Thursday, October 4th, 2018

 

Installation of new Angel’s Café underway after owner buys structure for a second time

Installation of new Angel’s Café underway after owner buys structure for a second time

The prefabricated building that will house the new Angel’s Cappuccino and Ice Cream Café is being erected alongside the Bow River Pathway only months after the builder’s financial troubles jeopardized the project. The café’s owner was forced to find a contingency plan nearly three years ago over concerns regarding the deck that enveloped the guylines to nearby power poles. The City of Calgary afforded the store the opportunity to continue operating while they searched for a solution. Cathy Jacobs, Angel’s owner, purchased a modular structure for approximately $350,000 from aRead More


Maud Lewis descendants have homecoming of sorts at N.S. art gallery

Maud Lewis descendants have homecoming of sorts at N.S. art gallery

The colourful and distinctive art of Maud Lewis has become very well known in recent years, thanks in no small part to a movie about the artist’s life. But some of Maud’s descendants are only now getting a personal look at her work, visiting her little house for the first time. Their visit to the Art Gallery of Nova Scotia is more like a homecoming for Maud Lewis’s family. “I was a little bit overwhelmed,” said Marsha Benoit, Maud Lewis’s granddaughter, who is from Ontario. Four generations of descendants visitedRead More


Iveson receives spirit name ‘Day Star’

Iveson receives spirit name ‘Day Star’

Mayor Don Iveson was given the name “Day Star,” which in Cree translates to kîsikâw acâhkos, in honour of the city’s efforts in reconciliation and indigenous awareness. More than 8,000 employees have completed a unique training that highlights the impacts of residential schools, and encourages dialogue on reconciliation in the workplace. The city’s manager Linda Cochrane and Talent Management and Support Services Branch Manager Jeff MacPherson were also gifted with their own spirit names. Cochraine was given the name, Grandmother Fox, which in Cree translates to notokwew mahkêsîs. And MacPherson received theRead More


Trump campaigns in Minnesota as senators mull Kavanaugh fate

Trump campaigns in Minnesota as senators mull Kavanaugh fate

Catherine Lucey and Jill Colvin, The Associated Press Published Thursday, October 4, 2018 8:18PM EDT Last Updated Thursday, October 4, 2018 8:27PM EDT MINNEAPOLIS — President Donald Trump accused Democrats of “rage-fueled resistance” in the battle over his Supreme Court nominee, seeking Thursday to use the blistering nomination process to motivate Republican voters in Minnesota. Speaking at a packed civic centre in Rochester, Trump praised Judge Brett Kavanaugh, whose nomination has faltered amid accusations of sexual misconduct. Of Democrats, he said, “Their rage-fueled resistance is starting to backfire at aRead More


Love and Legacy: The Rob Stewart Story

Love and Legacy: The Rob Stewart Story

A W-5 special exploring the life, legacy and devotion of a late Canadian filmmaker, Rob Stewart. Rebecca Nobrega talks to host Kevin Newman. 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″]


Thanksgiving parade short on volunteers

Thanksgiving parade short on volunteers

The annual Thanksgiving parade needs about 300 volunteers to run successfully. Marking the 50th anniversary, organizers wanted to put on the best show possible. “We have 150,000 people that watch the parade on the street, another million that watch it nationwide. It’s an important piece to have everybody entertained,” said Erice Scheffler, chair of the Oktoberfest Thanksgiving Parade. Roles for young and old are still needed, including float drivers, marshals and sign carriers. About 30 people are still needed to carry signs, a role usually filled by students in theRead More


Raising awareness and support for breastfeeding

Raising awareness and support for breastfeeding

The week of October 1 marks National Breastfeeding week in Canada. The Simcoe Muskoka District Health Unit says the awareness week has been gaining popularity over the years, and officials want everyone to understand how important the natural food source is.  A recent survey by SMDHU finds 26 percent of people are still uncomfortable with a woman breastfeeding her baby in a public place. “Not every mom is able to breastfeed, but when they can it’s great,” says Early ON Child and Family Centre manager, Janet Humphrey.  “It gives theRead More


Man may have exposed himself to more than 60 women and teen girls: Police

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Vancouver police have charged a man with exposing himself to teenage girls and woman and say there could be more than 60 alleged victims. Officers say, over a two-week period in July, they received reports of a man masturbating in a pickup truck and drawing the attention of girls and young women. They say there is no indication he tried to make physical contact with them and he would drive away after witnessing their reactions. Police were able to make an arrest after a report was made on July 18Read More


BBC World News – Royal Wedding

BBC World News - Royal Wedding

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Prime Minister meets with Quebec dairy farmers post USMCA, promises compensation

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Sidhartha Banerjee, The Canadian Press Published Thursday, October 4, 2018 1:55PM EDT Last Updated Thursday, October 4, 2018 4:11PM EDT MONTREAL — Prime Minister Justin Trudeau says dairy farmers will be compensated for their expected losses under the new United States-Mexico-Canada Agreement, making the pledge directly at a meeting with their representatives on Thursday. Trudeau met privately with dairy representatives in downtown Montreal amid concerns in the industry that they’re bearing the brunt under the recently concluded free-trade pact. Canadian dairy farmers stand to lose 3.59 per cent of theirRead More