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Host Mustangs hoping to capture national women’s hockey title

CTV London Published Sunday, March 18, 2018 12:54PM EDT Last Updated Sunday, March 18, 2018 1:10PM EDT For what would be the second time in team history, Western’s women’s hockey team hopes to capture gold at the national university championships in London Sunday. The hosts will square off against the Manitoba Bisons at 4 p.m. at Thompson Arena on the Western campus. Western scored two powerplay goals Saturday to defeat the Saskatchewan Huskies 2-1 in a hard-fought battle. April Clark and Alyssa Chiarello scored for Western. The Bison go inRead More

Steak producer sparks Facebook feud with ‘man’s day’ marketing campaign

Steak producer sparks Facebook feud with ‘man's day' marketing campaign

CTV Atlantic Published Friday, March 16, 2018 6:22PM ADT Last Updated Friday, March 16, 2018 6:42PM ADT A Facebook post which a Nova Scotia meat producer intended to be funny has sparked online controversy. Moo Nay Farms in Shubenacadie posted several pictures of steak on its Facebook page earlier this week, then used a term for oral sex and referencing to a satirical holiday for men “celebrated” one month after Valentine’s Day. The “Steak and B*****b Man’s Day” post offers up tenderloin, sirloin and blade steaks, “For all the lastRead More

Church of Scientology launches TV channel

Scientology centre

LOS ANGELES – The Church of Scientology launched its own TV channel with a vow that it will be candid about every aspect of the church and its operations but isn’t seeking to preach or convert. “There’s a lot of talk about us. And we get it,” church leader David Miscavige said in introducing the first night of programming Monday. “People are curious. Well, we want to answer your questions. Because, frankly, whatever you have heard, if you haven’t heard it from us, I can assure you we’re not whatRead More

B.C. government asks residents for feedback on oil spill prevention plans

Vancouver oil spill

VICTORIA – British Columbia’s government says it is moving to the next steps in defending provincial land and water from oil spills by getting public feedback on potential policies, even as one of its most controversial proposals heads to court. Environment Minister George Heyman says in a statement that British Columbians have a “personal connection” with the environment and need to have their voices heard about steps to protect land and water. The province is looking for input on four policy areas: response times for oil spills, geographic response plans,Read More

Teenager leads deputies to California house where 12 others locked up

Riverside County Sheriff's Department

The Associated Press Published Monday, January 15, 2018 7:37PM EST Last Updated Monday, January 15, 2018 8:12PM EST PERRIS, Calif. — Authorities say an emaciated teenager led deputies to a California home where her 12 brothers and sisters were locked up in filthy conditions, with some of them malnourished and chained to beds. Riverside County deputies arrested the parents Sunday at the home in Perris east of Los Angeles. Officials say the girl who managed to escape and call 911 was 17 but appeared to be about 10 because ofRead More

‘I feel the pain’: Asylum seeker severely frostbitten after 12 hours in the cold

'I feel the pain': Asylum seeker severely frostbitten after 12 hours in the cold

With severe frostbite numbing his hands after a 12-hour trek in -28 C weather, Kangni Fiowole Kouevi couldn’t take it anymore. He found refuge in a shed and called 911. The 36-year-old man from the West African nation of Togo spent US$700 on the more than 600-kilometre taxi ride from Minneapolis to Emerson, Man. The fare did not come with a warning about the bitter cold. “I feel the pain,” he told CTV News on Sunday, speaking in French. “I feel too bad when I am in the cold thatRead More

Life returns to North Bay building

Life returns to North Bay building

From CTV Northern Ontario’s Joey Slattery: A vegan café is open near downtown North Bay bringing life back to an old building that holds fon Source link #canadiannews #worldnews #headlinenews and stories from around the world USA Today News Headlines USA News Headlines ABC NEWS Headlines

Halifax seeing record low snow levels

Halifax seeing record low snow levels

Halifax and other areas of Nova Scotia are in the midst of a record setting snow drought, as the city has seen less than 20 centimetres of snow this winter. At Martock Ski Hill outside of Windsor, N.S., the snow machines are running full blast, covering the mountain in artificial snow. “We get to pick exactly the kind of snow we want to make,” says Rosie Browning, a Ranger at Martock Ski Hill The hill needs a base of about three to five feet of snow to be ski-able, butRead More

Slain girl may have been victim of serial killer: Pakistan

Pakistan girl

Zaheer Babar, The Associated Press Published Saturday, January 13, 2018 8:04AM EST LAHORE, Pakistan — A serial killer may have been behind the rape and murder of young girl in Pakistan whose killing sparked deadly clashes between protesters and police, an official said Saturday. Rana Sanaullah, the home minister for Punjab province, said DNA testing has linked the killing to at least five other cases of child abuse and murder in the city of Kasur. Police have detained eight suspects, including two relatives of the girl. Eight-year-old Zainab Ansari wentRead More

How 14-year-olds may help choose Saskatchewan’s next premier

How 14-year-olds may help choose Saskatchewan’s next premier

Jennifer Jellicoe and Kevin Menz, CTV Saskatoon Published Thursday, January 11, 2018 7:40PM CST Last Updated Thursday, January 11, 2018 7:43PM CST Saskatchewan residents as young as 14 years old may be voting for the next premier, even if they aren’t eligible to vote in the province’s elections. Voters in general elections must be over 18, but, because the next premier will be chosen via the Saskatchewan Party leadership race, youth between 14 and 18 years old are eligible to take part in the decision due to the party’s membershipRead More