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‘OK Google, find me a job’: New job search feature launches in Canada


Google has launched its job search feature in Canada. The feature appears within its existing search engine, when users type in queries including “jobs near me”, “summer jobs”, “government jobs”, “work from home jobs” or “jobs in Canada”. Once a user searches one of the terms or a similar work-related query, Google will offer webpages it determines are job postings. The postings can be filtered to view opportunities based on the commute distance, job title and time commitment. Users will also be able to save their job searches and setRead More

Children’s advocate says wait for mental-health help in Sask. shameful

Children's advocate says wait for mental-health help in Sask. shameful

The Canadian Press Published Tuesday, April 24, 2018 2:44PM CST Last Updated Tuesday, April 24, 2018 6:53PM CST Saskatchewan’s children’s advocate says wait times for youth mental-health services in the province are unacceptable. Corey O’Soup says young people shouldn’t have to wait for up to two years to see a psychiatrist. “The wait times for mental-health services experienced by children in this province are shameful,” O’Soup said. “Those are the children that end up in our reports. Those are the children that we want to stop from dying.” O’Soup onRead More

3 people injured after Garden City beer store robbery

Winnipeg Police Service Car

Three people are hurt after a robbery at a beer store in Garden City, according to the Winnipeg Police Service. The robbery happened Sunday at 6 p.m. in the 2100 block of McPhillips Street. Police said two employees were stabbed and one of the suspects is injured as well. Several people were taken into custody. Police continue to investigate.  Source link #canadiannews #worldnews #headlinenews and stories from around the world USA Today News Headlines USA News Headlines ABC NEWS Headlines

‘Great Kate Wait’ is over: Duchess of Cambridge delivers a baby boy

'Great Kate Wait' is over: Duchess of Cambridge delivers a baby boy

Sylvia Hui, The Associated Press Published Monday, April 23, 2018 3:39AM EDT Last Updated Monday, April 23, 2018 8:26AM EDT LONDON — Kensington Palace says the Duchess of Cambridge has given birth to her second son. The baby is the third child for her and husband Prince William and fifth in line to the throne. The royal palace says Kate and her son are both doing well.. Kensington Palace’s tweet: Her Royal Highness The Duchess of Cambridge was safely delivered of a son at 1101hrs. The baby weighs 8lbs 7oz.Read More

Volunteers help clean up trash in Calgary on Earth Day

Volunteers help clean up trash in Calgary on Earth Day

A group of environmentally conscious individuals got together on Earth Day to do their part to clean up the banks of the Bow River in Calgary. The event was spearheaded by Plastic Free YYC, a group that was formed about a year ago to raise awareness of the detrimental effect of plastic waste in the world. One of the people who came out to clean up was Melanie Dunn, who heard about the cleanup project online and got together as many people as she could to lend a hand. “It’sRead More

CTV Ottawa wins Best TV Newscast Award

CTV News Ottawa

CTV Ottawa Published Saturday, April 21, 2018 6:22PM EDT Last Updated Saturday, April 21, 2018 9:58PM EDT CTV Ottawa was recognized at the Radio-Television Digital News Association of Canada awards Saturday taking home two of the top prizes. The station was awarded the “Bert Cannings” Award for Best TV Newscast in a large market for the “Live in the floodzone” coverage last spring. In addition, Joel Haslam’s piece on the untold story of Oscar Peterson’s World Famous “Canadiana Suite” won the Hugh Haugland Award for excellence in video. Haslam sharesRead More

Four UCP MLAs will not be seeking re-election

ucp members not seeking relection

United Conservative party leader Jason Kenney announced four MLAs will not be seeking re-election next year. The four UCP members are: David Schneider, MLA for Little Bow; Scott Cyr, MLA for Bonnyville-Cold Lake; Wayne Drysdale, MLA for Grand Prairie-Wapiti; and Pat Stier, MLA for Livingstone-Macleod. They each published Facebook posts announcing their names will not be on the ballot. Schneider operated Schenider Farm and Ranch Inc. for two decades before joining politics.   “The end of this term will mark 10 years of politics for me at two different levelsRead More

Parlee Beach given cleaner bill of health

Parlee Beach given cleaner bill of health

One of the Maritimes most popular beaches has been given a cleaner bill of health. Testing has not produced evidence of a chronic water quality issue at Parlee Beach in Shediac, N.B., meaning the water should be suitable for swimming. But the government is making a number of changes to keep it that way. More than 1400 water samples were taken at Parlee Beach between May-October 2017. Area residents and environmental groups demanded the province take action after high levels of fecal contamination were suspected at the beach. Parlee isRead More

Canada given one year to sort out B.C. First Nations commercial fishery: court

VANCOUVER – A group of West Coast First Nations has won the right to harvest and sell fish commercially after a 12-year court battle. B.C. Supreme Court Justice Mary Humphries has ruled Fisheries and Oceans Canada has one year to establish a commercial fishery for the five First Nations collectivelly known as Nuu-chah-nulth. However, Nuu-chah-nulth president Judith Sayers says that if the government is serious about implementing their rights, it should let the bands begin fishing immediately. In the 400-page judgment, Humphries sets out the parameters for the Indigenous fisheriesRead More

Leamington storage company offering free space to flood victims

Leamington flood damage

A company in Leamington is looking to help out those affected by the flooding this past weekend. Store-N-Save Self Storage is offering 30 days of free space for anyone who needs to park flood damaged items. The available space is on 50 Peter Ave. near Seacliff Drive. The Municipality of Leamington is in the process of gathering information to apply for disaster relief funding from the province. The storm damaged more than a dozen homes with the Essex Region Conservation Authority calling it the worst damage the shoreline has seenRead More