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Fans ready for Sunday’s Grey Cup game

OTTAWA — Football fans from across the country are streaming into the nation’s capital as festivities ramp up ahead of Sunday’s Grey Cup game. Saskatchewan grandmother Elaine Johnson arrived just in time to celebrate her 70th birthday at the Canadian Football League championship. The Moose Jaw resident says she’s disappointed her beloved Roughriders won’t be playing, but says she’ll cheer for the Toronto Argonauts instead. The Argos and the Stampeders go head to head in the 105th Grey Cup match, which some Calgary fans see as a rematch of theRead More

Candidate for premier says abortions should be restricted to women facing medical risks

The Canadian Press Published Wednesday, November 22, 2017 4:09PM CST Last Updated Wednesday, November 22, 2017 7:48PM CST One of the leading candidates in the race to become the next premier of Saskatchewan says he doesn’t believe in abortion, even in the case of sex assault victims. Ken Cheveldayoff, a long-time Saskatoon member of the legislature for the Saskatchewan Party, also says anyone under 18 should need parental consent for the procedure. And he thinks abortions should further be restricted to women facing medical risks, not victims of sexual assault.Read More

Ontario hospital staff faces high levels of violence at work

From CTV Northern Ontario’s Lyndsay Moggy: Ontario Council of Hospital Unions polls workers over incidences of violence, how do northern communities rate? Source link #USA #News #USnews #worldnews #headlinenews #Breakingnews #weathernews #UnitedStates news #CanadianNews #weatherforecast top news #stories,Us news today #hourlyweather #Cbcnews #CBC

B.C. man charged after cat allegedly drugged, bleached and shaved

The RCMP has arrested a 20-year-old man after a disturbing incident involving an animal was posted on social media in which a cat was allegedly drugged, shaved, bleached and thrown out a window in B.C.’s Cowichan Valley. According to court documents obtained by CTV Vancouver Island, Joshua Lemire has been charged with one count of causing unnecessary pain or suffering to an animal. “(F)urther charges are being considered on other youth who were involved,” Cpl. Tammy Douglas of the RCMP said in a written statement. The disturbing incident came toRead More

Travelling by public transit in Toronto exposes you to damaging bursts of sound, study says – Toronto

Kate McGillivray The sudden screeches, squeals and clangs that are a regular feature of commuting by public transit in Toronto could be contributing to long-term hearing loss and other health problems, says a new study out Wednesday in the Journal of Otolaryngology – Head and Neck Surgery. Though average noise levels while walking, biking, driving or taking transit fell within safe exposure levels, the study found that sudden bursts of sound that exceed safe decibel levels are a common occurrence while commuting by transit or bike.   “We knew that itRead More

U.S. TV networks fire Charlie Rose after sex harassment allegations

(Reuters) – CBS News and other networks said on Tuesday they had fired Charlie Rose, one of the most prominent American interviewers, the day after the Washington Post reported the television host had sexually harassed eight women. FILE PHOTO: CBS news host Charlie Rose departs after meeting with U.S. President-elect Donald Trump at Trump Tower in the Manhattan borough of New York, U.S. on November 21, 2016. REUTERS/Lucas Jackson/File Photo PBS and Bloomberg, which broadcast the “Charlie Rose” show, also said they were terminating their relationships with Rose and cancelingRead More

Creative, humane solutions needed in Nova Scotia feral cat crisis

Nova Scotia faces an uphill battle when it comes to the area’s feral cat problem, but experts are working to find creative and humane solutions to the issue. While the total numbers are unknown, Halifax city staff estimate there could be as many as 90,000 feral cats in the Halifax Regional Municipality alone. In January, Halifax city council announced it would give $250,000 over the next five years to charities for spay and neuter programs in an effort to shrink the city’s feral cat population. Nearly a year later, thoseRead 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

Flyers defenceman Radko Gudas suspended for 10 games

NEW YORK — Philadelphia Flyers defenceman Radko Gudas was suspended for 10 games without pay by the NHL on Sunday for slashing Winnipeg Jets forward Mathieu Perreault. Gudas was assessed a major penalty and game misconduct for slashing midway through the first period in the Flyers’ 3-2 loss at Winnipeg on Thursday night. Gudas is considered a repeat offender under the terms of the Collective Bargaining Agreement and, based on his average annual salary, will forfeit $408,537. Source link #USA #News #USnews #worldnews #headlinenews #Breakingnews #weathernews #UnitedStates news #CanadianNews #weatherforecastRead More

JAMA Neurology study delivers verdict on novel MS treatment

A new study published by JAMA Neurology delivers a verdict on a long-debated theory that MS can be treated by opening blocked veins: it’s safe but “largely ineffective,” and so cannot be recommended. The treatment didn’t reduce the patients’ disability and only restored brain blood flow in about half of patients, according to lead author Dr. Paolo Zamboni and a committee of neurologists based in Italy. Dr. Zamboni was the originator of the theory. He first proposed in 2009 that blocked veins might lead to some of the symptoms ofRead More