Warm Weather May Deprive Some Areas of Vivid Red Fall Colours: Expert

Warm Weather May Deprive Some Areas of Vivid Red Fall Colours: Expert

By Paola Loriggio, The Canadian Press

Fall Leaves

Unseasonably warm weather in parts of Canada may deprive some areas of one of their trademark natural attractions — rich fall colours.

A forestry expert says the vivid red leaves that draw crowds of tourists to areas of Ontario and parts of Quebec are triggered by bright sunshine combined with cold temperatures.

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Police K9 Tracks Car Thief After Brief Chase

Police K9 Tracks Car Thief After Brief Chase

Winnipeg Police CrestThe Winnipeg police canine unit tracked down a man Sunday morning after he took officers on a chase in a stolen car.

The suspect was spotted at around 5 a.m. in the area of Sargent Avenue and Young Street. Two cruisers attempted to stop the vehicle, but the man manoeuvred around them and drove up on a boulevard and through front yards of homes to avoid police.

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Amazon Says It Received 238 Proposals for 2nd Headquarters

Amazon Says It Received 238 Proposals for 2nd Headquarters

By Joseph Pisani, The Associated Press

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In this Wednesday, Oct. 11, 2017, file photo, an Amazon employee gives her dog a biscuit as the pair head into a company building, where dogs are welcome, in Seattle. Amazon says it received 238 proposals from cities and regions hoping to be the home of the company’s second headquarters. The online retailer kicked off its hunt for a second headquarters in September, promising to bring 50,000 new jobs. It will announce a decision sometime in 2018. (AP Photo/Elaine Thompson, File)

NEW YORK, N.Y. – Amazon said today that it received 238 proposals from cities and regions in the United States, Canada and Mexico hoping to be the home of the company’s second headquarters.

The online retailer kicked off its hunt for a second home base in September, promising to bring 50,000 new jobs and spend more than $5 billion on construction.

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