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  1. Police called to 3 crane climbing incidents in York Region

    Toronto.ctvnews.ca - Ontario 05.28 / 03:39 toronto.ctvnews.ca
    Police in York Region say they have been called to three separate incidents over the last several weeks involving groups of people attempting to climb construction cranes, perhaps in the wake of a highly-publicized crane climbing incident in downtown Toronto last…
  2. Andrew Scheer narrowly beats Bernier to become federal Conservative leader

    Local2.ca - Ontario 05.28 / 03:33 local2.ca
    TORONTO — Andrew Scheer, an apple-cheeked social conservative and former House of Commons Speaker seen by some as a pragmatic, mainstream echo of Stephen Harper, survived a 13-ballot battle Saturday with rival Maxime Bernier as he eked out the n…
  3. New Conservative leader Andrew Scheer no stranger to making political history

    Local2.ca - Ontario 05.28 / 03:33 local2.ca
    TORONTO — Andrew Scheer is no stranger to making political history. When he first sought federal political office in 2004, he beat out the NDP candidate who at the time was the longest serving MP in the House of C…
  4. New Conservative leader Andrew Scheer no stranger to making political history

    Metronews.ca - Ontario 05.28 / 03:18 metronews.ca
    TORONTO — Andrew Scheer is no stranger to making political history. When he first sought federal political office in 2004, he beat out the NDP candidate who at the time was the longest serving MP in the House of Commons. Seven years later, his Conservative party won its first majority government and Scheer, then only 32, would soon be elected Speaker of the House of Commons, the youngest person ever to hold the storied post. On Saturday, he nabbed another place i…
  5. School closings: With more empty spaces in its schools than Toronto has seats in its domed stadium, Southwestern Ontario

    If the two cartoon kids in the Chapman’s Ice Cream logo were real, they’d be pupils at Beavercrest community school in Mar…
  6. Fire leaves Norfolk County home with nearly a quarter million dollars in damage

    Chch.com - Hamilton 05.28 / 02:49 www.chch.com
    Hamilton, Halton, Niagara and area news from CHCH - Hamilton, Halton, and Niagara news.. Simcoe residents had a close call when their house went...Read more The post Fire leaves Norfolk County home with nearly a quarter million dollars in damage appeared first on…
  7. German runner smashes first 200 mile ultramarathon in Canada

    Chch.com - Hamilton 05.28 / 02:49 www.chch.com
    Hamilton, Halton, Niagara and area news from CHCH - Hamilton, Halton, and Niagara news.. A German man is the first person to conquer a...Read more The post German runner smashes first 200 mile ultramarathon in Canada appeared first on…
  8. Ottawa Senators goalie Craig Anderson says wife Nicholle is cancer-free

    Cbc.ca - Ontario 05.28 / 02:22 www.cbc.ca
    Ottawa Senators netminder Craig Anderson says his wife Nicholle is currently cancer-free, seven months after she was diagnosed with a rare form of throat…
  1. Indigenous movement, Alicia Keys, receive human rights award

    Montreal.ctvnews.ca - Quebec 05.28 / 03:18 montreal.ctvnews.ca
    Canada’s Indigenous rights movement and singer/activist Alicia Keys were honoured in Montreal on Saturday with the top Amnesty International A…
  2. CBC Montreal, Quebec take home 4 national RTDNA journalism awards

    Cbc.ca - Quebec 05.28 / 02:22 www.cbc.ca
    The RTDNA awards recognize journalistic excellence in individual reporting, as well as for programs and stations across radio, television and digital…
  3. End of an era: La Ronde puts the Pitoune to bed

    Montreal.ctvnews.ca - Quebec 05.28 / 01:49 montreal.ctvnews.ca
    One of the most beloved rides at La Ronde is no more. On Saturday the amusement park announced on its website that one of its most popular rides, the Pitoune, would not be operating this…
  4. Alicia Keys, Canada's indigenous movement share human rights award

