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Trudeau tributes slain soldier for Parliament Hill attack’s third anniversary

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau marked the third anniversary of the terrorist attack at the National War Memorial by calling on Canadians to pay tribute to the soldier who was killed. Cpl. Nathan Cirillo was shot while standing guard at the memorial, during a day of terror at Parliament Hill in 2014 that ended with a masked gunmen being shot and killed. In a statement issued Sunday, Trudeau also called on Canadians to honour the bravery of first responders during the attack. He also honoured Warrant Officer Patrice Vincent, who wasRead More

CTV Northern Ontario: Learning about disabilities

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Japan votes for lower house; PM Abe’s party seen headed for win

TOKYO — Japanese are voting in a general election that will most likely hand Prime Minister Shinzo Abe’s ruling coalition a majority in parliament. Up for grabs Sunday are 465 seats in the more powerful lower house, which chooses the prime minister. Abe dissolved the chamber less than a month ago, apparently judging that the political environment turned in his favour. Media polls have indicated voters see Abe’s government, despite recent scandals including his own, as a safer choice over an opposition with uncertain track records. Scare over North Korea’sRead More

N.B. to impose new measures for drunk drivers starting November 1

FREDERICTON — New Brunswick will seize drunk drivers’ cars for up to two months under a law that comes into force Nov. 1. Public Safety Minister Denis Landry says the new law will make the province one of the country’s toughest on impaired driving. Anyone convicted of drunk driving will have their vehicle impounded for up to two months and have a mandatory ignition interlock device installed in their vehicle when they get their licence back. The mechanism is similar to a breathalyzer and won’t allow a vehicle to startRead More

Magnitsky human rights law, protections for journalists’ sources get royal assent – Politics

Brennan MacDonald Two private member’s bills, one protecting journalists’ sources and another that allows Canada to get tough on human rights abusers, received royal assent Wednesday.  One of those laws is the so-called Magnitsky Act, the Justice for Victims of Corrupt Foreign Officials Act or Bill S-226. It allows the Canadian government to impose sanctions and travel bans on foreign officials responsible for gross human rights violations. “Canada has a strong reputation around the world as a country that holds clear and cherished democratic values and stands up for human rights,” Minister of ForeignRead More

‘We are less as a country’: Politicians pay tribute to Gord Downie – Politics

Kathleen Harris Politicians are paying tribute to Canadian icon Gord Downie following his passing, praising him as a musical legend, loving man and strong advocate for reconciliation with Indigenous people. The Tragically Hip frontman died Tuesday night at age 53. He was diagnosed with an aggressive and incurable form of brain cancer in 2015.  Tragically Hip lead singer Gord Downie greets Prime Minister Justin Trudeau on Aug. 20, 2016, shortly before the show in Kingston, Ont. Downie died Tuesday night. He was diagnosed with an aggressive and incurable form ofRead More

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Kitchen fire causes $30,000 in damages

  Damage is estimated at $30,000 after a kitchen fire in the city’s west end on Sunday night. The Saskatoon Fire Department responded to a home on the 600 block of Avenue I South just before 5:45pm. Fire crews entered the home and contained the fire in the kitchen. No one was found inside the home and no injuries were reported as a result of the fire.  The cause of the fire is accidental and was caused by a pot of hot cooking oil igniting, according to the Saskatoon FireRead More

Pickup truck’s window shatters after BB gun fired at moving vehicle

At least two vehicles have had their windows shot out after an unidentified culprit fired a BB gun in the city’s northwest. According to police, an investigation is underway after a window on the driver’s side of a pickup truck was shattered shortly before 5:00 p.m. along Shaganappi Trail near Edgemont Boulevard. No one was injured in the incident. Investigators say at least one other vehicle in the area had a window damaged by a BB gun. Police continue to investigate the shootings. Anyone with information regarding the identity ofRead More

Ontario college faculty going on strike

The Canadian Press Published Sunday, October 15, 2017 9:14PM EDT Last Updated Sunday, October 15, 2017 10:36PM EDT TORONTO — Faculty at 24 Ontario colleges went on strike late Sunday, affecting more than 500,000 students. The Ontario Public Services Employees Union says the two sides couldn’t resolve their differences by a strike deadline of 12:01 a.m. Monday. “There was really nothing left that we could put forward, nothing more coming from the employer,” Nicole Zwiers, a member of the union bargaining team. The faculty regrets the effect on students, butRead More