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Justin Bieber spotted at St. Jacobs Farmers’ Market

Justin Bieber

Justin Bieber is in town. The pop star was spotted Thursday at the St. Jacobs Farmers’ Market, where his appearance caused a bit of a buzz. So many great people love our Market-special visitor today- thanks for visiting us today @justinbieber. Come back soon, we would love to see you! Any photos you can share with us of your day today? — St. Jacobs Market (@stjacobsmarket) May 24, 2018 At least one person claimed to have seen Bieber at nearby Conestoga Mall shortly after he left the market. Pictures postedRead More


Liberals recruit University of Sherbrooke prof in St-Laurent riding

Marwah Rizqy

Tax expert Marwah Rizqy will run for the Quebec Liberal Party in St-Laurent riding, CTV Montreal has confirmed. Marwah, a professor at the University of Sherbrooke, will be announced as the candidate on Wednesday afternoon alongside Premier Philippe Couillard. She previously tried but failed to win the nomination for the federal Liberals in the same area. Rizqy, who has studied fiscal policy in the United States, will be running the riding being vacated by Jean-Marc Fournier, the current Government House Leader. Source link #canadiannews #worldnews #headlinenews and stories from aroundRead More


Poisoned ex-spy Sergei Skripal discharged from U.K. hospital

Former Russian spy Sergei Skripal

LONDON – Doctors say former Russian spy Sergei Skripal has been discharged from a hospital, more than two months after he was poisoned with a nerve agent. Skripal and his daughter Yulia were found unconscious in the English city of Salisbury on March 4, and spent weeks in critical condition. Yulia recovered more quickly than her father and was discharged last month. Salisbury District Hospital said Friday that both patients had now been released. They have been taken to an undisclosed location for their safety. Britain says the pair wasRead More


‘Guests are welcome to stand’: Stadium clarifies concert rules

‘Guests are welcome to stand’: Stadium clarifies concert rules

CTV Regina Published Monday, May 14, 2018 5:54PM CST Last Updated Monday, May 14, 2018 6:55PM CST Fans headed to the Eagles concert on Thursday night will be able to stand up to enjoy the show, as long as they are considerate of other fans. The Regina Exhibition Association Ltd. (REAL) clarified the policy on Monday afternoon. On Friday, REAL said fans would need to “remain seated during the concert.” It also said concertgoers weren’t allowed to take photos of the concert on their cellphones. On Monday, REAL send outRead More


$48 ticket for not walking on sidewalk shocks Cote-St-Luc father

$48 ticket for not walking on sidewalk shocks Cote-St-Luc father

CTV Montreal Published Sunday, May 13, 2018 9:53PM EDT Last Updated Sunday, May 13, 2018 10:33PM EDT A Cote-St-Luc man is feeling tread upon after receiving a $48 ticket for walking in the wrong place. Danny Cohen was taking his young daughter for a walk last week. He was stopped by police and issued a fine for being a pedestrian and not using the sidewalk. “I asked them if they were kidding and they said ‘No, absolutely not, we’re going to give you a ticket for walking in the street,’”Read More


Amid new approach to military justice, Sajjan pledges to ‘aggressively’ handle offenders

Amid new approach to military justice, Sajjan pledges to 'aggressively' handle offenders

OTTAWA – As the federal defence minister prepares to reform the military justice system by putting a new focus on victims’ rights, Harjit Sajjan is vowing to “aggressively” handle offenders. Speaking to Evan Solomon, host of CTV’s Question Period, about the military’s latest efforts to tackle misconduct within its ranks, Sajjan said he wants to make sure victims are looked after throughout the process, bringing the way the Forces handle these cases more in line with the civilian justice system. “We have a zero-tolerance policy on this and we willRead More


Production halted at Ford Essex engine plant

Ford Essex Engine Plant

Repercussions are starting to be felt on Windsor-Essex production lines from last week’s fire at the Meridian Magnesium plant in Lansing, Michigan. The Ford Essex engine plant will be closed for the rest of this week. The two-day shutdown is due to a production slowdown south of the border. Essex engine supplies the V8 engines to plants in Kansas City, Missouri and Dearborn, Michigan. Ford has already halted production of the F-series at its Kansas City plant. Now, employees at the Dearborn truck plant have been alerted and production thereRead More


Police identify type of vehicle involved in deadly hit-and-run

The OPP has released more information about the vehicle involved in a deadly hit-and-run in Springwater Township. Police say the vehicle that struck and killed a 28-year-old Springwater Township man on Saturday is a 2011 to 2013 Toyota Corolla. The vehicle is believed to have damage to the front end and passenger side. The damage includes a broken headlight. The OPP says the victim was crossing County Road 53 near Carson Road, just before 6 a.m. According to police, the driver fled the scene. The vehicle was last seen headedRead More


Man arrested over historical sexual assaults

A Norfolk County man is accused of committing sexual assaults more than 15 years ago – and police believe there may have been other attacks of which they’re unaware. Steven Albert Good, 63, has been arrested on charges of sexual assault, sexual assault causing bodily harm and sexual exploitation. Norfolk County OPP say they began investigating Good in February, after receiving a report of sexual assaults alleged to have occurred between 1988 and 2001. Police describe Good as being white, heavyset, six feet tall and 241 pounds, with brown hairRead More


Regina Exhibition Association Ltd. loses $1 million in 2017

Regina Exhibition Association Ltd. loses $1 million in 2017

From Mosaic Stadium to the new International Trade Centre, 2017 was a year of many firsts for the Regina Exhibition Association Limited (REAL). But such a big year, came at a big cost. According to REAL’s 2017 annual report, the association suffered a net loss for the year of $1,008,077.00. “It speaks to the fact that our budget didn’t perform the way that we wanted it to,” said Tim Reid, president and CEO of REAL. “But it wasn’t a lack of performance in the facilities, it was lack of timing.”Read More