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Windsor’s parking app hits 20,000 users

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The City of Windsor’s new parking app has hit 20,000 users. “The uptake has been excellent, so we’re obviously really pleased,” said parking compliance and enforcement supervisor Bill Kralovensky.  “But, the most important thing for us has been the positive feedback, showing that people are not only using the service, but they’re happy to have it as well.” Nic Puim, owner and operator of The Dugout on Ouellette Avenue was lucky user 20,000 and received a special visit and gift from Kralovensky. “I think the app is great,” says Puim.Read More


Rattle toys recalled over choking risk

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CTV Winnipeg Published Thursday, May 17, 2018 6:40PM CST Last Updated Thursday, May 17, 2018 6:53PM CST Dollarama is recalling two rattle toys that could pose choking hazards. The Oball Rollin’ Rainstick and Oball 2-in-1 Roller appeared on Health Canada’s recall list on Thursday. Both toys are multicolored and have beads inside. If the toy is damaged, the company says pieces could be pulled off, creating a choking hazard to young children. As of Thursday, the company received two reports of incidents in Canada without injury. About 19,875 Oball Rollin’Read More


High streamflow advisory issued for Bow River upstream of Canmore

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Alberta Environment and Parks has issued a high streamflow advisory for the Bow River near the Town of Canmore. Officials say snowmelt has increased water levels in the Bow River, upstream of Canmore, and the Pipestone River, north of Lake Louise, and there is some flooding in low-lying areas. The Bow River in the mountain parks has risen about 0.5 m in the last week and the Pipestone’s water levels have also increased by about 0.3m. The pathway under the Bow River Bridge, near Canmore, is closed and additional trailsRead More


Canadian physician Tarek Loubani shot in Gaza Strip while providing medical care

Canadian physician Tarek Loubani shot in Gaza Strip while providing medical care

A Canadian doctor says he was shot and wounded while providing medical treatment to Palestinians protesting along the Gaza border. In a blog post published on Monday, Dr. Tarek Loubani described how he was shot in the leg while he was attending wounded Palestinians in Gaza. The London, Ont.-based physician said he was shot towards the end of the morning on Monday while he was standing with a group of other medical professionals away from the main protest area, but in view of three Israeli sniper outposts. Dr. Loubani saidRead More


Sask. Fashion Week features 11-year-old designer, Indigenous talent

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The youngest designer ever to be featured at Sask. Fashion Week took to the runway on Saturday night to show off her new collection. Raina Haus is only 11-years-old. She made her debut at Sask. Fashion Week in 2015, when she showed off a dress that she had designed and sewn herself at just 8-years-old. Just three years later she unveiled a full collection featuring half a dozen dresses. Indigenous designer Stephanie Gamble was also featured during Saturday night’s fashion shows. Gamble, who hails from the Beardy’s and Okemasis’ CreeRead More


Winnipeg Jets beat Las Vegas Golden Knights 4-2

Winnipeg Jets beat Las Vegas Golden Knights 4-2

Joshua Clipperton, The Canadian Press Published Saturday, May 12, 2018 10:01PM EDT Last Updated Saturday, May 12, 2018 10:06PM EDT WINNIPEG — Mark Scheifele and Dustin Byfuglien each had a goal and an assist as the Winnipeg Jets defeated the Vegas Golden Knights 4-2 on Saturday to take a 1-0 lead in the Western Conference final. Patrik Laine and Joel Armia also scored for Winnipeg, while Blake Wheeler added three assists. Connor Hellebuyck made 19 saves for the Jets. Brayden McNabb and William Karlsson replied for the expansion Knights, whoRead More


Male motorcyclist seriously hurt after striking tree in Mississauga

Chris Herhalt, CTV News Toronto Published Saturday, May 12, 2018 5:24PM EDT Last Updated Saturday, May 12, 2018 5:26PM EDT A male motorcyclist is in serious condition in hospital after striking a tree in central Mississauga on Saturday evening. Peel Regional Police say they were called to the area of Central Parkway East and Rathburn Road at 4:41 p.m. for a report of a collision. They arrived to find a male, who paramedics described as being in his 30s, suffering from injuries. He was rushed to St. Michael’s Hospital forRead More


James Bay rugby rebuilds around new coach

James Bay rugby rebuilds around new coach

The mighty James Bay Rugby Club is rebuilding after a few struggling seasons, replacing a familiar face with a national team star. Source link #canadiannews #worldnews #headlinenews and stories from around the world USA Today News Headlines USA News Headlines ABC NEWS Headlines


Calgary’s McMahon Stadium turns into “Disaster Alley”

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Calgarians learned about what to do in the event of a disaster at the event which marks Emergency Preparedness Week. Source link #canadiannews #worldnews #headlinenews and stories from around the world USA Today News Headlines USA News Headlines ABC NEWS Headlines


Author Junot Diaz withdraws from festival amid allegations

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Trevor Marshallsea, The Associated Press Published Saturday, May 5, 2018 4:01PM EDT SYDNEY, Australia — Author Junot Diaz has withdrawn from a writers’ festival in Australia after fellow writers accused him of past sexual misconduct and misogyny, organizers said Saturday, adding that a moment of reckoning had arrived for the Pulitzer Prize winner. Diaz was confronted Friday in a Q&A session at the Sydney Writers’ Festival by author Zinzi Clemmons. She asked Diaz about his recent New Yorker essay detailing his sexual assault as an 8-year-old boy and then askedRead More