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‘A sense of whimsy’: How Kate Spade brought fun back to fashion, business

'A sense of whimsy': How Kate Spade brought fun back to fashion, business

It was 1991, and Kate Brosnahan, then a senior accessories editor for Mademoiselle magazine, set out to reinvent the handbag. Bored with the offerings available at the time, the 30-year-old Kansas City native quit her job to focus on designing a line of simple, sleek purses with infectious pops of colour. With the help of her boyfriend, Andy Spade, the brother of comedian David Spade, Brosnahan launched her first line of handbags under the name Kate Spade, a combination of her name and her future husband’s, in 1993. The coupleRead More


Veteran Family Day in North Bay

Veteran Family Day in North Bay

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Police say Ont. restaurant bombing 'complex case'

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Legal hurdles may make Weinstein’s prosecution an exception

Weinstein

Harvey Weinstein’s arrest in New York Friday is a landmark moment in the .MeToo movement. Yet as authorities work through dozens of cases against famous figures in entertainment and other industries brought on by the Weinstein-inspired wave that began in October, legal hurdles may make such prosecutions the exception. While men including Kevin Spacey and Mario Batali remain under investigation, the next round of charges could well be against Weinstein again, who also is facing scrutiny from authorities in Los Angeles and London. One expert said prosecutors in those jurisdictionsRead More


Federal panel urging Canada to ramp up efforts to collect blood plasma

Pay for plasma

OTTAWA — Canada needs to do more to collect and stockpile its own homegrown plasma, the blood component used to make various medical treatments including life-saving drugs known as immune globulins, a federal panel of experts recommended Wednesday. In its newly released final report, the panel appointed last year by Health Canada was careful to point out it has found no evidence of a looming crisis in the supply of immune globulins, which help the body fight infections, or other products derived from blood plasma. Nor can it point toRead More


Abortion pill to become more widely available in N.S. after new billing code adopted

Abortion drug RU-486

THE CANADIAN PRESS Published Wednesday, May 23, 2018 3:23PM ADT Last Updated Wednesday, May 23, 2018 3:26PM ADT HALIFAX — The abortion pill is expected to become more widely available to women in Nova Scotia starting next month, as part of a series of measures adopted by the province aimed at improving abortion access. A physician’s bulletin issued by Nova Scotia Medical Services Insurance last week announced a new billing code that will pay doctors for overseeing the termination of a pregnancy using the abortion pill. The fee covers theRead More


Sudbury Food Bank embarking on social enterprise

Sudbury Food Bank embarking on social enterprise

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Ola Kamara scores, Zlatan Ibrahimovic sent off, as Galaxy top Impact 1-0

Impact vs Galaxy

It’s a sign of how hapless the Montreal Impact have become that they weren’t able to even earn a draw after the Los Angeles Galaxy had superstar Zlatan Ibrahimovic sent off. Instead, as Montreal attackers flailed away to no affect, Ola Kamara scored in the 75th minute on a counterattack to give the 10-man Galaxy a 1-0 victory on Monday afternoon. The Galaxy (4-6-1) ended a four-game losing run. Montreal (3-9-0) has now lost three in a row, all by shutout, with the last two coming at home. “It doesn’tRead More


Judge: Teen must repay US$37M for starting Oregon wildfire

The Eagle Creek wildfire burns in Sept., 2017

HOOD RIVER, Ore. — A teenager who started a major wildfire in the scenic Columbia River Gorge in Oregon has been ordered to pay restitution for at least the next decade, though it’s unlikely the boy will ever cover his nearly US$37 million bill. The Oregonian reports that Hood River County Circuit Judge John A. Olson issued the opinion on Monday, awarding the restitution totalling $36,618,330.24 to cover the costs of firefighting, repair and restoration to the gorge and damage to homes. Victims include the U.S. Forest Service and OregonRead 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