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Residential fire destroys apartment building in Brossard

Fire in Brossard

CTV Montreal Published Tuesday, April 24, 2018 6:05PM EDT Last Updated Tuesday, April 24, 2018 6:19PM EDT Firefighters in Longueuil were at the scene of a major fire in a residential building in Brossard Tuesday afternoon. The blaze broke out on a balcony at 4 p.m. and quickly spread to the roof. Local firefighters say the blaze was accidental. Fire consumed part of the roof, sending flames and dense smoke to the sky – a thick plume of smoke that could be seen as far as Montreal. The building housedRead More

Goderich man charged after pharmacy robbed by knife-point

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A 30-year-old Goderich man has been arrested following a robbery in a Seaforth pharmacy. Monday afternoon, the accused entred Keating’s Pharmacy with a knife and demanded drugs. He was arrested a short time later without incident. The accused has been charged with theft under $5000 and for robbery with a weapon. He will appear in a Goderich court via video Wednesday. Source link #canadiannews #worldnews #headlinenews and stories from around the world USA Today News Headlines USA News Headlines ABC NEWS Headlines

RCMP advise people to drive with caution due to high water levels

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Wadena RCMP is cautioning motorists to drive carefully along Highway #16 between Elfros and Leslie due to high water levels. In a press release, they said water levels adjacent to the roadway are rising onto the shoulder of the road. Police are advising people to check the Saskatchewan Highway Hotline map for up-to-date road conditions. Source link #canadiannews #worldnews #headlinenews and stories from around the world USA Today News Headlines USA News Headlines ABC NEWS Headlines

Saskatoon restaurants cut plastic straws from menus

Saskatoon restaurants cut plastic straws from menus

Some restaurants in Saskatoon have stopped serving plastic straws. The move to ditch the plastic utensils comes as a push to protect the environment and wildlife. “We all have responsibility to do way better than what we’re doing,” Tisha Paget, owner of D’Lish Cafe, said “Ever since I opened I refused to have any plastic in my takeout and the straw was the last one that I couldn’t break through and now I have paper straws.” Approximately 500 million straws are thrown away every day in the U.S., according toRead More

Bed bug speculation at Regina high school

Bed bug speculation at Regina high school

On Thursday, a Snapchat video of a bug crawling on a student’s binder had students talking at Thom Collegiate. The video has sparked speculation of a bug problem at the school, with some students thinking the insect on the video was a bed bug. They said the video was taken from the school’s cafeteria. “I found out yesterday there was a video of one on a binder and I just kind of got grossed out,” Thom Collegiate student Abbie Schill said. Kassidy Smith, another student at Thom Collegiate, said sheRead More

Manitoba in talks to beef up training for transport truck drivers


It looks like a video game, but it’s no game. Trans X, a trucking company, uses a simulator to train drivers. “We could put a driver in any scenario that you could possibly think of on the highway through this simulator. and then if it does happen on the highway, he has an idea how to deal with it,” said Fred Spencley. Trainer Fred Spencley was a truck driver for 32 years. He said ongoing education for novice and veteran drivers is important for road safety. Trans X does trainingRead More

SIU ends investigation into Kitchener arrest

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Medical evidence has led the SIU to terminate into its investigation into a recent arrest by Waterloo Regional Police. The investigation involved a Dec. 22, 2017, arrest at an undisclosed location in Kitchener. According to the SIU, a 41-year-old man had barricaded himself inside the second-floor washroom of a home after police were called there to deal with a domestic disturbance. The man eventually left the washroom and was taken into custody, then to hospital. The SIU says the man never suffered a serious injury, meaning the entire incident fallsRead More

Charlize Theron gives Hamilton hot sauce company a boost

Charlize Theron

David Friend, The Canadian Press Published Tuesday, April 17, 2018 6:31AM EDT Last Updated Tuesday, April 17, 2018 6:45AM EDT TORONTO – Hollywood actress Charlize Theron’s tasty endorsement is giving a Hamilton hot sauce some extra zing in their sales. After the “Mad Max: Fury Road” star chomped into a chicken wing covered in Dawson’s Hot Sauce, creator Brodie Dawson says bottles of the company’s Original Hot flavour experienced a spike in demand. The moment was captured on popular YouTube series “Hot Ones,” where celebrities drag their taste buds throughRead More

Travelling zoo in Timmins

Travelling zoo in Timmins

Families in Timmins are treated to a weekend of learning and adventure thanks to the travelling arm of the Ottawa Zoo. Source link #canadiannews #worldnews #headlinenews and stories from around the world USA Today News Headlines USA News Headlines ABC NEWS Headlines

Freezing rain and rainfall warnings issued for Windsor region

CTV Windsor Published Sunday, April 15, 2018 10:55AM EDT Last Updated Sunday, April 15, 2018 11:10AM EDT About 15,000 people are without power in southern Ontario Sunday morning as the region was hit by another round of freezing rain and ice pellets. There are pockets of power outages just outside of Windsor and in Kingsville Sunday. Hydro One says it has extra crews on standby to address outages as the massive, slow-moving storm system hammered an area that stretches from Windsor into Quebec and from Lake Ontario to North Bay.Read More