Toronto highway closures for planned roadwork (Dec. 3)

Avoid gridlock before it happens: The Ministry of Transportation has scheduled 37 closures in Toronto on Dec. 3 for roadwork on Highway 400, Highway 401, Highway 404, Highway 427 and Queen Elizabeth Way. Highway 400 northbound between Finch Avenue and 407: three alternating lanes closed until Dec. 4 at 9 am Highway 401 eastbound between … Read more

Red Deer man facing charges in fatal Deerfoot Trail crash – Calgary

Editor’s note: This article previously stated police said a man in his 20s died. CPS later clarified it was a man in his 20s who was taken into custody and that a medical examiner will clarify at a later time the gender and age of the victim. A Red Deer man has been charged following … Read more

Fatal crash closes stretch of Deerfoot Trail on Friday morning – Calgary

One person is dead after a head-on crash on Deerfoot Trail early Friday. Calgary police confirmed to Global News that a truck was heading northbound in the southbound lanes of Deerfoot Trail when it collided with a car near the 32nd Avenue NE turnoff around 3:15 am The driver of the car, a man in … Read more

Slow cognitive decline with flavonols, study says

Eating more flavonols may slow your rate of memory loss, a new study finds. Onions contain the highest levels of quercetin, one of the most common flavonols. (AdobeStock) Estimated read time: 5-6 minutes ATLANTA — Eating more flavonols, antioxidants found in many vegetables, fruits, tea and wine, may slow your rate of memory loss, a … Read more

‘Unprecedented surge’ of RSV patients causes more surgery delays at children’s hospital

Primary Children’s Hospital announced Monday about 50 elective, prescheduled surgeries will be delayed so the hospital can better treat the large influx of patients with RSV and other respiratory illnesses. (Intermountain Healthcare) Estimated read time: 3-4 minutes SALT LAKE CITY — Primary Children’s Hospital announced Monday that about 50 elective, prescheduled surgeries that require overnight … Read more

Toronto highway closures for planned roadwork (Nov. 27)

Plan your route before you’re on the road: The Ministry of Transportation has scheduled 44 closures in Toronto on Nov. 27 for roadwork on Highway 400, Highway 401, Highway 427 and Queen Elizabeth Way. Highway 400 northbound between Finch Avenue and 407: three alternating lanes closed from Nov. 27 at 7 pm until Dec. 4 … Read more

Utah to play USC in Pac-12 championship game after improbable weekend

Estimated read time: 3-4 minutes BOULDER, Colo. — It was an improbable path, but one that was possible, too. Coming into the final weekend of the regular season, Utah was on the outside looking in for a potential Pac-12 championship game appearance. There was still a narrow chance the Utes could defend their 2021 title, … Read more

Avian flu outbreak wipes out 50M US birds, a record

Cage-free chickens are shown inside a facility at Hilliker’s Ranch Fresh Eggs in Lakeside, California, April 19. Avian flu has wiped out 50.54 million birds in the United States this year, making it the country’s deadliest outbreak in history. (Mike Blake, Reuters) Estimated read time: 2-3 minutes CHICAGO — Avian flu has wiped out 50.54 … Read more

Pediatric doctor advises precautions as RSV and flu run rampant

Estimated read time: 2-3 minutes SALT LAKE CITY — Utahns are excited to get back to their Thanksgiving traditions after two years of restrictions under the coronavirus pandemic. But, just because COVID-19 is not as prevalent, does not mean that we don’t need to take precautions. “The last couple years, COVID was the main thing … Read more

Hwy 5 reopens but RCMP mum on reason for closure, say investigation ‘active and ongoing’

Half of the Coquihalla Highway was closed in both directions because of an “active and unfolding police incident” on Wednesday afternoon. The highway was closed between just north of Hope, BC, to just south of Merritt, for hours, finally reopening to traffic just before 7 pm In an update late Wednesday evening, police declined to … Read more