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Anita Baker honoured honoured at BET Awards

Anitba Baker

Legendary singer Anita Baker was honoured at the BET Awards with impressive performances that nearly brought the eight-time Grammy winner to tears. Baker earned the Lifetime Achievement Award on Sunday at the Microsoft Theater in Los Angeles, where Ledisi, Marsha Ambrosius and Yolanda Adams – in superior form – sang the singer’s well-known hits onstage. The 60-year-old, who dominated the R&B charts from the early ’80s to mid-90s with smooth songs like “Sweet Love” and “Giving You the Best That I Got,” used her speech to encourage the artists inRead More


Queen City Pride Parade takes over Regina

Queen City Pride Parade takes over Regina

CTV Regina Published Saturday, June 16, 2018 6:44PM CST Last Updated Saturday, June 16, 2018 6:47PM CST The Queen City Pride Parade took to the streets of Regina on Saturday afternoon. The city was bursting with colour as hundreds of people gathered to celebrate the LGBTQ community. It was the biggest parade yet according to Brita Lind, who has participated in seven consecutive pride days, “I just saw the length of it, I saw the number of people, I’ve never seen that many people line the streets. That was theRead More


Thieves break into Edmonton antiques shop with battering ram

Thieves break into Edmonton antiques shop with battering ram

Three thieves used a battering ram to break into a central Edmonton antiques shop before they were disturbed by a unique anti-theft device. A minivan with metal mounted on the back smashed into the front door of Beck Antiques & Jewelry early Saturday morning. Once they entered the store, the thieves began to shatter showcases, and then smoke started to fill the store. “They can’t see anything,” owner Clinton Beck proudly told CTV News while watching surveillance video of the robbery. “They’re kinda clumsy and running into each other.” BeckRead More


Soo launches new EarlyON Child and Family Centre

Soo launches new EarlyON Child and Family Centre

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Saskatoon woman demands change for provincial wheelchair accessibility

wheelchair

A woman in a wheelchair in Saskatoon is demanding change for wheelchair accessibility in the city and across the province.  For Debbie Windsor, getting around isn’t easy. She’s been in a wheelchair since she was four-years-old and has a rare condition called Osteogenesis imperfecta. Windsor said her disability has been preventing her from going to certain places like the Saskatoon Business College to start her career. “I started looking into that school and where it was and all of that…  And it wasn’t accessible,” Windsor said. Windsor wants to startRead More


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


CBC/Radio Canada warns employees their financial info may be at risk after theft

The CBC building

OTTAWA — Thousands of employees of Canada’s public broadcaster are being warned their personal information may have been compromised after a recent computer theft, the CBC said Wednesday. “The stolen equipment, while password protected, may contain electronic files, including some personal financial information” of people who recently worked for the CBC and Radio-Canada, the Crown corporation’s chief financial officer said in an email. Around 20,000 people could be affected, including current employees, outside contractors and some former employees who worked over the last 18 months, the broadcaster confirmed. But aRead More


U of A scientists use cyclotron to develop medical isotopes

U of A scientists use cyclotron to develop medical isotopes

Edmonton has become the first Canadian city to create large quantities of medical isotopes – a substance used to detect dangerous diseases, including cancer. University of Alberta scientists used a cyclotron machine (a particle accelerator) to produce enough isotopes to conduct up to 1,000 tests per day. This machine can produce enough medical isotopes to conduct tests for the entire province. “We were asked to show that we could make it in the quantities that are required to supply a province and we’ve done it,” U of A Oncology professorRead More


Police investigate racist tirade at Alberta Denny’s

Police investigate racist tirade at Alberta Denny's

CTVNews.ca Staff Published Wednesday, May 9, 2018 2:47PM EDT Last Updated Wednesday, May 9, 2018 8:44PM EDT Warning: This story contains offensive language Police are investigating after a woman at a Denny’s in Alberta was caught on video shouting at other patrons to “go back to your own” country and threatening to “leap across the table” and punch them. The woman, who has since lost her job at a B.C. car dealership after being identified, has apologized. But she says the video doesn’t reflect the whole story and that sheRead More


Police to expand search of properties linked to Bruce McArthur this week

Cadaver dogs

Cadaver dogs and homicide detectives will begin searching more properties linked to accused serial killer Bruce McArthur starting this week. Police have already searched numerous properties connected to the 66-year-old landscaper but Det.-Sgt. Hank Idsinga said there are still close to 100 properties investigators want to visit. In a news conference last month, Idsinga said officers were waiting for warmer weather to resume searching the properties. Idsinga would not disclose the location of the properties that will be searched. McArthur, who is facing eight counts of first-degree murder in connectionRead More