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North Korea offer hope of talks after Trump cancellation

North Korea offer hope of talks after Trump cancellation

Foster Klug and Hyung-Jin Kim, The Associated Press Published Friday, May 25, 2018 1:30AM EDT SEOUL, Korea, Republic Of – North Korea said Friday that it’s still willing to sit for talks with the United States “at any time, (in) any format,” a remarkably restrained and diplomatic response, from a nation noted for its proud belligerence, to U.S. President Donald Trump’s abrupt cancellation of a summit with the North’s autocratic leader, Kim Jong Un. The statement by Vice Foreign Minister Kim Kye Gwan, a longtime nuclear negotiator and senior diplomat,Read More

Mississauga blast: 15 hurt in explosion at Indian restaurant

Police release photos of explosion suspects Staff Published Thursday, May 24, 2018 11:43PM EDT Last Updated Friday, May 25, 2018 7:33AM EDT Police in Mississauga, Ont., are on the hunt for two men who entered an Indian restaurant on Thursday night and detonated what police described as an improvised explosive device, injuring 15 people. Three of those suffered serious blast injuries and were taken to trauma centres; the rest sustained smaller shrapnel injuries. The majority of the victims have been treated and released, while the three most seriously injured are now in stable condition. PeelRead More

Abortion pill to become more widely available in N.S. after new billing code adopted

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THE CANADIAN PRESS Published Wednesday, May 23, 2018 3:23PM ADT Last Updated Wednesday, May 23, 2018 3:26PM ADT HALIFAX — The abortion pill is expected to become more widely available to women in Nova Scotia starting next month, as part of a series of measures adopted by the province aimed at improving abortion access. A physician’s bulletin issued by Nova Scotia Medical Services Insurance last week announced a new billing code that will pay doctors for overseeing the termination of a pregnancy using the abortion pill. The fee covers theRead More

Public school board trustees approve new budget

Public school board trustees approve new budget

CTV Calgary Staff Published Tuesday, May 22, 2018 2:53PM MDT Last Updated Tuesday, May 22, 2018 3:08PM MDT Trustees with the Calgary Board of Education approved the 2018-19 budget on Tuesday and say the $1.4 billion provides stable funding to support students. Earlier this month, the CBE said it had a $35 million shortfall and that it would have to come up with extra funds to keep service at normal levels after the province said it would not make up the three percent shortfall. The board receives more than $1Read More

Edmonton police to march out of uniform in Pride parade

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EDMONTON — Police officers will march in this year’s Edmonton Pride festival, but not in their uniforms. The Edmonton Pride Festival Society says it restricted enforcement vehicles, lights and sirens in the 2017 parade after a similar move in Toronto. It was due to concerns that police were making marginalized people feel unsafe. Supt. Brad Doucette said at the time that the Edmonton Police Service had more work to do if the community wasn’t comfortable with a police presence. The service met with the festival society to discuss what couldRead More

Trump claims spy infiltrated his 2016 campaign, but his lawyer casts doubt


Anne Flaherty, Catherine Lucey and Jonathan Lemire, The Associated Press Published Friday, May 18, 2018 9:08PM EDT Last Updated Friday, May 18, 2018 9:43PM EDT WASHINGTON — U.S. President Donald Trump accused the Justice Department on Friday of trying to frame him by planting a spy in his 2016 campaign — an allegation his own lawyer said might not be true. Promoting a theory that is circulating in conservative circles, Trump quoted Fox Business anchor David Asman and tweeted: “Apparently the DOJ put a Spy in the Trump Campaign. ThisRead More

Police searching for missing Severn Township man

Provincial police are appealing for the public’s help to locate a missing man from Severn Township. James Patreau, 55, is missing from a group home in Coldwater and was last seen on May 12th. Police says Patreau is known to go for a walk after dinner and usually returns around 8:30 p.m. for medication. He is described as 5’8”, 180lbs with a heavier build and short black hair. He was last seen wearing grey tracks pants with brown leather jacket. Source link #canadiannews #worldnews #headlinenews and stories from around theRead More

Ambassador Bridge owners lose court battle in Michigan

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The owners of the Ambassador Bridge have suffered another legal blow in their attempt stop construction of the Gordie Howe International Bridge. The Michigan Court of Appeal has upheld a lower court ruling against the Maroun family. Michigan has begun expropriation of the 20 Maroun-owned properties in Delray, Michigan. That’s where the Gordie Howe bridge will touch down stateside. Lawyers for the Michigan Department of Transportation successfully argued the owners of the Ambassador Bridge missed a one-year statute for claims by failing to file a timely notice following the 2012Read More

Norfolk County OPP investigate after a dog puts car into gear and breaks window to escape

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CTV London Published Thursday, May 10, 2018 5:03PM EDT Last Updated Thursday, May 10, 2018 5:12PM EDT Norfolk County OPP were called to a scene in Charlotteville Road 5 to investigate an incident involving a family pet after a resident called to report property damage. The OPP’s investigation revealed that a homeowner had taken their family dog and put him inside a pickup truck that was parked in his driveway. While inside, the dog managed to put the truck into gear and roll the vehicle down the driveway onto the roadway.Read More

Renfrew fire chief forced out due to age

Renfrew fire chief forced out due to age

CTV Ottawa Published Tuesday, May 8, 2018 6:00PM EDT Last Updated Tuesday, May 8, 2018 6:49PM EDT The fire chief in the town of Renfrew is out of a job — for a reason some find unfair and infuriating. Guy Longtin was a veteran of the job. He had been serving in the role of fire chief since 1992. This week that all came to an end. Longtin has learned he no longer holds the position because at the age of 61 it’s been decided he’s too old for theRead More