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Sudbury artist has colourful plans for underpass

Sudbury artist has colourful plans for underpass

Now that it’s rebuilt, a local artist has some colourful plans for the new Elgin Street underpass in Sudbury. Lyndsay Moggy reports. Source link #canadiannews #worldnews #headlinenews and stories from around the world USA Today News Headlines USA News Headlines ABC NEWS Headlines

Feds deny Russian rumours that 3 Canadian soldiers were killed in Ukraine

Feds deny Russian rumours that 3 Canadian soldiers were killed in Ukraine

Federal officials have flatly denied online rumours circulated by Russian social media accounts that three Canadian soldiers working in Ukraine were killed by a landmine. The Department of National Defence and the Canadian Armed Forces told CTV News that the claims are totally false, and that there are no Canadians who have been injured or killed. The false claim appears to have been first reported on a Russian-language website that cites the pro-Russian group the Donetsk People’s Republic (DPR). The separatist group, which receives financial backing from Russia, was declaredRead More

Rattle toys recalled over choking risk


CTV Winnipeg Published Thursday, May 17, 2018 6:40PM CST Last Updated Thursday, May 17, 2018 6:53PM CST Dollarama is recalling two rattle toys that could pose choking hazards. The Oball Rollin’ Rainstick and Oball 2-in-1 Roller appeared on Health Canada’s recall list on Thursday. Both toys are multicolored and have beads inside. If the toy is damaged, the company says pieces could be pulled off, creating a choking hazard to young children. As of Thursday, the company received two reports of incidents in Canada without injury. About 19,875 Oball Rollin’Read More

Canada’s top-ranked female tennis player blames racism for relative obscurity

Canada's top-ranked female tennis player blames racism for relative obscurity

Canada’s top-ranked female tennis player has a troubling theory for why she’s not a household name: racism. Twenty-one-year-old Francoise Abanda made her opinion known after a Twitter user asked why she doesn’t get the same amount of attention as her much-lauded peer, Eugenie Bouchard. “I will never get the same treatment because I am black,” Abanda replied on her verified Twitter account Wednesday. “It’s the truth!” The Montrealer, who turned pro in 2015, is currently ranked 128 by the Women’s Tennis Association. Bouchard sits at 169. Abanda, who climbed aboveRead More

Huskies coach fired after reports he knew of sexual assault charge against recruit

Brian Gavlas speaks to CTV News in this file photo.

Huskies men’s volleyball coach Brian Gavlas has been fired following reports he was aware of a sexual assault charge faced by a player when the University of Saskatchewan team recruited the student athlete. The university informed media of Gavlas’s firing Thursday afternoon, three days after the player, Matthew Meyer, pleaded guilty and two days after Gavlas told the Prince Albert Daily Herald he knew of the allegations. “The situation raised significant concerns as to how the player was allowed to become a Huskie athlete,” read a statement from the university,Read More

Kitchener teen remembered one year after fatal overdose

Zion Williams-Farrell died of a fentanyl overdose

Wednesday marked the one-year anniversary of the death of 14-year-old Zion Williams-Farrell. The Kitchener teenager was found dead in his room overdosing on fentanyl-laced Xanax. In Waterloo Region, opioid deaths are occurring most often in suburbs, not on the streets or in shelters. Last year, there were seven fatal overdoses in Kitchener, five in Cambridge and one in Waterloo. The total number is down compared to the same time last year, but police say that more naloxone kits have been used to save lives. For law enforcement, the growing concernRead More

Info session on Mount Royal through traffic divides Montrealers

Cyclist on Mount Royal

The debate over through traffic on Mount Royal continued on Tuesday night at an information session three weeks before the ban is set to go ahead. The pilot project will stop all through traffic by cars on Camillien-Houde Way and Remembrance Rd. for five months of the year. Montrealers on both sides of a debate that largely pits drivers against cyclists showed up to voice their opinions on the local controversy. “It’s nonsense. They should keep the mountain open,” said resident Michael Shafter. “It should have elements of a park,Read 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

Man killed by train on Maitland Street

Man killed by train in London Ont.

CTV London Published Monday, May 14, 2018 1:31PM EDT Last Updated Monday, May 14, 2018 3:34PM EDT London police are investigating after a man was struck and killed by a train on Maitland Street, south of York Monday afternoon. Police say he has was taken to hospital in serious condition but has since died from his injuries. The area has since reopened to motorists. The investigation continues. Source link #canadiannews #worldnews #headlinenews and stories from around the world USA Today News Headlines USA News Headlines ABC NEWS Headlines

Man barricades himself inside Fairhaven home, police’s tactical support unit called

Saskatoon Police tactical unit

CTV Saskatoon Published Sunday, May 13, 2018 11:06PM CST Last Updated Monday, May 14, 2018 5:28AM CST A tense scene in the Fairhaven neighbourhood kept Saskatoon Police busy for several hours Sunday afternoon. Crisis negotiators and the tactical support unit were called to a home in the 100 block of Bushe Place following a situation involving a man and a possible firearm. Police say the man barricaded himself inside the home. Shortly after 10 p.m. police say the incident was peacefully resolved, with one man safely in custody. Police wouldn’tRead More