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Legacy of Lethbridge toddler, lost to rare disease, lives on through blood donations

Legacy of Lethbridge toddler, lost to rare disease, lives on through blood donations

The family of Finley Malmberg, the young girl with Type 1 spinal muscular atrophy who passed away in 2015, is hoping to honour her memory by arranging to have 25 people donate blood in Finley’s name ahead of August 2, 2018. The Malmberg family says Finley taught them how precious life truly is in the brief 13 months they had with her. They say arranging blood donations is one way to give back to the community that gave them so much in their time of need. The drive is alreadyRead More


Pilot dies in small plane crash in Markham, Ont.

Buttonville Airport

The Canadian Press Published Thursday, July 12, 2018 10:30PM EDT Last Updated Thursday, July 12, 2018 10:58PM EDT MARKHAM, Ont. — One person is dead after a small plane crashed near a municipal airport north of Toronto on Thursday evening. York Region police say the pilot was killed when a plane went down at about 8 p.m. near Toronto/Buttonville Municipal Airport in Markham, Ont.. Insp. Lesley Weller says the crash occurred in an open area just west of the airport, away from any buildings or roads. She says there wereRead More


Firefighters rescue tiny pup from chair

Firefighters rescue tiny pup from chair

Firefighters need to be ready for every call, whether it’s a big fire or a very tiny rescue. Members of the Innisfil fire department were called to a home on Monday after a 3-month-old Chihuahua got stuck in a reclining chair. Firefighters were able to get the dog out quickly and back into the arms of the owner. No animals, or furniture, were hurt during the rescue. 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”Read More


7 local residents named to Order of Canada

Jim Estill

A collection of 99 new inductees into Canada’s highest civilian honour includes seven local residents. Gov. Gen. Julie Payette announced the new inductees Friday afternoon. Neil Turok, the director of Waterloo’s Perimeter Institute for Theoretical Physics, has been named an officer of the order – the second-highest of its three ranks. As Turok was born in South Africa and is not a Canadian citizen, his appointment is considered honorary. The other six local appointees were all named members of the order. They include Jim Estill, the Guelph businessman who helpedRead More


Attempted murder in Laval | CTV Montreal News

Laval police

An attempted murder in Laval this afternoon has left one man in hospital. At around 4 pm on Tuesday, a man in his late 40s was shot in the parking lot of Extreme Evolution Gym.  The victim’s condition is unknown.  There are no suspects, and police are on the scene.   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″]


UVic student reflects on Canucks draft day visit

UVic student reflects on Canucks draft day visit

Jaxson Creasey once lit up Roberto Luongo in a 2007 commercial, but the Canucks might be smart to listen to this burgeoning hockey analyst. 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″]


Midtown Plaza plans $80M renovation for Sears space, requests tax abatement

A rendering from the City of Saskatoon website shows proposed plans for the former Sears space at Midtown Plaza. (supplied)

CTV Saskatoon Published Wednesday, June 13, 2018 7:40PM CST Last Updated Wednesday, June 13, 2018 7:45PM CST Managers at Midtown Plaza in Saskatoon’s downtown are hoping a tax abatement will help the mall cover the costs of a more than $80-million renovation plan for the former Sears space. The mall’s request for the tax abatement passed through a city committee Wednesday and now only needs to be approved by city council. “This isn’t about, you know, an ask to have taxes reduced. The plaza will still be paying millions ofRead More


Athletics program cut at Saskatchewan Polytechnic

Saskatchewan Polytechnic fitness centre closure

Saskatchewan Polytechnic’s athletics program has been cancelled, officials with the post-secondary institution confirm. The school is making changes to its fitness service model and closing all fitness centres on its campuses, except the Regina campus, as it works on the new model. The new model is being referred to as a “Wellness Strategy.” “The Wellness Strategy will be consistent across campuses and better serve the entire student population who may benefit from enhanced wellness supports,” a letter sent to students reads. “The new model will be developed through a consultativeRead More


Giuliani says he’s counselled Trump against firing Sessions

Rudy Giuliani

Jonathan Lemire, The Associated Press Published Wednesday, May 30, 2018 6:35PM EDT WASHINGTON — President Donald Trump’s lawyer has repeatedly counselled him not to fire Attorney General Jeff Sessions despite the president’s ongoing anger at the attorney general’s decision to recuse himself from the Russia probe. Rudy Giuliani told The Associated Press on Wednesday that Trump has asked him multiple times, before and after the former New York City mayor joined the president’s legal team last month, about whether Sessions should have been fired. “I don’t think the president shouldRead More


Baby Moose Rescued on Wapati River beach

Baby Moose Rescued on Wapati River beach

Kiera Lyons, CTV Edmonton Published Sunday, May 20, 2018 5:28PM MDT Last Updated Sunday, May 20, 2018 5:45PM MDT A baby moose was rescued by Grande Prairie boaters on the Wapati River beach Saturday. Kane Savidan of Grande Prairie said he was where Bear Creek flows into the Wapiti River when his cousin Ryan heard the sound of a moose mewing. A baby moose had become stuck up to his head in mud and was unable to get free. The men were unsure how long he had been stuck, butRead More