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Counterfeit bills showing up more often in Waterloo Region

Local business owners are being warned to be on the lookout for counterfeit money ahead of the holidays. Det. Const. David Lea says Waterloo Regional Police have seen the number of counterfeit bills being passed in the region almost quadruple this year, with more than 90 cases so far. The bills mostly consist of $20 and $100 bills. They are occasionally printed at home, and sometimes through more sophisticated methods. “If they can get something close enough, it’s going to get past most people who aren’t looking for those securityRead More

Canada’s Zimbabwean community disappointed with Mugabe speech

Members of Canada’s Zimbabwean community have been waiting days for news the country’s president for 37 years would resign, so when word finally came that Robert Mugabe would make the announcement in a live broadcast on Sunday, they made sure they tuned in. But when Mugabe, 93, spoke, he didn’t step down and said he planned to address his party’s congress next month. “Everybody was waiting for the words, ‘I resign. I hereby resign,”‘ said Vuso Moyana, who watched Mugabe on his iPad with his friends in a Toronto restaurantRead More

Police seek suspect after restaurant and liquor stores robbed at knifepoint

The Calgary Police Service is attempting to identify the man responsible for a string of early morning holdups that stretched from Kensington to Midnapore. Officers were called to The Big Cheese Poutinerie in the 200 block of 10 Street Northwest shortly after midnight after the store was robbed by a man with a knife. The thief fled with an undisclosed amount of cash. Roughly 20 minutes later, a man entered Dave’s Liquor in the 1500 block of 16 Avenue N.W., produced a knife and demanded cash. While officers were investigatingRead More

Software robots snatching up hottest toys online

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Cowboys’ Jerry Jones apologizes for racial remark in video

FRISCO, Texas — Dallas Cowboys owner Jerry Jones has apologized after a gossip website posted a 4-year-old video of him making a racially insensitive comment. The Blast website reported the video was shot in 2013 at a Dallas hotel by a white man who asked Jones if he would tape a message for his fiancee. Jones appeared to be joking when he said, “Hey, Jennifer, congratulations on the wedding. Now, you know he’s with a black girl tonight, don’t you?” After the video’s release Friday, Jones apologized in a statementRead More

2 men charged in connection with shooting near Pearson airport

Kayla Goodfield, CTV News Toronto Published Friday, November 17, 2017 9:53PM EST Last Updated Friday, November 17, 2017 9:55PM EST Two men are facing charges in connection with the shooting of an 18-year-old woman outside of a restaurant near Pearson International Airport in September. The incident took place in the parking lot outside of Zet’s Restaurant on Airport Road at around 1 a.m. on Sept. 1. Officers said the woman was approached by two men before she was shot while sitting in the driver’s seat of a parked vehicle. TheRead More

Most Violent Jail Inmates: “Hidden America” Inside Rikers Island [Part 1] – Sharing #ABC #NEWS #Video #feed

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Car goes airborne in high school parking lot

A medical condition may be to blame which saw a car go airborne in a Woodstock parking lot and land on its roof, police say. The crash occurred shortly after 10:30 a.m. Thursday in the parking lot of Woodstock Collegiate Institute. According to police, the car hit a parked SUV as it flew through the air, pushing the SUV into two other parked vehicles. The driver of the car, an 85-year-old Woodstock woman, was taken to a local hospital before being transferred to a facility in London for treatment. PoliceRead More

Newly refurbished Canada Science and Technology Museum to open Friday

CTV Ottawa Published Wednesday, November 15, 2017 5:28PM EST Last Updated Wednesday, November 15, 2017 7:07PM EST After a leaky roof and mold forced it to close back in 2014, the newly renovated Canada Science and Technology Museum is set to reopen on Friday. The $80 million renovation meant a huge overhaul to the building and exhibitions. There’s good news for fans of the Crazy Kitchen and locomotives: they’ll be back, with a twist. Visitors exploring the Sound by Design exhibit can spin an oversized record or check out theRead More

Walk of Fame celebrates David Suzuki, Donovan Bailey and Anna Paquin

TORONTO – Canada’s Walk of Fame adds environmentalist David Suzuki, sprinter Donovan Bailey, and actress Anna Paquin to its ranks tonight with a splashy gala. The annual bash will also posthumously induct civil-rights pioneer Viola Desmond, business leader Ted Rogers, and country crooner Stompin’ Tom Connors. Suzuki says he’ll be thinking of his late parents as he accepts the honour, which recognizes his efforts to champion the environment while making science accessible to average Canadians. The 81-year-old says the issues facing the planet are as urgent as ever, and heRead More