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Windsor company fined $75K after worker critically injured by beam

CMF Group

A Windsor contracting company has been fined $75,000 after a worker was critically injured by a beam while working. CMF Group Inc. was fined after the incident at Service Mold + Aerospace Inc.’s plant at 2711 St. Etienne Blvd. on Oct. 28, 2016. CMF workers were installing new milling machines. The Ministry of Labour says a beam being lifted into the air became unbalanced and slid, striking one of the workers and causing critical injuries to the worker. Following a guilty plea, CMF Group Inc. was fined $75,000 in WindsorRead More


Gymnastics exec says she was told to keep quiet about Nassar

Gymnastics exec says she was told to keep quiet about Nassar

WASHINGTON — The former president of USA Gymnastics refused to answer questions Tuesday from a Senate subcommittee about how he handled allegations of sexual abuse by former team doctor Larry Nassar, and another former executive sat next to him and asserted that her former boss instructed her and others to keep quiet about athletes’ claims. Rhonda Faehn, the former senior vice-president of USA Gymnastics, said she first reported an allegation against Nassar to Steve Penny, her then-boss, on June 17, 2015. Nassar was not arrested until more than a yearRead More


Train derails near Rosser during thunderstorm

Train derailment near Rosser

CTV Winnipeg Published Tuesday, May 29, 2018 7:15PM CST Last Updated Tuesday, May 29, 2018 7:46PM CST CP police are investigating after approximately 13 train cars derailed Tuesday evening. It happened shortly after 6 p.m. on the CP Rail line near Rosser, RCMP said. A spokesperson for CP Rail said the train was heading eastbound, carrying shipping containers on flatcars. they said no one was injured and there were no environmental concerns. Cleanup efforts were getting underway Tuesday night. RCMP couldn’t say what caused the derailment, but noted a strongRead More


14 pieces of artwork stolen from St. John’s home recovered by police

RNC

ST. JOHN’S, N.L. – Officers with the Royal Newfoundland Constabulary have recovered a sizable number of paintings stolen from a home in the west end of St. John’s, thanks in part to help from the public. Police announced that 14 pieces of pricey artwork were found Saturday, and said in a release that the discovery was “a direct result of the media release made on Thursday afternoon.” Pieces by artists Clifford George, Peter Lewis, David Blackwood and Christopher Pratt are among those that were recovered. Officers continue to search forRead More


High levels of air pollution in region prompt statement from Environment Canada

Smog alert

Environment Canada has issued an air quality statement for London-Middlesex Friday. The agency says high levels of air pollution have developed. Hot and sunny conditions have resulted in increasing ground-level ozone concentrations for the region, which are expected to last into the afternoon. In Sarnia-Lambton, the agency says there is both a smog and air health advisory in effect there due to deteriorating air quality. Children, including teenagers, are at higher risk from outdoor air pollution because they often spend time being active outdoors. Young people are more likely toRead More


Sask. couple survives being buried in mudslide on B.C. highway

Gabe Rosescu and Sheri Niemegeers

KELOWNA, B.C. — A Saskatchewan couple is recovering in hospital after a mudslide swept them off a cliff in British Columbia. Don Struthers said his brother-in-law Gabe Rosescu and his girlfriend, Sheri Niemegeers, were en route to Nelson, B.C., when disaster struck. “They were driving down the road, happy go lucky, excited to see their buddy. And Gabe said all of a sudden they saw one tree kind of fall right onto the road,” Struthers said. “They didn’t have time to hit the brakes or anything and, before they knewRead More


Johnny Manziel has first practice with Hamilton Tiger-Cats

Johnny Manziel

The Canadian Press Published Sunday, May 20, 2018 10:50AM EDT Last Updated Sunday, May 20, 2018 11:35AM EDT HAMILTON – It hasn’t taken long to see Johnny Manziel’s impact with the Hamilton Tiger-Cats. Roughly 200 fans took in the opening day of the CFL team’s training camp at Ron Joyce Stadium, which also happened to be Manziel’s first practice with the Ticats after signing with the club Saturday. That’s about double the normal fan turnout. And although the Ticats sold roughly two dozen Manziel jerseys after his signing, the onlyRead More


Canadians share how they celebrated the royal wedding in style

Canadians share how they celebrated the royal wedding in style

Despite the early hours, Canadians from coast to coast donned their finest fascinators, set out their scones, and tuned in to the royal wedding. Whether it was in their pyjamas or in dresses suitable for the grounds of Windsor Castle, royal fans celebrated Prince Harry and Meghan Markle in style. Here are some of the highlights from CTV News viewers. @CTVNews looking very Royal in Bath Ontario! The Ladies of Abby Dawn! #CTVRoyalWedding pic.twitter.com/Xm7PVyyerd — Vicki McConnell (@teachmcconnell) May 19, 2018 It’s early but it’s great! #RoyalWedding #CTVRoyalWedding pic.twitter.com/rQhO2j1XJh —Read More


May long weekend kicks off season for southern Alberta campers

May long weekend, camping, campers, hikers, outdoo

Hundreds of campers and outdoor enthusiasts are heading out to the mountain parks and other recreation areas for the Victoria Day long weekend and enforcement officers will be out in full force to ensure everyone is following the rules. The province says more than 300 Fish and wildlife officers, conservation officers, park rangers and RCMP will be on patrol in parks and public lands over the weekend. “As Albertans, we are truly fortunate to have so many outdoor recreation opportunities. It is our mission to conserve and protect our publicRead More


Canada’s top-ranked female tennis player blames racism for relative obscurity

Canada's top-ranked female tennis player blames racism for relative obscurity

Canada’s top-ranked female tennis player has a troubling theory for why she’s not a household name: racism. Twenty-one-year-old Francoise Abanda made her opinion known after a Twitter user asked why she doesn’t get the same amount of attention as her much-lauded peer, Eugenie Bouchard. “I will never get the same treatment because I am black,” Abanda replied on her verified Twitter account Wednesday. “It’s the truth!” The Montrealer, who turned pro in 2015, is currently ranked 128 by the Women’s Tennis Association. Bouchard sits at 169. Abanda, who climbed aboveRead More