Two collisions shut down Highway 16 in Strathcona County

Police scene

Strathcona RCMP were at the scene of two collisions on eastbound Highway 16 in Strathcona County late Tuesday evening. The collisions happened in the area of Highway 16 and Range Road 225. Eastbound traffic was being rerouted north and south on Range Road 225 to Township Roads 530 and 534. Motorists were asked to avoid the area or expect delays. Police and emergency personnel were expected to be on scene for several hours. Source link #canadiannews #worldnews #headlinenews and stories from around the world USA Today News Headlines [su_feed url=””Read More

Health unit warns of tick dangers in Simcoe County

Blacklegged tick

Winter may be approaching, but health officials say this is still the season for ticks and the diseases they carry. The black-legged tick is a breed of insect that can carry the potentially fatal Lyme disease. Officials with the Simcoe Muskoka District Health Unit say people need to be aware of the risks. “During this time of year, ticks are still active,” says the health unit’s Lori Holmes.  “Generally up until zero degrees or so, but even then they still seem to be up and about.” Lyme disease is aRead More

Windsor-Essex County Health Unit confirms death related to West Nile Virus

Health unit

CTV Windsor Published Friday, September 14, 2018 2:09PM EDT Last Updated Friday, September 14, 2018 4:28PM EDT There has been a report of a death attributed to the West Nile Virus. According to the Windsor-Essex County Health Unit, a man has died from the virus. No information is being released about the victim. Health unit officials say the West Nile Virus continues to be a risk until the area experiences temperatures below freezing. So far this year, 26 mosquito pools in Windsor-Essex have tested positive for West Nile, and 8Read More

Students react to school officer who did ‘nothing’ during Florida school shooting

Students react to school officer who did 'nothing' during Florida school shooting

Broward County Sheriff Scott Israel said Scot Peterson failed to enter the school to confront the gunman during the shooting at Marjory Stoneman Douglas. source todays world news – Students react to school officer who did ‘nothing’ during Florida school shooting #worldnews #breakingnews #music #headlinenews USA Today News Headlines [su_feed url=”” limit=”20″] USA News Headlines [su_feed url=”” limit=”20″] ABC NEWS Headlines [su_feed url=”” limit=”20″]