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Sydney’s one step closer to having a container terminal, CBRM mayor says

After two days of closed door meetings, Cape Breton Regional Municipality Mayor Cecil Clarke says Sydney is one step closer to having its own container terminal. “This is the turning point for the port of Sydney,” Clarke says. “It is where we step off now to the global stage for the investments necessary to put the shovels in the ground for a container terminal and the logistics park.” Legal paperwork first needed to be sorted out. Now, Cecil Clarke and council have granted developers of the port permission to finalizeRead More

Number of free parking spots at Century Park station drops

As of Monday morning, the number of free city parking spots available at the Century Park LRT Station dropped. As of Monday, about 199 parking stalls at the station were converted from paid monthly spots, to daily, spots, paid for hourly. Now, there are 221 free stalls, and 665 reserved ones. The City said it was trying to manage the change by not reallocating any spots that were given up in recent months. “We receive an average of about 30 to 50 passes back a month,” Tarra Kongsrude with theRead More

Argentina says it may have received signals from missing sub

BUENOS AIRES, Argentina — Argentina’s Navy detected seven brief satellite calls late Saturday that officials believe may have come from a submarine with 44 crew members that hadn’t been heard from in three days. The communication attempts “indicate that the crew is trying to re-establish contact, so we are working to locate the source of the emissions,” the Navy said on its Twitter account. “The calls of a short duration, between 4 and 36 seconds, were received between 10:52 and 10:42 on Saturday at different bases.” Argentine authorities clarified thatRead More

Saskatoon ballet dancer one step closer to professional dream

Cory Coleman, CTV Saskatoon Published Friday, November 17, 2017 7:03PM CST Last Updated Friday, November 17, 2017 7:05PM CST Julia Boyd’s accomplishments as a ballet dancer are going further than the Saskatoon stage. The 13-year-old Saskatoon dancer has been offered a spot at the National Ballet School’s summer audition program and a full scholarship to the Royal Winnipeg Ballet School’s summer audition program. Dancing isn’t just a hobby for Boyd, who will be performing in the upcoming Saskatoon production of the Moscow Ballet’s Great Russian Nutcracker. It’s a way forRead More

Canada’s most popular pro sports league had humble beginnings 100 years ago

Bill Beacon, The Canadian Press Published Friday, November 17, 2017 6:48PM EST Last Updated Friday, November 17, 2017 6:49PM EST The five men who met on Nov. 26, 1917 to form the National Hockey League could not have dreamed of the 31-team, multi-billion-dollar enterprise it would become a century later. That day the owners of the Montreal Canadiens, Montreal Wanderers, Ottawa Senators and Quebec Bulldogs, along with league president-to-be Frank Calder, drew up a document at the posh Windsor Hotel in Montreal that established the NHL out of the ruinsRead More

High-risk offender released in London

London police are warning the public after a high-risk offender has been released into the city. Christopher John Webster, 33, was recently released from a provincial facility and back to London. Police say Webster has a history of violence and sexually related offenses and police are concerned he may commit future crimes. Webster is white, 181 lbs. 6’1 with brown hair and hazel eyes. Source link #USA #News #USnews #worldnews #headlinenews #Breakingnews #weathernews #UnitedStates news #CanadianNews #weatherforecast top news #stories,Us news today #hourlyweather #Cbcnews #CBC

Humane society voices concerns over proposed gravel pit at OMB hearing

An Ontario Municipal Board hearing into a proposed gravel pit for Adjala-Tosor Staff from the Alliston and District Humane Society told the OMB that the loud noise and dust will have an impact on the animals. ontio heard new concerns Wednesday. Staff from the Alliston and District Humane Society told the OMB that the loud noise and dust will have an impact on the animals. “Our animals will be stressed, we already have stressed and frightened animals and this will just add to that for them,” said Susan Shannon, volunteerRead More

Lafarge Canada seeks approval for plan to burn tires as energy at N.S. plant

HALIFAX — Lafarge Canada is seeking industrial approval to burn tires as fuel at a Nova Scotia cement plant. The company filed for the approval today from the Environment Department to burn tires as a low carbon fuel at its Brookfield plant in Colchester County. The department says it is reviewing the application and has 60 days to make a decision on the one-year pilot project. Environment Minister Iain Rankin, who approved the company’s environmental assessment in July, has called the project a good way of reducing coal use atRead More

Officer robbed, search on for ‘armed and dangerous’ suspect near St. Laurent

Published Wednesday, November 15, 2017 12:37AM CST Last Updated Wednesday, November 15, 2017 12:49AM CST RCMP issued a public safety warning Tuesday night as they searched for a male suspect considered to be armed and dangerous. Police said an RCMP officer was assaulted on Hwy. 6 near St. Laurent at about 8:30 on Tuesday night. The officer’s police van and sidearm were taken during the assault. The stolen police vehicle is a white, unmarked, Ford E-150 Econoline van. It does not have police markings but it does have police lightsRead More

Canopy Growth reports Q2 loss, more than doubles revenue compared with year ago

TORONTO — Canopy Growth Corp. reported a $1.3-million loss in its latest quarter despite doubling its revenue compared with a year ago, sending its shares lower in early morning trading. The chief executive of Canada’s largest publicly-traded producer, however, says it’s “driving ahead” and “doing the actions that establishes us as the continued leader.” Canopy Growth (TSX:WEED) CEO Bruce Linton pointed to 27 provisional patents filed through its subsidiary Canopy Health Innovations and several international deals, such as strategic partnerships in Denmark and Jamaica. “The international opportunities are now increasinglyRead More