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Basic income pilot ending in March

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The Canadian Press Published Friday, August 31, 2018 5:41PM EDT Last Updated Friday, August 31, 2018 5:48PM EDT Ontario’s basic-income pilot project, which was launched by the former Liberal government and was aimed at lifting people out of poverty, will end next March. The Progressive Conservative government says the final payments to the 4,000 low-income recipients in several cities will be made on March 31, 2019. The Tories announced last month they would wind down the project, which was launched in 2017 and was set to run for three years.Read More


Fall on drinking glass severs spinal cord of two-year-old Calgary girl

Fall on drinking glass severs spinal cord of two-year-old Calgary girl

A preschool aged Calgarian continues to recover in hospital following a freak accident in July at the home of her grandparents. Two-year-old Jaclyn Derks was building a blanket with her five-year-old sister on July 22 when she fell onto a drinking glass that had been left on the floor.  A blanket had been draped between a bed and couch and when the young girl placed her hand on the blanket she tumbled to the ground below, shattering the glass. “I get off the bed and I fell on the glassRead More


No end in sight for wildfire haze in parts of B.C.

No end in sight for wildfire haze in parts of B.C.

It will likely be at least several days before some parts of British Columbia see a return to normal summer skies. Environment Canada said Monday morning that air quality advisories remained in effect for most of the province due to the ongoing haze created by fine particulate matter from the hundreds of wildfires burning across the province. The agency warned that some of the particulate matter is small enough to “easily penetrate indoors” and said infants and seniors were among the people most likely to feel respiratory symptoms. People withRead More


Sask. man dies in small plane crash near Grande Prairie

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A Saskatchewan man is dead after he crashed a small plane near Grande Prairie Tuesday afternoon. The crash occurred near Range Road 52 at approximately 2 p.m. The victim, a 43-year-old man, was the lone occupant of the plane. Transportation Safety Board of Canada is investigated the cause of the crash. 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” limit=”20″] ABC NEWS Headlines [su_feed url=”http://feeds.abcnews.com/abcnews/usheadlines” limit=”20″]


Black bear charges at woman in Alberta

Black bear charges at woman in Alberta

A woman in Alberta had a close call when a black bear she was taking pictures of charged at her. Dozens of people pulled over their vehicles on Sunday along Highway 93, south of Jasper National Park, to get a better view of the animal. Stefan Jenart was also passing through the area at the time and caught the woman’s close encounter with the black bear on camera. Jenart said people were getting out of their cars to take a closer look, when the bear charged at one woman whoRead More


7-year-old survives dad’s drunk crash, killed by another car

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ROMULUS, Mich. – Police say a 7-year-old girl was struck and killed as she tried to get help after her father drunkenly crashed into an abandoned vehicle on an interstate in suburban Detroit. State police spokesman Lt. Mike Shaw says the girl sent text messages to police about her father’s crash before she was struck on I-94 near Detroit Metropolitan Airport in Romulus early Sunday. She died instantly. Shaw says a driver called state police to say she might have hit a pedestrian. He says the girl’s father was drunkRead More


Maryland shooting suspect had bitter history with newspaper: police

Maryland shooting suspect had bitter history with newspaper: police

A man who police say opened fire at a Maryland newspaper office Thursday, killing five and injuring two others, had a long, acrimonious history with the newspaper, including a lawsuit and years of harassment of its journalists on Twitter. A law enforcement official said the suspect was identified as Jarrod W. Ramos. The official was not authorized to discuss the ongoing investigation by name and spoke on condition of anonymity. Tom Marquardt, retired publisher and top editor at the paper, told The Capital Gazette on Thursday that he had longRead More


Prime Minister Justin Trudeau calls U.S. child migrant policy ‘wrong’

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau calls U.S. child migrant policy 'wrong'

The Canadian Press Published Wednesday, June 20, 2018 11:12AM EDT Last Updated Wednesday, June 20, 2018 12:59PM EDT OTTAWA — The U.S. policy of separating child migrants from their parents and detaining them at the U.S.-Mexico border is “unacceptable,” Prime Minister Justin Trudeau said Wednesday. “What’s going on in the United States is wrong, ” Trudeau said prior to the weekly Liberal caucus meeting. “I can’t imagine what the families who are living through this are enduring,” he added, saying this “is not the way we do things in Canada.”Read More


Cigarette in flower pot causes building fire

Cigarette in flower pot causes building fire

Residents of an 11 storey building in Old Montreal were forced to leave their homes overnight for what is becoming an increasingly common problem. Shortly after 10 p.m. Sunday the fire department rushed to 1 McGill St., near De la Commune St., when the roof of the building caught on fire. Dozens of people rushed out of the building, some with assistance, as emergency crews rushed inside to put out the flames. Some residents initially stayed in their homes, thinking it was a false alarm, until they realized it wasRead More


Police say Ont. restaurant bombing 'complex case'

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