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Gay romance ‘Call Me By Your Name’ leads indie Spirit nominations

LOS ANGELES (Reuters) – “Call Me By Your Name,” a coming-of-age drama of two young men falling in love, led the Independent Spirit Awards nominations on Tuesday. The film landed six nominations including best male lead for Timothee Chalamet, supporting male lead for Armie Hammer and best feature, which is the top prize. Jordan Peele’s sharp dissection of race relations in horror movie “Get Out” landed five nods and will also be competing for best feature, alongside coming-of-age tale “Lady Bird,” heartland drama “The Rider” and “The Florida Project,” aboutRead More


133 rabies cases reported in first 10 months of 2017

Ontario is on pace to finish 2017 with about half as many confirmed cases of rabies as 2016, but more than in the rest of this decade combined. As of Oct. 31, 133 animals had been diagnosed with rabies across Ontario. The majority of those animals have been raccoons, as the province continues to experience a rabies outbreak that came to light in late 2015 when a raccoon got into a fight with two dogs in the back on an animal control van in Hamilton. The outbreak’s peak occurred inRead More


Canada’s winter weather forecast: What meteorologists expect for the season ahead

Blizzard conditions, freezing rain, nor’easters, and icy Arctic air are all in the forecast for Canadians this winter, as the country’s weather experts release their predictions for the season ahead. As Dec. 21 nears, however, there are different expectations for how winter will unfold: The Old Farmer’s Almanac is calling for a “milder-than-average” season, while The Weather Network’s winter forecast expects “a wild ride from start to finish.” Here’s a look at where this year’s winter predictions from The Old Farmer’s Almanac, The Weather Network, Environment Canada, and AccuWeather wereRead More


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


CTV News at Six for November 19: Officer remembered

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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’s Liberals to try again for quick end to Ontario’s longest college strike – Toronto

Amara McLaughlin Ontario Premier Kathleen Wynne’s government will try again on Friday afternoon to push legislation that will end the province’s college strike through Queen’s Park after the NDP blocked its first attempt on Thursday.  Ontario’s Legislature will meet at 3 p.m. ET and the Liberal government will ask for unanimous support to pass its back-to-work legislation, Kyle Richardson, press secretary for the province’s attorney general, said in a statement.  “Students have been out of the classroom for too long and we want to pass this legislation as quickly as possible,” saidRead More


Ontario college strike vote results expected today

TORONTO – The results of a key vote which could end Ontario’s nearly five-week-old college faculty strike are expected today. College faculty have been voting online and by telephone on the final offer from Ontario’s 24 colleges since Tuesday. Voting ends at 10 a.m. and the results of the balloting will be shared with both the College Employer Council, which bargains on behalf of the colleges, and the Ontario Public Sector Employees Union, which represents the 12,000 workers and then made public. The union has recommended its members reject theRead More


Quebec expected to table marijuana legislation today

QUEBEC – The Quebec government is expected to table its own cannabis legislation today and set up a provincially owned corporation that will control and sell the drug. Ottawa has promised marijuana will be legal across Canada by next July 1 and has left it to the provinces to create their own legal framework on how the law would be enforced on their territory. Quebec has been asking the federal government to push back the deadline by one year so the province can reach agreement with Ottawa on various money-relatedRead More


Trump pauses address to nation to take big swigs of water

Ken Thomas, The Associated Press Published Wednesday, November 15, 2017 5:22PM EST WASHINGTON — U.S. President Donald Trump had his own water bottle moment. Trump, fresh from his marathon trip to Asia, paused during his address to the nation on Wednesday to take a swig of water — twice. Offering a blow-by-blow account of his five-nation tour, the president took a brief break to reach for a bottle of water as he recounted Japanese companies’ billion-dollar investments and jobs in the U.S. At first, he couldn’t find any in hisRead More