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Police ID 21-year-old woman killed in The Annex

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Kayla Goodfield, CTV News Toronto Published Thursday, May 24, 2018 8:29PM EDT Last Updated Thursday, May 24, 2018 9:27PM EDT Police have identified a 21-year-old woman who was murdered inside an apartment building in The Annex on Wednesday afternoon. Emergency crews were called to 70 Spadina Road, located north of Bloor Street West, at around 4:30 p.m. for a report of sounds of gunshots heard in the area. Upon arrival at the scene, officers said they located a woman inside an apartment suffering from obvious signs of trauma. The victimRead More

Aggressive bear prompts closure of popular trails in Banff

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Parks officials have been closed some hiking trails in Banff after a mother black bear and her cubs were spotted in the area. A closure notice was issued on Wednesday for Valleyview Trails and the surrounding area, bordered by Mountain Avenue, the Banff Springs Hotel and the Rimrock Resort. Officials say a female black bear and her cubs were exhibiting aggressive behaviour and the trails have been closed to all traffic and travel. Experts say the chances of having an encounter with an aggressive bear are low but people headingRead More

City of Saskatoon projecting property tax hike of more than four per cent

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Early numbers for next year’s city budget project Saskatoon residents could see a property tax hike between four and 4.5 per cent, despite increased revenue projections of $11.2 million. Mayor Charlie Clark cautioned on Tuesday the numbers are very preliminary and will be refined and possibly changed over the next several months. “We were not approving that today,” Clark said during a governance and priorities meeting at city hall. A report from civic administration says expenses for the city in 2019 are expected to rise by $18.6 million, a 3.8Read More

Police investigating shooting in Oro-Medonte

Provincial police are investigating a shooting in Oro-Medonte on Monday night. Barrie OPP say they responded to a call that a man had been shot on Old Barrie Road in the Village of Rugby around 9:20 p.m. The victim, a 37 year-old Aurora man was transported to a Toronto area hospital with life threatening injuries. Police warn the suspect is armed and dangerous, but did not provide a description. Investigators believe this is an isolated incident. The investigation is ongoing. Source link #canadiannews #worldnews #headlinenews and stories from around theRead More

Non-Indigenous professor gets go-ahead to teach residential schools course

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THE CANADIAN PRESS Published Tuesday, May 15, 2018 6:08PM ADT Last Updated Tuesday, May 15, 2018 6:14PM ADT HALIFAX — A non-Aboriginal history professor has been given the green light to teach a residential schools course at Mount Saint Vincent University, despite objections from some who say the course should be the purview of Indigenous academics. The Halifax school says a meeting was held Tuesday at the request of Dr. Martha Walls, who developed the course. The discussion included history department leaders, faculty, school administration and the senior adviser toRead More

AHS confirms measles case in Edmonton, warns individuals of potential exposure

AHS confirms measles case in Edmonton, warns individuals of potential exposure

An individual with lab-confirmed measles has been in several public locations across Edmonton while infectious, Alberta Health Services said. AHS warns individuals who were at these locations on certain dates they may have been exposed to the disease: May 8: Northgate Mall (9499 137 Avenue) between 8:30 a.m. and 10 p.m. May 9: Northgate Mall between 8:30 a.m. and 6:30 p.m. The Misericordia Community Hospital (16940 87 Avenue) Emergency department between 6:48 p.m. and 11:59 p.m. The Misericordia Community Hospital Diagnostic Imaging department between 11:55 p.m. and 11:59 p.m. MayRead More

New kind of recovery centre planned for View Royal

New kind of recovery centre planned for View Royal

The new recovery centre in View Royal is modelled after a European approach focused on overcoming addiction through peer support. Source link #canadiannews #worldnews #headlinenews and stories from around the world USA Today News Headlines USA News Headlines ABC NEWS Headlines

Trump talks with man hailed as hero in Waffle House shooting

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WASHINGTON — U.S. President Donald Trump has spoken with a Tennessee man who wrestled an assault-style rifle away from a gunman at a Waffle House. White House spokesman Raj Shah says Trump and 29-year-old James Shaw Jr. spoke Monday. Shah had no other details about the conversation. Shaw and a friend were dining at a Waffle House in Nashville on April 22 when a gunman wearing only a jacket opened fire outside with an AR-15 rifle before storming the restaurant. Four people were killed. Shaw and three others were injured.Read More

Search continues for man who allegedly abducted a London child

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London Police are trying to identify a man who allegedly abducted a 4-year-old child Sunday morning. The child was taken by an older man in the area of Barker Street and Melsandra Avenue around 9:15 a.m. He then fled in a vehicle described as a gold or beige-coloured older model 4-door Chevrolet Impala. Witnesses followed the vehicle and located the child a short distance away. The child was not hurt. The man is believed to be the only person in the vehicle at the time. Anyone who may have informationRead More

Search continues along river for missing Sask. boy, 4

Search continues along river for missing Sask. boy, 4

PRINCE ALBERT, Sask. — Police, firefighters and other searchers combed riverbanks in northern Saskatchewan over the weekend as the hunt continued for a four-year-old boy who went missing last week. Sgt. Berry Wauters with the Prince Albert Police Service said the search for Sweetgrass Kennedy continues to focus on the North Saskatchewan River, where police said Friday their search was being directed. Sweetgrass hasn’t been seen since Thursday and hundreds of volunteers helped look for the boy until police shifted the search to the river and warned the public toRead More