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Province facing off with N.S. doctors in contract-dispute

Province facing off with N.S. doctors in contract-dispute

CTV Atlantic Published Monday, January 15, 2018 8:45PM AST Last Updated Monday, January 15, 2018 8:51PM AST The province of Nova Scotia was in court facing off with doctors in a contract dispute, it’s the first of two court-dates for the province. The contract-dispute dates back to the fall, when doctors filed a $4.4 million dollar lawsuit, claiming the province was in breach of contract, alleging the government owes them millions in back pay. Nova Scotia Doctors CEO, Nancy McCready-Williams, says she hopes the dispute can be dealt with asRead More


Virtue and Moir set record in winning eighth national title

Scott Moir and Tessa Virtue win nationals

Scott Moir of Ilderton and London’s Tessa Virtue have captured their eighth national ice dance championship in impressive style. Skating flawlessly, the duo scored 209.82 points, setting a Canadian record. The Olympic gold and silver medallists brought the crowd to its feet with their sensual skate to music from “Moulin Rouge. “The score is exciting,” Virtue said. “But skating in front of this crowd was something other worldly. It felt as if Canada was with us every single step and we’re so grateful.” Moir added: “That’s a moment we’ll rememberRead More


E. coli outbreak linked to romaine lettuce appears to be over, agency says

Romaine lettuce

Peter Cameron, The Canadian Press Published Wednesday, January 10, 2018 6:08PM EST The Public Health Agency of Canada says a deadly E. coli outbreak linked to romaine lettuce appears to be over. The agency says as of Wednesday there have been 42 cases of E. coli illness reported in five provinces — eight in Ontario, 15 in Quebec, five in New Brunswick, one in Nova Scotia and 13 in Newfoundland and Labrador. Seventeen people were hospitalized and one person died. It says there have been no reports on the onsetRead More


Provincial government spends $7.7M on crop research

Saskatchewan Agriculture Minister Lyle Stewart

The provincial government is spending $7.7 million on 30 crop research projects. Saskatchewan Agriculture Minister Lyle Stewart said Tuesday the projects will focus on farming issues in the province, such as: – Research into developing canola varieties that are resistant to clubroot disease – Increase faba beans in pet food and fish feed – Reduce root rotting in pea and lentil crops – Develop a resistance to fusarium head blight disease in durum wheat The money comes from Saskatchewan’s Agriculture Development Fund, which is part of $26.8 million put asideRead More


ABC News reporter suspended for ‘serious error’ on Flynn report

Jocelyn Noveck, The Associated Press Published Saturday, December 2, 2017 8:30PM EST Last Updated Saturday, December 2, 2017 9:50PM EST NEW YORK — ABC News on Saturday suspended investigative reporter Brian Ross for four weeks without pay for his erroneous report on Michael Flynn, which it called a “serious error.” Ross, citing an unnamed confidant of Flynn, the former national security adviser, had reported Friday that during the presidential campaign, then-candidate Donald Trump had directed Flynn to make contact with the Russians. That would have been an explosive development inRead More


Thieves saw through wall of Comox business

Thieves made off with $5,000 worth of merchandise after they sawed through the exterior wall of the I-Hos Gallery in Comox. Source link #canadiannews #worldnews #headlinenews and stories from around the world USA Today News Headlines USA News Headlines ABC NEWS Headlines


PM Trudeau apologizes for LGBTQ discrimination by federal agencies

The Canadian Press Published Tuesday, November 28, 2017 3:00PM EST Last Updated Tuesday, November 28, 2017 4:26PM EST OTTAWA — Prime Minister Justin Trudeau is apologizing on behalf of the federal government for perpetrating decades of discrimination against members of the LGBTQ community.     “This is the devastating story of people who were branded criminals by the government — people who lost their livelihoods, and in some cases, their lives,” Trudeau said. “These aren’t distant practices of governments long forgotten. This happened systematically, in Canada, with a timeline moreRead More


Holiday train is rolling into the north

From CTV Northern Ontario: The 19th edition of CP’s Holiday Train making stops in the north this week. Source link #canadiannews #worldnews #headlinenews and stories from around the world USA Today News Headlines USA News Headlines ABC NEWS Headlines


Three transported to hospital following Highway 2 crash south of Calgary

A 51-year-old man from High River was airlifted to the Foothills Medical Centre and his two passengers were transported to hospital by ground ambulance following an afternoon crash on northbound Highway 2 just south of Calgary city limits. According to EMS officials, emergency crews were called to the northbound lanes of the highway, near the division of Macleod Trail and Deerfoot Trail, at approximately 4:30 p.m. following reports of a rollover. A STARS Air Ambulance crew airlifted one patient, a 51-year-old man who was the driver of the car, fromRead More


Adidas apologizes for Montreal store language flap

Two days after a Montreal Adidas store manager drew fire for comments made about French to a crowd of customers, the sporting goods company has apologized. At an inauguration ceremony, done almost exclusively in English, the manager said a few words in French to “accommodate the City of Montreal and the French-language media.” His remarks drew attention from Premier Philippe Couillard, who described them as “unacceptable.” In an email to La Presse, Adidas said the company is “deeply sorry” about the comments and said they are committed to respecting theRead More