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Coroner’s report: Wrong injection killed toddler at Ste-Justine

Coroner's report: Wrong injection killed toddler at Ste-Justine

CTV Montreal Published Monday, April 16, 2018 6:10PM EDT Last Updated Monday, April 16, 2018 8:01PM EDT A 23-month-old boy being treated for cancer at Sainte-Justine Hospital died when a nurse gave him the wrong injection, according to a coroner’s report. Ghali Chorfi (who was referred to by his mother’s last name El Amrani in previous reports) was given potassium instead of saline. The boy was being treated for cancer and was supposed to receive a potassium injection followed by a saline injection to rinse out the vein. He wasRead More

John Stamos welcomes son, names him after father

John Stamos and Caitlin McHugh

The Associated Press Published Monday, April 16, 2018 8:54AM EDT Last Updated Monday, April 16, 2018 8:57AM EDT NEW YORK – Actor John Stamos is a father. The 54-year-old announced on Instagram the birth of his son, Billy Stamos. Stamos says the child is named after the actor’s father. Stamos says, “From now on, the best part of me will always be my wife and son.” Stamos and 31-year-old Caitlin McHugh married in February. His publicist says “Billy and Mom are both home and healthy.” Source link #canadiannews #worldnews #headlinenewsRead More

EPCOR raises alarm over reported Bitcoin scam


EPCOR is issuing a warning to customers after they received multiple reports of scammers posing as the company demanding payments in Bitcoin. A spokesperson for EPCOR told CTV News the company had received reports EPCOR customers had been targeted by scammers over the phone. Scammers reportedly called customers telling them their power will be shut off in one hour, unless the caller received a large amount of money in Bitcoin. The company said seven customers had come forward on Tuesday saying they had been called – two of them saidRead More

Hundreds of foreigners join Pyongyang race as tensions ease

Pyongyang International Marathon

PYONGYANG, Korea, Democratic People’s Republic Of — Hundreds of foreigners joined in the annual Pyongyang marathon on Sunday despite political tensions that have only recently begun to ease and a ban on U.S citizens travelling to the country that is still in effect. Approximately 400 foreign amateurs took part this year, less than half the number that came last year. They came from approximately 43 countries and territories around the world. Disabled people were allowed to join in for the first time. One wheelchair runner from Singapore and one blindRead More

Hockey world reacts to Humboldt Broncos tragedy

Hockey world reacts to Humboldt Broncos tragedy

The Edmonton Oilers and teams across the NHL are mourning the deaths of 15 people in a collision involving the Humboldt Broncos team bus in Saskatchewan Friday. The crash hit close to home for Oilers head coach Todd McLellan, a Saskatchewan native. His brother played hockey and his father worked in Humboldt. “I know that Humboldt area very well,” McLellan said. “They are as strong as they come, but they will need our help.” Long before his coaching career in the NHL, McLellan was the head coach of a SaskatchewanRead More

Local reaction to Patrick Brown’s PC leadership bid


Twenty-four hours after Patrick Brown vowed to reclaim his old job, it’s becoming clear there are deep divisions within the Ontario Progressive Conservative caucus. Meanwhile, Brown says he’s bolstered by a groundswell of support from grassroots party members, despite sexual misconduct allegations. “We are in very unchartered waters at this point, we actually have a case where Patrick Brown is applying to replace Patrick Brown,” says Laurentian University professor Michael Johns. His decision to run for the party’s top job on Friday came hours after interim leader Vic Fedeli kickedRead More

This $4M home is the first in Calgary to be sold at auction

This $4M home is the first in Calgary to be sold at auction

A detached family home in Calgary, that has sat on the market for more than two years, will be the first in the city to be put up for auction. The 4,600 square-foot home in the Collingwood neighbourhood, a 15-minute drive from the downtown core, is listed at $3.88 million. Mark Evernden with Engel & Völkers Real Estate hopes bespoke features like a Guinness-themed bar, gourmet kitchen, climate-controlled wine cellar, and mountain views will attract international bids. “The house is set up for entertaining with the openness of it,” heRead More

Hemp farmers hope marijuana legalization in Canada will benefit business

Hemp farmers hope marijuana legalization in Canada will benefit business

Hemp growers hope the federal government’s marijuana legislation will allow them to harvest all parts of the hemp plant. Current regulations restrict Canadian farmers from harvesting parts of the plant that contain CBD, which is found in the chaff of the plant, but does not make people feel high. “Legislation we’ve been operating under has not allowed us to harvest components that would contain CBD, such as the chaff and leaf materials, off our grain combines,” Garry Meier, president of Hemp Production Services, said. “We hope that will be allowedRead More

Rains drench Atlantic Canada, leading to flooding, outages and homes evacuated

Rain storm

HALIFAX — Much of Atlantic Canada is being pummelled with heavy winds and a downpour on Saturday, leaving more than 20,000 Maritimers without power and leading some people in southwest New Brunswick to evacuate their homes. Environment Canada says a low-pressure system will slowly track across the East Coast today, bringing up to 50 millimetres of rainfall to parts of southwestern Nova Scotia and Newfoundland’s south coast. The weather agency says the frozen ground has a reduced ability to absorb the deluge, which, combined with unseasonably mild temperatures in partsRead More

Hong Kong-based company to spend $350 million to expand capacity in Ontario, premier says

The Canadian Press Published Saturday, December 2, 2017 11:02AM EST Last Updated Saturday, December 2, 2017 11:03AM EST HONG KONG – Ontario Premier Kathleen Wynne says Johnson Electric will invest more than $350 million in new equipment and capacity in Ontario, which she says is expected to create 326 new jobs. Wynne, who is on a trade mission to China and Vietnam, made the announcement from Hong Kong, where Johnson Electric is based. She says the company, which makes electric motors and mechanical parts for automotive manufacturing, will invest theRead More