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Palestinian activists angry at Nick Cave over Israel show

JERUSALEM — Supporters of an international boycott movement against Israel have lashed out at rock star Nick Cave after he played in the Jewish state and accused the pro-Palestinian activists of trying to bully musicians. The Palestinian Campaign for the Academic and Cultural Boycott of Israel called Cave’s shows a “propaganda gift” that helps “art-wash” Israeli policies toward Palestinians. Cave plays Monday in Tel Aviv after an almost sold out show there the night before. The Australian musician said he faced pressure to cancel shows by the BDS movement, whichRead More

Man shares story of falling into icy water in rural Manitoba

73-year-old Ken McInnes is tough. It’s not just because he hauls and chops wood and still works on the family farm. McInnes walked away from a crash that sent him off a bridge and into icy water in rural Manitoba. It happened Friday morning in the RM of Dufferin on Road 18W north of Highway 3, about a 20 minute drive from his home in St. Claude. McInnes was delivering a trailer when he said he hit a patch of ice approaching the crossing. He along with the trailer andRead More

CTV Northern Ontario: Filmmaker's Homecoming

The North Bay Film Festival proved to be a homecoming of sorts for one documentary maker. With more, here’s CTV’s Joey Slattery. Source link #USA #News #USnews #worldnews #headlinenews #Breakingnews #weathernews #UnitedStates news #CanadianNews #weatherforecast top news #stories,Us news today #hourlyweather #Cbcnews #CBC

Debris remains one year after Chinatown blaze

A year after Canada’s first movie theatre went up in flames in Chinatown, the debris is still there. Source link #USA #News #USnews #worldnews #headlinenews #Breakingnews #weathernews #UnitedStates news #CanadianNews #weatherforecast top news #stories,Us news today #hourlyweather #Cbcnews #CBC

Hydro One CEO says rate hike needed to keep the system stable

TORONTO — Hydro One has applied for a rate increase in order to keep the power system stable, its president and CEO said Thursday. Speaking after delivering remarks to the Empire Club, Mayo Schmidt spoke about the application that’s currently before the Ontario Energy Board, which seeks to increase rates by 0.5 per cent this year and 4.8 per cent next year. Hydro One has kept its distribution rates flat, what it is seeking is an increase to transmission rates, he said. “What we apply for is to keep theRead More

Seal meat touted as tasty ‘Canadian superfood’ by Quebec company

Jonas Gilbart likes his seal steaks rare on the inside with a hard sear on the outside. “I love the taste and I love the nutritional benefits,” he said of a meat choice that’s still outside the food comfort zone for most Canadians. Gilbart’s helping lead a new campaign for Quebec-based supplier SeaDNA touting seal as “the Canadian superfood” with a “unique and inviting taste” similar to beef. “It comes from our backyard, it’s sustainably harvested from our waters and monitored by our government,” Gilbart said from Montreal. “Everything isRead More

Ottawa police searching for two suspects in break and enter

Ottawa Police are asking for your help in locating two suspects connected to a recent break-and-enter into a commercial property. On Sunday, November 4, around 8:00 p.m., police say two suspects hopped out of a van and used pry bars to break into a commercial space in the 2300 block of St. Laurent Boulevard. Police say two males removed items from the store and fled the scene in the van. The suspects are described as: Driver: Caucasian male, 5’10”, medium build, wearing a black & white tuque, black jacket, blackRead More

Canopy Growth reports Q2 loss, more than doubles revenue compared with year ago

TORONTO — Canopy Growth Corp. reported a $1.3-million loss in its latest quarter despite doubling its revenue compared with a year ago, sending its shares lower in early morning trading. The chief executive of Canada’s largest publicly-traded producer, however, says it’s “driving ahead” and “doing the actions that establishes us as the continued leader.” Canopy Growth (TSX:WEED) CEO Bruce Linton pointed to 27 provisional patents filed through its subsidiary Canopy Health Innovations and several international deals, such as strategic partnerships in Denmark and Jamaica. “The international opportunities are now increasinglyRead More

Caught on cam: Truck narrowly misses child in Norway

Caught on cam: Truck narrowly misses child in Norway Source link #USA #News #USnews #worldnews #headlinenews #Breakingnews #weathernews #UnitedStates news #CanadianNews #weatherforecast top news #stories,Us news today #hourlyweather #Cbcnews #CBC

It’s Monday so get out and embrace it

CTV Ottawa Published Monday, November 13, 2017 5:49AM EST Last Updated Monday, November 13, 2017 10:59AM EST Good Monday morning everyone! It’s -2C at 5:30 a.m. and we should reach a high of 2 degrees this afternoon. By noon time, the sun will peak out and we’ll have a mix of sun and cloud. On Tuesday, pretty much the same but we should climb to 3C. Hope your week starts off well! Source link #USA #News #USnews #worldnews #headlinenews #Breakingnews #weathernews #UnitedStates news #CanadianNews #weatherforecast top news #stories,Us news todayRead More