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Major expansion planned for Westhills Stadium

Major expansion planned for Westhills Stadium

The city has released the blueprint on the plan to expand Westhills Stadium to 8,000 seats – and it could help land some big sporting events Source link #canadiannews #worldnews #headlinenews and stories from around the world USA Today News Headlines USA News Headlines ABC NEWS Headlines

Host Mustangs hoping to capture national women’s hockey title

CTV London Published Sunday, March 18, 2018 12:54PM EDT Last Updated Sunday, March 18, 2018 1:10PM EDT For what would be the second time in team history, Western’s women’s hockey team hopes to capture gold at the national university championships in London Sunday. The hosts will square off against the Manitoba Bisons at 4 p.m. at Thompson Arena on the Western campus. Western scored two powerplay goals Saturday to defeat the Saskatchewan Huskies 2-1 in a hard-fought battle. April Clark and Alyssa Chiarello scored for Western. The Bison go inRead More

Ontario’s Epping continues to impress at Brier with 8-4 win over Saskatchewan

Steve Laycock

REGINA – Ontario’s John Epping continued to impress in his first Canadian men’s curling championship appearance, posting his sixth straight win with an 8-4 victory over Steve Laycock’s Saskatchewan rink in Wednesday’s afternoon draw at the Tim Hortons Brier. Epping’s foursome from Toronto’s Leaside Curling Club scored four in the ninth end to improve to 6-1 heading into championship pool play on Friday. Both teams had already advanced to the championship pool and came into the match on impressive runs. Laycock’s Saskatoon rink had won four straight heading into theRead More

Highway 10 closed due to “serious collision”

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RCMP closed Highway 10 between Highway 25 and Minnedosa Wednesday due to a crash. Source link #canadiannews #worldnews #headlinenews and stories from around the world USA Today News Headlines USA News Headlines ABC NEWS Headlines

Province facing off with N.S. doctors in contract-dispute

Province facing off with N.S. doctors in contract-dispute

CTV Atlantic Published Monday, January 15, 2018 8:45PM AST Last Updated Monday, January 15, 2018 8:51PM AST The province of Nova Scotia was in court facing off with doctors in a contract dispute, it’s the first of two court-dates for the province. The contract-dispute dates back to the fall, when doctors filed a $4.4 million dollar lawsuit, claiming the province was in breach of contract, alleging the government owes them millions in back pay. Nova Scotia Doctors CEO, Nancy McCready-Williams, says she hopes the dispute can be dealt with asRead More

Teenager leads deputies to California house where 12 others locked up

Riverside County Sheriff's Department

The Associated Press Published Monday, January 15, 2018 7:37PM EST Last Updated Monday, January 15, 2018 8:12PM EST PERRIS, Calif. — Authorities say an emaciated teenager led deputies to a California home where her 12 brothers and sisters were locked up in filthy conditions, with some of them malnourished and chained to beds. Riverside County deputies arrested the parents Sunday at the home in Perris east of Los Angeles. Officials say the girl who managed to escape and call 911 was 17 but appeared to be about 10 because ofRead More

Efforts underway to break up ice jams that flooded Quebec City neighbourhood

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QUEBEC — Authorities warned Monday there could be more evacuations after weekend flooding forced residents out of about 40 homes in a Quebec city neighbourhood. Heavy equipment had to be brought in to help break up ice jams on the St. Charles River which have been blamed for the flooding. Backhoes were being used to reduce one major ice jam that is more than 100 metres long. Michel Therrien, a Quebec civil protection spokesman, said people living in 30 other residences were advised they may also need to evacuate theirRead More

Electrical fire causes major damage to Montreal home

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Everyone inside a Montreal home managed to escape safely when the building caught fire overnight in Montreal. A man living in the house spotted flames coming from a back wall near a stove around 2:40 a.m. Monday. He immediately got everyone outside and they took shelter at a neighbour’s home, at which point they called 9-1-1. Firefighters said smoke alarms were going off when they arrived. It took about an hour to extinguish the flames, but lots of damage was caused to the building on Armand Bombardier Blvd. near MauriceRead More

Jewellery worth $10,000 stolen from Innisfil store

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A man and woman are wanted after allegedly taking off with more than $10,000 worth of jewellery from the Roadshow’s 400 Antiques Mall in Innisfil. Surveillance camera footage obtained by CTV News Barrie shows the man and woman arriving in a black minivan, and entering the store through the front doors. Store manager Fred Pelton tells us the pair made no attempt to conceal their identity, and their every move was captured on one of the 24 cameras in the store. “They’ll ask to see an item. She’ll open theRead More

Local youth society reaching out for help, after flood destroyed their ‘safe space for teens’

Local youth society reaching out for help, after flood destroyed their 'safe space for teens'

Kiera Lyons, CTV Edmonton Published Saturday, January 13, 2018 8:44PM MST Last Updated Saturday, January 13, 2018 8:46PM MST A local charity that helps at-risk youth in the city has been forced to temporarily shut its doors. The iHuman Youth Society’s downtown facility suffered substantial damage after a pipe burst, flooding their building. The society works with marginalized inner city youth –including teen moms. They were closed for the holidays, but because of the flooding they haven’t been able to help anyone for weeks. The damage was significant enough thatRead More