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C2 in Montreal: Chelsea Manning reminds citizens that they have power

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The Canadian Press Published Thursday, May 24, 2018 4:36PM EDT Last Updated Thursday, May 24, 2018 4:37PM EDT Whistleblower Chelsea Manning says the average citizen has power and needs to use it. The internationally recognized transgender activist told the annual C2 Montreal business conference today that people have the political power to change things. Manning, 30, is a former Army intelligence analyst who served seven years in a U.S. prison for leaking government documents to Wikileaks until then-President Barack Obama commuted the sentence in 2017. Known as Bradley Manning atRead More


Montreal police officers accused of kidnapping, dumping homeless man

Montreal police officers accused of kidnapping, dumping homeless man

The incident allegedly occurred more than eight years ago, and that’s leaving many wondering why it took so long for charges to be laid. Two Montreal police officers are facing charges in an incident in which they allegedly kidnapped a homeless man and dumped him in a remote area. The incident allegedly occurred more than eight years ago, and that’s leaving many wondering why it took so long for charges to be laid. Officers Patrick Guay and Pierre-Luc Furlotte are accused of ordering a homeless man into their police cruiserRead More


Marcus Semien powers Oakland Athletics past Toronto Blue Jays 9-2

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TORONTO — Marcus Semien hit a two-run homer as part of a four-run fifth inning as the Oakland Athletics thumped the Toronto Blue Jays 9-2 on Sunday. Semien also drove in Oakland’s (25-22) ninth run of the game. The Athletics have won six of their last seven games and improved to 20-12 in their previous 32 games. Oakland starting pitcher Daniel Mengden (4-4) kept the Blue Jays bats silent. He pitched seven shutout innings while allowing just two hits and one walk. Toronto’s Joe Biagini (0-3) struggled to pitch deepRead More


Oakland hits three homers in 10-5 win over Toronto

Oakland hits three homeruns in win over Jays

TORONTO – Khris Davis hit one of Oakland’s three home runs and reached base five times in all as the Athletics dumped the Toronto Blue Jays 10-5 on Thursday at Rogers Centre. Davis belted his team-leading 13th homer of the season in Oakland’s three-run third inning. He finished with four hits on the night and was also hit by a pitch. Matt Olson hit a three-run shot in the fifth inning and Matt Chapman put the game away with a two-run blast in the sixth. The Athletics outhit the BlueRead More


Trump: U.S. hasn’t been notified about threat to cancel summit

Trump: U.S. hasn't been notified about threat to cancel summit

Zeke Miller and Catherine Lucey, The Associated Press Published Wednesday, May 16, 2018 12:57PM EDT Last Updated Wednesday, May 16, 2018 1:15PM EDT WASHINGTON — U.S. President Donald Trump said Wednesday the U.S. hasn’t been notified about North Korea’s threat to cancel his planned summit with Kim Jong Un next month. North Korea threatened earlier in the day to scrap the historic summit between Trump and Kim, saying it has no interest in a “one-sided” affair meant to pressure the North to abandon its nuclear weapons. Trump maintained that he’llRead More


No criminal charges against man who waved Nazi flag in Montreal: police

No criminal charges against man who waved Nazi flag in Montreal: police

Montreal police say there won’t be any criminal charges laid against a man who waved a Nazi flag from atop a condo building during a May Day protest earlier this month. The man was photographed holding the flag on the roof of a condo building on Hutchison Street in the city’s Park Extension neighbourhood on May 2 as demonstrators walked below. Police were notified after the image was posted on the Facebook page of a neighbourhood group called the Parc-Ex Action Squad. The Montreal police’s hate crimes division investigated theRead More


Temporary water line up at Costco, says City of Saskatoon

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A temporary water line has been set up for one Saskatoon Costco location as the city continues to investigate the source of hydrocarbons in a line that serves the business. The provincial Water Security Agency issued a “do not use” water order for the Costco in the city’s Rosewood neighbourhood on Friday. The city said Monday the temporary line had been installed. Hydrocarbons, which are oily substances, were found in three water hydrants on the line that serves the Costco. “We continue to work closely with Costco to help keepRead More


New mental health and addictions strategy to tackle gaps in care: Province

New mental health and addictions strategy to tackle gaps in care: Province

The Manitoba government released its news mental health and addictions strategy on Monday with a focus on addressing gaps in healthcare services, according to a news release from the province. The report identifies some of the major challenges facing mental health and addictions treatment: long waits for services, limited access to treatment in rural and northern communities, gaps in continuing from acute to primary care and an imbalance in how investments were divided between acute services and community-based services. The Manitoba Mental Health and Addictions Strategy highlights the need toRead More


Woman found dead at roadside IDed; death considered suspicious

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A woman found dead at the side of a road in Huron County had been reported missing a few hours earlier, police say. The woman’s body was found Wednesday morning on Front Road near Vanastra, south of Clinton. She was identified Thursday as Laura Wigelsworth, a 27-year-old Vanastra resident. Huron County OPP say she had been reported missing Wednesday night, after failing to return home from an evening walk. Wigelsworth’s death is being treated as suspicious. Police hoped a post-mortem examination, which was expected to take place Friday, would helpRead More


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