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B.C. baseball team offers funeral giveaway

B.C. baseball team offers funeral giveaway

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‘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


Writer of glowing Olive Garden review grateful for Anthony Bourdain’s support

Anthony Bourdain

MINNEAPOLIS — A North Dakota newspaper columnist who received online vitriol in 2012 for her glowing review of an Olive Garden in Grand Forks said Saturday she was grateful that Anthony Bourdain came to her defence as others ridiculed her prose about the town’s hottest new Italian restaurant. Marilyn Hagerty catapulted to internet fame after her Olive Garden review, in which she marveled about the chain restaurant’s chicken Alfredo, crisp greens and “two long, warm breadsticks.” Then, she learned what it’s like to go viral. Bourdain, who died Friday inRead More


Canadian rugby sevens men win twice to advance to Cup quarterfinals in London

Harry Jones Rugby

LONDON — Harry Jones scored his 100th try in the HSBC World Rugby Sevens Series and Canada defeated Samoa and Russia on Saturday to advance to the Cup quarter-finals at the London Sevens. It marks just the second time in nine tournaments this season that the Canadian men have reached the final eight. Jones scored his landmark try in a 17-7 loss to No. 2 South Africa that was sandwiched between the wins over No. 9 Samoa and No. 15 Russia at Twickenham. Canada, which currently stands 11th in theRead More


Regina setting cannabis zoning regulations

marijuana

The City of Regina is closer to knowing where cannabis retail stores will go in the city after councilors approved a report on Monday. The administration will begin reworking the bylaw to be finalized in June, as the province will be issuing six cannabis retail store permits in Regina. Council voted to not allow cannabis retail stores to set up within one block or 600 feet of certain zones frequented by youth. The downtown area is approved for discretionary use, meaning any stores that want to locate there, must firstRead More


Santa Cabrini Hospital to undergo hefty renovations

Santa Cabrini Hospital

The provincial government is investing tens of millions of dollars to expand and redesign Santa Cabrini Hospital in Montreal. Health Minister Gaetan Barrette and the MNA for Jeanne Mance Viger, Filomena Rotiroti, announced the $48 million project on Monday. The provincial government is paying $38 million of the cost to construct a new building attached to the existing structure, while the Santa Cabrini Foundation will chip in another $10 million. The new building will house operating rooms and the space to sterilize medical equipment, bringing both up to modern standards.Read More


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


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


Calgary man frustrated by delay in getting lost citizenship card replaced

Calgary man frustrated by delay in getting lost citizenship card replaced

A Calgary man who lost his Canadian citizenship card more than two years ago says he’s still waiting for a replacement and has been stuck in limbo ever since. Verol Morgan, who came to Canada with his parents when he was three years old and became a citizen in 1978, lost his wallet in 2015. His citizenship card was in the wallet, and he applied for a replacement card. In December, 2015, he got a letter from the federal government saying that his application had been delayed.  Morgan said heRead More


Russia adopts bill that could stymie trade with U.S.

Moscow

MOSCOW — Russia’s parliament on Tuesday adopted a wide-ranging bill that could freeze crucial exports to the United States and imports to Russia from the U.S. and other countries. The bill, drafted by leading lawmakers at the State Duma in response to the latest round of U.S. sanctions, lays out a wide range of restrictions for U.S. businesses in Russia and for co-operation with the U.S. Among other things, the bill allows the Russian president to “ban or suspend co-operation with a hostile state” and ban imports of goods fromRead More