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‘Patience’: Spring expected to creep in slowly this year

'Patience': Spring expected to creep in slowly this year

Josh K. Elliott, Published Tuesday, March 20, 2018 12:15PM EDT Spring has officially sprung in Canada, but the effects of the “fickle” season will be slow to appear across the country, according to Environment Canada senior climatologist Dave Phillips. “This spring, patience is the key word,” Phillips told CTV News Channel on Tuesday, with the temperature in Toronto sitting at several degrees below freezing. Spring officially started at 12 :15 ET, but Phillips says the warm-up might still be a month away for much of the country. “Spring isRead More

Weather 19/18

Weather 19/18

From CTV Northern Ontario’s Lyndsay Moggy: The sunshine will stick around but the cold wind will return in the 7-day forecast. Source link #canadiannews #worldnews #headlinenews and stories from around the world USA Today News Headlines USA News Headlines ABC NEWS Headlines

Designated Survivor films season finale scene in Cambridge

Designated Survivor films season finale scene in Cambridge

There was a buzz in the air in Cambridge on Saturday, as crews from one of the biggest hit shows on television returned to the city. Members of the cast and crew of Designated Survivor were in the Galt core to film a scene for their season finale. While series star Kiefer Sutherland wasn’t present, co-star Maggie Q was. Producer Llewellyn Wells said they were working on a scene in which Q’s character “has gone to find someone who she’s been asked to take care of … and also trackRead More

Woman arrested after rally against controversial professor Jordan Peterson

Canada AM: A look at the psychology of terror

KINGSTON, Ont. — A woman in eastern Ontario is facing numerous charges after taking part in a protest against a lecture by a controversial Toronto professor. Police say a 38-year-old woman was arrested near Queen’s University in Kingston Monday evening. She’s charged with mischief, assaulting police, possession of a weapon for a dangerous purpose and for carrying a concealed weapon. Local media reports say more than 150 people took part in the rally against University of Toronto psychology professor Jordan Peterson. He has come under fire for refusing to useRead More

Its population shrinking, Newfoundland and Labrador aims to lure back diaspora

Newfoundland Labrador flag

ST. JOHN’S, N.L. — Bill Hodder says he would leave Calgary to move back to Newfoundland and Labrador “in a heartbeat.” He loved growing up in Churchill Falls, the small company town of about 650 people that runs the Labrador hydroelectric plant on the upper Churchill River. His father, sister and many of his cousins now live in St. John’s. “Home is where your family is,” said Hodder, 40. “If a job was there, it’d be no question we’d move back home.” Hodder, a project co-ordinator who has worked inRead More

Dolores O’Riordan found second home in Ontario, called herself ‘half a Canuck’

Cranberries singer Dolores O'Riordan dead at 46

By David Friend, The Canadian Press Published Monday, January 15, 2018 5:36PM EST Dolores O’Riordan, the defiant voice of Irish rock band the Cranberries who died Monday at 46, found a certain solace in her second home — a remote town in Ontario. When she wasn’t performing rock anthems like “Zombie,” “Linger” and “Dreams” before audiences of thousands, O’Riordan was often at her cottage north of Peterborough, Ont., about 90 minutes northeast of Toronto. It was there she escaped from her sometimes relentless global fame and lived for years withRead More

Prairie Game Expo in Regina

Prairie Game Expo in Regina

Board game enthusiasts met in Regina to create, test and play at the Prairie Game Expo on Saturday. The event brings together people with a passion for the less digitally based hobby. Organizers say role playing and miniature games have become more popular in the last decade, and the expo enables those types of interest groups to come together and have a good interactive time. “What’s good about getting together as a larger community is one meeting more people, getting exposed to new types of games that you might notRead More

Rains drench Atlantic Canada, leading to flooding, outages and homes evacuated

Rain storm

HALIFAX — Much of Atlantic Canada is being pummelled with heavy winds and a downpour on Saturday, leaving more than 20,000 Maritimers without power and leading some people in southwest New Brunswick to evacuate their homes. Environment Canada says a low-pressure system will slowly track across the East Coast today, bringing up to 50 millimetres of rainfall to parts of southwestern Nova Scotia and Newfoundland’s south coast. The weather agency says the frozen ground has a reduced ability to absorb the deluge, which, combined with unseasonably mild temperatures in partsRead More

Two arrested after afternoon SWAT call


CTV Regina Published Friday, January 12, 2018 5:09PM CST Last Updated Friday, January 12, 2018 5:16PM CST Two people were taken into custody after a SWAT call in the Lakeridge area on Friday. Police say officers were called to a home on Nicurity Drive earlier in the afternoon. By 4:30 p.m., police were able to take two people safely into custody. Police officers remained at the scene to clear the house. The area should be cleared shortly. Source link #canadiannews #worldnews #headlinenews and stories from around the world USA TodayRead More

S. Korea proposes meeting with N. Korea to discuss Olympics

Korea tensions

Youkyung Lee, The Associated Press Published Friday, January 12, 2018 7:43AM EST Last Updated Friday, January 12, 2018 7:59AM EST SEOUL, Korea, Republic Of — South Korea said Friday it has proposed a meeting with North Korea next week to discuss details of its participation in next month’s Pyeongchang Winter Olympics in the South. The South’s Unification Ministry said it suggested holding the meeting on Monday at the border village of Panmunjom with a delegation of three South Korean officials. Earlier this week, the two Koreas held their first talksRead More