    Cbc.ca - Quebec 05.28 / 01:15 www.cbc.ca
    American recording artist Alicia Keys is sharing a top humanitarian award with indigenous rights activists in Canada. They were given Amnesty International's "ambassador of conscience…
  5. Volunteers lend flood victims a helping hand in Pierrefonds-Roxboro

    Cbc.ca - Quebec 05.28 / 00:29 www.cbc.ca
    More than 200 volunteers gathered in Pierrefonds-Roxboro Saturday morning to help clean up the damage left behind by the major…
  6. Basic income pilot projects need scrutiny

    Cultmontreal.com - Quebec 05.27 / 23:19 cultmontreal.com
    As technological advances threaten to leave us with lots of leisure but no livelihood, Basic income is an option we can no longer afford to…
  7. Construction: Quebec recalls MNAs to end strike

    Montreal.ctvnews.ca - Quebec 05.27 / 22:47 montreal.ctvnews.ca
    The provincial government announced today that MNAs have been called back to Quebec City Monday to vote on back-to-work legislation for construction workers striking for a fourth consecutive…
  8. Griffintown factory mulls relocation after health complaints from nearby residents

    Cbc.ca - Quebec 05.27 / 22:10 www.cbc.ca
    A neighbourhood conflict between an industrial factory and a housing co-operative in Griffintown is raising questions about the Southwest borough's urban planning and putting local jobs at…
  1. Final days of campaign about refining message, courting undecided

    Cbc.ca - Nova Scotia 05.27 / 19:23 www.cbc.ca
    Nova Scotia political party leaders were criss-crossing the province Saturday in an attempt to capture the support of undecided…
  2. Advance voting expected to be higher than in 2013

    Cbc.ca - Nova Scotia 05.27 / 18:40 www.cbc.ca
    Today's the last day for voters in Nova Scotia to cast their ballots early and it appears advance voting is up in this provincial election campaign compared to…
  3. Woman to lead 'unusual' private prosecution in tainted water supply case

    Cbc.ca - Nova Scotia 05.27 / 14:44 www.cbc.ca
    A Harrietsfield woman, who's struggled with a contaminated water supply, is leading a private prosecution under the Environment Act against two numbered…
  4. Where are the major party leaders campaigning? Day 28

    Cbc.ca - Nova Scotia 05.27 / 13:40 www.cbc.ca
    CBC News details where Nova Scotia's three major party leaders will be…
  5. Schmidtville group plans vigil at Brenton Street demolition site

    Cbc.ca - Nova Scotia 05.27 / 12:12 www.cbc.ca
    Residents from the neighbourhood of Schmidtville will hold a vigil on Brenton Street at noon as the houses are torn down to make way for new…
  6. Majority Rules: Morning File, Saturday, May 27, 2017

    1. A letter to the candidates from prison This letter comes to you from behind the walls of one of this province’s so-called correctional facilities. Those of us serving sentences do not always feel we have a voice. We are able to vote in prison, but most do not feel their vote matters. Those of…
  7. Truro-Bible Hill-Millbrook-Salmon River — NDP's Lenore Zann looks for 3rd win

    Cbc.ca - Nova Scotia 05.27 / 11:28 www.cbc.ca
    Even her opponents agree, staid Truro changed a little bit — and for the better — when voters elected actress Lenore Zann for the NDP in 200…
  8. Women's groups involvement in Halifax rape appeal could set precedent

    Cbc.ca - Nova Scotia 05.27 / 10:45 www.cbc.ca
    When the case of former taxi driver Bassam Al-Rawi goes before Nova Scotia's highest court in November, two feminist organizations will be present, hoping to set a new precedent in Canadian sexual assault…
  1. Truth first, then reconciliation

    Theindependent.ca - Newfoundland 05.27 / 22:20 theindependent.ca
    Some say the premier must do more to understand the lived experiences of Indigenous people and communities in this province if he is sincere about…
  2. Seize back our University

    Theindependent.ca - Newfoundland 05.27 / 22:20 theindependent.ca
    Faculty members call for MUN administrators and government to renew their commitment to the public…
  3. Bridge honouring Canadian soldier reopens at CFB Gagetown

