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Man considered ‘risk to public safety’ wanted by OPP

Renfrew County OPP say they’re looking for an Ottawa man who is wanted for breaching his bail conditions. Police say they have obtained an arrest warrant for 47-year-old Michael Phillip Vitello (pictured), on three counts of breach of recognizance. He has not been seen since October 12, 2017 and was last seen in Ottawa. He was originally charged with conspiracy to commit murder, among other charges. Vitello is known to frequent Ottawa, Arnprior, and Renfrew. He may be driving a black 2015 Ford F-250 pickup truck, with a dump-type trailer,Read More


Egyptian officials say 54 police killed in Egypt attack

CAIRO — At least 54 policemen, including 20 officers and 34 conscripts, were killed when a raid on a militant hideout outside of Cairo escalated into an all-out firefight, authorities said Saturday. It was one of the largest losses of life for Egyptian security forces since militants began targeting government forces after the 2013 military ouster of Islamist President Mohammed Morsi, whose one-year rule proved divisive. The officials said the exchange of fire began late Friday in the al-Wahat al-Bahriya area in Giza governorate, about 135 kilometres (84 miles) fromRead More


Premier signals plan for libel lawsuit against PC leader

Ontario’s premier says she is taking another step toward a defamation lawsuit against the province’s Opposition leader. Kathleen Wynne’s lawyer demanded in a letter last month that Progressive Conservative Leader Patrick Brown retract comments suggesting the premier is personally on trial. That letter came minutes before Wynne testified as a witness at a trial in Sudbury, Ont., involving two provincial Liberals facing Election Act bribery charges. The day before, Brown had said to reporters that he hoped Wynne would give answers about the scandal “maybe when she stands trial” andRead More


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Tragically Hip frontman Gord Downie dies at 53

CTVNews.ca Staff Published Wednesday, October 18, 2017 8:38AM EDT Last Updated Wednesday, October 18, 2017 8:46AM EDT Gord Downie, the legendary front man of the Canadian rock band the Tragically Hip, has died at the age of 53. In a statement posted online, the band confirmed that Downie died on Tuesday night, “with his beloved children and family close by.” “Gord knew this day was coming – his response was to spend this precious time as he always had – making music, making memories and expressing deep gratitude to hisRead More


Human remains found in burned out vehicle north of Drumheller

An autopsy will be performed in Calgary on human remains that were found by emergency crews after they extinguished a vehicle fire near the community of Morrin on Monday. Police were called to a report of a burning vehicle in a rural area south of the village at about 8:00 a.m. Firefighters doused the blaze and found human remains inside. The RCMP Major Crimes Unit is investigating and officials say they have spoken with the last known registered owner of the vehicle. An autopsy is scheduled to take place inRead More


After escaping Myanmar violence, Rohingya refugees face hunger, disease

CTVNews.ca Staff Published Monday, October 16, 2017 10:10PM EDT Last Updated Monday, October 16, 2017 10:25PM EDT In less than a month, a seemingly endless sea of tents on the Bangladesh border has become home for hundreds of thousands of Rohingya refugees. Members of the Muslim minority group who managed to escape persecution and death as the Myanmar army burned down their villages are now facing hunger and disease. Inside the Bulukhali refugee camp, CTV’s Peter Akman spoke to some of the victims of what the United Nations calls “textbookRead More


Liquidation sales expected to start Thursday at Sears

Sears Canada Inc. says executive chairman Brandon Stranzl has resigned from its board of directors following court approval last week for the retailer to begin its liquidation sales. The company says his services are no longer required. Sears Canada has been operating under court protection from creditors since June. Stranzl had led a group that was interested in buying the retailer and turning its fortunes around. However, no deal was reached and the company was granted approval last week to begin the process to liquidate all of its inventory andRead More


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Missing cat’s leg amputated after bullet shatters bones, owner awaits reunion

A Calgary family will soon be reunited with their pet after a nearly two year separation but the celebration was short lived after the owner learned the cat had suffered a horrific injury. Shannon Stevenson received a phone call from the Calgary Humane Society on Wednesday informing her that Lexi, her five-year-old tabby, had been found in the Bowness area. The cat had disappeared in 2015 after leaving a home in the southeast neighbourhood of Forest Heights but was identified through a database. Stevenson soon learned her cat had beenRead More