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Jann Arden’s new book ‘Feeding My Mother’ explores journey on the ‘hideous road of Alzheimer’s’

Jonathan Forani, Special to CTVNews.ca Published Thursday, November 23, 2017 1:35PM EST When Jann Arden first wrote on Facebook about mother’s experience with Alzheimer’s, she didn’t expect it might lead to her next book. She was venting her frustration and fear as her mother Joan’s memory worsened and personality changed. “If I didn’t have help I would sink so far down I’d never come up again,” she wrote on Facebook in July of last year. Overnight, Arden’s post received thousands of comments and an outpouring of support from Facebook usersRead More


Apartment building in Hillhurst evacuated over concerns of imminent collapse

Kensington Manor, in the 300 block of 10 Street Northwest, has been evacuated after an engineer determined the building to be unsafe. “This building has some structural issues and they were being investigated by a professional engineer hired by the owner and it had to do with the balconies,” said Wayne Brown of the City of Calgary’s Coordinated Safety Response Team. “Upon further investigation, there were more structural issues to the building.” “With that information they contacted the safety codes officer through me and we had him attend. After discussion,Read More


Teen arrested after 13-year-old boy stabbed in Moncton

A 14-year-old boy has been arrested after a 13-year-old boy was stabbed at a McDonald’s in Moncton. The RCMP responded to the restaurant on Mountain Road around 5:15 p.m. Wednesday. Police say the victim was taken to hospital with serious injuries. The suspect fled the scene, but he was arrested later Wednesday evening. Police say the teen has been released pending a court appearance on Feb. 22. Anyone who witnessed the incident is asked to contact police. Source link #USA #News #USnews #worldnews #headlinenews #Breakingnews #weathernews #UnitedStates news #CanadianNews #weatherforecastRead More


Daily public transit use could pose hearing loss risk: study

Daily use of public transit might cause hearing loss. It’s a conclusion anyone who’s taken Toronto rail transit might reach after one ride, but researchers from the University of Toronto now have data to suggest it may be true. A recent study suggests people who take the subway, the bus or ride a bike in city traffic are routinely exposed to bursts of noise that can contribute to hearing loss among passengers who ride on a daily basis. The study was conducted in Toronto, using noise dosimeters attached to people’sRead More


Witness testifies about bad blood between Dellen Millard and Laura Babcock

TORONTO – A friend of Dellen Millard has testified that there was bad blood between the accused killer and Laura Babcock, who disappeared five years ago and is presumed dead. Andrew Michalski says Millard asked him to keep an eye on Babcock because that could provide some useful information. The Crown alleges Millard and his friend Mark Smich killed Babcock and burned her body in an animal incinerator because she had become the odd woman out in a love triangle with Millard and his girlfriend, Christina Noudga. Michalski says BabcockRead More


‘Wolfpack’ Brothers Grew Up Locked in NYC Apartment for Years | 20/20 | ABC News – Sharing #ABC #NEWS #Video #feed

Part 1: Almost no one, including neighbors, knew the six Angulo brothers existed. The ‘Wolfpack’ Brothers Grew Up Locked in NYC Apartment for Years. source #NBC #CBS #ABC #News #worldNews #Videos #youtube USA Today News Headlines USA News Headlines ABC NEWS Headlines #USA #News #USnews #worldnews #headlinenews #Breakingnews #weathernews #UnitedStates news #CanadianNews #weatherforecast top news #stories,Us news today #hourlyweather forecast


Lac La Biche RCMP seeking first-degree murder suspect, missing woman

Police have a warrant for the arrest of a 22-year-old man in connection to a homicide in Lac La Biche in late October, and they believe a woman who was reported missing near Boyle is with him. Wesley Boudreau is wanted for first-degree murder in connection to the death of 26-year-old Michael Matthew Mountain on October 28. The suspect and the victim are both from Lac La Biche. Investigators found that 25-year-old Mandi Leigh Boucher from the Buffalo Lake Metis Settlement, who was reported missing to Boyle RCMP the dayRead More


Kameron Coal postpones seismic testing program at Donkin Mine

Kameron Coal Management has decided to postpone its seismic testing program at the Donkin Mine until later next year. In a statement Friday afternoon, Kameron Coal said the decision gives them more time to answer questions and address concerns from the local community. “We have a great working relationship with our stakeholders and we respect their concerns,” said Tracey Stephenson, vice-president of account services for Kameron Coal, in a statement. The decision comes shortly after a heated public meeting was held in protest of the two weeks of seismic testingRead More


UN to vote on 30-day extension of expert body on Syria

Edith M. Lederer, The Associated Press Published Friday, November 17, 2017 3:55PM EST The UN Security Council has scheduled a vote Friday evening on a resolution that would extend for 30 days the mandate of the expert body charged with determining responsibility for chemical weapons attacks in Syria. Rival U.S. and Russian resolutions to extend the expert body were defeated during a dramatic and highly contentious three-hour council meeting Thursday that reflected the deterioration of U.S.-Russian relations. The defeats ended the mandate of the expert body, the Joint Investigative MechanismRead More


Man in custody after gun incident at Regina home

A suspect is in custody after police responded a report of a man with a gun at a home in Regina. Around 12:30 p.m. Thursday, police received a report that a man with a firearm had entered the home of people known to him in the 600 block of McIntosh Street. Police say no one was injured in the encounter and the man left the home. The investigation led officers to a second home in the 4600 block of Fourth Avenue. Following negotiation, the suspect was safely taken into custodyRead More