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Montreal police arson squad investigating torched car in Parc-Extension

Arson Parc-Extension may 13

Around 3 a.m., several calls were placed with 911 to report a car in flames on Papineau Ave, near the intersection of L-O David St. in Parc-Extension. When police and firefighters arrived on-scene, the vehicle was still burning. However, they were able to extinguish the fire, but determined that the vehicle was a total loss.  Montreal police are treating the incident as an arson, and are currently working with the car’s owner to determine the exact circumstances. He is not known to police services, a spokesperson said, and there areRead More


Whiteout Viewing Party tickets on sale for away games

Viewing party

The Winnipeg Jets will be continuing the tradition of opening up Bell MTS Place to fans during away games the team announced Saturday. Games 3 and 4 will see the Jets travel to Las Vegas to take on the Golden Knights at T-Mobile Arena. Loyal Jets fans have come in droves to cheer on their beloved team, watching them from the jumbotron, a tradition started in Round 2 against the Nashville Predators.  Tickets will be priced at $10 each for reserved seating and fans in attendance will receive a ‘WeRead More


Male motorcyclist seriously hurt after striking tree in Mississauga

Chris Herhalt, CTV News Toronto Published Saturday, May 12, 2018 5:24PM EDT Last Updated Saturday, May 12, 2018 5:26PM EDT A male motorcyclist is in serious condition in hospital after striking a tree in central Mississauga on Saturday evening. Peel Regional Police say they were called to the area of Central Parkway East and Rathburn Road at 4:41 p.m. for a report of a collision. They arrived to find a male, who paramedics described as being in his 30s, suffering from injuries. He was rushed to St. Michael’s Hospital forRead More


‘Foolishness’: Stevie Wonder likens Kanye slavery comments to denying Holocaust

stevie wonder

WEST HOLLYWOOD, Calif. – Stevie Wonder has called out Kanye West for saying slavery is a choice, calling the idea “foolishness” and likening it to Holocaust denial. Wonder brought up West without prompting during an interview Thursday after a show at a West Hollywood club. “There’s been a lot of talk about what was said by Kanye,” Wonder said. “I want people to understand that the truth is the truth and a lie is a lie. “We all know that slavery was not a choice,” he went on. “So IRead More


Fire chief, 61, threatens $1.7M lawsuit over rule deeming him too old for job

Fire chief, 61, threatens $1.7M lawsuit over rule deeming him too old for job

An Ontario fire chief who lost his job over a new rule that deemed him one year too old for the position is threatening a $1.7-million lawsuit against the town that passed the rule. Guy Longtin was forced to resign last week after the town council in Renfrew, Ont. passed a rule that forced all firefighters in the town to retire by age 60. Longtin is 61. The town’s reeve is standing by its decision. But Longtin, who worked on the force for 26 years, alleges the new rule wasRead More


Christina Aguilera’s only Canadian stop is at Casino Ramna

Christina Aguilera has announced her first tour in 10 years, and her only Canadian stop is in Simcoe County. The Grammy award-winning superstar will bring her Liberation Tour to Casino Rama on Oct. 11. Tickets go on sale to club members on May 16 and to the general public on the 17. The Liberation Tour will stop in 22 cities across North America. 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 HeadlinesRead More


Nova Scotian teenager named among East Coast Music Award winners Sunday night

Makayla Lynn

CTV Atlantic Published Sunday, May 6, 2018 9:10PM ADT Last Updated Sunday, May 6, 2018 10:39PM ADT HALIFAX — A teenage girl walked away from the 2018 East Coast Music and Industry Awards celebration Sunday night with a prize under her belt, making her one of the youngest winners in the event’s 30-year-history. Makayla Lynn, 16, from Elmsdale, N.S., took home Country Recording of the Year for her fourth album, “On A Dare and a Prayer.” Lynn exploded onto the music scene as a preteen, first performing in Nashville atRead More


Missing Irish soccer player’s body found in B.C. lake

David Gavin

VANCOUVER – The body of an Irish soccer player who disappeared in a British Columbia lake last year has been recovered. The Breaffy Gaelic Athletic Association club posted on its website and social media that it was both a “great relief and a lot of sadness” that the body of David Gavin was found in Kinbasket Lake north of Revelstoke. The Irish Sporting and Social Club Vancouver said on Facebook that water levels were down at the lake allowing for a search to resume and Gavin’s family and girlfriend wereRead More


Manitoba likely has weakest rules of conduct for MLAs: commissioner

Manitoba Legislature

Manitoba’s conflict-of-interest commissioner said the province has likely the weakest legislation in Canada when it comes to rules of conduct for members of the legislature. Jeffrey Schnoor’s report recommends the legislation be modernized in order to build confidence that MLAs will act in the public interest. Among the recommendations for change is a call for members to disclose all their assets, liabilities and sources of income. The report says the commissioner should have the power to investigate alleged breaches of conflict rules, and it recommends penalties that would include theRead More


Weather forces cancellations of flights at London airport

Incoming and outgoing flights cancelled

All flights out of London International Airport have been cancelled. Officials say the the Saturday cancellations are due to the weather, which includes freezing rain and high winds. Flights coming in were also cancelled. Some customers are re-booking flights. Airport personnel are advising people to contact their airlines for the latest information. While there are delays in the sky, there are crashes on the roads. At least a dozen crashes occurred between Woodstock and Cambridge on Highway 401 about mid afternoon. OPP say the collisions were minor and no lanesRead More