• Northeast Calgary residents petition city to fix 'frightening' intersection
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    Northeast Calgary residents petition city to fix 'frightening' intersection

    Some residents in Castleridge in northeast Calgary are asking the city to install lights to make what they is a notoriously bad intersection safer. More than 1,600 people have signed an online petition to get the city to fix the intersection at Castleridge Boulevard and Westwinds Drive where accidents

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    Windsor's weather, traffic and gas prices for Thursday

    An Environment Canada heat warning is now over for our area. 

  • Free sessions offered to teach people to recognize suicide risk
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    Free sessions offered to teach people to recognize suicide risk

    The Canadian Mental Health Association (CMHA) on P.E.I. is offering several free sessions to teach people to recognize when someone is at risk of suicide. Tayte Willows, CMHA's community development program manager, will help to deliver the safeTALK program.

  • Creditors fighting over assets of Great Slave Helicopters
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    Creditors fighting over assets of Great Slave Helicopters

    Two Bay Street investment firms are battling over the assets of Great Slave Helicopters, according to court documents. Great Slave Helicopters is one of the subsidiaries of the now defunct Discovery Air. Buckling under the weight of its debt, Discovery Air received creditor protection earlier this

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    As tourists flock to Tuktoyaktuk, hamlet increases services

    Just as anticipated, Tuktoyaktuk, N.W.T., is seeing an influx of tourists thanks to the Inuvik-Tuktoyaktuk Highway, and the hamlet is starting to offer more services to meet their needs. Thanks to the help from the N.W.T. Department of Industry, Tourism and Investment, the hamlet was able to add a visitor

  • UN pushing Canada to compensate Quebec man tortured in Mexico
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    UN pushing Canada to compensate Quebec man tortured in Mexico

    The United Nations Committee Against Torture is asking the Canadian government to explain why it still hasn't acted on an order to compensate a Quebec man tortured in a Mexican prison. In 2011, the Committee determined Canada had violated the UN Convention against Torture when it extradited Régent

  • Women's basketball recruit first to wear hijab for St. Clair College
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    Women's basketball recruit first to wear hijab for St. Clair College

    On and off the court, Noor Bazzi wears her hijab. As a recruit to college sports, she's hoping to take this opportunity to be a role model. One she never saw reflected in her image while growing up. At 18, she's been playing in a hijab for eight years.

  • Long-term care beds a focus at annual AUPE Grandparents Day barbecue
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    Long-term care beds a focus at annual AUPE Grandparents Day barbecue

    As a swing band plays, seniors sit at tables while eating their free lunch below the Alberta Legislature Building at an annual barbecue hosted by the Alberta Union of Provincial Employees. "Originally it started out to bring to light the issues surrounding long-term care within Alberta," said

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    Calgary tattoo shop covers up 'worst of the worst' body art in Facebook contest

    Steve Peace has seen some bad tattoos, ones with sad stories and weird intentions. As the owner of Calgary's Immaculate Concept Tattoo, he ran a contest to rid the world of at least a few terrible ink jobs. People posted pictures on Facebook and others voted on which was the worst.

  • Mysterious cache of old coins unearthed in Yukon
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    Mysterious cache of old coins unearthed in Yukon

    It's been a busy summer for construction in Dawson City, Yukon — which means it's also been busy for the territory's archeologists. The latest historical find was unearthed last week, as crews were building a new recreational trail. The workers stumbled upon a stack of 23 old Canadian and

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    Man facing 6 charges after incident involving a loaded shot gun in Wekweeti

    A 23-year-old man from Wekweeti, N.W.T., is facing six charges after RCMP officers were flown into the community for a call to service that involved a loaded shot gun. Bruno Simpson is facing two counts of unauthorized possession of a firearm, disobeying a court order, pointing a firearm, possession

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    PQ candidate Guy Leclair withdraws from campaign after impaired driving charges

    Parti Québécois candidate Guy Leclair has pulled out of the campaign after being charged with impaired driving. "I will contribute in the coming days in choosing a new candidate who will take up the work of defending the citizens of Beauharnois," Leclair said in a statement. Leclair was arrested

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    P.E.I. rugby players honour Brodie McCarthy with sleeve patch

    McCarthy, a Grade 12 student at Montague Regional High School, was injured in a collision on the field while playing in the David Voye Memorial rugby tournament in Summerside in May. He died in hospital after undergoing surgery for a brain injury. "It's just something to remember Brodie.

