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Vehicles rammed in confrontation at Samborski Environmental

Vehicles rammed in confrontation at Samborski Environmental

RCMP say two bylaw vehicles being rammed by a front end loader led to a pursuit along the perimeter highway. The incident began Wednesday afternoon at Samborski Environmental, west of the Brady Landfill according to RCMP. Sgt. Major Wayne Foster with the Headingley RCMP detachment told CTV News it began when bylaw officers arrived on scene to seize equipment, including a front end loader. “They found the loader on the site they attended to execute the warrant, and that’s when the loader took evasive action,” said Foster. Two bylaw vehiclesRead More

Designated Survivor films season finale scene in Cambridge

Designated Survivor films season finale scene in Cambridge

There was a buzz in the air in Cambridge on Saturday, as crews from one of the biggest hit shows on television returned to the city. Members of the cast and crew of Designated Survivor were in the Galt core to film a scene for their season finale. While series star Kiefer Sutherland wasn’t present, co-star Maggie Q was. Producer Llewellyn Wells said they were working on a scene in which Q’s character “has gone to find someone who she’s been asked to take care of … and also trackRead More

Australian dad says he followed hunch in hiring copter that found injured son


SYDNEY, Australia – The father of a teenager who spent 30 hours trapped in a car wreck in Australian woods says he followed his intuition by hiring the helicopter that found his seriously injured son. Samuel Lethbridge remains in a hospital in serious condition with multiple fractures on Tuesday following the crash on Sunday. His father, Tony Lethbridge, told Seven Network television he suspected his 17-year-old son may have been in a car wreck when he did not return by Sunday night to the family home at Lake Macquarie, northRead More

North Bay college gets new state-of-the-art gym

North Bay college gets new state-of-the-art gym

From CTV Northern Ontario’s Joey Slattery: New North Bay fitness facility boasts gender-neutral washrooms and change rooms. Source link #canadiannews #worldnews #headlinenews and stories from around the world USA Today News Headlines USA News Headlines ABC NEWS Headlines

If 2017 weather was a downer, you ain’t seen nothing yet: Environmental Defence

Extreme cold

OTTAWA — When it comes to extreme weather, 2018 has a throwdown message for last year’s show of hurricanes, forest fires and non-stop rainfall: hold my beer. Tim Gray, executive director of Environmental Defence Canada, says that while predicting when and where extreme weather will hit is difficult, if not impossible, he’s confident there will be even more wacky weather this year. Gray says greenhouse gases like carbon and methane sit and gather in the earth’s atmosphere, where they trap heat as energy. The more energy there is in theRead More

University of Calgary officials say they have no grounds to expel Connor Neurauter

University of Calgary officials say they have no grounds to expel Connor Neurauter

A 21-year-old University of Calgary student who pleaded guilty to sexual interference in British Columbia earlier this month will not be expelled from the school. According to a statement released by Dru Marshall, the University of Calgary’s provost and vice-president, on Thursday afternoon, Connor Neurauter will remain an enrolled student but has been advised not to return to campus for the remainder of the term. “The matter in British Columbia occurred before Mr. Neurauter was a student at the University of Calgary. This is important, because our policies do notRead More

Future looks bright for Maple Leafs rookie defenceman Travis Dermott

Maple Leafs defenceman Travis Dermott

TORONTO — Rookie defenceman Travis Dermott has one thing working against him, and it’s not his youth or inexperience. The 21-year-old Dermott has played two games for the Toronto Maple Leafs after being summoned from the American Hockey League’s Marlies on Jan. 5. But he would have started the season in the NHL instead of the minors if he wasn’t left-handed. “In an ideal world he’d be a right-hand shot and he would have been on the team all year,” said Leafs coach Mike Babcock, who has always preferred hisRead More

No charges after Toronto police Tasered psychiatric patient multiple times: SIU

SIU file photo

TORONTO — Ontario’s police watchdog says no charges are warranted after a psychiatric patient at a downtown Toronto hospital suffered a broken hip when Tasered multiple times by police officers. The Special Investigations Unit said in a release Tuesday that the hospital made a 911 call for assistance with a patient on Sept. 24, 2016, and the man was subdued by a conducted energy weapon and then sedated by hospital staff. Late on Sept. 27, police again responded to a 911 call regarding the same patient in the psychiatric intensiveRead More

Massive barn fire near St. Marys

Barn Fire St. Marys

Provincial police along with fire officials are trying to determine what caused a large barn near St. Marys to go up in flames early Tuesday morning. Members of the St. Marys, Sebringville and West Perth Fire Departments were on the scene of the barn fire which started shortly before 6:00 a.m. on Perth Line 16 in the Township of Perth South.  According to polce there were about 1800 livestock inside the barn at the time. Police could not say if any of the livestock were saved or what kind ofRead More

Pedestrian hit by car in south Kitchener

One person was taken to hospital after they were hit by a car in Kitchener’s south end Friday evening. It happened around 6 p.m. at Homer Watson Boulevard and Doon South Drive. The crash left the car with a broken windshield. A tattered down coat was visible on the ground near the car. According to Waterloo Regional Police, the pedestrian’s injuries were not life-threatening. Information on the cause of the collision was not immediately available. Source link #canadiannews #worldnews #headlinenews and stories from around the world USA Today News HeadlinesRead More