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More temporary fisheries closures ordered after right whale sighting

right whale

HALIFAX – The federal government has announced a temporary fisheries closure in the Bay of Fundy following a North Atlantic right whale sighting. The Fisheries Department says the area in Grand Manan Basin will be closed to fixed-gear fishing activities starting at 11:59 p.m. Thursday, and will remain closed until further notice. Ottawa says all gear must be removed from the area before the time of closure, and notice will be given prior to reopening. It says the closure affects lobster, crab, groundfish, herring and mackerel licences. A map ofRead More


Rally for Dad

Rally for Dad

From CTV Northern Ontario’s Alana Everson: Dozens of bikers come together in Sudbury for the annual Rally for Dad event in support of prosta Source link #canadiannews #worldnews #headlinenews and stories from around the world USA Today News Headlines [su_feed url=”http://rssfeeds.usatoday.com/usatoday-NewsTopStories” limit=”20″] USA News Headlines [su_feed url=”http://rss.cnn.com/rss/cnn_us.rss” limit=”20″] ABC NEWS Headlines [su_feed url=”http://feeds.abcnews.com/abcnews/usheadlines” limit=”20″]


Pedestrian cycling bridge proposed to join areas divides opinions

Orange Bridge design

A City of Winnipeg proposal to build a bridge for pedestrians and cyclists between Osborne Village and downtown is dividing some Winnipeggers. There are three different bridge proposals being mulled by the city right now which would function solely for pedestrians and cyclists. But the proposed location is the same is the same with each design. If approved, the bridge would go from Fort Rouge Park on the south side of the Assiniboine River and McFayden Park on the north side. The new crossing would fall between bridges on DonaldRead More


76ers GM Bryan Colangelo denies blasting star players, others via Twitter accounts

Bryan Colangelo

Philadelphia 76ers general manager and former Raptors GM Bryan Colangelo is denying a report connecting the executive to Twitter accounts that criticized Sixers players Joel Embiid and Markelle Fultz, among other NBA figures. The accounts also took aim at former Sixers GM Sam Hinkie, Toronto executive Masai Ujiri and former Sixers players Jahlil Okafor and Nerlens Noel, according to a report by The Ringer. The Ringer asked the team about five Twitter accounts it suspected the GM was operating. Colangelo said in a statement that he used one of theRead More


Morneau to give speech in Calgary ahead of Kinder Morgan deadline

Bill Morneau

CALGARY — Finance Minister Bill Morneau is headed west next week with plans to give a speech to a Calgary business audience a day ahead of a deadline set by Kinder Morgan for its controversial Trans Mountain pipeline expansion project. The Calgary Chamber of Commerce, which announced the event set for May 30, says the speech will focus on securing Canada’s economic future. Kinder Morgan suspended all non-essential construction on the Trans Mountain project in April, citing obstruction by B.C. that put the viability of the pipeline in question. TheRead More


Family says rental company won’t renew their lease because of their crying child

Family says rental company won’t renew their lease because of their crying child

A man says he and his family are being treated unfairly by the company that manages the home they rent in northeast Calgary after they were told they could not renew their lease because of noise complaints. Mukesh Khanal, his wife and his young daughter moved into their home in Martindale back in July 2017 and felt that it was a perfect place for them to be and expected that they could stay a few years. However, he says that the company has issued them a notice that they willRead More


City unveiling new Red Light Camera

Ottawa redlight camera

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


Ola Kamara scores, Zlatan Ibrahimovic sent off, as Galaxy top Impact 1-0

Impact vs Galaxy

It’s a sign of how hapless the Montreal Impact have become that they weren’t able to even earn a draw after the Los Angeles Galaxy had superstar Zlatan Ibrahimovic sent off. Instead, as Montreal attackers flailed away to no affect, Ola Kamara scored in the 75th minute on a counterattack to give the 10-man Galaxy a 1-0 victory on Monday afternoon. The Galaxy (4-6-1) ended a four-game losing run. Montreal (3-9-0) has now lost three in a row, all by shutout, with the last two coming at home. “It doesn’tRead More


N.B. campground opening delayed due to flood damage

N.B. campground opening delayed due to flood damage

The historic flooding of recent weeks has left significant damage that will take weeks to repair, including at a family owned campsite that has been located on the river for more than half a century. Repairing roads is not how Howard Hearns usually spends his Victoria Day weekend. “I’d be parking RV’s, one after the other. Trailers would be rolling both lanes here,” says Hearns, who owns Hardings Point Campground in Carters Point, N.B. But the campground he’s operated for 58 years is not open for business, and Hearns isRead 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