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Fans ready for Sunday’s Grey Cup game

OTTAWA — Football fans from across the country are streaming into the nation’s capital as festivities ramp up ahead of Sunday’s Grey Cup game. Saskatchewan grandmother Elaine Johnson arrived just in time to celebrate her 70th birthday at the Canadian Football League championship. The Moose Jaw resident says she’s disappointed her beloved Roughriders won’t be playing, but says she’ll cheer for the Toronto Argonauts instead. The Argos and the Stampeders go head to head in the 105th Grey Cup match, which some Calgary fans see as a rematch of theRead More


Bracebridge medical centre has room for new doctors

CTV Barrie Published Thursday, November 23, 2017 5:16PM EST Last Updated Thursday, November 23, 2017 6:48PM EST New doctors may soon be in Bracebridge thanks a new medical centre. The Bracebridge Medical Arts Centre, an 11,000 square foot facility, offers five on staff physicians and a nurse practitioner. The facility has room for two more new doctors. “This facility is giving us a chance to actually recruit up to three new physicians that we didn’t have previously,” says Dr. Kenneth Hotson. “It gives us the potential for quicker turnaround times,Read More


Globe Theatre’s ‘A Christmas Carol’ offers relaxed performance

Many theatre productions are packed with bright lights, loud music and action. But some people can’t handle that high level of stimulation. That’s why the Globe Theatre is offering a relaxed performance for its production of ‘A Christmas Carol.’ “It’s for people or family members who are on the autism spectrum, also for families with small children, and also for people that have auditory sensitivities,” said Ruth Smillie, Globe Theatre’s artistic director and CEO. Lighting and staging is adjusted for the special show. Patrons are also allowed to wear sound-blockingRead More


Trump labels father of UCLA player an ‘ungrateful fool’

PALM BEACH, Fla. — A feud between U.S. President Donald Trump and the father of a UCLA basketball player detained for shoplifting in China is intensifying. Trump has complained that LaVar Ball, father of LiAngelo Hall, hasn’t given him credit for the release of his son and two other UCLA basketball players from detention in China. Tweeting from his Florida vacation home Wednesday morning, he called the father an “ungrateful fool.“ “But remember LaVar,” Trump wrote, “shoplifting is NOT a little thing,” In a series of Twitter posts, Trump said,Read More


Police investigating fatal hit-and-run | CTV London News

CTV London Published Tuesday, November 21, 2017 3:42PM EST Last Updated Tuesday, November 21, 2017 6:40PM EST A woman is dead following a fatal hit-and-run near Dundas Street and Ashland Avenue. Police were called to a parking lot near the intersection around 2 p.m. Tuesday after a vehicle struck the woman and fled the scene. Her identity is being withheld until next of kin are notified. Ashland Avenue is closed between Dundas and King Street for the investigation. Source link #USA #News #USnews #worldnews #headlinenews #Breakingnews #weathernews #UnitedStates news #CanadianNewsRead More


Al Franken faces new allegation of unwanted touching – World

The Associated Press A second woman has accused Minnesota Sen. Al Franken of inappropriate touching. Lindsay Menz tells CNN that Franken placed his hand on her buttocks as they posed for a photo at the Minnesota State Fair in 2010, two years into Franken’s first term. The 33-year-old Menz told CNN that the interaction made her feel “gross.” She says she immediately told her husband that Franken had “grabbed” her buttocks.  Franken told CNN he didn’t remember taking the photo with Menz, but that he feels badly that she feltRead More


Changing of the guard in Toronto FC goal happened without a ripple

Neil Davidson, The Canadian Press Published Monday, November 20, 2017 10:10AM EST TORONTO — It speaks volumes about Toronto FC’s smooth path this year that it made MLS history with a 69-point regular season while manoeuvring a changing of the guard in goal that barely made a headline. Clint Irwin, the incumbent, was the Toronto ‘keeper during the penalty shootout loss to the Seattle Sounders in last December’s MLS Cup. And he was still No. 1 after training camp this year. But Alex Bono’s play eventually won the day. WhenRead More


Man shares story of falling into icy water in rural Manitoba

73-year-old Ken McInnes is tough. It’s not just because he hauls and chops wood and still works on the family farm. McInnes walked away from a crash that sent him off a bridge and into icy water in rural Manitoba. It happened Friday morning in the RM of Dufferin on Road 18W north of Highway 3, about a 20 minute drive from his home in St. Claude. McInnes was delivering a trailer when he said he hit a patch of ice approaching the crossing. He along with the trailer andRead More


Conservation Authority issues safety bulletin due to rainfall

The Lower Thames Valley Conservation Authority has issued a safety bulletin due to rainfall amounts. People should take extra caution and avoid the river, ditches, and streams, it says. On Saturday, the watershed received rainfall totals between 10 and 50 millimetres, with higher amounts received in the western portion of the watershed.  The authority says in the areas that received heavy rainfall, smaller local watercourses saw levels rise.  In some places, watercourses  spilled their banks.  The LTVCA operated the Indian-McGregor Creek Diversion Channel Saturday night.  Water levels on these smallerRead More


Rider fans cheering on | CTV Regina News

Rider fans from across the nation showed their game spirit on Sunday morning. Some headed to Toronto to witness the game in person while others watched in the comfort of their home. Regardless, Rider fans were excited and in full spirit to cheer on. Though the Saskatchewan Roughriders lost against the Toronto Argonauts on Sunday afternoon, the Rider pride presence could not have been missed at the BMO field as fans dressed in full green and white. Rider fans took to social media to express their excitement and to cheerRead More