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Dwindling congregations are a sad reality for many churches in Canada, but in Cumberland, the fight is on to keep one standing. Source link #canadiannews #worldnews #headlinenews and stories from around the world USA Today News Headlines USA News Headlines ABC NEWS Headlines


Chief of defence says military not talking to U.S. about joining missile defence

OTTAWA – While the Canadian military is preparing to work with the U.S. on upgrading North America’s aging defences, Canada’s top general says there have been absolutely no talks about joining its ballistic-missile shield program. Chief of defence staff Gen. Jonathan Vance’s comments come amid swirling questions over Canada’s potential involvement in ballistic-missile defence, particularly given rampant concerns about North Korea. Defence Minister Harjit Sajjan appeared to leave the door open to participating in the controversial program in October, but the government has otherwise remained largely ambiguous when asked aboutRead More


Sask. government gives financial update

CTV Regina Published Wednesday, November 29, 2017 7:00PM CST Last Updated Wednesday, November 29, 2017 7:07PM CST The last provincial budget saw some major cuts, leaving the province to make some tough decisions to make up for lost revenue. The government is now giving an update on its financial situation. The Finance Minister has said things are back on track, but Saskatchewan is projected to end its fiscal year $679 million short. “Our budget is on track. We haven’t lost ground in this budget,” said Donna Harpauer, Minister of Finance.Read More


N.B. distributing 2,500 naloxone kits to deal with opioid use

THE CANADIAN PRESS Published Wednesday, November 29, 2017 1:56PM AST Last Updated Wednesday, November 29, 2017 2:45PM AST FREDERICTON — The New Brunswick government has introduced a naloxone kit program in an effort to respond to the growing epidemic of opioid use in Canada. Health Minister Benoit Bourque says the government will spend $150,000 to buy about 2,500 kits. Naloxone temporarily reverses overdoses caused by opioid drugs such as fentanyl or heroin. The kits will be distributed free of charge through needle exchange programs with AIDS New Brunswick, AIDS MonctonRead More


Spike in cases of disease that’s potentially deadly to dogs

A Barrie veterinarian is sounding the alarm after a spike in confirmed cases of a potentially deadly bacterial disease that attacks dogs. Allandale Veterinary Hospital has had upwards of five cases of leptospirosis in the last couple of weeks. The disease, commonly found in dogs, has several symptoms including vomiting, diarrhea, and lethargy. Dr. Elaine Murphy says dogs get infected when they’re exposed to water sources or grass that’s contaminated with urine from wildlife animals. “It is uncommon that we are seeing so many cases of it considering we haveRead More


Green party celebrates ‘absolutely astounding’ win in P.E.I.

CHARLOTTETOWN — The Green party has pulled off an unprecedented electoral victory in P.E.I., doubling its standings in the legislature and potentially signalling a surprising shift in the political landscape of Canada’s smallest province. The upstart party increased the number of its MLAs on the Island to two from one in a byelection Monday following the resignation of a Liberal cabinet minister last month. Hannah Bell, the 48-year-old head of a businesswomen’s association in Charlottetown, easily defeated the Liberal, NDP and Conservative candidates, suggesting a breakthrough for the party thatRead More


Prince Harry, Meghan Markle announce engagement

The Associated Press Published Monday, November 27, 2017 5:09AM EST Last Updated Monday, November 27, 2017 7:20AM EST LONDON – Actress, humanitarian campaigner, lifestyle blogger – and, next spring, a princess. Palace officials announced Monday that Prince Harry is engaged to Meghan Markle, confirming months of rumours that the couple was close to tying the knot. In some ways, Markle – a mixed-race American raised in California, an outspoken full-time actress, and a divorcee – makes a surprising addition to the monarchy. But the institution has moved on with theRead More


Nuclear waste bunker decision not about ‘money or beads and trinkets’

TORONTO — Indigenous people in the shadow of one of the world’s largest nuclear reactors are adamant their values will underpin their decision on whether to approve a proposed multibillion-dollar storage bunker for radioactive waste — a process that could take at least another year to play out. Armed with commitments from both the Canadian government and proponents of the Deep Geologic Repository to await their buy-in, the Saugeen Ojibway Nation say they will take their time to reach an informed opinion on a project already more than a decadeRead More


Woman airlifted following serious collision in Woolwich Township

A 58-year-old woman was airlifted to hospital following a multi-vehicle collision in Woolwich Township Friday evening. Police said the collision happened around 5:30 p.m. at Arthur Street North and Reid Woods Drive. The woman was airlifted to a hospital in Hamilton. The extent of her injuries is not known. The cause of the collision is still under investigation and anyone with information regarding the incident is asked to call police at 519-570-9777. Source link #canadiannews #worldnews #headlinenews and stories from around the world USA Today News Headlines USA News HeadlinesRead More


Dog walker recovering in B.C. hospital reunited with loyal dogs

A B.C. dog walker who spent two frigid nights lost in the wilderness was reunited with two of the dogs who huddled by her side to keep her warm during the stressful ordeal. Annette Poitras, 56, was still in hospital Friday recovering from a fall that left her unable to hike out of the backcountry in Coquitlam, B.C. A helicopter rescue crew eventually found Poitras and the missing animals on Wednesday. To lift Poitras’s spirits, owners of two of the dogs – Chloe and Roxy – visited her in hospital.Read More