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  1. Man arrested after 17 tires slashed in Free Press parking lot

    Lfpress.com - Ontario 09.21 / 13:53 www.lfpress.com
    Police have charged a man after the tires on several vehicles were slashed in the York Street parking lot of The Free Press late…
  2. Thief steals from senior with mobility issues

    Timminspress.com - Timmins 09.21 / 13:52 www.timminspress.com
    Crime Stoppers needs the public’s help in identifying the persons responsible for a theft from a senior citizen with mobility i…
  3. SIU investigating crash between taxi and police cruiser in Brampton

    Globalnews.ca - Ontario 09.21 / 13:51 globalnews.ca
    Ontario's police watchdog says it's looking into a collision between a taxi and a Peel Regional Police cruiser in Brampton that left one man with serious…
  4. CAMI strike could put pressure on GM due to Equinox’s popularity

    Globalnews.ca - Ontario 09.21 / 13:51 globalnews.ca
    Production of the Chevrolet Equinox at the plant in Ingersoll, Ont. is at a standstill after autoworkers walked off the job following failed contract talks Sunday…
  5. Magna International suspends supply of auto parts to GM CAMI plant

    Torontosun.com - Ontario 09.21 / 13:46 www.torontosun.com
    TORONTO — The effects of a strike by workers at GM Canada’s assembly plant in Ingersoll are spr…
  6. Notice: Parkland Dedication Bylaw open house

    Guelph.ca - Guelph 09.21 / 13:45 guelph.ca
    The City of Guelph is updating its parkland dedication strategy. This update is required under Section 42 of the Planning Act and will implement the revised parkland dedication policies adopted by Council under Section 7.3 of Official Plan Amendment 48. Learn more about the Parkland Dedication Bylaw review and update by joining City staff at a public open house. Thursday, October 5 2–4 p.m. (2:30 p.m. presentation) or 6–8 p.m. (6:30 p.m. presentation) Guelph City Hall, 1 Carden Street The o…
  7. Annie Proulx to receive honorary National Book Award

    Local2.ca - Ontario 09.21 / 13:35 local2.ca
    NEW YORK — Annie Proulx (Proo), whose works range from "Brokeback Mountain" to the Pulitzer Prize-winning novel "The Shipping News," will receive a National Book Award for lifetime a…
  8. Businessman put on notice after rant against Kathy Griffin

    Local2.ca - Ontario 09.21 / 13:35 local2.ca
    NEW YORK — One of the nation's biggest homebuilders is putting its top executive on notice after a vulgar rant against comedian Kathy Griffin was caught on tape and went v…
  1. Man arrested, accused of posting Montreal woman's personal information in escort ads

    Cbc.ca - Quebec 09.21 / 13:50 www.cbc.ca
    Montreal police have arrested a man they believe is responsible for posting a woman’s personal information in three online ads for an escort in late A…
  2. NEWS: Made-in-Nunavut Corrections Act bill will die with assembly dissolution

    Nunatsiaqonline.ca - Quebec 09.21 / 13:05 nunatsiaqonline.ca
    A made-in-Nunavut Corrections Act bill, meant to replace decades-old legislation grandfathered from the Northwest Territories, will be buried alongside another failed bill amending Nunavut’s Education Act, after MLAs quietly dropped the legislation on the final day of their last sitting before government dissolved for elections. “This assembly has simply run out of time,” said the chair of the standing committee on legislation, Rankin Inlet…
  3. NEWS: Ex-RCMP officer who smuggled Nunavut narwhal tusks gets 62-month sentence

    Nunatsiaqonline.ca - Quebec 09.21 / 12:19 nunatsiaqonline.ca
    Here’s what you shouldn’t do: smuggle narwhal tusks into the United States. This is why a retired RCMP officer, Gregory Logan, received a sentence of 62 months Sept. 20 in a Bangor, Maine courtroom. “When law enforcers become law breakers, it causes the rest of society to despair,” said U.S. District Judge John Woodcock as he sentenced Logan on money-laundering charges. Woodcock also said “the narwhal whale is worth more to the rest of us alive than it…
  4. Extra care: Patients in long-term facilities to get two baths per week

    Montreal.ctvnews.ca - Quebec 09.21 / 11:50 montreal.ctvnews.ca
    Quebec's health minister says he is delivering on a promise to re-invest in health…
  5. British police make 6th arrest in subway attack probe

