Update: Hwy 17 reopened at Sturgeon Falls

Updated June- 29 Bee 8†50 p†m.: The Nipissing West OPP took to Twitter to announce that it has reopened Highway 17 near Sturgeon Falls. Officers were sent to a collision this afternoon east of the Landfill Site Road. The roadway was closed for approximately seven hours, from approximately 1.30pm to approximately 8.45pm, with no diversion. … Read more

Martello looks to Microsoft for sales boost as revenues fall in fiscal 2022

Martello Technologies is counting on its burgeoning Microsoft sales channel to get it back on track after the Kanata software company’s revenue growth slowed to a snail’s pace in fiscal 2022 following a major surge earlier in the pandemic. Martello (TSX-V:MTLO) said late Tuesday it posted revenue of $17.5 million for the fiscal year ended … Read more

Huge fire in Vancouver, large smoke plume

Just before 10 p.m., a major fire broke out in the building A massive fire destroyed a building on East Hastings Street in Vancouver on Wednesday night, and firefighters report no injuries. Brad Hesse, assistant chief of operations for the Vancouver fire and rescue services, says crews arrived at 1820 East Hastings Street just before … Read more

Pappin, credited as Toronto’s last cup winner, dies at 82

Jim Pappin, Toronto Maple Leafs hockey player, left, with Arnie Brown, in September 1963. Jim Pappin, the former NHL forward who was credited with the Toronto Maple Leafs’ last Stanley Cup-winning goal, has died. He was 82. The Maple Leafs and Chicago Blackhawks announced the death on social media on Wednesday. “We are deeply saddened … Read more

Atlantic Prime Ministers Say Ottawa Must Make A Decision On Regional Energy Loop Soon

PICTOU, NS – Atlantic Canada’s prime ministers expect a decision from Ottawa soon on a proposed energy corridor in the Atlantic Loop, noting Wednesday that it will take time to build the massive project and climate goals looming. The estimated $5 billion loop proposal would connect the four provinces with hydroelectric power plants from Quebec … Read more

Pappin, credited as Toronto’s last cup winner, dies at 82

TORONTO (AP) – Jim Pappin, the former NHL forward credited with the Toronto Maple Leafs’ last Stanley Cup-winning goal, has died. He was 82. The Maple Leafs and Chicago Blackhawks announced the death on social media on Wednesday. “We are deeply saddened to learn of Jim Pappin’s passing,” the Maple Leafs said. Jim played five … Read more

Overdose crisis: manufacturer agrees to settlement

VANCOUVER- A $150 million proposed settlement with Purdue Pharma Canada covering all provinces and territories has been reached to recoup healthcare costs associated with the sale and marketing of opioid-based pain relievers. British Columbia’s Attorney General David Eby said on Wednesday it is the largest settlement of a government claim for health care costs in … Read more