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Semi collides with light standard on Hwy 16

Police were called to the scene at the intersection of Highway 16 and Boychuk Drive after a semi-trailer travelling northbound on Boychuck struck the traffic lights. The semi was attempting to make a westbound turn onto Highway 16 when it struck the light standard. Traffic is limited down to one lane westbound on Highway 16, and police are asking people to avoid the area. Source link #USA #News #USnews #worldnews #headlinenews #Breakingnews #weathernews #UnitedStates news #CanadianNews #weatherforecast top news #stories,Us news today #hourlyweather #Cbcnews #CBC

Trump to release JFK files, subject to ‘further information’

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – U.S. President Donald Trump said on Saturday that, subject to receipt of further information, he planned to allow the opening of long-secret files on the November 1963 assassination of President John F. Kennedy due for release next week. Roses lie on a marker outside the home where President John F. Kennedy was born 100 years ago on May 29, 1917, in Brookline, Massachusetts, U.S., May 29, 2017. REUTERS/Brian Snyder Politico magazine earlier quoted Trump administration and other U.S. government officials as saying the president would almost certainlyRead More

‘Why is the strike happening?’: Students question striking Georgian College faculty

Concerned Georgian College students got the chance to ask their striking teachers some of the questions that have been bothering them. “Why is the strike happening?” and “Will you be holding strong until you get what you’re asking for? The college’s students’ association, in a quest for answers, brought their questions to faculty on the fifth day of a province-wide strike. “It’s to be able to ensure both sides are heard, but also to be able to let our students understand and have the correct information,” Avery Konda, president ofRead More

Recovery and reconstruction go slowly after Mexico quake

Rebecca Blackwell and Marco Ugarte, The Associated Press Published Thursday, October 19, 2017 12:15AM EDT MEXICO CITY – Wearing a hardhat, Rodrigo Diaz Mejia steps onto the hood of a crushed car and then gingerly into an apartment cracked open by the Sept. 19 earthquake. Inside he spots a photo of two young boys hanging on a wall spider-webbed with deep cracks. He puts it under his arm to carry it out for the family. For weeks, the mechanic by trade has been climbing through broken walls and over buckledRead More

Trudeau defends Morneau’s use of ethics loophole to maintain ownership of shares in family business

OTTAWA – Prime Minister Justin Trudeau is defending Finance Minister Bill Morneau’s use of an ethics loophole to maintain ownership of shares in his family’s business, saying he was acting on the advice of the ethics commissioner, who cleared it. CTV News exclusively reported Tuesday that Morneau continues to own shares in his family’s business Morneau Shepell through a corporate structure that keeps him from having to divest or put his shares in a blind trust. “He followed all of her advice,” said Trudeau, speaking about the advice Conflict ofRead More

Harvey Weinstein resigns from Weinstein Co. board – Entertainment

Reuters Harvey Weinstein has resigned from the board of The Weinstein Company, it said on Tuesday, as he faces allegations that he sexually harassed or assaulted a number of women over three decades in the film business. In a statement, the board said it also ratified its Oct. 8 decision to fire Weinstein as chief executive of the award-winning movie and television company he co-founded with his brother, Bob. A source close to Weinstein confirmed that he had resigned from the board and had no further comment. Weinstein has deniedRead More

John Dunsworth, known as Jim Lahey on ‘Trailer Park Boys,’ dies at 71

The Canadian Press Published Monday, October 16, 2017 6:49PM EDT Last Updated Monday, October 16, 2017 8:35PM EDT HALIFAX — John Dunsworth, known for his portrayal of Jim Lahey in the comedy series “Trailer Park Boys” and revered as a brilliant actor with a warm heart, has died. He was 71. The news was confirmed in a statement posted on his Twitter feed Monday evening. “With heavy and broken hearts the family of John F. Dunsworth would like to let people know that our amazing husband, father and grandfather JohnRead More

Voting day in Edmonton, voters to choose new councillors for Wards 4, 5 and 9

Election Day started Monday with thousands of Edmontonians casting their ballots to choose who will represent their area on City Council. The City of Edmonton said as of 11 a.m. Monday, 140 of 189 voting stations had reported a total voter turnout of 15,758 – with the highest number of voters in Ward 8, where 2,118 votes were cast, and the lowest in Ward 12, where 821 votes were cast. Voter turnout so far is lower than in 2013, when two thirds of polling stations reported a total of 18,170Read More

Alberta boosts funding to Calgary veterinarian program, cuts ties with WCVM

CALGARY — The Alberta government is bumping up funding for more spaces at the University of Calgary’s veterinary medicine program and withdrawing millions in funds to the University of Saskatchewan. Advanced Education Minister Marlin Schmidt says the province will reallocate $4.7 million per year to the Calgary program beginning in 2020. However, the move is accompanied by a decision to withdraw more than $8 million in annual funding to the Western College of Veterinary Medicine at the University of Saskatchewan in Saskatoon. The dean of WCVM, Douglas Freeman, says heRead More

Getting ready to host the world’s best curlers

Preparations in North Bay underway as the city is set to host the World Women’s Curling Championships in March. Joey Slattery reports. Source link #USA #News #USnews #worldnews #headlinenews #Breakingnews #weathernews #UnitedStates news #CanadianNews #weatherforecast top news #stories,Us news today #hourlyweather #Cbcnews #CBC