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As the Township of Mapleton considers lower speed limits and the creation of a traffic calming policy, it’s also unveiled new lawn signs, asking motorists to “drive slow.” Township economic development and marketing coordinator Aly Cripps said around 75 of the 100 signs ordered are still up for grabs and can be picked up at the township office at 7265 Side Road 16 in Drayton. Interested residents are asked to bring a donation to the Drayton Area Food Bank in exchange for a placard. At a meeting
NEW YORK (Reuters) -New York Governor Andrew Cuomo groped, kissed or made suggestive comments to 11 women in violation of the law, the state's attorney general said on Tuesday, prompting local prosecutors to launch a criminal investigation and reigniting calls for him to resign or be impeached. The findings of a five-month investigation into allegations of sexual harassment found the governor created a "toxic" workplace and that his office illegally retaliated against the first accuser to go public. After state Attorney General Letitia James unveiled the probe's conclusions, President Joe Biden and other prominent Democrats called on the party's one-time star to resign.
Nvidia said that it is working through the regulatory process with the UK government. "We look forward to their questions and expect to resolve any issues they may have," an Nvidia spokesperson told Reuters. The UK's Competition and Markets Authority (CMA) had sent its completed Phase 1 investigation report to the UK government on July 20,according to the government's website.
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — A gunman shot and wounded three people at a Tennessee business Tuesday and was later tracked down and fatally shot by police after he refused to drop his weapon, authorities said. The shooting happened at a Smile Direct Club manufacturing facility in Nashville. The suspect had left before officers arrived, but they spotted him at a nearby intersection carrying a semi-automatic pistol with an extended magazine, Nashville police spokesman Don Aaron told news outlets. The su
Although Latinos are present across all Canadian labour markets, they are lagging behind the Canadian median total income. What does that mean for their economic integration?
Socio-economic factors are major barriers to physical activity. New research suggests this is one more reason why disadvantaged people were at increased risk for COVID-19.
Southgate decided to apply to a different government program for a better chance of getting funding for updating the building at Dundalk pool. At the same time, work at the Lions Pavilion and the lawn bowling greens was added, Kevin Green, facilities manager, reported to Southgate council on July 21. The consultant Grant Match recommended the strategy as the second grant had just opened up and is on a first-come, first-served basis. Council agreed, and the application is heading off to the Canad
(ANNews) – Jim Guiboche has been a staple of the Edmonton blues scene for over thirty years. He is on the verge of being honoured with the Edmonton Blues Hall of Fame award and, as anyone who’s worked with Jim will tell you, it’s due to his great talent and immense work ethic. The latter he credits almost entirely to his father. Well before he played guitar or worked at a job, Guiboche loved school, specifically algebra and biology. It came quite naturally to him, he says, but of course, he had
NEW YORK (AP) — Danya Taymor was jazzed. It was late July and the theater director had just cracked open the August Wilson Theatre on Broadway after months of stillness and silence. She soaked it all in, checking out the stage and tweaking her plans. Taymor is tasked with leading the first play to open on Broadway since the pandemic shutdown — “Pass Over.” “This play is the right play to reopen Broadway. It will help lead the way in so many ways," she said. "To consecrate the space after this pl
The allure of an open country road proved too much for a young driver from London who was nabbed doing 149 km/h on a Norfolk County backroad Friday night, police say. Ontario Provincial Police said in a social media post that a 19-year-old G2 driver blew past a cruiser on Forestry Farm Road at almost twice the posted speed limit of 80 km/h. The driver’s car was immediately impounded for 14 days, as per new stunt driving rules that came into effect July 1, police said. If convicted, the driver wi
Dramatic footage shows villagers in Cokertme racing to battle the wildfire threatening their homes. View on euronews
What should I know about the delta variant? It's the most contagious coronavirus mutant so far in the pandemic, but COVID-19 vaccines still provide strong protection against it. Nearly all hospitalizations and deaths are among the unvaccinated. Still, the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention cited the delta's surge for its updated advice that fully vaccinated people return to wearing masks indoors in areas with high transmission. The change is based on recent research suggesting that
Erin Mayor Allan Alls is welcoming news the installation of an emergency generator at Erin Centre 2000 will allow the building to be used as a shelter in case of natural disasters. The new equipment is part of a $2.6 million upgrade to the facility announced in early July. Federal and provincial governments will cover $1.9 million, the municipality will contribute the rest. “It’s been my biggest push since I’ve been elected,” Alls said, referring to the creation of an emergency shelter in Erin.
Environment Canada says smoke from growing wildfires in northwestern Ontario is leading to poor air quality in the region. The weather agency has issued air quality statements for much of the area, including Thunder Bay, saying the smoke is leading to high levels of air pollution and low visibility. It has also issued heat warnings for areas in the northwest, including Dryden, Ignace and Fort Frances, where temperatures are expected to hit nearly 30 degrees. The province says there are 110 fires
DETROIT (AP) — Voters in Detroit on Tuesday were deciding a ballot proposal that calls for the creation of some new city departments, restructuring the police and fire departments, and linking water rates and public transportation fares to income. Changes to the city charter with Proposal P have been opposed by some who say it could increase spending by the city, which still has to carefully monitor its finances that for several years had been under state oversight following Detroit’s historic 2
Dr. Jenn Turner of New Westminster, B.C., is the daughter of Keith and Marie Turner, who farmed near Maxwell, north east of Dundalk. She attended Osprey Central and Grey Highlands Secondary School in Flesherton and worked at the Dundalk pool in the 1990s. Jenn, a certified chiropractic sport specialist, was with the Canadian cycling team at the 2020 Olympic Games in Tokyo. She was on the support team for BMX bike athletes, and works year-round with the team. She and her husband Kevin Lunnie (als
OTTAWA — Health authorities are investigating an outbreak of hepatitis A infections linked to frozen mangoes. It comes after Nature's Touch Frozen Food Inc. pulled several batches of frozen mangoes from grocery stores over concerns about potential contamination. The recall applies to certain Nature's Touch, Compliments, Irresistibles and President's Choice products sold in Saskatchewan, Manitoba, Ontario, Quebec, New Brunswick, Nova Scotia and possibly other provinces and territories. The Canadi
ROMA, Texas (Reuters) -The number of migrant children in Border Patrol facilities has been steadily rising, an analysis of U.S. government data shows, as record numbers crossed the U.S.-Mexico border in July, renewing a politically sensitive issue for President Joe Biden. On Aug. 1 there were more than 2,200 unaccompanied children in U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) custody, more than double the number just a month earlier, according to daily statistics provided by the government since March and compiled by Reuters. A CBP spokesperson said that number includes Mexican children who are quickly returned to their home country, as well as Central American children who are transferred to U.S. federal shelters.
A Lower Sackville, N.S., man has died after a motorcycle accident over the weekend. Around 7:15 p.m. Saturday, Halifax RCMP were called to the crash on Highway 103 in Upper Tantallon, according to a release. Police, fire crews and paramedics responded to the scene. Officials believe the motorcycle had been travelling east on Highway 103 when it suddenly left the roadway. The motorcycle driver, a 70-year-old man from Lower Sackville, suffered life-threatening injuries and a LifeFlight helicopter
MARIETTA, Ga. (AP) — The “monster” who stabbed a woman to death and also killed her dog as they walked through a popular Atlanta park must be taken off the streets, but rumors are not helping police to solve the case, the city’s mayor said Tuesday. In a slaying that has stoked intense interest and fear across the city, Katherine Janness, 40, was found just inside an entrance to Piedmont Park about 1 a.m. on July 28. She had been stabbed multiple times in what the deputy police chief described as