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CTV Northern Ontario: Sustainable planning walk

A group opposed to the site of the new arena and casino in Sudbury walks the Kingsway in protest. CTV’s Isaac Cohen reports. Source link #USA #News #USnews #worldnews #headlinenews #Breakingnews #weathernews #UnitedStates news #CanadianNews #weatherforecast top news #stories,Us news today #hourlyweather #Cbcnews #CBC

Rock legends salute Malcolm Young on AC/DC founder’s death

MELBOURNE (Reuters) – Tributes poured in on Sunday for Malcolm Young, co-founder of the Australian rock band AC/DC, a day after he died at the age 64 after suffering from dementia for several years. Malcolm Young and his brother Angus Young founded AC/DC in 1973. Their hits included “Highway to Hell” from 1979 and “Back in Black” and “You Shook Me All Night Long” from 1980. “Malcolm, along with Angus, was the founder and creator of AC/DC. With enormous dedication and commitment he was the driving force behind the band,”Read More

Blair to Senate on pot bill: delay is unacceptable

OTTAWA – The Liberals are aiming to pass the marijuana legalization bill in the House of Commons this week, sending it off for some sober second thought, and the government’s pot point man, Bill Blair, has a message for the Senate: delay is unacceptable. Once the bill passes in the House, it’ll be off to the upper chamber for further study and — as has become a reoccurring trend in the Senate — there are rumblings some senators may be uninhibited by the government’s plan to have the law inRead More

AP PHOTOS: Many Bosnian war victims still unidentified – Sharing #ABC #News Feed

It’s been 22 years since Bosnia’s bloody 1992-95 war ended, yet the remains of numerous victims of genocide and war crimes still await identification. Forensic anthropologist Dragana Vucetic spends her working hours in a forensic facility in the northern town of Tuzla collecting DNA samples from the bones of people killed in eastern Bosnia during the war, including in the notorious 1995 Srebrenica massacre, and reassembling their skeletal remains. A U.N court will hand down its verdict Wednesday in the case against Ratko Mladic, who led Bosnian Serb forces inRead More

Rocky Mountain House man charged following RCMP investigation into sexualized chats with preteen

A 30-year-old man has been arrested and charged after the parents of a 12-year-old girl discovered explicit chats and photos and contacted RCMP. According to RCMP officials, the parents of the preteen made the disturbing discovery in August of this year and notified the authorities. An investigation was conducted by members of the Rocky Mountain House RCMP detachment and the Internet Child Exploitation unit of the Alberta Law Enforcement Response Team (ALERT) and a suspect was identified. On November 16, 30-year-old Tyler James Cumberland was arrested. According to RCMP, CumberlandRead 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

Safety at rail crossing where 11-year-old died could be improved: report

The Transportation Safety Board of Canada has come up with options to improve safety at a Manitoba railway crossing where an 11-year-old girl on her bike was killed. Kharma Brown was hit by a train at pedestrian railway crossing in Ste. Anne, Man. September 15, 2017. READ MORE: ‘A very special child’: Father of 11-year-old girl hit by train calls for better safeguards at railway crossing The TSB report found while the crossing was regulation compliant as a pedestrian crossing, it was not designed for cyclists. Based on the findings,Read More

Late edition: 5 things to know on Monday, Nov. 13, 2017

Sweden has booted soccer-mad Italy from the next World Cup. Source link #USA #News #USnews #worldnews #headlinenews #Breakingnews #weathernews #UnitedStates news #CanadianNews #weatherforecast top news #stories,Us news today #hourlyweather #Cbcnews #CBC

Kahkewistahaw First Nation celebrating Remembrance Day with new book

Veteran and chief of Kahkewistahaw, Evan Taypotat is one of many who are remembering those who gave the ultimate sacrifice at this war memorial beside highway 201 near broadview. Taypotat served from 2007 to 2012 and was part of Canada’s mission transition task force in Afghanistan in 2011. On this day, his thoughts are with his fellow veterans. “…I think it’s just remembering the hardships a lot of people went through. In my case the war at Afghanistan that I was a part of – there was 158 soldiers thatRead More

RCMP destroys large number of flares found in North Sydney building

CTV Atlantic Published Friday, November 10, 2017 6:36PM AST Last Updated Friday, November 10, 2017 8:59PM AST The RCMP’s explosive disposal unit has removed and destroyed a large number of flares found at a commercial building in North Sydney. The discovery was made after more than a week of dangerous pranks in the community. The devices fell into the wrong hands after someone broke into this abandoned building, prompting a warning from police to anyone who has this type of explosives on their property. “There’s always potential for anything likeRead More