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Major expansion planned for Westhills Stadium

Major expansion planned for Westhills Stadium

The city has released the blueprint on the plan to expand Westhills Stadium to 8,000 seats – and it could help land some big sporting events Source link #canadiannews #worldnews #headlinenews and stories from around the world USA Today News Headlines USA News Headlines ABC NEWS Headlines

WFPS vehicle involved in crash; 2 sent to hospital

WFPS crash

A Winnipeg Fire Paramedic Service vehicle was involved in a crash Sunday afternoon, sending two people to hospital. A city spokesperson said the collision happened around 2 p.m. at the intersection at Lagimodiere Boulevard and Regent Avenue when the WFPS vehicle was responding to an alarm with lights and sirens. Four vehicles were involved in the crash, the spokesperson said. Two occupants of the WFPS vehicle were taken to hospital in stable condition. Traffic was impacted in the area and the city said motorists should find alternate routes. Source linkRead More

This $4M home is the first in Calgary to be sold at auction

This $4M home is the first in Calgary to be sold at auction

A detached family home in Calgary, that has sat on the market for more than two years, will be the first in the city to be put up for auction. The 4,600 square-foot home in the Collingwood neighbourhood, a 15-minute drive from the downtown core, is listed at $3.88 million. Mark Evernden with Engel & Völkers Real Estate hopes bespoke features like a Guinness-themed bar, gourmet kitchen, climate-controlled wine cellar, and mountain views will attract international bids. “The house is set up for entertaining with the openness of it,” heRead More

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


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


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


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