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‘People are coming to expect this’: Two more leaks found at Victoria General Hospital

Victoria General Hospital

A health advocate says Nova Scotians should be demanding more from Halifax’s main hospital after two more leaks were found over the past two weeks. One leak was discovered at the Victoria General Hospital on May 8and another on May 17 – both in the same area of the hospital’s Centennial Building. It’s just another issue at the site, which has been plagued by bedbugs, foul water and floods in recent years. “People are coming to expect this, that this is just another day at the Victoria General Hospital,” saysRead More


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Published Wednesday, May 23, 2018 8:28PM CST Last Updated Wednesday, May 23, 2018 8:42PM CST Police have charged a woman with manslaughter in connection with a killing last summer. The woman is third person charged in the death of Tyler Applegate. He was shot in the stomach at his home on the 2300 block of 33rd Street West on July 22, 2017. The 27-year-old died from his injuries three weeks later. Following the shooting, police were looking for a black Nissan Titan truck with three male occupants, which was stolenRead More


Ottawa woman dies surfing in B.C. before daughter’s wedding

Ottawa woman dies surfing in B.C. before daughter's wedding

Catherine Lathem, CTV Ottawa Published Tuesday, May 22, 2018 6:04PM EDT Last Updated Tuesday, May 22, 2018 7:09PM EDT The beauty of the Pacific Ocean off Vancouver Island’s west-coast is a surfer’s paradise, on Sunday morning though that beauty quickly turned to tragedy. Ottawa woman Ann Wittenberg, 52, was trying out surfing with her daughter Rachel, when Wittenberg was pulled under by the current. The tragedy happening just hours before her older daughter, Victoria Emon’s wedding was scheduled to take place nearby. Several surfers worked to save the woman afterRead More


Human remains discovered in Toronto’s east end.

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The Canadian Press Published Monday, May 21, 2018 7:48AM EDT Last Updated Monday, May 21, 2018 7:55AM EDT The OPP are investigating after human remains were discovered Sunday near Highway 401 and Morningside Avenue in Toronto’s east end. Police have not yet released any further information, saying only that they’re seeking the public’s assistance in the investigation. Source link #canadiannews #worldnews #headlinenews and stories from around the world USA Today News Headlines USA News Headlines ABC NEWS Headlines


Manitoba axes 23-year-old campsite booze ban for May long weekend

Manitoba axes 23-year-old campsite booze ban for May long weekend

CTVNews.ca Staff Published Wednesday, May 16, 2018 10:39AM EDT Last Updated Wednesday, May 16, 2018 10:41AM EDT The Manitoba government has lifted its 23-year-old ban on alcohol at provincial campgrounds for the May long weekend. The province said the decision to let booze legally flow is due to a significant drop in alcohol-related offences in the years since the ban was introduced. Six Manitoba provincial parks banned drinking on the Victoria Day weekend beginning in 1995. The ban was later expanded to all provincial park campsites. “We know that theRead More


Repeat child porn offender Shane Pattison not eligible for treatment in prison: parole officer

Repeat child porn offender Shane Pattison not eligible for treatment in prison: parole officer

Warning: Extremely graphic content A man twice convicted of child pornography-related offences “fell through the cracks” when it came to receiving treatment while in prison after his first series of offences, according to a lawyer and parole officer. A long-term offender hearing is underway for Shane Dale Pattison at Saskatoon Court of Queen’s Bench. Pattison was deemed a low-risk to reoffend by an intake team when he first went to prison in 2012 after pleading guilty to 53 child porn-related offences. Jessica Diks, his parole officer in the facility, testifiedRead More


Old Maple Leaf plant being turned into cannabis facility

Cannabis company takes over Maple Leaf plant.

An old meat processing plant in Winnipeg is turning over a new leaf. The former Maple Leaf building on Warman Road is being taken over by cannabis company GrowForce Holdings, where it plans to open its flagship cannabis-cultivating facility. The company plans to grow, test and package cannabis products in the facility, which is set to open in 2019. In the future, GrowForce Holdings also wants to create a research and development lab. Source link #canadiannews #worldnews #headlinenews and stories from around the world USA Today News Headlines USA NewsRead More


Temporary water line up at Costco, says City of Saskatoon

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A temporary water line has been set up for one Saskatoon Costco location as the city continues to investigate the source of hydrocarbons in a line that serves the business. The provincial Water Security Agency issued a “do not use” water order for the Costco in the city’s Rosewood neighbourhood on Friday. The city said Monday the temporary line had been installed. Hydrocarbons, which are oily substances, were found in three water hydrants on the line that serves the Costco. “We continue to work closely with Costco to help keepRead More


Male motorcyclist seriously hurt after striking tree in Mississauga

Chris Herhalt, CTV News Toronto Published Saturday, May 12, 2018 5:24PM EDT Last Updated Saturday, May 12, 2018 5:26PM EDT A male motorcyclist is in serious condition in hospital after striking a tree in central Mississauga on Saturday evening. Peel Regional Police say they were called to the area of Central Parkway East and Rathburn Road at 4:41 p.m. for a report of a collision. They arrived to find a male, who paramedics described as being in his 30s, suffering from injuries. He was rushed to St. Michael’s Hospital forRead More


Family funds film documenting frustrating testicular cancer journey in attempt to improve health care

Family funds film documenting frustrating testicular cancer journey in attempt to improve health care

Greg Price succumbed to a blood clot six years ago at the age of 31 in the days following the removal of a cancerous testicle and his loved ones believe his death was the culmination of delays and shortcomings within Alberta’s health care system. Greg’s family hopes their experience will prompt change and they’re sharing their message through the release of the film ‘Falling through the cracks: Greg’s story’. The film outlines the issues Greg faced in securing timely testing, follow-up appointments and visits to specialists from his intiital diagnosisRead More