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Man’s body discovered in Owen Sound harbour

Foul play isn’t suspected after a body was found floating in an Owen Sound harbour. The grim discovery was made by a passerby along the east side of the harbour on Wednesday, at around 8:30 a.m. Owen Sound police opened up an investigation and determined the 62-year-old’s man death was not suspicious. The identity of the man is not being released at this time. Source link #USA #News #USnews #worldnews #headlinenews #Breakingnews #weathernews #UnitedStates news #CanadianNews #weatherforecast top news #stories,Us news today #hourlyweather #Cbcnews #CBC


PQ accuse Liberals of election-year ploy with tax cuts

Quebec’s Liberal government defended their economic plan against opposition charges that announced tax breaks are an election-year ploy aimed at buying votes on Wednesday. On Tuesday, Finance Minister Carlos Leitao gave an update on the provincial economy. He announced plans for widespread tax cuts that will range from $278 to $1,200 per family, depending on marital status and size. Also included was the announcement that parents should expect receive cheques of $100 per child to buy school supplies. While Leitao attributed the cuts, which come less than a year beforeRead More


Uber isn’t saying how many Canadians were affected by year-old hack

TORONTO — Uber is owning up to a year-old security breach that saw hackers steal the personal information of millions of customers around the world, but is not saying how many Canadians have been affected. Uber Canada’s blog says names, email addresses and mobile phone numbers of 57 million riders were taken, but did not provide specifics about where the customers are. It specifies only that hackers took the driver’s license numbers of 600,000 Uber drivers in the U.S. The company has not responded to requests about how many CanadiansRead More


Etobicoke shooting sends 1 man to hospital in critical condition

Codi Wilson, CTV News Toronto Published Wednesday, November 22, 2017 5:32AM EST Last Updated Wednesday, November 22, 2017 5:33AM EST A man was rushed to hospital this morning with critical injuries after a shooting in Etobicoke. The shooting occurred at around 11:30 p.m. near Islington and Finch avenues. Police say the victim, who is believed to be in his 20s, has been taken to hospital for treatment and is expected to survive. Investigators have not released any information on suspects. Source link #USA #News #USnews #worldnews #headlinenews #Breakingnews #weathernews #UnitedStatesRead More


Cancer and lung associations make recommendations for Saskatchewan marijuana legalization

The Canadian Cancer Society in Saskatchewan and the Lung Association of Saskatchewan have submitted recommendations regarding upcoming bylaws for marijuana and current bylaws for tobacco, as the provincial government continues to prepare for marijuana legalization. The list of recommendations include setting the legal age to buy marijuana and tobacco at 21, banning marijuana use in places where smoking cigarettes is also prohibited and banning marijuana use in public places such as restaurant and bar patios, parks, playgrounds, sports fields and any other municipal or provincial place where the public gather.Read More


Review board orders B.C. man who killed kids to remain in custody

VANCOUVER — A panel has decided against changing custodial conditions for a British Columbia man who killed his three children during a psychotic break. The B.C. Review Board released its decision on Friday, following an annual review of Allan Schoenborn’s case. It says the 49-year-old must stay at the Forensic Psychiatric Hospital in Coquitlam, but could be allowed escorted visits into the community. Schoenborn was found guilty of stabbing his daughter and smothering his sons in their home in Merritt in April 2008, but a judge later ruled he wasRead More


Psychiatrist says terror suspect Mohamed Harkat poses low risk of violence

OTTAWA — A psychiatrist who has treated terror suspect Mohamed Harkat for the last eight years says the refugee from Algeria is unlikely to commit violent acts. Dr. Colin Cameron has told a Federal Court of Canada hearing on Harkat’s release conditions that his patient supports democracy and expresses revulsion about terrorist attacks. Harkat, who is closely monitored by Canadian border agency officials, wants general permission to use the internet outside his family home and to travel freely within Canada. Authorities are asking the court to deny the requests, sayingRead More


Wynne’s Liberals to try again for quick end to Ontario’s longest college strike – Toronto

Amara McLaughlin Ontario Premier Kathleen Wynne’s government will try again on Friday afternoon to push legislation that will end the province’s college strike through Queen’s Park after the NDP blocked its first attempt on Thursday.  Ontario’s Legislature will meet at 3 p.m. ET and the Liberal government will ask for unanimous support to pass its back-to-work legislation, Kyle Richardson, press secretary for the province’s attorney general, said in a statement.  “Students have been out of the classroom for too long and we want to pass this legislation as quickly as possible,” saidRead More


ASEAN summit avoids mention of China’s new islands

MANILA, Philippines – Southeast Asian nations avoided mention Thursday of China’s construction of islands in the South China Sea and a UN-linked arbitration ruling that invalidated Beijing’s claims in the disputed waters in the latest show of China’s regional clout. President Rodrigo Duterte, speaking on behalf of fellow heads of state of the Association of Southeast Asian Nations, also expectedly skirted any expression of alarm over serious human rights concerns in the region, including the plight of Rohingya Muslims in Myanmar and his deadly anti-drug campaign in a statement followingRead More


Archeologists hunt for secrets under Mayan pyramids – Technology & Science

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Reuters Video Underground wells and rivers may point to why pyramids were built at Chichen Itza Thomson Reuters Posted: Nov 15, 2017 2:22 PM ET Last Updated: Nov 15, 2017 2:22 PM ET Archaeologists are searching for the secrets of why the ancient Mayans chose the sites for the famed pyramids of Chichen Itza by looking underground. Mexico’s Yucatan peninsula is dotted with natural wells called cenotes and underground rivers.  Archaeologists now believe that some of these hydrological features lie below the sacred ground on which the Mayan pyramids wereRead More