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How to protect yourself from financial abuse

How to protect yourself from financial abuse

CARP’s new National Director of Law, Policy and Aging talks about advance care planning and elder abuse. Lyndsay Moggy reports. Source link #canadiannews #worldnews #headlinenews and stories from around the world USA Today News Headlines USA News Headlines ABC NEWS Headlines


City unveiling new Red Light Camera

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Ottawa’s newest red light camera will be unveiled today. Mayor Jim Watson and Transportation Committee Chair Keith Egli will show off the new camera on Lyon Street, between Albert and Slater Streets. This is the last of 20 new red light cameras Council committed to installing during this current term. The City of Ottawa says the Red Light Camera Program is an initiative to improve intersection safety.  The goals of the program are to reduce collisions and to reduce injuries to help improve road safety at the targeted intersections. ThereRead More


Final inspections of international trade centre underway

Final inspections of international trade centre underway

Saskatchewan’s first international trade centre is ready to open in Regina. Final inspections are underway as Brightenview prepares to open the long awaited Global Trade and Exhibition Centre in the province. The massive wholesale mall will match Chinese manufacturers with North American buyers. “All business condo units have reached substantial completion, ready for occupancy of business owners,” Brightenview CEO Joe Zhou said. The facility was to have been built outside Dundurn but developers felt the Global Transportation Hub was a better location. Eight years ago, the massive trade and exhibitionRead More


Verdict expected for man accused of sending letter bombs to lawyers, ex-wife

Verdict expected for man accused of sending letter bombs to lawyers, ex-wife

WINNIPEG — A Winnipeg man is expected to find out today if he will be found guilty of sending letter bombs to his former wife and two lawyers. Judge Tracey Lord is to hand down a verdict on charges against Guido Amsel that include attempted murder and aggravated assault. Amsel was arrested after three explosive packages were found in July 2015. One went off inside the office of Maria Mitousis, a lawyer who had represented Amsel’s ex-wife in a financial dispute. Mitousis lost her right hand and suffered other severeRead More


Democrats keen to unseat Trump in 2020 meet to discuss strategy

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WASHINGTON — Grappling with the realities of U.S. President Donald Trump’s reign, Democrats are trying to offer a counterweight to the president’s message — without making it all about Trump. An annual conference organized by a prominent Democratic think-tank Tuesday included an early glimpse at some of the Democrats plotting a challenge to Trump in 2020. But it also laid bare some of the challenges Democrats face in opposing a president whose presence has been all-consuming and in developing an alternative agenda to reach voters who turned to Trump inRead More


NDP now in second place ahead of Liberals but Tories retain big lead: poll

Andrea Horwath

The Progressive Conservative party continues to enjoy a commanding lead ahead of the June 7 provincial election while Kathleen Wynne and the Liberals have dropped to third place behind the NDP, a new poll has found. The Mainstreet Research poll of 2,534 Ontario voters found that 42.3 per cent of decided or leaning voters plan to cast a ballot for the Tories while 28.4 per cent say they will vote NDP and 22.1 per cent say they will vote Liberal. About 5.4 per cent said that they will vote forRead More


Volunteers step up to help clean-up aftermath of N.B. flood

Volunteers step up to help clean-up aftermath of N.B. flood

As flood stricken areas in New Brunswick transition into recovery phase, volunteers have stepped up in a big way. On Saturday, dozens of people came together in the Greater Saint John area to help clean-up damage done from the flooding, including Saint John Mayor Don Darling. “We saw it last weekend by the hundreds, if not thousands, and we’re seeing it again today,” said Darling. From high school students to retirees, all kinds of people chipped in to help removed thousands of sandbags off properties. “Basically I saw Don Darling’sRead More


Kicking off Children's Mental Health Week

Kicking off Children's Mental Health Week

Many Sudbury events planned for this year’s Child and Youth Mental Health Week ‘Reconnecting With Nature’ theme. Source link #canadiannews #worldnews #headlinenews and stories from around the world USA Today News Headlines USA News Headlines ABC NEWS Headlines


Calgary’s McMahon Stadium turns into “Disaster Alley”

Disaster Alley

Calgarians learned about what to do in the event of a disaster at the event which marks Emergency Preparedness Week. Source link #canadiannews #worldnews #headlinenews and stories from around the world USA Today News Headlines USA News Headlines ABC NEWS Headlines


Timmins East Enders in cleanup mode

Timmins East Enders in cleanup mode

From CTV Northern Ontario’s Lydia Chubak: Residents in the east end of Timmins show their community spirit by coming together for a post-win Source link #canadiannews #worldnews #headlinenews and stories from around the world USA Today News Headlines USA News Headlines ABC NEWS Headlines