    Cbc.ca - New Brunswick 05.27 / 22:10 www.cbc.ca
    Soldiers at CFB Gagetown will once again be driving over a bridge named after Sgt. Cornelius Michael Ralph, the first Canadian to die serving during the United Nation's peacekeeping operation in…
  4. Over 150 cyclists gather in Sussex in honour of Ellen Watters

    Atlantic.ctvnews.ca - Newfoundland 05.27 / 21:37 atlantic.ctvnews.ca
    Friends, family and fans of Ellen Watters gathered in Sussex, N.B., on Saturday to honour her memory and raise awareness of road…
  5. Dartmouth man finds thieves in home after walking dog: police

    Atlantic.ctvnews.ca - Newfoundland 05.27 / 20:24 atlantic.ctvnews.ca
    Halifax Regional Police are looking for three men in connection with an armed robbery of a Dartmouth home Saturday…
  6. Happy Valley-Goose Bay wants inquiry, not just investigation into Churchill River flooding

    Cbc.ca - Newfoundland 05.27 / 19:46 www.cbc.ca
    The Town of Happy Valley-Goose Bay says an independent investigation into recent flooding on the Churchill River isn't enough. It wants a full public…
  7. N.S. parties search for undecided voters in campaign's last weekend

    Atlantic.ctvnews.ca - Newfoundland 05.27 / 19:36 atlantic.ctvnews.ca
    Nova Scotia's three main party leaders are fanning out across the province in the final weekend of the provincial campaign in a bid to sway voters who may still be undecided before Tuesday's…
  8. Exhibit at Joggins Fossil Centre now features both coal and fossils

    Atlantic.ctvnews.ca - Newfoundland 05.27 / 18:09 atlantic.ctvnews.ca
    A new exhibit at the Joggins Fossil Centre in Nova Scotia now combines both coal and fossils, with a little bit of help from the…
  1. From technology to treats

    On Saturday, Ken Loney celebrated the grand re-opening of his independent grocery store, Local Meats & Frozen Treats, which moved from its longtime home on St. Mary’s Road to a…
  2. Homeowners rally over density, traffic concerns in Winnipeg-area development

    Winnipeg.ctvnews.ca - Manitoba 05.28 / 01:27 winnipeg.ctvnews.ca
    Dozens of families rallied Saturday to stop an apartment building from rising in a Winnipeg-area…
  3. Assault on forest tent caterpillars continues

    Winnipegsun.com - Winnipeg 05.28 / 01:08 www.winnipegsun.com
    Weather permitting, the city crews will continue their assault on forest tent…
  4. Motorcycle Ride for Dad breaks record [Photos]

    Winnipegsun.com - Winnipeg 05.28 / 01:08 www.winnipegsun.com
    A record number of motorcycle riders hit the road Saturday to fight against prostate cancer with the ninth annual TELUS Manitoba Motorcycle Ride for…
  5. Plenty of goodwill in book sale supporting prison libraries

    Goodwill could be found among the tables of donated books and baked treats for sale Saturday morning at the Daniel McIntyre/St. Matthews Community Association. The event in support of the Manitoba…
  6. More flour products added to recall list over E. coli concerns

    Winnipeg.ctvnews.ca - Manitoba 05.28 / 00:19 winnipeg.ctvnews.ca
    The Canadian Food Inspection Agency is expanding a recall of Ardent Mills flour and flour products due to possible E. coli…
  7. 'It's just a waiting game': Bear stuck up tree on Christie Road

    Winnipeg.ctvnews.ca - Manitoba 05.27 / 23:56 winnipeg.ctvnews.ca
    A bear got stuck up a tree in south Winnipeg Saturday…
  8. Police to have presence at Pride Parade, but not in uniform

    Winnipegsun.com - Winnipeg 05.27 / 23:39 www.winnipegsun.com
    Winnipeg police will still have a presence at next Sunday’s 30th anniversary Pride Parade but not in …
  1. Thick black smoke spotted in Delta

