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City to present final bid to host Police and Fire Games

CTV Windsor Published Thursday, November 23, 2017 5:17PM EST Last Updated Thursday, November 23, 2017 6:11PM EST After hosting a number of high-profile sports tourism events like the FINA world swimming and diving championships and the Memorial Cup. Now, Windsor is looking at the next big opportunity. The City of Windsor is hoping the selection committee for the CAN-AM Police and Fire Games chooses Windsor — over Lethbridge, and Lubbock, Texas for the right to host the event in 2022. “We’re getting close to the final step in that process,Read 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

Disaster relief denied for Huntsville residents

It was the worst flooding the Town of Huntsville had seen in more than 130 years, but an application for provincial disaster relief funding has been denied. More than 100 millimetres of rain fell in the spring, then again in mid-august. Roads, homes and businesses were all damaged. “You walk in and everything is completely flooded and underwater and there was a moment where you think it’s all over,” says Mitchell Friend of Crossfit Hatchet. The town filled out an application for provincial help. As part of that application, theRead More

Paris watchdog win bolsters its fight for Brexit banks

PARIS/LONDON (Reuters) – The surprise decision to move the European Banking Authority to Paris will boost its chances of attracting London banks after Brexit, French officials said on Tuesday. Paris won over Dublin in a lucky dip after a voting run-off produced a tied result on Monday evening. Frankfurt, seen by many as favourite, did not even make it to the final two in the battle to replace London as home to the organisation that sets banking rules across the bloc and employs 185 people. Frankfurt and Paris are atRead More

High-energy ‘ghost particles’ can be stopped on way through Earth – Technology & Science

Emily Chung High-energy subatomic particles nicknamed “ghost particles” for their ability to pass through just about anything can be stopped, scientists have confirmed. That doesn’t require kryptonite or any other special substance —  scientists have observed some high-energy neutrinos being blocked and absorbed by the Earth itself as they zip through the planet from the atmosphere or from deep space, reports the international “IceCube” research collaboration in a new paper published today in the journal Nature.  Currently, the IceCube Collaboration includes 300 people from 49 institutions in 12 countries, including Canada. The team’s observationsRead More

Huntsville men’s shelter at risk of shutting down

Like many other facilities around the region, the Table Men’s Shelter doesn’t have enough space. The shelter has eight beds, provides three meals a day, laundry, showers and free clothing. But financial problems may force the shelter to close. “If we don’t receive $275,000 by Dec. 31 we will have to close in January,” says Heather Berg, founder of the shelter. That money covers months of operating costs, including salary for three full-time staff and other services. “We have six services we provide the community free of charge,” she says.Read More

Sandwich Towne residents voice concerns about impact of new bridge construction

CTV Windsor Published Saturday, November 18, 2017 2:01PM EST Last Updated Saturday, November 18, 2017 6:06PM EST Sandwich Towne residents are voicing concerns about future plans for the neighborhood with potentially two bridges being built in the area. NDP MP Brian Masse held a public meeting Saturday morning to listen to the concerns and share his thoughts on the projects. The Windsor-Detroit Border Authority has been tasked to work with the private partner that is selected to build the new Gordie Howe Bridge, to include a Community Benefit Framework. TheRead More

Most Violent Jail Inmates: “Hidden America” Inside Rikers Island [Part 1] – Sharing #ABC #NEWS #Video #feed

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Petition calls for better treatment of injured workers

CTV Windsor Published Wednesday, November 15, 2017 4:46PM EST Last Updated Wednesday, November 15, 2017 5:19PM EST A petition is calling for better treatment of injured workers and changes to the way the Workplace Safety and Insurance Board (WSIB) handles claims. The Ontario Network of Injured Workers Groups (ONIWG) is launching the campaign and it’s getting support from the Windsor District Labour Council and the workers support group at Unifor local 195. Windsor resident Shannon DeWitt is one of the injured workers highlighted by the province-wide campaign. DeWitt says sheRead More

Freezing rain could fall in southern Sask. Thursday

Freezing rain could fall in Regina and other parts of southern Saskatchewan on Thursday. Environment Canada says a low-pressure system developing in southern Alberta on Wednesday night will track across southern Saskatchewan on Thursday, bringing warmer air and some precipitation to the area. With surface temperatures expected to remain near or below the freezing mark throughout the day Thursday, some of the precipitation may fall as freezing rain, the weather agency said. “Current indications are that the freezing rain will be generally be light and highly patchy in coverage,” EnvironmentRead More