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Restoring faith and confidence, in the wake of a violent attack

Restoring faith and confidence, in the wake of a violent attack

It was a clean-up to restore faith and confidence, as hundreds gathered along Windsor’s Ganachio Trail. The trail was the scene of a violent attack back in October. 75 year old Anne Widholm was on her daily walk when a man approached her and beat her. On Saturday, the community came together to show support for the senior who remains in hospital in critical condition and do a little clean-up as a way to show the trail is still a safe space. Laurie Harrison helped to organize the community clean-upRead More


Garfield Dunlop believes Ontario PC’s are blocking his comeback

Garfield Dunlop believes Ontario PC's are blocking his comeback

Former Conservative MPP Garfield Dunlop believes the Ontario PC party may be trying to stop him from becoming a candidate in Barrie-Springwater-Oro-Medonte in the June election. Dunlop filed the nomination paperwork three weeks ago and has yet to receive a response from the party.   “No one had the common courtesy to call me back and asked me if I was interested in running or not,” Dunlop told CTV News Barrie. Former Ontario PC leader Patrick Brown was going to run in the riding.  Dunlop believes he hasn’t heard aRead More


Cambridge Analytica ex-CEO refuses to testify in U.K.

Cambridge Analytica

LONDON — The chair of the British Parliament’s media committee says that Cambridge Analytica’s former CEO, Alexander Nix, says he will no longer testify at an upcoming session on fake news, citing an ongoing investigation by the information commissioner’s office. Nix had been recalled by the committee to testify Wednesday following testimony by whistleblower Christopher Wylie on the use of data mine from some 87 million Facebook users in the campaign for Donald Trump’s presidential election. Committee chair Damian Collins rejected Nix’s reason for not appearing, as he has notRead 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


Police investigating five alleged sexual assaults at spas in Surrey, B.C.

Alberta RCMP

SURREY, B.C. — Police have issued a public advisory about a string of alleged sexual assaults at beauty spas in Surrey, B.C. RCMP say they’re investigating five allegations of customers being assaulted while receiving massages at two Iris Day Spa locations between 2016 and 2018. One person has been arrested and charged with two counts of sexual assault for incidents that allegedly took place in December 2017. Fifty-eight-year-old Rongxian Li is scheduled to appear in court on April 19. Police say they’re still investigating a complaint from 2016 and twoRead More


Major weekend work ahead on Turcot

Major weekend work ahead on Turcot

Brace yourselves: the road network is going to be riddled with closures over the weekend. Source link #canadiannews #worldnews #headlinenews and stories from around the world USA Today News Headlines USA News Headlines ABC NEWS Headlines


Activists continue fight to stop deportation of Guatamalan community organizer

Solidarity Across Borders March 25

Supporters of a woman facing deportation from Canada continued their sit-in near a downtown Montreal immigration office Wednesday. Lucy Granados is an undocumented worker who has lived in Montreal since 2009. She was arrested in late March by Canadian Border Service Agency officers. Scheduled to be deported two weeks ago, Granados collapsed at government offices and had to be taken to hospital. She has remained at a Laval detention centre ever since after immigration officials determined she is a flight risk and would need to remain detained until her departure.Read More


Canada’s Brad Gushue beats U.S. 6-4, into world curling championship semifinal

Brad Gushue

LAS VEGAS — Canada’s Brad Gushue advanced to the semifinal at the men’s world curling championship with a 6-4 win over Greg Persinger of the United States on Saturday. Gushue, from St. John’s, N.L., faced Scotland’s Bruce Mouat in the evening semifinal. The winner advances to the gold-medal game while the loser plays for bronze Sunday. Sweden’s Niklas Edin was the other semifinalist. He awaited the quarterfinal winner between Norway and South Korea. Source link #canadiannews #worldnews #headlinenews and stories from around the world USA Today News Headlines USA NewsRead More


Ontario Tories significantly more popular with male voters than Liberals: poll

Doug Ford

A new poll indicates a dramatic gender divide in how Ontarians plan to vote in the spring election, with the Progressive Conservatives significantly more popular with men than the other two major parties. A phone survey conducted by Ekos Research Associates found just over 50 per cent of men said they would vote for the Tories “if the election was held tomorrow,” or were leaning towards voting for them. That’s compared with roughly 27 per cent of men who said they would support or were leaning towards supporting the governingRead More


Caught on cam: Victoria police injured during takedown of suspect

Caught on cam: Victoria police injured during takedown of suspect

A suspect accused in a break-and-enter is taken down by multiple police after he allegedly injured one officer in downtown Victoria. A second officer was injured during the struggle. Source link #canadiannews #worldnews #headlinenews and stories from around the world USA Today News Headlines USA News Headlines ABC NEWS Headlines