    News1130.com - British Columbia 05.28 / 04:17 www.news1130.com
    DELTA (NEWS1130) – A massive plume of black smoke originating from a warehouse in Delta Saturday night could be seen across metro Vancouver. The smoke came from a recycling business in the 9300 block of Alaska way, according to Delta Police. The fire along the Fraser River as seen from 80th and Scott Road in…
  2. Plume of black smoke seen across Metro Vancouver from Delta structure fire

    Cbc.ca - British Columbia 05.28 / 04:11 www.cbc.ca
    Delta police say no one was injured in the blaze but BC Hydro is reporting an outage in the…
  3. Federal Conservatives elect Andrew Scheer as new Leader

    Myprincegeorgenow.com - Prince George 05.28 / 03:47 myprincegeorgenow.com
    The Conservative Party of Canada chose a representative Saturday night to replace former Leader Stephen Harper and Interim Leader Rona Ambrose. Andrew Scheer earned the majority of the party vote with 51%, beating out runner-up Maxime Bernier, who tallied 49% in a close race. #cdnpoli #cpcldr #chefpcc #polcan pic.twitter.com/nzipntEJj1 — Conservative Party (@CPC_HQ) May 28, 2017 The MP for Regina-Qu’Appelle in Saskatchewan won on the 13th and final ballot. Scheer b…
  4. Dismissal application wraps

    Castanet.net - British Columbia 05.28 / 03:31 www.castanet.net
    The three men accused of murdering Jonathan Bacon wrapped up their application to have their charges dropped Thursday, and the judge's decision is expected Monday. Michael Jones, Jason McBride and Jujhar Khun-Khun have been charged with murder and attempted murder in the midday shooting outside…
  5. 'We love you Makayla': Friends and family celebrate life of homicide victim

    Cbc.ca - British Columbia 05.28 / 03:27 www.cbc.ca
    While police have said little about the disappearance of Makayla Chang and the discovery of her body, friends and family gathered in Nanaimo on Saturday to remember the…
  6. Descendants of historical Métis leaders graduate UBC side by side after unexpected meeting

    Cbc.ca - British Columbia 05.28 / 03:06 www.cbc.ca
    Mark Stevens was taking part in a routine icebreaker exercise with a fellow UBC law school student when he realized he had made an unexpected historical…
  7. Wildlife rescue group overwhelmed by displaced animals

    Bc.ctvnews.ca - British Columbia 05.28 / 02:56 bc.ctvnews.ca
    Founder says development to blame for this year's onslaught of…
  8. Water levels continue to rise at Okanagan Lake

    News1130.com - British Columbia 05.28 / 02:26 www.news1130.com
    Water levels continue to rise for Okanagan Lake -- quickly -- what does this mean for people living in the area and people who are hoping to vacation…
  1. P.E.I. lacrosse players learn the history of Canada's national summer sport

    Cbc.ca - Prince Edward Island 05.27 / 21:25 www.cbc.ca
    P.E.I. lacrosse players were in for a history lesson this weekend when Lacrosse P.E.I. and members of the Island's Mi'kmaq community came together to explore the origins of the…
  2. MacLauchlan heading to Washington for trade talks

    Cbc.ca - Prince Edward Island 05.27 / 20:08 www.cbc.ca
    P.E.I. Premier Wade MacLauchlan will be among a delegation heading to Washington early next month to try to counter anti-free trade sentiments from the Trump…
  3. 'Weeds can become your best friend': PEI Food Exchange hosts Herb Day

    Cbc.ca - Prince Edward Island 05.27 / 19:02 www.cbc.ca
    Islanders at a Charlottetown workshop Saturday were learning everything they needed to know about growing their own…
  4. P.E.I. grants aimed at helping prevent violence against women

    Cbc.ca - Prince Edward Island 05.27 / 16:33 www.cbc.ca
    A new round of grants from the Interministerial Women’s Secretariat will support community-based efforts to prevent violence against w…
  5. PEI Business Women's Association micro-grant applications now open

