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Bears killed after B.C. woman, conservation officer bitten

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Human remains found along banks of Bow River south of Carseland Weir

Members of the RCMP Major Crimes Unit and Forensic Identification Section have been deployed to a spot on the Bow River, south of Strathmore, after a group located a body on Saturday afternoon. RCMP were called to the scene at approximately 3:30 p.m. after  a group of people who had been fishing in the area made the grisly discovery. According to an unnamed member of the group, the body was severely decomposed when they found it south of the Carseland Weir. RCMP have not identified the deceased and an autopsyRead More

Maple Leafs sign defenceman Roman Polak to 1-year contract worth US$1.1M

TORONTO — The Toronto Maple Leafs signed defenceman Roman Polak to a one-year contract on Sunday worth US$1.1 million. Polak has spent parts of the last three seasons with Toronto and was on a professional tryout deal with the club during training camp. The 31-year-old had four goals and seven assists in 75 regular-season games with the Maple Leafs last season. He appeared in two playoff games before breaking his leg in Game 2 of Toronto’s first round series against the Washington Capitals on April 15. Polak has also spentRead More

Windsor police seize meth and crack during raid

A Windsor man is facing charges after a drug bust. On Thursday at 2:20 pm, Windsor police executed a search warrant at a home on Campbell Ave. near Grove Ave. Officers found 4.1 grams of methamphetamine, 2.3 grams of crack cocaine, $610 in cash, two digital scales and packaging materials. A 53-year-old Windsor man is charged with two counts of possession of a controlled substance for the purpose of trafficking. Source link #USA #News #USnews #worldnews #headlinenews #Breakingnews #weathernews #UnitedStates news #CanadianNews #weatherforecast top news #stories,Us news today #hourlyweather #CbcnewsRead More

City only unbeaten Premier League side after Man U lose at Huddersfield

LONDON — Manchester City comfortably beat Burnley 3-0 to remain the only unbeaten side in the English Premier League after Manchester United lost at Huddersfield 2-1 on Saturday. It was the first time in 65 years that Huddersfield beat United, which was made to pay dearly for defensive errors. Chelsea came from behind to beat Watford 4-2 thanks to two late goals, and avoided a third straight league defeat. City stretched its lead to five points above its fellow Manchester club. Third-placed Tottenham can draw level with United if itRead More

Suspect in cell phone theft identified, arrest warrant issued

Edmonton police said the suspect at the centre of a theft investigation had been identified, and an arrest warrant had been issued. Police said Friday that Jasper Halfe, 19, is wanted on warrants for theft, breach of probation and breach of recognizance in connection to the theft of a woman’s cell phone on October 4. That day, at about 7 a.m., a woman who was waiting for a DATS bus in the area of 16 Avenue and 48 Street when she was approached by the suspect, who asked to borrowRead More

N.B. premier says mandate ‘accomplished,’ will meet with lieutenant-governor

The Canadian Press Published Friday, October 20, 2017 8:37PM ADT Last Updated Friday, October 20, 2017 8:41PM ADT FREDERICTON — The premier of New Brunswick says he’s going to meet with the province’s lieutenant-governor on Monday at a time when his party has “accomplished” its current mandate. An unusual statement issued late Friday says that Brian Gallant will meet with Lt.-Gov. Jocelyne Roy “to discuss how the provincial government has moved New Brunswick forward.” However, it also says they plan to talk about the “upcoming speech from the throne,” scheduledRead More

Morneau says ownership of assets doesn’t put him in a conflict

OTTAWA – Finance Minister Bill Morneau says, despite still indirectly owning shares in his family’s business, he has followed the rules and, based on the advice of the ethics commissioner, he doesn’t think it puts him in a conflict of interest. Morneau said he met with Conflict of Interest and Ethics Commissioner Mary Dawson when he entered public life, at which time he disclosed all his assets and she advised him how to arrange his affairs so he would not be in any potential conflicts of interest. “We have anRead More

Sears Canada announces it won’t honour warranties starting Thursday

The Canadian Press Published Monday, October 16, 2017 8:31AM CST Last Updated Monday, October 16, 2017 9:24AM CST Sears Canada announced Monday that it will not honour Sears Protection Agreements to customers starting on Thursday. The company said that most merchandise comes with a one-year manufacturer’s warranty. This will still be available to the customers directly from the manufacturer. Customers will be entitled to refunds on protection agreements that have been purchased within the last 30 days, the company said. Delivery service will continue until Nov. 30. The company willRead More

Alberta boosts funding to Calgary veterinarian program, cuts ties with WCVM

CALGARY — The Alberta government is bumping up funding for more spaces at the University of Calgary’s veterinary medicine program and withdrawing millions in funds to the University of Saskatchewan. Advanced Education Minister Marlin Schmidt says the province will reallocate $4.7 million per year to the Calgary program beginning in 2020. However, the move is accompanied by a decision to withdraw more than $8 million in annual funding to the Western College of Veterinary Medicine at the University of Saskatchewan in Saskatoon. The dean of WCVM, Douglas Freeman, says heRead More