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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

Car accident requires extrication | CTV Saskatoon News

The Saskatoon Fire Department says two individuals were taken to the hospital as a result of a collision at the intersection of Avenue C and Circle Drive on Sunday afternoon.  Two Engines and one Rescue Unit found the car and the truck badly damaged.  The truck driver is safe. However, the passenger car had two occupants trapped inside. Crews helped the driver exit but extrication was used on the passenger door to enable the second occupant to exit the car.  Both occupants were taken to the hospital but injuries remainRead More

‘Power framework’ pitched by Ontario Chambers of Commerce

CTV Windsor Published Friday, November 17, 2017 5:06PM EST Last Updated Friday, November 17, 2017 5:08PM EST Ontario politicians are being asked to commit to a power framework, drafted by the Windsor and Essex Chamber of Commerce and the Ontario Electricity Stakeholders Alliance. “The rising cost of electricity, up to 400 per cent in the past number of years, has made it the number one issue for businesses across Ontario,” said WERCC President & CEO Matt Marchand. Marchand says the Power Framework, which consists of eight recommendations, provides the roadmapRead More

SIU investigating arrest of man in St. Catharines

ST. CATHARINES, Ont. — The province’s Special Investigations Unit says its investigating the recent arrest of a man in St. Catharines, Ont. They say Niagara Regional Police were trying to arrest the 43-year-old man on Thursday afternoon when he fled in a vehicle. The SIU did not provide a reason for the attempted arrest. Shortly after the man drove away, the SIU says he crashed into another vehicle driven by a 29-year-old man, causing him minor injuries. The 43-year-old man was ultimately arrested with help from police dogs and takenRead More

Local hockey player is turning heads

From CTV Northern Ontario’s Joey Slattery: Top North Bay Battalion forward, Justin Brazeau, is leading his OHL team in scoring this season. Source link #USA #News #USnews #worldnews #headlinenews #Breakingnews #weathernews #UnitedStates news #CanadianNews #weatherforecast top news #stories,Us news today #hourlyweather #Cbcnews #CBC

‘You’d have to stretch your earnings’: Moms react to changes to parental leave extension

Expectant parents in Saskatoon are weighing their options when it comes to parental leave. The federal government will give new moms and dads the option to take an extra six months off work to be with their newborns. The current system allows parents to take 12 months paternity leave with 55 per cent weekly salary, capped at $543 per week. The changes will give parents the choice for an extended leave of 18 months with 33 per cent wage, capped at $326 per week. “It’s the same amount of moneyRead More

U.S. carries out 3 drone strikes against extremists in Somalia

Abdi Guled, The Associated Press Published Sunday, November 12, 2017 12:50PM EST Last Updated Sunday, November 12, 2017 1:39PM EST MOGADISHU, Somalia — U.S. forces say they have carried out three drone strikes within 24 hours in Somalia, stepping up their campaign against the Islamic extremist rebels of al-Shabab and the Islamic State group. The strikes by unmanned drones killed several extremist fighters, a spokeswoman for the U.S. military command in Africa told The Associated Press Sunday. With these three attacks, the U.S. has now carried out 26 attacks inRead More

Salters, plows being dispatched to clear city streets following Friday’s snowfall

The city of Winnipeg is urging motorists to use extra caution and drive to winter conditions. As a result of Friday’s snowfall the city began salting priority one and two streets that see high volumes of traffic.  Salting began Saturday morning in hopes that warmer temperatures during the day would melt some of the snow and ice away.“We are salting the Priority 1 routes in advance of plowing to help melt some of the accumulation from yesterday’s snow fall,” said Cheryl Anderson, Acting Manager, Streets Maintenancein a release. “Warmer temperaturesRead More

Alberta family taken in naked kidnapping case were frightened, want answers

EDMONTON — An Alberta family allegedly kidnapped by a group of naked neighbours, who may have unknowingly drank some hallucinogenic tea, say it was a frightening experience. And the family members say until they learn more facts about what happened, they don’t know how to feel about the ordeal. “We just don’t have enough information,” said one family member, who asked not to be named. “We have no answers as to whether anything was purposely taken or not purposely taken.” The family members were reluctant to share their experience becauseRead More

Booming Kingsville taps economic development experts for conference

CTV Windsor Published Friday, November 10, 2017 4:41PM EST Last Updated Saturday, November 11, 2017 12:51AM EST The town of Kingsville has hosted its first ever economic development conference over the past two days, and one thing is clear: Kingsville is ready for a business boom. “This is part of progress to say we are ready,” says Kingsville Mayor Nelson Santos. “And we are ready to take the next step.” That next step started this week, and Mayor Santos says hosting this conference been 10 years in the making. KingsvilleRead More