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Polls open in Lac-St-Jean federal by-election

All eyes are on the federal Lac-St-Jean, where voters are heading to the polls in a hotly contested by-election on Monday.   All four major parties have entered candidates in the riding formerly held by Conservative Denis Lebel and all four candidates have ties to the area. The riding has also been visited by party leaders in the last two weeks. Prime Minister Justin Trudeau was the most recent visitor, campaigning in the area on Thursday and Friday. He made stops in Roberval, St-Felicien, Dolbeau-Mistassini and Alma on behalf ofRead More


CTV Northern Ontario: Debate over Sault Museum

Debate continues over the fate of the Norgoma Museum Ship in Sault Ste. Marie. CTV’s Lincoln Louttit reports. Source link #USA #News #USnews #worldnews #headlinenews #Breakingnews #weathernews #UnitedStates news #CanadianNews #weatherforecast top news #stories,Us news today #hourlyweather #Cbcnews #CBC


Senior struck by vehicle, in hospital with serious injuries

An 87-year-old woman was hit by a car in Goderich on Saturday afternoon. It happened just after 12 p.m. in the intersection of Balvina Drive East and Bayfield Road. The woman was taken to hospital with serious injuries. Police said the woman was attempting to cross over Balvina Drive East. As she was crossing, a Dodge Ram pickup turned left on Balvina from Bayfield Road into her path. Police are trying to determine whether the pickup truck hit the woman of whether she lost her balance and fell. Anyone withRead More


One man dead after shooting in Newmarket: police

Chris Herhalt, CTV News Toronto Published Saturday, October 21, 2017 11:06PM EDT Last Updated Saturday, October 21, 2017 11:16PM EDT A man has died after he was shot in central Newmarket on Saturday night. York Regional Police say they were called to Yonge Street and Davis Drive sometime before 10:50 p.m. for a report of a shooting. They arrived to find a male suffering from serious injuries. He was taken to hospital for treatment where he later died. Police say there are a large number of officers at the crimeRead More


‘No negligence was involved’ after 33-cm plate left inside surgery patient, says report – Montreal

CBC News The complaints commissioner at the Centre hospitalier de l’Université de Montréal (CHUM) has ruled that an incident where a 33-centimetre metal plate was left in the abdomen of a cancer patient was not caused by negligence on the part of staff. Commissioner Geneviève Frenette wrote in her report that “it seems that no negligence was involved in the event, but rather that it was a failure of procedure.” As a result, the hospital is pledging to update its procedures during surgery. When the error occurred, at the beginning of each operation, anRead More


Weather Oct 20/17

Well above seasonal temps in store for the weekend, before rain moves in. In your seven day forecast, Lyndsay Moggy has details. Source link #USA #News #USnews #worldnews #headlinenews #Breakingnews #weathernews #UnitedStates news #CanadianNews #weatherforecast top news #stories,Us news today #hourlyweather #Cbcnews #CBC


Justin Trudeau: Governments shouldn’t tell people what to wear

ALMA — Prime Minister Justin Trudeau again waded into the debate on Quebec’s Bill 62 on Friday, saying governments should not be telling women what to wear and what not to wear. “I will always stand up for Canadians’ rights,’ he said in Alma. “I will always stand up for the Charter of Rights and Freedoms. It is what Canadians expect of me. “As I’ve said a number of times as well, I don’t think it should be the government’s business to tell a woman what she should or shouldn’tRead More


Halifax police respond to three robbery attempts in one hour

Halifax Regional Police responded to three robbery attempts, including two involving firearms, in about an hour Thursday evening. The first incident happened in the 0-100 block of Albro Lake Road in Dartmouth at 10:22 p.m. Police say a man with a firearm entered a store and demanded the clerk hand over cash from the till. Police say the clerk made “an emotional exclamation” and a customer chased the suspect out of the store. The suspect was seen running westbound from the Wyse and Albro Lake roads area. He is describedRead More


Alan Doyle song ‘Bully Boys’ takes on its own life through YouTubers

TORONTO — Traditional folk music thrives on being reshaped by each generation that embraces it, but Alan Doyle didn’t expect his Celtic-spirited song for Russell Crowe’s “Robin Hood” to take on a life of its own. Nearly seven years after the Hollywood film was released, the former Great Big Sea frontman was clicking around on YouTube in search of a particular scene in which he belts out a hearty rendition of his tune “Row Me Bully Boys Row.” It lasts barely a minute, but Doyle thought hearing it might jogRead More


Woman dead after stabbing in Thorncliffe Park, one in custody

A woman in her 60s was pronounced dead on scene after a stabbing at an apartment building in the city’s Thorncliffe Park neighbourhood Early Friday morning. It happened at a building on Thorncliffe Park Drive near Overlea Boulevard and Don Mills Road at around 12:55 a.m. Police say that one person was arrested on scene and will face charges in connection with the homicide. Police have not said what the relationship between the suspect and the victim is, though they have indicated that they are not a married couple. PoliceRead More