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Church of Scientology launches TV channel

Scientology centre

LOS ANGELES – The Church of Scientology launched its own TV channel with a vow that it will be candid about every aspect of the church and its operations but isn’t seeking to preach or convert. “There’s a lot of talk about us. And we get it,” church leader David Miscavige said in introducing the first night of programming Monday. “People are curious. Well, we want to answer your questions. Because, frankly, whatever you have heard, if you haven’t heard it from us, I can assure you we’re not whatRead More

Province facing off with N.S. doctors in contract-dispute

Province facing off with N.S. doctors in contract-dispute

CTV Atlantic Published Monday, January 15, 2018 8:45PM AST Last Updated Monday, January 15, 2018 8:51PM AST The province of Nova Scotia was in court facing off with doctors in a contract dispute, it’s the first of two court-dates for the province. The contract-dispute dates back to the fall, when doctors filed a $4.4 million dollar lawsuit, claiming the province was in breach of contract, alleging the government owes them millions in back pay. Nova Scotia Doctors CEO, Nancy McCready-Williams, says she hopes the dispute can be dealt with asRead More

Tom Patterson Theatre rebuild project gets $10M donation

The Stratford Festival’s plan to rebuild the Tom Patterson Theatre has taken a big step toward reality – even though it technically hasn’t been approved. A $10-million gift to the project from philanthropist Ophelia Lazaridis was announced on Monday. That donation brings the total raised to date to $70 million. The federal and provincial governments have committed $20 million apiece to the project, while festival board chair Dan Bernstein and his wife Claire Foerster have pledged $10 million. Another $10 million has been raised through smaller pledges. Festival organizers sayRead More

Canadiens’ Danault taken off ice on stretcher after taking Chara shot to head

Montreal Canadiens' Phillip Danault on stretcher

The Canadian Press Published Saturday, January 13, 2018 10:26PM EST Last Updated Saturday, January 13, 2018 11:04PM EST Montreal Canadiens centre Phillip Danault was taken off the ice on a stretcher after being hit in the head by a Zdeno Chara slapshot on Saturday night. The rising shot at 18:23 of the second period looked to hit Danault on the side of the head. He lay on the ice for several minutes before being lifted onto a stretcher and taken away for treatment. He was moving and appeared to beRead More

Crews responding to broken N.B. ferry cable; 15 vehicles stranded

FILE - A ferry on the Saint John River in New Brunswick

The Canadian Press Published Saturday, January 13, 2018 9:31PM EST Last Updated Saturday, January 13, 2018 9:34PM EST GRAND BAY-WESTFIELD, N.B. — A cable has snapped on a ferry in New Brunswick, leaving about 15 vehicles stranded on board in the Saint John River. The province’s Emergency Measures Organization says it happened Saturday evening on the ferry between Grand Bay-Westfield and Hardings Point, N.B. EMO crews were responding to the scene, and officials expected the problem to be resolved within a few hours. It’s not clear what caused the cableRead More

Canadian Kennel Club seeking to add 12 more dog breeds


Cassandra Szklarski, The Canadian Press Published Thursday, January 11, 2018 11:01PM EST TORONTO — Two dog breeds recently added to the American Kennel Club’s pack are not recognized north of the border, but the Canadian Kennel Club is hoping to add 12 others that are gaining popularity with dog lovers. Andrew Patton, spokesman for Canada’s primary registry for purebred dogs, says 2018’s incoming class could include the Portuguese sheepdog, Tibetan mastiff, rat terrier and Spanish water dog, if they get the stamp of approval from Agriculture Canada. But they don’tRead More

Nanaimo high-schoolers' project to soar into space

Nanaimo high-schoolers' project to soar into space

In an island first, a group of high school students have learned their science project will be launched to the International Space Station. Source link #canadiannews #worldnews #headlinenews and stories from around the world USA Today News Headlines USA News Headlines ABC NEWS Headlines

Suspect sought after Walmart parking lot road rage

Walmart suspect

Amherstburg police are looking for an individual – alleged to have pulled a knife during a road rage incident in a Walmart parking lot. Authorities have released surveillance pictures of the man after a complainant said he was confronted by another driver at around 5:45 p.m. Dec. 26. The complainant is reported to have been doing donuts in his vehicle and the suspect took exception to the style of driving. The fight escalated into a physical altercation. Fortunately, passers-by were able to break up the pair without any injury. SourceRead More

Body located after weekend house fire near Loon Lake


One person has died after a house fire on the Makwa Sahgaiehcan First Nation over the weekend. Emergency crews from Loon Lake were called to a home on the first nation around 3:00 a.m. on Sunday. When they arrived, they found several people already outside the home. They told emergency crews that a 32-year-old woman was unaccounted for. On Wednesday morning, police sent out an update on the fire, saying a body had been located by investigators at the scene of the fire. They say the 32-year-old woman is stillRead More

Canine flu in Canada: What dog owners need to know

Canine flu in Canada: What dog owners need to know

With two rescue dogs brought to Canada being diagnosed with what are believed to be the country’s first cases of dog flu, dog owners are being warned to keep an eye out for the highly contagious virus. Although there is no human risk from canine influenza, the arrival of the virus does present a few concerns for pooches and the humans who love them. Here’s what they need to know. What is canine influenza and how did it get to Canada? Canine influenza, or dog flu, is similar to theRead More