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5 things to know on Wednesday, July 11 on CTVNews.ca: NATO, subway, interest rates

Authorities say the 12 boys rescued from a Thai cave are recovering and in good health. In other news, Prime Minister Justin Trudeau says Canada will take command of a new NATO training mission. 1. Troop commitment: Prime Minister Justin Trudeau has announced that Canada will assume command of a new NATO training mission in Iraq. 2. Subway save: Three men have been honoured by the City of Toronto and given free public transit for a year as a reward for helping a visually impaired man who fell onto theRead More


Friday storm rips through Sask. campgrounds

A Friday night storm, caused damage to some Saskatchewan campgrounds. Picture courtesy of Terri Bjarnason.

A Friday night storm ripped through some Saskatchewan campgrounds on Friday night. Campers at Emma Lake, Murray Point and Morin Lake Regional Park awoke to destruction around their campgrounds. Thunder, heavy rain and intense plough winds made up the storm, with some uprooting trees that landedon trailers with people inside. Terri Bjarnason and her family were inside, when a tree fell on their camper. “It was really scary to see where exactly the tree fell compared to where I had been sitting. It’s right on the window where I hadRead More


‘Bridging North America’ to design and build cable-stayed Gordie Howe Bridge

Gordie Howe Bridge concept cable-stayed

Rich Garton, CTV Windsor Published Thursday, July 5, 2018 9:36AM EDT Last Updated Thursday, July 5, 2018 9:58AM EDT The builder who will construct the Gordie Howe International Bridge between Windsor and Detroit was announced today in Windsor, Ont. The preferred proponent ‘Bridging North America’ will soon start construction on an 853 metre cable-stayed span, being touted by Windsor Detroit Bridge Authority officials as the longest cable-stayed bridge in North America. WDBA communications director Mark Butler says “it’s going to be as tall as the Ren Center,” one of mostRead More


Dream trip to Victoria for ALS patient

Dream trip to Victoria for ALS patient

VICTORIA: A Minnesota family picks Victoria for the trip of a lifetime thanks to the foundation of former NFLer Steve Gleason. 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″]


After donors withdraw support, The Red Roof shelter faces closure

The Red Roof shelter

CTV Montreal Published Saturday, June 30, 2018 1:57PM EDT Last Updated Saturday, June 30, 2018 1:58PM EDT The Red Roof homeless shelter – one of the oldest in Montreal – may have to shutter its doors in the coming days due to a lack of funding. “The current financial state is dire,” explained George Greene of St. Michael’s Mission. “Our expenses have gone through the roof – the demands from the client base are definitely high right now. In the past few weeks, two large donors inexplicably pulled their supportRead More


Why did Wynne say she won’t be Ontario’s premier? A political scientist explains

Why did Wynne say she won't be Ontario's premier? A political scientist explains

Many Ontarians were surprised and confused by Liberal leader Kathleen Wynne’s announcement on Saturday that she won’t be premier after Thursday’s election. “On June 7th voters will elect a new government. I don’t know who voters will choose but I am pretty sure that it won’t be me,” Wynne told reporters, after polls put her in a distant third place behind the Doug Ford’s Progressive Conservatives and Andrea Horwath’s New Democrats. “After Thursday, I will no longer be Ontario’s Premier. And I’m okay with that,” Wynne said. “Because, as I’veRead More


Athletics program cut at Saskatchewan Polytechnic

Saskatchewan Polytechnic fitness centre closure

Saskatchewan Polytechnic’s athletics program has been cancelled, officials with the post-secondary institution confirm. The school is making changes to its fitness service model and closing all fitness centres on its campuses, except the Regina campus, as it works on the new model. The new model is being referred to as a “Wellness Strategy.” “The Wellness Strategy will be consistent across campuses and better serve the entire student population who may benefit from enhanced wellness supports,” a letter sent to students reads. “The new model will be developed through a consultativeRead More


14 pieces of artwork stolen from St. John’s home recovered by police

RNC

ST. JOHN’S, N.L. – Officers with the Royal Newfoundland Constabulary have recovered a sizable number of paintings stolen from a home in the west end of St. John’s, thanks in part to help from the public. Police announced that 14 pieces of pricey artwork were found Saturday, and said in a release that the discovery was “a direct result of the media release made on Thursday afternoon.” Pieces by artists Clifford George, Peter Lewis, David Blackwood and Christopher Pratt are among those that were recovered. Officers continue to search forRead More


Angels beat Blue Jays 5-4 at Rogers Centre

Toronto Blue Jays relief pitcher Tyler Clippard

TORONTO – Andrelton Simmons hit a tiebreaking two-run single in the ninth inning to help the Los Angeles Angels to a 5-4 win over the Toronto Blue Jays on Wednesday night. Shohei Ohtani tied the game earlier in the frame with a two-run single off Toronto reliever Tyler Clippard, who was charged with four earned runs over one-third of an inning. Justin Anderson (1-1) pitched the eighth inning for the win and Blake Parker survived a shaky ninth for his third save. Pinch-hitter Kendrys Morales drove in Dwight Smith Jr.,Read More


$85M New York apartment comes with trip to space

New York condo

A 15,000-square-foot, 10-bedroom duplex condo in New York City comes with a $1-millon yacht, two Rolls Royce Phantoms, a Lamborghini, and, oh, two tickets to outer space. Price tag: US$85 million. It’s the most expensive residential listing on the open market in NYC. The condo takes up two-and-a-half floors (44th and 45th) in the Atelier Condo on West 42nd Street in Hell’s Kitchen. Also included: a US$2-million construction credit to bring together 13 separate units into one massive space; a weekly dinner for two at a French fine dining restaurantRead More