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  1. Sarnia-Lambton MPP Bob Bailey topped area MPPs in office expenses last year

    Sarnia-Lambton MPP Bob Bailey said he doesn’t know how he managed to spend almost 40 per cent more than the average of 10 London-area MPPs on office operations last year. “I couldn’t tell you, to be honest,” the Progressive Conservative MPP said of how he outspent his fellow Southwestern Ontario MPPs…
  2. Sarnia-Lambton MPP Bob Bailey topped area MPPs in office expenses last year

    Sarnia-Lambton MPP Bob Bailey said he doesn’t know how he managed to spend almost 40 per cent more than the average of 10 London-area MPPs on office operations last year. “I couldn’t tell you, to be honest,” the Progressive Conservative MPP said of how he outspent his fellow Southwestern Ontario MPPs…
  3. Sarnia-Lambton MPP Bob Bailey topped area MPPs in office expenses last year

    Lfpress.com - Ontario 07.23 / 22:28 www.lfpress.com
    Sarnia-Lambton MPP Bob Bailey said he doesn’t know how he managed to spend almost 40 per cent more than the average of 10 London-area MPPs on office operations last year. “I couldn’t tell you, to be honest,” the Progressive Conservative MPP said of how he outspent his fellow Southwestern Ontario MPPs…
  4. B.C. cancer fighter, Dr. Larry Goldenberg, featured at men’s breakfast

    Lfpress.com - Ontario 07.23 / 22:28 www.lfpress.com
    From one of the London groups behind a yearly Breakfast of Champions to benefit mental health care in the region, a fundraiser next month will tackle men’s health c…
  5. Sherwood Farm haven for rescued horses

    Sherwood Farm is a warm place. Not just because it’s a muggy day in mid-July, but because of the love and care that can be felt t…
  6. Winnipeg Airport Could Face Strike Action Monday

    Netnewsledger.com - Ontario 07.23 / 22:09 www.netnewsledger.com
    WINNIPEG – AVIATION – A strike could occur at the Winnipeg Airport as early as Monday, if the union is unable to reach a tentative agreement with the employer. The Public Service Alliance of Canada served the required 72-hour notice late last night. Negotiations with the assistance of a federally-appointed mediator began on Monday, July 17 […] The Article Winnipeg Airport Could Face Strike Action Monday by NetNewsLedger first appeared on NetNewsLedger - News at the Speed …
  7. On the road to travel trauma? How to find a better route

    Netnewsledger.com - Ontario 07.23 / 22:09 www.netnewsledger.com
    When things aren’t going quite according to plan, breathe. No one likes travel stress, but sometimes we create our own problems and cause unnecessary delay By Faith Wood Columnist Troy Media VERNON, B.C./Troy Media/ – Just when did we all become so sensitive and overreactive to situations beyond our control? Recently, my husband and I […] The Article On the road to travel trauma? How to find a better route by NetNewsLedger first appeared on NetNewsLedger - News at the Speed of the Int…
  8. In the fight for kids’ attention, parents don’t stand a chance

    Netnewsledger.com - Ontario 07.23 / 22:09 www.netnewsledger.com
    Study shows Canadian kids see more than 25 million online food and beverage ads a year – mostly for junk food. It’s time for that to end By Monique Potvin Kent Expert Adviser EvidenceNetwork.ca OTTAWA, Ont. – LIVING – Dear Parents,  I’m writing you because you may be in the dark about the amount of […] The Article In the fight for kids’ attention, parents don’t stand a chance by NetNewsLedger first appeared on NetNewsLedger - News at the Speed of the Internet ©…
  1. Boat rental depot on Lachine canal relying on social media to catch vandals

    Montreal.ctvnews.ca - Quebec 07.23 / 22:17 montreal.ctvnews.ca
    H20 Adventures, a boat rental depot located on the Lachine Canal, is making waves with their appeal to social media users to help identify and apprehend…
  2. Cristian Colman scores two second-half goals, Dallas downs Montreal 2-1

    Globalnews.ca - Quebec 07.23 / 21:04 globalnews.ca
    Cristian Colman scored his first two goals of the season as FC Dallas came from behind to beat the Montreal Impact 2-1 on Saturday…
  3. Police investigating circumstances of hiker's fatal fall from Mount Royal

    Montreal.ctvnews.ca - Quebec 07.23 / 20:35 montreal.ctvnews.ca
    A man has died after accidentally falling down the side of Mount Royal early Sunday…
  4. Penguins' Letang visits kids at Montreal hospital, Stanley Cup in tow

