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‘We haven’t lost hope’: Woman writes to sister who vanished as a toddler

Diane Prevost

It’s been 51 years since Lise Nastuk last saw her younger sister Diane. It was Sept. 17, 1966, a Saturday, and the Prevost family was enjoying the final days of summer at Grundy Lake Provincial Park, located approximately 100 kilometres southeast from their home in Blezard Valley, outside of Sudbury, Ont. Lise and her two siblings frolicked in the water with her mother while her father fished. Frightened of the water, two-year-old Diane played alone in the sand. The toddler said she wanted to return to the campsite, just 152Read More


Eric Gordon leads Rockets over Warriors 98-94 to take series lead

Eric Gordon scores against the Warriors

HOUSTON – Eric Gordon came off the bench to score 24 points and his steal on Golden State’s last possession secured a 98-94 victory Thursday night that gave the Houston Rockets a 3-2 lead in the Western Conference finals. The Rockets head into Game 6 on Saturday night in Oakland one win away from knocking off the defending champions and advancing to the NBA Finals for the first time since winning back-to-back titles in 1994-95. Chris Paul scored 20 points and James Harden struggled for his 19, but Paul hadRead More


How to protect yourself from financial abuse

How to protect yourself from financial abuse

CARP’s new National Director of Law, Policy and Aging talks about advance care planning and elder abuse. Lyndsay Moggy reports. Source link #canadiannews #worldnews #headlinenews and stories from around the world USA Today News Headlines USA News Headlines ABC NEWS Headlines


Excessive force not to blame for hip fracture, SIU finds

Perth County OPP generic

Two OPP officers have been cleared of criminal wrongdoing in connection with an arrest they made in the Listowel area. Tony Loparco, the director of the Special Investigations Unit, says the officers acted properly and did not use excessive force as they arrested a 62-year-old man. The officers were called to the home in Gowanstown on July 6, 2017, without knowing exactly what was going on. Dispatchers had received a 911 call asking for police assistance from a caller who hung up before offering any other details. According to theRead More


Renaming of Emily Carr painting spurs debate about reconciliation in art

Canadian artist Emily Carr

TORONTO — The painting depicts a colonial structure in an Indigenous setting, but it’s the name of the work that’s spurred a debate about how the art world should address reconciliation. The Art Gallery of Ontario has renamed a painting by Canadian artist Emily Carr as part of a broader effort to eliminate culturally insensitive language from titles in its collection, a curator says. But others in the artistic community contend that displacing a work from its historical context does far more cultural damage than a name. In the 1929Read More


SIU investigating after man seriously injured in Brantford

SIU investigating after man seriously injured in Brantford

CTV Kitchener Published Saturday, May 19, 2018 2:13PM EDT Last Updated Saturday, May 19, 2018 6:48PM EDT Ontario’s Special Investigations Unit is investigating after a 25-year-old man suffered serious injuries in Brantford early Saturday morning. The SIU says Brantford police were called to the area of Market Street and Chatham Street in the early morning hours to conduct an investigation. Around 2 a.m. one of the officers entered his police cruiser and began driving. The officer soon came to realize that a man, the 25-year-old, was under the cruiser. ARead More


Charges expected after truck slams into back of school bus in P.E.I.

The RCMP are investigating after a pickup truck slammed into the back of a school bus carrying 26 children in Central Bedeque, P.E.I. Police say the collision happened on Route 171 around 3:20 p.m. Thursday. Police say the school bus had stopped to allow children to exit the vehicle when it was struck from behind by the truck. No one was injured in the collision. Police say the incident is under investigation, but charges under the Highway Traffic Act are expected to be laid against the driver of the truck.Read More


Border agents diverted to help with asylum influx; union fears travel delays

Windsor border

Border security officers are being diverted from across Canada, including Windsor, to help with an anticipated spike in the number of asylum seekers crossing irregularly into Quebec. The Canada Border Services Agency has sent memos to members across the country advising them that agents from other regions will be sent to Quebec to alleviate pressures caused by the influx of refugee claimants coming across the Canada-U.S. border at unofficial entry points. Jean-Pierre Fortin, national president of the Customs and Immigration Union, says this will lead to delays at major airportsRead More


Manitoba axes 23-year-old campsite booze ban for May long weekend

Manitoba axes 23-year-old campsite booze ban for May long weekend

CTVNews.ca Staff Published Wednesday, May 16, 2018 10:39AM EDT Last Updated Wednesday, May 16, 2018 10:41AM EDT The Manitoba government has lifted its 23-year-old ban on alcohol at provincial campgrounds for the May long weekend. The province said the decision to let booze legally flow is due to a significant drop in alcohol-related offences in the years since the ban was introduced. Six Manitoba provincial parks banned drinking on the Victoria Day weekend beginning in 1995. The ban was later expanded to all provincial park campsites. “We know that theRead More


Police investigating shooting in Oro-Medonte

Provincial police are investigating a shooting in Oro-Medonte on Monday night. Barrie OPP say they responded to a call that a man had been shot on Old Barrie Road in the Village of Rugby around 9:20 p.m. The victim, a 37 year-old Aurora man was transported to a Toronto area hospital with life threatening injuries. Police warn the suspect is armed and dangerous, but did not provide a description. Investigators believe this is an isolated incident. The investigation is ongoing. Source link #canadiannews #worldnews #headlinenews and stories from around theRead More