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WestJet last flight out of Sudbury looms

WestJet last flight out of Sudbury looms

Canada’s second largest airline, Calgary-based WestJet, will end service at the Greater Sudbury Airport this fall. Callam Rodya reports. 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″]


Application to demolish Kensington Manor submitted to City of Calgary

Kensington Manor

The City of Calgary has received a proposal to demolish a northwest apartment building that has sat vacant since November due to structural concerns. On November 23, residents of the 57 units of Kensington Manor, an apartment building in the 300 block of 10 Street Northwest, were evacuated from the building with little notice after an engineer detected serious structural issues. The building’s frame was shored and the perimeter of the building was fenced off to prevent unauthorized access. The seven-storey building was constructed in 1969. With files from CTV’sRead More


Six dead, including three children, in head-on Saskatchewan highway crash

Six dead, including three children, in head-on Saskatchewan highway crash

The Canadian Press Published Friday, June 29, 2018 11:25PM EDT Last Updated Friday, June 29, 2018 11:31PM EDT ELROSE, Sask. — Six people are dead following a two-vehicle crash in southwestern Saskatchewan. RCMP say two SUVs collided head-on north of Elrose on Highway 4. Two adults and three children were found dead in one of the vehicles. A woman who was the only person in the other SUV also died. RCMP say there were no other people in the vehicles and no names will be released. Mounties say they areRead More


Delorme found guilty of two counts of first-degree murder

Crime scene

One of three individuals charged in the deaths of two convenience store workers after robberies in 2015 was found guilty on two counts of first-degree murder. The jury found Laylin Delorme, 27, guilty on two counts of first-degree murder, and two counts of robbery. Delorme is one of three charged in the violent December 18, 2015 crime spree. Karanpal Singh Bhangu, 35, and Ricky Cenabre, 41, were beaten and shot during the robberies. Bhangu had recently emigrated from India, while Cenabre had moved to Canada from the Philippines five yearsRead More


Edmonton family holds swab event in Calgary to find stem cell donor

Edmonton family holds swab event in Calgary to find stem cell donor

Three sisters from Edmonton held a special gathering on Sunday to help locate a very special person that could hold the key to save their brother’s life. Back in January, Bille Nguyen was diagnosed with a rare type of blood cancer that specialists say could be helped through a special treatment using a stem cell donation. The problem is that because Nguyen is Asian, there aren’t enough donors in the national registry to match his genetic makeup to. Susan, Bille’s sister, says he’s just finishing up with his sixth roundRead More


Fifteen injured after bomb explodes at Ont. restaurant

Police release photos of explosion suspects

Salmaan Farooqui, The Canadian Press Published Thursday, May 24, 2018 11:43PM EDT Last Updated Friday, May 25, 2018 5:34AM EDT MISSISSAUGA, Ont. – Fifteen people were injured Thursday night when two men entered an Indian restaurant in Mississauga, Ont., and detonated what police described as an improvised explosive device. Peel Region police said they received a call about the explosion in the Bombay Bhel restaurant, located in a plaza near Hurontario Street and Eglinton Avenue, just after 10:30 p.m. “There were two individuals seen entering and detonating the device andRead More


Aggressive bear prompts closure of popular trails in Banff

Residents of Banff are being urged to take prevent

Parks officials have been closed some hiking trails in Banff after a mother black bear and her cubs were spotted in the area. A closure notice was issued on Wednesday for Valleyview Trails and the surrounding area, bordered by Mountain Avenue, the Banff Springs Hotel and the Rimrock Resort. Officials say a female black bear and her cubs were exhibiting aggressive behaviour and the trails have been closed to all traffic and travel. Experts say the chances of having an encounter with an aggressive bear are low but people headingRead More


Prices at the pumps continue to skyrocket over the long weekend

Prices at the pumps continue to skyrocket over the long weekend

Emily Silva , CTV Kitchener Published Sunday, May 20, 2018 5:16PM EDT Last Updated Sunday, May 20, 2018 6:43PM EDT Local drivers say they’ve been feeling the pain at the pumps as gas prices continue to skyrocket over the long weekend. “It seems kind of suspicious, it’s the long weekend or during the summer, it’s just the season that gas goes up,” said local resident Roberta Hannaford. Out on the campaign trail Ontario’s leaders are making promises to put an end to the long-weekend spikes in gas prices. Campaigning inRead More


Markle chooses Givenchy designer for wedding gown

Markle chooses Givenchy designer for wedding gown

Meredith MacLeod, CTVNews.ca Published Saturday, May 19, 2018 7:17AM EDT Last Updated Saturday, May 19, 2018 7:40AM EDT Meghan Markle’s bridal gown is a long-sleeved, high-neck simple white silk gown by British designer Clare Waight Keller. Waight Keller last year became the first female artistic director at the historic French fashion house Givenchy. The gown’s five-metre veil was carried up the steps of St. George’s Chapel by twins Brian and John Mulroney, sons of Ben and Jessica Mulroney. Speculation has raged for months about what Markle would wear. What designerRead More


Tim Hortons franchisee sues parent company for $4 million over licence renewal

Tim Hortons

Aleksandra Sagan, The Canadian Press Published Tuesday, May 15, 2018 2:25PM EDT Last Updated Tuesday, May 15, 2018 8:02PM EDT A Tim Hortons franchisee filed a $4-million lawsuit against the coffee-and-doughnut chain’s parent company after he says it refused to renew a licence for one of his stores in bad faith. “The actions of the defendant were callous, wanton and in total disregard of the rights of the plaintiff,” reads a lawsuit Mark Kuziora filed in the Ontario Superior Court against TDL Group Corp., a subsidiary of parent company RestaurantRead More