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Soo launches new EarlyON Child and Family Centre

Soo launches new EarlyON Child and Family Centre

Sault Ste. Marie opens first of eight drop-in centres in the community that will offer family support. Source link #canadiannews #worldnews #headlinenews and stories from around the world USA Today News Headlines USA News Headlines ABC NEWS Headlines


New flood warnings issued for B.C. communities still in recovery mode

New flood warnings issued for B.C. communities still in recovery mode

VANCOUVER — Heavy rain in southern British Columbia has eased but concerns about flooding remain high in dozens of communities from the Fraser Valley east to Alberta. Environment Canada has lifted a special weather statement that forecast up to 40 millimetres of rain for the Boundary and Similkameen regions, which were already coping with thousands of evacuations caused by rivers swollen from snowmelt after recent hot weather. Despite the improved conditions, flood warnings were posted Friday for the Salmon River near Falkland and Salmon Arm, as well as the SlocanRead More


Info session on Mount Royal through traffic divides Montrealers

Cyclist on Mount Royal

The debate over through traffic on Mount Royal continued on Tuesday night at an information session three weeks before the ban is set to go ahead. The pilot project will stop all through traffic by cars on Camillien-Houde Way and Remembrance Rd. for five months of the year. Montrealers on both sides of a debate that largely pits drivers against cyclists showed up to voice their opinions on the local controversy. “It’s nonsense. They should keep the mountain open,” said resident Michael Shafter. “It should have elements of a park,Read 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


Meet Daisy, a dog that brings comfort to the dying

Meet Daisy, a dog that brings comfort to the dying

An Ontario hospice has hired a full-time employee perfectly suited to provide a dose of happiness to those moving through life’s final transition. Daisy, a three-year-old golden Labrador retriever, has been working as a certified service dog at Hospice Simcoe in Barrie, Ont. for about a year. Her job is simple: to be there for those who need her most. “She can reduce anxiety, she can lower blood pressure, just by being there with people. She loves to be touched,” hospice employee Lynda Murta, who is also Daisy’s primary careRead More


Mental wellness through the arts

Mental wellness through the arts

Art is really making a mental health difference at a Sudbury peer support group. Alana Everson reports. Source link #canadiannews #worldnews #headlinenews and stories from around the world USA Today News Headlines USA News Headlines ABC NEWS Headlines


Urgent: Water advisory in downtown Montreal

CTV Montreal Published Thursday, May 10, 2018 6:24PM EDT Last Updated Thursday, May 10, 2018 6:44PM EDT There is an urgent water advisory in effect for parts of downtown Montreal. The City of Montreal is urging people not to consume any water in the area bordered by Bleury St., Côte du Beaver Hall, René-Lévesque Blvd. and Saint-Antoine St. until further notice. Officials say people shouldn’t drink the water, not even boiled, in the area, until further notice. Residents should not take a shower or wash their hands with tap water. Read More


Christina Aguilera’s only Canadian stop is at Casino Ramna

Christina Aguilera has announced her first tour in 10 years, and her only Canadian stop is in Simcoe County. The Grammy award-winning superstar will bring her Liberation Tour to Casino Rama on Oct. 11. Tickets go on sale to club members on May 16 and to the general public on the 17. The Liberation Tour will stop in 22 cities across North America. Source link #canadiannews #worldnews #headlinenews and stories from around the world USA Today News Headlines USA News Headlines ABC NEWS Headlines


Lightning strike sparks house fire

willow wood erbsville lightning fire

CTV Kitchener Published Sunday, May 6, 2018 5:12PM EDT Last Updated Sunday, May 6, 2018 5:32PM EDT Firefighters say a lightning strike is responsible for a Waterloo house fire. Crews were called to Willow Wood Drive, at Erbsville Road, around 4:21 p.m. Sunday. It happened shortly after a burst of heavy rain and thunder. Flames and smoke were seen shortly after the strike, but were quickly extinguished. Source link #canadiannews #worldnews #headlinenews and stories from around the world USA Today News Headlines USA News Headlines ABC NEWS Headlines


Sask. man wins lottery home for second time

Dwayne Prystupa

The man who won the grand prize in the Hospitals of Regina Foundation Home Lottery has won a home before. Dwayne and Kristen Prystupa won the STARS Home Lottery back in 2012. The family said they continued to buy tickets to support the cause, but they never thought they would win big again. “My brother-in-law called me, ‘I can’t believe you just won another house,’” Prystupa said. “I didn’t believe him and he had it still on TV, so he rewinded and he was playing it for me and IRead More