    Montreal.ctvnews.ca - Quebec 09.21 / 11:26 montreal.ctvnews.ca
    British police have arrested a sixth person in connection with last week's attack on a London subway…
  6. Fast-food restaurants closing as Quebec unemployment rate nears all-time low

    Cbc.ca - Quebec 09.21 / 11:15 www.cbc.ca
    Fast-food restaurants in communities across Quebec are having trouble finding staff, with some reducing their hours and others being forced to shut their doors…
  7. NEWS: Report reveals Nunavut MLAs raked in big bucks last year

    Nunatsiaqonline.ca - Quebec 09.21 / 11:14 nunatsiaqonline.ca
    It’s not hard to understand why so many Nunavut MLAs want to seek re-election this Oct. 30. As revealed in a report tabled in the legislative assembly Sept. 19, members of the Nunavut legislature make big bucks — and they rank among the best paid wage earners in Nunavut. All MLAs fall within the top 5 per cent of wage earners in Canada and some are close to the top 1 per cent. The only downside? An MLA’s job is highly precarious — subject to the whims of…
  8. Man arrested for allegedly posting Montreal woman's personal information in escort ads

    Cbc.ca - Quebec 09.21 / 10:10 www.cbc.ca
    Montreal police have arrested a man they believe is responsible for posting a woman’s personal information in three online ads for an escort in late A…
  1. Heritage status sought for Beechville lands once home to escaped slaves

    Cbc.ca - Nova Scotia 09.21 / 12:42 www.cbc.ca
    Black Beechville, N.S., residents who are descendants of the War of 1812 Black Refugees are meeting with the provincial government to discuss protecting and preserving lands that once housed the…
  2. Mike Savage wants your housing costs to go up: Morning File, Thursday, September 21, 2017

    News 1. Solitary confinement “A youth has been held in solitary confinement in the adult Northeast Nova Scotia Correctional Facility in Pictou for an entire year, severely compromising his treatment and rehabilitation, and negatively affecting his fragile mental health,” reports Robert Devet: In a recent decision Justice Anne Derrick argues that the young man should…
  3. Mooseheads open season tonight in Saint John

    Cbc.ca - Nova Scotia 09.21 / 11:59 www.cbc.ca
    After more than a month of training camp, tryouts and exhibition games the Halifax Mooseheads are ready to open their regular…
  4. Liberals will wait for IWK report before considering changes to expense reporting

    Cbc.ca - Nova Scotia 09.21 / 11:15 www.cbc.ca
    Finance Minister Karen Casey says she will wait for the results of an auditor general's investigation of the IWK Health Centre before deciding if changes need to come to the way government agencies report CEO…
  5. Halifax Transit seeks feedback on 'dated' Mumford bus terminal

    Cbc.ca - Nova Scotia 09.21 / 10:54 www.cbc.ca
    Officials considering expanding the existing site or relocating the…
  6. N.S. judge apologizes to trans woman for calling her 'sir'

    Cbc.ca - Nova Scotia 09.21 / 10:10 www.cbc.ca
    A Nova Scotia Supreme Court judge has written a letter of apology to a trans woman for referring to her twice as "sir" as she was arguing her discrimination…
  7. Liberal budget, NDP leader return to legislature floor this fall

    Cbc.ca - Nova Scotia 09.21 / 10:10 www.cbc.ca
    The fall sitting of the Nova Scotia Legislature begins Thursday and will feature NDP Leader Gary Burrill's return to the House, bolstered opposition strength, a tweaked Liberal budget and more union…
  8. 'State of decline': Demolition permits outnumber building permits in CBRM

    Cbc.ca - Nova Scotia 09.21 / 09:48 www.cbc.ca
    The Cape Breton Regional Municipality plans to demolish nearly 30 derelict properties this fall that it says are unsightly, a fire hazard and a target for…
  1. Leo Hayes principal defends refusing yearbook memorial to dead student

    Cbc.ca - New Brunswick 09.21 / 11:59 www.cbc.ca
    The principal of Leo Hayes High School in Fredericton is defending his decision not to include a memorial to a dead classmate of next year’s graduating class in their y…
  2. Nova Scotia to kick off fall legislative sitting with throne speech

    Atlantic.ctvnews.ca - Newfoundland 09.21 / 11:26 atlantic.ctvnews.ca
    Nova Scotia will begin its fall session today with a speech from the throne that's expected to include plans on how it will roll out new cyberbullying…
  3. Painter shows off Saint John doorways in famed poster's sequel

