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Man shares story of falling into icy water in rural Manitoba

73-year-old Ken McInnes is tough. It’s not just because he hauls and chops wood and still works on the family farm. McInnes walked away from a crash that sent him off a bridge and into icy water in rural Manitoba. It happened Friday morning in the RM of Dufferin on Road 18W north of Highway 3, about a 20 minute drive from his home in St. Claude. McInnes was delivering a trailer when he said he hit a patch of ice approaching the crossing. He along with the trailer andRead More

5-year-old girl allegedly attacked by German shepherd

A little girl in Ontario continues to recover after an alleged dog attack by one of the neighbour’s pets. The family of five-year-old Madalyn Barclay says the little girl was attacked by a German shepherd mix while playing at a neighbour’s house in Bradford, Ont., roughly 70 kilometres north of Toronto. Bobbi Stickwood, Madalyn’s mother, told CTV Toronto the alleged attack happened 10 days ago when her daughter had been visiting the friend’s house. “We brought her back with a rag on her face and I knew it was reallyRead More

Abundance of rescues arrive at AARCS after dozens of dogs saved from dump near High Level

Nearly 50 dogs, including several litters of puppies, will soon be available for adoption after the animals were found at a landfill outside a town in northwestern Alberta. A team of volunteers from Calgary made the 11 hour drive on Monday night to the town of High Level after dozens of stray or surrendered dogs were located. “They were out in the cold at a dump eating garbage, scavenging for food,” said Krys Stewart, a volunteer with the Alberta Animal Rescue Crew Society (AARCS). The convoy returned to Calgary withRead More

Man pleads guilty over horrific sex abuse of 7-year-old girl

Ryan Flanagan, CTV Kitchener Published Friday, November 17, 2017 6:04PM EST Last Updated Friday, November 17, 2017 6:34PM EST A man who possessed thousands of pornographic images of his girlfriend’s young daughter has pleaded guilty to sexual interference, making and possessing child porn, and voyeurism. The 35-year-old man, whose name is subject to a publication ban to protect the girl’s identity, appeared in a Hamilton courtroom Friday to make his plea. Court documents show that the man started abusing the girl in July 2015, when she was seven years old.Read More

RCMP seek public’s help locating man wanted for sex offences

CTV Atlantic Published Friday, November 17, 2017 8:35PM AST Last Updated Friday, November 17, 2017 9:16PM AST RCMP are asking for the public’s help locating 27-year-old Aaron Byron Cumberland who was last known to reside in Bedford, N.S., but may be in New Brunswick now. Cumberland is wanted on an outstanding arrest warrant and was charged Thursday with three counts of luring a child, making sexually explicit material available to a child and invitation to sexual touching. He is described as five-foot-seven, with a slim build, dark hair and brownRead More

Court orders PayPal to give business account details to CRA – Business

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Pete Evans The Federal Court of Canada has ordered U.S.-based PayPal to hand over details about its business account customers to Canadian tax authorities. The court order, obtained by the Canada Revenue Agency, forces the U.S.-based payment processing firm to release information about Canadians with PayPal business accounts who processed transactions between the start of 2014 and last Friday. PayPal must hand over the names, dates of birth, contact information and — in some cases — social insurance numbers of any business account holders in Canada. The court order was issued last Friday, and theRead More

Timmins gears up for Santa Claus parade

From CTV Northern Ontario: Mrs. Claus arrived in style for the Timmins pre-parade inspection. Source link #USA #News #USnews #worldnews #headlinenews #Breakingnews #weathernews #UnitedStates news #CanadianNews #weatherforecast top news #stories,Us news today #hourlyweather #Cbcnews #CBC

Amid turmoil in Zimbabwe, Canadians there urged to remain indoors

The Canadian Press Published Wednesday, November 15, 2017 3:51AM EST Last Updated Wednesday, November 15, 2017 3:57AM EST OTTAWA – Canadians in Zimbabwe were being advised Wednesday to stay indoors in the capital city of Harare due to political turmoil in the African nation. In a message posted on its website, Global Affairs Canada said the “situation is tense” in the city due to increased military activity and advised Canadians there to “remain indoors and monitor the media.” #Zimbabwe: There is increased military activity in #Harare and the situation isRead More

Woman asked to leave Regina Chuck E Cheese because of service dog

A Regina woman says she was kicked out of a local Chuck E Cheese because she has a service dog. Ashley Nemeth is blind, and relies on her service dog Rick to help her with day to day tasks. She was at the Chuck E Cheese on Victoria Avenue with her family and Rick on Monday night, when she was asked to leave the restaurant by an employee, sighting the business’s strict “no pets” policy. Nemeth caught the incident on video. In an emailed statement to CTV News, Chuck ERead More

Michael Buble announces a return to the stage with two concerts next year

Canadian singer Michael Buble is returning to the stage next summer. The Burnaby, B.C.-native says he’s booked gigs in Dublin and London in July 2018. The announcement comes one year after Buble revealed his son was diagnosed with cancer. He and his wife Luisana Lopilato said that they were putting their careers on hold while Noah — now four years old — underwent treatment for an unspecified form of cancer. The 42-year-old went on to cancel hosting duties for the 2017 Juno Awards. Buble and his family visited Ottawa inRead More