London remembers a trailblazer for women in politics

Published Sunday, December 17, 2017 11:24PM EST Last Updated Sunday, December 17, 2017 11:31PM EST Gina Barber passed away Sunday morning in hospital.  Those who worked closely with the former City Councilor are remembering her tireless efforts for her community MP Irene Mathyssen says “Gina Barber was a woman of great passion.  She was filled with life… she loved Ted Barber, she loved City Hall, the politics. She liked getting in and getting elbows out, and she loved the NDP.  Social justice was always at the top of Gina’s list.”Read More

Senators fans are furious at owner Eugene Melnyk

Fans are furious at Senators owner Eugene Melnyk after he says he would consider moving the team from the capital. Maggie Culps calls the comments ‘bold.’ “It’s the ‘Ottawa’ senators. It’s the capital. How can you move a team out of the capital?” Speaking Friday night before the Senators Alumni game, Melnyk said he had no intention of ever selling the Ottawa Senators franchise. “It just won’t happen,” he said. But he says he would consider moving the team. “If it becomes a disaster, yes,” Melnyk said. “If we startRead More

‘Transformational’ railway exec Hunter Harrison dead at 73

JACKSONVILLE,, United States — Hunter Harrison, the plain-spoken, gruff American who rewrote the Canadian railroading book during his years heading both of this country’s largest railways, has died. He was 73. CSX Corp., the American railroad Harrison began leading earlier this year, issued a statement on Saturday announcing his death. The company attributed his death to “unexpectedly severe complications from a recent illness,” the same reason offered when Harrison formally went on medical leave earlier this week. “The entire CSX family mourns this loss. On behalf of our Board ofRead More

Deer carcass tied to mailbox of residence near Simcoe

Norfolk OPP say a deer carcass was tied to a mailbox at a residence north of Simcoe. The head of the animal had also been cut off and left in the driveway at the home on Windham East Quarter Line Road. Police say they received a call from  the homeowner around 8:30 a.m. on Wednesday. The OPP are continuing to investigate and is seeking the assistance of the public. The Ministry of Natural Resources and Forestry has also been notified. There are no suspects at this time. If anyone hasRead More

No winning ticket for Friday night’s $60 million Lotto Max jackpot

TORONTO – No winning ticket was sold for the $60 million jackpot in Friday night’s Lotto Max draw. However, five of the 15 Maxmillions prizes of $1 million each that were up for grabs were won. Four were claimed by single tickets and one was shared by two ticket holders. The jackpot for the next Lotto Max draw on Dec. 22 will again be approximately $60 million, but there will be 30 Maxmillions prizes offered. Source link #USA #News #USnews #worldnews #headlinenews #Breakingnews #weathernews #UnitedStates news #CanadianNews #weatherforecast top newsRead More

PMO brings in prominent employment law firm to probe allegations against staffer

OTTAWA — The Prime Minister’s Office has hired a prominent employment law firm to handle an investigation into allegations against one of its senior staffers. The PMO has asked Rubin Thomlinson LLP to be the independent, third-party investigator dealing with the complaint process involving Claude-Eric Gagne, deputy director of operations for Prime Minister Justin Trudeau. Janice Rubin, who was hired by the CBC to lead the third-party investigation into allegations against former radio show host, Jian Ghomeshi, is a partner at the firm, but the PMO would not say whetherRead More

OPP identify pedestrian killed in Tecumseh

Police have identified the pedestrian killed after being hit by a tractor trailer in Tecumseh. David O’Connor, 39, of Tecumseh died at an area hospital after being struck around 9 p.m. on Monday. The incident happened on Essex County Road 46. The road was closed between the Sexton Side Road and County Road 17 for approximately 7 hours as the OPP’s Technical Collision Investigators completed the investigation.  The vehicle driver was not injured in the crash. The OPP say charges are not anticipated. Source link #USA #News #USnews #worldnews #headlinenewsRead More

Factbox: Trump on Twitter (December 14) – Stock market, federal regulations

The following statements were posted to the verified Twitter accounts of U.S. President Donald Trump, @realDonaldTrump and @POTUS. The opinions expressed are his own. Reuters has not edited the statements or confirmed their accuracy. @realDonaldTrump : – Republican Tax Cuts are looking very good. All are working hard. In the meantime, the Stock Market hit another record high! [0859 EST] – As a candidate, I promised we would pass a massive tax cut for the everyday, working Americans. If you make your voices heard, this moment will be forever remembered as aRead More

Weather Dec. 13/17

From CTV Northern Ontario: How long with the clear skies and sun stick around? Jessica Gosselin has you 7-day forecast Source link #USA #News #USnews #worldnews #headlinenews #Breakingnews #weathernews #UnitedStates news #CanadianNews #weatherforecast top news #stories,Us news today #hourlyweather #Cbcnews #CBC

Police fatally shoot armed man after hostages taken inside Vaughan bank

Rachael D’Amore, CTV News Toronto Published Wednesday, December 13, 2017 2:29PM EST Last Updated Wednesday, December 13, 2017 4:05PM EST York Regional Police say officers have shot and killed an armed suspect after he allegedly stormed a Vaughan bank, taking staff and customers hostage. Police were made aware of the situation shortly after 1 p.m. on Wednesday. Const. Andy Pattenden said officers responded to the RBC bank branch near Major Mackenzie Drive West and Dufferin Street after receiving calls about a man inside the bank with a gun. When officersRead More