    Cbc.ca - Quebec 07.23 / 19:42 www.cbc.ca
    Pittsburgh Penguins defenceman Kris Letang is spending his day with the Stanley Cup in Montreal, where he visited sick children at Sainte-Justine…
  5. 'It's living a dream': Young couple open hostel in Magdalen Islands

    Cbc.ca - Quebec 07.23 / 18:42 www.cbc.ca
    A couple of seasoned travellers who work as carpenters in Fort McMurray returned to their roots in the Magdalen Islands, Que. and open their dream hostel, nine months after coming up with the…
  6. Police locate body of man who drowned near Vaudreuil

    Montreal.ctvnews.ca - Quebec 07.23 / 18:11 montreal.ctvnews.ca
    Divers have found the body of a man who drowned while swimming near the locks of the Soulanges Canal near…
  7. Singing orderly gives patients something to smile about

    Montreal.ctvnews.ca - Quebec 07.23 / 18:11 montreal.ctvnews.ca
    A patient attendant at the MUHC has a unique way of comforting those in his…
  8. Richard Bergeron takes heat for handing out free Formula E tickets to constituents

    Cbc.ca - Quebec 07.23 / 18:00 www.cbc.ca
    Équipe Denis Coderre city councillor Richard Bergeron is being criticized for handing out complimentary tickets to his constituents in the downtown Montreal district of Saint-Jacques in advance of next weekend's Formula E …
  1. Hillsburn takes Granville Green stage

    1015thehawk.com - Nova Scotia 07.23 / 22:15 www.1015thehawk.com
    The fourth of six shows in the 2017 Granville Green summer concert series is Sunday night. It's the 24th year for the Read…
  2. Man dies after having medical problem while swimming at Port Hood Beach

    Cbc.ca - Nova Scotia 07.23 / 19:42 www.cbc.ca
    Lifeguards administered oxygen, a defibrillator and CPR, but were unable to save…
  3. Teepee contract fuels frustration ahead of Grand Pré festival

    Cbc.ca - Nova Scotia 07.23 / 19:02 www.cbc.ca
    An event being held next month in Grand Pré, N.S., to celebrate the historical ties between the Mi'kmaq and Acadians is taking heat over a decision to contract the work to build 15 teepees to a company that's not …
  4. Austin Connelly back on the links at final round of British Open

    Cbc.ca - Nova Scotia 07.23 / 15:52 www.cbc.ca
    The 20-year-old pro golfer has connections to Nova Scotia and started the day tied for third place, but has since dropped out of the Top…
  5. Woman donates 119-year-old gift to Sydney streetside

    Cbc.ca - Nova Scotia 07.23 / 11:22 www.cbc.ca
    Ever get a hankering to tickle the ivories while strolling downtown? In Sydney, N.S., now you can do just…
  6. New Dunkirk film stirs family's memories of ancestors who fought in battle

    Cbc.ca - Nova Scotia 07.23 / 10:23 www.cbc.ca
    Both of Father James Mallon's grandfathers fought in the Battle of Dunkirk in the spring of 1940. On Saturday, he brought 13 family members to watch the new film based on the…
  7. Stunting Charge for Antigonish County Man

    1015thehawk.com - Nova Scotia 07.22 / 22:06 www.1015thehawk.com
    An Antigonish County man had his license suspended for seven days and his vehicle was seized after he was charged with Stunting. RCMP Read…
  8. Halifax Pride Parade attracts tens of thousands of people

    Globalnews.ca - Nova Scotia 07.22 / 20:33 globalnews.ca
    Among those in the parade was Prime Minister Justin…
  1. Big Pond Music Festival kicks off in Cape Breton

    Atlantic.ctvnews.ca - Newfoundland 07.23 / 22:17 atlantic.ctvnews.ca
    Home to musical talents Rita MacNeil and Gordie Sampson, the community of Big Pond kicked off its annual music festival in Cape Breton on…
  2. Oromocto First Nation holds first weekend long powwow in 30 years

    Atlantic.ctvnews.ca - Newfoundland 07.23 / 21:56 atlantic.ctvnews.ca
    The Oromocto First Nation brought people together for a celebration of traditional dance, drumming and culture in New Brunswick over the…
  3. N.B. marathon runner easily wins gold at Francophone Games

    Cbc.ca - New Brunswick 07.23 / 21:24 www.cbc.ca
    A Quispamsis, N.B., woman won gold Sunday in memorable fashion at the Francophone Games in Ivory Coast, finishing more than 20 minutes ahead of her nearest competitor in the women's…
  4. Harbour Grace comic John Sheehan turns thespian while battling ADHD

