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Hydro One helicopter crash in Ontario kills four people

The Canadian Press Published Thursday, December 14, 2017 1:36PM EST Last Updated Thursday, December 14, 2017 3:14PM EST TWEED, Ont. — Four Hydro One employees were killed Thursday in a helicopter crash in eastern Ontario, police and the utility reported. The crash occurred about noon in Tweed, north of Kingston, provincial police said. Homeowner Kim Clayton said hydro crews had been working on her property for weeks and she was used to hearing them fly back and forth. The loud crash shook the house, sending her to a window, whereRead More

Ancient giant penguin was as big as Sidney Crosby – Technology & Science

The Associated Press Fossils from New Zealand have revealed a giant penguin that was as big as a grown man, roughly the size of the captain of the Pittsburgh Penguins. The creature was slightly shorter in length and about nine kilograms (20 pounds)  heavier than the official stats for hockey star Sidney Crosby. It measured nearly 1.77 metres (five feet, 10 inches) long when swimming and weighed in at 101 kilograms (223 pounds). Crosby is five feet, 11 inches and weighs 200 pounds. If the penguin and the Penguin faced off onRead More

New Saskatoon bus route travels between four malls during Christmas

Holiday shoppers will soon be able to jingle all the way to the mall until Boxing Day. The Jingle Bell Express is set to travel between Confederation Mall, Lawson Heights Mall, Centre Mall and Market Mall every hour. “It means customers will have access without the stress of parking and traffic,” said Jim McDonald, director of Saskatoon Transit. The new service costs $3 and runs on weekdays from 5:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m., and on weekends from 10:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. If shoppers spend 90 minutes or less inRead More

Arrest made in Kitchener gas station robbery

A man has been arrested in connection with an armed robbery at a gas station in Kitchener. Waterloo Regional Police say the 28-year-old man was arrested early Tuesday morning. He’s accused of robbing a gas station at Lancaster and Victoria streets on Nov. 29. The man faces charges including robbery, possession of a weapon for a dangerous purpose and wearing a disguise with intent to commit a criminal offence. Source link #USA #News #USnews #worldnews #headlinenews #Breakingnews #weathernews #UnitedStates news #CanadianNews #weatherforecast top news #stories,Us news today #hourlyweather #Cbcnews #CBC

Lawyers face off in Calgary court over legal action launched by NHL linesman

Lawyers for Dennis Wideman, Don Henderson and the Calgary Flames squared off in court on Tuesday almost two years after the Calgary Flames defenceman knocked the linesman down during a game against Nashville at the Saddledome. Henderson says he hasn’t been able to work since that day and he is suing Wideman, the Flames and the NHL for $10.25 million. The NHL says the matter should be dealt with by the league and not by a judge. The league says that Henderson is an official and Wideman is a playerRead More

Democrats say Trump’s tweets about NY senator sexist, unsavoury

Nancy Benac and Jonathan Lemire, The Associated Press Published Tuesday, December 12, 2017 12:48PM EST WASHINGTON — Plowing into the sexual harassment debate in a big way, U.S. President Donald Trump laced into Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand on Tuesday, tweeting that the New York Democrat would come to his office “begging” for campaign contributions and “do anything” to get them. Democrats accused the president of making unsavoury insinuations. Gillibrand, D-N.Y., who had called for Trump’s resignation a day earlier because of allegations of sexual misconduct, called Trump’s attack a “sexist smearRead More

Jeff Horn wants to show Pacquiao win was no fluke

BRISBANE, Australia — Jeff Horn’s reward for a successful first title defence since a contentious win over Manny Pacquiao could be a bout with Terence Crawford. A failure could send him back into boxing obscurity. Horn wants to use his WBO welterweight title defence against Gary Corcoran on Wednesday to dispel any notion that he got a hometown decision against Pacquiao in Brisbane last July. If he gets his way, it could set him up for a big 2018. Top Rank promoter Bob Arum attended Tuesday’s weigh-in and said aRead More

Lots of snow on the way, Environment Canada warns

Environment Canada has issued a special weather statement warning of heavy snow Monday night and throughout the day Tuesday. It says snow associated with an Alberta Clipper will start falling across Eastern Ontairo Monday night, tapering off by Tuesday evening. We could see up to 12 centimetres. You’re reminded to be cautious on the roads as Environment Canada says poor driving conditions are expected Monday night and Tuesday morning. Source link #USA #News #USnews #worldnews #headlinenews #Breakingnews #weathernews #UnitedStates news #CanadianNews #weatherforecast top news #stories,Us news today #hourlyweather #Cbcnews #CBC

Firefighters who walked off the job meeting Monday with North Huron council, OFM

Firefighters in North Huron are hoping for a resolution after resigning from their jobs late last week. They’re meeting Monday night with the North Huron council and representatives from the Ontario Fire Marshall’s office to discuss their concerns about senior leaders and the direction of the department. The township’s fire chief resigned after nine months on the job. When an interim chief was appointed Thursday night, North Huron’s two deputy fire chiefs and eight fire captains stepped down, followed by the resignation of all volunteer firefighters. In less than 24Read More

Vehicle stop leads to drug-related charges in N. Battleford

A man is facing multiple drug-related charges after police pulled over his vehicle in North Battleford on Friday night. Police stopped the man’s vehicle on 100th Street shortly after 8 p.m., according to RCMP. Inside, they found a large amount of cash and what was believed to be cocaine and methamphetamine, which was seized. The 36-year-old man from St. Walburg was arrested. His charges include possession of methamphetamine for the purpose of trafficking, possession of cocaine for the purpose of trafficking and driving while impaired. His first court appearance isRead More