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ABC News reporter suspended for ‘serious error’ on Flynn report

Jocelyn Noveck, The Associated Press Published Saturday, December 2, 2017 8:30PM EST Last Updated Saturday, December 2, 2017 9:50PM EST NEW YORK — ABC News on Saturday suspended investigative reporter Brian Ross for four weeks without pay for his erroneous report on Michael Flynn, which it called a “serious error.” Ross, citing an unnamed confidant of Flynn, the former national security adviser, had reported Friday that during the presidential campaign, then-candidate Donald Trump had directed Flynn to make contact with the Russians. That would have been an explosive development inRead More


Ronald McDonald House families embark on special flight to the North Pole

A dozen families who have been staying at the Ronald McDonald House received a much-needed reprieve from their days in hospital as they boarded a magical flight from the Calgary International Airport to the North Pole. The flight was organized by volunteers with Air Canada Jazz who wanted to share the Christmas spirit with children who will likely spend the holiday season in hospital. Jaylin Mendenhall boarded the flight alongside his son. “Little Mason here was diagnosed with Stage 4 neuroblastoma back in July,” said Mendenhall. “He is going toRead More


Iconic Orillia landmark gets a fresh start

Phase one of the Sundial Lakeview Retirement Residence in Orillia had its official ribbon-cutting ceremony today. According to its new owners, the opening was several years in the making. “It’s been about a just a little over two and a half year journey from the purchase of the land, to the development, to the final completion,” says Yaseen Nimjee. It’s a four-storey, spacious modern design with one hundred suites. The residence is loaded with amenities like a theatre, game room, fitness centre and hair salon. “We feel we wanted toRead More


Ford recalls pickups, SUVs to secure loose seat cushions

DETROIT — Ford is recalling more than 202,000 pickup trucks and SUVs in North America because front seat cushions can come loose and fail to properly hold people in a crash. The recall covers certain 2016 F-150 and Explorer vehicles equipped with front power seats. The company says a bolt in the power seat adjuster can come loose or fall out. If that happens, the seat cushion can move too far. Ford says it’s not aware of any crashes or injuries from the problem. Dealers will check the bolts. IfRead More


Nine-year-old child struck and killed by bus

A BC Transit bus hit the child in Abbotsford on Friday morning when a crossing guard wasn’t present. Source link #canadiannews #worldnews #headlinenews and stories from around the world USA Today News Headlines USA News Headlines ABC NEWS Headlines


N.B. police seek help locating man wanted on warrant

Police are asking for the public’s help in locating a man who allegedly struck a police car and another vehicle with a van in Salisbury, N.B. Southeast District RCMP say 34-year-old Stephen Cyr, of no fixed address, failed to appear in court on Nov. 1, and a warrant was issued for his arrest as a result. Police say nearly a month later on Nov. 29, officers responded to a report of a suspicious vehicle in the parking lot of a business in Salisbury. They were able to confirm it wasRead More


Sportsnet analyst Gregg Zaun terminated over ‘inappropriate behaviour’

Kayla Goodfield, CTV News Toronto Published Thursday, November 30, 2017 7:36PM EST Last Updated Thursday, November 30, 2017 8:32PM EST Former baseball player and Sportsnet Blue Jays analyst Gregg Zaun’s contract has been terminated by Rogers Media over “inappropriate behaviour.” The communications company said Zaun’s termination was effective immediately in a statement released on Thursday. “This week we received complaints from multiple female employees at Sportsnet regarding inappropriate behaviour and comments by Gregg Zaun in the workplace,” President of Rogers Media Rick Brace said in the statement. “After investigating theRead More


‘Come From Away’ creators and all-Canadian cast prepare for Toronto return

Maija Kappler, The Canadian Press Published Thursday, November 30, 2017 5:16PM EST TORONTO — Actor George Masswohl got cast for the upcoming Canadian production of “Come From Away” without actually having seen the Broadway hit. Not that it was intentional. “Couldn’t get a ticket!” says Masswohl, who will play Claude in Mirvish Production’s new seven-month run of the show at the Royal Alexandra Theatre, starting in February. He wasn’t alone in getting shut out of the massive hit. Tickets were hard to come by during the show’s brief run inRead More


amherstburg tax municipal | CTV Windsor News

Taxpayers in Amherstburg will see an increase, in 2018, Angelo Aversa/CTV News Published Wednesday, November 29, 2017 9:54PM EST Last Updated Wednesday, November 29, 2017 10:02PM EST Taxes are going up in Amherstburg, but not by as much as previously suspected. The town treasurer reports the municipal tax rate is forecasted at 1.69 percent, following the town’s two day 2018 budget meeting. That’s a little over $54 a year, on a home assessed at $200,000. The proposed rate hike was at two per cent. The lower rate comes as aRead More


Arson charges laid over Cambridge industrial fire

Two people under the age of 18 have been charged with arson in connection with a major fire in an abandoned factory. Waterloo Regional Police say one young person was arrested on Saturday, and the other on Tuesday. The two children are accused of setting the fire that destroyed an industrial building on Sheffield Street last week. The fire was large enough that firefighters stayed at the scene for more than 24 hours. Because of plastic and rubber products stored inside the building, it caused a smell which lingered aroundRead More