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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

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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. Nola.com/The 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


One person dead, two others in hospital after triple stabbing in Mississauga

Joshua Freeman, CTV News Toronto Published Wednesday, November 22, 2017 8:25PM EST Last Updated Wednesday, November 22, 2017 10:01PM EST A man is dead and two other people are in hospital with stab wounds after a fight outside a Mississauga shopping centre. Emergency crews were called to Meadowvale Town Centre, at Winston Churchill Boulevard and Battleford Road, at around 7:30 p.m. Peel Regional Paramedic Services said a man in his 20s was rushed to hospital via emergency run in life-threatening condition. However he died of his injuries a short timeRead More


Abundance of rescues arrive at AARCS after dozens of dogs saved from dump near High Level

Nearly 50 dogs, including several litters of puppies, will soon be available for adoption after the animals were found at a landfill outside a town in northwestern Alberta. A team of volunteers from Calgary made the 11 hour drive on Monday night to the town of High Level after dozens of stray or surrendered dogs were located. “They were out in the cold at a dump eating garbage, scavenging for food,” said Krys Stewart, a volunteer with the Alberta Animal Rescue Crew Society (AARCS). The convoy returned to Calgary withRead More