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Diabetes groups concerned about delivery of Disability Tax Credit

A Winnipeg woman living with type 1 diabetes is worried she will no longer qualify for the Disability Tax Credit which helps her manage the disease. People who spend more than 14 hours per week on insulin therapy qualify for a tax credit of up to $1500 per year, but some diabetes groups and the Conservative Opposition in Ottawa have accused the Liberal government of clawing back the tax credit for people who have previously qualified. Monica White has received the tax credit which she says helps ease the financialRead More


City plans safety review for intersection where ammonia tanker tipped over

The City of Saskatoon plans to review safety at the intersection where a tanker truck carrying ammonia tipped over on its side earlier this month. The city’s acting general manager of transportation, Angela Gardiner, says the city will look at whether or not the area is as safe as it could be. “We look at signage or any different measures we can undertake,” Gardiner said. “We’ve already taken a look at the actual intersection and the intersection design itself and it does meet Transportation Association of Canada standards, so ifRead More


Italy’s 2 richest regions claim victory in autonomy votes

Colleen Barry, The Associated Press Published Sunday, October 22, 2017 7:47PM EDT MILAN — The presidents of Italy’s wealthy northern regions of Veneto and Lombardy on Sunday claimed victory in autonomy referendums that seek to grab additional powers and tax revenue from Rome, riding a global tide of self-determination that has swamped Spain’s Catalonia region. The votes were nonbinding, but the leaders of the neighbouring regions hope to leverage strong turnout in talks with Italy’s centre-left government. As leading members of the anti-migrant, anti-EU Northern League, they want to keepRead More


Remai, Art, Gallery, Saskatoon | CTV Saskatoon News

The Remai Modern officially opened its doors on Saturday, following years of planning and tens of millions of dollars later. Boasting four storeys, 130,000 square feet and 11 exhibition galleries, the museum aims to put Saskatoon on the modern art map. Remai’s goal is ambitious, with hopes of becoming Canada’s modern art museum. It features works from the local to international level, including some by Spanish master Pablo Picaso. The museum is also working with Indigenous artists and communities. “[The museum] takes its place not only in Canada in beingRead More


How Two Convicted Killers Escaped a Maximum Security Prison | Nightline | ABC News – Sharing #ABC #NEWS #Video #feed

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St. Clair College hosts Men’s Baseball Championship

The four-time reigning Ontario Colleges Athletic Association champion St. Clair Saints are hosting the OCAA Men’s Baseball Championship thsi weekend. Games take place at Bert Lacasse Park in Tecumseh. The top four teams based on the regular season standings advance to the double-knockout tournament. St. Clair is joined by Durham, Fanshawe and Humber. The Saints advanced to the gold medal game with a 10-0 win over Humber Friday. Source link #USA #News #USnews #worldnews #headlinenews #Breakingnews #weathernews #UnitedStates news #CanadianNews #weatherforecast top news #stories,Us news today #hourlyweather #Cbcnews #CBC


Variety store clerk slashed during robbery

A variety store employee suffered non life-threatening injuries following a robbery early Friday evening. Police say shortly after 6 p.m., a suspect entered the Hi Convenience store located at Highbury Avenue and Wilton Avenue and demanded cash. A scuffle ensued and the clerk was slashed on his left arm. The victim was sent to hospital for treatment. The suspect, a 37-year-old man was located and arrested shortly after the incident nearby. Charges are pending. Source link #USA #News #USnews #worldnews #headlinenews #Breakingnews #weathernews #UnitedStates news #CanadianNews #weatherforecast top news #stories,UsRead More


Backyard chicken trend causes spike in infections, 1 fatal, CDC reports – Health

The Associated Press Luke Gabriele was a healthy 14-year-old football player in Pennsylvania when he began to feel soreness in his chest that grew increasingly painful. When his breathing became difficult, doctors detected a mass that appeared to be a tumour. For a week, Dan and DeAnna Gabriele thought their son was dying until tests identified the cause: not cancer, but chickens — the ones he cared for at home. They had apparently infected him with salmonella that produced a severe abscess. The popular trend of raising backyard chickens in U.S. cities andRead More


U.S.-backed Syrian force declares victory over ISIS militants in Raqqa

Zeina Karam, The Associated Press Published Friday, October 20, 2017 7:35AM EDT Last Updated Friday, October 20, 2017 10:34AM EDT BEIRUT — A U.S.-backed Syrian force declared victory over the Islamic State group in its former “capital” of Raqqa on Friday, declaring the northern Syrian city free of any extremist presence after a four-month battle that left it in ruins. At a press conference held inside the city Friday, the Kurdish-led force known as the Syrian Democratic Forces formally handed over administration of the devastated northern city to a councilRead More


Marco Muzzo eligible for unescorted temporary absences from prison

CTVNews.ca Staff Published Wednesday, October 18, 2017 4:24PM EDT Last Updated Wednesday, October 18, 2017 4:31PM EDT A Toronto-area man convicted for impaired driving in a 2015 car crash that killed three children and their grandfather is now eligible for unescorted temporary absences from prison. Corrections Canada confirmed that Marco Muzzo will be allowed to apply to leave the institution on his own for brief periods starting Wednesday. Temporary absences may be granted for medical, administrative, community service, family contact, parental responsibility, personal development (rehabilitation), or compassionate reasons, Corrections CanadaRead More