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Troops face off against Rangers army

From CTV Northern Ontario’s Joey Slattery: North Bay Battalion hosts the surging Kitchener Rangers Thursday night. Source link #USA #News #USnews #worldnews #headlinenews #Breakingnews #weathernews #UnitedStates news #CanadianNews #weatherforecast top news #stories,Us news today #hourlyweather #Cbcnews #CBC

Cambridge school placed under brief hold and secure

An elementary school in Cambridge’s east end was placed in hold and secure Friday morning. The Waterloo Region District School Board said around 10:30 a.m. that a hold and secure had been enacted at Clemens Mill Public School on Saginaw Parkway. School board officials said the decision was the result of a request by Waterloo Regional Police, and involved an incident outside the building. All students and staff members were said to be safe. The hold and secure was lifted shortly before 11 a.m. Under a hold and secure, peopleRead More

Gravity-defying frozen noodles take internet by storm – North

Katherine Barton A photo of a bowl of frozen ramen noodles with the chopsticks suspended in them has been viewed more than 573,000 times on Reddit alone. The photo was snapped when it was -27 C in Yellowknife. (Submitted by Tammy Travis/Jessica Wang) A simple bowl of ramen noodles has taken the internet by storm. At lunchtime on Wednesday, Jessica Wang was at work at Yellowknife’s Chateau Nova Hotel when she noticed some pesky ravens playing with something outside. When she looked, she saw a bowl of frozen noodles with chopsticks suspendedRead More

Saskatchewan Party leadership candidate walks back comment on abortion for rape victims

The Canadian Press Published Thursday, November 23, 2017 12:08PM CST Last Updated Thursday, November 23, 2017 12:11PM CST REGINA – A candidate in the race for premier of Saskatchewan is walking back his anti-abortion comments, saying victims of sexual assault should have access to the procedure. Saskatchewan Party legislature member Ken Cheveldayoff says in a release that any sex assault victim has the right to make the choice to have an abortion. He says he has the utmost respect for women and that it’s his personal view that life beginsRead More

Calgarians seek social media support after making shortlist of Vintage Air Rally applicants

Two Calgary men are turning to social media in the hopes of gaining support for their effort to fly in a fully funded, six week rally from the southern tip of Argentina to Florida. From a field of 700 applicants, Rick Appleton and Glen Tinckler were the only Canadians selected to make the list of 60 finalists for the International Vintage Air Rally. The remaining teams are all vying to be selected as one of the 15 groups who will make the 42-day journey in 2018. Appleton, a veteran WestJetRead More

Transit routes reduced, parking costs increased: City budget

Drivers and bus riders are significantly impacted by the City of Winnipeg’s 2018 budget. Homeowners will once again pay an extra 2.3% per cent for property taxes, the bulk of the hike going to road repairs. The street renewal budget for 2018 will rise to $116 million, an $11 million increase. But drivers will pay more to park. A $1 per hour increase at meters is expected to bring in $3.5 million and push more turn over. And people paying parking tickets early will only get a 25 per centRead 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

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

Accused killer’s ex faces cross-examination at Laura Babcock murder trial – Toronto

Shannon Martin Accused killer Mark Smich barely glanced at his ex-girlfriend as she told jury members at the Laura Babcock murder trial Friday that she saw him and co-accused Dellen Millard fire up an animal incinerator, “testing it.” Marlena Meneses, 23, is back in the witness box Tuesday in Ontario Superior Court in downtown Toronto. Not only will she be grilled by her ex-boyfriend’s lawyer, but she’ll also come face to face with his onetime best friend, Millard, who is acting as his own lawyer. Both Millard, 32, of Toronto,Read More

Sault volunteers rebuild vintage airplane over two decades

From CTV Northern Ontario’s Lincoln Louttit: Volunteers spend 20 years rebuilding de Havilland Fox Moth at Canadian Bushplane Heritage Centre in Sault Ste. Marie. Source link #USA #News #USnews #worldnews #headlinenews #Breakingnews #weathernews #UnitedStates news #CanadianNews #weatherforecast top news #stories,Us news today #hourlyweather #Cbcnews #CBC