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Man faces child pornography charge after search of Bedford business

A 50-year-old man has been charged with possessing child pornography after a search of a Bedford business last week. Police say they began investigating on Dec. 7 after receiving a tip regarding child pornography. Officers searched a business on the 1500 block of the Bedford Highway the next day, where electronic devices were seized. Geoffrey Puxon Barnes was arrested at the scene without incident, according to police. Officers also searched a home in the 2500 block of Beech Street in Halifax, but no items were seized. Barnes is scheduled toRead More

6 Democratic senators call on Trump to resign over sexual misconduct claims Video – Sharing #ABC #News Feed

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North American birders flock to N.B. tree after rare bird from Europe spotted

THE CANADIAN PRESS Published Tuesday, December 12, 2017 2:34PM AST Last Updated Tuesday, December 12, 2017 3:47PM AST MIRAMICHI, N.B. — New Brunswick has a rare visitor from Europe and it’s attracting bird lovers from across Canada and the United States. A European mistle thrush arrived in Miramichi on Saturday, and decided to stay. “This is the first record of this bird in North America,” said Peter Gadd, the man who spotted the bird in a tree on his property. “It is somewhat common in Europe and certainly people whoRead More

From the Ice to the Track

From CTV Northern Ontario’s Joey Slattery: A North Bay man turns his focus from professional hockey to Olympic sprinting. Source link #USA #News #USnews #worldnews #headlinenews #Breakingnews #weathernews #UnitedStates news #CanadianNews #weatherforecast top news #stories,Us news today #hourlyweather #Cbcnews #CBC

Melania Trump wishes to spend holiday on deserted island

Darlene Superville, The Associated Press Published Thursday, December 7, 2017 5:26PM EST WASHINGTON — If she could spend the holidays anywhere in the world, Melania Trump says she’d take her family to a deserted island. The first lady revealed her wish Thursday during a Christmastime visit with patients and staff at a children’s hospital in Washington. The visit was a continuation of a tradition begun more than 60 years ago by first lady Bess Truman. Fielding questions from patients, Mrs. Trump was asked by a 10-year-old boy where would sheRead More

‘Rocks are rolling non-stop’: Landslide hits Paris home

Ryan Flanagan, CTV Kitchener Published Wednesday, December 6, 2017 5:56PM EST Last Updated Wednesday, December 6, 2017 7:08PM EST People in Paris are being told to stay away from a home and trail due to a landslide. According to officials with the County of Brant, the landslide occurred at a house at 47 Walnut Street. “The county is actively ensuring the safety of the site and nearby residences,” a county press release reads. “People are advised to not approach the site and security fencing is being installed.” Walnut Street isRead More

Halifax Explosion: How one of the city’s last standing churches helped after the blast Staff Published Wednesday, December 6, 2017 10:00PM EST Last Updated Thursday, December 7, 2017 5:59AM EST When two ships collided in the Halifax Harbour 100 years ago, triggering an explosion that killed more than 2,000 people and levelled the seaside city, the force of the blast shattered almost all the windows in nearby St. Patrick’s Church. Despite extensive damage, the frame of the Catholic church survived, making it the last church in the north end of the city standing after the blast. In an interview with CTV National NewsRead 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

Northern Pulp holding open houses to receive feedback on pipeline plan

CTV Atlantic Published Tuesday, December 5, 2017 9:14PM AST Last Updated Tuesday, December 5, 2017 9:18PM AST Northern Pulp held open houses Tuesday to receive feedback on its plan to pump wastewater into the Northumberland Strait. The over 50-year-old facility was forced to change its operation after the province mandated the closure of the current treatment centre by 2020. Northern Pulp has started consultation on their new plan which would include a new wastewater treatment facility on the mill’s property, then laying a 10.5-kilometre pipeline on the bottom of PictouRead More

LPS officer faces additional charges from Waterloo Police

CTV London Published Monday, December 4, 2017 4:07PM EST Last Updated Monday, December 4, 2017 4:09PM EST A London police officer who was already charged with sexually assaulting a woman he was in a relationship with, has now been charged by the Waterloo Regional Police Service (WRPS). On Monday, the 41-year-old officer was charged with criminal harassment x2, being unlawfully in a dwelling and making a harassing phone call by the WRPS. It was announced on Nov. 22 that the officer in question was charged with sexual assault. “I wouldRead More