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Steak producer sparks Facebook feud with ‘man’s day’ marketing campaign

Steak producer sparks Facebook feud with ‘man's day' marketing campaign

CTV Atlantic Published Friday, March 16, 2018 6:22PM ADT Last Updated Friday, March 16, 2018 6:42PM ADT A Facebook post which a Nova Scotia meat producer intended to be funny has sparked online controversy. Moo Nay Farms in Shubenacadie posted several pictures of steak on its Facebook page earlier this week, then used a term for oral sex and referencing to a satirical holiday for men “celebrated” one month after Valentine’s Day. The “Steak and B*****b Man’s Day” post offers up tenderloin, sirloin and blade steaks, “For all the lastRead More

New Dynamic Earth exhibit celebrates engineering

New Dynamic Earth exhibit celebrates engineering

From CTV Northern Ontario: Canadian premier of “Engineering Earth” exhibit at Sudbury’s Dynamic Earth. Source link #canadiannews #worldnews #headlinenews and stories from around the world USA Today News Headlines USA News Headlines ABC NEWS Headlines

Freight train derailment causes major passenger delays

Freight train derailment causes major passenger delays

The Canadian Press Published Saturday, March 3, 2018 6:19PM EST Last Updated Saturday, March 3, 2018 6:30PM EST A freight train derailment east of Kingston, Ont., has caused hours of delays for rail passengers in the province. Via Rail says trains travelling between Toronto and Montreal or Ottawa are delayed by at least six hours. The delay came about when two cars at the back of a Canadian National Railway train carrying paper derailed just east of Kingston at 1:20 p.m. CN spokesman Patrick Waldron says one of the carsRead More

Calgary speed skater meets firefighter who saved her life

Calgary speed skater meets firefighter who saved her life

A Calgary speed skater who was just recently named to Canada’s Olympic team got the chance to thank the person she says saved her life five years ago. Brianne Tutt, 25, says her skating career nearly came to an end in a nasty crash at the Olympic Oval in 2012. During a typical Saturday in December, Tutt was waiting at the practice start when another skater slammed into her. “I remember waking up in the hospital and thinking, ‘I don’t know how I came back’, because to have that experienceRead More

River flats from Delaware through to Chatham could flood: LTVCA

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The Lower Thames Valley Conservation Authority says water levels on the Thames River are expected to peak Sunday in Dutton and in Thamesville and Chatham on Monday. That means the Indian-McGregor Creek Diversion Channel is still operating to protect the south end of Chatham from flooding. Elevated water levels can be expected for several days after the peak passes, LTVCA says. Low-lying river flats adjacent to the Thames River from Delaware to Chatham are expected to flood. The authority says water levels had risen on many of the region’s smallerRead More

Advisory issued for multivitamins

Advisory issued for multivitamins

Health Canada has issued an advisory regarding Flintstones multivitamins. Source link #canadiannews #worldnews #headlinenews and stories from around the world USA Today News Headlines USA News Headlines ABC NEWS Headlines

Marvel creates Chinese superheroes to draw Asia fans


Chinese superheroes will soon be joining the pantheon of larger-than-life Marvel universe mainstays Spider-Man, Iron Man and the X-Men, a company official said as the comic book giant makes a major thrust into Asia. As part of a push to grow its Asia fanbase, the Disney-owned franchise has released mobile games in China, opened “Marvel Stores” in South Korea and is searching for artistic talent in the Philippines, Marvel editor-in-chief C.B. Cebulski said. “We have been making great strides especially in Asia. We try to hire more Asian creators, writersRead More

Judge to give closing arguments to Lac-Megantic criminal-negligence trial

Tom Harding, Jean Demaitre, Richard Labrie

The Canadian Press Published Wednesday, January 10, 2018 7:08AM EST Last Updated Wednesday, January 10, 2018 7:09AM EST The judge at the Lac-Megantic criminal-negligence trial is to give his instructions to the jury Wednesday. Defence lawyers wrapped up their closing arguments Tuesday. Tom Harding, Richard Labrie and Jean Demaitre are charged with criminal negligence in the disaster that killed 47 people in July 2013 when a runaway train carrying crude derailed in Lac-Megantic and exploded. They have pleaded not guilty. Harding was the train’s engineer, Labrie the traffic controller andRead More

Influenza virus claims first Edmonton patient in 2017, cases triple since last year

This year’s influenza virus has claimed its first patient in Edmonton, according to Alberta Health Services. Edmonton has seen 167 cases of influenza in 2017. Alberta as a whole has had 1,147 – a large increase compared to 2016’s 374. An infectious disease specialist says this year’s vaccine is not getting the job done. “They did observe in Australia that the vaccine didn’t work very well,” Dr. Neil Rau said. “It protected only 10 per cent of people and that’s even worse than the usual rate of protection, which isRead More

Pedestrian struck, killed on Preston Avenue

An 89-year-old Saskatoon woman is dead after a crash on Preston Avenue South. The woman, a pedestrian, was walking westbound across Preston Avenue at East Drive late Friday afternoon when she was hit by a southbound vehicle. The vehicle was being driven by a 71-year-old man, according to police. Officers and emergency crews were still on scene as of 7 p.m. and police said they expect traffic restrictions to remain in place for several hours. Drivers are asked to avoid the area. Source link #canadiannews #worldnews #headlinenews and stories fromRead More