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Ottawa Senators owner says he won’t sell team, talks relocation

OTTAWA — On a weekend celebrating the game of hockey in the nation’s capital, Ottawa Senators owner Eugene Melnyk put a damper on the festivities. Melnyk brought up the possibility of relocation, took a shot at fans and said a new downtown arena might never happen while speaking during the Senators’ alumni game taking place at Parliament Hill Friday night. His comments came less than 24 hours before Ottawa hosts the Montreal Canadiens in the NHL 100 Classic. Melnyk denied rumours the team was for sale, but did insinuate relocationRead More

CTV News at Six for Dec. 14: Dog bite

CTV Vancouver Island News for Thursday, Dec. 14, 2017. Source link #USA #News #USnews #worldnews #headlinenews #Breakingnews #weathernews #UnitedStates news #CanadianNews #weatherforecast top news #stories,Us news today #hourlyweather #Cbcnews #CBC

Scientists use AI to discover an 8th planet orbiting a distant star – Technology & Science

Nicole Mortillaro Our solar system may not be that unique after all. Researchers have discovered a star that lies 2,500 light years away with at least eight planets orbiting it, just like our sun. The Kepler-90 system was discovered back in 2013, and was initially thought to have just seven planets. But earlier this year, a pair of researchers decided to take a closer look at the massive store of data collected by the Kepler space telescope. Christopher Shallue and Andrew Vanderburg used artificial intelligence technology to train a computer to recognize signaturesRead More

Creep Catchers say leader Ryan Laforge arrested

There are reports that Surrey Creep Catchers president Ryan Laforge was arrested once again on Wednesday night. Source link #USA #News #USnews #worldnews #headlinenews #Breakingnews #weathernews #UnitedStates news #CanadianNews #weatherforecast top news #stories,Us news today #hourlyweather #Cbcnews #CBC

SCC to hear appeal of mandatory sentence for internet luring

The Canadian Press Published Thursday, December 14, 2017 11:14AM EST Last Updated Thursday, December 14, 2017 11:15AM EST OTTAWA – The Supreme Court of Canada will hear a Crown appeal of a lower court decision that ruled as unconstitutional the mandatory minimum sentence of one year in prison for luring a child into sexual activity via the internet. The case involves Douglas Morrison, a Toronto-area man who posted an ad on Craigslist in 2013 seeking “a little girl to meet and have some fun with him,” ultimately conducting sexually explicitRead More

LaSalle’s only taxi company gone

CTV Windsor Published Wednesday, December 13, 2017 5:01PM EST Last Updated Wednesday, December 13, 2017 7:06PM EST The only taxi company in LaSalle will cease operations at the end of the week. Town council has decided not to renew the business license for LaSalle Taxi. Mayor Ken Antaya says the reason behind the decision was due to a number of complaints and safety concerns, and had nothing to do with money. Antaya tells CTV News the municipality received complaints from customers claiming dirty conditions inside and outside the taxi’s, lateRead More

Weather Dec. 13/17

From CTV Northern Ontario: How long with the clear skies and sun stick around? Jessica Gosselin has you 7-day forecast Source link #USA #News #USnews #worldnews #headlinenews #Breakingnews #weathernews #UnitedStates news #CanadianNews #weatherforecast top news #stories,Us news today #hourlyweather #Cbcnews #CBC

KHL undecided on player participation in the Olympics

James Ellingworth, The Associated Press Published Wednesday, December 13, 2017 9:13AM EST Last Updated Wednesday, December 13, 2017 10:05AM EST MOSCOW — The president of the Kontinental Hockey League said Wednesday he is waiting to find out how many Russians will be banned from the Pyeongchang Olympics before deciding if he will allow his players to compete in South Korea. Dmitry Chernyshenko, the head of the organizing committee for the 2014 Sochi Olympics but now president of the KHL, said “we’ll understand who’s going and who’s not going and thenRead More

Wynne says marijuana revenue deal with feds means money for municipalities

Shawn Jeffords, The Canadian Press Published Tuesday, December 12, 2017 6:38PM EST TORONTO — Municipalities can begin discussions with Ontario over costs associated with legalized marijuana in light of a new tax revenue-sharing agreement between the provinces and federal government, Premier Kathleen Wynne said Tuesday. Wynne’s comments come after Ottawa agreed Monday to give provinces and territories a 75 per cent share of federal excise tax revenues from the sale of legalized pot. The remaining 25 per cent — to a maximum of $100 million a year — will stayRead More

New report says Toronto is the most expensive city in the country for child care

A report released by the Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives Tuesday suggests Toronto parents are digging deep into their wallets when it comes to paying for child care in the city. Families in the city are paying the highest child care rates in Canada at an average of $21,096 a year and the costs are climbing six times faster than the rate of inflation, according to the report. “It sucks because it makes having children a privilege, right? Because not everyone can afford it,” Toronto mom Rebecca Nmezi told CTVRead More