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June 18, 2018 8:58 PM 5 people, including 2 kids and a dog, hit by lightning near Tillsonburg, Ont

All five taken to hospital after strike in Courtland, Ont., just before 4 p.m. Five people, including two children, were taken to hospital after being struck by lightning just outside of Tillsonburg, Ont., on Monday afternoon. The OPP say the five people were struck at an address on Main Street in Courtland, Ont., which is located about 100 kilometres 7

June 14, 2018 8:00 AM As World Cup kicks off, Russia looks to show the West it's not isolated

Inside Vladimir Putin's latest attempt to rebrand Russia With Moscow's historic squares, pedestrian malls — and, starting today, soccer stadiums — filling up with foreign tourists, President Vladimir Putin's latest rebranding exercise for Russia is well underway. The first game of the World Cup kicks off at 6 p.m. local time in the refurbished and freshly 18

June 11, 2018 9:26 PM Canadian artist Dorothy Oxborough dies at age 92

Noted Canadian pastel artist Dorothy Oxborough has died at her residence in the Saanich Penninsula Hospital in B.C. She was 92. Oxborough was born in Calgary in 1922 and grew up in Banff, where she started drawing at the age of two, when her father handed her a pencil and paper to keep her busy when he was working in his office. That was the launching 20

June 11, 2018 9:25 PM Airdrie company facing child labour and safety charges after 14-year-old hurt on job

An Airdrie roofing company is facing child labour and health and safety charges after a 14-year-old employee fell off a roof in Lacombe last summer. Alberta’s labour ministry launched a rare joint investigation under the Employment Standards Code and the Occupational Health and Safety Act after the boy fell nearly four metres off a residential roof in July and required 9

June 10, 2018 8:16 PM Worried parents and child care advocates ask ‘what now?’ in wake of PC win

Minutes after media outlets declared a majority government for Doug Ford’s Progressive Conservatives last Thursday night, Carolyn Ferns began gearing up for a renewed fight for affordable, high-quality child care for Ontario families. “Feeling blue about child care? We hear you,” wrote Ferns, policy co-ordinator for the Ontario Coalition for Better Child 10

June 8, 2018 1:02 AM Pippa Middleton reveals she's pregnant

Sister of Duchess of Cambridge says she has passed her 1st trimester Pippa Middleton is following in her sister's footsteps — she's about to be a mother. The younger sister of Kate, Duchess of Cambridge, revealed the "happy news" of her pregnancy in the magazine put out by British grocery chain Waitrose. She says she has passed her first trimester 22

June 7, 2018 3:30 PM Top U.S. college pitcher who pleaded guilty to molesting niece gets passed over in MLB draft

Oregon State’s Luke Heimlich posted a microscopic 0.76 ERA last year, and he went 15-1 this season with a 2.42 ERA while winning his second straight Pac-12 Pitcher of the Year award. Yet when the last of 1,214 players was selected Wednesday in the MLB draft, the hard-throwing left-hander, who fervently wants to move on to the professional ranks, was passed 9

June 1, 2018 8:02 PM Spotify backs away from artist-conduct policy after music industry criticism

NEW YORK—Spotify is backpedaling on its recently announced anti-hate policy after some music industry players criticized it. The company said in blog post that when it announced the policy on May 10 it “created confusion and concern” and that Spotify “didn’t spend enough time getting input from our own team.” Last month Spotify said it would remove from its playlists 14

May 30, 2018 11:03 PM Kids with allergies more likely to be bullied, research shows

Tessa Bantock was labelled “allergy girl” and even pelted with nuts by her classmates at school. Growing up with a food allergy can be tough, but when children with serious allergies are bullied, the consequences are potentially life-threatening. “I am severely allergic to peanuts and tree nuts,” said Bantock. “You definitely feel different and segregated 18

May 30, 2018 3:44 PM Paris migrant camp that contained hundreds is cleared out

Some 28,000 have been removed from contentious Paris camps in last 3 years, but arrivals continue Police on Wednesday cleared out about 1,000 people from the largest makeshift migrant camp in the French capital that became a focal point in France's immigration debate. The mainly African migrants were moved out of their tent camp along a canal used by joggers 21