Grimsby Plane Crash

A 77 year old man is in hospital after the plane he was piloting crashed in a farmers field near the Grimsby Air Park.The small one seater plane took off Saturday morning from the Grimsby Air Park and crashed almost immediately.The cause is still unknown, but the pilot is lucky to be alive.It was just after 11:30am, the pilot is a 77 year old man from the area. He was conscious and alert when paramedics arrived. The pilot was taken to Hamilton General Hospital with injuries to his head and torso.The plane, a small Vans RV 6 or 7 was assembled by the owner.Transport Canada is still investigating read more

In wake of UK vote to leave EU Ban says UN to

“The Secretary-General expects the European Union to continue to be a solid partner for the United Nations on development and humanitarian issues, as well as peace and security, including migration. He also expects that the United Kingdom will continue to exercise its leadership in many areas, including international development. He very much hopes that this will continue,” said a statement released by the office of Mr. Ban’s spokesperson. “When we work together, we are stronger,” the statement also said. In the statement, the Secretary-General said he has closely followed discussions surrounding the referendum in the UK, and that the vote to leave the EU came at the end of “intensive deliberations and rich discussions,” not just in the UK, but across Europe. “Now, as the United Kingdom and other EU Member States embark on the process of charting a way forward, the Secretary-General trusts in Europe’s well-proven history of pragmatism and common responsibility in the interest of European citizens,” the statement said. “At the UN, we look forward to continuing our work with the United Kingdom and the European Union – both important partners,” the Secretary-General also said in the statement. read more