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‘Patience’: Spring expected to creep in slowly this year

'Patience': Spring expected to creep in slowly this year

Josh K. Elliott, Published Tuesday, March 20, 2018 12:15PM EDT Spring has officially sprung in Canada, but the effects of the “fickle” season will be slow to appear across the country, according to Environment Canada senior climatologist Dave Phillips. “This spring, patience is the key word,” Phillips told CTV News Channel on Tuesday, with the temperature in Toronto sitting at several degrees below freezing. Spring officially started at 12 :15 ET, but Phillips says the warm-up might still be a month away for much of the country. “Spring isRead More

Designated Survivor films season finale scene in Cambridge

Designated Survivor films season finale scene in Cambridge

There was a buzz in the air in Cambridge on Saturday, as crews from one of the biggest hit shows on television returned to the city. Members of the cast and crew of Designated Survivor were in the Galt core to film a scene for their season finale. While series star Kiefer Sutherland wasn’t present, co-star Maggie Q was. Producer Llewellyn Wells said they were working on a scene in which Q’s character “has gone to find someone who she’s been asked to take care of … and also trackRead More

One dead and four injured after crash in Okotoks


Okotoks RCMP says that one person has died and four others were seriously injured in a single vehicle crash on Saturday evening. Police say that the crash, at 112 Street W. just one kilometre north of Highway 549, took place at about 9:00 p.m. One person was pronounced dead at the scene and four others were taken to hospital in serious condition. There is no other information about the victims at this time. Traffic was rerouted around the incident for the duration of the investigation. Source link #canadiannews #worldnews #headlinenewsRead More

Lambton OPP investigating pharmacy break and enter

Break and enter

Lambton OPP are searching for a pair of suspects following a pharmacy break and enter over the weekend. Police say the suspects forced their way into the pharmacy in the 3000 block of River Street in Alvinston around 4:30 a.m. Saturday. The first suspect is described as six feet tall, heavy build, wearing white brush camouflage coat and pants, dark blue ski mask and gloves and walked with a noticeable limp. Suspect number two has a smaller build wearing a camouflage toque, blue coat, black pants, and gloves and carriedRead More

Eskimos sign veteran quarterback Kevin Glenn to CFL deal

Kevin Glenn

EDMONTON – Kevin Glenn’s trek through the CFL is now complete. The veteran quarterback signed with the Edmonton Eskimos on Monday. Prior to the move, the Eskimos were the lone team not to hold Glenn’s rights over his 17-year CFL career. The 38-year-old Detroit native spent last season with Saskatchewan, passing for 4,038 yards and 25 touchdowns in leading the Roughriders to the East Division final. Glenn is expected to provide depth at quarterback behind incumbent Mike Reilly, the CFL’s outstanding player last season. Glenn has appeared in 268 careerRead More

Potentially huge losses from future earthquakes in Eastern Canada: study

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Peter Rakobowchuk, The Canadian Press Published Saturday, January 13, 2018 8:24AM EST MONTREAL — While people in British Columbia are mindful of the fact they could eventually face some of the strongest earthquakes in the world, at least one study warns there’s a lack of awareness of the risk in Eastern Canada. One report released last summer predicts Montrealers could suffer $45 billion in economic losses if the city were to experience an earthquake measuring 5.8 on the Richter scale. That’s the estimated strength of a tremor that hit MontrealRead More

Saturday will be the final day for Sears in Barrie

Sears Barrie

Saturday will be the final day Sears will be open in Barrie. The retailer has been in a state of liquidation since announcing the closure of its 74 department stores across the country. Sears Canada says Saturday will be the final day for the store at Georgian Mall. The company has offered discounts of up to 50 per cent since October. The final closure of the Barrie store means more than 100 people will be out of a job. The retailer has been under creditor protection since June. Source linkRead More

Mild, above average temperatures to dominate this winter, Environment Canada says Staff Published Saturday, December 2, 2017 11:07AM EST Last Updated Saturday, December 2, 2017 11:24AM EST In tune with the balmy conditions felt this fall in southern Ontario, Environment Canada is calling for a mild winter ahead with above-average temperatures for much of Eastern Canada. But for winter-weather enthusiasts, Environment Canada climatologist David Phillips said the upcoming season won’t disappoint. A “white Christmas” is highly anticipated in southern Ontario, although conditions won’t be as snowy – or as soggy – as winters past. “Overall, we think [in terms of]Read More

North Bay Easter Seals celebrity hockey tournament

CTV Northern Ontario’s Joey Slattery: Former NHL stars hit the ice in North Bay to raise money for families of children with disabilities. Source link #canadiannews #worldnews #headlinenews and stories from around the world USA Today News Headlines USA News Headlines ABC NEWS Headlines

Judge strikes down section of Quebec law that bans face-coverings

Giuseppe Valiante, The Canadian Press Published Friday, December 1, 2017 5:04PM EST Last Updated Friday, December 1, 2017 8:27PM EST MONTREAL — A Superior Court justice on Friday ordered a temporary stay on the provision of a controversial Quebec law that prohibits citizens from receiving or giving public services with their faces covered. Justice Babak Barin ruled that Quebec cannot force people to uncover their faces until the province establishes clear guidelines under which someone can apply for a religious accommodation. Bill 62 was passed in October and was criticizedRead More