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Nova Scotia government to unveil Mi’kmaq licence plate in Truro

Mi'kmaq licence plate

TRURO, N.S. – Nova Scotia is set to unveil a new Mi’kmaq licence plate today. Deputy premier Karen Casey and Chief Wilbert Marshall of Potlotek First Nation in Cape Breton will officially release the new plate during a ceremony in Truro. The design for was selected by the Assembly of Nova Scotia Mi’Kmaq Chiefs last September. The province also recently unveiled licence plates celebrating the Gaelic and Acadian cultures. 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 HeadlinesRead More


Designer Kate Spade found dead in apartment: officials

Kate Spade

NEW YORK — Law enforcement officials say New York fashion designer Kate Spade has been found dead in her apartment in an apparent suicide. The officials say she was found hanging by housekeeping staff inside her Park Avenue apartment at about 10:20 a.m. Tuesday. They say she left a note at the scene. The officials were not authorized to divulge details of an ongoing investigation and spoke to The Associated Press on condition of anonymity. The officials didn’t know what the note said. The 55-year-old Spade created a line ofRead More


Islanders join national pipeline protests

Islanders join national pipeline protests

A protest at the Courtenay courthouse was one of nearly 100 “snap action” events across Canada that put the Kinder Morgan pipeline in the cr 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″]


More to do for successful pot retailers

More to do for successful pot retailers

As legalization of marijuana approaches in Canada, 51 cannabis retail applicants in Saskatchewan are under review. The province will look at each application and decide whether to grant permits to legally sell marijuana to the public once it is legalized later this fall. Allen and Denise Kilback in the R.M. of Edenwold were granted a permit. The couple owns the Happy Hour Liquor Store in Pilot Butte. They hope to make a pot shop that is similar. The Kilbacks have visited stores in the United States, and want their storeRead More


Ottawa teen appears in court accused of murdering church librarian

Ottawa teen appears in court accused of murdering church librarian

Catherine Lathem, CTV Ottawa Published Monday, May 28, 2018 5:58PM EDT Last Updated Monday, May 28, 2018 7:27PM EDT An Ottawa teen is behind bars charged with first degree murder of a downtown church librarian.  Tyler Hikoalok, 18, is charged in the beating death of Elisabeth Salm.  Salm was found unconscious and viciously beaten inside the Christian Science Reading Room on Laurier Avenue where she worked in the early afternoon of Thursday May 24. She died later in hospital. On Monday, Hikoalok made his first appearance in an Ottawa courtroom,Read More


Air quality alert issued for Waterloo Region

Air quality alert issued for Waterloo Region

CTV Kitchener Published Sunday, May 27, 2018 2:10PM EDT Last Updated Sunday, May 27, 2018 6:51PM EDT High levels of air pollution are expected Sunday in southwestern Ontario according to Environment Canada. Environment Canada has issued an alert for Southern Wellington County, Northern Wellington County, Waterloo Region, and the GTA. Environment Canada is warning individuals may experience symptoms such as increased coughing, throat irritation, headaches or shortness of breath. They say the statement is in effect due to the possibility of deteriorating air quality. Frank Seglenieks, the weather station coordinatorRead More


Appeal board denies Capital Pointe’s request for stay on filling hole

Capital Pointe

The Saskatchewan Building and Accessibility Standards Appeal Board has denied the Capital Pointe developer’s application to stay the City’s order to fill in the hole. The board heard arguments for a stay on the order on May 16. Westgate Properties Ltd. Obtained for the building permits for the Capital Pointe project in 2015. The permit expired in September 2017. In a written decision, the board said the developer had excavated the building site and there is now a 17 metre excavation hole at the project. Westgate was given a deadlineRead More


Crown appeals decision on retired Chatham violin teacher

Chatham-Kent courthouse

Legal troubles may not be over for a retired violin teacher in Chatham, who was found not guilty of historic sexual offences.  The Crown attorney is appealing the decision for 72-year-old Claude Eric Trachy from April 23. At that time a judge agreed with the defence that Trachy was helping students rest their shoulders while playing the violin. The defence argued it was to promote better posture and not sexual touching. Trachy was originally charged in 2015 for allegations from 25 complaints, which dated back to the early 1980’s. SourceRead More


Spring snow storm closes schools along the northeast coast of Newfoundland

Snow falls in St. John's, N.L.

ST. JOHN’S, N.L. — A spring storm that has buried cars in snow and closed a slew of schools in Newfoundland has prompted dismay — and disbelief — from residents along the northeast coast of the island. Photos posted on social media show a barbecue entombed in snow and drifts that reached halfway up a front door. “Meanwhile in Gander…my daughter is waxing her skis. Why? Why? Why?” wrote a Twitter user with the name David Newell. Dozens of schools in the Newfoundland and Labrador English School District are closedRead More


Strike at Caesars Windsor postpones Blink-182, Russell Peters shows

Caesars Windsor

WINDSOR, Ont. – An ongoing strike at Caesars Windsor has postponed more concerts, this time appearances by artists including Blink-182 and Russell Peters. The southern Ontario tourist draw says it is postponing concerts and cancelling hotel reservations through June 16. That includes Colosseum Shows for Blink-182 on June 2, Russell Peters on June 15, and Cole Swindell on June 16. About 2,300 members of Unifor Local 444 walked off the job April 6 over issues including wages and working conditions. The striking workers include dealers, cooks, housekeepers and janitors. TheRead More