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B.C. declares Oct. 22 as an awareness day, thanks to Okanagan mom

B.C. declares Oct. 22 as an awareness day, thanks to Okanagan mom

October 22 will now be known as Phelan-McDermid Syndrome Awareness Day in B.C., thanks to a Kelowna mom who wanted to show support for her special-needs son. Sam Michiel has been working on establishing the proclamation for more than a year.
École Sister O’Brien School students gets their weather fix

École Sister O’Brien School students gets their weather fix

The Grade 5s at École Sister O’Brien School got to flex their weather knowledge with meteorologist Peter Quinlan during a visit in Saskatoon.
Conservative Scott Reid in Lanark-Frontenac-Kingston wins in landslide victory

Conservative Scott Reid in Lanark-Frontenac-Kingston wins in landslide victory

The race in Lanark-Frontenac-Kingston wasn’t even close as Conservative incumbent Scott Reid won another term. Reid won about 48 percent of the vote, or 29,405 votes, in the largely rural riding.
Niagara Falls woman charged in $134,000 fraud case: police

Niagara Falls woman charged in $134,000 fraud case: police

A Niagara Falls woman is facing charges following a fraud investigation at a law office. Investigators were contacted in August about an alleged fraud and theft of $134,000 from a St. Catharines family law office.
Former Kelowna man arrested in Kimberley, facing several charges: police

Former Kelowna man arrested in Kimberley, facing several charges: police

Kimberley RCMP say a man with a connection to Kelowna is facing several charges, including two counts of flight from police, and has been remanded in custody.
With Chris Streveler injured, Zach Collaros leading Winnipeg Blue Bombers’ offence

With Chris Streveler injured, Zach Collaros leading Winnipeg Blue Bombers’ offence

When the Winnipeg Blue Bombers returned to the practice field on Tuesday it was new quarterback Zach Collaros leading the offence.
Subway service suspended on part of TTC Line 1 after contractor drills through tunnel

Subway service suspended on part of TTC Line 1 after contractor drills through tunnel

The Toronto Transit Commission (TTC) says there is no subway service on Line 1 between Lawrence and St. Clair subway stations.
Toronto woman fined $100 after accidental death of 5-year-old girl pinned by rolling SUV

Toronto woman fined $100 after accidental death of 5-year-old girl pinned by rolling SUV

A Toronto mother has been fined just $100 after being found guilty of “failing to take precaution from a vehicle being set in motion” under the Highway Traffic Act , resulting in the death of a five-year-old girl.
‘Vaccines are certainly important’: Flu shots now available in Saskatchewan

‘Vaccines are certainly important’: Flu shots now available in Saskatchewan

As flu season gets closer, the Saskatchewan government is reminding residents to get their shot. Lost in the shuffle of the federal election, flu shots were made available to the public on Monday.
How to build a Growth Mindset in your kids: ‘They are going to be unstoppable’

How to build a Growth Mindset in your kids: ‘They are going to be unstoppable’

I am terrible at hand sports: badminton, baseball, tennis, squash, you name it. At least that’s according to the voice inside my head. She says, “This isn’t for you. Stick to sports that rely on your legs.