‘Could include lead‘: Quebec maple syrup producers grapple with new California legislation

‘Could include lead‘: Quebec maple syrup producers grapple with new California legislation

Quebec’s maple syrup industry is grappling with a new California law that requires larger syrup producers to affix warning labels to their products if their syrup contains more than trace amounts of lead. “We have to put ‘Product may contain lead,’” producer David Hall of Broke Lake, Que., told CTV Montreal. “And that’s not a selling point for syrup.” Although trace amounts of lead are found naturally in sap, larger […]

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‘Fairly pathetic‘: Lady‘s automobile looted three occasions in hospital lot throughout visits to dying brother

‘Fairly pathetic‘: Lady‘s automobile looted three occasions in hospital lot throughout visits to dying brother

A woman in B.C. says she’s “disgusted” after her car was looted three times in the same hospital parking lot over a three-week period while she was visiting her dying brother. Jean Jones drove from her home in Leduc, Alta. to Vancouver just before Christmas in order to say goodbye to her brother Alan Johnson. Johnson has Stage 4 colorectal cancer and has been staying in the palliative care ward […]

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Toronto-area police examine after three ladies killed in 2 home incidents

Toronto-area police examine after three ladies killed in 2 home incidents

BRAMPTON, Ont. — A police force west of Toronto says its first three homicide victims of the year all died within the same night in two unrelated domestic incidents. Peel Regional Police say the first two victims, a 32-year-old woman and her 60-year-old mother, were found in a home in Brampton, Ont. late Friday evening. Const. Rachel Gibbs says both women died of stab wounds, while a child in the […]

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Flight cancelled, Trudeau takes in curling in London, Ont.

Flight cancelled, Trudeau takes in curling in London, Ont.

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau made a surprise appearance at a curling event in London, Ont., Friday night after his flight was cancelled due to bad weather. Trudeau, who had been in the city for a town hall meeting and a federal cabinet retreat, went rinkside to pose for selfies and chat with curlers at the . At the cup, Team North America competes against Team World. Canadian curler Marc Kennedy […]

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Downpour drenches Atlantic Canada, resulting in flooding, energy outages

Downpour drenches Atlantic Canada, resulting in flooding, energy outages

HALIFAX — Much of Atlantic Canada is being pummelled with heavy winds and a downpour on Saturday, swamping some areas with extensive flooding and causing two Newfoundland towns to declare a state of emergency. a low-pressure system slowly tracked across the East Coast on Saturday, drenching the region in heavy rains. In southern New Brunswick, total rainfall amounts had exceeded 50 millimetres in some areas by Saturday afternoon, with isolated […]

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