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Final inspections of international trade centre underway

Final inspections of international trade centre underway

Saskatchewan’s first international trade centre is ready to open in Regina. Final inspections are underway as Brightenview prepares to open the long awaited Global Trade and Exhibition Centre in the province. The massive wholesale mall will match Chinese manufacturers with North American buyers. “All business condo units have reached substantial completion, ready for occupancy of business owners,” Brightenview CEO Joe Zhou said. The facility was to have been built outside Dundurn but developers felt the Global Transportation Hub was a better location. Eight years ago, the massive trade and exhibitionRead More

Two beaches in Bracebridge remain closed

bracebridge beaches closed

Two beaches in Bracebridge remain closed all long weekend for a police investigation. Town officials decided to shut down Kirby’s Beach Park and Bracebridge Bay Park on Friday, after broken glass and sewing needles were purposely placed in the sand, both in the water, and on the beach. Bracebridge Mayor Graydon Smith says volunteer scuba divers from Gravenhurst will be on site Monday conducting a thorough underwater inspection to ensure the beaches are as safe as possible. “We have a nice safe beach 99.99% of the time, but unfortunately somethingRead More

OPP say boating fatalities rising

OPP marine unit

CTV London Published Friday, May 18, 2018 2:48PM EDT Last Updated Friday, May 18, 2018 5:36PM EDT OPP say boating fatalities on on OPP-patrolled waterways hit an eight-year high in 2017, with 31 people losing their lives last year, compared to 23 deaths in 2016. As the long weekend begins, OPP sent out the message Friday that it is partnering with the Canadian Safe Boating Council to promote safety on the water. Falling overboard is the leading cause of boating deaths for both years. The outcome could have been differentRead More

300-pound cement balls to help clean harbour

300-pound cement balls to help clean harbour

They’re called “reef balls,” and they’re being dropped to help attract marine life back into Victoria’s Inner Harbour. Source link #canadiannews #worldnews #headlinenews and stories from around the world USA Today News Headlines USA News Headlines ABC NEWS Headlines

Humboldt Broncos and league face off over Humboldt Strong trademark

Humboldt Broncos and league face off over Humboldt Strong trademark

The Humboldt Broncos hockey team is facing off with the Saskatchewan Junior Hockey League over the slogan Humboldt Strong and several others. After the deadly bus crash on April 6 that killed 16 people and injured 13 others, people across the country showed their support using the phrase “Humboldt Strong” and putting hockey sticks out on the porch. The president of SJHL, Bill Chow, said he wanted to protect the hashtags #HumboldtStrong, #SticksonthePorch, and seven others, by applying for trademark. Chow said the league controls all proprietary rights and broadcastRead More

CAQ introduces seven new candidates in Montreal area


On Saturday, the Coalition Avenir Quebec (CAQ) announced seven new candidacies for the upcoming elections on the Island of Montreal, where the party currently has no MPs. The head of the CAQ, François Legault, revealed the names of those who will wear the “caquiste” colours in several metropolitan sectors. Among the candidates are Julie Séide (Bourassa-Sauvé), Simon Langelier (Laurier-Dorion), Vicky Michaud (Marguerite-Bourgeoys) and Marc Hétu (Marquette). Sonya Cormier, Janny Gaspard and Michelle Morin will try to get elected respectively in the ridings of Rosemont, Viau and Westmount-Saint-Louis. Legault says heRead More

Stolen necklace contains ashes of woman’s daughter, Kingston, Ont., police say

Kingston Police Headquarters

KINGSTON, Ont. — Police in Kingston, Ont., are appealing for the public’s help after a woman’s necklace containing the ashes of her daughter was taken. Investigators say the necklace was stolen during a break and enter, and its recovery is a priority. They say anyone who locates the necklace can return it anonymously to police headquarters. Investigators also are urging anyone with information about the case to contact police. Source link #canadiannews #worldnews #headlinenews and stories from around the world USA Today News Headlines USA News Headlines ABC NEWS Headlines

Detroit Pistons part ways with coach Stan Van Gundy

Stan Van Gundy

DETROIT — Stan Van Gundy will not return to the Detroit Pistons as coach or president of basketball operations. The Pistons announced Van Gundy’s departure Monday, with owner Tom Gores saying in a statement that the team has not progressed over the past two seasons. Gores said Van Gundy wanted to return for a fifth season with the team. The Pistons went 39-43 this season, missing the playoffs for the third time in four years under Van Gundy. They’ve made the post-season just once in the past nine years, andRead More

Author Junot Diaz withdraws from festival amid allegations


Trevor Marshallsea, The Associated Press Published Saturday, May 5, 2018 4:01PM EDT SYDNEY, Australia — Author Junot Diaz has withdrawn from a writers’ festival in Australia after fellow writers accused him of past sexual misconduct and misogyny, organizers said Saturday, adding that a moment of reckoning had arrived for the Pulitzer Prize winner. Diaz was confronted Friday in a Q&A session at the Sydney Writers’ Festival by author Zinzi Clemmons. She asked Diaz about his recent New Yorker essay detailing his sexual assault as an 8-year-old boy and then askedRead More

Head-on collision near Aylmer kills one man

One man is dead following a collision on Highway 3

OPP are investigating a fatal collision Thursday. on Highway 3 near Aylmer. Police say an eastbound pick-up truck and a westbound sedan collided head-on around 9:45 a.m. on the highway between Hacienda Road and Springfield Road in Malahide Township. They say the man driving the sedan was pronounced dead at the scene. His identity is being withheld pending next-of-kin notification. The driver of the pick-up truck was transported to hospital via land ambulance with serious injuries. Talbot Line is expected to remain closed to traffic between Hacienda Road and SpringfieldRead More