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Tamara Ryan Lovett

The Calgary mother who said she gave her son holistic remedies for what she believed was a cold or flu before his death will learn her fate today following a two-week trial late last year. Tamara Lovett is charged with failing to provide the necessaries of life and criminal negligence causing death.

Posted: January 23, 2017, 6:00 am
CRAFT Herald Strike 20170118

Last Jan. 23, 61 journalists with the Halifax Chronicle Herald walked off the job. Today, one year later, 55 remain on the picket lines. How long can the strike go on? And what lessons are there to be learned from the bitter history of Nova Scotia’s longest strike more than three decades ago?

Posted: January 23, 2017, 5:00 am
SDI employees

Three salesmen who were tasked with pitching plastic at Loblaws-owned grocery stores say they were pressured to sign up as many as 50 people a day by targeting young and low-income shoppers.

Posted: January 23, 2017, 4:00 am
Calorie Count

Calorie counts on chain restaurant menus may surprise some consumers into changing their choices, but the longer-term benefit may be from companies improving their recipes, a public health expert says.

Posted: January 23, 2017, 4:00 am
Canadian Ranger Basic Military Indoctrination Pilot-Course

The Canadian Forces Ombudsman is halfway through an investigation into the Canadian Rangers and says the northern patrol unit lacks support staff and access to health care. His investigation follows CBC News stories about deaths among members of the remote units.

Posted: January 23, 2017, 4:00 am

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