    Cbc.ca - Prince Edward Island 05.27 / 15:29 www.cbc.ca
    The PEI Business Women's Association is now accepting applications for its micro-grant…
  6. 'You don't have to do it all': Island 'farm mama' talks about life beyond Instagram filters

    Cbc.ca - Prince Edward Island 05.27 / 12:12 www.cbc.ca
    Farmer Sally Bernard wrote a blog post this week called Farm Mamas: Stop trying harder about some of the challenges she faces in spring time on her family's organic grain and livestock farm in Freetown,…
  7. Popular poppy products raise funds for Royal Canadian Legion

    Cbc.ca - Prince Edward Island 05.27 / 11:28 www.cbc.ca
    The poppy is not just for Remembrance Day, thanks to an ever expanding line of poppy products being sold through the Royal Canadian…
  8. 'A hobby that crosses generations:' Model railroad show pulls into Slemon Park

    Cbc.ca - Prince Edward Island 05.26 / 23:06 www.cbc.ca
    Members of the Maritime Federation of Model Railroaders will be showing off their model railroads and displays at a special event Saturday at the Atlantic Police…
  1. 'We want change:' Voters go to polls for Métis Nation-Saskatchewan elections

    Cbc.ca - Saskatchewan 05.28 / 01:37 www.cbc.ca
    Métis people from across the province went to the polls on Saturday to vote in the organisation's first election since …
  2. Union gives CN Rail 72-hour strike notice

    Cbc.ca - Saskatchewan 05.27 / 23:43 www.cbc.ca
    Teamsters Rail Conference has announced that members provided the bargaining committee with 98 per cent strike…
  3. Yorkton Film Festival nominee traces Nunavut woman's roots in Sweden

    Cbc.ca - Saskatchewan 05.27 / 23:21 www.cbc.ca
    A documentary set to screen at the Yorkton Film Festival on Saturday tracks the unique ties between a woman in Nunavut and a man in…
  4. Gaming brings back childhood fun at Regina's Prairie Game Expo

    Cbc.ca - Saskatchewan 05.27 / 23:21 www.cbc.ca
    If you’re looking to get back in touch with a younger, more fun you, you may want to pull out a board g…
  5. Five things to know ahead of Memorial Cup final between Windsor and Erie

    Cjme.com - Saskatchewan 05.27 / 22:04 cjme.com
    By The Canadian Press WINDSOR, Ont. — It'll be an all-Ontario Hockey League matchup on Sunday in the Memorial Cup final when the Windsor Spitfires play the Erie Otters. The host Spitfires (3-0) haven't played since locking up a berth in the final with a 4-2 round-robin win over Erie on Wednesday. The OHL champion Otters (3-1) knocked off the Quebec Major Junior Hockey League champion Saint John Sea Dogs 6-3 in Friday's semifinal for their spot. "By far the best two best teams we've seen thi…
  6. Gregg Allman of The Allman Brothers Band dies at age 69

    Cjme.com - Saskatchewan 05.27 / 22:04 cjme.com
    By The Canadian Press SAVANNAH, Ga. — Music legend Gregg Allman, whose bluesy vocals and soulful touch on the Hammond B-3 organ helped propel the Allman Brothers Band to superstardom and spawn Southern rock, died Saturday, his manager said. He was 69. Allman died peacefully and surrounded by loved ones at his home near Savannah, Georgia, his manager, Michael Lehman, told The Associated Press. He blamed cancer for Allman's death. "It's a result of his reoccurrence of liver cancer than had c…
  7. UK police show photo of concert bomber, ask public for info

    Cjme.com - Saskatchewan 05.27 / 22:04 cjme.com
    By The Canadian Press MANCHESTER, England — British police on Saturday released surveillance-camera images of the Manchester concert bomber on the night of the attack as they appealed for more information about his final days. Authorities said they had made major progress in unravelling the plot behind the concert bombing but acknowledged there were still gaps in their knowledge. Britain reduced its terrorism threat level a notch Saturday, from "critical" to "severe," yet security remained …
  8. Saturday's Games

