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Embassy angered by Conservative MP linking Mexican visitors to drug trade

Marilyn Gladu

OTTAWA – The Mexican government is taking a Conservative MP to task for implying that many Mexican visitors to Canada are involved in the illegal drug trade. Sarnia, Ont., MP Marilyn Gladu made the suggestion Wednesday during debate on the Trudeau government’s bill to legalize recreational marijuana. Her reference to Mexicans came as she was arguing that legalization will actually be a boon for the illicit black market in cannabis – contrary to the government’s contention that it will displace organized crime. She said legal pot will be more expensiveRead More


Appeal board denies Capital Pointe’s request for stay on filling hole

Capital Pointe

The Saskatchewan Building and Accessibility Standards Appeal Board has denied the Capital Pointe developer’s application to stay the City’s order to fill in the hole. The board heard arguments for a stay on the order on May 16. Westgate Properties Ltd. Obtained for the building permits for the Capital Pointe project in 2015. The permit expired in September 2017. In a written decision, the board said the developer had excavated the building site and there is now a 17 metre excavation hole at the project. Westgate was given a deadlineRead More


Eric Gordon leads Rockets over Warriors 98-94 to take series lead

Eric Gordon scores against the Warriors

HOUSTON – Eric Gordon came off the bench to score 24 points and his steal on Golden State’s last possession secured a 98-94 victory Thursday night that gave the Houston Rockets a 3-2 lead in the Western Conference finals. The Rockets head into Game 6 on Saturday night in Oakland one win away from knocking off the defending champions and advancing to the NBA Finals for the first time since winning back-to-back titles in 1994-95. Chris Paul scored 20 points and James Harden struggled for his 19, but Paul hadRead More


Kathleen Wynne makes pre-election announcement in Sudbury

Kathleen Wynne makes pre-election announcement in Sudbury

Struggling in the polls, Wynne came to Sudbury to talk about increasing provincial funding for the north. Callam Rodya reports. 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″]


Transcona couple faces 6-figure bill over foundation failure

Transcona couple faces 6-figure bill over foundation failure

Bonnie Hinchcliffe says her dream house has turned into a nightmare; the walls are literally falling in around her. “Our jaws dropped to the ground. Is this actually happening to us right now?” said Hinchcliffe. Following a home inspection, Hinchcliffe and her husband bought the 1960 Transcona home in November. All seemed well until Christmas time when Hinchcliffe’s husband noticed a draft in the basement ceiling and worse upon closer inspection. “He pulled out the insulation and noticed that there’s daylight coming from where there’s not supposed to be daylight,”Read More


One person injured in single-vehicle crash near Essex

A single-vehicle crash near Essex Saturday night sent one person to hospital. The collision happened about 10:30 p.m. in the area oif North Malden Road and 12th Concession. First responders rushed to the scene and took one person to hospital. The extent of the injuries is unknown at this time. 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″]


Royal wedding live: Crowds gather to watch Prince Harry, Meghan Markle tie the knot

Royal wedding live: Crowds gather to watch Prince Harry, Meghan Markle tie the knot

Adjust your fascinator and straighten your tie, because the big day for royal watchers is finally here. This morning, Meghan Markle will walk down the aisle to greet her prince, Harry, for a royal wedding unlike any other. With the sun shining brightly this morning in Windsor, some of the 600 wedding guests have already begun arriving for the occasion, with the men wearing morning suits and the ladies in their finest hats and heels. Scroll down or click here for our royal wedding live blog from Windsor Oprah Winfrey,Read More


Royal wedding live: Crowds gather to watch Prince Harry, Meghan Markle tie the knot

Royal wedding live: Crowds gather to watch Prince Harry, Meghan Markle tie the knot

Amid perfectly blue skies and warm sunshine, Prince Harry and Meghan Markle have arrived at St. George’s Chapel on the grounds of Windsor Castle, ready to exchange their wedding vows. Harry arrived accompanied by his brother Prince William, both dressed in the uniform of the Blues and Royals as they made their way by foot up to the doors of St. George’s Chapel. Highlights so far: Prince Harry and Meghan Markle will receive new titles: Duke and Duchess of Sussex Wedding guests include Oprah, George and Amal Clooney, David andRead More


Experts share safety tips as ATV season approaches

Experts share safety tips as ATV season approaches

This week, Jacqueline Derbowka shared an experience that changed her life. She, along with ATV experts, expressed safety tips and concerns when it comes to riding an ATV. It’s the time of the year when Derbowka remembers her father. Four years ago, he was killed in an ATV accident. “We were going up a hill… and it was just too light in the front end and not being used to the quad, it came backwards on us,” she said.  Derbowka was sitting behind her father on the back of theRead More


China’s first home-built aircraft carrier begins sea trials

China's aircraft carrier Liaoning at a shipyard

BEIJING — China’s first entirely home-built aircraft carrier began sea trials Sunday in a sign of the growing sophistication of the country’s domestic arms industry. The still-unnamed ship left dock in the northern port of Dalian at 7:00 a.m. to “test the reliability and stability of its propulsion and other system,” the Defence Ministry said in a statement. The Liaoning provincial maritime safety bureau issued an order for shipping to avoid a section of ocean southeast of the city between Sunday and Friday. The 50,000-ton carrier will likely be formallyRead More