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Tornado warning ended for Orillia area: Environment Canada – Barrie

Tornado warning ended for Orillia area: Environment Canada – Barrie

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Environment Canada has ended the tornado warning for the Orillia, Washago and Lagoon City areas.According to Environment Canada, meteorologists were tracking two severe thunderstorm that had the possibility of producing a tornado.According to the weather agency, one of the storms produced a brief tornado near Edgar in Oro-Medonte. READ MORE: Environment Canada issues tornado warning for Orillia area The tornado warning was lifted by the weather agency at 9:08 p.m., on Monday evening, however, a severe thunderstorm warning remains in effect for the area. © 2018 Global News, a division of Corus Entertainment Inc.
Reality check: Did the Liberals create 60% more full-time jobs than the Tories? – National

Reality check: Did the Liberals create 60% more full-time jobs than the Tories? – National

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Hoping to beat back Conservative claims that their environment-friendly agenda is a costly jobs killer, the Liberal government has been burnishing its economic record lately, insisting that it has done better at creating jobs than its Tory predecessor. “Since we formed government, the Canadian economy has created over 60 per cent more full-time jobs than the Conservatives did over the same time period,” Prime Minister Justin Trudeau said on Aug. 14. READ MORE: Canada adds nearly 32K jobs in June, raising the odds of a July 11 rate hike It’s an important exercise in spin for a government whose central brand is about convincing Canadians that “the environment and the economy go hand-in-hand” – that fighting climate change, in other words, need
Cyclist seriously injured after being struck by car in Mercier–Hochelaga-Maisonneuve – Montreal

Cyclist seriously injured after being struck by car in Mercier–Hochelaga-Maisonneuve – Montreal

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Montreal police are investigating after a 63-year-old cyclist was struck by a vehicle early Thursday evening.Manuel Couture, a spokesperson for the police, said witnesses called 911 around 5:30 p.m. to report a collision in the Mercier–Hochelaga-Maisonneuve borough.The cyclist was travelling south on Hector Avenue when he was struck by a car heading west on Notre-Dame Street.Couture said the cyclist was rushed to the hospital with serious injuries to his head and legs.The driver of the car, a 40-year-old man, was treated for nervous shock.Couture said one of the two parties failed to stop at a red light. © 2018 Global News, a division of Corus Entertainment Inc.
2 Saskatoon drivers have vehicles impounded for excessive speeding – Saskatoon

2 Saskatoon drivers have vehicles impounded for excessive speeding – Saskatoon

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Saskatoon police continue to deal with excessive speeders in the city.Police say they impounded the vehicles of two more drivers Thursday after radar showed they were going well over 50 km/h above the speed limit. READ MORE: Learner without supervising driver clocked 70 km/h over speed limit in Saskatoon The first driver was clocked late in the afternoon going 117 km/h in a 60 km/h zone on Claypool Drive.The 22-year-old man was given a $988 ticket.The second driver was caught in the evening, doing 168 km/h while heading downtown on Circle Drive. The speed limit is 90 km/h.The driver was handed a $1,125 ticket.“These speeds are pure insanity; we will keep targeting those who choose to put others at risk,” the Saskatoon police traffic unit said in a t
Many Torontonians afraid of falling victim to gun violence: Poll – Toronto

Many Torontonians afraid of falling victim to gun violence: Poll – Toronto

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After an increase in shootings and violent incidents in 2018, a new poll shows the majority of Torontonians have fears of falling victim to gun violence in the city.Ipsos asked residents several questions regarding safety and violence in the city following the Danforth shooting which happened last month that left two people dead and 13 others injured.“We really wanted to gauge the temperature of the city of Toronto. How are people feeling after a particularly intense period in which there’s been a number of things happening in the city, culminating with what happened on the Danforth,” said Darrell Bricker, CEO of Ipsos Public Affairs. ABOVE: Majority of Torontonians agree their city has a serious gun problem.“When you ask them — ‘Is
Police respond to injured person in Saskatoon’s Sutherland neighbourhood – Saskatoon

Police respond to injured person in Saskatoon’s Sutherland neighbourhood – Saskatoon

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There was a large Saskatoon police presence at a trailer park in the Sutherland neighbourhood Wednesday morning.An injured person was reported in the 1500-block of Rayner Avenue at 7:55 a.m. CT on Aug. 1. READ MORE: Man killed in Saskatoon workplace incident Police said her injuries are believed to be minor.No arrests have been made at this time. READ MORE: Saskatoon police investigating assault with hammer and knife The guns and gangs, targeted enforcement, and canine units were called to the scene.The investigation is ongoing.Stay connected with Global News as this story develops. Related Inj