    Cbc.ca - Newfoundland 07.23 / 20:03 www.cbc.ca
    Shakespeare a labour of love for local…
  5. Father of the Trans-Canada Highway, Dr. Doolittle remembered with achievement award

    Atlantic.ctvnews.ca - Newfoundland 07.23 / 19:54 atlantic.ctvnews.ca
    To honour his drive across the country, the Canadian Council of Laboratories held a celebration and presented a plaque to the Dr. Perry Doolittle's great-grandchildren in Halifax this…
  6. 'Working like a caveman': Jim Boyd working on new sculpture for Hampton

    Cbc.ca - New Brunswick 07.23 / 18:20 www.cbc.ca
    For the past four years, a massive block of marble has been waiting for Jim Boyd at Hampton’s Public Works yard, and this summer the sculptor is finally getting a chance to make something out of i…
  7. Whooo is in there? Tiny northern saw-whet owls nesting near Corner Brook

    Cbc.ca - Newfoundland 07.23 / 17:37 www.cbc.ca
    The northern saw-whet owl has officially been documented as living in Newfoundland and Labrador — and they're really c…
  8. Record-breaking gold for 17-year-old Miramichi runner

    Cbc.ca - New Brunswick 07.23 / 17:17 www.cbc.ca
    Laura Dickinson, a 17-year-old, from Miriamichi, is taking home a record-breaking gold at the under 20 track championship in…
  1. Firefighters extinguish 2 fires in same block of Young Street Saturday night

    Cbc.ca - Manitoba 07.23 / 22:26 www.cbc.ca
    Firefighters had their hands full battling two fires that broke out in the same block of Young Street Saturday…
  2. Gimli celebrates 34th anniversary of Gimli Glider

    Winnipeg.ctvnews.ca - Manitoba 07.23 / 22:18 winnipeg.ctvnews.ca
    Sunday marked the 34th anniversary of an Air Canada Boeing 767 jet making an emergency landing in…
  3. Winnipeg homeowners have seen taxes and fees climb since Bowman became mayor

    Winnipegsun.com - Winnipeg 07.23 / 22:01 www.winnipegsun.com
    Mayor Brian Bowman has siphoned over $800 on average from homeowners’ pockets in property tax increases and fee hikes since he became mayor – a much larger tax bill than he promised voters during the 2014 civic election cam…
  4. Police make bust after pulling man over for riding bike on sidewalk

    Winnipegsun.com - Winnipeg 07.23 / 22:01 www.winnipegsun.com
    A Steinbach man was found carrying methamphetamine and break-in tools after being pulled over in Winnipeg by police for riding a bike on a sidewalk on…
  5. ‘They sealed his fate’: Winnipeg family says man’s suicide shines spotlight on health care failures

    Globalnews.ca - Manitoba 07.23 / 21:04 globalnews.ca
    A Winnipeg family is speaking out after their stepfather took his own life just hours after being released from…
  6. Program for Aboriginal foster children seeks to connect them to their roots

    Winnipegsun.com - Manitoba 07.23 / 20:40 www.winnipegsun.com
    Everyone deserves to know and experience their own…
  7. Union, Winnipeg airport still at bargaining table as strike deadline looms

    Cbc.ca - Manitoba 07.23 / 20:02 www.cbc.ca
    The Winnipeg Airports Authority is still at the negotiating table this…
  8. Future of world-class Inuit Art Centre uncertain

    The fate and scope of the Winnipeg Art Gallery's $65-million Inuit Art Centre is in jeopardy if the province doesn't renew a $15-million commitment made by the former NDP government,…
  1. Dog killed by coyotes in Brackendale

    There have also been multiple coyote sightings in Whistler recently, says the COS A small dog was killed by a group of coyotes in Brackendale this week, confirmed the District of Squamish. The pet was reportedly “snatched” by a coyote on Friday afternoon, July 21 while the owner was walking her dogs on the Ray Peters Trail across from the Brackendale…
  2. Renowned yoga teacher Michael Stone dies after overdose in Victoria

    Cbc.ca - British Columbia 07.23 / 22:05 www.cbc.ca
    Michael Stone hosted seminars, retreats, conferences and workshops related to Buddhism across Canada and the world. He died on July…
  3. B.C. wildfire status Saturday: 4,000-hectare fire flares up in Kootenays

    Globalnews.ca - British Columbia 07.23 / 21:45 globalnews.ca
    A total of 152 fires are burning across the province…
  4. Close finish in Penticton

