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Injuries to moms, babies during forcep deliveries on the rise: study

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Using forceps or a vacuum to vaginally deliver babies is resulting in more injuries to both mothers and infants in Canada, according to a large new study. The study published in the Canadian Medical Association Journal on Monday looked at nearly two million single-child hospital births in four provinces between April, 2004 and March, 2015. The data shows the number of operative vaginal deliveries, where a vacuum or forceps are used, is declining, while the risk of injury from such procedures is on the rise. “We found increases of sevenRead More


Judge faces quandary in sex assault case after teenage complainant quits showing up

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A sexual assault complainant who testified against her alleged attacker — but then simply refused to finish cross-examination — has presented a rare quandary for the justice system. The matter in Newfoundland and Labrador Supreme Court underscores the tenuous balance between the right to cross-examine a witness — a cornerstone of the adversarial court process — with the importance of minimizing the potentially traumatic impact the legal system can have on alleged victims. At issue is a he-said, she-said case: A 19-year-old woman said she had been sexually assaulted byRead More


Train derails near Rosser during thunderstorm

Train derailment near Rosser

CTV Winnipeg Published Tuesday, May 29, 2018 7:15PM CST Last Updated Tuesday, May 29, 2018 7:46PM CST CP police are investigating after approximately 13 train cars derailed Tuesday evening. It happened shortly after 6 p.m. on the CP Rail line near Rosser, RCMP said. A spokesperson for CP Rail said the train was heading eastbound, carrying shipping containers on flatcars. they said no one was injured and there were no environmental concerns. Cleanup efforts were getting underway Tuesday night. RCMP couldn’t say what caused the derailment, but noted a strongRead More


Move over Mac: New moose calves in Moose Jaw

Move over Mac: New moose calves in Moose Jaw

CTV Regina Published Thursday, May 24, 2018 5:06PM CST Last Updated Thursday, May 24, 2018 6:32PM CST The Friendly City has a new pair of moose mascots, possibly replacing Mac on Highway 1. Two orphaned calves are being cared for at Wild & Carefree Wildlife Rehabilitation Inc. The organization was started by Melanie Blager in 2009. The veterinarian originally started the centre to take care of songbirds, but now she’s looking after something a little bigger. “I had my facilities inspected last month, and they said it was big enoughRead More


Board approves new $73M Lancer Sports and Rec Centre

Board approves new $73M Lancer Sports and Rec Centre

The University of Windsor Board of Governors has approved the construction of a $73-million Lancer Sport and Recreation Centre. The plans include a triple gymnasium with seating for 2,500 spectators, a new eight-lane pool and a fitness area that is triple the size of the current facility. Craig Goodman of CS&P Architects has said the design is a “big step forward” for the school, and it will put Windsor on an equal footing with some of the major Ontario universities for both competition and recreational facilities. Volleyball player Jade ZiebarthRead More


Cyclists near Seattle tried to scare cougar but it attacked, killing 1

Washington cougar attack

SEATTLE – The two mountain bikers did what they were supposed to do when they noticed a mountain lion tailing them on a trail east of Seattle. They got off their bikes. They faced the beast, shouted and tried to spook it. After it charged, one even smacked the cougar with his bike, and it ran off. It wasn’t enough, authorities said. As they stood trying to catch their breath, the cougar returned, biting one of them on the head and shaking him, Capt. Alan Myers of the Washington DepartmentRead More


Mother Nature co-operating in southern Alberta: Little chance of big flood

Alberta flooding

CALGARY — Alberta’s snowpack may be deep but officials say that doesn’t mean the recurrence of heavy flooding that devastated the southern part of the province nearly five years ago. Frank Frigo, leader of watershed analysis with the City of Calgary, says the snowpack from a particularly long winter was about 30 per cent higher than normal. But that doesn’t immediately translate into a spring flood. “In terms of precipitation, we see that we have weak La Nina conditions in the Pacific Ocean that led to that high snowpack,” FrigoRead More


$48 ticket for not walking on sidewalk shocks Cote-St-Luc father

$48 ticket for not walking on sidewalk shocks Cote-St-Luc father

CTV Montreal Published Sunday, May 13, 2018 9:53PM EDT Last Updated Sunday, May 13, 2018 10:33PM EDT A Cote-St-Luc man is feeling tread upon after receiving a $48 ticket for walking in the wrong place. Danny Cohen was taking his young daughter for a walk last week. He was stopped by police and issued a fine for being a pedestrian and not using the sidewalk. “I asked them if they were kidding and they said ‘No, absolutely not, we’re going to give you a ticket for walking in the street,’”Read More


Winnipeg Jets beat Las Vegas Golden Knights 4-2

Winnipeg Jets beat Las Vegas Golden Knights 4-2

Joshua Clipperton, The Canadian Press Published Saturday, May 12, 2018 10:01PM EDT Last Updated Saturday, May 12, 2018 10:06PM EDT WINNIPEG — Mark Scheifele and Dustin Byfuglien each had a goal and an assist as the Winnipeg Jets defeated the Vegas Golden Knights 4-2 on Saturday to take a 1-0 lead in the Western Conference final. Patrik Laine and Joel Armia also scored for Winnipeg, while Blake Wheeler added three assists. Connor Hellebuyck made 19 saves for the Jets. Brayden McNabb and William Karlsson replied for the expansion Knights, whoRead More


Province temporarily restoring Saskjobs.ca | CTV Regina News

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The provincial government will be bringing back its online job listing temporarily after employer complaints over the move to the National Job Bank. Saskjobs.ca will remain up for the next few months while the government works with employers to transition to the national site. The government says employers were concerned that the National Job Bank wasn’t user friendly. The provincial website also links to the national site. 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”Read More