    Cbc.ca - New Brunswick 09.21 / 10:54 www.cbc.ca
    A small part of Saint John's iconography is receiving a sequel. "Doors of Saint John" was a series of paintings by artist Lynn Wigginton, made into a popular poster in 2004. Now the painter is back at it…
  4. Late for work again? Halifax construction causing rush-hour nightmares

    Atlantic.ctvnews.ca - Newfoundland 09.21 / 10:45 atlantic.ctvnews.ca
    Thousands of Haligonians were late to work again Wednesday morning due to an untimely combination of vehicle crashes and…
  5. Gas prices plummet almost 6 cents for 2nd straight week

    Cbc.ca - Newfoundland 09.21 / 10:09 www.cbc.ca
    Gas prices in Newfoundland and Labrador have dropped another six cents for the second consecutive…
  6. Medical Society said more needs to be done to retain doctors

    Cbc.ca - New Brunswick 09.21 / 10:09 www.cbc.ca
    Since September 2014, 52 doctors have been hired in Saint John but since that time 44 have left, a net gain of 8 doctors, but not enough for the New Brunswick Medical…
  7. Fredericton firefighters have a busy day on the job Wednesday

    Cbc.ca - New Brunswick 09.21 / 10:09 www.cbc.ca
    It was a busy day for the Fredericton Fire Department Wednesday as the force responded to three fires within three…
  8. $25M in tenant security deposits kept in province's grip

    Cbc.ca - New Brunswick 09.21 / 09:48 www.cbc.ca
    The New Brunswick government may be holding up to $30 million in renters' security deposits, some of it unclaimed by tenants who get little help with how or when to claim what they're…
  1. Lost and Found: Meeting your daughter 40 years later

    Globalnews.ca - Manitoba 09.21 / 13:51 globalnews.ca
    Susan Doan was 16 when she got pregnant, and had to put her daughter up for…
  2. Goldeyes capture American Association championship on home turf

    Winnipeg.ctvnews.ca - Manitoba 09.21 / 13:40 winnipeg.ctvnews.ca
    The Winnipeg Goldeyes have repeated as American Association…
  3. Lost and Found: Meeting your daughter 40 years later

    Globalnews.ca - Manitoba 09.21 / 13:28 globalnews.ca
    Susan Doan was 16 when she got pregnant, and had to put her daughter up for…
  4. Manitoba caught for a $54M loss on stadium-building loan

    Cbc.ca - Manitoba 09.21 / 10:09 www.cbc.ca
    The Winnipeg Blue Bombers are winning on the field this season, but the deal to build their football stadium has left the Province of Manitoba at a…
  5. 1 in 7 Manitoba search warrants have serious flaws, study says

    Cbc.ca - Manitoba 09.21 / 10:09 www.cbc.ca
    A study obtained by CBC News reveals 14 per cent of Manitoba search warrants were so flawed they should have been…
  6. Syrian refugees living in fear in city

    For safety, the Syrian kids with basement bedrooms huddle together with their parents in the living room to sleep in case their building is firebombed and they need to escape…
  7. Kinew 'reckless' in relationship

    If Wab Kinew feels like he’s been under siege since being elected as the controversial new leader of the New Democratic Party, he’s not the only one. So is Tara Hart,…
  8. Goldeyes win second straight American Association Championship title

    Cbc.ca - Manitoba 09.21 / 05:19 www.cbc.ca
    The Winnipeg Goldeyes walloped the Wichita Wingnuts 18-2 in Wednesday’s fifth and final match-up at Shaw Park to take the American Association's top spot for the second year in a r…
  1. North Vancouver calls for changes so minor crashes can be cleared more quickly

    News1130.com - British Columbia 09.21 / 13:55 www.news1130.com
    Some proposed changes to the Motor Vehicle Act would speed up the removal of the vehicles involved in minor crashes, as well as free up first…
  2. Proposed Richmond homeless shelter stirs controversy among neighbours

    Cbc.ca - British Columbia 09.21 / 13:27 www.cbc.ca
    A business owner next to a proposed homeless shelter in Richmond is concerned about safety but the mayor says the space will be properly…
  3. Thursday’s Okanagan forecast

    Globalnews.ca - British Columbia 09.21 / 12:20 globalnews.ca
    Thursday, September 21, 2017  – Weather forecast update at 5am: A few showers will fall this morning but then we will enter into a drier and brighter weather pattern. Expect partial clearing today with possible sun in the mix by midday. A mix of sun and cloud is on deck starting tomorrow when an …
  4. Mixed views for Main St.

