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Excessive force not to blame for hip fracture, SIU finds

Perth County OPP generic

Two OPP officers have been cleared of criminal wrongdoing in connection with an arrest they made in the Listowel area. Tony Loparco, the director of the Special Investigations Unit, says the officers acted properly and did not use excessive force as they arrested a 62-year-old man. The officers were called to the home in Gowanstown on July 6, 2017, without knowing exactly what was going on. Dispatchers had received a 911 call asking for police assistance from a caller who hung up before offering any other details. According to theRead More


Russia’s doping capital gears up for World Cup

Olympic Sports Center

James Ellingworth, The Associated Press Published Monday, May 21, 2018 2:21PM EDT SARANSK, Russia — Nestled on the edge of the forest outside the Russian city of Saransk is the home of one of the most successful doping programs in history. Athletes from the V.M. Chegin Olympic Training Center dominated race-walking for over a decade, winning nine Olympic and 18 world championship medals between 2004 and 2016, when head coach Viktor Chegin was banned for life amid a blizzard of doping cases. Now Saransk — like Russia itself — wantsRead More


Prices at the pumps continue to skyrocket over the long weekend

Prices at the pumps continue to skyrocket over the long weekend

Emily Silva , CTV Kitchener Published Sunday, May 20, 2018 5:16PM EDT Last Updated Sunday, May 20, 2018 6:43PM EDT Local drivers say they’ve been feeling the pain at the pumps as gas prices continue to skyrocket over the long weekend. “It seems kind of suspicious, it’s the long weekend or during the summer, it’s just the season that gas goes up,” said local resident Roberta Hannaford. Out on the campaign trail Ontario’s leaders are making promises to put an end to the long-weekend spikes in gas prices. Campaigning inRead More


Two Morley women arrested following gas-and-dash in stolen car and Highway 1A crash

Ghost Station gas-and-dash crash

Two women were arrested and charged after an attempted getaway following a gas-and-dash was halted by a t-bone crash just metres away from the station. Mike Mondor, the owner of Ghost Gas Station and Campground, a convenience store and campground located along Highway 1A approximately 13 kilometres west of Cochrane, says a car pulled into the station Tuesday morning shortly before 10:00. One of the occupants of the car filled the tank but failed to pay. The theft wasn’t noticed at the time but surveillance camera footage verified the driverRead More


Montreal police arson squad investigating torched car in Parc-Extension

Arson Parc-Extension may 13

Around 3 a.m., several calls were placed with 911 to report a car in flames on Papineau Ave, near the intersection of L-O David St. in Parc-Extension. When police and firefighters arrived on-scene, the vehicle was still burning. However, they were able to extinguish the fire, but determined that the vehicle was a total loss.  Montreal police are treating the incident as an arson, and are currently working with the car’s owner to determine the exact circumstances. He is not known to police services, a spokesperson said, and there areRead More


Amid new approach to military justice, Sajjan pledges to ‘aggressively’ handle offenders

Amid new approach to military justice, Sajjan pledges to 'aggressively' handle offenders

OTTAWA – As the federal defence minister prepares to reform the military justice system by putting a new focus on victims’ rights, Harjit Sajjan is vowing to “aggressively” handle offenders. Speaking to Evan Solomon, host of CTV’s Question Period, about the military’s latest efforts to tackle misconduct within its ranks, Sajjan said he wants to make sure victims are looked after throughout the process, bringing the way the Forces handle these cases more in line with the civilian justice system. “We have a zero-tolerance policy on this and we willRead More


Malaysian leader denies fleeing prosecution after shock electoral defeat

Defeated Malaysian Prime Minister Najib Razak

The Associated Press Published Friday, May 11, 2018 10:18PM EDT Last Updated Friday, May 11, 2018 10:37PM EDT KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia — Former Malaysian Prime Minister Najib Razak said Saturday he will take a short holiday to spend time with his family after a shocking electoral defeat that ended the 60-year rule of his coalition. A leaked flight manifesto shows Najib and his wife Rosmah Mansor are due to leave on a private jet on Saturday to Jakarta, fueling rumours he was fleeing the country to escape possible prosecution overRead More


U of M apologizes to faculty association, will pay fine as ordered

UMFA strike

The University of Manitoba Faculty Association said it received an apology from the university’s administration Friday over what was ruled to be an unfair labour practice during contract talks in 2016. The Manitoba Labour Board made the ruling in January and ordered the University of Manitoba to pay more than $2 million. The ruling centred on information the university withheld from the association that Manitoba Premier Brian Pallister had ordered the university to impose a wage freeze. READ MORE: Unfair labour practice ruling for University of Manitoba On Friday UMFARead More


Urgent: Water advisory in downtown Montreal

CTV Montreal Published Thursday, May 10, 2018 6:24PM EDT Last Updated Thursday, May 10, 2018 6:44PM EDT There is an urgent water advisory in effect for parts of downtown Montreal. The City of Montreal is urging people not to consume any water in the area bordered by Bleury St., Côte du Beaver Hall, René-Lévesque Blvd. and Saint-Antoine St. until further notice. Officials say people shouldn’t drink the water, not even boiled, in the area, until further notice. Residents should not take a shower or wash their hands with tap water. Read More


Video shows 11-year-old escaping Chicago-area carjacking

Video shows 11-year-old escaping Chicago-area carjacking

AURORA, Ill. – Surveillance video shows an 11-year-old girl jumping out of a carjacked SUV in suburban Chicago as her father tries to stop a car driven by the carjacker’s accomplice. The carjacking took place early Friday in Aurora at a gas station. In the video, the girl is seen jumping out of the SUV and rolling on the ground. Her father leaps onto the hood of the accomplice’s car as both vehicles speed away. He then comforts the girl before police arrive. Police say the girl and her fatherRead More