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Sask. preparing for pot legalization after feds announce official date

Marijuana

Premier Scott Moe says Saskatchewan still plans to have all of its provincial pot bylaws in place by July 1, despite the prime minister’s announcement that it will become legal nationwide on Oct. 17. Retailers say having a date in mind is welcome news, but getting ready for the legalization will still be challenging — even with the unexpected extension. On June 1, the province announced the 51 retailers granted permits to sell cannabis. Applicants had 45 days to begin the permitting process. Allen Kilback was one of the retailersRead More


Cambridge townhouse fire deemed suspicious

Dundas Street fire

A fire at a townhouse complex in Cambridge’s east end is believed to have been set intentionally. Fire crews were called to the townhouses on Dundas Street South near Fitzgerald Drive, east of Franklin Boulevard, around 5 p.m. Structure Fire on Dundas Street close to Fitzgerald Drive. Avoid the area if possible. — Cambridge Fire Dept (@CambridgeFD) June 12, 2018 Significant damage was seen at the back of one of the townhouses. Further details were not immediately available. Source link #canadiannews #worldnews #headlinenews and stories from around the world USARead More


Mounties warn public about series of fake gold jewelry scams

RCMP

A fake jewelry scam has surfaced in central and southern Alberta and police say the suspects often play on people’s emotions to make the sale. Strathmore RCMP has received four complaints about people trying to sell jewelry in the parking lots of local businesses since May 13. The sellers say the jewelry is real gold and those who have purchased items later find out the jewelry is fake. Police say in several cases the vehicle involved is a blue Dodge Journey with an Ontario or Quebec licence plate and thatRead More


Drone operator accused of harassing wildlife

Drone operator accused of harassing wildlife

Conservation officers say a YouTube video showing a drone pursuing Canada geese in the skies over Campbell River is under investigation. 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″]


Feasts, frills and fascinators: How Halifax rang in the royal wedding

Feasts, frills and fascinators: How Halifax rang in the royal wedding

Alex Cooke, THE CANADIAN PRESS Published Saturday, May 19, 2018 3:08PM ADT Last Updated Saturday, May 19, 2018 6:54PM ADT HALIFAX — Mimosas were toasted and tears were shed Saturday morning in Halifax, N.S., as spectators witnessed the newest addition to the Royal Family from across the pond. The well-dressed group of royal watchers feasted on a British breakfast at the Delta Halifax hotel, eagerly watching the big screen as Meghan Markle and Prince Harry tied the knot at St. George’s Chapel in Windsor. Men were mostly decked out inRead More


Man in his 20s injured after Scarborough shooting

Toronto Police

A male victim believed to be in his 20s is suffering from serious injuries after a shooting took place in Scarborough’s Golden Mile area on Thursday night. Officers were called to the area of Eglinton and Pharmacy avenues at around 10 p.m. Upon arrival at the scene, police said they located a male victim suffering from a gunshot wound. He was subsequently taken to a trauma centre in non-life-threatening condition. No information on any possible suspects has been released in connection with this case. Roads have been blocked off inRead More


$85M New York apartment comes with trip to space

New York condo

A 15,000-square-foot, 10-bedroom duplex condo in New York City comes with a $1-millon yacht, two Rolls Royce Phantoms, a Lamborghini, and, oh, two tickets to outer space. Price tag: US$85 million. It’s the most expensive residential listing on the open market in NYC. The condo takes up two-and-a-half floors (44th and 45th) in the Atelier Condo on West 42nd Street in Hell’s Kitchen. Also included: a US$2-million construction credit to bring together 13 separate units into one massive space; a weekly dinner for two at a French fine dining restaurantRead More


Judge to decide on long-term offender designation for Shane Pattison Thursday

Judge to decide on long-term offender designation for Shane Pattison Thursday

Warning: Graphic content A Saskatoon Court of Queen’s Bench judge is expected to decide Thursday whether to deem repeat child pornography offender Shane Dale Pattison a long-term offender after a three-day hearing. Crown and defence lawyers have filed a joint-submission seeking a long-term offender designation for Pattison and a seven-year prison sentence followed by a 10-year supervision order. Justice Richard Danyliuk must find Pattison is at a high-risk to reoffend but that the risks he poses could eventually be managed in the community in order to apply the designation. PattisonRead More


100 residents attend community meeting on gun violence

Ottawa Police

An Ottawa Councillor is urging residents to be the “eyes and ears” that help Ottawa Police deal with gun violence in the community. Diane Deans made the comment during a community meeting with Police Chief Charles Bordeleau and 100 residents in Ottawa’s south-end. Councillors Deans, Riley Brockington and Jean Cloutier organized the meeting after several shootings rattled residents in the Heron Gate/Ledbury area in April. On Tuesday, April 17, shots were fired in the area of Cedarwood Drive and Walkley Road. Shell casings were found, but no one was hurt.Read More


Hall of Fame coach Clare Drake dead at 89

Drake

Hall of Fame hockey coach Clare Drake died at the age of 89 Sunday morning. He was the University of Alberta’s Golden Bears coach for 28 years, winning six national titles and 17 conference championships. Drake was the most successful coach in college hockey history. The coach was inducted in the hockey hall of fame in 2017. The Golden Bears arena was named after Drake in 1990.   It is a sad day for Golden Bears Hockey. Last night we lost Coach Drake. At this time we would like toRead More