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Fri, 07 Jun 2024 13:55:52 EDT
Calgary's water crisis is a 'wake-up call' for every city in Canada, warn infrastructure experts

Fri, 21 Jun 2024 13:30:00 EDT
Ontario Science Centre to close immediately: province
The Ontario Science Centre is shutting down immediately as an engineering report commissioned by the province shows the roof could collapse — but while it could be fixed at a cost, the province is choosing to shutter the location indefinitely.

Fri, 21 Jun 2024 15:54:43 EDT
'I'm sorry and devastated': Elderly driver apologizes for crash that killed 8-year-old girl guide
Sentencing submissions wrapped up Friday in the trial of Petronella McNorgan, the London senior convicted of criminal negligence causing death in a crash that killed an eight year old girl.

Fri, 21 Jun 2024 18:51:41 EDT
Billionaire businessman James K. Irving dead at 96
J.K. Irving, chairman of J.D. Irving Ltd., has died at the age of 96, according to a news release from the company Friday evening.

Fri, 21 Jun 2024 09:51:05 EDT
OPP investigating after finding family of 4 dead in Harrow, Ont., home
Ontario Provincial Police are investigating the deaths of a mother, father and two young children at their family home near Harrow. A police spokesperson said Friday it's an "unimaginable tragedy" but there's no imminent threat to the public.

Canadian World News

Fri, 21 Jun 2024 04:00:00 EDT
The ghosts of Canada's 1993 Conservative wipeout hang over Britain's election campaign
British politician Nigel Farage says he’s an admirer of how Preston Manning was instrumental in engineering the downfall of the former Progressive Conservative Party of Canada in 1993. In Clacton-on-Sea, he’s giving Manning’s blueprint a try.

Fri, 21 Jun 2024 09:21:16 EDT
IN PHOTOS | Celebrating summer solstice
People in the Northern Hemisphere celebrate summer solstice, which marks the longest day of the year.

Fri, 21 Jun 2024 10:57:29 EDT
'Coming back is not easy': Reggie Jackson recalls racism he faced in 1967 Alabama
During the broadcast of a Major League Baseball game in Birmingham, Ala., to honour the Negro Leagues, Hall of Famer Reggie Jackson offered up a raw remembrance of being barred from restaurants and hotels when he played in the minors in the 1960s.

Thu, 20 Jun 2024 11:00:00 EDT
With Rafah border crossing closed, malnourished children in Gaza risk death
Aid organizations say sick, malnourished children are facing death in Gaza, as they can’t cross the Rafah border to find proper medical treatment amid the Palestinian territory's collapsing medical system, struggling with a critical lack of supplie...

Thu, 20 Jun 2024 16:30:11 EDT
Cancer community slams 'appalling ignorance' of people commenting on Catherine's appearance
When Catherine, Princess of Wales, smiled at the crowds at Trooping the Colour last weekend, her first public appearance since December, the general reaction online could perhaps best be characterized with two statements: 1. She looks great. 2. Why...

Journal de Quebec (fr)

Fri, 21 Jun 2024 11:38:59 EDT
Coderre candidat à la chefferie du PLQ : «L’immigration, c’est la clé pour l’avenir de notre nation»
Officiellement candidat à la direction du PLQ, Denis Coderre estime que l’avenir de la nation passe par l’immigration

Fri, 21 Jun 2024 11:30:00 EDT
Poilievre prend l’engagement incontournable
C’est sympathique pour Pierre Poilievre de se promener au Québec à bord de son motorisé en début d’été.

Fri, 21 Jun 2024 11:30:00 EDT
Poilievre devrait espérer une victoire de Trudeau à Toronto
Lundi, pendant que nous célébrerons la fête nationale, les électeurs de Toronto–St. Paul’s se rendront aux urnes pour élire leur nouveau député.

Fri, 21 Jun 2024 09:15:54 EDT
«Salut Bonjour»: une dernière émotive pour Gino Chouinard ce matin
Il tire sa révérence après 17 saisons le matin en semaine, sans compter les quatre autres passées auparavant le week-end.

