An early morning crash near Milverton yesterday has sent 9 teenagers to hospital. OPP say the driver lost control and rolled the car several times before resting upright, just missing a tree. There were 7 people in the car and 2 more young men in the trunk. Police say the driver was a 19 year old man from Stratford. Most of the teens suffered minor head and neck injuries but it could have been much worse. 4 of the teens were taken to London Health Sciences Hospital for observation.
The flooding in Alberta last week has created increased demand for blood donations. Canadian Blood Services is asking for donations to help alleviate the temporary strain on their ability to collect blood in the area. Blood Services will be holing clinics all weekend long, To help out visit blood.ca or call 1-800- 2-donate.
33rd annual Pride Parade takes place in Toronto today. Ontario Premier Kathleen Wynn, NDP Leader Thomas Mulcair and Liberal Leader Justin Trudeau will attend an outdoor church service before taking part in the parade. Mulcair will be joined by party members Craig Scott and Olivia Chow. Thousands are expected to attend what is considered Canada’s largest pride parade
Thick smoke from a nearby forest fire continues to hang over the western Labrador town of Wabush. A voluntary evacuation order is in place for the town’s roughly 18-hundred residents. Only 79 people have chosen to remain home. The blaze raging four kilometres from Wabush has also forced the closure of the Trans-Labrador Highway between Labrador West and Churchill Falls.
The Transportation Safety Board is investigating a fatal mid-air collision near Pemberton, B-C. Four people ( both pilots and two passengers) were killed yesterday afternoon when a Cessna and a glider collided over Nairn Provincial Park. Officials say it’s very lucky no one on the ground was injured by falling debris, because all 94 of the park’s campsites were booked.
U-S safety regulators are looking into reports of a possible brake problem with some Honda minivans. The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration says there`ve been 22 complaints involving 2007 and 2008 model Odyssey minivans, where the brakes suddenly engaged on their own. The investigation will determine whether a recall is warranted.
A 25-year-old man has been charged with first-degree murder in a stabbing incident in Petawawa. Provincial police found the body of a man in
a home Friday morning after responding to a 9-1-1 call. A woman and a teenage girl also suffered serious wounds. Brian Goddard was arrested a few hours later after a manhunt involving a K-9 unit and a helicopter. His next court appearance is set for Tuesday.
The Jays ended the Red Sox 5 game winning streak with a 6-2 victory yesterday. Jose Bautista hit his 200th and 200 and fist career home runs and gunned down a runner a home plate to give the Blue Jays a chance to salvage a split in the 4 game series with Boston. Mark Buehrle takes the hill for the Jays, the Sox counter with Canadian Ryan Dempster.
Guelph Royals extended their winning streak to 3 games with a convincing 13-4 pounding of the Hamilton Cardinals. With the game tied in the 6th, the Royals put up 4 in their half, then 3 runs in the 7th and 2 in the 8th to walk away with the win. The Royals look to extend the streak when they travel to Burlington tonight.
Junior B lacrosse the Guelph Regals were over-matched in Brampton 17-7. Tonight they Visit London. Also in action tonight, the Elora Mohawks try their luck in Brampton.
Week 1 in the CFL wrapped up with a blow-out. The Saskatchewan Roughriders took a 22-1 lead into half time, by midway through the 3rd it was 34-1, as the Roughriders pounded the Edmonton Eskimos 39-18.
The Top seeds all moved on with realative ease in the third round at Wimbelton yesterday. Serena Williams disposed of Kimiko Date-Krumm 6-2, 6-love. Novak Djokovic made just three unforced errors in a 6-3, 6-2, 6-2 win over Jeremy Chardy.