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Grey Cup Week Kicks Off Today

Josh Pringle, CTV Morning Live Published Tuesday, November 21, 2017 4:14AM EST Last Updated Tuesday, November 21, 2017 4:20AM EST The Grey Cup officially arrives in Ottawa today. Fans are invited to Parliament Hill at 12 p.m. to kick-off Grey Cup Festival week in the capital. CTV Morning Live’s Henry Burris will be among the fans at the official kick off of the 105 Grey Cup Festival. Both the Toronto Argos and Calgary Stampeders will also arrive in Ottawa today to begin preparations for Sunday’s CFL championship game at TDRead More

Ottawa bars train staff in how to use Naloxone kits

There’s a new front-line defender in the fight against opioid overdoses in Ottawa. Many local bars are now stocking up on Naloxone kits and training bartenders and bouncers how to use them. It’s within easy reach behind this bar at Pub 101.  Bartender Roxy Khan hasn’t been trained yet on using the Naloxone kit but will be soon. “In the right instance,” says Khan, “if you’re a bystander in bar, you’re able to be helpful while waiting for further assistance. So I’m ready to be on front lines if IRead More

Charles Manson dead at 83

LOS ANGELES — In the summer of 1969, a scruffy ex-convict with a magnetic hold on young women sent some of his disciples into the night to carry out a series of gruesome killings in Los Angeles. In so doing, Charles Manson became the leering face of evil on front pages across America and rewrote the history of an era. Manson, the hippie cult leader who died of natural causes Sunday at age 83 after nearly half a century behind bars, orchestrated the slayings of pregnant actress Sharon Tate andRead More

CTV News at Six for Nov. 16: Fatal crash

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One dead in head-on crash near Strathmore

Authorities say that one driver has died and another was injured in a crash on a rural highway near a community east of the City of Calgary. Police were called to the scene of a two-vehicle crash on Highway 901, just west of Highway 817 at about 5:00 p.m. Investigators say a Dodge Grand Caravan, eastbound on the road, crossed the centre line into the path of a semi tractor-trailer. The truck driver attempted to avoid hitting the van, but the vehicles crashed head-on. The truck driver suffered minor injuriesRead More

Raptors beat Pelicans 125-116 | CTV Toronto News

Les East, The Associated Press Published Wednesday, November 15, 2017 11:06PM EST NEW ORLEANS — DeMar DeRozan scored 25 points and the Toronto Raptors kept hitting 3s to beat the New Orleans Pelicans 125-116 on Wednesday night. The Raptors shot 16 for 34 on 3-pointers, with C.J. Miles going 5 for 9. Kyle Lowry had 22 points, Jonas Valanciunas had 21 and Miles 17 for Toronto. Serge Ibaka added 12 points and Pascal Siakam and Fred VanVleet each had 10. DeMarcus Cousins scored 25 points for the Pelicans and AnthonyRead More

Police attempt to identify possible witness to fatal assault in Kingsland

The Calgary Police Service has released a photograph of an unknown woman who may hold information in connection with the death of 30-year-old Jordan Gregory Frydenlund. On the evening of October 27, Frydenlund was the victim of an assault in the 700 block of 67 Avenue Southwest that proved fatal. Investigators previously identified Jonathan Sylvanus Francis Sylvester as a person of interest in connection with the attack and have yet to locate him for questioning. On Wednesday, police released the photograph of a woman who they believe may have witnessedRead More

Amid turmoil in Zimbabwe, Canadians there urged to remain indoors

The Canadian Press Published Wednesday, November 15, 2017 3:51AM EST Last Updated Wednesday, November 15, 2017 3:57AM EST OTTAWA – Canadians in Zimbabwe were being advised Wednesday to stay indoors in the capital city of Harare due to political turmoil in the African nation. In a message posted on its website, Global Affairs Canada said the “situation is tense” in the city due to increased military activity and advised Canadians there to “remain indoors and monitor the media.” #Zimbabwe: There is increased military activity in #Harare and the situation isRead More

Canopy Growth reports Q2 loss, more than doubles revenue compared with year ago

TORONTO — Canopy Growth Corp. reported a $1.3-million loss in its latest quarter despite doubling its revenue compared with a year ago, sending its shares lower in early morning trading. The chief executive of Canada’s largest publicly-traded producer, however, says it’s “driving ahead” and “doing the actions that establishes us as the continued leader.” Canopy Growth (TSX:WEED) CEO Bruce Linton pointed to 27 provisional patents filed through its subsidiary Canopy Health Innovations and several international deals, such as strategic partnerships in Denmark and Jamaica. “The international opportunities are now increasinglyRead More

Iran ends rescue operations, battles to shelter quake survivors: TV

ANKARA (Reuters) – Iran said on Tuesday that rescue operations have ended in areas hit by a powerful weekend earthquake that killed at least 450 people and injured thousands of others, state television reported. People react as they run following an earthquake in Sarpol-e Zahab county in Kermanshah, Iran. REUTERS/Tasnim News Agency “The rescue operations in the (western) Kermanshah province have ended,” Pir-Hossein Kolivand, head of Iran’s Emergency Medical Services, said on state TV. Sunday’s 7.3-magnitude earthquake struck villages and towns in the mountainous area of Kermanshah province that bordersRead More