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‘We found a body of a young person’: OPP investigating area near Grand River in Belwood

'We found a body of a young person': OPP investigating area near Grand River in Belwood

Wellington County Ontario Provincial Police were called to the shores of the Grand River in Belwood for the report of a body found in the water. “About three o’clock today Wellington County OPP were called by a fisherman who had located a body in the water,” said Marylou Schwindt, with the Wellington County OPP. The discovery was made around 10 kilometres downstream from where 3-year-old Kaden Young was swept away in flood waters. “Latest is we found a body of a young person, but we are not releasing the nameRead More

Garfield Dunlop believes Ontario PC’s are blocking his comeback

Garfield Dunlop believes Ontario PC's are blocking his comeback

Former Conservative MPP Garfield Dunlop believes the Ontario PC party may be trying to stop him from becoming a candidate in Barrie-Springwater-Oro-Medonte in the June election. Dunlop filed the nomination paperwork three weeks ago and has yet to receive a response from the party.   “No one had the common courtesy to call me back and asked me if I was interested in running or not,” Dunlop told CTV News Barrie. Former Ontario PC leader Patrick Brown was going to run in the riding.  Dunlop believes he hasn’t heard aRead More

Bed bug speculation at Regina high school

Bed bug speculation at Regina high school

On Thursday, a Snapchat video of a bug crawling on a student’s binder had students talking at Thom Collegiate. The video has sparked speculation of a bug problem at the school, with some students thinking the insect on the video was a bed bug. They said the video was taken from the school’s cafeteria. “I found out yesterday there was a video of one on a binder and I just kind of got grossed out,” Thom Collegiate student Abbie Schill said. Kassidy Smith, another student at Thom Collegiate, said sheRead More

NYC postal worker hoarded more than 17,000 pieces of mail, officials say

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The Associated Press Published Friday, April 20, 2018 7:15PM EDT Last Updated Friday, April 20, 2018 7:16PM EDT NEW YORK — A postal worker who prosecutors say hoarded away more than 17,000 pieces of undelivered mail in New York City allegedly told investigators he was overwhelmed by the amount of mail he had to deliver. But officials say Aleksey Germash told them he “made sure to deliver the important mail.” Germash was charged Thursday in Brooklyn with delaying or detaining mail. He declined to comment as he left the federalRead More

RCMP investigating suspicious death in Midale


The RCMP is investigating a suspicious death at a business in Midale. Officers were called to the area at 8:30 a.m. Police say there will be an increase in activity at the business throughout the day. Police say they don’t believe there is any risk to public safety. There is no more information at this time. Source link #canadiannews #worldnews #headlinenews and stories from around the world USA Today News Headlines USA News Headlines ABC NEWS Headlines

209 students suspended over vaccination issues

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Hundreds of Brantford-area students have been suspended from school, and will only be allowed back once public health officials have proof that the students have received all required vaccinations. The Brant County Health Unit says suspension orders for 152 elementary school students and 57 secondary school students took effect Thursday. All suspended students were born in either 2001 or 2010. Ruth Gratton, the health unit’s manager of clinic services, says the number of students suspended over such issues has decreased steadily since the first year of suspensions. “We’re encouraged thatRead More

FAA orders fan blade inspections after Southwest jet engine explosion

FAA orders fan blade inspections after Southwest jet engine explosion

PHILADELPHIA – U.S. airline regulators have ordered inspections on engine fan blades like the one that snapped off a Southwest Airlines plane, leading to the death of a woman who was partially blown out a window. The Federal Aviation Administration’s announcement late Wednesday comes nearly a year after the engine’s manufacturer recommended the additional inspections, and a month after European regulators ordered their airlines to do the work. Pressure for the FAA to act grew after an engine on a Southwest plane blew apart on Tuesday, showering the aircraft withRead More

Youth incarceration rates a focus in Saskatoon Mayor Charlie Clark’s State of the City

Youth incarceration rates a focus in Saskatoon Mayor Charlie Clark’s State of the City

Saskatoon’s Mayor Charlie Clark zeroed in on youth incarceration rates during his State of the City address Tuesday. Clark told the crowd at TCU Place the high rate of youth incarcerated in Saskatoon, and the rest of Saskatchewan, must be addressed. The rate in the province is twice the national average, he said, also noting that graduation rates for Indigenous students are about half those of non-Indigenous students and that 90 per cent of those incarcerated in Saskatchewan are Indigenous. “This system is failing all of us. It’s not justRead More

Police investigate after body found in southeast Calgary

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Police are investigating after a body was discovered in the southeast on Sunday afternoon. Officers were called to the scene at Heritage Meadows Road and Heritage Meadows Way S.E. at just before 2:00 p.m. Information is limited at this time and the circumstances behind the death have not yet been determined. More to come. Source link #canadiannews #worldnews #headlinenews and stories from around the world USA Today News Headlines USA News Headlines ABC NEWS Headlines

Americas leaders vow to stem corruption, confront Venezuela

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Christine Armario, The Associated Press Published Saturday, April 14, 2018 4:44PM EDT LIMA, Peru — Leaders from throughout the Americas vowed Saturday to confront systemic corruption with an accord aimed at improving transparency and boosting civil society at a time when graft scandals plague many of their own governments. Peruvian President Martin Vizcarra kicked off the Summit of the Americas’ first full session asking the Western Hemisphere leaders to approve 57 action points he said would constitute a base for preventing corruption. The “Lima Commitment: Democratic Governance Against Corruption” wasRead More