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Deaf woman whose daughter was murdered calls for more interpreters

The mother of a murdered Saskatoon woman testified at the national inquiry into missing and murdered Indigenous women and girls Thursday she’d like to see better access to interpreters. “Without an interpreter, communication was difficult,” Carol Wolfe, who is deaf, told the inquiry via an interpreter. “I felt unheard and dismissed simply because they chose not to hear me.” Her daughter, Karina Wolfe, disappeared in Saskatoon on July 2, 2010. About two weeks after the 20-year-old went missing, her mother went to the Saskatoon police station. Wolfe told the inquiryRead More


Yorkton RCMP looking for male robbery suspect

CTV Yorkton Published Thursday, November 23, 2017 5:05PM CST Last Updated Thursday, November 23, 2017 5:11PM CST Yorkton Municipal RCMP is looking for any information about a Wednesday robbery at a Yorkton business. Police say they received a 911 call to a business on the south end of Gladstone Avenue South at around 6 p.m. Wednesday. The business had been robbed by an unknown male brandishing a metal pipe. Police closed off the area and were able to use a canine unit to establish a trail. The RCMP ask anyoneRead More


Myanmar, Bangladesh sign agreement on Rohingya refugees

The Associated Press Published Thursday, November 23, 2017 7:39AM EST Last Updated Thursday, November 23, 2017 9:29AM EST BANGKOK — Myanmar and Bangladesh signed an agreement on Thursday covering the return of Rohingya Muslims who fled across their mutual border to escape violence in Myanmar’s Rakhine state. Myanmar announced the agreement but provided no details on how many Rohingya refugees would be allowed to return home. Bangladesh said the repatriations are to begin within two months. More than 620,000 Rohingya have fled from Myanmar into Bangladesh since Aug. 25, whenRead More


Vanguard’s Davis makes case for index funds even in tough times

BOSTON (Reuters) – The rush of money into big index funds has raised concerns about whether they would still prove attractive in a downturn, an issue taking on more importance especially for industry leader Vanguard Group Inc as its passive products soar in scale. A common view is that while passive funds would face loses in declining markets, active managers could be better prepared because of factors like cash holdings or farsighted stock selection. Greg Davis, named chief investment officer of Vanguard in July, acknowledged some active funds would fareRead More


Weather Nov 22/17

From CTV Northern Ontario: How long will the relief from wet weather last? Jessica Gosselin has your 7-day forecast. Source link #USA #News #USnews #worldnews #headlinenews #Breakingnews #weathernews #UnitedStates news #CanadianNews #weatherforecast top news #stories,Us news today #hourlyweather #Cbcnews #CBC


133 rabies cases reported in first 10 months of 2017

Ontario is on pace to finish 2017 with about half as many confirmed cases of rabies as 2016, but more than in the rest of this decade combined. As of Oct. 31, 133 animals had been diagnosed with rabies across Ontario. The majority of those animals have been raccoons, as the province continues to experience a rabies outbreak that came to light in late 2015 when a raccoon got into a fight with two dogs in the back on an animal control van in Hamilton. The outbreak’s peak occurred inRead More


Macklemore and Ryan Lewis on Addiction, Controversy – Sharing #ABC #NEWS #Video #feed

After a successful year, the duo discusses Macklemore’s past substance abuse and backlash from their music. source #NBC #CBS #ABC #News #worldNews #Videos #youtube USA Today News Headlines USA News Headlines ABC NEWS Headlines #USA #News #USnews #worldnews #headlinenews #Breakingnews #weathernews #UnitedStates news #CanadianNews #weatherforecast top news #stories,Us news today #hourlyweather forecast


Fire breaks out at Cambridge industrial building

CTV Kitchener Published Monday, November 20, 2017 2:33PM EST Last Updated Monday, November 20, 2017 3:13PM EST Smoke from a fire in Cambridge’s north end could be seen from a large distance away Monday afternoon. The fire broke out shortly before 2 p.m. at an industrial building on Sheffield Street, near Guelph Avenue and Fisher Mills Road. Within half an hour, black smoke was seen teeming from the building. The Sheffield St. factory fire is creating thick, black smoke. For your safety, firefighters are asking the community to stay wellRead More


Three-car pileup sends two to hospital in New Brunswick

A serious three-car collision shut down Coverdale Road in Riverview, N.B., and sent two people to hospital Saturday. The accident happened on a long, straight stretch of road just after 9 p.m. Witnesses told CTV News that one vehicle was stopped and waiting to turn into a driveway when it was struck from behind and pushed into oncoming traffic. The crash happened in front of Steve Coulomb’s house and he says the scene was chaotic. “I checked out the window and I see a truck and two cars in theRead More


Bill to end five-week Ontario college strike passes

Ontario legislated college faculty back to work on Sunday, ending a five-week strike and paving the way for students to return to class on Tuesday. Colleges are extending their semesters so students don’t lose their terms, but trying to condense five missed weeks into roughly two extra ones will be very stressful, student advocates say. “It’s going to be a very busy rest of the semester for students,” said Joel Willett, president of the College Student Alliance. “They have indicated to us that they are very frustrated.” The group isRead More