Monthly Archives for September, 2018



University of Saskatchewan observatory place to watch lunar eclipse

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SASKATOON – The observatory at the University of Saskatchewan will be opening its doors to the public this Sunday for the total lunar eclipse.

“We are going to see a rather unusual event on Sunday evening when the full moon is going to pass into the Earth’s shadow,” said Stan Shadick, an instructor in the department of physics and engineering at the Continue reading the story "University of Saskatchewan observatory place to watch lunar eclipse"

Canada West football: Bears vs. Bisons and spotlight on Dinos’ Andrew Buckley

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EDMONTON — After a vicious beat down against their provincial rivals, the University of Alberta Golden Bears (2-1) look to get back into the win column when they host the defending Hardy Cup Champion (8) Manitoba Bisons (1-2).

Alberta is still reeling from a humiliating 80-18 loss against the Dinos – a game where the Bears defense gave up a staggering 975 Continue reading the story "Canada West football: Bears vs. Bisons and spotlight on Dinos’ Andrew Buckley"

WATCH: iPhone 6S survives fall off balcony; man snaps it in half anyway

Posted on: September 26th, 2018 by
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iPhone launches are always interesting events. From the superfans who camp out days in advance just to say they are the first person to have bought the new phone, to the tech-obsessed that can’t live without the latest version of anything.

Then there’s this guy.

READ MORE: iPhone 6S and 6S Plus hit stores Friday

He was the first to emerge from the Apple Continue reading the story "WATCH: iPhone 6S survives fall off balcony; man snaps it in half anyway"

B.C. NDP leader calls for resignation of Children and Family Development Minister

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The fallout for the Ministry of Children and Family Development continues with the opposition calling for Minister Stephanie Cadieux to resign.

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The ministry has been under fire after the death of a teen who fell from a hotel balcony in Abbotsford last week while in government care. He was reportedly placed in the hotel after the province shut down Continue reading the story "B.C. NDP leader calls for resignation of Children and Family Development Minister"

Alberta finalizing updated municipal framework

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CALGARY – The Alberta government says a new legislative framework that governs how all municipalities in the province will operate will be in place before the next municipal elections in 2017.

The current Municipal Government Act came into effect almost two decades ago and was to be updated a couple of years ago but was delayed as a result of the Continue reading the story "Alberta finalizing updated municipal framework"

Report finds Rob Ford ‘unnecessarily reckless’ after knocking over councillor in 2013

Posted on: September 26th, 2018 by • Sticky
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TORONTO – It was a collision that shook the council chambers and was the butt of jokes on late night TV talk shows, but an integrity commissioner report says former mayor Rob Ford was “unnecessarily reckless” when he knocked over a city councillor in 2013.

On Nov. 18 2013, during a particularly heated council debate, Ford knocked down Councillor Pam McConnell after Continue reading the story "Report finds Rob Ford ‘unnecessarily reckless’ after knocking over councillor in 2013"

‘It’s an institution’: Fredericton’s Neill farm being developed carefully, slowly

Posted on: September 26th, 2018 by • Sticky
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FREDERICTON – A fourth generation farm that sits in the middle of Fredericton’s northside is slowly being developed – but the community says its legend remains.

Brothers Ronald and Albert Neill mark the fourth generation at Devon Holsteins – and the last. The last herd of cattle left in May of 2011.

But the barns and 173-year-old farm house still stand tall, turning Continue reading the story "‘It’s an institution’: Fredericton’s Neill farm being developed carefully, slowly"

City looking for volunteers to keep Edmonton’s River Valley clean

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EDMONTON – Edmonton is proud of its clean, beautiful parks and River Valley. Soon, you can help keep them that way.

The city is holding its annual fall River Valley Clean Up on Saturday, Oct. 3.

The Clean Up starts at 10 a.m., and will start at three city parks:

– George F. Hustler Park, at 95 Street and 98 Avenue

Continue reading the story "City looking for volunteers to keep Edmonton’s River Valley clean"

“Crisis point”: NDP, PC parties criticize government over Victoria General – Halifax

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HALIFAX – Both the NDP and PC governments are questioning why the Liberal government hasn’t done more done to replace the Victoria General site of the QEII Health Sciences Centre.

A pipe burst on the hospital’s fifth floor on Thursday night, causing flooding, and the evacuation of three lower floors, including many ICU patients.

In two separate releases sent out on Friday, both Continue reading the story "“Crisis point”: NDP, PC parties criticize government over Victoria General – Halifax"

Record breaking jackpot of $60 million; What would you buy?

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WINNIPEG — If you’re feeling lucky, you might want to pick up a lottery ticket before Friday night’s draw. Lotto Max is the biggest it’s ever been – a record breaking $60 million dollars, plus millions in prizes.

READ MORE: $60 million jackpot up for grabs in Friday’s Lotto-Max draw

Starting in July of 2015, new rules raised the cap to $60 million Continue reading the story "Record breaking jackpot of $60 million; What would you buy?"