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Bishop’s University student dies in accident in Dominican Republic

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A Bishop’s University student is dead following an accident while on vacation in the Dominican Republic. According to Principal Michael Goldbloom, student Ben Houtman was involved in an accident while visiting the country on Saturday morning. Houtman was one of 30 students who had travelled to the Dominican for spring break. The school’s dean of students has travelled to the Dominican to offer support to the other students, according to Goldbloom. In a school statement, Goldbloom described Houtman as a student at Bishop’s Williams School of Business and a VancouverRead More

Willie told us six more weeks, but a taste of spring is coming


It’s getting warm in southwestern Ontario for the next few days, unseasonably warm, but the catch is it’s also about to get wet. Source link #canadiannews #worldnews #headlinenews and stories from around the world USA Today News Headlines USA News Headlines ABC NEWS Headlines

Park Extension residents rally against luxury apartment project

Park Extension residents rally against luxury apartment project

Residents and community groups gathered in park Extension on Thursday evening to protest a planned luxury apartment project that they said will contribute to gentrification in the neighbourhood. “The people in Park Ex deserve a lot better than not having their voice heard,” said organizer Joshua Singh. Roughly 20 people came to the rally in front of the borough hall during a meeting of the urban planning committee to voice their displeasure with the project, which would be located across from the Parc Metro station. The development has not yetRead More

Brule, Raymond, Roy among former NHL veterans named to men’s Olympic team

Brule, Raymond, Roy among former NHL veterans named to men's Olympic team

The Canadian Press Published Thursday, January 11, 2018 12:24PM EST Last Updated Thursday, January 11, 2018 1:03PM EST CALGARY – Hockey Canada has unveiled the team that will go for a third straight Olympic men’s hockey gold medal next month at the Pyeongchang Games. Most Canadians will need to do some deep research to learn about who’s making up the squad, however. The team is made up mainly of Canadian players based in Europe after the NHL bowed out of competing in South Korea. Forwards Gilbert Brule, Mason Raymond, DerekRead More

Neighbours take B.C. condo owner to court over allegations of prostitution

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Gemma Karstens-Smith, The Canadian Press Published Wednesday, January 10, 2018 6:44PM EST VANCOUVER — A condo owner has been ordered to stop using his property for business purposes — including alleged “prostitution related activities” — after his neighbours went to court armed with evidence they put together through dedicated sleuthing. Court documents say residents of the building in Burnaby, B.C., started raising concerns in August 2015 about visitors and disturbances at a unit owned by Christopher Nino Diopita. In a petition filed with the Supreme Court of British Columbia, neighboursRead More

Single-seat airplane found off Guelph runway with nose down

One man was taken to hospital for assessment after the plane he was in was found with its nose down off a runway in Guelph on Saturday afternoon. Around 12:30 p.m., the Guelph fire department responded to a report of a plane down at 50 Skyway Park. When officials arrived on scene they located the single-seat airplane with one pilot on the ground off of the runway with its nose down. OPP and paramedics also responded. There were no injuries to others on scene. It is not yet known whatRead More

North Bay Easter Seals celebrity hockey tournament

CTV Northern Ontario’s Joey Slattery: Former NHL stars hit the ice in North Bay to raise money for families of children with disabilities. Source link #canadiannews #worldnews #headlinenews and stories from around the world USA Today News Headlines USA News Headlines ABC NEWS Headlines

Shelburne man facing 24 charges after stolen SUV recovered

A Shelburne man is facing several charges after police recovered a stolen vehicle. A 2017 Ford Explorer had been reported stolen on Thursday after it was taken out of the owner’s driveway with valuables worth more than $5,000 inside. Police were able to identify the suspect within the first few hours of the investigation. Officers located the stolen SUV with the original suspect behind the wheel shortly before 1 a.m. Friday. The vehicle was recovered with no damage and a majority of the valuables were also recovered. Police say furtherRead More

Vigil to mark 5 years in Emma Fillipoff case

Emma Fillipoff vanished five years ago. The mystery surrounding her disappearance has spawned documentaries, blogs and now a podcast. Source link #canadiannews #worldnews #headlinenews and stories from around the world USA Today News Headlines USA News Headlines ABC NEWS Headlines

LaSalle Hangout for Youth trying to keep doors open

A local youth centre says it’s at a crisis point and needs financial help to keep the doors open. The LaSalle Hangout for Youth says its resources are depleted. “The centre is completely run by volunteers and survives through personal and financial donations. We are now in a position where we must reach out for donations to pay for the rent…and for the daily expenses such as internet, phone, meals, and program supplies,” officials say in a release. “We ask to help make it possible for us to keep ourRead More