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Winnipeg’s iconic Salisbury House chain sold to new owners after 86 years

The iconic Winnipeg institution known for its nips and red velvet cake signed over new ownership after 86 years. Salisbury House of Canada Ltd.’s majority owners, Earl and Cheryl Barish, have sold their shares to Noel Bernier and his principal partners, Dave Filmon and Metis Economic Development Fund, a media release said Thursday. Outgoing president Barish said it’s been a great experience to lead the business and he believes Bernier and his team are well positioned to take the iconic restaurant institution to its 100th anniversary. Bernier is already aRead More

Four-alarm fire in Hochelaga-Maisonneuve building

CTV Montreal Published Thursday, December 14, 2017 4:09PM EST Last Updated Thursday, December 14, 2017 4:11PM EST A major fire has broken out in Hochelaga-Maisonneuve. The Montreal fire department said the fire is in a building on Bossuet St. at the corner of Hochelaga St. They say it is a fourth alarm fire, and there may be power outages in the area. Firefighters are asking people to avoid the vicinity.   @MTL_SIM on le voit jusque dans Anjou ! #incendiemtl #montreal Bossuet/Hochelaga — Amina Mina (@AminaMozina) December 14, 2017Read 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

Assault victim says ex-boyfriend’s discharge tells attackers ‘He can get away with it’

A Newfoundland woman who was beaten by her ex-boyfriend says a judge’s decision to grant a discharge sends a clear message to attackers that “you can do whatever you want as long as you’re going to university at some point.” Lancelot Saunders, 20, pleaded guilty to assaulting 19-year-old Aden Savoie. He later bragged about the attack on his Instagram account. A judge decided to issue an absolute discharge — effectively scrapping any consequences — after a lawyer for Saunders said his client planned to attend Memorial University. The young manRead More

Ex-Trump aide Carter Page tells court to stop AT&T Time Warner deal

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – Former Trump campaign adviser Carter Page argued in court papers on Tuesday that AT&T Inc (T.N) should not be permitted to buy CNN parent Time Warner Inc (TWX.N) because there was a risk it would lead to “recklessness” in journalism. FILE PHOTO – One-time advisor of U.S. president-elect Donald Trump Carter Page addresses the audience during a presentation in Moscow, Russia, December 12, 2016. REUTERS/Sergei Karpukhin Page, whose contacts with Russia have been under scrutiny by Congress and a special counsel, made his argument in a friend-of-the-courtRead More

Residents honour senior killed in Cumberland fire

Residents honour senior killed in Cumberland fire Source link #USA #News #USnews #worldnews #headlinenews #Breakingnews #weathernews #UnitedStates news #CanadianNews #weatherforecast top news #stories,Us news today #hourlyweather #Cbcnews #CBC

Lyft arrives in Toronto, marking its first expansion outside U.S.

TORONTO — Ride-hailing service Lyft will be available in Toronto starting today. Torontonians can download the Lyft app to being ordering rides in the city. The company’s arrival in Toronto marks the first time it has expanded outside the US. Lyft said in a November blog post that it had been looking at growing internationally for some time. The move comes five years after the Toronto launch of Lyft’s rival Uber sparked protests by taxi drivers. Toronto city council introduced rules to allow Uber to operate legally last year. SourceRead More

Province announces new energy conservation incentive

From CTV Northern Ontario’s Kyle Gennings: Provincial hydro cost savings plan will leave some industries out. Source link #USA #News #USnews #worldnews #headlinenews #Breakingnews #weathernews #UnitedStates news #CanadianNews #weatherforecast top news #stories,Us news today #hourlyweather #Cbcnews #CBC

Toronto library board revising room-booking policy after controversial memorial

TORONTO – The Toronto Public Library board voted Monday evening in favour of changing its rental policy following a controversial memorial at a west-end branch this summer. The memorial was held in July for Barbara Kulaszka, a lawyer whose clients included Marc Lemire, the leader of the now-disbanded white supremacy group Heritage Front. An announcement for the July event also said Paul Fromm, a former teacher whose ties to racist groups cost him his licence, were among those expected to speak at the event, which cost $10 to attend. MembersRead More

Composite sketch of suspect released in road rage investigation near Cochrane

RCMP released a composite sketch of a male who may have been involved in a violent road rage incident involving a gun. It happened around 3:45 p.m. on December 7, 2017. Police say a driver was turning westbound onto Highway 1A from Highway 22 when a cherry red SUV, possibly a Nissan, passed them in the turning lane. As the driver passed, the victim says they pointed what looked like a black gun at them. The suspect continued westbound on Highway 1A, away from the community. The individual is aRead More