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CTV News at Six for October 22: Fatal crash

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Woman in hospital after being struck by streetcar in west end

Joshua Freeman, CTV News Toronto Published Sunday, October 22, 2017 10:41PM EDT Last Updated Sunday, October 22, 2017 10:44PM EDT A woman has been taken to hospital with serious injuries after being struck by a streetcar in the city’s Niagara neighbourhood. It happened at King and Niagara streets at around 8:20 p.m. A woman believed to be in her 20s was transported to a trauma centre in serious but non-life-threatening condition, Toronto Paramedic Services said. King Street was closed at Niagara following the collision, but has since reopened. Source linkRead More


When stars collide: How 4,000 scientists converged for an epic kilonova cram session – Home | Day 6

CBC Radio Friday October 20, 2017 more stories from this episode Millions of years ago, two dead stars collided, setting in motion a chain of events that would interrupt Vicky Kalogera’s vacation and consume two months of her life. This illustration depicts the merger of two neutron stars and the rippling of spacetime as gravitational waves ripple outward from the explosion. (A. Simonnet/National Science Foundation/LIGO/Sonoma State University) On the morning of Aug. 17, Kalogera — an astronomer and professor at Northwestern University — had planned the perfect “spa relaxation day.” ButRead More


Suspect in cell phone theft identified, arrest warrant issued

Edmonton police said the suspect at the centre of a theft investigation had been identified, and an arrest warrant had been issued. Police said Friday that Jasper Halfe, 19, is wanted on warrants for theft, breach of probation and breach of recognizance in connection to the theft of a woman’s cell phone on October 4. That day, at about 7 a.m., a woman who was waiting for a DATS bus in the area of 16 Avenue and 48 Street when she was approached by the suspect, who asked to borrowRead More


Three Edmonton eateries on enRoute’s list of top ten new restaurants in Canada

Three new Edmonton restaurants have been highlighted in Air Canada’s in-flight magazine, making their list of the top ten new restaurants in Canada. “They came, they sent a photographer, she took a bunch of pictures and we thought it was for something completely different,” Chef Graham Hafermehl, at Café Linnea said. The restaurant opened more than a year ago in the Queen Mary neighbourhood – and it made it to the #6 spot on the list of Canada’s top ten new restaurants in enRoute magazine. “It’s a huge honour, IRead More


Halifax police respond to three robbery attempts in one hour

Halifax Regional Police responded to three robbery attempts, including two involving firearms, in about an hour Thursday evening. The first incident happened in the 0-100 block of Albro Lake Road in Dartmouth at 10:22 p.m. Police say a man with a firearm entered a store and demanded the clerk hand over cash from the till. Police say the clerk made “an emotional exclamation” and a customer chased the suspect out of the store. The suspect was seen running westbound from the Wyse and Albro Lake roads area. He is describedRead More


Judge rules Quebec gun registry is constitutionally valid, doesn’t infringe on federal rules

MONTREAL — A judge has rejected an attempt to put a stop to Quebec’s provincial long-gun registry. The National Firearms Association and a Quebec-based pro-gun lobby group had argued in court the province infringed on federal jurisdiction when it passed its long-gun registry law in June 2016. To prevent Quebec from going ahead, the gun lobby had demanded an injunction and full arguments not long after the law was passed. But Quebec Superior Court Justice Lukasz Granosik ruled this week the registry is constitutionally valid and that Quebec has aRead More


Sears Canada liquidation sales offer discounts up to 50 per cent

Everything must go is the mantra at Sears Canada locations across the country as the one-time mainstay of Canada’s retail landscape prepares to close its doors for good. Liquidation sales at the 64-year-old department store chain began on Thursday, following an ill-fated 18-month-long in-store revival effort that failed to gain traction with consumers. The final clearance sale will stretch through the busy holiday shopping season, finishing no later than Jan. 21 at 74 full department store locations, eight Sears Home Stores and 49 Sears Hometown stores. The struggling retailer wasRead More


Woman, 26, dies in hospital after crash on Hwy. 410 in Brampton

Codi Wilson, CTV News Toronto Published Thursday, October 19, 2017 5:13AM EDT Last Updated Thursday, October 19, 2017 6:26AM EDT A 26-year-old woman female has died in hospital following a single-vehicle collision on Highway 410 in Brampton on Wednesday night, police confirm. It happened in the southbound lanes of the highway near Steeles Avenue at around 11 p.m. Peel paramedics told CP24 a female was taken to a local hospital to be treated for critical injuries but police have now confirmed that the woman, a 26-year-old Brampton resident, later died.Read More


BRIEF-Pinnacle West increases quarterly dividend

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