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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


Calgary man frustrated by delay in getting lost citizenship card replaced

Calgary man frustrated by delay in getting lost citizenship card replaced

A Calgary man who lost his Canadian citizenship card more than two years ago says he’s still waiting for a replacement and has been stuck in limbo ever since. Verol Morgan, who came to Canada with his parents when he was three years old and became a citizen in 1978, lost his wallet in 2015. His citizenship card was in the wallet, and he applied for a replacement card. In December, 2015, he got a letter from the federal government saying that his application had been delayed.  Morgan said heRead More


Canada to downgrade diplomatic ties with Venezuela after controversial election

Venezuela

OTTAWA – The Canadian government plans to apply pressure on Venezuela by announcing it won’t seek to replace its ambassador in Caracas following a presidential election in the South American country that has attracted widespread international condemnation. A senior federal government official says Canada is downgrading its diplomatic ties after what Ottawa views as an illegitimate and undemocratic electoral process that is keeping President Nicolas Maduro in power. The move by Ottawa comes as countries around the world increase their pressure on the already embattled Venezuelan government for failing toRead More


Windsor’s parking app hits 20,000 users

Parking app launches in Windsor

The City of Windsor’s new parking app has hit 20,000 users. “The uptake has been excellent, so we’re obviously really pleased,” said parking compliance and enforcement supervisor Bill Kralovensky.  “But, the most important thing for us has been the positive feedback, showing that people are not only using the service, but they’re happy to have it as well.” Nic Puim, owner and operator of The Dugout on Ouellette Avenue was lucky user 20,000 and received a special visit and gift from Kralovensky. “I think the app is great,” says Puim.Read More


CBC/Radio Canada warns employees their financial info may be at risk after theft

CBC

Thousands of employees of Canada’s public broadcaster are being warned their personal information may have been compromised after a recent computer theft, the CBC said Wednesday. “The stolen equipment, while password protected, may contain electronic files, including some personal financial information” of people who recently worked for the CBC and Radio-Canada, the Crown corporation’s chief financial officer said in an email. Around 20,000 people could be affected, including current employees, outside contractors and some former employees who worked over the last 18 months, the broadcaster confirmed. But a CBC spokesmanRead More


Manitoba axes 23-year-old campsite booze ban for May long weekend

Manitoba axes 23-year-old campsite booze ban for May long weekend

CTVNews.ca Staff Published Wednesday, May 16, 2018 10:39AM EDT Last Updated Wednesday, May 16, 2018 10:41AM EDT The Manitoba government has lifted its 23-year-old ban on alcohol at provincial campgrounds for the May long weekend. The province said the decision to let booze legally flow is due to a significant drop in alcohol-related offences in the years since the ban was introduced. Six Manitoba provincial parks banned drinking on the Victoria Day weekend beginning in 1995. The ban was later expanded to all provincial park campsites. “We know that theRead More


Jerry O’Connell returns to North Bay

Jerry O’Connell returns to North Bay

Carter, a new show airing on Bravo, was shot in North Bay and has its broadcast premiere Tuesday. Brittany Bortolon reports. Source link #canadiannews #worldnews #headlinenews and stories from around the world USA Today News Headlines USA News Headlines ABC NEWS Headlines


New kind of recovery centre planned for View Royal

New kind of recovery centre planned for View Royal

The new recovery centre in View Royal is modelled after a European approach focused on overcoming addiction through peer support. Source link #canadiannews #worldnews #headlinenews and stories from around the world USA Today News Headlines USA News Headlines ABC NEWS Headlines


ERCA issues flood outlook for lake erie shoreline areas

Lake Erie shoreline flood outlook

CTV Windsor Published Friday, May 11, 2018 7:50PM EDT Last Updated Friday, May 11, 2018 7:58PM EDT Due to high winds in the forecast and predicted lake water elevations, the Essex Region Conservation Authority has issued a flood outlook for Lake Erie shoreline areas.  ERCA says the areas to be potentially impacted is the shoreline in the municipality of Leamington, between Wheatley Harbour and the tip of Point Pelee. This entire shoreline was significantly impacted by waves during the wind storm event that occurred in April. ERCA  says there isRead More


High court will hear case on citizenship of Russian spy kids

Donald Heathfield and Tracey Lee Ann Foley

OTTAWA – The Supreme Court of Canada will settle the controversy of whether the Toronto-born sons of Russian spies are actually Canadian citizens. A high court decision today grants the federal government a chance to fight a Federal Court of Appeal ruling that effectively affirmed the citizenship of Alexander and Timothy Vavilov. The Vavilov brothers were born in the 1990s to parents using the aliases Donald Heathfield and Tracey Ann Foley. The parents were arrested eight years ago in the United States and indicted on charges of conspiring to actRead More