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Trump doubles down on criticism of Canada

Trump doubles down on criticism of Canada

Ken Thomas, Catherine Lucey and Rob Gillies, The Associated Press Published Monday, June 11, 2018 1:51AM EDT WASHINGTON – U.S. President Donald Trump took more swipes at Canada and its prime minister over trade issues as he settled in for a summit with North Korea in Singapore, contending that “Fair Trade is now to be called Fool Trade if it is not Reciprocal.” Trump roiled the weekend Group of Seven meeting in Canada by agreeing to a group statement on trade only to withdraw from it while flying to Asia.Read More


Quebec City streets peaceful so far, but bracing for G7 protesters

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Morgan Lowrie and Giuseppe Valiante, The Canadian Press Published Thursday, June 7, 2018 8:10PM EDT Quebec City’s historic district looked as though business owners were preparing for a mini hurricane to blow through the cobblestone streets on Thursday, as several storefronts were barricaded with plywood in anticipation of anti-G7 protests. So far, demonstrations were tense but calm, as protesters congregated in growing numbers in a city park. Stores that were open for business vastly outnumbered the shuttered facades. But the police presence in the old city was noticeable — squadRead 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


Edmonton family holds swab event in Calgary to find stem cell donor

Edmonton family holds swab event in Calgary to find stem cell donor

Three sisters from Edmonton held a special gathering on Sunday to help locate a very special person that could hold the key to save their brother’s life. Back in January, Bille Nguyen was diagnosed with a rare type of blood cancer that specialists say could be helped through a special treatment using a stem cell donation. The problem is that because Nguyen is Asian, there aren’t enough donors in the national registry to match his genetic makeup to. Susan, Bille’s sister, says he’s just finishing up with his sixth roundRead More


Archeological dig set to begin on west Windsor riverfront

Archeological dig set to begin on west Windsor riverfront

CTV Windsor Published Thursday, May 24, 2018 4:57PM EDT Last Updated Thursday, May 24, 2018 5:55PM EDT The Canadian Transit Company is moving forward with a major step as part of the construction of its new Ambassador Bridge. Company officials on Thursday announced a partnership with the Walpole Island First Nation to preserve potential indigenous artifacts at the site of the new multi-million dollar span. The significant partnership and dig is one of 28 conditions the Ambassador Bridge company must fulfill should it wish to construct a new span acrossRead More


Three women displaced by Carlingwood fire

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Ottawa Fire says three women, two of them seniors, will be displaced after a fire in the Carlingwood area Wednesday evening. Firefighters say heavy black smoke was spotted coming from the second floor of a home at 737 Manitou Drive. The fire was out by 7:50 p.m. No one was home at the time of the fire and no one was reported hurt. Investigators are on scene working to determine a cause. 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


Power outage reported in south Regina

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CTV Regina Published Tuesday, May 22, 2018 5:42PM CST Last Updated Tuesday, May 22, 2018 5:54PM CST A power outage is impacting several neighbourhoods in south Regina. SaskPower says the power is out in Albert Park, Harbour Landing, Parliament Place, Hillsdale, Lakeview and the surrounding area. Other reports say the power is out in the Cathedral neighbourhood as well.   This is a BIG power outage. #YQR — Justin Reves (@justinreves) May 22, 2018     Hey @SaskPower, any word on when Harbour Landing will get power back? #yqr —Read 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


Man sent to hospital after drive-by shooting in Lawrence Heights

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Katherine DeClerq, CTV News Toronto Published Friday, May 18, 2018 5:50PM EDT Last Updated Friday, May 18, 2018 6:19PM EDT A man has been taken to the hospital with serious injuries after a drive-by shooting in Lawrence Heights, on Friday afternoon. Police responded to reports of a shooting near Flemington and Allen roads around 4:20 p.m.. They found a male in his late teens or early 20s suffering from gunshot wounds. He was taken to hospital with serious injuries. Police say the incident was a drive-by shooting and witnesses sawRead More


Passenger jet crashes near Havana with at least 110 aboard

Passenger jet crashes near Havana with at least 110 aboard

Andrewa Rodriguez and Michael Weissenstein, The Associated Press Published Friday, May 18, 2018 1:32PM EDT Last Updated Friday, May 18, 2018 5:26PM EDT HAVANA — A Cuban-operated airliner with at least 110 people on board crashed into a yucca field just after takeoff from Havana’s international airport on Friday. There appeared to be mass casualties as Cuban officials said three people had survived, but had yet to give an official toll. Authorities said there were 104 passengers and nine foreign crew members on the flight, operated by Cubana de Aviacion.Read More