoe County Paramedics responded to the single-vehicle crash in the southbound lanes of the highway, between Highway 12 and Vasey Road, around 3:15 p.m. on Monday. Investigators say the motorcyclist veered off the road and into the centre median. He was treated at the scene, before being transported to a hospital in Midland. A spokesperson for Ornge Air Ambulance confirms the man was then airlifted to aRead More

CTV Northern Ontario: Midway in town

CTV Northern Ontario: Midway in town

Lincoln Louttit checks out the Victoria Day tradition in Sault Ste. Marie, the carnival. Source link #canadiannews #worldnews #headlinenews and stories from around the world USA Today News Headlines USA News Headlines ABC NEWS Headlines

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

Marchessault, Fleury lead Vegas in 3-1 win over Jets to tie series

Jonathan Marchessault scores against Jets

WINNIPEG – Jonathan Marchessault scored twice and Marc-Andre Fleury made 30 saves as the Vegas Golden Knights defeated the Winnipeg Jets 3-1 on Monday night to even the Western Conference final 1-1. Tomas Tatar also scored for the expansion Knights, while Reilly Smith added two assists. Kyle Connor replied for the Jets, who got 25 saves from Connor Hellebuyck. The series now shifts to Sin City for Game 3 on Wednesday and Game 4 on Friday. Game 5 will be back in Winnipeg on Sunday afternoon. Fleury, who has fourRead More

Crash causes lengthy delays on TCH in Langford

Crash causes lengthy delays on TCH in Langford

Those looking to get out of town early for the weekend hit a major snag on the Trans-Canada Highway after a truck hit a rock wall. Source link #canadiannews #worldnews #headlinenews and stories from around the world USA Today News Headlines USA News Headlines ABC NEWS Headlines

Police say man posed as Uber driver, sexually assaulted passenger

Police searching for fake Uber driver

Ottawa police are looking for a man they posed as an Uber driver, then sexually assaulted a passenger in his car. Police said the man offered a woman in her late 20s a ride from the ByWard Market early Wednesday morning, claiming to be an Uber driver. The man sexually assaulted the woman while he was driving her, then directed her to an ATM to withdraw cash and pay him for the ride, according to police. He followed the woman to the ATM and left after she paid him. PoliceRead More

WestJet pilots vote in favour of strike action after contract talks stall

The result was announced with just eight days remaining in the 21-day cooling-off period. (File phot

Pilots at WestJet have given their union a strike mandate and the Air Line Pilots Association says 91 percent voted in favour of strike action. In a statement, the ALPA says the union will continue to negotiate with the airline but that its leaders can call a strike if negotiations break down. “The goal is—and always has been—to secure a fair collective agreement that brings stability to the airline, and not to strike,” said Capt. Rob McFadyen, chairman of WestJet’s ALPA Master Executive Council in the statement released on Thursday.Read More

High court will hear case on citizenship of Russian spy kids

Donald Heathfield and Tracey Lee Ann Foley

OTTAWA – The Supreme Court of Canada will settle the controversy of whether the Toronto-born sons of Russian spies are actually Canadian citizens. A high court decision today grants the federal government a chance to fight a Federal Court of Appeal ruling that effectively affirmed the citizenship of Alexander and Timothy Vavilov. The Vavilov brothers were born in the 1990s to parents using the aliases Donald Heathfield and Tracey Ann Foley. The parents were arrested eight years ago in the United States and indicted on charges of conspiring to actRead More

Ban on owning animals, probation for B.C. breeder guilty of animal cruelty

Ban on owning animals, probation for B.C. breeder guilty of animal cruelty

A woman in Surrey, B.C. has been found guilty of causing distress to animals more than two years after her breeding and boarding facility was raided by the BC SPCA and dozens of animals were seized. The animal welfare agency confiscated more than 80 animals, mostly cats, from Ivy Zhou’s business in Surrey’s Cloverdale area in February 2016. The BC SPCA said all of the animals required medical treatment and some of them were in critical distress and had to be euthanized as a result. Adrian Walton, a veterinarian whoRead More

EPSB names three new schools to open in 2020

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Edmonton Public Schools is naming their three new schools after distinguished Canadians. The Dr. Anne Anderson, Thelma Chalifoux and Soraya Hafez schools are under construction. Anderson is a Metis scholar, Chalifoux is Canada’s first Indigenous senator and a former teacher, and Hafez introduced the Arabic program to Edmonton’s public schools. “These individuals have made a significant contribution to the community and to education,” Edmonton Public Schools Board Chair Michelle Draper said. “We also looked at the names as a board and wanted to make sure the names of our schoolsRead More