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Volunteers help clean up trash in Calgary on Earth Day

Volunteers help clean up trash in Calgary on Earth Day

A group of environmentally conscious individuals got together on Earth Day to do their part to clean up the banks of the Bow River in Calgary. The event was spearheaded by Plastic Free YYC, a group that was formed about a year ago to raise awareness of the detrimental effect of plastic waste in the world. One of the people who came out to clean up was Melanie Dunn, who heard about the cleanup project online and got together as many people as she could to lend a hand. “It’sRead More


RCMP investigating homicide in Thompson

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RCMP is investigating after a man was found dead in Thompson. Police responded to a call in the early morning Saturday at the Burntwood Hotel. A man was taken to hospital with serious injuries and was later pronounced dead. RCMP said they are treating the death as a homicide, but believe it to be an isolated incident. Source link #canadiannews #worldnews #headlinenews and stories from around the world USA Today News Headlines USA News Headlines ABC NEWS Headlines


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


Pomeranian pup springs into action to help save owner’s life

Pomeranian pup springs into action to help save owner's life

A small Pomeranian-Yorkie dog named Noah is being hailed a hero after helping to save his owner’s life. Jane Lavergne has a lung disease and uses an oxygen machine to breathe. Last Friday, Lavergne was having more trouble than usual with her breathing, so she decided to sleep downstairs on the couch where she could be elevated. Early Saturday morning she got up to grab water when she started to faint. Lavergne collapsed – she wasn’t getting any air.  She was unable to call for help. Her 11-year-old dog noticedRead More


4/20 'global act of peaceful civil disobedience': Emery

4/20 'global act of peaceful civil disobedience': Emery Source link #canadiannews #worldnews #headlinenews and stories from around the world USA Today News Headlines USA News Headlines ABC NEWS Headlines


7 inmates dead, 17 injured in South Carolina prison fighting

Lee Correctional Institution

Meg Kinnard, The Associated Press Published Monday, April 16, 2018 9:57AM EDT Last Updated Monday, April 16, 2018 2:02PM EDT COLUMBIA, S.C. — Inmates armed with homemade knives fought each other for more than seven hours inside a maximum-security prison, leaving seven of them dead in the worst U.S. prison riot in a quarter-century, officials said. An inmate who witnessed the violence told The Associated Press that bodies were “literally stacked on top of each other.” At least 17 prisoners were seriously injured as inmates fought uninterrupted before authorities regainedRead More


Parents of children with autism consider legal action against QC government.

Parents of children with autism consider legal action against QC government.

CTV Montreal Published Sunday, April 15, 2018 6:19PM EDT Last Updated Sunday, April 15, 2018 8:39PM EDT For years, the complaint has been that there’s not enough money or resources for children with autism. Now their parents are considering filing lawsuits against numerous government bodies, citing “systemic discrimination.” Claudia Taboada can’t help but get emotional when she thinks about the impact autism has had on her life – her son, a teen, has a neurodevelopmental disorder. In order to care for him, Taboada quit her job in 2003 to takeRead More


Parts of Essex, Chatham-Kent under water, OPP issue warning

Residents experiencing flooding in Erieau

CTV Windsor Published Sunday, April 15, 2018 3:45PM EDT Last Updated Sunday, April 15, 2018 5:40PM EDT OPP are warning there is generalized flooding on roads and at some homes along the Lake Erie shoreline. Emergency personnel in Essex County say some roads between Kingsville and the Belcreft Beach area in Harrow are reported to be under water, as are parts of Erieau in Chatham-Kent. Heavy rains, washed out roads and flooding, particularly in the south end of the county, is making travelling hazardous in several areas. Police are urgingRead More


Police lift road closures | CTV Saskatoon News

Saskatoon Police

CTV Saskatoon Published Sunday, April 8, 2018 12:35PM CST Last Updated Sunday, April 8, 2018 2:45PM CST Saskatoon police have lifted road closures that were in place after a collision involving multiple cars. The access ramp from southbound Circle Drive to westbound Circle Drive, north of the cloverleaf, was closed-off as part of an investigation. Police advised motorists to either exit southbound Circle Drive at Taylor Street East and continue through Eastview via Taylor or Louise Streets, or proceed southbound to the Vic Boulevard overpass, turn around to head backRead More


Winnipeg car chase results in collision at the intersection Arlington St. and Winnipeg Ave.

Winnipeg Police Service (File Image)

A police chase involving a stolen vehicle resulted in a collision at the intersection Arlington St. and Winnipeg Ave. early Sunday morning. Police encountered a stolen Toyota Corolla near Manitoba Ave. and Parr St. just after 1:30 a.m. Officers tried to stop the vehicle, but it sped off. Air-1 maintained sight of the vehicle after the chase was stopped shortly afterwards. Police said the stolen Corolla collided with another vehicle 10 minutes later. A man and a toddler were taken to hospital with minor injuries. The 37-year-old driver of theRead More