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Sydney’s one step closer to having a container terminal, CBRM mayor says

After two days of closed door meetings, Cape Breton Regional Municipality Mayor Cecil Clarke says Sydney is one step closer to having its own container terminal. “This is the turning point for the port of Sydney,” Clarke says. “It is where we step off now to the global stage for the investments necessary to put the shovels in the ground for a container terminal and the logistics park.” Legal paperwork first needed to be sorted out. Now, Cecil Clarke and council have granted developers of the port permission to finalizeRead More

Calgary moves to next step on possible 2026 Olympics bid

Ben Cousins, Staff Published Monday, November 20, 2017 9:53PM EST Last Updated Monday, November 20, 2017 11:09PM EST Calgary will continue to look at a bid for the 2026 Winter Olympics. City councillors voted in favour of an additional $2 million to further examine the benefits of an Olympic Games in the city, after a $5-million study from the Calgary Bid Exploration Committee showed the event could help the city economically. The conclusion is based on a pair of independent studies — but another pair of dissenting studies wereRead More

Two arrested after hockey game in Red Deer

RCMP said a woman and a man were arrested Saturday night, following an incident at a hockey game. Police said officers on duty at the Red Deer Rebels hockey game were asked by security staff to remove a woman. It was believed she was intoxicated and was refusing to leave. The game had ended at this point, but RCMP said a number of people were still in the building when two officers approached the woman, who resisted when security staff and police asked her to leave, before striking one ofRead More

Changing of the guard in Toronto FC goal happened without a ripple

Neil Davidson, The Canadian Press Published Monday, November 20, 2017 10:10AM EST TORONTO — It speaks volumes about Toronto FC’s smooth path this year that it made MLS history with a 69-point regular season while manoeuvring a changing of the guard in goal that barely made a headline. Clint Irwin, the incumbent, was the Toronto ‘keeper during the penalty shootout loss to the Seattle Sounders in last December’s MLS Cup. And he was still No. 1 after training camp this year. But Alex Bono’s play eventually won the day. WhenRead More

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Osborne Village board game helping to fund gas station theatre

A board game at a Winnipeg convention is raising money for the Gas Station Art Centre. Villageopoly, which is a Monopoly-based game that focuses on Osborne Village businesses, was on display Saturday at JimCon, a tabletop games convention going on at Bronx Park Community Centre this weekend. All the proceeds from the sales of the game go towards the art centre on River Avenue, which is currently undergoing a renovation. “It’s been such a pleasure working with all the businesses and being able to create something like this,” said KamillahRead More

Sandwich Towne residents voice concerns about impact of new bridge construction

CTV Windsor Published Saturday, November 18, 2017 2:01PM EST Last Updated Saturday, November 18, 2017 6:06PM EST Sandwich Towne residents are voicing concerns about future plans for the neighborhood with potentially two bridges being built in the area. NDP MP Brian Masse held a public meeting Saturday morning to listen to the concerns and share his thoughts on the projects. The Windsor-Detroit Border Authority has been tasked to work with the private partner that is selected to build the new Gordie Howe Bridge, to include a Community Benefit Framework. TheRead More

Fotis Kafatos, distinguished Greek biologist, dies at 77 – Sharing #ABC #News Feed

Fotis Kafatos, a Greek molecular biologist who had a distinguished academic career in both the United States and Europe and became the founding president of the European Research Council, has died. He was 77. His family announced his death in Heraklion, Crete on Saturday “after a long illness.” on Saturday. Born in Crete in 1940, Kafatos was known for his research on malaria and for sequencing the genome of the mosquito that transmits the disease. He was a professor at Harvard University during 1969-1994, where he also served as chairmanRead More

2 men charged in connection with shooting near Pearson airport

Kayla Goodfield, CTV News Toronto Published Friday, November 17, 2017 9:53PM EST Last Updated Friday, November 17, 2017 9:55PM EST Two men are facing charges in connection with the shooting of an 18-year-old woman outside of a restaurant near Pearson International Airport in September. The incident took place in the parking lot outside of Zet’s Restaurant on Airport Road at around 1 a.m. on Sept. 1. Officers said the woman was approached by two men before she was shot while sitting in the driver’s seat of a parked vehicle. TheRead More

Hydro One CEO says rate hike needed to keep the system stable

TORONTO — Hydro One has applied for a rate increase in order to keep the power system stable, its president and CEO said Thursday. Speaking after delivering remarks to the Empire Club, Mayo Schmidt spoke about the application that’s currently before the Ontario Energy Board, which seeks to increase rates by 0.5 per cent this year and 4.8 per cent next year. Hydro One has kept its distribution rates flat, what it is seeking is an increase to transmission rates, he said. “What we apply for is to keep theRead More