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‘Hotel Transylvania 3’ tops charts, ‘Skyscraper’ stumbles

Box Office

LOS ANGELES — “Hotel Transylvania 3: Summer Vacation” has checked into the No. 1 spot at the box office in its opening weekend and left the Dwayne Johnson action thriller, “Skyscraper,” in the dust. Sony Pictures estimated Sunday that the animated family movie earned $44.1 million from North American theatres. As the first in the franchise to open in the summer, it’s just slightly under the previous installment’s $48.5 million debut in September 2015. Worldwide, “Hotel Transylvania 3” has already earned more than $100 million. “It’s really terrific,” said AdrianRead More


Man facing arson charge a person of interest in homicide case

July 6 house fire

A man charged with arson in connection with a house fire in the Caswell Hill neighbourhood is now a person of interest in a homicide investigation. Saskatoon police recently confirmed the 39-year-old, who was scheduled to appear in court Wednesday on the arson charge, is a person of interest in the death of Crystal Louise McFadyen. McFadyen, who was eight months pregnant, was found dead by firefighters who were responding Friday morning to flames at a home on the 200 block of Avenue F North. Police initially called the deathRead More


After donors withdraw support, The Red Roof shelter faces closure

The Red Roof shelter

CTV Montreal Published Saturday, June 30, 2018 1:57PM EDT Last Updated Saturday, June 30, 2018 1:58PM EDT The Red Roof homeless shelter – one of the oldest in Montreal – may have to shutter its doors in the coming days due to a lack of funding. “The current financial state is dire,” explained George Greene of St. Michael’s Mission. “Our expenses have gone through the roof – the demands from the client base are definitely high right now. In the past few weeks, two large donors inexplicably pulled their supportRead More


Searchers find missing plane, two dead

Searchers find missing plane, two dead

A two-day search for a Nanaimo-bound plane and the two Calgary men aboard it has ended in heartbreak. Source link #canadiannews #worldnews #headlinenews and stories from around the world USA Today News Headlines [su_feed url=”http://rssfeeds.usatoday.com/usatoday-NewsTopStories” limit=”20″] USA News Headlines [su_feed url=”http://rss.cnn.com/rss/cnn_us.rss” limit=”20″] ABC NEWS Headlines [su_feed url=”http://feeds.abcnews.com/abcnews/usheadlines” limit=”20″]


Boris Panovski murder trial enters closing arguments

Boris Panovski

Jurors at the Boris Panovski murder trial heard closing arguments Tuesday. Panovski’s lawyer began the day by arguing that there were two reasons his should not be found guilty of killing Don Frigo. Panovski has pleaded not guilty to first-degree murder and attempted murder in connection with the Sept. 13, 2014 shooting at the Hullett Wildlife Conservation Area near Clinton. Frigo, a construction executive, was killed. Eva Frigo, his wife, was wounded but survived. The couple had been riding horses in the area. The defence lawyer noted that Frigo’s wife,Read More


OHL dreams? Brantford to study Civic Centre reno plan

OHL dreams? Brantford to study Civic Centre reno plan

In Brantford, it’s a question that never quite stops being asked. The city is bigger than five of the 17 Ontario communities which currently host Ontario Hockey League teams. It’s centrally located. It has its own place in hockey history, having given the game such legends as Wayne Gretzky and Doug Jarvis. So why doesn’t it have its own OHL team? Currently, junior hockey competition in Brantford tops out at junior B. The 99ers – named after Gretzky, of course – compete at that level. The 99ers play their homeRead More


Bank of Canada keeps key interest rate target on hold at 1.25 per cent

Bank of Canada

Craig Wong, The Canadian Press Published Wednesday, May 30, 2018 10:03AM EDT Last Updated Wednesday, May 30, 2018 10:20AM EDT OTTAWA — The Bank of Canada kept its key interest rate target on hold Wednesday, but hinted that rate hikes could be coming as it noted the Canadian economy was a little stronger than expected in the first quarter. The central bank held its target for the overnight rate — a key financial benchmark that influences the prime lending rates at the country’s big banks — steady at 1.25 perRead More


Bond 25 finds distribution from Universal, MGM

James Bond premiere Skyfall

LOS ANGELES – After more than a decade at Sony Pictures, James Bond has a few new partners. In a joint announcement Thursday, Michael G. Wilson and Barbara Broccoli said Universal Pictures will release the 25th installment of the superspy franchise internationally while MGM will handle the U.S. release. Daniel Craig will reprise his role as 007 in the film and Oscar-winner Danny Boyle will direct. Sony’s Bond contract expired in 2015 and many of the major studios competed for the chance to distribute the profitable franchise. As per traditionRead More


‘People are coming to expect this’: Two more leaks found at Victoria General Hospital

Victoria General Hospital

A health advocate says Nova Scotians should be demanding more from Halifax’s main hospital after two more leaks were found over the past two weeks. One leak was discovered at the Victoria General Hospital on May 8and another on May 17 – both in the same area of the hospital’s Centennial Building. It’s just another issue at the site, which has been plagued by bedbugs, foul water and floods in recent years. “People are coming to expect this, that this is just another day at the Victoria General Hospital,” saysRead More


Caught on camera: Vancouver landlord ignores cops in alleged illegal eviction

Caught on camera: Vancouver landlord ignores cops in alleged illegal eviction

A Vancouver renter says home security video of an alleged illegal eviction is evidence that more needs to be done to protect tenants. The footage shows a team of men entering the unit, changing the locks and packing up his possessions while ignoring police knocking on the door. Brandon Fielding said he spent six weeks living out of a suitcase before he was able to access his belongings, including a home security camera that captured footage of the men inside the apartment. In the video, Fielding’s landlord Timothy Karajaoja isRead More