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Host Mustangs hoping to capture national women’s hockey title

CTV London Published Sunday, March 18, 2018 12:54PM EDT Last Updated Sunday, March 18, 2018 1:10PM EDT For what would be the second time in team history, Western’s women’s hockey team hopes to capture gold at the national university championships in London Sunday. The hosts will square off against the Manitoba Bisons at 4 p.m. at Thompson Arena on the Western campus. Western scored two powerplay goals Saturday to defeat the Saskatchewan Huskies 2-1 in a hard-fought battle. April Clark and Alyssa Chiarello scored for Western. The Bison go inRead More

Edmonton couple marries in Las Vegas before Oilers game

Edmonton couple marries in Las Vegas before Oilers game

An Edmonton couple got married in Las Vegas steps away from the T-Mobile arena before the Oilers defeated the Golden Knights Saturday night. Tricia and Kevin Sexsmith, with a group of friends in attendance, said their ‘I dos’ two hours before the game – decked out in Oilers gear. Tricia wore an Oilers away jersey dress and her now husband wore an orange Oilers jacket and tie. “I asked for one with Connor McDavid’s number in white so I had my white wedding dress,” Tricia said. Kevin told CTV NewsRead More

Weapons call prompts heavy police presence in Waterloo neighbourhood

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CTV Kitchener Published Thursday, January 11, 2018 9:46PM EST Last Updated Thursday, January 11, 2018 10:17PM EST Waterloo Regional Police were negotiating with a barricaded man in a Waterloo neighbourhood on Thursday evening. Police say they received a 911 call regarding weapons around 6 p.m. on Laurel Street and when they arrived a man had barricaded himself inside an apartment building. According to regional police, one person was taken to hospital with minor head injuries but it’s not clear how they were hurt. The emergency response team is on sceneRead More

SIU investigating after man injured following interaction with Niagara police


The Canadian Press Published Thursday, January 11, 2018 8:34AM EST Last Updated Thursday, January 11, 2018 8:46AM EST ST. CATHARINES, Ont. – The province’s police watchdog says it is investigating after a 34-year-old man in St. Catharines, Ont., was seriously injured during an altercation with officers. The Special Investigations Unit says the altercation happened with Niagara regional police officers at a residence in the city Wednesday morning. In a news release Thursday, the SIU says the man was taken into custody and then transported to hospital where he was diagnosedRead More

CTF says high electricity bills are hurting Chatham hospital

The Canadian Taxpayers Federation (CTF) says soaring electricity bills at Chatham-Kent Health Alliance are unsustainable. CTF says documents it obtained show the electricity bills for the hospital have grown from $1,230,757 in 2012-13 to $1,477,700 in 2016-17, an increase of more than 20 per cent. “How is Chatham-Kent Health Alliance expected to manage their budget when electricity bills have rising (sic) dramatically every year?” a news release quotes  CTF Ontario Director, Christine Van Geyn. “The more the hospital has to spend keeping their lights on, the fewer resources they haveRead More

Calgary photographer captures the northern lights from cockpit of Aurora 360 flight

A professional photographer from Calgary made the pilgrimage to the Yukon to get a unique view of the Aurora Borealis high above the Arctic Circle. Last week, an Air North Boeing 737 aircraft departed Whitehorse, Yukon at midnight for the Aurora 360 flight to lights. Neil Zeller was among the 91 passengers on the four hour flight and, as the official photographer of the flight, secured a seat in the cockpit and helped the pilots navigate through the northern lights. The passengers, who heralded from 17 different countries, were treatedRead More

Prince Harry and Meghan Markle make first official joint tour

LONDON – Prince Harry and his fiancee, Meghan Markle, are taking part in their first official visit together, choosing to raise awareness of HIV/AIDS with a visit to a youth project in Nottingham. The trip to central England is the first official engagement for Harry and the American actress since they announced earlier this week that they would wed. They plan to tour Britain in the next six months to give Markle an opportunity to learn about the country. The prince has long championed AIDS charities, following in the footstepsRead More

Oxford OPP say 10-year-old kids responsible for vandalism

Oxford OPP were called to Bidwell Street in Tillsonburg Friday afternoon about children vandalizing property. Police say a resident observed children, who appeared to be about 10 years old damaging a mailbox. They were confronted by the man and told to stop. Police say at that point one of the children approached the citizen and attempted to assault him. Prior to leaving one of the kids indicated that they would be coming back to do more damage, police say. Further investigation revealed that the same children were responsible for damagingRead More

A forgiven murderer

A father of four was murdered in cold blood, but years later his daughter has made amends with his killer. Source link #canadiannews #worldnews #headlinenews and stories from around the world USA Today News Headlines USA News Headlines ABC NEWS Headlines

Homeless man given education, career help for returning lost US$10K cheque

A day before Americans gathered to celebrate U.S. Thanksgiving, a homeless man in Connecticut was given plenty to be thankful for when he was rewarded for his honesty. Two weeks ago, Elmer Alvarez found a cheque for US$10,000 (C$12,000 approximately) on the streets of New Haven, Conn. Despite his own troubles, Alvarez went out of his way to return the money to its rightful owner, Roberta Hoskie, a realtor in the city. Once homeless herself, Hoskie was so grateful to Alvarez for returning her cheque that she decided to payRead More