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Winnipeg’s iconic Salisbury House chain sold to new owners after 86 years

The iconic Winnipeg institution known for its nips and red velvet cake signed over new ownership after 86 years. Salisbury House of Canada Ltd.’s majority owners, Earl and Cheryl Barish, have sold their shares to Noel Bernier and his principal partners, Dave Filmon and Metis Economic Development Fund, a media release said Thursday. Outgoing president Barish said it’s been a great experience to lead the business and he believes Bernier and his team are well positioned to take the iconic restaurant institution to its 100th anniversary. Bernier is already aRead More

Steve Vogelsang granted bail after bank robbery charges

A prominent Winnipeg broadcaster has been granted bail in connection to a number of bank robberies in Saskatchewan and Alberta. Steve Vogelsang was originally arrested and charged after two bank robberies in Medicine Hat, Alta. Police say he is facing similar charges in Regina and Saskatoon. Vogelsang is a former news director and sports reporter at CTV Winnipeg and a former journalism instructor at Red River College. With files from CTV Winnipeg Source link #USA #News #USnews #worldnews #headlinenews #Breakingnews #weathernews #UnitedStates news #CanadianNews #weatherforecast top news #stories,Us news todayRead More

Police fatally shoot armed man after hostages taken inside Vaughan bank

Rachael D’Amore, CTV News Toronto Published Wednesday, December 13, 2017 2:29PM EST Last Updated Wednesday, December 13, 2017 4:05PM EST York Regional Police say officers have shot and killed an armed suspect after he allegedly stormed a Vaughan bank, taking staff and customers hostage. Police were made aware of the situation shortly after 1 p.m. on Wednesday. Const. Andy Pattenden said officers responded to the RBC bank branch near Major Mackenzie Drive West and Dufferin Street after receiving calls about a man inside the bank with a gun. When officersRead More

Son restores father’s 1960 Plymouth Fury, nearly 50 years after collision

It was a reveal nearly five decades in the making: An Edmonton man surprised his father with a restored beloved car which was seriously damaged in a highway crash in 1970. For Leona Calhoun, the vehicle her future husband Tom was driving when they courted in the 1960s holds a special place in her heart. “Lots of good memories, yeah,” Leona Calhoun said. “I was 18 and he was 20.” Back in the day, Tom would take Leona on dates in his 1960 Plymouth Fury – which he had purchasedRead More

University of Regina appealing jury decision in swimming accident

The University of Regina is appealing a jury’s decision that awarded $9.1 million to Miranda Biletski in a swimming accident. Biletski was left a quadriplegic after she dove into the university’s pool and hit the bottom in June 2005. A jury found the university liable in the accident at Court of Queen’s Bench in November. Lawyers for the university have asked the judge to overturn the lawyer’s decision because the jury’s findings were “unreasonable.” Days before the case was set to close, the university’s lawyers filed a notice of appeal.Read More

Europe moves closer to own satnav system with latest Galileo launch

BERLIN (Reuters) – Europe launched four more Galileo satellites on Tuesday, taking the number in orbit to 22 and moving a step closer to having its own navigation system, lessening its dependence on the U.S. Global Positioning System, or GPS. The satellites blasted off from Europe’s spaceport in French Guiana aboard an Ariane 5 rocket at 3.36 PM local time (1836 GMT) and headed for an orbit of around 24,000 kms (14,900 miles) above Earth, according to the European Space Agency (ESA). The Galileo system is eventually to have aRead More

Sexual, physical abuse ‘rampant’ at Ontario training schools, suit alleges

Colin Perkel, The Canadian Press Published Tuesday, December 12, 2017 12:26PM EST TORONTO — A man who says he was badly abused at one of Ontario’s now-defunct training schools is spearheading a proposed class-action against the province that seeks $600 million on behalf of other children and youth sent to the provincial facilities. In his unproven statement of claim, Kirk Keeping, 64, alleges the schools were festering cesspools of sexual, physical and psychological abuse perpetrated by unsupervised and unqualified staff on hapless kids. “The training schools contained a toxic environmentRead More

More than 5,000 Hydro One customers face a power outage

CTV Ottawa Published Tuesday, December 12, 2017 6:38AM EST Last Updated Tuesday, December 12, 2017 6:39AM EST More than 5,000 Hydro One customers south of Ottawa are without power this morning. Residents in the Manotick, North Gower, Metcalfe and Osgoode areas are in the black. At this point, Hydro One says they hope to have power restored by 8:30 am.  Source link #USA #News #USnews #worldnews #headlinenews #Breakingnews #weathernews #UnitedStates news #CanadianNews #weatherforecast top news #stories,Us news today #hourlyweather #Cbcnews #CBC

Quebec man charged with sex assault after incident in southwest Calgary home

A sex assault charge has been laid after an incident in a Parkhill home. Police were called to a home in the 200 block of 42 Avenue Southwest around 5:30 a.m. December 8 after two women reported they were being held against their will. Officers surrounded the house and later several people came out and surrendered to police. Investigators say the women showed up at the home to meet an acquaintance. A man is now accused of sexually assaulting one of the women while they were inside. Twenty-two year oldRead More

CTV News at Six Northern Ontario for Sun. Dec. 10

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