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Police investigating shooting in Oro-Medonte

Provincial police are investigating a shooting in Oro-Medonte on Monday night. Barrie OPP say they responded to a call that a man had been shot on Old Barrie Road in the Village of Rugby around 9:20 p.m. The victim, a 37 year-old Aurora man was transported to a Toronto area hospital with life threatening injuries. Police warn the suspect is armed and dangerous, but did not provide a description. Investigators believe this is an isolated incident. The investigation is ongoing. Source link #canadiannews #worldnews #headlinenews and stories from around theRead More

Montreal police arson squad investigating torched car in Parc-Extension

Arson Parc-Extension may 13

Around 3 a.m., several calls were placed with 911 to report a car in flames on Papineau Ave, near the intersection of L-O David St. in Parc-Extension. When police and firefighters arrived on-scene, the vehicle was still burning. However, they were able to extinguish the fire, but determined that the vehicle was a total loss.  Montreal police are treating the incident as an arson, and are currently working with the car’s owner to determine the exact circumstances. He is not known to police services, a spokesperson said, and there areRead More

Drivers fume as gas prices across Canada soar

Gas prices

Gas prices shot up across Canada on Saturday, with costs expected to keep soaring over the summer. Rising oil prices, the value of the Canadian dollar and the 2010 introduction of the HST have been blamed for the skyrocketing prices. “Even for someone who uses 60 litres a week like I do, you’re looking at an additional $500 to $700 a year more in costs just to get from point A to point B,” Dan McTeague, an analyst for, said to CTV Toronto. “And most people aren’t driving aroundRead More

U of M apologizes to faculty association, will pay fine as ordered

UMFA strike

The University of Manitoba Faculty Association said it received an apology from the university’s administration Friday over what was ruled to be an unfair labour practice during contract talks in 2016. The Manitoba Labour Board made the ruling in January and ordered the University of Manitoba to pay more than $2 million. The ruling centred on information the university withheld from the association that Manitoba Premier Brian Pallister had ordered the university to impose a wage freeze. READ MORE: Unfair labour practice ruling for University of Manitoba On Friday UMFARead More

Serena Williams withdraws from Italian Open

Serena Williams at the Miami Open

ROME — Serena Williams has withdrawn from next week’s Italian Open, saying she needs more time to be “100 per cent ready to compete.” The tournament made the announcement via Twitter. Williams returned to the tour briefly this year after a 14-month absence to give birth to her daughter. The 23-time Grand Slam champion also withdrew from this week’s Madrid Open and sitting out Rome puts her status for the French Open, which starts May 27, in doubt. Williams, a four-time Italian Open champion, has not played since her aRead More

Fire damages Gatineau apartment building

Fire damages Gatineau apartment building

CTV Morning Live/580 CFRA Published Monday, May 7, 2018 6:57AM EDT Last Updated Monday, May 7, 2018 7:00AM EDT An overnight fire has badly damaged a 32-unit apartment building in Gatineau. The fire broke in the four-storey building on Rue de Morency around 3 a.m. Fire officials say the roof of the building collapsed. Several hours after the fire started, firefighters were still working to extinguish flames on the roof. No injuries have been reported. The cause of the fire is under investigation. We will have more details as theyRead More

The strong shall survive

The strong shall survive

From CTV Northern Ontario’s Lydia Chubak: Men and women battle for prizes and bragging rights at a weekend ‘strongman’ competition. Source link #canadiannews #worldnews #headlinenews and stories from around the world USA Today News Headlines USA News Headlines ABC NEWS Headlines

Rally held to put the focus on healthcare for the provincial election

Rally held to put the focus on healthcare for the provincial election

Calling it a crisis in healthcare, protestors lined Commissioners Road in front of the London Health Sciences Centre Victoria Campus on Saturday morning. It was part of an effort to make hospital overcrowding a key issue in the upcoming provincial election. Members of the London Health Coalition are intent on keeping focus of all political parties on wait times and funding. “This facility, L.H.S.C ., is the so-called ground zero of hospital bed overcrowding in the province, and we are here to say that has to stop,” London Health CoalitionRead More

Nobel literature prize won’t be awarded this year

Nobel Prize

COPENHAGEN – The Swedish Academy says the Nobel Prize in literature will be not awarded this year following sex-abuse allegations and other issues within its ranks that have tarnished the body’s reputation. The academy said Friday the 2018 prize will be given in 2019. The decision was made at a weekly meeting in Stockholm on the grounds that the academy is in no shape to pick a winner after a string of sex abuse allegations and financial crimes scandals. In a statement, the academy said the decision “was arrived atRead More

TV academy reviewing Cosby’s Emmys, Hall of Fame honour

Bill Cosby

LOS ANGELES – The TV academy is reviewing Bill Cosby’s four Emmy Awards and inclusion in the academy’s Hall of Fame following his sexual assault conviction. An academy spokesman said Cosby’s 2003 Bob Hope Humanitarian Award also is under review. Cosby’s spokesman didn’t immediately respond Wednesday to a request for comment. Although the academy hasn’t decided whether he’ll keep his honours or remain in the Hall of Fame, Cosby’s name already is gone from a list of Hall of Fame honorees on the academy’s website. A bust of Cosby noRead More