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Powwow celebrates ‘two spirited’ community members

Powwow celebrates ‘two spirited’ community members

Hundreds of people came to celebrate who they are at the University of Saskatchewan’s inaugural Two Spirit Powwow on Saturday. The Powwow is a new celebration in the LGBTQ community during pride week, but the message is the same. “It’s time that we start to embrace our two spiritness and being a two spirit person, “said Paulette Poitras, a Two Spirit ambassador. “I’ve had a different life. Born female, identify as a two spirit female” Jack Saddleback from Out Saskatoon says that the event is a big step in theRead More


Author, bank robber Stephen Reid dead at 68

Author, bank robber Stephen Reid dead at 68

CTV’s Chandler Grieve takes a look back at Stephen Reid’s complicated and polarizing legacy following news of his passing at age 68. 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″]


Thieves break into Edmonton antiques shop with battering ram

Thieves break into Edmonton antiques shop with battering ram

Three thieves used a battering ram to break into a central Edmonton antiques shop before they were disturbed by a unique anti-theft device. A minivan with metal mounted on the back smashed into the front door of Beck Antiques & Jewelry early Saturday morning. Once they entered the store, the thieves began to shatter showcases, and then smoke started to fill the store. “They can’t see anything,” owner Clinton Beck proudly told CTV News while watching surveillance video of the robbery. “They’re kinda clumsy and running into each other.” BeckRead More


Calvin Nimoh found guilty in fatal stabbing of cancer researcher

Calvin Nimoh court sketch

Kayla Goodfield, CTV News Toronto Published Friday, June 8, 2018 7:36PM EDT Last Updated Friday, June 8, 2018 8:15PM EDT Calvin Nimoh has been found guilty in a random stabbing that left cancer researcher Mark Ernsting dead back in December 2015. The jury handed down their verdict inside a Toronto courtroom on Friday evening one day after deliberations began. Nimoh attempted to plead guilty to manslaughter last month but prosecutors rejected his plea as the defence argued he did not have the presence of mind for murder. The Crown laterRead More


Celebrity chef Anthony Bourdain found dead in France at 61

Celebrity chef Anthony Bourdain found dead in France at 61

The Associated Press Published Friday, June 8, 2018 7:25AM EDT Last Updated Friday, June 8, 2018 8:43AM EDT PARIS — American TV celebrity and food writer Anthony Bourdain has been found dead in his hotel room in France while working on his CNN series on culinary traditions around the world. He was 61. CNN confirmed the death, saying in a statement that Bourdain was found unresponsive Friday morning by friend and chef Eric Ripert, and calling his death a suicide. CNN said Bourdain was in Strasbourg filming an upcoming segmentRead More


High court says libel suit against Israeli newspaper should be heard in Israel

Supreme Court of Canada

OTTAWA — The Supreme Court of Canada says a Canadian businessman who claims he was defamed by an Israeli newspaper will have to pursue his libel case in Israel. Mitchell Goldhar, who owns a soccer team based in Tel Aviv, filed a defamation suit in 2011 against Israel’s oldest newspaper, Haaretz, over an article about his management style and business practices. The story appeared in print and on the newspaper’s Hebrew and English-language websites. Lower courts in Canada said Goldhar’s suit could proceed here, but in a 6-3 ruling, theRead More


Pedestrian cycling bridge proposed to join areas divides opinions

Orange Bridge design

A City of Winnipeg proposal to build a bridge for pedestrians and cyclists between Osborne Village and downtown is dividing some Winnipeggers. There are three different bridge proposals being mulled by the city right now which would function solely for pedestrians and cyclists. But the proposed location is the same is the same with each design. If approved, the bridge would go from Fort Rouge Park on the south side of the Assiniboine River and McFayden Park on the north side. The new crossing would fall between bridges on DonaldRead More


‘A sense of whimsy’: How Kate Spade brought fun back to fashion, business

'A sense of whimsy': How Kate Spade brought fun back to fashion, business

It was 1991, and Kate Brosnahan, then a senior accessories editor for Mademoiselle magazine, set out to reinvent the handbag. Bored with the offerings available at the time, the 30-year-old Kansas City native quit her job to focus on designing a line of simple, sleek purses with infectious pops of colour. With the help of her boyfriend, Andy Spade, the brother of comedian David Spade, Brosnahan launched her first line of handbags under the name Kate Spade, a combination of her name and her future husband’s, in 1993. The coupleRead More


Where do the parties stand on auto insurance?

Where do the parties stand on auto insurance?

Where do Ontario’s main political parties stand when it comes to plans for auto insurance in the province? 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″]


Benedict Cumberbatch praised for tackling muggers

Benedict Cumberbatch

LONDON — The food-delivery firm Deliveroo thanked Benedict Cumberbatch on Saturday after a newspaper reported that the “Sherlock” star had fought off muggers who were attacking one of its cyclists. Uber driver Manuel Dias told the Sun newspaper that he was driving Cumberbatch and his wife Sophie Hunter along London’s Marylebone High Street when they saw a cyclist being hit with a bottle. He said Cumberbatch jumped out of the car and grabbed one of the attackers. “I had hold of one lad and Benedict another,” Dias was quoted asRead More