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Mississauga blast: 15 hurt in explosion at Indian restaurant

Police release photos of explosion suspects Staff Published Thursday, May 24, 2018 11:43PM EDT Last Updated Friday, May 25, 2018 7:33AM EDT Police in Mississauga, Ont., are on the hunt for two men who entered an Indian restaurant on Thursday night and detonated what police described as an improvised explosive device, injuring 15 people. Three of those suffered serious blast injuries and were taken to trauma centres; the rest sustained smaller shrapnel injuries. The majority of the victims have been treated and released, while the three most seriously injured are now in stable condition. PeelRead More

‘The beauty of our land is going to be drastically changed’: Wildfire evacuees worry about community left behind

'The beauty of our land is going to be drastically changed': Wildfire evacuees worry about community left behind

As the evacuation of Little Grand Rapids, Man. winds down residents from the community are left worried about their community. A total of around 1100 people from Little Grand Rapids and the nearby Pauingassi First Nation had to be flown to Winnipeg due to a large wildfire burning out of control near the two communities. As of Thursday afternoon the Canadian Red Cross said 18 people remained in Little Grand Rapids while 219 people still required transportation out of Pauingassi. The Red Cross expected Thursday afternoon that everyone would beRead More

Transcona couple faces 6-figure bill over foundation failure

Transcona couple faces 6-figure bill over foundation failure

Bonnie Hinchcliffe says her dream house has turned into a nightmare; the walls are literally falling in around her. “Our jaws dropped to the ground. Is this actually happening to us right now?” said Hinchcliffe. Following a home inspection, Hinchcliffe and her husband bought the 1960 Transcona home in November. All seemed well until Christmas time when Hinchcliffe’s husband noticed a draft in the basement ceiling and worse upon closer inspection. “He pulled out the insulation and noticed that there’s daylight coming from where there’s not supposed to be daylight,”Read More

Doug Ford would allow beer, wine and cider to be sold in Ontario corner stores


TORONTO — Doug Ford says if elected premier he would allow beer, wine, cider and coolers to be sold in corner stores. In the announcement, which he made a day before a long weekend, the Progressive Conservative leader says Ontario is mature enough for this change. The Liberal government expanded alcohol sales in recent years, with more than 200 grocery stores authorized to sell beer and cider, and another 70 allowed to sell wine. Under their plan, up to 450 grocery stores will sell beer and cider, including 300 alsoRead More

Howie Mandel says comedy festival bigger than Gilbert Rozon

Howie Mandel

MONTREAL – Howie Mandel says Montreal’s Just For Laughs will move forward without founder Gilbert Rozon, stressing the comedy festival is not about one person. The Canadian-born comedian led an investor group that acquired the festival in March after it was put up for sale. The new owners include U.S. talent agency ICM Partners. Just For Laughs was rocked last fall after several women came forward with allegations of sexual assault and sexual harassment against Rozon, who was also majority stakeholder. Mandel tells The Canadian Press the comedy festival isRead 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

Urgent: Water advisory in downtown Montreal

CTV Montreal Published Thursday, May 10, 2018 6:24PM EDT Last Updated Thursday, May 10, 2018 6:44PM EDT There is an urgent water advisory in effect for parts of downtown Montreal. The City of Montreal is urging people not to consume any water in the area bordered by Bleury St., Côte du Beaver Hall, René-Lévesque Blvd. and Saint-Antoine St. until further notice. Officials say people shouldn’t drink the water, not even boiled, in the area, until further notice. Residents should not take a shower or wash their hands with tap water. Read More

Dog puts truck into gear, escapes as it rolls away

A dog in Norfolk County had an unusual adventure early Thursday morning. Norfolk County OPP say they were called to a home on Charlotteville Road 5, west of Simcoe, around 1:30 a.m. They arrived to find a call unlike any they’d had before. According to police, the dog had been left in a pickup truck parked outside the home. Somehow, the dog apparently put the truck into gear. As the truck rolled down the driveway and onto the roadway, police say, the dog broke the passenger-side window, escaped the vehicleRead More

Suspect who fled police custody overnight arrested

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Police said a male who fled police custody late Wednesday night, but managed to escape, was arrested again early Thursday morning. Edmonton Police said officers pulled over a suspicious vehicle in the area of 141 Street and 121 Avenue at about 9:30 p.m. Officers took 22-year-old Luke Belcourt into custody, but he escaped the area on foot while still wearing handcuffs. Police issued an alert before 2 a.m. Thursday, asking for the public’s help to track Belcourt down. He was wanted for charges of escaping lawful custody, breach of recognizanceRead More

Separation at issue as Liberals, CAQ battle for Anglo votes

Separation at issue as Liberals, CAQ battle for Anglo votes

Published Wednesday, May 9, 2018 6:27PM EDT Last Updated Wednesday, May 9, 2018 6:30PM EDT As the two parties in the forefront of the Quebec election are battling it out for English votes, the CAQ is accusing the Liberal Party of fearmongering. Premier Philippe Couillard is raising questions about whether CAQ leader Francois Legault is still a separatist. The CAQ is laughing off the attacks. “Hahaha! Oh, Mr. Couillard. He wants to scare Quebecers again and again and again. It’s an old recipe for the Liberal Party,” said CAQ MNARead More