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Trump doubles down on criticism of Canada

Trump doubles down on criticism of Canada

Ken Thomas, Catherine Lucey and Rob Gillies, The Associated Press Published Monday, June 11, 2018 1:51AM EDT WASHINGTON – U.S. President Donald Trump took more swipes at Canada and its prime minister over trade issues as he settled in for a summit with North Korea in Singapore, contending that “Fair Trade is now to be called Fool Trade if it is not Reciprocal.” Trump roiled the weekend Group of Seven meeting in Canada by agreeing to a group statement on trade only to withdraw from it while flying to Asia.Read More


Train derails near Rosser during thunderstorm

Train derailment near Rosser

CTV Winnipeg Published Tuesday, May 29, 2018 7:15PM CST Last Updated Tuesday, May 29, 2018 7:46PM CST CP police are investigating after approximately 13 train cars derailed Tuesday evening. It happened shortly after 6 p.m. on the CP Rail line near Rosser, RCMP said. A spokesperson for CP Rail said the train was heading eastbound, carrying shipping containers on flatcars. they said no one was injured and there were no environmental concerns. Cleanup efforts were getting underway Tuesday night. RCMP couldn’t say what caused the derailment, but noted a strongRead More


Archeological dig set to begin on west Windsor riverfront

Archeological dig set to begin on west Windsor riverfront

CTV Windsor Published Thursday, May 24, 2018 4:57PM EDT Last Updated Thursday, May 24, 2018 5:55PM EDT The Canadian Transit Company is moving forward with a major step as part of the construction of its new Ambassador Bridge. Company officials on Thursday announced a partnership with the Walpole Island First Nation to preserve potential indigenous artifacts at the site of the new multi-million dollar span. The significant partnership and dig is one of 28 conditions the Ambassador Bridge company must fulfill should it wish to construct a new span acrossRead More


Charges laid after two-vehicle crash

Charges laid after two-vehicle crash

A collision Thursday between an e-bike and an SUV resulted in two drivers being charged. The SUV driver initially fled the scene, but concerned citizens followed him and persuaded him to return to the scene of the collision on Westmount Road West in Kitchener. He was charged with failing to remain at the scene of an accident, among other things. The driver of the e-bike was charged with impaired driving, and other charges under the Provincial Offences Act. Source link #canadiannews #worldnews #headlinenews and stories from around the world USARead More


Man in his 20s injured after Scarborough shooting

Toronto Police

A male victim believed to be in his 20s is suffering from serious injuries after a shooting took place in Scarborough’s Golden Mile area on Thursday night. Officers were called to the area of Eglinton and Pharmacy avenues at around 10 p.m. Upon arrival at the scene, police said they located a male victim suffering from a gunshot wound. He was subsequently taken to a trauma centre in non-life-threatening condition. No information on any possible suspects has been released in connection with this case. Roads have been blocked off inRead More


Non-Indigenous professor gets go-ahead to teach residential schools course

Mount Saint Vincent

THE CANADIAN PRESS Published Tuesday, May 15, 2018 6:08PM ADT Last Updated Tuesday, May 15, 2018 6:14PM ADT HALIFAX — A non-Aboriginal history professor has been given the green light to teach a residential schools course at Mount Saint Vincent University, despite objections from some who say the course should be the purview of Indigenous academics. The Halifax school says a meeting was held Tuesday at the request of Dr. Martha Walls, who developed the course. The discussion included history department leaders, faculty, school administration and the senior adviser toRead More


Search continues for man who allegedly abducted a London child

Suspect vehicle

London Police are trying to identify a man who allegedly abducted a 4-year-old child Sunday morning. The child was taken by an older man in the area of Barker Street and Melsandra Avenue around 9:15 a.m. He then fled in a vehicle described as a gold or beige-coloured older model 4-door Chevrolet Impala. Witnesses followed the vehicle and located the child a short distance away. The child was not hurt. The man is believed to be the only person in the vehicle at the time. Anyone who may have informationRead More


Five escape fire in Evergreen Trailer Park home

Five escape fire in Evergreen Trailer Park home

Firefighters were called to a home in the Evergreen Trailer Park in northeast Edmonton Saturday afternoon. Officials said the fire broke out in the home at about 3:30 p.m. – and firefighters had the blaze under control within half an hour. Five people and two dogs evacuated from the house, no injuries were reported. District chief Randy Shakura said the dry and windy conditions created a challenge for firefighters. “With the wind, it was definitely a concern when we first got on scene,” Shakura said. “You’ve got the wind, andRead More


Fado music takes centre stage at Eurovision

Eurovision Song Contest

LISBON, Portugal — Lights, music, action! The annual celebration of country and song known as the Eurovision Song Contest got underway in Portugal’s capital Saturday night with a paean to the country’s traditional fado music. Accompanied by a Portuguese 12-string guitar and drums, fado singers Ana Moura and Mariza — two of the genre’s biggest stars — opened the contest’s Grand Final at Altice Arena on Saturday night. The final of the 63rd Eurovision Song Contest will crown one of 26 entries with dreams of following in the footsteps ofRead More


Parry Sound debate kicks off day 3 of Ontario election campaign

Parry Sound debate kicks off day 3 of Ontario election campaign

Ontario’s major party leaders will kick off the third day of the provincial election campaign with a debate. Liberal Leader Kathleen Wynne, Progressive Conservative Leader Doug Ford and NDP Leader Andrea Horwath will lock horns at the closing event of the Federation of Northern Ontario Municipalities conference in Parry Sound, Ont. Kapuskasing, Ont., Mayor Alan Spacek says conference participants are looking forward to asking tough questions and hearing the leaders’ plans for northern Ontario. After the debate, Ford will attend a meet-and-greet in Parry Sound before heading south to visitRead More