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New highrise towering above the rest in downtown Edmonton

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As construction continues on the new Stantec Tower, developers said the structure is now taller than any other highrise in downtown Edmonton. ICE District Properties Joint Venture measuring the new tower at 54 storeys and 197 metres tall. Officials said the tower will continue to grow about three metres each week. When it is finished, it will stand 66 storeys, or 251 metres tall and the tallest tower in western Canada. The tower will feature 29 floors of office space, with 483 residential suites on the floors above. Stantec TowerRead More


Sudbury Food Bank embarking on social enterprise

Sudbury Food Bank embarking on social enterprise

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Harry and Meghan: Montreal’s eye on the Royals

Harry and Meghan: Montreal’s eye on the Royals

As the world watched Meghan and Harry, so did many in Montreal – some viewing parties started as early as 6 a.m. Kelly Greig attended. Source link #canadiannews #worldnews #headlinenews and stories from around the world USA Today News Headlines USA News Headlines ABC NEWS Headlines


Police seize weapons, drugs in raid

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Winnipeg police say they seized ammunition, a sawed-off shotgun and nearly $5,000 dollars’ worth of cannabis on Thursday. Officers say they found the items while executing a search warrant at a home on Machray Avenue. Drug paraphernalia, 12 grams of psilocybin (magic mushrooms) and about $4,500 dollars were also seized. A 35-year-old man is charged with several drug-related offenses, possession of a prohibited firearm and possession of property obtained by crime under $5000. Source link #canadiannews #worldnews #headlinenews and stories from around the world USA Today News Headlines USA NewsRead More


Suspect flees with cash following morning bank robbery

Police are searching for a suspect in robbery

CTV London Published Friday, May 18, 2018 12:14PM EDT Last Updated Friday, May 18, 2018 12:16PM EDT London police are searching for a suspect following a bank robbery Friday morning. Police were called to a CIBC branch around 9:40 a.m. They say a man entered the bank at 228 Oxford St. E. and demanded money from the employee. He fled the scene with an undisclosed amount of currency. The employee did not have any physical injuries, police say. The suspect is described as a male with a medium complexion andRead 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


Grizzly bear warning won’t delay Kananaskis Country Golf Course reopening

Kananaskis Country Golf Course - May 2018 reopen

The Kananaskis Country Golf Course will welcome golfers back for the first time in nearly five years on Thursday but the visitors to the Mt. Lorette track will be hitting the links under a grizzly bear warning. The club’s Mt. Lorette and Mt. Kidd loops were ravaged by the flooding of the Kananaskis River in the spring of 2013. Several trails in the area around the golf courses have been closed due to grizzly bear activity after a pair of the bruins was spotted. The most recent sighting of theRead More


Police investigate after verbal dispute at Lethbridge restaurant surfaces on social media

Denny's Restaurant, verbal altercation, Monir Omer

A verbal altercation that was captured on a cellphone and uploaded to social media by a patron at a Denny’s Restaurant in Lethbridge in April is now being investigated by police. In the video, a woman and two men, who were sitting at an adjacent table, get into a verbal dispute over Canadian citizenship. Monir Omerzai took the video in mid-April and posted it online on Tuesday evening after he was encouraged by friends to do so. Omerzai and his friend, Mujtaba Abdul Ghafar, spoke with CTV Lethbridge on Wednesday aboutRead More


Schumacher Sportsman Show

Schumacher Sportsman Show

Spring is officially under way in Timmins with the arrival of the annual Schumacher Lions Sportsman Show. Source link #canadiannews #worldnews #headlinenews and stories from around the world USA Today News Headlines USA News Headlines ABC NEWS Headlines