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Winnipeg Terror Suspect Back In Custody

A Winnipeg man suspected of planning terrorist activities has
been taken back into custody.

23 year old Aaron Driver is not facing criminal charges
but federal authorities were seeking a peace bond to limit his
activities on the suspicion that he may help a terrorist group or
activity.

Driver had been released on bail until the court decided whether
to issue the peace bond.

He was released into the custody of a woman on a $1500 bail and required to live at her home, among other
conditions, but that woman has now withdrawn her financial support
and Driver was re-arrested yesterday afternoon.
 
New Transit Deal For Winnipeg
 
About 1400 Winnipeg Transit workers are ratifying the most
recent settlement between the city and the Amalgamated Transit
Union.

ATU members voted nearly 60 per cent to accept the contract
offer. It still must be given the green light by city council.

Earlier this week, Winnipeg Transit successfully restored full
regular service following delays caused by a bus maintenance backlog
that had resulted from a voluntary overtime ban.

It was the second deal the two parties hammered out; the first
one was voted down by the union membership earlier this month.
 
Wildfires Raging In Northern Saskatchewan
 
Wildfires are forcing about 1000 people from their homes
in northern Saskatchewan.

Steve Roberts, executive director of wildfire management for the
province, says lightning strikes and hot, dry weather are making
conditions volatile.

He says a fire burning near the communities of Wadin Bay, Sucker
River and English Bay is of particular concern so an evacuation is
underway.

Officials are worried about heavy smoke and the flames
restricting access to the area with more hot, dry weather forecast
for the next few days.
 
Search Continues For Escaped Prisoner
 
The manhunt is intensifying for a remaining convicted killer who
escaped three weeks ago from a prison in upstate New York.

Richard Matt, the other escapee, was shot and killed yesterday by
a US border agent 50 km west of the prison.

Still on the loose is David Sweat, who is thought to have been in
the area where Matt was killed, 20 km south of the Canadian
border.
 
Obama Comments During Charleston Eulogy
 
President Barack Obama is calling for an end to both racial
injustice and gun violence in the US.

Obama made his call in Charleston, South Carolina, where he
delivered the eulogy for the nine African-Americans massacred last
week in what's being investigated as a hate crime.

He also called for the Confederate battle flag -- seen by many as
a symbol of racial oppression -- to be removed from places of
honour.
 
Analyst Says Sears Is In Trouble
 
A retail analyst says it's sink-or-swim time for Sears Canada,
which has made little progress over the past few years in cutting
its losses.

Keith Howlett of Desjardins says a turnaround at the department
store chain is improbable, and its survival chances are slim.

Last month, Sears Canada reported a $59 million net loss in
the first quarter.

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