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Police release images of vehicle in investigation of Toronto playground shooting

Police release images of vehicle in investigation of Toronto playground shooting Published Friday, June 15, 2018 7:42AM EDT Last Updated Friday, June 15, 2018 9:07AM EDT Police are making a plea for anyone with information to come forward after a brazen shooting in the east end of Toronto Thursday afternoon. Two young girls playing in a small playground in a housing complex were shot. They were among 11 kids playing in the McCowan Road and Steeles Avenue area of Scarborough on a bright, sunny day. Police released images of a “vehicle of interest” in their attempted murder investigation Friday morning.Read More

Nova Scotia man who rescued elderly woman from fire to be honoured in Ottawa

Medal of Bravery

HALIFAX – A Nova Scotia man who will receive an award from the Governor General says he’s overwhelmed by the attention he’s received since he saved his neighbour’s life over a year ago. Travis Wolfe, 26, of the small village of Port Hood, N.S., will receive a medal of bravery from Julie Payette for rescuing his elderly neighbour from her burning home in February 2017. Wolfe says he was clearing snow from his grandfather’s driveway when an overheated generator exploded at his neighbour’s home over the hill, igniting a blazeRead More

Memorial Cup host committee expected to lose money

Memorial Cup host committee expected to lose money

The Memorial Cup host committee says it took a hit when it had to pay the Canadian Hockey League $3.65 million just to host the event. The committee says everything, including with the Eagles concert and opening ceremonies, cost more than $12.5 million, and the committee lost about $2 million. “We expected that we would have to underwrite it, we were prepared to do that. We were competing against the Hamilton Bulldogs that wanted it there. They have a 19,000 seat arena,” committee chair Shaun Semple said. The cost toRead More

All positives for Collaros at camp

All positives for Collaros at camp

It’s seems to be all positives for Zach Collaros after his first training camp day with the Saskatchewan Roughriders. Rider training camp officially kicked off Sunday morning in Saskatoon, and all eyes were on the club’s biggest offseason acquisition, quarterback Zach Collaros. “It was awesome just playing football today and getting out there, and talking to Duron and Bakari and Naaman. Once we got into practice it felt like football again, and it was a really enjoyable thing,” Zach Collaros said. Ridernation is hoping the 29-year-old will be able toRead More

Turcot, Lafontaine Tunnel closures ensure traffic headaches over Victoria Day weekend

Turcot, Lafontaine Tunnel closures ensure traffic headaches over Victoria Day weekend

Montrealers will get no holiday from road closures over the Victoria Day long weekend, with major road closures coming due to work on the Turcot Interchange and Lafontaine Tunnel. Among the closures announced by Transport Quebec are: Highway 15 North between the 20 West and the Sherbrooke entrance, as well as from Blvd. de la Verendrye. The ramp from Highway 136 West to Highway 15 North. The ramp from Highway 20 East to Highway 15. The ramp from Highway 15 South to Highway 136 East. The ramp from Highway 15Read More

New Hamburg Canada Day gathering to charge admission

Canada Day in Wilmot

The biggest Canada Day party in New Hamburg won’t be free this year. Organizers of Canada Day in Wilmot say this year’s celebration will require paid admission due to declining sponsor and donor support. They say they want to keep the fee low, possibly at $5 per person or less. According to the organizers, the money is necessary to “maintain the expected quality of entertainment and attractions our community deserves to celebrate Canada Day.” This year will mark the 36th straight community party for Canada Day in New Hamburg. LastRead More

Trump talks with man hailed as hero in Waffle House shooting

James Shaw Jr.

WASHINGTON — U.S. President Donald Trump has spoken with a Tennessee man who wrestled an assault-style rifle away from a gunman at a Waffle House. White House spokesman Raj Shah says Trump and 29-year-old James Shaw Jr. spoke Monday. Shah had no other details about the conversation. Shaw and a friend were dining at a Waffle House in Nashville on April 22 when a gunman wearing only a jacket opened fire outside with an AR-15 rifle before storming the restaurant. Four people were killed. Shaw and three others were injured.Read More

Cape Breton community mourns deaths of local fishermen

Cape Breton community mourns deaths of local fishermen

Alex Cooke, The Canadian Press Published Sunday, May 13, 2018 3:55PM EDT Last Updated Sunday, May 13, 2018 6:19PM EDT PORT HOOD, N.S. — As officials continue to investigate a fishing accident that left two men dead in Cape Breton, the small community of Port Hood is left trying to make sense of the tragedy. Hugh Watts, 39, and Glen MacDonald, 58, died Saturday after their fishing boat capsized off the coast of nearby Colindale less than 100 metres from the shore. Investigators say the two died as a result,Read More

Police investigating weapons complain in southeast Edmonton

Weapons complaint

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Two motorcyclists killed in highway crash south of Red Deer


A man and a woman are dead after a truck collided with their motorcycle east of Innisfail Saturday afternoon. RCMP said the collision occured on Highway 590 and Range Road 260 at approximately 3:50 p.m. A truck travelling east on Highway 590 turned onto Range Road 260 to go north and struck a motorcycle headed west. The 35-year-old male driver and his 34-year-old female passenger died on scene, police said. The male driver of the truck was not injured. Innisfail RCMP is investigating the crash. Source link #canadiannews #worldnews #headlinenewsRead More