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Bishop’s University student dies in accident in Dominican Republic

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A Bishop’s University student is dead following an accident while on vacation in the Dominican Republic. According to Principal Michael Goldbloom, student Ben Houtman was involved in an accident while visiting the country on Saturday morning. Houtman was one of 30 students who had travelled to the Dominican for spring break. The school’s dean of students has travelled to the Dominican to offer support to the other students, according to Goldbloom. In a school statement, Goldbloom described Houtman as a student at Bishop’s Williams School of Business and a VancouverRead More

James Dean’s iconic ‘Rebel Without a Cause’ jacket up for auction

James Dean's jacket from Rebel Without a Cause

Jennifer Kay, The Associated Press Published Tuesday, February 27, 2018 1:41AM EST WEST PALM BEACH, Fla. – James Dean’s cherry-red jacket from “Rebel Without a Cause” is expected to bring up to $600,000 when it goes up for auction this week in Florida, offering fans a rare chance to own something linked to the actor who died at 24. The bomber-style jacket still looks cool at Palm Beach Modern Auctions, where it was displayed recently on a mannequin dressed in a white T-shirt and blue jeans, similar to Dean’s signatureRead More

CTV News at Six for January 13: Nanaimo shooting

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5 things to know on Wednesday, January 10, 2018: Justin Trudeau, Porter Airlines, Dollarama

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau faced a backlash at the first of six town hall meetings he’s holding across the country. Plus, a Montreal designer is showcasing dollar-store fashion. 1. Town hall backlash: A Nova Scotia mother forced to quit her job to care for her son because of his violent outbursts called on Prime Minister Justin Trudeau to fix Canada’s fragmented system of supports for children with autism. The calls came at Trudeau’s first of six town hall meetings being held across the country. 2. Threats alleged: Porter Airlines passengersRead More

Celine Dion cheered for handling of unruly fan at show

Celine Dion cheered for handling of unruly fan at show Source link #canadiannews #worldnews #headlinenews and stories from around the world USA Today News Headlines USA News Headlines ABC NEWS Headlines

Breakaway barge carrying millions of litres of fuel to be towed from B.C. to Alaska

BELLA BELLA, B.C. – A British Columbia First Nation is breathing a sigh of relief as a barge carrying millions of litres of fuel was removed from its harbour on the central coast. The barge broke away from a U.S.-registered tugboat, the Jake Shearer, southwest of Bella Bella last Sunday. Heiltsuk Chief Councillor Marilyn Slett says it’s “terrifying” to consider the damage that could have been caused if a spill occurred. The barge was carrying 12.5 million litres of diesel and gasoline, which Slett says is four times the volumeRead More

Mother threw infant at father’s feet, cracks skull during fight: police

NEW ORLEANS – Authorities say a Louisiana mother threw her infant son at his father’s feet, fracturing the baby’s skull. Times-Picayune reports the infant’s father said he had been arguing with 24-year-old Heidy Rios, of Terrytown, when she threw the 3-week-old baby at his feet and uttered an expletive, telling him to “take” his son. The father took the child to a New Orleans hospital on Thursday, and doctors determined the infant had fractured his right temporal bone. Authorities say the injuries aren’t life-threatening. Rios initially told investigators sheRead More

The public reacts after viral video sparks conversation on racial profiling

The American Indian Movement (AIM) Saskatchewan organization gathered outside the north Regina Giant Tiger today in support of Ezekial Bigknife. The Indigenous man who posted a video that has since gone viral of him being followed for more than four minutes inside the story last Thursday. “I never once did anything, I just go there and shop and pay for my items and leave, I don’t know why he followed me for whatever reason, I didn’t do nothing,” said Bigknife. AIM Saskatchewan is also calling for an end to racismRead More

Boy charged after students threatened at Peterborough, Ont., school

PETERBOROUGH, Ont. — A 13-year-old boy has been charged following an incident involving a plastic toy gun at a Peterborough, Ont., elementary school. Police say they were called to the school on Wednesday to investigate a report that a student was threatening other students in the school yard during morning recess. They say the officers located the youth and a weapon, which was determined to be a plastic toy gun capable of discharging plastic beads. Investigators say the boy was arrested and charged with possession of a weapon for aRead More

North Bay to get innovative Microgrid

From CTV Northern Ontario: Renewable energy system will power several community centres in North Bay. Source link #canadiannews #worldnews #headlinenews and stories from around the world USA Today News Headlines USA News Headlines ABC NEWS Headlines