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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


Body of missing 53-year-old man found

London police have found the body of a missing 53-year-old man. Officers say David Hole was found dead on Thursday around 6 p.m. His body was found in his vehicle in a parking lot in the area of Wellington Road and Commissioners Road East. An autopsy will be performed to determine the cause of his death.  He was last seen alive in London on Nov. 15.   The London Police Service Major Crime Section is continuing to investigate the circumstances surrounding this incident.  Anyone with information about David Hole’s disappearance andRead More


Chief of defence says military not talking to U.S. about joining missile defence

OTTAWA – While the Canadian military is preparing to work with the U.S. on upgrading North America’s aging defences, Canada’s top general says there have been absolutely no talks about joining its ballistic-missile shield program. Chief of defence staff Gen. Jonathan Vance’s comments come amid swirling questions over Canada’s potential involvement in ballistic-missile defence, particularly given rampant concerns about North Korea. Defence Minister Harjit Sajjan appeared to leave the door open to participating in the controversial program in October, but the government has otherwise remained largely ambiguous when asked aboutRead More


Telethon perfecting their acts with band rehearsal

From CTV Northern Ontario: Musicians and singers rehearse for Saturday’s 69th CTV Lions Children’s Christmas telethon. Source link #canadiannews #worldnews #headlinenews and stories from around the world USA Today News Headlines USA News Headlines ABC NEWS Headlines


Concern and optimism as single provincial health authority set to launch

The Saskatoon Regional Health Authority held its final public meeting Wednesday as the province moves to a single health authority. The SRHA won’t exist come Monday when the government launches the Saskatchewan Health Authority — an amalgamation of 12 of the province’s health regions. President and CEO of the Saskatoon Health Region Dan Florizone won’t be a part of the SHA, citing his passion and skills are not what the new authority needs. He told reporters after the meeting Wednesday the biggest impact will be on senior leadership. Florizone saidRead More


Eye tattooing, eye jewelry implants to be banned in Ontario

Eyeball tattooing and implanting eye jewelry will soon be banned in Ontario after health professionals urged action to prevent the dangerous procedures. The provincial government has amended a health-care bill before the legislature — Bill 160 — to include banning eyeball tattooing, unless performed by a member of a regulated health profession, as well as barring the implantation of eye jewelry under the conjunctiva. Medical professionals recently asked a legislative committee to ban the practices as they continue to increase in popularity, saying it’s difficult to engage in the proceduresRead More


Chiodo honoured for community service in Windsor-Essex

A long time Unifor member is being recognized for his community work. Dino Chiodo received this year’s Charles. E. Brooks Labour Community Service Award, at the 40th Annual Labour Appreciation Night Friday. The award is presented by United Way Centraide Windsor-Essex County. “We’re really, really honoured to be recognizing Dino Chiodo,” said United Way CEO Lorraine Goddard. “Dino has been such an incredible force in our community.” Chiodo began his union career in 1999. He became Local 444 president in 2012, and is currently the National Auto Director for Unifor.Read More


CFL considers moving Grey Cup to October

CTV Regina Published Friday, November 24, 2017 6:29PM CST Last Updated Friday, November 24, 2017 6:31PM CST The CFL is considering moving the Grey Cup to October. In his State of the League address Friday morning, Commissioner Randy Ambrosie said he welcomes the idea. But the league commissioner says a season shift will not happen without proper consultation with fans and stakeholders first. “Imagine playing our Grey Cup in the third week of October when it’s beautiful everywhere and you don’t have to wear 900 layers of clothing and youRead More


Deaf woman whose daughter was murdered calls for more interpreters

The mother of a murdered Saskatoon woman testified at the national inquiry into missing and murdered Indigenous women and girls Thursday she’d like to see better access to interpreters. “Without an interpreter, communication was difficult,” Carol Wolfe, who is deaf, told the inquiry via an interpreter. “I felt unheard and dismissed simply because they chose not to hear me.” Her daughter, Karina Wolfe, disappeared in Saskatoon on July 2, 2010. About two weeks after the 20-year-old went missing, her mother went to the Saskatoon police station. Wolfe told the inquiryRead More


Candidate for premier says abortions should be restricted to women facing medical risks

The Canadian Press Published Wednesday, November 22, 2017 4:09PM CST Last Updated Wednesday, November 22, 2017 7:48PM CST One of the leading candidates in the race to become the next premier of Saskatchewan says he doesn’t believe in abortion, even in the case of sex assault victims. Ken Cheveldayoff, a long-time Saskatoon member of the legislature for the Saskatchewan Party, also says anyone under 18 should need parental consent for the procedure. And he thinks abortions should further be restricted to women facing medical risks, not victims of sexual assault.Read More