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Edmonton couple marries in Las Vegas before Oilers game

Edmonton couple marries in Las Vegas before Oilers game

An Edmonton couple got married in Las Vegas steps away from the T-Mobile arena before the Oilers defeated the Golden Knights Saturday night. Tricia and Kevin Sexsmith, with a group of friends in attendance, said their ‘I dos’ two hours before the game – decked out in Oilers gear. Tricia wore an Oilers away jersey dress and her now husband wore an orange Oilers jacket and tie. “I asked for one with Connor McDavid’s number in white so I had my white wedding dress,” Tricia said. Kevin told CTV NewsRead 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


Another national title for Tessa Virtue and Scott Moir

Tessa Virtue and Scott Moir

CTV Kitchener Published Saturday, January 13, 2018 6:20PM EST Last Updated Saturday, January 13, 2018 6:27PM EST Tessa Virtue and Scott Moir captured their eighth Canadian figure skating title Saturday. The pair scored 209.82 for their “Moulin Rouge” performance. Virtue, from London, and Moir, from Ilderton, are former members of the K-W Skating Club. They won gold at the 2010 Olympics but fell short in Sochi, placing 2nd overall. Virtue and Moir are hoping for a big comeback at this year’s Olympic Games. Piper Gilles and Paul Poirier of TorontoRead More


‘Not knowing is the worst’: family continues search for missing Sydney woman

‘Not knowing is the worst’: family continues search for missing Sydney woman

The family of a Cape Breton woman whose been missing since Easter weekend is speaking out in the hopes that a renewed interested in the case will help them find answers. Debbie Ann Hutchinson, 59, of Sydney was last seen on April 14. She was reported missing by her family on April 24, who told police they haven’t been able to contact her. Debbie’s brother John Hutchinson says her disappearance has been a total mystery to the family and has caused a great deal of heartache. “It’s been hard,” heRead More


Slain girl may have been victim of serial killer: Pakistan

Pakistan girl

Zaheer Babar, The Associated Press Published Saturday, January 13, 2018 8:04AM EST LAHORE, Pakistan — A serial killer may have been behind the rape and murder of young girl in Pakistan whose killing sparked deadly clashes between protesters and police, an official said Saturday. Rana Sanaullah, the home minister for Punjab province, said DNA testing has linked the killing to at least five other cases of child abuse and murder in the city of Kasur. Police have detained eight suspects, including two relatives of the girl. Eight-year-old Zainab Ansari wentRead More


Advisory issued for multivitamins

Advisory issued for multivitamins

Health Canada has issued an advisory regarding Flintstones multivitamins. Source link #canadiannews #worldnews #headlinenews and stories from around the world USA Today News Headlines USA News Headlines ABC NEWS Headlines


Sprinklers put out restaurant fire

Ottawa fire truck (stock photo)

Firefighters responded to a small fire at a restaurant in the 4100 block of Strandherd Drive late Thursday night.  They say they got the call at just before 11:00 p.m. from an alarm company, alerting them to a fire alarm going off in the restaurant.  Firew crews found alarms sounding and smoke near the kitchen when they arrived. They determined a sprinkler had put out the fire, which started in an appliance motor. The owners arrived on the scene shortly after firefighers. There’s been no word yet on the cost ofRead More


Park Extension residents rally against luxury apartment project

Park Extension residents rally against luxury apartment project

Residents and community groups gathered in park Extension on Thursday evening to protest a planned luxury apartment project that they said will contribute to gentrification in the neighbourhood. “The people in Park Ex deserve a lot better than not having their voice heard,” said organizer Joshua Singh. Roughly 20 people came to the rally in front of the borough hall during a meeting of the urban planning committee to voice their displeasure with the project, which would be located across from the Parc Metro station. The development has not yetRead More


Former Wolves player makes Team Canada’s hockey team

Former Wolves player makes Team Canada’s hockey team

From CTV Northern Ontario: The Canadian Olympic men’s hockey team named for upcoming winter games. Source link #canadiannews #worldnews #headlinenews and stories from around the world USA Today News Headlines USA News Headlines ABC NEWS Headlines


Provincial government spends $7.7M on crop research

Saskatchewan Agriculture Minister Lyle Stewart

The provincial government is spending $7.7 million on 30 crop research projects. Saskatchewan Agriculture Minister Lyle Stewart said Tuesday the projects will focus on farming issues in the province, such as: – Research into developing canola varieties that are resistant to clubroot disease – Increase faba beans in pet food and fish feed – Reduce root rotting in pea and lentil crops – Develop a resistance to fusarium head blight disease in durum wheat The money comes from Saskatchewan’s Agriculture Development Fund, which is part of $26.8 million put asideRead More