January 14, 2016

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Lafayette Diocese set to honor 90 at MLK awards ceremony celebration

Bishop Michael Jarrell will preside over the program, which pays tribute to 90 people, including a local mayor and a family, who exemplify King's traits.

Lafayette Diocese set to honor 90 at MLK awards ceremony celebration

Bishop Michael Jarrell will preside over the program, which pays tribute to 90 people, including a local mayor and a family, who exemplify King's traits.

Health Canada moves to widen availability of anti-overdose drug Naxolone

The Globe and Mail (subscription)Health Canada is proposing regulatory changes that would fast-track making the anti-opioid drug Naloxone more widely available to counter an increase...

Provincial finance minister says investments in the North need to be made ...

He said it's about finding a balance between financial constraint and investing in the region to promote that growth. Northern Development and Mines Minister Michael...

New stake presidents

6, 2015) President — Robert Shull, 40, district attorney; succeeding Jeff V. Nelson; wife, Amy Lynne Dirle Shull. Counselors — Gerardo A. ... Counselors —...

Men shot to death in van, third person shot by Newport News Police

“You hear about it all over Newport News and other areas, but you don't expect it, somehow, to come that close to home,” neighbor Jim...

'13 Hours' Review: Action-Adventure as Historical Text

And the earnest tropes of yesteryear—the patriotic music, the flesh torn asunder off-camera, the climactic triumphs—have been replaced by incessantly thumping drums, Hans Zimmer's orchestral...

Monsef hosts second jobs event in Peterborough

About 100 people attended a job summit at Seeds of Change on Thursday January 14, 2016 at George Street United Church in Peterborough, Ont. to...

Cisco focuses downtown Toronto Innovation Centre on Internet of Everything ...

... John Tory, federal Minister of Small Business and Tourism Bardish Chagger, Minister of Innnovation, Science and Economic Development Navdeep Bains, Ontario Minister of Research...

ERIEBANK establishes new web address that enhances security

“We are pleased to adopt the .bank domain,” said David Zimmer, president of ERIEBANK. “The increased value of our new eriebank.bank domain enables us to...

Chamber Chatter: Gingerbread friends put to bed for now

The Smithville Chamber of Commerce had a great time this weekend taking down our gingerbread men and putting them to bed for another season. Many...

Patients will pay the price for hospital layoffs, nurses' union warns

Health Minister Eric Hoskins issued a statement saying hospitals are responsible for their own staffing decisions. "Our expectation remains that they work closely with the...

Foxx says cities need to think outside box for transit projects

By Jim Bradley. CHARLOTTE, N.C. —. U.S. Transportation Secretary and former Charlotte Mayor Anthony Foxx said his hometown has changed since he became secretary two...

Corrections minister, Yasir Naqvi, visits district jail

Yasir Naqvi, Minister of Community Safety and Correctional Services in the Ontario cabinet, toured the Thunder Bay District Jail on Wednesday. See today's Editorial for...

Bradley Braves fans perform weird cheers during win over Loyola

I guess when it's your first victory of the season in the Missouri Valley Conference, you can let yourself go. Bradley Braves fans did just...

How neurons lose their connections

Strengthening and weakening the connections between neurons, known as synapses, is vital to the brain's development and everyday function. One way that neurons weaken their...

Northwest energy plan will supply First Nations, industry

Energy Minister Bob Chiarelli spent Wednesday morning touring the Ontario Power Generation control centre in Thunder Bay and spoke about the power initiatives underway for...

Ontario Highlights Industry Strengths at Detroit Auto Show

(press release)Yesterday, the Minister of Economic Development, Employment and Infrastructure, Brad Duguid, wrapped up a two-day visit to promote Ontario's automotive leadership and advocate...

Closed Chapter: Lawrence Phillips and His Story

Drafted after him were names such as Eddie George, Ray Lewis, John Mobley, Lawyer Milloy, Stephen Davis, Zach Thomas, just to name a few. He...

OPSEU President demands answers on college presence in Saudi Arabia

2016) — As more facts come to light on Algonquin College's questionable presence in Saudi Arabia, Warren (Smokey) Thomas, President of the Ontario Public Service...

FoodShare Toronto to receive Ontario Trillium Foundation grant

The Ontario Trillium Foundation announcement earlier this month was celebrated with the help of the Minister of Tourism, Culture and Sport Michael Coteau. The foundation...

"That Guy" Actor of the Week: Michael Paul Chan

"That Guy" Actor of the Week: Michael Paul ChanHe's got a face and has played characters you've always known but you can never place his...

The Weekend: Music, Comedy, History, Art, and More!

Performing social and political satire through scripted scenes, music and improvisation, The Second City Touring Company is always original, daring and hilarious. The alumni list...

Atresmedia, Warner's 'Palm Trees' Dislodges 'Star Wars' from Spanish B.O. No ...

The ambitious Spanish-language pic, toplining local film and TV stars Mario Casas and Adriana Ugarte, held its leading position over the Jan. 8-10 weekend, scoring...

Revived Reagan cruises to victory over Parkland

Coach Jeff Noe feels good about team's performance at the start of the new year. “This was the first game we've played ... It also...

Sergio Velasquez: the Little Spoon who shovelled in goals but stumbled in the NASL

So on January 21 1975 the Aztecs, dealt Luis Marotte, Pedro Martinez, Renato Costa, Julio Cesar Cortez, Ricardo de Rienzo, Mario Zanotti and Blas Sanchez...

Hartman: Zimmer, Sparano have long coaching history

Vikings coach Mike Zimmer said Wednesday that Tony Sparano had been hired to be the team's new offensive line coach. “He was the head coach...

Workers who lost jobs when daycare closed fight for wage grants

Average hourly wages for the province's 42,000 daycare workers in licensed settings were running at about $16 when the policy was announced in 2014. A...

Death notices, Jan. 14

... Charles Borromeo Catholic Church in Grand Coteau. Charles died Jan. 7 at Maison de Lafayette Nursing Home. Williams Funeral Home of Opelousas is in...

Parents in an uproar about lice policy

Some parents in the quinte region are scratching their heads over a new policy by the public school board. It allows students with head lice...