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Fringe audience grows, festival announces holdover series

Fringe

The Edmonton International Fringe Theatre Festival set a ticket record purchase in the 11-day run that wrapped up Sunday. The festival welcomed 817,000 Fringers – 9,000 more than last year – and sold 133,276 tickets in the more than 1,600 live performances at 38 different venues. There were 419 sell out shows. “We work hard to create a space for artists to get their work to the masses, in an inclusive environment that celebrates diversity and we think we’ve done that,” Murray Utas, the festival’s artistic director, said in aRead More


Colchester Beach not recommended for swimming

Beach report

If you want to swim this weekend, health officials in Windsor-Essex suggest you avoid one beach. The Health Unit says Colchester Beach is not recommended for swimming due to high E. Coli bacteria found in the water. All other public beaches have acceptable levels of bacteria in the water and are considered safe for swimming. 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″]


Duron Carter plans to continue playing after cut from Riders roster

Duron Carter

Duron Carter plans to keep playing in the Canadian Football League after he was released by the Saskatchewan Roughriders over the weekend. Carter played one and a half seasons with the Riders. He scored 11 touchdowns in 25, playing on both sides of the ball. “I have fun in Regina and it will always be great memories,” Carter said at an event at a Regina clothing store on Tuesday. Riders coach Chris Jones said Sunday that the change wasn’t performance based. But, the roster change makes room for other talentedRead More


USC Annenberg suspends use of Moonves’ name on media centre

CTV National News: Investigation at CBS

LOS ANGELES — The USC Annenberg School for Communication and Journalism will temporarily suspend the use of the media centre’s name: The Julie Chen/Leslie Moonves and CBS Media Center. In a statement Wednesday, Dean Willow Bay says, “In recognition of the sensitivities surrounding recent allegations against Mr. Moonves, he and Ms. Chen have requested that USC Annenberg temporarily suspend use of the media centre’s name until the investigation concludes.” In an article last week in The New Yorker, six women alleged sexual harassment or misconduct by the CBS Corp. CEORead More


Wettlaufer inquiry commissioner says ‘gap’ existed between nursing watchdog, care home

Wettlaufer

A communications “gap” existed between Ontario’s nursing watchdog and the care home where Elizabeth Wettlaufer killed several residents, the commissioner of a public inquiry said Wednesday as the two sides discussed why an investigation was never conducted into allegations the nurse was abusive to patients. Wettlaufer, 51, has confessed to murdering eight patients — and attempting to kill several more — over the course of nearly a decade by injecting them with overdoses of insulin at care homes and private residences across the province. She was disciplined several times byRead More


Disney announces new Star Wars ‘Clone Wars’ episodes

Star Wars

SAN DIEGO — Disney says it will release new episodes of the Star Wars animated series “The Clone Wars” on its upcoming streaming platform. The 12-episode run was announced Thursday during a panel at Comic-Con in San Diego. In an announcement, Disney says the show will continue the story lines of Obi-Wan Kenobi, Anakin Skywalker before he turns into Darth Vader, and the young Jedi apprentice Ahsoka Tano. The show is set between two of “Star Wars” prequel films: “Attack of the Clones” and “Revenge of the Sith.” The originalRead More


Social media response to Sudbury's storm

Social media response to Sudbury's storm

Pictures and videos flooded in after Sudbury’s storm, along with businesses willing to help. Tony Ryma talks to CTV Digital Content Specialist Chelsea Papineau. 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″]


Kingsville crash sends three to hospital

OPP

Three people have been seriously hurt after a crash in Kingsville. The two-vehicle collision happened around 3:30 p.m. Sunday at the intersection of Road 3 West and McCain Side Road/ All three occupants have been transported to an area hospital with injuries ranging from serious to life-threatening. The intersection will be closed for several hours for the investigation. Motorists should avoid the area. 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 HeadlinesRead More


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