Daily Archives: August 12, 2017

'The crisis supersedes that': Police allow unsanctioned injection site in Moss Park

​A newly-erected tent large enough for a handful of people, some chairs and a pile of overdose-prevention medication now stands in Moss Park, placed there by harm reduction workers who risked arrest Saturday in hopes the pop-up injection site can save lives. After a spate of overdoses that has left several dead this month already, organizer Matt Johnson of the Toronto Harm Reduction ...

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Father says Australian woman killed by Minneapolis officer was 'ripped from our arms' – VIDEO: Minneapolis chief — Justine Damond didn't have to die

The father and fiancé of an Australian woman who was shot to death last month by a police officer responding to her 911 call grieved at a public memorial service in Minneapolis Friday night, the same time the family had planned to be on a plane to her wedding. Justine Damond’s father, John Ruszczyk, choked back tears as he vowed ...

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National recall of Maple Lodge Farms chicken frankfurters

Maple Lodge Farms Ltd. is recalling their Zabiha Halal and Maple Lodge Farms Big Original Chicken Frankfurters. The warning was triggered because of a potential presence of bone fragments.  There has been one reported injury due to consumption of the products, the Canadian Food Inspection Agency says. The Canadian Food Inspection Agency says there is one reported injury associated with the ...

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New Hampshire hospital operating room evacuated after complaints of dizziness, nausea

Nineteen staff members from a New Hampshire hospital operating room that was evacuated because of an unknown odour have been evaluated after some complained of dizziness and nausea. Ambulances responded to Exeter Hospital on Friday morning. People were seen on stretchers outside the hospital. A hospital spokesperson says the affected staff members were treated and most have reported feeling better. ...

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Karim Baratov, alleged Yahoo hacker, will bypass extradition hearing and go to U.S. to fight charges

​Karim Baratov, the 22-year-old charged in connection with an American probe into a Yahoo hacking operation, will forgo an extradition hearing scheduled for this fall, electing to head straight to the U.S to face the charges, his lawyer told CBC News on Friday. Baratov will either waive his right as a Canadian to an extradition hearing entirely, or he’ll consent to being extradited. Either ...

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Stock market fears subside as loonie strengthens against greenback

There were fewer signs of investor angst in the markets Friday despite the intensifying standoff between the United States and North Korea, while the loonie rebounded after more than a week of losses. On Bay Street, the Toronto Stock Exchange’s S&P/TSX composite index shed a moderate 40.87 points to 15,033.38. Trader sentiment was better in New York, where investors welcomed data showing ...

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