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‘People are coming to expect this’: Two more leaks found at Victoria General Hospital

Victoria General Hospital

A health advocate says Nova Scotians should be demanding more from Halifax’s main hospital after two more leaks were found over the past two weeks. One leak was discovered at the Victoria General Hospital on May 8and another on May 17 – both in the same area of the hospital’s Centennial Building. It’s just another issue at the site, which has been plagued by bedbugs, foul water and floods in recent years. “People are coming to expect this, that this is just another day at the Victoria General Hospital,” saysRead More


Charges laid after man tried to remove toddler from parked car

London Police

CTV London Published Tuesday, May 22, 2018 4:34PM EDT Last Updated Tuesday, May 22, 2018 4:41PM EDT London police are investigating after a man allegedly tried to grab a toddler from a vehicle. The incident happened Monday around 7:30 p.m. in a parking lot near Dundas and Adelaide. Police say a 26-year-old man reached into a parked car and tried to remove the child. A woman inside the car intervened and was assaulted by the man who then took off. The child was not hurt and the woman suffered minorRead More


Sask. couple survives being buried in mudslide on B.C. highway

Gabe Rosescu and Sheri Niemegeers

KELOWNA, B.C. — A Saskatchewan couple is recovering in hospital after a mudslide swept them off a cliff in British Columbia. Don Struthers said his brother-in-law Gabe Rosescu and his girlfriend, Sheri Niemegeers, were en route to Nelson, B.C., when disaster struck. “They were driving down the road, happy go lucky, excited to see their buddy. And Gabe said all of a sudden they saw one tree kind of fall right onto the road,” Struthers said. “They didn’t have time to hit the brakes or anything and, before they knewRead More


Kovac and Frankfurt stun Bayern 3-1 to win German Cup final

Frankfurt win cup

By Ciaran Fahey, The Associated Press Published Saturday, May 19, 2018 8:19PM EDT BERLIN — Niko Kovac stunned his future employer by leading Eintracht Frankfurt to a 3-1 win over Bayern Munich in the German Cup final on Saturday. The Frankfurt coach, who has agreed to take over from the retiring Jupp Heynckes in Munich next season, oversaw a committed performance from his side crowned by two goals from the impressive Ante Rebic. The Croatian striker scored early and late to cancel out Robert Lewandowski’s equalizer for Bayern. Bayern mightRead More


Harry and Meghan: Montreal’s eye on the Royals

Harry and Meghan: Montreal’s eye on the Royals

As the world watched Meghan and Harry, so did many in Montreal – some viewing parties started as early as 6 a.m. Kelly Greig attended. Source link #canadiannews #worldnews #headlinenews and stories from around the world USA Today News Headlines USA News Headlines ABC NEWS Headlines


Judge to decide on long-term offender designation for Shane Pattison Thursday

Judge to decide on long-term offender designation for Shane Pattison Thursday

Warning: Graphic content A Saskatoon Court of Queen’s Bench judge is expected to decide Thursday whether to deem repeat child pornography offender Shane Dale Pattison a long-term offender after a three-day hearing. Crown and defence lawyers have filed a joint-submission seeking a long-term offender designation for Pattison and a seven-year prison sentence followed by a 10-year supervision order. Justice Richard Danyliuk must find Pattison is at a high-risk to reoffend but that the risks he poses could eventually be managed in the community in order to apply the designation. PattisonRead More


Kitchener teen remembered one year after fatal overdose

Zion Williams-Farrell died of a fentanyl overdose

Wednesday marked the one-year anniversary of the death of 14-year-old Zion Williams-Farrell. The Kitchener teenager was found dead in his room overdosing on fentanyl-laced Xanax. In Waterloo Region, opioid deaths are occurring most often in suburbs, not on the streets or in shelters. Last year, there were seven fatal overdoses in Kitchener, five in Cambridge and one in Waterloo. The total number is down compared to the same time last year, but police say that more naloxone kits have been used to save lives. For law enforcement, the growing concernRead More


AHS confirms measles case in Edmonton, warns individuals of potential exposure

AHS confirms measles case in Edmonton, warns individuals of potential exposure

An individual with lab-confirmed measles has been in several public locations across Edmonton while infectious, Alberta Health Services said. AHS warns individuals who were at these locations on certain dates they may have been exposed to the disease: May 8: Northgate Mall (9499 137 Avenue) between 8:30 a.m. and 10 p.m. May 9: Northgate Mall between 8:30 a.m. and 6:30 p.m. The Misericordia Community Hospital (16940 87 Avenue) Emergency department between 6:48 p.m. and 11:59 p.m. The Misericordia Community Hospital Diagnostic Imaging department between 11:55 p.m. and 11:59 p.m. MayRead More


New online tool to check for business’ stamp of approval

New online tool to check for business’ stamp of approval

Public Health Sudbury & Districts launches new online disclosure system to show if a business is health compliant. Lyndsay Moggy reports. Source link #canadiannews #worldnews #headlinenews and stories from around the world USA Today News Headlines USA News Headlines ABC NEWS Headlines


Former CFL wide receiver arrested and charged on allegations of assault

Canadian Football League wide receiver Josh Boden

NEW WESTMINSTER, B.C. – Former Canadian Football League player Joshua Boden is facing four criminal charges in New Westminster, B.C. Police say Boden has been charged with two counts of assault, failure to comply with conditions of recognizance and dangerous driving. He is also charged with driving while prohibited under the Motor Vehicle Act. New Westminster police say they received a report of an alleged domestic dispute on Sunday, but a suspect wasn’t at the scene when they arrived. Police say Boden was arrested a few days after the allegedRead More