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Fireworks spark blaze at national historic site

CTV Atlantic Published Sunday, October 22, 2017 7:50PM ADT Last Updated Sunday, October 22, 2017 8:06PM ADT Halifax Regional Fire was called to a blaze on Citadel Hill in Halifax just before 9 p.m. Saturday. Officials say an errant firework landed on the grass roof of the national historic site that resulted in a small brush fire. Halifax Fire Division Commander, Mike Blackburn says when crews arrived they gained entry to the site and the fire was quickly extinguished. “There was a good bulk of fire at the time, butRead More

Leaking propane tank found after evening garage fire

The Saskatoon Fire Department received a 911 call at around 9:30 p.m. of a structure fire at 1829 Avenue E North. When crews arrived they found smoke and flames from the rear of the garage. Firefighters attacked the fire from the outside of the garage and had the fire under control in 15 minutes. A large propane tank leaking gas was removed from the area. There were no injuries. Damage is estimated at $3,000. A fire investigator was called to the scene and the fire was determined to be incendiary.Read More

Three injured as small plane goes down in Saint-Lazare, west of Montreal

SAINT-LAZARE, Que. – Three people have been injured in a small plane crash in a western suburb of Montreal. Emergency services received a call at about 4:20 p.m. about a small Cessna that landed in a tree on a private property in Saint-Lazare, Que. Police say one man was found outside the aircraft suffering from injuries that appeared to be minor. The other two men were removed from the plane and transported to hospital, where they were said to be in serious condition but conscious. Quebec provincial police are investigatingRead More

OPP offer up another parking lot for buying, selling to strangers

Sean Grech, CTV Barrie Published Friday, October 20, 2017 5:34PM EDT Last Updated Friday, October 20, 2017 6:35PM EDT More police stations are offering up space to people who are buying or selling things to strangers. Bracebridge OPP has joined Project Safe Trade, which means residents can use the detachments parking lot. The OPP say it’s a move to help ensure those transaction don’t end in crime. “This will cut down on the occurrences that we have seen across the province where individuals regrettably have been relieved of their moneyRead More

A sneak peek into Remai Modern art gallery

The Remai Modern Art Gallery of Saskatchewan will officially open Oct. 21, but local media got a sneak peek on Thursday morning. The 130,000-square-foot building has four stories, featuring 11 gallery spaces. One of the galleries is named after the Mendel family, featuring pieces from Saskatoon’s former gallery. There is also a theatre, restaurant, balcony and area for school groups. The opening weekend of the gallery is at capacity. “But we will have a stand-up line. It all depends on if people stay, of course. As people leave, according toRead More

Morinville man arrested, facing child porn-related charges

The ALERT Internet Child Exploitation Team said a Morinville man had been arrested and charged, after he allegedly used social media to trade child pornography, and was reportedly involved in child luring. Officers with the ICE Unit said Jeffrey Paul Veenbaas, 54, was arrested Tuesday, October 17. He has been charged with possession of child pornography, transmitting child pornography, making child pornography and luring a child. It’s alleged the accused impersonated young teens online, and tried to coerce underage victims into sending sexual photos and videos. Investigators said it’s notRead More

Outlaws member arrested in connection to murder for hire plan

CTV London Published Wednesday, October 18, 2017 12:10PM EDT Last Updated Wednesday, October 18, 2017 1:57PM EDT A London member of the Outlaws Motorcycle Club is in custody following in connection to a murder for counsel scheme. London police arrested two men on Wednesday and a handgun was recovered. Ryan Mark Daigneault, 41, of London, is charged with counseling to commit murder. Daniel M. Traquair, 30, of London, is charged with possess restricted or prohibited firearm knowingly not holding a licence and registration certificate and knowingly manufacture/transfer firearm/device or ammunition.Read More

Wildfires near Leader Sask. under control according to province

CTV Regina Published Tuesday, October 17, 2017 3:11PM CST Last Updated Wednesday, October 18, 2017 12:50AM CST Wildfires burning in parts of west-central Saskatchewan near the Town of Leader are contained according to the chief administrative officer and director of emergency preparedness in Kindersley, Bernie Morton. “I can report that the fires are under control, this is according to the local fire departments as well as the province who is now responding on scene,” said Morton. An estimated 1200 people were evacuated from their homes earlier Tuesday after a grassRead More

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U.S. proposes de-fanging NAFTA enforcement systems

Alexander Panetta, The Canadian Press Published Saturday, October 14, 2017 8:11PM EDT Last Updated Saturday, October 14, 2017 9:05PM EDT ARLINGTON, United States — The United States has requested a drastic weakening of the systems that enforce the North American Free Trade Agreement by settling disputes, sources said Saturday of the latest American proposals that would drastically overhaul NAFTA. The U.S. wants to strip down the three sections that settle disputes: Chapter 11 that lets companies sue governments, Chapter 19 that allows companies to fight to overturn duties, and ChapterRead More