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Atlantic premiers take stage at Liberal convention in Halifax

Atlantic premiers take stage at Liberal convention in Halifax

CTV Atlantic Published Saturday, April 21, 2018 5:33PM ADT Last Updated Saturday, April 21, 2018 7:07PM ADT The four Atlantic premiers took the stage at the Liberal’s national convention to discuss cooperation among provinces to strengthen the East Coast. Framed by pictures of Hopewell Rocks and Peggy’s Cove, each spoke of their province’s part in working together Saturday in Halifax. “We’re genuinely friends,” said Newfoundland Premier Dwight Ball. In front of hundreds of liberals, the premiers were asked what they felt is the biggest challenge to overcome in the AtlanticRead More

Officers sent to hospital following crash while responding to a call

Officers sent to hospital following crash while re

Three people, including two Winnipeg officers, were sent to hospital Saturday afternoon following a collision on Main Street. Police said the officers were responding to a high-priority call with lights and sirens activated when they were involved in a crash near Polson Avenue. It happened just after 1 p.m. The impact of the crash sent the police cruiser into a nearby building. Two officers were taken to hospital in stable condition, while someone from the other vehicle was take in unstable condition for precautionary reasons. The Winnipeg Police Service isRead More

Barrie man says he was stuck in home because plow left dumping of snow

Barrie man says he was stuck in home because plow left dumping of snow

A Barrie man says he was stuck in his home because a plow left a dumping of snow in front of his driveway. Dino Sangiuliano thought it was bad enough that no city plows had cleared his street since the ice storm. But when a plow finally showed up, he says it left a bigger pile of ice and snow behind. Sangiuliano’s surveillance camera recorded video of a plow clearing one lane of Violet Street at 5:15 a.m. on Tuesday. At 5:34 a.m. a plow is seen coming around LucasRead More

Water vaults above buildings in main break aftermath

Water main break

Water flew high over a Cambridge neighbourhood Tuesday afternoon due to a water main break. The break occurred during the mid-afternoon hours on Grand Avenue near Cedar Street. By the 4 p.m. hour, water continued to rise above buildings in the area as crews worked to shut off the water. Waterloo Regional Police were urging drivers to avoid the area. The cause of the break was not immediately apparent. An estimated repair time was not available. Source link #canadiannews #worldnews #headlinenews and stories from around the world USA Today NewsRead More

LIVE UPDATES: Blood stain analyst testifies about gruesome scene at Johnston’s home

Kristin Johnston

The Canadian Press Published Tuesday, April 17, 2018 10:10AM ADT Last Updated Tuesday, April 17, 2018 1:10PM ADT HALIFAX — A Halifax jury has heard from a blood stain pattern analyst about the gruesome scene inside Kristin Johnston’s Halifax-area home, where Nicholas Butcher allegedly killed the Montreal-born yoga instructor and cut off his hand. Police have testified that Johnston’s body was found in the master bedroom on a blood-soaked bed next to a steak knife on March 26th, 2016. The jury at Butcher’s second-degree murder trial has heard that aRead More

Rising interest rates starting to pinch more Canadians, poll says

Canada money

CALGARY — A new poll suggests a growing proportion of Canadians say they are feeling the effects of higher interest rates. The quarterly MNP consumer debt index survey says 43 per cent of Canadians say they’re feeling the effects of higher interest rates, up five percentage points from three months ago. The poll done for insolvency firm MNP also said 51 per cent of respondents fear rising interest rates could impact their ability to repay their debts, while 33 per cent agreed that rising interest rates could possibly push themRead More

School bus cancellations for Monday, April 16, 2018

School Bus

Web Staff , CTV News Toronto Published Monday, April 16, 2018 5:42AM EDT Last Updated Monday, April 16, 2018 5:48AM EDT Here is a list of school bus cancellations for Monday, April 16, 2018: York Catholic and York Region District school boards: All buses cancelled today due to inclement weather Durham Catholic and Durham District school boards: Buses in Zone 1, Zone 2, Zone 3, and Zone 4 have been cancelled today due to the weather Source link #canadiannews #worldnews #headlinenews and stories from around the world USA Today NewsRead More

Spokesman: Former first lady Barbara Bush in failing health

Barbara Bush in Aug. 2013

Michael Graczyk, The Associated Press Published Sunday, April 15, 2018 2:24PM EDT Last Updated Sunday, April 15, 2018 2:56PM EDT HOUSTON — Former U.S. first lady Barbara Bush is in “failing health” and won’t seek additional medical treatment, a Bush family spokesman said Sunday. “Following a recent series of hospitalizations, and after consulting her family and doctors, Mrs. Bush, now age 92, has decided not to seek additional medical treatment and will instead focus on comfort care,” spokesman Jim McGrath said in a news release. McGrath did not elaborate asRead More

Wellington Crescent blaze sends one to hospital

Wellington Crescent

CTV Winnipeg Published Saturday, April 14, 2018 8:33PM CST Last Updated Sunday, April 15, 2018 10:24AM CST One person was taken to hospital Saturday after fire broke out at home in the 1400 block of Wellington Crescent. Firefighters were called to the scene around 5:30 p.m. Saturday. The home is located near the corner of Renfrew Street in River Heights. Crews found smoke and fire in the basement, on the second floor and eventually in the roof area. According to officials, 10 fire fighters battled the blaze, which was hamperedRead More

‘Serial rapist’: Accusers confront Bill Cosby on witness stand

Bill Cosby leaves a Pennsylvania courthouse

NORRISTOWN, Pa. – Women who say comedian Bill Cosby knocked them out with intoxicants and sexually assaulted them decades ago are finally getting a chance to confront him – and they aren’t holding back. Janice Baker-Kinney will return to the witness stand on Thursday after punctuating her first two hours of testimony at Cosby’s sexual assault retrial in suburban Philadelphia with a firm declaration: “I was raped.” One woman testifying on Wednesday pointedly called Cosby a “serial rapist,” while another choked back tears as she asked him, “You remember, don’tRead More