    Cjme.com - Saskatchewan 05.27 / 22:04 cjme.com
    By The Canadian Press Saturday's Games (All times Eastern) AHL Playoffs Conference Finals San Jose at Grand Rapids, 8 p.m. (Grand Rapids leads series 3-1) --- MLB American League Toronto 3  Texas 1 N.Y. Yankees 3  Oakland 2  Detroit (Fulmer 5-2) at Chicago White Sox (Holland 4-3) Tampa Bay (Odorizzi 3-2) at Minnesota (Mejia 1-1)  Seattle (Lawrence 0-3) at Boston (Johnson 1-0)  Kansas City (Vargas 5-3) at Cleveland (... // Read Full Arti…
  1. Police searching for a Calgary man after violating his probation

    660news.com - Alberta 05.28 / 04:37 www.660news.com
    Calgary police are asking for the public’s help in locating a man who is wanted on warrants for breaching his parole conditions. Back on March 25th police visited the man’s house to make sure he was home after his probation curfew. 28 year old William Kincade-Miller was not home and police have been unable to…
  2. What are they thinking? Runners line up to tackle Calgary's 150-km ultra marathon

    Cbc.ca - Alberta 05.28 / 04:33 www.cbc.ca
    Calgary marathon organizers wanted to up their game this year, so in honour of Canada’s 150th anniversary, they added a 150-kilometre ultra marathon to their existing r…
  3. Alberta conservatives react to Scheer's win

    Edmontonsun.com - Edmonton 05.28 / 04:29 www.edmontonsun.com
    Despite Maxime Bernier leading for the first 12 ballots, the 13th and final ballot means Andrew Scheer is the next leader of the Conservative Party of…
  4. Semi-trailer crash, spill on Highway 63 second in 2 days

    Cbc.ca - Alberta 05.28 / 03:06 www.cbc.ca
    A second semi-trailer collision in two days caused another spill on Highway 63 on Saturday…
  5. Prepare for Calgary Marathon road closures

    Calgarysun.com - Calgary 05.28 / 03:01 www.calgarysun.com
    With runners hitting city streets early Sunday morning for the Scotiabank Calgary Marathon, motorists should prepare for lane and road closures throughout…
  6. Alberta Beard and Moustache Championships raises money for Ronald McDonald House at The Palomino

    Calgarysun.com - Calgary 05.28 / 03:01 www.calgarysun.com
    It's the one night of the year you can't complain about hair in your…
  7. Eighth Annual Bike Safety Festival held

    Edmontonsun.com - Edmonton 05.28 / 02:39 www.edmontonsun.com
    Sporting a bright pink new helmet, seven-year-old Isabella Davies charges up a wooden bike ramp without hesitation. There to gently guide her over the top of the wooden ramp are two smiling Edmonton police…
  8. Global Edmonton shines at national RTDNAs, capturing 4 awards

    Globalnews.ca - Alberta 05.28 / 02:23 globalnews.ca
    Global Edmonton won three Radio Television Digital News Association (RTDNA) national awards at a ceremony in Toronto Saturday…
  1. Bears, chickens a lethal mix, conservation officer says

    Yukon-news.com - Yukon 05.26 / 22:13 www.yukon-news.com
    Six bears have been killed in the Whitehorse area in recent weeks after coming into conflict with…
  2. Yukon prepares to host first MMIWG inquiry hearing next week

    Yukon-news.com - Yukon 05.26 / 22:13 www.yukon-news.com
    Yukon prepares to host first MMIWG inquiry…
  3. Feds to study options for carbon tax in the North

    Yukon-news.com - Yukon 05.26 / 22:13 www.yukon-news.com
    Premier Sandy Silver said this week Ottawa will be looking at the impact of a carbon tax on the North and consider “sector-specific” concerns for the ter…
  4. After 30 years, a final trip for Whitehorse’s resident Greyhound driver

    Yukon-news.com - Yukon 05.26 / 22:13 www.yukon-news.com
    Roger Veilleux has been a bus driver with Greyhound for 31 years. He’s been driving the same run, between Whitehorse and Fort Nelson, for the last 1…