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Church of Scientology launches TV channel

Scientology centre

LOS ANGELES – The Church of Scientology launched its own TV channel with a vow that it will be candid about every aspect of the church and its operations but isn’t seeking to preach or convert. “There’s a lot of talk about us. And we get it,” church leader David Miscavige said in introducing the first night of programming Monday. “People are curious. Well, we want to answer your questions. Because, frankly, whatever you have heard, if you haven’t heard it from us, I can assure you we’re not whatRead More

Jewellery worth $10,000 stolen from Innisfil store

roadshow's 400 antiques mall

A man and woman are wanted after allegedly taking off with more than $10,000 worth of jewellery from the Roadshow’s 400 Antiques Mall in Innisfil. Surveillance camera footage obtained by CTV News Barrie shows the man and woman arriving in a black minivan, and entering the store through the front doors. Store manager Fred Pelton tells us the pair made no attempt to conceal their identity, and their every move was captured on one of the 24 cameras in the store. “They’ll ask to see an item. She’ll open theRead More

Celine Dion cheered for handling of unruly fan at show

Celine Dion cheered for handling of unruly fan at show Source link #canadiannews #worldnews #headlinenews and stories from around the world USA Today News Headlines USA News Headlines ABC NEWS Headlines

Castor triple murder trial concludes with a verdict slated for January

Tyson Fedor , CTV Edmonton Published Wednesday, November 29, 2017 8:10PM MST Last Updated Wednesday, November 29, 2017 8:11PM MST It was a daunting and lengthy trial but on Wednesday the crown along with defense lawyers for co-accused Jason Klaus and Joshua Frank gave their closing arguments.    As it was for much of the almost six-week trial, a packed courtroom heard the case put forward by the crown, that they believe both parties are guilty of first-degree murder in the shooting deaths of Gordon, Sandra and Monica Klaus.   Read More

Holiday train is rolling into the north

From CTV Northern Ontario: The 19th edition of CP’s Holiday Train making stops in the north this week. Source link #canadiannews #worldnews #headlinenews and stories from around the world USA Today News Headlines USA News Headlines ABC NEWS Headlines

Rance Howard, actor dad of director Ron Howard, dies at 89

LOS ANGELES — Director Ron Howard says his actor father Rance Howard has died. He was 89. Howard announced his father’s passing Saturday on Twitter. He praised his father for his ability to balance ambition with great personal integrity. The elder Howard also was the father of actor Clint Howard and grandfather of actresses Bryce Dallas Howard and Paige Howard. He appeared in several of Ron Howard’s films, including “Apollo 13,” “A Beautiful Mind,” “Splash,” “How the Grinch Stole Christmas,” “Parenthood” and “Grand Theft Auto.” Other film credits include “Chinatown”Read More

Cape Breton First Nations protest mining on Kellys Mountain

CTV Atlantic Published Saturday, November 25, 2017 7:26PM AST Last Updated Saturday, November 25, 2017 7:37PM AST The Mining Association of Nova Scotia hopes to develop a quarry in the area of Kellys mountain in Cape Breton, but the Mi’kmaq say the land is sacred. The picturesque landscape is covered by the Kluscap wilderness and considered First Nation’s holy ground, but the association believes there’s an aggregate deposit of over 2 billion tonnes on the mountain in New Harris, N.S. Protesters from First Nations communities gathered near the mountain toRead More

Toronto Argonauts confident they can upset Calgary Stampeders in Grey Cup

Bill Beacon, The Canadian Press Published Saturday, November 25, 2017 3:31PM EST Last Updated Saturday, November 25, 2017 5:44PM EST OTTAWA — The Toronto Argonauts do not sell themselves short even if they are the betting underdog to the Calgary Stampeders in the Grey Cup game. The Argos feel they are a different team to the one that lost twice to Calgary in August, when quarterback Ricky Ray and the offence laboured to move the ball against the CFL’s best defence. For one, they have added a ground attack sinceRead More

Dozens of men gather to discuss how to help counter violence against women

The Canadian Press Published Friday, November 24, 2017 1:18PM EST Last Updated Friday, November 24, 2017 1:55PM EST As they did last year, a few dozen men from different walks of life met Friday morning in Montreal to discuss violence against women and what they could do, individually and collectively, to counter it. Among them were police officers, union representatives, unemployed people, rappers, politicians and lawyers, all responding to the invitation from the Fédération des maisons d’hébergement pour femmes. Some men reported that they had witnessed domestic violence against theirRead More

CTV News at Six for Nov. 23: Rail line

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