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Windsor council defers residential rental licensing debate after hung vote

CTV Windsor Published Monday, November 20, 2017 11:02PM EST Last Updated Monday, November 20, 2017 11:06PM EST There was contentious debate at Windsor City Hall Monday night over the prospect of creating a residential rental licensing system. Landlords and residents made their arguments for and against a licensing regime that’s been on the public agenda for a decade. The renewed effort is on the heels of a fatal fire in west Windsor last fall that claimed the life of 20-year-old University of Windsor student Andrew Kraayenbrink who lived in studentRead More

Body located inside burned-out vehicle near Woodbine Racetrack

Codi Wilson, CTV News Toronto Published Tuesday, November 21, 2017 6:13AM EST Last Updated Tuesday, November 21, 2017 6:20AM EST Police are investigating after a body was found inside a burned-out vehicle near Woodbine Racetrack this morning. Emergency crews were first called to the area of Rexdale Boulevard and Highway 27 at around 5 a.m. for a vehicle fire in a ditch near the Etobicoke racetrack. The fire was extinguished and police say they believe a body was found inside the car a short time later. Paramedics confirm that oneRead More

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Apology to Canadians persecuted for being gay coming Nov. 28: Trudeau

OTTAWA — Canadians who were criminally charged or fired from the military or Canada’s civil service because of their sexual orientation will receive a formal apology from the prime minister before the end of month. Prime Minister Justin Trudeau confirmed on Twitter on Sunday that an apology in the House of Commons is coming Nov. 28 for historic wrongs committed against Canadians because they were gay, lesbian, bisexual or transgendered.   On November 28, the Government will offer a formal apology to LGBTQ2 Canadians in the House – for theRead More

N.B. government announces $2 million for Edmundston Regional

Premier Brian Gallant has announced the provincial government will invest $2 million in funding for a mother and child care unit at the Edmundston Regional Hospital. “Your government understands how a strong and vibrant health-care system is important to New Brunswick families,” said Gallant. “This investment in the Edmundston Regional Hospital will create a mother-child care unit allowing our families the chance to be as healthy as possible.” The government says the infrastructure project will involve relocating the pediatric unit within the obstetrical area and the two services will beRead More

Large U.S. farm study finds no cancer link to Monsanto weedkiller

(This Nov 9 story corrects paragraph 11 to remove phrase at end to show Spiegelhalter did NOT say the possible association with AML was “not a concern”.) FILE PHOTO: Monsanto’s research farm is pictured near Carman, Manitoba, Canada August 3, 2017. REUTERS/Zachary Prong/File Photo By Kate Kelland LONDON (Reuters) – A large long-term study on the use of the big-selling weedkiller glyphosate by agricultural workers in the United States has found no firm link between exposure to the pesticide and cancer, scientists said on Thursday. Published in the Journal ofRead More

Planning committee approves Salvation Army shelter proposal

The City’s planning committee has approved a request by the Salvation Army to rezone a section of Montreal Road to allow for a shelter project. The proposal passed by a vote of six to three. Councillors Stephen Blais, Jean Cloutier, Jan Harder, Alan Hubley, Shad Qadri, and Tim Tierney voted in favour. Councillors Riley Brockington, Jeff Leiper, and Tobi Nussbaum voted against it. This comes at the end of three days of lengthy planning committee meetings, which heard from over 150 public delegations, some arguing for the shelter, many othersRead More

Byelection called for Calgary-Lougheed in December

The premier has called a byelection for a Calgary seat in the Alberta legislature for mid-December. On December 14, voters in the Calgary Lougheed riding will head to the polls to choose a replacement for former MLA Dave Rodney. Rodney resigned on November 1, to give new United Conservative Party leader Jason Kenney a chance to win a seat. Kenney was acclaimed as the candidate for his party in that riding earlier in the week. “I think there’s a lot to be said for moving ahead with it,” Premier RachelRead More

Convicted mass killer Charles Manson hospitalized in California: report

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(Reuters) – Charles Manson, the cult leader who sent followers known as the “Manson Family” out to commit gruesome murders, shattering the peace-and-love ethos of the 1960s hippie era in California, has been hospitalized, the Los Angeles Times reported. FILE PHOTO Convicted mass murderer Charles Manson is shown in this handout picture from the California Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation dated June 16, 2011 and released to Reuters April 8, 2012. CDCR/Handout via REUTERS/File Photo Manson, 83, was in a Bakersfield, California hospital and his condition was unclear, the LosRead More

Member of so-called Toronto 18 terror group denied parole

Paola Loriggio, The Canadian Press Published Wednesday, November 15, 2017 4:42PM EST A member of the so-called Toronto 18 terrorist group has been denied parole after a panel found he needed to undergo more counselling for deradicalization. In a decision released Wednesday, the two-member Parole Board of Canada panel says Saad Khalid has “outstanding needs” that need to be addressed before he can be granted day or full parole. It noted, however, that deradicalization counselling sessions were not readily available for Khalid. The panel says that while Khalid has shownRead More