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Marijuana affects development of unborn baby fish: U of A study

Marijuana affects development of unborn baby fish: U of A study

Researchers at the University of Alberta said a new study provides a glimpse into how marijuana could affect human embryos. For a year and a half, they studied the impact of THC and CBD, two chemicals found in marijuana, on zebrafish embryos. Researchers tried several different dosages, comparable to the amounts people use for medicinal or recreational purposes. The study followed the fish from fertilization to adulthood. It found significant impacts on the physical and mental development of the embryos. At the highest levels, it even affected survival rates ofRead More

Transport Canada to make seatbelts mandatory on new highway buses by 2020

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OTTAWA — Transport Canada says they will soon require all newly built highway buses to have seatbelts. The federal department says they will make seatbelts mandatory on medium and large highway buses starting Sept. 1, 2020. They say seatbelts have a strong and proven record of saving lives. The department says it first proposed the change in 2017. Mandatory seatbelts on buses has been discussed since April 6 when a bus carrying the Humboldt Broncos junior hockey team collided with a semi-truck in rural Saskatchewan. Sixteen people were killed andRead More

Putin urges closer international cybersecurity co-operation

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MOSCOW — President Vladimir Putin on Friday called for closer international co-operation in fending off cyberattacks. Addressing a cybersecurity conference in Moscow, Putin said it’s important to develop common cybersecurity standards that take into account interests of all nations. He noted that cyberthreats have mounted around the world. “Cyberthreats have reached such a scale that they could only be neutralized by combined efforts of the entire international community,” Putin said. “We have repeatedly seen that some nations’ egoism, their attempts to act squarely to their own advantages, hurt the globalRead More

Man rescued in northeast Edmonton house fire

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A man is in hospital after a house fire in northeast Edmonton Monday afternoon. Crews responded to a townhouse on 55 Street near McLeod Road after a fire broke out in the basement. A man in his 50s was rescued and taken to hospital for smoke inhalation. The fire is now under control. There is no word on what caused the fire or a damage estimate. Source link #canadiannews #worldnews #headlinenews and stories from around the world USA Today News Headlines [su_feed url=”” limit=”20″] USA News Headlines [su_feed url=”” limit=”20″]Read More

Toddler struck by vehicle in Royal Gardens

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CTV Edmonton Published Monday, June 18, 2018 10:18PM MDT Last Updated Monday, June 18, 2018 10:26PM MDT A toddler was struck by a vehicle in southwest Edmonton tonight. Police confirm it happened, around 8:30 p.m., near the intersection of 41 Avenue and 115 Street. The 2-year-old child was sent to hospital with serious but non-life-threatening injuries. The EPS Major Collisions unit is investigating the crash scene, just south of Whitemud Drive, in the Royal Gardens neighbourhood. More to come… Source link #canadiannews #worldnews #headlinenews and stories from around the worldRead More

Brampton man charged with murder of 28-year-old woman found dead in apartment

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Police have made an arrest in the murder of a 28-year-old woman who was found dead inside her West Queen West apartment earlier this week. Victoria Selby-Readman was found suffering from obvious signs of trauma inside the fifth-floor apartment that she rented at a building on Richmond Street near Niagara Street on Tuesday evening. In a news release issued on Sunday, police said that they have now arrested a 41-year-old man in connection with her death. Police say the suspect met the accused through social media websites.They say that investigatorsRead More

Good morning Northern Ontario!

Good morning Northern Ontario!

A recap on the results from the Ontario Election. Source link #canadiannews #worldnews #headlinenews and stories from around the world USA Today News Headlines [su_feed url=”” limit=”20″] USA News Headlines [su_feed url=”” limit=”20″] ABC NEWS Headlines [su_feed url=”” limit=”20″]

Canadian Football Hall of Fame and Museum relaunches in Hamilton

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HAMILTON — Mark DeNobile’s 10-year odyssey has come to a gratifying conclusion. The Canadian Football Hall of Fame and Museum relaunched at Tim Hortons Field on Friday. DeNobile, the Hall of Fame’s executive director, proudly showed off the re-designed and refurbished 10,000 square foot venue prior to the Hamilton Tiger-Cats-Toronto Argonauts exhibition game. “The last 10 years have been up and down, up and down . . . but it’s all worth it,” DeNobile said. “I’m very happy, ecstatic. “We finally have a home for everybody, all the Hall ofRead More

N.B. campground opening delayed due to flood damage

N.B. campground opening delayed due to flood damage

The historic flooding of recent weeks has left significant damage that will take weeks to repair, including at a family owned campsite that has been located on the river for more than half a century. Repairing roads is not how Howard Hearns usually spends his Victoria Day weekend. “I’d be parking RV’s, one after the other. Trailers would be rolling both lanes here,” says Hearns, who owns Hardings Point Campground in Carters Point, N.B. But the campground he’s operated for 58 years is not open for business, and Hearns isRead More

N.B. flood clean-up continues | CTV Atlantic News

N.B. flood clean-up continues | CTV Atlantic News

Rather than relaxing with family and friends, many New Brunswick residents and cottage owners have spent the May long weekend cleaning up debris left by recent record-breaking floods. The last thing people trying to clean up from the devastating floods wanted to see was more water, and Sunday’s rain made the whole process a little more dreary. “You still got to work, still got to get it done, we’ve only got so much of a summer left now,” said Mike Goodwin, who owns a cottage in Mill Cove, N.B. GoodwinRead More