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Edmonton lifts moratorium on combative sports imposed after death of MMA fighter

Tim Hague

EDMONTON — City council in Edmonton has voted to lift a moratorium on combative sports events that was imposed following the death of a mixed martial arts fighter. Tim Hague, who was a teacher, died in hospital last June — two days after losing a match to Adam Braidwood, a former Canadian Football League player. Hague, who is 34, died following brain surgery after being knocked down five times in the ring. City council imposed the ban in December in response to a report that recommended the city improve fighterRead More

Province tries to patch up potholes on Hwy. 400

Province tries to patch up potholes on Hwy. 400

The province is trying to catch up with a growing pothole problem on Highway 400. The wild weather central Ontario has received is wreaking havoc on parts of the region’s busiest highway. One area that has been particularly bad is a nine kilometre stretch in the northbound lanes of Highway 400 between Aurora and King City. “The potholes are rough and it bounces you around. On a day like today, it’s not very safe because of the weather conditions, then you really have a hard time keeping an eye onRead More

No charges after dogs seen clinging to pickup truck bed cover

No charges after dogs seen clinging to pickup truck bed cover

CTV News Published Saturday, January 13, 2018 3:21PM CST Last Updated Saturday, January 13, 2018 3:27PM CST There will be no charges laid against a man who was seen driving his truck down an Edmonton-area highway with two dogs on the top of his truck-bed cover. A couple notified the Alberta SPCA after witnessing the man on the Yellowhead Highway last Sunday going more than 110 kilometres an hour. Dashboard camera footage of the two dogs was posted to Facebook on Sunday, where it had more than 50,000 shares beforeRead More

Ottawa woman warns of dangers of eyelash extension glue allergic reactions

Isabelle Kun allergic reaction

An Ottawa-area woman who developed a severe allergic reaction after getting eyelash extensions is warning other women about the potential danger of the hugely popular beauty treatment. Isabelle Edith Kun, a 20-year-old nursing student living in Ottawa, says she went on Tuesday to get a new set of eyelash extensions applied. On Thursday, she woke up to find her eyes had swollen almost completely closed. “My girlfriend had slept over and I couldn’t even see her. And, I was having a hard time swallowing and even breathing,” she told CTVNews.caRead More

Employee exposed to bear spray during robbery at Okotoks store

Police have released a surveillance photo of a suspect wanted in connection to an armed robbery at a Telus store in Okotoks on Wednesday. A man entered the store at about 3:40 p.m. and sprayed an employee with bear spray before fleeing the scene. The man made off with an undisclosed amount of property. The employee was temporarily disabled by the spray. Anyone with information is asked to call Okotoks RCMP at 403-995-6400 or Crime Stoppers by phone at 1-800-222-8477 (TIPS), by internet at, or by SMS.  Source linkRead More

Holiday ideas from the LCBO

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Canadian Transportation Agency to deliver ruling on July Air Transat delays Thursday

We’ll learn Thursday what the Canadian Transportation Agency has to say about flight delays at the Ottawa Airport this past summer. Two Montreal-bound Air Transat flights from Europe were diverted to Ottawa because of bad weather on July 31st and sat for up to six hours on the tarmac. Passengers were not allowed to leave the planes and complained of a lack of air conditioning and water. One called 9-1-1. Both the Ottawa Airport and Air Transat have blamed each other for the delays and the passengers’ discomfort. The airlineRead More

Meek Mill’s lawyers file motion to get him out on bail

The Associated Press Published Tuesday, November 28, 2017 10:52AM EST Last Updated Tuesday, November 28, 2017 11:38AM EST PHILADELPHIA — Meek Mill’s legal team has filed an emergency motion to get him out of prison on bail. The motion filed with Pennsylvania’s Superior Court contends the judge who sentenced the rapper hasn’t responded to any post-sentencing appeals. Mill was sentenced this month to two to four years in prison for violating probation on a roughly decade-old gun and drug case. The sentence has been criticized as extreme, but Common PleasRead More

‘They’re somebody’s family’: Dozens of headstones spotted along N.B. beach

An unusual and eerie sight on a beach in Port Elgin, N.B., has some area residents shaking their heads and asking for it to be cleaned up. Dozens of headstones, some engraved with names, dates of birth and death, cover the shoreline on a quiet isolated stretch of beach along the Northumberland Strait. The stones pile the beach in no obvious pattern. A quick Google search shows one of the veteran’s stones belonging to someone buried in Yarmouth, N.S. Police say the stones are all unusable because of misprints onRead More

Canadian mayors get their digs in before Grey Cup

The Mayors of Toronto and Calgary exchanged words about the Grey Cup on Saturday, a day before the Argonauts and Stampeders face each other in the CFL’s championship game. A reporter tweeted that Jim Watson, the mayor of Ottawa, which is hosting the Grey Cup, would be supporting the Toronto Argonauts with his hometown Ottawa Redblacks being eliminated in the CFL East’s semifinal. Toronto Mayor John Tory replied to the tweet, welcoming Watson to the Argonauts’ fanbase. “Plenty of room on the @TorontoArgos bandwagon for you, Mayor Watson. Glad toRead More