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Third Edmonton supervised injection set to open

Third Edmonton supervised injection set to open

Edmonton’s third supervised injection site will open at the Boyle McCauley Health Centre. The clinic’s basement will give users a place to use drugs with clean supplies and medical professionals to watch them. “Some of the clients need help, you know, finding a vein,” said Kim Carter, a licensed practical nurse at Boyle McCauley. “But we are not allowed to inject them.” The first two sites—at Boyle Street Community Services and George Spady Centre—were controversial when they opened, but officials told CTV News they are working. The two health centresRead More


Taylor Swift, Cardi B set for American Music Awards

Taylor Swift

Mesfin Fekadu, The Associated Press Published Tuesday, October 9, 2018 10:31AM EDT Taylor Swift is having a big week: She first broke her long-standing refusal to discuss politics Sunday and now she’s going to give her first awards show performance in three years at the American Music Awards. The pop star will open Tuesday night’s show at the Microsoft Theater in Los Angeles, which airs live on ABC at 8 p.m. Eastern. Other performers include Cardi B with Bad Bunny and J Balvin, Mariah Carey, Carrie Underwood, twenty one pilotsRead More


Killer Paul Bernardo set for weapon trial; lifer accused of having ‘shank’

Paul Bernardo

NAPANEE, Ont. — Notorious killer and serial rapist Paul Bernardo is due in an eastern Ontario courtroom today for his trial on a weapons possession charge. Authorities accuse the maximum-security inmate of possessing a “shank” — consisting of a screw with a pen as a handle — in prison in February. The 54-year-old Bernardo had said he wanted to get the trial done before a parole hearing scheduled for later this month. His lawyer says his client is presumed innocent and will be acquitted. Also known as the “Scarborough rapist,”Read More


Wings Clipped: Maple Leafs dump Red Wings 6-2 in opener of home-and-home set

Toronto Maple Leafs' John Tavares

Gregory Strong, The Canadian Press Published Friday, September 28, 2018 10:22PM EDT TORONTO – The Toronto Maple Leafs broke open a tight game with a four-goal outburst in the second period en route to a 6-2 victory over the Detroit Red Wings on Friday night at Scotiabank Arena. Jake Gardiner, John Tavares and Patrick Marleau scored on the power play and Par Lindholm added a shorthanded goal — all within a span of 3:54 — to help Toronto improve its pre-season record to 6-1-0. Gardiner added another goal late inRead More


Food disposal sites being set up

Walter Baker food disposal

Ted Raymond, Newstalk 580 CFRA Published Monday, September 24, 2018 11:02AM EDT Last Updated Monday, September 24, 2018 1:50PM EDT After days without power, many people in Ottawa will need to dispose of food that spoiled in fridges and freezers. Several sites have been or will be set up Monday. The City of Ottawa says residents in areas affected by the tornado and windstorm can dispose of spoiled food at the following City locations until the end of Tuesday, September 25: Basin Court –  950 Clyde Avenue Conroy Works YardRead More


After prolonged legal battle, deadline for council candidates is set for today

City Hall

Today is the last day for prospective candidates for council to file their registration papers, meaning that the races for the Oct. 22 election will finally be set after a prolonged legal battle. The city clerk will stop accepting nominations for council and school trustee at 4:30 p.m., bringing an end to a brief 48-hour registration window that was opened after the Court of Appeal granted a stay of a lower court’s ruling deeming the government’s council-cutting Bill 5 unconstitutional on Wednesday. According to the clerk’s office, any candidate whoRead More


Wilmington Isle: Food, water handouts set in isolated city

North Carolina bracing for catastrophic river flooding

Chuck Burton and Martha Waggoner, The Associated Press Published Tuesday, September 18, 2018 1:48AM EDT Last Updated Tuesday, September 18, 2018 2:33AM EDT WILMINGTON, N.C. — With one of North Carolina’s largest cities still mostly cut off by floodwaters from Hurricane Florence, officials prepared to begin distributing food, water and tarps to Wilmington residents as yet more people were rescued from submerged inland neighbourhoods. Workers will begin handing out supplies to stranded residents in the city of 120,000 people beginning Tuesday morning, county officials say. One road was opened intoRead More


Airdrie shoe store’s 15 year run set to end after alleged backdoor lease deal

Airdrie shoe store’s 15 year run set to end after alleged backdoor lease deal

The owner of Airdrie’s Walkin’ Around says his shoe business’ days are numbered after his landlord reneged on an agreed lease and offered the location to a Calgary-based footwear dealer. “We opened here in 2003 because there wasn’t a shoe store in Airdrie,” said Frankie Eng, the store’s owner. “We’re still the only one here.” Eng says he had decided not to renew his lease, which was set to end in October, for another five years as he wanted to step back from his business on Airdrie’s Main Street. WhenRead More


This Technology Turns 11; Creator Set to Break Through The 1 Trillion Mark

It was the worst kept tech secret of all time; and though everyone knew it was coming, no one predicted how the iPhone would change the world. 11 years after its launch, Apple is now poised to become the first ever $1T company. While people published rumors and others guessed at design, buyers began to camp outside stores days in advance to snag a $600 device they’d never seen. Before its release, the hype for an Apple-devised phone was off the scale. It even garnered the nickname the “Jesus phone”Read More


This Technology Turns 11; Creator Set to Break Through The 1 Trillion Mark

It was the worst kept tech secret of all time; and though everyone knew it was coming, no one predicted how the iPhone would change the world. 11 years after its launch, Apple is now poised to become the first ever $1T company. While people published rumors and others guessed at design, buyers began to camp outside stores days in advance to snag a $600 device they’d never seen. Before its release, the hype for an Apple-devised phone was off the scale. It even garnered the nickname the “Jesus phone”Read More