July 22nd, 2018

National News

Loblaw recalls chicken nuggets, chicken fries due to possible salmonella

By The Canadian Press on July 21st, 2018

OTTAWA – Loblaw Companies Ltd. is recalling certain No Name brand Chicken Nuggets and unbranded $10 Chicken Fries due to possible salmonella contamination. The nuggets were sold in 907-gram packages (UPC code 0 60383 89685 0), while the fries were sold in 1.81-kilogram packages (UPC code 0 60249 01411 4). Both products were distributed nationally, ... Read More »

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KILL story slugged BC-Wildfire, replace with Wildfires-BC

By The Canadian Press on July 21st, 2018

SUMMERLAND, B.C. – Editors: Please KILL the story slugged BC-Wildfire; it has been replaced with the story slugged Wildfires-BC for technical reasons... Read More »

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Pipeline protesters defy eviction order, say they’ll meet with officials

By Spencer Harwood, The Canadian Press on July 21st, 2018

BURNABY, B.C. – Protesters at an anti-pipeline camp in Burnaby, B.C., say they will meet with officials to discuss safety measures, but they will not comply with a city-issued evacuation order. The City of Burnaby says there are safety concerns surrounding “Camp Cloud,” including a two-storey wooden watch house and a fire that protesters describe ... Read More »

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Evacuation numbers remain at nearly 1,000 as B.C. wildfires rage on

By The Canadian Press on July 21st, 2018

SUMMERLAND, B.C. – Officials in British Columbia’s Okanagan region hope that fire crews can aggressively tackle the flames today as the weather forecast is calling for more cloud cover and less wind than in recent days. Spokeswoman Noelle Kekula with the region’s complex incident team says that while some wildfires in the Okanagan stayed the ... Read More »

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HMCS St. John’s to return to Halifax after six-month deployment overseas

By The Canadian Press on July 21st, 2018

HALIFAX – The countdown is on for the homecoming of a Halifax-class navy ship and its 240-member crew. HMCS St. John’s is expected to return to its home port of Halifax on Monday after a six-month deployment in the Baltic Sea, northern Atlantic Ocean and the Mediterranean Sea. The return concludes the ship’s participation in ... Read More »

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Montreal protesters urge Ottawa to halt Haiti deportations after travel advisory

By The Canadian Press on July 21st, 2018

MONTREAL – Protesters are calling on the Canadian government to declare a moratorium on deportations to Haiti as civil unrest sweeps the country. About two dozen protesters held a rally in front of Citizenship and Immigration Canada’s Montreal offices today. Organizer Frantz Andre says federal officials shouldn’t be deporting people to Haiti at the same ... Read More »

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No place like home: “House church” founder says you don’t need a church to pray

By The Canadian Press on July 21st, 2018

MONCTON, N.B. – A New Brunswick man says he believes organized religion is moving in a new and better direction with the advent of so-called house churches – groups of people who worship in living rooms and kitchens instead of parishes and pews. Dan Lirette says the traditional Christian church system can make marginalized people ... Read More »

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Cigarette packs with graphic images, blunt warnings are effective: focus groups

By Janice Dickson, The Canadian Press on July 21st, 2018

OTTAWA – One image shows a woman’s torso with a cigarette being burned into her bladder through underwear. Another depicts a man holding a colostomy bag, adding the words, “You may need to use a bag as a toilet for the rest of your life.” There’s also a naked man holding a sign over his ... Read More »

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Loblaw recalls No Name chicken nuggets due to possible Salmonella contamination

By The Canadian Press on July 21st, 2018

OTTAWA – Loblaw Companies Ltd. is recalling certain No Name brand Chicken Nuggets due to possible salmonella contamination. The nuggets were sold in 907 gram packages (UPC code 0 60383 89685 0) and should be thrown out or returned to the store where they were purchased. The Canadian Food Inspection Agency says there has been ... Read More »

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Wildfire threat prompts evacuations in northeastern Ontario

By The Canadian Press on July 21st, 2018

KILLARNEY, Ont. – It’s going to be a very busy weekend for crews battling dozens of wildfires in northeastern Ontario. The Ministry of Natural Resources and Forestry says eight new fires were ignited by lightning strikes Friday, pushing the total number of blazes to at least 65 – 34 of which remain out of control. ... Read More »

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No winning ticket for Friday night’s $25 million Lotto Max jackpot

By The Canadian Press on July 21st, 2018

TORONTO – No winning ticket was sold for the $25 million jackpot in Friday night’s Lotto Max draw. That means the jackpot for the next draw on July 27 will grow to approximately $35 million... Read More »

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