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Trudeau tributes slain soldier for Parliament Hill attack’s third anniversary

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau marked the third anniversary of the terrorist attack at the National War Memorial by calling on Canadians to pay tribute to the soldier who was killed. Cpl. Nathan Cirillo was shot while standing guard at the memorial, during a day of terror at Parliament Hill in 2014 that ended with a masked gunmen being shot and killed. In a statement issued Sunday, Trudeau also called on Canadians to honour the bravery of first responders during the attack. He also honoured Warrant Officer Patrice Vincent, who wasRead More

NFL scores: Patriots hammer Falcons in Super Bowl rematch

FOXBOROUGH, Mass. – Tom Brady threw two touchdown passes and the New England Patriots toyed with the Atlanta Falcons – sound familiar? – 23-7 in a fog-filled Super Bowl rematch Sunday night that wasn’t particularly super. New England scored the final 31 points to win the NFL championship in February. Placards and shirts reading 28-3 were ever-present in and around Gillette Stadium as the Patriots (5-2) scored the first 23 points in this prime-time mismatch. The Falcons (3-3), who led New England by that 25-point margin in the third quarterRead More

38 accuse writer and director James Toback of sexual harassment

Lindsey Bahr, The Associated Press Published Sunday, October 22, 2017 10:56PM EDT LOS ANGELES — Writer and director James Toback, who received an Oscar nomination for writing “Bugsy,” has been accused of sexual harassment by 38 women in a report published Sunday in The Los Angeles Times. In the report, many of the women allege that Toback approached them on the streets of New York City and promised stardom. His meetings would often end with sexual questions and Toback masturbating in front of them or dry-humping them, according to theRead More

Beaumont mother, conservative MP argue for stiffer drunk-driving penalties

A Beaumont woman wants Canadians to sign a petition to strengthen penalties against drunk drivers who kill people. Sheri Arsenault, the mother of Bradley Arsenault, the 18-year-old killed with two other friends in a 2011 collision, is working with conservative MP Michael Cooper to make sure drunk drivers who kill people face stiffer penalties. Arsenault and Cooper believe Bill C-46, a proposed piece of legislation related about drunk-driving, is not rigid enough, and want the government to amend it to include a five-year mandatory sentence for impaired drivers who causeRead More

Lost hikers found in embrace after ‘sympathetic murder-suicide’

SAN FRANCISCO — Friends and relatives of a couple whose bodies were found in Joshua Tree National Park say they believe the two got lost while hiking in the sprawling desert park and struggled in the searing heat with little food or water before they died in a “sympathetic murder-suicide.” Rachel Nguyen, 20, and Joseph Orbeso, 22, had been missing for nearly three months after going for a hike in late July and failing to return to their bed-and-breakfast. Their disappearance launched an exhaustive search. Crews spent more than 2,100Read More

Remai, Art, Gallery, Saskatoon | CTV Saskatoon News

The Remai Modern officially opened its doors on Saturday, following years of planning and tens of millions of dollars later. Boasting four storeys, 130,000 square feet and 11 exhibition galleries, the museum aims to put Saskatoon on the modern art map. Remai’s goal is ambitious, with hopes of becoming Canada’s modern art museum. It features works from the local to international level, including some by Spanish master Pablo Picaso. The museum is also working with Indigenous artists and communities. “[The museum] takes its place not only in Canada in beingRead More

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Pausing uptown construction not the way to go, BIA says

The UpTown Waterloo BIA says its members support continuing uptown road construction projects on their current schedule – but not by a wide margin, and not with the current level of support for businesses. The last few construction seasons have been busy ones in the last few years. More work is planned for 2018. A group of businesses had been pushing for municipal officials to alter the construction schedule so all roads in the core would remain open through 2018. The BIA says it polled its members on the issue,Read More

Georgia lawmaker asks about quarantining HIV patients

ATLANTA — A Georgia state lawmaker who is married to former U.S. health secretary Tom Price asked during a legislative committee meeting about the possibility of quarantining people with HIV. State Rep. Betty Price, a Republican whose district includes parts of Atlanta’s northern suburbs, asked the head of the Georgia Department of Public Health’s HIV Epidemiology Section at Tuesday’s meeting about stopping the spread of HIV — the virus that causes AIDS. “What are we legally able to do? I don’t want to say the quarantine word, but I guessRead More

Hundreds of hockey players taking part in Hocktoberfest

This weekend marks the 10th anniversary of a popular girls hockey tournament in Windsor-Essex. Hocktoberfest kicked off Friday with 48 teams visiting from across Ontario as well as Michigan, Ohio and Illinois. The tournament has made the move to Lakeshore after being held in Windsor for the first nine years. Some games will also be played Tecumseh. Pool play in the Atom to Midget age groups will be held on Friday and Saturday, and the finals are set for Sunday. Continuing a tradition, Hocktoberfest is awarding two academic bursaries toRead More