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Theft at Halifax tool library jeopardizes its future

Theft at Halifax tool library jeopardizes its future

A volunteer woodworking group in Halifax has been left reeling after a robbery over the weekend. Hands On Halifax is an open space in the city’s north end that makes power tools and woodworking equipment available to anyone on a drop-in basis. On Saturday, more than $1,000 worth of power tools were stolen from the workshop and owner David Clearwater isn’t sure if he can stay open. “It kind of cut us off at the knees because we really can’t afford to buy new tools, and move at the sameRead More


13-year-old girl struck by bullet fragments during Ministry of Environment operation

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Police say that 13-year-old girl was taken to hospital after being struck by bullet fragments on Friday night near Jan Lake, during a Ministry of Environment operation to remove four problem bears from the area. At around 10 p.m. a Ministry of Environment Conservation officer fired a shotgun up at the bears in a tree. A member of the public, who was assisting the officer, shot his firearm at one of the bears after it hit the ground, according to police. The girl, who was standing away from the sceneRead More


6th Annual Team Jacobs charity golf tournament

6th Annual Team Jacobs charity golf tournament

Annual Sault Ste. Marie golf tournament supports local youth sports and attracts a few celebrities. 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″]


Legal Aid layoffs cause concern among Saskatoon legal community

Deb Hopkins speaks to a reporter inside the CTV Saskatoon building on Wednesday, July 4, 2018. The Legal Aid lawyer says six administrative employees, which is the equivalent of four and a half full-time positions, are being cut and three vacant lawyer positions are not being filled in Legal Aid's Saskatoon office. (Angelina Irinici/CTV Saskatoon)

The vice-president of CUPE Local 1949, which represents Legal Aid Saskatchewan employees, said layoff notices in the Saskatoon office sent shockwaves through staff. Six administrative employees, which is the equivalent of four and a half full-time positions, are being cut and three vacant lawyer positions are not being filled, according to union vice-president and Legal Aid lawyer Deb Hopkins. She also said some duty counsel work, which includes bail hearings and sentencings, is being contracted out to private lawyers. “Obviously, we’re all feeling really terrible,” Hopkins said. Legal Aid SaskatchewanRead More


Collection featuring Group of Seven paintings donated to University of Lethbridge

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LETHBRIDGE, Alta. – Margaret (Marmie) Perkins Hess spent a lifetime following her passion. A lifelong educator and art collector, the Order of Canada recipient bequeathed a collection worth as much as $5 million to the University of Lethbridge following her death at age 100 in 2016. The University of Lethbridge Art Gallery received word last year that Hess had donated her vast collection, which includes works from some of the most well-known artists in Canada and from around the world. University president Mike Mahon knew Hess for eight years priorRead 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″]


Quebec City streets peaceful so far, but bracing for G7 protesters

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Morgan Lowrie and Giuseppe Valiante, The Canadian Press Published Thursday, June 7, 2018 8:10PM EDT Quebec City’s historic district looked as though business owners were preparing for a mini hurricane to blow through the cobblestone streets on Thursday, as several storefronts were barricaded with plywood in anticipation of anti-G7 protests. So far, demonstrations were tense but calm, as protesters congregated in growing numbers in a city park. Stores that were open for business vastly outnumbered the shuttered facades. But the police presence in the old city was noticeable — squadRead More


Lemur allegedly stolen from Elmvale zoo found safe; two other animals still outstanding

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CTV Barrie Published Sunday, June 3, 2018 12:25PM EDT Last Updated Sunday, June 3, 2018 4:02PM EDT Provincial police say one of three animals stolen from the Elmvale Jungle Zoo has been located in Quebec. The OPP say  the black and white lemur named JC was located overnight. The OPP had worked closely with Quebec’s provincial police and the Montreal police service in locating the animal. The lemur along with a baby Gibbon monkey and tortoise were stolen from the zoo during a break-in sometime between 9 p.m. on MondayRead More


Couple finds therapy in art

Couple finds therapy in art

Published Monday, May 21, 2018 6:15PM CST Last Updated Monday, May 21, 2018 6:30PM CST A couple in Regina says the process of creating unique art by carving animal skulls is very therapeutic. Chad Mcindoe has been carving skulls for about three years. “For fifteen years of my life I worked a lot and liked to party and when I found art it was my total therapy, this is what I do on weekends now you know. It’s helped get my life together. Definitely,” Mcindoe said. Mcindoe says he getsRead More


Police searching for suspect following groping incidents downtown

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Winnipeg Police Service is looking to find the person or people responsible for two groping incidents in downtown Winnipeg. Police said the first incident happened on Friday, May 18 around 7:50 a.m. in the skywalk near Bell MTS Place and Cityplace Shopping Centre when a woman in her 30’s was approached and grabbed by a man. The man is described as approximately 20-years-old, five feet tall with a small build and wearing a t-shirt and cargo pants. No surveillance photos have been released from this incident.  The second incident tookRead More