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‘The beauty of our land is going to be drastically changed’: Wildfire evacuees worry about community left behind

'The beauty of our land is going to be drastically changed': Wildfire evacuees worry about community left behind

As the evacuation of Little Grand Rapids, Man. winds down residents from the community are left worried about their community. A total of around 1100 people from Little Grand Rapids and the nearby Pauingassi First Nation had to be flown to Winnipeg due to a large wildfire burning out of control near the two communities. As of Thursday afternoon the Canadian Red Cross said 18 people remained in Little Grand Rapids while 219 people still required transportation out of Pauingassi. The Red Cross expected Thursday afternoon that everyone would beRead More


How to protect yourself from financial abuse

How to protect yourself from financial abuse

CARP’s new National Director of Law, Policy and Aging talks about advance care planning and elder abuse. Lyndsay Moggy reports. Source link #canadiannews #worldnews #headlinenews and stories from around the world USA Today News Headlines USA News Headlines ABC NEWS Headlines


Excessive force not to blame for hip fracture, SIU finds

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Two OPP officers have been cleared of criminal wrongdoing in connection with an arrest they made in the Listowel area. Tony Loparco, the director of the Special Investigations Unit, says the officers acted properly and did not use excessive force as they arrested a 62-year-old man. The officers were called to the home in Gowanstown on July 6, 2017, without knowing exactly what was going on. Dispatchers had received a 911 call asking for police assistance from a caller who hung up before offering any other details. According to theRead More


Child injured after driver failed to stop for a school bus

School Bus

A 10-year-old child was injured Wednesday morning after she was struck by a car that failed to stop for school bus in Owen Sound. Police say it happened around 8:35 a.m. when a school bus travelling eastbound along Alpha Street stopped at 6th Avenue West to pick up students. All the school bus crossing safety equipment was activated at the time, police said.  According to police, a westbound car proceeded against the safety signals and hit the child as she stepped off the curb. The childs father was present andRead More


Sudbury Food Bank embarking on social enterprise

Sudbury Food Bank embarking on social enterprise

What do you get when you cross a doughnut with a hot dog? Source link #canadiannews #worldnews #headlinenews and stories from around the world USA Today News Headlines USA News Headlines ABC NEWS Headlines


College football player in Japan bows in shame over tackle

Miyagawa

Stephen Wade and Mari Yamaguchi, The Associated Press Published Tuesday, May 22, 2018 10:10AM EDT TOKYO — A college football player in Japan has apologized for intentionally injuring the quarterback of an opposing team with a late tackle , an incident that has riveted the country for several weeks. In a news conference shown live on television across the country on Tuesday, Taisuke Miyagawa bowed deeply and said his coach had told him to do it. But he said he should have been stronger and refused the order. The coach,Read More


Actress who accused Weinstein needs money to finish film

Paz de la Huerta and Harvey Weinstein

NEW YORK — Actress Paz de la Huerta has started a crowdfunding campaign to finish a movie she began making years before she publicly accused Harvey Weinstein of rape. The movie “Valley of Tears” is her take on the Hans Christian Andersen story “The Red Shoes,” about a little girl with a pair of enchanted shoes. The story is tragic; the shoes force the girl to dance until she asks an executioner to cut off her feet. A 1948 film set the story in the world of dance; a ballerinaRead More


Couple finds therapy in art

Couple finds therapy in art

Published Monday, May 21, 2018 6:15PM CST Last Updated Monday, May 21, 2018 6:30PM CST A couple in Regina says the process of creating unique art by carving animal skulls is very therapeutic. Chad Mcindoe has been carving skulls for about three years. “For fifteen years of my life I worked a lot and liked to party and when I found art it was my total therapy, this is what I do on weekends now you know. It’s helped get my life together. Definitely,” Mcindoe said. Mcindoe says he getsRead More


Prices at the pumps continue to skyrocket over the long weekend

Prices at the pumps continue to skyrocket over the long weekend

Emily Silva , CTV Kitchener Published Sunday, May 20, 2018 5:16PM EDT Last Updated Sunday, May 20, 2018 6:43PM EDT Local drivers say they’ve been feeling the pain at the pumps as gas prices continue to skyrocket over the long weekend. “It seems kind of suspicious, it’s the long weekend or during the summer, it’s just the season that gas goes up,” said local resident Roberta Hannaford. Out on the campaign trail Ontario’s leaders are making promises to put an end to the long-weekend spikes in gas prices. Campaigning inRead More


SIU investigating after man seriously injured in Brantford

SIU investigating after man seriously injured in Brantford

CTV Kitchener Published Saturday, May 19, 2018 2:13PM EDT Last Updated Saturday, May 19, 2018 6:48PM EDT Ontario’s Special Investigations Unit is investigating after a 25-year-old man suffered serious injuries in Brantford early Saturday morning. The SIU says Brantford police were called to the area of Market Street and Chatham Street in the early morning hours to conduct an investigation. Around 2 a.m. one of the officers entered his police cruiser and began driving. The officer soon came to realize that a man, the 25-year-old, was under the cruiser. ARead More