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Report on security measures for Nova Scotia hospitals to be released

Jan 20 2017 — The Canadian Press — HALIFAX — A report is scheduled to be released today on safety measures for hospitals and health clinics in Nova Scotia. Recommendations are expected from a working group announced by Premier Stephen McNeil in October. At the time McNeil noted the need to make hospitals as secure as schools. The study followed a call for […]

Report on security measures for Nova Scotia hospitals to be released

Jan 20 2017 — The Canadian Press — HALIFAX — A report is scheduled to be released today on safety measures for hospitals and health clinics in Nova Scotia. Recommendations are expected from a working group announced by Premier Stephen McNeil in October. At the time McNeil noted the need to make hospitals as secure as schools. The study followed a call for […]

More than 30 people at Toronto college ill from suspected food poisoning

Jan 20 2017 — The Canadian Press — TORONTO — More than 30 people were taken to hospital on Thursday night from the student residence of a Toronto college due to suspected food poisoning. Emergency crews were called just after 9:30 p.m. to the Humber College North Campus in the city's northwest. Toronto paramedics say they initially transported 29 people and that a […]

Six stories in the news today, Jan. 20

Jan 20 2017 — The Canadian Press — Six stories in the news for Friday, Jan. 20 ——— DONALD TRUMP SET TO MOVE INTO OVAL OFFICE Donald Trump takes the oath of office today to become the 45th President of the United States.  His adviser, Kellyanne Conway, says Trump will present himself as a "man of action who wants to unify the country" […]

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Ten federal Conservative leadership hopefuls hold debate in Winnipeg

Jan 19 2017 — The Canadian Press — WINNIPEG — Many of those running to become the next leader of the federal Conservative Party have taken part in a debate in Winnipeg, but a few candidates were no-shows. Organizers said Chris Alexander, Kellie Leitch and Erin O’Toole were absent due to scheduling conflicts, while the team of race newcomer Kevin O'Leary did not reach out […]

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Ten federal Conservative leadership hopefuls hold debate in Winnipeg

Jan 19 2017 — The Canadian Press — WINNIPEG — Many of those running to become the next leader of the federal Conservative Party have taken part in a debate in Winnipeg, but a few candidates were no-shows. Organizers said Chris Alexander, Kellie Leitch and Erin O’Toole were absent due to scheduling conflicts, while the team of race newcomer Kevin O'Leary did not reach out […]

Inmate from federal facility in Laval, Que., dies in custody

Jan 19 2017 — The Canadian Press — LAVAL, Que. — An inmate from a federal facility in Laval, Que., has died. Federal corrections officials will only say Philip Joseph Malouin, 58, died while in their custody on Jan. 17. A news release says Malouin was serving time at the Federal Training Centre in Laval. The release gives no details of the circumstances surrounding his death. […]

Legal battle launched in Vancouver over opposition to Moby Dick restaurant

Jan 19 2017 — The Canadian Press — VANCOUVER — A condo council on Vancouver's waterfront is named in a civil lawsuit over allegations it refused to lease space to a fish and chip restaurant called Moby Dick partly because of an offensive word in its name. Mengfa International Resources alleges in its notice of claim that the condo council overseeing the commercial property it owns defied its own legal advice while opposing the opening of a Moby Dick […]

Robert Bateman prints part of $735K art theft in northern Alberta

Jan 19 2017 — The Canadian Press — FAIRVIEW, Alta. — Mounties are asking for help in finding art worth almost $750,000 that was stolen from a storage location in a small town in northwestern Alberta. RCMP say more than 70 pieces, including prints and statues, were being moved to an undisclosed auction house when they were stolen in Fairview on Sept. 22. The art […]