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Calgary baker shares gluten-free love across western Canada

Calgary baker shares gluten-free love across western Canada

When a young Calgary woman found out she had celiac disease just before she started at SAIT’s culinary school, she forged ahead on a new path and is now looking to the future of her growing business. Kerry Bennett is one of many Canadians who are unable to eat gluten and she says that her stubbornness about her condition forced her to come up with new ways to cook with her fellow students. “We started experimenting and it was fun for the whole class,” Bennett says. “Everybody got to experimentRead More

Fire destroys building on rural property north of Cochrane

Quonset fire north of Cochrane

A Wednesday evening fire in a rural area north of Cochrane destroyed a building and its contents and sent a plume of dark smoke into the sky. Members of the Rocky View County Fire Department responded to a property near the intersection of Highway 22 and Highway 567 at approximately 8:00 p.m. after the owner called 911. The fire was extinguished but a Quonset, and the fire equipment and a vehicle inside, sustained extensive damage. No injuries have been reported. The cause of the fire has not been confirmed. FireRead More

Parents of children with autism consider legal action against QC government.

Parents of children with autism consider legal action against QC government.

CTV Montreal Published Sunday, April 15, 2018 6:19PM EDT Last Updated Sunday, April 15, 2018 8:39PM EDT For years, the complaint has been that there’s not enough money or resources for children with autism. Now their parents are considering filing lawsuits against numerous government bodies, citing “systemic discrimination.” Claudia Taboada can’t help but get emotional when she thinks about the impact autism has had on her life – her son, a teen, has a neurodevelopmental disorder. In order to care for him, Taboada quit her job in 2003 to takeRead More

Son testifies about father’s 2015 death in Bradford

Son testifies about father's 2015 death in Bradford

The son of a man who died after a fight on a street in Bradford in 2015 testified on Friday at the trial of the four people charged in his death. Ryan McGrath told the court he and his father James McAllen had dinner and drinks at a bar in Bradford on the night of Sept. 11, 2015. The pair then walked home with another friend. McGrath said his father was extremely drunk and he had to prop him up on the way. A car sped by and McGrath saidRead More

Ryan won’t run for re-election as GOP worries about midterms

Paul Ryan

Catherine Lucey and Lisa Mascaro, The Associated Press Published Wednesday, April 11, 2018 9:34AM EDT Last Updated Wednesday, April 11, 2018 9:53AM EDT WASHINGTON — Republican House Speaker Paul Ryan will not run for re-election, his office announced Wednesday, injecting another layer of uncertainty as Republicans face worries over losing their majority in the fall. Ryan’s plans have been the source of much speculation and will set off a scramble among his lieutenants to take the helm. A self-styled budget guru, Ryan had made tax cuts a centerpiece of hisRead More

Live updates from reporters covering Humboldt Broncos fatal bus crash

Crash scene Saturday

CTV News has local and national reporters from across the country covering the Humboldt Broncos bus crash tragedy. Follow along with their latest updates. Source link #canadiannews #worldnews #headlinenews and stories from around the world USA Today News Headlines USA News Headlines ABC NEWS Headlines

Theft charges for two men


Two men have been charged with theft after a large amount of copper wire was stolen in Stoughton. It happened on Thursday morning at a business in Stoughton, Fillmore RCMP said. A large amount of copper was stolen from the business. Later in the day, RCMP received a complaint about rolls of copper wire at a rural property near Stoughton. While officers were investigating, two men returned to the scene. Police arrested the men and charged them with theft. After searching them, officers also found what is believed to beRead More

Canada’s Marie-Michele Gagnon out for season after suffering torn ACL

The Canadian Press Published Friday, December 1, 2017 8:29PM EST Last Updated Friday, December 1, 2017 8:36PM EST CALGARY — Canadian skier Marie-Michele Gagnon suffered a torn anterior cruciate ligament to her right knee during a training run and will miss the rest of the season. Alpine Canada announced the injury in a statement Friday — a day after Gagnon also dislocated her left shoulder and had some sutures to her left forearm. “This is really disappointing because I initially didn’t think this injury was as severe as it is,”Read More

Early morning fire causing traffic delays

An early morning fire on Flora Avenue is causing traffic delays. An official said a blaze in the 600 block of Flora Avenue has backed up traffic in the area, including Selkirk Avenue near McKenzie. The fire started shortly before 3 a.m. It is now under control but traffic is still congested in the area. No word yet on the cause. Crews remain on scene. Source link #canadiannews #worldnews #headlinenews and stories from around the world USA Today News Headlines USA News Headlines ABC NEWS Headlines

Healing wounds: LGBTQ2 soldiers get their apology

Published Tuesday, November 28, 2017 9:27PM EST Last Updated Tuesday, November 28, 2017 9:55PM EST Report Error Source link #canadiannews #worldnews #headlinenews and stories from around the world USA Today News Headlines USA News Headlines ABC NEWS Headlines