Amherstburg considers banning plastic straws and stir sticks at Libro Centre

Staff will prepare a report designed to ban certain single-use plastics at the Libro Centre.

Prime Minister to visit Gatineau flood evacuees today

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau is set to visit a flood evacuation centre in Gatineau, Que., early on Wednesday afternoon.

Behchoko man wants 2nd sex-assault trial delayed because of anxiety

Chris Dryneck was charged with sexual assault more than three years ago. His first trial ended in a mistrial because he was not provided with a Tlicho interpreter. On Tuesday his lawyer submitted letters from two doctors saying Dryneck is suffering from severe anxiety.

'I felt like I was being robbed': Suspect cleared in Vancouver drug case loses Porsche, homes

Dennis Halstead says he's not a fentanyl trafficker — he's just a landlord who made the mistake of renting a townhouse to drug dealers. But he's spent the last four years defending himself against allegations of running a multi-million-dollar drug operation.

'How do you not see your people in these Indigenous youth?': Couple working to decolonize classrooms

Erin Goodpipe and Ben Ironstand are a young Indigenous couple who are both educators in the Regina Public School system. They both come from difficult backgrounds and have strong cultural knowledge - but transferring that knowledge to their classrooms is not always easy.

Thunder Bay police presence to remain at Hammarskjold High School until Friday, says chief

The police chief in Thunder Bay, Ont., is asking people not to panic if they see police cruisers outside of Hammarskjold High School this week.

Getting rid of toxic algae in O'Leary sewage lagoon to be costly

The town of O'Leary, P.E.I., is working to get blue-green algae out of its sewage lagoon, a project which could cost the municipality in excess of $500,000.

Rookies excited for start of MLA orientation at Alberta legislature

With the mental and physical fatigue of the campaign behind them, Alberta’s 44 rookie members-elect will head to the legislature Wednesday for orientation and training. 

Man dead in house fire in Toronto's Roncesvalles Village

A man is dead following a "significant" house fire in Toronto's Roncesvalles Village neighbourhood late Tuesday evening.

April 23, 2019

Desaray Cumberbatch from KRG Recreation Dept. talks about upcoming Arctic Winter Games to be held in Whitehorse Yukon in March 2020 and they're looking for Cultural performers from Nunavik..drum-dance...throatsinging...application open until May 5th...and National News..Anna Ohaituk - Inukjuaq community forecast..municipal services...people out on land and store doing's doing good....Safety Rules by Late Nala Nappaaluk and Bobby Baron and Willie Etok about safety on land and sea during springtime.

Manitoba News Update

News Update from CBC Winnipeg

Pedestrian fatally struck by vehicle in Mississauga

A male pedestrian has died after being struck by a vehicle in Mississauga early Wednesday morning.

Police redirect over 2000 non-emergency 911 calls with new strategy

Waterloo Regional Police Service has implemented a number of strategies to reduce the number of 911 calls they must dispatch a response team to, including more online reporting and using text messages to reply to pocket dials.

Breezy, cooler day with scattered morning showers

Still a shower here and there and the temperature will only hit around 10 C.

Montreal News Update

News Update from CBC Montreal

April 18, 2019

Makivik Corporate Secretary, Rita Novaling talks about her "house cleaning" of Makivik offices since her election. National News and 2014 Aqpik Jam "live" comedy & music

Death toll rises to 359 in Sri Lanka bombings, more arrested

The death toll from the Easter suicide bombings in Sri Lanka rose to 359 and more suspects have been arrested, police said Wednesday.

Rothesay warns residents of toilet backups as sewage system 'overwhelmed' by flood

Rothesay is warning residents who live close to the Kennebecasis River they are at risk of toilet backup because of rising floodwaters and is asking them to use the portable toilets being distributed to "vulnerable neighbourhoods."

Information Radio – Winnipeg

Winnipeg Morning show

St. John's council wants input on Rawlins Cross traffic circle

It's always been a weird, wonky way to move through the centre of the city - one that took a turn when St. John's council decided to get rid of all of the traffic lights.

Bewcyk sentenced to eight months in custody for possession of child pornography

A Thunder Bay man has been sentenced to just over eight months in custody on a possession of child pornography charge, court documents show.

Saint John will continue 'aggressive' demolition of vacant buildings

Saint John plans to continue an "aggressive" program targeting owners of vacant and dilapidated buildings and that could mean as many as 30 unsightly structures could be razed in 2019.

Rain will slow commute, shift flooding road closures

The ramps to and from eastbound Highway 50 to to rue Saint-Louis are closed.

Manitoba increasingly relying on private nurses to fill gaps, document shows

Winnipeg hospitals, personal care homes and health care agencies increasingly hiring nurses from private agencies to fill gaps in the system, according to a document obtained by the Manitoba NDP through a freedom of information request.

Saskatchewan considers referendum on equalization

Saskatchewan's premier is gauging public interest in a potential referendum on equalization. The province's Election Act would need to be amended for it to be held on any day other than provincial election day 2020. Saskatchewan has not received a dollar from the formula in 11 years.