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Judge lifts publication ban, revealing details about Fredericton shooting

New Brunswick Court of Queen's Bench

By Brett Bundale, THE CANADIAN PRESS Published Friday, August 17, 2018 9:45AM ADT Last Updated Friday, August 17, 2018 11:55AM ADT FREDERICTON — A New Brunswick judge has lifted a publication ban on court documents in the Fredericton shooting that killed four people, revealing details about how the deadly attack unfolded. The province’s Court of Queen’s Bench had issued the ban on Monday — hours after media reported on their content — imposing an information blackout on the sequence of events that claimed the lives of Bobbie Lee Wright, DonnieRead More


Theft at Halifax tool library jeopardizes its future

Theft at Halifax tool library jeopardizes its future

A volunteer woodworking group in Halifax has been left reeling after a robbery over the weekend. Hands On Halifax is an open space in the city’s north end that makes power tools and woodworking equipment available to anyone on a drop-in basis. On Saturday, more than $1,000 worth of power tools were stolen from the workshop and owner David Clearwater isn’t sure if he can stay open. “It kind of cut us off at the knees because we really can’t afford to buy new tools, and move at the sameRead More


Teenage shooting victim attends sold-out Danforth benefit concert

Teenage shooting victim attends sold-out Danforth benefit concert

Olivia Bowden, The Canadian Press Published Sunday, August 12, 2018 8:12AM EDT Last Updated Sunday, August 12, 2018 1:59PM EDT TORONTO — A young victim of the mass shooting in Toronto’s Greektown neighbourhood was among the crowd at a benefit concert held Saturday night to raise money for those impacted by last month’s violence. Samantha Price, a recent high school grad, said she was on Danforth Avenue eating ice cream with 18-year-old Reese Fallon and some other friends on the night of July 22 when a gunman opened fire intoRead More


Griffintown florist helps Montreal refugees blossom

Griffintown florist helps Montreal refugees blossom

Adjusting to life in a new country is never easy, especially as an asylum seeker or refugee. Sometimes it takes a helping hand before a family can plant its roots. Carolyne De Bien is an expert at that — the Griffintown florist may specialize in flowers, but she also spends about 20 hours a week giving away clothes, toys and furniture to asylum seekers in need. Watch the video for the full story.   Source link #canadiannews #worldnews #headlinenews and stories from around the world USA Today News Headlines [su_feedRead More


Gallery owners stunned by theft of work by Canadian artist

TP, Headphones, Laptop, Brushes

Owners of a downtown Calgary art gallery believe a recent noon hour robbery is the work of a smooth criminal. They hope security video will help catch the culprit who swiped a $12,000.00 painting from the Trepanier Baer Gallery. The oil painting by Kingston, Ontario artist Mike Bayne is of his own workspace and is titled TP, Headphones, Laptop, Brushes. “It was a small little intimate painting measuring 4×6 in black and white an absolutely wonderful little thing,” says Yves Trepanier the co-owner of Trepanier Baer Gallery. He says BayneRead More


1 man shot, another assaulted in Portage la Prairie: RCMP

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CTV Winnipeg Published Sunday, July 15, 2018 1:06PM CST Last Updated Sunday, July 15, 2018 1:08PM CST RCMP are reporting a 20-year-old man was shot around midnight on Sunday near 17th Street NW in Portage la Prairie, while an 18-year-old man nearby was seriously assaulted The victim of the shooting was transported to hospital in stable condition. The assault victim was taken to hospital in unstable condition, but his health has since improved. Police said both of the victims are from Portage la Prairie and investigators do not believe theseRead More


Man found dead in Prince Albert yard

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42-year-old Jordan Ballantyne was found dead in a yard near the intersection of 6th Avenue and 20th Street East in Prince Albert on Friday night. Police and EMS responded to the yard at 9:07 p.m. and pronounced Ballantyne dead on scene. The death is currently being investigating as suspicious. Anyone with information about Ballantyne’s death or other recent activities is being asked to call the Prince Albert Police Service or Crime Stoppers. 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″]Read More


Baby Donald blimp flies over London amid protest

Baby Donald blimp flies over London amid protest

The Associated Press Published Friday, July 13, 2018 7:56AM EDT Last Updated Friday, July 13, 2018 8:12AM EDT Hundreds of people in London have crowded under a balloon depicting Donald Trump as a screaming baby as protests across the U.K. accompanying the U.S. president’s arrival got underway. Some 16 balloon minders in yellow vests identifying themselves as “babysitters” minded lead lines to the 6-metre (20-foot) inflatable as the curious gawked and took pictures. Dominique Blum, 31, and Mia Parker, 50, from Pensacola Florida, were overjoyed with the spectacle. Parker saysRead More


Valedictorian’s homage to classmate redacted by school

Valedictorian's homage to classmate redacted by school

CTV Atlantic Published Friday, June 29, 2018 9:09PM ADT Last Updated Friday, June 29, 2018 9:35PM ADT It was a speech meant to celebrate everything her graduating class has accomplished, but the valedictorian at Cole Harbour District High School says she was told to remove a special part of the speech honouring the memory of a classmate. “This year, we lost one of our own. I know sitting here today without one of your closest friends can’t be easy but today when we cross that stage to receive our diplomasRead More


Layoffs part of Manulife’s move away from ‘paper-based’ past: experts

Layoffs part of Manulife's move away from 'paper-based' past: experts

The announcement that Manulife plans to shed 700 positions isn’t a sign of automation tightening its grip on all human jobs, experts say – but neither is it something that can be ignored. The insurance giant revealed this week that it is cutting the positions as part of an increasing trend toward digitization. The company recently created an artificial intelligence tool and handed it the power to make a number of decisions around underwriting. A recent report from the Human Resources Professionals Association estimated that 42 per cent of theRead More