News: Abandoned truck containing ‘unidentified’ material found in LaSalle

MONTREAL — Officials were called to investigate an abandoned truck that residents said was leaking fluid in LaSalle on Wednesday afternoon. Last night: A haz-mat team, ambulance and fire departments were called after truck carrying dangerous material found abandoned on Léger near Newman boulevard in LaSalle. @CTVMontreal — Cosmo Santamaria (@cosmoCTV) May 28, 2020 […]

News: ‘There’s still a lack of inclusion’: Controversy continues over Pride flag comments at school board meeting

KITCHENER — Comments made at the Waterloo Catholic District School Board meeting on Monday night have sparked outrage and disappointment. School board trustees unveiled an altered version of the Pride flag, which looks much different from the traditional rainbow. Sarah Mathers says she always wanted to see more inclusion while she was a student at […]

News: After uncertain future, vacant mould-filled Saskatoon luxury home slated for demolition may have new lease on life

SASKATOON — An empty home in the city’s upscale Briarwood neighbourhood that came dangerously close to being on the receiving end of a city demolition crew last year may finally be safe. The home, located in the 100 block of Beechdale Crescent, had been vacant for several years, with some neighbours pitching in to care […]

News: City, YMCA join forces to makes showers available for homeless

LONDON, ONT. — The City of London and the Downtown YMCA have teamed up to help give people living on the streets a place to shower during the COVID-19 restrictions. The showers are by appointment only and are being coordinated with the help of outreach agencies. They were first made available Tuesday, and there’s capacity […]

News: Students return to school to pick up belongings that were left behind

SHELBURNE, ONT. — It wasn’t supposed to end like this, but students won’t be returning to school to finish the year. Students at Centre Dufferin District High School in Shelburne had the opportunity to pick up any belongings left behind on Wednesday. “They didn’t know they were never coming back this semester,” says dad Chris […]

News: Police helicopter hit with laser strikes leads to multiple charges

BARRIE — Police in York Region have made arrests after two incidents of the police helicopter being hit with laser strikes. According to police, two men have been arrested in two separate incidents where the pilot and tactical flight officer were hit with a bright light source. In both cases, police were able to locate […]

News: Woman sentenced on accessory to murder charges in death of Jenaya Wapemoose

REGINA — Jeannette Kakakaway, 31, has been sentenced to a total of three years in prison after pleading guilty to accessory after the fact to murder, in the death of Jenaya Wapemoose. Minus time served, Jeannette will spend two years and 43 days in prison from the date of sentencing. The judge said Jeannette can […]

News: May has set records for snow, cold and heat. Here’s what you can expect for the rest of the month

KITCHENER — The first two weeks of May brought on winter-like conditions, with periods of snow and cold temperatures. That quickly changed, with most people in southern Ontario jumping right into summer-like heat, humidity and thunderstorms. Kitchener-Waterloo saw its most recent record-cold temperature on May 13, dipping to -3.8 degrees Celsius. Earlier that week on […]

News: COVID-19 updates for Saskatoon and area for Wednesday, May 27

SASKATOON — Check back throughout the day for the latest on COVID-19 in Saskatoon and area. If you’re concerned you might be infected with COVID-19, the Saskatchewan COVID-19 self assessment tool is a helpful resource. Here’s advice on how to practice physical/social distancing and how to properly self-isolate at home. Two COVID-19 deaths Two more people have died from COVID-19 […]

News: Windsor dancers featured in video on ‘The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon’

WINDSOR, ONT. — It was an exciting few seconds of fame for some Windsor dancers. Some graduating senior dancers with Dance Barre were featured in a music video on “The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon” last week. The dancers submitted a choreography task to the show and ended up being featured in the video with […]