    Castanet.net - British Columbia 09.21 / 12:03 www.castanet.net
    The next phase of the City of Penticton's downtown revitalization project, a $2.2 million job on the 300-block of Main Street, was first discussed in council on Tuesday night. The first phase of the project has already been completed in the 100 and 200 blocks of Main Street. Some of the work…
  5. Local mental health starved

    Castanet.net - British Columbia 09.21 / 12:03 www.castanet.net
    Suicide is the second leading cause of death for youth in B.C., but in Penticton, non-profit groups continue to struggle to find money for resources. "I think because we are not good grant writers,” said Sharon Evans, president of the South Okanagan Similkameen Mental Wellness…
  6. Downtown palate pleaser

    Castanet.net - British Columbia 09.21 / 12:03 www.castanet.net
    It will be a culinary delight, sure to please the palate of the most discerning of diners in the Central Okanagan. The seventh annual Taste of Downtown Kelowna, hosted by the Downtown Kelowna Association, is set for this Saturday from noon to 3 p.m. Thirty-two restaurants around downtown will…
  7. Small-town living not easy

    Castanet.net - British Columbia 09.21 / 12:03 www.castanet.net
    Life in smaller towns is more challenging for immigrants than those in larger centres, despite the good intentions of small-town residents. UBC Okanagan Associate Professor Susana Caxaj said a sense of belonging, or a lack of one, can impact the mental health and well-being among immigrant…
  8. Artists to bare their soles

    Castanet.net - British Columbia 09.21 / 12:03 www.castanet.net
    These shoes are worth looking at. Shoe Bank Canada is getting creative with its latest fundraiser, which will see artists create one-of-a-kind footwear. The My Canvas Has Laces gala at Kelowna Art Gallery will have artists from across Canada use white high-tops as their canvas. Funds raised…
  1. P.E.I. manufacturing sales fade after strong 2017 start

    Cbc.ca - Prince Edward Island 09.21 / 13:05 www.cbc.ca
    Manufacturing sales on P.E.I. have gone into a three-month slide after a strong start to the…
  2. Multi-stage seniors complex in Cornwall passes council approvals

    Cbc.ca - Prince Edward Island 09.21 / 11:37 www.cbc.ca
    A development in Cornwall, designed to meet the needs of seniors while they age, is another step closer to getting…
  3. Free flu vaccinations for P.E.I. start next month

    Cbc.ca - Prince Edward Island 09.21 / 11:15 www.cbc.ca
    For the first time this fall, all Prince Edward Islanders will be able to receive the flu shot for…
  4. P.E.I. landlords allowed 1.5% rent increase for 2018

    Cbc.ca - Prince Edward Island 09.21 / 10:54 www.cbc.ca
    The Island Regulatory and Appeals Commission has released this year's allowable rental…
  5. RCMP cautions about drone safety and rules after airport incident

    Cbc.ca - Prince Edward Island 09.21 / 10:32 www.cbc.ca
    The RCMP is using a recent drone incident at Charlottetown Airport as an opportunity to raise awareness and educate operators about the rules and regulations for the…
  6. Tignish brings home Communities in Bloom gold medal

    Cbc.ca - Prince Edward Island 09.21 / 09:25 www.cbc.ca
    The win puts the community in the position of being able to compete in the international competition next…
  7. Showcase PEI 2017 gives Island artists exposure to North American delegates

    Cbc.ca - Prince Edward Island 09.20 / 23:34 www.cbc.ca
    Showcase PEI 2017 wraps up Wednesday after giving Island artists the chance to make a good first impression on delegates in the music industry from across North…
  8. 'Top-notch' restaurants put P.E.I. dishes the test

    Cbc.ca - Prince Edward Island 09.20 / 23:14 www.cbc.ca
    The 11th annual Taste Our Island Award Roving Feast will feature lots of the Island's local produce from top restaurants, says event co-ordinator Nancy…
  1. Regina Police taser knife wielding man inside business

    Cbc.ca - Saskatchewan 09.21 / 13:05 www.cbc.ca
    Regina Police Service said a member of the force tasered a man on Wednesday evening. Police attended a business on the 300 block of McCarthy Boulevard North after an intoxicated man wielding a knife entered the…
  2. Man dies from injuries after being hit by a truck in Saskatoon

    Globalnews.ca - Saskatoon 09.21 / 12:00 globalnews.ca
    A Saskatoon man who was hit by a truck while crossing 23rd Street West has died from his…
  3. The Morning Edition is live from Regina's mâmawêyatitân centre in North Central

