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Concordia’s Tau Kappa Epsilon fraternity to get consent training

Concordia's Tau Kappa Epsilon fraternity to get consent training

In the era of the #MeToo movement, the issue of consent is front and centre on university campuses. As students prepare to go back to school this week, one fraternity is ensuring its members know exactly what that means. “We want to make sure that everyone is aware on campus that we are taking those initiatives,” said Brett Gilmore, president of Concordia’s Tau Kappa Epsilon chapter. Gilmore said he knows fraternities and sororities can get a bad rap, but he wants members of TKE to be leaders – like theirRead More


Canadian mother, 10-year-old daughter missing during California camping trip

Canadian mother, 10-year-old daughter missing during California camping trip

CTVNews.ca Staff Published Thursday, August 30, 2018 12:27PM EDT Last Updated Thursday, August 30, 2018 12:43PM EDT A Canadian mother and her 10-year-old daughter have gone missing shortly after arriving in California for a camping trip. The San Mateo County Sheriff‘s Office says 29-year-old Audrey Rodrigue and her daughter, Emily, landed in San Francisco last Saturday, rented a car at the airport and stayed at the Vagabond Hotel in Burlingame, Calif. The following day, Rodrigue sent a text to her boyfriend in Canada but he was unable to reach herRead More


Greenbelt Research Farm up for grabs as NCC mulls soundstage proposal

Greenbelt Research Farm up for grabs as NCC mulls soundstage proposal

There is movie-making excitement in the air of Ottawa’s film industry. Dreams of a local sound stage, is finding new life in a west-end field. “What a sound stage allows you to do is to take your dramatic production, put it into a controlled environment where the sound is controlled, there’s no worry about rain or anything else,” said Bruce Harvey, Film Commissioner at the Ottawa Film Office. So envision a 40-million-dollar warehouse on 9.58 ha of land; one big enough to recreate the halls of Parliament or the restaurantRead More


Overdose awareness event aims to reduce stigma

Overdose awareness event aims to reduce stigma

An overdose awareness event was held in a Kitchener park on Monday afternoon. A group of people came together in Victoria Park to raise awareness about opioids in hopes of reducing stigma surrounding drug-related death and harm. Families affected by overdoses were on hand to speak about the loved ones they’ve lost to overdoses. The gathering was also an opportunity for health officials to teach the signs and symptoms of an overdose, the risk factors, and how to respond in an overdose situation. The event was part of a largerRead More


People viewing Sprucedale blast site asked to stay away

People viewing Sprucedale blast site asked to stay away

Emily Silva , CTV Kitchener Published Friday, August 24, 2018 4:19PM EDT Last Updated Friday, August 24, 2018 7:25PM EDT The City of Kitchener is asking local traffic to stay away from the Sprucedale Crescent blast site after an overwhelming number of onlookers have been occupying the area. They are cracking down on what they call ‘disaster tourism,’ where onlookers come to take photos and view the scene firsthand. “There’s obviously a lot of attention being drawn to this, but we are asking for the public to give the residenceRead More


Online site helps guarantee voter eligibility for municipal election

CTV Windsor Published Sunday, August 19, 2018 12:09PM EDT Last Updated Sunday, August 19, 2018 12:43PM EDT If you plan to vote in this fall’s municipal election, a check online will ensure you are eligible. The Municipality of Chatham-Kent says voters can now use voterlookup.ca to see if they are on the registered list and to make sure the information there is accurate. “We want to make sure everyone eligible to vote is able to do so easily and efficiently,” said Chatham-Kent Election Co-ordinator Lucas Chambers. “It is especially importantRead More


Owner of Sweetfin Poké blazes a trail in local food scene

Owner of Sweetfin Poké blazes a trail in local food scene

After trotting the globe, Delaine Brilz thought Saskatoons food scene was missing something. “One of my favourite hobbies is eating and drinking, so like why not,” Brilz said. After six months spent working as a waitress in the Cayman Islands, Brilz decided to open a restaurant that would bring something brand new to Saskatoon, poké. Her first endeavour is called Sweetfin Poké, and is the first restaurant to offer deconstructed sushi bowls to the people of Saskatoon. “I’ve been to a few places, Toronto, Las Vegas, Vancouver, and I noticedRead More


Documentary to feature North Bay WWII vet

Documentary to feature North Bay WWII vet

A Vancouver filmmaker is documenting Canada’s last remaining World War II veterans, including one from North Bay. Eric Taschner reports. Source link #canadiannews #worldnews #headlinenews and stories from around the world USA Today News Headlines [su_feed url=”http://rssfeeds.usatoday.com/usatoday-NewsTopStories” limit=”20″] USA News Headlines [su_feed url=”http://rss.cnn.com/rss/cnn_us.rss” limit=”20″] ABC NEWS Headlines [su_feed url=”http://feeds.abcnews.com/abcnews/usheadlines” limit=”20″]


Ian Tyson bows out of upcoming Drumheller performance due to serious health concerns

Ian Tyson

In an email to ticket holders for the sold out ‘An Evening of Cowboy Songs and Stories’ in Drumheller, 84-year-old Ian Tyson announced he would not be performing as he is experiencing heart problems. The August 25 concert at the Badlands Amphitheatre was to include performances by Tyson and Corb Lund. In a letter to his fans shared on social media on Friday morning, Lund says he will still take to the stage on August 25 and ‘honour the intended spirit of the evening’. “Ian and I hope to doRead More


Military calls off Alberta search after missing Cessna 172 found, pilot dead

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John Cotter, The Canadian Press Published Thursday, August 16, 2018 9:27PM EDT Last Updated Thursday, August 16, 2018 11:33PM EDT MAYERTHORPE, Alta. — The Royal Canadian Air Force says the search for a missing pilot and his Cessna 172 has ended with the discovery of the light plane and a body in a wooded area northwest of Edmonton. “The search for missing pilot Scott Schneider has ended with the discovery of his Cessna 172,” the military said in a release Thursday night. “Unfortunately, when Royal Canadian Air Force search andRead More