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‘We’re very concerned about it’: Speeding through Hwy. 400 construction zones

Krista Sharpe, CTV Barrie Published Wednesday, November 22, 2017 6:14PM EST Last Updated Wednesday, November 22, 2017 6:47PM EST Construction crews on Highway 400 are pleading with drivers to slow down. Highway 400 between Major Mackenzie Road and the Willow Creek Bridge in north Barrie is made up of 36 kilometres of construction zones. The speed limit through these areas is 80 km/h. “We just arrested a guy this afternoon doing about 170 on the 400 in construction zone. He’s under arrest right now,” says OPP Sgt. Kerry Schmidt. BotRead More


Sexual attacks against Rohingya may be war crimes: UN envoy

Edith M. Lederer, The Associated Press Published Wednesday, November 22, 2017 9:17PM EST Widespread atrocities against Rohingya Muslim women and girls have been orchestrated and perpetrated by Myanmar’s military and may amount to war crimes, crimes against humanity and genocide, the U.N. envoy on sexual violence in conflict said Wednesday. Pramila Patten, who met many Rohingya victims of sexual violence in Bangladesh camps during a visit this month, said she fully endorses the assessment by U.N. human rights chief Zeid Ra’ad Al Hussein that Rohingya have been victims of “ethnicRead More


Kendall Jenner ousts Gisele Bundchen as world’s top-earning model

LOS ANGELES (Reuters) – Kendall Jenner topped a list on Tuesday of the world’s highest paid models, edging Gisele Bundchen out of the No. 1 spot for the first time in 15 years in a ranking that reflected the growing power of social media influencers. FILE PHOTO: Model Kendall Jenner displays a creation from the Bottega Veneta Spring/Summer 2018 show at the Milan Fashion Week in Milan, Italy, September 23, 2017. REUTERS/Stefano Rellandini Ashley Graham became the first plus-size woman to make the annual Forbes list of top earning models,Read More


‘One life is too many’: Speaker series shows lasting impact of fatal crashes to Manitoba teens

Driving while impaired, distracted, or inexperienced can pose dangerous and even deadly consequences. Thousands of students across Manitoba are learning those risks through Manitoba Public Insurance’s ‘Friends for Life’ speaker series. On Monday, Garden City Collegiate students heard from John Westhaver. The crash survivor wanted to get one message — how one decision, whether good or bad, can impact the rest of your and your family’s lives. When Westhaver was 18 years old, he was involved in a crash that drastically changed the rest of his life. “Our whole livesRead More


Stamps and Esks renew hostilities with Grey Cup berth on the line

The Calgary Stampeders will face the Toronto Argonauts in the 105st Grey Cup after defeating the Eskimos in the Western Final by a score of 32-28. The decision by Eskimos’ head coach Jason Maas to send out the field goal unit when his team was down 32-25 late in the fourth quarter would prove costly as the Eskimos’ would not regain possession. Eskimos’ placekicker Sean Whyte’s 20 yard field goal attempt with 1:56 was successful to reduce the Stampeders’ lead to 32-28. The subsequent Stampeders’ drive ate a significant amountRead More


Three-car pileup sends two to hospital in New Brunswick

A serious three-car collision shut down Coverdale Road in Riverview, N.B., and sent two people to hospital Saturday. The accident happened on a long, straight stretch of road just after 9 p.m. Witnesses told CTV News that one vehicle was stopped and waiting to turn into a driveway when it was struck from behind and pushed into oncoming traffic. The crash happened in front of Steve Coulomb’s house and he says the scene was chaotic. “I checked out the window and I see a truck and two cars in theRead More


Rider fans cheering on | CTV Regina News

Rider fans from across the nation showed their game spirit on Sunday morning. Some headed to Toronto to witness the game in person while others watched in the comfort of their home. Regardless, Rider fans were excited and in full spirit to cheer on. Though the Saskatchewan Roughriders lost against the Toronto Argonauts on Sunday afternoon, the Rider pride presence could not have been missed at the BMO field as fans dressed in full green and white. Rider fans took to social media to express their excitement and to cheerRead More


Leafs beat Habs 6-0 with two goals from Matthews

Bill Beacon, The Canadian Press Published Saturday, November 18, 2017 11:37PM EST MONTREAL – Ron Hainsey and Nazem Kadri scored 37 seconds apart in the second period and Frederik Andersen made 33 saves as the Toronto Maple Leafs stretched their winning run to six games with a 6-0 victory over the Montreal Canadiens on Saturday night. Auston Matthews, with two, James van Riemsdyk and Connor Brown also scored for Toronto (14-7-0), which was coming off a 1-0 shutout of the New Jersey Devils in which Andersen made 42 saves. MontrealRead More


Stars and Thunder tickets on sale for Timmins residents only

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Police investigating fifth homicide of 2017 after shooting victim dies in hospital

Saskatoon police are investigating the city’s fifth homicide of the year after a man shot earlier this month died in hospital. Police say the 30-year-old, who officers discovered Nov. 4 with a gunshot wound to his abdomen at a home on the 200 block of Avenue V South, died in hospital Saturday. An autopsy was performed Tuesday, and major crimes police, alongside other Saskatoon police units, are investigating the death. Police said in a news release the day of the shooting the man was shot with a small-calibre gun. ARead More