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Alleged victim takes stand in sex assault trial of Windsor psychiatrist

The alleged victim testified at the trial of a Windsor psychiatrist accused of sexual assault. Monday was the first day of the trial of Doctor Ravi Shenava accused of sexual assault and extortion for incidents dating as far back as 2012. The court has imposed a publication ban on reporting any facts or testimony that could identify the lone female complainant in this case. She took the stand and detailed about a dozen alleged incidents with the psychiatrist in 2012 and again in 2015. Shenava, 67, is charged with fiveRead More

CTV Northern Ontario: Learning about disabilities

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Firefighters prevent vehicle fire from spreading to Citadel home

A late afternoon fire in the driveway of a northwest home destroyed a van but the efforts of Calgary Fire Department protected the residence. Fire crews responded to a home on Citadel Meadow Grove N.W. shortly before 5:00 p.m. Saturday after fire broke out while the homeowner was working on a van. Firefighters doused the blaze before it could spread to the home. The attached garage sustained damage in the fire and the van was reduced to a charred frame. No injuries have been reported. The Calgary Fire Department hasRead More

China says winter smog battle to have limited impact on economy

BEIJING (Reuters) – The economic impact of China’s tough campaign against smog this winter is expected to be limited, a senior state planning official said on Saturday. A cyclist wears a face mask on a polluted day in Beijing, China, January 3, 2017. REUTERS/Thomas Peter “Measures to fight pollution don’t have a big impact on economic growth,” Zhang Yong, vice-chairman of the National Development and Reform Commission, told reporters during a briefing. As many as 28 cities in northern China have vowed to slash industrial output this winter in aRead More

Trump jabs back at ‘wacky’ congresswoman as spat rolls on

Jonathan Lemire and Jill Colvin, The Associated Press Published Saturday, October 21, 2017 9:33AM EDT WASHINGTON — Unwilling to put the tussling behind, U.S. President Donald Trump on Saturday jabbed back at the Democratic lawmaker who has slammed him for his words of condolence to a military widow, calling Rep. Frederica Wilson “wacky” and contending her antics are “killing” her party. Trump’s broadside came a day after the White House defended chief of staff John Kelly after he mischaracterized Wilson’s remarks and called her an “empty barrel” making noise. ARead More

Skating champion Karen Magnussen warns about ammonia gas leaks at ice arenas

Dirk Meissner, The Canadian Press Published Saturday, October 21, 2017 7:39AM EDT VICTORIA — Canadian Olympic silver medallist and former world champion figure skater Karen Magnussen can still feel the spot deep in her chest where an ammonia leak burned her lungs six years ago, leaving her disabled and unable to go back to an ice rink to teach the sport she loves. Magnussen, 65, said the deaths of three men this week in Fernie, British Columbia, after an ammonia leak at the local arena is a horrible tragedy andRead More

Gerald Storch stepping down as Hudson’s Bay Co. CEO

TORONTO — The CEO of Hudson’s Bay Co. will leave the company and return to his consulting firm next month, the company says — less than two months after he helped bring the Canadian department-store chain to an international market. Gerald Storch, who joined the Toronto-based retailer in January 2015, will return to Storch Advisors effective Nov. 1, the company said in a statement. “I’m looking forward to returning to my advisory firm to work with a range of companies during this transformational time for the retail industry,” Storch, whoRead More

Bringing wild rice back to Lake Simcoe a century after it disappeared

A century after it disappeared, a small group is trying to reintroduce native wild rice to Lake Simcoe. The Ministry of Natural Resources and Forestry has spent part of the week in a shallow bay near the mouth of the Talbot River. The water here is less than a metre deep, perfect they say for wild rice. “If envisioned what it looked like back then I would look at an areas like Cook’s Bay and see vast areas of beautiful wild rice,” says Wil Wegman. Wegman and his team haveRead More

NHL scores: Kings beat Canadiens 5-1

LOS ANGELES – Adrian Kempe had his first career hat trick to lead Los Angeles in a 5-1 win over Montreal. Michael Cammalleri scored the other two goals for the Kings, who have opened their season with their best six-game start (5-0-1) in franchise history. Montreal (1-5-1) still hasn’t won in regulation this season. Jonathan Quick made 36 saves for the Kings. The 21-year-old Kempe scored the go-ahead goal on a 2-on-1 breakaway for the Kings at 7:34 in the third period. He scored again at 16:42 and added anotherRead More

MMIWG inquiry makes changes to accommodate more families on third day of hearings in Winnipeg

The National Inquiry into Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women and Girls made changes on the third day of hearings in Winnipeg to allow more families in Manitoba to tell their stories of loss. 120 Manitoba families have registered to give testimony to the inquiry. The inquiry said it will now travel to Norway House for statement gathering from November 7 to 9. On Wednesday, an appearance by the Bear Clan Patrol was also cancelled to allow more time for families to tell their stories. While an interim report is expectedRead More