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Dealerships manage the aftermath of huge hail storm in Calgary

Dealerships manage the aftermath of huge hail storm in Calgary

A pair of severe thunderstorms in Calgary on Thursday evening resulted in unusually large hail stones coming down on cars and homes, and now auto dealers are out assessing the damage to their fleets. Tower Dodge, on Macleod Trail, says that all of their 525 cars on the lot were at risk in the storm and they are now going over each and every one with their hail team to assess the cost of damages. “We’ll get the appraisers on site to look at the vehicles, see what it’s goingRead More


Brett Gardner lifts New York Yankees over Toronto Blue Jays 2-1 in 10th inning

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TORONTO — Brett Gardner delivered an RBI single in the 10th inning to lead the New York Yankees to a 2-1 win over the Toronto Blue Jays at the Rogers Centre on Sunday afternoon. The victory sees the Yankees (58-29) improve to 9-4 against the Blue Jays. New York is 5-4 in extra inning games this season. The Blue Jays (41-48) wrapped up their final homestand prior to the all-star break with a 4-5 record. Tyler Clippard (4-3) picked up the loss after allowing an earned run on one hitRead More


Dealing with the dangers of hot playground equipment

Dealing with the dangers of hot playground equipment

Emily Silva , CTV Kitchener Published Tuesday, July 3, 2018 4:52PM EDT Last Updated Tuesday, July 3, 2018 6:38PM EDT While Waterloo Region remains under a heat warning for the sixth day in a row, parents are trying to find ways to keep their kids cool. But they’re being asked to exercise caution in the extreme heat, especially when taking their kids to the playground. Andrea Snow, a parent in Waterloo Region, says her 17-month-old has experienced first-hand just how hot the playground equipment can get. “The first time IRead More


‘Living Flag’ retired for Canada Day festivities

‘Living Flag’ retired for Canada Day festivities

The tradition that Winnipeggers came to know as the ‘Canada Day Living Flag’ has officially come to an end for the time being.  Downtown Winnipeg Biz said now was the right time to move on from the tradition and has decided to put the idea on ice.  Last year’s big Canada 150 celebration saw nearly 3.600 Winnipeggers flock to Portage and Main to be a part of the human maple leaf. The organization said it was fitting to go out on top with last year’s celebration being the grandest sinceRead More


Family joins search for kayaker missing near Sooke

Family joins search for kayaker missing near Sooke

While the Coast Guard has dropped out of the search for a missing 55-year-old kayaker, those close to the missing man aren’t giving up. 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″]


Heat causes sidewalk to lift in Innisfil

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The heat is being blamed for lifting a portion of a sidewalk in Innisfil. The two concrete slabs on Webster Boulevard in Alcona raised about 10 degrees on Tuesday. Residents in the area say they’ve never seen anything like it before. The town says the heat caused the concrete underneath to expand and buckle up. Workers marked the site on Tuesday night and repaired it on Wednesday morning.  The town says this is the only reported incident they’ve received. Source link #canadiannews #worldnews #headlinenews and stories from around the worldRead More


Edmonton man gored by bison in ‘terrifying’ attack

Edmonton man gored by bison in 'terrifying' attack

An Edmonton man who was gored by a wild bison says he’s fortunate the animal only pierced his rear and not a vital organ. “Although it was a bad situation, I feel pretty lucky,” Craig Neilson told CTV Edmonton. Neilson and his wife were camping over the Victoria Day long weekend in Elk Island National Park, a lake-dotted swath of prairie wilderness just 35 kilometers east of Edmonton that boasts a healthy population of once-threatened American bison. Neilson had been out for a morning run along a park road whenRead More


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

Residents of Banff are being urged to take prevent

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