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Canadiens’ Danault taken off ice on stretcher after taking Chara shot to head

Montreal Canadiens' Phillip Danault on stretcher

The Canadian Press Published Saturday, January 13, 2018 10:26PM EST Last Updated Saturday, January 13, 2018 11:04PM EST Montreal Canadiens centre Phillip Danault was taken off the ice on a stretcher after being hit in the head by a Zdeno Chara slapshot on Saturday night. The rising shot at 18:23 of the second period looked to hit Danault on the side of the head. He lay on the ice for several minutes before being lifted onto a stretcher and taken away for treatment. He was moving and appeared to beRead More


Video hopes to encourage more youth to become hockey referees

Referees

Thousands of Calgary kids are taking to the ice for Minor Hockey Week at the Max Bell Centre but a growing number of youngsters are slipping into striped shirts rather than pads for the tournament. As a result of the resounding interest in officiating at events, a group of hockey officials put together a video that they hope will encourage more young people to get involved. The video follows one of the youngest linesmen on the ice in the city, 13-year-old Mason Rockley. In the video, Rockley reveals why heRead More


Is your infant at risk for sleep-related death?

Is your infant at risk for sleep-related death?

From CTV Northern Ontario: Reports from the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention highlight dangerous sleep practices parents are using. Source link #canadiannews #worldnews #headlinenews and stories from around the world USA Today News Headlines USA News Headlines ABC NEWS Headlines


Ban on new admissions at Caressant Care home lifted

A Woodstock long-term care home barred from admitting new residents for most of 2017 is now allowed to do so. Caressant Care says the province has lifted its halt on admissions at its Woodstock facility, meaning admissions will resume next week. In a press release, the company said it would be working with the South West Local Health Integration Network to ensure things go smoothly for any new residents moved to Caressant Care. The province had ordered the home to stop admitting new residents in January. Inspection reports showed thatRead More


Joe Biden addresses leadership in Montreal speech

The former U.S. vice-president spoke of leadership and met with Mayor Valerie Plante. Source link #canadiannews #worldnews #headlinenews and stories from around the world USA Today News Headlines USA News Headlines ABC NEWS Headlines


Argonauts Grey Cup rally set for Tuesday afternoon

The Canadian Press Published Monday, November 27, 2017 11:13AM EST Last Updated Monday, November 27, 2017 11:14AM EST TORONTO — The Argonauts have touched down in Toronto with the Grey Cup in tow. Star quarterback Ricky Ray emerged from the team’s charter plane hoisting the coveted trophy. The team is returning from Ottawa following Sunday’s stunning 27-24 win over the favoured Calgary Stampeders. Ray says it was a quiet flight following a “good after party” Sunday night. It’s Toronto’s 17th Grey Cup, a CFL record. The team will celebrate theRead More


Rance Howard, actor dad of director Ron Howard, dies at 89

LOS ANGELES — Director Ron Howard says his actor father Rance Howard has died. He was 89. Howard announced his father’s passing Saturday on Twitter. He praised his father for his ability to balance ambition with great personal integrity. The elder Howard also was the father of actor Clint Howard and grandfather of actresses Bryce Dallas Howard and Paige Howard. He appeared in several of Ron Howard’s films, including “Apollo 13,” “A Beautiful Mind,” “Splash,” “How the Grinch Stole Christmas,” “Parenthood” and “Grand Theft Auto.” Other film credits include “Chinatown”Read More


Shediac residents left in the dark after malfunction at sewage pumping station

It’s been nearly a month since a lift station pumped 795 cubic meters of untreated wastewater into the Shediac Bay as a result of detector equipment failing to activate pumps. The Greater Shediac Sewerage Commission says it was a quick fix, but residents aren’t happy to be finding out about it weeks later. “Why wait over 20 days to advise the public when apparently, according to one of the reports, the fix was done very quickly because it was not a big fix putting that third censor in there,” saysRead More


Sochi gold medallist among 4 Russians banned for doping

James Ellingworth, The Associated Press Published Wednesday, November 22, 2017 10:19AM EST Last Updated Wednesday, November 22, 2017 10:41AM EST MOSCOW — Two more Russian athletes were stripped of their Olympic medals from the 2014 Sochi Games on Wednesday, leaving the United States as the country with the most medals. Four Russians, all skeleton racers, were banned by the International Olympic Committee for doping, including men’s gold medallist Alexander Tretyakov and women’s bronze medallist Elena Nikitina. Russia, which finished the games at the top of the medals table with 13Read More


One of two suspects arrested in connection to robbery spree

Police have arrested one of two people wanted in connection with a crime spree in Simcoe County. According to the OPP, it started last Thursday when a dark grey Chevrolet Avalanche was stolen from the South Shore Centre in Barrie.  The keys were taken from the owner’s jacket. “I came out and my truck was gone,” the trucks owner Louise Jones told CTV News. Police say two people used the stolen truck to try and rob four businesses. The suspects targeted gas stations in Barrie and near Orillia as wellRead More