Antaya won’t seek re-election in October

Ken Antaya Mayor of Lasalle

CTV Windsor Published Tuesday, April 24, 2018 10:03PM EDT Last Updated Tuesday, April 24, 2018 10:13PM EDT Lasalle voters will have to decide on a new mayor later this year. Mayor Ken Antaya announced he will not seek re-election in this year’s municipal election. He made the announcement following Tuesday’s council meeting. “I’m announcing early so I can step aside and let the members of council make a decision on where they want to go” said Antaya. He served two-terms as mayor of the town, and was also deputy wardenRead More

Complaint filed by Ken Thomas against Saskatoon police accuses officers of conducting a ‘Starlight Tour’

Ken Thomas

A complaint filed against the Saskatoon Police Service is being reviewed by the province’s police watch dog after a local marathon runner and coach said officers detained him then dropped him off south of Saskatoon. Ken Thomas said he’s having a difficult time describing his feelings after the alleged incident Saturday night but said his humanity was taken away by police. “My trust in the justice system is really shaken right now,” Thomas said. Thomas said he was on a date with his girlfriend – they went to a concertRead More

Winnipeg Jets advance to second round of playoffs with 5-0 win over Wild


Judy Owen, The Canadian Press Published Friday, April 20, 2018 10:14PM EDT Last Updated Friday, April 20, 2018 10:23PM EDT WINNIPEG — Vezina Trophy finalist Connor Hellebuyck made 30 saves and the Winnipeg Jets scored four goals in the first period to eliminate the Minnesota Wild with a 5-0 victory in Game 5 of their best-of-seven series Friday. It was Hellebuyck’s second shutout of the matchup and marked the first playoff-series victory in franchise history. The white-clad crowd of 15,321 at Bell MTS Place stood and began cheering and wavingRead More

Police arrest alleged key figure in Indonesia alcohol deaths

Indonesia alcohol

JAKARTA, Indonesia — Indonesian police arrested the alleged head of a bootleg liquor empire on Wednesday following the deaths of dozens of people this month from drinking tainted alcohol. West Java police spokesman Trunoyudo Wisnu Andiko said Samsudin Simbolon was captured in a palm oil plantation in southern Sumatra. “The official announcement about him would be held on Thursday after he is interrogated,” Trunoyudo said. Police said Simbolon produced bootleg liquor in the West Java district of Cicalengka, where at least 45 people have died since the beginning of April.Read More

Youth incarceration rates a focus in Saskatoon Mayor Charlie Clark’s State of the City

Youth incarceration rates a focus in Saskatoon Mayor Charlie Clark’s State of the City

Saskatoon’s Mayor Charlie Clark zeroed in on youth incarceration rates during his State of the City address Tuesday. Clark told the crowd at TCU Place the high rate of youth incarcerated in Saskatoon, and the rest of Saskatchewan, must be addressed. The rate in the province is twice the national average, he said, also noting that graduation rates for Indigenous students are about half those of non-Indigenous students and that 90 per cent of those incarcerated in Saskatchewan are Indigenous. “This system is failing all of us. It’s not justRead More

Multiple Saskatoon departing flights cancelled due to weather

Saskatoon Airport

Multiple flights departing Saskatoon on Sunday have been cancelled due to weather, according to a tweet from the Saskatoon Airport. As of Sunday morning, one Delta Airlines flight going to Minneapolis and three Air Canada flights travelling to Toronto were cancelled. Two Air Canada flights departing Toronto and landing in Saskatoon were also cancelled. According to Environment Canada, southern Ontario was hit was with an ice storm on Saturday. Freezing rain and heavy winds are expected to continue Sunday. There are some flight cancellations this morning due to weather elsewhereRead More

Male victim suffers non-life-threatening injuries after Scarborough shooting

Toronto Police

A male victim has been taken to hospital with non-life-threatening injuries after a shooting took place in Scarborough on Monday night. The incident took place in the area of Lawrence Avenue East and McCowan Road at around 10 p.m. Officers arrived on scene and said they located one male victim. The victim’s age is not yet known. No information on any possible suspects in this case has been released. Anyone with further information is asked to call police at 416-808-4300. Source link #canadiannews #worldnews #headlinenews and stories from around theRead More

Bissonnette hearing this week as lawyers challenge 150-year sentence

Bissonnette hearing this week as lawyers challenge 150-year sentence

CTV Montreal Published Monday, April 9, 2018 5:25PM EDT Last Updated Monday, April 9, 2018 7:11PM EDT The man behind the attack on a Quebec City mosque will return to court Wednesday to face the start of sentencing arguments. Two weeks ago, Bissonnette pleaded guilty on all counts, admitting he killed six men at the Islamic Cultural Centre in January 2017. He faces up to 150 years in prison – but his lawyers are arguing that’s unconstitutional. Because of changes to the Criminal Code in 2011, Bissonnette could face sixRead More

5th Annual Cops for Cancer

5th Annual Cops for Cancer

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Vegas gun range billboard changed to ‘Shoot a School Kid’


LAS VEGAS — A freeway-side billboard for a Las Vegas gun range was vandalized late Wednesday or before dawn Thursday to change an advertisement inviting tourists to fire an assault-style rifle to say, “Shoot A School Kid Only $29.” The message, which had said “Shoot a .50 calibre only $29,” was taken down within hours and police were investigating. Officer Larry Hadfield said authorities were called a little before 5:30 a.m. Thursday. A local guerrilla art collective called INDECLINE took credit for the act with a statement to KTNV-TV inRead More