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Winnipeg school reaping rewards after putting scheduling to the test

Winnipeg school reaping rewards after putting scheduling to the test

A Winnipeg school is taking the standard school day and making some tweaks. Ecole Lacerte in Windsor Park has gone from three breaks during the day to two, and since making the switch student success has spiked. It’s called a ‘balanced day’ schedule, and students are enjoying it. “I like that you have more time to do classes and recesses,” said fourth grader Alexie George. The school day begins at 8:30 a.m. with the first block going until 10:30. At that time, students head outside for a 30 minute recessRead More


Edmonton police to march out of uniform in Pride parade

Edmonton pride

EDMONTON — Police officers will march in this year’s Edmonton Pride festival, but not in their uniforms. The Edmonton Pride Festival Society says it restricted enforcement vehicles, lights and sirens in the 2017 parade after a similar move in Toronto. It was due to concerns that police were making marginalized people feel unsafe. Supt. Brad Doucette said at the time that the Edmonton Police Service had more work to do if the community wasn’t comfortable with a police presence. The service met with the festival society to discuss what couldRead More


Police searching for suspect following groping incidents downtown

Winnipeg police

Winnipeg Police Service is looking to find the person or people responsible for two groping incidents in downtown Winnipeg. Police said the first incident happened on Friday, May 18 around 7:50 a.m. in the skywalk near Bell MTS Place and Cityplace Shopping Centre when a woman in her 30’s was approached and grabbed by a man. The man is described as approximately 20-years-old, five feet tall with a small build and wearing a t-shirt and cargo pants. No surveillance photos have been released from this incident.  The second incident tookRead 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


24-year-old suspect in custody after shooting in Brockville apartment

Brockville police file

Brockville Police say a 24-year-old man is facing several gun-related charges after a shooting at an apartment building. Police say they responded to reports of a shooting on Cartier Court Friday and found a man being treated by paramedics. He was brought to hospital with non-life threatening injuries. The suspect remains in police custody and is expected to be in court on Tuesday. 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


Charges laid after two-vehicle crash

Charges laid after two-vehicle crash

A collision Thursday between an e-bike and an SUV resulted in two drivers being charged. The SUV driver initially fled the scene, but concerned citizens followed him and persuaded him to return to the scene of the collision on Westmount Road West in Kitchener. He was charged with failing to remain at the scene of an accident, among other things. The driver of the e-bike was charged with impaired driving, and other charges under the Provincial Offences Act. Source link #canadiannews #worldnews #headlinenews and stories from around the world USARead More


Reaction to new Sault Ste. Marie transit schedule

Reaction to new Sault Ste. Marie transit schedule

How do riders feel about the upcoming changes to the Sault Ste. Marie bus service? Jairus Patterson reports. 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″]


As Hawaii erupts, scientists eye B.C.'s volcanoes

As Hawaii erupts, scientists eye B.C.'s volcanoes

As lava destroy homes in Hawaii, B.C. scientists say they’re keen on developing better technology to monitor volcanoes in our own backyard. 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″]


US$325,000 ‘Iron Man’ suit disappears from L.A. movie prop facility

Iron Man

LOS ANGELES – Police are investigating the disappearance of an expensive “Iron Man” suit from a Los Angeles movie prop storage facility. Los Angeles police Officer Christopher No said Wednesday a police report was filed Tuesday and that the suit’s estimated value is US$325,000. The suit apparently went missing from the facility in the Pacoima neighbourhood between February and April 25. KCBS-TV first reported the investigation and says the crimson-and-gold costume was used in the 2008 “Iron Man” film, which starred Robert Downey Jr. Source link #canadiannews #worldnews #headlinenews andRead More


Public funeral held for 3-year-old Kaden Young

Kaden Young

A public funeral was held for Kaden Young on Saturday morning, two weeks after his body was discovered by a fisherman. “Today is basically about a celebration of life,” said Const. Paul Nancekivell with Dufferin OPP. “They picked this church because it’s the largest church in Dufferin County that can accommodate a large number of people who want to come here and pay their respects to the family and help mourn.” Young, 3, was swept away from his mother’s arms into the river near Grand Valley in February. The lossRead More