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5 things to know on on Wednesday, June 13, 2018: Colorectal cancer, Maxime Bernier, Albert Einstein

A new report is highlighting the astonishing rate of colorectal cancer patients that are diagnosed after the cancer has spread to different parts of their bodies. Plus, a Canadian gay rights activist is being honoured for his fight for equality. 1. Cancer diagnosis: A new report says that nearly half of all colorectal cancers in Canada are diagnosed after they’ve spread in the body, despite the numerous screening programs offered across the country that can detect the disease in its earliest stages. 2. Bernier booted: Conservative MP and former leadershipRead More

Move over Mac: New moose calves in Moose Jaw

Move over Mac: New moose calves in Moose Jaw

CTV Regina Published Thursday, May 24, 2018 5:06PM CST Last Updated Thursday, May 24, 2018 6:32PM CST The Friendly City has a new pair of moose mascots, possibly replacing Mac on Highway 1. Two orphaned calves are being cared for at Wild & Carefree Wildlife Rehabilitation Inc. The organization was started by Melanie Blager in 2009. The veterinarian originally started the centre to take care of songbirds, but now she’s looking after something a little bigger. “I had my facilities inspected last month, and they said it was big enoughRead More

Golden Knights end Jets season, win Game 5

Golden Knights end Jets season, win Game 5

Ahmar Khan, CTV Winnipeg Published Sunday, May 20, 2018 4:02PM CST Last Updated Sunday, May 20, 2018 6:06PM CST The Vegas Golden Knights have done the seemingly impossible as they beat the Winnipeg Jets 2-1 in Game 5 to eliminate the last remaining Canadian team and advance to their first ever Stanley Cup Finals. Winnipeg’s valiant efforts fell short as Marc-Andre Fleury stood strong in the Vegas net stopping 35 of the 37 shots he faced on the day.  Vegas proved the trend of the team to score the firstRead More

Transport truck flips over at Ambassador Bridge

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Heads up if you are travelling to the U.S. this afternoon, as a transport truck has flipped at the Ambassador Bridge. The rollover took place on Huron Church Road, north of College Avenue on Thursday. Police say the accident is blocking the main entrance to the bridge at the bend. There is minimal access through the duty free lot. Motorists are advised to use Wyandotte to access the bridge. The bridge’s manager of operations reports there are a minimal delays and traffic is being diverted to the Wyandotte Street Entrance.Read More

Golf championship in London chooses charity partner

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Childcan will be the official charity of a Mackenzie Golf Tour event, being held in London in September. Freedom 55 Financial, Highland Country Club and the Mackenzie Tour – PGA TOUR Canada made the announcement Friday. The Freedom 55 Financial Championship will run September 10-16 at Highland Country Club. “With September officially recognized as Childhood Cancer Awareness Month, we‘re pleased Highland has selected Childcan to receive the tournament’s charitable proceeds in 2018,” says Abbie MacMillan, Vice-President, Freedom 55 Financial. “Childcan could not be here for the families and children copingRead More

Norfolk County OPP investigate after a dog puts car into gear and breaks window to escape

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CTV London Published Thursday, May 10, 2018 5:03PM EDT Last Updated Thursday, May 10, 2018 5:12PM EDT Norfolk County OPP were called to a scene in Charlotteville Road 5 to investigate an incident involving a family pet after a resident called to report property damage. The OPP’s investigation revealed that a homeowner had taken their family dog and put him inside a pickup truck that was parked in his driveway. While inside, the dog managed to put the truck into gear and roll the vehicle down the driveway onto the roadway.Read More

Cab driver's finger bitten off in weekend assault

Cab driver's finger bitten off in weekend assault

There’s no question cabbies have to put up with a lot, but what Comox Valley driver Bruce Morgan went through is a new low. 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″]

95-year-old bowler in Collingwood has talent to spare

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She’s got the swing, she’s got the aim, and she’s even known to have bowled a few perfect games, but you’d never guess she’s 95-years-old. “I average around 200 most of the time, but not this year. I think I must be getting old,” says Betty Riches from Collingwood. Riches plays in a league every week at Georgian Bowl, “I’ve been coming here four years now and Betty was here when I started,” teammate Jean Heffron told CTV Barrie. Bowling is a sport Riches took up decades ago, but sheRead More

City bike rider taken to hospital following collision


Waterloo Regional Police are investigating a collision involving trail bike rider with the City of Kitchener. It happened around 3 p.m. at the intersection of Victoria and Lackner. Police say the rider was taken to hospital with minor injuries. Traffic was backed up as officials investigated. There is no word on what caused the collision or if any charges will be laid. 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_feedRead More

Government of Canada makes deal with Galactic Empire to store future Death Star plans in Gatineau

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The Government of Canada has announced, on this May the Fourth, that a partnership has been reached between Library and Archives Canada (LAC) and the Galactic Empire. According to a press release, LAC’s new Gatineau 2 Preservation Facility will be the repository for all future Death Star plans. This comes following a series of data breaches within the Empire, in which insurgent forces were able to obtain schematics of the planet-destroying weapon. Twice, the Rebel Alliance was successful in destroying the Death Star. “We consider this alliance a great stepRead More