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Tornado warning issued for parts of Simcoe County

Tornado warning issued for parts of Simcoe County

CTV Barrie Published Monday, August 27, 2018 8:13PM EDT Last Updated Monday, August 27, 2018 10:19PM EDT A tornado warning has been issued for parts of Simcoe County A tornado warning is in effect for -Orillia – Lagoon City – Washago A tornado warning has ended for -Barrie – Collingwood – Hillsdale Meteorologists aretracking two dangerous thunderstorms. According to Environment Canada one dangerous thunderstorm produced a brief tornado over Lake Simcoe east of Hawkestone. It then moved east at 50 km/h over Lake Simcoe. Environment Canada says areas impacted includeRead More


Police looking for high-risk violent offender

jared owen soosay

Edmonton police are looking for tips to help locate a man who’s wanted for three counts of breach of recognizance. Jared Owen Soosay, 21, has been known to carry weapons and is deemed to be of high risk to offend violently, police said. EPS said he should not be approached if seen. Anyone with information regarding his whereabouts is asked to contact police at 780-423-42367 or #377 from a mobile phone. Source link #canadiannews #worldnews #headlinenews and stories from around the world USA Today News Headlines [su_feed url=”http://rssfeeds.usatoday.com/usatoday-NewsTopStories” limit=”20″] USARead More


Traffic congestion to get worse as school begins

Traffic congestion to get worse as school begins

As kids head back to school, parents could soon be stressing about more than buying supplies.  Orange cones will continue to dot major Montreal roads, including Van Horne Avenue, Cote St. Luc Road, St. Jacques Street, and others. The city knows the stress that awaits drivers. “It’s going to be a tough ride on September 4th,” said city spokesman Philippe Sabourin at a press conference on Tuesday. “We ask citizens and motorists to commute with public transit.” The city also provided an update on the new REM. Thanks to workRead More


Inmate dies after being assaulted in custody at Stony Mountain, two others remain in hospital

Stony Mountain prison

CTV Winnipeg Published Sunday, August 19, 2018 2:19PM CST Last Updated Sunday, August 19, 2018 3:31PM CST Correctional Service of Canada said an inmate died while in custody at Stony Mountain Institution. Assistant Warden JL Meyer confirmed to CTV News the man who died was one of the inmates who was assaulted Thursday night. Adam Kent Monias, 25, died on Saturday in hospital following the attack. Monias was serving an indeterminate sentence for second degree murder, aggravated assault, and uttering threats to cause death or harm since June 3, 2015.Read More


Wild police chase involves three counties, helicopter and spike belt

Police chase

It was like a scene out of a movie, a helicopter police chase, a spike belt and a dramatic arrest. Around 11 a.m. Friday. a black 4-door sedan failed to stop for OPP in the westbound lanes of the 401. The car exited at Highway 19 and made its way through Oxford, Middlesex and Elgin Counties. At one point, a spike belt was deployed and the car’s tires deflated, but the driver kept going, driving on the rims for quite a distance. The driver finally stopped the car in TalbotvilleRead More


Missy Elliott praises woman’s karaoke version of ‘Work It’

Rhode Island

WEST WARWICK, R.I. — A Rhode Island woman’s karaoke version of Missy Elliott’s hit song “Work It” has become an internet sensation, even drawing praise from Elliott. Mary Halsey, of West Warwick, recently performed a version of the 2002 hit at an outdoor party at a park and posted the performance on her Facebook page. Elliott reposted Halsey’s video on Twitter and Instagram and wrote : “I just found out I have a FUNKY WHITE SISTER.” She added that Halsey “straight killed” the song. Halsey’s video had been shared moreRead More


Like your Margaritas? Watch out for lime disease

Like your Margaritas? Watch out for lime disease

With all this heat you might find it refreshing to sit back and enjoy a cold drink. But if your favourite beverage includes lime, take note, there’s something called Margarita disease or lime disease (different than the Lyme disease you can get from ticks) and, although it can be quite painful, most have never heard of it. “No, I’ve probably heard of margarita withdrawals disease,” joked Margarita lover Leslie Koski. Margaritas, or any drink made with fresh limes, can be refreshing but can also lead to a painful rash forRead More


Man says he was attacked leaving Saskatoon mosque

Abu Shiek holds up a brick that was allegedly thrown through his front window, after he was attacked leaving his mosque.

Published Saturday, July 21, 2018 5:56PM CST Last Updated Saturday, July 21, 2018 6:53PM CST A Saskatoon man says that he was attacked walking home from his Mosque early in the morning on July 13. Abu Shiek says he was walking home after his morning prayers when a white truck jumped the sidewalk and accelerated towards him. “He was just trying to run me over,” said Shiek. “I had panic, fear.” He says he was able to duck for cover by pushing his body against the bush in front ofRead More


Wild weather not putting a damper on Craven festivities

Wild weather not putting a damper on Craven festivities

There were wind gusts up to 60 km per hour out in Craven on Friday night, but that did not put a damper on festivities at the Country Thunder music festival. Kerry Wolitski has been attending the festival in Craven since she was 12 years old. Although the wind makes it tough to take down their tents, she notes that things could always be worse. “Any weather that’s not raining is perfect. Who cares? It’s not muddy, it’s great,” said Wolitski. “It’s Saskatchewan. We’ve had these lots. But compared toRead More


Throne speech to detail Ford government’s plans for Ontario

Queen's Park

TORONTO — Ontario’s new government will lay out its plan for the province today in a throne speech expected to highlight several of Premier Doug Ford’s campaign promises. The speech, which opens every new legislative session, is written by the premier’s office but read out by Lt.-Gov. Elizabeth Dowdeswell in a formal ceremony. While the new government has been quiet about the specifics of the speech, it said earlier this week that the rare summer sitting was meant to address three priorities. Those priorities are scrapping the cap-and-trade system, endingRead More