Day: September 16, 2020

Tahltan Nation urges members to hunt bears, wolves in northern B.C.

The Tahltan Nation in northern B.C. is urging its citizens to hunt more bears and wolves, saying doing so will help increase the populations of other species that First Nations rely on. In a news release on Tuesday, the Tahltan Central Government (TCG) says provincial wildlife counts show “dwindling” numbers of prey species such as …

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Oshawa school bus driver wins $250,000 top prize with Instant Crossword

An Oshawa mom is looking forward to buying some new clothes and moving into a bigger home after winning the quarter-million dollar top prize with OLG’s Instant Crossword. Margaret Pennells says she was relaxing at home with some family and neighbours when she uncovered her $250,000 prize. “I was taking my time and had a …

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What the Arctic’s rapid transition into a ‘new climate’ looks like

Lawrence Ruben has lived in the Arctic all his life, and is still learning about the changing region.  In the 1970s, there was one guarantee when he would head out on the land — the conditions would be predictable and relatively the same as the previous year. Elders and knowledge holders would predict a pattern …

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Montreal man charged after fiery crash in Whitby involving rented Maserati

Durham police say an out-of-province driver is facing a dangerous driving charge after he crashed a rented Maserati in Whitby, leaving the luxury car fully engulfed in flames. Officers were called about a three-vehicle crash in the area of Victoria Street and Gordon Street around 10:30 p.m. Monday. According to investigators, the Maserati was speeding …

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Officer leaps onto moving transport as big rig approaches school zones: Huron OPP

A potentially deadly situation was averted Wednesday morning thanks to the heroics of a senior member of the Huron detachment’s crime unit, OPP say. OPP received two calls just before 8 a.m. about a commercial transport truck driving erratically on Highway 8. Witnesses said the vehicle was heading westbound from Seaforth at low speeds into …

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