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Overdose awareness event aims to reduce stigma

Overdose awareness event aims to reduce stigma

An overdose awareness event was held in a Kitchener park on Monday afternoon. A group of people came together in Victoria Park to raise awareness about opioids in hopes of reducing stigma surrounding drug-related death and harm. Families affected by overdoses were on hand to speak about the loved ones they’ve lost to overdoses. The gathering was also an opportunity for health officials to teach the signs and symptoms of an overdose, the risk factors, and how to respond in an overdose situation. The event was part of a largerRead More


Parks Canada cuts dozens of trees to build bike path along Lachine Canal

Parks Canada cuts dozens of trees to build bike path along Lachine Canal

Parks Canada has cut down nearly a hundred trees along the Lachine Canal to make way for a bike path.  Residents who live around the area were shocked to see that 70 trees were cut over the course of three days.  Only a few stumps remain.  “There seemed to be no concern about what was going to go down,” said Lawrence Kuntz, a Little Burgundy resident. “We talked to someone who was working here and he said they’re all going to go away. They’re all going to be cut. WeRead More


Woman airlifted to hospital following two-vehicle crash

Woman airlifted to hospital following two vehicle

CTV Kitchener Published Friday, August 10, 2018 10:20PM EDT Last Updated Friday, August 10, 2018 10:22PM EDT Ontario Provincial Police are investigating after a serious crash in Blandford-Blenheim Township Friday. OPP say crews were called around 3:45 p.m. to a two-vehicle crash on Oxford Road 4 and Township Road 3. Police say a woman had to be extricated from one of the vehicles and was airlifted by Ornge to hospital with serious injuries. The other driver involved and passengers from both vehicles were taken to area hospital with non-life threateningRead More


Teen killed in crash near Prince Albert

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A 17-year-old boy is dead after a crash north of Prince Albert on Tuesday evening. RCMP were called to a two vehicle collision near the junction of White Star and Cloverdale Roads just after 5 p.m. Officers say the 17-year-old driver from Prince Albert was pronounced dead at the scene. The driver of the other vehicle, a 37-year-old woman from the RM of Buckland, was taken to hospital with minor injuries. 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″] USARead More


Born inside Beltway, Kavanaugh part of GOP legal elite

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WASHINGTON — Judge Brett Kavanaugh is the embodiment of the Republican legal establishment: an Ivy Leaguer who worked for the justice he has been nominated to replace, investigated a Democratic president, served in a Republican White House and now is an influential member of what is often called the second most powerful court in the country. The 53-year-old Kavanaugh was even born inside the Beltway and has lived there virtually his entire life. “He can still recite the section and seat numbers of the upper deck seats his dad hadRead More


Senators assistant GM seeks dismissal of harassment charges in Buffalo

Randy Lee

John Wawrow, The Associated Press Published Thursday, July 5, 2018 3:04PM EDT Last Updated Thursday, July 5, 2018 5:04PM EDT BUFFALO, N.Y. — The lawyer representing Ottawa Senators assistant general manager Randy Lee tells The Associated Press he will enter a not guilty plea and file a motion to dismiss harassment charges during his client’s appearance Friday in Buffalo city court. Attorney Paul Cambria declined further comment in a text sent Thursday to the AP. A spokesman for the Erie County district attorney’s office said prosecutors would oppose the motionRead More


CAA warns heat can also cause peformance issues for vehicles

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There could be a run on car batteries come Tuesday. The CAA South Central Ontario is expecting a high volume of calls for services over the long weekend, which is predicted to peak on Tuesday. With extreme heat throughout southern Ontario, the CAA says it’s not just the cold that can affect batteries. Canadians are used to plugging in batteries during cold snaps, but don’t think about their batteries in the summer. Extreme heat can weaken a vehicle battery and shorten its lifespan. It’s best to have a charging systemRead More


No Ferrochrome Sudbury holds protest

No Ferrochrome Sudbury holds protest

What are the concerns for a possible new ferrochrome smelter that Sudbury is being considered for? Lyndsay Moggy reports. 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″] ABC NEWS Headlines [su_feed url=”http://feeds.abcnews.com/abcnews/usheadlines” limit=”20″]


Heritage group in small N.S. town says part of history stolen

Heritage group in small N.S. town says part of history stolen

People in a small community in Nova Scotia’s Cumberland County say part of their history has been stolen. Thieves broke into a 175-year-old house stole artifacts from inside and ransacked the historic Seamon House. Members of the Minudie Heritage Association are still trying to account for all the stolen artifacts that used to be in the home of the descendants of Amos Seamon. When the last descendent died, the vacant home was given to the local heritage association. “It makes me very sad to think that somebody would come intoRead More


Quebec man, 73, charged in alleged Ontario sex assaults dating back to 1970s

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Police in the Toronto area say a 73-year-old Quebec man is facing charges in an investigation into sexual assaults alleged to have occurred nearly 50 years ago. Peel regional police say a 56-year-old man contacted them in May alleging he was the victim of series of sexual assaults that occurred in the early 1970s. Investigators say Alonzo Levesque of L’Ile-Bizard, Que., was arrested on Monday and charged with four counts of sexual assault. They say Levesque had been a referee with a hockey league in Toronto in the 1970s andRead More