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Excessive force not to blame for hip fracture, SIU finds

Perth County OPP generic

Two OPP officers have been cleared of criminal wrongdoing in connection with an arrest they made in the Listowel area. Tony Loparco, the director of the Special Investigations Unit, says the officers acted properly and did not use excessive force as they arrested a 62-year-old man. The officers were called to the home in Gowanstown on July 6, 2017, without knowing exactly what was going on. Dispatchers had received a 911 call asking for police assistance from a caller who hung up before offering any other details. According to theRead More

Sask. couple survives being buried in mudslide on B.C. highway

Gabe Rosescu and Sheri Niemegeers

KELOWNA, B.C. — A Saskatchewan couple is recovering in hospital after a mudslide swept them off a cliff in British Columbia. Don Struthers said his brother-in-law Gabe Rosescu and his girlfriend, Sheri Niemegeers, were en route to Nelson, B.C., when disaster struck. “They were driving down the road, happy go lucky, excited to see their buddy. And Gabe said all of a sudden they saw one tree kind of fall right onto the road,” Struthers said. “They didn’t have time to hit the brakes or anything and, before they knewRead More

‘Arrested Development’ stars stand by co-star Tambor

Jeffrey Tambor

LOS ANGELES – The cast of “Arrested Development” made it clear they fully support co-star Jeffrey Tambor as the beleaguered actor made one of his first public appearances at the show’s premiere. Tambor has kept a low profile since he was accused of sexual misconduct by two women who worked on “Transparent,” which he denied. He’s been dismissed from the show and its future is unclear. But he still has a role on the Netflix comedy, and at its Thursday-night premiere, co-stars like Will Arnett, Jason Bateman and Portia deRead More

Whiteout Viewing Party tickets on sale for away games

Viewing party

The Winnipeg Jets will be continuing the tradition of opening up Bell MTS Place to fans during away games the team announced Saturday. Games 3 and 4 will see the Jets travel to Las Vegas to take on the Golden Knights at T-Mobile Arena. Loyal Jets fans have come in droves to cheer on their beloved team, watching them from the jumbotron, a tradition started in Round 2 against the Nashville Predators.  Tickets will be priced at $10 each for reserved seating and fans in attendance will receive a ‘WeRead More

Canada ‘a little less safe’ with U.S. pullout from Iran deal: former NATO commander

David Fraser

OTTAWA — Canada has become “a little less safe” as a result of U.S. President Donald Trump withdrawing from the Iran nuclear deal, says former NATO commander and retired Maj.-Gen. David Fraser. During a panel on CTV’s Question Period airing on Sunday, Fraser said Trump’s May 8 decision to withdraw from the 2015 Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (CJPOA) will have negative impacts felt beyond the United States. “I think we’ve become a little less safe with the United States pulling out of the deal. They say keep your friendsRead More

Oak Bay to U.K.: Friends plan to crash wedding

Oak Bay to U.K.: Friends plan to crash wedding

They aren’t on the guest list, but that’s not stopping two long-time friends from crashing the wedding of the century. Source link #canadiannews #worldnews #headlinenews and stories from around the world USA Today News Headlines USA News Headlines ABC NEWS Headlines

Crash in Kitchener leaves pedestrian hurt

Victoria Street crash

A pedestrian was taken to hospital Monday afternoon after being hit by a vehicle in downtown Kitchener. The collision occurred around 2:45 p.m. on Victoria Street near Ahrens Street. According to Waterloo Regional Police, the pedestrian’s injuries were not believed to be serious. It was not immediately clear whether either the pedestrian or the driver might face charges over the collision. Source link #canadiannews #worldnews #headlinenews and stories from around the world USA Today News Headlines USA News Headlines ABC NEWS Headlines

Man arrested, charged with impaired driving

Saskatoon Police

A man, 37, has been taken into custody by Saskatoon police and will be charged with impaired driving after an incident at Diefenbaker Park. On Friday evening around 5:17 p.m. police received a complaint about a hit and run in the area of Diefenbaker Park. With the help of the Air Support Unit, police located the suspect vehicle, which was driving erratically in the park. The vehicle struck a number of objects, including another vehicle and a garbage bin. The suspect vehicle then got hung up on a wooden postRead More

Toronto makeup artists hopes grad photo encourages discussion of gender norms

Kevin Kodra

TORONTO — High schooler Kevin Kodra hopes his glamorous viral graduation photo gets people thinking beyond the borders of gender norms. The 18-year-old Toronto makeup artist watched his social media fame skyrocket this week after he posted an image to Instagram with sculpted eyebrows, contoured cheeks, fulsome lips — and a beard and grad robes. The shot has amassed more than 20,000 likes in four days. But Kodra doesn’t want his fans to simply admire his work — he wants them to reconsider their own perceptions. He says he hopesRead More

Man who died behind wall in women’s washroom at Calgary mall climbed into vent

Body found in Calgary mall washroom

Lauren Krugel, The Canadian Press Published Wednesday, May 2, 2018 4:44PM EDT Last Updated Wednesday, May 2, 2018 5:17PM EDT CALGARY — Police say a man whose body was found inside a wall in a women’s washroom in a downtown Calgary mall died accidentally after he crawled into a vent behind a toilet and got stuck. “The victim’s motivation for crawling inside the wall is unknown at this time,” police said Wednesday. His body was found on Monday morning by a maintenance worker who was called to fix a toiletRead More