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Report on university campus sexual violence calls for culture change

HALIFAX – A Nova Scotia committee has released a report with 10 recommendations to help end gender-based violence and sexual assault on university campuses. The report calls on universities to develop sexual violence prevention plans, training to respond to disclosures of sexual assault and bystander education programs. The 72-page report explores the roots of sexual violence in gender inequality, confusion about consent and “rape culture.” The report notes that university frosh weeks, which often include excessive alcohol consumption, misogynist attitudes and hyper-sexuality, send a message to students that sexual violenceRead More

Fire at Lawrence Heights building claims life of third family member

Kayla Goodfield, CTV News Toronto Published Wednesday, December 13, 2017 6:18PM EST A 16-year-old boy is the third family member to die after a fire at an apartment building in the Lawrence Heights area last week, a family member confirmed to CP24. The blaze broke out at a Toronto Community Housing building in the area of Flemington and Allen roads at around 9:40 p.m. on Dec. 4. Upon arrival at the scene, firefighters made a forcible entrance into a unit on the first floor of the three-storey apartment building. ThreeRead More

‘Steady hiring climate’ expected locally in 2018: survey

Far more of Waterloo Region’s employers expect to be hiring over the next few months than firing. A new survey released by ManpowerGroup shows that 27 per cent of surveyed local companies anticipate hiring new workers between January and March, while three per cent expect to make cutbacks. Sixty-five per cent of employers said they plan to stick with their current staffing levels, while five per cent said they were unsure of their plans. According to ManpowerGroup, the results show more businesses planning to higher than in the fall, butRead More

Wife of Luc Robitaille tweets about Trump elevator encounter

NEW YORK — The wife of Hall of Fame hockey player Luc Robitaille has tweeted about an encounter with Donald Trump more than two decades ago in an elevator at Madison Square Garden. Stacia Robitaille wrote Monday on Twitter that Trump “was aggressive & told me I was coming home with him. I laughed, stating I was married to a Ranger. He guaranteed me my husband didn’t make as much money as him. .ThisIsOurPresident.” The couple married in 1992. Luc Robitaille played for the New York Rangers from 1995-97 andRead More

Ontario premier files statement of claim against opposition leader

The Canadian Press Published Monday, December 11, 2017 5:00PM EST Last Updated Monday, December 11, 2017 6:05PM EST TORONTO — A statement of claim was filed today in order for Ontario Premier Kathleen Wynne to be able to continue with her case against Patrick Brown. The legal action stems from comments Progressive Conservative Leader Patrick Brown made in September, a day before Wynne testified as a witness at a trial in Sudbury, Ont., involving two provincial Liberals facing Election Act bribery charges. Brown told reporters he hoped Wynne would giveRead More

Explosion rocks New York commuter hub, suspect in custody

NEW YORK (Reuters) – An explosion rocked New York’s Port Authority Bus Terminal, one of the city’s busiest commuter hubs, on Monday morning and police said one suspect was injured and in custody, with three other injuries reported. Police were not yet identifying the device used. Local television channel WABC cited police sources as saying a possible pipe bomb detonated in a passageway below ground and WPIX cited sources as saying a man with a “possible second device” has been detained in the subway tunnel. The fire department tweeted thereRead More

Weapon complaint leads to three arrested in Saskatoon

Two men and a woman are in police custody, following a complaint involving a gun in Saskatoon. Police say officers made the arrests at approximately 3:30 p.m., on December 20, 2017, at an apartment in the 1300 block of Temperance Street. The investigation is continuing with regard to gun crimes as well as offences under the Controlled Drugs and Substances Act. Travel in the area was temporarily restricted, but restrictions have since been lifted. Source link #USA #News #USnews #worldnews #headlinenews #Breakingnews #weathernews #UnitedStates news #CanadianNews #weatherforecast top news #stories,UsRead More

Driver killed in Zorra Township crash

A driver is dead after crashing their vehicle in Zorra Township. OPP say it happened around 2:45 p.m. Saturday on 37th Line. The driver was taken to hospital with life-threatening injuries and later pronounced dead in hospital. Their identity has not yet been released. 37th Line in Zorra Township was closed for several hours between Road 92 and Road 96 for the police investigation. Source link #USA #News #USnews #worldnews #headlinenews #Breakingnews #weathernews #UnitedStates news #CanadianNews #weatherforecast top news #stories,Us news today #hourlyweather #Cbcnews #CBC

Nova Scotia community hopes rocket launch site will revitalize economy

CANSO, N.S. — Residents of a sleepy fishing village on Nova Scotia’s eastern coast are looking to the stars to breathe new life into their economy as a proposal to install Canada’s only commercial spaceport inches closer to becoming a reality. Developers, municipal officials, construction workers and other stakeholders are set to meet in the Halifax area on Monday to discuss plans to establish a launch complex near Canso. Cory Bell, president of Lindsay Construction, says the Dartmouth-based company plans to hire locals and could break ground as soon asRead More