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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


University of Regina using cameras to increase exam security

University of Regina using cameras to increase exam security

Some students at the University of Regina have begun sitting down to take their final exams, but this year they are being watched by cameras in some of the rooms. The university has introduced a pilot project, to video record students during some exams. In a letter sent to students the university says: “This season, we are adding to our ongoing efforts to combat academic misconduct, (with) the implementation of video recording during exam sessions held in some areas that have been designated for this purpose. The university will beRead More


Snowmelt causes flooding emergency at Alta. First Nation community

Snowmelt causes flooding emergency at Alta. First Nation community

Following a spring dumping of snow, a First Nation community outside Calgary has issued a state of emergency due to flooding in the area. Siksika Nation, approximately 95 kilometres east of Calgary, declared a local state of emergency due to rising water levels that are causing homes to flood and roads to wash out. The community is expected to provide an update on Tuesday morning. Environment Canada had issued a warning on Monday, that up to 20 centimetres of snow was expected to fall in much of western Alberta, includingRead More


Toronto Raptors aim for rare 2-0 playoff series lead

Toronto Raptors guard DeMar DeRozan drives

The Portland Trail Blazers fought their way through a pressure-packed playoff race to earn home-court advantage in a series, then lost it in one game. The Toronto Raptors know that problem all too well, so they want to take advantage of playing from ahead for a change. They try for their first 2-0 playoff series lead ever Tuesday night against Washington, while the Trail Blazers try to even things up in against the New Orleans Pelicans. Boston and Milwaukee play the other Game 2 on Tuesday after the Celtics pulledRead 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


Calgary students participate in annual science fair at the Olympic Oval

Calgary students participate in annual science fair at the Olympic Oval

Students from Grade 5 to 12 got the chance to show off their science projects at this year’s Calgary Youth Science Fair at the Olympic Oval on Saturday. The 56th Annual event involved work from over a thousand students across the city and touched on all sorts of aspects that affect issues in today’s world. Amberly Dooley, who helped organize the event, says that the fair provides students to explore outside their regular school curriculum. “They get to explore something using scientific method, they get to explore the world aroundRead More


Broncos player who donated organs celebrated as a hero at service

Logan Boulet

Colette Derworiz, The Canadian Press Published Saturday, April 14, 2018 6:22PM EDT LETHBRIDGE, Alta. — Family and friends of Logan Boulet called him as a hero and later gave him a standing ovation in a southern Alberta arena after a few chants of “Logan” and “Boulet.” Boulet, 21, was one of 16 people who died after a transport truck and a bus carrying the Humboldt junior hockey team collided over a week ago at a rural Saskatchewan intersection. His godfather, Neil Langevin, said at Saturday’s service in Lethbridge that everyoneRead More


Death toll of Humboldt bus crash increases to 16 as trainer passes away

Dayna Brons

The Canadian Press Published Wednesday, April 11, 2018 8:01PM EDT Last Updated Wednesday, April 11, 2018 8:03PM EDT SASKATOON — The athletic therapist for the Humboldt Broncos has become the 16th person to die following a horrific bus crash in Saskatchewan last week. Relatives of Dayna Brons, 24, said they will remember her “joyful smile.” Brons died Wednesday afternoon in a Saskatoon hospital from injuries sustained in Friday’s crash. “She was surrounded by those she loved and those who loved her,” her family said in a statement. “Dayna will beRead More


Federal support for military families

Federal support for military families

From CTV Northern Ontario’s Joey Slattery: The Military Family Resource Centre at 22-Wing CFB North Bay receives funding for services. Source link #canadiannews #worldnews #headlinenews and stories from around the world USA Today News Headlines USA News Headlines ABC NEWS Headlines


‘Waiting game:’ Wounded recovering in hospital after Humboldt Broncos bus crash

'Waiting game:' Wounded recovering in hospital after Humboldt Broncos bus crash

Bill Graveland, The Canadian Press Published Wednesday, April 11, 2018 8:32AM EDT HUMBOLDT, Sask. — As people mourn 15 lives lost in the Humboldt Broncos bus crash, others are praying for the dozen who remain in a Saskatoon hospital and their long fight ahead. Dayna Brons, the junior hockey team’s athletic trainer, was the lone woman on the bus. “It’s a waiting game now,” relative Dale Brons told The Canadian Press on Tuesday. He said the 25-year-old from Lake Lenore, Sask., suffered serious head trauma and had so far undergoneRead More