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A 2-year-old girl died after being hit by a vehicle in her driveway Sunday night in the RM of La Broquerie. Police said the initial investigation has determined that the child was struck by a vehicle on her driveway being driven by a 62-year-old man.
40-YEAR-OLD WINNIPEG MAN DIES IN BOATING ACCIDENT
A 40-year-old Winnipeg man died in a boating accident on the Lee River Sunday afternoon. Lac du Bonnet RCMP responded to a fatal boating collision in the noon hour on Sunday near the Cape Coppermine boat launch on the Lee River in the RM of Lac du Bonnet.
CANADIANS STUCK IN CUBA HEADING HOME
Montreal travel agency says hundreds of Canadians who were stuck in Cuba since a plane crash last week are returning home. Caribe Sol says Cubana Airlines has resumed operations after the passenger jet crash on Friday killed 111 people. The agency says 346 tourists who booked through Caribe Sol would be flown back to Canada Monday and Tuesday. It said some other passengers had already returned home on other airlines.
MOST RESIDENTS IN B.C.’S BOUNDARY REGION CAN GO HOME
Most residents in British Columbia’s Boundary region who were forced out of their homes by flooding are now free to return home. The Regional District of Kootenay Boundary says evacuation orders have been lifted for about 1,400 properties. Emergency operations centre co−ordinator Chris Marsh said evacuation orders have been downgraded to evacuation alerts as a precaution.
WESTJET BACK AT TABLE WITH PILOTS
WestJet Airlines says it is confident that an agreement will be reached with its pilots as negotiations continue this week. The Calgary−based airline’s pilots have had the legal right to commence job action since Saturday, but said they wouldn’t disrupt travel plans over the Victoria Day long weekend. The Air Line Pilots Association says its will return to the bargaining table in Halifax this week.
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