Monday, November 13th, 2017

 

‘You’d have to stretch your earnings’: Moms react to changes to parental leave extension

Expectant parents in Saskatoon are weighing their options when it comes to parental leave. The federal government will give new moms and dads the option to take an extra six months off work to be with their newborns. The current system allows parents to take 12 months paternity leave with 55 per cent weekly salary, capped at $543 per week. The changes will give parents the choice for an extended leave of 18 months with 33 per cent wage, capped at $326 per week. “It’s the same amount of moneyRead More


Tracy McGrady shares top 5 moments of NBA career | The Jump | ESPN – USANEWS.CA

NBA Hall of Fame inductee Tracy McGrady shares his top 5 moments of his NBA career. ✔ Subscribe to ESPN on YouTube: http://es.pn/SUBSCRIBEtoYOUTUBE ✔ Watch ESPN on YouTube TV: http://es.pn/YouTubeTV Get more ESPN on YouTube: ► First Take: http://es.pn/FirstTakeonYouTube ► SC6 with Michael & Jemele: http://es.pn/SC6onYouTube ► SportsCenter with SVP: http://es/pn/SVPonYouTube ESPN on Social Media: ► Follow on Twitter: http://www.twitter.com/espn ► Like on Facebook: http://www.facebook.com/espn ► Follow on Instagram: http://www.instagram.com/espn Visit ESPN on YouTube to get up-to-the-minute sports news coverage, scores, highlights and commentary for NFL, NHL, MLB, NBA, CollegeRead More


Senate Republicans ask Moore to withdraw as new accuser steps forward

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – U.S. Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell led a chorus of establishment Republicans on Monday urging Roy Moore, the party’s Senate candidate in Alabama, to quit the race as a fifth woman came forward with allegations Moore had sexual contact with teenage girls decades ago. Beverly Young Nelson said Moore sexually assaulted her when she was 16 and he was a prosecuting attorney in his 30s. At a New York news conference, the tearful Nelson said Moore groped her, tried to pull her shirt off and shove herRead More


Nebraska regulators to vote on Keystone XL pipeline next week

LINCOLN, Neb. — A decision on the last major regulatory hurdle for TransCanada (TSX:TRP) in its nine-year quest to complete the Keystone XL pipeline will be made next week. The Nebraska Public Service Commission says in statement that a vote on the application will be held during its meeting on Nov. 20. Approving the project would allow TransCanada to gain access to holdout landowners’ property using Nebraska’s eminent domain laws. The pipeline would transport oilsands oil from Alberta through Montana and South Dakota to Nebraska, where it would connect withRead More


Democrats to question Sessions on Russia meetings

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – U.S. Attorney General Jeff Sessions will face a barrage of questions from Democrats in the House of Representatives on Tuesday over whether he lied about communications between President Donald Trump’s election campaign and Russian representatives. FILE PHOTO: U.S. Attorney General Jeff Sessions speaks about the Trump Administration efforts to combat the opioid crisis at John F. Kennedy International Airport in New York City, New York, U.S., October 27, 2017. REUTERS/Brendan McDermid Sessions is due to testify before the House Judiciary Committee for a routine oversight hearing, butRead More


Dead of Winter: The Donner Party – sharing the #Weather Channel #Videos

Lack of proper clothing is one of the many things that plagued the Donner Party. Dead of Winter chronicles the story of the Donner family traveling west to California pursuing the American dream. During their journey, the group decides to take what they think is a shortcut and end up trapped by snow in the Sierra Nevada mountains. While waiting to be rescued or for the snow to thaw, the group runs out of food and turns to the only food source that remains…each other. “Dead of Winter: The DonnerRead More


Montfort issues letter of concern about Salvation Army proposal for Montreal Road

The Montfort Hospital is adding its name to the chorus of people expressing concern about the Salvation Army’s proposal for a new shelter project on Montreal Road. In a French-language letter – addressed to Planning Committee Chair Councillor Jan Harder and Salvation Army National Advisory Board Chairman Andrew Lennox – the Hospital says it doesn’t believe the Salvation Army’s plan fits with the City’s housing strategy. “The approach proposed by the project does not respect the City of Ottawa’s ‘Housing First’ program,” the letter says. “That program aims to directRead More


Uber’s South Asia policy chief quits in latest senior departure

NEW DELHI (Reuters) – Uber’s [UBER.UL] chief of policy for India and South Asia has quit, two sources familiar with the matter said on Monday, in the latest high-level departure at the online taxi company. The Uber logo is seen on mobile telephone in London, Britain, September 25, 2017. REUTERS/Hannah McKay Shweta Rajpal Kohli, a former Indian journalist who joined Uber last year, would join cloud-based software maker Salesforce.com Inc next month, the sources told Reuters. Uber, in a statement to Reuters on Tuesday, confirmed Kohli had quit. Kohli wasRead More


America Strong: Nurse on mission to help one man heal Video – Sharing #ABC #News Feed

Transcript for America Strong: Nurse on mission to help one man heal Finally tonight, America strong. And when they said strike up the band, they did. Here’s Steve osunsami. Reporter: 32-year-old Josh Libman of Norcross, Georgia, is having a tough year. In July, he lost part of his left leg to a rare form of cancer, and needed rounds of Che chemotherapy. A nurse in suburban Atlanta saw his go fund me page and had an idea. I reached out to the family and I said, I would like toRead More


Dionne Quints home arrives at new location soon

From CTV Northern Ontario: In North Bay the Heritage board anxiously awaits the Dionne Quints home to arrive at its new location. Source link #USA #News #USnews #worldnews #headlinenews #Breakingnews #weathernews #UnitedStates news #CanadianNews #weatherforecast top news #stories,Us news today #hourlyweather #Cbcnews #CBC