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Commuters prepare for chaos ahead of first phase of Riverside Vista Project

Riverside Drive

It’s a project that’s been in the works for more than a decade. Windsor city council approved the $6.3-million contract to Amico Infrastructures to rebuild Riverside Drive from Lauzon Road to Riverdale Avenue and it’s set to begin Monday. “This is going to take some time to complete, but…we’ll keep moving forward over time. It’ll be a little hassle, but the hassle will be worth it at the end of the day, said Windsor Mayor Drew Dilkens. Residents are already preparing for slowdowns. “It’s going to be quite frustrating andRead More


Queen City Pride Parade takes over Regina

Queen City Pride Parade takes over Regina

CTV Regina Published Saturday, June 16, 2018 6:44PM CST Last Updated Saturday, June 16, 2018 6:47PM CST The Queen City Pride Parade took to the streets of Regina on Saturday afternoon. The city was bursting with colour as hundreds of people gathered to celebrate the LGBTQ community. It was the biggest parade yet according to Brita Lind, who has participated in seven consecutive pride days, “I just saw the length of it, I saw the number of people, I’ve never seen that many people line the streets. That was theRead More


Alberta man competing in World Blind Golf Championships

Kiefer Jones

CTVNews.ca Staff Published Saturday, May 26, 2018 10:00PM EDT Last Updated Saturday, May 26, 2018 10:08PM EDT Navigating sand traps and trees is part of the challenge of golf — but imagine playing the game when you can’t see the course. That’s what golf is like for Kiefer Jones, 27, who recently qualified for the 2018 World Blind Golf Championships, which will be held in Italy in October. “I golf six days a week,” the Albertan told CTV News. “I don’t know what else I would do if I wasn’tRead More


Police ID 21-year-old woman killed in The Annex

abbegail elliott

Kayla Goodfield, CTV News Toronto Published Thursday, May 24, 2018 8:29PM EDT Last Updated Thursday, May 24, 2018 9:27PM EDT Police have identified a 21-year-old woman who was murdered inside an apartment building in The Annex on Wednesday afternoon. Emergency crews were called to 70 Spadina Road, located north of Bloor Street West, at around 4:30 p.m. for a report of sounds of gunshots heard in the area. Upon arrival at the scene, officers said they located a woman inside an apartment suffering from obvious signs of trauma. The victimRead More


Amazon to open massive distribution centre in Ottawa

Amazon to open massive distribution centre in Ottawa

CTV Ottawa Published Thursday, May 24, 2018 5:16PM EDT Last Updated Thursday, May 24, 2018 5:56PM EDT The world’s largest retailer is building a massive new facility in Ottawa’s east end, CTV News has learned. Sources tell CTV News that Amazon will open a massive distribution centre at Boundary Road and Hwy. 417. The facility will be a whopping one million square feet—the largest industrial building ever built in the city. It will sit on a 96-acre property and include 1,000 parking spaces and 99 truck loading bays. In aRead More


Federal panel urging Canada to ramp up efforts to collect blood plasma

Pay for plasma

OTTAWA — Canada needs to do more to collect and stockpile its own homegrown plasma, the blood component used to make various medical treatments including life-saving drugs known as immune globulins, a federal panel of experts recommended Wednesday. In its newly released final report, the panel appointed last year by Health Canada was careful to point out it has found no evidence of a looming crisis in the supply of immune globulins, which help the body fight infections, or other products derived from blood plasma. Nor can it point toRead More


Spring snow storm closes schools along the northeast coast of Newfoundland

Snow falls in St. John's, N.L.

ST. JOHN’S, N.L. — A spring storm that has buried cars in snow and closed a slew of schools in Newfoundland has prompted dismay — and disbelief — from residents along the northeast coast of the island. Photos posted on social media show a barbecue entombed in snow and drifts that reached halfway up a front door. “Meanwhile in Gander…my daughter is waxing her skis. Why? Why? Why?” wrote a Twitter user with the name David Newell. Dozens of schools in the Newfoundland and Labrador English School District are closedRead More


Liberals recruit University of Sherbrooke prof in St-Laurent riding

Marwah Rizqy

Tax expert Marwah Rizqy will run for the Quebec Liberal Party in St-Laurent riding, CTV Montreal has confirmed. Marwah, a professor at the University of Sherbrooke, will be announced as the candidate on Wednesday afternoon alongside Premier Philippe Couillard. She previously tried but failed to win the nomination for the federal Liberals in the same area. Rizqy, who has studied fiscal policy in the United States, will be running the riding being vacated by Jean-Marc Fournier, the current Government House Leader. Source link #canadiannews #worldnews #headlinenews and stories from aroundRead More


Fire danger rating lowered to moderate in Muskoka

Campfire, bonfire

The forest fire danger rating in Muskoka has been lowered to moderate. Small fires are permitted in most areas, but no daytime burning is allowed. Last week, the fire danger rating was set to high and fireworks were banned in the Township of Muskoka Lakes. Residents are being encouraged to consult with their local fire departments for outdoor burning regulations.   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”Read More


Charges laid after man tried to remove toddler from parked car

London Police

CTV London Published Tuesday, May 22, 2018 4:34PM EDT Last Updated Tuesday, May 22, 2018 4:41PM EDT London police are investigating after a man allegedly tried to grab a toddler from a vehicle. The incident happened Monday around 7:30 p.m. in a parking lot near Dundas and Adelaide. Police say a 26-year-old man reached into a parked car and tried to remove the child. A woman inside the car intervened and was assaulted by the man who then took off. The child was not hurt and the woman suffered minorRead More