B.C. family moves to Edmonton, finds newly purchased home heavily damaged by fire – Edmonton | Globalnews.ca

B.C. family moves to Edmonton, finds newly purchased home heavily damaged by fire - Edmonton | Globalnews.ca

Julien and Stephen Dean wanted to explore downtown Edmonton at some point. They never imagined that they would live there indefinitely. “The youngest is constantly asking when we’ll be home,” Joleen told Global News from the lobby of the Sandman Hotel on Monday. “There were a lot of tears.” Earlier this year, the deans, who …

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DNA tests introduces sailor to nearby family he never knew he had

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They lived less than an hour apart over decades, never knowing the other existed. A recent DNA test revealed that they were half-siblings. Now, Brian Wolstenholme joins in nearly 70 years of family history, memories and laughs through virtual and in-person visits with his brother, Roy Ellis, 92. “The most important thing is getting to …

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Race walker Dunfee throwing his hat in political ring for 2022

Race walker Dunfee throwing his hat in political ring for 2022

Canadian racetrack park pro Evan Dunphy plans to throw his hat into the political arena next fall. Dunphy, who took bronze in the 50-kilometer walk at the Tokyo Olympics last summer, confirmed Monday that he will run for Richmond City Council in 2022. The 31-year-old from Richmond, British Columbia, said before the Olympics he had …

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Patients want more answers about fake nurse’s year working at Vancouver hospital | CBC News

Patients want more answers about fake nurse's year working at Vancouver hospital | CBC News

A second patient treated by a woman posing as a nurse at the British Columbia Women’s Hospital speaks out about what happened and says she is deeply disappointed by the health authorities’ response. Paige Morris, 25, had a surgical abortion at a Vancouver hospital in May and had just received a letter telling her that …

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Storm could cause ‘catastrophic flooding’ in Hawaii, forecasters warn

“An intense band of rainfall, with rates of 3 to 4 inches per hour, is approaching Oahu from the southwest and gusts of up to 50 mph. Rainfall from this band will spread across the island over the next several hours,” reads a tweet from the National Weather Service on Dec. 6, 2021.

A monsoonal cyclone is expected to inundate Hawaii with heavy rain through Tuesday afternoon, with the potential for “catastrophic flooding,” landslides and widespread energy loss across the islands, according to the National Weather Service. The hurricane is a type of storm called the Kona Depression, which usually stops, drops large amounts of rain in one …

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Passive defense yields demise for Vikes, puts season on edge

Passive defense yields demise for Vikes, puts season on edge

MINNEAPOLIS (Associated Press) — The tough, intelligent and confident defense that has become a hallmark of the Minnesota Vikings under head coach Mike Zimmer has been mostly absent for two years, and that fading was no more evident than in a recent drive in Detroit on Sunday. By passing, Jared Goff led the Lions on …

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B.C. reports 946 new COVID-19 cases, 197 in Island Health

B.C. reports 946 new COVID-19 cases, 197 in Island Health

British Columbia health officials in a statement to the media on Monday reported 946 new cases of COVID-19, including 197 linked to Island Health, and 11 deaths over the weekend. None of the new deaths occurred at Island Health, according to health officials. Daily status detail:December 3-4: 351 new cases4-5 December: 311 new casesDecember 5-6: …

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‘There’s a huge need’: Calgary-area firefighter recognized as mental health champion – Calgary | Globalnews.ca

‘There’s a huge need’: Calgary-area firefighter recognized as mental health champion - Calgary | Globalnews.ca

A Calgary-area firefighter is getting some recognition nationwide for his efforts in promoting mental health among first responders. Greg Shalge, a Rocky View County firefighter, has been named a Mental Health Champion by the Canadian Institute for Public Safety Research and Treatment. Shalji is honored to create the Mental Health Peer Support Program for Firefighters …

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Stricter public health guidelines coming to Chatham-Kent

Dr. David Colby, CK Medical Officer of Health. (Photo courtesy of the Chatham-Kent Public Health Unit)

by Robbie Sweeney December 6, 2021, 7:03 pm With the number of new COVID-19 cases rising in Chatham-Kent, the health unit has announced that additional restrictions are necessary to help slow the spread of infection. In a message issued by Public Health in Chatham-Kent early Monday evening, Medical Officer of Health Dr. David Colby announced …

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