Fri, 21 Jun 2024 08:41:10 EDT
Grève des traversiers: la CAQ doit «s’enlever les doigts du nez», clament les syndiqués
Après plusieurs mois de négociations infructueuses, les employés de la Société des traversiers du Québec ont déclenché une grève de 48h vendredi matin

Regina Leader-Post

Fri, 21 Jun 2024 22:20:48 +0000
Citizens' group challenging validity of Regina's new wards in court
“If this is quashed, the city will be left with no electoral boundaries,” countered Christine Clifford, lawyer for the City of Regina.

Fri, 21 Jun 2024 20:00:14 +0000
Knife attack in broad daylight disrupts Regina yard sale: Police
Two adults were taken to hospital with injuries that were described as not life threatening after the alleged late-morning attack.

Fri, 21 Jun 2024 19:45:43 +0000
Indian Head doctor's licence suspended for six weeks after latest run-in with professional oversight body
Dr. Bruce Zimmermann's discipline history reaches back as far as 2002, and the current situation marks the second time his licence has been suspended related to record keeping and time management.

Fri, 21 Jun 2024 17:57:15 +0000
Davis: Trevor Reid doing what he can for non-running Roughriders
CFL rookie offensive tackle is doing everything but backflips

Fri, 21 Jun 2024 17:54:53 +0000
'The weapon we know we have': Roughriders' kicker Brett Lauther is clutch when it counts
Lauther kicked a game-winning field goal as time expired on Sunday against the Hamilton Tiger-Cats, which is the team that drafted him in 2013

Times Colonist

Tue, 26 Oct 2021 22:14:22 -0700
Virginia House Democrats aim to protect their majority
RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — Democratic control of Virginia state government over the past two years has allowed lawmakers to dramatically reshape public policy with legislation reforming the criminal justice system, loosening abortion restrictions and exp...

Tue, 26 Oct 2021 21:32:51 -0700
No winning ticket for Tuesday's $19 million Lotto Max jackpot
TORONTO — No winning ticket was sold for Tuesday's $19 million Lotto Max jackpot.That means the grand prize for the next draw on Oct. 19 will grow to an estimated $24 million.

Tue, 26 Oct 2021 19:49:49 -0700
Second NCAA gender equity report shows spending disparities
The NCAA spends more on average on male athletes than female ones, particularly when it comes to the "mere handful of championships" viewed as revenue sources, according to a new report.The law firm hired by the NCAA to investigate equity issues rele...

Tue, 26 Oct 2021 18:29:00 -0700
Man arrested after asking police for help breaking into ATM
A man breaking into an automated teller machine in downtown Victoria was so focused on his work that he asked two passersby to give him a hand. Too bad for him they were fully uniformed cops. VicPD officers were doing patrols in the 900 Block o...

Tue, 26 Oct 2021 18:15:00 -0700
Volunteers clean up Cadboro Bay beach after boats run aground in storm
Volunteers with the Peninsula Streams Society removed two tons of marine flotsam and jetsam — including hazardous materials — from Cadboro-Gyro Park Tuesday after they responded to a report of two boats washing ashore after the recent storm. ...

Toronto Star

Windsor Star

Fri, 21 Jun 2024 21:49:39 +0000
Whole community impacted by death of family of four: Bondy
A family of four found dead in a residence on County Road 13, also known as Erie Road in Harrow, are being mourned in the community as police investigate what happened.  OPP officers responded to the home on the 1200 block around 1:30 p.m. Thursday ...

Fri, 21 Jun 2024 20:00:51 +0000
Brown-John: Ottawa must act against MPs under foreign influence
By: Lloyd Brown-John Recently I was asked my views on the matter of possible or real interference in Canada’s elections by foreign entities. There are two relevant documents. A May 3 preliminary report, “Public Inquiry Into Foreign Interference i...

Fri, 21 Jun 2024 17:56:42 +0000
Man faces multiple charges related to West Windsor break-ins
A 53-year-old man faces numerous charges related to a series of residential break-ins on the west side of Windsor. Windsor police said there have been at least three confirmed break and enters in West Windsor since the beginning of June. In all of th...

Fri, 21 Jun 2024 17:34:57 +0000
'Trust, confidence, transparency' — Chatham-Kent gets new police chief
The new Chatham-Kent police chief pledges to lead by example by putting service above self and expects the same commitment from every member of the service.

Fri, 21 Jun 2024 17:28:25 +0000
Ontario considers housing data revisions after municipal concerns of undercounting
Some mayors found discrepancies between in the data and for four municipalities missed out on $23.3 million in funding

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