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Skateboarder seriously hurt in collision with truck

Skateboard, injured

CTV Montreal Published Friday, May 25, 2018 1:53PM EDT Last Updated Friday, May 25, 2018 1:58PM EDT A 29-year-old man was sent to hospital in serious condition after he hit a truck while skateboarding down Lucien L’Allier St. near St. Jacques St. The collision occurred about 11:50 a.m. Friday when the skateboarder went through a red light, and hit a truck heading east. According to Montreal police Constable Manuel Couture “the skateboarder hit the truck at full speed on the driver’s side.” The skateboarder was not conscious when he wasRead More


Canadian vacationers stranded in Cuba following plane crash

Canadian vacationers stranded in Cuba following plane crash

In the wake of a horrific plane crash in Cuba that claimed the lives of 110 people, dozens of Canadians are now stranded in the country, wondering when they will be able to fly home. On Friday, a Cubana de Aviacion flight out of Havana crashed shortly after takeoff, killing all but three of its 113 passengers and crew members. The crash is being labelled the worst Cuban aviation disaster in more than three decades. Nancy Charland of Montreal was supposed to head home Friday with Cubana from Cayo LargoRead More


Police make major drug bust, seize $200K in drugs, cash

Drugs arrest

CTV Winnipeg Published Sunday, May 20, 2018 11:58AM CST Last Updated Sunday, May 20, 2018 12:00PM CST Winnipeg Police Service, along with RCMP, carried out search warrants at a pair of homes in the East St. Paul and Lord Roberts areas Friday.  They arrested two men, who were taken into custody.  At a house in the 100 block of Eagle Creek Drive in East St. Paul police found one kilogram of cocaine worth $60,000, $45,000 in cash, two bulletproof vests, ammunition, cutting agents, money counters and multiple cellphones. During aRead More


Montrealer has big plans for royal wedding

Montrealer has big plans for royal wedding

A Beaconsfield woman is hosting a party for the ages in honour of the royal wedding. Source link #canadiannews #worldnews #headlinenews and stories from around the world USA Today News Headlines USA News Headlines ABC NEWS Headlines


Turcot, Lafontaine Tunnel closures ensure traffic headaches over Victoria Day weekend

Turcot, Lafontaine Tunnel closures ensure traffic headaches over Victoria Day weekend

Montrealers will get no holiday from road closures over the Victoria Day long weekend, with major road closures coming due to work on the Turcot Interchange and Lafontaine Tunnel. Among the closures announced by Transport Quebec are: Highway 15 North between the 20 West and the Sherbrooke entrance, as well as from Blvd. de la Verendrye. The ramp from Highway 136 West to Highway 15 North. The ramp from Highway 20 East to Highway 15. The ramp from Highway 15 South to Highway 136 East. The ramp from Highway 15Read More


Coroner speaks about mix-up of Humboldt Broncos crash victims

Humboldt Broncos

A coroner involved in the Humboldt Broncos bus crash says it wasn’t until an injured player woke up in hospital and said he wasn’t who everyone thought he was that officials realized there had been a big mistake in identifying the dead. Since the crash, Parker Tobin’s loved ones from Alberta had been at the bedside of the player they thought was Parker, an 18-year-old goalie. He had serious facial injuries, but they believed he was their boy. It turned out it was actually teammate Xavier Labelle in the bed,Read More


New vape packaging rules ‘grey’: Saskatoon vape shop manager

Brennden MacKenzie

A Saskatoon vape shop manager wants more clarity when it comes to new rules for vape product packaging. The federal government recently passed legislation that will restrict how vaping products are sold, labelled, manufactured and promoted. The new bill will ban companies from promoting “confectionery” vape-juice flavours — which include flavours pertaining to desserts and soft drinks that are believed to appeal to youth. “The wording is grey. It’s basically saying candy flavours, but would that mean orange juice, apple juice? Or would it mean pop drinks, like Coca-Cola?” BrenndenRead More


Dwane Casey nominated for NBA coach of the year five days after Raptors fire him

Dwane Casey

NEW YORK — Dwane Casey has been named one of three finalists for the NBA’s coach of the year award. Too bad the nomination came five days after he was fired by the Toronto Raptors. Casey was named a finalist for the award on Wednesday night along with Quin Snyder of the Utah Jazz and Boston Celtics head coach Brad Stevens. The 61-year-old Casey was the most successful coach in Raptors history, rewriting the culture of what had been one of the worst teams in the league. He led TorontoRead More


Democrats keen to unseat Trump in 2020 meet to discuss strategy

Trump

WASHINGTON — Grappling with the realities of U.S. President Donald Trump’s reign, Democrats are trying to offer a counterweight to the president’s message — without making it all about Trump. An annual conference organized by a prominent Democratic think-tank Tuesday included an early glimpse at some of the Democrats plotting a challenge to Trump in 2020. But it also laid bare some of the challenges Democrats face in opposing a president whose presence has been all-consuming and in developing an alternative agenda to reach voters who turned to Trump inRead More


Montreal holds pro-Palestine demonstration as U.S. Embassy opens in Jerusalem

Pro-Palestine demonstration in Montreal

There were protests in Montreal and around the world Monday as Israel marked the 70th anniversary of its founding by celebrating the opening of the new U.S. embassy in Jerusalem. Dozens took to the streets downtown Montreal to express their anger about the embassy’s new location as well as the Israeli government’s response to protests there. Israeli troops shot dead 55 Palestinian demonstrators and wounded 1,200 others. Another 1,200 Palestinians suffered other injuries. It was the deadliest day since a cross-border war in 2014. Protesters threw stones and the IsraeliRead More