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What to see and what to skip in Australia – Sharing #ABC #News Feed

The land Down Under is a staple on the bucket list of many American travelers. But for value seekers, Australia’s appeal grows in 2018. Interested in Travel? Add Travel as an interest to stay up to date on the latest Travel news, video, and analysis from ABC News. New flights from United, Virgin Australia and Air New Zealand, along with no fewer than 20 new hotels opening between 2017 and 2018, mean more competition and better options for visitors. What’s more, since Australia is made up of eight main territoriesRead More


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2017 Cannes Lions International Festivity of Creativity coming to WAG

We’ve all heard about people cutting their cable cords and the rise of streaming services like Crave TV and Netflix. But if you thought commercials as a medium were on their way out, think again. Commercials haven’t gone anywhere. In fact, Audra Lesosky from Winnipeg’s McKim Communications Group said there are many places to see them, aside from on the small screen. “It’s video and it runs across multiple mediums, including online and in theatres etc.” But with so many viewing options, Lesosky said creative commercials are more critical thanRead More


N.S. veterinary association to ban cat declawing, a first in Canada

Veterinarians in Nova Scotia will halt the “ethically unacceptable” practice of declawing domestic cats as they adopt a new code of ethics next spring. The Nova Scotia Veterinary Medical Association said the code of ethics will come into effect on March 15, 2018 and prohibit veterinarians from declawing cats if there’s no medically necessary reason to do so. A three-month “education period” about the new rules takes effect immediately, the society said in a news release. Veterinarians will still be able to declaw cats that have diseased or infected nails,Read More


Windsor to host Can-Am Police-Fire Games in 2022

Mayor Drew Dilkens announced Tuesday morning that the city’s bid to host the 2022 Can-Am Police-Fire Games was successful. The Can-Am Police-Fire Games is a multi-sport event hosted every two years in either Canada or the United States. We’re thrilled to be setting up another signature event for our city and region,” said Mayor Dilkens. It is a six day event with traditional sports such as soft-ball, swimming and track and field to more specified events such as SWAT competitions. Police Chief Al Frederick, Fire Chief Stephen Laforet, along withRead More


The purloined Parmesan: Merchant fights onslaught of cheese burglars

CTV Montreal Published Monday, December 11, 2017 5:37PM EST Last Updated Monday, December 11, 2017 6:06PM EST The owner of a supermarket in the Plateau has had to resort to extreme measures to stop cheese burglars. For the past three years, Frank Henot, who owns Intermarché Boyer at 1000 Mont-Royal Ave. E, has been fighting to keep his high-end Parmesan from being stolen. In just one week, Henot said more than 50 per cent of his inventory was stolen. At $50 per kilogram, he believes the culprits are likely restaurantRead More


The changing face of terminal cancer, thanks to immunotherapy drugs

Ask any cancer specialist practicing today, and he or she will likely have a recent story of a patient who was given a terminal diagnosis but who is still alive and doing much better than expected, all thanks to a new generation of drugs. Immunotherapy medications are helping those with advanced cancer to defy the survival odds by re-training their immune systems to fight the cancer and stop their illness from worsening. Anne-Marie Cerato is one of those patients. Eight years ago, she noticed an odd lump on her collarbone.Read More


Bright Lights underway in Jackson Park

Bright Lights Windsor is officially underway. The holiday festival kicked off on Friday at Jackson Park. Hundreds of people were on hand as the city flipped the switch and lit up the tall Christmas tree. Donny Tanouye made the trip from Leamington and liked what he saw. “What a beautiful beautiful idea,” says Tanouye. “It’s a great celebration and Windsor needs it, Windsor deserves it.” Lina Dimopoulos attended the kick-off and says Windsor needed a holiday lights festival. “I think it’s awesome, I think it’s overdue for Windsor to getRead More


Ontario communities can’t opt out of marijuana shops: government

Shawn Jeffords, The Canadian Press Published Friday, December 8, 2017 3:39PM EST Last Updated Friday, December 8, 2017 10:26PM EST TORONTO — Communities across Ontario cannot opt out of hosting a government-run pot shop if they are selected for a site, the provincial government said Friday after at least one town expressed resistance to having a cannabis retail location. If a community is selected to host one of the marijuana shops, it could delay hosting the store but cannot completely opt out of having it, said Ontario’s Ministry of Finance.Read More


Couple deported to Mexico after 30 years in U.S., leaving 3 kids behind

NEWARK, N.J. — A couple who came to New Jersey from Mexico 30 years ago have been deported, leaving their three children behind. Oscar and Humberta Campos lived in Bridgeton, New Jersey, and own a landscaping company. They said goodbye to their children Friday morning at Newark’s airport before boarding a flight to Mexico City. The children, ages 16, 22 and 24, are all American citizens. “There is no distance. I will always have them in my heart,” Oscar Campos told WCAU-TV . Campos said he fled violence in hisRead More