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After BeaverTails spat, food blogger makes ‘Semiaquatic Rodent Posterior Doughnuts’

Lauren Krugel, The Canadian Press Published Thursday, November 23, 2017 6:02PM EST CALGARY — A trademark flap over a popular deep-fried Canadian treat has reached a sweet conclusion. BeaverTails Pastry in Montreal has apologized to a Calgary food writer who renamed her homemade version — twice — when the company complained. Julie Van Rosendaal posted her recipe on her blog “Dinner with Julie” around Canada Day last year. She knew the confection — an oval slab of deep-fried dough often sprinkled with cinnamon sugar or slathered in chocolate hazelnut spreadRead More

Police urge all road users to “exercise caution”

Ottawa Police are reminding all road users to exercise caution on the roads. The plea comes after two pedestrians were struck by vehicles on Ottawa roads in two days this week. On Monday, a woman in her 20’s was struck by a vehicle on Pamilla Street at Preston Street.  Police say the vehicle fled the scene, but the suspect car was located on Tuesday. Yesterday, a woman in her 50’s suffered critical injuries when she was struck by a vehicle at the intersection of St. Laurent Blvd and Belfast. PoliceRead More

Trial for Saskatoon man charged in fatal stabbing delayed

A trial for a man accused of killing a Winnipeg man in Saskatoon has been pushed back one day. The trial of Walid Mohamed was set to begin Monday in Saskatoon’s Queen’s Bench Court, but was adjourned. Mohamed is charged with first-degree murder in last year’s stabbing death of Mohammed Omar. Police responded to a stabbing at a business in the 700 block of Central Avenue on April 24, 2016. Omar was pronounced dead at the scene. Police had said a fight took place in a vehicle and continued intoRead More

London police searching for missing man

London police are searching for a missing man. David Hole, 53, is white, 5’7″, 146 lbs, short-brown receding hair, grey/brown facial hair. He has brown eyes and is known to wear glasses. David was last seen in the south end of London on Nov. 15, 2017, around 4:00 pm. He drives a 2009 Ford Escape, 4-door, green/grey in colour, with Ontario plates “BWSS480.” Source link #USA #News #USnews #worldnews #headlinenews #Breakingnews #weathernews #UnitedStates news #CanadianNews #weatherforecast top news #stories,Us news today #hourlyweather #Cbcnews #CBC

Cuban businesswomen seek Rubio meeting as U.S. policy bites

HAVANA (Reuters) – An association of Cuban businesswomen has asked to meet with Republican Senator Marco Rubio of Florida to explain the impact on the country’s nascent private sector of rolling back a detente in U.S. relations. Rubio, a Cuban-American politician who advocates a “no contact” policy with the Communist-run island, has advised President Donald Trump on Cuba policy and welcomed his reversal of the Obama administration’s efforts at a rapprochement. “The current situation has us very worried and we would like to share our personal histories and perspective fromRead More

Blair to Senate on pot bill: delay is unacceptable

OTTAWA – The Liberals are aiming to pass the marijuana legalization bill in the House of Commons this week, sending it off for some sober second thought, and the government’s pot point man, Bill Blair, has a message for the Senate: delay is unacceptable. Once the bill passes in the House, it’ll be off to the upper chamber for further study and — as has become a reoccurring trend in the Senate — there are rumblings some senators may be uninhibited by the government’s plan to have the law inRead More

CFL looking at Halifax for home of new franchise: TSN

CTV Atlantic Published Thursday, November 16, 2017 6:05PM AST Last Updated Thursday, November 16, 2017 6:55PM AST Halifax is much closer to getting a Canadian Football League franchise. TSN is reporting that the Canadian Football League’s board of governors has received “a very credible” pitch from a group that includes Anthony LeBlanc, the former president and CEO of the NHL’s Arizona Coyotes.      TSN says meetings have since taken place with various levels of government including an in-camera session with Halifax council this week, attended by CFL commissioner Randy Ambrosie.       AlongRead More

Carfentanil confirmed in London, prompting warning officials

CTV London Published Wednesday, November 15, 2017 5:21PM EST Last Updated Wednesday, November 15, 2017 6:54PM EST The London police are sending out a warning after two seized drug samples tested positive for carfentanil. The deadly synthetic opioid is 100 times more power than fentanyl or 10,000 times more powerful than morphine, police say. “This is a turning point in the local drug crisis and it’s not a turn for the better. I am sad for the effect this will have on the most vulnerable people in our community; evenRead More

Ontario colleges reach out to striking faculty ahead of vote on offer

The Canadian Press Published Monday, November 13, 2017 2:30PM EST Last Updated Monday, November 13, 2017 2:37PM EST TORONTO – Ontario’s colleges have launched a website that they say will allow striking faculty members to see for themselves what’s in their employers’ latest contract offer ahead of a vote this week. If the offer is accepted, the College Employer Council says 500,000 students affected by the strike — which is now in its fifth week — could be back in the classroom as early as next Tuesday. Talks between theRead More

‘Anti-racist’ group says it covered John A. Macdonald statue in red substance

The John A. Macdonald monument in downtown Montreal was covered head-to-toe with what appears to be red paint early Sunday. The vandalism took place ahead of a demonstration that saw hundreds take to the city’s streets to denounce racism and Bill 62, the province’s religious neutrality law requiring anyone receiving or providing public services to have an uncovered face. Video posted online by a group of self-described “anti-colonial anti-racists” shows a colourful substance being sprayed onto the statue of Canada’s first prime minister at Place du Canada. In an accompanyingRead More