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TSB investigating after plane strikes parked aircraft

Plane hits other aircraft at Winnipeg airport

Published Sunday, April 15, 2018 6:51PM CST Last Updated Sunday, April 15, 2018 7:15PM CST Officials from the Transportation Safety Board are investigating after a plane struck another aircraft on the ground at Winnipeg Richardson International Airport. According to the TSB, the collision involved two private jet aircraft and no injuries were reported.  Tyler MacAfee with the Winnipeg Airport Authority told CTV News that firefighters and first responders at the airport received the call around 3:30 p.m. Sunday.  MacAfee went on to say that crews also coordinated the clean upRead More


Artist of Broncos/Pitre sketch ‘wanted to contribute’ and never expected viral response

Artist of Broncos/Pitre sketch 'wanted to contribute' and never expected viral response

She insists she’s not an artist and, at first, expected to remain anonymous. But the woman who drew a pencil sketch of Jonathan Pitre meeting Humboldt Broncos players in a Heavenly hockey rink says she’s surprised at the impact a simple drawing has had. Love and hockey unite ❤️ #HumboldtStrong #butterflyboy #HockeyIsFamily #PutOutYourSticks #leaveastickout #community pic.twitter.com/F4VZUrcHN1 — Kerry MacGregor (@KerryMacGregor) April 10, 2018 Kerry MacGregor lives in France now, but grew up in Ottawa. She tells Newstalk 580 CFRA’s Ottawa Now with Evan Solomon that she was inspired by whatRead More


Keep injection sites out of Cambridge cores, mayor urges region

Injection

Public health officials are about a month away from identifying even possible locations for supervised injection sites – but some parts of Waterloo Region could be excluded from consideration much sooner than that. Tuesday morning, regional councillors will decide whether to move to the next phase of pursuing public injection sites. They’ll be voting on a recommendation to start with as many as three sites, all of which would be integrated with services such as “basic health care and access to treatment.” Supervised injection sites are locations in which drugRead More


Experts say Trudeau's B.C. visit was calculated

Experts say Trudeau's B.C. visit was calculated

Loud, public confrontations between protesters and the Prime Minister may have been a savvy plan to please pipeline advocates. Source link #canadiannews #worldnews #headlinenews and stories from around the world USA Today News Headlines USA News Headlines ABC NEWS Headlines


Police searching for suspects in West End homicide

Jerome Devon Kakagamic and Faron Junior Henderson

CTV Winnipeg Published Friday, April 6, 2018 5:46PM CST Last Updated Friday, April 6, 2018 5:47PM CST Winnipeg police are asking for help to find two men wanted in connection with a homicide earlier this week. Gilbert Chartrand, 42, died after being assaulted on Agnes Street near Sargent Avenue Wednesday. Initially rushed to hospital in critical condition, he died a short time later. Police have issued arrest warrants for Faron Junior Henderson and Jerome Devon Kakagamic, who are facing second degree murder charges. Police said Henderson and Kakagamic are consideredRead More


Calves dressing for comfort

Calves dressing for comfort

No, these cows are not wrestlers, they are keeping their ears warm. Source link #canadiannews #worldnews #headlinenews and stories from around the world USA Today News Headlines USA News Headlines ABC NEWS Headlines


Vancouver motorist slapped with 2 distracted driving tickets in 7 minutes

Vancouver motorist slapped with 2 distracted driving tickets in 7 minutes

A Metro Vancouver driver is facing over $700 in fines after receiving two separate distracted driving tickets within seven minutes of one another. The 22-year-old male driving a Dodge Journey was first cited at 12:20 p.m. on Tuesday, for using an electronic device while driving. He was nabbed again for the same offence just a few kilometres away at 12:27 p.m. The New Westminster Police Department’s traffic department posted pictures of both tickets to Twitter on Wednesday. The combined fines total $736, plus an eight-point penalty on his licence. That’sRead More


Tickets for Justin Bieber exhibit sell out on first day

Tickets for Justin Bieber exhibit sell out on first day

CTV Kitchener Published Sunday, February 18, 2018 8:50PM EST Last Updated Sunday, February 18, 2018 8:56PM EST Beliebers from as far away as China and Brazil made a special stop in Stratford Sunday. They wanted to be some of the first to check out the new Justin Bieber exhibit at Stratford Perth Museum. Fans started lining up outside the building at 5 a.m. and tickets quickly sold out for the grand opening of the “Steps to Stardom” show. Katie Bruce and Nicole Pierino drove all the way from Buffalo. “ItRead More


Toronto FC coach says Seattle had easier playoff run than his team

Neil Davidson, The Canadian Press Published Saturday, December 2, 2017 3:48PM EST TORONTO — The psychological warfare in advance of the MLS Cup final has begun with Toronto FC coach Greg Vanney suggesting that Seattle’s road to the championship game wasn’t as tough as his club’s slog through the East. While he conceded Seattle was the class of the Western Conference, Vanney said the West playoff games he had watched “weren’t nearly as intense or as high-speed or as hotly contested as the Eastern Conference was. And I think that’sRead More


Vandals badly damage N.B. burial ground with important connection to black community

The historic Black Settlement Burial Ground in Willow Grove, N.B., has been struck by vandals. Ralph Thomas grew up in the area and has worked for decades to build and preserve the site. Thomas says when he saw the damage, he was at a loss for words. “The community loves this place, and for somebody to come along and just do that for no reason, what can I say?” All of the windows in the building have been busted out. One of the monuments from the site was thrown intoRead More