    Cbc.ca - Saskatchewan 09.21 / 11:37 www.cbc.ca
    The Morning Edition will broadcast live from the mâmawêyatitân centre in North Central, Regina on Friday September 22…
  4. Newly revealed proposed government land deal echoes GTH scandal

    Cbc.ca - Saskatchewan 09.21 / 11:15 www.cbc.ca
    Confidential emails reveal key players in the notorious "GTH land deal" were working on yet another deal just as the first controversial transaction was concluding in December…
  5. Sask. SPCA aims to help victims of domestic violence by helping their pets

    Cbc.ca - Saskatchewan 09.21 / 11:15 www.cbc.ca
    The Saskatchewan Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals is bringing people together in Regina to discuss the link between animal abuse and victims of domestic…
  6. Saskatoon had bulk of province's police misconduct investigations in 2016

    Cbc.ca - Saskatchewan 09.21 / 11:15 www.cbc.ca
    In 2016, investigations were completed into the conduct of 121 police officers in Saskatoon, Regina, Prince Albert, Moose Jaw and…
  7. From photography to knitted baskets: women comfort others in wake of perinatal death

    Cbc.ca - Saskatchewan 09.21 / 11:15 www.cbc.ca
    Jennifer McKnight was 24 weeks pregnant when she lost her son last December. Now, she's spearheading a project that aims to support people affected by perinatal loss, encourage healthy grieving processes, and raise…
  8. Man dead after being hit by a vehicle while crossing a street

    Saskatoon.ctvnews.ca - Saskatchewan 09.21 / 04:50 saskatoon.ctvnews.ca
    Man dead after collision involving vehicle and…
  1. Surprise candidate was Doug Schweitzer: MRU Professor says

    660news.com - Alberta 09.21 / 13:33 www.660news.com
    Mount Royal University Political Science Professor, Lori Williams believes Wednesday’s United Conservative Party debate was well mannered. “Leadership contenders, that were, for the most part very civil,” she said. “They didn’t give a whole lot of ammunition to opposition folks in this.” Williams went on to say, “I think they all relied on scripts and…
  2. Fewer tornadoes touch down in Alberta over summer, but hail storms continue to batter province

    Calgarysun.com - Alberta 09.21 / 13:22 www.calgarysun.com
    If it felt like there were fewer reported tornadoes in Alberta this past summer over last year, you might be onto…
  3. Blind, tumour-ridden dog to be euthanized following emergency court application

    Calgarysun.com - Alberta 09.21 / 13:22 www.calgarysun.com
    An Edmonton judge has ordered that a blind, diabetic, tumour-ridden and emaciated dog be euthanized, despite its owner's protests. Crown prosecutor Christian Lim applied for an emergency order Wednesday to have an American Staffordshire terrier named Pritty euthanized for humane reasons.Lim told court he felt compelled to take the "unusual" step…
  4. U of A energy conference focuses on (near) future

    660news.com - Alberta 09.21 / 13:10 www.660news.com
    Edmonton’s University of Alberta is looking to the Future of Energy Systems, with a two day conference in partnership with the German Embassy. Future Energy Systems is an organization funded by $75-million in research money from the Government of Canada. U of A Professor, Amit Kumar explained the organization’s focus is to help the country…
  5. Sporting jeans for a good cause

    660news.com - Alberta 09.21 / 13:10 www.660news.com
    Want to try on some jeans for a good cause? A Thursday fundraiser for Cancer research invites Calgarians to do just that: Try the Fit, Help the Cause. For every FDJ French Dressing jean you try on, one dollar will be donated to the ‘Look Good Feel Better Campaign.’ It’s a program that helps women…
  6. Family welcomes baby number 20

    Sue and Noel Radford have been having children for the best part of three decades and face a monumental task just to feed, clothe and ferry about their…
  7. This woman clapped back hard at a guy who used her pic in a sexist joke

    If you haven't seen some variation of the "person I like vs. person who likes me" meme, it pretty much is exactly what it sounds like — the humor, of course, being in the idea that the person you like is never the person who likes you back, and the person who likes you is […
  8. 'Privately-funded arena not economically viable': Flames release arena proposal

    Cbc.ca - Alberta 09.21 / 13:05 www.cbc.ca
    Saying they are no longer interested in pursuing a new arena after two years of negotiations, Calgary Sports and Entertainment Corporation, which owns the Flames, released their proposal to the city on…