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New vape packaging rules ‘grey’: Saskatoon vape shop manager

Brennden MacKenzie

A Saskatoon vape shop manager wants more clarity when it comes to new rules for vape product packaging. The federal government recently passed legislation that will restrict how vaping products are sold, labelled, manufactured and promoted. The new bill will ban companies from promoting “confectionery” vape-juice flavours — which include flavours pertaining to desserts and soft drinks that are believed to appeal to youth. “The wording is grey. It’s basically saying candy flavours, but would that mean orange juice, apple juice? Or would it mean pop drinks, like Coca-Cola?” BrenndenRead More


Info session on Mount Royal through traffic divides Montrealers

Cyclist on Mount Royal

The debate over through traffic on Mount Royal continued on Tuesday night at an information session three weeks before the ban is set to go ahead. The pilot project will stop all through traffic by cars on Camillien-Houde Way and Remembrance Rd. for five months of the year. Montrealers on both sides of a debate that largely pits drivers against cyclists showed up to voice their opinions on the local controversy. “It’s nonsense. They should keep the mountain open,” said resident Michael Shafter. “It should have elements of a park,Read More


As Hawaii erupts, scientists eye B.C.'s volcanoes

As Hawaii erupts, scientists eye B.C.'s volcanoes

As lava destroy homes in Hawaii, B.C. scientists say they’re keen on developing better technology to monitor volcanoes in our own backyard. Source link #canadiannews #worldnews #headlinenews and stories from around the world USA Today News Headlines USA News Headlines ABC NEWS Headlines


Police searching for missing Severn Township man

Provincial police are appealing for the public’s help to locate a missing man from Severn Township. James Patreau, 55, is missing from a group home in Coldwater and was last seen on May 12th. Police says Patreau is known to go for a walk after dinner and usually returns around 8:30 p.m. for medication. He is described as 5’8”, 180lbs with a heavier build and short black hair. He was last seen wearing grey tracks pants with brown leather jacket. Source link #canadiannews #worldnews #headlinenews and stories from around theRead More


Soo Greyhounds lose to Hamilton

Soo Greyhounds lose to Hamilton

Soo Greyhounds lose to Hamilton Friday night and now trail 3-2 in OHL Championship series. Jairus Patterson reports. Source link #canadiannews #worldnews #headlinenews and stories from around the world USA Today News Headlines USA News Headlines ABC NEWS Headlines


Victoria's Ship Point to get major facelift

Victoria's Ship Point to get major facelift

The city dropped concept designs today as it prepares to give a major makeover to Ship Point in the Inner Harbour. Scott Cunningham reports. Source link #canadiannews #worldnews #headlinenews and stories from around the world USA Today News Headlines USA News Headlines ABC NEWS Headlines


Frustrations continue over closing Balgonie highway access

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The government has removed Balgonie’s Main Street access to the Trans-Canada due to safety concerns. Crews arrived at the scene around 6 a.m. Friday morning to finish the job started on Thursday. By the time protestors arrived, more of the access road had been demolished. The community had been fighting to keep a right turn lane off the highway into the town’s business district. “We’re currently standing in the existing right in lane that’s been here for decades and that has operated safely for decades,” said Balgonie resident Jesse Edwards.Read More


Is 92 too old to lead? Malaysia’s Mahathir doesn’t think so

Malaysian Prime Minister Mahathir Mohamad, centre

Tim Sullivan and Eileen Ng, The Associated Press Published Friday, May 11, 2018 7:47AM EDT KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia — The longtime strongman was born when silent films still packed movie theatres and Adolf Hitler was still a fringe politician. It was 1926, and his homeland was known as British Malaya. Now Mahathir Mohamad is 92 years old. He is also Malaysia’s newest prime minister. It’s been 37 years since he first had the job, and 15 since he retired from it. All of that raises an obvious question: How oldRead More


Elderly N.S. man charged with sex offences dating back to 1966

CTV Atlantic Published Wednesday, May 9, 2018 4:59PM ADT Last Updated Wednesday, May 9, 2018 5:03PM ADT A 90-year-old Cape Breton man is facing sexual assault charges in connection with alleged incidents dating back to 1966. The RCMP say they have completed an eight-month investigation into the allegations after an alleged victim came forward. Police say they have identified nine victims, who were between the ages of four and 12 at the time of the alleged offences. Police say the incidents are alleged to have occurred on Isle Madame, N.S.Read More


Fire ban implemented in Corman Park following grass fires

Fire ban implemented in Corman Park following grass fires

The RM of Corman Park is implementing a fire ban after two major fires over the weekend. On Saturday, a controlled burn quickly became unmanageable as dry conditions fueled the flames. Saskatoon fire crews responded to a large grass fire near Auction Mart Road. The fire threatened three homes. Two were saved by crews, but one had extensive damages. Then on Sunday, a house fire on an acreage in the RM of Blucher quickly spread. Winds gusting between 35 to 40 km/hr pushed the fire towards three homes to theRead More