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Fun police? Montreal man says he was given $149 ticket after singing while driving

A Montreal driver says his passionate rendition of a cheesy 1990s pop hit has netted him a $149 fine. On Sept. 27, Taoufik Moalla was on his way to buy a bottle of water, happily singing along to C+C Music Factory’s 1990 song “Gonna Make You Sweat (Everybody Dance Now)” when he says he heard a police siren blaring behind him. “I was thinking they wanted to pass, but they called on the speaker, ‘Please go to the right side,’” Moalla told CTV Montreal. “I stopped and four police came,Read More

Senior struck by vehicle, in hospital with serious injuries

An 87-year-old woman was hit by a car in Goderich on Saturday afternoon. It happened just after 12 p.m. in the intersection of Balvina Drive East and Bayfield Road. The woman was taken to hospital with serious injuries. Police said the woman was attempting to cross over Balvina Drive East. As she was crossing, a Dodge Ram pickup turned left on Balvina from Bayfield Road into her path. Police are trying to determine whether the pickup truck hit the woman of whether she lost her balance and fell. Anyone withRead More

Indonesia seeks answers after U.S. denies entry to top general

JAKARTA, Indonesia — Indonesia’s government is seeking clarification from the U.S. after the Indonesian military chief was denied entry to the country, an official said Sunday. Foreign Ministry spokesman Arrmanatha Nasir said the Indonesian Embassy in Washington had sent a diplomatic note to the State Department. Nasir said the U.S ambassador to Indonesia was not in the country and his deputy has been summoned to provide more information on Monday. Military chief Gen. Gatot Nurmantyo and his wife had planned to leave Indonesia on Saturday evening but were told byRead More

‘Makes it more extreme:’ Prof says climate change added to historic fire season – Canada

The Canadian Press Climate change didn’t directly cause major wildfires in Alberta and British Columbia this year but it did contribute to their extreme nature, says a University of Alberta researcher. B.C. recorded its worst-ever fire season. Wildfires that began in early April scorched just over 12,000 square kilometres of timber, bush and grassland and at their height forced 45,000 people from their homes. Last month, Waterton Lakes National Park was evacuated after lightning sparked a blaze just inside the B.C. boundary. The flames eventually crossed into the park inRead More

Vancouver declares Dwayne ‘The Rock’ Johnson Day Staff Published Saturday, October 21, 2017 10:00PM EDT Last Updated Saturday, October 21, 2017 10:10PM EDT Do you smell what The Rock is Cooking? Vancouver certainly has. The city has been the subject of frequent praise from the movie star, who is currently shooting his latest film in Vancouver – a project that brings at least 3,000 jobs to town. So, as a way of saying thanks for everything, Vancouver Mayor Gregor Robertson honoured Dwayne Johsnon by declaring Oct. 19 “Dwayne ‘The Rock’ Johnson Day.” On Thursday night, RobertsonRead More

Variety store clerk slashed during robbery

A variety store employee suffered non life-threatening injuries following a robbery early Friday evening. Police say shortly after 6 p.m., a suspect entered the Hi Convenience store located at Highbury Avenue and Wilton Avenue and demanded cash. A scuffle ensued and the clerk was slashed on his left arm. The victim was sent to hospital for treatment. The suspect, a 37-year-old man was located and arrested shortly after the incident nearby. Charges are pending. Source link #USA #News #USnews #worldnews #headlinenews #Breakingnews #weathernews #UnitedStates news #CanadianNews #weatherforecast top news #stories,UsRead More

Coroner, federal OHS investigating sudden death at industrial site near Outlook

The coroner and federal occupational health and safety officials are investigating the sudden death of a man at an industrial site near Outlook. RCMP received a call Tuesday about a sudden death at an industrial site in the Outlook area. A 29-year-old man from Winnipeg was found dead at the scene when officers arrived, according to RCMP. His name hasn’t been released. The chief coroner’s office and the federal government’s branch of occupational health and safety are investigating the details surrounding the death. The federal government is involved because theRead More

Dog Rides the Bus Solo – Sharing #ABC #NEWS #Video #feed

This 2-year-old black lab loves the dog park so much, she’s started to ride the bus by herself to get there. Her name is Eclipse and she’s the most beloved canine … source #NBC #CBS #ABC #News #worldNews #Videos #youtube #USA #News #USnews #worldnews #headlinenews #Breakingnews #weathernews #UnitedStates news #CanadianNews #weatherforecast top news #stories,Us news today #hourlyweather forecast

Tornado struck town in Quebec’s Laurentians region Sunday: Environment Canada

The Canadian Press Published Monday, October 16, 2017 2:37PM EDT Last Updated Monday, October 16, 2017 6:55PM EDT MONTREAL — Environment Canada is confirming a tornado struck the Laurentians town of Mont-Laurier on Sunday afternoon. The agency said today an analysis of photos and video led them to conclude an EF-0 — the weakest possible intensity — was fairly localized and probably hit an area spanning only a few dozen metres for a brief time. Meteorologist Alexandre Parent says a cold front from Ontario and rare warm wet October airRead More

Wetaskiwin RCMP investigating armed robbery

Mounties in Wetaskiwin are investigating an armed robbery on October 14. Police responded to a complaint of an armed robbery at a liquor store in the area of 5000 block and 45 Avenue in Millet, Alberta at approximately 5:30 p.m. According to RCMP, a man and a woman entered the store, brandished a gun and demanded money from staff. The employee gave the two thieves an undisclosed amount of money and liquor, police said. The two thieves fled the liquor store on a green vehicle similar to a Ford FocusRead More