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Green Party optimistic of making inroads in New Brunswick election

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FREDERICTON — After making inroads in recent provincial elections across Canada, the Green party is looking for fresh gains when New Brunswickers go to the polls next month. Currently, provincial Green Leader David Coon is the party’s only member in the legislature, having won in 2014, and political scientist Tom Bateman says Coon is likely to win his seat again. “He has been an articulate MLA and a very good constituency MLA,” said Bateman, of St. Thomas University in Fredericton. The party is concentrating on a couple of key ridings,Read More


N.S. judge freezes half of winnings in Chase-the-Ace lawsuit

N.S. judge freezes half of winnings in Chase-the-Ace lawsuit

THE CANADIAN PRESS Published Monday, August 27, 2018 3:07PM ADT Last Updated Monday, August 27, 2018 8:30PM ADT PORT HAWKESBURY, N.S. — A judge has frozen half of a $1.2-million Chase the Ace jackpot at the centre of a lawsuit between a Nova Scotia woman and her nephew. Barbara Reddick sued her nephew Tyrone MacInnis after the grand prize of a charity fundraiser in rural Cape Breton was divided between the two, leaving them each with $611,319.50. Reddick has said she put MacInnis’s name on the ticket for good luckRead More


Ontario’s interim sex-ed curriculum vague and confusing, experts and board say

Lisa Thompson

Paola Loriggio and Shawn Jeffords, The Canadian Press Published Thursday, August 23, 2018 7:26PM EDT TORONTO — The Ontario government’s newly released sexual-education curriculum is stirring up fresh confusion about what teachers can and cannot tell students when classes resume next month, experts said Thursday as school boards reviewed the document. The lesson plan, meant to temporarily replace a now-repealed modernized version put in place by the former Liberal government in 2015, was delivered to school boards and posted online Wednesday after repeated requests from educators who sought clarity onRead More


Brandt Snedeker shoots 59, one shy of PGA record

Brandt Snedeker

The Associated Press Published Thursday, August 16, 2018 1:05PM EDT Last Updated Thursday, August 16, 2018 2:17PM EDT GREENSBORO, N.C. — Brandt Snedeker predicted low scores at the Wyndham Championship — but not this low. Snedeker shot an 11-under 59 on Thursday, falling one shot shy of matching the PGA Tour record. He made a 20-foot putt on his final hole to become the 10th player in tour history to break 60. Jim Furyk set the record with a 58 in the final round of the Travelers Championship in 2016.Read More


Arson suspected in Dorval fire

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On Saturday morning, a Dorval house under construction was set on fire. The incident occurred at around 5:45 a.m. near Circle Handfield.  The blaze was put out, and the SPVM’s arson squad is now investigating.  There were no injuries, and no suspects have been identified.  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” limit=”20″]


Girl, 6, dead and man seriously injured after crash in Caledon

The Canadian Press Published Monday, August 6, 2018 1:15PM EDT Last Updated Monday, August 6, 2018 5:10PM EDT Provincial police say a six-year-old girl is dead and a 36-year-old man is seriously injured after a collision on Monday morning. Police say the two-vehicle crash occurred in Caledon, just after 10 a.m. They say the collision involved a vehicle and a tractor trailer that were both travelling north. Police also say the 36-year-old man was the driver of the vehicle and the young girl was a passenger in the same car.Read More


Man airlifted to trauma centre, woman taken to hospital following head-on crash

Man airlifted to trauma centre, woman taken to hospital following head-on crash

CTV Kitchener Published Friday, August 3, 2018 5:30PM EDT Last Updated Friday, August 3, 2018 6:42PM EDT A man was air lifted to hospital and a woman was taken to hospital after a three-vehicle collision just outside Drayton. “As a result of the collision a man in his 50s was airlifted to a trauma centre. His female passenger was then transported by ambulance to a local hospital with serious, but non, life-threatening injuries,” said Joshua Cunningham, with the Ontario Provincial Police. The crash happened on Wellington Road 12 around 2Read More


Activists file petition to force city to call public consultations on systemic racism

Activists file petition to force city to call public consultations on systemic racism

CTV Montreal Published Friday, July 27, 2018 5:16PM EDT Last Updated Friday, July 27, 2018 8:53PM EDT A petition calling on the city to hold public consultations on systemic racism has surpassed the number of signatures it needed to move on to the next step. McGill law student Balarama Holness filed the petition at city hall Friday after it gathered 20,000 signatures – 5,000 more than the city requires to force a consultation. Holness spearheaded the petition with the community group Montreal in Action; the group wants the city toRead More


Doubt about North Korean denuclearization shadow Pompeo trip

Doubt about North Korean denuclearization shadow Pompeo trip

Kim Tong-Hyung and Hyung-Jin Kim, The Associated Press Published Monday, July 2, 2018 9:57PM EDT SEOUL, Korea, Republic Of — Three weeks after the U.S.-North Korea summit and ahead of an impending trip to North Korea by U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo, a leaked U.S. intelligence report and an analysis of satellite data suggest the North may be continuing its nuclear and missile activities despite a pledge to denuclearize. North Korea has been showering the United States and South Korea with goodwill gestures in recent months, including the shutdownRead More


Three Londoners rescued after sailboat capsized on Lake Huron

Capsized sailboat on Lake Huron

Three young Londoners are lucky to be alive after their sailboat capsized on Lake Huron. It happened shortly after 11 a.m. Sunday about two kilometers from shore north of Bayfield. The three men, between the ages of 19 and 24 were thrown into the water and were not wearing life-jackets, and none were on board. The OPP Marine Unit managed to locate the sailboat within 10 minutes and pulled them to safety as they were holding onto the hull of the boat. The trio were treated for hypothermia and exhaustion.Read More