  • Anne of Green Gables show goes down with technical problem
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    Anne of Green Gables show goes down with technical problem

    The Charlottetown Festival had to cancel a performance of Anne of Green Gables: The Musical Tuesday night due to a problem with the sound board. The board went down during the opening number, giving technical staff little time to find a fix. Communications manager at the Confederation Centre of the

  • Albertans fret over debt as consumer insolvency rate spikes 14%
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    Albertans fret over debt as consumer insolvency rate spikes 14%

    Consumer insolvencies in Alberta were up 14 per cent in the second quarter of this year, compared with the same period in 2017, according to statistics from the Office of the Superintendent of Bankruptcy. "A lot of people are living pay cheque to pay cheque, and just a small increase in interest

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    'Can't … make more time': 45-year-old surprised by heart attack

    Up until two weeks ago Jeff Brant considered himself a healthy, middle-aged man.

  • Scarborough rooming house operator convicted over fire code violations
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    Scarborough rooming house operator convicted over fire code violations

    A City of Toronto investigation has led to convictions against a man over the operation of unsafe rooming houses in Scarborough. Comfort Residential Group Home Inc. and Winston Manning, a company director, pleaded guilty to multiple violations of the Ontario Fire Code and Planning Act at a provincial

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    Cockroach infestations on the rise in Edmonton, exterminator says

    In his 40 years on the job, Tom Schultz, owner of Edmonton Exterminators Ltd., has never seen it this bad. "They've actually become, number-wise, probably as problematic as bedbugs these days," Schultz said in an interview Wednesday with CBC Radio's Edmonton AM. The old belief that

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    Garrison Green residents take to the streets to ask drivers to slow down

    Some residents of Garrison Green want drivers to slow down in their southwest community — so they're spending the morning trying to catch the attention of speeders with an awareness event. Paul Bourassa said he and several others have been complaining to the city about the problem for five years

  • Ottawa teen arrested in deadly shooting at Kingston motel
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    Ottawa teen arrested in deadly shooting at Kingston motel

    A 19-year-old Ottawa man is facing charges after a 39-year-old man was shot and killed at a motel in Kingston, Ont., early Wednesday morning. Kingston Police said a report of a disturbance and shots fired at the Kozy Inn on Princess Street motel came in at about 1 a.m. Police said Lewis surrendered

  • Report on children's well-being highlights dire conditions for some in the North
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    Report on children's well-being highlights dire conditions for some in the North

    A new report released Tuesday that raises concerns about the well-being of children in Canada shows Nunavut continues to have the highest rate of infant mortality in the country, although that number has dropped slightly in recent years. In 2016, there were 17.7 deaths for every 1,000 live births in

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    Property management company that gave rapist keys to dozens of apartments refuses to compensate victim

    A Calgary property company that gave a convicted rapist keys to dozens of apartments has refused to compensate a woman who was forced to move after she was victimized.

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    Windsor's weather, traffic and gas prices for Wednesday

    A heat warning is in effect for Windsor-Essex and Chatham-Kent today, according to Environment Canada. The weather authority expects a cold front to move in this evening bringing cooler temperatures and possible showers. 

  • Witness recounts first attempts to rescue boy from St. Lawrence River
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    Witness recounts first attempts to rescue boy from St. Lawrence River

    Ontario Provincial Police say the search for an 11-year-old boy on the St. Lawrence River has become an effort to recover his body five days after he disappeared beneath the waves. Stéphane Leduc has regularly boated that section of the river for a decade and was part of a group of boaters that tried

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    Fog, ice and a sinking sailboat involved in 16th Arctic-based emergency of the year

    Pablo Saad and Dario Ramos were sailing in Nunavut's Bellot Strait when their vessel became trapped in ice and started to sink. The raft "would have contained survival rations," wrote Carol Launderville, a spokesperson for the Canadian Coast Guard, in an email.