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Fuel cleanup in drainage pond is conducted under environment ministry direction

CTV London Published Sunday, November 19, 2017 1:14PM EST Last Updated Sunday, November 19, 2017 6:09PM EST The source of a large diesel fuel spill in a northwest storm drainage pond was a fuel tank being used by a construction contractor, the city says. As first reported by CTV News, the Ministry of Environment and Climate Change was called in after the Thursday spill. Ward 7 councillor Josh Morgan says the contractor hired “a dedicated spills contractor” to clean up the fuel. The work is being conducted under the directionRead More

Stamps and Esks renew hostilities with Grey Cup berth on the line

The Calgary Stampeders will face the Toronto Argonauts in the 105st Grey Cup after defeating the Eskimos in the Western Final by a score of 32-28. The decision by Eskimos’ head coach Jason Maas to send out the field goal unit when his team was down 32-25 late in the fourth quarter would prove costly as the Eskimos’ would not regain possession. Eskimos’ placekicker Sean Whyte’s 20 yard field goal attempt with 1:56 was successful to reduce the Stampeders’ lead to 32-28. The subsequent Stampeders’ drive ate a significant amountRead More

Murder trial in Ohio firefigher’s arson death set to resume

HAMILTON, Ohio – Attorneys are ready to resume their defence of an Ohio homeowner and his nephew charged in a 2015 house arson that resulted in a firefighter’s death. Prosecutors say homeowner Lester Parker solicited nephew William “Billy” Tucker to set the fire that led to the death of Hamilton firefighter Patrick Wolterman. The firefighter fell through a floor of the burning home. Prosecutors say Parker wanted to collect insurance money. Parker and Tucker have pleaded not guilty to murder and arson counts. A former girlfriend of Tucker testified forRead More

Climate-hit nations say UN talks offer little help for soaring losses – Technology & Science

Reuters From Fiji to St. Lucia, small island nations have taken every opportunity to flag the growing risks of climate change to their land and people at UN talks in Bonn — but their cry for help has fallen on deaf ears, officials and experts said on Friday. Over the past two weeks, leaders of those states have spoken consistently of the loss of life and property caused by powerful storms in the last two years, and the existential threat to their low-lying territories as seas rise on a warming planet.Read More

Concern mounting over no-show salmon run

In an average year, up to 20,000 salmon would have made the journey to Goldstream Park by now. This year, only 4,800 have shown up. Source link #USA #News #USnews #worldnews #headlinenews #Breakingnews #weathernews #UnitedStates news #CanadianNews #weatherforecast top news #stories,Us news today #hourlyweather #Cbcnews #CBC

Trump pauses address to nation to take big swigs of water

Ken Thomas, The Associated Press Published Wednesday, November 15, 2017 5:22PM EST WASHINGTON — U.S. President Donald Trump had his own water bottle moment. Trump, fresh from his marathon trip to Asia, paused during his address to the nation on Wednesday to take a swig of water — twice. Offering a blow-by-blow account of his five-nation tour, the president took a brief break to reach for a bottle of water as he recounted Japanese companies’ billion-dollar investments and jobs in the U.S. At first, he couldn’t find any in hisRead More

Woman asked to leave Regina Chuck E Cheese because of service dog

A Regina woman says she was kicked out of a local Chuck E Cheese because she has a service dog. Ashley Nemeth is blind, and relies on her service dog Rick to help her with day to day tasks. She was at the Chuck E Cheese on Victoria Avenue with her family and Rick on Monday night, when she was asked to leave the restaurant by an employee, sighting the business’s strict “no pets” policy. Nemeth caught the incident on video. In an emailed statement to CTV News, Chuck ERead More

Minor injuries following morning hit-and-run

Windsor Police Services say an early morning hit-and-run involving two-vehicles and a tractor-trailer could have been a lot worse than it was. It happened on McDougal Ave. at Elliot St. just after 10am Sunday. Police say a truck was stopped at a light when two vehicles approached — one of those vehicles came to a stop, but the third vehicle essentially “sandwiched” the other car. Officers arrived on scene to find the vehicle mangled and substantial damage to a building along the side of the road. Investigators were relieved toRead More

Ottawa Redblacks gear up for eastern semi-final

The Ottawa Redblacks are looking to start defending their Grey Cup title on Sunday. They take on the Saskatchewan Roughriders in the eastern semi-final at TD Place.  Redblacks quarterback Trevor Harris will start his first-ever CFL playoff game. Harris is returning from injury after hurting his shoulder in the last game of the regular season.  “There’s a first time for everything but he’s a veteran guy who’s been in this league for awhile,” said Redblacks head coach Rick Campbell in an interview with CTV News. “He’s also, if you knowRead More

Poems in Dottyville: How two traumatized soldiers changed notions of war

EDINBURGH (Reuters) – An imposing 19th Century building with elegant manicured lawns and sweeping views of the Edinburgh skyline seems an unlikely place to have earned the nickname “Dottyville” from one of Britain’s most revered poets. Actors Jake Morgan and Sam Ducane pose for photographs at the launch of the 1918 Poppy Pledge in a re-creation of a First World War trench at Pollock House in Glasgow, Scotland November 10, 2017. REUTERS/Russell Cheyne But Craiglockhart War Hospital, now part of a Heriot Watt University campus on the outskirts of theRead More