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Born inside Beltway, Kavanaugh part of GOP legal elite

Kavanaugh

WASHINGTON — Judge Brett Kavanaugh is the embodiment of the Republican legal establishment: an Ivy Leaguer who worked for the justice he has been nominated to replace, investigated a Democratic president, served in a Republican White House and now is an influential member of what is often called the second most powerful court in the country. The 53-year-old Kavanaugh was even born inside the Beltway and has lived there virtually his entire life. “He can still recite the section and seat numbers of the upper deck seats his dad hadRead More


Senators assistant GM seeks dismissal of harassment charges in Buffalo

Randy Lee

John Wawrow, The Associated Press Published Thursday, July 5, 2018 3:04PM EDT Last Updated Thursday, July 5, 2018 5:04PM EDT BUFFALO, N.Y. — The lawyer representing Ottawa Senators assistant general manager Randy Lee tells The Associated Press he will enter a not guilty plea and file a motion to dismiss harassment charges during his client’s appearance Friday in Buffalo city court. Attorney Paul Cambria declined further comment in a text sent Thursday to the AP. A spokesman for the Erie County district attorney’s office said prosecutors would oppose the motionRead More


How police are preparing to catch drivers under the influence of cannabis

How police are preparing to catch drivers under the influence of cannabis

CTVNews.ca Staff Published Saturday, June 30, 2018 2:03PM EDT Last Updated Saturday, June 30, 2018 11:08PM EDT With recreational marijuana set to become legal on Oct. 17, police forces across Canada are stepping up efforts to train officers to detect drivers under the influence of the drug. A new piece of legislation that changed Canada’s impaired driving laws gives police enhanced powers to conduct roadside intoxication tests, including oral fluid drug tests. Driving while high will remain illegal after legalization. Public Safety Canada announced in September 2017 that it wouldRead More


Orillia council adopts a new city logo

Orillia

The City of Orillia has a new look.  City council unanimously voted in favour of a new logo to identify the sunshine city.  Councillors say the logo is more modern.  It features the sun and water to represent Orillia’s two lakes. The city’s mayor says Orillia is in the midst of some significant transformations “while still being committed to preserving the heritage and character that makes us unique.  This new logo marries the two perfectly.”  Steve Clarke went on to say he is excited for everyone to see it inRead More


Toronto Marlies beat Texas Stars 6-1 to win AHL Calder Cup final in seven games

Garret Sparks

TORONTO — Andreas Johnsson scored two goals and added an assist as the Toronto Marlies beat the Texas Stars 6-1 on Thursday night to win the Calder Cup final in seven games. Mason Marchment also had a pair for the hometown Marlies while Carl Grundstrom and Ben Smith added singles. Austin Fyten scored the lone goal for the Stars, ending Garret Sparks’ shutout bid midway through the third period. Toronto outshot Texas 46-30. The victory capped a dream season for the top development team of the NHL’s Toronto Maple Leafs.Read More


Walkers, exercisers raise over $1M for cancer support and treatment

CancerCare Foundation Walk

Hundreds of Winnipeggers took to the streets Saturday for the 11th annual Challenge for Life held by the CancerCare Manitoba Foundation. The 820 participants raised $1,082,512 while either walking 20 kilomteres or working out for 200 minutes.  To date, the event has raised more than $11-million with the funds staying in Manitoba to support prevention, early detection, treatment, research and patient support at CancerCare Manitoba.  “The funds raised at today’s Challenge for Life are critical to improving outcomes for the people we all know and love who are living withRead More


Good morning Northern Ontario!

Good morning Northern Ontario!

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Police search for three males, vehicle in shooting case

London Police

London police have now released descriptions of three suspects wanted after a shooting in the northeast corner of the city. The shooting in a condo complex in the Huron Heights neighbourhood left one person in hospital with non-life threatening injuries. Police were called to the area round 10 p.m. near Huron Street and Sandford Street. They found one person suffering from a gunshot wound. Police say three males fled the scene in a bluish-silver four-door vehicle, believed to be a Honda.  They are described as: 1) Black, tall, in hisRead More


City committee wants to play it safe with cannabis rules at public events

Cannabis

Calgary is one step closer to allowing pot smoking at concerts and festivals, but regulations could end up keeping marijuana confined to particular areas of those events. A city committee, looking into the creation of marijuana bylaws in the city, has voted in favour of a a bylaw that would allow events to apply add areas on their venues for people to smoke and vape cannabis. According to the results of a survey completed by thousands of Calgarians, 57 percent said that pot should be allowed within defined zones whileRead More


More to do for successful pot retailers

More to do for successful pot retailers

As legalization of marijuana approaches in Canada, 51 cannabis retail applicants in Saskatchewan are under review. The province will look at each application and decide whether to grant permits to legally sell marijuana to the public once it is legalized later this fall. Allen and Denise Kilback in the R.M. of Edenwold were granted a permit. The couple owns the Happy Hour Liquor Store in Pilot Butte. They hope to make a pot shop that is similar. The Kilbacks have visited stores in the United States, and want their storeRead More