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A musical resurgence has Hollywood changing its tune

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Hollywood is falling back in love with the movie musical, seduced by the success of Oscar winner “La La Land” and buoyed by a wave of live-action Disney adaptations. In a Tinseltown landscape largely dominated by superheroes, 2017 still saw “La La Land,” “The Greatest Showman” and “Beauty and the Beast” pull in more than $2.1 billion at the global box office. Disney is the backbone of the revival, with a “Mary Poppins” sequel expected later this year — with Emily Blunt taking over the iconic role of the magicalRead More


Saanich police 'bring home the bacon'

Saanich police 'bring home the bacon'

Fearing the large sow would head straight for the highway, police officers took matters into their own hands. Source link #canadiannews #worldnews #headlinenews and stories from around the world USA Today News Headlines USA News Headlines ABC NEWS Headlines


Four UCP MLAs will not be seeking re-election

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United Conservative party leader Jason Kenney announced four MLAs will not be seeking re-election next year. The four UCP members are: David Schneider, MLA for Little Bow; Scott Cyr, MLA for Bonnyville-Cold Lake; Wayne Drysdale, MLA for Grand Prairie-Wapiti; and Pat Stier, MLA for Livingstone-Macleod. They each published Facebook posts announcing their names will not be on the ballot. Schneider operated Schenider Farm and Ranch Inc. for two decades before joining politics.   “The end of this term will mark 10 years of politics for me at two different levelsRead 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


Police searching for suspect after sexual assault

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Waterloo Regional Police are searching for a suspect after a woman was assaulted in Kitchener. Police say they responded to reports of an assault around 6 a.m. Sunday morning. They say around 3 a.m. a woman was walking southbound on King Street South near Union Street, when she was approached from behind by an unknown man who sexually assaulted her. The man was last seen after the assault walking northbound on King Street. The woman was treated and released from hospital. Police say the man is described as having lightRead More


Police asking for help in locating 15-year-old girl missing from Annex

Mikayla Kerenyi

A 15-year-old girl has gone missing in the city’s Annex neighbourhood and police say they are concerned for her safety. Mikayla Kerenyi was last seen on Thursday at around 7:50 p.m. in the area of Bloor Street West and Spadina Road. The teenager has been described by police as a five-foot-two girl weighing about 95 pounds with brown eyes and long brown hair worn either in a ponytail or a bun. She was last seen wearing a light blue winter jacket with a brown fur lined hood, a brown sweater,Read More


After Russia’s Syria caution, Trump tweets: missiles ‘will be coming’

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The Associated Press Published Wednesday, April 11, 2018 7:25AM EDT Last Updated Wednesday, April 11, 2018 7:33AM EDT WASHINGTON — After Russia warned the United States against military strikes in Syria, U.S. President Donald Trump says missiles “will be coming.” Trump says on Twitter Wednesday: “Russia vows to shoot down any and all missiles fired at Syria. Get ready Russia, because they will be coming, nice and new and ‘smart!”‘ He adds: “You shouldn’t be partners with a Gas Killing Animal who kills his people and enjoys it!” Russian lawmakersRead More


Artist of Broncos/Pitre sketch ‘wanted to contribute’ and never expected viral response

Artist of Broncos/Pitre sketch 'wanted to contribute' and never expected viral response

She insists she’s not an artist and, at first, expected to remain anonymous. But the woman who drew a pencil sketch of Jonathan Pitre meeting Humboldt Broncos players in a Heavenly hockey rink says she’s surprised at the impact a simple drawing has had. Love and hockey unite ❤️ #HumboldtStrong #butterflyboy #HockeyIsFamily #PutOutYourSticks #leaveastickout #community pic.twitter.com/F4VZUrcHN1 — Kerry MacGregor (@KerryMacGregor) April 10, 2018 Kerry MacGregor lives in France now, but grew up in Ottawa. She tells Newstalk 580 CFRA’s Ottawa Now with Evan Solomon that she was inspired by whatRead More


Suspect arrested in Red Deer $17,000 mobile phone store break-in

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Red Deer RCMP have arrested and charged a man after a break-in at an electronics store in late March. At 5:40 a.m. Tuesday, March 27 Red Deer RCMP responded to an alarm at Mobi Jack Phone Repair on Timberlands Drive where nearly $17,000 worth of electronics were stolen. Police identified the suspect as 41-year-old Aaron James Campbell thanks to surveillance images and forensic evidence collected by the RCMP forensic identification team. On Wednesday, April 4 shortly before 11 p.m. Red Deer RCMP identified a suspicious vehicle downtown; they pulled theRead More


Police searching for suspects in West End homicide

Jerome Devon Kakagamic and Faron Junior Henderson

CTV Winnipeg Published Friday, April 6, 2018 5:46PM CST Last Updated Friday, April 6, 2018 5:47PM CST Winnipeg police are asking for help to find two men wanted in connection with a homicide earlier this week. Gilbert Chartrand, 42, died after being assaulted on Agnes Street near Sargent Avenue Wednesday. Initially rushed to hospital in critical condition, he died a short time later. Police have issued arrest warrants for Faron Junior Henderson and Jerome Devon Kakagamic, who are facing second degree murder charges. Police said Henderson and Kakagamic are consideredRead More