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Alleged scissor attack 'did not happen': Toronto police

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85 years of business at Saskatoon barbershop

85 years of business at Saskatoon barbershop

Over eight decades after first opening its doors, a barbershop in downtown Saskatoon has no plans to slow down. The City Park Barbershop performed its first haircut in 1933. Other than a move from the front of the building to the side, the business has been in the same location since the beginning. Jodie Thompson took over the barbershop last year after about 27 years working in the industry. “I love the location, the atmosphere and the size,” Thompson said. “It’s very homey and everybody’s friendly.” Some clients have beenRead 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


Mother threw infant at father’s feet, cracks skull during fight: police

NEW ORLEANS – Authorities say a Louisiana mother threw her infant son at his father’s feet, fracturing the baby’s skull. Nola.com/The Times-Picayune reports the infant’s father said he had been arguing with 24-year-old Heidy Rios, of Terrytown, when she threw the 3-week-old baby at his feet and uttered an expletive, telling him to “take” his son. The father took the child to a New Orleans hospital on Thursday, and doctors determined the infant had fractured his right temporal bone. Authorities say the injuries aren’t life-threatening. Rios initially told investigators sheRead More


Healing wounds: LGBTQ2 soldiers get their apology

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‘They’re somebody’s family’: Dozens of headstones spotted along N.B. beach

An unusual and eerie sight on a beach in Port Elgin, N.B., has some area residents shaking their heads and asking for it to be cleaned up. Dozens of headstones, some engraved with names, dates of birth and death, cover the shoreline on a quiet isolated stretch of beach along the Northumberland Strait. The stones pile the beach in no obvious pattern. A quick Google search shows one of the veteran’s stones belonging to someone buried in Yarmouth, N.S. Police say the stones are all unusable because of misprints onRead More


The public reacts after viral video sparks conversation on racial profiling

The American Indian Movement (AIM) Saskatchewan organization gathered outside the north Regina Giant Tiger today in support of Ezekial Bigknife. The Indigenous man who posted a video that has since gone viral of him being followed for more than four minutes inside the story last Thursday. “I never once did anything, I just go there and shop and pay for my items and leave, I don’t know why he followed me for whatever reason, I didn’t do nothing,” said Bigknife. AIM Saskatchewan is also calling for an end to racismRead More


Chiodo honoured for community service in Windsor-Essex

A long time Unifor member is being recognized for his community work. Dino Chiodo received this year’s Charles. E. Brooks Labour Community Service Award, at the 40th Annual Labour Appreciation Night Friday. The award is presented by United Way Centraide Windsor-Essex County. “We’re really, really honoured to be recognizing Dino Chiodo,” said United Way CEO Lorraine Goddard. “Dino has been such an incredible force in our community.” Chiodo began his union career in 1999. He became Local 444 president in 2012, and is currently the National Auto Director for Unifor.Read More


Canadian screen industry to ‘move speedily’ on drafting new code of conduct

Victoria Ahearn, The Canadian Press Published Friday, November 24, 2017 5:26PM EST TORONTO — Groups representing Canada’s screen and stage talent say they feel a sense of “urgency” in implementing a new collective approach to end sexual harassment, but they also want to get it right. Representatives from 16 organizations — including the actors’ union ACTRA, the Academy of Canadian Cinema and Television, and the Director’s Guild of Canada (DGC) — gathered with a moderator and a few lawyers Thursday in a five-hour, closed-door meeting in Toronto to discuss sexualRead More


One boater rescued, another missing, in Kitimat harbour

KITIMAT, B.C. — A search continued early Friday for a missing boater in Kitimat harbour. The Joint Rescue Co-ordination Centre in Victoria said two people were on board a four-metre long aluminum vessel when it overturned Thursday night in heavy rain and near zero visibility. Coast Guard officer Dylan Carter said one of the two people tried to swim to shore and was rescued about 180 metres from land and taken to hospital to be treated for hypothermia. Carter said the second boater was last seen clinging to the overturnedRead More