    Castanet.net - British Columbia 07.23 / 21:28 www.castanet.net
    The winner of the Challenge Penticton, didn't over take the second place finisher until he was nearing the finish line. The Challenge Penticton took place Sunday, with athletes from all over the world competing in the 1.9-km swim, 90-km bike and 21.1-km run. For the majority of the event…
  5. Sports streaming service DAZN aims to make big splash

    News1130.com - British Columbia 07.23 / 21:08 www.news1130.com
    DAZN is offering an NFL package that includes all games for $20 a month, and promises to acquire the rights of other sports…
  6. Verdict in B.C. polygamy case expected Monday after decades-long legal battle

    Cbc.ca - British Columbia 07.23 / 21:03 www.cbc.ca
    Winston Blackmore and James Oler are accused of having multiple wives…
  7. RCMP call off search for missing Australian woman: family

    News1130.com - British Columbia 07.23 / 20:47 www.news1130.com
    The family of an Australian woman who has been missing in BC for 15 days says the RCMP has called off its…
  8. Northern Health sees eight evacuee babies

    Myprincegeorgenow.com - Prince George 07.23 / 20:00 myprincegeorgenow.com
    In case being evacuated wasn’t stressful enough, Northern Health reports eight women have given birth while away from home. When the Cariboo communities were evacuated, Interior Health gave the local health authority a list of women who were expecting and where they’d be staying. Many of these women have been connected with local physicians in their temporary communities. Communications Officer Eryn Collins adds Northern Health is doing everything to ensure a…
  1. Charlottetown mother advises extra caution swimming after getting caught in riptide with son

    Cbc.ca - Prince Edward Island 07.23 / 21:24 www.cbc.ca
    What started out as a routine swim at the beach could have ended tragically for Beth Johnston and her…
  2. Retired RCMP officer cycling across Canada to raise money for cancer research

    Cbc.ca - Prince Edward Island 07.23 / 16:14 www.cbc.ca
    Retired RCMP officer David MacKenzie is biking through P.E.I. this weekend as part of his campaign for cancer research called Dave Pedals For…
  3. A real privilege: Playing 'Anne with an e' a dream role for actor

    Cbc.ca - Prince Edward Island 07.23 / 15:11 www.cbc.ca
    The newest actor to take on the role of Anne in Charlottetown Festival's production of Anne of Green Gables - The Musical says she has been singing since she was a…
  4. 'Like a birthday that you work really hard for': P.E.I. YouTuber reaches 100K subscribers

    Cbc.ca - Prince Edward Island 07.23 / 13:09 www.cbc.ca
    Jillian Vessey, or Pixielocks as she's known online, has reached a huge personal and business milestone — she now has more than 100,000 subscribers to her YouTube c…
  5. 'What it means to grow up as a Canadian': P.E.I. writer shares visions of Canada

    Cbc.ca - Prince Edward Island 07.23 / 11:22 www.cbc.ca
    What does it mean to grow up as a Canadian these days? A new P.E.I.-based website is sharing the experiences, concerns and hopes of the nation's young…
  6. 'Really neat and what it's all about': Phaneuf visits P.E.I.'s 'Hockeyville'

    Cbc.ca - Prince Edward Island 07.22 / 22:20 www.cbc.ca
    Ottawa Senator Dion Phaneuf played street hockey with kids, served food and signed autographs during a Hockeyville-themed day at O'Leary's Potato Blossom…
  7. 'A fun almost 80s throwback pop': Meet Calm Baretta, P.E.I.'s latest music trio

    Cbc.ca - Prince Edward Island 07.22 / 15:06 www.cbc.ca
    P.E.I.'s newest music group, Calm Baretta, just released their first single Chilly Bones earlier this…
  8. 11-year-old seriously injured after being struck by vehicle in Summerside

    Cbc.ca - Prince Edward Island 07.22 / 15:06 www.cbc.ca
    An 11-year-old boy was injured after being struck by a vehicle while crossing Granville Street in Summerside, P.E.I., Thursday, July 13, Summerside police…
  1. Attempted murder charges laid after assault on Spadina Crescent

    Saskatoon.ctvnews.ca - Saskatchewan 07.23 / 22:18 saskatoon.ctvnews.ca
    Saskatoon police have charged a man with attempted murder, uttering threats and breaching a court order after an incident at Spadina Crescent and 23rd Street on Sunday…
  2. Old basement, new record: The Sadies play Saskatchewan

