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‘One life is too many’: Speaker series shows lasting impact of fatal crashes to Manitoba teens

Driving while impaired, distracted, or inexperienced can pose dangerous and even deadly consequences. Thousands of students across Manitoba are learning those risks through Manitoba Public Insurance’s ‘Friends for Life’ speaker series. On Monday, Garden City Collegiate students heard from John Westhaver. The crash survivor wanted to get one message — how one decision, whether good or bad, can impact the rest of your and your family’s lives. When Westhaver was 18 years old, he was involved in a crash that drastically changed the rest of his life. “Our whole livesRead More


No appeal in fatal police shooting of N.B. store owner: prosecutors

FREDERICTON — New Brunswick prosecutors say they won’t attempt to revive manslaughter charges against two constables in the police shooting of a businessman. In a statement released today, Public Prosecution Services says its decision was made in light of two previous court decisions and after a reassessment of the threshold for prosecution. Const. Patrick Bulger and Const. Mathieu Boudreau had been charged in the death of Michel Vienneau, a 51-year-old store owner who was shot in his vehicle outside the Bathurst train station on Jan. 12, 2015. The officers hadRead 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


Palestinian activists angry at Nick Cave over Israel show

JERUSALEM — Supporters of an international boycott movement against Israel have lashed out at rock star Nick Cave after he played in the Jewish state and accused the pro-Palestinian activists of trying to bully musicians. The Palestinian Campaign for the Academic and Cultural Boycott of Israel called Cave’s shows a “propaganda gift” that helps “art-wash” Israeli policies toward Palestinians. Cave plays Monday in Tel Aviv after an almost sold out show there the night before. The Australian musician said he faced pressure to cancel shows by the BDS movement, whichRead More


UTRCA warns of high river flows

The Upper Thames River Conservation Authority has issued a warning as watershed levels will be approaching the top of banks in some areas. The authority says residents in watershed areas should use extreme caution near all watercourses and keep pets and children safe. “Water in streams, creeks and the Thames River is fast moving and cold and bank areas can be slippery”, UTRCA says in a release. Most parts of the Upper Thames River watershed received 15 to 30 millimetres of rainfall Saturday on top of the 10 to 30Read More


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


Loblaw closing 22 unprofitable stores, Q3 profit up on sale of gas bar business

BRAMPTON, Ont. — Loblaw Companies Ltd. says it has finalized a plan that will result in the closure of 22 unprofitable stores across a range of its banners and formats. The company says it expects that the closures will be substantially complete by the end of the first quarter of next year. The move comes as Loblaw more than doubled its third-quarter profit compared with a year ago as its results were boosted by the sale of its gas bar business. The retailer says its profit attributable to common shareholdersRead More


Canopy Growth reports Q2 loss, more than doubles revenue compared with year ago

TORONTO — Canopy Growth Corp. reported a $1.3-million loss in its latest quarter despite doubling its revenue compared with a year ago, sending its shares lower in early morning trading. The chief executive of Canada’s largest publicly-traded producer, however, says it’s “driving ahead” and “doing the actions that establishes us as the continued leader.” Canopy Growth (TSX:WEED) CEO Bruce Linton pointed to 27 provisional patents filed through its subsidiary Canopy Health Innovations and several international deals, such as strategic partnerships in Denmark and Jamaica. “The international opportunities are now increasinglyRead More


Vancouver summit to take aim at combating use of child soldiers

Vancouver is poised to become a symbol for protecting children and preventing the use of child soldiers when a series of commitments bearing the city’s name is rolled out at this week’s peacekeeping summit. The international community has been quietly working on the so-called Vancouver Principles for some time, which a senior UN official hoped would give a shot in the arm to efforts to protect children in conflict. “It’s a way of re-energizing the mobilization of the international community, and I think this is very important,” said Jean-Pierre Lacroix,Read More


Male suffers serious injuries during assault

London police are investigating an assault that left a male with serious injuries. Police discovered the victim around 9 a.m. Monday in the area of Adelaide Street South and Leathorne Street. He was taken to hospital for treatment. Anyone with information is asked to contact police at (519) 661-5670. Source link #USA #News #USnews #worldnews #headlinenews #Breakingnews #weathernews #UnitedStates news #CanadianNews #weatherforecast top news #stories,Us news today #hourlyweather #Cbcnews #CBC