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Sobeys to cut 800 office jobs as part of reorganization

The Canadian Press Published Friday, November 24, 2017 7:26AM EST Last Updated Friday, November 24, 2017 7:33AM EST STELLARTON, N.S. — The Sobeys grocery business will be cutting about 800 office jobs across Canada. Its chief executive, Michael Medline, says the job cuts are part of efforts to create one national organization out of five regional businesses. Medline says only office employees are affected by today’s announcement. Besides the Sobeys banner, the company operates Safeway stores in western Canada and the FreshCo discount brand. “The first phase of our planRead More


Yorkton RCMP looking for male robbery suspect

CTV Yorkton Published Thursday, November 23, 2017 5:05PM CST Last Updated Thursday, November 23, 2017 5:11PM CST Yorkton Municipal RCMP is looking for any information about a Wednesday robbery at a Yorkton business. Police say they received a 911 call to a business on the south end of Gladstone Avenue South at around 6 p.m. Wednesday. The business had been robbed by an unknown male brandishing a metal pipe. Police closed off the area and were able to use a canine unit to establish a trail. The RCMP ask anyoneRead More


Chakma tells Western board he’ll step aside after term

Western University president Amit Chakma said Thursday that he won’t seek a third term as president. Chakma made the announcement at a board of governors’ meeting. His term will not end until June 30, 2019. But the university said it will form a search committee this January to begin an international search for a replacement. Chakma faced controversy two years ago when he was paid almost $1 million – double his normal salary – because he did not take a sabbatical. Chakma admitted that it was a mistake and issuedRead More


Three men wanted in a shooting investigation in Parkdale

Police are looking for three men after a shooting happened in Parkdale Tuesday. Police received a call at 6:37 p.m. about a shooting in the area of Queen Street West and Close Avenue. Two men were walking down on the street when they were approached by another man who allegedly produced a handgun and began shooting at them. The two men then also pulled out guns, but they were chased by the third man, police said. Police say a 17-year-old female bystander sustained a minor injury, possibly from shrapnel. TheRead More


OMB to decide fate of controversial gravel pit plan

CTV Barrie Published Wednesday, November 22, 2017 5:27PM EST Last Updated Wednesday, November 22, 2017 7:03PM EST The Ontario Municipal Board will now decide whether a controversial plan for a gravel pit will go ahead. The OMB hearing about a proposed gravel pit and excavation business in Adjala-Tosorontio lasted 10 days. Those opposed cited many potential environmental concerns such as risks to local water and wildlife. “We hope that intelligence will prevail,” says Janet Budgell. “It’s about three kilometers long. That has probably been there for many, many years andRead More


Zimbabwe’s Mugabe granted immunity as part of resignation deal: sources – World

Reuters Zimbabwe’s former president, Robert Mugabe, was granted immunity from prosecution and assured that his safety would be protected in his home country as part of a deal that led to his resignation, sources close to the negotiations say.  Mugabe ruled Zimbabwe for close to four decades. He stepped down on Tuesday after the army seized power and the ruling party turned against him. Emmerson Mnangagwa, the former vice-president, is set to be sworn in as president on Friday. Mugabe, who is 93, wants to die in his home countryRead More


Michael Landsberg brings mental health crusade to Baden

For years TSN’s Michael Landsberg has been very vocal about his struggle with depression, and Wednesday he was in Baden to share his story. Landsberg shared a joking but bluntly honest speech at Steinmann Mennonite Church. “Mental illness is one of the few areas where you can simply change a life just by talking about it,” he says. Over 300 people attended the event, which is part of Landsberg’s “Sick Not Weak” campaign aimed at reducing the social stigma surrounding mental illness. “Our goal is to get the message outRead More


From small town life to stardom: Luke Bryan on overcoming tragedy and his success – Sharing #ABC #NEWS #Video #feed

ABC News’ Robin Roberts visits the country music star at home on his farm and looks back on his successful career. source #NBC #CBS #ABC #News #worldNews #Videos #youtube USA Today News Headlines USA News Headlines ABC NEWS Headlines #USA #News #USnews #worldnews #headlinenews #Breakingnews #weathernews #UnitedStates news #CanadianNews #weatherforecast top news #stories,Us news today #hourlyweather forecast


U.S. TV networks fire Charlie Rose after sex harassment allegations

(Reuters) – CBS News and other networks said on Tuesday they had fired Charlie Rose, one of the most prominent American interviewers, the day after the Washington Post reported the television host had sexually harassed eight women. FILE PHOTO: CBS news host Charlie Rose departs after meeting with U.S. President-elect Donald Trump at Trump Tower in the Manhattan borough of New York, U.S. on November 21, 2016. REUTERS/Lucas Jackson/File Photo PBS and Bloomberg, which broadcast the “Charlie Rose” show, also said they were terminating their relationships with Rose and cancelingRead More


Etobicoke shooting sends 1 man to hospital in critical condition

Codi Wilson, CTV News Toronto Published Wednesday, November 22, 2017 5:32AM EST Last Updated Wednesday, November 22, 2017 5:33AM EST A man was rushed to hospital this morning with critical injuries after a shooting in Etobicoke. The shooting occurred at around 11:30 p.m. near Islington and Finch avenues. Police say the victim, who is believed to be in his 20s, has been taken to hospital for treatment and is expected to survive. Investigators have not released any information on suspects. Source link #USA #News #USnews #worldnews #headlinenews #Breakingnews #weathernews #UnitedStatesRead More