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B.C. Lions player fielding criticism after crushing hit on rowdy streaker

B.C. Lions player fielding criticism after crushing hit on rowdy streaker

A B.C. Lions player is fielding criticism after the defensive back issued a bone-crushing hit on a streaker over the weekend. B.C. Lions defensive back Marcell Young delivered the big hit on an incoming streaker during a stoppage in play in the first quarter of Saturday night’s game against the Montreal Alouettes. The streaker — who was wearing a Lions jersey but did not have pants or shoes — can be seen running onto the field toward Young, before he is levelled to the ground and apprehended. Following the hit,Read More


Grey wolf habitat to open at Assiniboine Park Zoo Saturday

Wolf pack members

The wolf pack at Assiniboine Park Zoo is taking up new digs in time for the Father’s Day weekend. On Thursday, the zoo gave members of the media a sneak peek of the wolf habitat that will open Saturday. The new habitat includes a pond, a naturalized landscape and “many places for them to forage and dig,” said Johanna Soto, curator of animal care. Soto said the exhibit also includes a first for the Assiniboine Park Zoo – heated rocks the animals can perch on throughout the winter months. “TheRead More


Police investigating after man stabbed in Halifax

Halifax police

Police are investigating after a man was stabbed in Halifax Monday evening. Halifax Regional Police responded to the 200 block of Lacewood Drive shortly after 10 p.m. When officers arrived, they found a 22-year-old man with multiple injuries. Police say his injuries are not life-threatening. Police believe the incident happened at a different location, but details are limited at this time. Investigators aren’t certain whether the victim and suspect are known to each other. Source link #canadiannews #worldnews #headlinenews and stories from around the world USA Today News Headlines [su_feedRead More


Good morning Northern Ontario!

Good morning Northern Ontario!

A recap on the results from the Ontario Election. 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″] USA News Headlines [su_feed url=”http://rss.cnn.com/rss/cnn_us.rss” limit=”20″] ABC NEWS Headlines [su_feed url=”http://feeds.abcnews.com/abcnews/usheadlines” limit=”20″]


Public inquiry sparked by Wettlaufer case begins today in Ontario

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The Canadian Press Published Tuesday, June 5, 2018 5:12AM EDT Last Updated Tuesday, June 5, 2018 5:20AM EDT ST. THOMAS, Ont. — A public inquiry examining the circumstances that allowed a long-term care nurse to kill elderly patients in her care is set to get underway today in St. Thomas, Ont. The inquiry, led by Ontario Court of Appeal judge Eileen Gillese, will examine systemic factors that allowed Elizabeth Wettlaufer to inject more than a dozen patients with overdoses of insulin while working at long-term care homes and private residencesRead More


Winnipeg school reaping rewards after putting scheduling to the test

Winnipeg school reaping rewards after putting scheduling to the test

A Winnipeg school is taking the standard school day and making some tweaks. Ecole Lacerte in Windsor Park has gone from three breaks during the day to two, and since making the switch student success has spiked. It’s called a ‘balanced day’ schedule, and students are enjoying it. “I like that you have more time to do classes and recesses,” said fourth grader Alexie George. The school day begins at 8:30 a.m. with the first block going until 10:30. At that time, students head outside for a 30 minute recessRead More


Tommy Chong reflects on life, marijuana and jokes as he turns 80

Tommy Chong turns 80

LOS ANGELES – Yeah man, Tommy Chong says he always knew he’d live to see the day marijuana legalization would be sweeping the country. He had no doubt when he and partner Cheech Marin pioneered stoner comedy 50 years ago, a time when taunting the establishment with constant reminders that they didn’t just play hippie potheads in the movies – they really were those guys – could have landed them in prison. Not even in 2003 when Chong was imprisoned for nine months for conspiring to distribute handcrafted artisanal bongsRead More


Renaming of Emily Carr painting spurs debate about reconciliation in art

Canadian artist Emily Carr

TORONTO — The painting depicts a colonial structure in an Indigenous setting, but it’s the name of the work that’s spurred a debate about how the art world should address reconciliation. The Art Gallery of Ontario has renamed a painting by Canadian artist Emily Carr as part of a broader effort to eliminate culturally insensitive language from titles in its collection, a curator says. But others in the artistic community contend that displacing a work from its historical context does far more cultural damage than a name. In the 1929Read More


Transcona couple faces 6-figure bill over foundation failure

Transcona couple faces 6-figure bill over foundation failure

Bonnie Hinchcliffe says her dream house has turned into a nightmare; the walls are literally falling in around her. “Our jaws dropped to the ground. Is this actually happening to us right now?” said Hinchcliffe. Following a home inspection, Hinchcliffe and her husband bought the 1960 Transcona home in November. All seemed well until Christmas time when Hinchcliffe’s husband noticed a draft in the basement ceiling and worse upon closer inspection. “He pulled out the insulation and noticed that there’s daylight coming from where there’s not supposed to be daylight,”Read More


“Their lives were ruined”: Families of MK Ultra survivors planning class-action suit

"Their lives were ruined": Families of MK Ultra survivors planning class-action suit

Lindsay Richardson, CTV Montreal Published Sunday, May 20, 2018 6:44PM EDT Last Updated Sunday, May 20, 2018 7:15PM EDT By the time Phyllis Goldberg died in 2011, she’d spent the last 20 years of her life institutionalized – a “complete vegetable,” her niece recounts – an “infant.” In the cracked sepia photograph Marlene Levenson holds, her aunt is a young, optimistic woman – only 19 years old, pursuing a career as a nurse. But after an admission to the Allan Memorial Institute in 1945 to treat a bout of mildRead More