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Owner of T & T Travel in Kindersley pleads guilty

The owner of a Kindersley travel agency has pleaded guilty to fraud. Leslie Glauser entered the plea in a Kindersley court Tuesday, according to the Crown prosecutor’s office. The owner of T & T Travel had been charged earlier this year with one count of fraud over $5,000 after RCMP received more than 250 complaints. People reported paying for flights and hotels the company never booked. Glauser will be sentenced Feb. 6 in Kindersley. Source link #USA #News #USnews #worldnews #headlinenews #Breakingnews #weathernews #UnitedStates news #CanadianNews #weatherforecast top news #stories,UsRead More

Wynne says marijuana revenue deal with feds means money for municipalities

Shawn Jeffords, The Canadian Press Published Tuesday, December 12, 2017 6:38PM EST TORONTO — Municipalities can begin discussions with Ontario over costs associated with legalized marijuana in light of a new tax revenue-sharing agreement between the provinces and federal government, Premier Kathleen Wynne said Tuesday. Wynne’s comments come after Ottawa agreed Monday to give provinces and territories a 75 per cent share of federal excise tax revenues from the sale of legalized pot. The remaining 25 per cent — to a maximum of $100 million a year — will stayRead More

City installing GPS technology into vehicles

The City of Regina is planning to install enhanced GPS technology in all of its vehicles. The new technology will allow for multiple efficiencies in many city departments. Fire trucks will be tracked while driving, giving them a series of green lights when driving towards an emergency situation. Garbage trucks and snow plows can also be tracked to help drivers find the most efficient routes possible. The new system can also monitor vehicle and engine performance. “That information will be accessible by the devices and transferred back to our fleetRead More

After bitcoin’s wild week, traders brace for futures launch

NEW YORK (Reuters) – The newest way to bet on bitcoin, the cyptocurrency that has taken Wall Street by storm with its stratospheric price rise and wild daily gyrations, will arrive on Sunday when bitcoin futures start trading. Virtual currency Bitcoin tokens are seen in this illustration picture, December 8, 2017. Picture taken December 8. REUTERS/Dado Ruvic/Illustration The first bitcoin future <0#XBT:> trades are set to kick off at 6 p.m. EST (2300 GMT) on Cboe Global Markets Inc’s (CBOE.O) Cboe Futures Exchange. The launch has given an extra kickRead More

Suspect drives off in marked cruiser following interaction with Hamilton police

A man is facing charges after he allegedly stole a police cruiser in Hamilton early Saturday morning. Police say that officers were investigating a criminal incident involving an “uncooperative and agitated male” near King and Mary streets at around 4 a.m. It is alleged that the male got into a marked police cruiser following an interaction with the officers and then fled the area in the vehicle. Police say that the cruiser was subsequently recovered in Oshwekan and the suspect was placed under arrest. Police say that officers did notRead More

Man in serious condition after being found with gunshot wounds on Rideau Street

Ted Raymond, Newstalk 580 CFRA Published Friday, December 8, 2017 9:28PM EST Last Updated Friday, December 8, 2017 9:59PM EST Ottawa Paramedics say a man is in serious but stable condition after being shot Friday night. Paramedics were called to Rideau Street at King Edward Avenue at around 8:00 p.m. Friday and found the man with several gunshot wounds. He was rushed to the trauma centre in critical condition. A tweet by Ottawa Paramedics later said he was in serious but stable condition. Ottawa Police are investigating. Police say thisRead More

Trump bungles Canada-U.S. trade stats in speech

Alexander Panetta, The Canadian Press Published Saturday, December 9, 2017 9:01AM EST U.S. President Donald Trump regaled a rally of supporters Friday night with a story about a disagreement with Canada’s prime minister, then sprinkled his tale with some questionable statistics about international trade. Trump told a partisan crowd in Florida that he and Justin Trudeau had a closed-door debate about trade balances. He described it during the part of his speech where he blasted bad trade deals as one of the reasons he won last year’s election, and reiteratedRead More

Toshiba, Western Digital aiming to settle chip dispute next week: sources

TOKYO (Reuters) – Toshiba Corp (6502.T) and Western Digital Corp (WDC.O) have agreed in principle to settle a dispute over the Japanese firm’s plans to sell its $18 billion chip unit and aim to have a final agreement in place next week, sources familiar with the matter said. FILE PHOTO: A logo of Toshiba Corp is seen on a printed circuit board in this photo illustration taken in Tokyo July 31, 2012. REUTERS/Yuriko Nakao/File Photo The board of the embattled Japanese conglomerate approved a framework for a settlement on Wednesday,Read More

Local soccer player’s big potential matches her big dreams

Published Thursday, December 7, 2017 4:02PM CST Last Updated Thursday, December 7, 2017 7:20PM CST Claire Abrey has come a long way in her soccer career. “It’s just crazy to think that I started when I was four years old,” said the 17-year old. “I was just kicking the ball around with my Dad in the backyard, and now here I am.” A decade of hard work and practice on the pitch is producing results. Earlier this year she was invited to join Soccer Canada’s Under-20 national development camp inRead More

‘It hurts’: 74-year-old widower loses everything in California wildfire

The raging Southern California wildfire has left a 74-year-old widower with nowhere to go, after his home and all of his possessions were destroyed in the ferocious blaze. The Ventura County home Ansen Roberts had lived in since 1961 burned down to the ground. He had so little time to escape the flames that he didn’t even take his wallet with him. Roberts’ cats – his only companions since his wife’s death a few years ago – also perished in the fire. “I don’t know what I’m going to doRead More