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China says North Korean leader Kim Jong Un to visit Beijing

Kim Jong Un and Chinese President Xi Jinping

BEIJING — Chinese state media say North Korean leader Kim Jong Un will make a two-day state visit starting Tuesday. Kim’s trip follows his groundbreaking summit with President Donald Trump in Singapore last week that resulted in a surprise announcement of a U.S. suspension of military drills with its South Korean ally. Security was tight Tuesday morning at the Beijing airport where paramilitary police prevented journalists from shooting photos. A motorcade was seen leaving the airport in vehicles that were not apparently carrying flags. The state media reports did notRead More


‘We were worried that was going to be the end’: Dog attacked by beavers in Fort Saskatchewan

‘We were worried that was going to be the end’: Dog attacked by beavers in Fort Saskatchewan

A pit bull is lucky to be alive after he was attacked by a group of beavers in Fort Saskatchewan, according to a local wildlife expert. Gabbie Andrews was walking her three dogs on a trail near the Highway 15 bridge when three beavers attacked eight-year-old Kilo in the North Saskatchewan River. “As he was chasing the stick in the water, [Kilo] and his daughter must have ran into a beaver dam that we didn’t see because it was under the mud,” Andrews told CTV News. Kilo required 42 stitches:Read More


Regina setting cannabis zoning regulations

marijuana

The City of Regina is closer to knowing where cannabis retail stores will go in the city after councilors approved a report on Monday. The administration will begin reworking the bylaw to be finalized in June, as the province will be issuing six cannabis retail store permits in Regina. Council voted to not allow cannabis retail stores to set up within one block or 600 feet of certain zones frequented by youth. The downtown area is approved for discretionary use, meaning any stores that want to locate there, must firstRead More


Archeological dig set to begin on west Windsor riverfront

Archeological dig set to begin on west Windsor riverfront

CTV Windsor Published Thursday, May 24, 2018 4:57PM EDT Last Updated Thursday, May 24, 2018 5:55PM EDT The Canadian Transit Company is moving forward with a major step as part of the construction of its new Ambassador Bridge. Company officials on Thursday announced a partnership with the Walpole Island First Nation to preserve potential indigenous artifacts at the site of the new multi-million dollar span. The significant partnership and dig is one of 28 conditions the Ambassador Bridge company must fulfill should it wish to construct a new span acrossRead 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


Couple finds therapy in art

Couple finds therapy in art

Published Monday, May 21, 2018 6:15PM CST Last Updated Monday, May 21, 2018 6:30PM CST A couple in Regina says the process of creating unique art by carving animal skulls is very therapeutic. Chad Mcindoe has been carving skulls for about three years. “For fifteen years of my life I worked a lot and liked to party and when I found art it was my total therapy, this is what I do on weekends now you know. It’s helped get my life together. Definitely,” Mcindoe said. Mcindoe says he getsRead More


Judge: Teen must repay US$37M for starting Oregon wildfire

The Eagle Creek wildfire burns in Sept., 2017

HOOD RIVER, Ore. — A teenager who started a major wildfire in the scenic Columbia River Gorge in Oregon has been ordered to pay restitution for at least the next decade, though it’s unlikely the boy will ever cover his nearly US$37 million bill. The Oregonian reports that Hood River County Circuit Judge John A. Olson issued the opinion on Monday, awarding the restitution totalling $36,618,330.24 to cover the costs of firefighting, repair and restoration to the gorge and damage to homes. Victims include the U.S. Forest Service and OregonRead More


Turcot, Lafontaine Tunnel closures ensure traffic headaches over Victoria Day weekend

Turcot, Lafontaine Tunnel closures ensure traffic headaches over Victoria Day weekend

Montrealers will get no holiday from road closures over the Victoria Day long weekend, with major road closures coming due to work on the Turcot Interchange and Lafontaine Tunnel. Among the closures announced by Transport Quebec are: Highway 15 North between the 20 West and the Sherbrooke entrance, as well as from Blvd. de la Verendrye. The ramp from Highway 136 West to Highway 15 North. The ramp from Highway 20 East to Highway 15. The ramp from Highway 15 South to Highway 136 East. The ramp from Highway 15Read More


Locals fight to preserve part of Linley Valley

Locals fight to preserve part of Linley Valley

Residents trying to preserve wildlife and wetlands in the valley took politicians on a tour of the area today. 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″]


Body found along banks of Restigouche River identified as missing man

Lawrence Caissie

CTV Atlantic Published Friday, May 11, 2018 11:15AM ADT Last Updated Friday, May 11, 2018 11:16AM ADT A body found along the banks of New Brunswick’s Restigouche River has been identified as that of a Campbellton man reported missing in January. Police say a person walking along the edge of the river made the discovery near Rimap Park in Campbellton around 5:45 p.m. Tuesday. The body has been identified as 59-year-old Lawrence Caissie, who was last seen leaving the Campbellton Regional Hospital on Jan. 4. He was reported missing toRead More