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Windsor family pleads for return of cherished photos of late daughter

Rich Garton Published Thursday, December 14, 2017 5:35PM EST Last Updated Thursday, December 14, 2017 6:18PM EST A Windsor family has been through a lot over the past year, including the recent loss of their daughter to ovarian cancer. But right now, the Roberts family is lamenting the loss of something else dear to them — some of their fondest photographic memories of their daughter Kyra, before she got sick. The photos were stored on a small, 32 GB jump drive, which was in Brenda Roberts’ van. The vehicle wasRead More

‘We’re not going to stop until we find this scrooge’: Charitable box stolen from home

Surveillance video shows a holiday Grinch stealing a box of donations for Make a Wish Canada from outside a Barrie home. The man can be seen scoping out the home on Violet Street on Dec. 10, at around 3 a.m. He returns about 40 minutes later, dismantles the box from a tree and flees the scene. “Very disappointed. It bothered me more than I thought it would, you know, to think that someone could come here and just steal this,” says Dino Sangiuliano. “It was on with aircraft cable. ItRead More

Ancient giant penguin was as big as Sidney Crosby – Technology & Science

The Associated Press Fossils from New Zealand have revealed a giant penguin that was as big as a grown man, roughly the size of the captain of the Pittsburgh Penguins. The creature was slightly shorter in length and about nine kilograms (20 pounds)  heavier than the official stats for hockey star Sidney Crosby. It measured nearly 1.77 metres (five feet, 10 inches) long when swimming and weighed in at 101 kilograms (223 pounds). Crosby is five feet, 11 inches and weighs 200 pounds. If the penguin and the Penguin faced off onRead More

Manitou Beach man launches petition for opt-out organ donation

A man from Manitou Beach has launched a petition asking the Saskatchewan government to use presumed consent for organ donation. Michael Gaudet receives dialysis three times a week, four hours a day. His kidney failed over three years ago, 34 years after his brother donated it to him. Gaudet’s petition, launched in November, asks the province to embrace presumed consent for organ donation, unless the would-be donor opts out. Currently, people must opt in, often during a driver’s licence application or renewal. “It’s kind of like a lottery that youRead More

Bozak scores twice as Maple Leafs win 4-3 over Penguins

Dan Scifo, The Associated Press Published Saturday, December 9, 2017 10:26PM EST Last Updated Saturday, December 9, 2017 10:27PM EST PITTSBURGH — Tyler Bozak scored two goals, and the Toronto Maple Leafs got off to a fast start in a 4-3 victory over the Pittsburgh Penguins on Saturday night. Conner Brown and James van Riemsdyk scored in the first 1:42 of the game, and Bozak also scored in the first period. Mitch Marner had three assists for the Maple Leafs, who’ve won five of their last seven. Frederik Andersen stoppedRead More

NHL scores: Andersen stars as Leafs beat Flames 2-1 in shootout

TORONTO – Frederik Andersen made 47 saves in regulation and overtime and stopped three more shots in a shootout in Toronto’s 2-1 victory over Calgary. William Nylander scored the winner in the fourth round of the shootout, deking to the backhand to beat Mike Smith. Morgan Rielly scored in regulation for the Maple Leafs. Toronto improved to 18-10-1 and moved into second place in the Eastern Conference, three points behind Tampa Bay. Mark Giordano scored for Calgary, and Smith stopped 28 shots. The Flames have dropped three in a row.Read More

Santa's helpers packed ambulance full of toys

From CTV Northern Ontario: Cochrane District Emergency Services staff collect toys for Timmins children in need. Source link #USA #News #USnews #worldnews #headlinenews #Breakingnews #weathernews #UnitedStates news #CanadianNews #weatherforecast top news #stories,Us news today #hourlyweather #Cbcnews #CBC

It’s OK to be a little ‘paranoid’ about smart home devices: expert

TORONTO — The proliferation of internet-connected home devices such as thermostats, baby monitors and fridges is creating an ever-expanding interconnected web known as the Internet of Things, or IoT. But security and legal experts warn that machine-to-machine communication is creating a new level of risk — by providing hackers with new vulnerabilities to exploit. “I think being suitably paranoid is appropriate when you’re dealing with IoT technology,” said Mark McArdle, chief technology officer for eSentire Security. The advent of “smart home” technologies — a type of IoT that includes internet-enabledRead More

Single-seat airplane found off Guelph runway with nose down

One man was taken to hospital for assessment after the plane he was in was found with its nose down off a runway in Guelph on Saturday afternoon. Around 12:30 p.m., the Guelph fire department responded to a report of a plane down at 50 Skyway Park. When officials arrived on scene they located the single-seat airplane with one pilot on the ground off of the runway with its nose down. OPP and paramedics also responded. There were no injuries to others on scene. It is not yet known whatRead More

Nine-year-old child struck and killed by bus

A BC Transit bus hit the child in Abbotsford on Friday morning when a crossing guard wasn’t present. Source link #USA #News #USnews #worldnews #headlinenews #Breakingnews #weathernews #UnitedStates news #CanadianNews #weatherforecast top news #stories,Us news today #hourlyweather #Cbcnews #CBC