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RCMP on scene of ‘incident’ in Spruce Grove

CTV Edmonton Published Thursday, November 23, 2017 4:04PM MST Last Updated Thursday, November 23, 2017 5:36PM MST Police west of Edmonton were advising area residents to stay away from an area in west Spruce Grove Thursday afternoon, as officers investigated an ‘unfolding incident’. Few details on the incident were immediately released early Thursday afternoon, but residents in the immediate area were advised to stay in their homes, while other residents were asked to avoid the area of Hawthorne Gate. More to come… Source link #USA #News #USnews #worldnews #headlinenews #BreakingnewsRead More

OMB to decide fate of controversial gravel pit plan

CTV Barrie Published Wednesday, November 22, 2017 5:27PM EST Last Updated Wednesday, November 22, 2017 7:03PM EST The Ontario Municipal Board will now decide whether a controversial plan for a gravel pit will go ahead. The OMB hearing about a proposed gravel pit and excavation business in Adjala-Tosorontio lasted 10 days. Those opposed cited many potential environmental concerns such as risks to local water and wildlife. “We hope that intelligence will prevail,” says Janet Budgell. “It’s about three kilometers long. That has probably been there for many, many years andRead More

Candidate for premier says abortions should be restricted to women facing medical risks

The Canadian Press Published Wednesday, November 22, 2017 4:09PM CST Last Updated Wednesday, November 22, 2017 7:48PM CST One of the leading candidates in the race to become the next premier of Saskatchewan says he doesn’t believe in abortion, even in the case of sex assault victims. Ken Cheveldayoff, a long-time Saskatoon member of the legislature for the Saskatchewan Party, also says anyone under 18 should need parental consent for the procedure. And he thinks abortions should further be restricted to women facing medical risks, not victims of sexual assault.Read More

Metro Inc. latest grocer to expand online services after Amazon acquires Whole Foods

Aleksandra Sagan, The Canadian Press Published Wednesday, November 22, 2017 4:05PM EST VANCOUVER — Metro Inc. is looking to expand its online grocery offerings to Ontario next year, making it the latest Canadian retailer to ramp up its e-commerce options in the face of potential competition from Amazon. Metro CEO Eric La Fleche said Wednesday the grocer already offers “click and collect” in seven stores in Quebec and home delivery service in Greater Montreal, Quebec City and Gatineau, Que., covering 60 per cent of the population of Quebec. “We areRead More

Police urge all road users to “exercise caution”

Ottawa Police are reminding all road users to exercise caution on the roads. The plea comes after two pedestrians were struck by vehicles on Ottawa roads in two days this week. On Monday, a woman in her 20’s was struck by a vehicle on Pamilla Street at Preston Street.  Police say the vehicle fled the scene, but the suspect car was located on Tuesday. Yesterday, a woman in her 50’s suffered critical injuries when she was struck by a vehicle at the intersection of St. Laurent Blvd and Belfast. PoliceRead More

Michael Redhill, Bellevue Square author, wins Giller Book Prize – Entertainment

CBC News Michael Redhill has won the Giller Prize, Canada’s richest literary award, for his novel Bellevue Square. Redhill was named winner of the $100,000 honour at a televised Toronto gala Monday night, the first Giller Prize awarded since the death of founder Jack Rabinovitch in August. Bellevue Square tells the story of a woman who tries to track down her doppelganger following rumours that someone who looks like her hangs out at Bellevue Square, a park in Toronto’s Kensington Market. Redhill will be interviewed on CBC Radio’s q Tuesday morning. This year’s shortlist included first-timeRead More

‘Wolfpack’ Brothers Grew Up Locked in NYC Apartment for Years | 20/20 | ABC News – Sharing #ABC #NEWS #Video #feed

Part 1: Almost no one, including neighbors, knew the six Angulo brothers existed. The ‘Wolfpack’ Brothers Grew Up Locked in NYC Apartment for Years. source #NBC #CBS #ABC #News #worldNews #Videos #youtube USA Today News Headlines USA News Headlines ABC NEWS Headlines #USA #News #USnews #worldnews #headlinenews #Breakingnews #weathernews #UnitedStates news #CanadianNews #weatherforecast top news #stories,Us news today #hourlyweather forecast

Canada faces Russia-linked cyberthreats at home and abroad, NATO chief says

HALIFAX — The head of NATO is urging Canada to be vigilant about the threat of Russian cyberwarfare both on the battlefield and at home. NATO secretary general Jens Stoltenberg said Canadian troops in Latvia are being smeared by Russia-backed online propaganda aimed at undermining the alliance, and it may not be long before Canada sees similar tactics being waged within its borders. Canada has sent hundreds of soldiers to Latvia to lead a NATO battle group as part of an effort to curb Russian aggression in the Baltic states,Read More

Small Ontario town to offer second round of generous incentives to move there

Michelle McQuigge, The Canadian Press Published Saturday, November 18, 2017 2:40PM EST A northern Ontario town that offered generous incentives to potential newcomers in a bid to revitalize the community says its efforts were successful enough to merit a second round. Officials in Smooth Rock Falls, Ont., recently launched a campaign to woo newcomers to the area and help rebuild a town that had been in a financial tailspin since the closure of a local pulp and paper mill. As part of the campaign, the municipal government put 15 parcelsRead More

Kameron Coal postpones seismic testing program at Donkin Mine

Kameron Coal Management has decided to postpone its seismic testing program at the Donkin Mine until later next year. In a statement Friday afternoon, Kameron Coal said the decision gives them more time to answer questions and address concerns from the local community. “We have a great working relationship with our stakeholders and we respect their concerns,” said Tracey Stephenson, vice-president of account services for Kameron Coal, in a statement. The decision comes shortly after a heated public meeting was held in protest of the two weeks of seismic testingRead More