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U.S. networks suspend Charlie Rose after sex harassment allegations

(Reuters) – CBS and other networks on Monday suspended Charlie Rose, one of the most prominent American interviewers, after eight women told the Washington Post he sexually harassed them and prompted Rose to apologize for his “inappropriate behavior.” FILE PHOTO: Journalist Charlie Rose speaks after winning a Peabody Award for his work in “One on One with Assad” in New York, U.S. on May 19, 2014. REUTERS/Lucas Jackson/File Photo PBS and Bloomberg said in statements they were suspending Rose’s signature interview show, distributed on both outlets, citing the allegations inRead More


Changing of the guard in Toronto FC goal happened without a ripple

Neil Davidson, The Canadian Press Published Monday, November 20, 2017 10:10AM EST TORONTO — It speaks volumes about Toronto FC’s smooth path this year that it made MLS history with a 69-point regular season while manoeuvring a changing of the guard in goal that barely made a headline. Clint Irwin, the incumbent, was the Toronto ‘keeper during the penalty shootout loss to the Seattle Sounders in last December’s MLS Cup. And he was still No. 1 after training camp this year. But Alex Bono’s play eventually won the day. WhenRead More


Puck sends Canucks fan to hospital

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NDP caucus asking for Minister Eyre’s resignation if no proper apology is issued

On Saturday morning, the NDP caucus released a statement asking for Education Minister, Bronwyn Eyre, to admit her wrong doing and to give a proper apology for attacking treaty education or else, to resign. The education minister has recently come under fire for claiming that her son’s history assignment degraded her European ancestors. But another account of the homework that was made public did not relfect Eyre’s remarks.  The news release says that though “Eyre has taken several opportunities to say she was apologizing but, there still seems to beRead More


Nigerian bobsled team qualifies for PyeongChang Olympics

A trio of Nigerian women made bobsled, African and Olympic history in Calgary. Seun Adigun, Ngozi Onwumere and Akuoma Omeoga completed the final two of five required qualifying races at Calgary’s Winsport’s Canada Olympic Park on Wednesday, to earn a spot in the upcoming Winter Olympics in PyeongChang, South Korea. They are the first African team to qualify for an Olympic bobsled event and will be the first athletes to represent Nigeria at a Winter Olympic Games. All three bobsledders are accomplished track and field athletes in the United States,Read More


Trump welcomes college sports champions to the White House – Sharing #ABC #News Feed

Indoors and out, the White House was overrun with school spirit Friday as President Donald Trump welcomed college sports champions and declared them “great athletes.” Too many of them to fit in one room, the teams took up positions all around the mansion for separate photo ops with the president. In all, 18 NCAA teams attended the event at the White House; South Carolina’s women’s basketball team declined the invitation. Teams including the Texas A&M women’s equestrian team, Pennsylvania State University’s women’s rugby team, and the University of Washington’s women’sRead More


Edmonton man charged with sexually abusing six-year-old girl

An Edmonton man is under arrest for allegedly sexually abusing a six-year-old girl. Edmonton police received reports of two separate occasions during this past summer where 49-year-old Harvey William Leroux allegedly sexually assaulted the child at his Edmonton home. After an extensive investigation, Leroux was taken into custody on October 24 and is now facing sexual assault and sexual interference charges. Police believe Leroux may have had similar contact with other children, as it is alleged that he befriends mothers with young children “to eventually gain their trust and accessRead More


Ontario Liberal government moves to introduce legislation to end college strike

The Canadian Press Published Thursday, November 16, 2017 6:05PM EST Last Updated Thursday, November 16, 2017 9:15PM EST Ontario’s Liberal government is moving to introduce back-to-work legislation that would end a nearly five-week strike by college faculty, though opposition from the NDP means it may not happen quickly.   Premier Kathleen Wynne said unanimous support of the legislation would have meant students could return to class on Monday morning.   “We have said repeatedly that students have been in the middle of this strike for too long and it is not fair,”Read More


Seal meat touted as tasty ‘Canadian superfood’ by Quebec company

Jonas Gilbart likes his seal steaks rare on the inside with a hard sear on the outside. “I love the taste and I love the nutritional benefits,” he said of a meat choice that’s still outside the food comfort zone for most Canadians. Gilbart’s helping lead a new campaign for Quebec-based supplier SeaDNA touting seal as “the Canadian superfood” with a “unique and inviting taste” similar to beef. “It comes from our backyard, it’s sustainably harvested from our waters and monitored by our government,” Gilbart said from Montreal. “Everything isRead More


Petition calls for better treatment of injured workers

CTV Windsor Published Wednesday, November 15, 2017 4:46PM EST Last Updated Wednesday, November 15, 2017 5:19PM EST A petition is calling for better treatment of injured workers and changes to the way the Workplace Safety and Insurance Board (WSIB) handles claims. The Ontario Network of Injured Workers Groups (ONIWG) is launching the campaign and it’s getting support from the Windsor District Labour Council and the workers support group at Unifor local 195. Windsor resident Shannon DeWitt is one of the injured workers highlighted by the province-wide campaign. DeWitt says sheRead More