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From CTV Northern Ontario’s Lyndsay Moggy: What is in store for this week after a weekend full of snow? Source link #USA #News #USnews #worldnews #headlinenews #Breakingnews #weathernews #UnitedStates news #CanadianNews #weatherforecast top news #stories,Us news today #hourlyweather #Cbcnews #CBC


Report sets exercise guidelines for young kids, including ‘tummy time’ for babies

Cassandra Szklarski, The Canadian Press Published Monday, November 20, 2017 7:48AM EST TORONTO — New guidelines set the minimum amount of activity that toddlers, preschoolers and even babies should get each day. The new report was developed by experts including the Canadian Society for Exercise Physiology; obesity specialists at Ottawa’s Children’s Hospital of Eastern Ontario; and the non-profit group ParticipAction. The “24-Hour Movement Guidelines for the Early Years” suggests kids aged one to four should get at least three hours of physical activity spread throughout the day. That includes atRead More


Bill to end five-week Ontario college strike passes

The Canadian Press Published Sunday, November 19, 2017 1:45PM EST Last Updated Sunday, November 19, 2017 6:24PM EST TORONTO – Ontario has passed back-to-work legislation, ending a five-week college strike and paving the way for students to return to class. The Liberal government first attempted to introduce the bill Thursday evening, after restarted talks between the colleges and the faculty’s union reached an impasse. But unanimous consent of all parties was needed, and the NDP refused, leading the government to introduce the legislation Friday. It was debated through special weekendRead More


A memento from the Space Shuttle Challenger wreckage makes its way home Video – Sharing #ABC #News Feed

Transcript for A memento from the Space Shuttle Challenger wreckage makes its way home Finally tonight, mission accomplished for a family, the space program, and a soccer ball linking one Texas community. It’s an image seared in our memory. The crew of the space shuttle challenger heading to the launch pad. On this trip astronaut Ellison onizuka taking a soccer ball signed by his daughter Janelle and her fellow teammates from clear lake high school in Texas. And then this image, which we will never forget. Challenger exploding 73 secondsRead More


Six Nations school launches app that teaches people to speak Mohawk – Hamilton

CBC News A Six Nations school is doing its part to keep Indigenous languages alive in the most modern of ways — with an app.  ‘Our languages all have a beauty to them in their sound and cadence, and the melody they carry with them.’ – Tom Deer, Mohawk and Cayuga language instructor Six Nations Polytechnic (SNP) launched an app this week called Speak Mohawk, which teaches words and phrases for a language spoken by about 2,350 people within Canada’s borders. This comes a year after it released a similar appRead More


Family sues after child, 5, killed in rotating restaurant

ATLANTA — The family of a 5-year-old boy killed when he became caught in a rotating Atlanta restaurant is suing the company, saying it failed to prevent a “longstanding safety hazard.” The lawsuit comes after Charlie Holt died in the Sun Dial, a restaurant atop the 73-story Westin Peachtree Plaza hotel. The Atlanta Journal-Constitution reports that the child and his parents were visiting Atlanta from Charlotte, North Carolina, when he became caught between a wall and table as the dining room rotated April 14. The lawsuit says the restaurant hadRead More


Debris remains one year after Chinatown blaze

A year after Canada’s first movie theatre went up in flames in Chinatown, the debris is still there. Source link #USA #News #USnews #worldnews #headlinenews #Breakingnews #weathernews #UnitedStates news #CanadianNews #weatherforecast top news #stories,Us news today #hourlyweather #Cbcnews #CBC


Sudbury celebrity inducted into the Order of Canada

CTV Northern Ontario: Game show host and Sudbury native, among the recipients into the Order of Canada today and recognized for his humanitarian work. Source link #USA #News #USnews #worldnews #headlinenews #Breakingnews #weathernews #UnitedStates news #CanadianNews #weatherforecast top news #stories,Us news today #hourlyweather #Cbcnews #CBC


Wynne government announces legislation to end college strike – Toronto

CBC News Ontario Premier Kathleen Wynne’s office said Thursday her government will table legislation that will end the province’s college strike, after negotiations reached an impasse. Wynne met with both the Ontario Public Service Employees Union (OPSEU) and the College Employer Council (CEC) on Thursday after union members overwhelmingly voted against a contract offer. “I asked them to work together to find a path forward that would see students return to class by Monday,” Wynne said in a news release. “That’s why we are immediately tabling legislation that would end the dispute and return Ontario collegeRead More


Police looking for man who robbed liquor store

Police are searching for a man who robbed a liquor store at knife point early Thursday morning. The Saskatoon Police Service received a report of a robbery just after 12:30 a.m. at a business on the 3000 block of Diefenbaker Drive.  The man was able to take a small amount of liquor. No one was injured. Police describe the suspect as Indigenous, in his mid to late 30’s, 5’7” tall with a slim build. He was wearing a black jacket with the hood up and fled the area on aRead More