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Court rejects proposed class action lawsuit against Waterloo Regional Police

Court rejects proposed class action lawsuit against Waterloo Regional Police

CTV Kitchener Published Friday, July 13, 2018 7:02PM EDT Last Updated Friday, July 13, 2018 7:14PM EDT A judge has ruled against the plaintiffs in a proposed class action lawsuit against Waterloo Regional Police. They accused the force of gender-based bullying, violence and sexual misconduct. One of those plaintiffs was Angie Rivers, a constable with Waterloo Regional Police. She claimed male officers made sexual advances, questioned her competence and refused to provide her with backup during dangerous calls. “I first started out internally,” Rivers says. “Then I went to theRead More


Court documents indicate McArthur was at ‘low risk’ to reoffend after 2003 assault trial

Court documents indicate McArthur was at 'low risk' to reoffend after 2003 assault trial

Kayla Goodfield, CTV News Toronto Published Wednesday, June 27, 2018 8:17PM EDT Last Updated Wednesday, June 27, 2018 10:34PM EDT A pre-sentence report and psychological assessment presented during sentencing in a 2003 assault case involving alleged serial killer Bruce McArthur, indicated there was a “low risk” he would reoffend. The assessment noted that he showed “absolutely no signs of psychopathy.” CTV News Toronto is one of several media organizations that acquired these court documents, relating to the sentencing hearing on April 11, 2003. The documents indicate that the Crown advisedRead More


Why did Wynne say she won’t be Ontario’s premier? A political scientist explains

Why did Wynne say she won't be Ontario's premier? A political scientist explains

Many Ontarians were surprised and confused by Liberal leader Kathleen Wynne’s announcement on Saturday that she won’t be premier after Thursday’s election. “On June 7th voters will elect a new government. I don’t know who voters will choose but I am pretty sure that it won’t be me,” Wynne told reporters, after polls put her in a distant third place behind the Doug Ford’s Progressive Conservatives and Andrea Horwath’s New Democrats. “After Thursday, I will no longer be Ontario’s Premier. And I’m okay with that,” Wynne said. “Because, as I’veRead More


David Copperfield not liable for tourist’s injuries, jury decides

David Copperfield

LAS VEGAS – Illusionist David Copperfield was found negligent but not financially responsible for a British tourist’s injuries during a signature vanishing act that used participants from the audience of a Las Vegas Strip show in 2013, a jury said Tuesday. Gavin Cox and his wife, Minh-Hahn Cox, alleged negligence by the multimillionaire magician, the MGM Grand hotel, two Copperfield business entities and a construction firm that was renovating the hotel. In a complex verdict reached after several weeks of testimony but only about two hours of deliberation, the stateRead More


North Korea offer hope of talks after Trump cancellation

North Korea offer hope of talks after Trump cancellation

Foster Klug and Hyung-Jin Kim, The Associated Press Published Friday, May 25, 2018 1:30AM EDT SEOUL, Korea, Republic Of – North Korea said Friday that it’s still willing to sit for talks with the United States “at any time, (in) any format,” a remarkably restrained and diplomatic response, from a nation noted for its proud belligerence, to U.S. President Donald Trump’s abrupt cancellation of a summit with the North’s autocratic leader, Kim Jong Un. The statement by Vice Foreign Minister Kim Kye Gwan, a longtime nuclear negotiator and senior diplomat,Read More


‘They will have to move out’: Government wants protesters to pack up

Protesters

For weeks, the Saskatchewan government has been trying to get campers to move out of a campsite on the lawn in front of the legislative building. With summer approaching, the government’s patience is running out. Minister of Central Services Ken Cheveldayoff brought up the protest in question period on Thursday, raising concerns about the lawn. “There needs to be maintenance, we will be turning sprinklers on and things like that,” he said. “They will have to move out.” The demonstrators have been camping for more than 85 days and haveRead More


Amazon to open massive distribution centre in Ottawa

Amazon to open massive distribution centre in Ottawa

CTV Ottawa Published Thursday, May 24, 2018 5:16PM EDT Last Updated Thursday, May 24, 2018 5:56PM EDT The world’s largest retailer is building a massive new facility in Ottawa’s east end, CTV News has learned. Sources tell CTV News that Amazon will open a massive distribution centre at Boundary Road and Hwy. 417. The facility will be a whopping one million square feet—the largest industrial building ever built in the city. It will sit on a 96-acre property and include 1,000 parking spaces and 99 truck loading bays. In aRead More


Disputed Keystone Pipeline project focus of court hearing

Keystone XL pipeline

Matthew Brown, The Associated Press Published Thursday, May 24, 2018 8:45AM EDT Last Updated Thursday, May 24, 2018 9:33AM EDT BILLINGS, Mont. — Attorneys for the Trump administration were due in a Montana courtroom Thursday to defend the disputed Keystone XL oil sands pipeline against environmental groups that want to derail the project. The 1,800-kilometre line proposed by TransCanada Corporation was rejected in 2015 by former President Barack Obama because of its potential to exacerbate climate change. President Donald Trump revived the project soon after taking office last year, citingRead More


Transcona couple faces 6-figure bill over foundation failure

Transcona couple faces 6-figure bill over foundation failure

Bonnie Hinchcliffe says her dream house has turned into a nightmare; the walls are literally falling in around her. “Our jaws dropped to the ground. Is this actually happening to us right now?” said Hinchcliffe. Following a home inspection, Hinchcliffe and her husband bought the 1960 Transcona home in November. All seemed well until Christmas time when Hinchcliffe’s husband noticed a draft in the basement ceiling and worse upon closer inspection. “He pulled out the insulation and noticed that there’s daylight coming from where there’s not supposed to be daylight,”Read More


Major fires destroy multiple Brandon buildings

Christie's building on fire

Ahmar Khan, CTV Winnipeg Published Saturday, May 19, 2018 2:03PM CST Last Updated Saturday, May 19, 2018 4:09PM CST Destructive fires have hit a historic block of Brandon based businesses near 7th and Pacific Avenue Saturday afternoon. Flames could be seen bursting through the buildings as clouds of smoke covered the sky over Brandon. According to local residents Christie’s Office Plus and Brandon Boxing Club have burned down. A spokesperson with the city of Brandon says the initial fire broke out at Christie’s Office Plus around the noon hour andRead More