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From CTV Northern Ontario: An Alberta Cancer Foundation fundraiser is one for the record books. Source link #canadiannews #worldnews #headlinenews and stories from around the world USA Today News Headlines USA News Headlines ABC NEWS Headlines

Edmontonians win 50/50 at Oilers game in Las Vegas

Edmontonians win 50/50 at Oilers game in Las Vegas

Most people lose money in Las Vegas, and most visiting NHL teams are beaten at the T-Mobile Arena, but two Edmontonians, and the Oilers, are going home a success. At the Oilers’ 3-2 overtime win against the Golden Knights, the team’s second loss on home ice, Oilers fans broke the franchise’s 50/50 record, and three of them are splitting the winnings. Cassie Leggio bought US$100 worth of 50/50 tickets along with her husband and her uncle, who is from Calgary, and they won the US$138,590 jackpot. They will each getRead More

CTV News at Six for January 13: Nanaimo shooting

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Tailored response in Alberta, Ontario, B.C. for South Asians addicted to opioids


Camille Bains, The Canadian Press Published Wednesday, January 10, 2018 12:19PM EST VANCOUVER — A medical clinic in British Columbia and a social service agency in Alberta are set to expand their programs to meet the often-hidden and growing problem of South Asians battling addiction to opioids. The Roshni Clinic opened last spring in Surrey to provide services for South Asian clients addicted to alcohol and stimulants including amphetamine and cocaine. But more programs will be offered in the coming months to deal with the use of opioids such asRead More

Breakaway barge carrying millions of litres of fuel to be towed from B.C. to Alaska

BELLA BELLA, B.C. – A British Columbia First Nation is breathing a sigh of relief as a barge carrying millions of litres of fuel was removed from its harbour on the central coast. The barge broke away from a U.S.-registered tugboat, the Jake Shearer, southwest of Bella Bella last Sunday. Heiltsuk Chief Councillor Marilyn Slett says it’s “terrifying” to consider the damage that could have been caused if a spill occurred. The barge was carrying 12.5 million litres of diesel and gasoline, which Slett says is four times the volumeRead More

Telethon perfecting their acts with band rehearsal

From CTV Northern Ontario: Musicians and singers rehearse for Saturday’s 69th CTV Lions Children’s Christmas telethon. Source link #canadiannews #worldnews #headlinenews and stories from around the world USA Today News Headlines USA News Headlines ABC NEWS Headlines

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

Trump’s far-right retweets spark calls for axing of U.K. visit

Jill Lawless, The Associated Press Published Wednesday, November 29, 2017 12:07PM EST Last Updated Wednesday, November 29, 2017 12:21PM EST LONDON — Outraged British opposition politicians demanded Wednesday that the government revoke an invitation to U.S. President Donald Trump after he retweeted videos posted by a leader of far-right group Britain First. The tiny extremist group, meanwhile, appeared delighted at the publicity boost from a leader with almost 44 million Twitter followers. Trump retweeted three videos from the account of deputy Britain First leader Jayda Fransen, purporting to show violenceRead More

Public art installation in downtown Calgary underpass draws ire from across the pond

Another city-funded art piece is drawing some attention after a comedian from the United Kingdom says it involves photos of her and her colleagues and was installed without their knowledge. ‘Snapshots’ was installed along the 4 Street S.W. underpass in 2015 at a cost of $20,000 and went relatively unnoticed until U.K.-based comedian Bisha Ali posted on social media that the portraits used in the exhibit were of her and her fellow comedians. Ali says she’s upset because neither she nor any of the other subjects gave their consent toRead More

Prince Harry and actress Meghan Markle are engaged, to wed next spring

Gregory Katz and Sylvia Hui, The Associated Press Published Monday, November 27, 2017 5:09AM EST Last Updated Monday, November 27, 2017 9:02AM EST LONDON — Prince Harry, fifth in line to the British throne, will marry American actress Meghan Markle in the spring, palace officials announced Monday, confirming months of speculation. Markle, a humanitarian campaigner and lifestyle blogger who succeeded in show business before falling for Harry, will become a senior member of the royal family as the wife of one of the monarchy’s most popular figures. Harry, a bad-boy-made-goodRead More