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RCMP investigating rash of break-ins in Carman

RCMP in Carman, Man. are looking into a string of vehicle and garage break-ins that took place in a single night. The Mounties received the reports on Thursday. Investigators have learned that in all of the incidents, keys were left in the vehicles and garage doors were left unlocked. The RCMP is encouraging people to lock their vehicles and remove their valuables, including garage door openers. An RCMP spokesperson said it is not yet known how many suspects were involved. Anyone with information on the break and enters can callRead More


OMB to decide fate of controversial gravel pit plan

CTV Barrie Published Wednesday, November 22, 2017 5:27PM EST Last Updated Wednesday, November 22, 2017 7:03PM EST The Ontario Municipal Board will now decide whether a controversial plan for a gravel pit will go ahead. The OMB hearing about a proposed gravel pit and excavation business in Adjala-Tosorontio lasted 10 days. Those opposed cited many potential environmental concerns such as risks to local water and wildlife. “We hope that intelligence will prevail,” says Janet Budgell. “It’s about three kilometers long. That has probably been there for many, many years andRead More


Teva Pharmaceutical set for major layoffs in Israel, U.S.: report

TEL AVIV (Reuters) – Teva Pharmaceutical Industries is expected to cut 20-25 percent of its workforce in Israel, where it employs 6,860 people, and a few thousand more jobs are to go in the United States, financial news website Calcalist said on Thursday. FILE PHOTO: The logo of Teva Pharmaceutical Industries, the world’s biggest generic drugmaker and Israel’s largest company, is seen in Jerusalem February 8, 2017. REUTERS/Ronen Zvulun/File Photo The world’s largest generic drugmaker will send termination letters to “tens of percents” of its 10,000 employees in the UnitedRead More


David Cassidy, ‘Partridge Family’ star and ’70s teen idol, dies at 67

Hillel Italie, The Associated Press Published Tuesday, November 21, 2017 9:18PM EST Last Updated Tuesday, November 21, 2017 9:47PM EST NEW YORK — David Cassidy, the teen and pre-teen idol who starred in the 1970s sitcom “The Partridge Family” and sold millions of records as the musical group’s lead singer, died Tuesday at age 67. Cassidy, who announced earlier this year that he had been diagnosed with dementia, died surrounded by his family, a family statement released by publicist JoAnn Geffen said. No further details were immediately available, but GeffenRead More


Disney Animation, Pixar chief John Lasseter taking leave

Lindsey Bahr, The Associated Press Published Tuesday, November 21, 2017 4:07PM EST Last Updated Tuesday, November 21, 2017 4:53PM EST LOS ANGELES — Just days before Pixar’s “Coco” is set to hit theatres, Pixar co-founder and Walt Disney Animation chief John Lasseter announced he is taking a six-month leave of absence citing “missteps” with employees. The boisterous, Hawaiian shirt-wearing personality behind some of the most beloved children’s films of the past 30 years like “Toy Story” is the latest entertainment titan to be exposed for claims of sexual harassment andRead More


No timetable for fully connecting Highway 8 to Highway 401

CTV Kitchener Published Thursday, November 16, 2017 6:09PM EST Last Updated Thursday, November 16, 2017 6:41PM EST If you’re driving between Waterloo Region and Toronto, you can go directly between Highway 401 and Highway 8 without having to mix with city traffic. If you’re going in the other direction, maybe to Woodstock or from London, that isn’t the case. Those drivers have to get between the two highways via King Street East – a former highway itself, which has seen its traffic volumes increase significantly over the past 20 yearsRead More


Town of Essex passes 2018 budget with ‘modest’ tax increase

For Essex Mayor Ron McDermott, it’s doesn’t get much easier than this. “Just sit back, relax and watch it unfurl,” he said, after the town passed the 2018 budget with a two per cent increase to the municipal levy. It was McDermott’s 14th budget as mayor of Essex, and quite possibly his last – if he chooses against running in next year’s municipal election. He says all of the credit goes to town staff, which was tasked by council to come in at the two per cent mark. McDermott saysRead More


CTV Northern Ontario: Embracing the Holidays

The Schumacher Lions Christmas Craft Show is a sure sign the holiday season has arrived in the Timmins area. CTV’s Kyle Gennings reports. Source link #USA #News #USnews #worldnews #headlinenews #Breakingnews #weathernews #UnitedStates news #CanadianNews #weatherforecast top news #stories,Us news today #hourlyweather #Cbcnews #CBC


Barrie police identify suspects in poppy donation box thefts

Beatrice Vaisman, CTV Barrie Published Sunday, November 12, 2017 5:40PM EST Last Updated Sunday, November 12, 2017 6:25PM EST Barrie Police tell CTV News they have identified the two suspects wanted in the theft of three poppy donation boxes in Barrie. Officers are waiting for the 19-year-old man and the 17-year-old boy to turn themselves in. They’re facing a series of theft charges. The suspects are accused of stealing poppy donation boxes from three Tim Hortons restaurants across the city, two on Essa Road and one on Sarjeant Drive. PoliceRead More


Statue of John A. MacDonald spray painted by vandals

CTV Montreal Published Sunday, November 12, 2017 12:24PM EST Last Updated Sunday, November 12, 2017 12:38PM EST The statue of John A. MacDonald that stands in Place du Canada was hit by vandals on Sunday. The monument was spray painted red. The defacement was captured in a video posted online. In an accompanying statement, a group claimed responsibility. In the statement, the group said that while they were not affiliated with any of the organizations involved in Sunday’s anti-racism rally, their motive for the vandalism was “inspired in part byRead More