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Eskimos sign veteran quarterback Kevin Glenn to CFL deal

Kevin Glenn

EDMONTON – Kevin Glenn’s trek through the CFL is now complete. The veteran quarterback signed with the Edmonton Eskimos on Monday. Prior to the move, the Eskimos were the lone team not to hold Glenn’s rights over his 17-year CFL career. The 38-year-old Detroit native spent last season with Saskatchewan, passing for 4,038 yards and 25 touchdowns in leading the Roughriders to the East Division final. Glenn is expected to provide depth at quarterback behind incumbent Mike Reilly, the CFL’s outstanding player last season. Glenn has appeared in 268 careerRead More


2 Koreas discuss Northern art troupe’s visit during Olympics

North Korea

Hyung-Jin Kim, The Associated Press Published Sunday, January 14, 2018 11:23PM EST SEOUL, Korea, Republic Of — Officials from the two Koreas met Monday to work out details about North Korea’s plan to send an art troupe to the South during next month’s Winter Olympics, as the rivals tried to follow up on the North’s recent agreement to co-operate in the Games in a conciliatory gesture following months of nuclear tensions. In a development that still shows their bitter animosities, the North issued a veiled threat on Sunday indicating itRead More


South Bruce OPP officer injured, two cruisers damaged as man tries to avoid capture

South Bruce OPP

A man who allegedly drove a vehicle at two cruisers and injured an officer was caught after fleeing his vehicle in South Bruce. OPP say about 1 p.m. on Saturday, a blockade was set up to try to apprehend a male wanted in connection to uttering threats in an incident involving a firearm two days earlier in the Township of Huron-Kinloss. The man had been seen in a vehicle on Bruce Road 6 in Ripley. Police say when they attempted to block the roadway, the man drove toward it andRead More


World media struggle to translate Trump’s Africa insult

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Warning: This story contains vulgar language NAIROBI, Kenya — U.S. President Donald Trump’s vulgar insult of Africa was a puzzle for many foreign media organizations, which didn’t have a ready translation of his epithet for their readers or listeners. Their answers ranged from “dirty” to, well, dirtier. While meeting with senators on immigration, Trump had questioned why the U.S. would accept more immigrants from Haiti and “shithole countries” in Africa, according to one participant and people briefed on the conversation. His comments Thursday revived accusations of racism, roiled immigration talks,Read More


North Bay college gets new state-of-the-art gym

North Bay college gets new state-of-the-art gym

From CTV Northern Ontario’s Joey Slattery: New North Bay fitness facility boasts gender-neutral washrooms and change rooms. Source link #canadiannews #worldnews #headlinenews and stories from around the world USA Today News Headlines USA News Headlines ABC NEWS Headlines


Video hopes to encourage more youth to become hockey referees

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Thousands of Calgary kids are taking to the ice for Minor Hockey Week at the Max Bell Centre but a growing number of youngsters are slipping into striped shirts rather than pads for the tournament. As a result of the resounding interest in officiating at events, a group of hockey officials put together a video that they hope will encourage more young people to get involved. The video follows one of the youngest linesmen on the ice in the city, 13-year-old Mason Rockley. In the video, Rockley reveals why heRead More


Canadian Kennel Club seeking to add 12 more dog breeds

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Cassandra Szklarski, The Canadian Press Published Thursday, January 11, 2018 11:01PM EST TORONTO — Two dog breeds recently added to the American Kennel Club’s pack are not recognized north of the border, but the Canadian Kennel Club is hoping to add 12 others that are gaining popularity with dog lovers. Andrew Patton, spokesman for Canada’s primary registry for purebred dogs, says 2018’s incoming class could include the Portuguese sheepdog, Tibetan mastiff, rat terrier and Spanish water dog, if they get the stamp of approval from Agriculture Canada. But they don’tRead More


Crystal meth and pellet guns seized from Langlois Avenue home

Windsor Police Car

Windsor police have arrested a 34-year-old Windsor man and seized crystal methamphetamine and pellet guns after an investigation. Members of the Drugs and Guns (DIGS) Unit were working on an active drug trafficking investigation on Wednesday. Officers applied for and were granted a search warrant for the involved residence. At about 8:40 p.m., members of our Emergency Services Unit (ESU) assisted DIGS officers and executed the search warrant at a residence located in the 800 block of Langlois Avenue.  A man was arrested at the scene without incident.  During the search, DIGS officersRead More


Decision made on where to put new downtown convention centre

Decision made on where to put new downtown convention centre

From CTV Northern Ontario’s Lyndsay Moggy: Sudbury council opts to use city-owned land for new convention and performing arts centre building. Source link #canadiannews #worldnews #headlinenews and stories from around the world USA Today News Headlines USA News Headlines ABC NEWS Headlines


Salvadorans in Manitoba concerned after recent U.S. immigration decision

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The group Canadian-Salvadorians in Winnipeg is concerned about the safety of Salvadorans living in the United States. It comes following a decision by the Trump administration this week to end special protections for around 200,000 Salvadorans. Oscar Calix, the group’s past president, said Salvadorans living in Manitoba are watching the situation closely. “We are concerned for different reasons and one of them is the safety of our people,” said Calix. “We are concerned about the safety, the impact this will have in El Salvador.” “We hope Canadians will understand theRead More