    Cbc.ca - Saskatchewan 07.23 / 22:05 www.cbc.ca
    Singer-guitarist Dallas Good and his band The Sadies have been supplying the world with their fiddle-laden, twanging brand of alt-country for around 20…
  3. Body found in Howell Park, police investigating

    Cbc.ca - Saskatchewan 07.23 / 20:03 www.cbc.ca
    Police and EMS were sent to the 2700 block of Howell Drive to investigate a report of a dead body on a pathway. EMS confirmed the person was deceased and no further details have been…
  4. Pro soccer game delights Saskatchewan fans

    Cbc.ca - Saskatchewan 07.23 / 18:20 www.cbc.ca
    The New York Cosmos defeated Valencia CF 2-0 at the event that drew thousands to see “the beautiful game” played professionally in Sas…
  5. Jerome Messam cracks 100-yard mark, Stampeders beat Roughriders 27-10

    Regina.ctvnews.ca - Saskatchewan 07.23 / 18:11 regina.ctvnews.ca
    Calgary's Jerome Messam picked the perfect time to crack the 100-yard mark for the first time this season. And the perfect way to cap his big…
  6. Sask. athletes take home more than 150 medals in North American Indigenous Games

    Regina.ctvnews.ca - Saskatchewan 07.23 / 18:11 regina.ctvnews.ca
    The North American Indigenous Games wrapped up in Ontario this weekend, and Saskatchewan athletes are coming home with more than 150 medals from this year’s g…
  7. La Loche, Sask. volleyball player pursues dream all the way to NAIG

    Globalnews.ca - Saskatoon 07.23 / 18:00 globalnews.ca
    One member of the U-19 girls volleyball team from Saskatchewan has been pursuing her dream for years and almost didn't make…
  8. RCMP looking for man missing from mental health facility

    Saskatoon.ctvnews.ca - Saskatchewan 07.23 / 17:08 saskatoon.ctvnews.ca
    Battlefords RCMP are asking for the public’s help finding a 55-year-old man who left the Saskatchewan Hospital mental health facility in North Battleford on F…
  1. Chemotherapy fails to slow competitor during inspirational half-Ironman triathlon streak

    Calgary.ctvnews.ca - Alberta 07.23 / 22:17 calgary.ctvnews.ca
    An Edmonton man kept his personal attempt at running the equivalent of 30 half Ironman races in 30 days alive on Sunday by competing in the Calgary 70.3 Ironman, a streak all the more impressive given the fact he’s undergoing cancer t…
  2. Winds create concerns as some B.C. wildfire evacuees return home

    Calgary.ctvnews.ca - Alberta 07.23 / 22:17 calgary.ctvnews.ca
    Residents of two communities evacuated due to wildfires in British Columbia have been allowed to return, but officials say it's unclear when thousands of others will be allowed to go…
  3. Best crowd yet for Cripple Creek

    Pembinatoday.ca - Alberta 07.23 / 22:06 www.pembinatoday.ca
    Cripple Creek Music Festival boasted one of its best crowds ever according to organizer and one of the event’s founders, Art Wiebe. Located in an oak grove southeast of Morden, the festival celebrated 36 years on July 23. “This year I think we had our largest crowd yet,” Wiebe said…
  4. A new day in Alberta politics as United Conservative Party emerges

    Globalnews.ca - Alberta 07.23 / 22:05 globalnews.ca
    The numbers shocked even veteran pollsters. Ninety-five per cent of both Wildrose and Alberta PC voters decided to unite their parties on…
  5. Body of 25-year-old man recovered from Camrose pond

    Globalnews.ca - Alberta 07.23 / 22:05 globalnews.ca
    The body of a young man who was last seen in the water Saturday night was pulled from the Camrose County Nature Conservation pond Sunday…
  6. Runnig, ducking, shooting: Handgun aficionados descend on Alberta for national competition

    Cbc.ca - Alberta 07.23 / 21:44 www.cbc.ca
    The sport involves navigating a series of courses, ducking, running, bobbing and weaving as you shoot a handgun at targets, reloading your weapon as you go. Approximately 380 competitors were on hand for the…
  7. Teenage girl dies day after being pulled from northeast Edmonton pond

    Cbc.ca - Alberta 07.23 / 21:44 www.cbc.ca
    A teenage girl has died a day after being pulled from a pond in northeast Edmonton, according to a GoFundMe…
  8. City working with Google to improve main image on Edmonton search

    Globalnews.ca - Alberta 07.23 / 21:04 globalnews.ca
    When people want more information about something, we usually "Google it." So, what image comes up when you do a quick search for…