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CTV Northern Ontario: Learning about disabilities

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Free Bentley? Only with purchase of $3.13 million Edmonton penthouse

A luxury penthouse in the heart of a developing area of downtown Edmonton has hit the market — and you’ll get a $200,000 car for free if you decide to call the $3.13-million condo home. David Sanche with Westrich Pacific Developments, the developers behind the Ultima Tower where the 32nd floor condo resides, is offering up a 2013 Bentley Continental GT to anyone who chooses to buy the biggest penthouse currently on the Edmonton market. The 3,000 square-foot, two-storey condo is custom designed and includes more than 1,300 square feetRead More


Crews work to contain wildfire burning near community of Coleman

Helicopter crews are dumping buckets of water on a wildfire that is burning near the town of Coleman and officials say the fire doubled in size overnight. The fire started on Tuesday on the west side of the community and was pushed along by powerful winds. “Wind has calmed down. We have three helicopters in the air bucketing the fire right now and one bird dog so lots of resources on the ground,” said Blair Painter, Mayor of Crowsnest Pass. “They’re hitting the fire hard. So not much progress overnight.Read More


Tragically Hip frontman Gord Downie dead at age 53

The Canadian Press Published Wednesday, October 18, 2017 6:43AM CST Last Updated Wednesday, October 18, 2017 6:49AM CST Gord Downie, the poetic lead singer of the Tragically Hip whose determined fight with brain cancer inspired a nation, has died, according to a statement on the band’s website. He was 53. In the wake of his diagnosis with glioblastoma — an incurable form of cancer — the musician became a symbol of perseverance in the face of his mortality. He spent the last chapter of his life raising funds for brainRead More


Wildfires near Leader Sask. under control according to province

CTV Regina Published Tuesday, October 17, 2017 3:11PM CST Last Updated Wednesday, October 18, 2017 12:50AM CST Wildfires burning in parts of west-central Saskatchewan near the Town of Leader are contained according to the chief administrative officer and director of emergency preparedness in Kindersley, Bernie Morton. “I can report that the fires are under control, this is according to the local fire departments as well as the province who is now responding on scene,” said Morton. An estimated 1200 people were evacuated from their homes earlier Tuesday after a grassRead More


‘We need to find him’: Montreal woman heads to Peru to search for missing son

A Montreal woman is travelling to Peru to search for her son, who hasn’t been heard from since preparing to embark on a four-day trek in the South American country. Jesse Galganov, 22, has been missing since Sept. 29. He was reportedly last seen that morning checking out of a hostel in the town of Huaraz.  Galganov’s mother, Alisa Clamen, last heard from him via text message on Sept. 28. He had been preparing to go on a long trek and told her he would be unreachable for about fourRead More


Calgary’s Naheed Nenshi re-elected as mayor as Alberta votes in municipal elections

The Canadian Press Published Tuesday, October 17, 2017 1:40AM EDT Last Updated Tuesday, October 17, 2017 1:51AM EDT CALGARY – A tight and sometimes nasty political race is coming to an end in Calgary, where incumbent Naheed Nenshi looks likely to be re-elected as mayor for a third term. With about half of polls reporting, Nenshi is headed toward beating Calgary lawyer Bill Smith by a significant margin. The affable Nenshi, who was the first Muslim mayor of a major North American city, gained a national profile with his stewardshipRead More


Emotional first day of testimony at MMIWG Inquiry in Winnipeg

Hearings of the National Inquiry into Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women and Girls began in Winnipeg Monday. About 75 relatives and survivors are expected to give testimony throughout the week. Hearings are being held at the Radisson Hotel downtown.                Nicole Daniels was first person to be remembered and put on the record. The 16-year-old was found frozen, just blocks from her Transcona home in 2009. “They found her face down, with her clothes undone. The autopsy says due to paradoxical undressing due to freezing, but that’s an assumption,” Daniels’ aunt,Read More


Pedestrian suffers serious injuries after being hit by car in Grande Prairie

A man was taken to the hospital with serious, life-threatening injuries after being hit by car in Grande Prairie early Sunday morning. RCMP said the 32-year-old man was crossing the street in the area of 107 Avenue and was hit by a vehicle headed southbound on 108 Street. The man suffered serious injuries and was taken to the hospital via ambulance. Police are investigating the collision. Anyone with information is asked to contact Grande Prairie RCMP at 780-830-5700. If you prefer to remain anonymous, contact Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477. SourceRead More


Huntsville OPP investigating after stranger offers rides to young girls

Provincial Police in Huntsville are looking to speak to a driver after a string of incidents involving young girls. OPP say a female student was walking to a local public school on Friday, when she was approached by a man in vehicle on Centre Street North in Huntsville. He allegedly told the girl he had received permission from her parents to drive her to school. The girl did not get in the vehicle, and the man drove off. The suspect is described as approximately 60 to 70 years of age,Read More