Events cancelled at Humber due to college strike

Wednesday, March 8, 2006 Due to the province-wide college strike, events at Humber College in Etobicoke, Ontario, Canada have been cancelled or delayed. Latin Jazz Night, set to happen on Wednesday evening at 8:00 pm is cancelled, as is an Evening of Sketch Comedy, which was scheduled for Sunday, March 12 at 8:00 pm. The …

Wikinews Shorts: April 5, 2007

A compilation of brief news reports for Thursday, April 5, 2007. Prosecutors in the United Kingdom filed charges against Mohammed Shakil, 30, Waheed Ali, 23, and Sadeer Saleem, 26. Each were charged with conspiracy to cause explosions on transport or at tourist attractions, related to the July 7, 2005 London bombings. Authorities said they are still …

Strongest earthquake in 150 years hits Costa Rica

Saturday, January 10, 2009 The United States Geological Survey said a 6.1 Mw earthquake struck on Thursday, at 01:21:34 p.m. local time (6:21:34 p.m. UTC) in northern Costa Rica, a Central American country, 30 kilometres (19 mi) NNW of San José and near the volcano Poás. The epicenter was at 20 miles (32 kilometers) north-northwest of …

Preliminary hearing for lawsuit against Buffalo, N.Y. hotel proposal rescheduled

Buffalo, N.Y. Hotel Proposal Controversy Recent Developments “Old deeds threaten Buffalo, NY hotel development” — Wikinews, November 21, 2006 “Proposal for Buffalo, N.Y. hotel reportedly dead: parcels for sale “by owner”” — Wikinews, November 16, 2006 “Contract to buy properties on site of Buffalo, N.Y. hotel proposal extended” — Wikinews, October 2, 2006 “Court date …

Puppies used to smuggle heroin

Thursday, February 2, 2006 Ten puppies with bags of liquid heroin surgically implanted into their bellies were having seizures in a drug bust in Medellin, Colombia, said authorities. “They utilized a wide range of smuggling, the most repulsive of which was the use of puppies,” said John P. Gilbride, head of the DEA’s New York …

Ontario Votes 2007: Interview with Family Coalition Party candidate Bill McMaster, Lambton—Kent—Middlesex

Wednesday, September 26, 2007 Bill McMaster is running for the Family Coalition Party in the Ontario provincial election, in the Lambton—Kent—Middlesex riding. Wikinews’ Nick Moreau interviewed him regarding his values, his experience, and his campaign. Stay tuned for further interviews; every candidate from every party is eligible, and will be contacted. Expect interviews from Liberals, …