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How a free-to-use device can save you money on hydro

Tricklestar energy monitor

The Kitchener Wilmot Hydro and the Kitchener Public Library have teamed up to make energy consciousness more accessible. The library is signing out a plug-in energy device called a Tricklestar Energy Monitor. The device allows families to see how much energy something uses, and teaches kids about energy conservation. It can also tell you how much an appliance is costing you per hour, day and month, whether or not the device is on or just plugged in. The device can be used with any standard outlet for small appliances. ThingsRead More


Brett Gardner lifts New York Yankees over Toronto Blue Jays 2-1 in 10th inning

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TORONTO — Brett Gardner delivered an RBI single in the 10th inning to lead the New York Yankees to a 2-1 win over the Toronto Blue Jays at the Rogers Centre on Sunday afternoon. The victory sees the Yankees (58-29) improve to 9-4 against the Blue Jays. New York is 5-4 in extra inning games this season. The Blue Jays (41-48) wrapped up their final homestand prior to the all-star break with a 4-5 record. Tyler Clippard (4-3) picked up the loss after allowing an earned run on one hitRead More


Queen City Pride Parade takes over Regina

Queen City Pride Parade takes over Regina

CTV Regina Published Saturday, June 16, 2018 6:44PM CST Last Updated Saturday, June 16, 2018 6:47PM CST The Queen City Pride Parade took to the streets of Regina on Saturday afternoon. The city was bursting with colour as hundreds of people gathered to celebrate the LGBTQ community. It was the biggest parade yet according to Brita Lind, who has participated in seven consecutive pride days, “I just saw the length of it, I saw the number of people, I’ve never seen that many people line the streets. That was theRead More


Police investigating after man stabbed in Halifax

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Police are investigating after a man was stabbed in Halifax Monday evening. Halifax Regional Police responded to the 200 block of Lacewood Drive shortly after 10 p.m. When officers arrived, they found a 22-year-old man with multiple injuries. Police say his injuries are not life-threatening. Police believe the incident happened at a different location, but details are limited at this time. Investigators aren’t certain whether the victim and suspect are known to each other. Source link #canadiannews #worldnews #headlinenews and stories from around the world USA Today News Headlines [su_feedRead More


PC leader dismisses suggestions he was involved in selling bogus memberships

Doug Ford dismissed allegations Thursday that he was involved in selling bogus Progressive Conservative party memberships as a desperate attempt by the governing Liberals to distract from their own record. Ford, who was in Tillsonburg, said the allegations, which date back to 2016, were brought to the party at the time and dealt with. “It went through an appeals process,” he said. “The appeal was totally dismissed. This is the Liberals two weeks before an election trying to change the channel on their mismanagement, scandal and waste.” The Liberals allegedRead More


Memorial Cup host committee expected to lose money

Memorial Cup host committee expected to lose money

The Memorial Cup host committee says it took a hit when it had to pay the Canadian Hockey League $3.65 million just to host the event. The committee says everything, including with the Eagles concert and opening ceremonies, cost more than $12.5 million, and the committee lost about $2 million. “We expected that we would have to underwrite it, we were prepared to do that. We were competing against the Hamilton Bulldogs that wanted it there. They have a 19,000 seat arena,” committee chair Shaun Semple said. The cost toRead More


Handgun used in carjacking: police

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Winnipeg police are investigating a carjacking involving a gun. Police said they were called Tuesday at about 6 a.m. to the 1000 block of McGregor Street. That’s where a 48-year-old woman told them she was sitting in her car when two men appeared. Police said one of the suspects had a handgun and demanded she get out, and after she exited, the suspects left with the car, a red 2013 Toyota Corolla. The suspects are described as being Indigenous males who looked between 20 and 25 years old. Police saidRead More


New highrise towering above the rest in downtown Edmonton

Ice District

As construction continues on the new Stantec Tower, developers said the structure is now taller than any other highrise in downtown Edmonton. ICE District Properties Joint Venture measuring the new tower at 54 storeys and 197 metres tall. Officials said the tower will continue to grow about three metres each week. When it is finished, it will stand 66 storeys, or 251 metres tall and the tallest tower in western Canada. The tower will feature 29 floors of office space, with 483 residential suites on the floors above. Stantec TowerRead More


Fire danger rating lowered to moderate in Muskoka

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The forest fire danger rating in Muskoka has been lowered to moderate. Small fires are permitted in most areas, but no daytime burning is allowed. Last week, the fire danger rating was set to high and fireworks were banned in the Township of Muskoka Lakes. Residents are being encouraged to consult with their local fire departments for outdoor burning regulations.   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”Read More


High streamflow advisory issued for Bow River upstream of Canmore

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Alberta Environment and Parks has issued a high streamflow advisory for the Bow River near the Town of Canmore. Officials say snowmelt has increased water levels in the Bow River, upstream of Canmore, and the Pipestone River, north of Lake Louise, and there is some flooding in low-lying areas. The Bow River in the mountain parks has risen about 0.5 m in the last week and the Pipestone’s water levels have also increased by about 0.3m. The pathway under the Bow River Bridge, near Canmore, is closed and additional trailsRead More