Day: December 16, 2020

Master sailor remembered as devoted father who was keen to get home to young sons for Christmas

Master Sailor Duane Earle loved the ocean so much his friends nicknamed him “Squid.” Friends remembered Earle as a devoted friend and father Wednesday, after the Royal Canadian Navy called off a search for him in the seas off the California coast. The boatswain is believed to have accidentally fallen overboard after he was last seen early Monday, while the frigate […]

We are ready to work

News Jensen La Vende 3 Hrs Ago Moonilal Lalchan – PROCUREMENT Regulator Moonilal Lalchan says he and his board are ready to work as soon as the Public Procurement and Disposal of Public Property (Amendment) Bill 2020 is assented to. Speaking at a webinar hosted by the TT Transparency Institute (TTTI) on Wednesday, Lalchan said […]

Ontario Increases Funding to Renew and Modernize Northern College

TIMMINS — The Ontario government is investing over $1.86 million in capital funding to help Northern College this year. This funding is part of the province’s $466 million total investment in capital funding to help colleges and universities across Ontario address their deferred maintenance backlog. Work will include critical repairs and updates, while supporting the […]

RCMP launch probe into Canadian Pacific runaway train crash that killed 3 crew members

The RCMP’s major crimes unit in British Columbia has opened a criminal investigation into a fatal runaway train crash and allegations of a coverup at Canadian Pacific Railway, following a derailment that killed three crew members near Field, B.C., in February 2019. “This is going to be a complex investigation,” RCMP Staff Sgt. Janelle Shoihet […]

Partnership pairs mental health response workers with Middlesex OPP, Strathroy-Caradoc officers – London

Middlesex OPP and Strathroy-Caradoc police officers responding to mental health or addictions-related matters are being accompanied by mental health response workers as part of an initiative launched last month with the local branch of the Canadian Mental Health Association (CMHA). It comes as such calls to the two police departments has risen a combined 63 […]

Hailstorms, floods and ‘snowmageddon’ make Environment Canada’s top 10 weather stories of 2020

Environment Canada has released its top 10 weather stories of the year, and no part of Canada was spared. From the record “snowmageddon” in St. John’s in January to an endless hot summer in eastern Ontario and Quebec to the smoke-filled skies over Vancouver, there was no shortage of stories that affected Canadians weather-wise in 2020. […]

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