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Reaction to new Sault Ste. Marie transit schedule

Reaction to new Sault Ste. Marie transit schedule

How do riders feel about the upcoming changes to the Sault Ste. Marie bus service? Jairus Patterson reports. Source link #canadiannews #worldnews #headlinenews and stories from around the world USA Today News Headlines USA News Headlines ABC NEWS Headlines


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


Tim Hortons franchisee sues parent company for $4 million over licence renewal

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Aleksandra Sagan, The Canadian Press Published Tuesday, May 15, 2018 2:25PM EDT Last Updated Tuesday, May 15, 2018 8:02PM EDT A Tim Hortons franchisee filed a $4-million lawsuit against the coffee-and-doughnut chain’s parent company after he says it refused to renew a licence for one of his stores in bad faith. “The actions of the defendant were callous, wanton and in total disregard of the rights of the plaintiff,” reads a lawsuit Mark Kuziora filed in the Ontario Superior Court against TDL Group Corp., a subsidiary of parent company RestaurantRead More


Malaysian leader denies fleeing prosecution after shock electoral defeat

Defeated Malaysian Prime Minister Najib Razak

The Associated Press Published Friday, May 11, 2018 10:18PM EDT Last Updated Friday, May 11, 2018 10:37PM EDT KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia — Former Malaysian Prime Minister Najib Razak said Saturday he will take a short holiday to spend time with his family after a shocking electoral defeat that ended the 60-year rule of his coalition. A leaked flight manifesto shows Najib and his wife Rosmah Mansor are due to leave on a private jet on Saturday to Jakarta, fueling rumours he was fleeing the country to escape possible prosecution overRead More


Feds tout move to strengthen Canada Pension Plan

Feds tout move to strengthen Canada Pension Plan

Speaking at the fire station in Esquimalt, the federal minister of families said the government is moving to help seniors of the future. Source link #canadiannews #worldnews #headlinenews and stories from around the world USA Today News Headlines USA News Headlines ABC NEWS Headlines


Parry Sound debate kicks off day 3 of Ontario election campaign

Parry Sound debate kicks off day 3 of Ontario election campaign

Ontario’s major party leaders will kick off the third day of the provincial election campaign with a debate. Liberal Leader Kathleen Wynne, Progressive Conservative Leader Doug Ford and NDP Leader Andrea Horwath will lock horns at the closing event of the Federation of Northern Ontario Municipalities conference in Parry Sound, Ont. Kapuskasing, Ont., Mayor Alan Spacek says conference participants are looking forward to asking tough questions and hearing the leaders’ plans for northern Ontario. After the debate, Ford will attend a meet-and-greet in Parry Sound before heading south to visitRead More


Dog puts truck into gear, escapes as it rolls away

A dog in Norfolk County had an unusual adventure early Thursday morning. Norfolk County OPP say they were called to a home on Charlotteville Road 5, west of Simcoe, around 1:30 a.m. They arrived to find a call unlike any they’d had before. According to police, the dog had been left in a pickup truck parked outside the home. Somehow, the dog apparently put the truck into gear. As the truck rolled down the driveway and onto the roadway, police say, the dog broke the passenger-side window, escaped the vehicleRead More


More than 2,000 guns turned in during month-long amnesty: OPP

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Provincial police say more than 2,000 guns were turned in to police services across Ontario during a month-long gun amnesty. OPP say they recovered 689 items, including 267 rifles, 156 shotguns, 113 prohibited firearms, 62 other guns such as replica and vintage weapons, as well as 12,615 pieces of ammunition. They say a total of 1,503 guns were voluntarily surrendered in non-OPP jurisdictions during the amnesty in April. OPP say most of the firearms that have been surrendered to police will be destroyed, but a number of guns will beRead More


Ban on owning animals, probation for B.C. breeder guilty of animal cruelty

Ban on owning animals, probation for B.C. breeder guilty of animal cruelty

A woman in Surrey, B.C. has been found guilty of causing distress to animals more than two years after her breeding and boarding facility was raided by the BC SPCA and dozens of animals were seized. The animal welfare agency confiscated more than 80 animals, mostly cats, from Ivy Zhou’s business in Surrey’s Cloverdale area in February 2016. The BC SPCA said all of the animals required medical treatment and some of them were in critical distress and had to be euthanized as a result. Adrian Walton, a veterinarian whoRead More


Elderly N.S. man charged with sex offences dating back to 1966

CTV Atlantic Published Wednesday, May 9, 2018 4:59PM ADT Last Updated Wednesday, May 9, 2018 5:03PM ADT A 90-year-old Cape Breton man is facing sexual assault charges in connection with alleged incidents dating back to 1966. The RCMP say they have completed an eight-month investigation into the allegations after an alleged victim came forward. Police say they have identified nine victims, who were between the ages of four and 12 at the time of the alleged offences. Police say the incidents are alleged to have occurred on Isle Madame, N.S.Read More