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Willie told us six more weeks, but a taste of spring is coming


It’s getting warm in southwestern Ontario for the next few days, unseasonably warm, but the catch is it’s also about to get wet. Source link #canadiannews #worldnews #headlinenews and stories from around the world USA Today News Headlines USA News Headlines ABC NEWS Headlines

If 2017 weather was a downer, you ain’t seen nothing yet: Environmental Defence

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OTTAWA — When it comes to extreme weather, 2018 has a throwdown message for last year’s show of hurricanes, forest fires and non-stop rainfall: hold my beer. Tim Gray, executive director of Environmental Defence Canada, says that while predicting when and where extreme weather will hit is difficult, if not impossible, he’s confident there will be even more wacky weather this year. Gray says greenhouse gases like carbon and methane sit and gather in the earth’s atmosphere, where they trap heat as energy. The more energy there is in theRead More

University of Calgary officials say they have no grounds to expel Connor Neurauter

University of Calgary officials say they have no grounds to expel Connor Neurauter

A 21-year-old University of Calgary student who pleaded guilty to sexual interference in British Columbia earlier this month will not be expelled from the school. According to a statement released by Dru Marshall, the University of Calgary’s provost and vice-president, on Thursday afternoon, Connor Neurauter will remain an enrolled student but has been advised not to return to campus for the remainder of the term. “The matter in British Columbia occurred before Mr. Neurauter was a student at the University of Calgary. This is important, because our policies do notRead More

No red flags raised over meeting with freed hostage Boyle, Trudeau suggests


The Canadian Press Published Tuesday, January 9, 2018 9:15PM EST Last Updated Tuesday, January 9, 2018 9:16PM EST HALIFAX — Justin Trudeau is suggesting that security officials raised no red flags when his office arranged last month for him to meet freed hostage Joshua Boyle and his family. The prime minister says his office follows all the advice it’s given by security officials and did exactly that in the case of the Boyle family. Trudeau met with Boyle, his American wife and their three children in the prime minister’s ParliamentRead More

Demolition begins on Barrie Central Collegiate

Demolition begins on Barrie Central Collegiate

The demolition of Barrie’s oldest high school has stated. Heavy equipment was used to meticulously tear apart Barrie Central Collegiate on Tuesday. The plan is to have the building torn down in just three months. “We know the legacy and importance of the site. We will highlight the history of the site. We’re preserving Prince of Wales Schoolhouse as part of a public park,” says Scott Higgins, president of HIP Development. The developer is set to build multiple residential towers on the property. The towers will include rentals and someRead More

Joe Biden addresses leadership in Montreal speech

The former U.S. vice-president spoke of leadership and met with Mayor Valerie Plante. Source link #canadiannews #worldnews #headlinenews and stories from around the world USA Today News Headlines USA News Headlines ABC NEWS Headlines

Canadian man accused in Yahoo hack pleads guilty in American court

The Canadian Press Published Tuesday, November 28, 2017 8:09PM EST Last Updated Tuesday, November 28, 2017 9:54PM EST A Canadian man pleaded guilty in an American court Tuesday to nine charges stemming from a massive breach at Yahoo that authorities said was directed by Russian intelligence agents and affected about 500 million user accounts. Karim Baratov appeared in a jail jumpsuit before a U.S. federal judge and entered the pleas to one count of conspiracy to commit computer fraud and eight counts of aggravated identity theft. He gave “yes” andRead More

13-year-old boy arrested after fleeing from stolen minivan

CTV London Published Tuesday, November 28, 2017 5:03PM EST Last Updated Tuesday, November 28, 2017 5:07PM EST Charges are pending against a 13-year-old boy after he escaped a youth detention centre and allegedly stole a minivan. The van was reported stolen around midnight Tuesday, and was spotted at the intersection of Springbank Drive and Wonderland Road around 12 p.m. Tuesday. When police spotted the van, officers approached the stopped vehicle on foot. That’s when police say the boy drove over the median, through the intersection and hit two vehicles. OneRead More

Windsor police seek missing 51-year-old man

Windsor police are looking for a missing 51-year-old man. Christopher Appleyard was last seen in the downtown area on Friday, Nov. 24. He is described as 6’0” tall, 220 lbs, with brown hair and blue eyes. He was last seen wearing a black jacket and multi-coloured pants. Police are concerned for his well-being. Call Windsor police or Crime Stoppers with any info. Source link #canadiannews #worldnews #headlinenews and stories from around the world USA Today News Headlines USA News Headlines ABC NEWS Headlines

Carrot River RCMP investigating damage to coin boxes

Carrot River RCMP are investigating after coin boxes at the Carrot River Car Wash were damaged on two occasions. The first incident happened between Friday, November 17 and Saturday, November 18. The suspects damaged the coin box by drilling a hole into it, according to RCMP. The coin box was replaced, but according to RCMP, a hole was found drilled into the new box on Monday, November 20. Anyone with information about this incident is asked to call Carrot River RCMP at 306-768-1200. Source link #canadiannews #worldnews #headlinenews and storiesRead More