Sunday, September 16th, 2018

 

$307,000 raised to support CHEO

Cheo hospital

Hundreds of people laced up their sneakers to support youth mental health programs at CHEO. The second annual RBC Race for the Kids at Wesley Clover Parks raised $307,000 on Sunday.  The funding supports programs and services for children and youth facing mental health challenges. Participants took part in the 5K and 10K all-terrain routes and the 2K Family Fun Run. Source link #canadiannews #worldnews #headlinenews and stories from around the world USA Today News Headlines [su_feed url=”http://rssfeeds.usatoday.com/usatoday-NewsTopStories” limit=”20″] USA News Headlines [su_feed url=”http://rss.cnn.com/rss/cnn_us.rss” limit=”20″] ABC NEWS Headlines [su_feed url=”http://feeds.abcnews.com/abcnews/usheadlines”Read More


Military technology being tested this week at conference in Montreal

One of the parts being tested in Montreal

This week, dozens of scientists and soldiers are in Montreal for a multi-national technology conference to test new equipment. One of the items being tested is a connected tactical vest that the wearer can use to communicate with others. “The soldiers from the same unit can exchange easily messages or information through the equivalent of a smartphone,” said a representative of the Canadian Forces. Soldiers and scientists from Canada, the United States, United Kingdom, Australia, and New Zealand have been testing their equipment as part of the second annual ContestedRead More


Amber Alert issued for 6-year-old Sask. girl with epilepsy, autism

Amber Alert issued for 6-year-old Sask. girl with epilepsy, autism

CTV Saskatoon Published Sunday, September 16, 2018 7:38PM CST Last Updated Monday, September 17, 2018 4:52AM CST An Amber Alert has been issued for a 6-year-old girl with urgent medical needs who was abducted from North Battleford, Sask. RCMP says Emma O’Keeffe was in her car seat in a dark grey 2010 Mercedes Benz GL350 Bluetec SUV with Saskatchewan plate 897 HMX when it was stolen from outside a strip mall at 11204 Railway Avenue in North Battleford around 5 p.m. on Sunday. Emma is described as 3’6” tall, weighingRead More


Clay Riddell, co-owner of the Calgary Flames, passes away

Clay Riddell

CTV Calgary Staff Published Sunday, September 16, 2018 4:58PM MDT Last Updated Sunday, September 16, 2018 6:05PM MDT Clay Riddell, a businessman and part owner of the Calgary Flames, has died overnight. Riddell was a member of the ownership group for the past 15 years and he was also the founder, president and CEO of Paramount Resources. In a statement on the Calgary Flames website, Flames CEO Ken King said that he is mourning the passing of a man of ‘industry, sports, philanthropy and human decency.’ He was made anRead More


It's a Dog Day in Sudbury

It's a Dog Day in Sudbury

From CTV Northern Ontario’s Lyndsay Moggy: It’s a dog day afternoon at the annual Kennel Club Dog Show in the Greater Sudbury community. Source link #canadiannews #worldnews #headlinenews and stories from around the world USA Today News Headlines [su_feed url=”http://rssfeeds.usatoday.com/usatoday-NewsTopStories” limit=”20″] USA News Headlines [su_feed url=”http://rss.cnn.com/rss/cnn_us.rss” limit=”20″] ABC NEWS Headlines [su_feed url=”http://feeds.abcnews.com/abcnews/usheadlines” limit=”20″]


Police put out call for missing woman

A photo of Melissa Boutilier, 40.

Police have put out a notice for a woman who went missing from Oxford. Melissa Boutilier, 40, was last seen around 1:00 p.m. walking on foot in the town of Embro. She was wearing a black tee shirt and grey jogging shorts. Her reddish brown hair was tied up. Anyone with information on her whereabouts is asked to call the Oxford County OPP or Crime Stoppers. Source link #canadiannews #worldnews #headlinenews and stories from around the world USA Today News Headlines [su_feed url=”http://rssfeeds.usatoday.com/usatoday-NewsTopStories” limit=”20″] USA News Headlines [su_feed url=”http://rss.cnn.com/rss/cnn_us.rss” limit=”20″]Read More


Monument honouring Polish immigrants erected at Pier 21 in Halifax

Poland

Dominik Barcz, a fur merchant from a Polish city on the Baltic coast, was the first recorded Polish immigrant to arrive on Canadian soil in 1752, leading many generations of Poles who later found a new home in Canada. The monument, displayed outside the Canadian Museum of Immigration at Pier 21, is built with a large piece of natural sandstone from southern Poland, mounted on a granite base from Nova Scotia. A plaque on the front of the monument reads: “A stone from Poland in honour of emigrants from PolishRead More


Canada’s trans fat ban comes into effect

Canada’s trans fat ban comes into effect

CTVNews.ca Staff Published Sunday, September 16, 2018 3:50PM EDT Last Updated Sunday, September 16, 2018 4:11PM EDT Canada’s ban on artificial trans fats comes into effect this week, one year after the federal government announced it would be ending the use of the artery-clogging fats. The ban specifically prohibits adding partially hydrogenated oils, or PHO’s, to packaged foods and foods sold in restaurants. For years, the oils were used in the production of baked goods because they extended a product’s shelf life. They were also used as frying oil forRead More


Sarnia police investigating after pedestrian killed

Sarnia Police

CTV London Published Sunday, September 16, 2018 2:52PM EDT Last Updated Sunday, September 16, 2018 2:53PM EDT Sarnia police are investigating a fatal collision involving a pedestrian. It happened Saturday at the intersection of Christina and Maxwell streets around 11:15 a.m. The 31-year-old man was eventually transported to LHSC in London but succumbed to his injuries. Witnesses are asked to contact police at 519-344-8861 ext 6167. Source link #canadiannews #worldnews #headlinenews and stories from around the world USA Today News Headlines [su_feed url=”http://rssfeeds.usatoday.com/usatoday-NewsTopStories” limit=”20″] USA News Headlines [su_feed url=”http://rss.cnn.com/rss/cnn_us.rss” limit=”20″]Read More


Stephen Hawking Laid To Rest In Westminster Abbey | NBC News

Stephen Hawking Laid To Rest In Westminster Abbey | NBC News

The ashes of the world-renowned physicist were interred between Isaac Newton and Charles Darwin. » Subscribe to NBC News: http://nbcnews.to/SubscribeToNBC » Watch more NBC video: http://bit.ly/MoreNBCNews NBC News is a leading source of global news and information. Here you will find clips from NBC Nightly News, Meet The Press, and original digital videos. Subscribe to our channel for news stories, technology, politics, health, entertainment, science, business, and exclusive NBC investigations. Connect with NBC News Online! Visit NBCNews.Com: http://nbcnews.to/ReadNBC Find NBC News on Facebook: http://nbcnews.to/LikeNBC Follow NBC News on Twitter: http://nbcnews.to/FollowNBCRead More