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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


Crash at Circle Dr. and Ave C South sends two people to hospital

CTV Saskatoon Published Sunday, November 19, 2017 6:48PM CST Last Updated Sunday, November 19, 2017 10:42PM CST The Saskatoon Fire Department says two people were taken to hospital after a collision at the intersection of Avenue C North and Circle Drive at around 2:15 Sunday afternoon.  The pickup truck and car involved were badly damaged and a male passenger was trapped in the passenger seat of the car, the fire department said. Extraction tools were used to remove the passenger side of the car in order to free the male.Read More


Pallister injured in New Mexico

CTV Winnipeg Published Friday, November 17, 2017 10:58AM CST Last Updated Friday, November 17, 2017 11:00AM CST Premier Brian Pallister suffered injuries after he fell while hiking in New Mexico. According to the province, Pallister was hiking in the Gila Wilderness area with his wife when he fell. He suffered numerous cuts and bruises, as well as compound fractures in his left arm. He was taken to hospital overnight in Silver City, N.M. The province said the premier will be returning to Manitoba Friday and will be re-evaluated to determineRead More


A tale of two chains: Whitchurch-Stouffville mayor defends $1,900 symbol

In many cities, mayors have the privilege of wearing a chain of office, a decorative piece of embellished fabric often draped over their shoulders at special events. But in Whitchurch-Stouffville, Ont., the town has two chains — and a complicated explanation. Mayor Justin Altmann was elected back in 2014 and wore the town’s official chain of office, which is blue, to his 2016 wedding. The mayor also had a habit of removing the chain and placing it around the necks of kids, constituents, and even Santa. But Altmann’s generosity didn’tRead More


Byelection called for Calgary-Lougheed in December

The premier has called a byelection for a Calgary seat in the Alberta legislature for mid-December. On December 14, voters in the Calgary Lougheed riding will head to the polls to choose a replacement for former MLA Dave Rodney. Rodney resigned on November 1, to give new United Conservative Party leader Jason Kenney a chance to win a seat. Kenney was acclaimed as the candidate for his party in that riding earlier in the week. “I think there’s a lot to be said for moving ahead with it,” Premier RachelRead More


‘It could have killed her’: Toronto police release shocking footage of hit-and-run

Warning: The dashcam footage may be disturbing to some viewers Toronto police have released footage of a terrifying hit-and-run which left a 61-year-old woman with serious injuries, in an effort to locate the vehicle and identify its driver. In the disturbing footage, which was filmed shortly before 9 a.m. on Oct. 31 at the intersection of Steeles Avenue East and Laureleaf Road, a white vehicle can be seen making a quick left turn and striking the woman head-on as she attempts to cross the street. The impact threw the womanRead 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


Federal government to boost treatment options for drug users: health minister

CALGARY — Ottawa is planning to boost treatment options for drug users as it tries to deal with what Health Minister Ginette Petitpas Taylor is calling a national public health crisis. Petitpas Taylor outlined some of the steps the federal government aims to take during a conference in Calgary of the Canadian Centre on Substance Use and Addiction. She said the government plans to support pilot projects that would provide safer opioid alternatives at supervised consumption sites. Ottawa also aims to hold consultations on allowing different drugs, such as heroin,Read More


Overtime win for Blue Jackets as they top Canadiens 2-1

Kelsey Patterson, The Canadian Press Published Tuesday, November 14, 2017 10:23PM EST Last Updated Tuesday, November 14, 2017 10:24PM EST Zach Werenski scored in overtime as the Columbus Blue Jackets held on for a 2-1 victory over the Montreal Canadiens on Tuesday. Josh Anderson scored in the game’s opening minutes for the Blue Jackets (11-7-1) while Sergei Bobrovsky made 28 saves. Paul Byron had the only goal for the Canadiens (8-9-2). Charlie Lindgren, making his fifth consecutive start for Montreal, stopped 23 of 25 shots. Werenski scored 1:31 into overtimeRead More


Local hockey player is turning heads

From CTV Northern Ontario’s Joey Slattery: Top North Bay Battalion forward, Justin Brazeau, is leading his OHL team in scoring this season. Source link #USA #News #USnews #worldnews #headlinenews #Breakingnews #weathernews #UnitedStates news #CanadianNews #weatherforecast top news #stories,Us news today #hourlyweather #Cbcnews #CBC