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New drug gives hope to Moose Jaw woman with rare disorder

Shailyn

A new drug has given hope to a Moose Jaw woman with a rare neuromuscular disorder, but it comes with a high price tag. Shailyn Taylor is a student at Mount Royal University in Calgary with spinal muscular dystrophy or SMA. Her physical condition has deteriorated over the last 22 years, as the disease attacks her muscles. “My councillor actually told me to start making funeral plans, so I could accept that that was coming,” Taylor said. In late 2016 she received a call from the Families of SMA Organization,Read More


Montreal’s Stroll collides with Hartley in first lap of Canadian Grand Prix

Lance Stroll

MONTREAL — Canadian Lance Stroll crashed with Toro Rossi’s Brendon Hartley on the first lap of the Canadian Grand Prix on Sunday. The Montreal driver’s Williams punctured a tire and the car slid across the track and jammed the New Zealander’s car into a wall in a spectacular crash. Both cars were badly damaged but the drivers got out their cars apparently uninjured. The crash came shortly after what looked like a clean start to the 70-lap race. The incident brought the safety car onto the track. Stroll, 19, wasRead More


Rachel Dolezal accused of welfare fraud after race scandal

Rachel Dolezal

The Associated Press Published Friday, May 25, 2018 6:28AM EDT Last Updated Friday, May 25, 2018 6:30AM EDT SPOKANE, Wash. – A former NAACP leader in Washington state whose life unraveled after she was exposed as a white woman pretending to be black has been charged with welfare fraud. Rachel Dolezal, who legally changed her name to Nkechi Diallo in 2016, was charged this week with theft by welfare fraud, perjury and false verification for public assistance, Spokane news station KHQ-TV reported Thursday. She illegally received $8,747 in food assistanceRead More


Aggressive bear prompts closure of popular trails in Banff

Residents of Banff are being urged to take prevent

Parks officials have been closed some hiking trails in Banff after a mother black bear and her cubs were spotted in the area. A closure notice was issued on Wednesday for Valleyview Trails and the surrounding area, bordered by Mountain Avenue, the Banff Springs Hotel and the Rimrock Resort. Officials say a female black bear and her cubs were exhibiting aggressive behaviour and the trails have been closed to all traffic and travel. Experts say the chances of having an encounter with an aggressive bear are low but people headingRead More


Montreal police officers accused of kidnapping, dumping homeless man

Montreal police officers accused of kidnapping, dumping homeless man

The incident allegedly occurred more than eight years ago, and that’s leaving many wondering why it took so long for charges to be laid. Two Montreal police officers are facing charges in an incident in which they allegedly kidnapped a homeless man and dumped him in a remote area. The incident allegedly occurred more than eight years ago, and that’s leaving many wondering why it took so long for charges to be laid. Officers Patrick Guay and Pierre-Luc Furlotte are accused of ordering a homeless man into their police cruiserRead More


Girls on the gridiron

Girls on the gridiron

From CTV Northern Ontario’s Joey Slattery: Two women in North Bay get the opportunity to experience glory on the gridiron. Source link #canadiannews #worldnews #headlinenews and stories from around the world USA Today News Headlines [su_feed url=”http://rssfeeds.usatoday.com/usatoday-NewsTopStories” limit=”20″] USA News Headlines [su_feed url=”http://rss.cnn.com/rss/cnn_us.rss” limit=”20″] ABC NEWS Headlines [su_feed url=”http://feeds.abcnews.com/abcnews/usheadlines” limit=”20″]


Crews battle house fire in northeast Calgary

Coral Springs fire

Fire crews were called to the scene of a second house fire in less than 12 hours in Calgary, this time in the northeast community of Coral Springs. Authorities say the fire started just after 5:30 p.m. and a number of neighbouring homes have been evacuated. EMS are also at the scene but there is no information on if anyone was hurt. More details to come. Source link #canadiannews #worldnews #headlinenews and stories from around the world USA Today News Headlines [su_feed url=”http://rssfeeds.usatoday.com/usatoday-NewsTopStories” limit=”20″] USA News Headlines [su_feed url=”http://rss.cnn.com/rss/cnn_us.rss” limit=”20″]Read More


Big Machines Take Over Capreol

Big Machines Take Over Capreol

The Greater Sudbury community of Capreol – known as a railway town – plays host to a different breed of large machinery. Source link #canadiannews #worldnews #headlinenews and stories from around the world USA Today News Headlines [su_feed url=”http://rssfeeds.usatoday.com/usatoday-NewsTopStories” limit=”20″] USA News Headlines [su_feed url=”http://rss.cnn.com/rss/cnn_us.rss” limit=”20″] ABC NEWS Headlines [su_feed url=”http://feeds.abcnews.com/abcnews/usheadlines” limit=”20″]


Aggressive biters are back | CTV Edmonton News

Aggressive biters are back | CTV Edmonton News

Kiera Lyons, CTV Edmonton Published Thursday, May 17, 2018 4:35PM MDT Last Updated Thursday, May 17, 2018 7:40PM MDT It’s that time of year again, mosquito season.  People out playing sports like soccer or slow-pitch have no doubt noticed the pests, but the city says it’s not that bad. According to data collected from more than a dozen traps around the city, the number of mosquitoes so far this spring is well below average, but significantly more than the past three years. Over the last three years, the number ofRead More


Man barricades himself inside Fairhaven home, police’s tactical support unit called

Saskatoon Police tactical unit

CTV Saskatoon Published Sunday, May 13, 2018 11:06PM CST Last Updated Monday, May 14, 2018 5:28AM CST A tense scene in the Fairhaven neighbourhood kept Saskatoon Police busy for several hours Sunday afternoon. Crisis negotiators and the tactical support unit were called to a home in the 100 block of Bushe Place following a situation involving a man and a possible firearm. Police say the man barricaded himself inside the home. Shortly after 10 p.m. police say the incident was peacefully resolved, with one man safely in custody. Police wouldn’tRead More