The Weather Network – Multi-day storm threat takes aim at BC, dry lightning a concern

The Weather Network – Multi-day storm threat takes aim at BC, dry lightning a concern

An upper level low has approached southern BC and has parked itself off Vancouver Island for the next few days, bringing with it a multi-day storm threat to parts of the province. Areas across the South Coast and central and southern Interior will have the threat for developing storms, some that may turn severe with … Read more

Polio: More virus found as London kids offered shots

Polio: More virus found as London kids offered shots

LONDON- Children ages 1-9 in London were made eligible for booster doses of a polio vaccine Wednesday after British health authorities reported finding evidence the virus has spread in multiple areas of the city but found no cases of the paralytic disease in people. Britain’s Health Security Agency said it detected viruses derived from the … Read more

Police lay 400 charges in massive cross-border drug bust

Police lay 400 charges in massive cross-border drug bust

Funding for First Nations police services in communities on or near the US-Canada border must be beefed up in order to stop the flow of illegal firearms being smuggled through Indigenous territory, says Walpole Island First Nation Chief Charles Sampson. “We desperately need enhanced funding to get this job done,” Sampson told a news conference … Read more

Falling Gasoline Prices Keep Inflation In Check

Falling Gasoline Prices Keep Inflation In Check

The US Consumer Price Index (CPI) saw no real change in July, suggesting that inflation is easing as a result of falling gasoline prices, according to the latest data from the Bureau of Labor Statistics released Wednesday. Overall, the CPI that tracks gasoline prices dropped by 7.7%, while other indexes, including food, saw increases. Used … Read more

Pelosi: US cannot allow China’s ‘new normal’ over Taiwan

Pelosi: US cannot allow China’s ‘new normal’ over Taiwan

WASHINGTON, Aug 10 (Reuters) – House of Representatives Speaker Nancy Pelosi said on Wednesday the United States could not allow China to normalize the new level of pressure on Taiwan it asserted with days of military drills following her visit to the Chinese-claimed island. “What we saw with China is that they were trying to … Read more

Marvel’s Midnight Suns Wolverine Hero Spotlight Reveals New Character Details

Marvel’s Midnight Suns Wolverine Hero Spotlight Reveals New Character Details

2K Games and Firaxis Games have finally revealed the new Marvel’s Midnight Suns Wolverine Hero Spotlight trailer. The new trailer showcases the character’s gameplay, abilities, and a few voice-over lines. The Midnight Suns Wolverine hero spotlight trailer is only 45-seconds long. It showcases Wolverine tackling enemies and slashing through them, as one might expect from … Read more

Whitby woman denied epidural supply during labor over shortage

Whitby woman denied epidural supply during labor over shortage

A woman from Whitby says she had to go through delivering her son last week without a constant epidural supply during labour, despite the Ministry of Health saying there is no shortage of catheters in Ontario. “It was extremely painful, like agonizing pain, and I almost prayed for a c-section at that point [to be … Read more