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Police search for missing woman in Thompson

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CTV Winnipeg Published Saturday, May 26, 2018 10:28AM CST Last Updated Saturday, May 26, 2018 10:33AM CST Thompson RCMP is asking for the public’s help to find missing 60-year-old Dianne Mae Bignell. Police said she was last seen around the Juniper Street area of Thompson at 8:30 a.m. on May 17. Bignell is described as five feet four inches, with a heavy build, grey shoulder length hair, brown eyes and wears glasses. Police are concerned for her well-being and anyone with information is asked to call Thompson RCMP at 204-677-6911.Read More


C2 in Montreal: Chelsea Manning reminds citizens that they have power

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The Canadian Press Published Thursday, May 24, 2018 4:36PM EDT Last Updated Thursday, May 24, 2018 4:37PM EDT Whistleblower Chelsea Manning says the average citizen has power and needs to use it. The internationally recognized transgender activist told the annual C2 Montreal business conference today that people have the political power to change things. Manning, 30, is a former Army intelligence analyst who served seven years in a U.S. prison for leaking government documents to Wikileaks until then-President Barack Obama commuted the sentence in 2017. Known as Bradley Manning atRead More


Strike at Caesars Windsor postpones Blink-182, Russell Peters shows

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WINDSOR, Ont. – An ongoing strike at Caesars Windsor has postponed more concerts, this time appearances by artists including Blink-182 and Russell Peters. The southern Ontario tourist draw says it is postponing concerts and cancelling hotel reservations through June 16. That includes Colosseum Shows for Blink-182 on June 2, Russell Peters on June 15, and Cole Swindell on June 16. About 2,300 members of Unifor Local 444 walked off the job April 6 over issues including wages and working conditions. The striking workers include dealers, cooks, housekeepers and janitors. TheRead More


Taylor Swift is doing more to stop scalpers than Ontario’s new ticket act: experts

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David Friend, The Canadian Press Published Monday, May 21, 2018 10:25AM EDT Last Updated Monday, May 21, 2018 12:35PM EDT TORONTO — Step aside Ontario lawmakers, because Taylor Swift is giving you a lesson in how to deflect concert scalpers. As the province gets ready to introduce a new law on July 1 which puts a price cap on resales of live-event tickets, experts say it’s the world-famous pop singer who’s doing a better job squeezing out black-market opportunists. Swift’s team is undertaking an experiment that lists her tickets onRead More


Saskatoon artists evicted | CTV Saskatoon News

Saskatoon artists evicted | CTV Saskatoon News

Published Sunday, May 20, 2018 5:56PM CST Last Updated Sunday, May 20, 2018 6:04PM CST Several artists in Saskatoon are scrambling to find a new studio after the building they were working out of was sold. Artists recently were handed an eviction notice saying the building had been sold and tenants had a month to move all of their work and supplies “Reasonable rent, that’s key for artists, we can’t afford to pay big rents because we’re really not making money at what we do,” painter Betsy Rosenwald said. BetsyRead More


24-year-old suspect in custody after shooting in Brockville apartment

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Brockville Police say a 24-year-old man is facing several gun-related charges after a shooting at an apartment building. Police say they responded to reports of a shooting on Cartier Court Friday and found a man being treated by paramedics. He was brought to hospital with non-life threatening injuries. The suspect remains in police custody and is expected to be in court on Tuesday. Source link #canadiannews #worldnews #headlinenews and stories from around the world USA Today News Headlines USA News Headlines ABC NEWS Headlines


Doug Ford would allow beer, wine and cider to be sold in Ontario corner stores

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TORONTO — Doug Ford says if elected premier he would allow beer, wine, cider and coolers to be sold in corner stores. In the announcement, which he made a day before a long weekend, the Progressive Conservative leader says Ontario is mature enough for this change. The Liberal government expanded alcohol sales in recent years, with more than 200 grocery stores authorized to sell beer and cider, and another 70 allowed to sell wine. Under their plan, up to 450 grocery stores will sell beer and cider, including 300 alsoRead More


Oakland hits three homers in 10-5 win over Toronto

Oakland hits three homeruns in win over Jays

TORONTO – Khris Davis hit one of Oakland’s three home runs and reached base five times in all as the Athletics dumped the Toronto Blue Jays 10-5 on Thursday at Rogers Centre. Davis belted his team-leading 13th homer of the season in Oakland’s three-run third inning. He finished with four hits on the night and was also hit by a pitch. Matt Olson hit a three-run shot in the fifth inning and Matt Chapman put the game away with a two-run blast in the sixth. The Athletics outhit the BlueRead 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


Impaired driver crashes stolen school bus on Hwy. 26: OPP

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Police say a drunken man stole a school bus and crashed into a sign at a roundabout on Highway 26. Emergency crews were called to the Mosley Street roundabout, just west of Stayner, for a single-vehicle crash on Wednesday night. According to the OPP, the school bus crashed into a light pole and a sign. The driver of the bus was taken to hospital with non-life threatening injuries. Police say the school bus was stolen, and the driver, a 56-year-old Clearview Township man, was impaired. The accused now faces eightRead More