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Calgary man frustrated by delay in getting lost citizenship card replaced

Calgary man frustrated by delay in getting lost citizenship card replaced

A Calgary man who lost his Canadian citizenship card more than two years ago says he’s still waiting for a replacement and has been stuck in limbo ever since. Verol Morgan, who came to Canada with his parents when he was three years old and became a citizen in 1978, lost his wallet in 2015. His citizenship card was in the wallet, and he applied for a replacement card. In December, 2015, he got a letter from the federal government saying that his application had been delayed.  Morgan said heRead More


Girls on the gridiron

Girls on the gridiron

From CTV Northern Ontario’s Joey Slattery: Two women in North Bay get the opportunity to experience glory on the gridiron. Source link #canadiannews #worldnews #headlinenews and stories from around the world USA Today News Headlines USA News Headlines ABC NEWS Headlines


Man injured while working on vehicle in Dewinton

STARS

Okotoks EMS says a man is in hospital after he was seriously hurt after the vehicle he was working on fell on him. Paramedics were called to a rural property east of Dewinton shortly after 12:00 p.m. for reports of a man being injured. Officials say the man was working on a vehicle at his home and had gotten traipped underneath it when it fell on him. A number of people who found him managed to free him and called 911. STARS flew the victim to Foothill Hospital where heRead More


1 dead, 1 injured in cougar attack in Washington state

Washington cougar attack

NORTH BEND, Wash. — One man was killed and another seriously injured when they encountered a cougar Saturday while mountain biking in Washington state, officials said. Authorities said the two men were on a morning bike ride in the foothills near North Bend when the attack occurred. The town is about 30 miles (48 kilometres) east of Seattle. The mountain lion ran into the woods and officers with the Washington Department of Fish and Game later tracked it down and shot and killed it, said Capt. Alan Myers of theRead More


Singing, whistling, yelling banned on Muskoka lake

Singing, whistling, yelling banned on Muskoka lake

Yelling, shouting, hooting, whistling, and singing are banned on a lake in Muskoka this summer. The Township of Georgian Bay passed a bylaw amendment in March, effectively turning Myers Lake into a 24-hour quiet zone. “We’re in the stages of testing it for the summer,” says Mayor Larry Braid. “Basically they have to keep quiet for the most part throughout the day.” Braid says they received several complaints in 2017 about noise on the lake, which is located south of MacTier. There are 61 properties that circle the lake. UnderRead More


Transport truck flips over at Ambassador Bridge

Truck crash

Heads up if you are travelling to the U.S. this afternoon, as a transport truck has flipped at the Ambassador Bridge. The rollover took place on Huron Church Road, north of College Avenue on Thursday. Police say the accident is blocking the main entrance to the bridge at the bend. There is minimal access through the duty free lot. Motorists are advised to use Wyandotte to access the bridge. The bridge’s manager of operations reports there are a minimal delays and traffic is being diverted to the Wyandotte Street Entrance.Read 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


London police investigating after child abducted by stranger

Suspect vehicle

CTV London Published Sunday, May 13, 2018 6:01PM EDT Last Updated Sunday, May 13, 2018 6:06PM EDT London police are searching for a suspect after a 4-year-old child was abducted by a stranger Sunday morning. Police say the incident happened around 9:15 a.m. in the area of Barker Street and Melsandra Avenue. The child was abducted by a male suspect driving a gold or beige-coloured older 4-door Chevrolet Impala. Witnesses followed the car and the child was located nearby a short time later. The child was not injured. The suspectRead More


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


‘Really brown and tough growing’: Drought stressing southern Manitoba communities

'Really brown and tough growing': Drought stressing southern Manitoba communities

Bone dry conditions, parched earth and limited water supply is causing stress for communities across southern Manitoba. Government of Canada agriculture officials say a drought like the one Manitoba is experiencing happens about once in every 10 to 20 years. Take a stroll on Old Drover’s Run Golf Course in Niverville, and the signs of a drought are easy to find. Cracks in the earth reveal how parched parts of the province have become. “It’s really brown and tough growing season,” said head professional Brendan Baldwin. He said the dryRead More