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Plow drivers prepare for snow at Mount Washington

Crews responsible for clearing the road leading to the ski resort are hoping drivers will give them more space – and a little bit of patience. Source link #USA #News #USnews #worldnews #headlinenews #Breakingnews #weathernews #UnitedStates news #CanadianNews #weatherforecast top news #stories,Us news today #hourlyweather #Cbcnews #CBC

London police investigating shooting on Wilton Grove Road

Little is known at this time, but London police are investigating a shooting on Wilton Grove Road. Source link #USA #News #USnews #worldnews #headlinenews #Breakingnews #weathernews #UnitedStates news #CanadianNews #weatherforecast top news #stories,Us news today #hourlyweather #Cbcnews #CBC

Autonomous ships on the horizon for Great Lakes – Windsor

Dale Molnar One day the freighter you see coming up the Detroit River might not have a crew aboard. The day of autonomous ships is soon dawning. A Norwegian company will be launching a container vessel next year that it expects will not only navigate a river in Norway fully autonomously by 2020, but be battery powered as well. Industry players say autonomous vessels will be cheaper to run — with no crew to feed and house — and take the danger out of sailing as well. Guy Meadows, the director of theRead More

Ottawa bars train staff in how to use Naloxone kits

There’s a new front-line defender in the fight against opioid overdoses in Ottawa. Many local bars are now stocking up on Naloxone kits and training bartenders and bouncers how to use them. It’s within easy reach behind this bar at Pub 101.  Bartender Roxy Khan hasn’t been trained yet on using the Naloxone kit but will be soon. “In the right instance,” says Khan, “if you’re a bystander in bar, you’re able to be helpful while waiting for further assistance. So I’m ready to be on front lines if IRead More

CTV News at Six for November 19: Officer remembered

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Small Ontario town to offer second round of generous incentives to move there

Michelle McQuigge, The Canadian Press Published Saturday, November 18, 2017 2:40PM EST A northern Ontario town that offered generous incentives to potential newcomers in a bid to revitalize the community says its efforts were successful enough to merit a second round. Officials in Smooth Rock Falls, Ont., recently launched a campaign to woo newcomers to the area and help rebuild a town that had been in a financial tailspin since the closure of a local pulp and paper mill. As part of the campaign, the municipal government put 15 parcelsRead More

Blair to Senate on pot bill: delay is unacceptable

OTTAWA – The Liberals are aiming to pass the marijuana legalization bill in the House of Commons this week, sending it off for some sober second thought, and the government’s pot point man, Bill Blair, has a message for the Senate: delay is unacceptable. Once the bill passes in the House, it’ll be off to the upper chamber for further study and — as has become a reoccurring trend in the Senate — there are rumblings some senators may be uninhibited by the government’s plan to have the law inRead More

Prominent BlackBerry executive leaving company for personal reasons

A person with knowledge of the situation says that BlackBerry Ltd.’s chief operating officer has resigned in order to deal with a family health issue. The source who spoke on condition of anonymity says that Marty Beard will leave the company effective Dec. 1. The company did not immediately confirm the information. BlackBerry hired Beard in 2014. He was previously chairman and CEO of LiveOps, a provider of cloud applications for customer services. He helped oversee BlackBerry’s transformation from making smartphones to focusing on its growing software business. Beard isRead More

Fanshawe’s fall term extended until late January

Officials at Fanshawe College have chosen to extend the fall term to late January after striking faculty rejected the latest contract offer. The college has extended the fall semester until Tuesday, Jan. 16, 2018 or possibly Jan. 23, depending on when the strike ends. Fall semester classes will run until Dec. 22 and restart on Jan. 3. There will be no classes or exams held between Dec. 23 and Jan. 2018. “We had hoped the outcome of this vote would be positive and we could look forward to welcoming ourRead More

ASEAN summit avoids mention of China’s new islands

MANILA, Philippines – Southeast Asian nations avoided mention Thursday of China’s construction of islands in the South China Sea and a UN-linked arbitration ruling that invalidated Beijing’s claims in the disputed waters in the latest show of China’s regional clout. President Rodrigo Duterte, speaking on behalf of fellow heads of state of the Association of Southeast Asian Nations, also expectedly skirted any expression of alarm over serious human rights concerns in the region, including the plight of Rohingya Muslims in Myanmar and his deadly anti-drug campaign in a statement followingRead More