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WFPS vehicle involved in crash; 2 sent to hospital

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A Winnipeg Fire Paramedic Service vehicle was involved in a crash Sunday afternoon, sending two people to hospital. A city spokesperson said the collision happened around 2 p.m. at the intersection at Lagimodiere Boulevard and Regent Avenue when the WFPS vehicle was responding to an alarm with lights and sirens. Four vehicles were involved in the crash, the spokesperson said. Two occupants of the WFPS vehicle were taken to hospital in stable condition. Traffic was impacted in the area and the city said motorists should find alternate routes. Source linkRead More

Local MPP hopeful invites Brown to help launch campaign

CTV Windsor Published Saturday, February 24, 2018 4:31PM EST Last Updated Saturday, February 24, 2018 6:04PM EST Patrick Brown joined a Windsor Tory provincial candidate as he opened a campaign office Saturday afternoon. Supporters of Mohammad Latif filled the office for the official grand opening. Many on hand were there to show support to the former Ontario PC leader. Despite the allegations of sexual misconduct and controversy surrounding Brown, the passion from his supporters remains strong. “First of all, I’m pretty confident he’s going to be our next leader,” saidRead More

Red Deer RCMP look for public assistance to ID suspects in criminal harassment file

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Red Deer RCMP are looking for assistance in identifying a man and woman who for the last three years have been anonymously mailing offensive material of a sexual nature to a Red Deer man. The suspects were captured on surveillance cameras mailing the offensive material from a Red Deer grocery store post office on December 8, and RCMP believe they may have mailed similar material to other targets this year, as well. The victim does not recognize either suspect, and isn’t aware of any reason why he has been targeted.Read More

House fire causes $35,000 in damage


A house fire early Thursday morning caused around $35,000 in damages. The Saskatoon Fire Department responded just before 1:30 a.m. to a home in the 200 block of Avenue I South. When firefighters arrived, they found flames and heavy smoke coming from the basement suite kitchen. Everyone inside of the home had been evacuated and no one was injured. The fire was extinguished in less than 15 minutes. A fire investigator determined the cause to be accidental. Source link #canadiannews #worldnews #headlinenews and stories from around the world USA TodayRead More

Man arrested more than 11 years after drug bust

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A man wanted by police for more than a decade has been returned to Grey County to face drug production charges. According to the OPP, an arrest warrant was issued for the 66-year-old man in September 2006, in connection with a marijuana grow-op discovered at a property on Southgate Road 14 north of Mount Forest. Police say the Hamilton resident was taken into custody Tuesday evening at Pearson International Airport by the Canadian Border Services Agency. He will face charges including marijuana production and possession of more than three kilogramsRead More

Ford recalls pickups, SUVs to secure loose seat cushions

DETROIT — Ford is recalling more than 202,000 pickup trucks and SUVs in North America because front seat cushions can come loose and fail to properly hold people in a crash. The recall covers certain 2016 F-150 and Explorer vehicles equipped with front power seats. The company says a bolt in the power seat adjuster can come loose or fall out. If that happens, the seat cushion can move too far. Ford says it’s not aware of any crashes or injuries from the problem. Dealers will check the bolts. IfRead More

Body of missing 53-year-old man found

London police have found the body of a missing 53-year-old man. Officers say David Hole was found dead on Thursday around 6 p.m. His body was found in his vehicle in a parking lot in the area of Wellington Road and Commissioners Road East. An autopsy will be performed to determine the cause of his death.  He was last seen alive in London on Nov. 15.   The London Police Service Major Crime Section is continuing to investigate the circumstances surrounding this incident.  Anyone with information about David Hole’s disappearance andRead More

Analyst Gregg Zaun fired from Sportsnet for ‘inappropriate behaviour’

The Canadian Press Published Thursday, November 30, 2017 7:18PM EST Last Updated Thursday, November 30, 2017 9:13PM EST TORONTO — Gregg Zaun has been fired from Sportsnet due to “inappropriate behaviour and comments” toward female employees. Rick Brace, President of Rogers Media, said in a statement Thursday that the company was terminating the contract of the MLB studio analyst effective immediately. “This week, we received complaints from multiple female employees at Sportsnet regarding inappropriate behaviour by Gregg Zaun in the workplace,” the statement said. “After investigating the matter, we decidedRead More

Senior knocked unconscious following road rage attack northeast of Airdrie

Members of the Airdrie RCMP detachment are asking for help from the public with identifying the driver of a pickup truck following a Tuesday afternoon road rage incident that left an elderly man unconscious. According to RCMP, an elderly man was driving eastbound on Highway 72, between the QEII Highway and Beiseker, at approximately 5:00 p.m. when his vehicle was overtaken by a newer model Chevrolet Silverado 1500 pickup truck. After passing the vehicle, the driver of the pickup allegedly performed a number of brake checks and continued to driveRead More

Canadian Transportation Agency to deliver ruling on July Air Transat delays Thursday

We’ll learn Thursday what the Canadian Transportation Agency has to say about flight delays at the Ottawa Airport this past summer. Two Montreal-bound Air Transat flights from Europe were diverted to Ottawa because of bad weather on July 31st and sat for up to six hours on the tarmac. Passengers were not allowed to leave the planes and complained of a lack of air conditioning and water. One called 9-1-1. Both the Ottawa Airport and Air Transat have blamed each other for the delays and the passengers’ discomfort. The airlineRead More