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New family shelter coming to Barrie

Barrie family shelter

A unique project that aims to tackle a social crisis is in the works in Barrie.  The Salvation Army and Redwood Park Communities are partnering up to build a new family shelter, which is meant to be a place where people who have fallen on tough times can go to find hope. The 2-point-5 acres of land owned by Salvation Army will be a place where families in crisis will be able to take refuge in a transitional, short-term home, while they work to get back on their feet. “WeRead More


Caught on camera: Employees fired following road test

Caught on camera: Employees fired following road test

Two technicians at a Fountain Tire garage in Winnipeg were fired over the weekend after dash-cam footage taken during a road test surfaced online. The three minute video captured Friday shows the two technicians swearing, speeding and mocking the customer’s culture. At one point, footage appears to capture the vehicle speeding more than 80 km/h down Jubilee Avenue, where the posted speed limit is 50 km/h. The owner of the vehicle told CTV News via email that he didn’t file a police report and didn’t complain directly to Fountain Tire.Read More


Murder charge stayed against accused Calgary gang member

Murder charge stayed against accused Calgary gang member

CTV Calgary Staff Published Tuesday, April 17, 2018 12:43PM MDT Last Updated Tuesday, April 17, 2018 12:51PM MDT Accused gang leader Nicholas Chan walked out of a Calgary court on Tuesday instead of standing trial for murder in connection to the death of a man in 2008. Chan was charged with the first-degree murder of Kevin Anaya who was gunned down almost ten years ago. He was also charged with conspiracy to commit murder and directing a criminal organization and was supposed to face a jury for trial. On TuesdayRead More


School bus cancellations for Monday, April 16, 2018

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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


Emergency dispatchers recognized for their help in 2017

Emergency dispatchers recognized for their help in 2017

Barrie fire dispatcher Justin Gilbert was only on the job for a few months when a fiery and deadly pileup happened on Highway 400. “The fire chief of Bradford called on radio and I knew there was something else going on just in the tone of his voice. And then the 911 lines started going off. It was a ‘let’s go and get it done’ kind of thing,” Gilbert said. He was honoured for his quick actions in aiding emergency responders during that crash. Nearly 50 dispatchers were recognized forRead More


RCMP release list of Humboldt Broncos members killed in crash

Hockey world reacts to Humboldt Broncos tragedy

Saskatchewan RCMP released the list of Humboldt Broncos members killed in Friday night’s crash. Ten players and five personnel members died after their bus was struck by a tractor-trailer when the team was headed to a playoff game in Nipawin, SK. Players: Jaxon Joseph, 20, St. Albert, AB Logan Hunter, 18, St. Albert, AB Stephen Wack, 21, St. Albert, AB Connor Lukan, 21, Slave Lake, AB Logan Boulet, 21, Lethbridge, AB Adam Herold, 16, Montmartre, SK Evan Thomas, 18, Saskatoon, SK Jacob Leicht, 19, Humboldt, SK Logan Schatz, 20, Allan,Read More


Vigil planned at home arena of Humboldt Broncos

Humboldt Broncos

The Canadian Press Published Sunday, April 8, 2018 8:32AM EDT Last Updated Sunday, April 8, 2018 8:38AM EDT HUMBOLDT, Sask. — The community of Humboldt, Sask., will gather tonight to mourn at the home arena of the Broncos junior hockey team following a crash that killed 15 people. Fourteen people were also injured when the team bus collided with a tractor trailer at a highway intersection on Friday. The team had been scheduled to continue its playoff series at the Elgar Petersen Arena tonight. The names of the dead andRead More


Humboldt Broncos crash brings back memories of 1974 Quebec tragedy

Humboldt Broncos crash brings back memories of 1974 Quebec tragedy

The Canadian Press Published Saturday, April 7, 2018 5:56PM EDT Last Updated Saturday, April 7, 2018 6:29PM EDT MONTREAL — The deadly Saskatchewan crash between a semi-trailer and bus carrying a junior hockey team brought back painful memories of another tragic accident that happened in Quebec in 1974, according to a former junior hockey team owner. Nineteen-year old Gaetan Paradis was killed when a bus carrying the Sherbrooke Castors crashed nearly 50 kilometres outside of Chicoutimi, Que. Another 29 people were severely injured when the bus flipped over due toRead 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


New York Islanders top Montreal Canadiens 5-4

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Published Monday, January 15, 2018 10:51PM EST Last Updated Monday, January 15, 2018 10:52PM EST John Tavares scored in regulation time and got the game-winner 1:51 into overtime as the New York Islanders defeated the Montreal Canadiens 5-4 on Monday night. The Islanders (23-18-4) posted a third straight win. Mathew Barzal, coming off his second five-point game of the season on Saturday against the New York Rangers, had a goal and two assists to give him 10 points in his last three outings. Anthony Beauvillier and Adam Pelech also scoredRead More