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Trudeau's approval rate below 50 per cent: poll

A new poll suggest Prime Minister Justin Trudeau’s approval rate has fallen below 50 per cent for the first time since he came to office. Source link #USA #News #USnews #worldnews #headlinenews #Breakingnews #weathernews #UnitedStates news #CanadianNews #weatherforecast top news #stories,Us news today #hourlyweather #Cbcnews #CBC

Spanish flu memorial unveiled in Regina Cemetery

A memorial commemorating victims of the Spanish flu who died nearly a century ago was unveiled at the Regina Cemetery on Thursday morning. Around 330 Regina residents died of the flu between 1918 and 1920. More than 50 million people died across the globe. The memorial includes a Q.R. code so visitors can scan and learn more about the pandemic. “I just thought, why wait?” said Kenton De Jong, who designed the memorial. “They waited for 99 years, why wait more? There are so many bodies here we don’t knowRead More

‘It happened too fast’: Passenger recalls Fond du Lac plane crash

One of the passengers on a plane that crashed in northern Saskatchewan says he woke up upside down and soaked in gas after the collision. “I couldn’t see at first, because there was gas in my eyes and my mouth and my nose — all over,” Timothy Toutsaint Jr. told CTV News. The 16-year-old was one of 25 people on the West Wind Aviation plane that went down Wednesday evening shortly after takeoff from Fond du Lac, Sask. Multiple people were injured — some with serious enough injuries to requireRead More

2017 Cannes Lions International Festivity of Creativity coming to WAG

We’ve all heard about people cutting their cable cords and the rise of streaming services like Crave TV and Netflix. But if you thought commercials as a medium were on their way out, think again. Commercials haven’t gone anywhere. In fact, Audra Lesosky from Winnipeg’s McKim Communications Group said there are many places to see them, aside from on the small screen. “It’s video and it runs across multiple mediums, including online and in theatres etc.” But with so many viewing options, Lesosky said creative commercials are more critical thanRead More

Manitou Beach man launches petition for opt-out organ donation

A man from Manitou Beach has launched a petition asking the Saskatchewan government to use presumed consent for organ donation. Michael Gaudet receives dialysis three times a week, four hours a day. His kidney failed over three years ago, 34 years after his brother donated it to him. Gaudet’s petition, launched in November, asks the province to embrace presumed consent for organ donation, unless the would-be donor opts out. Currently, people must opt in, often during a driver’s licence application or renewal. “It’s kind of like a lottery that youRead More

Windsor girl launches campaign to help children in hospital

CTV Windsor Published Sunday, December 10, 2017 5:39PM EST Last Updated Sunday, December 10, 2017 5:42PM EST A Windsor girl has started a campaign called “Color Your Worries Away” to help relieve stress for children in hospital.  When Tina Labutte-Seage was just a month old, her mom found a lump on her back. Doctors in London did several tests and around 6 months old discovered she had syrinx of the spinal cord. “It’s where like these sacks build up in your spine and I’m pretty sure is gives me aRead More

Convicted N.S. hitman granted new murder trial, 14 years after conviction

THE CANADIAN PRESS Published Friday, December 8, 2017 3:12PM AST Last Updated Friday, December 8, 2017 4:03PM AST HALIFAX — A Nova Scotia man convicted of committing a Hells Angels-ordered killing in October 2000 has been granted a new trial by the province’s Court of Appeal. Dean Kelsie was convicted of first-degree murder and conspiracy to commit murder by a judge and jury in 2003 and sentenced to life in prison with no chance of parole for at least 25 years. Sean Simmons was shot twice — once in theRead More

Windsor couple celebrating $1M lotto win

CTV Windsor Published Friday, December 8, 2017 1:17PM EST Last Updated Friday, December 8, 2017 1:20PM EST A Windsor man and his wife are celebrating after winning the Guaranteed $1 Million Prize from the Dec. 2 Lotto 6/49 draw. Dale Brissette, 45, says he discovered his win while using the OLG Lottery App. He says his wife Tamara “was so happy.” “I have been playing the lottery for about 20 years and enjoy playing Lotto 6/49 and Poker Lotto,” said Dale Brissette, while at the OLG Prize Centre in TorontoRead More

‘I defeated ISIS’: Young scholar lived secret double life

Lori Hinnant and Maggie Michael, The Associated Press Published Thursday, December 7, 2017 7:23AM EST The historian carried secrets too heavy for one man to bear. He packed his bag with his most treasured possessions before going to bed: the 1 terabyte hard drive with his evidence against the Islamic State group, an orange notebook half-filled with notes on Ottoman history, and, a keepsake, the first book from Amazon delivered to Mosul. He passed the night in despair, imagining all the ways he could die, and the moment he wouldRead More

LIVE BLOG: Testimony to resume at Christopher Garnier’s murder trial

The Canadian Press Published Wednesday, December 6, 2017 9:12AM AST Last Updated Wednesday, December 6, 2017 9:14AM AST The trial for a Nova Scotia man accused of killing an off-duty police officer has heard her DNA was located in the apartment where she was allegedly killed. An expert witness identified Catherine Campbell’s blood yesterday. An RCMP forensic specialist told Christopher Garnier’s second-degree murder trial yesterday that he tested various swabs of blood found during a search of the McCully Street apartment. The Crown alleges the 30-year-old man punched and strangledRead More