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Essex County residents want Ford to keep Highway 3 promise

Highway 3

CTV Windsor Published Friday, June 8, 2018 5:09PM EDT Last Updated Friday, June 8, 2018 6:20PM EDT Many residents living in Essex County say they are looking forward to Premier-elect Doug Ford keeping his word to widen Highway 3. It has been a contentious issue since the Liberal government completed phase one of the project, but the stretch of highway from Essex to Leamington remains one lane in each direction. Ford did promise to widen the road immediately during a campaign stop last month, after his bus passed a seriousRead More


Police investigation underway in Brant County

OPP

Ontario Provincial Police say they executed a search warrant at a home in Brant County. According to police, it was carried out at a residence on Jerseyville Road early Thursday morning. Police say the organized crime enforcement bureau, the west region community street crime unit, tactics rescue unit, emergency response team, urban search and rescue response team, aviation search, west region support and forensic identification unit all descended on the property. Police say their investigation is continuing and in the meantime officers will remain at the scene. Source link #canadiannewsRead More


Female-dominated cabinet in charge of new Spanish government

Spain politics

MADRID — Spain’s new Socialist government announced Wednesday a female-dominated cabinet, including women appointed to key positions overseeing the national economy, finance and defence. The new government includes 11 female ministers and five men, as well as Prime Minister Pedro Sanchez who said it is the first time since Spain returned to a democratic system in the late 1970s that there are more women than men in the Cabinet. Nadia Calvino, who has been director general for the budget at the European Union’s Commission since 2014, was appointed as theRead More


‘We were worried that was going to be the end’: Dog attacked by beavers in Fort Saskatchewan

‘We were worried that was going to be the end’: Dog attacked by beavers in Fort Saskatchewan

A pit bull is lucky to be alive after he was attacked by a group of beavers in Fort Saskatchewan, according to a local wildlife expert. Gabbie Andrews was walking her three dogs on a trail near the Highway 15 bridge when three beavers attacked eight-year-old Kilo in the North Saskatchewan River. “As he was chasing the stick in the water, [Kilo] and his daughter must have ran into a beaver dam that we didn’t see because it was under the mud,” Andrews told CTV News. Kilo required 42 stitches:Read More


Heat causes sidewalk to lift in Innisfil

Innisfil sidewalk

The heat is being blamed for lifting a portion of a sidewalk in Innisfil. The two concrete slabs on Webster Boulevard in Alcona raised about 10 degrees on Tuesday. Residents in the area say they’ve never seen anything like it before. The town says the heat caused the concrete underneath to expand and buckle up. Workers marked the site on Tuesday night and repaired it on Wednesday morning.  The town says this is the only reported incident they’ve received. Source link #canadiannews #worldnews #headlinenews and stories from around the worldRead More


Bell Aliant doubling pay phone prices in Atlantic Canada, from 25 to 50 cents

Payphones at Pearson International Airport

HALIFAX — Bell Aliant is doubling the cost for pay phones in all four Atlantic provinces on Monday, bringing the region in line with the rest of the country. Company spokeswoman Isabelle Boulet said in an email Sunday that the change — from 25 cents to 50 cents — is the first pay phone price increase in Atlantic Canada in more than 20 years, and that all other regions in the country have been paying the higher price since 2009. She did not disclose the costs associated with keeping aRead More


Appeal board denies Capital Pointe’s request for stay on filling hole

Capital Pointe

The Saskatchewan Building and Accessibility Standards Appeal Board has denied the Capital Pointe developer’s application to stay the City’s order to fill in the hole. The board heard arguments for a stay on the order on May 16. Westgate Properties Ltd. Obtained for the building permits for the Capital Pointe project in 2015. The permit expired in September 2017. In a written decision, the board said the developer had excavated the building site and there is now a 17 metre excavation hole at the project. Westgate was given a deadlineRead More


Feds closing B.C. fisheries to aid orca comeback

Feds closing B.C. fisheries to aid orca comeback

Ottawa is citing a lack of prey as a key factor affecting the recovery of B.C.’s population of Southern Resident Killer Whales. Source link #canadiannews #worldnews #headlinenews and stories from around the world USA Today News Headlines [su_feed url=”http://rssfeeds.usatoday.com/usatoday-NewsTopStories” limit=”20″] USA News Headlines [su_feed url=”http://rss.cnn.com/rss/cnn_us.rss” limit=”20″] ABC NEWS Headlines [su_feed url=”http://feeds.abcnews.com/abcnews/usheadlines” limit=”20″]


Justin Bieber spotted at St. Jacobs Farmers’ Market

Justin Bieber

Justin Bieber is in town. The pop star was spotted Thursday at the St. Jacobs Farmers’ Market, where his appearance caused a bit of a buzz. So many great people love our Market-special visitor today- thanks for visiting us today @justinbieber. Come back soon, we would love to see you! Any photos you can share with us of your day today? — St. Jacobs Market (@stjacobsmarket) May 24, 2018 At least one person claimed to have seen Bieber at nearby Conestoga Mall shortly after he left the market. Pictures postedRead More


New highrise towering above the rest in downtown Edmonton

Ice District

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