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Tomas Plekanec scores in OT for 2-1 Habs win

Kelsey Patterson, The Canadian Press Published Thursday, December 14, 2017 9:55PM EST Last Updated Thursday, December 14, 2017 10:19PM EST Tomas Plekanec scored in overtime as the Montreal Canadiens beat the visiting New Jersey Devils 2-1 on Thursday to snap a three-game losing skid. Andrew Shaw scored for Canadiens (14-14-4) in regulation time. Carey Price, making his ninth straight start, made 31 saves. Stefan Noesen scored the lone goal for the Devils (17-9-5), which remain third in the Metropolitan division. Cory Schneider stopped 34-of 36-shots in defeat. Plekanec scored theRead More


Slips and slides normal: STM buses don’t have winter tires

The deadline in install winter tires on cars in Quebec is this Friday – but it doesn’t apply to STM buses. They don’t use winter tires; they use their own system that includes deepening the grooves on tires to improve traction. Surprisingly, the transit corporation is not required to have winter tires because they say there’s a gap in the market and those tires simply don’t exist. Instead, regular tires are modified by Nov. 15 every year to meet STM standards. “So what we do is we provide our busesRead More


Police now say Toronto baby critically injured but not stabbed

TORONTO – Police say a four-month-old baby girl is fighting for her life after an incident in Toronto, while an injured woman is under arrest in hospital in connection with what happened. Police had initially said the baby had been stabbed but now say the infant’s injuries are not attributed to stab wounds. They also say a man suffered non-life-threatening injuries in the incident that took place in the city’s west end. Police had no comment on the relationship between the three people and were unable to provide further details.Read More


Thousands protest against Netanyahu, corruption in Tel Aviv

The Associated Press Published Saturday, December 9, 2017 2:44PM EST Last Updated Saturday, December 9, 2017 4:04PM EST TEL AVIV, Israel — Thousands of Israelis have poured into the streets of Tel Aviv for an anti-corruption rally calling on Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu to resign. Local media estimated that more than 10,000 turned out Saturday for the weekly demonstration. Smaller demonstrations were taking place in other Israeli cities as well. Turnout has been growing dramatically in recent weeks as increasing corruption charges have been linked to Netanyahu and his politicalRead More


Dartmouth family in hospital after jumping from window to escape burning home

Five family members are in hospital after they jumped from a window to escape their burning home in Dartmouth. Halifax Regional Fire and Emergency say they were called to the townhouse on Princess Margaret Boulevard around 2:15 a.m. Friday. By the time firefighters arrived, the family of five had already escaped the home. Eyewitnesses tell CTV News they did so by jumping out of a window on the top floor. The family was sent to hospital. The extent of their injuries is unknown at this time. Fire officials say thereRead More


Saskatchewan’s Alberta licence plate ban a hurdle for Lloydminster contractors

The Saskatchewan government’s move to ban vehicles with Alberta licence plates on provincial highway construction sites is a hurdle for some contractors whose business is on the provincial border. “It just seems like it’s another hurdle and it’s just thrown at the employers to figure out,” Cody Bexson, the owner of Lloydminster’s Bexson Construction, said. “It’s going to cost money. There’s no doubt about it.” On Wednesday, the province announced vehicles working on any new Ministry of Highway and Infrastructure construction projects must have registered Saskatchewan plates. Saskatchewan Premier BradRead More


Canadian members of Oscars academy hopeful about new code of conduct

Victoria Ahearn, The Canadian Press Published Thursday, December 7, 2017 2:37PM EST Last Updated Thursday, December 7, 2017 3:20PM EST TORONTO — When Toronto-based sound editor Jane Tattersall received an email from the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences this week announcing a new code of conduct it seemed an obvious move — but a very necessary one. “I thought, ‘I hope you wouldn’t tolerate this behaviour anyway, but why not be specific about it? It doesn’t do you any service to not say these words, not to putRead More


Liberals set to announce fighter jet competition, purchase of used Aussie jets next week – Politics

Murray Brewster The Liberal government intends to announce the “launch” of its long-awaited competition to replace the air force’s aging CF-18s next week — at the same time it unveils a plan to buy used Australian jet fighters as stop-gap measure, CBC News has learned.  Multiple government and industry sources say what the public will see is the first step “in a long road” toward the issuing of a formal tender in early 2019 and the eventual acquisition of brand new warplanes by the mid-2020s. Significantly, from a political perspective, the government isRead More


Police investigating death in Regina

An investigation is underway after a 35-year-old man died in hospital. Regina Police say on Sunday, December 3, 2017, at approximately 2:45a.m., police discovered the injured man at a location in the 1200 block of Retallack Street. He was transported to hospital where he was pronounced dead. Police are working in conjunction with the Office of the Chief Coroner to fully investigate and clarify the circumstances surrounding this death. Anyone with information related to this investigation is asked to contact the Regina Police Service at 306-777-6500 or Crime Stoppers atRead More


Young B.C. girl dies after being hit by transit bus

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