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Booze ban lifted, Manitoba campers enjoy spirited long weekend

Province lifts campground booze ban

For the first time in 23 years, campers in several Manitoba provincial parks are able to crack a cold one while within park grounds. In 1995, lawmakers in Manitoba banned liquor on campgrounds during the long weekend in May, but recently decided to lift the ban at six of its busiest provincial parks following years of declining alcohol-related offences. The move came as a big positive to campers who want to enjoy a couple drinks while spending their long weekend in the great outdoors. “If you respect it and you’reRead More


Montrealer has big plans for royal wedding

Montrealer has big plans for royal wedding

A Beaconsfield woman is hosting a party for the ages in honour of the royal wedding. Source link #canadiannews #worldnews #headlinenews and stories from around the world USA Today News Headlines USA News Headlines ABC NEWS Headlines


Suspect flees with cash following morning bank robbery

Police are searching for a suspect in robbery

CTV London Published Friday, May 18, 2018 12:14PM EDT Last Updated Friday, May 18, 2018 12:16PM EDT London police are searching for a suspect following a bank robbery Friday morning. Police were called to a CIBC branch around 9:40 a.m. They say a man entered the bank at 228 Oxford St. E. and demanded money from the employee. He fled the scene with an undisclosed amount of currency. The employee did not have any physical injuries, police say. The suspect is described as a male with a medium complexion andRead More


Reaction to new Sault Ste. Marie transit schedule

Reaction to new Sault Ste. Marie transit schedule

How do riders feel about the upcoming changes to the Sault Ste. Marie bus service? Jairus Patterson reports. Source link #canadiannews #worldnews #headlinenews and stories from around the world USA Today News Headlines USA News Headlines ABC NEWS Headlines


Federal NDP struggling to find traction after tough parliamentary session

NDP leader Jagmeet Singh

OTTAWA — Federal New Democrats will enter the final few weeks of Parliament before the summer break hoping to recapture some momentum after a difficult stretch largely overshadowed by internal divisions and harassment allegations. The bad news has piled up for the NDP in recent months, as new leader Jagmeet Singh has faced pushback from some members of caucus and suspended or expelled others because of questions about their conduct. As a result, Singh and his third-place party have struggled to find a rhythm and advance their message, despite theRead More


Owen Sound woman admits to killing kittens

An Owen Sound woman has been charged after she admitted to killing a pair of three-month-old kittens in her care. Police were tipped off by a concerned citizen Friday night. When officers talked to her, she described to what police call a, ” gruesome incident” before she threw them away in a public garbage can. The 53-year-old woman was arrested and a small dog in her possession was removed for her home. She was released with a June 21 court date. In the meantime, she cannot own or be inRead 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


Two suspects charged in drug trafficking investigation

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Police in Bonnyville said two suspects have been arrested and charged, following a drug trafficking investigation. RCMP said officers executed a search warrant inside a home on May 9. Two suspects were arrested. Now, Kristi Fauth, 30, is facing charges related to drug trafficking, including a charge under the Drug Endangered Child Act. She has been released from custody on recognizance with conditions. Nicholas Stovell, 37, has been charged with possession of a scheduled substance, in addition to other charges. Stovell has been remanded in custody. Bonnyville RCMP said theRead More


Getting to know the candidates in Barrie-Innisfil

Getting to know the candidates in Barrie-Innisfil

Adam Ward and Beatrice Vaisman, CTV Barrie Published Friday, May 11, 2018 7:10PM EDT While a lot of political attention has been on the riding of Barrie-Springwater-Oro-Medonte, the city has a second riding that the ruling Liberals arguably have more to lose in. Liberal incumbent Ann Hoggarth has represented the people of Barrie since 2014 when she snuck in a victory in what had been a conservative stronghold in recent years. With the city now split into two separate ridings, Hoggarth has chosen Barrie-Innisfil as the spot she wants toRead More


Saskatoon public high schools vote to eliminate graduation banquets

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This will be the last year for graduation banquets at Saskatoon public high schools. The schools recently unanimously decided to discontinue organizing graduation banquets, beginning in the 2018-19 school year, according to a letter sent Thursday to families of students in grades 9 through 11 at most Saskatoon Public Schools collegiates. “We understand that grad banquets are a tradition that many students and families have looked forward to sharing. However, given our schools’ commitment to provide equitable and safe opportunities that are in the best interest of all students, weRead More