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Man faces child pornography charge after search of Bedford business

A 50-year-old man has been charged with possessing child pornography after a search of a Bedford business last week. Police say they began investigating on Dec. 7 after receiving a tip regarding child pornography. Officers searched a business on the 1500 block of the Bedford Highway the next day, where electronic devices were seized. Geoffrey Puxon Barnes was arrested at the scene without incident, according to police. Officers also searched a home in the 2500 block of Beech Street in Halifax, but no items were seized. Barnes is scheduled toRead More

Victoria cancer survivor records touching song

A song has the power to move people, but for one budding musician it’s about more than emotions – it’s about her fight to stay alive. Source link #USA #News #USnews #worldnews #headlinenews #Breakingnews #weathernews #UnitedStates news #CanadianNews #weatherforecast top news #stories,Us news today #hourlyweather #Cbcnews #CBC

Search is on to get hottest toy before Christmas

Last-minute shoppers are frantic to find the elusive Fingerling toys for Christmas. “Tag Along Toys” in Kanata got a surprise shipment in Wednesday morning. They are all already accounted for. “It has been the toy of 2017- we have not been able to get any – this is the first shipment we are getting and that’s it!” says owner Patti Taggart. She says she has been getting phone calls since June for the toy. Fingerlings are the “it” toy this holiday season. They are small shaped creatures designed to gripRead More

CJAD’s Tommy Schnurmacher hangs up fedora and microphone

CTV Montreal Published Wednesday, December 13, 2017 4:18PM EST Last Updated Wednesday, December 13, 2017 4:29PM EST It was a farewell broadcast for a colourful Montreal radio icon Wednesday. After four decades on the radio, CJAD’s Tommy Schnurmacher officially hung up his microphone and fedora. CLICK ON THE VIDEO ABOVE FOR MORE ON TOMMY SCHNURMACHER’S RETIREMENT Schnurmacher was joined by dozens of former colleagues and friends who shared stories on and off-air – as well as a few martinis. Even though they didn’t always see eye to eye on issues,Read More

‘Steady hiring climate’ expected locally in 2018: survey

Far more of Waterloo Region’s employers expect to be hiring over the next few months than firing. A new survey released by ManpowerGroup shows that 27 per cent of surveyed local companies anticipate hiring new workers between January and March, while three per cent expect to make cutbacks. Sixty-five per cent of employers said they plan to stick with their current staffing levels, while five per cent said they were unsure of their plans. According to ManpowerGroup, the results show more businesses planning to higher than in the fall, butRead More

The purloined Parmesan: Merchant fights onslaught of cheese burglars

CTV Montreal Published Monday, December 11, 2017 5:37PM EST Last Updated Monday, December 11, 2017 6:06PM EST The owner of a supermarket in the Plateau has had to resort to extreme measures to stop cheese burglars. For the past three years, Frank Henot, who owns Intermarché Boyer at 1000 Mont-Royal Ave. E, has been fighting to keep his high-end Parmesan from being stolen. In just one week, Henot said more than 50 per cent of his inventory was stolen. At $50 per kilogram, he believes the culprits are likely restaurantRead More

Lots of snow on the way, Environment Canada warns

Environment Canada has issued a special weather statement warning of heavy snow Monday night and throughout the day Tuesday. It says snow associated with an Alberta Clipper will start falling across Eastern Ontairo Monday night, tapering off by Tuesday evening. We could see up to 12 centimetres. You’re reminded to be cautious on the roads as Environment Canada says poor driving conditions are expected Monday night and Tuesday morning. Source link #USA #News #USnews #worldnews #headlinenews #Breakingnews #weathernews #UnitedStates news #CanadianNews #weatherforecast top news #stories,Us news today #hourlyweather #Cbcnews #CBC

Support coming from two Centennial Holiday Market vendors

With people getting into the full swing of the holiday season, some vendors at the Centennial Holiday Market in Regina are doing their best to help-out. One of the vendors at the event is Corbyn George, 11, who makes Paracord products in his free time. He creates them in order to help with a cause that is close to him. “We support mental health, part of the proceeds go back to the (Canadian) Mental Health Association,” said Corbyn George, Vendor, during an interview on Saturday. Corbyn and his mother donatedRead More

‘Hands off Jerusalem’ rally in Ottawa

CTV Ottawa Published Saturday, December 9, 2017 5:44PM EST Last Updated Saturday, December 9, 2017 6:44PM EST Hundreds of protesters gathered at the steps beside the U.S. Embassy on Sussex Drive Saturday afternoon to rally against a decision made by U.S. President Donald Trump. Residents were voicing their frustration regarding Trump’s declaration of Jerusalem to be Israel’s capital. “What he has said is a bomb that has just exploded and created more tensions in Jerusalem,” says Mayse Abu who was born in Florida, but has lived in Ottawa for 25Read More

Regina Public Library not looking for mill rate increase

The Regina Public Library says it won’t ask the city for a mill rate increase in 2018. The library will receive additional revenue through growth in property tax assessment. It has also implemented several internal efficiencies to help save money. The board decided it could still operate effectively without a mill rate increase. “We wanted to minimize the impact on our customer base, the citizens of Regina,” said Sean Quinlan, chair of the Regina Public Library. “We feel that with the growth in tax assessment in the city, and someRead More