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City unveiling new Red Light Camera

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Ottawa’s newest red light camera will be unveiled today. Mayor Jim Watson and Transportation Committee Chair Keith Egli will show off the new camera on Lyon Street, between Albert and Slater Streets. This is the last of 20 new red light cameras Council committed to installing during this current term. The City of Ottawa says the Red Light Camera Program is an initiative to improve intersection safety.  The goals of the program are to reduce collisions and to reduce injuries to help improve road safety at the targeted intersections. ThereRead More


Premier Notley to deal with pipeline and will skip Premiers’ conference

Notley to skip Premiers' conference

Alberta’s premier says it’s more important for her to focus on the upcoming deadline on the future of the Trans Mountain pipeline project than attend a conference. The Western Premiers’ Conference is slated to run for two days this week in Yellowknife. In a statement, a spokesperson said Rachel Notley will be staying in this province to work towards a deal with the federal government and Kinder Morgan, the company behind the project. It would be surreal and exceptionally tone deaf for anyone to think we could politely discuss pharmacareRead More


$85M New York apartment comes with trip to space

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A 15,000-square-foot, 10-bedroom duplex condo in New York City comes with a $1-millon yacht, two Rolls Royce Phantoms, a Lamborghini, and, oh, two tickets to outer space. Price tag: US$85 million. It’s the most expensive residential listing on the open market in NYC. The condo takes up two-and-a-half floors (44th and 45th) in the Atelier Condo on West 42nd Street in Hell’s Kitchen. Also included: a US$2-million construction credit to bring together 13 separate units into one massive space; a weekly dinner for two at a French fine dining restaurantRead More


Verdict expected for man accused of sending letter bombs to lawyers, ex-wife

Verdict expected for man accused of sending letter bombs to lawyers, ex-wife

WINNIPEG — A Winnipeg man is expected to find out today if he will be found guilty of sending letter bombs to his former wife and two lawyers. Judge Tracey Lord is to hand down a verdict on charges against Guido Amsel that include attempted murder and aggravated assault. Amsel was arrested after three explosive packages were found in July 2015. One went off inside the office of Maria Mitousis, a lawyer who had represented Amsel’s ex-wife in a financial dispute. Mitousis lost her right hand and suffered other severeRead More


No criminal charges against man who waved Nazi flag in Montreal: police

No criminal charges against man who waved Nazi flag in Montreal: police

Montreal police say there won’t be any criminal charges laid against a man who waved a Nazi flag from atop a condo building during a May Day protest earlier this month. The man was photographed holding the flag on the roof of a condo building on Hutchison Street in the city’s Park Extension neighbourhood on May 2 as demonstrators walked below. Police were notified after the image was posted on the Facebook page of a neighbourhood group called the Parc-Ex Action Squad. The Montreal police’s hate crimes division investigated theRead More


‘Guests are welcome to stand’: Stadium clarifies concert rules

‘Guests are welcome to stand’: Stadium clarifies concert rules

CTV Regina Published Monday, May 14, 2018 5:54PM CST Last Updated Monday, May 14, 2018 6:55PM CST Fans headed to the Eagles concert on Thursday night will be able to stand up to enjoy the show, as long as they are considerate of other fans. The Regina Exhibition Association Ltd. (REAL) clarified the policy on Monday afternoon. On Friday, REAL said fans would need to “remain seated during the concert.” It also said concertgoers weren’t allowed to take photos of the concert on their cellphones. On Monday, REAL send outRead More


Canadian-born ‘Superman’ actress Margot Kidder dead at 69

Canadian-born 'Superman' actress Margot Kidder dead at 69

CTVNews.ca Staff Published Monday, May 14, 2018 12:51PM EDT Last Updated Monday, May 14, 2018 2:22PM EDT Margot Kidder, the Canadian-born actress who played Lois Lane in “Superman,” has died. She was 69. The actress passed away in her Montana home. There are no details yet on the cause of her death. Kidder’s family confirmed the news with CTV News. Kidder was born in Yellowknife in 1948. Even from a young age, she had ambitions of stardom. “From when she was very young she was determined she was going toRead More


Maurice calls Winnipeg Jets ‘most skilled group that I’ve ever coached’

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WINNIPEG — Paul Maurice experienced a hockey epiphany five years ago in the hallway of a Kontinental Hockey League arena. Then the head coach of Metallurg — located in Magnitogorsk, a city in Russia’s industrial heartland where Europe meets Asia — wanted to commend 21-year-old Pavel Zdunov for his efforts after one particular game. When the language barrier didn’t allow it, something clicked. “His parents had passed away, he had a special-needs brother that he cared for himself, and he played pro hockey,” Maurice recalled. “He was just a greatRead More


Ten ridings to watch as Ontario heads to the polls next month

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Paola Loriggio , The Canadian Press Published Sunday, May 13, 2018 11:28AM EDT Last Updated Sunday, May 13, 2018 11:29AM EDT Ontario has 124 provincial ridings as it goes into a spring election. Here are 10 to watch: DON VALLEY WEST Her Liberals are lagging in the polls, but can Premier Kathleen Wynne secure a victory in her own riding? The veteran politician snatched the seat from the Tories in 2003 as the Liberals formed government, but 15 years later the party and its leader have seen their popularity dropRead More


Carjacking suspect fatally shot at Nanaimo ferry terminal

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