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Parking enforcement officers to ticket panhandlers in Fredericton

Parking enforcement officers to ticket panhandlers in Fredericton

The people who hand out parking tickets in Fredericton will soon be able to ticket panhandlers too. It’s the city’s latest attempt to curb panhandling and a strategy already in place in Moncton. “The people on the street who knew the most about what was going on was the [parking] commissionaires,” says Bruce McCormack, general manager of Downtown Fredericton Inc., which represents downtown retailers. Parking enforcement officers in Fredericton will have the authority to issue panhandlers a $140 fine. “Some of the aggressive panhandlers are going up to, knocking onRead More

Children’s advocate says wait for mental-health help in Sask. shameful

Children's advocate says wait for mental-health help in Sask. shameful

The Canadian Press Published Tuesday, April 24, 2018 2:44PM CST Last Updated Tuesday, April 24, 2018 6:53PM CST Saskatchewan’s children’s advocate says wait times for youth mental-health services in the province are unacceptable. Corey O’Soup says young people shouldn’t have to wait for up to two years to see a psychiatrist. “The wait times for mental-health services experienced by children in this province are shameful,” O’Soup said. “Those are the children that end up in our reports. Those are the children that we want to stop from dying.” O’Soup onRead More

Supreme Court decision on cross-border beer could rewrite trade rules

Beer Store

OTTAWA – A Supreme Court of Canada decision coming today about a New Brunswick man’s cross-border booze run could profoundly shake up the rules on interprovincial trade. In October 2012, Gerard Comeau of Tracadie, N.B., drove across the border to Quebec to buy several cases of beer and three bottles of liquor at Pointe-a-la-Croix and a nearby Indigenous reserve. The RCMP, who had been watching Comeau, charged him under New Brunswick’s Liquor Control Act with being in possession of alcohol he had not purchased through his province’s liquor corporation. TheRead More

Suspicious house fire in Wasaga Beach

CTV Barrie Published Sunday, April 15, 2018 7:26PM EDT Last Updated Sunday, April 15, 2018 8:32PM EDT Police confirm a man is in custody after a suspicious house fire in Wasaga Beach. The fire broke out around 2 p.m. on Saturday at a home on River Road West, near Silver Birch Avenue. Paramedics say one person was taken to a local hospital with non-life threatening injuries. It’s not clear how the fire started, but the OPP are waiting to obtain a search warrant before doing a scene investigation. The officeRead More

Beyonce’s Coachella set includes Destiny’s Child reunion

Coachella Beyonce

INDIO, Calif. — Beyonce’s headlining set at Coachella may have been delayed by a year, but it did not disappoint. The superstar’s two-hour set of hits Saturday night included a tribute to historically black colleges and universities and also reunited her with Destiny’s Child. Beyonce had been scheduled to headline the two-weekend music and arts festival last year, but had to postpone due to her pregnancy with twins. Saturday’s performance paid tribute to the marching bands, dance troupes and step teams at HBCUs and included a rendition of “Lift EveryRead More

Calgary students participate in annual science fair at the Olympic Oval

Calgary students participate in annual science fair at the Olympic Oval

Students from Grade 5 to 12 got the chance to show off their science projects at this year’s Calgary Youth Science Fair at the Olympic Oval on Saturday. The 56th Annual event involved work from over a thousand students across the city and touched on all sorts of aspects that affect issues in today’s world. Amberly Dooley, who helped organize the event, says that the fair provides students to explore outside their regular school curriculum. “They get to explore something using scientific method, they get to explore the world aroundRead More

Police asking for help in locating 15-year-old girl missing from Annex

Mikayla Kerenyi

A 15-year-old girl has gone missing in the city’s Annex neighbourhood and police say they are concerned for her safety. Mikayla Kerenyi was last seen on Thursday at around 7:50 p.m. in the area of Bloor Street West and Spadina Road. The teenager has been described by police as a five-foot-two girl weighing about 95 pounds with brown eyes and long brown hair worn either in a ponytail or a bun. She was last seen wearing a light blue winter jacket with a brown fur lined hood, a brown sweater,Read More

Spring snow storm rolls into Nova Scotia

Spring snow storm rolls into Nova Scotia

Maritimers hopeful that spring had sprung are now learning snowfall and winter storm warnings are in effect for much of the region. It might be April, but winter isn’t over yet. The snow started early Sunday afternoon in Halifax, with ten to 30 centimeters expected in time for Monday morning’s commute. “I’m not prepared… I thought it was over,” said one Halifax woman while clearing snow off of her car. Road conditions along the highways were slick, but no major accidents were reported in the Halifax Regional Municipality. A fewRead More

Officials in Canada braced for another spike in illegal border crossings

Migrants cross into Quebec

Border officials are preparing for another spike in asylum seekers coming illegally into Canada from the U.S. as the weather gets warmer. The RCMP intercepted more than 3,000 irregular border-crossers in January and February, part of a total number of 7,800 asylum seekers processed by the federal immigration department and the Canada Border Services Agency during the same time period. Those figures don’t include more than 600 additional arrivals who entered the country illegally through Quebec over the Easter weekend. Officials are expecting those numbers to continue to grow asRead More

Calves dressing for comfort

Calves dressing for comfort

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