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Parks Canada cuts dozens of trees to build bike path along Lachine Canal

Parks Canada cuts dozens of trees to build bike path along Lachine Canal

Parks Canada has cut down nearly a hundred trees along the Lachine Canal to make way for a bike path.  Residents who live around the area were shocked to see that 70 trees were cut over the course of three days.  Only a few stumps remain.  “There seemed to be no concern about what was going to go down,” said Lawrence Kuntz, a Little Burgundy resident. “We talked to someone who was working here and he said they’re all going to go away. They’re all going to be cut. WeRead More

Tests confirm Oxford man has West Nile Virus

West Nile Virus

An Oxford County resident has tested positive for West Nile Virus, in what is believed to be the first human case in the London area this year. The Southwestern Public Health Unit received laboratory confirmation that an adult tested positive the virus. Officials say the man was hospitalized but is now recovering at home. Routine surveillance found evidence of the virus in late July, when a mosquito pool in Woodstock tested positive for the virus. Since then, two additional traps have tested positive in Oxford County, officials say. In 2017,Read More

Parry Sound 33 fire in Ontario officially ‘under control’

Parry Sound 33

An Ontario forest fire that began more than a month ago and forced cottage-goers to abandon their summer homes is finally under control. The Parry Sound 33 fire is still active, but it was officially classified as “under control” on Thursday morning. The blaze hasn’t shrunk and still covers about 113 square kilometres – the same size as 10 days ago. But officials believe they’ve made progress in battling the flames. Campfires will be permitted in the French River as of 12:01 a.m. Friday, the municipality said in a statementRead More

Netflix backs ‘Master of None’ despite misconduct claim


BEVERLY HILLS, Calif. — Netflix is standing by “Master of None” and Aziz Ansari despite a sexual-misconduct allegation against him earlier this year. Cindy Holland, a programming executive for the streaming service, said Sunday there’s been thought given to a third season for the comedy starring and co-created by Ansari. She added that Netflix would “certainly be happy” to make another “Master of None” season with Ansari, but didn’t commit to it or indicate what the production or release timeline might be. The show about a young, single actor inRead More

Special track meet in Sudbury

Special track meet in Sudbury

400 Sudbury student athletes with physical and mental challenges compete in annual track and field events. Alana Everson reports. Source link #canadiannews #worldnews #headlinenews and stories from around the world USA Today News Headlines [su_feed url=”” limit=”20″] USA News Headlines [su_feed url=”” limit=”20″] ABC NEWS Headlines [su_feed url=”” limit=”20″]

Essex County residents want Ford to keep Highway 3 promise

Highway 3

CTV Windsor Published Friday, June 8, 2018 5:09PM EDT Last Updated Friday, June 8, 2018 6:20PM EDT Many residents living in Essex County say they are looking forward to Premier-elect Doug Ford keeping his word to widen Highway 3. It has been a contentious issue since the Liberal government completed phase one of the project, but the stretch of highway from Essex to Leamington remains one lane in each direction. Ford did promise to widen the road immediately during a campaign stop last month, after his bus passed a seriousRead More

Windsor-Essex schools need $400M of repairs: Fix our schools

Greater Essex County District School Board office

A recent report from the ‘Fix our Schools’ campaign shows some major infrastructure deficit for schools in southwestern Ontario, and specifically, Windsor. The region’s schools face a $1.5 billion infrastructure deficit, which the Fix our School’s campaign says is calculated using Ministry of Education statistics. In Windsor, that repair bill could be roughly $407 million, according to the co-founder of fix our schools. Christa Wylie, the co-founder Fix Our Schools tells AM800 News high schools are in most need of repairs. “They’re larger buildings, they were built so there’s moreRead More

Sudbury Food Bank embarking on social enterprise

Sudbury Food Bank embarking on social enterprise

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Thieves drop jewelry as police quickly arrive on scene

St. Thomas police generic

St. Thomas police say the window of a downtown jewelry store was smashed and items taken early Monday morning. About 4 a.m. a large quantity of jewelry was taken from the store but police say because they were on scene so quickly, the thieves had to hurry their escape and left behind a lot of items. The jewelry was found behind the store and recovered by police. Police are searching for three men in connection with the incident. In another incident, St. Thomas police also apprehended a driver they sayRead More

Baby Moose Rescued on Wapati River beach

Baby Moose Rescued on Wapati River beach

Kiera Lyons, CTV Edmonton Published Sunday, May 20, 2018 5:28PM MDT Last Updated Sunday, May 20, 2018 5:45PM MDT A baby moose was rescued by Grande Prairie boaters on the Wapati River beach Saturday. Kane Savidan of Grande Prairie said he was where Bear Creek flows into the Wapiti River when his cousin Ryan heard the sound of a moose mewing. A baby moose had become stuck up to his head in mud and was unable to get free. The men were unsure how long he had been stuck, butRead More