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Staff concerned over air quality at Penetanguishene hospital

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The Penetanguishene site of Georgian Bay General Hospital has had to undergo some air quality testing after staff at the location raised some concerns. A third-party engineering firm was hired to investigate. “They found some things like dust, mold, the use of bleach and a buildup of that in the air,” said Gail Hunt, GBGH’s President and CEO.  The air quality analysis showed no immediate concern for the health and safety of patients or workers. Hospital officials implemented a few new measures to improve the quality based on the report.Read More


Heritage residents concerned by high-risk offender moving in

Heritage residents concerned by high-risk offender moving in

Residents in Regina’s Heritage neighbourhood are sharing their concerns, after a man described as a “high risk to reoffend” will be moving in to the area. Jason Paul Thorne, 41, has a criminal history, including sexual offences, and police say he has a history of reoffending. A resident in the Heritage neighbourhood says at least four repeat sex offenders have been moved to the area of the last couple years, and it’s a concerning trend. Corrections Service Canada could not confirm why the Heritage area seems to be the chosenRead More


Two men accused of robbery in Newmarket wanted by police

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Police are searching for a wanted man and another suspect in connection with a robbery and assault in Newmarket. Officers were called to Kingsmere Avenue and Ivesbridge Boulevard on Thursday just before 4 p.m. after an 18-year-old man was approached by two men on bicycles. According to police, the suspects wanted his backpack and when the victim refused and tried to run they followed him.  Police say one of the men pulled out a knife and cut the victim’s hand and then cut his backpack off of him before fleeingRead More


George Clooney tops Forbes’ highest-paid actors list

George Clooney

LOS ANGELES — George Clooney can raise a glass, even if he’s not starring in any hit movies. The 57-year-old tops the 2018 Forbes’ list of highest-paid actors with US$239 million in pretax earnings. Forbes credits up to $1 billion that a British conglomerate said it would pay for Casamigos Tequila, which Clooney co-founded in 2013 with two entrepreneurs. The actor’s wealth also includes additional earnings from endorsements and older movies. The rankings include on-screen and outside earnings. Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson ranked second with $124 million pretax. Forbes saysRead More


Judge lifts publication ban, revealing details about Fredericton shooting

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By Brett Bundale, THE CANADIAN PRESS Published Friday, August 17, 2018 9:45AM ADT Last Updated Friday, August 17, 2018 11:55AM ADT FREDERICTON — A New Brunswick judge has lifted a publication ban on court documents in the Fredericton shooting that killed four people, revealing details about how the deadly attack unfolded. The province’s Court of Queen’s Bench had issued the ban on Monday — hours after media reported on their content — imposing an information blackout on the sequence of events that claimed the lives of Bobbie Lee Wright, DonnieRead More


Car smashes into two houses on South Shore

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Chateauguay police are investigating an amazing car crash that saw a vehicle go through a house and smashed into a second home. The crash happened around 12:30 a.m. Tuesday on Lac Saint Louis Rd. in Lery. The occupant of the home was awake, but those living nearby were woken up by what they said sounded like an explosion. Police said a man in his twenties lost control of his car and drove entirely through a house, only coming to a stop with the vehicle partway into a second house. NoRead More


Two people in hospital after shots fired in North York

Joshua Freeman, CTV News Toronto Published Saturday, August 11, 2018 5:53PM EDT Last Updated Saturday, August 11, 2018 6:10PM EDT Two people have been injured after shots were fired in the Bayview Woods-Steeles neighbourhood in North York Saturday evening. Witnesses reported hearing as many as 20 shots fired in the area of Leslie Street and Finch Avenue. Police responded to Tree Sparroway, just west of Leslie Street, and found shell casings in the area and a number of damaged vehicles. Witnesses told police that a vehicle was spotted fleeing theRead More


Flames inch close to California homes as thousands evacuate

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Amanda Lee Myers, The Associated Press Published Thursday, August 9, 2018 9:20PM EDT LOS ANGELES — An intentionally set wildfire grew perilously close to homes in Southern California on Thursday as evacuation orders expanded to more than 20,000 residents, though some homeowners stayed behind to fend off the flames themselves. Firefighters fought a desperate battle to stop the Holy Fire from reaching homes as the blaze surged through the Cleveland National Forest above the city of Lake Elsinore and its surrounding communities. They were trying to keep the flames fromRead More


13-year-old girl struck by bullet fragments during Ministry of Environment operation

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Police say that 13-year-old girl was taken to hospital after being struck by bullet fragments on Friday night near Jan Lake, during a Ministry of Environment operation to remove four problem bears from the area. At around 10 p.m. a Ministry of Environment Conservation officer fired a shotgun up at the bears in a tree. A member of the public, who was assisting the officer, shot his firearm at one of the bears after it hit the ground, according to police. The girl, who was standing away from the sceneRead More


Driver crashes into police car

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A police car was involved in a two-vehicle crash and had to be towed out of an intersection Wednesday morning. Police say a 50-year-old driver in an SUV struck the police vehicle in the intersection of Idylwyld Drive North and 22nd Street West. Paramedics and firefighters are on scene and traffic is restricted in the area. Injuries are unknown at this time. More to come … 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″]Read More